Sept. 6, 2014
Benjamin Ira Weeks III, 61, of Aiea, a waterproofing and restoration company employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; daughters Nylene and Arielle Weeks, Sonya Perez and Ashlee Elliott; sisters Priscilla Kaneshiro, Claudia Torres and Iranell Sanchez; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Sept. 2, 2014
Patricia Elizabeth “Pat” Ushiroda, 69, of Kailua-Kona, a clerk for the Hawaii County Real Property Tax Division, a former engineering clerk for Kona Surf Resort and a front desk clerk for Kona Inn Resort, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Randall; sons Lawrence “Sonny” and Darin Debina; daughter Angela “Dawa” Debina; stepsons Chad, Kurt and Sean; mother Mary Patao; brothers Frank Quirit and James, Lawrence and Rodney Patao; sisters Sally Fukunaga, Caroline Patao and Frances Caceres; three grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Honokohau Industrial Park. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Aug. 25, 2014
Nozomu Uemura, 80, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a carpenter, coffee farmer and fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Ted, Edward and George; and sisters Eileen Fukumoto, Madeline Tanaka and Ellen Tanioka. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji, Kealakekua. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 5, 2014
Herbert Kiichi Tanaka, 85, of Waianae, owner of H. Tanaka Trucking Service, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by sons Chris H. and Michael H., daughter Ruth K. Togami, sisters Edith Y. Baba and Jane Y. Yamashiro, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Aug. 14, 2014
Clarence Ernest Self, 89, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Keven A., daughter Pamela M., three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 28, 2014
Aiko Sekiguchi, 79, of Aiea, a vocal instructor and professional singer, will be remembered in services 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by companion Dale Senaga and brother Tatsurou Tsumura. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aug. 11, 2014
Helen Tsutako Samori, 89, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for Ault Supply Co. and a former employee of Maruyama Catering and Itoguruma Ramen Shop, died in Honolulu. She was born in Moloaa, Kauai. She is survived by brothers Albert and Kenneth Nakakura, and sisters Bernice Oshita and Lorraine Nishiyama. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Aug. 19, 2014
Wilhelmina Leina’ala Kini Salinas, 58, of Papakolea, a retired housekeeper at numerous hotels and Honolulu Airport, died in the Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Nolberto “Jose”; daughter Elizabeth N.; stepfather Manuel Maldonado Jr.; brothers Isaiah I. and Everett L. Kini; sisters Lisa M.L. Frank and Carmelita C.N. Maldonado; stepbrothers Manuel, James and Marlon; and stepsisters Lurline, April, JoAnn, Elizabeth and Marilyn. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Sept. 9, 2014
Abel V.O. Pellegrino, 18, of Honolulu, a KTUH disc jockey, will be remembered in services in Saipan. He died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Julian and Neil, and sisters Margaret and Prunella.
Aug. 21, 2014
Jay Nobuaki Nakashima, 64, of Honolulu, a retired condominium security officer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Beppu, Japan. He is survived by wife Rie O., brother Mark K. and sister Charlyne L. Private services.
Sept. 1, 2014
Atsuo “Aji” Miura, 85, of Wailuku, an Army veteran who served in the 45th Infantry Division and a recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother James and sister Midge Loth. Private services.
Aug. 8, 2014
Damaso S. “Demy” Lagadon, 82, of Aiea, a retiree of Grace Pacific and the former Pacific Concrete & Rock, died in Aiea. He was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rey, Cresencio “Chris” and Nelson; daughter Laurie L. Marr; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Family program: 10 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Sept. 1, 2014
Chung Kwock Ying Kwong, 85, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by son Peter K.Y., daughter Stephanie C.K. Kwong-Lau and two grandchildren. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Sept. 15, 2014
Michael Tatsuo Kikugawa, 86, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by daughters Paulette Lum and Terri Kikugawa, son Walter, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eleele. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Sept. 3, 2014
Sun Cha Kwon Kawamura, 77, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Seoul. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Aug. 31, 2014
Emma Mew Choy Nobori Kauahikaua, 90, of Mililani, a retired state employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lance, Jaxon and Kenny; daughters Melody, Jacqueline, Mary Ann, Jessie, Bonnie and Charlene; sisters Caroline and Winona; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.
