Nov. 25, 2012
David Merritt Peters, 89, of Kailua, formerly of Wailuku, a former trustee of Queen Liliuokalani Trust and executive assistant to U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, and a retired Army colonel, died in Kai;lua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Melekahana; sons Keven, Wade and Shane Kapaona; daughters Lauren Moriarty, Diane Peters-Nguyen and Nani Burgess; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Services: 4 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to David M. Peters Scholarship Fund at Chaminade University, Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center, Ke Alii Pauahi Foundation or Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.