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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 kwo@OHA.org. E ola nā mamo a Hāloa!



The descendants of Lokalia Kenao Pali Ah Pina Makolo are having our next reunion in Las Vegas from June 28 – July 2, 2017. Her children were all born in Wailuku. They are: Abby Ah Pina Chu Alo Lee Watkins (born February 11, 1882), Manuel “Murphy” Ahoi Flores (born May 25, 1895), Eva Lehua Ah Pina Adric (born December 18, 1899), Mary Maone Makolo Marrotte (born October 26, 1902), William Kekaha Makolo (born April 17, 1904) Annie Panui Makolo Naeole (born April 1, 1911) Esther Makolo (born January 1, 1914) and Arthur Makolo (born August 25, 1916). Registration information is available at facebook.com/ohanastrong or please email the Reunion Committee at ohanastrong2017@gmail.com and information will be sent to you. E ō nāmamo a Lokelia!


Inviting the families of Horace Kekumu and Leinani Kahananui to a family reunion on July 22, 2017. Reconnect with ʻohana and share genealogy. Contact Debbie at 808-386-6564 or email debz.bautista@yahoo.com.


Pomaikai reunion will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Zablan Beach, Nānākuli, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ʻOhana includes, Kauwe, Kaluna, Laimana, McCabe, Cockett, Rowans, Wongs, Jones, Komomua, Kaopuiki, Cockett, Apiki, Kalauawa, and etc. Contact Jeanne Kahanaoi at 808-354-7365.


The descendants of Annie Kalaauhina, and William Ben Kepaa of Kuiaha, Maui, are planning a family reunion in Waimanalo, Oahu, from July 7 -9, 2017. Children of Annie and William were: Hoopii, Miriam, Edward, Kailaka, Makaopio, Smith, William, Mikala, Annie. Tutu’s second marriage was to Peter Halo. Children of Annie and Peter were: Mary Halao Kepaa Werner, and John Aiawale Halao Kepaa. Her third marriage was to Ben Piipii Kahele no issue (children). Plans for Friday, July 7 are for a casual get together at our cousins’ home in Waimanalo. Saturday, July 8 is the Reunion Luau from 2 -10 p.m. on Department of Hawaiian Homelands (DHHL) property, mauka side of Hilu Street, in Waimanalo. Sunday, July 9 we’re winding down and simply spending time together. A small contribution will be asked to help offset costs. We will be sharing genealogy and would welcome yours. There’s a family face book page “Kekaula (Kalaauhina-Kepaʻa) Lau” that we can add you to. This is a closed group so please kōkua and identify yourselves and your connection to the ʻOhana when you send a friend request. For more information contact Hudson Kekaula, hkekaula@hotmail.com 808-486-3941 (leave message) or Primrose Judge pjudge@alionscience.com 703-933-6622.


Inviting the families of John I and Mary Kalehuawehe and extended families to a family reunion on July 14, 15 & 16, 2017, at Hale Nanea Clubhouse on Maui. Reconnect with Ohana and share genealogy. Contact President Debbie at 808-281-8711 or email Kwaihona@hotmail.com or 2017 Kalehuawehe Reunion.


The descendants of Samuel HaleoʻoKauka, Sr. and Harriet Haliaka Ulunahele of Punaluʻu, Oahu, Hawaii are planning a family reunion on July 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Kualoa, Oahu. Children include, Samuel Haleoʻo Kauka, Jr., Hattie Kauka, David Makaliu Kauka Kaapu, George Kaukahialii Kauka, Sr., Helen Kalanialii Kauka (Lurbe) Wiggins, Annie Kauhane Kauka Trevenen, Hannah Kapaokalani Kauka Keolanui, Mildred Kuulei Kauka White, Mariah Kauka and Akana Kauka and their descendants. Potluck: we are using PerfectPotluck.com again for sign-up, activities include camping, genealogy updates, crafts for the keiki, kalo paʻi ai (for our meal), kanikapila by our talented ohana and much talk-story time. We are ordering new t-shirts for this reunion and the design will be shared on our Facebook page when available, pre-orders only. We are in the process of conducting video interviews with Generation 3 ohana and are looking to capture many more from other generations before the reunion. Please call Woletta if you are interested for scheduling. These will be information contact Woletta Lurbe Kim 808-630-3685(808), Catalpa (Trevenen) Kong 808-927-9692 or Peggianne (Martin) Wallace 808-754-0989. Info also available on Facebook, KAUKA Ohana, a private group.


Inviting the families of Horace Kekumu and Leinani Kahananui to a family reunion on July 22, 2017. Reconnect with ʻohana and share genealogy. Contact Debbie at 808-386-6564 or email debz.bautista@yahoo.com.


Kinimaka ʻOhana reunion will be July 19–22, 2018, Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi Island. Contact Kaniu Kinimaka-Stocksdale at email: kaniu@coconutwoman.me or call 808-313-1598 for more info. ʻO wau no me ka haʻa haʻa.


