Fusako Frances Tochigi

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
Fusako Frances Tochigi, 98, of Honolulu, a retired American Embassy administrator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Tomiko Okayama and Kazuko Uyeda. Private services.

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Raymond Tamotsu Tengan

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

Feb. 26, 2016
Raymond Tamotsu Tengan, 90, of Pearl City, a retired principal at Kawananakoa Intermediate School, died. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Robin M., daughter Karen A. Goo, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Caroline Tautua

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
Caroline Tautua, 71, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Laurie, Primrose and Silivelia; sisters Primrose Chow, Edna Keohuhu, Emily Blossom Malama and Pauline Ross; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 27 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Lorna C. Sweet

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

April 13, 2016
Lorna C. Sweet, 54, of Honolulu died in Islands Hospice Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James T.; sons Joshua T. and Nicholas T.; brothers Reynaldo C., Dominador C. and Rowland C.; and sister Letecia “Lety” Shimabukuro. Visitation: 4 p.m. May 28 at Kalihi Union Church. Celebration of life: 5 p.m.

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Francis H. Soon

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 18, 2016
Dr. Francis H. Soon, 83, of Honolulu, a retired obstetrician- gynecologist, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joan Worthen, son Sean F., daughter Lisa A., brother Leonard S. and two grandchildren. No services.

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Alice A. Matsuo Sato

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

April 17, 2016
Alice A. Matsuo Sato, 85, of Wahiawa died in Waipahu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband James T., sons Carl and Roy, daughter Evelyn, sister Myrna Segawa, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Robert Stanley Rita Sr.

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 9, 2016
Robert Stanley Rita Sr., 76, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Robert Jr. and Michael, daughters Corinna Lopez and Darlene Rita, sister Maryann McKee, 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 4 at Holy Cross Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 11 a.m. Celebration of life to follow at Daryl Kaneshiro’s Omao Ranch Lands, 4191 Koloa Road. Casual attire.

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Alfred Hanuala Rabara Sr.

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 14, 2016
Alfred Hanuala “Freddy” Rabara Sr., 87, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Hawaii Police Department sergeant, West Hawaii coordinator under Mayor Herbert Matayoshi, and a National Guard veteran, died in Nakamaru Hale, Hospice of Kona. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Alfred Jr. and Rollin, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 4 at Helani Congregational Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Dionisio Pluhs

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 13, 2016
Dionisio Pluhs, 63, of Aiea died at home. He was born in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. He is survived by wife Alpina Martin; sons Diego and Richard; daughters Laurie, Primrose and Silivelia Tautua; father Diego; mother Aurora; brothers Daro, Penio, Dick and Lorenco; sisters Plominay, Polihna, Eneyleen, Eileen, Jayleen, Minleen, Jaceleen, Sihna Henly, Senoleen, Rita and Aurelia; and 20 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 26 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Mary Pichon

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 4, 2016
Mary Pichon, 88, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a real estate entrepreneur, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by sons Jon Pedersen, Michael Schader and Paul Pichon; daughter Georgette; and two grandchildren. No services. Condolences: homelani memorialpark.com.

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Leona Pualani Peroff

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 10, 2016
Leona Pualani Peroff, 74, of Waianae died in hospice care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Alexander; sons Mike and Keli’i; daughters Yvonne, Anna, Yvette, Lisa and Noelani; 23 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Private celebration of life. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Bessie Kikuyo Nishikawa

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

Feb. 21, 2016
Bessie Kikuyo Nishikawa, 84, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Pearl City, a self-employed dress designer/maker and sewing teacher, died in Henderson. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Alan H. and Brian A., daughter Cynthia K. Fabry, sisters Takiyo Tanaka and Tokiko Sakata, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. May 29 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Itsuro Motoyama

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

April 29, 2016
Itsuro “George” Motoyama, 91, a retired warehouseman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Iwao, Charles T., Franklin K. and Leslie J.; and sister Lily Y. Urabe. Visitation: 1 p.m. May 29 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Douglas Alexander Tadeusz Morrison

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

April 29, 2016
Douglas Alexander Tadeusz Morrison, 34, of Bothell, Wash., a computer software engineer who worked for the W.M. Keck Observatory on Hawaii, and co-founder of Black Tower Entertainment, died in Seattle. He was born in New Britain, Conn. He is survived by father Douglas, mother Jadwiga and sister Elisa. No services. Private ceremonies. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Black Tower Entertainment at blog.blacktowerentertainment.com.

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Betty McGarrity

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 18, 2016
Betty McGarrity, 85, of Kailua, a retired secretary, died in Kailua. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by daughter Donna L., sisters Billie Jose and Patty Hobbs, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Linda Yoshie Kawahara

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 7, 2016
Linda Yoshie Kawahara, 70, of Honolulu, a Kuakini Medical Center account representative, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Karen Goto and Arlene Ohtani. Private services. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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Kristl Hokuokalani Kansana

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 6, 2016
Kristl Hokuokalani Kansana, 50, of Makakilo died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patrick Jr.; sons Harold and Ezra Ross, and Jonathan, Joshua and Patrick Kansana III; daughter Ariane Ross; brother Daylen Marino; sister Esther Palama; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 28 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Condolences: ballard familymoanaluamortuary.com.

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Ligaya Simon Ignacio

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 10, 2016
Ligaya Simon Ignacio, 68, of Kapulena, Hawaii, a Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel employee, died at home. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Paul, daughters Leslie Serrano and Leilani Burks, brothers Ermie and Vic Madamba, sister Leenah Alejo and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 27 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. May 28 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Edith Yuk Jun Wong Hee

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 11, 2016
Edith Yuk Jun Wong Hee, 85, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Karl Ryan, daughters Jocelin Hee-Liu and Colette Hee, two brothers, a sister and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Masao Hama

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 1, 2016
Masao Hama, 88, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Masako. Private services.

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Patsy Chieko Fukushima

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

April 15, 2016
Patsy Chieko Fukushima, 101, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center dietary cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Robert, Joe and Dennis; daughter Eileen Wilton; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. May 28 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. No flowers. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Richard O. Fukumoto

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

March 25, 2016
Richard O. Fukumoto, 88, of Honolulu, an Army veteran and the owner of Ricki’s Food and Appliances, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel F., sons Mitchell and Reid, brother Haruyoshi and two grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. May 27 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Richard Yoshimi Fujiwara

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

April 21, 2016
Richard Yoshimi Fujiwara, 92, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kevin, Lanson and Damon; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Juanita Briones Butacan

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 15, 2016
Juanita Briones Butacan, 89, of Lihue, a retired Kauai Surf housekeeper, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Merlyn Powers, 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 1 at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m.

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Tom Takehide Ban

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 2, 2016
Tom Takehide Ban, 88, of Hilo, retired Shell Oil plant operator and an Army veteran, died in Hospice of Hilo, Pohai Malama Facility. He was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Amy, sons Richard and Michael, brother Robert, four grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and seven step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 28 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Eleanor Shizue Ando

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

May 3, 2016
Eleanor Shizue Ando, 93, of Aiea, a retired Waimano Home secretary for the State of Hawaii, died in Pohai Nani. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Steven Y. and Warren K., brother David Nakamura, sister Thelma Hasuike and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles A. Allen

Published On May 23rd, 2016 -

April 18, 2016
Charles A. “Chuck” Allen, 79, a retired maintenance superintendent for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, District 2, and a retired Air Force first sergeant, died in Christus Hospice, San Antonio. He was born in Fort Edward, N.Y. He is survived by wife Helene; sons Todd, David and Michael; brothers Thomas and Gerald; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, at a later date.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran