By MAX DIBLE West Hawaii Today | Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 12:05 a.m.
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Courtesy of SARAH ANDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY Earl Bakken died Sunday at his home in Kiholo. He was 94.
Courtesy of SARAH ANDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY
Earl Bakken died Sunday at his home in Kiholo. He was 94.
West Hawaii Today file photo Kenneth Graham, president of North Hawaii Community Hospital, congratulates Earl Bakken as he presents him with a Proclamation from the County of Hawaii by Mayor Billy Kenoi proclaiming Jan. 10. 2014, as Earl Bakken Day.
West Hawaii Today file photo Earl Bakken speaks during his 90th birthday celebration in June 2014 at North Hawaii Community Hospital.
KAILUA-KONA — As an electrical engineer who made groundbreaking technological advancements in the field of medicine, Dr. Earl Bakken saved, prolonged and changed lives.