The senator's final word was "Aloha," and his last wish that Hanabusa replace him in the Senate, according to his office.
Hawaiian Rep. Hanabusa: 'Aloha' to Inouye
Sen. Inouye (D-Hawaii), the most senior member of the upper chamber, had been hospitalized since last week. He died on Monday. He was 88.
Updated on Dec. 18 at 9:14 a.m.