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Celebrations: Weddings and Anniversaries

For Sunday, September 1, 2013

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 1:38 a.m. HST, Sep 15, 2013

Ying Sun and Henry Dang (Photo: Courtesy Sun/Dang)

Ying Sun and Henry Chee Fwai Dang exchanged vows in a ceremony officiated by Rom Trader on June 6.

The bride is the daughter of the late Da Hai and Su Fang Sun of China. She works as a massage therapist at Samy's Service.

The groom is the son of the late Shui Shu and Au Yau Dang of China.

The couple resides in Hono­lulu.

Virginia and Bill Hinshaw (Photos: Courtesy Hinshaws)

High school sweethearts Virginia and Bill Hinshaw celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

They were married on Aug. 31, 1963, at the First Presbyterian Church in Huntsville, Ala., and held their reception in the church's fellowship hall.

She is chancellor emeritus at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, and professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine; he is a retired pharmacist. They have two children, Bill and Louis, and four grandchildren (Audrey, Louis, Kai and Ronan).

They plan to celebrate with a trip to Costa Rica and a party later this year.


The Star-Advertiser's Sunday "Celebrations" page recognizes the newly wed and those whose marriages have stood the test of time.


Couples married in the past six months may submit a free wedding announcement. Forms are available at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser at Waterfront Plaza, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, and online at

Submit a completed form along with a photocopy, PDF file or digital photo of your official marriage certificate (a clear smartphone photo is acceptable). Wedding photos are optional and will not be returned.

Email or call Nancy Arcayna at 529-4808.


Couples celebrating 25th, 50th or 75th wedding anniversaries are invited to share their news in a free announcement as well. We welcome both a current photograph of the couple and a wedding photo. Photos are optional and will not be returned.

Forms are available at the same address and website above. Email or call 529-4747.


For a paid customized wedding or anniversary notice, call 529-4700 or email

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