87, died on September 12, 2018. He was born in Honolulu. Celebration of Life Services: 1:00 p.m., January 5th, Pohai Nani Auditorium. Scattering of his ashes: 10:00 a.m. January 6th, at the Elks Lodge. Al served in the U.S. Army, the Department of Agriculture's Foreign Service, the United Nations, and taught ethnobotany at the University of Hawai'i (https://sites.google.com/site/alkealiichock/). He will be greatly missed by his wife, Yona, daughters, Makana, Alana, and Malama as well as his many friends. Donations to the Nature Conservancy in Hawai'i in lieu of flowers.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased