CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARBULLETIN.COM
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services honored five organizations yesterday for their roles in Hawaii's first-ever lung recovery for a transplant. In the operation in June, an organ donor's lungs in Hawaii were transported to a patient in California in nine hours. Dr. Sarice Bassin, a neurointensivist at the Queen's Medical Center, held up a medal awarded by the agency. Also honored were the Organ Donor Center of Hawaii, the Honolulu Police Department, United Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration. CLICK FOR LARGE
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FL MORRIS / FMORRIS@STARBULLETIN.COM
Keegan Wada, a paddler for Punahou School's ILH outrigger canoe team, sat on the wall late yesterday afternoon next to paddles, waiting his turn in a canoe during their practice in the Ala Wai Channel next to Magic Island. CLICK FOR LARGE