Holly and Christa, July 2009
Jonathan Allen and Andrew Walmisley, June 2008
San Francisco, California
The couple flew from their home in Hawaii with their children, Luke and Mary, to be married in California during the all too brief time when it was legal to do so in 2008. Hawaii’s governor signed a civil unions bill into law yesterday that will offer same-sex couples in the state many of the rights of marriage.
Hawaii Senator Clayton Hee playfully gives Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie a kiss on the head before he signs the Hawaii Civil Unions bill into law at a ceremony held Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 in Honolulu. Hawaii Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz looks on.