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Hawaii soon will be 15th state to legalize same-sex weddings

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HONOLULU — With Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie expected to sign a same-sex marriage bill today, the Aloha State is poised to become the 15th state to legalize gay weddings.

The state Senate passed SB 1 Tuesday afternoon in a 19-4 vote. Once Abercrombie concurs, couples could marry as soon as Dec. 2. The governor, a vocal proponent of same-sex marriage, called the Legislature into special session to consider the issue.

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