Governor Neil Abercrombie today shared the following remarks upon learning of the passing of Senator Daniel K. Inouye:
"The Senator gave everything. He knew the true meaning of "Go for Broke.' He left us with a legacy of honor and service to the people of Hawaii, to the people of this nation, without parallel.
"The Senator recently made clear to me his love and affection for us all. He said: "I represented the people of Hawaii and this nation honestly and to the best of my ability. I think I did okay.' I'm sure we all believe he did okay.
"Our responsibility is to not just carry on but carry through on his total devotion and commitment to Hawaii and its values. Our thoughts, hearts and deepest aloha go out to his wife, Irene; son, Ken; and the entire Inouye family."