Isonaga honored for years of federal service

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Chito Isonaga, center, reacts Thursday after being presented four medals by U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, left, while Mayor Derek S.K. Kawakami declares Aug. 29 as Chito Isonaga Day during a gathering at the Regency at Puakea in Puhi.

Chito Isonaga had a group of people celebrating Thursday despite the fact her birthday is not until October.