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Obama gives condolences to Akaka’s family

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2010

    President Barack Obama arrives in Hawaii with Daniel Akaka amd Mazie Hirono in 2010. Obama called Akaka “a tireless advocate for working people, veterans, Native Hawaiian rights and the people of Hawaii.”

Former President Barack Obama has joined the many friends and colleagues of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka in sharing condolences and fond remembrances of the longtime politician, who died Friday at age 93. Read more

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