May 14, 2011
MaryEllen MaileLehua Louisian “Suki” Nakoa, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Lanai High and Elementary School head custodian, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born on Lanai. She is survived by husband Theodore “Buddy,” sons Jonah and Ernest, daughters Belinda Nakoa-Patinio and Rebecca “Maile” Nakoa-Allin, sisters Charlotte Holsomback and Herminia Morita-Laney, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship, Mililani. Services: 10 a.m. Additional services: 8 a.m. June 9 in Koele, Lanai. Burial: noon at Lanai Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.