Ethel Healani Alama Hamilton

Posted On August 31st, 2011 -

ETHEL HEALANI ALAMA HAMILTON

87, OF KANEOHE, PAST PEACFULLY IN HER HOME ON AUGUST 25, 2011. SHE WAS ACTIVE IN THE BAHAI FAITH. SHE PERFORMED BOTH IN THE MAINLAND & HERE IN HAWAII, AS A HULA DANCER, MODEL, ACTRESS & VOCALIST. IN THE 50’S SHE SANG & RECORDED WITH ALFRED APAKA, SR.

IN THE 1960’S, SHE ALONG WITH HER HUSBAND, TRACY HAMILTON & SAMUEL KEALA,PRODUCED THE FIRST “HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE” ALBUM. THE HAPPILY MARRIED COUPLE ALSO PRODUCED, “LEGENDS OF HAWAII SERIES” , WITH KAMOKILA CAMPBELL. DURING THESE BUSY YEARS THEY ALSO STARTED THEIR VERY OWN COLTHING LINE, BEING THE VERY FIRST TO EXPERIMENT WITH USING VELCRO, RATHER THAN BUTTONS!

THROUGH HER YEARS SHE WAS SURROUNDED BY FRIENDS AND FAMILY WHO LOVE HER DEARLY! SHE IS SURRVIVED BY HER BROTHER KAUI ALAMA, 2 SONS; BRIAN (WIFE AVIE), RALPH (WIFE PUA) & DAUGHTER; HEALANI OGNE(HUSBAND MARK); 7 GRANDCHILDREN; KIMO (CAROL), KALANI (NALANI), KANOELANI (PAUL PERRY, JR.), HEALANI (GLENN REGO), KEKANAWAI, NICOLET & NOAH. ALONG WITH 15 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; KIMO BOY, SANOELANI, ANUHEA, MOANI, HI’ILANI, KEKOA, GRANT, JORDAN, KAWENA, TATIANA, KEALANI, KAYDEN, HO’OKENA, KULIA & KAULANA. GRANDMAS FAVORITE PRAYER
“O my God! O my God! Unite the hearts of Thy servants, and reveal to them Thy great purpose. May they follow Thy commandments and abide in Thy law. Help them, O God, in their endeavor, and grant them strength to serve Thee. O God! Leave them not to themselves, but guide their steps by the light of Thy knowledge, and cheer their hearts by Thy love. Verily, Thou art their Helper and their Lord.” -Baha’ullah

CELIBRATION OF LIFE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2011 AT BORTHWICK MORTUARY; VISITATION FROM 9:30 TO 10:30 AM.; SERVICES BEGIN AT 10:30 AM. BURIAL IS BEING HELD AT HAWAIIAN MEMORIAL PARK AT 2:00 PM.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran