The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001083697-01
Funeral Notices


Eugene Kaleilehua Kia Sr. "Governor" 79, of Hilo and Waimanalo, died in Hilo on Friday, March 2, 2018. He was born on December 17, 1938 in Hilo (Keaukaha). He was a retired Mechanic and Maintenance Supervisor for Convalescent Center of Honolulu and Gems Department Store. Eugene is survived by his wife, Elaine (Asam); sons, Eugene Jr., Elroy (preceded); daughters, Ella, Lani, Ewa, Mel, Elise; brothers, Manuel and Ernest Halican; 23 grandchildren; and 23 great- grandchildren. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. on March 31, 2018 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary; Service at 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers and leis welcome.

Arrangements Provided By:
Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary