Charles B. Dwight III

Posted On January 12th, 2014 -

1-11 CHARLES B. DWIGHT IIICHARLES B. DWIGHT III Charles B. Dwight III was born in Honolulu on July 7, 1926 and passed away on November 7, 2013, in the presence of loving family members. Services will be held at St. Clement’s Church on January 15, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. Reception to follow at One Kalakaua. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Page R. Dwight; his children, Susan D. Glanstein, Ellen N. Dwight, Charles B. Dwight IV, Jodie D. Roeca and Gail C. Dwight; grandchildren, Rachel M. Glanstein, Charles B. Dwight V, Mary S. Dwight, B. Micah Dwight, Samuel A.A. Roeca, Jesse Dwight, David F.H. Roeca and Taylor Dwight; and 4 great grandchildren. Mr. Dwight graduated from Punahou, attended the US Naval Academy and graduated from Yale and Georgetown Law. He worked as legislative clerk to Joseph R. Farrington in DC 1949-52, and in Honolulu with Immigration & Naturalization 1953-54. He was Asst. US Attorney 1954-58, moving to Heen, Kai & Dodge 1958-63, then to Ashford & Wriston in 1964 where he remained until retirement. His litigation practice focused on family law and real estate, including the protection of the interests of Native Hawaiians. Mr. Dwight was active in the community, as past president of the Kailua Jaycees, Kaimalino Ass’n, Punahou Swim Club, Yale Club, Legal Aid Society, Aikahi Community Ass’n, 1111 Wilder Condo Ass’n, 1001 Wilder Condo Ass’n and One Kalakaua, mem. of the Territorial Bd. of Health, Gov.’s Traffic Safety Committee, dir. of Diamond Hd. Terrace Com. Assn., mem. of the Bd. Hawaii Bar Examiners from 1963 for many years, and the Yale Alumni Board. He was involved in water sports, eventually leading to his election to the Hall of Fame for US Water Polo. He was president of the Hawaiian Ass’n AAU, meet director many times for the Hawaiian Invitational Water Polo Tournament, and was a member of the Legal Com. of the US Olympic Com., among other volunteer activities. In 2008 he was inducted into the HI Swimming Hall of Fame. He also enjoyed camping, hiking and playing Hanafuda on the various Hawaiian Islands with his family. In his retirement Mr. Dwight enjoyed travel, golf, duplicate bridge and spending time with his family. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to IHS or Punahou.


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