Byron Ku Kukua, 58, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a rancher for Hokukano Ranch and a Hawaii County Department of Public Works employee, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Keane and Kuoio; hanai daughter Lovia Publico; brother Arthur; sisters Jeanette Perreira, Marvalee Banagan, Moani Kukua and Ardis Casuga; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. July 9 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kona. Services: 10 a.m.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased