Robert Keli'iho'omalu Sr. “Uncle Robert” died peacefully in his sleep in his home.
His death was posted on the Facebook page of Uncle's Awa Club. Keli'iho'omalu was known well in the community for his hard work to revive and replenish Kalapana after the lava flow in 1990, and also for his Awa Club in Kalapana. He was born in 1939 in Kaimu.
Keli'iho'omalu passed on Feb. 15, 2015. Service dates to be announced soon.