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12:38 am
Mon December 2, 2013

After Long Wait, Hawaii Gay Couples are Ready to Wed

Lisa Veneri and Renea Stewart have waited nearly 20 years to get married in the state of Hawaii.
Credit Renea C. Stewart

Today the wait is over for local same sex couples looking to get married in the Aloha State. Hawaii recently became the latest to legalize marriage equality and the law will go into effect starting today.

As HPR's Molly Solomon reports, it’s been a long time coming for many gay couples, including one who’s had a very long engagement.