Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Lani Kai
Birth: Aug. 15, 1936
Death: Aug. 24, 1999
Hawaii, USA

Actor. Born George Clarence Dennis James Von Ruckleman Woodd III in Honolulu, Hawaii, his performances are credited for transforming the local entertainment scene in Hawaii. In 1959, he was the first native Polynesian to be cast in a regular role when he accompanied his mother on the TV series, "Adventures in Paradise". For feature films, he appeared in "Blue Hawaii" (1961), "Surf Party" (1964) and was a regular on the TV series "Hawaii Five-O". He was also an accomplished songwriter whose most notable songs were "Puka Shells" and "Tutukane". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: Ashes scattered off of Waikiki Beach
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 31, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6788
Lani Kai
Added by: Ron Moody
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Robert David Miller
 Added: Apr. 2, 2015

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Feb. 7, 2015

- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
There are 74 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.6 after 19 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service