Caroline “Kalena” Munar Espirito passed peacefully at Hale Makua Kahului on May 14, 2019. She was born on January 15, 1943 and raised in Paia.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and the owner and operator of Caroline’s Tax in 1980-2000.
She is survived by her daughter Christine “Chris” Espirito and sons Darren Espirito and Paul Higa, Jr., grandchildren Jeffrey Espirito, Jr., Jessie Espirito, Ashten Yagi, Isaiah Oguma, Bailey Higa and great grandchildren Laylah Espirito and Jax Espirito. She is predeceased by her sons John Munar Espirito and Jeffrey Espirito, Sr. and daughter Ashley Higa, 1st husband Juan Acang Espirito, 2nd husband Paul Higa, Sr. and her parents Silverio and Genoveva Munar.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Ballard’s Family Mortuary. Service will begin at 9:45 a.m. Casual aloha attire welcomed.