Obituaries for Saturday, September 1, 2018

Iwao Nonaka


Iwao Nonaka, 92, of Hanapepe, passed away on Aug. 28, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Sept. 20, 1925, in Mana, Kauai, he retired as a farmer agriculture specialist and served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by wife Lucille F. Nonaka and parents Jinkuro and Takano Nonaka.

He is survived by sons M. Nonaka of Hawaii and Dean (Nicol) Nonaka of Hanapepe, daughters Doreen (Michael) Koga of Oahu and Lori (Shimpei) Yoneda of Japan, grandchildren Michelle Koga, Shane Koga, Aiko Iwakado, Ryoka Linnell, Kell Nonaka, Sandie Nonaka, Harley Nonaka and Kai Nonaka, great-grandchildren Yu Iwakado, Sara Iwakado, Micah Linnell, Alianna Linnell, Karissa Nonaka-Howard and Kalea Nonaka-Howard, brothers Frank (Pearl) Nonaka of Lihue and Paul Nonaka of Missouri, sisters Sakiko (Toki) Ueyno of Lihue and Clara (Charles) McCollum of Oklahoma, sister-in-law Lorraine Teramoto of Oahu, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 3 to 4:45 p.m., where services will be celebrated at 5 p.m.

The family sugests casual attire.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Thomas Ah Nee Young

Thomas Ah Nee Young passed away on July 2, 2018, at Hale Kupuna Heritage Home in Omao, at the age of 75.

He was born on July 5, 1942 in Honolulu.

He was preceded in death by father Thomas Ah Nee Young Sr., mother Sapphire Kamoohila Kahele Noeau, brothers, Ronny Ah Yee Young, Ronald Young and Donald Ah Yee Young, and sisters Charlotte Kamoohila, Mei-Ling Young and Siu Fan Chan.

He is survived by son Koa Joseph Ah Nee Young, sister Jermaine Iwalani Ah Mei Young, brothers and sisters of the Chapter 3 Kaumuali‘i Royal Order of Kamehameha, Gaibrielle Young, and the many friends who loved him.

He was an avid ultralight fisherman who enjoyed his fishing trips to Alaska, and a beloved member of the Chapter 3 Kaumuali‘i Royal Order of Kamehameha.

A celebration of life will be held at Prince Kuhio Park in Poipu on Saturday, Sept. 8, with visitation at 10 a.m. and service to follow at 11 a.m.

Contact Glen Foster at 634-1400 for any questions.


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