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Lives lost to COVID-19: Ia Saipaia of Honolulu

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                                Jean Miyashiro-Saipaia lost her husband and basketball great, Ia Saipaia, to COVID-19 in August 2021. She is pictured holding a portrait of her husband at Kamilo Iki Neighborhood Park in Hawaii Kai on Friday.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Jean Miyashiro-Saipaia lost her husband and basketball great, Ia Saipaia, to COVID-19 in August 2021. She is pictured holding a portrait of her husband at Kamilo Iki Neighborhood Park in Hawaii Kai on Friday.

COURTESY JEAN MIYASHIRO-SAIPAIA
                                Ia Saipaia with his daughter, Angie.
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COURTESY JEAN MIYASHIRO-SAIPAIA

Ia Saipaia with his daughter, Angie.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                Jean Miyashiro-Saipaia lost her husband and basketball great, Ia Saipaia, to COVID-19 in August 2021. She is pictured holding a portrait of her husband at Kamilo Iki Neighborhood Park in Hawaii Kai on Friday.
COURTESY JEAN MIYASHIRO-SAIPAIA
                                Ia Saipaia with his daughter, Angie.