Obituaries for Friday, September 25, 2020

Leonarda Valiente Cadiz

Leonarda Valiente Cadiz, of Kapa‘a, passed away on Sept. 12, 2020, at her residence, at the age of 85. She was born in Isabela, Philippines, on Nov. 26, 1934, and was a retired housekeeper at Coco Palms Resort.

She was preceded in death by parents Amadeo and Alejandra Valiente, husband Josue Cadiz, and sisters Emilia Galiza and Andrea Garcia.

She is survived by daughters Leonila (Ernie) Basconcillo and Florencia (Irwin) Nakamura, sons Leo (Florence) Cadiz and Alex (Laura) Cadiz, grandchildren Janice, Emette, Lea, Lenny, Liane, Lindsey, Jasmine and Jamie, and great-grandchildren Jayda, Evan, Emily, and Brielle.

Friends may visit the family at Aloha Church in Lihu‘e on Saturday, Oct. 10, with visitation at 8:30 a.m. and service at 9:30 a.m.

Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens in Kapaia.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Raynard A. Arizo

Raynard A. Arizo passed away on April 27, 2020, at his residence, at the age of 62.

He was born on Sept. 28, 1957, in Hawai‘i. He was a Army veteran and was a painter, drywaller and laborer.

He is survived by brothers Eric (Trish) Arizo of Waimea, Mark (Reene) Arizo of O‘ahu, Raymond (Sabrina) Arizo of Texas and Roy Arizo of Waimea, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services will be held Monday, Sept. 28 in Kekaha, with visitation at 9 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ricardo ‘Ricky’ Banquel

Ricardo “Ricky” Banquel, servant of the Lord Jesus Christ, born and raised in Kealia, who attended Kapa‘a High School and served in the U.S. Army, has passed away.

He was a musician, employed by Lihu‘e Plantation for 33 years as a truck driver and heavy-equipment operator, and later retired from Service Rentals.

He was preceded in death by beloved wife Magnolia Leimokihana Malina Banquel, parents Buenaventura Sr. and Theodora Alesna Banquel, and sister Gloria Banquel Somalpong Love.

He is survived by sons David (Nelda) Banquel and Philip (Kim) Banquel, daughter Malia Banquel, grandchildren Kaikane Cardinez, Kemren Banquel, Kaelyn Banquel, Blaise Banquel, Kannon Banquel and Colten Banquel, brothers Lorencio Banquel Sr. of Washington, Robert Banquel of ‘Ele‘ele, and Buenaventura Banquel Jr. of ‘Ele‘ele, sisters Veronica Dasalia of Kapa‘a, Edna (Henry) Lovell of Kapa‘a, Patricia Apana of Wai‘anae, O’ahu, Marilyn Tolbe of Massachusetts and Carol (Kaupena) Kinimaka of Lihu‘e, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services will be held at a later date.


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