Ricardo "Ricky" Ramos Acierto, 91, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. Ricardo retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop, Marine Machinist Shop 38. Service for Ricardo will be held on Monday, February 27, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; visitation from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., service to begin at 9:30 a.m., burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Committal Shelter. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary
76, of Kahului, Maui, died in Wailuku on Sunday, February 5, Private Services were held.
76, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, died in Kealakekua on Thursday, January 19, 2017. He was born in Waialua, Hawaii. Visitation: 8:00 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Kahikolu Congregational Church in Captain Cook, Hawaii.
53, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. He was born in Wahiawa. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel.
67, of Wailuku, Maui died in Wailuku on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. He was born in Wailuku. Visitation: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kahului Stake Center. Burial: 1:00p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
86, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Monday, January 30, 2017. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. Services: 1:00p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
83, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on Friday, January 27, 2017. He was born in Kahuku. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
84, of Honolulu passed away on February 8, 2017 at Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Modesto, CA. She was a retired Travel Agent and member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She is survived by sons, Paul and Daniel (April) and daughters Susan Mathewson (Dennis), Karen Saupe (Greg) and seven grandchildren. Funeral mass held at Holy Trinity Church on February 24, 2017 at 10 a.m.
92, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Private Services held.
61, of Mountain View, HI, died in Hilo, HI on Saturday, January 28, 2017. He was born in Honolulu, HI. Private services to be held.
78, passed away on November 16, 2016. Please join us for her funeral which will be held on February 24, 2017 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. The public is welcome to arrive between 9:30-10:30 a.m. A Catholic prayer service will take place at 10:30 a.m. followed immediately by lunch. For those who would like to attend, the inurnment will be at Diamond Head Memorial Park at 12:45 p.m.
88, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Friday, January 27, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 2:00 p.m.; Services: 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Celebration of Life: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, at Kailua Beach Park, Oahu.
Age 65. of Las Vegas, NV, passed away January 8, 2017 in Nevada. Born November 24, 1951 in Honolulu, HI. He retired as a supervisor for American Airlines and served in the Hawaii Army National Guard. He is survived by wife, Abbie Yuen Fleming; daughter, Nicole W.K.O. Fleming; son, Ryan M.K.H. (Naomi) Fleming; mother, Betty Jane Delima Fick; brothers, Theodore P. (Julie) Fleming, Timothy T. (Connie) Fleming; 2 grandsons. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesay (Feb. 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jack L. Fretz passed away in his home in Palm Coast, Florida on January 30, 2017, his loving wife of 48 years, Patricia Gail, at his side. He was 86. Jack was born in Kokomo, Indiana on December 15, 1930 to Hillard Clark and Mary Ruth Fretz. Jack served our country and was stationed in Hawaii. Falling in love with the islands, he set down roots and raised a family. He loved the sea and sailed often. Jack retired to the mainland, where he continued to sail well into his 70's. Remembered for his friendly smile, independence and strength, Jack was an inspiration for his children and beamed with pride as he spoke of them. You will always be with us in our hearts. Friends and family are welcome to visit jackfretz.remembered.com to celebrate Jack and share remembrances of his life.
73, of Pearl City, a retired Supervising Construction Inspector for the City and County of Honolulu, passed away on February 9, 2017 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son, Lane (Lisa) Fujii; grandchildren, Jared, Jayden and Micah Fujii; and sisters, Jeannie, Connie, Ruby and Gwen. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris; and grand- daughter, Kaia. Visitation is at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service at 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No Flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY
Alvan L. Furtado 62, passed away on July 11, 2015 in Gardena, California. Survived by son Edward Kaimi Histo and one grandchild. Visitation 9am- 10am; Mass to follow. Friday, February 24, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church on Wilder Avenue. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo/ Kona
June Setsuko Furtado 92, of Honolulu, died on January 1, 2017 in Mtn. View, Hawaii. Survived by sons Thomas Furtado Jr and Davey Furtado; daughters Marva (Larry) Newhall and LeeAnn (Mike) Bruscato; Also survived by 6 grand- children; 9 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9am-10am; Mass to follow. Friday, February 24, 2017. Sacred Heart Church on Wilder Avenue. Parking entrance on Halekula Street. Arrangements Provided By: Ballard Family Mortuary-Hilo/ Kona
87, of Honolulu, passed away January 19, 2017 in Sparks, Nevada. Dorothy was born October 2, 1929 in Fall River, Massachusetts to John Hackett and Mary Hayes Hackett. She and her husband David Garliepp moved to California in the 1960's and operated a number of bars and lounges in the San Francisco bay area that were very popular at the time. It was during this time that Dorothy attained her pilots license and enjoyed her association with other women pilots through The Bay Cities Chapter, Ninety-Nines. Dave and Dorothy eventually relocated to the Hawaii Kai area of Honolulu where they were members of the Hawaii Kai Yacht Club. Dorothy eventually became the owner of an antique- collectables shop in Kailua named "The Hunter" and she thoroughly enjoyed traveling the world acquiring items for her store. She was preceded in death by her husband David Garliepp, her treasured son, William Gibson Garliepp, and her sister Elizabeth Paiva. She is survived by her sister Mary Frances Simons of South Lake Tahoe, California, and her brother John Hackett of North Carolina. The three of them enjoyed traveling back to Ireland to visit the country of their family. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss her dearly. The family would also like to thank the entire staff of The Arbors Memory Care Community in Sparks, Nevada for the excellent care she received and for recognizing the spark Dottie had and deeming her a "favorite". A viewing will take place Friday, Feb 24 at 12:30pm at The Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary in Kaneohe followed by a gravesite service at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery also in Kaneohe. Friends are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy's name are welcome at the Food Bank of Hawaii or to Goodwill Industries.
42, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died at her home in Las Vegas on Sunday, January 31, 2016. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Visitation: 8:00 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kailua-Kona. Burial at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa.
91, of Aiea, Hawaii, died on January 24, 2017. Internment: 1:00 p.m. on February 28, 2017 at the National Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
61, of Oakdale, California, died in Oakdale on Sunday, December 25, 2016. He was born in Puunene, Maui. Visitation: 9:00a.m.; Services: 11:30a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao. Inurnment: 1:00p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
90, of Hilo, Hawaii, died in Hilo on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born in Hilo. Visitation: 3:00 p.m.; Services: 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Burial: 12:00 p.m. on Monday, February 27 at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery #2.
Paul S. Ishibashi, 78, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, died at Castle Medical Center, on Monday, February 13, 2017. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by his wife, Arlene, son Keith (Tammy), daughters Diane Tacgere (Benjamin), Sandi Harada (David), and eight grandchildren. Also survived by his sisters Ruth Nishiyama, Joyce Yokoyama and brother Robert Ishibashi (Carolyn). Services will be held on Monday, February 27, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation 9 a.m. Services 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY
72, passed away on February 3, 2017, but not without leaving an indelible mark in Hawaii's healthcare community. After a successful career in commercial lending for a local financial institution, Gordon made a major career shift and co-founded Oahu Care Facility in 1986, followed by Pearl City Nursing Home in 1995, and Community Case Management Corp. in 2001. Kulana Malama, Hawaii's first stand-alone long-term care facility for medically fragile children, opened in 2007. In 2009, Gordon acquired Kokua Nurses, and in 2014, he added Malama Adult Day Care to what is now the Ito Healthcare Group. Gordon and his wife, June, established the Gordon and June Ito Foundation in 2009 to provide annual scholarships for undergraduate nursing students and graduate social work students. He will be missed by his wife June, his three children: daughter Maedene Wakabayashi and son-in-law Lyle, his son Randall, daughter Robyn McKinney and her husband Chris, and two grandchildren, Ty and Tess Wakabayashi. Services for Gordon Ito are scheduled at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary on Monday, February 27, at 4:30 pm. Visitation will be at 3:30 pm. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC
70, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. He was born in Oklahoma.
93, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Palolo. She was born in Hilo, Hawaii on January 20, 1924. Shortly after, her family moved to Waialae Ranch where she was raised, and later met her husband, the late Charles T. Jitchaku. Ruby worked as a waitress at the Central YMCA Coffee Shop for over 25 years, and was also a member of Chatan-Kadena Chojin Kai. She is survived by her sons, Gary Jitchaku (Laura Ajimine) and Allen (Chun Ja) Jitchaku; daughters Carol (Herbert) Kamehaiku, and Sharon (Ronald) Tomasa; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great- grandchildren. Her funeral service will be held at the Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Saturday February 25. Visitation will be at 3 pm, and service at 4 pm. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY
75, of Kapolei, Hawaii, died in Ewa Beach on Sunday, January 15, 2017. She was born in Logansport, Indiana. Visitation: 5:30 p.m.; Services: 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Burial: 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27 at Mililani Memorial Park.
35, of Lahaina, Maui, died in Wailuku on Thursday, January 12, 2017. She was born in Wailuku. Visitation: 6:00 p.m.; Services: 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului.
70, of Cerritos, California, died in Cerritos on Thursday, January 5, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation: 10:00 a.m.; Services: 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel.
85, of Paukukalo, Maui, died in Paukukalo on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She was born in Waihe'e. Visitation: 9:00am.; Services: 11:00am. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kahului. Burial: 2:00pm. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.