• Jon Craig Guyett • Timothy ‘Tim’ Lee Bynum • Charles Kortright Bon • Hans Dieter Hellriegel • Mark ‘Sharkey’ Aguilar
Jon Craig Guyett
Jon Craig Guyett of Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii, passed away on Oct. 28, 2016, at the age of 61, in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. He was born on Nov. 8, 1954, in Bethesda, Maryland. Jon taught middle and high school math at Kula High and Intermediate for five years and tutored countless students, preparing many on Kauai for college prep exams. Jon was also a Notary Public providing mobile services. Nicknamed “Sniper,” his greatest passion was surfing, especially at Flat Rock in Hanalei Bay. Jon loved coaching basketball and soccer, and refereeing in the KPAL basketball and county adult and youth basketball leagues. He was a golfer with a long drive and smooth swing. Jon was a selfless man that gave so much to our ohana, friends, and community and always with a smile on his face.
He did not take for granted the moments that he had with all that he shared whether in the ocean, on the beach, in the classroom, gym, or golf driving range! He appreciated every day!
Jon is survived by his wife, Madeline Molina Guyett of Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii; son, Eric Kaimana Guyett of Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii; father, John Guyett (JoAnne) of Sacramento, California; mother, Jacqueline Angelo (Jerry) of Aptos, California; brothers, Jim Guyett of Berkeley, California, and Jeff Guyett (Sue) of Idaho; aunts Cindy (Steve) Anderson of Lake Tahoe, California, and Marlene (Doug) Stevens of Palm Springs, California; nephews, Jesse Guyett, Aaron (Keri) Guyett, Paul (Sophie) Guyett, Sam Guyett, and niece, Elaina Guyett, great-nieces, Hannah and Ellie.
The Guyett ohana thanks the first emergency responders, Errol McGowan etc.; KFD from the Hanalei station; the Wilcox Hospital Emergency Room staff and Dr. Christopher Elliot; air ambulance EMT’s Connie and Spencer; Straub Hospital ICU North staff, Dr. Graham Cormack and Dr. Lee; and Fran and staff at Nuuanu Mortuary. We would also like to thank the many people who contributed to Jon’s GoFundMe campaign. Mahalo to the many extended ohana in helping us modify our home in preparation for the home dialysis equipment. We can’t forget the constant medical care and healing thru the years from Dr. Thomas Capelli and North Shore Clinic staff, kidney specialist Dr. Niraj Desai, Dr. Blake, Dr. Harada, North Shore Pharmacy, Natural Health Clinic, and the many folks that offered advice, home remedies, etc., and always helping any way they can with love.
The celebration of life and paddle out will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, noon to sunset at Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii. Family suggests casual attire.
Arrangements were handled by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
“E lei kau, e lei ho’oilo i ke aloha.” Love is worn like a wreath through the summers and the winters. Love is everlasting. Olelo No’eau #332
Timothy ‘Tim’ Lee Bynum
Timothy “Tim” Lee Bynum of Kapaa passed away at home on Nov. 18, 2016, at the age of 62.
He was born in California on June 26, 1954, and was a former Kauai County Council Member. Tim is survived by his wife, Virginia “Gini” Bynum of Kapaa; son, David Bynum of Kapaa; daughter, Kelly (Andrew) Kakalia of Kapaa; grandchildren, Kawika Christian Kuanalu Bynum, Clifton David Kakalia, Eli Timothy Kakalia; brothers, Curtis (Judi) Bynum of California, John (Jennifer) Bynum of California; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, at Lydgate Park (big pavilion) from 4:30 p.m. Family requests party attire.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Bynum family with arrangements.
Charles Kortright Bon
Charles Kortright Bon died peacefully Nov. 17, 2016, in his home on Kauai surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 11, 1926, in Crockett, Calif. He served proudly in the Navy during WWII. Charlie earned a master’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and worked as an electrochemical engineer with the Dow Chemical Company for 45 years.
His proudest accomplishment was his blissful 62-year marriage to Patricia Pinney who preceded him in death.
He is survived by their three children, Heidi (Jerry) Bukoski, Robin Bon, and Carl (Margaret) Bon; grandchildren Jay and Alex Bukoski, Jessica and Susan Fredericks, Katy (Paul) Simpson and Jennifer Bon; and the light of his life, his great-granddaughter Skyler Selvage.
The family held a celebration of Grandpa Charlie’s life at their home in Anahola Nov. 20, 2016. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Christ Memorial Church, 2509 Kolo Road, Kilauea, HI, 96754 and that you call or visit someone you have been meaning to contact.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Bon family with arrangements.
Hans Dieter Hellriegel
Hans Dieter Hellriegel of Kapaa passed away at home on Oct. 25, 2016, at the age of 71. He was born in Germany on Dec. 6, 1944, was a Vietnam War veteran, member of the Kapaa Lions Club and was the owner of Foto 1.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dieter Hellriegel.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Hellriegel of Kapaa; sons, Kevin (Angie) Hellriegel of Seattle, Chris (Stephanie) Hellriegel of Tacoma; daughter, Monika Hellriegel of Seattle; mother, Otti Hellriegel of Waimea; three grandchildren; brother, Wolf (Gayle) Hellriegel; nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa with visitation from 9 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Hellriegel family with arrangements.
Mark ‘Sharkey’ Aguilar
Mark “Sharkey” Aguilar passed away on Nov. 16, 2016, at his home in Kapaa. He was born on Jan. 29, 1964, in West Covina, California and moved to Kauai with his brother as a young man where he remained for over 25 years.
Mark had an artistic eye for colors and learned he had a talent for sewing, which eventually led him from various jobs across the island to creating his own business, Aloha Canvas.
He was an avid surfer and bicyclist — he once bicycled all the way across the United States by himself! Mark was always there to lift people up, gave back more than he took and appreciated all acts of kindness. He had a way of making everyone laugh and making people feel good about themselves. He is survived by his father, two brothers, three sisters and by his three children. He had the biggest heart a man could have. He will always be missed.
A celebration of his life is planned for Dec. 4, 2016, at Waioli Beach Park at 3 p.m.