LOEA HULA CHARLES KAUHI KA’UPU, JR.
Loea Hula Charles Kauhi Ka’upu, Jr., son of the late Charles K. Ka’upu, Sr. and Esther Nagai Ka’upu, age 53, of Palolo, O’ahu passed away at his home in Napili, Maui, and went to be with our Lord on July 12, 2011. Born in Honolulu on October 21, 1957. Hawaiian Cultural Expert, Master Chanter, Lecturer, Recording Artist, Licensed Kahu.
Survived by sisters Julie Ka’upu, Tomi (Paul) Mamuad, Kamalanai (Michael) Clarke, A. Ke’ala Ka’upu, Keahi Ka’upu; nephews Christopher (Ka’ala) Mamuad, Justin (Joreen) Mamuad, Tom (Billie) Mamuad; mo’opuna Kalaokahaku,Kau’ika’alohika’anapaokalani, Ka’imi’ike, Kaleiimilia, Kamaha’o, Keli’iho’omalu; and numerous Ka’upu, Nagai, Mokiao, Boyd, Mau, Higa, Kama, Castor, Ka’upu-Dudoit ‘ohana.
Visitation 3:00pm family; 4:00pm-5:30pm with service to follow on Thursday, August 4, at Kaumakapili Church in Honolulu. Aloha attire. Lei are welcome. Hawaiian protocol gathering on Maui on August 20 at The Old Lahaina Lu’au grounds will commence at noon. Scattering of ashes to follow.