Family Reunions: June 2024

E nā ʻohana Hawaiʻi: If you are planning a reunion or looking for genealogical information, Ka Wai Ola will print your listing at no charge on a space-available basis. Listings should not exceed 200 words. OHA reserves the right to edit all submissions for length. Send your information by mail, or e-mail E ola nā mamo a Hāloa!


  • Kahunanui/Maihui – E nā ʻohana ʻo Kahunanui/Maihui, our ʻohana is planning a family reunion for March 20–23, 2025. We need updated addresses and ʻohana names. Gather your photos as we will display all the old and new! More details to follow. For more info contact: Kiana Kahunanui (808-779-9997), Kaui Rin (808-753-6216), Bu Makanani (808-280-7615) or Leiko Kahunanui Moʻikeha (808-250-4692), or email Mahalo and hope to see you all soon!
  • Kauaua – ʻOhana Kauaua 2024 Reunion (one day event). Date: July 20, 2024; Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Location: Windward Community College (Hale ʻĀkoakoa Bldg) 45-720 Keaʻahala Road, Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu. For more information contact Doreen LaBatte 808-485-7544 or
  • Lopes – Descendants of Seraphine Lopes & Pakele Kaluahine Kahumoku “Last ʻOhana Reunion” is being held July 26-29, 2024 at Swanzy Beach Park in Kaʻaʻawa, Oʻahu. The reunion gathering day is July 27 from 10a to 8p. Join us for potluck lunch and dinner. Reunion will include music, games, talk story and genealogy updates. Camping is allowed but you must obtain a camping permit. Musicians are needed, and monetary donations are welcomed. For more info, to sign up to kōkua, and camping permits, contact Ramona “Bully” DiFolco (808-263-0121) or cell (808-282-8921).
  • MoʻOkini-Parker-Kauka – Calling all descendants of Mary Molly Keolaokalani Moʻokini-Parker-Kauka. E hele mai as we honor Tutu’s memory and her legacy with sweet fellowship, food, and family. Come and share your mana and mana’o with the rest of the family. We would love to have you. Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 10:00am-4:00pm (HST) at Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Auwaiolimu Ward) at 1931 Lusitana Street in Honolulu. ʻOhana-style potluck; ʻOhana LIVE mele & hula; Moʻokuauhau. Call/text Maydell at 808-754-0875.
  • Naehu-Saffery – Descendants of Edmund Saffery, wives Kupuna & Waiki Naehu are holding reunion meetings. Combined 14 children: Fanny (Kaiaokamalie), Edmund II (Wallace), Henry (Kaanaana), Caroline (Rose), William (Cockett & Makekau), John (Kahaulelio & Nahooikaika), Thomas (Luna), Mary (Palena), Emma (Pogue), Anna (Kealoha & Nahaku) Juliana (Freitas), Charles (Hawele & Kauwahi), Helen (Tripp), Emalia Nellie (Ernestberg & Conradt & Kaloa). Interested in helping? Contact Dayton Labanon (808-232-9869,, Manu Goodhue (808-551-9386,, or Naomi Losch (808-261-9038).