July 26, 2013
James Prather Cowen, 62, of Kailua, an oceanography professor for the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died in Kailua. He was born in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by wife Beverly L. Quon, sons Natahan J.Q. and John L., father John B. and brother Robert K. Services: 5 p.m. Aug. 9 at Kalama Beach Club, Kailua. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Montessori Community School. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.