Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Richard “Gang” Dennis Ragunton

Posted On April 21st, 2015 -

RICHARD GANG DENNIS RAGUNTON Age 57, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 15, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born February 1, 1958 in Honolulu, HI. A retired independent contractor who previously served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by son, Richard Dennis Ragunton, Jr.; daughters, Emily Jean (Robert) Quirantes, Jennifer Lynn Ragunton (Dylan Dane); brothers, Robert Alan Ragunton, Luis James (Marivic) Ragunton, Dwight Terrance Ragunton; sisters, Gwendolyn L. (Orlando) Barba, Linda (Ed) Lee, Laura Ferreira, Joanne (Fred) Strohlin, Pina (Romeo) Ramos; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m., Saturday (Apr. 25) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

ANNETTE MAHEALANI AH LOO SANCHEZ

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

ANNETTE MAHEALANI AH LOO SANCHEZ Age 66, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 9, 2015 in Waianae, HI. Born March 22, 1948 in Honolulu, HI. Retired employee of the Department of Defense. She is survived by spouse, Benjamin J. Sanchez; son, Benjamin B. J. Sanchez; daughters, Patricia Ann Sanchez- Harrell, Jamie Lynn Silva; sisters, Karen A. Ironmoccasin, Becky (Henry A.) L. Spillner; 7 grand- children; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:15 a.m., Friday (Apr. 24) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Beatrice Y. Jim

Posted On April 20th, 2015 -

BEATRICE Y. JIM Age 91, of Honolulu, HI, passed away March 30, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 8, 1924 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by sons, Edward (Janet) Jim, Patrick (Beryl) Jim; daughters, Sandra (Owen) Kirschner, Janice Ishiara; grandchildren, Ian (Lori) Jim, Casey Jim, Teague (Kiyomi) Jim, Taryn (Kory) Nako, Aaron Au, Darcy (Chris) Kuramoto, Evan Ishiara; great-grandchildren, Brie-Ann Jim, Averey Jim, Shaila Jim, Kaedin Lee, Wren Nako. Private services held.

OFELIA BASILIO TAMAYO

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

OFELIA BASILIO TAMAYO Age 61, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 21, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born November 8, 1953 in Bgy 11, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Loreto Tamayo; mother, Generosa Basilio; brothers, Santiago (Julie) Basilio, Cresencio (Thelma) Basilio; sister, Norma (Alvero) Agustin. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Wednesday (Apr. 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Family program 9:30 a.m. Prayer service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

RHODA COOK

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

Screenshot 2015-04-20 13.59.07RHODA COOK It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rhoda Cook on March 8, 2015. Rhoda was born on July 24, 1938 and was raised in San Francisco, California. Her first love was dancing, including tap, ballet, and ballroom. Rhoda is preceded in death by her son Dennis Lopez. Rhoda is survived by her son Todd Cook, daughter Michelle Cook, and four grandchildren, Dustin Lopez, Donavan Lopez, Rashelle Streckfuss, and Sierra Cook. Rhoda was also a foster mother to two children. Rhoda visited Honolulu, Hawaii in 1956 for the first time. The Islands held a special charm for her. The early 1990’s were a turning point for Rhoda when she moved to Waikiki in Honolulu. She had the aloha spirt! There will be no showing or service, and her body will be willed to the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu, Hawaii.

KENNETH M. KUSAKA

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

KENNETH M. KUSAKA Age 84, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 18, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born November 25, 1930 in Haiku, Maui, HI. Kenneth was the owner of Kenneth Kusaka, Inc. He is survived by son, Russell Kusaka; daughter, Susan Kusaka; sisters, Ethel Miyaguchi, Betty Matsumoto; grandchildren, Kenny & Carina. Private services were held.

