Mourners remember Beth Chapman with paddle out in Waikiki as Dog The Bounty Hunter praising woman

Family, friends and fans gathered on a beach in Waikiki for a Hawaiian memorial for Beth Chapman.

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The 51-year-old wife of Duane & # 39; Dog the Bounty Hunter & # 39; Chapman died on Wednesday months after a battle with cancer.

She received a commemoration & # 39; paddle out & # 39; on Saturday.

Dozens of mourners observed the monument on Fort DeRussy Beach and recorded it on their mobile phones before uploading the images on social media.

Friends, family, and mourners gathered for a paddle on a beach in Waikiki, Hawaii to remind Beth Chapman, 51

Friends, family, and mourners gathered for a paddle on a beach in Waikiki, Hawaii to remind Beth Chapman, 51

A paddle out is a ritual that is often used to honor surfers who died while surfing

A paddle out is a ritual that is often used to honor surfers who died while surfing

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A paddle out is a ritual that is often used to honor surfers who died while surfing

Grieving people gather on a beach and & # 39; paddle & # 39; on a surfboard or other floating device. Once they are far enough from the sea, the mourners form a circle or a line. They can even grab each other's hands

Grieving people gather on a beach and & # 39; paddle & # 39; on a surfboard or other floating device. Once they are far enough from the sea, the mourners form a circle or a line. They can even grab each other's hands

Grieving people gather on a beach and & # 39; paddle & # 39; on a surfboard or other floating device. Once they are far enough from the sea, the mourners form a circle or a line. They can even grab each other's hands

A paddle out is a ritual that is held in honor of someone who has died.

It is usually done to remind someone who died while surfing, although the tradition has been adopted internationally.

Grieving people gather on a beach and & # 39; paddle & # 39; on a surfboard or other floating device.

Once they are far enough from the sea, the mourners form a circle or a line. They can even grab each other's hands.

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Mourning people can also place a flower wreath in the ocean and leave it there.

Duane Chapman told mourners on Saturday that his wife asked to be commemorated in Hawaii because it was her favorite place on earth.

Beth Chapman was the wife of Duane & # 39; Dog the Bounty Hunter & # 39; Chapman (seen above making comments to family and friends in Waikiki on Saturday)

Beth Chapman was the wife of Duane & # 39; Dog the Bounty Hunter & # 39; Chapman (seen above making comments to family and friends in Waikiki on Saturday)

Beth Chapman was the wife of Duane & # 39; Dog the Bounty Hunter & # 39; Chapman (seen above making comments to family and friends in Waikiki on Saturday)

& # 39; She said, "Please, Hawaiian style ... please do this well," said the reality TV star

& # 39; She said, "Please, Hawaiian style ... please do this well," said the reality TV star

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& # 39; She said, "Please, Hawaiian style … please do this well," said the reality TV star

& # 39; She loved Hawaii and she loved people. The people she loved the most, & # 39; said her husband

& # 39; She loved Hawaii and she loved people. The people she loved the most, & # 39; said her husband

& # 39; She loved Hawaii and she loved people. The people she loved the most, & # 39; said her husband

Per Beth & # 39; s wishes, mourners also performed the traditional Hawaiian use & # 39; oli & # 39; song out. The oli is a custom hymn used in Hawaii to make important announcements, including births, deaths, and festive occasions

Per Beth & # 39; s wishes, mourners also performed the traditional Hawaiian use & # 39; oli & # 39; song out. The oli is a custom hymn used in Hawaii to make important announcements, including births, deaths, and festive occasions

Per Beth & # 39; s wishes, mourners also performed the traditional Hawaiian use & # 39; oli & # 39; song out. The oli is a custom hymn used in Hawaii to make important announcements, including births, deaths, and festive occasions

Beth Chapman planned her memorial services for her death on 51 last Wednesday
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Beth Chapman planned her memorial services for her death on 51 last Wednesday

Beth Chapman planned her memorial services for her death on 51 last Wednesday

& # 39; She said, "Please, Hawaiian style … please do this well," said the reality TV star.

& # 39; She loved Hawaii and she loved people. The people she loved the most. & # 39;

Per Beth & # 39; s wishes, mourners also performed the traditional Hawaiian use & # 39; oli & # 39; song out.

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The oli is a custom hymn used in Hawaii to make important announcements, including births, deaths, and festive occasions.

Beth Chapman planned her memorial services for her death on 51 last Wednesday.

She explained to her family that she wanted funerals for the public in both Hawaii and Colorado, the states where she lived with her husband.

The family reportedly has plans to cremate her body and spread the ashes at a location that has yet to be revealed.

Her fight against cancer convinced her to come up with ideas for her funeral in advance TMZ.

The family reportedly has plans to cremate her body and spread the ashes at a location that has yet to be revealed. Beth and Duane Chapman can be seen above in September 2008

The family reportedly has plans to cremate her body and spread the ashes at a location that has yet to be revealed. Beth and Duane Chapman can be seen above in September 2008

The family reportedly has plans to cremate her body and spread the ashes at a location that has yet to be revealed. Beth and Duane Chapman can be seen above in September 2008

& # 39; The children of Dog and Beth had several conversations with her about her memorial arrangements when she died. & # 39; a source near the Chapman family told TMZ.

Although the date and location of the Colorado funeral have yet to be announced, it is likely to be in accordance with Beth's wishes.

Mourning: a painting by Beth is placed in front of her house and petals are scattered in front of the driveway

Mourning: a painting by Beth is placed in front of her house and petals are scattered in front of the driveway

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Mourning: a painting by Beth is placed in front of her house and petals are scattered in front of the driveway

Insiders told the website that although the conversations were difficult for the lovers of Beth, they appreciate saying goodbye as they would have liked.

Beth and her husband were both born in Denver, but met in Honolulu and she died at The Queen's Medical Center in the city.

The cancer started in her throat in 2017 and was cut away, but returned to her lungs last year, and last Saturday she was placed in a medically induced coma.

Happier times: the couple is shown at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville in 2014

Happier times: the couple is shown at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville in 2014

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Happier times: the couple is shown at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville in 2014

Hond, real name Duane Chapman, came out of his house on Wednesday and talked to Hawaii News Now about the pain of his loss.

& # 39; You are trying to remember that you are celebrating life, but we are mourning death right now, & # 39; shared the 66 year old.

& # 39; For a few years we knew this day was coming. It came really unexpectedly, really quickly. All her clothes, her makeup, everything. We have not prepared ourselves. & # 39;

Chapman shattered in tears as he described him as having to hold his wife Beth at her last moments, asking him to repeat Jesus' name.

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Chapman said, "When she launched an attack, I knew nothing to do but say" in Jesus 'name and hold her, and when I said "in Jesus' name," : "Say it again, say it more. & # 39; & # 39;

As she held back tears, Chapman continued: & Then, you know, she told the girls and everyone else with her mouth and said I love you, are you all right? But she never accepted it. & # 39;

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