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Obituaries for Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Teresa Annette Floreen (Bukoski) Morita

Teresa Annette Floreen (Bukoski) Morita, 62, of Koloa, passed away on Jan. 13, 2019, at Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Lihue on Jan. 22, 1956. She worked most recently as an office assistant with Workforce Development Division services in the American Job Center.

Teresa was preceded in death by her parents, Antone Bukoski Jr. and Flora Lumacad Bukoski; brothers, Patrick Bukoski, Robert (Felicia) Bukoski and Wayne Paglinawan.

She is survived by her ex-husband, Wesley (Val) Morita; daughter, Westy (Derek); son, Anthony (Joanie) Morita; brothers, Ivan Navarro, Carl Paglinawan and Nolan Paglinawan; sister, Darlene McHenry; grandchildren, Tylenn, Selena, Krystah, Tiare and Skyler Morita and Aukai, Keegan and James Kessler. She also had numerous nephews, nieces, uncles and aunts.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Feb. 16, 2019, at St. Raphael’s Church in Koloa. Visitation with the family will begin at 9 a.m. with Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Inurnment will take place at St. Raphael Cemetery in Koloa at a later date.

Borthwick Mortuary graciously assisted the family with arrangements.

Geraldine M. Hamada

Geraldine M. Hamada, 74, of Lihue, passed away on Jan. 16, 2019, in Honolulu. Born on Aug. 20, 1944, in Molokai, she was a retired pre school teacher with Kapaa Head Start.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Irene Tsukano; brother, Clinton Tsukano.

She is survived by her husband, Howard T. Hamada of Lihue; son, Kris M. Hamada of Wailuku; brothers, Kenneth Ebina of New Mexico, Richard (Emily) Ebina of Honolulu; sisters, Betty Whipple of Arizona, Genevieve (Fred) Kaneshiro of Pearl City; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at Garden Island Mortuary chapel in Lawai from 10 a.m. And services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Family suggests casual attire. Please omit flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.


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