June 12, 2013
Charene Puanani “Char” Helekahi, 49, of Waipahu, a housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai son Edward M. IV, father Edward M. Jr., sister Sandra M. and caregiver Patty Ann Dela Cruz. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.