April 29, 2015
Juana Magbaleta Taclay, 91, of Waipahu, a retired Ogden Co. janitor, died in Waipahu. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Severo Jr., Dominador and Ireneo; daughters Flory Paglinawan, Elizabeth Agapay, Irenea Filomeno and Julita Edmalin; brother Bernardo Magbaleta; sister Marina Juan; 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples.
May 16, 2015
Bernadine Maluhia Kim Lan Sam Fong, 76, of Papakolea, a retired Guam Department of Education physical education and health teacher, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Papakolea. She is survived by brother Willard K. and sisters Francille Lee and Leimomi Kama. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Auwaiolimu Ward Chapel, 1931 Lusitana St., Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in obituary published Thursday.
May 7, 2015
Moses Joshua Dolores Obana, 33, of Honolulu, a Henkels and McCoy Inc. technician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Rogelio B. and Carlymira D., and brothers Rudyard, Jeffrey and Charlemagle. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: leewardfuneralhome.com.
April 23, 2015
Coleta Paguyo Nicolas, 97, of Aiea died in Waipahu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by nieces Nicolasa N. “Lasing” Edrada, Arsenia N. and Juanita N. Mauricio, Caridad N. Doronio, Erlinda N. Narciso, Zenaida E. Akana and Gliceria N. Mangaoil. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
April 22, 2015
Ralph Matsuhide Nakamoto, 68, of Waianae, a painter and an Army veteran, died in Puuwai O Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Norman H. and sisters Aileen H. Tsuha and Lucille Shimabukuro. Private services.
May 5, 2015
Anthony Thomas “Tony” Lum, 50, of Hawaii Kai, a property manager, died in Hawaii Kai. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Georgette “Peaches” Young; parents Shirley Lum, and Eke and Wanda Kekauoha; brothers Weldon and Aaron Kekauoha; and sisters Malia Marquez and Kaleleonalani Kekauoha-Schultz. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Kilohana United Methodist Church, Niu Valley. Services: 6 p.m. Reception to follow. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maili Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers; lei welcome. Donations suggested to Paiolu Kauaulu Shelter or your favorite charity. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net.
May 9, 2015
Tyrome Kalani Kahele, 18, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a Korner Pocket Bar and Grill cook, died. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Nelson and Deena, and Emma; brothers Bruce Jr., William and Issac; and sisters Nalani Miller, Sierra Kama and Leiahi, Judie, Salena and Waipiolani Kahele. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at OTEC beach park.
April 29, 2015
Tsuyako Higa, 100, of Honolulu, a retiree from the Queen’s Medical Center, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nelson Nakagawa, daughter Carol M. McLeod, brother Kenneth Tsuchida, sister Yaeko Kobayashi, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 20, 2015
Frances Harada, 81, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Itsuo “Opat”; son Michael; daughters Deborah Harada, Annette Anduha and Pauline Fleischauer; sisters Mary Ellen Rapoza and Carol Mae Silva; and five grandchildren. Private services.
March 11, 2015
Myron K.K. Guerrero, 65, of Olaa, Hawaii, a retired electrician technician and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tamiko; sons Hauoli, Kapono and Kino; daughters Kristie Nourrie and Leimaile Guerrero; sisters Penny-Mae Takahashi and Cheri-Ann K. Guerrero; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at Holoholo Bar & Grill on Beretania Street. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. June 5 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Feb. 3, 2015
Lois K.L. “Puna” Guerrero, 91, of Fountain Valley, Calif., a homemaker and professional hula dancer, died in Irvine, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Penny-Mae Takahashi and Cheri-Ann Guerrero, sisters Geraldine Alama and Mamo Howell, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at Holoholo Bar & Grill on Beretania Street. Private scattering of ashes.
May 23, 2015
Albert Tin Byau “Al” Goo, 93, of Honolulu, a prosthodontist and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by former wife Odette, sons Lionel and Jerome, daughter Giselle Nance, hanai daughter Fawn Shang, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
May 20, 2015
Antone “Tony” Gomes Jr., 83, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retiree from the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Paauilo. He is survived by son Timothy, daughter Roxane Kalilikane, hanai son Benjamin Aguilar, hanai daughter Fely Pabre, sister Doris Smith, eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. June 5 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services at noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.
April 26, 2015
Martha Tsukiyama Giovanelli, 92, of Kensington, Md., a former University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine administrator and East-West Center administrative officer, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John, brother Ted Tsukiyama and sisters Naoko Ogata and Kazu Vossbrink. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Harris United Methodist Church. Additional services to be held in Maryland.
May 9, 2015
Leroy Richard Eilers, 80, of Ewa Beach, a military police retiree, died at home. He was born in Madison, Ill. He is survived by wife Sheila Norton; sons John, Leroy Jr. and Robert; daughters Georgina Craig, Leialoha McAnally, Kehaulani Norton and Noelani Laeha; stepsons Joe, Mike and David Silva; stepdaughters Kau’i Norton and Moana Karnuth; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private burial.
April 17, 2015
Dean A. Domingo, 53, of Waipahu died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Elpedio “Pete” and Erlinda, brother Christian and sister Donna Domingo-Silva. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Monday at White Plains Beach, Kalaeloa. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.
May 15, 2015
Gerald Hing Wing Chong, 74, of Honolulu, a real estate developer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mona, brother Gordon and sister Jacquelyn Chong-Meyer. Services to be determined at a later date. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.
May 23, 2015
Wesley Alan “Wes” Cash, 63, of Kailua, formerly of Waimanalo, owner of WC Services and a heavy-equipment operator and mechanic, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan “Joanie”; daughter Jessica Hammond; brothers Dewey Mookini, Noah, John, Michael, Kevin and Bryan Cash, and Charles Kaulukukui Jr.; and sisters Denise Kirn and Lori Mookini. Services to be held at a later date. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.