April 19, 1951 - August 28, 2021
70, of Hauula passed away in Kaneohe on Saturday. August 28, 2021. Born and raised on the windward side of Oahu in the Koolaupoko district. Debra was the second child born to Harry K.P. Kanakaole Sr. and Rosemarie Kanakaole ( both deseased). Debra was also proceeded in death by her brothers Harry K.P. Kanakaole jr., Alan K.P. Kanakaole, Thomas K.P. Kanakaole and 1st child Omen Mainaaupo. Debra is survived by siblings : Gay Keane (Lucian Keane), Siri H. Pau(Jeff Pau), Zelda Kanakaole(Ellis Kanekoa), Simbralynn Kanakaole(Ross Esperon) and Grant K.P. Kanakaole(Tammy Kanakaole) Children: Samara Lee K. Mainaaupo, David K.K.K. Mainaaupo and Tamala Lee H. Kahanu(Samuel M. Kahanu III) Grandchildren: David N.P. Kenoi, Ali'iaina K.K. Rivera, Sherri-Lee Grace, Audrey K.K.M. Kahanu, Samuel.K.H. Kahanu, AnnabelleRose M. Kahanu, and Elsie M. Kahanu. Great grandchild: Akayla H. Grace. Debra Lee Kanani Kanakaole married Kawika Mainaaupo and had 4 children (eldest son deseased at birth). After their short marriage Debra went on and started her career with the City and County of Honolulu as a Groundskeeper working and keeping several parks. Debra has helped and over the years made many friends. She was a free spirit and Loved her animals especially her dogs (which she considered her babies). Debra was a very persistent and very Strong willed person, she definitely left an impression good or bad with all of the people she knew. Debra lived life how she wanted and never let anyone opinions sway her in her choices. She will be fondly remembered by all of her Family and friends. A celebration of life will be announced and held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Debra Lee Kanani Kanakaole can be sent to: P.O.Box 4592. Kaneohe, Hi. 96744, c/o Tamalalee Kanhanu.
70, of Hauula passed away in Kaneohe on Saturday. August 28, 2021. Born and raised on the windward side of Oahu in the Koolaupoko district. Debra was the second child born to Harry K.P. Kanakaole Sr. and Rosemarie Kanakaole ( both deseased).... View Obituary & Service Information
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