Feb. 1, 2016
Gail Thongkham, 44, of Hauula, a farmer and an Army National Guard veteran, died at home. She was born in Laos. She is survived by husband Kesa; son Kenneth; stepson Mason; stepdaughter Summer; mother Thip Saysiry; brothers Jack, Scott, Frank, Lance and Lamphay Saysiry; and sisters Linda Phengsy and Charlene Thavisack. Services held. Condolences: borthwick oahu.com.
Jan. 6, 2016
Harry Satoru Tanji, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Theo Davies Auto Body Division supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Russell and Harrison; daughter Patricia J. Fujisaki; brothers Walter and Howard; sisters Helen Suh, Pearl Juan and Esther Umeno; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 9 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jan. 18, 2016
Clinton James Souza, 44, of Honolulu, an Island Signal and Sound employee and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Taji Kaisa; sons Seth and Ezekiel; daughters Tyler, Miracle, Heaven, Ashley, Sheena, Tajia and Natalya; parents Paul and Carol; and sisters Kimberly, Kristie and Katrina. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.
Jan. 24, 2016
James Anthony Silva, 85, of Honolulu, a former Hawaiian Sugar Growers Association employee and University of Hawaii emeritus professor of soil science, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Nancy Minarik and Malia SilvaDuarte, sister Angeline Cromack and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 12 at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Committal services: 12:30 p.m. at Oahu Cemetery. Lunch: 1:30 p.m. at Star of the Sea social hall. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Catholic Charities Hawaii. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Feb. 8, 2016
Yoichi Sato, 93, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shigeko Takeguchi. Services: 9 a.m. Feb. 12 at Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo. Burial: 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.
Jan. 21, 2016
Suwan Raksilapa, 80, of Ewa, a groundskeeper at Royal Kunia Country Club, died in Aiea. He was born in Yasothon province, Thailand. He is survived by wife Samniang, son Thomas, daughters Ganya and Yuphawan, and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Dec. 31, 2015
Jacqueline Freitas Phillips, 68, of Pearl City, an employee at Haleiwa Strained Poi Co. in Haleiwa, died in Aiea. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Cliff L., daughters Annette L. Awai and Pauline P. Park, brother Patrick Peru, sister Susan Kaleo, 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dec. 18, 2015
Wilbur Ray “Willy” Nakagawa, 58, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Kunia, a retired Y. Hata & Co. operations manager, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Leilani Ayala-Nakagawa, son Micah R., daughters Lisa R.K. NakagawaSoberano and Lanilei Nakagawa, mother Shirley Lozano, brothers Wendell “Baba” and Wesley, sister Debra “Naka” Maramba and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Feb. 13 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jan. 27, 2016
Eugene Helekahi, 76, of Honolulu, a former MTL bus driver and retired building caretaker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joe-Ann; sons Lennon Helekahi and Dwayne K. Lani; daughters Makaahoa “Genie” Duarte, Phoebe Helekahi and Rubie Murata; brothers Earl and Elijah; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Feb. 13 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Nov. 17, 2015
Marjorie Jewel Parker Dunn, 97, of Casper, Wyo., died in Casper. She was born in Handley, Texas. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at Mililani Memorial Park.
Jan. 26, 2016
Mahoney Bungitak, 18, of Kahului, a Westin Hotel Kaanapali room service department employee, died at home. He was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He is survived by parents Alfonso and Bodrik; brothers Calvin Alfonso, and Abner Jr. and Schuyler Bungitak; and sisters Loretta Maun, Alona Alfonso, and Joan and Loryann Bungitak. Overnight vigil: 3 p.m. Feb. 14 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui. Services: 9 a.m. Feb. 15 at the mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Condolences: ballardfamily mortuaries.com.