The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001239935-01
Funeral Notices


Age 69, of Nanakuli passed away Friday, October 4, 2019. She was a proud graduate of Farrington High School class of 1967 and received her Associates degree of Liberal Arts from Leeward Community College in 2005. Dolly was very active in her community by volunteering as President of Nanakuli Pop Werner Association, Manager of Makakilo BobbySox, President of Nanakuli Athletics Booster Club, Nanakuli High School Grad Nite Coordinator, former candidate for the Board of Education, former officer of Nanakuli High Intermediate School Parent Teacher Student Association, former officer of School Community Based Management, School Community Council and President of Nanaikapono Hawaiian Civic Club. Dolly, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt loved her family and friends. She will forever be missed. Preceded in death by her parents Jacob P. K. Ku Jr. and Emma Victoria Maele Kapowai Ku, and her three brothers, Jacob J. Ku Sr., Hartwell Ku Sr., Lincoln Ku and grand-daughter Phairin K. Hicks. She is survived by her sweetheart and husband of 51 years Lincoln P. Naiwi Sr., daughter’s Lena Esteban (Rico), Jaycine Hicks (Bob), Gwen Mercado (Dale), Nicole Kotrys (Phil); son’s Lincoln Naiwi Jr. (Dawn) and Marcus Naiwi; brothers Dwight Ku and Carter Ku; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunties and friends. Dolly’s Life Celebration will be held at 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Tuesday November 5, 2019 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Casual Attire.