Obituaries for Saturday, May 31, 2008

• Alan DeSilva

• Carolyn Apana


Alan DeSilva

Alan Wayne DeSilva of Lihu‘e died May 27, 2008, at home at the age of 41. Born April 22, 1967, in Lihu‘e, he was a computer technician and graphic artist at Island Image, and also past president and vice president for the Kapa‘a Pop Warner Association.

He was preceded in death by brother Shannon Jordan DeSilva; grandparents Fred and Mary Kenison; and grandfather Manuel DeSilva Sr.

He is survived by wife Shirlynn “Honey Girl” DeSilva; daughter Haylie DeSilva; sons Glen, Adam, Gage, Noah, Kyle and Blaz; parents Wayne and Rita DeSilva; brother Kevin and wife Yukie DeSilva, brother Travis and wife Lisa DeSilva; hanai brother Rollin “Nui” Simao; nieces Moana (Chris Baltazar) DeSilva and Carlie DeSilva; nephews Gavin DeSilva, Dustyn DeSilva and Keanu Saito; great-nephew Cijay Baltazar; grandmother Hilda DeSilva; mother-in-law Shirley Viernes; brother-in-law Shannon; sisters-in-law Stacy, Shelley, Samantha; hanai cousin Donna; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be held Saturday, June 7, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Friends may visit with the family beginning at 9 a.m., with services at 11 a.m. The family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.


Carolyn Apana

Carolyn Lou Leimomi Hung Moi Apana of Kapa‘a died May 27, 2008, at Samuel Mahelona Hospital at the age of 69. She was born April 10, 1939, in Lihu‘e.

She was preceded in death by parents Earnest and Christian Apana; and sisters Shirlet Apana-Miike and Lovey L.Y.C. Apana.

She is survived by sisters Dorna E. Ginden (Justin Mahelona) of Las Vegas, Lynette K. Niau (Kahea White) of Anahola and Beverly H. Muraoka (Ernest Muraoka, deceased) of Kapa‘a; brother Russell (Lori) E. Apana of Washington; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Private visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, June 3, at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa; services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens at 12:15 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is handling the arrangements.

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