Sept. 16, 2010
Victoria Naipuone Kiesel “Vickie” Niihau, 74, of Waimanalo, a retired state Department of Education Hawaiian Studies kupuna at Kaelepulu Elementary School, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Frank Jr. and Charles M.K.; daughters Johnette T. Stauffer, Juanita S.L. Kaopuiki, Victoria N.K. Wago, Naomi N. Ballesteros and Joann N.A. Tabara; brothers Edward Kiesel and Charles Kiesel Jr.; sister Magnolia K. “Maggie” Soares; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 41-692 Bell St., Waimanalo. Services: 11 a.m. Lunch to follow. Casual attire.