Jan. 24, 2013
Merle Wailana Keahi, 77, of Lahaina, a retired state custodian at King Kamehameha III School in Lahaina, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Chad K.; daughter Debra A.K.; brother Kenneth Keaunui; sisters Rose A. Sweezey, Pearl King and JoAnn Hirano; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Waiola Church. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 11 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.