Obituaries for Sunday, May 20, 2018

Nora Macabeo Garcia

Nora Macabeo Garcia, 70, of Kapaa, passed away at home on April 12, 2018. She was born in Manila, Philippines, on Jan. 10, 1948, and retired as a housekeeper with Coco Palms and Kauai BeachBoy Hotel.

She was preceded in death by parents Honorato and Visitacion Macabeo, and sister Lourdes Callera.

She is survived by husband Robert D. Garcia Sr.; five children and nine grandchildren: Maria Garcia (Eddie) Barroga, their children Edmhar Barroga and Dexter Barroga; Normita Garcia Stahl (Victor Bachelor) and her daughters Tisha Stahl and Alyssa Stahl; her grandson Raphael “Kai” Stahl; Norberto (Leilani) Garcia and their son Richard Garcia; Roberto (Summer) Garcia Jr. and their children Raequel Garcia and Robert Jon “RJ” Garcia; Shirley Garcia and her sons Mark Anthony Hatchell and Justin Tyler Hatchell; siblings Lolita (Paco) Abad, Erlinda (Willie) Tolentino, Joseph (Precy) Macabeo, Honorato (Corina) Macabeo Jr., Charlie (Analyn) Macabeo and Elizabeth (Felipe) Perez, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 26, at St. Catherine Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Catherine Cemetery in Kealia.

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

Consolita B. Agbulos

Consolita B. Agbulos, 90, of Kekaha, passed away on April 7, 2018, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Born on Sept. 3, 1927, in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by husband Aurellano A. Agbulos, father Paulo Bautista, mother Florencia Catura Bautista, and son-in-law Mark Maruyama.

She is survived by daughters Avelina Maruyama of Kekaha, Doris Agbulos of Kekaha and Nely (Danillo) Caberto of Kekaha, grandchildren Telissa (Kekoa Woo) Agbulos, Nekicia Maruyama and Keane Caberto, great-grandchildren Jordyn Maruyama-Chang Wo, Mahina Woo and Tykei Chang Wo, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friend may visit with the family on May 26, at St. Theresa Church in Kekaha from 9 to 10:45 a.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Charles Perry Spencer

Charles Perry Spencer, 86, passed away on May 8, 2018. He was born on Aug. 3, 1931, in Imaly City, Michigan.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean Conflict. He was retired from United Airlines as a parts operator.

He was preceded in death by parents Levi and Kathleen Spencer, and brother Glenn Spencer.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Jean Spencer, children Rebecca Hostallero and Joel Spencer, grandchildren Kyle, Chenoa and Rachel Hostallero, one great-grandchild, brother James Spencer of Grosse Point Woods, Michigan, and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held at Lihue Missionary Church on May 20, with visitation at 3 p.m. and services at 4 p.m. A light meal will be served.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Kuraichi ‘Kura’ Hirokawa

Kuraichi “Kura” Hirokawa, 97, of Hanapepe, died on April 12, 2018, at the Ann Pearl Nursing Facility in Kaneohe, Oahu.

Born in Port Allen, he was a dry goods salesman for Amfac, and later a self-employed sales representative for various sports clothing companies.

Private services were held. The family requests no flowers or koden (monetary gifts).

He is survived by wife Yoshiko (Kashiwai) of Kaneohe, brothers Harry S. Hirokawa and Louis K. Hirokawa of Los Angeles, sister Vivien Urabe of Los Angeles, son Randy (Ann) Hirokawa of Hilo, daughter Alison (Glenn) Fukuda of Kaneohe, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

There will be an inurnment service at the West Kauai Honpa Hongwanji Mission in Hanapepe in June.

Calvin Seiji Fukushima

Calvin Seiji Fukushima passed away at home on May 10, 2018, at the age of 70.

He was born on Feb. 1, 1948.

He was a veteran of the U. S Army who served in Vietnam and was a carpenter with Hawaiian Dredging Waterfront Division.

He was preceded in death by parents Katsuyuki and Matsue Fukushima and twin brother Alvin Fukushima.

He is survived by wife Rowena Fukushima of Lihue, daughter Dawn (Kenneth) Cummings of Wailua Homesteads, step-daughters Lehua (Joe Kelling) Rabelas of Oahu and Jaime (Bryce Nakamura) Rabelas of Hanamaulu, grandchildren Keona Peahu, Kawananakoa Peahu, Kahinu Peahu, Kamuela Peahu, Kyary Cummings, Kaliyah Cummings and Brycen Nakamura, great-grandchild Kaniela Peahu, brothers Dennis (Jerilyn) Fukushima, Bernard Fukushima, Eugene Fukushima, sister Joy (Randall) Goto, and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on June 16 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. with services beginning at 11 a.m. and inurnment to follow.

Borthwick Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Juanito Ramos Tumpap

Juanito Ramos Tumpap, 73, of Hanamaulu, passed away at home on April 29, 2018. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, on Sept. 23, 1944, and retired as an irrigation supervisor with Lihue Plantation Co.

He was preceded in death by parents Jose Dingal Tumpap and Felipa Ramos Tumpap, granddaughter Faith Tumpap Lajar, brother-in-law Perfecto Del Rosario, and nieces Delia Del Rosario and Maria Del Rosario.

He is survived by children Jun Tumpap, Marvin (Cindi) Tumpap and Jean (Phil) Tumpap, granddaughter Hope Tumpap Lajar, brothers Santiago (Maria) Tumpap and Loreto (Nena) Tumpap, sister Marina Del Rosario, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, May 25, at Immaculate Conception Church, with viewing from 8 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

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

Oihana ‘Kalei’ Leimana Kanahele Jr.

Oihana “Kalei” Leimana Kanahele Jr., 60, of Niihau, passed away on May 15, 2018, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Born on Sept. 17, 1957, in Pu‘uwai, Niihau, he was a rancher with Niihau Ranch.

He was preceded in death by father Oihana Leimana Kanahele Sr., mother Evaline Kamala, brother Bernard Oliwa Kanahele,and sister Cynthia Ku‘uleipupu Kanahele.

He is survived by wife Dale Evans Kuuipo Kanahele, sons Bert (Alakai) Kanahele of Kekaha, Brett (Sariah) Kanahele of Kekaha,Brian (Clarisse) Kanahele of Makaweli and Bryson James (Ruth Kerrylyann) Kanahele of Kekaha, daughters Laurie (Raymond)Pahulehua of Pu‘uwai, Jerry (James) Shintani of Hanapepe, Lucille Kanahele of Pu‘uwai, Cynthia Kanahele of Pu‘uwai, BrittneyPahulehua of Pu‘uwai and Shania Kanahele of Hanapepe, 16 grandchildren, brothers Wilson Pomaikai (Marylou) Kanahele ofKekaha and Tom Keali‘i (Alison) Kanahele of Kauai, sisters Evaline “Tuti” Kanahele of Honolulu, Doreen “Oear” Kanahele ofHanapepe and Mileka Puuwai Kanahele of Honolulu, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Monday, May 28, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 9 to 10:45 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Clyde Kazuo Tasaka

Clyde Kazuo Tasaka, 81, of Kapaa, passed away on May 12, 2018, at his home in Kapaa.

Born on Nov. 30, 1936, in Kilauea, he was a retired school teacher and counselor with Kapaa High School, and served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by wife Margaret Tasaka, parents Kenichi and Asayo Tasaka, and brother Vernon Tasaka.

He is survived by daughter Toni (Pancho) Tasaka- Alapai of Wailua Houselots, grandson and best friend Jai Kazuo Aukake Alapai, step-grandchildren Maka‘ai Kahealani and Shea-Nainoa Alapai, sisters Winona (Tom) Yoshida of Oahu and Gladys “Shinae” Tasaka of Hanalei, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 2, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 10 to 10:45 a.m., where services will be held at 11 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire and requests that flowers be omitted.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ronald Sadao Yokoi

Ronald Sadao Yokoi of Kapaa passed away on May 14, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center at the age of 71.

He was born on Sept. 18, 1946, in Waimea, was a retired route salesman with Hostess Cake and, in his own words, “still a rookie fisherman.”

He was preceded in death by parents, Toshichi “Lefty” and Natsu Yokoi, brothers Tom and Paul Yokoi, sister-in-law Karen, brother-in-law Benjamin, parents-in-law Shoichi and Kimiko Kodama, and his son Benjamin.

He is survived by wife LaVerne Kodama-Yokoi, daughters Miko (Adam) and Amber (John), siblings Royden “Butch” (Betty), Linda (Tsugi) and Gordon, sister-in-law Vera, granddaughter Siena, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, May 23, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 10 to 10:45 a.m., where services will be held at 11 a.m. the family suggest casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lester Sin Fook Ching

Lester Sin Fook Ching, 88, of Huleia, passed away at home on May 14, 2018. He was born in Waimea on Aug. 25, 1929, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was the proprietor of Pacific Janitorial Service and Dai-ichi Building Maintenance.

He was preceded in death by parents Samuel and Eva Ching, brothers Harold Ching and Wilfred Ching, and granddaughter Tiara Danielson.

He is survived by wife Tomiko Ching, children Vernon T. (Roberta) Ching of Kunia, Oahu, Eleena K. (Steve) Danielson of Rexburg, Idaho, Holly “Midori” (Scott) Sandiego of Chandler, Arizona, Irvin (Vanessa) Ching of Huleia, 10 grandchildren, three great-granddaughters, brothers Clesson (Grace) Ching of Kapaa and Harmony (Edna) Ching of Kalaheo, sister Opal Healani (Chuck) Trembath of Lihue, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 2, at the Church of Jeasus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lihue Ward, 4580 Ehiku St., with viewing from 9 a.m. and services celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

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

Ercelly Mary Soriano Renti Cruz

Ercelly Mary Soriano Renti Cruz, 81, of Kalaheo, passed away on May 9, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Dec. 8, 1936, in the Philippines, she was a retired nursing supervisor at Wilcox Memorial Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dr. William Renti Cruz, and son Daniel Renti Cruz.

She is survived by daughters Diana Honjiyo of Eleele and Dena Renti Cruz of Kalaheo, brother Conrad Soriano of California, sisters Conchita (Bruce) Hallingstad of Minnesota and Lillian (Roger) Duncan of Florida, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, June 2, 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 Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

The family suggests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

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