Feb. 24, 2012
William R. “Tek” Amolato, 79, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retiree from the former Kau Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons William “Keith,” Bernard and Cliff Amalato; daughter Annalee Muranaka; brothers Abraham and Alvin Amalato; sister Jessie Marks; 19 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church, 2575 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Casual attire.