July 15, 2014
Naoko Ann Yahiku, 75, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Okinawa. She is survived by son Glenn O., daughters Annette A. Strecker and Lisa Y. Yahiku-Hiromoto, mother Haru Asato, brother and sisters, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 9, 2014
Richard “Bo” Wong, 79, of Mililani, a retired United Airlines mechanic and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Sarah Tate-michi; son David; hanai son Tracy Tatemichi; hanai daughters Lorraine Wichman, Laverne Waugh, Lorna Alisna and Livia Tatemichi-Higa; brothers Lawrence, Donald, Clarence, Clinton and Edward; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
July 11, 2014
Mildred Asano Uyeda
June 12, 2014
Chester Kiyoshi Uyeda, 97, died in Kuakini Medical Center, and wife Mildred Asano Uyeda, 94, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. They were both of Honolulu and retired travel agents at Ala World Travel. He was also a retired Federal Aviation Administration administrative assistant and an Army veteran who served in World II with the 1399 Engineering Battalion. She was also a retired Ala World Travel tour guide. He was born in Honolulu. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. They are survived by sons Dennis N., Norman S. and Miles S.; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
June 18, 2014
Katherine Keiko Tomita, 90, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rusty, daughters Gail Tomita and Paulette Wage, brother Stanley Mashita, sister Gladys Yasada, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to American Cancer Society-Hawaii.
July 20, 2014
R. Thomas “Tom” Tietz, 74, of Honolulu, a retired lithographer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Dresden, Germany. He is survived by wife Kazuko, daughter Tina N.T. Leger, sister Cornelia and a grandchild. Private services.
July 22, 2014
Vivian Leilani Vidinha “Tutu” Souza, 96, of Kukuiula, Kauai, a Lawai Cannery forelady, died. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Louis “Sonny,” daughters Vivian “Lei” Nawai and Julie Souza, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Catholic Church, Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m.
July 23, 2014
Natividad Villanueva Sam, 86, of Waianae died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Antonio C. Jr. and Les Villanueva, daughter Shirley Ann Brown, sister Louisa Pabre, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
May 19, 2014
Norman Tadashi Nakashima, 64, of Reno, Nev., a Wells Fargo Advisors financial adviser, died outside Goldfield, Nev. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Megan and Maia Okumoto Nakashima, and brothers Brian and Michael. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.
Jan. 22, 2014
Herbert M. Miyahira, 81, of Honolulu, an Army private first class who served in the Vietnam War, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by brother Robert and sister Jean. Private services.
June 26, 2014
Alice Puanani “Nani” Lono, 67, of Waimanalo, a retired Gomes Bus Co. bus driver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wayne E. Sr.; sons Wayne E. Jr., Wade K. Sr. and Shayne K.; daughter Amber Sydney N.K.; brothers Ward J. Jr. and Thomas C. Lemn; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.
May 30, 2014
David Hiwa Kalani Laemoa, 86, of Aiea, a retiree from Pacific Marine-Honolulu Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eleanor, daughters Stephanie and Patty, and sister Anita. Private services.
June 26, 2014
Winifred “Wini” Kono, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Textile Distributors supervisor, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Shunso, daughter Susan H. Hashimoto, brothers Harold and Ralph Tatsuyama, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
July 22, 2014
Hideo Komine, 84, of Honolulu, a night manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Dorothea; sons Gerald and Leslie; daughters Janice Date and Susanne English; brother Minoru; sisters Yaeko Furukawa, Miyoko Matsuoka and Barbara Shim; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
July 12, 2014
June Yoneko Hishinuma, 88, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by husband Ramsay S.; sons James S., George and David S.; sister Umeko Meguro; and three grandchildren. Private services.
July 27, 2014
Wilfred Kenji Higa, 74, of Kailua, a Department of the Army director of education, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy L.; daughter Irene Ausby; parents Thomas S. and May K.; brothers Walters S. and Wayne N.; sisters Katherine Tonokawa and Charolette Higa; grandparents Seizen and Tsuru Higa, and Kamado Takemoto; and a grandchild. Services pending. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
July 26, 2014
Douglas Etsuo “Doug” Ginoza, 57, of Honolulu, a state retiree and McKinley High School at-risk student counselor and mentor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carole R.; son Kale A. Rego; daughters Algina “Jeannie” Turner and Carrie-Ann L. Matsumura; brothers Henry, Mickey, Jerry, Donald and Wesley; sister Stephanie; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
July 15, 2014
Vivian M. Cabral, 91, of Kailua, a retired cook, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence E. “Larry,” Ronald R. “Ronnie” and Donald D. “Donnie”; daughters Juliette V. “Julie” Larsen, Eileen Rodrigues, Frances A. “Pinky” Smith and Darlene C. “Deedee” Cabral; brother Eddie “Wallace” Marks; sisters Adeline Cabral, Dorothy Carvalho, Frances Freso and Catherine Gonsalves; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
JANET SECHIYO SHIBATA Age 88, of Honolulu, died peacefully at Arcadia Retirement Residence on July 14, surrounded by her family. Janet was born on July 6, 1926 and raised in Kula, Maui. She was the 7th of 9 children of a farming family. Soon after graduating from Maui High School, she came to Honolulu, where she met and married Kenichi Shibata, who worked as a civil engineer for the State of Hawaii and predeceased her after 56 years of marriage. Janet worked in the jewelry industry for many years, rising to manager of Security Diamond and Conrad Jewelers and ending her career at the Jewel Gallery at Liberty House. She is survived by her daughter, Koren (Nick) Dreher; her sister, Doris; her twin grandsons, Robert (Dana) and David Kubota and grandchild, Gabrielle “Gabby” Kubota. She also leaves behind many friends and extended family who remember what a kind, humble and caring person she always was. Private services held.
CIRIACA SAGADRACA PASCUA Ciriaca Sagadraca Pascua, 86, of Honolulu, passed away on July 18, 2014 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was a retired Respite Services senior companion and a United Bacarreneos of Hawaii member. She was born in Barrio 11, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was preceded in death by husband Miguel Pascua and a grandson. She is survived by sons Romeo (Evangeline) and Henry (Josielyn) Barnachea, Gasper and Jimmy (Kimberly) Pascua; daughters Josephine Kekoa and Fay (Tony) Agao; sister Tiburcia Jove; 11 grand- children; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:00 am Tuesday, August 5, at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:00 am. Burial: 1:00 pm at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
MARLENE MANA M. WILCOX Age 81, of Aiea, HI, passed away July 9, 2014 in Aiea. Born July 10, 1932 in Honolulu, HI. Retired Hawaiian Telephone Company service representative. She is survived by sons, Wayne G. Wilcox, George P. Wilcox, Damon J. Wilcox; daughter, Stephanie K. (Benjamin) Guieb; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (August 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.
AKIRA MICKEY MURAKAMI 92, of Honolulu, Retired Postal Inspector for the US Postal Service, and US Army Veteran, passed peacefully on June 26. He was an avid golfer, devoted caregiver for Bessie, and enthusiastic gardener. He is survived by daughters, Lynne Lee (Gregory), Monica Overly (Peter), Merryl Young (Glenn); six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Arakaki and Dora Adachi. Private services were held.