Lady Uu died peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 21, 2011 on Oahu. She was born Lady Poepoe in Makena, Maui, on May 20, 1918. In April of 1937 she married Ernest K. Uu and was happily married for 40 years until his death in 1977.
She is survived by two sons, John Konohia Uu (Merle) of Molokai, and Ernest Konohia Uu (Edie) of Oahu. She has eight grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren. A celebration of her life and memory will be on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 at Kalaiakamanu Hou Congregational Church in Kalamaula, Molokai. Visitation from 9 – 11 a.m. with service to follow. Her ashes will be interned at a later date.