Hawaii Question 2
, also known as the Legislative Power to Reserve Marriage to Opposite-Sex Couples Act
, was on the November 3, 1998
election ballot in Hawaii
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
, where it was approved
with 69.2% of voters in favor.
The Hawaii Office of Elections reports the following results:
| Question 2|
| Yes|| 285,384|| 69.18%|
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
The proposed amendment is intended to make it absolutely clear that the State Constitution gives the Legislature the power and authority to reserve marriage to opposite-sex couples.