Paul Ronald Halula passed away on October 27, 2018 after a valiant battle with lung cancer with his good friends Inci Ak, Jason and Stephanie, and his nephew by his side. He touched so many lives and had a tremendous impact on those around him.
Paul was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania to Joseph and Anna Halula (Gavora) on February 7, 1935. Later on he attended St. Vincent College where he attained his Bachelor's degree in Engineering, later going on to complete his Master's Degree as well.
Paul was a world traveler; exploring as much of this earth as he could. His travels took him to the Middle East, Europe, Asia and South America. Besides traveling, he also lived in various places such as Hawaii, Santa Barbara, San Francisco and Scott's Valley before settling into Capitola. Paul was always proud of the fact that he was the founder of the Santa Barbara Ukulele club and by proxy, a proud lifelong member. Paul also enjoyed discussions about the politics and thoroughly enjoyed reading about political figures as well.
Paul is survived by his nephew George Halula, his sister in law Joyce Halula, 5 nieces and 9 other nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Joseph Halula, mother Anna Haula, brothers Joe, Robert and George and sisters Marie and Betty.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 12:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Military Honors will be conducted at 2:15 PM with a Prayer Service to follow at 2:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you contribute to the American Cancer Society in Paul's honor.