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Nicoda Reeves – Glenna Lee Arenal – Kealiiaukai Kolo – George Aguiar
Nicoda “Nico” Faye’ Collins Reeves, of Kekaha, died Feb. 5, 2001, at the age of 21.
Born Oct. 28, 1979 in Carson, NM. Nico was a tree lover by nature and occupation. He worked as an arborist with friend and mentor Mark Query. Among his activities was the trimming of the coconut palms at Waimea Plantation Cottages which were planted by his great, great grandfather H.P. Faye’ over 90 years ago.
He is survived by his mother, Trina Scott Collins, sister Mataia Isabella Reeves, grandmother Linda Faye’ Collins, uncle and aunts Thomas D. Collins of Honolulu, Michelle Collins of New York, Kathryn Collins Novak of Santa Barbara, the entire Faye’ family, and many close ohana and friends in New Mexico and Kaua’i.
A celebration of his life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the home of his grandmother, Linda Faye’ Collins in Waimea. His family suggests casual attire and that flowers be omitted.
Glenna Lee Arenal –
Glenna Lee Arenal of Kilauea, Kaua’i, died on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001 at the age of 71.
Glenna was born in Utah on March 4, 1929.
A widow since 1991, she moved to Kaua’i with her family in 1994.
She is survived by her daughter, Colleen Romano of Kilauea, and her brother, George Redmond in California.
For information on plans for a memorial service on Kaua’i, contact Colleen at 826-1234.
Kealiiaukai Kolo –
Kealiiaukai Norman Kolo of Anahola, Kaua’i died Feb. 2, 2001 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 65.
Born in Niumalu, Kaua’i on Sept. 24, 1935, he was a Heavy Equipment operator with the construction industry and he also served in the United States Army in the Korean War and was awarded the Purple Heart.
He is survived by his wife: Neimouj Dribo Kolo of Anahola; six daughters: Lynette (McMoore) Liufau; Normaline (Avery) Kane; Jade (Robert) Goodwin; Alana Kolo and Mahina Kolo; three sons: Jonathan Kolo; Kealiiaukai (Tasha) Kolo, Jr.; Kamoealii; five sisters: Mildred Kuki (Richard) Chow; Elsie Mokihana (Samuel) Kaahaaina; Lillian Leihulu (Fernan) Agtarap; Louisa Kuulei Brown; Alice (Randy) Silverman; three brothers: William (Donna) Kolo; David Kolo and Alapai (Ruth) Kolo; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled for Feb. 16, at the family’s home in Anahola, 1888 Manuahua Road at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua’i Mortuary.
George Aguiar –
George R. Aguiar died at the age of 88 on Jan. 4, 2001 in Medford.
Born on Kaua’i, Hawai’i in the Kapa’a Laipo Valley. His parents were homesteaders who came to Hawaii to work on the sugar plantations in exchange for their own land in the Hawaiian Islands. He and his sister Jeannette Melton of San Diego are the sole surviving children of 18. George was a magistrate and a House Representative in the Territorial Legislature in the late 1930’s. On the island of Kaua’i, George was often called the “Great Storyteller”, and was noted for his stories that were about the “Old Hawai’i”, before Statehood and the influx of tourism. His stories are preserved in his book. “Maikai Nou Kaua’i”, edited and published by his son-in-law, Larry Wright.
George retired and moved to Ashland, Oregon in 1978 to sell real estate and be close to his 10 grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He and his wife Alice Cabral, of 62 years who survives him, moved to Medford in 1990. He has four children, preceded in death, by his son “George “Tony” Aguiar, and three children who survive him, Katheryn Aiona-Aka of Honolulu, Hawai’i, Gordon Aguiar of Klamath Falls and Ann Wright of Medford, Oregon.
A Funeral Service was held on Jan. 13, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Memorial Contributions may be made in his name to St. Vincent De Paul Society For The Needy-Medford Chapter.
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