Obituaries for Tuesday, June 20, 2017

• Douglas Kenji Keone Kawakami • Kawaiola Mawae Yasay

Douglas Kenji Keone Kawakami

Douglas Kenji Keone Kawakami of Lihue, passed away on June 5, 2017, at the age of 47. He was born on Oct. 26, 1969.

He was preceded in death by parents Charles and Arlene Kawakami.

He is survived by his dogs Zoey, Kira and Hana, brothers, Craig (Renee) Kawakami of Lihue, Derek (Monica) Kawakami of Lihue, and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, June 21, at Lihue Christian Church. Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Services will follow.

Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa.

Kawaiola Mawae Yasay

Kawaiola Mawae Yasay passed away on June 8, 2017, at the age of 28. She was born in Waimea on Oct. 17, 1988.

She was preceded in death by her father Roy Yasay and brother Kapena Bridges.

She is survived by sisters Desiree Yasay of Waimea and Kelsey Bridges of Kalaheo, brothers Joey Licayan of Kekaha and Travis Mawae of Wisconsin, mother Lei Mawae-Schiller of Wisconsin, nephews Kapena Perreira of Kalaheo and Kaikona Girod of Kekaha, nieces Kale‘a Yasay of Waimea and Mahina Girod of Kekaha, and numerous cousins, aunties, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services in remembrance will be held on Sunday, June 25, at West Side Enterprise Center (Kekaha Hawaiian Homes Center), 7694 Ulili Rd. Viewing is at 11 a.m. and the service will begin promptly at noon. The family suggests aloha attire and welcomes flowers.


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