President Barack Obama, left, comforts Irene Hirano Inouye, the widow of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, during a memorial service for the late senator, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Honolulu. The 88-year-old Inouye died of respiratory complications on Dec. 17. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Photo by: Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama, left, comforts Irene Hirano Inouye, the widow of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, during a memorial service for the late senator, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Honolulu. The 88-year-old Inouye died of respiratory complications on Dec. 17. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)