William Awihilima Kahaiali’i, 59

Entertainer, William Awihilima Kahaiali’i, also known to many as “Willie K”, 59 of Wailuku, Maui peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2020.

Private services were held. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

He is survived by his loving wife Deborah Kahaiali’i; sons William Karshaun “Koko” (Veronica) and Joseph “Max” Smith; daughters Lycettiana and Antoinette; grandchildren Kaidan, Ari and Nakoa Love; mother Ivy Kaipo Nu’uhiwa; brothers Wilmont Jr (Laura), Waylen (Virgie), Wade (Cyndi), DonMike (Aranda), Levaughn (Dejon) Kaopio, Warryn (Lara) Adarna, Wendell and Daniel (Sarah); sisters Doreen, Donora, Raenette, Elianne (Semisi) Rokobuludrau, Elayne (Joshua) Villamor, and Enjolie (Werner) Duldulao-Kahaiali’i; sister-in-law Charlotte Kahaiali’i; step-mother Elzadia Kahaiali’i.

He is predeceased by father Wilmont “Manu” Kahaiali’i Sr; brothers John and Brian.

He also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended ‘ohana, friends and fans around the world.

Send condolences to: PO Box 1454, Wailuku, HI 96793 Or to sponsor the planting of a Koa tree in the Kahaiali’i Forest in Kealakekua, HI, go to: ReforestHawaii.org.