Lynn W. Ching

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
70, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on May 13, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:30p.m.; Services: 6:45p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017 at St. John the Baptist. Burial: 10:30a.m. on Tuesday, June 6 at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
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Lillian Hipolita Fong

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
94, of Honolulu, HI, died in Waipahu on May 3, 2017. She was born in Bohol, P.I.. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.; Services: 11:30 a.m on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
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MELVIN JOJI HIRAYAMA

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
MELVIN JOJI HIRAYAMAMelvin Joji Hirayama, 62 of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away April 16, 2017 at Island Hospice on 10th Avenue. He was born on February 22, 1955 in Waialua, Hawaii. He graduated from Mid-Pacific Institute and received his degree in civil engineering from the University of Hawaii. He retired from the City and County Department of Planning and Permitting after 37 years of service. A simple man with a brilliant mind, a wonderful smile, and a heart of gold, he promised to forever await us at Rainbow's end. He taught us how to live without confines and appreciate the simple things in life. His love of golf and being active with many tournaments earned him respect from peers. He touched the lives of so many with his loyalty and dedication to friends and family. Survived by mother June S. Hirayama of Waialua, Hawaii. Celebration of life will be held June 3, 2017 at Mililani Memorial Park, Mauka Chapel. Visitation from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. Service at 6:30 pm. No Koden or monetary offerings. Instead family encourages charitable contributions made in memory of Mel to organizations of your choice. Suggested are Mid-Pacific Institute, Island Hopsice, Queen's Medical Cancer Center.

Patsy Sachie Hookala

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
79, of Waialua, Hawaii, died in Waialua on May 8, 2017. She was born in Waialua. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka, Chapel. Burial: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 2 at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Albert Silva

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
71, of Waipahu, HI, died in Ewa Beach on May 2, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 2 at Mililani Memorial Park.
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EDITH MATSUYO SONODA

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
April 28, 1920 - May 17, 2017. Edith Matsuyo Sonoda, 97, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on May 17, 2017 at Kuakini Geriatric Care (Hale Pulama Mau). She was born in Honaunau, South Kona, Hawaii. She was preceded in death by her husband George K. Sonoda and her daughter Joyce Y. Suga. She is survived by her son Steve T. Sonoda (Teresa), daughter Diane Y. Maruyama Sonoda (Donald K. Maruyama), granddaughter Carin M. Higuchi (Byron), grandson L. Michael Suga, great-grandson Gage K. Higuchi and son-in-law Lawrence M. Suga. Private services.

Peter Yupong Szeto

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
54, of Sandy, UT, died in Utah on April 19, 2017. He was born in Hong, Kong. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
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Shirley Sueko Tengan

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
82, of Kailua, HI, died in Kailua, HI on May 5, 2017. She was born in Wailuku, Maui. Inurnment: 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
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RICHARD SHUJI YAMADA

Published On May 29th, 2017 -
83 passed away May 3, 2017. He was a retired air conditioning mechanic supervisor at the Honolulu International Airport and also served for 30 years in the Hawaii Army National Guard. He is survived by his wife Florence (Tamura) Yamada, daughter Valerie, son Craig and Tammy (daughter-in-law), (3) grandchildren Saige, Kai, and Kaz. Funeral services will be held Sunday June 4th, 2017 at the Mililani Mauka Chapel. Visitation will begin at 10:00am, services at 11:00am, with food and refreshments to follow. The family requests no flowers and casual attire.

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