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Entries Tagged as 'Obituaries'

Remembering Raymond Pae Galdeira, Sr.

June 4th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Raymond Pae Galdeira, Sr., passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015, according to an email I received from one of his grandchildren. He had been living in Las Vegas for several years. Galdeira was a key figure in The Hawaiians, a civil rights and Hawaiian advocacy group that played a key role in the growth […]

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Margaret Renton Chesney, 1923-2014

February 11th, 2014 · 8 Comments

We were notified on Friday morning that Meda’s mother, Margaret Renton Chesney, had passed away early that day in the facility where she had been cared for over the past several years. Meda and her sisters decided to share this remembrance via our blogs, Facebook pages, etc. in lieu of a paid obituary. Margaret Renton […]

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Another friend passes: Jay Broze

September 27th, 2013 · 5 Comments

I got word last weekend that a good friend from college days had passed away. Jay Broze, legally Vincent Jay Broze, died on September 19, presumably in Walla Walla, Washington, where he and his wife returned just a couple of years ago. We all attended Whitman College together. Jay and I joined the same fraternity, […]

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Helen Yonge Lind 1914-2013

January 29th, 2013 · 57 Comments

My mother died this morning at about 7 a.m. in a hospice house in the back of Palolo Valley. The first photo was taken on Kahala Beach in late 1941. The second taken on Easter Sunday, 2012, during a visit to our home in Kaaawa. Before her recent decline, she wrote her own obituary. Here’s […]

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Tags: Aging & dementia · Obituaries · Photographs

Aloha to Darrow Aiona (photographs) and an era of modern Hawaiian community activism

December 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I was very sorry to hear Darrow Aiona died suddenly just a few days before Christmas. Darrow was a very familiar figure in our lives, and his passing sent me digging for old photos. I came up with this batch of pictures which include a couple of Darrow. That’s Darrow, with his pipe, talking with […]

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Tags: Obituaries · Photographs · Politics