Obituaries for Friday, September 14, 2018

Peter Akira Kanekiyo

Peter Akira Kanekiyo, 92, of Hanapepe, passed away on Sept. 5, 2018, at Garden Isle Healthcare &Rehab Center.

He was born on Dec. 10, 1925, in Makaweli.

He was a retired accountant with Olokele Sugar Company.

He was preceded in death by wife Setsuko Kanekiyo, daughter Pamela Ishikawa, father Hiegiro Kanekiyo, and mother Chiyo Aimoto.

He is survived by daughter Janice (Joel) Crews of San Jose, California, grandchildren Wyland Crews of Duluth, Georgia, Chandler Crews of San Jose, California, brother William Kanekiyo of Kapaa, sister Janet Yamada of Gardena, California, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services were held.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Ernest ‘Ernie’ Campos

March 19, 1939 – Aug. 17, 2018

Ernest “Ernie” Campos, of Gardena, California, passed away peacefully at home with his family on Friday, August 17, 2018, while watching the baseball team from Hawaii during the Little League World Series. He was 79 years old.

He was born in Honolulu on March 19, 1939. He was raised in Waimea, and graduated from Waimea High School in 1957. He moved to Los Angeles, where he met and married Eleanor Galera of Honolulu in 1959. Together, they raised a family in both Los Angeles and Gardena, California. He worked at different jobs before being a team member in the Space Systems Programs at Hughes Aircraft Company. He retired from The Boeing Company in December 2009. Everywhere he went, he made friends. He loved cars, sports, cooking for his family and friends, and “everything Hawaiian.” He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by siblings Prudencio Campos Jr. of Kapolei, Oahu, Ronnie Campos of Kekaha, Stella Shimatsu of Kalaheo, and Cindy Campos of Flat Rock, North Carolina. He is also survived by Eleanor Campos (mother of his children), of Gardena, California, daughters Teri Lee Ann Good of Gardena, California, Lori Ann Van Hoose of Coppell, Texas, and Wendy Ann Matthews of El Cajon, California, sons Ernest Michael Campos and Steven Michael Campos of Gardena, California, grandchildren William, Dolores, Christopher, Megan, Cortny, and Christian, and great-grandchildren Aubrey, Maite, Amina, Appell and Larsen.

He was preceded in death by father Prudencio Campos, mother Dolores Campos, and brother Melvin Campos.

A memorial service was held at the Holy Cross Mortuary Chapel, Culver City, California, on Sept. 1.

Audie Adam Bernardino

Audie Adam Bernardino, 62, of Eleele, passed away at his home on Sept. 6, 2018.

Born on July 1, 1956 in Kauai, he was a service technician with Amerigas.

He is survived by wife Sharon Bernardino of Eleele, son Audie (Brook) Bernardino of Hanapepe, daughter Audree Roman of Hanapepe, grandchildren Ayden Bernardino, Maddox Bernardino and Jordyn Roman, mother Virginia Reid of Nevada, brother Alvin (Katreena) Bernardino of California, sister Valerie Bernardino of Nevada, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, Sept. 16, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 11 to 11:45 a.m., where a celebration of life will be at noon.

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

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Sonia Rita Green

Sonia Rita Green, 88, passed away on Aug. 30, 2018, with family at her bedside. She worked her whole life. She was a manager, business owner, interior designer, leader and an animal lover. She excelled at everything she did. She loved being with people and always greeted them with a smile. She was my mother, life-long companion and best friend. I thank her for her love, her courage, her optimism and her wisdom. I will remember the good times.

She is survived by son Robert S. Noto.

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

Doris Chiyomi Shimaoka

Doris Chiyomi Shimaoka, 96, of Waimea, passed away on Aug. 25, 2018, at Kauai Care Center.

Born on Oct. 20, 1921 in Lawai, she was a retired postal clerk with the Kalaheo post office.

She was preceded in death by husband Thomas Shimaoka, and parents Ryoichi and Fuji Tateishi.

She is survived by son Earl (Loan) Shimaoka of California, daughter Irene Shimaoka of Honolulu, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services were held. Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Yoneko ‘Nancy’ Muraoka

Yoneko “Nancy” Muraoka, 90, of Lihue, passed away on Aug. 26, 2018, at Wilcox Medical Center.

Born on Dec. 16, 1927 in Hanamaulu, she was a retired hotel office manager.

She was preceded in death by granddaughter Cara, parents Kamado and Uta Arakaki, brothers Yeibin, David, Terry, Thomas, Yeiso and Seisuke Arakaki, and sisters Kay Levy and Ruth Shimomaye.

She is survived by husband Ikito Muraoka of Lihue, daughters Victoria (Ronald) Kiikuni of Aiea and Patricia (Gray) Mihara of Aiea, grandchildren Marissa (David) Sugano and Jonathan (Kori) Mihara, great-grandchild Megan Sugano, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services were held.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Bruce James Medeiros

Bruce James Medeiros, born to Patrick and Lorraine Medeiros of Koloa on Sept. 5, 1961, was called home by our heavenly father on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at the age of 56.

He was preceded in death by father Patrick Louis Medeiros, mother Lorraine Cremer Medeiros, and brother Patrick “Patta” Medeiros.

He is survived by son Blake Medeiros, daughters Sasha (Clancy) Doorish and Carlie Medeiros, grandson Clancy Doorish Jr., grandaughter Sophia-Lorraine Doorish, sister Denise Medeiros, brothers Russell (Marlo) Medeiros, Robin (Joy) Medeiros and Jarrett (Starley) Medeiros, and numerous aunties, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews who all enjoyed spending time with him.

A celebration of life will be on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Poipu Beach Park pavilion, with viewing from 10 to 11 a.m., celebration service at 11 a.m., and lunch kanikapila style at noon. There will be a water slide for the keiki. The family suggests casual aloha beach wear and requests that flowers be omitted.


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