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• Florentino ‘Floyd’ Miguel
• Theodore H. Drews
• Haruyo Tsuneta
• Doris Kawamura
• Elizabeth Chandler
Florentino ‘Floyd’ Miguel
Florentino “Floyd” Miguel of Puhi died at home on Nov. 12, 2007, at the age of 82.
He was born in Kipu, on Oct. 15, 1925, and was a heavy equipment operator and heavy equipment mechanic with Grove Farms, McBryde Sugar company and he retired with Pacific Machinery.
He is survived by his wife Genoveva “Geny” Miguel; sons Michael (Kathy) Miguel of California, Gary Miguel of Lihu‘e, Nolan (Pat) Miguel of Honolulu, Dabney (Mona) Miguel of Lihu‘e, Marc Miguel of Lihu‘e; daughter Leona Lara of California; sisters Fortunata Cabamongan of Hilo, Teodora Yasay of Hanama‘ulu, Flora (Alfredo) Espirito of Hanama‘ulu; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Immaculate Conception Church with visitation from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Miguel family with arrangements.
Theodore H. Drews
Theodore H. (Ted) Drews of Lihu‘e, died at home on Nov. 14, 2007, at the age of 82.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Sheila. Prior to fulfilling their long-time dream of moving to Kaua‘i in 2003, the couple lived in Northern Virginia for nearly 40 years.
Ted was born in Dearborn, Mich., on March 17, 1925. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1945 (which was when he first learned to love Hawai‘i). He graduated with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan, and worked for the university until 1966, including managing a two-year public administration project at the University of the Philippines. From 1966 until 1995, when he retired, he administered higher education statistical programs for the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.
He is survived by his brother- and sister-in-law, Alan and Anne Farrer, nieces Alison and Hazel, and great-nieces Carly and Ellie in England; special friends Margaret and Jeff Portch in Wales, Wendy Boldman in Alexandria, Va., and Andy and Becky Gagnon in Lihu‘e; and his dogs and cats Mango, Kimmy, Naomi and Olivia. Since coming to live on Kaua‘i, Ted greatly enjoyed not only her beauty and ambience, but aso the friendliness and kindness of her people. One of his great pleasures was in volunteering at the Kaua‘i Humane Society and with other community groups.
No service is planned and flowers are gratefully declined. Donations, if desired, may be made to the Kaua‘i Humane Society or Kaua‘i Hospice.
Haruyo Tsuneta of Hanapepe died at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home on Nov. 11, 2007, at the age of 97.
Born in Kapa‘a, she was a homemaker.
She is survived by daughters Lillian S. Kanno of Honolulu, Florence Arasaki of Waipahu and Norma M. Sims of Mississippi; 13 grandchildren; sister Nancy S. Okada of Waimea Private services will be held in Honolulu at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.
Doris Makie Kawamura of Kilauea died at home on Nov. 6, 2007, at the age of 78. She was born on Kaua‘i on June 15, 1929, and was a dedicated homemaker.
She is survived by her husband Tokiyoshi Kawamura; brothers Mitsugi Nambu of Lihu‘e and Manabu Nambu of Honolulu; sister-in-law Yuriko Nambu of Lihu‘e; nieces and nephews.
Private graveside services were held.
Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Kawamura family with arrangements.
Elizabeth “Kapeka” Mahuiki Chandler, born Aug. 8, 1931, in Ha‘ena, died at the age of 76 on Nov.14, 2007, at Wilcox Hospital.
She is preceded in death by her husband Francis Elias Chandler Sr. and son William Hughes Chandler. A Kamehameha Schools alumni, she is survived by 14 children, Bethan Pualani Fatima (Robert) Baptista, Francis Elias (Rhoda) Chandler Jr., Lawrence La‘amaikahiki (Aimee) Chandler, Kirkland Keith Kuhio (Hilary) Chandler, Aloysius Kahimoku (Nancy) Chandler, Jeffery Tremaine (Linda) Chandler, Germaine Gerrard Chandler, Colan Chad (Coty) Chandler, Belinda Mary Nohealani (Tita) Chandler, Jasmine Kainoa (Skip) Forrest, Silas Paul Chandler, Rachel Keikila‘auwaokanahele (Jack) Correa, Conrad Hokulani (Thomas) Chandler, and Ruth Naomi Chandler. She is also survived by brothers Samson Mahuiki Sr., Bernard (Teresa) Mahuiki Sr., Melvin “Puna” (Gwen) Mahuiki; sisters Marie Inouye, Ruth Mahuiki; sisters-in-law Taxi Mahuiki and Kamala Cockett; 36 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren, Kamehameha School alumni brothers and sister; numerous nieces, nephews and hanai.
Services will be on Friday, Nov. 23, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, Nov. 24, at St. William’s Church in Hanalei from 8 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., where services will be celebrated at noon. Burial to follow at Kilauea Cemetery.
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
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