Aug. 5, 2011
Melfred Keonaona “Buddy” Lum, 82, of Pearl City, a retiree of Pacific Air Forces at Hickam Air Force Base and an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Masako; son Shawn K.Y.; daughters Sharlene K. Bliss and Sharene K.L. Taba; brothers Stanley L. Lum and Gene K. Stanton; sisters Beverly “BaBe” Garcia, Kay Phillips, Noelene Low and Sharon Apo; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.