In Memory of






Obituary for Gordon Hunter Kauhiokalani Poire Jr.

Gordon Hunter Kauhiokalani “Boy” Poire, Jr.

January 23, 1947 – June 14, 2019

Gordon Hunter Kauhiokalani “Boy” Poire, Jr., died on June 14, 2019 at his home in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. He was born on January 23, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a retired goldsmith, the sole proprietor of the jewelry store “Gordon the Jeweler” for over 40 years. He previously worked at the old Kona Surf, the Ilikai Hotel, and KGMB Studios. He was a member of the Kona Masonic Lodge F. & A.M., Aloha Shriners, Royal Order of Jesters, Scottish Rite, and Kona Coast Barley Boys.

He is proceeded in death by father Gordon Poire, Sr., mother Napua Stevens Poire, and sister Keahi Allen.

He is survived by wife Edy Gesaman-Poire of Kailua Kona; daughter Elizabeth “Napua” Poire of Kailua Kona; brother Scott Stevens-Poire of Hawaii Kai; brother-in-law Bill (Carol) Gesaman of Waterford, MI; sisters-in-law Betsy (Rick) Grossnickle of White Lake, MI and Barbara (Kent) Land of Waterford, MI; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. And two cats, Jeannie and Chewie.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Hulihee Palace in Kailua Kona on July 27, 2019, from 2-5 pm. Aloha wear is requested.