Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Grace Toshie Kumabe

Posted On November 16th, 2018 -

87, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse at The Queen's Medical Center, passed away peacefully on October 4, 2018. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joel (Brenda); daughter Dana (Jon) Okada; stepsons Clyde, Colin (Robin); grandson Daniel; granddaughters Christina, Kristin, Reiko (Paul) Cordeiro, Hailey Okada and Alyssa Okada. Private services held.

JOHN MICHAEL BRINCK

Posted On November 16th, 2018 -

JOHN MICHAEL BRINCKJune 8, 1937 - September 26, 2018 John died Wednesday September 26th in Palm Desert, California after a long, courageous battle with Alzheimers. He was 81 years old. He is survived by his devoted wife Dicey of 54 years, his 3 children, Mollie Sterr, Michael Brinck and Alexis Stice and 8 loving grandchildren. He was a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and a member of the Zeta Psi Fraternity. He moved to Honolulu with his young family in 1969 to join Milici/Valenti Advertising agency. He became a Partner of Fawcett McDermott Cavanagh Brinck Inc. in 1976. He attended Harvard Business School, taught marketing at the University of Hawaii School of Business and was the founder and past president of the American Marketing Assoc. of Honolulu and a past president of Sales and Marketing Executives of Honolulu. He was a long time member of The Society of California Pioneers. He served on the Military Advisory Board and was an active member of the Foster Botanical Gardens. He retired to Southern California in 2005 to be closer to his Mainland family. He will be dearly missed by all with his contagious laugh and his ability to have a great time partying with the young and old. His passions were his garden, giving out advice and being with his family. Private burial rites will be at the Brinck family plot in the Winters Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests the donations be made in John's name to the Alzheimer's Association and the Honolulu Foster Botanical Gardens.

Roger Jo Itagaki

Posted On November 16th, 2018 -

69, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on October 6, 2018. Survived by son Joey Itagaki; and daughter Raina Melket. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Ke'ehi Lagoon Memorial Park, Weinberg Hall. Celebration will start at 5:00pm. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Reed Masao Nagano

Posted On November 16th, 2018 -

Passed away on October 12, 2018 at the age of 49. He is survived by his parents, Gordon and Darlene Nagano, brother Lane Nagano, sister Carrie Nakano, brother-in-law Tracy Nakano and his nephews and niece, Ethan, Dylan and Aria Nakano. Reed will be forever remembered, not only by his family but by many friendships, especially with his Kaimuki High School friends, Mix Plate. Reed spent most of his professional life as a manager and buyer for Liberty House and later Macy's. He later worked at American Red Cross, The Walking Company, and Savers. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Rose Yaeko Markey

Posted On November 15th, 2018 -

Rose Yaeko Markey, 86, of Waimea, Hawaii, died October 27, 2018. Born on January 22, 1932, in Honokaa, Hawaii, she was retired from Punahou School where she worked and volunteered for over 25 years. Family and friends may pay their respects at the Kamuela Hongwanji Mission on Wednesday, November 21. Visitation from 10-11 a.m. Memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Reception immediately following. Family requests casual attire be worn. She is survived by daughters, Karen Markey Crawford, Krislynne (Dave) Schultz, Kelli Linda Markey; grandchildren, James Marques Silva, Nicole Lokelani Crawford, Evan Kawika Crawford, Dylan Kekoa Crawford; sister, Kiyome Yoshimatsu; numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements Provided By: Dodo Mortuary, Inc. *

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi Wharton

Posted On November 14th, 2018 -

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi WhartonSOPHIA GRACE HITOMI WHARTON Connie 33 and Sophia 9 months, of Honolulu passed away on October 17, 2018. Both Connie and Sophia were born in Honolulu. Connie worked as a Counselor in the Family Treatment Center at the Queens Medical Center. They are both survived by husband/father, Nathan; parents/grandparents, Glen and Sandy Moribe; brothers/uncles, Matthew Moribe and Jonathan Moribe; paternal grandparent/great grandparent, Ray Moribe; maternal grandparent/great grandparent, Amy Chong and great grandparent, Beryle Matsumura. Visitation from 9:00 am and Funeral Service to begin at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. Private burial.

Ephraim Epalaima Haasenritter

Posted On November 14th, 2018 -

Ephraim E. Haasenritter "Braddah E", 57, of Old Ewa Beach, went home November 02, 2018. Born January 05, 1961 in Honolulu, Oahu. "He Was A Man Of God" Survived by Harriet K. Haasenritter (mother), Brothers: Hans (Lana), Kamuela (Breezy), Aaron (Mona), Sisters: Pearl, Nadine Lealao (Ted), Corinthia Kapololu, Alethea Paishon, Mokihana Kamohalii. 29 nephews & nieces, 31 grand- nephews and nieces, 2 great- grandnieces, When: November 17, 2018. Where: Da Bush (Hau Bush). Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm. Attire: Beachwear. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Cemetery Mortuary

ANNIE YON HEE KIM

Posted On November 14th, 2018 -

ANNIE YON HEE KIMSeptember 25, 1918 October 26, 2018 Annie Y. Kim, of Honolulu, passed away on October 26, 2018, a month and a day after her 100th birthday. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai and raised in Wahiawa, Oahu. Annie and her husband Harry O. "Bunker" Kim worked on Okinawa and in Washington D.C., traveling when they could to Asia and Europe and across the U.S., before retiring in Honolulu. They raised a family and cared for each other all their lives. They were a love story. Annie also loved a round of golf with Bunker, a murder mystery, a crossword, and a sizzling steak. She was practical and positive. She believed that life was for the living, one should focus on the present, and nothing is gained by negativity. She believed in family and always helped when she could. She was loved and will be missed. Accompanying Annie on her last voyage was an affirming experience, during which her family was privileged to meet some good people. We are grateful to Jorge for his friendship and help with Annie; Leticia and her family for caring for Annie at Bala ARCH for six years; Dr. Camara, Annie's Kaiser primary physician, for her warmth and concern; Dr. Kratzske, who sang "I Whistle a Happy Tune" with us for Annie at Moanalua; Flo for her calming assurance; Yu Lin, Marie, Eden, and Toni at Palolo Chinese Home for their gentle loving care; and Sheila from Bristol Hospice for accompanying us on the last song. Annie is survived by her sister Helen Griffin; three children Penelope Lawhn (and James Lawhn), Dr. Winona Blackburn (and Dr. Paul Blackburn), and Dr. Nolan Kim (and Dr. Thuy Lam); four grandchildrenJames Wayne Lawhn (and Tammy Lawhn), Jana Lawhn, Sylvia Richins (and Eric Richins), and Alison Roberts (and Dave Roberts); ten great-grandchildrenNatalie Lawhn, Ashley Lawhn, Jimmy Lawhn, Joshua Kay, Nanea Kay, Katy Richins, Lauren Richins, Ruby Roberts, Marina Roberts, and Annie Roberts; and two great-great-granddaughters, Anya Wehlan and Alira Helena Hill. The service will be at Mililani Memorial Park, 20 S. Kukui Street, at 5 PM, Saturday, 11/17/18. Aloha attire and dinner afterward.

Henry Waioni Pelekai, Jr.

Posted On November 14th, 2018 -

Henry Waioni Pelekai, Jr., 54, of Nanakuli, passed away on November 07, 2018. His body was found off of Wai'anae Boat Harbor. He is survived by his parents Henry Pelekai Sr. and Lurline Pelekai. He had two daughters, Maya-Rose Pelekai and Angelina Pelekai. He had three sisters named Lorna Mandac (Albert), Helen Pelekai-Wai (Daniel), and Sheyenne Pelekai and a brother Kaimi Pelekai (Kristy). He had many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. He was known for his kindness and his love for the ocean. He was an amazing fisherman, surfer, and musician. He will be deeply missed. There will be a private scattering of his ashes offshore at Cornet Beach on Friday November 16, 2018 at 1 PM so he can be reunited with his Grandparents who loved the ocean as did he. Celebration of his life will take place on the same day at his parents home at 5pm in Nanakuli. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Cemetery Mortuary

PATSY HIDEO MATSUNAGA Ph.D.

