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Hawaii bridge players say game bolsters friendships, sharpens minds

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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

A group of local bridge players gathered at Kilauea District Park Wednesday. The upcoming North American Bridge Championships will give local players a chance to compete against people from all over the world.

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Godfrey Chang concentrated as he played bridge at Kilauea District Park on Wednesday. He is the highest-rated bridgeplayer in Hawaii.

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PHOTOS BY DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Muriel Stitt, left, smiled as she played bridge at Kilauea District Park on Wednesday. Stitt is the 2018 chairwoman of the bridge championships. At right is 94-year-old Iku Donnelly, the highest-rated female bridge player in Hawaii.