Obituaries for Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Diane Nokuko Uyeno

Diane Nokuko Uyeno, 91, of Lihue, passed away at Queen’s Medical Center on July 22, 2019.

She is preceded in death by her daughter Cheryl.

She is survived by her husband John Uyeno.

Private services were held.

Darrell Gene Amorin

Darrell Gene Amorin, 60, went home to be with the Lord on June 17, 2019. He was born July 15, 1958, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Lihue and was a painter for many years.

He is preceded in death by parents Frank and Maria Amorin.

He is survived by his children, Emerson (Amber) Amorin, Jennifer (Keola) Amorin, and Lea Amorin; sisters, Priscilla (Osang) Miguel, Carol (Ron) Dias; brother Harold Amorin. He is also survived by his grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Kauai Veterans Center in Lihue. Visitation from 8:30 a.m. and services celebrated at 10 a.m. Family suggests casual attire.

Kimiko S. Sugibayashi

Kimiko S. Sugibayashi, 104, of Hanamaulu, died in Honolulu on July 21, 2019. She was born in Makaweli.

She is survived by her sons, Donald Sugibayashi, Alan Sugibayashi, Paul (Ann) Sugibayashi; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services held.

Thomas Hirosuke Mihara

Thomas Hirosuke Mihara passed away on July 20, 2019 at the age of 94. He was born on April 12, 1925 in Hanapepe and was an Agricultural Machinist for Olokele Sugar Mill.

He is preceded in death by his parents Shinichi and Isami Mihara; son Jeffrey Mihara.

He is survived by his wife Julia Mihara; sons, Steven and Robert Mihara; sister Lillian Asahi.

No service information at this time.

Shelene M. Fujii

Shelene M. Fujii passed away at home on Aug. 2, 2019, at the age of 48. She was born on Aug. 30, 1970 at Wilcox Hospital. She was previously employed with Oceanic Time Warner Cable as a Customer Service Representative.

She was preceded in death by her father Thomas S. Nakamura and grandparents.

She is survived by her sons, Derwin (Kaylan Barretto) Yamamoto of Kalaheo, Dustin (Lehua Hookano) Yamamoto of Kalaheo, Ronsen Macabeo Fujii of Kalaheo; brothers, Chris Nakamura of Wailua, Duane Fujii of Hanamaulu; sisters, Douri (Kimo) Doria of Kona, Karene (Miles) Kawamoto of Puhi, Kristie (Darin) Nonaka of Wahiawa, Terry (Paul) Kuribayashi of Koloa, Wendy ( Aaron) Chan of Oahu, Sharie Anne (Ryan Tagomori) Fujii of Oahu, Sharyl Lynn (Eric Armenti) Fujii of Oahu; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins

Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 with Visitation 9 to 11 a.m., service to follow at Garden Island Mortuary.

Arrangements provided by Garden Island Mortuary.

Sharon Mae Santiago

Sharon Mae Santiago passed away in Lihue, on July 28, 2019, at the age of 59. She was born on Jan. 5, 1960, in Lihue. She is currently doing voluntary community outreach and other church activities.

She was preceded in death by her father Angel Santiago, Sr.; her mother Margaret (Richard) Gomes; sisters, Dora Anna (Dubo) Hirokane, Naumu Thomas Kekoa Spencer.

She is survived by her sons, Shaun-Casey (Krystal) Banasihan, Christian (Faye) Santiago-Ader; daughters, Sharae (Hayward) Halog, Shaun-Tae (Naumu) Santiago; brothers, Angel (Lorita) Santiago, Jr., Ronald (Irvette) Santiago, Chico Santiago; sister Matilda (George) Inouye; 6 grandsons; 5 granddaughters; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins.

Services will be held at Kekaha Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at 9 a.m. A Celebration of Life to follow at Waimea Neighborhood Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Family suggests casual attire, flowers welcome.

Arrangements provided by Garden Island Mortuary.


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