Marie RapozoMarie Machado Rapozo of Hanama’ulu died Feb. 7, 2000, at

Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 95.

A homemaker, she was born Jan.

11, 1905, in Kealia.

She is survived by three sisters: Agnes Vasques of

Oregon, Margaret (Louie) Victorino of Lihu’e, and Gussie Louis of ‘Oma’o; one

brother: Frank Machado of Kapa’a; caregiver: Mildred (Neil) Rapozo of

Hanama’ulu, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and family may

call on Thursday, Feb. 17, at Immaculate Conception Church from 9 a.m. to 9:15

a.m., where services will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. by Father Paul. Burial to

follow at Immaculate Conception Church cemetery.

The family suggests casual

attire. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i


Lester Takashima

Lester S. Takashima, of Kapa’a, died at

Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Feb. 7, 2000, at the age of 78.

Born in Piopio,

Hawai’i on Nov. 20, 1921, he was a retired machinist with the County of


He is survived by three sons: Dexter (Ku’ulei) Takashima of

Kekaha, Dean Takashima of Kapa’a, and Galvin (Lisa) Takashima of Millington,

Tenn.; one daughter: Mona (Raymond) Kitasoe of Menlo Park, Calif.; six

grandchildren; one brother: Edward (Dora) Takashima of Gardena, Calif.,

numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral service has

been scheduled at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, at the Kapa’a United Church of

Christ, with the Rev. Chun officiating. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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