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Joseph Troche Flores
Joseph Troche Flores passed away on Dec. 17, 2021, at Wilcox Hospital. He was born on May 21, 1939, in Honolulu.
He was preceded in death by parents Edward and Nora Troche, brother Edmund Salas, sisters Lorraine Merchan, Lucille Lopez and Diana De Silva.
He is survived by wife Pricilla, brother Edward Troche Jr., children Annette Armstrong, Jay Flores, Vince Flores, Joey Flores, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
A celebration of life is Sunday, Aug. 14, at Joyful Community Church, 2-2515 Kaumuali‘i Hwy, Kalaheo starting at 1 p.m. Due to COVID, face masks are appreciated.
Earl S.P. Smith
Earl S.P. Smith, of Lawa‘i, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2022 at the age of 101 years. He was born on March 23, 1921, on O‘ahu. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.
Earl attended and graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York and the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington where he received his Mechanical Engineering Degree.
His career in the Sugar Industry began at Waialua Sugar on O‘ahu as Factory Engineer and followed up on Kaua‘i at McBryde Sugar Company as Factory Superintendent. He also consulted in the production and manufacturing of sugar on Maui, Sudan, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.
Prior to his Sugar Plantation Engineer work, he served in the United States Coast Guard and the Navy Reserve. He was a WWII and Korean War Veteran.
He was preceded in death by parents Ronald and Clara Smith, wife Ruth Smith and brother Quentin Smith.
He is survived by his sons and daughter Stephen (Margaret) Smith of Lawa‘i, Barry (Claudette) Smith of Hawai‘i Island, Laurie Smith-Wishard of Lawa‘i, David (Sylvia) Smith of Lawa‘i, three grandchildren Chelsea Smith-Wishard (Vinny Boiser Jr.), Saian Smith, Eamon Smith and two great-grandsons Vyka Boiser and Legend Boiser.
He will be cremated and interred with his wife Ruth at Punchbowl Memorial Cemetery on a future date. A celebration of life is also expected be held on Kaua‘i at a future date.
Borthwick Kauai Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Carlos Lawrence Andrade
Carlos Lawrence Andrade passed away on July 30, 2022, in Kilauea at the age of 78. He was born on May 29, 1944, in Kilauea. He was a Professor, musician and waterman.
He was preceded in death by parents Larry and Angeline Andrade and brother Russell Andrade.
He is survived by wife Maile Andrade, sons Makalii Andrade of Anahola, Kaimalino Andrade of Kekaha, daughter Pelika Andrade of Anahola, grandchildren Makalii Bertelmann, Ka‘ala Bertelmann, Ho‘oipo Andrade, Kamali‘i Andrade, Hali‘imaile Andrade, Wehi Andrade, Meimei Andrade, brothers W. Pierre Andrade of Washington, Paul Andrade of Wailua, Kimo Andrade of Anahola, and sister Susan Andrade of Wailua.
A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
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