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Joseph “Joe Gary” Gary Nakao, 67, of Kailua-Kona, died Sept. 20, 2010, at his residence at age 67. Born on Sept. 14, 1943, in Waimea, Kaua‘i, he was a retired County of Hawai‘i supervising plumbing inspector and an Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife Lena Nakao of Kailua-Kona; sons Curtis (Lisa) Nakao of Honolulu, Craig (Noe) Nakao of Kailua-Kona; daughter Christine Nakao of Wailuku, Maui; sister Patty (Ron) Steel of Anaheim, Calif.; a grandson and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services are pending. Arrangements are being handled by Cremation Services of West Hawai‘i.
Richard Kazuto Teragawa of Hanapepe died peacefully on Sept. 17, 2010 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends at the age of 79.
Born on May 14, 1931, in Waimea, he was co-owner of Kaua‘i Energetic, a retired engineer with the state Department of Accounting and General Services, and a Korean War veteran.
Preceded in death by his parents Charles and Akino Teragawa, he is survived by wife Gwendolyn Teragawa; daughters Iris Akemi (Marvin) Hesapene of Hanapepe, Tammy Michie (Brian) Kuniyoshi of Honolulu, Rachelle Kimie (Mark) Mararagan of Honolulu and Ginny Naomi (Blaine) Agena of Hanapepe; 11 grandchildren; brother George (Amy) Teragawa of San Francisco, Calif.; sister Kathleen (Bob) Oshiro of Honolulu; brother-in-law Wendel (Karen) Ishida of Kalaheo; and sister-in-law Lyndel (Wilfred) Chikahiro of Lawa‘i.
Friends may visit with the family at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery pavilion. The memorial service is at 4 p.m. The family requests casual attire.
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