Obituaries for Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

• Moses ‘Moki’ Kahekeonapua Kaui • Seth Takao Yamamoto • Leslie Gae Lutao • Patricia Ann Naea

Moses ‘Moki’ Kahekeonapua Kaui

Moses “Moki” Kahekeonapua Kaui passed away on July 24, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center. He was born on May 30, 1941.

He was preceded in death by grandparents Wilhemina and David Kaui, mother Margaret and stepfather Antone Reis, and sister Jeanette Souza.

He is survived by sisters Charolette “Momi” McCumsey, Cherly Montoya and Gwendolyn Yancey, brothers Antone “Tony” (Lorraine) Reis and James “Kimo” (Allyson) Reis, and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Burial will be held at Kepana Valley, at the Kaui Family Cemetery, on Saturday, Aug. 19, at 9 a.m., with a celebration of life to follow at Anahola Beach Park at 11 a.m.

Seth Takao Yamamoto

Seth Takao Yamamoto of Kapaa passed away on Aug. 7, 2017, at the age of 33. He was born in Lihue on June 5, 1984, and worked for the state of Hawaii.

He is survived by wife January Yamamoto, daughter Olivia, son Zebulun, parents Leonard and Lillis Yamamoto, brother Michael (Rian) Yamamoto, sisters Liana (John) Genovese, Lenney (Jared) Diaz, Savannah (Tim) Yamamoto and Lilia (Morgen) Yamamoto, and numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private family services were held.

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

Leslie Gae Lutao

Leslie Gae Lutao, 57, of Kaumakani, passed away on July 30, 2017, at Wilcox Medical Center.

She was born on Dec. 1, 1959, in Santa Monica, California.

She was preceded in death by her brother Paul Huston.

She is survived by husband Richard Lutao of Kaumakani, son Jason Camarillo of Hanapepe, daughters Shayna Camarillo of Waimea, Jessica Fuller of the Big Island and Selina Lutao of Kaumakani, grandchildren Shaleia Apilado, Kaysen Apilado, Kayde Apilado, Kameron Apilado, Po‘okela Camarillo, Xhayeani Camarillo, Xhailayah Camarillo, Oshyyn Niau, Lenjend Niau, Kawelo Lancaster, Kaua Lancaster, Jhiani Lancaster, mother Shayna Cohen, father George Woodring, brothers Jerry Cohen of California, Jack Woodring of Texas, Phil Huston of Minnesota and Howard Huston of Missouri, sister Mia Melle of California, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe from 9 a.m., where services will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

The family suggests casual attire and requests that flowers be omitted.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Patricia Ann Naea

Patricia Ann Naea, 78, of Lihue, passed away on Aug. 11, 2017, at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital.

She was born on Aug. 18, 1938, in Florida.

She is survived by sons Bernard (Delores) Naea, Mark (Linda) Naea, Eric (Trini) Naea and Christian (Kelly) Naea, daughter Misty (Juan) Naea-De-Valle, brothers John Skelly and Bruce Skelly, sister Bronlynn Skelly, 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, Aug. 18, at St. Catherine Church in Kapaa from 2 to 2:45 p.m., where Mass will be celebrated at 3 p.m.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.


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