Archive for the ‘Death Notices’ Category

June Sachiko Okawa

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 24, 2014
June Sachiko Okawa, 82, of Honolulu, a retired custodian for the state Department of Transportation Airports Division, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Darryl; daughters Clarine Muraoka, Nicki Tomas and Gaye Sanborn; sisters Amy Diffucai, Agnes Miyashiro, Georgia Muraoka and Karen Taira; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. May 20 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Jane Margery Adams

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Jane Margery Adams, 61, of Pahoa, Hawaii, proprietor of White Cloud Nursery, died at home. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by husband Peter, son Daniel and brothers Jeffrey, Christopher and Gordon Ferrier. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Rhododendron Species Foundation. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Genevieve Pearl Guy

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 7, 2014
Genevieve Pearl Guy, 78, of Kaneohe, resident manager for Bayview Apartments, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Andy Sylva, Gilbert Silva, and Robert and Harold Seales; and sisters Gertrude Freitas, Dorothy Perry, Diana Williams and Nikki Correa. Visitation and services: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Kaneohe Seventh-day Adventist Church. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Joseph Perreira

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 9, 2014
Joseph “Sonny Boy” Perreira, 77, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired Kauai Electric foreman, died. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Agnes, sons Jay and Makaio, daughter Momi Lum, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. May 25 at Hanapepe Tennis Court Pavilion.

Posted in Death Notices

Jerry Yoshio Asato

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

March 1, 2014
Jerry Yoshio Asato, 75, of Waipahu, a retired carpet layer, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sisters Kikuyo Tanouye, Shizue Uemura, Yoneko Kaneshiro, Toyo Yamauchi and Tayoko Arakaki. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Kazue Hiranaka

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 27, 2014
Kazue “Kay” Hiranaka, 101, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by son Dennis, daughter Nancy Omori, brother Thomas Kurosaki, sister Mitsuko Miyazaki and two grandchildren. Private celebration of life.

Posted in Death Notices

Pedro Eleazar Racelis Jr.

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

Feb. 17, 2014
Pedro Eleazar Racelis Jr., 94, of Kailua-Kona, a field foreman for Onomea Sugar Co.; recreation specialist for Matson Navigation Co. Hawaiian Hotel Division, Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility and Hale Ho’omalu juvenile detention home; and a veteran of the Philippine army and a U.S. Army captain, died at home. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Rositania S., sons Pedro E. III and Mario V., and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. May 20 at Kalihi Union Church. Interment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Juanita Damma Biazo

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 19, 2014
Juanita Damma Biazo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired food service worker, died in Oceanside Hawaii Assisted Living. She was born in Subiaco, Ark. She is survived by sons Louis A. and John L.; daughter Sheila A. Chonis; brothers Harlis A., Franklin Junior and Billy John Kee; sisters Daphna M. Kee, Vada Loretta Fryer, Nita Marie Sinks, Donna Jean Smith and Phyllis Irene Hoormann; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Hitoe Itakura

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 11, 2014
Hitoe Itakura, 84, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired teller at the First Hawaiian Bank Eleele branch, died in Kauai Care Center. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by son Miles, brothers Yoshio and Kunio Inouye, sister Futae Suzuki and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Posted in Death Notices

John Leonard Werrill

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 4, 2014
John Leonard Werrill, 70, of Honolulu, an executive chef, artist and actor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Leyland, Lancashire, England. He is survived by partner Pauline Hiu, brother Frank and sister Brenda Scarrot. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Sally Cariaga-Taneyo

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 8, 2014
Sally “Coco” Cariaga-Taneyo, 50, of Aiea, a certified nurse’s assistant at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Adult Day Care, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight, Dwayne and Derrick; mother Sylvia Cariaga; brothers David and Michael Cariaga; sister Suzanne DeVera; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.

Posted in Death Notices

Eugene Hung Kee Kam

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 12, 2014
Eugene Hung Kee Kam, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Resources Inc. system analyst, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine K.; son Ryland K., sisters Eva Kum, Elaine Kamegawa and Evelyn Oshiro; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Posted in Death Notices

Noboru Yamahiro

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 6, 2014
Noboru Yamahiro, 91, of Waimea, Kauai, a factory mechanic, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Julia, son Ken, daughter Gayle Kaiakapu, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Justiniano Lorenzo Castillo

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 2, 2014
Justiniano Lorenzo “Justin” Castillo, 55, of Laie, a Malaekahana State Park caretaker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Praxedes, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Orlina P.; daughters Maurene Coloma and Justilynn Castillo; brothers Napoleon C. Jr. and Joseph C.; sisters Angelita Sanchez, Vicitacion Sumait, Lydia Silva, Vivian Giedt, Evelyn and Margarita Castillo, and Rosalina Yaplag; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Roch Catholic Church, Kahuku. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

Nancy Sumako Katayama Kobayashi

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Nancy Sumako Katayama Kobayashi, 89, of Hanalei, Kauai, a retired taro farmer and business owner, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanalei. She is survived by sons Glenn I. and Joseph N.; daughters Elizabeth “U’i” Ito, Catherine S. Chang and Christine Y. Kobayashi; brothers Donald, Kenneth and William Takaki; sisters Geraldine Katayama and Kathleen Davis; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanalei Nihonjin Kai Cemetery.

Posted in Death Notices

Roy Ryoichi Yonemori

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 7, 2014
Roy Ryoichi Yonemori, 75, of Hilo, a retired Waiakea High School teacher, founder and former chief instructor at Hilo Seishikan Aikido and former head instructor at Hilo Ki-Aikido Club, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kay S., son Gregg, daughters Carrie Yonemori and Joni Ebesugawa, sister Kay K. and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Ronald Chun

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 5, 2014
Ronald Chun, 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, an electronic technician, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Arlene; son Aaron; daughters Ronda Chun, Crystal Shimatsu and Jamie Fandrich; brothers Randy and Gene; sisters Geri Nishihira and Donna Noguchi; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Bernadette Claire Kubo

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Bernadette Claire Kubo, 63, of Kahala, a director of programs, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ronald S. Jr. and Timothy W., sister Lynette L. Inglett and three grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. May 24 at Benedictine Monastery of Hawaii, 67-290 Farrington Highway, Waialua. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Updated service information for an obituary published Friday.

Posted in Death Notices

Donald Marion Cook Sr.

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 3, 2014
Donald Marion Cook Sr., 78, of Mililani, a retired Army sergeant first class, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Donald Jr., Corbin and Darren; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Chizuko Kutaka

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 5, 2014
Chizuko “Jane” Kutaka, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Like Like Drive Inn waitress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Alvin and Jason; daughters Joanne Dileonardo, Paula Nishi and Wanda Kutaka; brothers Bert, Paul, Lawrence, Clyde and Alan Kaneshiro; sisters Irene Kawasaki and Nancy Yogi; 15 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Penny Lou Kyoko Endo

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 7, 2014
Penny Lou Kyoko Endo, 54, of Wailuku, an office clerk with Endo Painting, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Ian and Sean Domingo, mother Joyce, brother Gregory and sister Stephanie Nagai. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 4 p.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Theodore Thomas Lemson

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Theodore Thomas Lemson, 67, of Kalihi, a phone surveyor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Todd R.; daughter Liana M. Wright; brothers Lawrence, Richard and Jerome; and four grandchildren. Inurnment at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Ethel Yaeko Eshima

Posted On May 13th, 2014 -

April 18, 2014
Ethel Yaeko Eshima, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Fisherman’s Wharf waitress, died at home. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by sons Harvey, Dick, Reynolds and Todd; daughters Diane Heirakuji and Blanche Segawa; brothers Chosaburo and Douglas Arai; sisters Saki Uyechi and Shinno Kobayashi; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Thomas Kim Wah Kam

Posted On May 12th, 2014 -

April 25, 2014
Thomas Kim Wah Kam, 90, of Kaneohe, a Servco Toyota sales manager and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth P., son Thomas K.W. Jr., daughter Deborah P.K. Chang, brothers Kenneth K.P. and Robert K.L., sister Janet K.L. Gaison, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Kazuo Uyemura

Posted On May 12th, 2014 -

April 11, 2014
Kazuo “KC” Uyemura, 78, of Aiea, an IBM retiree, pastor at West Oahu Christian Church and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Koko S. and brothers Nasuo Kamimura and Yoshio Uyemura. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at West Oahu Christian Church, 94-420 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Services: 4 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. May 20 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Posted in Death Notices

Bertram Solomon Kekua

Posted On May 12th, 2014 -

April 24, 2014
Bertram Solomon Kekua, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired American Express Travel Agency auditor and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Rowena Okita. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10:45 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Posted in Death Notices

Clifton Hatsuji Yamamoto II

Posted On May 12th, 2014 -

April 21, 2014
Clifton Hatsuji Yamamoto II, 52, of Kaneohe, a Fred Rader Mill Supply manager, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kimberly N., daughters Courtney A. and Cory M., and sister Larrin Ohye. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Posted in Death Notices

Damiana Ancheta Mandac

Posted On May 12th, 2014 -

April 16, 2014
Damiana Ancheta Mandac, 100, of Kahuku, a homemaker, died in Kahuku. She was born in Araniw, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Maura Mandac, Cristeta Recta and Erminia Sasaki; sisters Pacita and Venancia Ancheta; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 19 at St. Roch Catholic Church, Kahuku. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Posted in Death Notices

Charlene Ulualoha Ah Nee

Posted On May 12th, 2014 -

May 1, 2014
Charlene Ulualoha “Ant” Ah Nee, 66, of Hilo, a retired Laupahoehoe Transportation Co. bus driver, died in Hospice of Hilo’s Pohai Malama facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Loretta Evangelista, hanai sons Troy Julian and Kaniala Estrada, hanai daughters Patrice Julian and Fern Peahi, brother Daniel Kaleo Smith, sister Doreen Victorino and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Posted in Death Notices

Takeshi Matsunaka

Posted On May 12th, 2014 -

April 23, 2014
Takeshi “Blackie” Matsunaka, 94, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. factory supervisor, died in a private care home in Hilo. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by son Wayne Wagatsuma; brother Yoshimi; sisters Haruko Hayashi, Toshiko E. Otani, Misao J. Okamoto and Kazue Koyama; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary gifts.

Posted in Death Notices

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran
do it yourself Living Trust software from Standard Legal