Archive for January 23rd, 2014

Richard Orville Aadland

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 2, 2014
Richard Orville Aadland, 81, of Honolulu, a Leeward Community College professor emeritus and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pierpont, S.D. He is survived by twin sisters Janet Bays and Janice Harmon. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to Diamond Head Theatre or Manoa Valley Theatre. For information, email richardaadlandservice@gmail.com. Updated information for an obituary published Jan. 11.

Posted in Death Notices

Roy Susumu Ajimine

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 17, 2013
Roy Susumu Ajimine, 70, of Aiea, owner of Auto Recycling Corp. Hawaii, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda, sons Chad and Sean, daughter Lesley Ann, brother Ronald, sisters Charlotte Kawazoe and Harriet Ajimine, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

John Vincent Andrada

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 18, 2013
John Vincent Andrada, 15, of Honolulu, a Kailua High School student, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by father John B. Tarona, mother Jeanette, brothers John M. and Darold J., and sister Maria. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Leona Timbreza Bisco

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 26, 2013
Leona Timbreza Bisco, 98, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Nenita Chang and Nadene Singelman, seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Gerald William Christmann

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 30, 2013
Gerald William “Skippy” Christmann, 67, of Waipahu, a Western Airlines ramp service employee and retired construction laborer, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evalani, sons Matthew and Christopher, daughters Bernadette “Bernie” and Ann, sisters Candice Clark and Alexa Weitzel, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu.

Posted in Death Notices

James Robert Eakman

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 12, 2014
James Robert Eakman, 68, of Tahlequah, Okla., formerly of Hawaii, a former high school teacher and an Army veteran, died in Muskogee, Okla. He was born in Springfield, Ohio. He is survived by wife Karen, daughter Lisa, mother Betty, brother Thomas and three grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

James Kenneth Ferreira

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 3, 2014
James Kenneth Ferreira, also known as “Kimo” and “Hawaiian,” 85, of Mililani, a retired aircraft engine mechanic at Hickam Air Force Base, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kenneth, Alika and Tim; daughters Debbie Zoller, Gail Inafuku, Starnani Tomlinson and Wendy “Mopsie” Tuivaioge; 19 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

Pamela Chiemi Fujimoto

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 18, 2014
Pamela Chiemi Fujimoto, 59, of Kahului, a retired Kamalii Elementary School teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jay; son Ken; daughter Kara Yoshida; brothers Glenn, Darryl and Terrence Morichika; and sister Jan Medeiros. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Luis Antoco Gantan

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 12, 2014
Luis Antoco Gantan, 83, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Pampanga, Philippines. He is survived by wife Luz S.; sons Lester, Eddie and Edgar; daughters Lenore Ginoza and Editha Villanueva; brothers Jerry and Fernando; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St., Honolulu. Services at noon. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Juanita Albin Gibson

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 13, 2014
Juanita Albin Gibson, 86, of Honolulu, an Allstate Insurance retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. Inurnment: 3 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Donna Marie Gomes

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 12, 2014
Donna Marie Gomes, 63, of Honolulu, a retired account manager at Paradise Beverages and American Linen Service Co., died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Randy; son Kekoa Ornellas; brothers John, Peter and Donald; sister Annie Landon; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Church. Mass to follow. Celebration of life: 1-3:30 p.m at the Elks Club, Waikiki. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Susan G. Komen foundation.

Posted in Death Notices

Thomas J. Greaney

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
Thomas J. Greaney, 60, of Olive Bridge, N.Y., and Hawaii, a retired New York City Fire Department lieutenant, died at home in New York. He was born in Rockaway Beach, N.Y. He is survived by son Liam, daughters Mairead and Alison, brother Buddy, sister Mary McHale and two grandchildren. Services held.

Posted in Death Notices

THEODORE HAUOLI “JOE” HACKBARTH

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

1-23 THEODORE HACKBARTHTHEODORE HAUOLI JOE HACKBARTH Beloved husband of Janice Pang Hackbarth passed away suddenly in New York on Nov. 6, 2013. Joe and Jan were traveling with dear friends Patti and Harry Woodd when he suffered a massive heart attack. He is survived by his wife Jan (formerly Janice Chang of Ewa), step children Robyn Pang Ponty (Michael) and Jason Keone Pang. Joe was the youngest of four children born to Albert and Lily Hackbarth of Kailua. He was preceded in death by his brother David Hewahewa and survived by brothers Fred (Frances) and Albert M. Hackbarth (Lauren Robbins), four grand children; nieces and nephews. Joe spent his childhood in Kailua and enjoyed sports. Joe played football and graduated from Kailua High School in 1960. He was a keen canoe paddler and coached the sport. He was also a weightlifter and avid golfer. A cowboy at heart, his passion was horseback riding and roping. He took pleasure in spending time at the ranch where his horses were boarded. Joe worked in the construction industry as a carpenter and as a business agent for the Hawaii Carpenter’s Union and later on the Mason’s Union and the Hawaii’s Laborer’s Union. He was an influential mentor to many young men guiding them on career paths and coaching sporting activities he was associated with. Joe was a vibrant man, the salt of the earth and a true keiki o ka ‘aina. He will be sorely missed. Services: Celebration of Life, Jan. 27, Kailua Beach Park, starting at 8:30 a.m. Service: 9:30 a.m. followed by scattering of ashes. Lei and casual attire, Beach shorts okay. No flowers please.

