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30 September 2012 ~ Comments Off on Ron Walker

Ron Walker

Hanauma Bay volunteer Ron Walker passed away on September 30, 2012. Ron worked diligently on the native plant garden with winter snowbird volunteers Chuck & Carol Harms. He was at the Bay every Tuesday maintaining the hillside plants throughout the year. Ronald retired in 2003 having served as a wildlife biologist, manager and administrator with […]

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08 May 2012 ~ Comments Off on Robert “Bob” Blair Graham

Robert “Bob” Blair Graham

Born May 9, 1929 in Hot Lake, Oregon, HBEP volunteer Bob Graham passed away May 8, 2012, at 82. Bob was raised in Boise, Idaho. He was a resident of Honolulu for 45 years and retired as Director of Data Systems for the City & County of Honolulu.  He served as the Cub Scout Pack […]

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07 April 2012 ~ Comments Off on Linda Levins

Linda Levins

Former Friends of Hanauma Bay Board Member Linda Levins passed away on April 7th, 2012. Linda worked for many years as an Operations Specialist at Hawaii American Water Company. She was an active member of the Livable Hawaii Kai Hui. Linda was also a strong advocate for ocean conservation. She was a volunteer with the […]

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22 November 2011 ~ Comments Off on Victor & Marie Cole

Victor & Marie Cole

Vic passed away on November 22nd 2011 and Marie passed away in October of 2010. Marie and Vic were faithful “snowbird” volunteers with the HBEP since 1995. They would fly in every winter season from Manlius, New York and stay until early May. They were a part of HBEP’s Wednesday afternoon crew, and were well‐known […]

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21 September 2011 ~ Comments Off on Robert “Bob” Gee

Robert “Bob” Gee

Bob passed away on Sept. 21, 2011. Born in the Philadelphia suburb of Elkins Park, PA, he had a 21 year career as a naval officer with combat service in the Korean War, and also spent several years based in Hawaii where he met and married his wife. After retirement from the Navy in 1963, […]

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08 September 2011 ~ Comments Off on Wayne Huffman

Wayne Huffman

Wayne passed away on September 8th, 2011. Born in Fairfax, Virginia, Wayne was an AT&T telephone technician. Wayne was also an Army veteran. Wayne reached a 10 year milestone this year with his volunteer tenure at the Bay. A faithful volunteer, last year Wayne returned after taking some time off and recruited his sister Sheryl […]

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23 July 2011 ~ Comments Off on Ken Chang

Ken Chang

Ken passed away on July 23rd, 2011. Ken volunteered weekly on Thursday mornings with his wife Beth since 2008, and snorkeled regularly in the Bay right up until the end of 2010. Ken always had an upbeat personality and was never one to be shy. Everyone looked forward to seeing him on Thursdays, and hearing […]

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09 May 2011 ~ Comments Off on Peter Rappa

Peter Rappa

Peter passed away May 9th, 2011. Born in Newburgh, N.Y., he spent the better part of his adult life as an activist for environmental issues. Since joining Sea Grant in 1979, his life’s work was dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of the environment, especially Hanauma Bay. Peter worked tirelessly to see the Education Center […]

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17 December 2010 ~ Comments Off on Betty Heins

Betty Heins

Hanauma Bay Park Ranger Betty Heins, passed away on December 17, 2010. She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. Betty had been a Park Ranger/Attendant at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve for close to nine years. Betty was a champion of the Bay and well loved by park visitors and staff. Being at the Bay let […]

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