Richard Cole, center, proposes a toast with two other surviving members of the 1942 Tokyo raid led by Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, Edward Saylor, left, and David Thatcher, at the National Museum for the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on April 15, 2015, in Washington, then hand it over April 18 to the museum for display its exhibit depicting the launch from an aircraft carrier of the Raiders’ daring 1942 bombing attack on mainland Japan.
As kumu hula Kaleo Trinidad thumps his pahu drum, the men of Ka Leo o Laka i ka Hikina o ka La move with masculine grace to the beat. Their unified voices, powerful and strong, resonate through a school gym in Kaneohe, a look of fierceness and resolve on their faces as they rehearse for next month's 52nd Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo.
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