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ALLAN ANTHONY CAMARA

Allan Anthony Camara of Hanapepe, died on December 3, 2014 at home at the age of 75. Born on September 24, 1939 in Lihue, Kauai, he was a retired police officer with the County of Kauai.

He is survived by his wife Amore Nalani Camara, the love of his life of thirty-four years; four sons, Aaron (Cassie) Camara of Kapahi, Randall Ioane (Bobbie) Wilson of Lihue, Kawika (Shan) Wilson of Kapahi, Kealii (Maile-Lei) Wilson of Hanapepe; two daughters, Maile (Mike) Kuenzli of Washington State, Cherie (Roland) Balisacan of Ele'ele; one brother, Roy Camara of Oregon; two sisters, Linda Fu-Gaspar of Hanamaulu, Jolene (Stan) Kono of Lihue; numerous grandchildren, great-grand children, nieces and nephews and preceded in death by his daughter, Holly Camara; and parents, Antone and Eva Camara.

Private services will be held.
KENNETH K. YASUTAKE

HENRIETTA I. ORSATELLI

Henrietta I. Orsatelli of Ele'ele, died on November 29, 2014 at KVMH at the age of 86. Born on October 15, 1928, in Waimea, Kauai, she was a restaurant manager with Woolworths.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Orsatelli and survived by her son, Royden (Debra) Orsatelli of Ele'ele; daughter Marsha (Kirk) Smith of McCall, Idaho; four grandchildren, Nicole (Blaine Reyes) Orsatelli of Ele'ele, Ryan Orsatelli of Ele'ele, Katelyn (Jerame) Petry of McCall, Idaho, Mitko Smith of McCall, Idaho; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Sacred Hearts Church in Ele'ele. Viewing will be at 9AM with services at 10:30AM and burial to follow at the Kauai Veteran's Cemetery in Hanapepe.

Family suggest casual attire and are open to flowers.
Matilde Adams

MATILDE D. ADAMS

Matilde D. Adams died on November 30, 2014 at Garden Isle Health Care at the age of 93. Born to Felix and Lucia Damasco on June 3, 1921, in Santiago Ilocos Sur, Philippines, she was the owner of Matilde's Coffee Shop and a boutique, as well a sunshine market vendor.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gregorio Pajarillo; and three brothers, Jose, Gregorio, and Modesto.

She is survived by her four children, Teresita (Thomas A.) Okimoto, Romeo (Pamela) Pajarillo, Irene (Michael) King, Estrellita Pajarillo; sister, Purification; nine grandchildren, Shane (Joyce) Naumu, Shanette (Jay) Naumu, Sharmaine Enos, Greg (Denese) Okimoto, Marissa (Brian) Bacon, Mikaila (Robert) Foster, Jonathan (Jessica) King, Randy (Vida) Pajarillo, Rena Pajarillo, twenty-one great-grandchildren, Chontal (Paul) Ta'ala, Ikaika Enos, Jasminda Enos, Jonnie (David) Cobb, Joseph Kalima III, Jonah Kalima, Joshua Kalima, Joelle Kalima, Kyle Pajarillo, Noah Pajarillo, Zoey Pajarillo, Kelsi (Brandon) Hirota, Daun Okimoto, Alisabeth Bacon, Halliona Bacon, Angela Bacon, Griffin Bacon, Jaden Guzmen, Brooklyn Foster, Connor King, Silas King; five great-great grandchildren, Liahona Ta'ala, Forever Ta'ala, Kalei Kalima, Ethan Gray, Cian Cobb; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel in Lawai. Visitation will be at 9AM, services at 10:30AM and burial to follow after at the Hanapepe Public Cemetery.

The family suggest aloha attire and are open to flowers.
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IRENE U. NOZAKI

Irene U. Nozaki of Hanapepe passed away on November 11, 2014 at the age of 87. She was a self-employed beautician.

Irene is survived by her sons, Paul (Sue), Sidney (Suzanne), Lyle (Donna); daughter, Nancy; sister, Doris; brother, Gareth; and five grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Hanapepe United Church of Christ. Visitation will begin at 10 am, followed by a memorial service at 11 am.

Family requests casual attire, no flowers, and no monetary offering.
WALTER H. NIITANI

TOKIKO TADA

Walter H. Niitani of Ele’ele passed away on May 18, 2014 at his home at the age of 83. Born on June 1, 1930 in Honolulu, he retired with the County of Kauai.
KYSON KALEO CONTRADES “Smackey”

HELEN AKIKO MACKAY

Helen Akiko MacKay, formerly of Kailua, Oahu died on October 29, 2014 at Garden Isle Health Care at the age of 89. Born on December 9, 1924, in Lihue, Kauai, she was a retired school teacher with the Department of Education.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald MacKay; seven brothers, Masao, Clarence, Katsuto, Tadashi, Itsuo, Albert and George Uyematsu; three sisters, Kinue Seshiki, Matsue Nakaya and Alice Inomoto.

She is survived by one sister, Dora Kurasaki of Los Altos, California and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services will be held on November 24, 2014 at the Hawaii State Veteran's Cemetery on Oahu with a dual inurnment for Helen Akiko and the late husband, Donald Augustus MacKay.
Reverand Luana Pualani Dotimas

REVERAND LUANA PUALANI DOTIMAS

Rev. Luana Pualani Dotimas of Ke Akua Mana Church, Kapaa, died on November 7, 2014 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 56. Born on March 2, 1958, in Lihue, Kauai, she was an Office Manager with Bargreen Ellingson.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Edward & Enith Panui, sister, Henrietta Costa and daughter, Kara-Lee Panui Souza.

Rev. Luana is survived by her husband, Gilbert Antonio Dotimas, son, Wynson (Michelle) Apaka Rapacon of Wailua, daughters, Brandi (James) Malie Dotimas of Kaumakani, Tiana (Frank) Lelia Mitzel of Minot, North Dakota, and Sharla Puanani Dotimas of Kaumakani; hanai son, Tyson (Nahealani) Kanoa Panui; brothers, Edward Panui of Lihue, Edwin Ku Panui of Kaumakani, and Anson Panui of Lihue; grandchildren, Shylee Kaelynn Dotimas Sueoka of Ewa Beach, Kaenon La'akeaoku'upuakalehua Torres of Kaumakani, Leianna Pualani Rapacon, Shawn Apaka Rapacon and Kaley-Anne Malialani Rapacon, all of Wailua, and Makayla Marianne Makana Mitzel of Minot, North Dakota; companion, Ford Sueoka, hanai daughter, Rachel Akemi Higashi of Kekaha, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
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KIYOSHI UEDA

Kiyoshi Ueda of Waimea, died on November 11, 2014 at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 92. Born to Tomezo and Toyo Ueda on April 22, 1922, in Waimea, he was a Taro farmer & a U.S. Army Veteran.

Kiyoshi is preceded in death by his wife Emily Ueda, son Akinobu, sisters, Misao Ueda, Clara Ueda, and Sadako Kinter.

He is survived by his sister, Ann (Hank) Nishikawa of Lihue, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held on November 17, 2014 with visitation at 4pm and services to follow at 4:30pm at the Waimea Hongwanji. Family suggests casual attire.
Chiyeko Yoshii

CHIYEKO YOSHII

Chiyeko Yoshii of Moloa’a, passes away on November 1, 2014 at the age of 101. She was born on April 7, 1913 in Anahola.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Matsuo Yoshii; daughters, Yoshiko Nakamura and Sally Dingethal; and son, Lawrence Yoshii.

She is survived by her sons, Stanley (Kuija) Yoshii of California and Dick (Linda) Yoshii of Moloa’a; Daughters, Shirley (Larry) Senaha of Las Vegas and Rachel LeDuc of Moloa’a; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three great-greatgrandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Kapaa Jodo Mission with visitation at 10AM and services to follow at 11AM.
The family is requesting that donations be made to Kapaa Jodo Mission and to please omit flowers.
Carol Medeiros

CAROL ANN MEDEIROS

Carol Ann Medeiros, 75, passed away at her home in Lihue on November 5, 2014.  She was born on January 19, 1939 in Dearborn, Michigan.  As the owner of CALM, Inc. in Lihue, she prepared individual and small business tax returns for nearly 40 years.
Mrs. Medeiros is predeceased by her beloved husband, Patrick E. Medeiros and her parents, John Edward and Frances Elizabeth Nettenstrom.
Mrs. Medeiros is survived by her five daughters: Lori (Elpidio “Tony”) Cardenas of Lawai, Laura (Dave) Cristobal-Andersland of Kalaheo, Teri (Chad) Cataluna of Lihue, Ranae (Edward) Vicoy of Wailua, and Julie (Darren) Nygaard of Colorado, thirteen grandchildren:  Michael (Achel) Cardenas, John Cardenas, Sean (Jessika) Cristobal, Nicole (Nelson) Cristobal, Nathan (Zenda) Ragragola, Chelane Weaver, Shaston (Deja) Oshiro, Shaidon (Justyce) Oshiro, Randy Vicoy, Eliza (Junior) Vicoy, Jenna (Ben) Vicoy, Charmonieux (John) Figueroa and Dominica Nygaard, and 11 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Ronald W. Nettenstrom, of St. Louis, Missouri, and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Friends may visit with the family at the Kauai Veteran’s Cemetery in Hanapepe beginning at 1:00 pm Saturday, November 22, 2014.  Services will begin at 2:00 pm with inurnment to follow.
The family requests that flower arrangements be omitted, but lei are welcome. Aloha attire is suggested.
Stella Mission

