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A Hawaiian newspaper on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the symbolic site of Japan’s 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama.

Citing Abe’s Tuesday visit to the USS Arizona Memorial, the first by a sitting Japanese prime minister, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser said, “Although the reconciliation between America and Japan has been ongoing for decades, there was a sense of closure with this visit.”

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