Sept. 9, 2014
Veronica Ying Lin Zane, 72, of Honolulu, a Kaiser Medical Center receptionist, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Rose Kwan, brother George Kwan and sisters Lillian and Ellen Kwan, and Virginia Elsen. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Nov. 18, 2014
Barbara Jean Lehuanani Smith, 55, of Laie, formerly of Hoolehua, Molokai, a Laie Temple custodian and Kahuku High School teacher, died in Laie. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hyran R.; son Carah; daughters Chervonne Magaoa and Merekete McCabe; mother Barbara J. Pawn; brother Dolphin Pawn; sisters Correna Pawn-White, Shonelle Pawn-Kalilikane and La’e Puaa; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.
Oct. 30, 2014
Marino Baldemor Regalado, 97, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore at McCabe, Hamilton and Renny Co., died in Honolulu. He was born in San Juan, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by sons Marino M. and Clarence. Private services; contact family for information. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Nov. 17, 2014
Joseph Mitchell “Bonehead” Maukele, 73, of Waimanalo died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Scott K. and David K. Maukele, and Joseph M. Kaohulani III; daughter Michelle O.; and sister Kauionalani P.A. Services: noon Tuesday at 41-1300 Waikupanaha St., Waimanalo.
Oct. 20, 2014
Masayoshi “Masa” Matsuoka, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Castle & Cooke computer information services employee and state Department of Transportation Airports Division clerk, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret O.; son Alan; daughter Barbara Tome; brother Douglas; sisters Gladys Murayama, Helen Sonomura and Violet Nakatsuka; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 12, 2014
Kazue Makino, 88, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii Sales & Surplus saleswoman and Yamada Furniture employee, died at home. She was born in Kapoho, Hawaii. She is survived by companion Goro Toma; sons Eugene, Vernon and Gerald; sisters Meuki Amaral and Daisy Kugisaki; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Private services.
Oct. 19, 2014
Rogers McMillan Lemon III, 70, of Waianae died. He was born in Hobbs, N.M. He is survived by mother Nina H. and brother Warren H. No services. Donations suggested to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 30040, Honolulu, HI 96820.
Aug. 26, 2014
Derrick R. Kawabata, 53, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Ray S., brother Kevin and sister Chandra Sugitaya. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Nov. 4, 2014
Jane Matis Rosa Jenks, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edwin, Gregg, Russell and Charles; daughters Winifer “Windy” Ramos and Renee Jenks; 27 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Nov. 6, 2014
Douglas Yoshio Jakahi, 72, of Mililani, a federal government retiree and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Richard and sisters Jean and Florence. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 11, 2014
Ruth Akiko Higa, 86, of Kapolei, a retired Tokyu Travel tour coordinator, died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Lawrence T., son Wallace S., daughter Ellen M. Mochida, sister Sadako Tanaka and a grandchild. Private services.
Oct. 6, 2014
Ernest Harrington Glidden Jr., 64, of Hawaii, a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ernest Jordan “E.J.,” daughter Dayna, mother Sueko, companion Lovey Nuuanu, a brother and two sisters. Private services.
Nov. 18, 2014
Connie Ferrara, 85, of Mililani, a retired Air Force major, died in Mililani. She was born in Phillipsburg, N.J. She is survived by husband Joseph, son Thomas, daughter Tina Pearson, brothers David and Bruce Hamaker, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God-Red Hill, 3400 Moanalua Road. Aloha or casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to First Assembly of God-Red Hill for Missions.
Oct. 1, 2014
Toshiko Yamaguchi Chang, 81, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services.
Oct. 31, 2014
Florence Nit Yung Chang, 90, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alfred; sons Richard and Vincent; daughters Lorrine Chang-Lowder and Beverly Chang; sisters Bertha Ho, Lauretta Gum and Lena Loo; and three grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Monday at New Hope Oahu, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Nov. 4, 2014
Liberta Balecha, 82, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alan R., Bert J., Alexander C. and Frank D.; daughter Gwendolyn M.B. Dacuag; sister Nancy T. Jurich; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Nov. 9, 2014
Darrel Aniban, 63, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Kau Hospital security guard and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by companion Merle Saplan, brother Glenn and sisters Charlene Crutcher, Donna-Lynn Duguran and Tessie DePeralta. Inurnment at noon Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.
Nov. 2, 2014
Elsie Taeko Abe, 90, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.