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A gentle warrior

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2006

    Kekuni Blaisdell, left, gives James Nakapaahu a Hawaiian greeting during an event at Iolani Palace.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2006

    Friends say Kekuni Blaisdell was a source of inspiration for everyone who knew him.

Dr. Richard Kekuni Akana Blaisdell, a pioneering advocate for Native Hawaiian health and sovereignty, combined a soft human touch with a fearless determination to lift up his people. Read more

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