Jan. 1, 2014
Vern Kupuka‘a, 65, of Honolulu, a meat cutter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary C.; daughters Tammy and Cheryl Kupuka‘a, and Fern Kupuka‘a-Sotelo; hanai daughter Reyne; brother Na Kua Ana; sister Patricia; and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary.