Rupert Tripp

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Rupert was born on September 11, 1936 and passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Rupert was a resident of Hilo, Hawaii at the time of passing.

He was a member of the Hawaii Army National Guard and Malia Puka O Kalani Church in Keaukaha, Hawaii.

Friends may call on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Visitation from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Wake service at 7 p.m. Friends may call again on Monday, December 11, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Visitation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Aloha attire; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park (Lehua Section) He is survived by daughters, Nalani (Lloyd) Longakit, Bridget "Wela" (Marcia Aki) Tripp, Kuulei (Willie) Garcia and Wendy (Pepe) Waipa all from Hilo, Janin (Brian) Iopa of Las Vegas, Nevada, Darlene (Ben) Casuga of Holualoa, Kona, Hawaii; son, Rupert "Bull" (Adele) Tripp of Volcano; brothers, Robert Tripp, Jr. of Hilo and Randy Tripp of Honolulu; brothers in-law, Randy "Fookie" Chu of Argentina, Albert (Marie) Kelson, William "Ungie" (Faith) Chu, Jr. and Ronald Chu of Hilo; sister in-law, Gwen Huston of Hawaiian Paradise Park; 24 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.