KAELENE PUANANI AHU REY
August 20, 1952, Honolulu Hawaii – July 22, 2012, Sonoma, California
Kaelene Puanani Ahu Rey passed away peacefully at home in Sonoma with family and dear friends at her side after a valiant battle against a complicated illness. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband Bob, their loving sons Kellen and Ryan, sister Debra, brothers Kelly and Bryan and many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Kaelene is remembered for her extraordinary kindness and generosity of spirit which was felt by all those who knew her. She profoundly touched the lives of many in both Hawaii where she grew up and continued to spend time, and in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as Sonoma where she and Bob settled to raise their boys. Kaelene was deeply engaged in her quiet way in preserving and sharing her Hawaiian heritage in its many manifestations and warmly embraced all who walked into her life. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday August 25th at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe, Hawaii. A public viewing begins at l0 AM followed by the service.