Van Martinez Ruaboro, 80, of Kilauea passed away at Garden Isle Health Care on September 13, 2019. He was born on March 22, 1939 in Kilauea and retired from Hanalei Bay Resort as a ground maintenance personal.
Preceded in death by his parents, Victorio Ruaboro & Salome Martinez Ruaboro; brothers, Ricardo Ruaboro, Javis Ruaboro and Genciano Ruaboro.
Van is survived by his wife, Amelia Ruaboro of Kilauea; son, Melvan Ruaboro of Oahu; 3 grandsons, Stephvan Ruaboro, Nathan Ruaboro, Victorio Ruaboro, all of Oahu; brother, Feliciano (Pilar) Ruaboro of Kilauea; sister, Carmen (Jaime) Jimenez of Kilauea; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at St. Catherine Church with viewing from 8:00 am and Mass celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
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