LIHU‘E — Handmade quilts from Japan, traditional kimonos, fenton glass and crystal, and memorabilia from The Garden Island Newspaper are all headed for the auction block as Malama Auctions readies the estate of former publisher of The Garden Island newspaper, John Uyeno, who passed away on Sept. 6, 2019.
Uyeno worked for TGI newspaper for 52 years, was active in Boy Scouts of America, served for 20 years as a trustee and board member for the Wilcox Memorial Hospital and the Wilcox Memorial Hospital Foundation and was president of the Kauai Chamber of Commerce in 1975.
He was also active in the East Kaua‘i Lions Club.
Uyeno’s estate will be put up for auction as soon as all the pieces are ready, pieces that also include a whiskey bottle in the shape of King Kamehameha, many porcelain dolls, decorative plates, jewelry and much more.
Follow the Malama Auctions website for more information.