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Skip Akina dead at 62


Skip Akina, a record-setting Punahou School quarterback in the 1960s and member of a prominent athletic family, died yesterday, family members said.

He was 62 and had been battling lymphoma for more than a year.

Skip was the oldest of five brothers — Gary, Robin, Duane and Shawn — who excelled in sports. Duane, a former University of Washington quarterback and basketball player, is an assistant football coach at the University of Arizona.

Skip played football, basketball and baseball at Punahou, where he was a 1967 graduate. 


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