Posted On April 30th, 2012 -


Age 82, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away April 9, 2012 in Kapolei. Born July 9, 1929 in Paia, Maui. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints – Makakilo Stake. Joe retired from Beneficial Financial Group as a life insurance and investment agent.

He is survived by daughter, Valerie K. (Patrick) Hoopai-Kaawa; sister, Eva K.H. Lin-Kee; grandson, P. Kaimipono Kaawa.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (May 4) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Kalaeloa Chapel; (2074 Lauwiliwili St., Kapolei) Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Committal Service 1:00 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran