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COURTESY YOSHIKATSU CHINEN Honolulu's famed King Kamehameha statue has a shorter look-alike standing regally outside a restaurant called Sam's By-the-Sea in Okinawa. Mililani resident Kelsi-Ann Matsumoto, right, and her friend Anna Chinen posed with the statue in June when Kelsi-Ann was in Japan as part of an exchange program sponsored through the Hawaii United Okinawan Association. Her mother, Nadine, noted that Okinawans' love for Hawaii extended to Kelsi-Ann, who was very popular at the high school she attended. The Chinens were Kelsi-Ann's host family. Anna's father, Yoshikatsu Chinen, took the photo.
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