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The Drownings by Ted Vorfeld

For some strange reason, people do not seem to be grateful for saving their lives. The first one happened at the mangers pool in Waipahu.  We were all sitting around when I noticed on of the Lyon’s kids struggling on … Continue reading

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Don McDiarmid, Jr

“Donald McDiarmid Jr., a legend in the Hawaiian music recording industry and president emeritus of Hula Records, died Thursday at his Kailua home. He was 88,” said the Honolulu Advertiser on April 18, 2010. Don was Jack Vorfeld’s cousin by … Continue reading

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Alva Janssen McDiarmid

ALVA “GUAVA” JANSSEN MCDIARMID – Jack Vorfeld’s cousin Age, 83 of Kailua, Hawaii passed away November 15, 2011. Born June 17, 1927 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Alva taught Elementary School for 35 years For the State of Hawaii and retired to … Continue reading

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Bob Downing

What a treasure our family lost when brother-in-law Bob Downing passed away Sunday. He was many things to many people: husband, father, grandpa, uncle, son-in-law, brother-in-law, Ranger Bob, Mr. Downing, Silvertip (a favorite nickname from my generation), and much more. … Continue reading

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David and Joanne Coon January 2013

Recently mentioned the passing of Charlotte Vorfeld Fleener, and now I want to share a bit about one of Charlotte’s three children, Joanne Fleener Coon. She and her husband, David Coon, live on the Big Island after a long stint … Continue reading

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Aloha, Bob Vorfeld

Robert (Bob) Theodore Vorfeld, 85, of Wailuku, Maui, passed away on October 6, 2012, at Hale Makua Kahului. He was born on March 26, 1927, in Honolulu, Hawaii, graduated from Punahou School in 1945 and the University of Hawaii in … Continue reading

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Aloha, Charlotte Vorfeld Fleener

Charlotte Alice Vorfeld Fleener, 98, of Waimea died Saturday, Sept. 15, at Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Home in Hilo. Born in Kahuku, Oahu, she was a homemaker, and secretary at AMFAC. Survived by daughter, Joanne (David) Fleener Coon of Waimea; … Continue reading

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If I should have a daughter…

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Peter Vorfeld Photos

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