Birth Date: October 17, 1937
Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii
Date of Death: May 3, 2004 / Age: 66
Location of Death: Hilo, Hawaii, USA
Cause of Death: complications of diabetes
Biography: Gilbert Lani Kauhi, also known as Zulu and Zoulou, was an American actor, musician and stand-up comedian most famous for his burly character Kono Kalakaua on the CBS television network series Hawaii Five-O for the first four years of the series. A native Hawaiian, Kauhi was an accomplished surfer and was known in Hawaii by the honorific of a Waikiki Beach Boy.
He died on May 3rd 2004 in Hilo from complications from diabetes. He was 66 years old.