H.C.R. NO.














requesting the united states postal service to issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring musician and entertainer, don ho.




     WHEREAS, Donald Tai Loy Ho, known to most of his many fans and admirers as Don Ho, was born on August 13, 1930, in Kaka'ako, on the island of O'ahu, of Hawaiian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, and German heritage; and


     WHEREAS, Don Ho entertained generations of people in Hawaii and on the mainland alike with his live musical shows in Hawaii and on the mainland, and on television shows such as "The Don Ho Show," "The Brady Bunch," "Batman," and "Charlie's Angels," until his death in 2007; and


     WHEREAS, Don Ho's live musical show "The Don Ho Show," now known as "The Ohana Ho Show," allowed and continues to allow young, promising musicians and artists the opportunity to perform and enhance their musical talents, earning Don Ho the reputation as the musical ambassador of Hawaii; and


     WHEREAS, Don Ho made history by becoming one of the most famous entertainers from Hawaii, with his love and talent for music and humor; now, therefore,


     BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the Twenty-fourth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 2008, the Senate concurring, that the United States Postmaster General is requested to issue a Don Ho Commemorative Stamp; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee is requested to recommend to the United States Postmaster General that a Don Ho Commemorative Stamp be issued; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this Concurrent Resolution be transmitted to the President of the United States, the members of Hawaii's Congressional Delegation, the United States Postmaster General, and the Governor of the State of Hawaii.









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Don Ho commemorative postage stamp