Obituaries for November 16

Evan Olins, 84, of Kailua-Kona died Aug. 6 in Kona Community Hospital. He and wife, Gwen, moved their family from California to Kona in 1979 where they opened Flamingo’s and later Hula Heaven. He contributed to many books on Hawaiiana and they wrote “Lei in a Bottle.” Survived by wife, Gwen Olins; sons, Jon Timothy McCoy and Ethan (Anielka) Olins of Kona; daughter, Laura (Harry) Basil of Las Vegas; hanai daughter, Dana (Wesley) Mattos of Kona; three grandsons, three granddaughters and a great-granddaughter. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.