Archive for 2010

Irene Fumiko Otani Nishida

Posted On August 15th, 2010 -

Aug. 10, 2010
Irene Fumiko Otani Nishida, 70, of Kula, Maui, a retired Wailuku Elementary School teacher, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by husband Tomeki; sons David and Kevin; brothers Stanley and Harold Otani; sisters Celestine Uradomo, Jean Uemura and Charlene Tanaka; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Dean Y. Nishida

Posted On November 20th, 2010 -

Nov. 6, 2010
Dean Y. Nishida, 46, of Wailuku, a chemist and tennis instructor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by hanai father Jerry Javier, hanai mother Jamina Javier, hanai brothers Pito and Jeremy Javier, and hanai sisters Joy and Joanna Javier. Private services.

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Mitsuko Nishida

Posted On December 17th, 2010 -

Dec. 3, 2010
Mitsuko Nishida, 92, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Fusayo Furuno. Private services.

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Hitoshi Nishiguchi

Posted On August 4th, 2010 -

July 25, 2010
Hitoshi Nishiguchi, 89, of Honolulu, formerly of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Kau Sugar Co. welder, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by son Earl K., daughter Laverne S. Tokuno, brother Isao and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Gladys Yoshino Hauki Nishihara

Posted On September 18th, 2010 -

Aug. 30, 2010
Gladys Yoshino “Puanani” Hauki Nishihara, 73, of Kaneohe died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Clarence Jr., Hiram, Mason and William Hauki; daughters Latisha Tai and Michelle Hauki; brother Francis; sisters Clara M. Holmes and Charlene Kulukulualani; 21 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: sunrise ceremony tomorrow at Tracks Beach, Nanakuli. Service and reception to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Thelda Michiko Nishiki

Posted On September 30th, 2010 -

Sept. 6, 2010
Thelda Michiko Nishiki, 85, of Ookala, Hawaii, a retired industrial relations supervisor for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Norman and Rodney, daughters Faith Matoba and Fern Yamane, brother Walter Matsumoto, sister Jane Fujioka, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Iseo Nishimoto

Posted On June 19th, 2010 -

May 20, 2010
Iseo Nishimoto, 92, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill Co. carpenter and irrigation supervisor, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Lance and Jon, daughters Christine Nishimoto and Lois Johnson, and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Hiroshi Nishimoto

Posted On October 6th, 2010 -

Oct. 3, 2010
Hiroshi “Hiko” Nishimoto, 76, of Honolulu, a former supervisor at Holiday Mart, Honolulu, died in Hospice Hawaii Palolo Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Tsuyoshi and Ronald S. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

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George Yukio Nishimoto

Posted On October 20th, 2010 -

Aug. 8, 2010

George Yukio Nishimoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retiree of the federal Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Natural Resources Management Programs and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mable F.; brothers Joseph, Edwin and Brian; and sister Emma Koshiro. Private scattering of ashes at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No monetary offerings.

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Isami Nishimura

Posted On July 9th, 2010 -

June 16, 2010
Isami “Sam” Nishimura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant supplies sales representative, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kay K.; daughters Cheryl, Gwen Y. Obuchi and Wendy M. Hinaga; brother Bert; sisters Hazel Nakabayashi and Kathy Deai; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Charlotte Nobuyo Nishimura

Posted On July 23rd, 2010 -

June 30, 2010
Charlotte Nobuyo Nishimura, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Conrad Enterprises sales representative, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services.

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Gayle Leinaala Nishimura

Posted On July 25th, 2010 -

July 16, 2010
Gayle Leinaala Nishimura, 61, of Lahaina died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Norman; son Nory; daughter Jade Jackman; brother Gary Vasconcellos; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Fumiko Nishimura

Posted On October 4th, 2010 -

Sept. 17, 2010
Fumiko “Jane” Nishimura, 90, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii custodian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Francis and Bert, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. No monetary offerings. No flowers.

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Bert Noburo Nishimura

Posted On October 19th, 2010 -

Oct. 15, 2010
Bert Noburo Nishimura, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Army colonel, died in Kahala Nui. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Alan B. and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, 1727 Pali Highway. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Fred Haruo Nishimura

Posted On November 23rd, 2010 -

Nov. 6, 2010
Fred Haruo Nishimura, 95, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Hawaiian Fruit Packers and Smith’s Motor Boat employee, died. He was born in Hanalei, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Susan Horikawa and Nora Napoleon; brother John; sisters Grace Kasahara, Natsumi Hodson and Mits Mrskos; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Masanobu Nishioka

Posted On June 20th, 2010 -

July 10, 2010
Masanobu Nishioka, 85, of Honolulu, a proprietor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Miyoko and sister Florence Sensui. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Moiliili Hongwanji Mission.

