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Flags at half staff to honor former Big Island lawmaker Bob Herkes

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

U.S. and state flags were flying at half staff Saturday in remembrance of Bob Herkes.

The former lawmaker was on the Hawaii county council from 1984 to 1987.

He also served in the State House of Representatives for 18 years before retiring.

Herkes died on August 21 at the age of 83.

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