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Obituaries for August 7, 2015

• Duane “Kalani” Dawson Sr. • Satsuki Moriwake • James Rebudal, Sr.

Duane “Kalani” Dawson Sr.

Duane “Kalani” Francis Kaleiokalani Dawson Sr. left this earth Thursday, July 9, 2015. Brought into this world by his mother, Clarice Mapuana Bruhn Kapana and father, Arnold Richardson, Kalani’s birth date was Dec. 6, 1945.

Kalani was raised and nurtured by his grandmother and grandfather, Florence Lyman & Paul Ogden Dawson Sr.

Kalani’s siblings, sisters, Puaala Wong, Kaui Kapana, Mihala Lee, Michele Baird and brothers, Jarrett Bruhn, Abraham Kapana, Leighton Kapana, Sandy Kapana, Joseph Kapana, Francis Kapana, their spouses, children & ohana all appreciated and respected him.

Kalani said, “my greatest accomplishment is my wife, Puna & the legacy of our children, Dondi, Rillo, Kalei, Dustin, Chelsey, Damon, Kristin, Denby; our grandchildren, Chassidy, Joey Sr., Chandi, Daron, Chanee, Tresten, Micah, Kalani Boy, Ryse, Hoakalei, British, Eonipono, Ayva, London, Kamakana, Meha, our great-grandchildren, Chawai, Jr., Hazyn, Xaenon, Levi, Gema, Treyten.”

A celebration of Kalani’s life will be held Aug. 9, 2015, at the Wailua River Mouth at 10 a.m. To follow, please join the family for a luau luncheon 11:30 at Smith’s Tropical Gardens.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Satsuki Moriwake

Mrs. Satsuki Moriwake, 91, of Hanapepe, HI, passed away on July 18, 2015, in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she retired as a sales associate for Jack Wada Co.

She is survived by her husband, Kazuto “Jimmy” Moriwake; son, Mark (Susan) Moriwake; daughters, Dawn (Darren) Murata and Wendy (Larry Balcos) Moriwake; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Robert (Grace) Okumura and Kuichi Okumura; sisters, Nanako (Lawrence) Taguma and Yukiko Okumura.

Private services held.

James Rebudal, Sr.

James Rebudal Sr. passed away on July 19, 2015, at home in Arleta, California, at the age of 60. He was a former resident of Kauai. He was born on May 1, 1955 in Maui, Hawaii.

In 1976, James married Jocelyn Aquino Rivera and had two children, James Jr. and Chelsea.

James first job was working as a gas station attendant and a bartender at Hula Hut. He moved from Hawaii to LA in 1983. He worked at the Sheraton & later the Century Plaza Hotel as a bartender. His career in food service led him to Metropolitan Culinary Services where he would become the Managing Director of Food & Beverages.

He was preceded in death by his father, Johnny Rebudal Sr. and brother, Johnny R. Rebudal, M.D. James is survived by his mother, Benilda Aquino Rebudal of Honolulu, son James Jr.(Mary) Rebudal and daughter, Chelsea (David) Olsen of California, brothers, Johnny Rebudal Jr. of Honolulu & Jeffrey M. Rebudal of Michigan, He was known as “Pap-Pap” to his five grand children, Andrew, Keilani, Maile & Leia Rebudal & Kirra Olsen of California, a niece, Marilyn Pamu Retuta of California and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunties & uncles.

A celebration of James life was held on July 25, 2015 at Bishop Alemany, Catholic High School Chapel and burial at San Fernando Mission Catholic Cemetery.


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