Marriage Equality supporters celebrate signing of billUPDATED 6:46 AM HST Nov 14, 2013Video Transcript
this milestone moment. Lois perrin@3:03-3:16 "it is time for celebration, time for reflection time for us to reach out to our communities and ask them to accept people ...gay brothers and sisters and that is what we hope will happen" Some who came out to Hula's in Waikiki for this celebration, tell us they finally feel accepted. isaac@4:52 "now it feels like we are part of one whole community, instead of two separate communities" This fight for marriage equality has been a long one, started over 20 years ago. The battle not only took place in Hawaii but also spread to the rest of the nation. Joining in the fight were thousands in favor the measure, including many who spoke up about their support. rep. Ing@9:58 "this year was the year, mainly thanks to all the people who testified boldly in the face in the not so friendly crowd and just the fight - standup for champions and equal rights for all" That equality could also provide a boost. Not only to Hawaii businesses involved in weddings, but also those involved in tourism. LACHELLE UZCATEGUIGAYM ON@17:45 "you are going to get more australians couples who are going to come here to get married so of course it is going to increase the economy" At this celebration over marriage equalty, couples shared drinks, show guy with newspaper and friends looked forward to the future. blake@8:45 tomorrow morning we have to wait to see how judge sakamoto rules on the TRO hearing, after that I think it will be smooth sailing 8:55 dec 2nd people will be able to get their marriage licenses and the we will have equality in the state and it will be a great day Now, in the past at this club, the owner tells us -- they wouldn't let TV cameras in. Because people were afraid of being found out at Hula's. But now that they are out of the closet and accepted, he welcomed our cameras in. Reporting live from Waikiki, PD kitv 4 news.