Jan. 21, 2013
Ernest Napua Kalehua “Pops” Kai Sr., 79, of Hilo, a Hawaii Army National Guard retiree and a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by sons Ernest Jr., Robert and Eric Kai, and Scott and Kris Weening; daughters Lissa Morales and Adrienne and Erika Weening; hanai sister Mokihana; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.