Posted On November 14th, 2018 -

78, of Honolulu, passed away July 25, 2018 at the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. Private service held. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

DOROTHY SHIZUE INOUYE

Posted On November 14th, 2018 -

87, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Community College Account Clerk, passed away October 30, 2018 at Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Ronn Inouye, Dave (Mindy) Inouye and Jay (Deborah) Inouye; three grandchildren, Kellen, Jacqueline and Danielle; sister-in-law, Evelyn Tsuda; and brother-in-law Edward Inouye. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. Monday November 19, 2018 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, East Chapel. Service begins at 6:00 p.m. Family requests no flowers and casual attire be worn. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi Wharton

Posted On November 13th, 2018 -

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi WhartonSOPHIA GRACE HITOMI WHARTON Connie 33 and Sophia 9 months, of Honolulu passed away on October 17, 2018. Both Connie and Sophia were born in Honolulu. Connie worked as a Counselor in the Family Treatment Center at the Queens Medical Center. They are both survived by husband/father, Nathan; parents/grandparents, Glen and Sandy Moribe; brothers/uncles, Matthew Moribe and Jonathan Moribe; paternal grandparent/great grandparent, Ray Moribe; maternal grandparent/great grandparent, Amy Chong and great grandparent, Beryle Matsumura. Visitation from 9:00 am and Funeral Service to begin at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. Private burial.

Michael Kurch

Posted On November 13th, 2018 -

Michael KurchOctober 11, 1925 - October 15, 2018 Michael Kurch passed away October 15, 2018. He was born on October 11,1925 to Anna Halchishak and J. Wasyl Kurch of Cleveland, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his siblings and his loving wife Joan E. Kurch (1984) Michael joined the United States Marine Corps, 1944 - 1957, serving proudly and honorably as a Gunnery Tech Sergeant (WWII & Korean); wounded twice, he received the Purple Heart. He left the service at the start of the Viet Nam war. Michael raised a Kama'aina blended family, well known for many years in the Wai Nani - Paoakalani area of Waikiki. Lovingly counting many of the areas families as extended family, to this day. Orthodox, Michael supported St. Augustin Catholic Church and School which became a family fixture. Michael and Joan raised their family, observing numerous rich traditions and heritage of the family, continuing to this day. Working for many old-time Hawai'i companies, Michael excelled in multiple specialties; Carpentry, Masonry, Plumbing, and Construction Supervision. A Marine, he diligently conquered adversity. He was a certified Electrician, his passion, for the majority of his life. He worked on the Wilson Tunnel and many major projects in Honolulu and Waikiki. For over thirty years Michael worked for the City and Country of Honolulu, and the Ala Moana Hotel. Retiring from both; leaving wonderful friends and more extended family. Surviving family: Francis Hapenney, William David, Michael Jeffery, Kaipoholialani Sean, Jane E. Champagne, M. Judith Kurch, and a large secession of family throughout Hawai'i and the Mainland; 31 Grandchildren, 58 Great Grandchildren, and 21 Great-Great Grandchildren and counting; numerous Nieces and Nephews and their families. He is also survived by a wonderful friend, Noelani Trinidad of Kirkalnd, Washington. Michael, was a truly amazing man, one of a kind. God absolutely created him to have a beautiful soul. His unconditional love, guidance, and quest to protect and uphold dignity was apparent and a major part of who he was. He was my best friend and a man, a person who I measure all others by; And, I find that should we be but one-tenth the person he was, we'd be successful beyond description. "I love you Poppy, more than words can say. You are greatly loved by many and your family holds you in our hearts for ever. Memorial eternal!" Services will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Mililani Mortuary, Downtown Chapel. Viewing: 9:00 a.m.; Orthodox Services: 10:00 a.m.; Lunch, 1:00 p.m. USMC, Orthodox, and Hawaiian graveside blessing and ceremony. Burial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Flowers and lei welcome.

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi Wharton

Posted On November 12th, 2018 -

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi WhartonSOPHIA GRACE HITOMI WHARTON Connie 33 and Sophia 9 months, of Honolulu passed away on October 17, 2018. Both Connie and Sophia were born in Honolulu. Connie worked as a Counselor in the Family Treatment Center at the Queens Medical Center. They are both survived by husband/father, Nathan; parents/grandparents, Glen and Sandy Moribe; brothers/uncles, Matthew Moribe and Jonathan Moribe; paternal grandparent/great grandparent, Ray Moribe; maternal grandparent/great grandparent, Amy Chong and great grandparent, Beryle Matsumura. Visitation from 9:00 am and Funeral Service to begin at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. Private burial.

