Emma Martines Gouveia Akiu, 65, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Punaluu Rentals housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Joseph Sr.; sons Dwayne, Paul, James and Rodney Kuahiwinui, and Joseph Akiu Jr.; daughters Nora Kuahiwinui and Emma-Salina Akiu-Cariaga; brothers Gary Sr., David and Alfred Gouveia, and Johnny Medeiros; sisters Alice Kawaauhau, Stella Kuahiwinui, Beatrice Freitas and Laura Ann Henriques-Duarte; 28 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Naalehu. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Luncheon and fellowship at Naalehu Community Center to follow burial. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased