Abercrombie will sign civil unions bill Wednesday

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 06:55 p.m. HST, Feb 18, 2011

Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced today that he will sign the civil unions bill Wednesday at Washington Place, a day earlier than originally scheduled.

The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. Video will be streamed live at the governor’s website at http://hawaii.gov/gov.

The state Senate on Wednesday voted 18-5 to give final legislative approval to Senate Bil 232, which would legalize civil unions in Hawaii.

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