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Adm. Samuel Locklear III, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, saluted the flag-draped casket of U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye on Sunday, during a memorial service at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, was among the military elite who joined other dignitaries beneath a tent on the Punchbowl grounds. The service included a 19-gun cannon salute and a flyover by F-22 Raptors in missing-man formation.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Inouye’s widow, Irene Hirano
Inouye, was flanked by President Barack Obama, left, and Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, commander of U.S. Army Pacific.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Former Gov. George Ariyoshi, second from left, and Hawaii’s retiring U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka, seated, introduced Ariyoshi’s grandson
Ryoichi Ariyoshi, 9, to U.S. Sen. Harry Reid. Both Reid and Akaka spoke at the memorial service.
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., spoke with U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii. Hanabusa, who is Inouye's choice to replace him in the U.S. Senate, said she doesn't know how Hawaii "will ever be able to make up" for Inouye's loss.
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Gathered before the service began were Dr. Brian Monahan, left, attending physician for the U.S. Congress and Inouye's doctor; Larry Pressler, former U.S. senator from South Dakota; U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.; and state Rep. Marcus Oshiro (D, Wahiawa-Poamoho).
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@Caption1:U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., made the trip from Washington to Hawaii to play taps during the service. Tester, a former music teacher, plays with just
seven fingers, having lost three in a childhood accident.