Obituaries for Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

• Andria ‘Andi’ Manaday • Dwight Akita

Andria ‘Andi’ Manaday

Andria “Andi” Manaday of Hanamaulu passed away in Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Nov. 23, 2016, at the age of 78. She was born in Waimea, Kauai, on Dec. 17, 1937, and retired as a maintenance worker with Gay & Robinson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos and Valentina Manaday; sisters, Pat Boro and Rosalia Fontanilla; and brother, Martin Manaday. She is survived by sisters Felicidad Taguma of Oahu, Solidad Lagazo of Kekaha, Maximina (Albert) Carveiro of Kaumakani, brother, Steven (Nette) Manaday of Kapaa; longtime friend and classmate, Frances Satoe Bunao; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, Dec. 12, at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, with viewing from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and services celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. The family requests purple or white attire.

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

Dwight Akita

Dwight Akita of Kalaheo passed away at the age of 72 on Nov. 27, 2016 at home. Born on Aug. 3, 1944 in Waimea, he was an U.S. Army veteran and fireman.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey Akita; sons, Dwight (Lisa) Akita, Kimo (Karen) Akita and Kevin (Julie) Akita, all of Kalaheo; eight grandchildren, Sandra, Karlee, Seth, Kash, Hunter, Keoni, Teivyn and Taeley; brothers Dean (Youngie) Akita of California, Dana (Marjorie) Akita of Lawai, and Darick (Maxine) Akita of Kekaha; sister, Adelaide (Ray) Emura of Kekaha; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kekaha on Saturday, Dec. 17. Visitation will be at 9 a.m. with services at 11 a.m.

The family requests casual attire. Arrangements were handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.


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