Obituaries for Wednesday — May 3, 2006

• Kiyoshi Togioka

• Burt Ebata

• Hideo Nonaka

• Matt Clarin

• Naoe Pascua

• Juana B. Udaundo

• George Somalpong

• Michael David Abell


Kiyoshi Togioka

his home on April 22, 2006, at the age of 82. Born in Kekaha on June 6, 1923, he is survived by his wife, Lorraine; son, Nelson Togioka of Waimea; three daughters, Karen Foruria of Boise, Idaho, JoAnn Togioka of Seattle, Wash., and Lanice (Frank) Pullano of Kalaheo; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Motomu “Larry” Togioka of Kekaha; two sisters, Mitzi Miwa of Kapa‘a and Hisako Ueno of Honolulu. Services were private

Arrangements were handled by the staff of Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Burt Ebata

Burt Hiroshi Ebata of Koloa died at home on April 26, 2006, at the age of 92.

Born in Koloa, on Aug. 11, 1913, he was an auto salesperson with PS & D.

He is survived by his wife, Asako; son, Albert (Nellene) Ebata of ‘Oma‘o; daughters, Alison Ebata of San Francisco, Calif., Ellen Ebata of Tokyo, Japan, and Peggy Ebata of Mililani, O‘ahu; three grandchildren; brother, Asao Ebata; sisters, Betty Yamamoto, Kimi Odo and Dale Yamanaka; numerous nieces and nephews. Services were private.

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Hideo Nonaka

Hideo Nonaka of Hanapepe died at Kauai Care Center on April 15, 2006, at the age of 87.

Born in Mana on May 3, 1918, he was the owner of Mike’s Café.

He is survived by his wife, Fujiko; three sons, Russell Nonaka of Hanapepe, Conrad Nonaka of ‘Ele‘ele and Clinton Nonaka of Honolulu, O‘ahu; two daughters, Grace Nonaka Hall of Honolulu, O‘ahu and Nancy Nonaka Kurokawa of Hanapepe; 12 grandchildren; four brothers, Masatoshi Nonaka, Iwao Nonaka, Frank (Pearl) Nonaka and Paul Nonaka; two sisters, Helen (Tokio) Ueno and Clara (Charles) McCollum; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with the family at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2006, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel; service officiated by Rev. Fujimori will begin at 3 p.m. Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Matt Clarin

Matt Arquero Clarin, formerly of Kapa‘a, died in Clifton, New Jersey on March 27, 2006, at the age of 89.

Born in Orence, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines on Feb. 17, 1917, he was an educator, head teacher and sixth grade teacher in the Philippines, and also a maintenance operator with Princeville, Hanalei.

He is survived by his wife, Victoria M. Clarin; son, Renato M. (Zenaida A.) Clarin of Clifton, New Jersey; three grandchildren, Alan John Clarin, Zerene Clarin Manaloto and Megan Abela Clarin; two great-grandchildren, Jonah Matias Clarin and Jada Lynn Manaloto.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 to10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 8, at St. Catherine Church in Kapa‘a; Mass officiated by Father Al will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by burial at Kalapaki Memorial Park in Lihu‘e. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


Naoe Pascua

Naoe Watanabe Pascua of Koloa, died April 19, 2006, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 79.

Born Dec. 23, 1926, in Waimea, she was a dental assistant.

She is survived by her husband: George R. Pascua; two daughters: Brenda (Steven) Takahashi and Shelly Pascua; four sisters: Tomie Watanabe, Satoe Oyama, Elsie Hegwood, and Suzue (Ken) Hashimoto; in-laws: William (Marina) Pascua, Gemi (Priscilla) Pascua, Nora (Jose) Masiclat and Dolly (John) Pascua; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 13 at Waimea Foreign Church, where memorial services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Juana B. Udaundo

‘ulu, died April 23, 2006, at the age of 77.

Born Jan. 12, 1929, in Paayas Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, she was a dishwasher.

She is survived by four daughters: Trinidad (Placido) Garalde of Hanama‘ulu, Leonida (Alfredo) Alpapara of the Philippines, Norma (Jeffery) Thomas of Wailua, and Edella Edurise of Lihu‘e; three sons: Romeo (Jesusa) Udaundo of Hanama‘ulu, Dionisio (Aurora) Udaundo of the Philippines and Juan (Lourdes) Udaundo of Kapa‘a; one sister: Marcela Guillermo of the Philippines; 35 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends may visit with the family beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa where prayer services will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Philippines. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


George Somalpong

George Somalpong of Makaweli died April 30, 2006, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 70.

Born May13, 1935, on Kaua‘i, he was an irrigator.

He is survived by his wife: Gloria Banquel Somalpong; three daughters: Carmela (Tony) Rapadas, Alverna Somalpong, and Melissa Somalpong; one son: Allan (Helen) Somalpong; one brother: Richard Peralta and one sister: Tina Caballero; eight grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, May 6, at St. Theresa’s Church in Kekaha from 9 a.m.to 10:45 a.m. where Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. by Father Biz.

Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Michael David Abell

Michael David Abell of Kapa‘a, died at his home in Kapa‘a at the age of 46.

Born Oct. 11, 1959, in San Jose, Calif., he was a carpenter.

He is survived by his wife: Lisa Kaauwai Abell of Kapa‘a; five children: Kristen Nanea Kaauwai, Maile-Marie Abell, Michael Ikaika-Glenn Abell, Tasha Kaauwai, Ty Kaikoa (Brooke) Kaauwai-Abell, all of Kapa‘a; one granddaughter, Alashawnee Ragudo of Kapa‘a; mother: Faye (Stewart) Davis of California; two brothers: Ron (Linette) Abell of California and Rick (Vicki) Abell of California; one sister: Sheri (Tom) Bonsell of Washington and in-laws: John and Barbara Kaauwai of Anahola; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, at Kapa‘a First Hawaiian Church where memorial services will be celebrated at 10 a.m. by Rev. Richard Chun. Scattering of remains will be on a later date. The family requests that flowers be omitted and suggests aloha or casual attire.

Arrangements are being handled by the staff of Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

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