Joseph Kanalua Travis, Jr.
JOSEPH KANALUA TRAVIS, JR. Age 80, passed away on November 2, 2015 in his home with loved ones by his side. Born in Haina, Hawaii, on August 29, 1935 to goodly parents Joseph Kanalua, Sr. and Louise Kahana Travis (both deceased). Graduated from The Kamehameha Schools - Kapalama Campus in 1953. For many years he served as President of the Class where he oversaw many monthly class luncheons, reunions that were on the islands, mainland and even into Canada. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Kailua/Makiki/ Waikahe Wards). He was also very active with the Boy Scouts of America and earned his Wood badge and Silver Beaver Awards. Joe is survived by his wife, Iris Marlene of 30 years and her 3 children, Lee Tasaki (Evleen); Guy Tasaki (Karrie) and Michelle Tasaki Watson (Robert). Joe was first married to Chiquita (deceased) and they had 6 children: Joelyn Travis Hovey (Scott); Darrell (Lehua); Karl (Kyra); Stephen (Tony); Eugene (Rochelle) and Joseph III (Corrina). He is also survived by 27 grandchildren and 19 Great Grandchildren. Joseph retired after 50 years with PAMCAH UA LOCAL 675 and 49 1/2 years with HONEYWELL, INT'l as Branch Manager in 2008. After 25 years living in Makiki, he and his wife retired in HPP, Kea'au. Arrange- ments by Ballard Family Mortuary (Hilo) & Borthwick Mortuary (Honolulu). No services will be held in Hilo. Services will be held up on the Kapalama Campus of The Kamehameha Schools Chapel on Saturday, November 28, 2015. Visitation at 10:00am, service at 11:00am, 2:00pm interment to occur at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetary, Plot 65 B2 (45-425 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, HI 96744). Aloha attire.
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