It is with sincere regret that we note the passing of the following graduates.
A hui hou friends.
Jacob Kaleikini, Jr., of Honolulu passed away on May 18, 2017.
Steven Kakaio of Kaunakakai, Molokaʻi, died on Mar. 5, 2017. Born on Molokaʻi, he was a retired Molokaʻi Police Department Captain.
Pauline Fernandez Akina of Honolulu died on Mar. 15, 2017. She was born in Honolulu.
Patsy Kanahele Hicks of Honolulu died on Feb. 5, 2017. Born in Honolulu, she was a retired teacher with the DOE.
Henry Ahuna of Honolulu died on Feb. 27, 2017. He was born in Hilo, Hawaiʻi.
Donald Dias of Ewa Beach, Oʻahu, died on Mar. 1, 2017. Born in Honolulu, he was a U.S Air Force Korean War Veteran and a retired detective for the Honolulu Police Department.
Adolph “Keala” Leong of Lahaina, Maui, died on Dec. 31, 2016. He was born in Lahaina.
Beverly Palenapa of Honolulu died on Jan. 5, 2017. She was born in Waimea, Hawai‘i.
Alvin Machida of Honolulu died on Jan. 31, 2017. He was a retired electrical engineer at Hawaiian Electric and a retired musician from the Kahauanu Lake Trio.
Juanita “Carol” Kapu of Hana, Maui died on Jan. 15, 2017. She was born in Honolulu.