KULA, Maui (HawaiiNewsNow) - Ali'i Chang, the founder and co-owner of Ali'i Kula Lavender, died in his sleep on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.
Chang grew up on a 20-acre farm in Kaneohe and learned from his grandmother. He later moved to Maui, where he started the lavender farm on the slopes of Kula.
Chang is survived by his son, Forrest Koa Chang.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the farm.