RUTH K. WONG Ruth K. Wong passed away peacefully on September 23, 2014 surrounded by her loving family, and reuniting with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Born Ruth Kam in Honolulu,she spent her childhood in Pauoa and graduated from McKinley High School. A courageous woman of strong character and compassion, she articulated quiet confidence, grace and humility. Ruth’s gentle, loving spirit recognized the good in others and she was a confidant who always took the time to listen and to care. As an accomplished business- woman, Ruth built an illustrious career spanning 47 years at the Waikiki Branch of the Bank of Hawaii. Ruth’s affiliation with the bank began in the mailroom and following numerous promotions was appointed to Assistant Vice President, where she provided exceptional personal banking services to generations of customers. Ruth is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, Theodore W.C. Wong, daughter Alison McDonough (Steven), son Kevin Wong (Kimberly), grandchildren Joshua, Mikayla, and Madison, sister Anita Amai (Arleigh), brother Samuel Kam (Lisa), and many nieces and nephews.