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• Thomas Rodrigues
• Philip Palama Jr.
• Masayuki Hironaka
• Herbert Tsukiyama
Thomas Melendres Rodrigues Sr. of ‘Ele‘ele died March 6, 2009, at his home at age 85. Born Dec. 29, 1923, in Lawa‘i, he was a retired clerk for McBryde Sugar Plantation.
He was preceded in death by sons Thomas Rodrigues Jr. and Jimmy Rodrigues, and sister Mary Rodrigues.
He is survived by wife Mary Ann Rodrigues; daughters Rena (Patrick) Agoto and Kelley (Bradley) Hofstetter of Hill AFB, Utah; son Billy (Kaleki) Rodrigues; grandchildren Bobilee Valentin, Delcie Ridgley, Lahela Rodrigues, Scott (Amber) Rodrigues of Anchorage, Alaska; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial service at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 13, at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.
The family requests no flowers.
Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Philip Palama Jr.
Philip Kauaiiki Palama Jr. of Kalaheo died March 8, 2009, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at age 79. Born April 17, 1929, in Kukuiolono Park, Kalaheo, he was a college administrator.
He was preceded in death by parents Philip and Hisako Palama Sr., and son Philip K. Palama III.
He is survived by wife Patricia M. Palama; children Steven (Darlene) Palama of Waimea, Pennie Palama of Nevada, Kathy Palama of Hanapepe, Carrie Palama of Kalaheo; sisters Iris Hornstine of Kalaheo and Kuulei Ihara of O‘ahu; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, at Kukuiolono Park Clubhouse.
Casual and aloha attire is suggested.
Flower leis are requested in lieu of floral bouquets
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.
Masayuki Michael Hironaka died March 3, 2009, at Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital at age 87. Born March 19, 1921, at Wahiawa Camp 3, he retired from McBryde Sugar Co. as a sugar analyst.
He was preceded in death by parents Masaichi and Nao Hironaka; brother Shinji Hironaka; sisters Tsuuyuko Hironaka, Mildred Doucette and Naoe Hironaka.
He is survived by wife Sataoko Shirai Hironaka of Kalaheo; daughter Dawn (Keith Olson) Nakata of Kalaheo; son Bryant M. Hironaka of Kalaheo; grandson Ryan (Taysia Oyamot) Nakato; sisters-in-law Sumako (Shinji) Hironaka of Kalaheo, Mildred (Harry) Yamamoto of Honolulu and Mabel (Kenneth) Shirai of ‘Ele‘ele.
A celebration of his life begins with visitation at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 16, at Waimea Higashi Hongwanji; service at 3 p.m.
Casual attire is suggested and the family requests flowers be omitted.
Herbert Hiroshi Tsukiyama of Honolulu, formerly of Hanapepe, died Feb. 17, 2009, at Convalescent Center of Honolulu at age 80. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by son Mark, daughter Avis Mukawa, two grandchildren, brothers Akira and Hisashi and sister Betty Tanaka.
Private services were held.
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