Obituaries for Sunday — September 18, 2005

• Kenneth Kaauwai

• Russell Souza

Kenneth Kaauwai

Kenneth Hokumalamalama Kaauwai of Kapa’a, died at his home on Sept. 10, 2005, at the age of 68.

Born in Lihu’e on May 26, 1937, he was an electrician.

He is survived by his wife, Alicia E. Kaauwai of Kapa’a; two sons, Kenneth “Hoku” (Kristell) Kaauwai, II of Kapa’a and Jonah-Kuhio (Shari) Kaauwai of O’ahu; daughter, Michelle L. Efhan of Kapa’a; seven grandchildren, Cherie Nalani Efhan, Aaron-Jay Kahiki Kaauwai, Ethan Kanaloa Kaauwai, Elijah Hokumalamalama Kaauwai, Chloe Lilinoi Kaauwai, Zion Kahiekili Kaauwai and Ridge Kauila Kaauwai; four brothers, John (Barbara) Kaauwai, William Kaauwai, James Kaauwai and Bert Kaauwai; six sisters, Elizabeth Costa, Henrietta (Robert) Gonsalves, Maureen (John) Seagrove, Linda (Nellie) Iwamoto, Annette Kaauwai and sister-in-law Delores (Joe) Kaauwai.

Friends may visit with the family from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Kapaa First Hawaiian Church; service officiated by Kahu Yeow will begin at 11 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested and that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd

Russell Souza

Russell Souza of Lawai, died Sept.14, 2005, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 47.

Born Feb. 9. 1958, on O’ahu, he was a general contractor, avid surfer and master builder.

He is survived by his wife, Kim, daughter, Renoa, parents Rose and Robert Souza, brother Rowland, sister-in-law Elisa, and nieces Sanoe and Kiani;

A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, Sept. 21, at noon at Prince Kuhio Park in Po’ipu. All are welcome.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


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