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• Paul Kaiwi • Benjamin Taroc
• Loea Ka‘upu • Tsuyuko Peleras
• Miyoko Fujimoto Kawabata • Stan
Yamamoto • Federico Bristol
Paul “Pauly” Henry Kaiwi of Anahola died May 21, 2011, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at age 66. Born on O‘ahu on Sept. 1, 1944, he was a heavy equipment operator and a paniolo.
He is survived by his daughters, Naomi Kaiwi, Evelyn (Ernie) Kaiwi Guerrero, Sonja (Gus) Martinez; grandchildren, Paul and Cynthia Paramo, Geneveer “Gigi” Guerrero, Sammy and Joseph Martinez; great-grandchild, Monique Kanani Paramo; and numerous extended family members.
A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Kapa‘a. Ashes will be scattered at Kamoku (Bertelmann) Hill, Kilauea.
Arrangements made by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary, Koloa.
Benjamin “Ben” Taroc of Mililani, O‘ahu, formerly of Koloa, died July 18, 2011, at Hawai‘i Medical Center West in O‘ahu at age 65. Born July 29, 1945, he graduated from Kaua‘i High School and University of Hawai‘i Manoa.
He was a Marine Corp Recruiter, worked at Aloha Airlines, Bank of Hawai‘i, EF Hutton and Advertiser and was very active in AYSO as a coach and referee.
He is survived by daughters, Tammy AS Taroc; Rheva (Eric) Lewis; Shannon CM (Darren) Ezawa all of O‘ahu, and Shayna (Joseph Clark) Taroc of Michigan; sisters, Betty Casabar, Katherine (Rudy) Samiano, Thelma (Stanley) Tamagawa; brothers, Lorenzo (Lissa) Casabar and Marcelino (Evelyn) Taroc; grandchildren, Maiya and Bobby Ezawa; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held on Monday, Aug. 8, at Mililani Memorial Park Makai Chapel. Viewing will be at 5:30 p.m. and services will follow at 6 p.m. Private burial services will be held at a later date at Punchbowl Cemetery.
Mililani Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.
Loea Hula Charles Kauhi Ka‘upu, Jr., son of the late Charles K. Ka‘upu Sr. and Esther Nagai Ka‘upu of Palolo, O‘ahu, died at his home in Napili, Maui, on July 12, 2011, at age 53. Born in Honolulu on Oct. 21, 1957, he was a Hawaiian cultural expert, master chanter, lecturer, recording artist, and a licensed kahu.
He is survived by sisters, Julie Ka‘upu, Tomi (Paul) Mamuad, Kamalanai (Michael) Clarke, A. Ke‘ala Ka‘upu, Keahi Ka‘upu; nephews, Christopher (Ka‘ala) Mamuad, Justin (Joreen) Mamuad, Tom (Billie) Mamuad; “mo’opuna” Kalaokahaku, Kau‘ika‘alohika‘anapaokalani, Ka‘imi‘ike, Kaleiimilia, Kamaha‘o, Keli‘iho‘omalu; and numerous Ka‘upu, Nagai, Mokiao, Boyd, Mau, Higa, Kama, Castor, Ka‘upu-Dudoit ‘ohana.
Visitation will be held at 3 p.m. for family and 4 to 5:30 p.m. with service to follow on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Kaumakapili Church in Honolulu. Aloha attire is suggested. Leis are welcome. Hawaiian protocol gathering on Maui on Aug. 20 at The Old Lahaina Lu‘au grounds will commence at noon. Scattering of ashes will follow.
Tsuyuko “Patsy” Ikehara Peleras of Kekaha died on July 21, 2011 at the age of 88. Born on May 17, 1923, in Waimea, Kaua‘i, she was a self-employed business owner of Spotlight.
She is survived by her sons, Herman Satoru Peleras (Rose Marie) of Mililani, Darrick Juanito Mitsuo Peleras (Ellen) of Kekaha, Nelson Conrado Kenji Peleras (Elsie) of California, Harold Sedro Peleras of Honolulu and Kelvin Pelin Peleras (Rose) of Las Vegas; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Seikichi Ikehara of Hanapepe and Seiichi Ikehara of Waipahu; sister, Beatrice Moreira of Honolulu; step-sister, Thelma Nagata (Stanley) of Waimea; sister-in-law, Dottie Ikehara; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family from 9:30 am to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Service will be 10:30 a.m.
Aloha attire is suggested.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary.
Miyoko Fujimoto Kawabata
Miyoko Fujimoto Kawabata of Lihu‘e died on July 13, 2011 at her home at the age of 92. Born on October 13, 1918 in Hanama‘ulu, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Kazuo Kawabata Jr.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services were private.
Stan T. Yamamoto of Makaweli, Kaua‘i died on July 22, 2011 at the age of 56. Born on May 1, 1955, in Waimea, Kaua‘i, he was a barber with Quality Barber Shop in Honolulu.
He is survived by his parents, Tetsuo and Aiko Yamamoto; brothers, Alan T. Yamamoto of Kalaheo; sisters, Charleen Hajka (Harold) of Denver, Colorado and Roxanne Aburamen (Les) of Hilo, Hawai‘i; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Federico “Fred” Baldivino Bristol of Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i passed away on July 24, 2011 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 87.
He was born on July 18, 1924 in Pangansinan, Mabini, Philippines, one of ten children to Cirilo and Pilar Bristol. In 1946 he moved to Kaua‘i where he met and married Revelina Butacan and was married 61 years. He retired as an engineer for McBryde Sugar Plantation.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents; daughters, Angeline and Esterlita Bristol.
He is survived by his wife, Revelina Bristol of Puhi; son, Rodney (Paula) Bristol of Wailua; daughter, Veda Bristol of Puhi; son, Warren (Susan) Bristol of Woodinville, Washington; grandchildren, Ronney, Donney, Denney, Roddy, Jenney, Randy, Eric, Jacob and Denaje; great-grandchildren, Maverick, Brennan, Maddox, Reeve and Elijah.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary in Koloa at 10 a.m. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
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