Kalaupapa leader ‘Boogie’ Kahilihiwa remembered on Oahu

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Longtime Kalaupapa resident and community leader Clarence “Boogie” Kahilihiwa was remembered on Tuesday, April 20, on Oahu.

A memorial mass was led by Bishop Larry Silva at Honolulu’s Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, and it was live-streamed online.

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Uncle Boogie died in March 2021, just shy of his 80th birthday.

He was buried at Saint Francis Church on Molokai on Thursday, March 11.

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