Aloha to our Fallen Fire Fighters

HONOLULU FIRE DEPARTMENT

RETIRED FIRE CAPTAIN WALLACE AUKAI

The late retired Captain Aukai passed away on April 18, 2022.  He was appointed to the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) on April 1, 1969, and served 25 years 3 months.  His last assignment was with Engine 17/3rd Platoon. Visitation will begin at 1000 hours on May 31, 2022, at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park-Lower Chapel located at 47-200 Kahekili Highway.  Service will begin at 1100 hours followed by the burial at 1300 hours at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery. Contact FFIII Daryl Mau at [email protected] or 808-723-7164 for more information.


HONOLULU FIRE DEPARTMENT

RETIRED FIRE CAPTAIN JAMES CARAVALHO

The late Honolulu Captain Caravalho passed away on August 19, 2021.  He was appointed to the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) on July 1, 1964, and served 30 years.  His last assignment was with Engine 20/3rd Platoon. Visitation will begin at 0930 hours on June 3, 2022, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church located at 1525 Waimano Home Road.  The service will begin at 1030 hours. An inurnment service will begin at 1300 hours on June 3, 2022, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, which is located at 2177 Puowaina Drive. Contact FF Mau at [email protected] or 808-723-7164.


HONOLULU FIRE DEPARTMENT

RETIRED BATTALION CHIEF DOUGLAS CLARK

The late Chief Clark passed away on February 21, 2022.  He was appointed to the Honolulu Fire Department on December 16, 1965, and served 29 years.  His last assignment was with Battalion 3/2nd Platoon. A private service will be held.


HONOLULU FIRE DEPARTMENT

RETIRED BATTALION CHIEF HOWARD LAU

The late retired Battalion Chief Howard Lau passed away on March 10, 2022.  He was appointed to the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) on November 16, 1959, and served 28 years 4 months.  His last assignment was with the Fire Communication Center. Visitation will begin at 0900 hours on May 14, 2022, at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Chapel located at 45-425 Kamehameha Highway.  Service will begin at 1000 hours. Contact FFIII Daryl Mau at [email protected] or 808-723-7164 for more information.


HONOLULU FIRE DEPARTMENT

RETIRED FIRE CAPTAIN LUKE SAKANASHI

The late retired Captain Sakanashi passed away on April 1, 2022.  He was appointed to the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) on March 23, 1987, and served 25 years.  His last assignment was with Ladder 30/1st Platoon. Visitation will begin at 0900 hours on May 16, 2022, at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Chapel located at 45-425 Kamehameha Highway.  Service will begin at 1000 hours. Contact FFIII Daryl Mau at [email protected] or 808-723-7164 for more information.


HONOLULU FIRE DEPARTMENT

RETIRED FF3 Reimers Robert Makaila

The late Retired FF Makaila passed away on February 10, 2022.  He was appointed to the Honolulu Fire Department on August 1, 1971, and served 27 years 5 months.  His last assignment was with the Fire Prevention Bureau (FPB). Service was held at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. He was laid to rest at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

See, Obituary:  https://obits.staradvertiser.com/2022/04/24/reimers-ray-robert-makaila-24042022/


KAUAI FIRE DEPARTMENT

RETIRED FAO RONALD K. KEALOHA SR.

Jan 27, 1948 – Mar 26, 2022
Retired 12/26/1994 as an FAO