May 14, 2011
Elizabeth Kapeka Hoomanawanui “Peka” Lee, 84, of Hilo, a retired kupuna at Keaukaha and Waiakea Waena elementary schools, and former Hawaii Community College Hawaiian cultural instructor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Kwai Wah; son Darren T.W.M.; daughters Deborah L. Lee, Drusilla Hualalai Johsens, Derede Pikake Kimata and Denby K. Toci; sisters the Rev. Martha Kamai and May Grover; 20 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Haili Congregational Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 7. Aloha attire.