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Marlene "Mieko" Wailani (Alapa'i) Kaui

June 27, 1966 ~ October 9, 2021 (age 55)


Marlene “Mieko” Wailani Kaui (Alapa‘i) passed away in peace at age 55 at her home in Anahola, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 27, 1966, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital, to Francis Masami Kuwamura and Lucille Leimomi Alapa‘i.

She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter Ashlynn Lee and nephew Dylan Kuwamura.

She met her husband Randall Kaui in 1985 and had four beautiful daughters: Moani (Aaron) Lee of Kapahi, Keani (Ernest) Kaui of Moloa‘a, Brandi (Jake) Kaui of Princeville and Korie (Mana) Kaui of Moloka‘i. She adored her 13 grandchildren: Aaron-James (AJ) Lee, Austin Lee, Ashlynn Lee, Aamen Lee, Ishawra-Marie Kaui-Reconsal, Iden Kaui-Reconsal, Meli‘a Kaui-Reconsal, Irius Kaui-Reconsal, Iriana Kaui-Bautista, Ariani Kaui-Bautista, Elijah Langridge, Kia‘i He and La’iku He.

She was an amazing homemaker of many talents, always busy, making haku lei, crafting and gardening. She was especially known for her famous California rolls and maki sushi.

She will be fondly remembered for her infectious smile, heart of gold and loving soul. She had the gift of always making people laugh and spreading happiness to everyone around her. She was an angel who embraced God and had profound faith in the blessings she enjoyed daily. Not a day went by without her thanking and praising God.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Anahola Beach Park with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. and services at 10:00 a.m.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marlene "Mieko" Wailani (Alapa'i) Kaui, please visit our floral store.


October 23, 2021

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Anahola Beach Park

Celebration of Life
October 23, 2021

10:00 AM
Anahola Beach Park

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