Obituary for Friday, Dec. 30, 2016

• Kent ‘Tubby’ Kaui

Kent ‘Tubby’ Kaui

Kent “Tubby” Nalaniehiku Kaui of Kapaa, Hawaii passed away at the age of 63 on Dec. 16, 2016, in Lihue, Hawaii. Born on Dec. 16, 1953, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was a retired truck driver and machine operator for Rego Trucking and a U.S. Navy Veteran.

He is preceded in death by his father, Wilfred Kaui Sr., and mother, Itsue Kawaguchi Kaui.

Tubby is survived by his wife, Margarite Coller; son, Kevin N.D. Kaui of Kapaa; daughters, Helene Kaui of Kapaa, and Lara Ann (Rory) Ho’omanawanui of Anahola; eleven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Wilfred (Cynthis Edrada) Kaui, Jr. of Waimea, Kauai, Wesley (Trinette) Kaui of Kapaa, Clyde (Darlene) Kaui of Hanamaulu, Steven (Tamlyn) Kaui of Kapaa, and Keith (Elizabeth) Kaui of San Diego, California; sisters, Sheila Davis of Anahola, Cynthia (Bill) Rapozo of Kapaa, Carolyn (Everett) Ferreira of Kihei, Maui, Corinne (Martin) Curnan of Lihue, and Claire Kaui of Honolulu; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, Kapaa Second Ward (Kapa’a Mormon Church). Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. with services to begin at 10 a.m. Burial will then be followed at the Kauai Veteran’s Cemetery in Hanapepe.

All are welcomed to join the family for a Celebration of Tubby’s Life at the Anahola Beach Park following the burial at 3 p.m.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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