Sad news...Hawaii entertainer Jimmy Borges has lost his battle with lung and liver cancer. He was 80. We send our love and aloha to his family and friends.
From PBS Hawaii: Many of you have asked for a re-play of an extraordinary concert taped in the PBS Hawaii studio last December featuring vocalist Jimmy Borges, who passed away on Memorial Day. At the concert, Jimmy told a studio audience of 50 friends that his cancer had returned and spread, and that he had chosen not to go through chemotherapy again. Jimmy Borges: Faced It All (Mon., June 6, 8:00 pm) also touched on his end-of-life philosophy at age 80. He urged friends not to think of him as “poor Jimmy...” He said, “I’m living the life I have chosen to live.” “Faced It All” is a phrase from the classic song “My Way” that Borges was often asked to sing. This program will also be available to watch online here through June 10.