Same-Sex Marriage

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Same-Sex Marriage Articles Online



December 3, 1996
Judge says OK to same-sex marriage
Star-Bulletin page-one article

Read the complete text of the court ruling

December 4, 1996
Same-sex marriage
Extensive coverage: Six articles on the subject


A Special Series:
In-depth reports on the state
of same-sex marriage
by Linda Hosek
January 22, 1997
Day one of three
January 23, 1997
Day two of three
January 24, 1997
Day three of three


As a service to readers who might be interested,
here are some of the relevant Honolulu Star-Bulletin articles
that are posted online, in reverse-chronological order.


Nov. 11, 1998
Fines possible for Christian Coalition
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Nov. 6, 1998
Same-sex marriage debate rages on,
now over domestic partnership bill

By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Nov. 5, 1998
'Yes' won with focus, clear message
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Nov. 4, 1998
Same-sex marriage strongly rejected
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Nov. 3, 1998
GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS
Online database

Nov. 3, 1998
Battle over same-sex unions takes last-minute twists
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 31, 1998
Poll: 55% favor ban on same-sex
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 30, 1998
A matter of choice; a matter of faith
By Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 29, 1998
Same-sex marriage: Bitter battleground
Gay rights group tries to keep dream alive
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 27, 1998
Episcopalian church struggles with same-sex
By Mary Adamski Star-Bulletin

Oct. 24, 1998
AARP rescinds stand on marriage vote
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 21, 1998
Police will receive training in hate crimes
By Lori Tighe, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 17, 1998
Same-sex issue debated on TV, clarified for some
By Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin
Blank ballots cause concern for same-sex opponents
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin
Would same-sex marriage help Hawaii?
By David Shapiro, Star-Bulletin Editorial

Oct. 15, 1998
Civil rights panel plans hearing about sexual orientation bias
By Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin
Clergy defend traditional marriage issue

By Gary Kubota, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 13, 1998
Voters should reject same-sex marriage
By A.A. Smyser, Star-Bulletin Editorial

Oct. 12, 1998
Lt. Gov Hirono against same-sex measure
Koki decries images in anti-amendment ads
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 2, 1998
Clergy rebut charge of intolerance
By Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 7, 1998
Same-sex vote won't answer all questions
By Craig Gima, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 6, 1998
Linking of marriage debate, abortion called outrageous
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Oct. 2, 1998
Clergy rebut charge of intolerance
By Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin
Division in clergy on same-sex marriage
Star-Bulletin Editorial

Oct. 1, 1998
Christian groups at odds over ads against same-sex
Cavalcade, march to push marriage amendment
By Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin

Sept. 30, 1998
Clergy criticize campaign against same-sex marriage
By Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin

Sept. 7, 1998
Campaign strategy shows in TV commercials
By Richard Borreca, Star-Bulletin

Sept. 2, 1998
Some religious leaders decry legislation defining marriage
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Aug. 27, 1998
Women voters league opposes same-sex ballot
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Aug. 14, 1998
Poll: Same-sex marriage losing big
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Aug. 12, 1998
Sky's the limit on same-sex fund raising
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Aug. 11, 1998
Christian Coalition spending criticized
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

Aug. 3, 1998
Same-sex marriage already an election hot button
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

July 30, 1998
Gay-rights groups accuse Christian coalition of illegal fundraising
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

July 29, 1998
Candidates insulated from advocacy ads
Capitol View by Richard Borreca, Star-Bulletin

July 21, 1998
Group plans ad campagin against gay marriages
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

June 19, 1998
Christian soldiers pour in for same-sex battle
By Mike Yuen, Star-Bulletin

May 8, 1998
A Quiet Revolution: Same-sex benefits
By Susan Kreifels, Star-Bulletin

November 13, 1997
Editorial: Preparing for battle on same-sex marriage

November 12, 1997
New PAC anti-gay marriage

Monday, August 4, 1997
Isle insurer has HIV policies
By Russ Lynch, Star-Bulletin

Monday, July 21, 1997
Same-name marriage
Star-Bulletin editorial

Wednesday, June 4, 1997
Gov. Cayetano set to OK same-sex benefits
By staff, Star-Bulletin

Friday, May 2, 1997
State changes focus in gay marriage case
By Linda Hosek, Star-Bulletin

Friday, April 18, 1997
'Compromise is not Justice,' say gay-marriage advocates
Newswatch

Thursday, April 17, 1997
Same-sex deadlock broken: Measure sent to voters
Legislature update

Wednesday, April 16, 1997
Couple benefits OK, same-sex foe says
Legislature update

Tuesday, April 15, 1997
Same-sex talks may be resumed
Legislature update

Monday, April 14, 1997
Same-sex editorial
Editorial, truncated online version

Saturday, April 12, 1997
Same-sex issue still not resolved
Saturday update brief by Star-Bulletin staff

