MICHAELYN PI-HSIA CHOU
90, of Pacific Heights, Honolulu, passed away on April 6, 2019. She was born on October 12, 1928 in Porterville, California. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Library Science. She went on to further her education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and earned a Ph.D. in American Studies. She retired as a professor from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1995. In her retirement, Michaelyn continued her passion of reading and writing and was a published author. She regularly attended Sunday church services and was an accomplished singer. Her love of traveling took her to China, Australia, and Europe to name a few and often drove cross country through the United States before the invention of the GPS. Michaelyn is survived by son Avery Tsui (Joy) and daughter Haven Watanabe (Todd); grand- children Anthony Tsui (Yumi), Johnathan Tsui, Tiffany Tsui, and Taylor Watanabe; and nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; Visitation at 5:00pm; Service at 6:00pm.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased