Keola Robert Kawaa, 37, of Las Vegas and, formerly, Maui, an entertainer, hula dancer and food-and-beverage industry worker, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by life partner Matthew Erickson; parents Barry Kalei and Barbara Kawaa; brothers Darrell Mitchell, Kauhi and Llewellyn Kawaa, and Shane Kahalehau; and sisters Helene Kauhaahaa-Pali, Ramona Breitha, Ipo and Kawehi Kawaa, Kylee Hernandez, and Toni, Tammie and Terri Mitchell. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased