Obituaries for Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Eileen Ululani Kua Edwards

Eileen Ululani Kua Edwards

Eileen Ululani Kua Edwards of Kekaha passed away on Sept. 11, 2013 at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 74. Born on Nov. 3, 1938 in Kekaha Kauai, she was a professional singer/Hula dancer/musician, licensed massage therapist, and Waimea High School security aide.

She is survived by her husband, Edward James Edwards; son, Ehren (Leah) Kalana Edwards of Kekaha; daughters, Ernell (Darren) Noelani Kamalu of Kane’ohe; Edene (Aukai) Pu’uwailani Gonsalves of Mililani; and Edrienne (Scott) Leolani (Carpenter) Blanton of Dallas; sister, Charleen (Tauveve) Ku’ualoha Kua Fanene of San Leandro, California; and fifteen grandchildren, Jessica Noelani Kamalu; Erica Lehua Kamalu; Nicole Pu’uwailani Kamalu; Ka’ohinani Ellen Kamalu; Raquel Kealohamakua Kamalu; Ka’iulani Darrell Kamalu; Tatum Ariel Ka’iulani Gonsalves; Quinn Kalana Gonsalves; Cannon Aukai Gonsalves; Waileia Rego Edwards; Nahe Rego Edwards; Liko Rego Edwards; Kal Rego Edwards; Logan Kalana Carpenter; and Austin Kainoa Carpenter; aunty, Lei Souza and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sept. 18, 2013 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Kekaha from 2 to 4 p.m. Service will begin at 4 p.m. and burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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