Mariano Rarugal Hernando

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Mariano Rarugal Hernando, 71, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosita; sons Nelson, Joey and Ronald; daughters Lilibeth Johnson, Elsa Taclan and Laygie Bacarro; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:15 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Tsuruko Higa

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 7, 2013
Tsuruko Higa, 93, of Valley Spring, Calif., formerly of Kohala, Hawaii, owner of Higa Tofu and Shige’s Service Station, died. She was born in Kohala. She is survived by sons Gilbert and Harold; daughters Elaine Ota, Fay Driskell and Agnes Cloney; sisters Betty Higa and Sueko Nagao; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Marian K.N. Ho

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 11, 2014
Marian K.N. Ho, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center medical secretary, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Elsie H. Quinn, Constance Ho and Anita H. Brewster. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Posted in Death Notices

Rodney Alan Ho

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 5, 2013
Rodney Alan Ho, 58, of Pearl City, owner and proprietor of Vertical Blind Specialist, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dawn Darnell-Ho, sons Justin and Rodney Jr., stepsons Ryan and Evan Darnell, mother Alice Batten, brother Lawrence Batten, sisters Jeannie Tisalona and Linda Yoshimura, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Peggy Sueko Ishitani

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 12, 2014
Peggy Sueko Ishitani, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery tour guide, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Masaichi and sisters Ethel Onitsuka and Kikue Takasane. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Alvin Francis Jardine Jr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 8, 2014
Alvin Francis Jardine Jr., 63, of Wailuku, a painter and sandblaster, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons David L. Akeo, Alvin III and James P. Jardine, and Bula Miller; daughters Naomi R. Aloy, Trina L. Bright and Michelle Cabaccang; parents Alvin Sr. and Rebecca; brothers Pinky, Renfred and Tyson; sisters Germayne, Loralei, Parona and Shezale; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Door of Faith Church, 432 Waiehu Beach Road, Wailuku. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.

Posted in Death Notices

Joseph Warren Stevens Jr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 13, 2014
Joseph Warren Stevens Jr., 86, of Kailua, a retired Marine Corps major, died in Kailua. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He is survived by wife Kay; sons Christopher, Daly and Joseph III; daughters Stacy Bruhn and Holly Tam; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Donations suggested to National Parkinson Foundation Hawaii Chapter at 3375 Koapaka St. No. 1540, Honolulu, HI 96819, and Hospice Hawaii at 924-9255 or 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI 96817. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Numeriano Tangaro Tampon Jr.

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 17, 2014
Numeriano Tangaro “Junior” Tampon Jr., 47, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Excavation Tech heavy equipment operator and truck driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Marlene Eleneki, son Ryan, daughters Cherie Tampon and Tierra Madrona, hanai son Jaston Eleneki, parents Numy Sr. and Priscilla, sisters Lita Torres and Gina Kaupe, and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mission of Saints Peter and Paul, Waimea Bay. Services: 11 a.m. Additional visitation and services to be held Feb. 1 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo; times to be announced later. Burial: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Homelani Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com

Posted in Death Notices

Kana’i Mana Kekuewa-Nuuanu

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Oct. 27, 2013
Kana’i Mana Kekuewa-Nuuanu, infant son of Clarence Nuuanu and Rhapsody K. Kekuewa of Waianae, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Brawnson Kekuewa and Kyson-Pharoah Kekuewa-Nuuanu; sisters Naveah Kekuewa and Lyriq and Meadow Kekuewa-Nuuanu; grandparents Rowen Kekuewa and Lovey Mae Nuuanu; and great-grandparent Eleanor Kekuewa. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Yoshie Kuraya

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 23, 2013
Yoshie Kuraya, 94, of Honolulu, a Reef Sportswear retiree, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. She was born in Kihei, Maui. She is survived by daughter Charlotte Nakamura, sisters Naomi E. Ueda and Jane A. Tabusa, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Sheu Jin Lam

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 29, 2013
Sheu Jin Lam, 85, of Honolulu died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by sons Herbert C.W. and Nathan S.C., daughter Laura L. Morimoto and five grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Robert Koon Wah Lee

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 4, 2014
Robert Koon Wah Lee, 95, of Honolulu, a co-owner of Fong Fong Chop Suey Restaurant in Kaimuki and a Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel T., sons Bobby T. and Ronald M., daughter Jan L. Mau and four grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Douglas K. Mahi

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 4, 2014
Douglas K. Mahi, 71, of Pearl City, a U.S. Postal Service retiree and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Hisae, son Daniel, daughters Anne and Dianne, brother Henry, sisters Jackie M. Erickson and Dannette Hanohano, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.

Posted in Death Notices

Pacita Respicio Manasas

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Dec. 19, 2013
Pacita Respicio “Pat” Manasas, 78, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Ewa, a retired state Department of Education health aide, died in Kailua-Kona. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Roddy; sons Michael, Marvin and Leland Fuentes, and Sean Manasas; daughters Joanne Rios, Leona Castillo, Tara Aragosa and Kaohu Montgomery; brothers Roy, Artie, Rosalino, Cornelio, Bruno Jr. and Jack Respicio; sisters Vicki Smith and Catherine Cabudol; 30 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

Libby Kahalewehi Mendonca

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 3, 2014
Libby Kahalewehi Mendonca, 84, of Pauoa Valley died. She was born in Hilo. Services: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu.

Posted in Death Notices

Cletus Mooya

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 18, 2014
The Rev. Cletus Mooya, 40, of Honolulu, a Roman Catholic priest, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Mazamuka, Zambia. He is survived by parents Joseph and Mary; brothers Christian, Leonard, Fred, Austern and Eugine; and sister Judith. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to be held in Zambia.

Posted in Death Notices

Stacy Ann Kam Inn Nishina

Posted On January 23rd, 2014 -

Jan. 5, 2014
Stacy Ann Kam Inn Nishina, 47, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Les Murashige; daughters Lexi, Zoey and Luna; parents Vincent and Carleen; and brothers Kevin and Sheldon. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran