In memory of Stanley Starosta


Stanley Starosta, Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawaii, passed away on July 18, 2002, as the result of heart failure.  Stan's friends, colleagues and students honored him at a moving memorial service on September 13.  Their reminiscences and tributes as well as those of friends and colleagues who could not attend the service can be found below, along with a detailed biography by Byron Bender that appears in Oceanic Linguistics, Vol. 41, No. 2 (2002).  There is also a link to Stan's former personal website, through which a number of his papers and data-rich handouts can be accessed.



Stanley Starosta




Stan's web page, including published and unpublished writing


Biography by Byron Bender [inaccessible from some locations]


Obituary by Blaine Erickson


Eulogy by William O'Grady


Eulogy by Laurent Sagart


Tributes and Reminiscences by friends, colleagues, and students

Videa De Guzman

Bob Hsu

Kitima Indrambarya

Paul Li

Rodney Moag

Woody Mott

Andy Pawley

Ted Plaister

Amara Prasithrathsint

Laurent Sagart

Saranya Savetamalya

Rajendra Singh

Ed Smith

Hisami Konishi Springer

Harvey Taylor

Donald Topping

Fumiko Yamada