Obituaries for Thursday, June 4, 2020

Hoku Ike Ho‘okano

Hoku Ike Ho‘okano, of Kekaha, passed away on May 5, 2020, at the age of 35. He was born Sept. 6, 1984, in Waimea. He was an island activity guide with The Club at Kukuiula.

Hoku was preceded in death by mother Cathlin Haynes Burnett.

Hoku is survived by daughter Laule‘a Sol Ho‘okano of Kalaheo; father Isaac “Liko” Ho‘okano; stepmother Debra Ho‘okano; stepfather Bob Burnett; brother Justin Burnett of Washington; sisters, Jael Kanoelani Ho‘okano of Kekaha, Likolehua Patricia Ho‘okano of Kekaha, Tristan Burnett of Washington; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services to be announced at a later date.

Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Richard ‘Obie’ Obenauer

Richard “Obie” Obenauer passed away on May 31, 2020, at the age of 88. He was born on Dec. 17, 1931, in Connecticut. He was a U.S. Korean War Veteran and a retired land surveyor.

Richard was preceded in death by parents Willis and Ruth Obenauer; brother Bill Obenauer; daughter, Diane Obenauer Stowers.

Richard is survived by wife Joyce Obenauer; daughters, Debra (John) Kunkle, Raylene (Jay) Movius; Ricki (Clay) Gilman; son Jeffrey Reilly; sister Margaret Chapman; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Borthwick Kauai Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.


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