Tyson “Big Tys” Kawananakoa Araneta, 30, of Kapaa passed away in Kapaa on May 3, 2020. He was born in Lihue on September 16, 1989 and was employed at Kauai Beer Company as a chef.
Preceded in death by his father, Albert Gubrino Araneta Sr.
Tyson is survived by his mother, Violet Soares (Manase) Purdy; his children, Zaedyn Tupou, Kala Tupou, Donovan Araneta; siblings, Albert (Laurie) G. Araneta Jr., Corena (Paul Mulzany) Araneta, Jesse Araneta, Tammy (Doug Guerreo) Gonsalves, Naomi (Ulu Fale) McDaniel, Micah Araneta, Zechariah Araneta, Malachi (Ewa) Araneta, Haunani (Dennis) Burnham, Shilah Araneta, Shiloh Araneta, Jedidiah Araneta; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date.
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