Sept. 10, 2011
Valerie K. La’a, 55, of Waianae, a Waianae High School educational assistant, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Claude; sons Shannon, Brandon and Keaka; daughters Shanna and Noelani; parents Gerald Sr. and Wilma Kalua; brother Gerald Kalua Jr.; sister Laurie Monsegue; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.