MINEKO NAITO MINNIE 92, of Honolulu, passed away on October 14, 2016, in Honolulu. Born in Wailuku, Maui, she was a retired teller for Hawaii National Bank. Preceded in death by husband, Kaoru, she is survived by her daughter, Dale Horimoto; sister, Yukiko Noda; grandchildren, Allison Horimoto and Kyle (Crystal) Horimoto; great-granddaughter, Kaci Horimoto. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 11:00 a.m. Casual attire.
Judy H. Araki 80, of Mililani, HI, died in Kapolei on Saturday October 8, 2016. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. Services: Private
GERALDINE (GERI) NISHIZAWA BAENEN Geri, age 74, passed away unexpectedly on September 21, 2016 following surgery at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA. She was born in Honolulu and attended Castle High School (class of '60), the University of Hawaii, and graduated from Washington State University in 1964. She taught for Seattle Public Schools 1964-1970 and 1972-1997, and in Twin Hills, Alaska, a remote village on Bristol Bay 1970-72. She enjoyed her career as an elementary school teacher in Multi-Cultural education and ESL. Geri is predeceased by her parents, Toshio and Beatrice Nishizawa and brother, Gary Nishizawa. She is survived by her husband, Jim; son, Kimo (Rachael) and their sons, Eli and Mason; stepson, Greg (Charlene) and their three children in Washington State; sister, Gwen (Clayton) Fujie ; brothers, Miles (Harriet) and Dr. Guy (Michelle) Nishizawa in Hawaii; four nieces and nephews. Though she lived in Washington State, she visited Hawaii often and was a proud member of Hui O Laulima and Yomitan Sonjin Kai. Geri made the world a brighter place with her calm presence and cheerful nature. Those of us who were lucky enough to know and love her will never forget her. A celebration of life will be held on November 2 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary at 6:00 p.m. with visitation at 5:00 p.m. Inurnment will take place on November 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe at 10:00 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.
Glen James Mana'opono Balentine 25, of Ewa Beach, died in Honolulu on Saturday, October 8, 2016. He was born in Orange County, CA. Visitation: 4:00pm; Service at 5:30 pm on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary Chapel.
Edmund HF Ching 91, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Friday, October 7, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10:30 am on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel.
Daisy Mitsuko Conquest 103, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Saturday October 1, 2016. She was born in Mountain View. Visitation: 10:00am; Services: 11:00 am on Thursday November 3, 2016 at The Waikiki Elks Lodge.
Viola Palenapa Felise Palepale 88, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Tuesday October 18, 2016.. He was born in Pea, Tonga. Visitation: 7:00 p.m. on Sunday October 30, 2016 at St. Augustine by the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 31 at St. Augustine by the Sea Catholic Church. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Larry Allen Gardner 87, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Monday October 10, 2016. He was born in Camden, Ohio. Services: 3pm. on Saturday October 29, 2016 at Calvary By The Sea Lutheran Church. Scattering of ashes on Saturday, October 29, 2016.
Holly Henderson 74, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Tuesday September 6, 2016. She was born in Stillwater, New York.
Kikuye Nora Kadohiro 92, of Kona, died in Pearl City on Friday October 7, 2016. She was born in Yokohama. Visitation: 11am. on Saturday October 29, 2016 at Kona Hongwangi Mission. Services: 12pm.
David "Kawika" Kaiwi 74, of Kamuela, died in Honolulu on Monday, October 10, 2016. He Visitation: 9:00 am, Service: 10:00 am on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Mana Christian Ohana (Kahilu Town Hall) 67-1182 Lindsey Road Kamuela, HI 96743.
Sharon Marie Jah Lorch 75, died on October 3, 2016 in her home. She was born in San Francisco. She was a teacher at Honokaa Elementary School. A private memorial will be held next summer. She is survived by Son Buddy Jah; Daughter Ami Jah, Brother Gerry Speagle, 6 grand- children, 5 great-grandchildren.
Evelyn Keiko Motoyama 76, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Thursday October 6, 2016. She was born in Honolulu. Private Services.
Suzue Mukai 95, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on 9/15/2016. She was born in Waikapu.
KAZUTOSHI NAJITA 91, of Honolulu, passed away on October 14, 2016, in Honolulu. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he was Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughters, Joan (Arjun Dey) Najita, Susan (Toby Eckhause) Najita, and Julie (Jim Gibney) Najita; son, Don (Karla Meek) Najita; grandchildren, Sharmila Dey, Henry Eckhause, and Lily and Jack Najita; sister, Tsuneko Doi and brother, Tetsuo (Elinor) Najita. Private service held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.
Romana A. Navarro 91, of North Las Vegas, NV, died in Las Vegas on Sunday, October 2, 2016. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:15 a.m. at St. Joseph Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Mass 11:15 a.m.. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
CASTLE KALANIKOA PEREZ 34, of Waianae, passed away on Sept. 29, 2016 in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents, Sharlene Perez and Castle Farinas; daughter, Caselle Perez; brother, Jason Perez; sisters, Roxanne and Rayna Perez; grandmother, Beatrice Grilho. Visitation 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 at Oahu Cemetery; memorial service 6:45 p.m. Casual attire.
Aiko Tatsuzawa 90, of Waianae, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. She was born in Honolulu.
Daniel Manena Thompson 87, of Ewa Beach, died in Honolulu on Monday, October 17, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 10 am on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel. Services: 11 am on Thursday, November 10 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel. Inurnment: 2 pm on Thursday, November 10 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Narcisa J. Venzon 87, of Waipahu, HI, died in Waipahu on Monday, October 17, 2016. She was born in Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines. Visitation: 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1 at Mililani Memorial Park.
James "Popps" "Uncle Jim" Edward Werley 81, of Hilo, died on September 29, 2016 at his residene. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 11, 1935. He was a retired member of the US Coast Guard. He is survived by son, Kimo Werley; daughters Laura Ann Milar and Iva Mata; sister June Bentley; companion Marla Masolini; 6 granchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. A celebration of Life will take place on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 12-3pm at Coconut Island in Hilo.
Daniel Lee Wysocki 56, of Ewa, died in Waianae on Friday October 7, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00pm.; Service: 6:00pm. on Saturday October 29, 2016 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary.