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Edean Lono Gardner
Edean Lono Gardner, 68, of Anahola, passed away on Oct. 21, 2022. He was born on Sept. 8, 1954, in Lihu‘e. He worked for the state Department of Transportation Highways Division.
He was preceded in passing by parents Moses and Mercedes Gardner, brothers Clarence (Nani) Gardner and Alton Gardner, and sister Iris Woodward.
He is survived by wife Mollie “Pua” Gardner, son Kapena Cummings, grandsons Ezra and Ezekiel Cummings, sister LoyAnn Gardner, brother-in-law Darriel Woodward, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A service is Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at Anahola Beach Park, beginning at 10 a.m. The family requests casual attire.
Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Elsie Taeko Takata
The celebration of life gathering for Elsie Taeko Takata is Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Niumalu Canoe Club, Kalapaki Beach (behind the ABC Store).
The informal service starts at noon, and includes an open mic for anyone who would like to share a memory or anything. Lunch and homegrown entertainment will follow. All are welcome to share talents.
It as her wish to have that one more reunion gathering.
The family requests no koden (monetary gifts) or gifts.
The family apologizes for the last-minute, spur-of-the-moment announcement.
EnCarnacion ‘Carnation’ L. Carvalho
EnCarnacion “Carnation” L. Carvalho passed away at her home in Lihu‘e on Oct. 16, 2022, at the age of 87. She was born on April 27, 1935, in Koloa, and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by parents John and Micaela Torres, brothers Stanley and Paul Torres and sister Cidela Imaoka.
She is survived by husband Adam Wallace Carvalho, daughters Charlotte (John Mc Farland) Camara, Joyce (Jerry) Baptista and Colleen (David Sr.) Braun, grandchildren Cheryl (Cipriano Ragocos III) Stoddard, Rhonda (Walter Dotimas) Camara, Jason (Layleigh Carveiro) Camara, Maile (Anthony) Lakatsas, Leilani (Nick) Quiroz, Lehua (Manny) Mossa, David (Summer Malina) Braun Jr, Crystal Braun and Kaylee Braun, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, Nov. 10, at Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary chapel in Koloa. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe at 1 p.m.
The family requests flowers be omitted and kindly ask that masks be worn.
Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Stephen (Steve) Martin Landis
Born 8/8/1948, Died 10/14/2022
Steve Landis was born in Glendale, California on Aug. 8, 1948, to Harry E. Landis and Ellen Martin Landis. He moved to Belmont Shore, Long Beach, when he was 6 years old, and began a love affair with the ocean that lasted for the rest of his life.
He attended Lowell Elementary, Rogers Middle School and Woodrow Wilson High School, where he played varsity football. He earned a master’s degree in physical education and a Life Teaching Credential from California State University Long Beach, where he also played varsity football and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
After graduation from CSULB in 1971, he married Jill Davis Landis, his college sweetheart. He went on to teach and coach football at Jordan High School and his alma mater, Wilson High School, under head coach Jon Meyer. An avid snow skier, he became the Wilson Ski Club advisor. He was also an accomplished surfer, kite surfer and golfer.
While teaching, the couple invested in real estate and “retired” early. As Jill grew a career in writing, Steve became an actor and model. He was a member of the Screen Actors Guild. They bought a home in Hawai‘i in 1978. He paddled outrigger canoe competitively for Hanalei Canoe Club and then Namolokama Canoe Club. Over the years, he and his teammates won a wall full of gold medals. He also became an accomplished Hawaiian slack-key guitar player.
He passed on Oct. 14, 2022, after a long illness. He’s survived by his wife, Jill, his brother James Landis, nieces and nephew, great nieces and nephews, and cousin, Christopher Martin.
He was a kind and loving man who will be missed by a huge ‘ohana. A celebration of life will be held in Hanalei in the spring of 2023. Mahalo to Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Kaua‘i Hospice at kauaihospice.org.
Charles Joseph Silva Sr.
Charles Joseph Silva Sr. passed away on Oct. 28, 2022, in Kalaheo at the age of 90. He was born on Sept. 1, 1932, in Makaweli. He was a retired cultivation superintendent for McBryde Sugar Company.
He was preceded in death by wife Lillian Muraoka Silva, parents Louis and Minnie Pavao Silva, brothers Paul (Helen) Silva, William (Alice) Silva and Louis (Emily) Silva, brothers-in-law Alfred Hart and Takeo Okuno and sons-in-law Rudy Alao and Errol Lanning.
