Stake Members called as Temple President & Matron:
James Emerson Hallstrom Jr., 72, Keolu Ward, Kaneohe Hawaii Stake, called as president of the Laie Hawaii Temple, succeeding President James E. Kealoha. President Hallstrom’s wife, Kathleen King Hallstrom, will serve as temple matron, succeeding Sister Arlette K. Kealoha. He is a Sunday School teacher and assistant ward clerk and a former stake president, bishop, and high councilor. Managing director of CBRE, Inc. Hawaii Valuation and Advisory Services, he was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to James Emerson and Betty Jo Lambert Hallstrom.
Sister Hallstrom is a stake Relief Society president, temple ordinance worker, and seminary teacher and a former ward Relief Society and Primary president and ward Young Women presidency counselor. She was born in Brigham City, Utah, to Teddy Rice and Melva Davis King.