Joseph J. Sugai, 73, of Anahola passed away on November 6, 2021 at his home. He was born on Kauai on April 19, 1948 and retired as a superintendent at Lihue Plantations.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph & Marion Sugai; brother, Stanford Sugai; father-in-law, Fred Aki Sr.; brother-in-law’s, Fred Aki Jr. and Douglas Kaeo.
Joseph is survived by his wife, Melissia Sugai; daughters, Maile (Alika) Masada, Marla (Pomai) Cockett, Ana (Mindy) Hoomanawanui-Sugai, Joeddy (Brad) Aki-Sugai, Nohi (Jessie) Pia-Sugai, Kapua (Bryson) Sugai-Salvador; sisters, Bernie Kaeo and Judy (Pat) Kelekoma; step-mother, Dora Sugai; 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and numerous other relatives.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the Kelekoma Pasture. In Kealia, drive past the monuments and looks for signs. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM with services to follow at noon.
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