STELLA SYLVIA MISSION

Stella Sylvia Mission of Makaweli died on October 16, 2014 at home at the age of 74. Born to George and Bertha Simao on October 19, 1939, in Makaweli, Kauai, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband,Francisco Mission; two sons, Francis “Bully”  (Laura) Mission Sr., and Clifford (Norma) Mission; three daughters, Dawn (Rudy) Bagain, Sylvia (Gerard) Lagazo and Lisatte (Tony) Pajela, all of Kauai; twenty grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother George (Margaret) Simao of Ele’ele; sister Patricia Calves of Puhi; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is also proceeded in death by her brother Dennis (Edna) Simao and brother-in-law Samuel Sr. Calves.

Friends may visit with the family on November 15, 2014 at Garden Island Mortuary. Visitation will be at 9AM with services to follow at 11AM.

Casual attire is suggested and to please omit flowers.
Henry Azeka

HENRY NORIMI AZEKA

Henry Norimi Azeka of Hanapepe, Kauai, died on October 18, 2014 at home at the age of 93. Born on April 24, 1921, in Hanalei, Kauai, he was a retired fireman with the County of Kauai and painter with Sadao Kakuda Painting.

Henry was the youngest sibling and is preceded in death by his parents, Sotaro and Matsuyo Azeka of Hanalei; three brothers, Hiroshi Azeka of Maui, Megumi Azeka of Hanalei and James Takemoto of Wailua; five sisters, Chie Takimoto of Sapporo, Japan, Shizuno Azeka of Hanalei, Ruth Hamada of Maui, Nancy Sugihara of Waimea and Eva Yasutake of Wailua.

Henry is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Kaauamo Azeka; son Malcolm (Trudy) Azeka of Hanapepe; four daughters, Haunani (Jeff) Seward of Hanapepe, Joy (Thomas) Canute of Hanapepe, Debra (Robert) Ruiz of Waimea, Romaine (William) Oliveira of Hana, Maui; twelve grandchildren, six great-gradnchildren and numerous nephews and nieces.

Friends may visit with the family on November 1, 2014 at Garden Island Mortuary with visitation at 9AM and services to follow at 10AM.

Aloha attire is suggested and omit flowers. Leis will be accepted.
HIROKO NADA MATSUOKA

SHANWO, BURLEY LUVELL BENFORD

Shanawo, Burley LuVell Benford died on October 11, 2014 at home at the age of 75. Born on December 7, 1938, in Los Angeles, California, he was a Grandmaster Martial Artist and musician.
He is survived by his former wife, E. Renee Janton;  his two sons, Suki of Kauai and Stefan of California; two daughters, Wendy Williams of Hawaii and Galinda Gonelli of Hawaii; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Freddie (Ernest) Howard of Sacramento, California; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private services will be held.
Clara Tacub.

CLARA PANTORILLA TACUB

Clara Pantorilla Tacub of Kekaha, Kauai died on October 7, 2014 at her residence at the age of 84. Born on July 5, 1930, in Waipahu, Oahu, she was a self-employed retired hairdresser.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Adriano Tacub and survived by her two sons, Edward "Eddie Boy" (Leona) Tacub of Kekaha, Kauai and Howard ( Krystal) Tacub of Hawaii Kai, Oahu; one daughter, Arlene "Tita" Tacub of Kekaha, Kauai; twelve grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, two sisters, Shirley Pantorilla Martin of Pearl City, Honolulu and Emily Pantorilla Paruginog of San Diego, CA.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha. Visitation will be at 9AM with mass at 11AM and a gathering to follow at the Waimea Neighborhood Center.

Casual attire is suggested.

HARUO NAKAMOTO

Haruo Nakamoto of Lihue, died on December 8, 2014 at Wilcox Hospital at the age of 93. Born to Asakichi and Taka Nakamoto on February 16, 2014 in Lihue, Kauai, he was a Local 142 Hawaii Division Director for ILWU.

He is survived by his wife Lily Y. Nakamoto; two sons, Van Nakamoto of Lihue, Wade (Betty) Nakamoto of Wailua Houselots; three daughters, Arleen (Denny) Sakai of Lihue, Marilyn Nakamoto of Honolulu, Gail (Donald) Kuranishi of Pearl City; two brothers, Haruki Nakamoto, Wallace Nakamoto; two sisters, Kathryn (Shigeo) Higa of Honolulu, Elsie (Sam) Takata of Lihue; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his two brothers, Hajime Nakamoto, Richard Nakamoto; and sister, Namiko Ishizaka.

Private services were held.

CHIEKO NITTA

Chieko Nitta of Kekaha, Kauai, died on December 11, 2014 at KVMH at the age of 94. Born to Tadashi and Chieno Okada on July 25, 1920 in Waimea, Kauai, she was a cafeteria helper with Waimea High School.

She is preceded by her brother, Sadamu Okada and is survived by her two sons, Glenn (Patsy) T. Nitta of Waimea, Kauai, Gary (Liela) S. Nitta of Lawai, Kauai; daughter, Gail Y. Kawamura of Honolulu, Hawaii; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; brother, James Okada of Los Angeles, California; three sisters, Sakiko Okihara of Kekaha, Kauai, Nobue Watanabe of Kekaha, Kauai, Tokiko Murakami of Honolulu, Hawaii; sister-in-law, Sally Okada of Kekaha, Kauai; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private service were held.

JONATHAN RENTI CRUZ

Jonathan Renti Cruz of Kekaha, died on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the age of 56. Born on February 22,1958 in Waimea, Kauai, he was a housekeeping supervisor with Macys.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Prudencio Renti Cruz Sr. and Magdalena Renti Cruz; and two brothers, Felix Renti Cruz and Jeffrey Renti Cruz.

He survived by his wife, Noelle Renti Cruz; three daughters, Jonelle Renti Cruz of Kekaha, Marleah Renti Cruz of Kekaha, Sharnelle Renti Cruz of K          kaha; brother, Prudencio (Helene) Renti Cruz Jr. of Oahu; and four sisters, Jacqueline "Jackie" (Jimmy Sr.) Duvauchelle of Molokai, Darolyn Flores of Nevada, Geneoeva "Genny" Renti Cruz of Kekaha, and Cristita Alegria of Guam.

Friends may visit with the family for a celebration of life on Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha officiated by Father Arnel Soriano. Visitation will be 9-11AM  with services to follow right after.

Family suggest casual attire and to omit flowers and wreaths.

ELOISE EIKO DEMAS

Eloise Eiko Demas of Kalaheo, died on December 7, 2014 at Wilcox Hospital at the age of 79. Born on October 20, 1935 in Waimea, Kauai, she was a bookkeeper at Brick Oven Pizza.

She is survived by her husband, Earl Harris Demas; son, Mitchell (Yolanda) Demas of Koloa; three daughters, Maria Oligo of Las Vegas, Nevada, Michelle (Nick) Omura of Kalaheo, Mylani (Quinn Burson) Demas of San Pablo, California; two brothers, Ellsworth (Debbie) Numuzawa of Omao, Dellick (Laurie) Numuzawa of Waimea; two sisters, Janet Paulos of Fairfield, California, Cheryl Dixon of Colorado; one grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit with the family for a celebration of life on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the Koloa Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Visitation will be at 12:30PM with services to follow at 1PM.

Family suggest causal/formal attire and to please omit flowers.

EVELYN BENNETT

Evelyn Grace Bennett died on December 3, 2014, at Straub at the age of 74 and born on January 2, 1940, in Oakland, California.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Gratton Bennett; daughter, Sharyl Bennett; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Ray Spore of Davis, California.
She is preceded in death by her two sons, Gary and Michael.
The first time I saw Evelyn was at the skating rink in 1956. She was 16 and I was 17, wow that girl could skate. It was a year or so before I was introduced to her. We started talking and then became friends, and then started dating and became better friends. On November 7, 1959, we got married. In a couple of years Gary came, a couple of years later Michael came. They both touched our lives and were with us for a while. We went into the nursery business and worked side by side seven days a week for 25 years. December 3, 2014 she left me to be with Gary and Mike. I was supposed to go first. She was a lot stronger than I am. When I get to heaven, and I do believe there is one, I will go straight to the skating rink and talk her into choosing me again. Then I will be able to spend a lifetime and forever with her. God I love her.
A celebration of Evelyn's life will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2 p.m. at Poipu Beach. Family suggests Aloha attire and are open to flowers.
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