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Hawaii family working for auntie’s safe return from war-torn Gaza

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                                Family members of Ramona Okumura carried a banner for her at Saturday’s Peace Day Parade in Honokaa.
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Family members of Ramona Okumura carried a banner for her at Saturday’s Peace Day Parade in Honokaa.

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                                Ramona Okumura, a prosthetics expert, was volunteering with Palestine Children’s Relief Fund in Gaza when the hostilities broke out Oct. 7 and has been stuck there ever since. She has made the trip to Gaza annually for the past five years to help young people who lost their limbs due to violence.
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COURTESY AKEMI HIATT

Ramona Okumura, a prosthetics expert, was volunteering with Palestine Children’s Relief Fund in Gaza when the hostilities broke out Oct. 7 and has been stuck there ever since. She has made the trip to Gaza annually for the past five years to help young people who lost their limbs due to violence.

COURTESY AKEMI HIATT
                                Family members of Ramona Okumura carried a banner for her at Saturday’s Peace Day Parade in Honokaa.
COURTESY AKEMI HIATT
                                Ramona Okumura, a prosthetics expert, was volunteering with Palestine Children’s Relief Fund in Gaza when the hostilities broke out Oct. 7 and has been stuck there ever since. She has made the trip to Gaza annually for the past five years to help young people who lost their limbs due to violence.