Esminia "Minia" Kanoeau, 71, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a Teshima's Restaurant food waitress and a pineapple worker at Dole Pineapple Cannery on Lanai, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Francis Sr.; sons Francis Jr., Norman and Brian; daughter Cindy; stepdaughter Ann Hose; brothers Julian and Matthew Tagavilla; sisters Loretta Simeon and Flora Ascino; stepbrother Albert Roloos; stepsisters Ann Oshiro, Christine Hebenstriet, Mary Alapai and Nancy Ohashi; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Nov. 21 at Kona Gospel Chapel, Kealakekua. Service: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased