May 6, 2012
Kauaheakeokauanomeha Jay Palapa Lactaoen, 19, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Merriman’s Restaurant back waiter, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Jay and Kawehi, brother Kawika-Sheldon, sisters Naomi Clarke and Napualei Palapala, and grandparents Joseph Chang and Dora Lactaoen. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire or Kihei attire (formal wear or aloha-type uniform worn by Kihei ohana).