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Obituaries for Saturday, March 30, 2024

Duane T. Souza

Duane T. Souza, 78, of Kapa‘a, passed away at Garden Isle Health Care on Jan. 17, 2024. He was born in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i, on Oct. 26, 1945, and retired from Kaua‘i Police Department as a police officer.

He is survived by his wife Moana Souza, daughters Marlo (Reno) Alaipalelei, Tiana (Shane) Enos, Halia (Kyson) Souza, 3 grandchildren Kamalu (Rain) Umu, Nalani Umu, Naleiaala Enos, 5 great-grandchildren Tewai, Tytus, Lion, Hina, Luna, brothers Maurice (Carola) Souza of O‘ahu, Gareth (Wendy) Souza of Kapa‘a, sisters Maureen Bloom of California, Wilma (Richard) Boudreau of O‘ahu, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceded in death by his parents William and Virginia Souza, brother William Leo Souza and sister Duanne W. Torres.

Services will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at St. Catherine Church in Kapa‘a with visitation from 8:30 a.m. and Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. Family graciously declines flowers and requests Aloha attire.

Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Roy ‘Kawa’ Kiyoshi Kawamura

Roy “Kawa” Kiyoshi Kawamura, 81, passed away of natural causes on Feb. 25, 2024, at his Aiea home. Roy was born in Lihu‘e, the elder of two sons, to Sakae and Yoshiko (Shintani) Kawamura.

Roy graduated from Kaua‘i High School and Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, to become a science teacher at Radford High School.

Roy was active in the Hawai‘i State Teachers Association and a volunteer and supporter for Reading is Fundamental and Shinnyo-En Hawai‘i. Roy was the President for the Ridgeway D condominium and the treasurer of the Kaua‘i High School Foundation, Class of 1960.

Roy is survived by his wife of 40 years, Arlene (Sumimoto) Kawamura, his only brother Gary was killed in action in the Vietnam conflict, numerous nieces and cousins.

A celebration of life will be held on Kaua‘i and O‘ahu.

On Kaua‘i, Saturday, April 6, 2024, at the Kaua‘i Veterans Center. Visitation begins at 3 p.m., followed by funeral service at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments to follow. The family suggests aloha attire and requests no koden (monetary gifts) or flowers.

On O‘ahu, Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the Mililani Memorial Park at Waipio, Mauka Chapel. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m., services at 10:30 a.m., and burial will follow at 1 p.m. Refreshments to follow. The family suggests aloha attire and requests no koden (monetary gifts) or flowers.
Source: The Garden Island

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