The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001326309-01
Funeral Notices


May 10, 1952 ~ April 22, 2021

Executive Director,
Ke Ola Mamo Native Hawaiian
Health Program;
Director, Kamehameha Schools Na Ho`okama a Pauahi Scholarship Program; past President, Oahu Council of the Hawaiian Civic Club; proud member of the Kalihi Palama Hawaiian Civic Club;
Founder and Owner of Ipu by Ke`ala;
Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother,
Uncle, Cousin, and Friend

Survived by his wife, Judith; daughters, Melanie Ke`alaokamailelauli`i (Tim-Oliver) Pfingsten and Stephanie Kealaka`i (Brian) Kawamura; granddaughters Moanimailelauli`i and Hanaleimaile and grandson Quinn; sisters Joan L. Smith and Sherry Ann Bing; brother Robert J. Soares, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Private services were held.
A Celebration of Life will be held in the future.
Remembrances may be emailed to