Feb. 16, 2000, at his home at the age of 47.
An E8 Senior Chief in the U.S.
Navy, he was born May 6, 1952, in Bacolod Neg. Occ. Philippines.
survived by his wife: Melinda Enanoria Gamboa of Lawai; two daughters: Michelle
(Eric) Gamboa Stenson and Melanie Gamboa, both of Washington; one son: Matthew
Gamboa of Lawai; three sisters: Zenaida Gamboa, Renabel Gamboa and Rizalyn
Gamboa Augustin, all of the Philippines; three brothers: George (Juanita)
Gamboa, Ricaredo (Helen) Gamboa, Jr., and Randy (Lanie) Gamboa, all of the
Philippines; his mother, Ana Gamboa of the Philippines; numerous nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 26, at Holy
Cross Catholic Church from 9 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by
Father Keahi. Burial to follow at the Kaua’i Veterans Cemetery.
attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i
Shinji “Slim” Hironaka, of Kalaheo, Kauai,
died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Feb. 20, 2000, at the age of 76.
in Wahiawa, Kauai on Dec. 4, 1923, he was a retired truck driver with AMFAC
Co., in Hanapepe; he also was a veteran of the United States Army.
survived by: his wife: Sumako Hironaka of Kalaheo, Kauai; one brother: Masayuki
(Norma) Hironaka of Kalaheo, ; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, at the
Hanapepe Honpa Hongwanji Mission; service officiated by Rev. Earl Ikeda will
begin at 5 p.m. followed by interment at the Kaua’i Veterans Cemetery in
Hanapepe. Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted. Arrangements
are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
William A. Blair
William A. Blair of Santa Rosa, Calif., died Feb. 18, 2000, at the age of
71. A movie theater exhibitor, he was born in 1928 in Flint, Mich.
family relocated to California where Blair graduated from Berkeley High School.
After moving to Cloverdale, Calif. in 1948, his family owned and operated the
Del Rio Theater. In 1950, after the Del Rio closed, the Blair Theater opened in
downtown Cloverdale. By 1965 William A. Blair Theaters were located throughout
Northern California and Hawai’i.
Blair owned theaters in Cloverdale,
Crescent City, Santa Rosa, Napa, Fairfield, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Merced
He is survived by his wife Marlene C. Blair; two daughters
Stacey (Rusty) Willis and Nicole Blair; three sons, William E. (Colleen) Blair,
Matthew D. Blair and Chad W. Blair; one sister, Sharon Blair, numerous aunts
and uncles and five grandchildren.
Private services were held.
So May Lo of Koloa died Feb. 19, 2000, at Wilcox Hospital at the age of
Born July 9, 1907, in Choy Ping near Canton, China, he was with Bishop
National Bank and First Hawaiian Bank.
He is survived by four sons: Karl
(Catherine) Lo of Po’ipu, Dennis Lo of San Jose, Calif., Alvin (Pearl) Lo and
Edgar (Barbara) Lo of San Jose, Calif.; three brothers: Daniel Lo of Aiea,
Moses (Sheila) Lo of Honolulu and Paul (Joan) Lo of San Jose, Calif.; three
sisters: Betty (Floyd) Love of California, Rebecca (Thomas) Chingon of Waipahu,
O’ahu, and Mook Lan (Samuel) Winber of Honolulu; seven grandchildren, numerous
nephews and nieces.
No services were held. Arrangements were handled by
Raymond Sadina Rapozo of
Kilauea died Feb. 20, 2000, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 84.
mechanic for Kilauea Sugar, he was born Nov. 6, 1915, in Kilauea,
He is survived by his wife: Mary Rapozo of Kilauea; three sons:
Gilbert Rapozo of Wailua, Ray (Luana) Rapozo of California and Russell (Lorene)
Rapozo of Kapa’a; three brothers: Joseph Rapozo, Edward Rapozo and Nicolas
(Ellen) Rapozo, all of Kilauea; three grandchildren, four great grandchildren,
numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends and family may call on
Friday, Feb. 25, at St. Sylvester’s Church from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., where
services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kaua’i Memorial
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by
Marvelene Ann Relacion of
Lihu’e died Feb. 21, 2000, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 65.
sales clerk for Kilohana Art Gallery, she was born Sept. 29, 1934, in
She is survived by her husband: Crispin Relacion of Lihu’e; three
sons: Timothy (Roxonne) Relacion of Maui, Jeffrey (Marie) Relacion of O’ahu,
and Christopher (Janine) Relacion of Kaua’i; one daughter: Lisa (Paul) Ramelb
of Kapa’a; two sisters: Yvonne Kaialoa of California and Georgina Nunes of
Kapa’a; two brothers: Gil Funes of California and Vincent Boiser of Kapa’a; her
step-father: George Boiser of Hanama’ulu; 12 grandchildren, four
great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
family may call on Thursday, Feb. 24, at Immaculate Conception Church from 9
a.m. to 10:45 a.m. where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. by Faith Bruce.
Burial to follow at Kaua’i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.
Casual attire is
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i