DR. MARK FRANCIS HOFFMAN

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

$nameDR. MARK FRANCIS HOFFMAN Dr. Mark Francis Hoffman, 54, of Henderson, Nevada went home to be with the Lord on February 20, 2015. He was born in Conklin, New York on September 30, 1960. Mark served as a Corporal in the Marine Corps for 6 years. He graduated from the University of Hawaii and Life Chiropractic College-West, where he earned the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic. He practiced in Honolulu, Hawaii from 1994 then moved his practice to Henderson, Nevada in 2009. Mark loved baseball, golf and surfing but most of all enjoyed spending time with his baby girl. Mark is survived by his loving wife Ada Miyake-Hoffman, three children Kaylani Summer Hoffman, Charisse and Shane Okugauchi, grandson Cannon Mutch, parents Bud and Joan Hoffman, sister LuAnne(Paul) Howard, niece and nephew Megan and Brendan Howard. He fought a good fight against cancer; he kept his faith with the Lord and won the race. Now he’s resting peacefully up in Heaven. Memorial Service will be held at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary 2233 Nuuanu Avenue Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 on Saturday, April 25th at 5pm. Visitations start at 4pm.

Timothy “Kalei” Au

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

TIMOTHY KALEI AU Age 60, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 27, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born September 21, 1954 in Honolulu, HI. Employed by CWR Hawaii. He is survived by spouse, Mary E. Au; sons, Wendell P. K. (Cheri) Au, Matthew “Keola” Au, Adrian “Nalei” Au; daughter, Catherine “Cat” Sarsona; father, Timothy C. Au; brothers, Kevin (Lee) Au, Terrance “Terry” (Luana) Au, Thomas (Didi) Au, Christopher “Toby” (Lisa) Au; sisters, Suzanne Zablan, Christine “Ala” (Peter) Holloway, Victoria “Vickie” (Paul) Swyers; 14 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Apr. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

DR. FRANCIS (“DOC”, “FRANK”) M. TERADA

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

$nameDR. FRANCIS (DOC, FRANK) M. TERADA September 8, 1927 – April 10, 2015. Francis M. Terada, 87, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away peacefully at home on April 10, 2015 with his wife Puunani (“Nani”) and family at his bedside. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Takeo and Hatsuyo Terada. He graduated from McKinley High School, Class of 1945. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army, 2nd Infantry Division and Military Intelligence Service Language School. Following his military service, Frank attended the University of Cincinnati (B.S. 1951) and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (M.D. 1956). He completed his internship at The Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati (1957) and his residencies in surgery at Malden Hospital, Massachusetts (1958) and in Ob/Gyn at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (1959-1961). He then returned to Honolulu to practice medicine for 38 years, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, gynecologic cancer, and in-vitro fertilization. During this time, he served as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology for eight years and as Chief of Staff for four years at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. He was one of the founders of Pacific In-Vitro Fertilization Institute which was established in 1985, and in December, 1985, Frank delivered the first test-tube baby in Hawaii. He was the first Medical Director of the Sex Abuse Treatment Center in Hawaii. He served as Clinical Professor Emeritus, Obstetrics and Gynecology at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii and was a retired member of the Pacific Coast Ob/Gyn Society, American Medical Association and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was a past lecturer at the East-West Center Institute of Technical Interchange and an honorary member of the Micronesian Medical Society. Frank had many interests and hobbies. He was an avid skiier, enjoying downhill skiing, longboard surfing in Waikiki and biking. Frank is survived by his wife Puunani (“Nani”), brother Harry, sister Hilda Takeyama (Roy), children and grandchildren. Special thanks to Robert A. Hong, M.D. and Lance M. Kurata, M.D. Private service. No koden. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Kapiolani Health Foundation, Aloha Medical Mission, St. Francis Hospice, or Sex Abuse Treatment Center.

CHIYO KIMURA

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

CHIYO KIMURA Age 98 of Aiea, passed away March 31, 2015. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Survived by son, Donald (Kay) Kimura; two grandchildren, Lynn (Ray) Kunishige, Jill (Michael) Nii; one great grandchild, Nicholas Nii; Private service held.

