Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer II Kenneth Kanani Keliipio

Hawaii County Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Thursday, March 27, 1997

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Reflections for Police Officer II Kenneth Kanani Keliipio

Rest in peace Officer II Keliipio.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 27, 2020

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

March 27, 2020

Thanks and recognition goes to Police Officer Kenneth Kilipio for his service to his community. His service will never be forgotten. May Kenneth's soul forever rest in peace.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

July 19, 2018

Love you UNKO BABE, tell dad I love him and miss him a lot.

Kimberlee Sin
Niece

January 20, 2018

We all love and miss you, uncle.

Kalima Young
Nephew

May 17, 2016

GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS ETERNALLY. I will continue to do my part AND to keep encouraging your brothers and sisters to do what they can to make our roads safer. REST BROTHER.

Lieutenant KALANI
Honolulu Police Department

March 28, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 27, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Keliipio. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 7, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 12th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 27, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

February 26, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 27, 2007

I never met you, or at least, I don't remember you. Though I often wondered, as I looked through the Keliipio Family Tree and picture album, what you were like. I heard that someone had died when I was younger. Not too long ago I found it was you. I often ponder what kind of relative you were. Were you the one smiling from behind the barbeque? Or maybe out on the beach, enjoying the water with little ones. Now it seems I'll never know, which is such a shame. Wherever you are, we are Ohana, and I know we shall all be reunited someday. Hope you'll be waiting for me.

Ashley Searby
Great Granddaughter of Marie Keliipio

June 1, 2007

Aloha Police Officer II Kenneth Kanani Keliipio,
Thank you for your service and dedication to your community and your country. You and all officers that continue to lay your lives on the line and pay the ultimate sacrifice to keep our communities and country safe, will NEVER be forgotten.

I personally pledge, (after one of Hawaii's own, Honolulu Police Officer Steve Favela, lost his life in the line of duty protecting our Commander in Chief, President George W. Bush), to become a continuum of the ODMP light. That light is in the form of an ODMP tribute.

People from all walks of life, regardless of age, race, religion, profession, education, and geographical location can share here. That "LIGHT" comes from within the heart and soul of every person who cares to share a word or two on behalf of each and every fallen officer. Every fallen officer is an hero.

The ODMP; Officer Down Memorial Page gives us a place to come together and share our feelings as one family. May we find comfort as we give comfort to the families who have lost a loved one.

You are `Ohana. We embrace you as our `ohana and honor you today as you so deserve to be honored as you sacrificed your life in the line of duty.

---"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded." -- Maya Angelou

May all who read this tribute take comfort in this Hawaiian prayer. I wish you and your loved ones, peace and love beyond all understanding.

Police Officer II Kenneth Kanani Keliipio,may you rest in peace.
Me Ke Aloha Pumehana.

THE PEACE OF " I "
KA MALUHIA O KA "I"

Peace be with you, All My Peace,
O ka Maluhia no me oe, Ku'u Maluhia a pau loa,

The Peace that is " I ", the Peace that is "I am".
Ka Maluhia o ka "I", owau no ka Maluhia,

The Peace for always, now and forever and evermore.
Ka Maluhia no na wa a pau, no ke'ia wa a mau a mau loa aku.

My Peace " I " give to you, My Peace " I " leave with you,
Ha'awi aku wau I ku'u Maluhia ia oe, waiho aku wau I ku'u Maluhia me oe,

Not the world's Peace, but, only My Peace,
The Peace of " I ".

A'ole ka Maluhia o ke ao aka, ka'u Maluhia wale no,
Ka Maluhia o ka "I".

Moana V.C. Molale (Private Citizen)
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Island

January 5, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

June 9, 2006

Gone but never forgotten....To Officer Keliipio's Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends, thinking of all of you on this sad rememberance of another Blue angel....

Officer Debra S.McFall
East Buffalo Twp, Lewisburg, Pa.

March 27, 2004

It is because of you and officers like you that I enjoy arresting drivers under the influence.

Rest In Peace My Brother

October 5, 2003

To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say.
But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from Heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; Here is just enternal love.
Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and he said,'I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, They'll be here later on.
I need you here badly, you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.'
God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....In the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years.
Because you are only human they are bound to bring tears.
But do not be afraid to cry: it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you would not understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you, and many hills to climb;
But together we can do it by taking one step at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you to;
That as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain;
Then you can say to God at night...."My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented...that my life was worthwhile.
Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low:
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it's time for you to go...from that body to be free.
Remember you're not going...you're coming here to me.
I will always be with you!
(author unknown)

May you rest in eternal peace in heaven above

Officer J.A.
Hawaii County Police Department

September 22, 2003

Rest in peace blue angel

Shannon

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