Obituaries for Friday – May 12, 2006

• Sam Mea Nui Inanod

• Florence Yanagida

Sam Mea Nui Inanod

Sam Mea Nui Inanod of Hanama‘ulu, died May 6, 2006, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 22.

Born Sept. 4, 1983, in Honolulu, he was preceded in death by his father: Stevens Namolokama Inanod Sr.

He is survived by his mother: Pauline M. Kane Inanod; two brothers: Sherman Laka Inanod and Stevens Namolokama Inanod, Jr.; two nieces; one nephew; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Services will be Saturday, May 13, at Hanama‘ulu Beach Park where a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested.

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

Florence Yanagida

Florence Yanagida of Lihu‘e died April 24, 2006, at Wahiawa General Hospital at the age of 83.

Born Sept. 11, 1922, on Kaua‘i, she was a retired clerk from the County of Kaua‘i and a member of Kapa‘a Community Church.

She is survived by sons: Russell (Susan) Yanagida and John (Jane) Yanagida; four grandchildren; brother: Eddy Hashimoto of Arizona; sisters: Helen Wilibourn of Maui, Pearl (Charles) Okino of California, and Elsie (Kazunori) Hiraoka of Kaua‘i; nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, May19, at Kapa‘a United Church of Christ; memorial service at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Arrangements are being handled by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.


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