Author Archive

Glennon G Pine

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

43, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital in Waimea, Hawaii on August 27, 2017. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. Visitation: 9 a.m.; Services: 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Annunciation Catholic Church in Waimea, Hawaii.
Posted in Death Notices

Calvin Soji Yokote

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

71, of Waipahu, HI, died in Honolulu, HI on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. He was born in Hawaii. Private Services.
Posted in Death Notices

Alyce Junko Yogi

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

91, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on September 3, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Private services held.
Posted in Death Notices

Bessie Q. Pamintuan

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

66, of Ewa Beach, died in Ewa Beach on September 11, 2017. She was born in Tarlac, Philippines. Visitation: 10 AM; Services: 11 AM on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel.
Posted in Death Notices

John “Hawaiian” Kuamo’o Jr

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

54, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on August 15, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Services: 5:00-10:00pm on Saturday, September 16 at Blaisedell Arena.
Posted in Death Notices

Solomon Tripp Jr.

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

71, of Waianae, died in Honolulu on September 10, 2017. He was born in Honolulu.
Posted in Death Notices

Joan L. Minkler

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

79, of Makawao, Maui, died in Makawao on September 11, 2017. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Services will be announced at a later date.
Posted in Death Notices

Gwendolyn Mokihana Yuk Inn Kamisugi

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

73, of Wahiawa, HI, died in Wahiawa on August 11, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, HI. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Honolulu.
Posted in Death Notices

Glenn G.I. Chun

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

66, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on September 2, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Burial: 1:00 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.
Posted in Death Notices

Iris K.J. Baczkiewicz

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

59, of Volcano, HI, died in Hilo, HI on September 2, 2017. She was born in Kapapala Ranch, Ka'u, HI. Private services held.
Posted in Death Notices

Kazuko Y. Michels

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

85, of Mililani, died in Mililani on Monday, September 11, 2017. She was born in Sendai, Japan.
Posted in Death Notices

Luis Calderon-Vinales

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

85, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Wahiawa on September 7, 2017. He was born in Puerto Rico.
Posted in Death Notices

Margaret M. Wahinekapu

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

87, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died in residence on September 12, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Services: Noon on Thursday, September 21 at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua- Kona, Hawaii.
Posted in Death Notices

WILLIAM J. ALBERT

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

WILLIAM J. ALBERT WILLIAM J. ALBERT Age 70, passed away on September 10, 2017 in Honolulu. "Bill," or "Uncle Willy," was born and raised in Long Island, New York. At 17, he left home in a VW van to pursue his dream of surfing in California. He was a lifelong surfer who loved the ocean and the great friendships it brought him. He is survived by his wife Camilla, his niece Samantha, nephew John, and many other cherished friends and family members.

Israel “Iz” Aiona

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

65, of Hilo, died in Hilo on August 15, 2017. He was born in Hilo. Visitation: 9 a.m.; Memorial Service 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo.
Posted in Death Notices

Helena Aurio Pasatiempo

Posted On September 19th, 2017 -

85, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu, HI on August 16, 2017. She was born in Honolulu, HI. Visitation: 6:00 p.m.; Services: 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Posted in Death Notices

KIM FUNG UNG

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

UNG Kim Fung Ung, 80, beloved wife, mother, mother-in-law & grandmother died peacefully on Tuesday September 5, 2017. Born on 06/16/37 in Canton, China, she was a reliable, loyal & dedicated employee to a few employers and the family business. She is survived by husband John, sons Calvin, Donald & Carroll, 2 daughters-in-law, 3 grandchildren and brother Lum Sing Chan of Canada. Visitation 9am Saturday 09/23/17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Service 10am, Burial 1pm Hawaiian Memorial Park Kaneohe.

