Inouye: A homestate farewell to a Hawaiian hero

The late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye was remembered Sunday, during a memorial service at Honolulu’s National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, as an American hero whose legacy as a war veteran and senator would be felt across Hawaii for years to come.

Lt. General Francis Wiercinski, commander of the U.S. Army Pacific, escorts Irene Inouye, wife of Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, past his casket during his Memorial Service at the Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Lt. General Francis Wiercinski, commander of the U.S. Army Pacific, escorts Irene Inouye, wife of Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, past his casket during his Memorial Service at the Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

More Photo Galleries

Happening Now