Obituaries for March 16, 2016

Obituaries for March 16, 2016

Brian Silva

Brian Silva passed away at Hale Kupuna on Jan. 26, 2016, at the age of 63. Born on Oct. 30, 1952, to Andrew and Norma “Silva” Vidinha, he was a heavy equipment operator with Kekaha Sugar and an umpire for various baseball and softball organizations throughout Kauai.

He is preceded in death by parents, Ernest G. Silva and Marian “Huddy” Silva.

Brian is survived by his son, Dustin (Jessica Tabije) Silva of Oahu; three grandchildren, Justin Josiah Silva, Danielle Silva, and Faith Silva, all of Oahu; twin brother, Burt (Ku’ulei) Vidinha of Kekaha; sisters, Erleen “Erla” Akana of Kekaha and Jayneen (BG) Laysa of Kalaheo; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on March 26, 2016, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. with services to follow at 11 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Samariaagalelei Leialoha Malu Lani Auelua

Samariaagalelei Leialoha Malu Lani Auelua of Kapaa passed away on Feb. 12, 2016. She was born in Lihue on Oct. 16, 2015.

Preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Sterling Castillo and paternal grandfather, Niusami Auelua.

Samaria is survived by her parents, Niusami “Sam” and Shantel Auelua; brother, Sterling Auelua; sister, Sheyannaleah Auelua all of Kapaa; maternal grandparents, Cheryl (Rodney) Medina of Puhi; paternal grandparents, Uaite Auelua; maternal great-grandmothers, Julia Wasano, Elaine Seals; aunties, uncles, cousins.

A celebration of Samaria’s life will be held on March 19, 2016, from 11 a.m. at 6159 Olohena Rd., Wailua Homestead. Follow the pink balloons. Turn on Kuamoo Road (Wailua/Coco Palms traffic light), right on Kamalu Rd. (Wailua County Store), left on Olohena Rd. Look for sign on left “Celebration of Life.”

Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.

Lettitia ‘Tish’ Ulanday Weaver

Lettitia “Tish” Ulanday Weaver of Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii, passed away peacefully on Feb. 6, 2016, at the age of 73.

Born on June 20, 1942, in Waimea Kauai, she was a retired office manager for Makai Properties.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Bernaldo and Veronica Ulanday, sisters, Priscilla Warren and Estrella Sharon.

She is survived by her daughters, Lavonne (Leonard “Kema Boy”) Kanahele, Hanapepe, Leilani (Glenn) Santos, Koloa, son, David (Gina) Weaver Jr. of Haiku, Maui, sisters, Loraine (Les) Stout, Nixa, Missouri, Christine McDaniel, Costa Mesa, California, brothers, Bernaldo “Blu” (Rena) Ulanday Jr., Hanamalulu, Mark (Debbie) Ulanday, Kekaha, grandchildren, Leticia (Gil) Lorenzo, Leonard “Lenn” Kanahele, Veronica Leilani (Will) Kanahele Mendiola, Michel’e (Kainoa) Santos, Che’lane Weaver, Amber Weaver, Kaitlin Santos and Kaylah Santos.

A celebration of life will be held on March 20, 2016, at Poipu Beach Park, Main Pavilion, visitation at 11 a.m., with services at noon.

Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary, Koloa.

Kekailani D. Pau

Kekailani D. Pau of Koloa, Hawaii passed away on Feb. 27, 2016, at the age of 23. Born on Aug. 18, 1992, in Lihue, she was a college student at Kauai Community College majoring in Hawaiian Culture.

She is preceded in death by her father, A. Rocky Pau; maternal grandmother, Hazel Arzadon; maternal grandfather, John Okamura; maternal great-grandmother, Mildred Puni; maternal uncle, Kevin Okamura; paternal grandmother, Josephine Pau; and paternal grandfather, David “Blackie” Pau.

Kekai is survived by her mother, Faith Pau; brother, Keoni (DeeAnn) Pau; sister, Kainoa (Jared) Aqui; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on March 26, 2016, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Kalaheo Ward. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with services to follow at 11. The family suggests casual attire and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Richard Thomas Carveiro Sr. 

Richard Thomas Carveiro Sr. was born on Oct. 20, 1934, in Port Allen and returned home to our Lord on Feb. 23, 2016. Honorably discharged from the United States Army, he was a retired heavy equipment operator for McBryde Sugar. He is preceded in death by his parent, Manuel and Adeline Carveiro; brothers Robert (Esther) Carveiro, Manuel Carveiro Jr., and Lawrence Carveiro; brother-in-law Thomas Vidinha Sr. and sister-in-law Joyce (Henry) Abreu.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Lydia Vidinha Carveiro, one brother Albert (Maxine) Carveiro of Kaumakani, sister-in-laws, Nora Carveiro of Eleele, Gwen Carveiro of Kalaheo and Carol Vidinha of Kalaheo; sons Ricky (Kathy) Carveiro Jr. of Lawai, David (Allison) Carveiro of Kalaheo, Calvin (June Manini) Carveiro of Kalaheo; granddaughters Alyssa-Lynn Carveiro and Layleigh Carveiro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on March 19, 2016, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. with mass to follow at 10 a.m. Casual attire is suggested. Family request that flowers please be omitted.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary Ltd.

