June 11, 2012
Joseph Nihipali Jr., 54, of Hauula, a city heavy-equipment operator and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michele; sons Kevin and Akiro; parents Joseph and Grace; brother Leonard; sisters Debra Nihipali, Deanne Silva and Lorrie Taylor; grandparent Mayrose Adolpho; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 7 at Hauula Congregational Church. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.