The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001056550-01
Funeral Notices

CHRISTOPHER KIMIYOSHI KEOPUHIWA BLACKWELL 11/19/1992-12/7/2017 25 of Mililani, passed away December 7, 2017 at Misawa AFB, Japan. He is survived by father Jeffrey Blackwell, mother Lorraine Blackwell, younger brother Cameron Yoshitsune Keopuhiwa Blackwell, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Chris was a graduate of Mililani High School, 2010, Honolulu Community College, 2013 and received a BS in Audio Engineering from Belmont University, Nashville, 2015. In 2016, he enlisted in the Air Force and was stationed at Misawa AFB, Japan where he continued his love of surfing, snowboarding, and composing his own music. A Celebration of Loving and Living will be held 5-9pm, Tue, December 19, 2017 at Ballard Mortuary, 1150 Kikowaena St. to be followed by burial at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, 8:30am December 21, 2017. Aloha Attire. Donations will go to a local charitable organization. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary