Archive for September 12th, 2013

Jean Sumiko Yamamoto

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 5, 2013
Jean Sumiko Yamamoto, 79, of Pearl City died in Hanford, Calif. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Roberta Yamamoto and Debora McKinley, brother Ross Miyamoto, sister Betsy Miyamoto, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission, 1067 California Ave.

Posted in Death Notices

Heta Tuifua

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 8, 2013
Heta Tuifua, 47, of Hilo died at home. She was born in Tongatapu, Tonga. She is survived by parents the Revs. Uili and Lolita; brothers Tau‘ese, Pohiva and Sateki Tuifua, and Maki Teli; and sisters Tala Eteuati, Saane Vena, Ofa DeMont and Sara Tuifua. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua Section. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Raymond Kaneichi Takiguchi

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 2, 2013
Raymond Kaneichi Takiguchi, 91, of Honolulu, founder of Ala Makana Inc. and an Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Scott K.; daughters Susan S. Caswell and Rayna M. Jenks; brothers Walter T. and Herbert J.; sisters Elsie K. Suda, Jean M. Burgess, Betty K. Kiesel and Lily Y. Nakao; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Posted in Death Notices

Frank Dewitt Rampey

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 5, 2013
Frank Dewitt Rampey, 79, of Wahiawa, a retired Army sergeant first class with the 27th Infantry Division Motorpool and a retired training automotive instructor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Central, S.C. He is survived by wife Rosemarie, son Marvin, brother Edwin, sister Helen Hill, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services at noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Leilani Pirtle

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 6, 2013
Leilani Pirtle, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband F. Wayne; son Michael; daughters Debra Pirtle, Beverly Miyasaki and Meredith Ross; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

Posted in Death Notices

Francisco Jerry Idica Peralta

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Aug. 23, 2013
Francisco Jerry Idica Peralta, 48, of Waipahu, a Superior Concrete Co. construction supervisor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leeza F., sons Mark D.F. and Brian F., daughter Leah F., father Jaime I., mother Dominga I. and sister Thelma J.I. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 92-455 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Mass: 10:45 a.m.

Posted in Death Notices

Tevita Kuila Pasi

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 3, 2013
Tevita Kuila Pasi, 62, of Hauula, an electrical contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Amelia Mataele; sons Tevita Jr. and Penisimani “Harvey”; daughters Sani Raabe, Alicia Andresen, and Lenisi, Taliana “Kakala,” Naomi and Nita Pasi; seven brothers; five sisters; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Lamalu Filigata Niumatalolo

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 5, 2013
Lamalu Filigata Niumatalolo, 75, of Laie, a Bank of Hawaii mortgage loan processor, died in Kailua. She was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Simi V.; sons James S., Kenneth V. and Steven; daughters Molly M. Simmons, Sonja F. Fitisemanu, Janice L. Manoa and Raelene T. Niumatalolo; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Old Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

David O. Naupoto

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 9, 2013
David O. Naupoto, 55, of Honolulu, an architectural draftsman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Siosiana and daughters Irie S. and Roselyn R. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Ralph Frank Lofy

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 1, 2013
Ralph Frank Lofy, 90, of Honolulu, a mechanical engineer and an Army veteran, died in Liliha Healthcare Center. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by five nephews and nieces. Burial: 10 a.m. Sept. 19 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Donations suggested to Liliha Healthcare Center or Island Hospice. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Doris Kumasaka

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Aug. 1, 2013
Doris Kumasaka, 93, of Kahului, a retired General Motors office clerk, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by brother Kenneth. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Ellen Eiko Kodani

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Aug. 19, 2013
Ellen Eiko Kodani, 85, of Honolulu, a Foodland retiree, died in a private care home. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sister Chieko Furumoto. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Paul T. Kodama

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Aug. 10, 2013
Paul T. Kodama, 77, of Honolulu, a retired air conditioning refrigeration mechanic for Air Engineering and the University of Hawaii, and an Army veteran, died in VA Community Living Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by daughters Susan Iwasa and Joy Miller, brother Gordon, sister Karen Nakamura and six grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.

Posted in Death Notices

Jeanna Hulihee Kahaunaele

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 9, 2013
Jeanna Hulihee Kahaunaele, 88, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Barbara “Angel” Javonillo and Kaleilehua “Kalei” Bruchal; sisters Florence Apa and Jenny Vantilberg; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Sept. 19 at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Donald Manabu Inouye

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 1, 2013
Donald Manabu Inouye, 78, of Kapolei, a retired Oahu Painting and Decorating Inc. painter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Diana S., sons Aldon A. and Austin Y., daughters Donna Y. and Avis A., brothers Lewis and Barry, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

William Andrew Holu

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Aug. 19, 2013
William Andrew “Andy” Holu, 94, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service carrier, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne, daughter Carolyn Smith, sister Ester Scharsch, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Peggy Shizuko Hiraki

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Aug. 29, 2013
Peggy Shizuko Hiraki, 93, of Honolulu, a retired agriculture research lab technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Joy Hays, Gay Goo, Susan Tanigawa, Valerie Sasaki and Anna Konishi; brother James Nekota; sisters Helen Onoye and Elsie Kagihara; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Florence Yaeko Hirakawa

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 5, 2013
Florence Yaeko Hirakawa, 82, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James K., son Ross K., daughter Dawn E., brother Ben Kimura and a grandchild. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Clifford Wesley Harrell

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

Sept. 3, 2013
Clifford Wesley Harrell, 69, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a retired business owner and entrepreneur, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kapua Harrell and Kalani Prince, brothers Edward and Gulam Lincoln, sisters Marcia Strate and June Mello, and a grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona, P.O. Box 4130, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745.

Posted in Death Notices

JOHN AUGUST SOUZA JR.

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

JOHN AUGUST SOUZA JR. Age 97, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away August 20, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born January 27, 1916 in Honolulu, HI. Previously worked as a plumber for 33 years at Dole and 15 years at the Department of Pulbic Works. A member of the Holy Name Society. An avid bowler with the Schofield Seniors and Wahiawa Rainbow Bowling Leagues. He is survived by sons, John (Julaine) Souza, Michael Souza; daughters, Louise (Gordon) Lau, Mary Anne Souza; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:45 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 17) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; (1403 California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Our Lady of Sorrows Building Fund.

FRANCES ANETTE KAM

Posted On September 12th, 2013 -

FRANCES ANETTE KAM Frances Anette Kam, 76, of Wahiawa, late of Bellevue, WA, a homemaker and beloved mother, died peacefully at home. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Sons, Jeffry (Francine) and granddaughter Jessica, Brian, and Patrick (Sanny) survive her. Services to be held at 9:00 a.m. Monday September 16th at Our Lady of Sorrows in Wahiawa, private placement with her husband Hung Chong Kam to follow at Punchbowl at 3 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.flintofts.com Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the COPD foundation at http://www.copdfoundation.org /Take-Action/Help-Find-a-Cure/ Donate.aspx


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran
do it yourself Living Trust software from Standard Legal