May 21, 2012
Bernard Oliwa “Jawa” Kamala Sr., 66, of Eleele, Kauai, an entertainer with Kauai Boys and the Kaapana brothers Led and Ned, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puuwai, Niihau. He is survived by sons Shane Kanehailua, Jae Mersberg, and Bo, Milton and Kanoe Kamala; daughters Nicole Kanehailua, Lauri Day, and Anna and Leilani Kamala; brother Keoki; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 7 a.m. Sunday at Salt Pond Big Pavilion. Services to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.