April 5, 2013
Verdel Nanilei Berg, also known as Aunty Nani Hoopai, 53, of Hana, Maui, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by companion Joey Santos Bras; son Uhanekai Arlantico; daughter Heather Berg; and brothers Oren, Dennis, Danny and Felton “Ipo”Hoopai. Visitation:6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes:noon Saturday at Paia Bay. Luncheon to follow at Baldwin Park in Paia. Green attire at scattering. Online condolences:www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.