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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The Aloha State mourns death of U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, through the eyes of all of Hawaii's media

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Daniel Ken Inouye, a Hawaii icon who lived a life of remarkable service to his country that included sacrificing his right arm in combat during World War II and representing the islands with distinction for nearly 50 years in the U.S. Senate, died Monday. He was 88. Star-Advertiser.

Senator Daniel Inouye through Associated Press' lens. Associated Press.

Hawaii’s senior senator, Daniel Inouye, died Monday from respiratory complications. He was 88. Pacific Business News.

With the death Monday of Hawaii's senior U.S. senator, Daniel K. Inouye, the responsibility to replace him falls to the man who served with him for 20 years in the U.S. Congress. Civil Beat.

U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye urged Gov. Neil Abercrombie to appoint U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa as his successor, according to Inouye's spokesman. Star-Advertiser.

For longer than Hawaii has been a state, Daniel Inouye has served the islands, but Monday Senator Inouye died from respiratory complications. KITV4.

U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, one of the nation’s most influential and powerful leaders, died Monday from respiratory complications while at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Civil Beat.

He's been the leader of the Democratic party in Hawaii for decades. He was third in line of presidential succession. KHON2.

Daniel Inouye wanted Hawaii Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa to succeed him in the U.S. Senate, according to a letter sent to Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie. Pacific Business News.

Before he died, Sen. Daniel Inouye asked that U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa replace him in office, Inouye's office said. Hawaii Reporter.

Quotes on the death of Hawaii U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, who died Monday in a Washington-area hospital from respiratory complications. He was 88. Associated Press.

Daniel Inouye, a decorated and inspirational war hero who later became the highest-ranking Asian American politician in United States history by serving as the President pro tempore of the Senate and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, died Monday in Washington. Hawaii News Now.

U.S. Sen. Dan Inouye left a legacy that likely will go unparalleled in the state’s history, an emotional Gov. Neil Abercrombie said Monday. Star-Advertiser.

Befitting his significance to his state and his country, statements on the passing of Daniel K. Inouye have been passionate and heartfelt. Civil Beat.

Tributes to Hawaii's senior senator -- Daniel. K. Inouye -- came from the White House and the U.S. Senate floor, and from the state he represented for more than 50 years in Congress. Associated Press.

What Inouye’s passing means for Hawaii. Hawaii Independent.

Hawaii's Senior Senator, Daniel K. Inouye, died Monday, December 17, at the age of 88 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after suffering respiratory complications. Hawaii Reporter.

It won’t be easy to fill Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye’s shoes, but someone will have to fill his seat. West Hawaii Today.

Everyone that KHON2 talked to said Sen. Daniel Inouye is irreplaceable. But the Hawaii Democratic Party and the governor must appoint someone and that could happen within a month. KHON2.

With the passing of Hawaii's longest serving U.S. Senator, local and national politicians faced the task of filling the massive void left by one of the longest serving Senators in U.S. history. KITV4.

Hawai’i residents lost their senior U-S Senator today … reportedly due to respiratory complications. Hawaii Public Radio.

Sen. Daniel K. Inouye has died. Hawaii 24/7.

Daniel Ken Inouye, the grandson of Japanese immigrants, sacrificed his right arm for his country in combat during World War II and devoted much of his life as an unwavering voice for Hawaii in the U.S. Senate. Star-Advertiser.

On Dec. 7, 1941, high school senior Daniel Inouye knew he and other Japanese-Americans would face trouble when he saw Japanese dive bombers, torpedo planes and fighters on their way to bomb Pearl Harbor and other Oahu military bases. Associated Press.

The loss of Sen. Daniel Inouye as Hawaii's main benefactor in Congress will hurt the state's effort to attract federal dollars that are a significant part of the local economy. Star-Advertiser.

Hawaii business leaders praise U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, who died Monday at the age of 88: Pacific Business News.

Despite his busy schedule on Capitol Hill, Senator Daniel Inouye found time to keep in touch with his childhood pals. His former classmates shared fond memories of their famous friend. Hawaii News Now.

News of Sen. Daniel Inouye’s death rippled across the Big Island on Monday, prompting political leaders to solemnly reflect on the man they considered a mentor. Tribune-Herald.

Practicing Jews in Kona have a special place in their hearts for Dan Inouye. Star-Advertiser.

Maui County politicians, residents and community leaders said longtime Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye was a "tremendous asset" for the state and helped drive economic and scientific ventures on the Valley Isle. Maui News.

Condolences have been pouring in from congressional colleagues as they learned of the passing of US Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii today. Maui Now.

“Aloha,” said U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawai‘i, Monday. And then he was gone forever. Garden Island.

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