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Obituaries for Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Paul Vincent Canales

Paul Vincent Canales, 59, of Puhi, passed away on Aug. 17, 2022, at Wilcox Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 23, 1963, in Lihu‘e.

He was preceded in death by father Antonio T. Canales, mother Consalacion M. Canales, and brothers Mark S. Canales and Daniel M. Canales.

He is survived by siblings May (Brian Hughes) of Haverhill, Massachusetts, Michael A. Canales of Puhi, Connie P. Canales of Ha‘ena, David (Tracy) Canales of Puhi, Tony (Gail) Canales of Puhi, Grace (James) Thomas of Nashville, Tennessee, Robert D. Canales of Puhi and Matthew P. Canales of Atlanta, cousins Chico Canales of Kapa‘a, Wedeen and Christy Yaris of O‘ahu, Rodney Canales of Maui, Rodreen Boyd of California, Ron (Melanie) Canales of Maui, Pam and Kathy Canales of California and Rory Salvatore of Lihu‘e, niece Gabrielle Hampton of Oregon, nephew Jacob Winer of Las Vegas, nieces Jasmine Christian of O‘ahu, Sarah Rose Canales of Lawa‘i, Napua Canales of Puhi, Raschel Yadao of Nashville, Tennessee and Chrisse Thomas of Tennessee, nephews Darren Helliangao of O‘ahu and Judah Thomas of Tennessee, and Dominic Canales of Puhi.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date by the family.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Sophie B. Fujinaga

Sophie B. Fujinaga, 89, passed away on Aug. 15, 2022, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born on May 10, 1933, in Anahola. She was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by husband Kenneth Fujinaga, siblings Kenneth Lai, Beatrice Lum, Koon Chow Lai and Richard Lai.

She is survived by son Kent Fujinaga, daughters Susan (Rankin) Pang and Lani (Mark) Pedronan, grandchildren Ashley (Jerren) Hashimoto, Mikki Pedronan, Korey Pang, Lauren Pang and Jaycee Pang, and great-grandchildren Hazel Hashimoto and Sienna Hashimoto.

A service is Friday, Sept. 9, at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kane‘ohe, O‘ahu, beginning at 10 a.m. The family requests no koden (monetary gifts) and suggests donating to a charity of your choice.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Janet C. Domingo

Janet C. Domingo, 80, of Lihu‘e, passed away on Aug. 29, 2022. She was born on Oct. 7, 1941, in Hanama‘ulu. She retired from the Sheraton Kaua‘i Resort as a housekeeper.

She was preceded in death by parents Hilda and Albert Corema, sister Doris (Kin Yin — deceased) Chang and brother-in-law Richard Machell.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years Ray Domingo, daughters Raynette Domingo of Koloa, Jeanette (Brian) Prem of Hanama‘ulu, son Joey Domingo of Washington, sister Irene Machell of Kapa‘a, granddaughters Denine Bernades-Domingo, Janray Bernades-Domingo, grandson Nainoa Prem, great-grandchildren Christian, Aniyah and Alizah Delos Reyes, brothers-in-law Sylvester and Ernie Domingo, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be announced at a later date.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Orlando Tambulog Agpaoa

Orlando Tambulog Agpaoa of Hanama‘ulu passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, at the age of 71 years old. He was born on Dec. 19, 1950, in Laoag City, Philippines.

He retired from the state Department of Transportation Highways Division.

He was preceded in death by parents Vicente and Maria Agpaoa, brothers Vicente Agpaoa Jr., Alberto Agpaoa, sisters Natividad Agpaoa, Remedios Reanzares, Josepina Agtarap and Gregoria Pagdanganan.

He is survived by his wife Erlyn Agpaoa of Hanama‘ulu, son Larry Agpaoa of Hanama‘ulu, daughters Allison Agpaoa of Hanama‘ulu and Alyssa Agpaoa of Hanama‘ulu, brothers Jimmy Agpaoa of Philippines and Angelito Agpaoa of Hanama‘ulu, sisters Trinidad Laarca of Philippines, Ester Ramol of O‘ahu and Luzviminda Andres of Kaumakani, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A service is Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Kapaia. Viewing is from 9 to 9:30 a.m., eulogy at 9:30 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at the Lihu‘e Cemetery. The family suggests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Kim Elizabeth Richard

Kim Elizabeth Richard, 66, of Kilauea, passed away at her home on Aug. 25, 2022. She was born on Sept. 17, 1956, in York, Pennsylvania. She moved to Kaua‘i, where she was a loving mother, grandmother and animal protector.

She was preceded in death by father Andre Richard.

She is survived by children Sam (Maggi) Richard and Lacey Richard, grandchildren Felicity and Sam Jr., mother Susan Gailey and sister Samantha (Dave) Geimer.

A service will be held in the future.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Joseph Kahalekulu Kaleiohi

Joseph Kahalekulu Kaleiohi, 85, of Anahola, passed away peacefully at Wilcox Medical Center, on Aug. 15, 2022. He was born in Papa‘a on Sept. 6, 1936. He graduated from Kapa‘a High School in 1955. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the Hawai‘i Army National Guard, and retired from the Hawai‘i Laborers Union Local 368.

