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Services for Pfeiffer Slated for San Francisco and Honolulu

HONOLULU – October 3, 2003 – Memorial services for Robert J. “Bobby” Pfeiffer, who passed away on September 26, at age 83, have been scheduled in both California and Hawaii. In San Francisco, services will be held Thursday, October 16 at 2 p.m. at Grace Cathedral, with a reception to follow at the Fairmont Hotel's Crown Room. In Honolulu, services will be Wednesday, October 22 at 4 p.m. at St. Andrew's Cathedral, with a reception to follow at the Hawaii Maritime Center.

Grace Cathedral is located at 1100 California Street in downtown San Francisco and the Fairmont Hotel is at 950 Mason Street. In downtown Honolulu, St. Andrew's Cathedral is on the corner of Beretania Street and Alakea/Queen Emma Streets; the Hawaii Maritime Center is located at Pier 7.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Pfeiffer's memory be made to the Hawaii Maritime Center, the S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien-Robert J. Pfeiffer Memorial Fund or to one's favorite charity. Websites:

Pfeiffer, who was chairman emeritus of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and Matson Navigation Company, Inc., had enjoyed a maritime and business career that spanned 58 years, nearly 38 of them with A&B and its ocean transportation subsidiary, Matson Navigation Company, Inc. More information on Pfeiffer's career, lifetime achievements and service to the community is available at

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. is a diversified corporation headquartered in Honolulu.

Meredith J. Ching,
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