William MeserveWilliam “Bill” Edward Meserve of Kekaha died Sept. 19,

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 Cadavona

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 Taniguchi

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.


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