It is with sincere regret that we note the passing of the following graduates.
A hui hou friends.
Carole Claire Kanani Mauloa Campbell Paulsen of Mililani, O‘ahu, passed away on Dec. 17, 2017. Raised in Kapahulu and Kalihi-Palama areas of O‘ahu, and despite availability of limited resources, earned degrees from Colorado Teacher’s College and Oregon State University. She spent over 50 years as an educator in California and Hawai‘i, including time as a teacher at Wahiawä Intermediate, vice principal at both Waipahü and Wai‘anae High Schools, and principal at Campbell High School. She was also the first woman of Hawaiian ancestry to serve as principal of Häna School, as well as the principal of Adult Education for the Waipahü area complex. Most recently, Carole served as temporary vice principal and principal at Mililani High School. She cherished community and culture, helping establish the Ali‘i Pauahi Hawaiian Civic Club in 1973, sang with the KS alumni choral classes, and served as guardian ad litem for the state Family Court for decades.
Bertha Ching Kawakami of Honolulu passed away on Nov. 30, 2017. Born in Honolulu, she was a long-time educator
and former state representative.
Lewis Hubbard of Pūpūkea, O‘ahu, passed away on Oct. 26, 2017. Born in Waialua, O‘ahu, he was an industrial arts and technology teacher and bus driver at Kamehameha Schools.
Michelle “Miki” Paiaina-Makua of Honolulu passed away on Oct. 22, 2017. She was a secretary at Outrigger Hotels.
Winona Kalakau-Hatayama of Honolulu passed away on Oct. 20, 2017.
Roland “Ahi” Logan of Hau‘ula, O‘ahu, passed away on Oct. 19, 2017. He was born in Hau‘ula.
Mark Beppu of Honolulu passed away Sept. 22, 2017. Born in Honolulu, he was an account executive for World Wide Technology.
Richard Jackson of ‘Aiea, O‘ahu, passed away on Aug. 31, 2017. Born in Kekaha, Kaua‘i, he served in the U.S. Army and was a retired land surveyor for HECO.
Rebecca Akana Awana of Kailua, O‘ahu, passed away on Aug. 21, 2017. She was born in Honolulu.
Rayner Kinney of Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i, passed away on Aug. 15, 2017. He was born in Honolulu.