Civil unions in Hawaii won't start until January as state prepares online application system
While New York plans to begin offering same-sex marriage within weeks of passing a law, Hawaii is taking 10 months to prepare for the start of civil unions in this state.
Civil unions in Hawaii begin Jan. 1, but in the meantime the state is creating an Internet-based system that will get those certificates to couples more quickly.
The new online application process will cut down on the six- to e...
The Republic • Jul 12, 2011