DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Don Ho (aged 76)
Donald Tai Loy Ho (August 13, 1930 – April 14, 2007) was an American traditional pop musician, singer and entertainer. He is best known for the song “Tiny Bubbles” from the album of the same name.
DEATH: In September 2006, Ho married Haumea Hebenstreit, who was a production assistant for his show at the Waikīkī Beachcomber. A few days later, Ho went into cardiac arrest. Although he had a new pacemaker installed on September 16, 2006, he collapsed and died in his Waikīkī apartment from heart failure on April 14, 2007. He was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea.