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Couples Tie The Knot As Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Legal In Hawaii

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By KMVT News

Honolulu, Hawaii (CNN) For the first time, same-sex couples are tying the knot in Hawaii.

The state legislature voted last month to legalize same-sex marriage there.

That law took effect Monday.

At the stroke of midnight, the Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu held wedding ceremonies for couples wishing to marry.

Hawaii is the 16th state in the nation to allow same-sex marriages.


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