Obituaries for Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Dianne Naihe

Dianne Naihe

Dianne Marie Naihe of Ukapia, Wailua, Kauai, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at the age of 53. Dianne was born on October 30, 1959, at Cherry Point North Carolina. A teacher and social worker, Dianne also volunteered at Alzheimer Kauai Chapter, Friendship House Kauai and was a waitress at Joe’s on the Green for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Charles A. Naihe; sons, Mahi’ai Richard Naihe of Kinipopo, Kauai, Lawai’a Edward Naihe of Heber Utah, Pahoa Maikalani Naihe of Anahola Kauai, Ihe Maikalani of Kerns Utah; grandsons, Arthur Vinhaca Jr. of Kinipopo Kauai, Aulai Naihe of Kalaheo Mauka Kauai; granddaughters, Kinohi and Ka’ua Naihe of Wailua Mauka; father, John Joseph McCarthy (June) of Tustin California; brothers, Brian (Michelle) McCarthy; nephews Sean and Mathew of Tustin, California, Paul (Sherry) McCarthy; nieces, Amanda and Courtney of Southern California, Michael McCarthy and Kimmy Worley of Venice Beach California; sisters, Karen (Rod) Edmondson; nephew Travis; grandniece, Leila Hensley of Huntington Beach California, Carol Montgomery; nephews, Aaron and Ian of Orange County California

A celebration in Dianne’s memory will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Anahola Beach Park at 10:00 a.m. Bring your surfboard.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Naihe family with arrangements.


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