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The 170-year run of isle fresh bread and treats from Love’s Bakery ends

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Video by Craig T. Kojima and Andrew Gomes
Armloads of bread and an outpouring of aloha left the Love's Bakery factory outlet store in Kalihi Wednesday as the venerable kamaaina company ended nearly 170 years in business.
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                                Head sales clerk Jade Kaneshiro has worked for Love’s Bakery for 30 years.
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Head sales clerk Jade Kaneshiro has worked for Love’s Bakery for 30 years.

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                                Dorothy Correa checked out customers as they flocked in on Love’s Bakery’s last day.
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Dorothy Correa checked out customers as they flocked in on Love’s Bakery’s last day.

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                                Joshua Madayag shared a hug with his father, Hector Madayag. The elder Madayag worked 18 years in shipping.
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Joshua Madayag shared a hug with his father, Hector Madayag. The elder Madayag worked 18 years in shipping.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Head sales clerk Jade Kaneshiro has worked for Love’s Bakery for 30 years.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dorothy Correa checked out customers as they flocked in on Love’s Bakery’s last day.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Joshua Madayag shared a hug with his father, Hector Madayag. The elder Madayag worked 18 years in shipping.