He was preceded in death by parents Ephraim and Evangeline Contrades Kaleiohi, brothers Ephraim, Edward, Ellsworth, Samuel, Robert and Phillip Kaleiohi, sisters Evangeline Evans, Winifred Cummings, Phyliss Goias and Evelyn Reis.

He is survived by wife Marlene Kaleiohi, children Joseph Koani (Deana) Kaleiohi of San Diego, Michelle Rose Lehuanani (Kirk) Correa of Hanapepe, Matt Kahale (Jaymi) Kaleiohi of Kalihiwai, grandchildren Kayla Nalani Kaleiohi, Dallas Kahale (Malia) Correa, Chloe Lehua (Jordan) Tinjaca, Heather Hi‘ilani Kaleiohi, Shannin-Alana (Keenan) Driver, Kaimana Pomakai Kaleiohi, Malia Ku‘ulei Kaleiohi, Kari-Makenna Correa, Kahale Julio Kaleiohi, Kulia Kaleiohi, Kaliko Lehua Kaleiohi and Kia‘i Kai Kaleiohi, great-grandchildren Jayden and Jayleen Tinjaca, Xyris Costales and Maili-Rose Driver, brother Theodore Kaleiohi, sister Daisy Tailfeathers, and sisters-in-law Shirley Schwem, Lois Kaleiohi and Lani Kaleiohi.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Sept. 17, at Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, beginning at 1 p.m.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Amelia Cortado Ruaboro

Amelia Cortado Ruaboro, 82, of Kilauea, passed away on Aug. 30, 2022. She was born on July 10, 1940, in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She retired from Princeville Corporation.

She was preceded in death by husband Van Martinez Ruaboro, parents Emegidio and Marina Cortado, and brothers-in-law Ricardo Ruaboro, Javis Ruaboro and Jaime Jimenez.

She is survived by son Melvan (Stephanie) Ruaboro, daughter Rosemarie (Mario) Dulatre, grandchildren Mika Mateo-Ruaboro, Ka‘u Mateo-Ruaboro, Kainoa Mateo-Ruaboro, Marette Dulatre, Rochelle Dulatre, Marvin Dulatre and Rheanne Ragasa, great-grandchildren Chayson, Roxie, Cydnee and Chaziah, brothers Romeo (Nora) Cortado, Moises (Bella) Cortado and Ruperto (Marcela) Cortado, sister-in-law Carmen Jimenez, brother-in-law Feliciano (Pilar) Ruaboro, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life is Saturday, Sept. 10, at St. Catherine Church, with viewing from 8:30 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Hideo Robert Watari

Hideo Robert Watari passed away on Aug. 22, 2022, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital at the age of 91. He was born on April 14, 1931, in Kilauea. He was a veteran of U.S. Army and a taro farmer.

He was preceded in death by father Yohichiro Watari, mother Eleanor Watari, sisters Barbara Masada and Alice Ong and grandson Thomas Kaina Hideo Hashimoto.

He is survived by wife Elaine Watari of Hanalei, sons Kenneth Watari of Hanalei, Russell (Karen) Watari of Kalihiwai and Robert (Lillian) Watari of Hanalei, daughter Wanda Hashimoto of Hanalei, grandchild Lily Kailana Watari, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A service is at Garden Island Mortuary on Sunday, Sept. 11, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. and a celebration of life to follow. The family requests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jerry P. Lorenzo

Jerry P. Lorenzo, 77, of Lihu‘e, passed away on Aug. 9, 2022, in Honolulu. He was born on June 18, 1945, in Laoag City, Philippines. He was a machinist, mechanic and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by wife Maria V. Lorenzo, in Nov. 2009, brother Juan “Johnny” Lorenzo Sr., in Jan. 2008, father Calixto Domingcil Lorenzo and mother Petra Pacual.

He is survived by daughter JoAnn M. Lorenzo, son Ryan V. Lorenzo, daughter-in-law Camie Lorenzo, two grandchildren, wife Catherine A. Lorenzo, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of life is Friday, Sept. 16, at Holy Cross Church, with viewing from 9 a.m. and Mass at 10 a.m.

Burial will follow at Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Keith Brian DeLima, Sr.

Keith Brian DeLima, Sr. passed away on Aug. 10, 2022, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital, at the age of 60. He was born on April 22, 1962, in Fremont, California. He was a launch ordnance technician.

He was preceded in death by father Allen Rogers DeLima Sr. and brother-in-law Leland Quintal Sr.

He is survived by wife Diann L. DeLima of ‘Ele‘ele, sons Keith Brian DeLima Jr. of ‘Ele‘ele and Kyle Kainoa DeLima of ‘Ele‘ele, mother Yvonne DeLima of Hilo, brothers Allen (Tammy) DeLima Jr. of Texas, Paul DeLima of O‘ahu, Steve (Lori) DeLima of Virginia, Raymond (Toni) DeLima of Hilo and William (Sam) DeLima of Oklahoma, sister Yvonne Quintal of Hilo, and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A service is Saturday, Sept. 17, at Holy Cross Church. Visitation is from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by Mass at 10 a.m. The family requests casual attire and welcomes flowers.

Garden Island Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.
Source: The Garden Island

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