Mahilani Pearl Gutina
Last updated 9/27/2018 at 6:46pm
Mahilani Pearl Gutina passed from the earth Sept. 20, 2018. She was born Jan. 10, 1960 in Oahu, Hawaii.
She was proceeded in death by her beloved father Pedro Gutina. She is survived by her mother, Maragaret Maria Kempf and siblings, Richard Peter Gutina, Gloria Fern Moretz and Suzanne Gutina Johnson; her nieces and nephews Kainoa Bright, Kanani Caravantes, Rachel Maria Carrillo, Rikki Rene Akuaomakana Kaia, Randi Lee Momi Lani Gutina and numerous other cousins and relatives. She is also survived by her four-legged fur babies Ditto, Piper, Missy D and Shadow.
Mahi worked at Eastern Washington University in the JFK Library for over 35 years as the digital printing operator. Prior to passing, she was given the title of Honorary Children's Librarian. During her time at Eastern, she ministered to many students, faculty and staff and provided food for those students who were in need.
Mahi is loved and cared for by her family and many in the community who will miss her dearly. She was truly an angel walking among us. A celebration of Mahi's life is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30 in the Walter and Myrtle Powers Reading Room, 201 Hargreaves Hall, EWU, Cheney.
Mahi's final resting place will be with her father in Oahu, Hawaii.