The Beat

Hundreds of UH Students Throw Support Behind Same-Sex Marriage

·By civilbeat

A growing number of University of Hawaii at Manoa students are signing a petition urging lawmakers to pass a same-sex marriage bill that’s up for debate in next week’s special session.

As of of Thursday afternoon, more than 400 students have signed on. The petition drive, students said, was inspired by recent student government debates on campus about the pros and cons of same-sex marriage.

One student said she and her peers “frankly wonder what all the controversy is about.”

Camaron Miyamoto, LGBT student services coordinator at UH Manoa, challenged the same-sex marriage