Nov. 5, 2015
Sandra Naomi “Sandy” Tangonan, 71, of Aiea, a retired state social worker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert R.; daughters Christina Kuba, Suzanne Cummings and Wendy Tangonan; mother Helen F. Uyehara, sister Susan Sagara; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 22, 2015
Lorenzo “Sot” Pucong, 87, of Kaawaloa, Kona, a self-employed coffee farmer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kainaliu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Magdalena; sons Albert, Patrick and David Pucong and Clifford Milar; daughter Carol; sister Magdalena Bugtong; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 20, 2015
William H. O’Bannon, 91, of Honolulu, a business owner of O&W Auto Parts and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hono lulu. He was born in Buffalo, Mo. He is survived by wife Nelda E., daughters Barbie O’Bannon Ball and Rebecca L. O’Bannon, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Condo- lences: oahumortuary.com.
Nov. 22, 2015
Tony Lafoaina Masaniai, 44, of Ewa Beach died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tofu; daughters Teri Sa’o Afoa, and Karmiliyah Su’e P. and Kaylin A.M. Masaniai; brothers Amiotonu and Lafoaina M. Masaniai Jr.; and sister Monalisa V. Tupua. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at United Church of Christ in Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Nov. 13, 2015
Mohichi “Richard” Kubo, 91, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired fish peddler, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Aiko, son Timothy, daughter Kerinne Smith, brothers Kenneth and Kiyoshi “Bob,” sister Motoko Nishie and four grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 19, 2015
Charles Kyung Yup Kim, 93, of Wailua Homesteads, a retired merchant seaman, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brother Hans Tu Goo, sister Elizabeth Noni Kim Salis and caregivers the Brown ohana. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Dec. 18 at First Hawaiian Church in Kapaa, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Luau to follow.
Nov. 22, 2015
Donnette Lorna Leimamo Ah Puck Kekauoha, 77, of Laie, a retired kindergarten teacher at Laie Elementary School, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Randolph; sons Sonny and Robert Ah Puck, Randolph Kekauoha and Otis Winter; daughters Barbara Jean Kahawaii, Josephine Ah Puck-Lorenzo, Valerie Kekauoha, Diane Gonzales and Darlene Quiles; brother William Freitas; sisters Ehulani Kane, Susan Duarte, LaVerne Pukahi and Katherine Kelekolio; 29 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 7th Ward. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.
Nov. 21, 2015
Adam Kakalia, 51, of Hilo, a cannabis farmer, died. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by daughters Brandi and Jordan; hanai mother Gertrude Nuuanu; brothers Edmund Jr. and Derek Kakalia and Sean Tabanera; and sister Kimberly Tabanera. Private services.
Oct. 29, 2015
Philip Matthew “Philipo” Kaina, 54, of Waimanalo, a Royal Construction laborer, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sierra; son Adam Kealoha; daughters Colleen and Grace Kealoha; brothers Benjamin, Andrew, Chuck, Stanley “Fatso” and Joseph Kaina; and sisters Kealoha K-Aloha-Aiona, Hannah Mason and Frances, Regina “Luvli” and Susie Kaina. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Oct. 12, 2015
Annie Keoahu Dabalos, 92, of Aiea, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kihalani, North Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Benjamin K., Norman, Alexander and Leonard; daughters Barbara Capello and Pauline Sisley; sisters Martha Ekimoto and Mary Kido; brother Blas Agrabante Jr.; 22 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 16, 2015
Walter Kon Chang, 97, of Honolulu, a Hickam Air Force Base civilian employee, teacher, Mun Lun Chinese School vice principal and an Army veteran, died in Alameda, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne, daughter Doreen, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Services: 4:30 p.m. Services are open to the public. Burial is private. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Friday.
Nov. 23, 2015
Mallory Jay Bumgarner, 63, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a ranch manager and boat captain, died at home. He was born in Statesville, N.C. He is survived by daughters Rachel Willis and Mimi Hines; brothers Lon and Jay Bumgarner and Scott Miller; sisters Sandra Carlson, Alison Hall and Susan DeLong; and a grandchild. Private services.
Nov. 8, 2015
Jean Dyer Blaylock, 81, of Kentucky, formerly of Hawaii, a retired Kahi Mohala Hospital nurse, died in Louisville, Ky. She was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She is survived by son Jack. Services at a later date.
Oct. 15, 2015
Marsalium Alegria, 84, of Honolulu, a chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Floyd and Charles Neal III; daughters Sabrina Imamura, Annette Mackay, Desiree Neal, Angelina Clark and Jadelynn Neal-Yaw; 26 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 7 a.m. Dec. 12 at Kuhio Beach Center. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m.