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David Kolomona Malina Banquel
David Kolomona Malina Banquel passed away on Jan. 5, 2022, in Hanapepe, at the age of 47. He was born on Jan. 7, 1974, in Lihu‘e. He was a Police Sergeant with the County of Kauai Police Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents Ricardo and Magnolia Banquel.
David is survived by his wife Nelda Banquel, sons Kaikane Cardinez of Iowa, Kemren Banquel of Hanapepe, daughter Kaelyn Banquel of Hanapepe, brother Philip (Kim) Banquel of Lihu‘e, sister Malia Banquel of Lihu‘e, numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at the Kaua‘i Veteran’s Center in Lihu‘e. Drive-through visitation is from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Service to follow at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Due to COVID-19, social distancing and face masks are required.
Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Robert Defuntorum Juliano
Robert Defuntorum Juliano, 47, of Puhi, passed away at home on Jan. 16, 2022. He was born in Bacag Villasis, Pangasinan, Philippines on Aug. 12, 1974.
He was preceded in death by his parents Rodolfo and Hilaria Juliano, maternal grandparents Eduardo and Esmerenciana Defuntorum and paternal grandparents Dionicio and Susana Derige Juliano.
Robert is survived by his sons Nicholas Jesper G. Palmquist, Ashton J. Gambeng-Juliano, both of Oregon, siblings John D. Juliano, Julie Ann D. Juliano (Fredie) Ramos, Juanito D. (Maribel) Juliano, Mary Ann D. (Rolando) Ballesteros, Janette D. Juliano and Ferdinand D. (Madelyn) Juliano, Aunty Leonida Defuntorum Leones, Aunty Leyte Juliano, numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, with viewing beginning from 9 a.m. and services celebrated at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Social distancing and masks will be observed.
Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Michie N. Munechika
Michie N. Munechika passed away on Jan. 8, 2022 at the age of 84 in ‘Ele‘ele. She was born on Sept. 22, 1937, in Waimea and was a retired library technician at the Hanapepe Public Library.
She was preceded in death by her mother Asae Kaneko, father Masaki Nishi, step-father Katoru Kaneko, brother Tatsuo Nishi and son-in-law Myles Domingcil.
Michie is survived by her husband Noboru Munechika of Lihu‘e, sons Mel Munechika of Kaua‘i, Guy (Julie) Munechika of O‘ahu, daughter Eve (Myles) Domingcil of Kaua‘i, grandchildren Natalie (Brandon) Wilson, Melissa (Joe) Cook, Bo (Nani) Domingcil, Aaron (Kyrie Simeona) Domingcil, Kai (Alexandria Yamada) Munechika, Drew (Hannah Garcia) Munechika, great-grandchildren Ethan and Ozzy Wilson, Joshua and Ava Cook, Trent and Sophie Domingcil, Hayden, Lily, Kahiau and Jesse Domingcil, sisters Kiyomi Nishi-Berry of Louisiana, Lena (Wesley) Tanaka of O‘ahu and Gail Kaneko of O‘ahu, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe.
Visitation begins at 11 a.m. followed by service at 11:15 a.m. The family has requested casual attire and no flowers.
For everyone’s health and safety of everyone and with no judgment, the family respectfully asks that those who attend the celebration of life be fully vaccinated, wear a mask and follow other local Covid-19 protocols.
Barbara Sue McAllister
Barbara Sue McAllister, 79, passed away peacefully in her Hanapepe home surrounded by her ‘Ohana and friends on Feb. 7, 2022. Services will be private, but every time you hear a chatty, left-winged red bird, you can smile knowing that she is in a very happy place!
Barbara Sue found joy in her lovely drawings and creative writings. She was born in Oklahoma City and was proud of her Choctaw Indian heritage. She enjoyed reading, completing mind and memory games, and sharing wonderful moments with her friends and family. She was grateful for all the wonderful memories and support by everyone on the island over the last 20 years.
She is survived by her two sons Bruce (Kurstin and their son, Carter) and Eric (Stefanie and their sons Luke and Liam). She will be truly missed by her loving sister Patty, and niece Dawn, who both helped her to the very end of this journey. She will be missed by Patty’s daughters Christian, Reina, son Brian, and grandchildren, her beloved brother Scott (Ann, sons Michael, Christopher, and daughter Amy, grandchildren and great children), and many special people in her life including Joanna, Becky, Iris, Michelle, Grace, and Brenda.
Alicia Elisabeth Ka‘auwai
Alicia Elisabeth Ka‘auwai of Kapa‘a, died at her home on Sept. 24, 2021, at the age of 85. She was born on Feb. 18, 1936, and was a retired State government worker.
She is preceded in death by husband Kenneth “Bully” Hokumalamalama Ka‘auwai of Waipouli.
Alicia is survived by her two sons Kenneth “Hoku” (Kamalu) Ka‘auwai of Kapa‘a, Jonah-Kuhio (Shari) Ka‘auwai of O‘ahu, daughter Michelle L. Efhan of Kapa‘a, hanai-son Chad Kaupena Ka‘auwai, hanai daughter April Barba, seven grandchildren, Cheri Nalani Efhan, Aaron-Jay Kahiki Ka‘auwai, Ethan Kanaloa Ka‘auwai, Elijah Hokumalamalama Ka‘auwai, Zion Kahekili Ka‘auwai, Ridge Kauila Ka‘auwai, Chloe Lilinoe Ka‘auwai, brother, Eric (Marianne) Blunck, numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life service was previously held at the Kapa‘a First Hawaiian Church.
Garden Island Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.
Monica Anohea Davis
Monica Anohea Davis passed away in Abilene, Texas, surrounded by family and friends on Jan. 17, 2022. She was born on Nov. 14, 1968, in Waimea and was an Outreach Specialist with Draco Services.
She was preceded in death by parent Richard Davis, grandparents Anderson and Sophie Kilauano, Henry Peralta Sr., William and Marilyn Mossman, and son Blaze Lopez.
Monica is survived by parents Glenn and Vida Mossman, Henry Peralta Jr., daughters Taylor (Brian) Imaoka, Ashlea Cacal, life-partner Colin Young, grandmother Trinidad Peralta, sister Kaulana Mossman, brothers Jason (Brandy) Peralta, Joshua (Darian) Peralta, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins, and friends.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 12, 2022, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Kekaha, with visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. followed by services. A private burial will occur at a future date. Family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers. Due to COVID-19 and in the best interest of those in attendance, social distancing and masks are required.
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