Obituaries for Monday, Jan. 13, 2014

Wayne HaradaFlorendo Melchor Sr.

Wayne Harada

Wayne “Opu” Takashi Harada, Sr. 65 Year old of Wainiha, Kauai. Passed away on Dec. 31, 2013, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on Aug. 27, 1948, in Lihue, Kauai, he was a Retired Proprietor from Hanalei Museum snack shop.

Preceded in death by his parents Susumu and Harumi Harada, sister Aileen Harada.

He is survived by his wife Kekilani Harada; Son: Wayne (Kuuipo) Harada, Jr.; Daughter: Keaulani Harada; two sisters: Pauline Harada; Loraine Harada; brother: Stuart (Beth) Harada; 3 grandchildren, 3 hanai children: Nalani Aguano, Kapua Hermosura and Zion Harada; step-brothers and sisters: Togo (Ann) Hermosura, Bito Hermosura, Teresa Pacatang, Marsha Hermosura and Joan Keahi Nuhi, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday Jan. 15, 2014, at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 6 to 9 p.m. Celebration of life will be held on Sunday, Jan. 19, at Lumahai pasture at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary.


Florendo Melchor Sr.

Florendo Macadaeg Melchor Sr. of Kapaa passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on January 4, 2014, at the age of 82. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines on August 28, 1931, and retired as a Research Associate with University of Hawaii Experiment Station.

He is survived by his wife, Consorcia “Connie” Melchor of Kapaa; seven children, Celia (Ferdinand) Questin of Kapaa, Josie (Tony) Aurelio of Lihue, Amy (Larry) Tamayo of Kapaa, Myrna (Douglas) Patterson of Ewa Beach, Florendo (Imelda) Melchor Jr. of Lihue, Agnes (Aristotle) Santa Cruz of Ewa Beach, Nelia (Rodel) Asuncion of Kapaa; 13 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Kapaa with viewing from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the Melchor family with arrangements.


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