The two surviving descendants of Alawa and his wife Ana Kulioholani are having a reunion. The descendants are Daisy Nakike Apua Alawa who married Kau Chit Aki, and her sister Ana Alawa who married Kamaka Pamaiaulu. Descendants of these two sisters: from Daisy Nakike Apua Alawa (Kau Chit Aki) are: Henry AhChoy Apua, Amoe Aki Yam, Edward Kau, Harry Aki, Sam Aki and Alex Aki. From Ana Alawa (Pamaiaulu) are: Julia Konawahine Pamaiaulu. Julia married Peter Kaiu Akiona and had ten children. Six of the surviving children are: Josephine DeLaura-Crow, Ramona Teves, Veronica Samera, Dorothy Kekuewa, Shirley Hering and Lorna Akiona-Terry. The reunion will be at the Waimanalo Hawaiian Homes Hale, 41-253 Ilauhole St., Waimanalo, on Saturday, July 1, 2017, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Cost $15 for adults 8 years and up (includes 1 Bento), $8 for children 5 to 7 years old (includes 1 Bento). Under 4 years old is free (no Bento, but may purchase a Bento for $8). Register on line at: sites.google.com/site/kauakiohana/home. Deadline February 28, 2017. For information or those who wish to help with the planning call John Aki at 808-492-5929 or email johnakijr@yahoo.com.


The ʻOhana Lincoln Reunion Committee is planning our next family reunion for June 16 & 17, 2017 in Kona. Our Reunion begins on Friday, June 16 with a historic visit to our ancestral lands and continues on Saturday, June 17 at Hale Halawai. If you are of Lincoln heritage and want to attend, please contact the following Committee members for more information. Please be sure to leave a message if no one answers. You can also email me as well, Rowena A. Lincoln 808-497-1219 email: Ehulani822@yahoo.com or Jonna Robello, 808-783-5423.


Lovell a me Holokahiki Family reunion. Kauai July 7-9, 2017. Family of Josephand Mele Lovell will be gathering at Anahola Beach Park during the 1st weekend in July. More information to follow. Monthly meetings are happening. Come and join us. Please contact Kellie at kelliepupu@gmail.com or 808-346-1877, www.facebook.com/lovellameholokahiki.


E hui pu kakou The descendants of Mulehu (w), daughter of Kihaapi‘ilani and Kaheleanauakuemanu are invited to attend the first Family Reunion on July 20-23, 2017 at the Kohala Intergeneration Center located at Kamehameha Park in Kapaʻau, Kohala, Hawaiʻi Island. From the Mulehu & Haupu Branch comes Kaleohano (k), Kaiopahia (k), Moeluhi (k) and Kamahanakapu (w). From the Mulehu & Kai (aka Kaiopahia/Pahiha/Kaʻi/Kaai) Branch comes Kaaihinu (Kaaihimu) (w), Kaaoaolahilahiokeohokalole (w), Keahilapalapaikawekiuolunalilo (w), and Kaonohi (k). Registration, lodging recommendations, the schedule, and other information will be posted and updated at www.namamoamulehu.org. Or you can contact us by e-mail at namamoamulehu@gmail.com, or by contacting Nora Kualiʻi at 808-959-8830.


Descendants of Captain/Judge Edmund Saffery (1806-1874) and wives Kupuna Naehu and Waiki Kawaawaaiki Naehu (1828-1900) of Olowalu, Maui, are holding a reunion Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-3, 2017, in Wailuku, Maui. Their combined 14 children include: Fanny (John Kaiaokamalie), Edmund Jr. (Emalia Wallace), Henry (Kahua Kaanaana), Caroline (Frank Rose), William (Emily Cockett and Jennie Makekau), John (Lucy Kahaulelio and Rebecca Nahooikaika), Thomas (Mary Luna Kina), Mary (Daniel Palena), Emma (William Pogue), Anna (Joseph Kealoha and Daniel Nahaku), Julianna (Antoine Freitas), Charles (Emily Hawele and Catherine Kauwahi), Helen (George Tripp), Emalia Nellie (Louis Ernestberg, George Conrad, and Nelson Kaloa). If you’re interested in attending the reunion, please visit www.SafferyOhana.org or contact Naomi Losch, 808-261-9038, nlosch@hawaii.rr.com or Kulamanu Goodhue, 808-689-4015, safferyohana@gmail.com or Donna Curimao, 808-264-3178, meleana1839@hotmail.com.


A Family Reunion for Peter Moses Naluai aka W.P.H. Kaleiahihi, son of Moses Naluai of Molokaʻi and Henrietta Thornton of Kona, Hawaiʻi. Date: Sept 3th at Kapiʻolani Park next to the Tennis Courts. Potluck from 7am to 5pm e-mail naluaifamilyreunion@yahoo.com or call Mili Hanapi at 808-679-8333


2017 Ka Wilhelm Ohana Reunion- July 21-22, 2017 @ Maui Beach Hotel, Kahului, Maui. Contact Jean Wilhelm Kanoho at rkanoho1@twc.com or call 808-247-2869 or the Wilhelm website kawilhelmohana.org/ for more info. Deadline for registration and ticket purchase: Saturday, July 15, 2017.



Looking for genealogy records for my great grandmother on my father’s side. Mary Cullen 1869-1920 married John Fernandez 1860-1939. Their daughter Madeline Fernandez Colburn. Please call or text Pauahi Colburn at 722-8400. Mahalo nui.


Are you looking for an ancestor at Kalaupapa? Ka ʻOhana O Kalaupapa, a nonprofit organization made up of Kalaupapa residents, family members and friends, might be able to help. We have information on more than 7,000 people sent to Kalaupapa. Contact ʻOhana Coordinator Valerie Monson at vmonson@kalaupapaohana.org or call 808-573-2746.


Looking for descendants or related family members of Ellen P. Kamakau. Born at Kaopipa/Kaupipa, Maui on September 3, 1850. Since, deceased. Please contact 808-366-0847 or lruby@hawaii.edu.