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May 31, 2016

In Memory of Jimmy Borges, Award-Winning Hawai'i Singer and Actor

It is with sadness that we note the reported death of award-winning Hawaiʻi singer and actor, Jimmy Borges. The faculty and staff of the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center are saddened at his death. Borges fought cancer bravely for many years. His initial illness, liver cancer, went into remission, but later the disease resurfaced in his lungs. Just a year ago, at the UH Cancer Center's Global Liver Cancer Conference, Borges shared his personal story about living with liver cancer, and emphasized the importance of cancer research.

The thoughts of us at the UH Cancer Center are with his family and friends during this difficult time. Our video is from May 2015. Aloha, Jimmy!