Obituaries for Oct. 19, 2016

• David Elliot Torres Jr. • Anna Kahikilani Kaohelauli’i • David G. Abreu Sr. • Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Hiroshi Nakazawa • Stanywick Yadao • Noel ‘Yasu’ Morikawa • Dennis A. Evans • Joseph Mahiula Hashimoto Jr. • Michiko Nishimori • Tatiana Taylor Pomaikai Kaneholani • Bienvenido A. Robles • Henry Bermoy Sr. • Margaret Lorraine Brun

David Elliot Torres Jr.

David Elliot Torres Jr. of Kapaa passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Sept. 21, 2016, at the age of 38. He was born on Oahu on Jan. 26, 1978, and was employed in the parts department/mechanic for Two Wheels/Garden Island Motor Sports.

Preceded in death by his father, David Torres Sr., maternal grandparents, Dado and Tina Tomacder; paternal grandparents, Elias and Hilda Torres.

David is survived by his mother, Sally Torres of Kapaa; sister, Shannon (Victor) Aquino of Texas; niece, Zyaesjah Torres Sueoka; nephews, Samson Aquino and Tyrion Aquino; numerous aunties, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, beginning at 11 a.m. at Lydgate Park Beach side.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the Torres family.

Anna Kahikilani Kaohelauli’i

Anna Kahikilani Kaohelauli’i of Makaweli, Hawaii passed away at the age of 63 on Oct. 2, 2016, in Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii. Born on June 21, 1953, in Puuwai, Niihau, she was a clerk at Ke Kula Niihau ‘O Kekaha School.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Dana A. Kaohelauli’i Sr.; daughter, Joanna Kaohelauli’i; father, Donald H. Kanahele; and brother, Donald H. Kanahele.

Anna is survived by her sons, Dana (Tyra Kamau) Kaohelauli’i Jr. of Pakala, and Ronnie Kaohelauli’i of Honolulu; daughters, Kathy (Malia) Kaohelauli’i of Honolulu and Cheryl (John) Kahokuloa of Kekaha; nine grandchildren; mother, Annie K. Kanahele; brothers, Joseph (Maryann) Kanahele of Koloa, and Kelmer H. Kanahele of Hilo; sisters, Ida (Gordon) Ka’aumoana of Niihau, Diane (Bernard) Kanahele of Kekaha, Annie (George) Kanahele of Niihau, and Kay (Issac) Kanahele of Kekaha; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. with services to follow. Burial will be followed at the Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.

Aloha attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

David G. Abreu Sr.

David G. Abreu Sr., of Lawai, Hawaii passed away at the age of 93 on Sept. 26, 2016, at Wilcox Hospital. Born on April 1, 1923, in Lawai, Hawaii, he retired with McBryde Sugar as a Laborer Truck Driver.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Carmen Abreu; and daughter, Diane Perry.

David is survived by his son, David (Sharon) Abreu Jr. of Lawai; daughter, Edna Abreu of Lawai; grandchildren, Andrea (Koa Rita) Perry, Keith Perry, Shelly (Kaeo) Yuen, and Dave (Brandee) Abreu; great-grandchildren, Huntlee Rita, Elena Perry, Brayden Abreu, Taira Abreu, Brooke Yuen, and Sage Yuen; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. with Mass to follow at 10 a.m.

Causal attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Hiroshi Nakazawa

Ronald “Ronnie” Hiroshi Nakazawa, 74 years old of Kilauea, Kauai, passed away on Sept. 17, 2016, at his home in Kilauea, Kauai.

Born on Dec. 2, 1941, he was an alarm installer.

He is preceded in death by parents Katsumi and Kimie Nakazawa, sister Yuriko Nakazawa, nephew Joseph (Joey) Nakazawa.

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Nakazawa; son, Ronald Nakazawa, Jr.; daughter, Kimie (Wendal Olanalan, Jr.) Nakazawa; granddaughters, Alyssa Nakazawa, Siani Olanolan and Starry Olanolan; brothers, Edward (Nelia) Nakazawa, John “Jackie” (Faith) Nakazawa, Harold (Pat) Nakazawa; sisters, Betsey Tanaka, Grace Nakazawa, Nancy Nakazawa and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friend may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church in Kilauea from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Services to follow.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary.

Stanywick Yadao

Stanywick “Uncle Stan” Nawahine Alejandro Yadao of Hanamaulu passed away at the age of 77 on Oct. 8, 2016, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born June 5, 1939, he was a retired Cultivation Supervisor with Kekaha Sugar Company. After 26 years at the sugar plantation, he went on to the State Department of Harbors Division and also worked at Mahelona Hospital in the Maintenance Department. He was an avid fisherman in his younger days and later became a well-liked musician not only for his church, but the local community as well.

Preceded in death by his parents, Leandro and Helen Yadao; daughter, Helena Oyamot; sister, Agnes Mahinai and brothers, Stanley Yadao, William (Uncle Willy) Yadao; father-in-law, Robert Rego and sister-in-law, Caroline Rego.

Uncle Stan is survived by his wife, Marie Yadao of Hanamaulu; four daughters, Tammy (Teddy) Perreira, Stanette (Melvin) Kua, Kimberly (Errol) Lanning and Lori Marugame (Abraham Kahalekomo); one son, Kevin Marugame; one son-in-law, Malcolm Oyamot; one brother-in-law, Larry (Barbara) Rego; mother-in-law, Frances Rego; three brothers, Daniel Doronio, Wesley (Karen) Yadao, and Rueben (Agnes) Doronio; eight sisters, Peke Doronio, Bernice Ragragola, Grace Hislop, Evelyn (Valeriano) Olores, Amore Camara, Nora (Cippy) Ragocos, Nicia (James) Mcgihon, Becky (Bill) Noon; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Kapaia. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. with a Celebration of Life and Mass at 10 a.m.

Florals omitted but leis welcome.

Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Kauai Memorial Gardens.

Noel ‘Yasu’ Morikawa

Noel “Yasu” Morikawa of Hanamaulu passed away at home surrounded by his family and friends on Oct. 5, 2016, at the age of 55. He was born in Lihue on Dec, 25, 1960, to Yasumori Morikawa and Alice Kila Morikawa and retired from International Laborers Union Local 368.

Yasu is preceded in death by his father Yasumori Morikawa and brother, Brent Morikawa.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Cindy Kiilau Morikawa of Hanamaulu, son, Brent Morikawa (Tasha) of Kansas, OK; daughters, Haydie (Jared) Jardine of Pepe’ekeo, HI, Shyanne Morikawa (Alanni Kinimaka) of Hanamaulu; grandchildren, Breanne Morikawa, Brent Morikawa, Brayden Morikawa, Jaetin-Jeremiah Morikawa Jardine, Jaevahni-Reinaya Morikawa Jardine; Mother, Alice Kila Morikawa of Hanamaulu; 9 sisters, Candace Namiko Morikawa, Wendy Keakealani (Gareth) Souza, Cathy Mitsuko (Anthony) Simao, Lori Eiko (Lincoln Ahuna) Pomaikai, Stacie Toshiko (Joseph Jr.) Victorino, Terri Tomiyo (Kenn) Miyashiro, Tamra Yoshiko (Kurt Sr.) Medeiros, Arnel Leimomi (George) Cummings, Alice Lehua (Dukie) Pu’ulei; hanai sister, PJ (Jim) Foster; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at Hanamaulu Beach Park with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. with services to follow.

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

Dennis A. Evans

Dennis A. Evans passed away on Sept. 29, 2016, at Wilcox Hospital at the age of 81. Born on April 30, 1935, in Denver Colorado, he was a consulting geotechnical engineer for DA Evans Inc.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Taylor and father, Vincent Evans.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Karen Evans; his beloved dog, Tiny; sons, Michael (Gretchen) Evans of Baltimore, Maryland, David (Barbara) Evans of Tampa, Florida, Kenneth Evans of Patton, California, and Ryan Nomura of Honolulu, Hawaii; daughters, Patrice (David) Lewis of Villa Park, California, Julie Elm of San Clemente, California , and Lauren Nomura of Honolulu, Hawaii; nine grandchildren; one sister, Denise (Joe) Visintine of St. Louis, Missouri; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Joseph Mahiula Hashimoto Jr.

Joseph Mahiula Hashimoto Jr. passed away at the age of 70 on Sept. 26, 2016, at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. Born on July 9, 1946, he was a golf course foreman for the Princeville Prince Golf Course.

He is preceded in death by his son, Thomas Kaina Hideo Hashimoto; and survived by his wife, Wanda Hashimoto; brother, Thomas (Annie) Hashimoto of Kilauea; sister Violet Goto of Haena; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the Waioli Huiia Church in Hanalei. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. with services beginning at 11 a.m.

Causal attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Michiko Nishimori

Mrs. Michiko Nishimori, age 78, of Paauhau, Hawaii, died Sept. 24, 2016, at the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii, on July 16, 1938, and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Hamakua Jodo Mission.

Visitation will be held at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo on Oct. 23, 2016, (Sunday) from 3 to 4 p.m.; memorial service will begin at 4 p.m. Casual attire is requested. No flowers.

She is survived by: Husband: Masayoshi Nishimori of Paauhau Sons: 1. Duane Nishimori of Paauhau, 2. Dyke Nishimori of Lihue, Daughter: Dawn (Destry) Matsui of Hilo, Brothers: 1. Shinobu (Eiko) Nishikawa of Waipahu, 2. Itsuo (Nancy) Nishikawa of Seattle, Washington, Sister: Sachiko Tsutsui of Waipahu,Nebraska, 2. Florence Higa of Honolulu, 3. Sonja (Ted) Gumbs of Hilo, 4. Jane (Warren) Miyasaki of Hilo, four grandchildren and numerous aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins.

Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Inc. in Hilo, Hawaii.

