Obituary for Thursday, November 7, 2019

Merla Ann Nalani Ka‘aumoana

Merla Ann Nalani Ka‘aumoana passed away in Waimea on Oct. 14, 2019, at the age of 59. She was born on May 20, 1960, in Lihue.

She was preceded in death by parents David Kaheleiki Ka‘aumoana and Ardith Waialoha Ka‘aumoana, sisters Linda Puanani Ka‘aumoana-Texeira and Cindy Keala Ka‘aumoana-Pa.

She is survived by sons Joshua (Ashton) Ka‘aumoana of Oahu, David (Deanna) Manu-Ka‘aumoana of Kauai, daughters Saraleigh (Howard M. Toki III) Toki of Kauai, Nicole (Kainalu) Langi-Ka‘aumoana of Kauai, Fa’afofoga (Shaun) Ta’ala of Kauai, 10 granddaughters and two grandsons, sisters Doreen Haunani (Bula) Soares of Kauai, Tammy Leilani (Ronald) Contrades of Kauai, and by numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Garden Island Mortuary, with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. and a celebration of life at 11 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.


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