With Ben and Shige Kuroki in Hawaii, March 2000

Uncle Ben Kuroki was the guest speaker at the memorial held at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in the Punchbowl above Honolulu and the keynote speaker at the 57th reunion of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team luncheon. Ben had so many lei's that he dropped a bunch off at my table for his grandson and me. I walked back to his table and placed one on Senator Daniel Inoyue who was at his table.

Pictured here in Hawaii with Shige and Ben Kuroki. Photo taken by their grandson John Ben Cooney.

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