The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001161589-01
Funeral Notices


81, born in Kapahulu to Vicente and Mary G.G. Sanchez on September 21, 1937. The matriarch of her family, "Dee" passed away peacefully in the home that she shared with her beloved husband, Wallace Alcazar, who passed away this past June just as peacefully, in their home in Hau’ula.
Dee worked for many years at the forever loved Waikikian Hotel
in Waikiki, where she worked at the front desk, and sang and danced hula for the tourists in the hotel. Dee loved to sing and dance. She then moved to San Francisco where she worked as a Front Desk supervisor at the San Francisco Airport Hilton Hotel until she retired, returned home, married and became a wife and homemaker.
Dee is survived by her children: Benny (Trisha) Adlawan of Kona, Tanya (Pi’ikoi) Kawananakoa of Kailua-Kona, Debra Adlawan of Portland Oregon, Craig Adlawan of Hau’ula and Mark Paul Adlawan of Oklahoma along with many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by her loving siblings: Oliver (Lynn) Sanchez of Mau’i and Edward Sanchez, Alex Sanchez and Marcy (Clifford) Moniz all of Honolulu.

Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the Valley of the Temple Chapel, Kaneohe.
Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Chapel View.