Best-known for his endearing personality and iconic reports sporting aloha shirts, many across the islands relied on Kekaula for the latest in sports news.
Along with his long career as a sports reporter at multiple local news stations, Kekaula was also known as “the voice of University of Hawaii sports.” He was often seen giving play-by-plays for football games.
His enthusiasm as a sports reporter also spread farther than the islands, with his huge and infectious personality even reaching those on the mainland.
Aside from his career in sports, Kekaula was also an avid lover of Hawaiian music.
Although a Hawaii icon in sports, news and music has passed away, the memory of Kekaula’s work will continue to inspire and live on