‘Rare’ orchid lei for U.S. senator, special graduation for isle musician
By Bob Sigall
July 27, 2018
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Owls atop two pillars fronting a McKinley High School building are meant to tell students they will leave wiser than when they entered.
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2013
Above, Eddie Kamae didn’t receive his high school diploma until he was 82. Three years later he received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities and Hawaiian Knowledge from the University of Hawaii. He is pictured during the hooding ceremony with former Board of Regents Chairman Eric Martinson, left, and then-Chancellor Tom Apple.