GARY B.K.T. LEE

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

Screenshot 2015-04-20 14.00.22GARY B.K.T. LEE May 21, 1947-March 4, 2015 Gary Brian Kyu Te Lee, 67 was born in Honolulu, grew up in Pearl City and lived in Kaimuki. He graduated from the University Lab School, UH Manoa and received his law degree from Indiana University. He was the sole practitioner of The Law Office of Gary B.K.T. Lee. He is predeceased by his parents, Henry K.S. and Teruko Lee. He is survived by brother Leighton (Valerie) Lee and sister Pamela (Daniel) Matsuura; nieces Fawn, Jennifer, Jayme, Joelle; nephews Dane, Davin; grand- nieces Raven, Amaya and grand- nephew Kyler. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Mililani Mortuary Waipio-Mauka Chapel. Services at 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire, flowers welcome.

JOHNSON H. WONG

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

JOHNSON H. WONG Johnson H. Wong, 84, passed away February 5, 2015. He graduated from St. Louis High School, Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., with a degree in mathematics, and Tulane University Law School. He served in the Army Reserves for 30 years, retiring as a Colonel, and worked 35 years for the State Department of the Attorney General, as the Supervising Deputy Attorney General for the Land and Transportation Division. During his term, some of the most important cases affecting Hawaii were decided under his supervision: the $68 million construction of the reef runway for the Honolulu Airport, the litigation for which rose to the U.S. Supreme Court; the H3 litigation which took 15 years and an act of congress to complete; major water cases involving the Waiahole Ditch; and many other cases that have forever changed the law and our lives. Mr. Wong will be remembered as a rare character. His memory and guiding principles will remain with us always. Mr. Wong is survived by his wife, Betty L. Wong; daughters, Nola Chock, Holly Leong, Jani Wong, and Shari Wong; sister, Anna Wong; grandchildren, Eric and Nicole. Private services were held. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com

Shannon K Kaohi

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

SHANNON K KAOHI Age 47 of Kailua, HI, Electrician by trade, passed away on March 23, 2015. He was a loving husband of 26 yrs to Kaleinani Meyer Kaohi and proud father of son Ha’aheo Mana & daughter No’eau. Born, on July 31, 1967, to Ronald & Marjorie Kaohi along with his siblings Ronald, Cheryl and Brandon. Shannon was a caring and supportive son, brother, uncle & friend with a huge heart of gold. We will miss his unconditional love. Past employment includes; Royal Contracting, Commercial Electric, Paul’s Electric, A-1 A-Lectrician. The family would like you to join us for A Celebration of Life on April 24, 2015 at Waimanalo Hawaiian Homes Ka Ho’oilina Na Kuhio Community Center 3:30pm- 8:30pm Aloha attire.

PHYLLIS HARUE KIDO

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

PHYLLIS HARUE KIDO Phyllis Harue Kido, 93, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2015 in the company of her son Bert. Phyllis was born in Honolulu on February 3, 1922. She was the eldest of three sisters and one brother. Phyllis was predeceased by husband Kunio, son Garret and three siblings and is survived by son Bert. She graduated from McKinley High School and was employed by TheBus. She was a Beloved wife and mother to her two sons. She was also a doting mother and Aunt, generous and caring with her sons, nieces and nephews teaching them values, social skills and discipline. She was a caring and loving person with lots of energy and generous with her time. She had a long happy and social life filled with love and caring for family, friends and neighbors. She loved to travel & shop but most of all loved her family and extended family.

Kenny Simplicio Bosque

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

KENNY SIMPLICIO BOSQUE Age 52, of Honolulu, HI, passed away March 11, 2015 in San Diego, CA. Born April 3, 1962 in Aiea, HI. He is survived by brother, Ronnie (Rose) Bosque; sisters, Laura (Randy) Jugas, Cynthia (Gilbert) Badayos; nieces, nephews, aunties, uncles & cousins. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Apr. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Inurnment 11:30 a.m., Friday (Apr. 24) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

ELIZABETH JULIANA CHU (LENA) HINO

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

ELIZABETH JULIANA CHU (LENA) HINO Age 77, of Honolulu, passed away on March 19, 2015. Born in Honolulu, she was a homemaker and graduate of McKinley High School in 1956. She is survived by her husband, Yoshio (2 cents); sons, Bryan and Stuart (Cindy) Hino; daughter, Ramona (Rudy John) Akina; brothers, Patrick, Harry and Joseph Chu; sisters, Rose Marie (William) Sagolili and Sharon (Gregory) Wong; cousin, Mapuana (Mana) Gusman; grandchildren, Melvin and Liza Akina; Leina (George) Akina- Hunter; Zachary and Bryson Hino and Sasha Hino Katsumoto; eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 11:00 a.m. Casual attire.

SEAN MICHAEL CLAFFEY

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

Screenshot 2015-04-20 14.01.05IN MEMORIAM SEAN MICHAEL CLAFFEY April 23, 1979 – April 3 2014 You will always be remembered. You are in our thoughts and prayers every day. We love you.

Gregorio “George” Manzano

Posted On April 18th, 2015 -

GREGORIO GEORGE MANZANO Age 94, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 18, 2015, in Waipahu, HI. Born February 16, 1921, in Raois, Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by spouse, Fe M. Manzano; daughters, Geraldine “GingGing” (Craig) Manzano- Terao, Glority Grace (Mark) Manzano-Geisler, Genalisa Evans; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Apr. 22) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m., Thursday (Apr. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welome.

JAMES T. QUILINDERINO

Posted On April 18th, 2015 -

$nameJAMES T. QUILINDERINO Age 63, of Honolulu, HI, passed away March 13, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born May 13, 1951 in Wahiawa, HI. He is survived by sons, James T. (Leslie) Quilinderino, Jr., Kaleokalani M. (Sarah) Quilinderino; daughter, Napualani K. Quilinderino; brother, Herbert (Leilani) Quilinderino; sisters, Rosaline (Ray) Ballungay, Bernice (Ed) Powell; 4 grand- children. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Thursday (Apr. 23) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

Josephine “Jo-Jo” A. Kim

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

$nameJOSEPHINE JO-JO A. KIM Age 88, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 16, 2015 in Wahiawa. Born June 22, 1926 in Wahiawa, HI. She retired after 37 years as a U.S. Army civil servant, Schofield Family Practice. She is survived by sons, Robert (Tina) Desuacido, Michael Desuacido, Robyn (Noralei) Desuacido, Walter J. (Mapuana) Kim; daughter, Jo Ann De Witt; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Apr. 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Benita Batiller Bayya

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

BENITA BATILLER BAYYA Age 101, of Aiea, passed away March 25, 2015 in Aiea. Born March 17, 1914 in Rancho Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Haili’s Hawaiian Food at Ala Moana Farmers Market. Member of Antoniana Association. She is survived by daughters, Benita Villaruz, Lucila Masibag, Caridad (Florendo) Bulseco; son, Antonio (Myrna) Bayya; sister, Leoncia Alforo; 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grand- children; 1 great-great-grand- daughter. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Thursday 4/23 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday 4/24 at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puuhale Rd., Mass 9:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Harry L. F. Kau

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

$nameIN MEMORY OF HARRY LEONG FAT KAU Harry Kau, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend passed away on March 30th, 2015 at the age of 84. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 16, 1930, he served his country in the First Battalion, 298th Infantry Regiment of the Hawaii National Guard. A man of many talents, he started his own business of 35 years in home construction and remodeling. He will be loved forever by all the lives he touched. He is survived by wife Dolores Kau; children, Glen (Grace) Kau, Kathleen (Lance Hama) Kau, Cheryleen Kau, Su-lin (Dennis) Gray; grandchildren Jake Kau, Collin, Loyal, Kenzi and Cassidy Gray; siblings, Leong Jean Kau of Hawaii, Leon (Josephine) Kau of South Carolina, Alice Thursten of Hawaii; Donald (Mary) Kau of Tennessee, Joseph (Marie) of Hawaii; and many other relatives here and in Hawaii. Services were at Green Hills Mortuary, 27501 S. Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes on April 11th at 9am. Casual “Aloha” attire was preferred.