Ray Aukai (Nahulu) Manaku

Ray Aukai (Nahulu) Manaku of Kauai passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Dec. 18, 2015, at the age of 65. He was born in Honolulu, Hi on Sept. 7, 1949, and worked as a chef on Kauai and Oahu.

Preceded in death by his parents, James Ke Kanaka Aukai Nahulu and Roseline June Rodrigues Manaku; grandparents, James and Helen Nahulu.

Ray is survived by his longtime companion Geri Kawaihalau (Manaku) of Kauai; daughter, Malia Kuleimana (Brian) Anspach of Oahu; sons, Jerry Kawaihalau of Oahu, Jason (Kelly) Kawaihalau of Oceanside California, David Kawaihalau-Manaku of Kauai; grandson; brothers, James (Shirley) Manaku, Clifford Manaku, Reggie Manaku, Dan (Tammey) Manaku; sisters, Cindy Cummings, Llewellyn Manaku, Rose Decosta; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Kapaa Soccer Field (old police station-ocean side) from noon to 5 p.m. Services on Oahu are pending.

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

Bernice B. Ornellas

Bernice B. Ornellas of Lihue, Kauai, passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2016, at the age of 89. She was a homemaker.

She was born on March 17, 1926, in Kealia, Kauai. The eldest of 7 children.

Preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Ornellas Jr. her parents, John and Ida Barretto Sr.; brothers, John Barretto and John Barretto Jr., Grandson Robert “Hoku” Ornellas.

Survived by her son, Robert “Bobby” Ornellas Sr. and daughter, Betty Ann Ornellas; sisters, Francis Carreira of Lihue, Dolores (Ernest) Barreira of Kalaheo, Ramona Mock of Marysville, CA, Theresa (Ken) Wery-Myers of Maui, six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa.

Visitation at 9 a.m. Mass at 10. Family requests that the public wear Bernice’s favorite color, pink.

May Mitsuko Yamaguchi

May Mitsuko Yamaguchi of Lihue passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Feb. 15, 2016, at the age of 81. She was born in Lihue, Kauai on June 19, 1934, and retired from McDonald’s Corporation in Lihue.

Preceded in death by her parents, Ruitaro and Miyoshi Yamaguchi.

May is survived by two sisters, Harumi Nanbu of Lihue and Ellen Okada of California. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held. Family requests no monetary gifts or flowers.

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

Bevery ‘Bev’ Phillips (Yaris)

Bevery “Bev” Phillips died unexpectedly on Oahu, on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2016, at the age of 62.

Bev is survived by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Phillips of Kapaa, two daughters Deserie Phillips of Kapaa, Chante Anguay (Kaleo) of Waianae. Her mother Alice Canales of Puhi, two sisters Waedeen Yaris of Kaneohe, Rodreen Canales Boyd of California; four brothers, Blaine Yaris of California, Salvador “Junior” Yaris Jr. of Maui; Rodney Canales of Maui and Randy Canales of California; as well as countless nieces, nephews, cousins, aunt and uncles.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 11 a.m., at Kalapaki Beach Park. All are welcomed to attend and celebrate the life of Beverly Phillips. Casual attire.

Hisae Kanagawa Akagi

Hisae Kanagawa Akagi of Kilauea passed away in Garden Isle Health Care on March 3, 2016, at the age of 97. She was born in Hawaii on Dec. 6, 1918.

Preceded in death by her husband, Seichi Akagi; son, Ted Kiyoshi Akagi; parents, Otsuichi and Masayo Kanagawa.

Hisae is survived by her son, Alvin (Mary) Akagi of Plymouth, Michigan; two daughters, Joyce Nagata of Kilauea and Pamela Watanabe of Wailua; sister, Asako Nakata; brother, Donald Kanagawa; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.

Private services will be held at a later date. Family requests no koden.

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

John Raymond Carvalho

John Raymond Carvalho of Lihue passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on March 2, 2016, at the age of 59.

Preceded in death by parents, Salvador and Emily Carvalho.

John is survived by his wife, Lorene Carvalho of Hilo, HI; two daughters, Tara Carvalho of Koloa, Kauai and Christie Lee Carvalho of Hilo; five grandchildren, Cyrus Carvalho-Sherman and Leisha-Lee Tanigawa of Hilo, Kysen Parongao, Makalea Parongao and Coco-Simone Kauakahi, all of Koloa; two brothers, Michael (Diana) Carvalho of Kauai, Salvador (Barbara) Carvalho Jr. of Oahu; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of John’s life to be announced at a later date.

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

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