Sept. 2, 2013
William Kenneth Puha, 74, of Paia, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. driver trainer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Charlotte A.N.; son Wayne K. Sr.; daughters Tami N. Puha, Babette D. Kahalekai and Wendi K. Ho‘opai; hanai sons Tom “Dude” Hanks and Freddy Waikiki; brother Joseph Lanoza; sisters Luana Helm, Ruthie Farrish and Auria Richards; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.