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Obituaries for Wednesday — March 01, 2006

• Matsuyoshi “King Tut” Miyano

• Angeline Ellamar

• Julio Itabac Carbonel

• Ayako Shibuya

• Stanley Tomioka Sr.

• JamieAnn Puni Pikini

• Stephen M. Gardner


Matsuyoshi “King Tut” Miyano

Matsuyoshi “King Tut” Miyano of Puhi, died on Jan. 31, 2006, in Honolulu at the age of 91.

Born May 8, 1914, King Tut was a retired machinist of McBryde Sugar and also worked for Grove Farm Company. He loved playing music on various instruments, and was best known for his performances on his trumpet, with his signature songs, “Sugar Blues” and “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White.” In his earlier years he was the leader of popular dance bands, Village Vanguards and Lamp Lighters. He was also a member of other Kaua’i orchestras.

King Tut is survived by his son, Paul (Colleen) Miyano of Waipahu, two daughters: Ruth Hamada of Kaneohe and Jean Sato of Pearl City, three grandchildren, Shaun Hamada, Melissa Sato and Nathan Miyano; and two brothers, Mitsuo (Mary) Miyano of Kaua’i, and Tadashi (Heidi) Miyano of Guam.

Services will be held at the Lihue Christian Church, 2943 Kress Street, Lihu’e, on Saturday, March 11. Visitation is from 2 p.m.; service at 3 p.m


Angeline Ellamar

Angeline Ellamar of Kapa’a, died Feb. 26, 2006, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 83.

Born Oct. 8 1922, on Maui, she was a janitor.

Preceded in death by her husband, Federico, and son, Teddy, she is survived by 12 children: Richard R. (Sarah) Clarose of Colorado; Gloria Robar of Maryland; Gabriel Ellamar of Kwajalein; Frederic (Pauline) Ellamar of the Big Island; Gerald (Bonnie) Ellamar of Kaua’i; Linda Murray of North Carolina; Lovina (Duane) Steinlage of Kansas; Anita (Siosaia) Manakofua of California; Donna Lopez of Kaua’i; Andrew Ellamar of Kaua’i; Faith Ellamar of Maui and Ronald Ellamar of Kaua’i; Joseph “Kaui” Clarose of O’ahu; Kaiawe Family step brothers and sisters: Jack Kaiawe of Kona; Moke (Glenna) Kaiawe of Kona; Hattie Maliikapu of Kona; Fanny Duhaylongsod of Kaua’i; Helen Kaiawe of Hilo; Elizabeth (Andrew) Bannister of Texas and Lei (Tom) Parker of Kona; 30 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Friday, March 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lihue Lutheran Church Services at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, March 4, at Lihue Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

Casual attire is suggested; Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Julio Itabac Carbonel

Julio Itabac Carbonel of Koloa, died at his home on Feb. 26, 2006, at the age of 87.

Born Feb. 16, 1919, in the Philippines, he was a kitchen worker for the Waiohai Hotel.

He is survived by his wife: Dolores Carbonel of Koloa; children: Lita (Manuel) Lopez of Koloa, Carmelita (Alvaro) Salarzon of the Philippines, Rolinda (Nelson) Sumague of Koloa, Fernando (Amelia) Carbonel of Koloa, Myrna (Ildefonso Doctor) Carbonel of Hanapepe, Delia C. (Johny) Querubin of Koloa; Fedelina C. (Misael) Racho of Koloa, Eugenio A. (Evelyn) Carbonel of California; Raymundo A. (Mila Mangayayam) Carbonel of Koloa; William A. (Marilyn) Carbonel of Koloa; brothers and sisters: Alfredo (Aida) Carbonel of ‘Oma’o, Flora Serrano of ‘Oma’o; Daniel (Vicky) Carbonel of Honolulu, Ernesto (Dolores) Carbonel of Koloa; Adelina Rivad of ‘Oma’o; and Rodolfo (Maria) Carbonel; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Tuesday, March 7, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again on Wednesday, March 8, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park Cemetery.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Ayako Shibuya

Ayako Shibuya of Puhi died on Feb. 22, 2006, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 86.

Born in Kealia on Dec. 14, 1919, she retired from Kauai Surf as a housekeeper.

She is survived by her husband, Masaichi Shibuya of Puhi, two sons; Roy M. Shibuya of Virginia, Glenn Y. (Gail) Shibuya of Puhi, three sisters; Hatsuko Sadamitsu of Lihu’e, Chieko Shimizu of Pearl City, Laura Hirokawa of Hanama’ulu, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were private. Cremation was handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.


Stanley Tomioka Sr.

Stanley Shigeo Tomioka Sr., of Kaneohe, formerly of Kaua’i, died on Feb. 21, 2006, at the age of 82.

Born on Aug. 29, 1923, in Honolulu, he was a retired carpenter. He was also honorably discharged from the Army National Guard 299th Battalion.

He is survived by sons, Nathan Tomioka of Kaua’i and Stanley Tomioka Jr. of Kaua’i; daughter, Penny (Scott) Daly of Seattle; brother, Haruo; sister, Matsue Tomioka; and one grandchild.

2 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at St. Ann’s Church in Kaneohe, O’ahu; Mass at 2 p.m., burial at 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire is suggested. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to St. Ann’s Church (46-129 Haiku Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744.)

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Borthwick Mortuary on O’ahu.


JamieAnn Puni Pikini

JamieAnn Kaleinani Puni Pikini died Feb. 17, 2006, at Queen’s Hospital at the age of 42.

Born Feb. 16, 1964, in Honolulu, she was a State of Hawaii Department of Taxation employee and a member of God Can Christian Center, Children’s Ministry and Worship Team, former member of International Christian Center, and Children Ministry and Worship Team leader.

She is survived by husband: Bradford P. Pikini, daughter: JarraeTehani K. Puni; parents: James and Mary Ann Puni; brother: Bishop Frank (Pastor Lauri) Puni; two sisters: AlexieAnn and Maryann “Mele”; hanai sisters: Miala “Tita” (Timothy) Summers, Paulette (Luther) Yam, and Pastor Mary Ann (Semon) Francisco; numerous nieces, nephews, godchildren, uncles, aunts and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, March 15, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihu’e from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again on Thursday, March 16, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihu’e from 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. where services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park Cemetery.

Aloha attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary


Stephen M. Gardner

Stephen M. Gardner of Lawa’i died at home on Feb. 19, 2006, at the age of 56.

Born in San Diego, Calif. on March 22, 1949, he was a journeyman carpenter.

He is survived by his wife, Kareen S. Gardner; three sons, Jonathan Bonachita, David Dotimas and Kalin Dotimas, all of Kalaheo; two grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo; mass officiated by Father Edison will begin at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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