Obituaries for Thursday — October 02, 2003

• Kenso Takanishi

• Kaui Kuahiwinui

Kenso Takanishi

Kenso Takanishi of ‘Ele‘ele, Kaua‘i, died at home on Sept. 29, 2003 at the age of 75.

Born in Hukipo Mauka (Kekaha), Kauai, on Sept. 17, 1928, he was a retired State worker.

He is survived by wife, Lillian K. Takanishi of Eleele; two daughters, Kendra (Glenn Y. Kawamura) Takanishi of Kalaheo and Kendace (Franklin Taylor) Takanishi of Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, Kazuo (Misae) Takanishi and Danny Morito (Florence) Takanishi Sr., both of Honolulu; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Hanapepe United Church of Christ; service officiated by Rev. Diane Koyama will begin at 4 p.m. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Kaui Kuahiwinui

Kaui Kuahiwinui of Wahiawa, and formerly of Opihale, Kona; Pakala, Kaua‘i and Anahola, Kaua‘i, died Sept. 19, 2003 at home at the age of 84.

Born Nov. 24, 1918, at Kalaoa, Kona, Hawai‘i, he is survived by sons, David Kuahiwinui and Peter (HaralanLouise) Kuahiwinui; daughters, Elizabeth Momi (Fred) Bacio, Cecilia Keoho (Patrick) Hoopai-Fase, Mary Jane Ferreira, Dorothy Lei Hawk, Daffodil Haunani Kubo, hanai daughter, Margaret Lila Andino; sisters, Kealoha Kauwe and Malia Kuahiwinui; 26 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Honolulu Borthwick Mortuary on Saturday, Oct. 4, with visitation at 10 a.m. and services at 11 a.m.

The family suggests aloha attire.


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