Obituaries for Friday, January 10, 2020

Jacqueline ‘Jai’ Roberts

Jacqueline “Jai” Roberts, 71, of Kapahi, peacefully passed away on Dec. 9, 2019, in her beloved Kapahi home. Born on June 15, 1948, in Ottawa, Canada, she was the daughter of John Arthur Roberts and Muriel Elizabeth Pettigrew.

She was preceded in death by parents John and Muriel Roberts and sister Deborah “Debbie” Elizabeth Roberts.

She is survived by daughter Julianne “Julie” Moye Mai, son-in-law Savino Torea Mai, grandchildren Hanavai Pua‘ora, Maluhia Meherio, Temerahi “Tajee” Torea and Tehani Vahine Moonbow Mai of Kilauea, sister Virginia “Ginny” Lenore Blair of Martintown, Ontario, Canada, and brother Donald “Don” Kensington Roberts of Vancouver, Canada.

A celebration of life will be held at The Kauai Ranch, 6782 Hauaala Rd., Kealia, on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11 a.m. Visitation will include a service, sharing, music and potluck lunch.

The family suggests casual, colorful attire.

Robynne Darlene Ku‘uleialoha Kanoho

Robynne Darlene Ku‘uleialoha Kanoho, formerly known as Robynne D.K Kauanui, of Anahola, passed away at Wilcox Medical Center on Dec. 17, 2019, at the age of 70.

Born in Lihue on Nov. 1, 1949, she was employed at Duane’s Ono Char Burger as a cook, prep cook and cashier.

She was preceded in death by husband Henry P. Kanoho, father Joseph Kauanui, and mother Blossom P. Kauanui.

She is survived by daughter Debra Bonilla of Anahola, sons Rawlin (Cheri Alamani) Kanoho of Salem, Oregon, Henry P. Kanoho Jr. of Anahola, and Burl Kanoho of Warrenton, Oregon, brothers Joseph (Sandy) Kauanui of Florida, Vern Kauanui of Anahola and Emery Kauanui Sr. of Lihue, hanai brother Rudolph Kanekoa, sister Maileann Battad-Robins Kaopuiki of Molokai, eight grandsons and five granddaughters, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Kapaa Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with family viewing from 8 to 9 a.m., public viewing from 9 to 10:30 a.m., and services to follow.

Burial will follow at Keapana Cemetery.

The family suggests casual attire.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

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