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Flags to fly at half staff in Armstrong's memory Friday

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Flags at all state agencies in Hawaii will be flown at half-staff on Friday in honor of astronaut Neil Armstrong, according to Governor Neil Abercrombie.

Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died on Saturday.

"Neil Armstrong's legacy will endure as an inspiring example of what a nation can achieve when united in a single purpose," said Governor Abercrombie. "Through iconic words and actions, Mr. Armstrong demonstrated that the greatest of human achievements are so often the culmination of the many small steps of dedicated individuals."

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