Hawaii Mourns The Loss Of U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye

Thousands of people came together in Hawaii -- at the Hawaii State Capitol on Saturday and at the Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific on Sunday -- to say aloha to the Senator.

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The blowing of the -- the Native Hawaiian term for a conch shell -- signalled the start of Senator Inouye's memorial service and the procession began marching into the Hawaii State Capitol.

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The procession led by the Royal Order of Kamehameha, who are wearing traditional feather cloaks -- called ʻahuʻula by the Native Hawaiians -- marches on a red carpet into the Hawaii State Capitol.

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A Marine stands post at dawn prior to the Memorial Service for Senator Inouye at the Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Sunday, December 23rd.