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Clyde Kapuakela White
Clyde Kapuakela White, 69, of Anahola, put on his angel wings on April 12, 2022. He was born in Lihu‘e to Vernon and Emmaline White on Feb. 26, 1953. He worked at Foodland, and retired as meat department manager.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Kana White.
He is survived by wife Oma White, daughter Ku‘ulei White, grandchildren Kaulana Aki and Micah White, brother Kahea White, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A beachside celebration of life is at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, at Aliomanu in Anahola. Turn onto Aliomanu Road off Kuhio Highway and as you pass Hokualele Canoe Club look for signs. A scattering of his ashes will follow services.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Marlyn T. Ampoloquio
Marlyn T. Ampoloquio passed away on May 10, 2022, at the age of 52, in Lihu‘e. She was born on May 11, 1970 in the Philippines.
She was preceded in death by husband Juan Ampoloquio, mother-in-law Macaria Ampoloquio and brother Dennis P. Tadije.
She is survived by parents Soledad T. Negrillo and Albino B. Negrillo, brother Jose Callena Jr. of the Philippines, sisters Ruth Pamittan of Philippines, Myra Lores of Philippines, Lina Pamittan of Philippines, Leilani Marie Lopez of Ramstein, Germany, Mabel Rose Alejandro of San Mateo, California, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A service is at Garden Island Mortuary in Lawa‘i on Saturday, June 11, with visitation from 9 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. The family requests casual attire and welcomes flowers. Due to COVID-19, face masks are required.
Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Maxie Moreno passed away on April 22, 2022, at the age of 89, in Kekaha, surrounded by his family. He was born on June 23, 1932 in Kekaha. He was a heavy equipment operator for Kekaha Sugar Co. and also performed maintenance for Hale Kupuna Heritage Home.
He was preceded in death by father Tomas Moreno, mother Shandra Hernandez, brother and sister-in-law Raymond and Linda Moreno, sister and brother-in-law Josephine (Sefa) and Daniel Dela Torre, brothers-in-law Benjamin Domingo Sr. and Dickie Dela Cruz, great-granddaughter Zaylyn Rose Aranio, grandson-in-law Peyton Siliado II, father-in-law Juan Domingo, stepmother-in-law Elena Domingo, mother-in-law Enicia Garcia, stepfather-in-law Julia Garcia, and sisters-in-law Cristabel Garma, Cheryl Garma and Angie Dela Cruz.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 ½ years Florentina Moreno, sons Thomas (Lisa) Moreno Sr. of Kekaha and Maxie Moreno (Dolly Chang) of Kapa‘a, daughters Myra (Felix) Torres of Hanapepe and Gina (Benjie) Aranio of ‘Oma‘o, 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A service is Saturday, June 18, at Garden Island Mortuary, with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. The family requests casual attire.
Esther Soonkay Lisa Lee
Esther Soonkay Lisa Lee passed away on March 23, 2022, at the age of 88, due to COVID complications while fighting cancer at UMC Hospital, Las Vegas. She was born on Dec. 3, 1933, in Koloa/‘Ele‘ele area. She was an entertainer and floral business owner.
She was preceded in death by parents Pum Sun Lee and Mang Sun Chun Lee and first husband Tex Muneo Yamamoto.
She is survived by children Doreen “Deedee” Dale (David) Yamamoto Barney of Beaverton, Oregon, Kekona Don Yamamoto of Long Beach, California and Bradford “Kaliko” (Kirk) Yamamoto of Honolulu, grandchildren Douglas P.M. Barney of Hawai‘i, David (Lindsey) M.K. Barney of Oregon, Deanna (Chris) L.N. Barney Cain of Oregon, Darwin (Lindsay) J.K. Barney of Oregon and Darilyn (Sean) L.K. Barney Merrill of Utah, 11 great-grandchildren, 12 soon, siblings Robert Lee of Arizona, Anne Raynor of Nevada, May Locuson of Idaho, Ruth “Honey” Sam Fong of Hawai‘i and James “Jimmy” Lee of Nevada, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A service is Monday, June 13, at the Kapa‘a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. with services at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kapa‘a Public Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Kapa‘a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints starting at noon.
Randy Michael Wong
Randy Michael Wong of Honolulu passed away on March 20, 2022, at the age of 61. He was born on Dec. 4, 1960. He was a retired journeyman roofer, an avid University of Hawai‘i sports fan and a true Kapa‘a High School Warrior.
He is survived by lifelong partner Deborah Tada of O‘ahu, daughter Roslyn (Preston) Carvalho of Pearl City, grandchild Charis Carvalho, mother Juliet Garcia, father Clifford (Lani) Wong of Anahola, sisters Holly Zahn and Buffy Tabayoyon, and numerous uncles, aunties, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life is Saturday, June 11 at St. Catherine Church in Kapa‘a, with visitation from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. followed by Mass at 10 a.m.
Laura Ipo Motu’apuaka
Laura Ipo Motu’apuaka passed away on May 24, 2022, at the age of 69, in Las Vegas. She was born on Feb. 12, 1953, in Lihu‘e.