Earl Yutaka Iguchi

Posted On November 12th, 2018 -

97, of Honolulu, passed away in Waipahu, Hawaii on September 22, 2018. He was born in Keanae, Maui. He is survived by daughters Kathleen Wong, Faye Kindsfather and Joyce Abe. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

LORAINE KRAUSS

Posted On November 12th, 2018 -

LORAINE KRAUSSSurrounded by family, Loraine Krauss, 72, of Haiku, Maui, passed away peacefully in Wailuku, Maui, on November 2, 2018. Loraine was born in Waialua and attended Punahou. She earned a bachelor's and masters degree at the University of Hawaii and moved to Maui in 1976. Loraine enjoyed working as a nurse at both Maui Memorial and Kula Hospitals and later taught nursing courses at the University of Hawaii Maui Campus and CPR/First Aid courses to the Maui community in retirement. Loraine was an active volunteer and loved spending time with her family, and turning life's moments in to memorable adventures. She will be remembered with love by her children Anthony & Michelle Krau, Nicholas Krau & Janina Amaral, Kristina Krau Waymire & Kristopher Waymire, Melissa Krau & Jon Kelley; sister Karen (Krauss) & Jim Howell; nephew Ben Krauss and niece Rebecca (Howell) Regidor; 7 grandchildren and extended family and friends she lovingly embraced during her lifetime. A 5pm visitation, followed by Celebration of Life, will be Friday, November 16th, 2018 at Maui's Mayor Hannibal Tavares Center. Correspondence may be sent to The Krau Family PO Box 330837 Kahului, Hawaii 96733.

Allan L. Apana

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Allan L. ApanaAllan L. Apana, 90 passed away at his Pearl City home on November 1, 2018. He was born on October 18, 1928 in Wailuku, Maui. He was a boarder- graduate of Lahainaluna High School and served 20 years in the U.S. Army. Following his retirement from military duty, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 20 years before retiring. Allan enjoyed playing ukulele and guitar, singing Hawaiian songs, and shared his music skills as a volunteer at Hospice Hawaii playing and singing for patients. He is predeceased by his wife, Sally S.P. Apana. He is survived by his daughters, Dee Dee Yabuta (Gary) and Cori Ballou (Michael), granddaughter Moana Garcia (Kawika), great-grandsons Kealii and Kapena, sister Carol Suganuma, brother Kenneth Apana, and nephews and nieces. Visitation 9:00 am; Services 10:15 am; Mass 11:00 am on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Pearl City. Burial on December 19, 2018 at 10:00 am at the Hawaii State Veteran's Cemetery. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Cemetery Mortuary

Clyde Yoshio Sugiura

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Age 70, of Kaneohe passed away on October 28, 2018 at Castle Medical Center in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. Retired custodian for Waiahole and Kainalu Elementary Schools, D.O.E. carpet cleaner, contract cleaner for several airlines and a Safeway Kaneohe courtesy clerk. Clyde attended Anchor Church and New Hope - Kailua. He is survived by wife Donna; son Isaac and sister Clarice (Steve) Guthrie. Visitation 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Anchor Church in Kaneohe, service 12 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC

Patrick Masa Kawakami

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Patrick Masa Kawakami83, of Kaneohe, passed away October 8, 2018. He was born in Honolulu on October 8, 1935 and retired as a pipefitter general foreman at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He graduated from Kamehameha in 1954. Survived by wife, Virginia; son, Stewart (Mary Ann) Kawakami; daughters, Sydney (Cliff) Wicklund, Traci (Jamie) Wong; 5 grand- children. Services will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Edward Albert Kamanaloha Kenney, Jr.

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Edward Albert Kamanaloha Kenney, Jr.Edward Albert Kamanaloha Kenney Jr. passed away on October 5, 2018 on Kauai. Born August 8, 1933 to Edward Albert Kenney and Kaleialoha Williams. Ed was raised in Honolulu where he attended Punahou School on a piano scholarship and he starred in many school stage productions. He continued his education at the University of Oregon where he performed in "Brigadoon" and "Paint Your Wagon" and other productions. In 1955, Ed went to Broadway and appeared in "Shan-gri-La" and originated the role of Wang Ta in "Flower Drum Song" and sings "You Are Beautiful" on the original cast recording. Shortly after that, he starred in Eaton "Bob" Magoon Jr.'s 1961 production of "13 Daughters". Together with Magoon and Gordon Phelps, he co-wrote the island Christmas hit, "Numba One Day of Christmas". With his remarkable voice and charismatic stage appeal, Ed recorded and released seven albums and was the Headliner in many showrooms in Waikiki such as Duke Kahanumoku's, The Royal Hawaiian Hotel and Halekulani where he performed with his first wife and renowned hula dancer, Beverly Noa. In 1994, Ed received the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts Lifetime Achievement Award. Throughout his life, he always had a song to sing and music in his heart. He is survived by his wife, Judy Bailey, sister, Kalei Cadinha (Harlan), daughter, Erin Montalbo, son, Edward Kenney III (Kristen), son, Freddie Noa Jr. (Ginger), and grandchildren Celia and Duke Kenney, Paige Montalbo Wilshusen (Caleb) and Login Montalbo, and great grandchildren, August and London Wilshusen. A Family Service was held at Koolau Huiia Church in Anahola, Kauai. Memorial donations in memory of Edward Albert Kenney, Jr. may be made to the Hula Preservation Society, P.O. Box 6274, Kaneohe, Hawaii 69744.

JESSE ITSUO KAJIWARA

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

JESSE ITSUO KAJIWARAFeb. 20, 1934 - Oct. 5, 2018 Jesse Itsuo Kajiwara of Waipahu, Hawaii, died peacefully in his home of natural causes. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Clara Momoe Kajiwara; 2 children, 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grand- children, and dog Hope. He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, and son Greg. The child of plantation workers, Jesse was born and raised at Damon Tract. He witnessed the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He graduated from Farrington High School and UH Manoa. He served honorably and proudly in the U.S. Army as a Captain in the Chemical Corps. He was a top salesman for Snap-On Tools. He was a member of the Oahu Baptist Network for 60+ years, serving on numerous volunteer trips constructing facilities for the impoverished. He was a skilled handyman and construction worker, and loved working with his hands. He doted on his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and dog. He will be greatly missed. Public funeral & burial to be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Mililani Memorial Park, Makai Chapel. Viewing starts at 9 am, service starts at 10 am.

Sumiye Ohta

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

93, of Honolulu passed away on October 3, 2018. She was born in Kalihiwai, Kauai. She was a retired clerk for the U.S. Army at Fort Shafter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Katsumi and her daughter, Roxanne Ohta. She is survived by her brother, Clayton Mitsui and her daughters, Jo Ann (Ernie) Nagai, Lori Lee Ohta (Sidney Baba), and Sheri Lee Ohta-Sato (Ronald Sato); 3 grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi Wharton

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Connie Elizabeth Yuk Han Moribe Wharton and Sophia Grace Hitomi WhartonSOPHIA GRACE HITOMI WHARTON Connie 33 and Sophia 9 months, of Honolulu passed away on October 17, 2018. Both Connie and Sophia were born in Honolulu. Connie worked as a Counselor in the Family Treatment Center at the Queens Medical Center. They are both survived by husband/father, Nathan; parents/grandparents, Glen and Sandy Moribe; brothers/uncles, Matthew Moribe and Jonathan Moribe; paternal grandparent/great grandparent, Ray Moribe; maternal grandparent/great grandparent, Amy Chong and great grandparent, Beryle Matsumura. Visitation from 9:00 am and Funeral Service to begin at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. Private burial.

HONORIO M. RONGCAL

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

HONORIO M. RONGCAL60, born on March 22, 1958 in Pampanga, Philippines, died on October 29, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He served for 24 years in U.S. Navy. He is survived by wife Juvy; daughters: Honel (Michael) and Hanel; grandchildren: Gwyneth, Alex and Mason; 5 brothers and 8 sisters. Visitation: 9:30 a.m.; Mass: 10:30 a.m.; on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Ewa Beach. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Richard “Kino” Miyashiro

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Richard 85, of Kaneohe, passed away on October 14, 2018. He was born in Honolulu and a retiree from the FAA and Honolulu Police Department. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, May; sons Mike (Carlita), Curtis (Tracy), Martin (Carol); daughter Merrily (Russell) Luke, hanai daughter Lindy Miyashiro; grandchildren Malia (Kevin) Alley, Dana & Christopher Miyashiro, Tiffanie (Shane) Masutani, Joshua (Julie) Luke, Kailee (Jeff) Takushi and great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn. Memorial service to be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation 10am, Service 11am followed by lunch; Inurnment at Valley of the Temples 2:00pm. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Kay Kayoko Toma

