Family Reunions: May 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!


  • Kahuanui/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
  • Kipi/Kahele – Family Reunion for April 6, 2024 is cancelled until further notice, due to no communication from officers. Auwe! Kapua. For more information contact Aldora Kahele 808-782-9359 or Ai Heen Lucero 808-853-8503.
  • lopes – The descendants of Seraphine Lopes & Pakele Kaluahine Kahumoku “Last Ohana Reunion” is being held on July 26 – 29, 2024 at Swanzy Beach Park, 51-489 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaʻaʻawa, Oʻahu. The reunion gathering day is Saturday, July 27, from 10a to 8p. Please join us for lunch and dinner, bring a main dish w/ dessert. ʻOhana will have music, games, talk story and genealogy updates during the reunion. Camping is allowed on July 26-29, but you must obtain a C&C of Honolulu camping permit. The 13 descendants of Seraphine Lopes & Pakele Kaluahine Kahumoku are: Seraphine Jr., Louie, Tom, John (Violet Makia), Thomas (Annette Bogdanoff), Frank (Christina Bogdanoff), Eben “Nahi” (Maria Torres), Charles (Annie Ale Kaleleiki Apana), David (Hannah Higgins), Jenny (Nahi Kukui), Mary (George Schutte), Carrie (Joseph Keoki Paoa), & Girlty (George Medeiros). Musician volunteers are needed, and monetary donations are welcomed. Funds will be used for picnic tables, tents, and paper goods. For more information, to sign up to kōkua, and camping permits, please contact family representative: Ramona “Bully” DiFolco (808) 263-0121 or cell (808) 282-8921.