Feb. 16, 2011
Kapono Kawewehi Kaaihue, 30, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a musical entertainer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Manu Deponte; sons Kapono Jr. and Manaoakamai; daughter Shadelin; parents Randall and Judy; brothers Patrick and Abraham; sister Kaulana; hanai sons Jeremy Wright, Timothy Cusatis and Lopaka Ryder; and hanai brothers John A. Funk Jr., Gary Ascino Jr., Jacob Silva, Mike Whitener, Big D and Ricky Boy Beaudet. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa, 78-128 Ehukai St. Services: 11 a.m. Luncheon and fellowship to follow at Hale Halawai, Kailua-Kona.