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  •  Excellent news! (2+ / 0-)
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    librarisingnsf, toddsmitts

    Not only is it the right thing to do, I have to imagine that Hawaii may see an increase in tourism to the state as a result.  A win on all fronts.

    "Give me a lever long enough... and I shall move the world." - Archimedes

    by mconvente on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 08:35:02 AM PDT

    •  Maybe some... (0+ / 0-)

      I believe that everywhere in the country (except possibly Alaska) has a Marriage Equality state that is cheaper to get to. (haven't looked at prices for  Anchorage-Seattle vs Anchorage-Hawaii flights in a while).

      (Not sure what the point is in the lower 48 farthest from a Marriage Equality state, either Brownsville, TX or Key West, FL, I guess)

      •  yeah, but Hawaii is a honeymoon (0+ / 0-)

        as to Alaska, Hawaii has long been an easy slide downhill ...

      •  There is a weird science fiction story (0+ / 0-)

        The Hemingway Hoax, by Joe Haldeman, involving a lost Hemingway short story, time travel, and alternate realities, in which one of the characters turns up to seduce the main character wearing a t-shirt that says

        Last heterosexual in Key West
        Your day will also come.

        Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

        by Mokurai on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 01:59:42 PM PDT

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    •  Mercado Kim is Senate President! (1+ / 0-)
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      Argh!  The list of 'no' votes is the crazy people of the State. (Is Rod Tam in jail yet?)

      Boot out the missionaries, equality for all!

      Joy shared is doubled. Pain shared is halved. Spider Robinson

      by nolagrl on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 10:06:04 AM PDT

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    •  I am looking forward to a contest between (0+ / 0-)

      California and Hawaii on who can do equal marriages right. Beaches, check. Mountains, even volcanoes, check, although California's Mt. Shasta is not active, and its mountains are a lot further from the beaches. Palm trees, check. Amazing food, check. Surfers, check. Cultural diversity, check. Amazing dancers and musicians, check. Am I missing anything?

      Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

      by Mokurai on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 01:44:22 PM PDT

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      •  Being Able To Say (0+ / 0-)

        I skied Hawaii.
        This tan? oh I stayed an extra week on Maui
        Everybody goes to California
        Surfing is good anytime of the year

        Pam Bennett -6.95 -7.50

        by Pam Bennett on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 02:54:43 AM PDT

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