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Aloha to the Honorable James Seishiro Burns

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    Retired Judge James S. Burns died of throat cancer Thursday morning at the Queen’s Medical Center at the age of 79. He leaves behind his wife Emme Tomimbang, son Brendan and daughter Meredith.

There’s an interesting tidbit about the late Judge James S. Burns, who died this week, in the biography of his father, Hawaii’s first Democratic governor. It’s illustrative of the family’s affinity for Hawaii’s multiculturalism. Read more

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