The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001047367-01
Funeral Notices

ERIK ERROL DIERKS Erik Errol Dierks, 46, resident of Richmond, Canada, died on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Honolulu. He was a graduate of University of Hawaii at Manoa and Kaiser High School in East Honolulu. He also studied at Universite de Nancy in France. Dierks raised millions of dollars in three countries for medical research, education and music. He was employed at Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, British Columbia Cancer Foundation, Hong Kong International School and U.H. Manoa. Early in his career he worked with the French Consulate in Hawaii. He also worked at the law firm Kobayashi Sugita & Goda. Besides Hawaii, he’s lived in Canada, Washington State, Omaha, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Australia. Born September 6, 1971 in Denver, Colorado, Dierks was the son of Errol and Saundra (Hollingsworth) Dierks. Errol Dierks was the architect for Manele Bay (Four Seasons Resort Lanai). He is survived by two daughters: Sofie and Penelope; two brothers: Blair and Tyler; and two nieces and one nephew. There will be a celebration of life in Honolulu on December 31, 2017 (New Year’s Eve). For more information: In lieu of flowers, consider a contribution to his daughters: c/o Cynthia Yip, 800-999 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K5