April 7, 2012
Sharlan “Hawaiian” Kuhia Jr., 33, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by companion Lynelle Paranada; hanai son Jarred Paranada; mother Pauline “Aloha” Kuhia; hanai mother Trelawney “Chubby” Niau; brothers Keala Sanchez, Makaio Kama, Pika Kamalii, JB Tabisola, Lukela Keala, Filipino Medrano, Palala Tanoue, Everett Brown, Johnny Kan-Hai, Boze and Saj Kapoi, Adrian and Louis Hoopai, Matt, Dart and Brandon Labajo, Al, Micah and Dustin Kuehu, Salta Kekona, Kala and Cullen Medina, Piilani Arias, Jay Uruo, Q Kiili, Baba Wong, Boy and Heinstein Hapakuka, Vince Soares, Freshmen Atay, Kaleo and Isaac Kaina, and Tevita Tafea; and sisters Analani Kuhia-Harmon, Anela Joesephides, Wailana Kuhia, Minnie Yap, Karey Kapoi, Fini Fakava, Manny Kala, Lei Davis and Jaime Pua‘a. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.