51, of Bend, Or., passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 due to complications from advanced prostate cancer. Kanani was born on January 8, 1969 in Salt Lake City, Ut. but was raised in Wahiawa, Hawaii. He attended Kamehameha High School and obtained a degree in Mathematics from University of Oregon in 2007. He was an Eagle Scout and an excellent athlete who loved all sports and fishing. He is survived by his wife Dawn, sons Brendon Hauoli, Kyle Maluiki, daughter Pariss Kanani and stepson Hunter Evermann; parents Cliff and Sandie Kitashima; siblings Kanoe Shaffery (Ken), Kiana Kurzynowski (Karol) and Isaac Kitashima. A private family service will be held at a later time. Expressions of sympathy, condolences and support can be sent in care of Dawn Kitashima, at 20368 Shetland Loop, Bend, Or. 97703. Please visit the online registry for the family at www.niswonger-reynolds.com.
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