ANTHONY D.K. CHING Age 90, died in Honolulu on July 22, 2015. He was a partner of Lambert & Sons Jewelers. As the first Certified Gemologist in Hawaii, he established and operated the first and only American Gem Society certified gem testing laboratory in Hawaii. He was a Senior Charter Member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, Director of the Retail Board Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, and a member of the See Dai Doo Society. He also served as President of: the Hawaii Jewelers Association; the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii; the United Chinese Society; the Ching Clan Benevolent Society. Anthony is survived by wife Amy K.C. Ching, son Alan S.L. Ching, daughter Lisa Y.C. Ching, and brother Samuel D.M. Ching. Private services were held at Punchbowl.
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