Verdel Nanilei Berg aka Aunty Nani Hoopai, 53

Aunty Nani, 53, of Hana, Maui, passed away on April 5, 2013, at Hilo Medical Center. She was born on January 6, 1961, in Wailuku, Maui.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2013, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 7:00 p.m.; cremation will follow. Scattering of her ashes will begin at 12:00 noon on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Paia Bay; luncheon will follow at Baldwin Park in Paia. The family requests that everyone wear green at her scattering.

Aunty Nani is survived by her companion, Joey Santos Bras; son, Uhanekai Arlantico of Honolulu; daughter, Heather Berg of California; and brothers, Oren (Doreen) Hoopai of Hilo, Dennis Hoopai of Maui, Danny (Valerie) Hoopai of Maui, and Felton “Ipo” (Shirley) Hoopai of Maui.

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