Obituaries for Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016

• Steven Kaipo Rogers • Ines Bumanglag Macatombas •  Daniel Paul O’Flahertry • Marian Steinmetz • Domingo S. Lutao Sr. • Jon Craig Guyett

Steven Kaipo Rogers

Steven Kaipo Rogers passed away on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at the age of 44. He was born on Dec. 4, 1971, on Kauai. He was a general laborer.

He was predeceased by his father, Solomon Kanaauao Rogers; sister, DebbieAnn Puahauoli Kanei; paternal grandparents, Solomon Mona Rogers and Mabel Mele Poepoe Rogers; maternal grandparents, David Kakalia Jr., Annie Napua Boyd Kakalia and Deborah Kakalia.

He is survived by his mother, Lucille Mahealani Rogers; brothers, Solomon “Kawika” (Malia) Rogers and Saul “Kekoa” Rogers; daughter, Xie-Ann (Josh) Palakiko; grandson, Kahekili Palakiko; nephews, Sheldon, Kealii, Kahiau, Kawika Boy, Waika and Kawelo; and niece, Kalelei.

A celebration of “Kaips’” life will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at noon at the Anahola Beach Park.

Scattering of his ashes will be private.

Ines Bumanglag Macatombas

Ines Bumanglag Macatombas died peacefully at her home in Hanamaulu on Oct. 22, 2016, at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by her husband Isabelo Barayuga Macatombas Sr., parents Cecilia Bonilla and Bonifacio Gonzales Bumanglag, and sister Rita Inovero.

She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines on April 20, 1934. She was a self-employed seamstress, laundry attendant for Coco Palms Hotel, and a bus aide for Akita Enterprises, Ltd.

She is survived by her sons “Billy” Jr. and Victor (Wendy) Macatombas of Hanamaulu; daughters Cynthia (Scott) Libert of Lihue and Irene Macatombas of Washington state; grandsons Matthew (Lovie) and David Macatombas; granddaughters Jasmine Libert and Rachael Macatombas; great-grandson Lokela Kiyoji Kealoha Kelekoma-Macatombas; brothers: Quirino (Jesusa), Gavino (Isabel), Chris (Anastacia), Manuel (Rosalinda), and Rudy (Lori), all of Oahu; Luciano Ponciano “Larry” (Lei) Bumanglag of Salinas, Calif.; and sisters Fidela (Serafin) Arzaga and Linda (Tony) Salvador, both of Oahu, and Servilliana (Ponciano) Fiesta of the Philippines.

Private services were held and burial followed at Kauai Memorial Gardens. The family acknowledges Pastor “Dong” and Connie Nadarisay of The Way of Salvation Church and Kauai Adult Day Health Center.

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

Daniel Paul O’Flaherty

Daniel Paul O’Flaherty of Haena, passed away on Nov. 9, 2016, at the age of 30 in Haena. Born on April 15, 1986, in Poipu, he was a security guard for Allied Universal Security.

He is survived by his father, Raymond S. O’Flaherty; brothers, Jonathan O’Flaherty and Sean O’Flaherty of Kalaheo; sisters, Rachel O’Flaherty of Kalaheo; Holly O’Flaherty of Lawai, and Melinda O’Flaherty of Kalaheo; and grandmothers Margaret O’Flaherty and Holly Sutherland Hicks; along with numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Daniel’s life will be held on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at the Kauai Christian Fellowship Church in Koloa. Visitation with the family will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Services will begin at 2 p.m. with light refreshments being served.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers are welcomed.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Marian Steinmetz

Marian Steinmetz of Lihue passed away at the age of 92 on Oct. 6, 2016, in Lihue. She was born on June 15, 1924, in Negaunee, Michigan, and was a retired registered nurse.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Steinmetz and daughter Betty Steinmetz.

She is survived by her sons, John (Kazi) Steinmetz of Alta Dena, Calif.; and Lee (Noreen) Steinmetz of Kapaa; daughter, Nancy Steinmetz of San Diego, Calif.; daughter-in-law Barbara Cushing of Santa Cruz, Calif.; and four grandchildren, Eva, Leo, Joel and Cory Steinmetz.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Domingo S. Lutao Sr.

Domingo S. Lutao Sr. of Kaumakani passed away at home on Nov. 11, 2016, at the age of 92. Born on May 25, 1924, in Waimea, Kauai, he was a heavy-equipment operator and truck driver for the Olokele Sugar Plantation.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gomercinda “Ming” Lutao.

He is survived by his sons, Domingo (Rhonda) Lutao Jr., of Kalaheo; Richard (Leslie) Lutao of Kaumakani; and Lester (Laura) Lutao of Kaumakani; daughter, Rosemary (the Rev. Dr. George) Nagato of Honolulu; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at the Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Services will begin at 11 a.m. with burial to follow at the Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Casual attire is suggested and flowers omitted.

Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.

Jon Craig Guyett

Jon Craig Guyett of Kilauea passed away on Oct. 28, 2016, at the age of 61, in Honolulu. He was born on Nov. 8, 1954, in Bethesda, Md. He taught middle and high school math at Kula High and Intermediate for five years and tutored countless students, preparing many on Kauai for college prep exams. He was also a Notary Public providing mobile services. Nicknamed “Sniper,” his greatest passion was surfing, especially at Flat Rock in Hanalei Bay. Jon loved coaching basketball and soccer, and refereeing in the KPAL basketball and county adult and youth basketball leagues. He was a golfer with a long drive and smooth swing. He was a selfless man that gave so much to our ohana, friends and community, and always with a smile on his face. He did not take for granted the moments that he had with all that he shared whether in the ocean, on the beach, in the classroom, gym, or golf driving range! He appreciated every day!

He is survived by his wife, Madeline Molina Guyett of Kilauea; son, Eric Kaimana Guyett of Honolulu; father, John Guyett (JoAnne) of Sacramento, Calif.; mother, Jacqueline Angelo (Jerry) of Aptos, Calif.; brothers, Jim Guyett of Berkeley, Calif. and Jeff Guyett (Sue) of Idaho; aunts Cindy (Steve) Anderson of Lake Tahoe, Calif.; and Marlene (Doug) Stevens of Palm Springs, Calif.; nephews, Jesse Guyett, Aaron (Keri) Guyett, Paul (Sophie) Guyett, Sam Guyett; and niece, Elaina Guyett; and grand-nieces Hannah and Ellie.

The Guyett ohana thanks the first emergency responders, Errol McGowan etc.; KFD from the Hanalei station; the Wilcox Hospital Emergency Room staff and Dr. Christopher Elliot; air ambulance EMTs Connie and Spencer; Straub Hospital ICU North staff, Dr. Graham Cormack and Dr. Lee; and Fran and staff at Nuuanu Mortuary. We would also like to thank the many people who contributed to his GoFundMe campaign. Mahalo to the many extended ohana in helping us modify our home in preparation for the home-dialysis equipment. We can’t forget the constant medical care and healing through the years from Dr. Thomas Capelli and North Shore Clinic staff, kidney specialist Dr. Niraj Desai, Dr. Blake, Dr. Harada, North Shore Pharmacy, Natural Health Clinic, and the many folks who offered advice, home remedies, etc., and always helping any way they can with love.

The celebration of life and paddle out will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, noon to sunset at Black Pot Beach Park, Hanalei. The family suggests casual attire.

Arrangements were handled by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

“E lei kau, e lei ho’oilo i ke aloha.” “Love is worn like a wreath through the summers and the winters. Love is everlasting.” Olelo No’eau #332.


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