In Waikiki, six couples were among the first to take part in the first same-sex marriage ceremonies in Hawaii just after midnight on Monday.
Anxious couples lined up at the Mayor's Office of Culture and Arts to prepare for their special day on Sunday.
Many couples say they have waited decades for the chance to marry.
"Since the opportunity is here to do it now, why wait any longer?" said Shawna Okami. "I think 32 years is long enough waiting. Five minutes after 12 o'clock was asking too much at this point."
The ceremonies were held at the Sheraton Waikiki.
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That's where KITV4's Brenton Awa is standing by live. Hi Brenton. BRENTON AD LIB LIVE Hey Pam -- we're up at the Leahi Club Lounge here at the Sheraton... And we're less than an hour away from the start of this program. Six couples are getting ready -- waiting for the clock to strike 12... That's when they'll go online -- get their marriage license application and then exchange their wedding vows. BRENTON AD LIB LIVE Some of these couples have been waiting decades for this moment. And that wait is almost over. We'll have coverage of tonights event on our morning and evening shows right here on KITV4. Pam -- lets send it back to you.