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Erwin Helekahi

Erwin Mark "Bolly" Helekahi

Monday, July 19th, 1954 - Friday, May 10th, 2019
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Erwin Mark Helekahi was born on July 19th, 1954. He passed away on May 10th, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center.

Erwin was born and raised in Hana, Maui and graduated from Lahainaluna High School as a State Champion Wrestler. He served 4 years with the United States Air Force where he was stationed in San Francisco and became a lifelong Oakland Raiders fan. Erwin was also the interpretive park guide for Haleakala National Park in Kipahulu since 2014. Teaching visitors the spirit of aloha and earning the admiration and affection of everyone that he met. He was also a master weaver for over 40 years, creating baskets, hats and selling them while meeting people from all around the world and participating in every Taro Festival in his hometown of Hana.

Erwin is survived by his wife of 39 years Candy Helekahi. Along with his Mother Josephine Helekahi and Aunty Angie Kawaiea. He is also survived by his Sons; Kamana (Malia), Umiali’iloa (Sage) and Mo'i Keahi. Daughter; Luana (Chauncy). Neice; Lisa and Gio Torres. Along with Grandchildren; Kaimalia, Nevaeh, Laila, Serenity, Kaili, Aiyana, Skyla, Mila, first grandson; Umiali’iloa Jr. He is also survived by 11 surviving siblings.

He is predeceased by his Father John Helekahi and 1 sibling.

Services will be held at St. Peters Church in Hana also known as Puuiki Church on Saturday June 1st, 2019. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with Service at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at 12 p.m.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 8:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 8:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    St. Peter's Catholic Church
    Address
    Puuiki
    HANA, HI
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    Burial to follow at 12 p.m.
  • Service

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Peter's Catholic Church
    Address
    Puuiki
    HANA, HI
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Sterling Kim, Rox & Steve Morton, Ma'alaea Kai Ent

Posted at 03:21pm
Candy and Ohana, our deepest sympathy to all of you. Bolly was a cherished friend and will be deeply missed.
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Polly Angelakis and Alan Willis

Posted at 01:47pm
With lots of aloha and wonderful memories,
Polly Angelakis and Alan Willis
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Karina

Posted at 07:10am
I am so sorry for your loss. God promises us a wonderful hope for the future including the resurrection of our loved ones (Acts 24:15; John 5:28,29).
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Bolly's Coworkers at Haleakalā NP and HPPA

Posted at 05:43pm
Me he lau no ke Ko`olau ke aloha - Love is like a breeze, gentle and invisible but present nevertheless. Bolly will be in our hearts and memories forever.
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Michael Zarate

Posted at 11:41pm
My heartfelt sorrow goes out to the Ohana Helekahi. Bolly has been taken too soon. I will miss u my bruda. One of the few close friends I have had.
I was on Oahu when my son called to give me this very sad news. God bless Jo H, Candy n his keiki n moo. If I can be of assistance in any way, please let me know. I love u bruda Bolly. Say hi to our classmates etc. keep the luau stew warm.
A hui hou,
Michael Zarate class of ‘72
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