July 21, 2013
Elaine Liawahine Kaahanui Gomes, also known as “Lia” and “Mary Elaine,” 73, of Kaneohe, a retired employee of the Queen’s Medical Center, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Robertha P. Yamaguchi; brothers Robert, John and Chris Kaahanui, and John Nuuhiwa; sister Annie Dow-Leslie; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.