July 19, 2013
Benjamin Kauakea Poaha Sr., 79, of Waimanalo, a retired Oahu Transit Services bus operator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yorletta; son Benjamin Jr.; daughters Bennetta Hernandez, Bernadene Tuiloma and Bettemae Poaha; brothers Elias, Leonard and Roger; sister Bernice Balderama; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.