Obituaries for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Happy Kanahele Jr.

Happy Kanahele Jr.

Happy Lalana Ali’ikaulana Kanahele Jr. of Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on Sept. 8, 2013 at the age of 53 at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 19, 1959 in Pu’uwai, Niihau.

He was a heavy equipment operator for Kekaha Sugar Plantation and groundskeeper for N.T.B.G. He was preceded in death by parents, Happy and Emma Kanahele.

He is survived by wife, Rose Mabel “Kaua” Kanahele, Kekaha; sons, Albert (Jensine) Niau-Kanahele; David “Kalei” (Hollyann) Niau, Kekaha; Happy (Tristan) Niau-Kanahele, Kekaha; daughter, Hatsuko “Tita” Niau-Kanahele, Kekaha; 6 grandchildren; Numerous aunties, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel, Visitation at noon and service at 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha, Hawaiian Cemetery.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa, Kauai


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