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State flag to fly at half-staff in honor of Judge Samuel King

Judge Sam King. Judge Sam King.

HONOLULU -(HawaiiNewsNow)  - Gov. Neil Abercrombie has ordered the Hawaii state flag to fly at half-staff at all state offices Wednesday from sunrise to sunset, in honor of U.S. District Judge Samuel Pailthorpe King, who passed away Dec. 7.

Judge King dedicated his life to the cause of justice in Hawaii for more than six decades, including being the District Magistrate for the City and County of Honolulu; Judge at the First Circuit Court of Hawaii; and U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday starting at 1:30 p.m. At St. Andrew's Cathedral on Beretania Street.

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