HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - State Senator Breene Harimoto, 61, (16th Senatorial District - Pearl City, Momilani, Pearlridge, Aiea, Royal Summit, Aiea Heights, Newtown, Waimalu, Halawa, Pearl Harbor) has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
According to Senate Communications the senator will soon be undergoing treatment.
"Senator Harimoto is a valued member of our Senate body and a friend to all of us here at the Legislature. Our thoughts are with Senator Harimoto and his family, and we wish him a speedy recovery" said Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi.
Senator Harimoto has expressed his appreciation for the outpouring of Aloha, and asks for privacy and prayers for himself as well as for his family in the coming weeks.