Remains of Waikoloa man who died after IED attack in Afghanistan arrive on the Big Island

  • LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today

    Motorcyclists line Keahole Airport Road in Kona, paying their respect as Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Transfiguracion arrived home Sunday for his final rest.

  • Photo courtesy of 1ST SPECIAL FORCES COMMAND

    Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Transfiguracion died from wounds he received earlier this month in southern Afghanistan.

KAILUA-KONA — Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, a highly decorated special operations soldier who gave his life for his country, is home.