Anita Josephine Kekulu Waiopua Sibbett Kai Ingalls, 89

Anita Josephine Kekulu Waiopua Sibbett Kai Ingalls, lovingly known as “Joey”, went to her Heavenly home on October 7, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Eugene, 3 sisters, 1 brother and her parents. She is survived by 1 sister, 7 children, 29 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren.

She was born in Hilo Hawaii on March 7, 1931. She had 4 sisters, 1 brother and 7 half brothers. She attended and graduated from King Kamehameha school, taught Catholic catechism, Sunday school for children ages 3-5 years old, a swimming instructor, and owned and operated a Hula Halau in Kansas City, Missouri.

She loved her family above all else, everyone that she met became Hanai, Hawaiian meaning of adopted family, and was known as Ms. Aloha spreading ALOHA to everyone. She will be truly missed. We love you so very much.

Arrangements are under the direction of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

ALOHA OE A Hui Ho Mommy (Goodbye Until We Meet Again)

Posted online on October 16, 2020