2000, at Kaua’i Care Center at the age of 81.
A mechanic, he was born Jan.
12, 1919, in Maine.
He is survived by his wife: Thelma Meserve of Kekaha;
one sister-in-law: Harue Ishii of Lihu’e; several sisters and brothers on the
mainland and numerous nieces and nephews.
Private services were held on
Sept. 26. Arrangements were handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i
Cesario Butak Cadavona of Makaweli,
Kaua’i, died Sept. 22, 2000, at Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of
An irrigator with the sugar idustry for Gay & Robinson, he was born
March 1, 1925, in the Philippines.
He is survived by his wife: Carmen
Cadavona of Makaweli; one daughter; Mila Yamaoka of Kalaheo; two sons: Albert
(Natasha) Cadavona of Lihu’e and Roland Cadavona of ‘Ele’ele; two sisters:
Andriana Reyes of O’ahu and Perfectua Cadavona of the Philippines; one brother:
Philomeno (Carlina) Cadavona of California; six grandchildren; several nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Visitation is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 2, at St.
Theresa’s Catholic Church in Kekaha from 8:30 a.m. Services to be celebrated at
10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery.
Casual attire is
suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kaua’i
Katherine “Kay” Taniguchi
of Kekaha, Kauai, died at home on Sept. 21, 2000, at the age of 83.
in Kekaha, Kaua’i on Oct. 5, 1916, she is survived by: son: Daryl (Marlene)
Taniguchi of ‘Ele’ele, Kaua’i; two grandchildren: Jayson Taniguchi & Erin
Taniguchi both of Honolulu, O’ahu; three brothers: Thomas (Evelyn) Arakaki of
Honolulu, O’ahu, Stanley (Loretta) Arakaki of Honolulu, O’ahu, David (Helen)
Arakaki of Torrance, Calif.; sister: Betsy (Minoru) Sakai of Los Angeles,
Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were private. Arrangements
were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Retired Hawaiian Trust Vice President Carole Ann Gibbs-Fisher,
well-known locally as a speaker on taxes and estate planning, died Sept. 22,
2000, at Queen’s Hospital at the age of 63.
Her professional honors and
awards included: the National Association of Accountants Accountant of the Year
(1978), American Institute of CPAs Distinguished Service Award and SBA Women in
Business Advocate of the Year (1981). She served as national director and
Hawai’i president of the National Association of Accountants as well as
president of the American Society of Women Accountants (Hawaii), Hawaii Society
of CPAs and Hawaii Accounting Education Foundation.
Gibbs-Fisher was active
in the Small Business Administraiton, chairing the SBA Women in Industry
Committee and serving on the National Advisory Council. She was long-time
officer and member of the Honolulu Press Club.
Gibbs-Fisher was born in
Sioux City, Iowa and moved to Hawaii in 1957 and graduated from the University
of Hawai’i. She joined Hawaiian Trust Company in 1980, retiring in 1995 as Vice
President and Manager of the Tax Department.
Gibbs-Fisher is survived by
her husband, Gerald Wilcox Fisher Jr., her father and brother, Paul and Mark
Ferner of Sioux City, a daughter Kathleen Norris of Palos Verdes and five
She will be interred on Kaua’i at Lihu’e Cemetery on Friday,
Sept. 29, at 4 p.m. A memorial service will be held for Honolulu friends at the
O’ahu Country Club on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. Aloha wear is
suggested and contributions may be made to the Hawaiian Humane
Arrangements were handled by Williams Funeral Services.