Sept. 8, 2013
Happy Lalana Ali’ikaulana Kanahele Jr., 53, of Kekaha, Kauai, a heavy-equipment operator for Kekaha Sugar Plantation and a National Tropical Botanical Garden groundskeeper, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Puuwai, Niihau. He is survived by wife Rose Mabel “Kaua”; sons Albert and Happy Niau-Kanahele, and David “Kalei” Niau; daughter Hatsuko “Tita” Niau-Kanahele; and six grandchildren. Visitation: noon Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.