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

78, of Kaneohe, passed away on October 21, 2018. Born in Noha, Tomigusuku, Okinawa, she was a retired sales associate for Liberty House. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Franklin; son, Jon (Colleen) Toma; daughters, Fay (Patrick) Kelley, Ann (Lawrence) Le Lievre and Vicky (Colton) Ching; five grandchildren; two great-grand- children; brothers, Morio and Kosei Kaneshiro; sisters, Toshiko Nagamine, Sachiko Kanda and Yaeko Ashimine. Visitation from 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 19, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6:00 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Catherine Elizabeth Slavens, “Cathy”

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Catherine Elizabeth Slavens, CATHERINE ELIZABETH SLAVENS, CATHY Catherine Elizabeth Slavens passed on October 27, 2018. A celebration of her life will be held at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Kaneohe, Hawaii on November 17th at 9:00 A.M. All are invited to attend. Cathy was a 66 1/2 year old Downs Syndrome Adult. She was a beautiful, happy person who loved everyone and everyone loved her. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Dr.Keiji Inuo

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Dr.Keiji Inuo71, of Honolulu passed away surrounded by his family, on June 7, 2018. He was the second son and youngest child of Tokuo and Masako Inuo, born on August 10, 1946 in Yamanashi, Japan. Dr. Inuo was the President of Eastern Clinic, Inc. and was a well-respected acupuncturist and herbalist in Hawaii for nearly 50 years. He dedicated his life to the practice and education of Eastern Medicine. A brilliant man ahead of his time, Dr. Inuo created several software programs using the teachings of Eastern Medicine in the early 1990s and 2000s. The Kanpo (Chinese herbal) medicine computer program that he created, continues to help many patients. Dr. Inuo was an accomplished man of many gifts. In addition to his passion for healing through Eastern Medicine, his love for music, art, animals, and food has touched many people in Hawaii and around the world. He was a talented artist and calligrapher, a skilled pianist, and a masterful chef. Dr. Inuo lived a fascinating life, depicted in his autobiography, "Kaban". He was also in the process of publishing a novel based on the life of Manase Dosan, the father of Eastern Medicine, in Japan. Dr. Inuo is survived by his wife, Masako; children, Nina (Donn) Arizumi, and Elise (Marc) Dixon; brother, Hajime Inuo; sister, Yoshiko Ishige; four grandchildren, Payton, Kyla, Ace, and Ayla; and dog, Chopin. Please join us in celebrating the life of Dr. Inuo on Sunday (November 18) at Hosoi Mortuary. Visitation at 3 p.m.; Services will be held at 4 p.m.; No flowers; Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

ARLENE KIM ELLIS

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

March 16, 1926 - October 19, 2018 Age 92, passed away peacefully at home with family. Smart, successful, outgoing, and worldly, Mom was always generous and lively. With her winning smile and infectious laugh, she will be sorely missed as she looks down at us in heaven. She is survived by her son Bill Ellis, Daughter Ola and Kelly Ellis. Grandkids Haley, Kira, and Jesse. Sister Helen Griffin, with Nieces and Nephews. "Mom," "Grammy," "Aunty Pokhee" We will always keep you forever in our hearts. A celebration of life will be held Saturday November 17 @ Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 South Kukui St., Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation 5pm; services 6pm. *In lieu of flowers please make any donations to hospice hawaii c/o Arlene K Ellis*

Juliette Kuualoha Bissen

Posted On November 11th, 2018 -

Juliette Kuualoha BissenAge 79, of Kaneohe passed away September 20, 2018 after a difficult battle with ALS. She was first and foremost a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed caring for her family. She took great satisfaction in being involved in her children's and grandchildren's day to day activities and watching them grow. Born in Hilo and raised in Waimea, Juliette was a 1957 graduate of Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama. She enjoyed a successful career working at Schuman Automotive, Bank of Hawaii, and Ninja Sushi. We will fondly remember Juliette as a ray of sunshine who brought happiness to every life that she touched. She was a happy and generous soul who gave of her time and kind spirit to many. Juliette is survived by her husband, Morris; Children: Wendy (Byron), Warren (Jeanne), Jackie (Jay); 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; brothers: Frank (predeceased) (Mitsuko), Norman (Lehua), and Julian (Jean). A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers, 3097 Kalihi Street. Visitation begins at 8:30 a.m., service at 10:00 a.m. with reception to follow. Aloha attire requested. A private burial will be held at a later date.

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