William Kono Dahlin Hawai obituary and dead, Hawai’i Season 3’s Tribute Explained

🌺 Remembering William ‘Kono’ Dahlin: A Tribute from NCIS: Hawai’i

As “NCIS: Hawai’i” graced our screens with its Season 3 premiere, “Run and Gun,” a poignant moment reminded us that fiction often mirrors reality. The episode paid homage to William ‘Kono’ Dahlin, a crew member and background extra who tragically lost his life on July 19, 2023, at the age of 49.

A beloved member of the “NCIS: Hawai’i” family, Dahlin’s impact extended beyond the set. Known for his infectious smile, he worked tirelessly as part of the crew, leaving an indelible mark on the procedural. His sudden and untimely death, a result of a fatal gunshot wound following a bar altercation, left a void felt by all who knew him.

The title card “In Loving Memory of William ‘Kono’ Dahlin” serves as a heartfelt tribute to a man who brought positivity and joy to those around him. His online obituary reveals he is survived by three children — Karli, Tyler, and Jacob — as well as his father, sister, and brother.

Dahlin’s warmth and camaraderie were evident in the outpouring of love from his community and co-workers. Noah Mills, who portrays Jesse Boone on the show, expressed his shock and shared fond memories of working alongside Kono for almost two years, emphasizing the impact he had on everyone’s lives.

In honoring William ‘Kono’ Dahlin’s memory, “NCIS: Hawai’i” not only pays tribute to a valued team member but also underscores the human connections that transcend the boundaries of fiction. Our deepest condolences go out to Kono’s family, friends, and the entire “NCIS: Hawai’i” community during this difficult time. May he rest in peace. 🌺🕊️ #WilliamKonoDahlin #NCISHawaii #InLovingMemory

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