ASSOCIATION OF HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUBS
No. 2017 – 8
HONORING EARL NATHAN BELL, LONG-STANDING MEMBER OF THE WAIMEA HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB, FOR HIS YEARS OF DEVOTION, PARTICIPATION AND SUPPORT OF THE WAIMEA HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB
WHEREAS, Earl Nathan Bell was born to Prince Bell and Mary Bell in Waimea, Hawaiʻi in 1940; and
WHEREAS, during his lifetime, Earl Bell was a very strong, active and devoted member of the Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club; and
WHEREAS, Earl Bell, along with his mother, Mary Bell, also a life-time member of the Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club, was a member of the Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club choir and was active in events involving the choir, including numerous ʻAha Mele competitions of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs; and
WHEREAS, during his lifetime, Earl Bell was also a member of the Imiola Congregational Church where he was a long-time member of the church choir and sang as a tenor; and
WHEREAS, along with his mother, Mary Bell, Earl Bell used his vocal talents to entertain at community events and for patients at the local hospitals and numerous sister churches of the United Church of Christ on Hawaiʻi Island; and
WHEREAS, Earl Nathan Bell, keiki o ka ʻāina, passed into, and now rejoices in, eternity with His Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 77 on April 13, 2017;
WHEREAS, Earl Nathan Bell’s music and song will be remembered fondly and missed by his ‘ohana in the Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club, Imiola Congregational Church and Waimea community; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs at its 58th Annual Convention in Seattle, Washington, in the malama of ʻIkuwā and the rising of Māhealani, this 4th day of November 2017, honoring Earl Nathan Bell, long-standing member of the Waimea of Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club, for his years of devotion, participation and support of the Waimea Hawaiian Civic Club, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this resolution be transmitted to Genesis Bell, the brother of Earl Nathan Bell, as well as the Governor of the State of Hawai‘i, President of the State Senate, Speaker of the State House of Representatives, Chair of the State Senate Committee on Hawaiian Affairs, Chair of the State House Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources & Hawaiian Affairs, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and all County Mayors.
The undersigned hereby certifies that the foregoing Resolution was duly adopted in the malama of ʻIkuwā and the rising of Māhealani on the 4th day of November 2017, at the 58th Annual Convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs in Seattle, Washington.
Annelle C. Amaral, President