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Don Ho died

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JAP69's avatar - alas
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Posted: April 14, 2007, 8:22 pm - IP Logged

Dead at 76 i believe they said.

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    Posted: April 14, 2007, 8:28 pm - IP Logged

    Dead at 76 i believe they said.

    Definitely a noticable act in history. RIP.

      Jani Norman's avatar - fiftyways
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      Posted: April 14, 2007, 8:43 pm - IP Logged

      'Tiny Bubbles' singer Don Ho dies at 76 By JAYMES SONG, Associated Press Writer


      HONOLULU - Legendary crooner
           
      Don Ho, known for his raspberry-tinted sunglasses and catchy signature tune "Tiny Bubbles," has died, his publicist said. He was 76.

      Publicist Donna Jung said the singer died Saturday morning of heart failure. He had suffered with heart problems for the past several years, and had a pacemaker installed last fall. In 2005, he underwent an experimental stem cell procedure on his ailing heart in Thailand in 2005.

      Ho entertained Hollywood's biggest stars and thousands of tourists for four decades. For many, no trip to Hawaii was complete without seeing his Waikiki show — a mix of songs, jokes, double entendres, Hawaii history and audience participation.

      Shows usually started and ended with the same song, "Tiny Bubbles," which Ho mostly hummed as the audience enthusiastically took over.

      "I hate that song," he often joked to the crowd, adding that he saved it for the end because "people my age can't remember if we did it or not."

      Donald Tai Loy Ho, who is Hawaiian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and German, was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Honolulu and grew up in the then-rural countryside of Kaneohe.

       

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        Posted: April 14, 2007, 8:53 pm - IP Logged

        An Icon from the big Island...    RIP...! 

                                                     

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          Posted: April 14, 2007, 9:09 pm - IP Logged

          RIP. 

          love to nibble those micey feet.

           

                                       

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            Posted: April 15, 2007, 5:01 pm - IP Logged

             I was sadden when i heard the news