Governor Abercrombie is waiting for word from the House leadership to determine whether there is enough support to pass a same-sex marriage bill. HPR’s Molly Solomon spoke with a lawmaker and has this report.
It’s still not clear whether or not the legislature will hold a special session to consider gay marriage in Hawaii. But in Singapore, the issue of gay rights is being discussed on a much more basic level. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
The island of Molokai is known for two saints---Father Damien and Marianne Cope. Now many people are advocating for a third saint---Brother Joseph Dutton. A new statue of Dutton has just arrived on the island. Catherine Cluett reports from The Molokai Dispatch.
The United States is selling half a billion dollars of helicopters to Indonesia. News of that deal comes as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel continues his travels in Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.