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Renowned novelist Haruki Murakami received an honorary doctorate from the University of Hawaii, Manoa, on Saturday, at a Honolulu graduation ceremony.

Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw said the school conferred the honorary degree to Murakami for his “enduring compassion and global contributions in postmodern literature.”

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