Fagalima Bustamante Kealoha

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

Fagalima Bustamante Kealoha88, of Hau'ula, passed away peacefully at home on August 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 5, 1929, in Utulei, American Samoa. She attended Poyer Junior School, (aka: Samoana High School) up to the 8th grade and held many jobs to help support her family while living in American Samoa. She worked as a waitress at a near by establishment and as a housekeeper/nanny for doctors and families of Johnson Hospital in Utulei. Previous marriages to the late Samu Taumanupepe, Sr. and Maeu Paita. She later met and married her love, the late Albert Kihamahana Kealoha. They moved to Hawai'i in December 1962 and later married in Las Vegas, Nevada.She worked at the Dole Pineapple Cannery as a trimmer and retired as forelady in 1989 after 26 years of dedicated service. Her biggest achievement was becoming a U.S Citizen in 1988. She loved, loved, loved her grandchildren and babysat whenever she was needed. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, doing yard work and traveling. She loved to weave or patch her lauhala mats, after picking the leaves, stripping, soaking and rolling it out to dry. She was an expert coconut palm weaver making serving trays, baskets, sleeping mats, windmills and weaving for family parties. She was a self-taught seamstress who enjoyed sewing for others. She believed in prayer and served her Lord Jesus all the days of her life. She was a member of London Mission Society church in Utulei, American Samoa. She was a faithful member of the Kahuku United Methodist Church where she worshipped and served for decades. She more recently attended Wells of Blessings Church in Pearl City under her son, Pastor Lono Kealoha. Preceded in death by her parents: Juan John Bustamante, Sr. and Fagalima Tuilefano; her spouse: Albert Kihamahana Kealoha; sons: Juan Safea Bustamante, Hilo, Hawaii, Tugamau Bustamante, American Samoa, Domingo Taumanupepe, Spokane, WA. and Junior Kealoha,Hau`ula, Hawaii; daughters: Lusia Taumanupepe (Fa`amausili) Pomele, Tafuna, American Samoa; brother; Juan John Safea Bustamante, American Samoa; sisters: Oliana Tuilefano, American Samoa, Taumalatou Pomele, American Samoa, Saposapoaluga Pomele, American Samoa,and Emelia Mana`o Pomele Ta`ala, San Diego, CA. Survived by son, Samu (Judy) Taumanupepe II, Houston, TX., and Lono Maeu (Apati) Kealoha, Kane`ohe, HI.; daughters: Saiselu Kealoha (Joel) Walker, Hau`ula, HI. and To`afa Kealoha (Brad) Heder, Hau`ula, HI.; hanai and step children; Charlotte Hee, Punalu`u, HI., Samuel Kanakanui, Hau`ula, HI. and Grace (Jim) Anthony, Kahana, HI.; sisters Dorothy "Toafa" Wong (Matu`u +) Fa`agau and Gafa Fagalima Pomele (Herman +) Matthews, Waipahu, HI. She was also blessed with 36 Grandchildren; 48 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great-great grandchild and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. (+) Deceased Services will be held on Friday, September, 22, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.; Service: 11:00 a.m.

Cathleen K. Walter

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

57, of Honolulu, died in Aiea on September 10, 2017. She was born in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia. Services: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 23 at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church. Burial: 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25 at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
Posted in Death Notices

Dominic Jay Flores Dagami

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

17, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on August 21, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 23 at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park.
Posted in Death Notices

Masashi “Butch” Kamiya

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

87, of Mililani, HI, died in Mililani on August 24, 2017. He was born in Maui, HI. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Posted in Death Notices

Ayako Miyasaki Yamasato

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

92, of Pearl City, passed away on August 14, 2017. Born in Hilo, she retired from the Bank of Hawaii. Preceded in death by husband, Iwato, she is survived by her son, Owen (Karen) Yamasato; grandchildren, Reid and Jill (Lance Goetz) Yamasato; great-grandson, Jack Yamasato; sisters, Yaeko Haga and Tatsuno Nakamura. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Irene Sueko Kobashigawa

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

82, of Aiea, died in Aiea on September 1, 2017. She was born in Aiea. Private services held.
Posted in Death Notices

Justin Lee Potter

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

43, of Kapolei, Hawaii, died in Kapolei on August 9, 2017. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Visitation: 6:00 p.m.; Services: 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel.
Posted in Death Notices

Lucrecia “Lucring” Vergara

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

96, of Ewa Beach, HI, died in Honolulu on August 15, 2017. She was born in Philippines. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Services: 8:30 a.m. on Monday, September 25 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Burial: 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Posted in Death Notices

Charles Juarez, Sr.

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

89, of Aiea, Hawaii, died in Aiea on August 5, 2017. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Services: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Posted in Death Notices

David A. Kapua

Posted On September 18th, 2017 -

64, of Waianae, passed away on August 29, 2017. He is survived by Chom Sun Shierly; daughters, Crystal (Wilcox) Choy and Cathy; grandson, Lucas; brother, William; sisters, Alice and Momi. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Jaena Miyoko Shimabuku

Posted On September 17th, 2017 -

36, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died in Honolulu on August 21, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 11:00 a.m.; Services: 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 5th at Nuuanu Memorial Park Cemetery.
Posted in Death Notices

Bonnie Lou Ashpole

Posted On September 17th, 2017 -

89, of Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa on August 27, 2017. She was born in Albert Lea, MN. Services: 1:00pm on Saturday, September 23 at Faith Assembly of God, Mililani Town, Hawaii.
Posted in Death Notices

Florence C. Leong

Posted On September 17th, 2017 -

99, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on August 30, 2017. She was born in Honolulu. Private service.
Posted in Death Notices

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran