Joeben-Antonio Amina Waialeale Paraiso was born on January 28, 2012 at 11:04 a.m. at Queens Medical Center on Oahu. Joeben weighed in at 8 lbs 3.8 oz and was 19.5 inches long. Baby was welcome home by big sister Briana, big brother Jairen, parents Joe and Benadeen Paraiso and many grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.…
Design Waiwaikealohamaiapunileimominoelani Ka`a`a Rawlins was born on February 2, 2012 at Kapiolani Hospital. Welcoming her are parents Detrick and Ralayna Rawlins and big brother Delayn Rawlins. Proud grandparents are Noelani Rawlins, Verna Landford-Bright, Ardis Naehu, Wayne Alcon, Ralph Albino Sr., Lansen Kaupu, Wilbur Bright and the late Albert Pu.…
Jahleah-Lace Li`ehoano ka Pulelehua O Ku`upu`uwai Huff was born on Feb. 28, 2012 at Molokai General Hospital to parents Elijah and Maunalani Huff. She is also welcomed by big brothers Jahlani, Jaius, Elijah and Lussen. Her Hawaiian name means “the little holy butterfly of our heart.”…
For sharing their Thanksgiving with the kupunas of Home Pumehana, we would like to thank these individuals: Mahalo John Austin (Keawi Nui fishponds), Pastor David Nanod, Kevin Misaki (Misaki Inc.), Kimberly Svetin (Molokai Drugs Inc.), Roy Horner (RMH/Planning Services), Gladys Brown (AARP), Amy Sakamato, Colleen Joao, Amy Dudoit (Hui Home Pumehana).
Again, mahalo nui loa!
Aha Kuku Kuka
“Na Kupuna Circle”
Pu`alikoa o Ka`uhane Michael Kukulu`o`kalani Ritte was born on Nov. 24, 2011 at Molokai General Hospital to mother Christina K. Bethke. Weighing 8 lbs. and 3 oz., he was also welcomed by grandmother Albion Bethke of Ho`olehua. His first Hawaiian name translates to “Warrior of the spirit” and Kukulu`o`kalani means “Builder of the heavens.”
Pi`ikea Kahakuonawailani Kealaonaona Ranis was born on Oct. 18, 2011 at Kaiser Moanalua Hospital to proud parents Glenna Kealaonaona Maikui and Noland Kaehuhuliliokekaiwaioluhoohenonakahakaiolanai Ranis of Makiki, Oahu. She shares her birthday with her mother and Uncle Kapono Acasio. Weighing 8 lbs. 4.8 oz, Pi`ikea was also welcomed by Rachelle Maikui and Jesse Acasio of Ho’olehua and Wendell and Jonie Sarme of Lanai. Her Hawaiian name translates to “To become a great protector/guardian of the heavenly waters” and “fragrant path.”
Tepoerani Violet Ka`ihilaulehua Cabilo was welcomed by proud parents Michael Alan Cabilo and Taryn-Alyssa Ululani Masako Cabilo on Nov. 17, 2011. Born at Molokai General Hospital at 3:02 p.m., she weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. Tepoerani is also welcomed by grandparents Vandale and Norma-Jean Dudoit of Ho`olehua and Cipriano and Violet Cabilo of Sea Side.
Ezekiel “E-Z” Honuamauliola Lani was born July 14, 2011 at Kapiolani Hospital, Honolulu to proud parents Eddie and Kimberly Lani of Ho`olehua, Molokai. Weighing 6 lbs. 1 oz., he was also welcomed by Kyle and Triva Rosa of Ho`olehua and the Late Henry and Betty Lani, and siblings Kruze, E.K., Brittney and Dylan.
Saidon-Lino Kaiolohia Kawika Kansana was born on Oct. 15, 2011 at Molokai General Hospital at 8:04 a.m. to proud parents Shyla-Marie Kansana and Kawika Blevins. He weighed 8 lbs 11oz. He was also welcomed by grandparents Patrick and Zaneta Kansana of Kaunakakai, Molokai, Donna Willard of Lahaina Maui, and Solomon Harris of Maui, brothers Laka of Lahaina, Maui, and Sairus-Jose, and sister Shailiah-Marie. His Hawaiian name, Kaiolohia, means “calm seas.”
First time parents Brandon Hirashima and Kaohinani Mollena are proud to
announce the birth of their son, Krysen Kahiki Kamakoamualoakapaia’nahakealohanui Hirashima. Krysen Kahiki was born July 21 at 6:34 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces and 20 1/2 inches long at North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea, Hawaii Island. He was welcomed from many family members that joined in the room to await his arrival. Krysen Kahiki is the first grandchild to grandparents Lahela and Kawika Lau, Constance and Keith Hirashima and Barney and Celeste Mollena. His Hawaiian name, Kamakoamualoakupaia’nahakealohanui means: The amazing/extraordinary first born warrior with great love, because that is definitely what he is.