William "Bill" Paliracio passed away peacefully on May 20, 2021. He was born Sept. 21, 1935 on the island of Oahu. Bill graduated from Waimea High School and then went to serve in the US Army. During his service he competed as a boxer. He then went on to work at Fuller Paint/glass. After leaving Fuller, he started Honolulu Glass, Inc. and opened branches on Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island. He became one of the leading contractors in Hawaii during the construction boom in the 1970’s-80’s.
Bill was an avid golfer, fisherman, hunter and frequently visited Las Vegas through the years. He won the Golden Arm award at the California Hotel & Casino in the 1990’s after he rolled more than an hour at the craps table. A plaque in his honor remains on the wall at the Cal in the mezzanine.
Bill is survived by his wife Lynn, children Kalin, Jason, Cindy, siblings Phyllis and Raymond, four grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Services to be held privately.
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