Henry Chang Wo Jr. / 1941-2015
Published On October 12th, 2015
Activist fought fearlessly to preserve shorelines, protect limu Susan Essoyan / sessoyan@staradvertiser.com Hawaiian kupuna Henry Chang Wo Jr. sounded the alarm over vanishing limu and led ... READ MORE
Bobby Pedro / 1950-2015
Published On October 3rd, 2015
Medic was popular ‘people person’ who improved outreach Leila Fujimori / Lfujimori@staradvertiser.com Young Bobby Pedro was a thin, fit medic with long, curly hair, who ... READ MORE
Published On September 18th, 2015
Services set for benefactor, ‘Sully’s’ widow Star-Advertiser staff A memorial service for philanthropist and prominent community leader Joanna Sullivan will be held Sunday at 'Iolani ... READ MORE
MICHAEL PURDY / 1954-2015
Published On August 15th, 2015
Dentist founded isle candy business Michael Tsai / Mtsai@staradvertiser.com Dr. Michael Purdy came to Hawaii to practice dentistry but will be best remembered as one ... READ MORE
HUGH CLARK / 1940 – 2015
Published On June 12th, 2015
Veteran Big Isle journalist was ‘a newsman’s newsman’ By Kevin Dayton / kdayton@staradvertiser.com Longtime editor and newspaper reporter Hugh Clark, who chronicled decades of Hawaii ... READ MORE
MICHAEL CORD / 1949-2015
Published On May 8th, 2015
Producer revived ‘lost’ recordings of islands’ music By John Berger / jberger@staradvertiser.com Michael Cord, the musician and record producer whose restoration and reissue of vintage Hawaiian ... READ MORE
DOUG JAGO / 1950-2015
Published On April 25th, 2015
Presentation manager had passion for fashion By Rosemarie Bernardo / rbernardo@staradvertiser.com Doug Jago's eclectic sense of style drew the attention of many. "Some would call him ... READ MORE
M. OLIVIA GIBSON / 1924-2015
Published On April 1st, 2015
Island sister moved by love to help others with speech Pat Gee / Pgee@staradvertiser.com [caption id="attachment_66946" align="alignright" width="150"] Sister Olivia Gibson[/caption] Sister M. Olivia Gibson, ... READ MORE
PETE THOMPSON / 1949-2015
Published On March 28th, 2015
Teacher, Oahu activist fought evictions, H-3 By Gary T. Kubota/ gkubota@staradvertiser.com In the 1970s, Pete Thompson was a major voice in movements to stop the ... READ MORE
PENELOPE NERI / 1951 – 2015
Published On February 14th, 2015
Isle romance novelist loved animals, books Star-Advertiser staff A Mililani resident who penned more than 30 published romance novels has died. Penelope Neri died of ... READ MORE