Mele Carroll


Age: 50

Summary: Hawaiian legislator and chairwoman of the House Committee on Human Services when she was appointed to the Legislature in 2005 by former governor Linda Lingle who had been re-elected in 2014 but gave up her seat last month.

Cause of Death: Complications from cancer

Born: May 9, 1964

Died: February 18, 2015

Honolulu, Hawaii