Paul Kahanaoi, age 62, of Wai`anae, Hawai`i, passed away on September 20, 2021. He was born on December 28, 1958 in Honolulu. Raised in Kāne`ohe, he attended Ben Parker Elementary, King Intermediate and graduated from Castle High School in 1976. Paul proudly served in the United States Navy from 1978-1998, retiring as a Petty Officer First Class.
Paul is survived by his mother Madge (Chaves) Kahanaoi, daughter Alycia (Todd) Hansen, sons Paul Matthew Kahanaoi and Eric (Jessie) Kahanaoi, grandchildren Rebecca and Jack Hansen, siblings James (Marline) Kahanaoi, Edward (Kathy) Kahanaoi, Marie (Kenneth) Meeken, Ruby (Thomas) Bentkowki, Steven (Bridgette) Kahanaoi, and Karen (Joseph) Kahanaoi-Use.
Funeral services will be held at Waipahu Lighthouse Church on October 27, 2021 from 9:00am-12noon. A private burial service for family will be held at Hawai`i State Veterans’ Cemetery.