Obituaries for Sunday, January 14, 2018

Flynn Halley Wood

Flynn Halley Wood of Anahola passed away at home on Jan. 5, 2018, at the age of 78. He was born on Oahu on June 3, 1939, and was a computer programmer.

He is survived by wife Maggie Wood, son Flynn “Hikape” (Kristeen) Wood, daughters Suzanne Hill and Kathryn Park, grandchildren Rachyl, Kevin, James, Dennis, Thomas, Dane, Keith, Brian, Russell and Leah, great-grandchildren Joe, Shayne, Hunter, Elise, Taylor, Mason, Kevin and Cole, brother Wayne “Kalani” (Dee) Slater, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Kapaa, 4-1731 Kuhio Hwy., with visitation from 2:30 p.m. and services beginning at 3 p.m.

Kauai Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Crispina Melchor Gauiran

Crispina Melchor Gauiran, 92, of Koloa, passed away on Dec. 28, 2017, at her home.

Born on Dec. 5, 1925, in Talingaan, Laoag City, Philippines, she was a retired seamstress.

She was preceded in death by husband Lauriano Gauiran, parents Clemente and Juana Melchor, brothers Crisogono, Arternio and Manuel Melchor.

She is survived by adopted daughter Ofelia (Teofilo) Serrano of Puhi, adopted son Edgar (Norma) Gauiran of Honolulu, grandchildren Kylie Rose, Jordan and Jayson Serrano and Jared and Joshua Gauiran, brothers Anacleto (Soledad) Melchor of Koloa, Ben (Amie) Melchor of Koloa and Geronimo (Carrie) Melchor of Pearl City, sisters Rosa Melchor of Koloa and Florita Asuncion of Koloa, sisters-in-law Emilia Melchor of Omao, Rose Melchor of Omao and Flora Melchor of Koloa, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Jan. 26, at St. Raphael Church in Koloa from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at the St. Raphael Church Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Burt T. Hanada

Burt T. Hanada, 61, of Indio, California, passed away on Jan. 1, 2018. He was born on Sept. 4, 1956, to Nobuto and Ginger Hanada. He was raised in Eleele.

He had worked for the City of Lake Havasu in Arizona for several years, and for the City of La Quinta in California for 15 years, as the senior plans examiner, most recently as the building official.

He is survived by wife Theresa Hanada of Indio, sister Helene Hanada of Los Angeles and mother-in-law Pamela Troxel of Indian Wells, California. He is also survived by aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Richard Okouchi of Oahu, aunts Mrs. T. Hasegawa and Mrs. R. Hasegawa, also of Oahu, and many cousins, as well as by his beloved cats, Mr. Darcy and Nobu.

There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. at the Christ of the Desert Chapel at 73441 Fred Waring, Palm Desert, California.

Dexter Kaido Yamamoto

Dexter Kaido Yamamoto, 74, passed away on Jan. 7, 2018, in Waimea.

He was born on Oct. 12, 1943, in Koloa.

He was preceded in death by wife Charlene S.K. Yamamoto, parents Hiroshi and Kimiko Yamamoto, and brothers Kenneth Yamamoto and Wayne Yamamoto.

He is survived by daughter Dayla (Palani) Camacho of Kekaha, grandchildren Shelbri Ann Cosier and Charli Camacho, brothers Milton Yamamoto of Koloa and Melvin (Elaine) Yamamoto of Kalaheo, brothers-in-law Thomas (Alice) Baptista of Waimea, Benjiman Nakaahiki Jr. of Kekaha, Brenn (Eileen) Nakaahiki of Kekaha and Joseph (Nani) Nakaahiki of Kekaha, sisters-in-law Pili Iwai of Waimea, Kuulei (Burt) Vidinha of Kekaha, Trudi (Lee) Contrades of Kekaha, Elena (Todd) Yamase of Eleele and Oriente Nakaahiki of Eleele, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Jan. 20, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 9 to 10:45 a.m., where memorial services will be celebrated at 11 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Eduardo Daligcon

Eduardo Daligcon, 64, of Eleele, passed away on Dec. 18, 2017, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Born on Jan. 24, 1953, in the Philippines, he was a steward at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa.

He is survived by wife Venus Daligcon, children Leilani (Owen) Daligcon Tudela, Edward Daligcon, Edwin Daligcon, Ella Aban, Phil (Vanessa) Ramirez and Gameel Ramirez, several grandchildren, mother Victoria Daligcon, siblings Gloria (Fernando) Mariano, Adriano (Norma) Daligcon, Antonio (Reynalda) Daligcon, Danilo Daligcon and Guillermo (Dona) Daligcon, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday Jan. 19, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo, from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Lihue Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Mitsue Nancy Tokuda

Mitsue Nancy Tokuda of Lihue passed away peacefully at the age of 95, on Dec. 25, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on Aug. 27, 1922. She was a cafeteria manager for Immaculate Conception School, and retired as the owner of Nancy’s Restaurant in Lihue.

She was preceded in death by husband Robert Seiyei Tokuda, and sons Warren and Rodney Tokuda.

She is survived by daughters Bernie (Erwin) Sakoda and Anne (Dennis) Tanioka, daughters-in-law Teresita and Marsha Tokuda, grandchildren Amy Tokuda, Robert and Shelley Tokuda, Jay and Jon Sakoda, Lara (Kevin) Sugimoto and Daniel (Kris) Tanioka, great-grandchildren Kenji and Maiya Sugimoto, Kaylee Tokuda, Jayda and Jessica Sakoda, Landon, Kellen and Jordan Tanioka, and numerous nephews and nieces.

Private services were held. Arrangements were provided by Garden Island Mortuary.

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