He is survived by son Charles (Della) Silva Jr. of Koloa, daughters Carolyn (Ronnie) Dotario of Kalaheo, Marilyn Alao of Kalaheo, Theresa (George) Castillo of Kohala, Bonnie Lanning of Hanapepe and Lynn (Teddy) Perreira of Kalaheo, sister Caroline Hart of Honoka‘a, Hawai‘i Island, sister-in-law Elethia Okuno of ‘Oma‘o, caregivers Leilani and Kahena Cox, 15 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A service is Friday, Nov. 18, at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Visitation with family is from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by Mass at 10 a.m.
Special thanks to the staff at Kaua‘i Hospice.
The family suggests casual attire and requests that flowers be omitted.
Calvin Mitsuru Kaipoleimanu Murayama
Calvin Mitsuru Kaipoleimanu Murayama, 51, of Hilo, Hawai‘i Island, passed away on Sept. 18, 2022, in Hilo. He was born on June 19, 1971, in Waimea. He was a cook.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Craddock and Ruth Yorkman and Denji and Masako Murayama.
He is survived by children Joshua and Ashley Murayama of Wai‘anae, O‘ahu, mother Rosebelle K. Hansen of Waimea, father Calvin M (Mary) Murayama of Texas, brother Boyd (Ed Lilley) Murayama of Arizona, Miles (Martha) Murayama of Texas and Conrad (Coralyn) Murayama of Lawa‘i, sister Shanlynn (Randy) Seto of Waimea, and numerous nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
A celebration of life was held.
Robert S. LaMadrid
Robert S. LaMadrid passed away peacefully on Oct. 13, 2022, in Puhi, at the age of 95. He was born on July 29, 1927. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death parents Anacleto LaMadrid and Mary Cabasa, past wife Josephine LaMadrid, and siblings Gladys Kimura, James LaMadrid and Albert LaMadrid.
He is survived by wife Marina LaMadrid, children Elyson (Thomas) Perry, Robert (Maria) LaMadrid Jr., Cookie (Victor) Weeks, Jennifer LaMadrid and Lauren (Steven) Hunt, grandchildren Toby (Jamie) Kakehi, Madison (Christian) Marston, Jarred (Michelle) Perry, Alexander LaMadrid, Elizabeth (David) Aguilera, Michelle LaMadrid, Noah (Sara) LaMadrid, Robyn (Anthony) Cuaresma, Taylor Weeks, Chase (Joshua) LaMadrid-Engel, Blaise LaMadrid-Nakamura, Conor Hunt and Mason Hunt.
A celebration of life is Saturday, Nov. 12, at the social hall of the Kapa‘a Hongwanji Temple. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. with celebration of life services to follow at 10:45 a.m. The family suggests casual attire.
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 Makali‘i Andrade of Anahola and Kaimalino Andrade of Kekaha, daughter Pelika Andrade of Anahola, grandchildren Makali‘i Bertelmann, Ka‘ala Bertelmann, Ho‘oipo Andrade, Kamali‘i Andrade, Hali‘imaile Andrade, Wehi Andrade and Meimei Andrade, brothers W. Pierre Andrade of Washington, Paul Andrade of Wailua and Kimo Andrade of Anahola, and sister Susan Andrade of Wailua.
A service is Saturday, Nov. 12, at Waipa Foundation makai hanalei. Visitation with family will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with celebration of life to follow.
Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Robert Charles Moss
Robert Charles Moss, 73, of Kekaha, passed away on Oct. 23, 2022. He was born on Jan. 1, 1949, in Aurora, Illinois. He was a musician and a Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by wife Kathleen Moss, daughter Gina Scripture and stepson Austin Zimmerman.
He is survived by son Andy (Betsy) Moss, daughter Sara (Terry) Dennison, grandchildren Derek Dennison, Anna Scripture, Sarah Scripture and Owen Scripture, sisters Patricia Usry, Vicki Nagy and Vivian Balder, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life is Saturday, Nov. 5, at Salt Pond Beach Park main pavilion in Hanapepe from noon to 5 p.m. The family requests casual attire.
Special thanks to Sherlee Palacio for all the love and aloha you gave him.
Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
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