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Flags at Half-Staff Wednesday to Honor Late Rep. Amaral

January 6, 2015, 11:41 AM HST
* Updated January 6, 11:45 AM
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Governor David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai’i fly at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, including the Hawai’i National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, Jan. 7 in honor of the late former State Representative Alvin T. Amaral.

“A pillar in the Maui community, Alvin Amaral’s dedication to the people of Hawai’i will be missed,” said Gov. Ige. “We send out heartfelt condolences out to the Amaral family and his many friends.

Amaral severed in the Hawai’i State House of Representatives from 1973 to 1976, as well as the Maui County Council from 1977 to 1978. The Maui native, who passed away at 86, was also a former real estate agent and land developer. He was a delegate to the 1968 Hawai’i State Constitutional Convention and the 1976 Republican National Convention.

The memorial service for Amaral is scheduled for Wednesday.

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