ASSOCIATION OF HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUBS
NO. 2020 – 16
REMEMBERING THE LIFE OF CLYDE TROY MALOAUTASI MAKALIʻI THOMPSON
WHEREAS, Clyde Troy Maloautasi Makaliʻi Thompson was born on October 31, 1963, in Honolulu, raised in Maunalaha and Kahana Valley, O‘ahu; and
WHEREAS, Clyde Troy Maloautasi Makaliʻi Thompson is from the Beirne, Keaunui, Maweke, Kawaʻahau and Duchalsky lineage on his maternal side and the Thompson, Sua and Meatoga lineage on his paternal side; and
WHEREAS, Clyde is known by his middle name Troy, was the 3rd child of Danielle Ululani Beirne and the last child of Clyde Andrew “Lou” Pupualii Thompson, preceded by father, and had two sisters and a brother; and
WHEREAS, Troy attended ʻĀhuimanu Elementary School, King Intermediate School, and was a graduate of Castle High School, class of 1981; and
WHEREAS, Troy attended Brigham Young University-Hawai‘i from 1981 to 1983 and was always intrigued in learning and returned to Windward Community College working towards an associate’s degree; and
WHEREAS, Troy was a talented musician that enjoyed singing praises to God, and attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hau‘ula II Ward; and
WHEREAS, Troy was curious about other religions and often attended Bible studies from other denominations and enjoyed sharing comparisons, and his love of reading provided numerous experiences in his life; and
WHEREAS, Troy played baseball and earned many trophies and awards, and also worked on mastering his Boxing skills under the tutelage of his step-father, Papa David Haili Keawe and coach Todd Bristow; and
WHEREAS, Troy was a strong canoe paddler for the Koʻolauloa Canoe Club and was instrumental in the building of the koa canoe, “Ululani,” with Wright Bowman, Jr.; and
WHEREAS, Troy graduated from the Hawaiian Martial Arts Academy with ‘ōlohe Richard Paglinawan and was enriched as a native Hawaiian Warrior; and
WHEREAS, Troy was a great supporter of Sovereign Rights, and was at every political event, learning, sharing, and testifying; and
WHEREAS, Troy was a skilled poet and often wrote poems about his experiences; and
WHEREAS, Troy loved his ʻohana and made every effort to support his sisters, brother, and his mother; and
WHEREAS, Troy perpetuated his cultural heritage as member of the Koʻolauloa Hawaiian Civic Club for 20 years, attended and supported many activities and events sponsored by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, as well as the Oʻahu Council, where his mother, Danielle Ululani Beirne-Keawe, served as a board member or committee chairperson, as well as the president of the Koʻolauloa Hawaiian Civic Club for 10 years; and
WHEREAS, Troy served on the Koʻolauloa ‘Aha Moku for many years, attending numerous forums and meetings on all islands with the Western Pacific Fisheries.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs at its 61st Annual Convention held online, in the malama of Makali‘i and the rising of ʻOlekūkolu, this 22nd day of November 2020, remembering the life of Clyde Troy Maloautasi Makaliʻi Thompson; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this resolution be transmitted to his mother, Danielle Ululani Beirne-Keawe, his sisters Sherrilynn Leimomi Johnson, Gavri’el’a Nohealani Hart, his brother Louis Kauhane Wallace III, and the Koʻolauloa Hawaiian Civic Club, 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 subject matter committee on Hawaiian Affairs, Chair of the State House subject matter committee on Hawaiian Affairs, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and all County Mayors.
The undersigned herby certifies that the foregoing Resolution was duly adopted in the malama of Makaliʻi and the rising of ʻOlekūkolu on the 22nd day of November 2020, at the 61st Annual Convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs held online.
Hailama V.K.K. Farden, President