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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM State Sen. Donna Mercado Kim learned to play pool, swim and dance hula at Palama Settlement.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM Ben Aipa, expert surfboard shaper and a member of the International Surfing Hall of Fame, learned to swim at the age of 10 at Palama Settlement. He eventually competed as a member of the swim team.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM Coach Chad Shiraishi and his son, Chad, at the Palama Settlement Pee Wee Football team practice.
COURTESY HANOHANO FAMILY Geordon, Desmond and Brandon Hanohano display the nearly 70 trophies and awards they have collected, many of them from their years at Palama Settlement.