Timothy James Cambra

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

TIMOTHY JAMES CAMBRA Jan. 11, 2015 Timothy James Cambra, 56, of Waianae, a retired auto body mechanic, passed away in Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Eric; daughter Melodie; parents Anthony DeCambra and Charolette Orta; brothers Anthony and Thomas Cambra, Richard Sorrell and Rex Mays II; sisters Aracilia Snyder, Carolyn Elkins, Melissa Cline, Gloriana Girtyruff, Debra Pritchard, Denise Thompson and Dana Tegeler; and a grandchild, Kodie James Faitupe Taito. Tim was preceded in death by his stepmom Besse Cambra. SERVICES: Sat. April 18 2015 Maili Beach Park (across from Lopikane St.). Time – 1:00 pm.

SAYOKO FUKUSHIMA

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

SAYOKO FUKUSHIMA Age 102, of Pearl City, HI, passed away March 3, 2015 in Pearl City, HI. Born March 15, 1912 in Lihue, Kauai, HI. She is survived by sons, Warren K. Fukushima, James M. Fukushima, Ted C. (Charlene) Fukushima; daughters, Ruth T. Nakasone, Clarie Y. (Bob) Young; 2 grandchildren. Private services were held.

Ruth Leialoha Milliora

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

RUTH LEIALOHA MILLIORA Age 82, of Waianae, HI, passed away March 12, 2015 in Waianae, HI. Born July 23, 1932 in Hana, Maui, HI. She was a cook at Makaha Elementary School and was a custodian at Westloch Naval Base. She is survived by sons, Henry “Sparky” (Dannette) Milliora Silva, Levi (Karen) Stanley; daughters, Elizabeth L. (Henry) Villacruzes, Ethel (Rick) Gomes, Jonalinn P. Silva, Ruthie L. (Bill) Montefalcon; 24 grandchildren; 56 great- grandchildren; 1 great-great- grandchild. Visitation 10:00 a.m., Monday (Apr. 20) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

ALOFATAUA KUMA

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

$nameALOFATAUA KUMA March 8, 1956 – April 6, 2015 Alofataua “Taua” Kuma passed away peacefully on April 6, 2015 at a hospice home in Kailua. Born in Kolofo’ou, Tonga, he was owner and president of Look Sharp Tonga, Ltd and KavaBoy. Devoted to his church, he was the chairman of the board of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in USA. Taua graduated from Farrington and attended Leeward Community College and the seminary at Claremont College. He was crazy about rugby and played with the Hawaii Harlequins and was selected to play at the World Cup in New Zealand with the Hawaii USA team. He loved the ocean and would regularly swim the waters near Lanikai Boat Ramp. Taua was famous for his BBQs and loved his sashimi. Quite a green thumb, he planted pikake, gardenia, plumeria and his favorite puakenikeni for his wife so they could enjoy the beautiful fragrance in the soft breeze. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Shirley Teruya Kuma; daughters: Sarah Kahelelani Hatsue Kuma, Anela Freeman, Ana Maria Kuma; son: Pala Tavake Kuma; brothers: Siaosi Maekafa Kuma -dec. (Lika), Pala Tavake Kuma -dec , and Atunaisa Ika Kafohengaue Kuma (Momi); sister: Ilaisaane Nau Halaevalu Hoeft (Uepi). Visitation is from 6-7 pm Friday, April 17, 2015 at First United Methodist Church on Beretania with a Tongan traditional service at 7 pm. Burial is 9 am on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

