April 30, 2012
Thomas J. “Tommy” Palama, 73, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired fireman, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Patsy; sons Lance, Kimo, Kawila and Keola; daughter Tara; brothers David Jr., Artie and Stephan; hanai brother Clayton Tremaine; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual attire.