Kenneth Kaniho, Sr., 83, of Waimea, died on Friday, May 17, 2013 at his home. He was born on January 27, 1930 in Waimea, Hawaii. He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran and retired from the Honolulu Police Department. He was also a salesman for Shuman Carriage and Kapiolani Motors. He retired from the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. He was a partner in Kona Waste Management with his son, Kenneth Kaniho, Jr., who preceded him in death. Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday (June 1, 2013) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Waimea; Service from 10 to 11 a.m.; immediately following services, a Celebration of His Life will be held at the Batchelder’s Farm located in Puukapu Farm Lot, Waimea. Casual attire and flowers to be omitted. Survived by, wife of 62 years, Lorraine (Akiona) Kaniho of Waimea; sons, Gary Kaniho of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Guy (Sheryl) Kaniho of Kona; daughters, Sharon (Pete) Peterson of Bisbee, Arizona and Blanche (Pat) Batchelder of Waimea; brothers, Thomas (Felicia) Kaniho of Kau and Martin (Sharon) Kaniho of Alaska; sisters, Jane Gouvea of Kona and Kanai Tegman of Waimea; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren ; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.