Ellen B. Kaopua, 69, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Marmion; son Marmion S.K. "Rusty"; daughters Shaldean K. Dela Cruz and Sheryl Arakaki; mother Mary B. Akana; brothers Louis Jr., Richard, Daniel, Buford "Buffy" and Steven Akana; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased