May 16, 2015
Clyde Tomio Yoshimori, 67, of Lihue, a retired employee of Aqua Engineers, Lihue Plantation and McBryde Sugar Plantation, and a Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Isaac, daughters Esther Miller and Naomi Lewanski, brothers Warren and Lloyd, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. June 6 at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
May 1, 2015
Saburo Yamashita, 89, of Hono-lulu, a retired Kahala Kai Photo accountant and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hatsuyo; sons Michael H., Glenn A. and Brian A.; and sister Joyce K. Takahashi. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. June 8 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
May 17, 2015
Cynthia Ann Yamamoto, 66, of Lihue, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Grant; son Ronson Valdez; daughters Tisha Henderson, Dawn Lopez and Chelsey Valdez; mother Mildred S. Miller; stepmothers Peggy Wisneski and Wilhelmina Perreira; brothers Mark, Teddy, Robin and Bill; sisters Theresa L. Ratcliff, Caroll Neilsen, Susan Perreira, Jessica Kung, Dara Balmores, Tiare Sorensen and Deidre, Denise, Shawn and Amber Wisneski; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services to follow. Casual attire.
May 16, 2015
Tamotsu Yamaguchi, 93, of Mililani, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kalaoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yoshino; son Wayne T.; daughter Blanche Y. Tanabe; sisters Ellen Inouye, Elaine Watanabe and Mildred Omura; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 19, 2015
Leonard Withington Jr., 73, of Honolulu, a marine electronics sales manager and a Coast Guard Auxiliary veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Toni and Jerusalem. Services pending.
April 12, 2015
Helen Wakatsuki, 86, of Hono-lulu, a retired state Department of Health chemist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter; daughters Lynn and Jill Wakatsuki, and Lei Takahashi; brothers Kenneth and Robert Sakanashi; sisters Clara Nakahata, Sally Iwai and Jane Oyama; and four grandchildren. Private services.
May 1, 2015
Yoshie Umezu, 90, of Waipahu, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. She was born in Ibaraki-ken, Japan. She is survived by son Arthur, daughters Kay Umezu and Amy Umezu-Coe and two grandchildren. Private services. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.
April 30, 2015
Yoshio Suzukamo, 90, of Kapaa, Kauai, a canner for Hawaiian Cannery, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by brother Tetsuo Suzukawa. Private services.
May 11, 2015
Donald E. Silva, 80, of Pearl City, a retired heavy equipment operator and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hopeflora, sons David Silva and Edward Henline, daughter Leinaala Medeiros, brothers Albert G. and Bernard, sister Loretta Lorenzo, 20 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church.
May 22, 2015
Stanley Seiso Segawa, 94, of Lihue, a state bridge maintenance foreman and an Army Military Intelligence Service interpreter, died at Garden Isle Healthcare. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Judy H., daughter Jane Iwane, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Services: 11 a.m.
May 17, 2015
Rin H. Sakoda, 95, of Kauai, a homemaker, died in Waimea, Kauai. She was born in Makaweli Camp, Kauai. She is survived by sons Ronald and Erwin, daughter Vivian Pereira, brothers Hiroshi and Alan K. Honma, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 13, 2015
Calvin Yoshio Sakagawa, 71, of Honolulu, a self-employed bookkeeper, died at the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Linda S.; sons Myron, Guarrin and Randy; brother Norman; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
May 24, 2015
Janine M. Richardson, 59, of Haleiwa, a researcher and writer, died in Haleiwa. She was born in Orange, Calif. She is survived by son Zechariah C.; daughters Kaonahi Ananda and Kualani S. Thorne; sisters Sherry McCarty, Debra LaCrosse and Jodi Kramer; and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Book Trust, Direct Relief International or Doctors Without Borders.
May 9, 2015
Teruo Oshiro, 90, of Honolulu, a retired electrician for Gushiken Electric and an Army veteran, died at Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bert M., daughters Suzette H. Nakagawa and Wendy O. Dinnocenti and three grandchildren. Private services.
May 4, 2015
May Kuulei Dias Orlando, 66, of Anahola, Kauai, a retired certified nursing assistant, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Guy Ali’i Dias; daughter Gloria “Lei Ann” Gibbons; sisters Charlotte Kamaka, Catharine Palama and Yvonne Heanu; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. June 6 at the Pillars at Anahola Park.
May 8, 2015
Robert E.L. “Bob” Nelson, 80, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughters Derra Meister, Tala Senter, Zandra Yamamoto, Alethea Train and Diana Thomas; sons Skya Nelson and Michael Mau; hanai daughter Pat Ono; hanai son Kimo Marciniack; brother Ron Jean; and nine grandchildren. Private services.
April 29, 2015
Janet Tomoyo Nakatsu, 96, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Melvin, daughter Linda Matsumoto, brother Stanley Sato, sister Jean Nishimoto, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
May 8, 2015
Haruko Nakasone, 95, of Hono-lulu, a homemaker, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Diane H. Ito and Janice H. Taniyama, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 5, 2015
Steven Puahaulani Mero, 75, of Honolulu, a tour guide operator for Polynesian Adventure Tours, died in Waipahu. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by hanai sons John J. Oliveira and Beany Koa and sister Roberta Ann. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
April 28, 2015
Joanna Momi McCallum, 80, of Hilo, a bookkeeper, died in Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Lei Laimana, Kellyn Coghlan, Kwynn McCallum-Bega and Kylan McCallum; brother Kenneth Lum; sisters Allene Uesugi and Lana Lum-Medeiros; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
March 19, 2015
Teckla Eleanor “Teck” Lopez, 69, of Kaneohe, a Honolulu Community Action Program retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Larry A., son Larry A. Jr., daughters Lanette Ann Lopez and Lori Ann Lopez-Kaer, brother Chuck Taylor, sister Willadeen DeSilva, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Waikane. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
March 13, 2015
Freeman “Buckley” Lofton, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a computer engineer and owner of AEC Concepts, died in Nakamaru Hale. He was born in Fresno, Calif. He is survived by mother Joanna von Behringer, brother Craig and sister Ramsey. Private services.
May 24, 2015
Keng Yin Li, 88, of Honolulu, a Hee Hing Restaurant cook, died. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Sui Yiu Kwok, son Long Yue Lee, brothers Tung Gao and Tung Fong, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Taoist services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment.
May 21, 2015
Jett Shinichi Kaneshiro, 60, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant, died at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley “Sami,” daughters Laci-Marie and Nikki-Rae and brother Wade. Services: 9 a.m. June 11 at Chez Sports Bar and Grill, 98-150 Kaonohi St., Aiea. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Call 382-6825 for more information.
May 27, 2015
Charles Casimer Jess Jr., 69, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired carpenter, a Marine Corps veteran who served in the Vietnam War and a recipient of three Purple Hearts, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Arlington, Mass. He is survived by wife Billie; son James Lang; stepsons Kenneth Brashear and Andrew Miller; stepdaughter Christie Odom; brother Thomas; sisters Anita and Kathleen Jess, Debbie Sweeney, Jennifer Harrington, Virginia LaBaha, Pam McEntyre, Marilyn Mayberry and Lorraine Galendo; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: noon Tuesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
May 10, 2015
Nancy Satsuki Ito, 88, of Hono-lulu, a retired U.S. federal government systems analyst, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Betty K. Private services.
May 25, 2015
Raymond Fujimoto, 79, of Wailuku, a heavy equipment mechanic, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Karen; daughter Gail; sisters Kay Walden, Millie Rodrigues, Ruby Yoshisato and Diane Yamanoha; and three grandchildren.Celebration of life: 1 p.m. June 7 at Sokka Gakkai International-USA, Hawaii Cultural Center, 2729 Pali Highway. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
May 28, 2015
Drake Satoru Fujimoto, 72, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a construction industry glazier, died. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Patricia, son Drake, daughters Terry Cabudol and Robin Armitage, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 4, 2015
Faustino Damalerio Dumadag, 91, of Honolulu, a retired janitor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Calape, Bohol, Philippines. He is survived by sons Huberto, Mike “Miguel,” Eric and Victor; daughters Erlinda Bakiril, Edwarda Snyder and Rosario Quiong; sister Lucia Janer; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
May 19, 2015
Lucky Mark Danyluk, 65, of Kona, Hawaii, formerly of California, a John Paul Mitchell Systems promoter, died. He was born in Burbank, Calif. He is survived by brothers Ron and Glen. Private celebration of life.