Obituaries for Monday — March 06, 2006

• Kanichi Fukumoto

• George Kainoa Ewaliko Jr.

Kanichi Fukumoto

Kanichi Fukumoto of Koloa died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Feb. 26, 2006, at the age of 86.

Born in Koloa on July 15, 1919, he was a supervisor with Mc-Bryde Sugar Co. He was also a 442nd veteran of the U.S. Army.

Preceded in death by daughter, Carol Shigetomi, he is survived by his wife, Sue Fukumoto; son, Melvin (Junko) Fukumoto of Koloa; two daughters, Elaine (Melvin) Sasaki of Mililani, O’ahu, and Sharon (Bert) Moriwaki of Laguna Niguel, Calif.; four grand-children; one great-grandchild; five brothers: Joe Fukumoto, Teu Fukumoto, Randy Fukumoto, Gary Fukumoto and Gaylord Fukumoto; five sisters: Janet Ruiz, Myra Muramoto, Helen Hirano, Gladys Yoshii and Naomi Masaki; and son-in-law, Nao Shigetomi.

Services were private.

Arrangements were handled by staff at Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

George Kainoa Ewaliko Jr.

George Kainoa Ewaliko Jr. of Koloa died Feb. 17, 2006, at the age of 48.

Born Oct. 2, 1957, in Honolulu, he was beach captain at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, and an auto mechanic.

He is survived by son Jordan (Katie) Ewaliko of Captain Cook, Hawai’i; daughter Lindsey Ewaliko of Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i; sisters Tammy (Tim) Conwill of Koloa and Allison (Richard) Leslie of Kealakekua, Hawai’i; brothers Mike Ewaliko of Seattle, Wash., Dutch Nahinu, of San Matteo, Calif., and Chester Nahinu, of Glendale, Calif.; parents George and Joann Ewaliko of Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services are planned, with a scattering service to follow in Honolulu.


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