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Inouye’s death capped year of political shifts

  • 1. The nation reacted in horror after a shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., left 20 children dead.

  • 4. Jim Donovan lost his job as athletic director at the University of Hawaii.

  • 5. Graffiti-style art on Kakaako walls provided visual evidence of the emergence of a new arts district in Honolulu.

  • 3. Growth in the tourist industry led the state’s economic resurgence.

    Thousands paid their respects to Sen. Daniel Inouye Dec. 22 at the Hawaii State Capitol courtyard.

  • 2. Hawaii mourned the death of its pre-eminent statesman, U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye.

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