A parade, a festival, and the legendary Honolulu hospitality made for a perfect day.
Religious extremists had meanwhile blamed Orlando Pride for Hurricane Matthew's path.
The Pulse shooting happened just months ago, and now a hurricane is threatening festivities, but Pride is set to go on with a renewed spirit.
Organizers have called off Thursday and Friday events as the storm approaches but still hope to hold the parade and festival Saturday.
It would require institutions receiving Title IX exemptions to disclose their status.
The museum features relics from LGBT pioneers such as James Baldwin, Gladys Bentley, Jason Collins and Alvin Ailey
President Obama delivered remarks at the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Saturday.