Thursday, April 10, 1997
Time crucial in wording of same-sex ballot item
Legislature '97 report by Star-Bulletin staff

Wednesday, April 9, 1997
House rejects Senate's same-sex proposal
Legislature '97 report by Star-Bulletin staff

Tuesday, April 1, 1997
Same-sex conferees haven't budged
By Star-Bulletin staff

Monday, March 17, 1997
Same-sex benefits would not cost state, officials say
By Star-Bulletin staff and wire

Friday, March 14, 1997
Mainland attorney to handle same-sex appeal
By Linda Hosek
Star-Bulletin

Monday, February 24, 1997
Residents opposed to same-sex marriage
Star-Bulletin Poll

Wednesday, February 19, 1997
A Nation Divided
A special selection of letters to the editor

Friday, February 7, 1997
Senate OKs benefits for gay partnerships
‘Ex-gays’ warn against same-sex
Two articles

Monday, February 3, 1997
Pleasing nobody on same-sex marriage
Volcanic Ash, by David Shapiro



A SPECIAL REPORT:
In-depth reports on the state of same-sex marriage
Wednesday, January 22, 1997
Same-sex marriage series
Day one of three
Thursday, January 23, 1997
Same-sex marriage series
Day two of three
Friday, January 24, 1997
Same-sex marriage series
Day three of three
Monday, January 20, 1997

Tom wants action on gay unions
Legislature ’97 coverage

December 30, 1996
Same-sex marriage
San Francisco same-sex policy irks business
Associated Press

December 10, 1996
Cartoon: Corky's Hawaii

December 5, 1996
Same-sex marriage
Editorial: Same-sex marriage issue far from settled
Business: Same-sex seen as non-issue for tourism
Corky: ‘Marrying Pookey’

December 4, 1996
Same-sex marriage
Extensive coverage: Six articles on the subject

December 3, 1996
Judge says OK to same-sex marriage
Star-Bulletin page-one article
Read the complete text of the court ruling


June 12, 1996
CBS News 'Eye On America' program featured the same-sex marriage issue in a two-part series running on June 12 and 13, 1996. As a service to readers who might be interested, here are all the relevant Honolulu Star-Bulletin articles that were posted online.


May 21, 1996
Supreme Court victory for homosexual rights
Star-Bulletin Editorial Column

May 16, 1996
Domestic partnership is more acceptable
Hawaii's World by A.A. 'Bud' Smyser
Star-Bulletin Editorial Column

May 15, 1996
Same-sex marriage battle to rage for years
Capitol View by Richard Borreca
Star-Bulletin Editorial Column

May 15, 1996
Same-sex marriage debate may erupt at Democratic assembly
Newswatch
by Star-Bulletin Staff

May 14, 1996
And now, the trial...
A page-one article that looks at the issues,
including an interview with Joe Melillo and Pat Lagon
By Alan Matsuoka, Star-Bulletin

May 8, 1996
Why legislators did such a poor job
Capitol View by Richard Borreca
Star-Bulletin Editorial Column

April 15, 1996
A haven for spurned worshipers
A feature article by Mary Adamski, Star-Bulletin
about the first ministry in Hawaii organized to serve gays and lesbians.

April 5, 1996
Holt tries end run in same-sex fuss
His Senate committee moves a last-minute bill
against such marriages

By Alan Matsuoka, Star-Bulletin

March 29, 1996
Gay unions score low in Star-Bulletin Poll
Feature article
By Alan Matsuoka, Star-Bulletin

March 2, 1996
Same-sex marriage is an emotional issue
Volcanic Ash by David Shapiro
Star-Bulletin Editorial Column

December 16, 1995
Same-sex marriage issue should be shelved
Volcanic Ash by David Shapiro
Star-Bulletin Editorial Column

Letters to the Editor
Our letters page frequently carries commentary on both sides of the same-sex issue. Below are links to letters pages pertinent to the same-sex debate.

Aug. 10, 1998
Aug. 3, 1998

July 21, 1998

July 20, 1998

July 6, 1998

June 29, 1998

June 23, 1998

Friday, April 18, 1997

Thursday, April 3, 1997
Tuesday, March 25, 1997
Monday, March 24, 1997
Wednesday, March 12, 1997
Wednesday, February 19, 1997
Wednesday, February 5, 1997
Friday, January 31, 1997
Thursday, January 30, 1997
Wednesday, January 29, 1997
Tuesday, January 28, 1997
Monday, January 27, 1997
Tuesday, January 21, 1997
Thursday, January 16, 1997
Wednesday, January 15, 1997
Friday, January 3, 1997
Thursday, January 2, 1997
December 25, 1996
December 20, 1996
December 19, 1996
December 18, 1996
December 16, 1996
December 11, 1996
December 10, 1996
May 21, 1996


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