Violet Piilani Thompson, 75, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by husband Larry W.; son Mark L. Akau Jr.; daughter Claudia Candilario; brothers Peter, Thomas and Duane Kaaialii; sisters Patricia Davis, Sharlene Newman, Darlene West, Doreen Kaaialii, Sharon Blackburn and Sharade Carba; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Soka Gakkai International USA Hawaii Culture Center, 2729 Pali Highway.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased