Archive for January 4th, 2018

Benjamin T.S. Chung

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

88, of Honolulu, passed away on December 11, 2017. Born in Shanghai, China, he was a retired Technical Sergeant after serving 24 years for the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Akiko; son, Paul (Patricia) Chung; daughters, April Chung (Reid Tatsuguchi) and Meilee (Michael) Parrish; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brothers, Tien Luke, Tien Cheong, and Tien Fook Chung; and sister, Helen Lynn. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

George Farias

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

72, of Hilo, HI, died in Pensacola, FL on February 22, 2018. He was born in Honolulu, HI. Visitation: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM; Mass: 10:30 AM on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo, HI. Burial: 12:00 Noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2, Hilo, HI.
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Hideko Fujita

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

96, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on November 19, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Diamond Head Mortuary.
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Suzette Desiree Julian

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

57, of Kapolei, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on December 8, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel.
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Dominador Mirafuentes

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

81, of Mililani, Hawaii, died in Waipahu on November 29, 2017. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. Visitation: 5:15 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel.
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Harry Mitsuko Nakasone

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

82, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on December 3, 2017. He was born in Wahiawa. Visitation: 5:00 p.m.; Services: 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel.
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Rodney Emile Peidvache

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

74, of Hilo, Hawaii died at the Hilo Medical Center on December 19, 2017. He was born in Honolulu on December 18, 1943. Private Services.
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Lt. Col. Robert J. Thomas,

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

Lt. Col. Robert J. Thomas,USAF RETIRED 83 years old from Kaneohe passed away at Castle Medical Center on December 6, 2017 after a long illness. Born on October 6, 1934 in Western, Nebraska. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War doing two tours. He retired from Hickam AFB in 1979 after 25 years of service and chose to make his home in Hawaii. He worked for 25 years as a civilian for the DOD at Fort Shafter retiring at age 78 in December 2012. He held numerous jobs, he worked at Bank of Hawaii, and in San Francisco at Wells Fargo Bank and Bank of America. He was a Mason and Shriner and was the Potentate for the Aloha Temple in Hawaii 2002. He was a member of the Body of the Scottish Rite, and Hawaiian Lodge. He also used to belong to Leeward Lodge, He did volunteer work with the Carole Kai Great Aloha Run as the chairman of the refreshments for the Military Sound of Freedom Runner at the end of the run. He is survived by his wife Kathleen (Kitty) Yap Thomas, son Robert (Cheryl) Thomas, daughter Margaret Julie Thomas-Chun, stepson Conrad (Lauren) H. Hise; grandsons; Christopher Thomas, Randall J. Chun, Daniel Chun, Tyler Chun; granddaughters; Dr. Jennifer (Jason) Katada, Sabinne M. Matsumoto, Christine Hise; great grandson Jake Katada and great granddaughter June Katada along with numerous nephews and nieces. Predeceased by Lee M. Matsumoto; brothers; James (Margaret), August (Julia) and George Thomas. Memorial Services to be held on January 6, 2018 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1611 Kewalo Street, #101, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Services 10:30 a.m. Burial with full military honors on January 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kaneohe Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire.

Kenji Toyama

Posted On January 4th, 2018 -

92, of Honolulu, Hawaii died in Honolulu on December 4, 2017. He was born in North Kohala, Hawi, Hawaii. Private Services.
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