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Kauai boy due in mainland operating room

  • COURTESY AHUNA FAMILY

    Kaikea Ahuna, 14, center, poses with his mother, Kanoe Ahuna, and Dr. Gerald Grant, division chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. Kaikea is scheduled for surgery there Thursday.

Sometimes fate plays unfair. Young athlete and hula dancer Kaikea Ahuna of Kapaa, Kauai, is battling a rare condition that’s threatening nerves that control his voice, swallowing and facial movement. Read more

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