Posted On July 25th, 2013 -

JOHN K.N. KANEHAILUA Age 86, of Kapolei, HI, passed away June 19, 2013. He enjoyed a long career in the airline industry, first working over ten years for Hawaiian Airlines and then retiring with 32 years of service from United Airlines. He enjoyed his retirement spending time with his loving wife, family and friends. He was born on February 7, 1927 in Kokoike, North Kohala, Hawaii to Ernest Kaopua Kanehailua and Meliaka Mana. He is preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers, seven sisters and recently, his beloved wife of 51 years, Louise E. Paris Kanehailua, who he missed tremendously. They are now reunited in Love, Laughter and Dance! He is survived by son, Clu Kanehailua; daughter, Jill (Daniel) Posiulai; 11 grand- children; brother, William Payne. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 30) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program 10:00 a.m., Prayer Service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

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