Sept. 8, 2012
John Helekahi Jr., 82, of Hana, Maui, a retired Hotel Hana executive chef, died at home.He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wifeLovena K.T.; sons Hymie J., Erwin M., Arthur J., ChristopherJ., Roger E. and Kawaiola; daughters Glenna Ann Lind, Karen Redo, Mapu Sinenci, Leila Castro, Zaneta S. Shintani, Fawn S. Helekahi-Burns andKealohanui Helekahi; sister Katherine Abreau; 46 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hana. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Casual attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.