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How to testify before and during House same-sex marriage hearing

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The State House of Representatives has scheduled a hearing for 10 a.m. on Thursday to hear testimony regarding same-sex marriage and has released a list of ways for Hawaii residents to testify.

The following information is from the State House of Representatives. 

The hearing has been scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2013, at the State Capitol's Auditorium. 

Due to the anticipated high number of testifiers, those who submit comments and plan to testify in-person will be assigned a registration number to indicate one's place on the testifier list and speaking order. Please bring this number to the hearing.

The committee on Judiciary would like to hear from as many individuals as possible; therefore, oral testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. After approximately every 25 testifiers, committee members will be given the opportunity to ask questions of those previous 25 testifiers.

It will not be necessary to wait to the end of the hearing to answer questions.

For more information please visit the Capitol website at For assistance or additional information on the day of the hearing, please go to conveniently located House information desks on the Chamber level.

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

You can also submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: Original to the House Clerk's Office (Room 027) in the State Capitol up until the day of the hearing; or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, log in and transmit from

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