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Oahu pays respects to deceased loved ones over Memorial Day weekend

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Nerissa LaPoint, middle, with Deja Lunasco, and Denny Whitworth at grave of her son, Aaron Keith LaPoint. Families visited to place flowers and pay respects to loved ones at Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.
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Nerissa LaPoint, in middle with large hat, let yellow and blue balloons go at the grave of her son Aaron Keith LaPoint. It is the fourth anniversary of his death. Families visited to put flowers and pay respects to loved ones at Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.
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Katalina Liliu walks with flowers and an American flag to visit a deceased loved one. Families visited to put flowers and pay respects to loved ones at Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe.
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Alden Rich, left, and brother, Ridley Rich, place lei on gravestones. Their grandfathers and parents are veterans.
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The Scouts of Hawaiʻi placed the lei from the “Sew a Lei for Memorial Day” effort and an American flag on every grave within Puowaina on Sunday, during their “Good Turn” event.
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Local Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i troops honor edHawaii’s veterans by placing flags on gravestones of interned veterans at the Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe in advanced of the Memorial Day holiday.
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Local Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i troops honored Hawaii’s veterans by placing flags on gravestones of interned veterans at the Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe in advanced of the Memorial Day holiday.
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Local Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i troops honored Hawaii’s veterans by placing flags on gravestones of interned veterans at the Hawai‘i State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe in advanced of the Memorial Day holiday.