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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
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Don Ho estate focus of legal fight

HONOLULU, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Attorneys representing the estate of the late Hawaiian singer Don Ho contending court filing that an estate settlement agreement must be honored.

Don Ho's daughter sues over property

HONOLULU, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Don Ho's daughter is alleging the late Hawaiian music icon violated a deathbed pact with her mother regarding a Lanikai beachfront property.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 13, 2007.
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One of Don Ho's homes for sale

LANIKAI, Hawaii, June 5 (UPI) -- A Hawaiian beach front home owned by late "Tiny Bubbles" singer Don Ho has been put on the market. The 10-bedroom house built on more than 17,000 square feet of land had a public showing during the weekend, KITV, Honolulu, reported Tuesday.

Late singer's daughter found dead

HONOLULU, May 14 (UPI) -- Honolulu police said they don't suspect foul play in the death of Dayna Ho-Henry, daughter of the late Don Ho.

Hawaiian entertainer Don Ho dies at 76

HONOLULU, April 14 (UPI) -- Don Ho, the biggest headliner in the resort hotels of Honolulu since the 1960s, died Saturday of heart failure at 76.

Don Ho eyeing release from hospital

HONOLULU, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Hawaiian entertainer Don Ho, who recently checked himself into a hospital for a pacemaker adjustment, is in good condition and hoping to be released soon.

Don Ho turns 76

HONOLULU, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Popular Hawaiian entertainer Don Ho, famous for his 1966 hit "Tiny Bubbles," turned 76 Sunday.

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Today is Sunday, Aug. 13, the 225th day of 2006 with 140 to follow.
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Don Ho is gung ho to work again

HONOLULU, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Hawaii's legendary entertainer, Don Ho, says he's ready to get back to work after undergoing an experimental heart procedure in Thailand.

Don Ho home after stem cell treatment

HONOLULU, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Legendary Hawaiian entertainer Don Ho was back in Honolulu Tuesday after undergoing experimental stem cell therapy in Thailand two weeks ago.

Ho 'up and alert' after heart treatment

BANGKOK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Hawaiian singer Don Ho was out of intensive care at a Bangkok hospital Thursday after undergoing an experimental heart procedure.
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Don Ho

Donald Tai Loy "Don" Ho (simplified Chinese: 何大来; traditional Chinese: 何大來; pinyin: Hé Dàlái; August 13, 1930 – April 14, 2007) was a Hawaiian and traditional pop musician, singer and entertainer.

Ho, of Chinese, Hawaiian, Portuguese, Dutch, and German descent, was born in the small Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaʻako, but he grew up in Kāneʻohe on the windward side of the island of Oʻahu. He was a graduate of the Kamehameha Schools in 1949 and he attended Springfield College on a football scholarship in 1950, but returned home to earn a bachelor's degree in sociology at University of Hawai'i in 1953. In 1954 Ho entered the United States Air Force doing his basic training at Keesler AFB, Mississippi and spent time flying fighter jets in both Texas and Hawaii. Transferred to Hamilton AFB, California he went to the local town of Concord and bought an electronic keyboard from a music store, and recalls, "That's when it all started."

Don married his high school sweetheart, Melvamay Kolokea Wong, on November 21, 1951. She was the mother to the first six of his children. Ho was married for 48 years until his wife's passing on June 8, 1999. While in the military, Ho traveled from state to state with his young family until he was called home to help his mother Honey Ho, with the family bar business called Honey's.

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