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Outpouring of aloha on Love’s Bakery’s last day

Craig T. Kojima
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Dorothy Correa checked out customers as they flocked in on the last day at Love's Bakery. Wednesday was the last day of business after nearly 170 years.
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Liza Kealanahele left with four packages of bread on Wednesday.
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Love’s employees gathered for a final group shot with friends on Wednesday.
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A Love’s truck leaves the bakery to cheers from workers.
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Jade Kaneshiro, who worked 30 years with Love's, was intent on selling everything in the store before closing.
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Love’s employees gathered for a final group shot on Wednesday.
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Danette Cadavona, who worked in IT, took a selfie as Love’s employees gathered for a final group shot.
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Joshua Madayag, son of Hector Madayag, give each other a hug. The elder Madayag worked 18 years in shipping.
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Tavita Misipati, left, Dan Tanaka, and Pio Tagad waved to motorists on MIddle Street.

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