1993 ruling paved way for shifting views on marriage equality, former justice says
By Ken Kobayashi
April 30, 2013
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Steven Levinson,
in his Manoa home, was a new associate justice on the Hawaii Supreme Court in 1993 when he wrote the landmark decision that favored the legalization of same-sex marriage. He said the ruling, which initially sparked backlash nationwide, has “ushered in and accelerated the evolution of the marriage equality movement.”