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Final aloha to Kamakahi full of ohana and music

Top Hawaiian artists join loved ones in sharing memories of the slack-key master

By John Berger

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 06, 2014

~~<p>Hawaiian entertainers, songwriters and musicians from across Hawaii and beyond joined relatives, friends and fans at Saturday's funeral for Hoku Award-winner and slack-key master Dennis David Kahe&shy;kilimamaoikalanikeha Kamakahi, who died of lung cancer April 28 at age 61.</p>
<p>Observances started with a traditional Hawaiian memorial service at 11 a.m. in the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools. Kamakahi had planned much of it during the last month of his life.</p>
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Hawaiian entertainers, songwriters and musicians from across Hawaii and beyond joined relatives, friends and fans at Saturday's funeral for Hoku Award-winner and slack-key master Dennis David Kahe­kilimamaoikalanikeha Kamakahi, who died of lung cancer April 28 at age 61.

Observances started with a traditional Hawaiian memorial service at 11 a.m. in the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools. Kamakahi had planned much of it during the last month of his life. Login for more...



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