Obituaries for Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Catherine WilsonMargaret Akana

Catherine Wilson

Catherine “Caty” Wilson of Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on November 14, 2013, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 88.  She was born on March 29, 1925, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Catherine Wilson; husband, Martin Wilson, Sr. She is survived by sons, Leslie (Ruth) Wilson, Virginia; Martin “Butch”  (Jo Ann) Wilson, Oahu; Herman “Moke” (Arcenia) Wilson, Puhi; Charles “Aka” (Julie) Wilson, New Mexico; daughter, Lanis “Ann” Wilson, Indiana; hanai son, Mike (Lani) Kelly, Oahu; 13 grandchildren and 10  great grandchildren.

Celebration of life Saturday, December 7, 2013, at Waimea Great Stone (Foreign) Church. Service to be held at 10 a.m. Refreshments to follow at Waimea Community Center Courthouse Room.

Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Koloa, Kauai.

Margaret Akana

Margaret “Tita” Ka’onohiolaokalani Goodwin Akana passed away on October 16, 2013, in her home at the blessed age of 91.  She was born on July 9, 1922 in Paliuli, Waimea, Kauai.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Kani Goodwin Sr. and Margaret Kamala Kama’i Goodwin of Paliuli, Waimea, Kaua’i; brothers, William Kani Goodwin Jr., Lawrence Laulani Goodwin, Robert Hi’ilei Goodwin, Ellsworth Goodwin; husband, Solomon Maluna Waipa Akana Sr.; sons, Curtis Naninohea Goodwin, Solomon Maluna Waipa Akana Jr., Norman Kuakini Waipa Akana Sr.; and daughter, Ernestine Ku’uleinanioPaliuli Summers.

She is survived by her sister, Elizabeth “Buddy” Kapenakealohaokalana Silva of Kuli’ou’ou, O’ahu; sons, William Kani Goodwin (Malia) Akana of Kekaha, Stewart Kopa (Layla) Akana of Puhi, Calvin Kealoha (Jeanne) Fu of Hanapepe; daughters, Ellen Leinani (Tony) Blas of Wailua, Carol Ha¯li’imaile (Walter) Apana of Anahola; daughter-in-law, Priscilla Akana (Norman) of Eleele; 24 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

A celebration of Ka’onohiolaokalani’s life will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at Lucy Wright Park, Waimea, Kauai. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m., service at 11 a.m., followed by a celebration to honor and remember Ka’onohiolaokalani.


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