Sept. 3, 2013
Lenora K. “Nora” Kaaukai, also known as Elizabeth Akiona Kaaukai, 73, of Puueopaku, Hawaii, an assistant baker at the former Hatada Bakery in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Louis; daughters Lisa Ann P. Kaaukai-Cole, Melanie K. Kaaukai and Michelle K. Kaaukai-Perreira; sister Eunice Sewall; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Haili Church, 211 Haili St., Hilo. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Private urn committal services. Aloha attire. Flower lei welcome.