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Funeral Services for Fallen Officer Kaliloa, Aug. 4

July 30, 2018, 2:13 PM HST
* Updated July 31, 9:36 AM
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Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa. Courtesy photo.

Funeral service for fallen Officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa, killed in the line of duty on, July 17, 2018, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Afook Chinen Civic Auditorium located at 323 Manono St. in Hilo.

  • Family-Only Visitation: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
  • First Responder & Dignitary Visitation: 8:30 to 10 a.m.
  • Service: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Public Viewing: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

He is survived by his wife, Casey, and three children.

Although the event is open to the public, visitation with the Kaliloa family will be limited to immediate family members, close friends, dignitaries, first responder personnel and their families.

At the conclusion of the funeral service, members of the public will be allowed access to the lower level of the auditorium and viewing of the display.

A funeral procession will follow the service leaving the auditorium at 12:30 p.m., traveling out to the Pāhoa Police Station and return to Hilo, passing the Hilo Police Station and ending at the Homelani Memorial.


The funeral procession is limited to family members and Puna District patrol officers only.


Tentatively at 2 p.m., a burial service will take place at Homelani Memorial. There ceremony will include a 21-gun salute to the fallen officer and an aerial dropping of flowers (weather permitting). The burial service is open to the public.

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