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EJ Nalani Iwasaki
EJ Nalani Iwasaki, 73, passed away on Oct. 14, 2022, on Maui. Affectionately known as “Aunty Na,” she was born July 26, 1949, in Honolulu. She worked in the hotel services industry in different capacities on the islands of O‘ahu and Kaua‘i.
She was preceded in death by father Joseph Wayne Benson, mother Lydia Benson and sister Donna Benson.
She is survived by sons Kaleo Iwasaki and T.J. Iwasaki, brothers Wayne Benson of Galt, California and John and Renee Benson of Kane‘ohe, sister Jo-Ann Benson of Honolulu, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services are Wednesday, Nov. 23, at St. Augustine Church in Waikiki. Visitation is from 9 to 9:50 a.m., eulogy at 9:50 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m. The family requests aloha attire. The scattering of ashes ceremony is for immediate family only.
Uncle Kaipo Asing dedicated his life to the quality and betterment of Kauai community. He was well loved and respected. He was a Great Man and a very Honorable Hawaiian. We will never forget him. ❤️
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