March 2, 2014
Kimberly Pualani “Auntie Kim” Hocson, 55, of Anahola, Kauai, a North Shore General Store shift manager, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by companion Lonny McClure; daughter Lea “Kanani” Alani; stepparents Alfredo Asuncion and Verna Escalante; hanai mother Anne Morris; brothers Alfred Kimo and Raymond Asuncion, and Robert, Maximo, Moroni and Moses Escalante; sisters Jan Kaleimamahu, Hester Franko, Maxine Cutter, Angela Escalante, Raylene Garcia and Donna Mae Kuhns; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. March 22 at Anini Beach Park.