Larry Joe Loganbill
Larry Joe Loganbill passed away on November 17, 2018 in Moloa'a, Kauai. He was born on November 20, 1943 in Downey, CA. Larry received a BA in Social Work from Long Beach State College and a Master of Science in Education and Instructional Technology from USC. He was a water polo player in college, junior lifeguard instructor and lifeguard for LA County Department of Beaches and a mathematics teacher for grades 2-6 in Watts, CA. Upon moving to Hawaii he began his 26 year career at Kamehameha Schools, first as a 6th grade teacher, then as the Media Manager for the KSBE Early Education Division from 1971-1988 before becoming the Coordinator of Video Production from 1988 - 1997. He and his team members produced informational, instructional and video news releases for the Education Group, documentary videos of Tahiti, Samoa, Cook Islands, Raiatea, Australia and Japan including Hokule'a segments. He developed media components for an experimental classroom at the first bilingual/bicultural Native American elementary school in Rough Rock, AZ/Navajo Reservation. He co-produced/co-edited "My Aunt May" winner of 1990 American Film magazine award at Hawaii International Film Festival and edited/co-produced LA Lakers NBA World Championship highlights videotape. After retiring from Kamehameha Schools, Larry was a lecturer at Kauai Community College Native Hawaiian Community Based Learning Center, setting up a MacIntosh Lab in Waimea for keiki and kupuna. He later worked as a substitute teacher for various public schools on Kauai. He was preceded in death by his parents Marion (Masters) and Albert Loganbill. He is survived by sons, James (Leigh) Loganbill of Kaneohe, David Loganbill of Hawaii Kai, their mother Lynne Marshall of Noosa, Australia; daughter Anna Thronas Loganbill of New York City, her mother Ku'ulei Thronas of Kalaheo; granddaughters, Z'aree and Violet Loganbill; sister Janet (Dick) Fisher of Denver, CO, brother Tom (Susan) Loganbill of Cambria, CA.; nieces, nephews, cousins and Winston the Cat. His wit, humor, incessant penchant for current events, politics and all things irreverent will be very much missed by his family and friends. Private scattering of ashes.
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