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Darlene Keiko Puu
Darlene Keiko Pu‘u
Darlene Keiko Pu‘u passed away on Oahu on Sept. 16, 2019, at the age of 65. She was born on Aug. 8, 1954, in Lihue. She was a Protocol Officer (RET) at PMRF.
She was preceded in death by her father Kenichi Shimogawa.
She is survived by her husband Jeffery Pu‘u; sons, Adrian Pu‘u (Tammy) of Lawai, Aeson Pu‘u (Robyn) of Waimea; daughter Kainoa Sheldon (Dan) of Kalaheo; grandchildren, Kiani Oshiro (Shaston), Mahina Pu‘u, Lily Pu‘u, Nakoa Pu‘u, Dallin Sheldon, Kawena Pu‘u, Kaimalie Pu‘u; mother Mary Shimogawa of Kalaheo; brothers, Duane Shimogawa, Sr. of Lawai, David Shimogawa (Rosanne) of Kalaheo; sisters, Kathy Carveiro (Ricky) of Lawai, Debbie Bahnmiller of Wailua; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins.
Service will be held on Oct. 5, 2019, at Kalaheo Missionary Church with visitation from 9 to 10:30 a.m., service at 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow. Family suggestts aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Arrangements provided by Garden Island Mortuary.
Ernesto ‘Erning’ Itabac Carbonel
Ernesto “Erning” Itabac Carbonel of Koloa, passed away on Sept. 14, 2019, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 81. Born in Salomague, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines, he was retired from the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa.
He was preceded in death by his parents Saturnino Q. Carbonel and Estefania I. Carbonel; brothers, Bartolome Carbonel, Julio Carbonel, Alfredo Carbonel, Sr., Emilio Carbonel, Eugenio Carbonel; sisters, Rosita Rivad, Fortunata Carbonel, Herminia Carbonel; brothers-in-law, Teofilo Serrano Sr., Petronilo Rivad; sisters-in-law, Rufina Carbonel, Dolores A. Carbonel, Aida Carbonel, Eugenia Carbonel.
He is survived by wife Dolores Tugade Carbonel; sons, Ernest “Pali” (Lauri) Carbonel, Jess (Jodee) Carbonel; daughter Ralna (Jack) Burbank; grandchildren, Bryson Carbonel, Trevor Carbonel, Jonah Carbonel, Jacob Burbank, Jaden Carbonel, Ryder Burbank, Jewel Carbonel; brothers, Daniel (Vicenta) Carbonell, Rudolfo (Marites) Carbonel; sisters, Flora Serrano, Adelina (Luis) Rivad; numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at Saint Raphael’s Catholic Church, Koloa. Visitation to begin at 8 a.m. Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Saint Raphael’s Cemetery.
Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Samuel Contrades, of Kapahi, passed away on Sept. 3, 2019, at the age of 52 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. Born on Kauai on Sept. 26, 1966, he was the owner of Samuel Contrades Construction Business.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Isami and Minnie Morita, John Jr. and Emily Contrades.
He is survived by Furball; parents John III and Roberta Contrades; sister Roberta (James) Dandar; brothers, John IV (Crystal) Contrades, Ronald (Tammy) Contrades, Robert (Vanessa) Contrades, Patrick (Jocelyn) Contrades; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Kapaa. Visitation will be held at 8 a.m. with Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. There will be a burial to follow Keapana Cemetery and a luncheon to follow at St. Catherine’s Coyle Hall. Family suggests flowers be omitted. Casual attire.
Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa is assisting the family with arrangements.
Stanley Shuji Nagata
Stanley Shuji Nagata passed away at home in on Sept. 6, 2019, at the age of 85. He was born on Oct. 28, 1933, in Waimea. He was an electronic technician.
He was preceded in death by his parents Toyoji and Ichino Nagata; brother Frederick Nagata; sister Lorraine Yamamoto.
He is survived by his wife Thelma Nagata of Waimea; sons, Aaron Nagata of Mililani, Ryan Nagata of Ewa Beach; daughter Avis Nanbu of Mililani; grandchildren, Daralynne (Micah) Reichman, Dayson Nanbu, Bryce Nagata, Candyce Nagata; great-grandchildren Arianna Reichmann; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services at Garden Island Mortuary on Oct. 6, 2019, with visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. and service at 3 p.m. Family suggests aloha attire, no flowers.
