Appeals court sides with lesbian couple denied B&B

  • FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011 file photo, Diane Cervelli, left, and Taeko Bufford, right, and walk past Waikiki beach in Honolulu. A Hawaii appeals court has ruled against a Hawaii bed and breakfast that denied two women a room because they’re gay. The Intermediate Court of Appeals affirmed a lower ruling against Aloha Bed & Breakfast, whose owner appealed based on her religious views. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

  • FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011 file photo, Taeko Bufford, left, and Diane Cervelli, right, pose for a photo near Waikiki beach in Honolulu. A Hawaii appeals court has ruled against a Hawaii bed and breakfast that denied two women a room because they’re gay. The Intermediate Court of Appeals affirmed a lower ruling against Aloha Bed & Breakfast, whose owner appealed based on her religious views. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

HONOLULU — A Hawaii bed and breakfast discriminated against a couple by denying a room to two women because they’re gay, a state appeals court affirmed.