Tatiana Taylor Pomaikai Kaneholani

Tatiana Taylor Pomaikai Kaneholani of San Francisco, CA, died at home on Oct. 12, 2016, at the age of 55. She was born on Jan. 14, 1961, in Lihue, Hawaii. She was a receptionist, office manager, and executive assistant for Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center before liver cancer ended her ability to work.

Tatiana grew up in Kapaa, Kauai. She was a cheerleader at Kapaa High School, attended UH, and later San Diego State University (M.A., major in Communications). In 1998, she moved to San Francisco, CA, where she was active in the Hawaiian cultural community and a Kumu Hula for The Ladies of Passion and Halau Hula `O Ke Ala I Ka Pono.

Tatiana is preceded in death by her father, Herbert Kelii Kaneholani Sr.; mother, Elizabeth Sarah Kaneholani; brothers Herbert, Harry, David, George and Jerry Kaneholani; and sister, Rosemary Sanay.

Tatiana is survived by her husband Terry (aka: Albert) Ryan, of San Francisco, CA; hanai sons Ryan Fuimaono of San Francisco and Ronald Sese of New York City; brothers John (Leila) Kaneholani, Daniel (Evangaline) Kaneholani and Clement (Sarah) Kaneholani, all of Anahola; sisters, Olinda Higashi of Anahola, Midge Asai and Miriam “Honey Girl” Kupihea of Kapa`a, Olandra Kaleiohi of Lihue; sister-in-laws Charolette Kaneholani, Star Kaneholani, Cheryl Kaneholani and Noreen Kaneholani, numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life for Tatiana will be held on Nov. 12, 2016, from noon to 2 p.m., at Brisbane Marina (Sierra Point), 400 Sierra Point Parkway, Brisbane, CA 94005. Aloha attire is suggested. Please bring a lawn chair or a blanket for the outdoor event, a favorite potluck dish to share, and a table for food if you have one. Mahalo nui loa!

A Celebration of Life for Tatiana is in the planning stage for Kauai early in 2017. Contact family members and friends on Facebook for details.

Bienvenido A. Robles

Bienvenido A. Robles passed away on Oct. 1, 2016, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was 81 years old of Koloa, Kauai. She was born on Feb. 7, 1935, in the Philippines. She was a retired laborer for the sugar industry.

She was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalina Robles; parents, Thomas and Feliciana Robles; brothers, Buenaflor and Imperial Robles and sister Gloria Agcaoili

She is survived by her son, Richard Robles; daughters, Christine Basuil and Donna Robles; sisters, Erlinda Agcaoili and Bonnie Balbin; brother, Tommy Robles, Jr.; hanai sister, Maxi Camelo; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary Chapel in Koloa from 6 to 9 p.m.

Again on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa from 8 to 9:45 a.m. Where Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Raphael’s Church cemetery in Koloa.

Arrangements were handled by Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary.

Henry Bermoy Sr.

Henry Bermoy Sr. of Kalaheo, Kaua’i passed away at the age of 87 on Oct. 10, 2016, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on Aug. 26, 1929, in Lawai, Kaua’i, he was a Trucking Instructor and Driver.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Cleo Bermoy; and son, Wendell Bermoy.

Henry is survived by his sons, Henry (Patsy) Bermoy Jr. of Kaneohe, Hawai’i and Wayne Bermoy of Port Allen, Kaua’i; daughters, Sandra P. Quinsaat of Kalaheo, Hawai’i, Stephanie G. Bermoy of Kapa’a, Hawai’i, Colleen M. (Kekai) Kapu of Kula, Maui, Trudy T. (William) Viernas of Waikoloa, Hawai’i, Linda N. (Paul) Nicholas of Volcano, Big Island, and Charlene L. (Ernie) Paden of Lawai, Hawai’i; numerous grandchild, great-grandchildren, and great-greatgrandchildren; brothers, Benny Bermoy of Waipahu, Hawai’i, Herbert (Vicky) Banua of Kekaha and Roland (Caroline) Banua of Bremerton, Washington; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Celebration of Henry’s Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. with services to begin at 11 a.m.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Margaret Lorraine Brun

Margaret Lorraine Brun of Waimea, Kaua’i passed away at the age of 68 on Oct. 16, 2016, at her home. Born on Dec. 16, 1948, in Waimea, Kauai she retired from PMRF.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Brun Sr.; son, Vernon Brun Jr.; and parents, Clarence Kauahi and Helen Kauahi.

Lorraine is survived by her son, Arthur (Michelle) Brun of Waimea; daughter, Lisa (Kurt Nakaya) Brun of Waimea; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Kauahi of Kekaha, Anthony (Beverly) Kauahi of Kekaha, and Harvey (Collette) Kauahi of Kalaheo; sisters, Claire (Charlie) Carveiro of Lawai, Leila Vasconselles of Koloa, Verna Kauahi of Kekaha, and Carol Apilado of Kekaha; companion Douglas Chun of Hanapepe; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. with services to start at 4:30 p.m.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

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