March 11, 2015
Chester Kimiyoshi Washiashi, 81, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by spouse Kimiko, sons Steve K. and Roger H., daughter Judy Y. Nishimura and sister Jane M. Hakkei. Private services.
April 2, 2015
Benjamin S. Ulep, 69, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Plantation employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by spouse Presciliana; sons Zaldy and Benjie; daughter Lovelea Tang; mother Calixta Ulep; brothers Juan Jr. and Ernesto Ulep; sisters Wilhelmina Castillo, Valeriana Evangelista and Nicolasa Tolentino; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
March 13, 2015
Betty Fumiyo Toya, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Red & White Foods employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Gerrene Yukuno, Sherri Yoshimoto, Kerri Masada and Lorene Luke; brother Robert Oshiro; sister Rose Yoshida; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 21, 2015
Tomiye Toto, 85, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Keaau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Phyllis Okamoto, Beverly Toto and Cheryl Allen; brother Yoshito Omuro; and four grandchildren. Private services.
April 1, 2015
Hiroshi Tamanaha, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Fred’s Produce and Aloha Tofu driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons Shayne and Wayde; daughters Michylle Kong and Sherilyn Tamanaha; brothers Masato and Richard; sisters Jean Watai, Bernice Tamanaha, Hisae Teramoto and Tokiko Oshiro; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 24, 2015
Helen Kikue Oyama, 92, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Keanae, Maui. She is survived by son Wayne, daughter Irene Mesina, brothers Earl and John Iguchi, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
March 30, 2015
June S. Oda, 80, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Robert J. Oda, daughter Terri Kodama, brother Gilbert Eto, sister Evelyn Matsuda, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. No flowers.
March 12, 2015
Betty P.Y. Min, 91, of Kapolei, a retired Liberty Bank loan officer, died in Kapolei. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Randall; brothers Tayoo, Tahio and Tagay Kang; sisters Rose Gaspar, Alice Sunga Kong and Sohny Strong; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
April 11, 2015
Lorraine Leinaala Luis, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Larry L. Jr.; sons Chucky K. and Ricky G. Nelson, Lionel W. and Larry L. Luis III, and Sonny B. Lino; daughter Juanita Ann Nelson; 18 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel, 1330 Maunakea St. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
March 27, 2015
Carol Sadako Kukahiko, 70, of Pearl City, a retired sales associate at Sears in Pearlridge, died in Aiea. She was born in Waimea, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Michael D., daughter Candace Rutkowski, brother Ronald Yamamoto and sisters Helen Orikasa and Bernice Hiraoka. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
April 3, 2015
Kelvin Kiyoshi “Kel” Kobayashi, 68, of Honolulu, a retired sign fabricator for Whittle Signs, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jo Ann “Jo”; son Kevin M.; daughter Joleen K. Warnick; brother Ronald; sisters Harriet Huggins, Jean Yamane and Susan Chingon; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private graveside services. Aloha attire. Condolences: diamondheadmortuary.net. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.
April 3, 2015
Elizabeth Toshie Kinumatsu, 89, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Setouchi-Cho, Kagoshima-Ken, Japan. She is survived by son Roy; daughters Shoko Carlson, Jean Unabia and Gail Asuka; sister Sachiko Tokuda; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation:
9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual/aloha attire. No flowers.
April 20, 2015
Sharon O. Kaliko, 72, of Nanakuli, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital nurse’s assistant, died in Nanakuli. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by sons Paul Elliott, Gary Dean Dea and Abraham Galacgac; daughters Gale Howard and Roberta “Bobbie” Uemura; nine grandchildren; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Flowers welcome.
April 21, 2015
Yutaka Ikeda, 99, of Honolulu, a retired sales manager with Lewers & Cooke Ltd., died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sadako K.; son Craig; daughters Janet I. Shota, Sheryl I. Park and Susan I. Shiroma; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Services: 4 p.m. Condolences: hawaiianmamorialparkmortuary.com.
March 23, 2015
Exaltacion Serrano Gauthier, 79, of Kapolei, a retired public school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son William; daughter Annjeanette G. Prudencio; brothers Wilfredo, Columbus and Dominador Serrano; sisters Guadalope Ramos, Natividad Corrales and Juliana Serrano; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
March 14, 2015
Masao Fujioka, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co. general superintendent and an Army veteran who served with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company K, died in St. Francis Hospice Nuuanu. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by spouse Teruko; sons Norman, Myron and Edward; daughter Louise Liu; brother Francis; sisters Sueko Louis and Natsue Fujioka; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
April 5, 2015
Anthony Eugene Fields, 48, of Honouliuli Forest Reserve, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in El Centro, Calif. He is survived by companion Brooke Trotter, daughter Miriel Trotter-Fields, parents George Jr. and Eloise, and sister Annette. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Lanikuhonua Cultural Institute, 92-1101 Aliinui Drive, Kapolei. Aloha attire.
April 18, 2015
Dorothemae Fernandes Drumeller, 92, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant to the commander at Pearl Harbor, died in Hale Aloha Nursing Home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Dwight E. and Patrick L., brother Gilbert Fernandes, sisters Leinani Rodenhurst and Renee Thronas, nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
April 5, 2015
Kaipo Ikaika Cummings, 20, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Luke Sr. and Cloreen, brother Luke Jr., sisters Kanani and Ku‘uipo, and grandparent Dolores Kong. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at family residence, 15-2434 Niaulani St., Pahoa.
April 8, 2015
Wayne Lawrence Costa, 68, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired mechanic for the County of Hawaii Department of Parks and Recreation and an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Wayne Jr. and Tristen Costa and Delbert Pacheco; daughter Nyree; brothers Manuel “JR” III and Arnold Costa and Norman Martin; sister Carol Major; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall. Casual attire.