Posted On January 26th, 2014 -

1-26-EVA-PEARL-AKAMUEVA PEARL AKAMU Passed away on January 16, 2014 at Queen’s Medical Center. She was 87 years old, the oldest of 3 children to Manuel and Mary (Baptiste) Medeiros, and grew up in Pi`ihonua. Eva celebrated her 63rd wedding anniversary on December 9, 2013 with William “Bill” Akamu. Along with her husband, Eva is survived by her daughters, Lynnell Ka`opua Akamu, Kanani Mariano and grandchildren. She is also survived by her beloved sister, Bernice Gabriel and nieces, Gabriella Cabanas and Glenda Sugi. Eva was a sweet, gentle, generous, caring wife, mother sister, aunt, and grandmother. She lived the meaning of unconditional “Aloha” with her loving husband, Bill, in all that they did and with everyone that they met, throughout their life together. She will be missed immeasurably. A celebration of Eva’s life will be held at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo, on Thursday, January 30, 2014. Visitation, 8-10 a.m., Services, 10-11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Cemetary, Ilima Section at 11:30 a.m.

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