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Gay marriage lights fire beneath new candidates

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 18, 2014

~~<p>Wayne Hikida, a former insurance executive who has served as a Mormon bishop, does not think of himself as a politician.</p>
<p>But he was so disappointed with how the state Legislature handled gay marriage last year that he decided to campaign as a Republican for the state House against Rep. Chris Lee (D, Kailua-Lanikai-Waimanalo), one of the most visible advocates for marriage equality.</p>
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Wayne Hikida, a former insurance executive who has served as a Mormon bishop, does not think of himself as a politician.

But he was so disappointed with how the state Legislature handled gay marriage last year that he decided to campaign as a Republican for the state House against Rep. Chris Lee (D, Kailua-Lanikai-Waimanalo), one of the most visible advocates for marriage equality. Login for more...



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