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Services this Sunday for Lin Pang, 78, founding Friend of the Natatorium

We invite you to join his family, his many friends and us to honor the late Lin Pang at services this Sunday afternoon. Lin died on Oct. 27 at the age of 78. Linuce Pang was one of the founders, the first vice chairman, and then chairman and president of the Friends of the Natatorium. For 25 years, until he stepped down last year, he was an officer and director of the Friends and a stalwart, energetic, patient, diplomatic and wise advocate for the preservation, restoration and reopening of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium. Services will be Sunday, Nov. 18,
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Categories: Friends of the Natatorium, Uncategorized, and Veterans.

Mahalo, Lin Pang, for your service to the Natatorium!

We cannot let our 25th anniversary year end without paying special tribute to a man known as the Father of the Friends of the Natatorium. Lin Pang stepped down earlier this year after 25 years as an officer and director of the Friends. He was elected vice chair at our very first meeting in August 1986. “We would never have accomplished anything if Lin was not there,” says Joanie Apo, who met Lin at that first meeting and was elected herself as the Friends’ first executive director. Joanie recalls Lin as the “peacemaker of the group,” the one who bridged
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Categories: Friends of the Natatorium and Uncategorized.