HELEN NAHALOA STONE KELLEY
91, passed away peacefully at her home on April 11. Born and raised in Kaimuki, she graduated from Roosevelt High School. A former employee of Liberty House, Lurline Casuals and Andrades, she later employed her extraordinary people skills in the tourist industry with First Family of Travel. Helen was a true ambassador of the aloha spirit. She befriended people from all over the world who, on their return to Hawaii, would always make it a point to see her. Helen loved to dance the hula and had a beautiful soprano voice. She was the first President of the Honolulu Police Choral Group Women’s Auxiliary and a member of Pearl Harbor and Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Clubs as well as a founding member of Hui Pili Aloha. An avid plant enthusiast, she raised anthuriums and orchids and was a member of the Windward Orchid Society. Survived by her three children, Daniel Q. K. Stone, Jr. (Paulette), Clement K. Stone (Anne) and Pohai Souza, hanai daughter and granddaughter Napua and Kalena Thatcher, brother Abraham Akina and sister Henrietta Billena. She also enjoyed her 9 grand- children: Kapena, Liliu, Aulii, Lani, Hone, Amber, Ola, Kevin and Josh, 18 great grand- children and 3 great great grandchildren. Memorial service on Saturday, May 11 at St. Ann’s Church Kaneohe. Visitation 9-11:00. Prayer service to follow. Aloha attire.