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Honolulu’s Lei Queen turned her life around with rigorous exercise

  • COURTESY CAROL YAMADA

    Carol Yamada was named 2016 City and County of Honolulu Lei Queen earlier this year.

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    Yamada exercises on a Terra-Core device.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Personal trainer Kyle Pressley runs Carol Yamada through a program called “avatar sparring” on a NexerSys machine during a workout at Flex Hard Pro Fitness in Moiliili.

It was a dream fulfilled for Carol Yamada when she was selected as the 2016 City and County of Honolulu Lei Queen in March. And because her birthday fell on the same day as the city’s official ceremony on May 1, she enjoyed a double celebration. Read more

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