She was preceded in death by parents Priscilla Kaipoleimanu Alencastre (nee Schumacher) and retired Col. Melvin Alencastre of Lihu‘e and Honolulu, brother Timothy Alencastre of Volcano, Hawai‘i and husband Inoke Tualau Motu’apuaka of Te’ekiu, Tonga.
She is survived by daughters Kaipolemanu (Leo) Episom, Mounu (John) Nakayama, Makalapua (Tevita) Lose, Makeleta (Fa’auo) Faga and Lucia-Sosefina (Ariel) Motu’apuaka, son Alaipulotu (Kuongafo’ou) Motu’apuaka, grandchildren Kaipoleimanu LienKapi, Hola Rosalia, Isaia Molofaha, Laura Marcellina, Alyana Amaro, Melvin Tosiwo, Priscilla Ulukilupetea, AJ Amaro, John Masao, Grace Nofoivaimaofanua and Sosefina Lyn, sister Makalapua Alencastre and brother Melvin Alencastre.
A celebration of life service was held at The Gardens Park in Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Henry Yoshinori Nishikawa Sr.
Henry Yoshinori Nishikawa Sr. passed away on May 27, 2022, at the age of 84, in Lihu‘e. He was born on Oct. 9, 1937 in Lihu‘e. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by parents Masanori and Yoshiko Nishikawa and brother Ed Nishikawa.
He is survived by wife Ann Nishikawa, son Henry (Debbie) Nishikawa Jr. of Kapa‘a, daughters Apryle (Randy) Obatake of Lihu‘e and Deneen (Rolen) Macadangdang of Hanama‘ulu, grandchildren Savannah Simons, Richard (Shawlin) Nishikawa, Tyson (Megan) Obatake, Megan (Kuincy) Cariaga, Mandy Obatake, Elaine Nishikawa and Brandy Macadangdang, great-grandchildren Nakoa Nishikawa, Nainoa Nishikawa, Kahela Chandler Nishikawa, Kyler Nishikawa, Mia Obatake, Kourtney Obatake, Mason Cariaga and Kamaya Cariaga, brother Herbert Nishikawa of Lihu‘e, sisters Bessie Fukushima of Lihu‘e and Frances Galdeira of O‘ahu, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A service will be held at a later date.
Frances Gadingan passed away on May 23, 2022, at the age of 92, on O‘ahu. She was born on July 13, 1929, in Pu‘unene, Maui. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by beloved husband of 49 years Leon Gadingan, son-in-law Richard Tomita, grandsons Cyrus Gadingan and Sean Agoot, mother Eulogia Nicolas, father Guillermo Tacderan, sisters Helen Nono, Linda Cadiam and Bernie Bueno, and brothers Frankie Polintan, Ernest Tacderan and Arthur Tacderan.
She is survived by children Jeannie (Stanley) Agoot, Leonard (Faith) Gadingan, Leona (Richard, deceased) Tomita of O‘ahu and Leonel “Sonny” (Emily) Gadingan, grandchildren Lorelei (Joseph) Hosea of O‘ahu, Kimberlyn (Keith) Howell of Happy Valley, Oregon, Lance Tomita of O‘ahu, Donovan (Rhonda) Gadingan, Kylene (Timothy Jr.) Albao, Chelsea (Chris) Goshi of O‘ahu, Tyson (Kazuko) Gadingan of O‘ahu, Jason (Kimberly) Steele of Virginia and Edward Steele, great-grandchildren Ryan Agoot of Seattle, Chloe, Kainoa and Chrissy Howell of Happy Valley, Oregon, Luana and Aidan Gadingan, Mason Tomita of O‘ahu, Kai‘ea and Kiowa Albao, Trent and Blake Goshi of O‘ahu and Jace and Harper Steele of Virginia, sisters Clarita Visitacion, Dolores (Eddie) Recopilacion of O‘ahu, Maggie Bermudes of Las Vegas, Kathleen (Jose) Arucan of O‘ahu, Marilyn Salas and Norma Salas of O‘ahu, and numerous loving cousins, nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit the family on Saturday, June 18, at St. Raphael Church, Koloa. Visitation is from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by service and Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Raphael Cemetery. The family requests that masks be worn at all times.
Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Raphael Gonsalves Jr. passed away at age 86 on April 29, 2022 at Wilcox Medical Center. He was born on May 1, 1935, in Hanama‘ulu. He was a retired truck driver for E.F Neilson and Aina Construction, alongside being a supervisor for Donald’s Roofing Company.
He was preceded in death by daughter Lia Ann Gonsalves, granddaughter Waileia Mable Gonsalves, great-granddaughter Haevin Gonsalves, brothers Damien and Clifford Gonsalves, parents Rafael and Mable Gonsalves and stepmother Dorothy Gonsalves.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years Veronica Rego Gonsalves, sons Raleigh Gonsalves, Donald (Evelyn) Gonsalves, Jeffery (Clammie Manipon) Gonsalves, Roger (Cherrie Mano‘i) Gonsalves and Roy (Renee) Gonsalves, daughter Teresa Gonsalves, brother Thomas (Evelyn) Gonsalves, sisters-in-law Fanny Gonsalves and Eleanor Gonsalves, 23 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A service is Friday, June 24, at the Kaua‘i Veterans Center. Viewing begins at 9 a.m. followed by service at 10 a.m.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens &Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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