The family of Ricky Donre sought comfort and searched for answers Tuesday night at a memorial service, nearly two weeks after Donre was killed in a hit-and-run crash.
The crowd overflowed from Central Union Church during Donre's service.
Seeing just how many people Donre touched during his 38 years helped his family deal with their own grief; a grief his long-time companion said was overwhelming.
"It has been hard. We're just trying to get by and a lot of things remind us of him in the house," said Donre's companion Lisa Rivera.
At the memorial service, there were lots of reminders of Donre. Some shared stories of his sense of humor and his love for his four girls.
"The girls cry about everything. They miss their dad," added Rivera.
But along with the sadness, there was also a sense of frustration. Donre's hit-and-run accident happened on a busy Honolulu street, but so far there have been very few clues to find the suspect.
On Wednesday May 23, Donre was coming home from work around 9:30 p.m. along Isenberg Street, when his moped was hit by a car. Honolulu police investigators believe the car was a speeding Nissan sedan.
It has been two weeks since the accident. Now the family is anxious to find to the person responsible. Then, they said, they will have some closure after Donre is laid to rest.
"It was just heartbreaking that someone left him like that on the road. They had no feelings about what they did," said Rivera.
"We are just begging for the public, anyone who saw something to come forth -- just come forth," said Rivera's sister Louise Loo.
For friends and family that came out for a final farewell for Donre, Rivera hoped they'll take home more than just memories of his short life but also now live their own lives to the fullest.
"Love one another and cherish each other. You never know if you are going to lose someone special," said Rivera.
Donre was from Micronesia and that is where his body will be taken on Friday.
So far, there have been no arrests made in the hit-and-run accident. Honolulu police are still looking for the light-colored sedan involved in the crash.