Obituaries for March 18, 2016

• Brian Wendell Silva • Kekailani D. Pau • William ‘Bill’ A.S. Akana

Brian Wendell 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 Kaua’i.

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

Brian is survived by his son, Dustin (Jessica Tabije) Silva of O’ahu; three grandchildren, Justin Josiah Silva, Danielle Silva, and Faith Silva, all of O’ahu; 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 Saturday, March 26, 2016 at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. 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.

Kekailani D. Pau

Kekailani D. Pau of Koloa, Hawai’i passed away on Feb. 27, 2016 at the age of 23. Born on Aug. 18, 1992 in Lihue, Kaua’i she was a college student at Kaua’i 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 Saturday, 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 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

William ‘Bill’ A.S. Akana

William “Bill” A.S. Akana of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, Hawaii passed away on March 13, 2016 at the age of 92.

Born on Jan. 3, 1924 in Koolau, Kauai he was a retired owner of Akana Insurance Agency, Inc. & former manager of First Insurance Co.

Preceded in death by:parents, William & Janet Akana

Survived by: wife, Margaret “Marge” Akana, Wailua, Kauai, son, Scott Akana, Lihue, Kauai, 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Celebration of life to be announced at a later date.

Arrangements by: Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa, Kauai

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