Sages Over 70 (2021)

Six kūpuna whose passion, drive and wisdom have made a lasting difference in Hawai‘i for many decades.
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Photos by: Aaron Yoshino and Josiah Patterson

View the profiles of this year’s Sages Over Seventy!


Walter DodsWalter Dods

The longtime CEO of First Hawaiian Bank is well-known for a multitude of community-building efforts over 60 years and his public service continues today … Read more


Puanani BurgessPuanani Burgess

The tireless advocate for local communities and equal justice continues to work as a mediator with no thoughts of retiring … Read more


Simeon AcobaSimeon Acoba

Still active today, he was a Hawai‘i Supreme Court associate justice, member of the UH Board of Regents and chair of the Access to Justice Commission … Read more


Pat SaikiPat Saiki

She exerted enormous influence during decades in public service though she is a proud Republican in a state dominated by Democrats … Read more


Eddie FloresEddie Flores

The founder of the L&L family of restaurants still goes to work most days but is now also working on rejuvenating Honolulu’s Chinatown … Read more


Lloyd SuedaLloyd Sueda

He was the inspiration behind Kahauiki Village, an affordable housing community for formerly homeless families … Read more





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