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Memorials for Sen. Inouye on neighbor islands this week

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 08:32 p.m. HST, Dec 25, 2012

County governments on Hawaii island, Kauai and Maui are holding memorial services this week for U.S. Sen. Daniel Ino­uye, who died Dec. 17 at age 88 of respiratory complications.

About 1,000 people, including President Barack Obama, attended a service for Ino­uye at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl on Sunday. On Saturday evening several thousand people paid their respects as Ino­uye lay in state at the state Capitol courtyard.

Here are details on the neighbor island observances:

>> Thursday: Hawaii County will hold a memorial service from noon to 2:30 p.m. at Afook-Chinen Hilo Civic Auditorium.

>> Friday: Kauai County will hold a memorial service at the Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Visitation is at 4 p.m., followed by a service at 5 p.m.

>> Saturday: Maui County will hold a service at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Visitation is at 9 a.m., followed by a service at 10 a.m.

People wishing to make a contribution are asked to donate to the Daniel K. Ino­uye Memorial Fund with The Hawaii Community Foundation, 827 Fort Street Mall, Hono­lulu HI 96813.

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