Age 91, Born on November 7, 1929, to Mack Kamaka Kahulanui Kalahiki and Elizabeth Kapeka Akau Kalahiki in Honolulu. She was raised in the family home in Kalihi, Dillingham Boulevard and Kahalu'u, Waihe'e Valley with her 5 sisters and 9 brothers. She was a hard worker at home and in the family taro patch, well-respected, and a very successful caregiver and babysitter to "many." She confessed her faith and love in Jesus Christ, witnessed miracles and testimonies, and found her purpose in life fellowshipping at the Gospel of Salvation Church. She leaves a legacy of love (of Jesus Christ), of family, and of people.
She was a devoted wife, married to her one and only love, Arthur Enoka Aoki, Sr for 71 years. They were blessed with eight children; Nalani Kaina, Sharon, Pauline "Ululani" (deceased), Arthur Jr. (Kaleinani), Haven Kalahiki, Collette Stanley (Emmanuel - deceased), Corinthia (Gabby) Lucas, and Erleen. She was a mother, mentor, and "top cop." She ministered to many, providing a safe place to stay, clothes, food and a home filled with love. She ministered in word and deed providing for "many" family members and friends at the Grand Central Station located at the Pauoa family residence.
Kupuna's pride and joy were her grandchildren - Makaniokealoha (Tracy), Kealaonapualani, Waiokeola (Michelle), Kukuiokuupuuwai (Aukai), Enoka (Heather), Kaulana (Hinano), Lahela (Kenese), Keonaona (Landen), and Kawailani. She found endless joy in caring for her grandchildren, always there to give them discipline and words of encouragement. Kupuna's love extended well beyond her grandchildren, to their many friends and loved ones.
Kupuna-nui beemed with happiness tending to her great- grandchildren, Maia, Kezia, Ka'ena, Kemuel, Halena, Kahiau, Ne'emia, Vailelei, Va'amano, Maximo, Keleiah, Kamaha'o, Pa'akai, Aiko Ho'onani, Na'alehu, Tamaali'i, Kaula, Ha'ao, and our newest Kekaulele. She cherished the time spent with her great- grandchildren, her heart was so full of love it overflowed to many great-grandnieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by siblings, Brothers - Clarence Kama Kam Sui, Edmund, Joseph, Jeremiah, Paul, Melvin, Roland, Randolph, and Danson Kalahiki and Sisters - Agnes Keanu, Kealoha Pawai, Ku'ulei Kaunamano, and Eunice Cullen. Survived by her baby sister Lorraine Pahio and sister-in-law Ann Kalahiki. Also her Caregivers Pamela and Paula Blanchard and Marion Hulihaapai.
Celebration Services will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021, chapel service from 5:00 pm through 8:00 pm at Valley of the Temple Mortuary and on Saturday, December 4, 2021, chapel service at Valley of the Temple Mortuary from 9:30 am through 12:30 pm with a burial service to follow at Valley of the Temple Memorial Park at 1:00 pm (social distanced.)
Arrangements Provided By:
Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary