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Rearview Mirror: Recognizing this year’s outstanding characters

  • COURTESY ALBERT YAMAUCHI

    Paul Breese, the first Honolulu Zoo director, helped the zoo become the first in the world to propagate the Galapagos tortoise. He wins this year’s Outstanding Leadership Award. Above, Robert Sagawa, left, and Breese with a Galapagos tortoise.

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    Above, the Better Late Than Never Award goes to musician Eddie Kamae. World War II kept Kamae from graduating on time, but he finally marched with the Farrington High School Class of 2010 at the age of 82.

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    Lucile Abreu

Every year at this time I review my Rearview Mirror columns from the past 12 months and award those men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the islands in their lifetimes. Read more

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