Philomena “Philly” Kahula, 74, of Paia, Maui, passed away on April 10, 2019, at her home with loving family by her side, under the care of Hospice Maui. She was born on January 28, 1945 in Keanae.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Ballard Family Mortuary; service will begin at 11:00 a.m.; burial will follow, 1:00 p.m., at the Maui Veteran’s Cemetery in Makawao.
Philly was predeceased by her beloved husband, Henry Polohau Kahula Jr.; and daughters, Florence K. Kahula and Elsie W. Kahula. She is survived by her son, Henry Polohau Kahula III (Rose Snyder); daughters, Roxann (Wes) Arakaki, Henrietta Kahula, Darnielle Kahula (Jacob Villiarimo); siblings, Patrick K. (Paulette) Akuna Sr., Rita (Tony) Sommer, Betty Kaya, Daisy (Dave) Goodall, Peter L. Akuna Sr.; 7 grandchildren, Jamie (Kyle) Stites, Jennifer Wagenbrenner, Eha Kahula, Haunani Kahula, Janel Kahula, Dominick Kahula, John-Michael Kahula-Fal; and 10 great grandchildren.