July 2, 2013
Laura Kalua Manuel-Arrighi, 52, of Waianae, a retired Catholic Charities of Hawaii employee and former Honolulu City Council secretary for former Councilman John DeSoto, died in Temple, Texas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul; sons John”John Boy”Manini Manuel IV and Alfred Manuel; daughters Kuuleialoha”Nina”Provencal and Alisa M. Manuel; mother HannahMahi-Wilson; brothers Thomas, Herbert, Edla “Boy” Jr. and Curtis Wilson, and Chico McNeal; hanai brother Jimmie Brede; and sisters Francine Rosa, Geraldine Mahi-Kalaukoa, Ellen Richards, Michelle Molina, Joan Bright, Dora Nihoa, Leianna Keaweehu, Pomai Mahi, Tirza Otani and Treva Alvis; and five grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.