Same-Sex Marriage Applications Increase

Dec 23, 2013

Kulia Petzholdt and daughter, Maya, of Kailua rallied for Marriage Equality during Special Session.
Credit Wayne Yoshioka
Mary Weiss and son, Brennan, rallied against Marriage Equality for 3 weeks during Special Session.
Credit Wayne Yoshioka

The State Department of Health has received more than 580 same-sex marriage applications since the law was enacted three weeks ago.   One department official says he was surprised at that rate.  But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, marriage equality remains a controversial topic and change will not be overnight.