July 18, 2014
Tadashi Kaku, 100, of Kailua-Kona, a coffee farmer, died. He was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kenneth, James, Albert and Maurice; sister Edith Sonoda; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Aug. 30, 2014
Manuel Jamandre “Maning” Javillonar, 73, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation engineer, died in Waipahu. He was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Milagros L., son Myles N., brothers Placido and Rodolfo, and sisters Felomena Jamandra and Magdalena Alina. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Sept. 23 at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace. Mass at noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Aug. 12, 2014
Ethel Mitsuko Higa, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired waitress, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Frank Mitsumura; sisters Shirley Matsunaka, Jean Sindt, Sharon Yamamoto, Helene Carvalho and Cindy Takimoto; and brother Leslie Nishihara. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at New Hope Hilo Hawaii Gathering Place. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sept. 8, 2014
William “Wild Wild Willy” Extencion, 82, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a retired construction worker and coffee farmer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Donny and Jordan Estencion, and Steven Pascual; daughters Beverly Estencion and Desiree Pagay; hanai daughter Shawndell Salas; stepsons Alfonso, Jeff, Craig Sr., and Roy Belanio; stepdaughters Angelina Alcosiba, Glenda Shirley, Estrellita Campogan, Gail Reyes and Althea Danao; brothers Ben and Joseph Estencion; sister Gloria Tagalog; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Honaunau. Mass: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 3, 2014
John B. Eguires, 79, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Edward and Donald. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 5, 2014
Douglas Forbes Cushnie, 76, of Honolulu, an attorney, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Gina, sons Aukai and Keoni, daughters Heather and Cecily, brother Bruce and sister Charm Lyons. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 8, 2014
Maril Yasuko “Shinagawa” Chun, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry, son Randall and two grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 27, 2014
Henrietta Amoehiona Kehaulani Buan, 65, of Honolulu, a retired manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert V.R. and Rhinehart S.R.; daughter Tammy Freitas; brothers Samuel, Stanley and Timothy Malama; sister Marion Kealaula; and five grandchildren. Services at a later date.
Aug. 18, 2014
Diane Opuulani Nizo Brown, 65, of Waianae, a retired Securitas sergeant, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Michelle K. Brown and Kiana Hewlen, sons William Jr. and Michael, sisters Helen “Pomai” Nizo-Basques and Mickey Nizo-Kapua’aala, and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.
CAPTAIN WILLIAM HARVEY DALTON Captain William Harvey Dalton, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy (Retired) passed away peacefully at his home in Madison County, VA on 11 September 2014. Born April 4, 1940 in Forest City, NC, he earned a BA in 1962 and a JD in 1965 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, after which he was commissioned a Lieutenant (junior grade) in the U.S. Navy, where he served with distinction for 30 years. CAPT Dalton served several tours in Hawaii, including Executive Officer, Naval Legal Service Office, Pearl Harbor, HI and Staff Judge Advocate to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp Smith, HI. CAPT Dalton is survived by his daughter, Jessica Dalton Davis (Michael) of Honolulu, HI and his wife of 24 years, Jane Gilliland Dalton, of Madison, VA, along with many other family members. Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Madison, with the interment following at Culpeper National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 N. Randolph Street, Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203; or Hospice of the Rapidan, P.O. Box 1715, Culpeper, VA 22701.
JAMES JIMMY TAKE TAKESHI TAGAMI Age 84, of Kaneohe , passed away September 1, 2014 in Kaneohe. Born December 23, 1929 in Kona, Hawaii. Owner of Tagami Auto Service, Ltd. Preceded in death by wife Doris Tagami and sister Betty Hashimoto. He is survived by daughter, Judy K. Tagami; sons, Darryl T. Tagami, Dean T. Tagami; brother, Henry (Edna) Tagami; sister, Jeannette (Paul) Hirakawa; brother-in-law, Raymond Hashimoto; grandsons, Lee Maruta, Myles Maruta; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Sunday 9/21 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.