April 8, 2011
Gerald Kelekoma Sylvester, 63, of Kailua, a blacksmith at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents James and Haleakala; brothers Harold “Hanaukama” Sylvester and Kauka and John “Kamealoha” Ellingsworth; and sisters Beverly “Kehau” Stanich, Bernadette “Mopsy” Cavaco and Brenda “Kaui” Baldarston. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.