June 23, 2014
Joel Bert Kennedy, 69, of Hawi, Hawaii, former communications director for the Hawaii state House of Representatives, former vice president of public affairs for Hawaiian Telephone Co., vice president of corporate communications for the Queen's Health Systems, Kohala Mountain News managing editor and an Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann; daughter Carole Alvarado; sonScott; brothers Bruce, David and Mark; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society or PBS Hawaii.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased