March 25, 2012
Viola Kuwehu Bartels Pahia Choi, 86, of Ewa Beach, a carhop at Kau Kau Corner and waitress at Host Marriott at Honolulu Airport, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Leslie Leithead; daughters Kahuna Happy Pahia, Paulette Smith and Leslieann Liu; brothers James “Jim” and Fred P. Bartels, Patrick Sayers and Herbert “Toby” Inouye; sisters Louise Moniz, Geri Nogay, Virginia Arivizu, and Ululani and Momi Bartels; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.