June 22, 2013
Benjamin Kahaikupuna Kepa, 69, of Kahului, a Royal Lahaina Resort maintenance retiree, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Olga; sons Joseph and William Kepa, Darin Mahiai, Jerry Soto, and Shannon Bagley; daughters Yolanda Kaholokula, Olga Namauu, Cheryl Gratacos, Sonia Bagley, Kualei Kaahanui- Soriano and Cheyenne Cramer; sister Patricia Alipio; 24 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services at noon. Scattering of ashes to follow at Haycraft Beach Park, Maalaea, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.