Marie Sueko Rosa
Marie Sueko Rosa, 78, of Hanamaulu, passed away at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital on Sept. 19, 2019. She was born in Lihue on June 2, 1941, and retired as a cashier with Hanamaulu Store and waitress at various locations.
Preceded in death by her parents Heikichi and Marie Rodrigues Wada; sisters, Eleanor (Alfred) Pundyke, Domenica, Frances (Alec) Smith; brothers, Joseph Castro Jr., William (Beatrice) Victorino Jr., Moses, Albert and Joseph (Bella) Victorino; hanai parents William (Emily) Victorino Sr.; numerous relatives of the Wada, Fukushima and Tanigawa family.
Marie is survived by her husband of 57 years Howard Rosa; her only child Kathleen Rosa; brother Louis (Margaret) Victorino; sisters, Thelma Lopes; Alma Soares; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at St. Catherine Church with visitation from 8 a.m., rosary at 9 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
George Keoki Taniguchi
George Keoki Taniguchi passed away on Sept. 4, 2019, at the age of 59. He was born on Nov. 12, 1959, in Lihue. He was a custodian at Waimea Canyon Middle School.
He is survived by his daughter Eloise Kanoho Taniguchi of Waimea; parents Eddie Taniguchi, Jr. and Eloise Taniguchi of Pakala; brothers, Roger and Lisa Taniguchi of Makaweli, Eddie III and Krissy Taniguchi of Hanamaulu, Manuel Taniguchi of Lihue; sister Jasmine (Charlie) Kahepu’u of Kekaha; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Service on Oct. 12, 2019, at Salt Pond Big Pavilion at 10 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Family suggests casual attire, flowers welcome.
Lisa Monique Serrano
Lisa Monique Serrano, 51, of Lihue, passed away at home on Sept. 26, 2019. She was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 8, 1968, raised on Kauai and was a graduate of Waimea High School.
She was preceded in death by her uncle Eddie Soltren.
She is survived by her parents Ramon and Yvonne Soltren; daughters, Shalea (Nicholas) Kam, Tara (Dillon) Yadao, Sanoe Grijalva; sisters, Kalena (Kevin) Serraon, Vicky (Hexy) Soltren; aunts and uncles, Gilda Rodriguez, Luis and Jocelyn Soltren; grandchildren, Anela Yadao-Serraon, Aiden Catbagan-Texeira, Ezekiel Kane, Kieran Kam; cousins, Christina (Vernon) Basuel, Phillip (Sharai) Soltren, Victor Soltren, Aniase Soltren, Luis Soltren Jr., Gavin Perez, Vernon Basuel III; numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Private Services will be held at a later date.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home Assisted the family with arrangements.
Caroline ‘Lei’ Carineo
Caroline “Lei” Carineo passed away at KVMH, on Sept. 27, 2019, at the age of 71. She was born on Jan. 26, 1948. She was a meal clerk assistant.
She was preceded in death by sons Frank and Carey Carineo; parents John and Caroline Kia; grandson Travis Serquina; brothers, Peter Kaulia, Vinda Kaulia, Major Cockette; sister Katrina Kia.
She is survived by her husband Frank Carineo, Jr. of Hanapepe Valley; sons, Vinda (Agnes) Carineo of Hanapepe, David (Zenaida) Carineo of Kalaheo, Justin Carineo of Hanapepe, Jack Sagucio of Hanapepe; daughters, Franciana (Michelle Mudget) Serquina of Oahu, Lynell Carineo of Hanapepe; grandchildren, Vinda Carineo, Jr., Vayson Carineo, Vayden Carineo, Aizley Carineo, Aizlya Carineo, Justin Carineo, Davis Carineo, Jason Carineo, Destani Carineo, Daizee Carineo, Amber Carineo, Travis Serquina, Leilyn Serquina, Sheldon John Sagucio; great-grandchildren, Jahnya Serquina, Keatin Serquina, Fiyah Serquina; her beloved pet, Myla; brother Clyde (Makana) Kia of Hanapepe; sister Linda (Valencio “Boy”) Vea of Hanapepe; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at Garden Island Mortuary on Oct. 5, 2019, with visitation from noon to 2 p.m. A celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Family suggests casual attire.
Arrangements assisted by Garden Island Mortuary.
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