Posted On June 30th, 2011 -


“But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31

Born December 24, 1947 in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, Elson migrated to Hawaii at the tender age of 16. He married his beloved wife Melinda in 1970 and raised four beautiful children: Janel (Tony) Guira, Vena (Jeremy) Joco, Elson Jr. (Evalani), and Calin. Skilled as a jeweler, Elson was the owner and President of Elson’s Goldsmith, Inc. serving Hawaii’s jewelry needs for over 30 years.

Elson was called home to rest on June 17, 2011 at Saint Francis West Hospice.

Elson is also survived by his parents, Osias and Estrella Yanuaria, sisters Ofelia (Lolito) Luzod, Hedy (Mario) Yanos, and Everly (Brandon) Le, and brother Erwin.

His legacy of family and hardwork will continue on in his children, 7 grandchildren and niece and nephew who he adored.

Visitation & Wake Service: Tuesday July 5, 2011 at 6:00 pm at Mililani Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service: Wednesday July 6, 2011 at 9:00am at Moanalua Community Church. Burial Service: Wednesday July 6, 2011 at 12:30 pm at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran