(CNN) — A public memorial has been scheduled for Saturday in Hawaii for the “Dog the Bounty Hunter” star Beth Chapman. Daughters Cecily and Lyssa Chapman announced Friday that they were inviting the public to join the Chapman ʻohana (family) for a gathering to honor their mother’s life.

A public memorial has been scheduled in Hawaii for the “Dog the Bounty Hunter” star Beth Chapman. (CNN)

Chapman, 51, died Wednesday after being placed in a medically induced coma while she battled cancer.

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“Beth had two homes — Hawai’i and Colorado,” a statement announcing the memorial said. “‘I love Hawai’i the most,’ she said, so she will be sent off in true Hawaiian style, with aloha.”

Chapman and her husband, Duane “Dog” Chapman, were the stars of the hit reality show, which chronicled the adventures of their family-owned bounty-hunting business and aired from 2004 to 2012.

Beth Chapman in 2004 (CNN)

They married in 2006 and raised 12 children together.

Beth Chapman and Duane Chapman attend the 2014 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (credit:Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Fans came to love them, and her death has been met on social media with an outpouring of grief.

Hours after her death, her husband told reporters she spent her final hours worrying about her family.

“When she had an attack, I didn’t know anything to do but to say ‘in Jesus’ name’ and hold her,” Duane Chapman said. “And when I said ‘in Jesus’ name’ she said, ‘Say it again, say it more.’ ”

He said his wife then told her family, ” ‘I love you’ and ‘Are you guys all OK? Don’t worry,’ but she never accepted it.”

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The memorial will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fort DeRussy Beach in Waikiki where there will be a Hawaiian ʻoli (chant), prayer, followed by a paddle-out with family and friends. Those planning to attend are asked to bring ocean-friendly loose flowers but not leis as the strings can be harmful to ocean life.

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Anyone wishing to post photos and videos to memorialize Beth Chapman on social media are asked to use the hashtag #alohaoemrsdog.

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  1. Debi Kroeker Fraser says:

    I’d like to send my condolences to the Chapman Family. I know it will be a hard time without her. God Bless them.

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