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Raymond Tetsuji Nishiyama

Posted On September 3rd, 2010 -

Aug. 23, 2010
Raymond Tetsuji Nishiyama, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Revlon Inc. accountant and Army veteran who served during World War II, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Akiko U.; sons Randall S. and Myles Y.; and sister Evelyn Komori. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Masao Nishizaki

Posted On September 21st, 2010 -

Sept. 11, 2010
Masao Nishizaki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. employee, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances, stepsons Mervin and Ronald Matsumura, stepdaughters Alma Hieda and Carol Shigenaga, brother Masatsugi, sisters Peggy Ontai and Helen Omuro, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Masato Nitta

Posted On October 3rd, 2010 -

Sept. 23, 2010

Masato Nitta, 89, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard civil service worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith; sons Alan and Garry; brothers Kenneth, George and Thomas; sister Ichio Koga and Alice Asato; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Jeanne Kazuno Nitta

Posted On October 13th, 2010 -

Sept. 23, 2010
Jeanne Kazuno Nitta, 62, of Waianae, a retired cosmetologist and game fowl breeder, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Steven and daughter Sande’. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Isao Nitta

Posted On October 26th, 2010 -

Oct. 12, 2010
Isao “Wimpy” Nitta, 92, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Kekaha Sugar Co. electrician, died at home. He was born in Kekaha. He is survived by wife Nobuko; sons Ivan, Jeffrey and Val; daughter Melissa Burns; sister Yoshimi Kawahara; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services held. No monetary offerings.

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Stephen Nobler

Posted On August 7th, 2010 -

July 25, 2010
Stephen “Steve” Nobler, 63, of Honolulu, a computer consultant and Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Redwood City, Calif. He is survived by daughter Janice, brother Alan and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Calvary by the Sea, 5339 Kalanianaole Highway. Aloha attire.

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Henrietta Ally Nobrega

Posted On August 24th, 2010 -

Aug. 11, 2010
Henrietta Ally Nobrega, 63, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Memorial Park and Borthwick Mortuary sales counselor, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jamie Mitsui, brother Richard “Ali Baba” Ally and sisters Florence Vierra, Francine Ally, Marge Morgan, Suzette Spriggs and Toni Jowers. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Philomena Nobriga

Posted On December 11th, 2010 -

Dec. 1, 2010
Philomena “Fannie” Nobriga, 100, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son John, daughters Beverly Miller and Audrey Nobriga, sister Elizabeth Ignacio, 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: noon. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Mae Fusako Noda

Posted On August 12th, 2010 -

Aug. 11, 2010
Mae Fusako Noda, 81, of Pearl City, formerly of Ewa Beach, a retired waitress, died at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Paul, Dennis and Mark; daughter Linda Hue; former husband Roy; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Daniel Sueo Noda

Posted On October 24th, 2010 -

Oct. 3, 2010
Daniel Sueo Noda, 92, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii-Manoa professor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Shannon Noda-Carroll, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Ernest Takashi Noda

Posted On December 1st, 2010 -

Nov. 17, 2010
Ernest Takashi Noda, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris M.; daughter Christine Picone; brother Nathan; sisters Norma Shidaki, Marion Kiyuna, Sally Geiger and Evelyn Evangelista; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dora K. Nojima

Posted On July 7th, 2010 -

June 26, 2010
Dora K. Nojima, 83, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Melvin Y., Ricky I. and Dale Y.; daughters Sharrie Jean P. Pascual and Terilyn N. Poaha; brothers Peter H. Jr. and Reginald Flores; sister Jodie Ann N. Flores; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11:15 a.m. Friday at Lot 134, Moomomi Avenue in Hoolehua. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kanakaloloa Cemetery in Hoolehua.

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Guy Hanor Nooney

Posted On October 16th, 2010 -

Oct. 9, 2010
Guy Hanor Nooney, 89, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and procurement officer, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by son Jeffrey, daughters Jane Ann Leonard and Julia Nooney, brother William, former wife Betty M., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Edmund Norris

Posted On August 14th, 2010 -

Aug. 1, 2010
Edmund Norris, 63, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a former middle school teacher and track and field coach, died. He was born in Manchester, England. He is survived by wife Maricel de la Cruz. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Ascension Mission, Puako, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m.

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