The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001107001-01
Funeral Notices


55 of Waipahu passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Denver, CO. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Michael (Seema) and daughter Catrina, parents Mike and Siala, sisters and brother, Flossie, Sina (Curtis), Lina and Jimmy, and nephew Daniel.

A graduate of Radford H.S. she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from HPU and Master’s degree in Accounting from Strayer University. Her government service spanned over 30 years working in: Washington DC (Pentagon), Denver, CO, Germany as well as Afghanistan (twice) in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel with NATO. Elsie oversaw over 12 people as a manager and was respected by high military officials. A service in her honor is being performed in Arlington, VA. She has requested her remains be brought back to Hawaii for their final resting place.

A Memorial Service will be held
on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 10:30am at the Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly at 1159 Gulick Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96819 (parking across from the church at Kalihi-Waena Elementary School). Aloha attire, no flowers, please. The family requests that there will be no Fa’a Samoa.