James Tanabe

Posted On April 15th, 2015 -

Screenshot 2015-04-20 14.01.47JAMES TETSUJI TANABE January 21, 1932 – March 19, 2015 James Tanabe passed away on March 19, 2015, with his devoted wife of 61 years, Yoshie, at his side. Our dad lost his battle with Parkinson’s but never lost his courage or his love for family and friends. After graduation from McKinley and UH, our dad enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served with the Military Intelligence Service in Japan. After moving to the mainland he was a county juvenile probation officer in Chicago, retiring after 25 years as a supervisor with the Cook County Intensive Probation Unit. Returning to Honolulu he worked another ten years as a state probation officer at the Alder Street Detention Home. Our dad loved sports. Starting in Chicago he spent countless off duty hours refereeing high school and college basketball and wrestling. Only his knees stopped him from continuing – the love for the game never diminished. Please join us and celebrate our dad’s life, April 25, 2015, at the Community Church of Honolulu, 2345 Nuuanu Ave. Service at 10am and please join us afterwards for lunch in the church social hall. No flowers but please make any donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the Military Intelligence Service Veterans Club of Hawaii or your favorite charity.

David Richard Neill

Posted On April 15th, 2015 -

DAVID RICHARD NEILL March 27, 2015 David Richard (Dick) Neill, 83, died at home in the company and care of his family. Dick was born in Rochester, New York. He graduated from The University of Rochester with a B.S. in Business Administration and earned a Masters of Divinity Degree from Colgate Rochester Divinity School. He married his wife Diane in 1957. Dick always served others throughout his many years. He started his career as a Minister to migrant workers in New York. He served as Pastor at Charlotte (Vermont) U.C.C. Church before moving his family to Hawaii in 1961. He was the Pastor at Kahikuonalani U.C.C. Church in Pearl City from 1961 to 1966. After he left the ministry he worked as Executive Director of Hawaii Council for Housing Action (HCHA) & HCHA Model Cities Housing Development Corporation to build affordable housing in Hawaii (1966 to 1971). He then moved to New Hampshire to work as the Executive Director of the New England Non Profit Housing Development Corporation from 1971 to 1976. Its mission was to help low income families with winterizing homes and developing affordable senior homes. The Neills’ realized that they missed Hawaii after living in New Hampshire for 3 years and moved back in 1975. From 1976 to 1978, Dick worked as Chief Clerk of Hawaii, State Senate Energy Committee (Chairman Senator T.C. Yim) on obtaining funding for renewable energies. In 1978, he became a Program Manager at The University of Hawaii’s Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) for renewable energy projects such as wind, solar, geothermal, photovoltaic and electric vehicles. He worked at HNEI for nearly 15 years. While at HNEI he also assisted over 20 Chinese students and scholars to study at the University of Hawaii. Dick later formed his own company to continue his efforts on various international projects. From 2000 to 2007 he was a Hotel Manager. He is survived by his wife Diane, his children David, Kathy, Lani, John and Michael, 7 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Services in celebration of Dick’s life will be held at Crossroads U.C.C. Church on April 18, 2015 at 2 pm (visitation from 1:30 pm to 2 pm, casual attire). In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to a charity such as Church of the Crossroads, Institute of Human Services and Waikiki Health. The family wishes to thank the personnel at Kaiser, Hospice Hawaii and Kalisi for the care Dick received.

ALEJO MENOR REVILLA

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

ALEJO MENOR REVILLA Age 79, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away March 10, 2015 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born June 9, 1935 in Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons, Alex (Raelene) Revilla, Walter Revilla; daughters, Audrey (Lester) Tamayo, Maria (Donald) Smith, Jacqueline Revilla; brothers, Arsenio (Divina) Revilla, Bobbie Revilla; sisters, Magdalena Daquioag, Lita Seguritan; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Apr. 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Tuesday (Apr. 21) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Family program 9:30 a.m. Prayer service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

CARISSIMA KAIUMALUKILIOHUOKALANI ABREU

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

CARISSIMA KAIUMALUKILIOHUOKALANI CHOW ABREU Age 37, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away February 24, 2015 in Seattle, WA. Born December 19, 1977 in Kailua, HI. She was a registered nurse at Kapiolani Medical Center. She is survived by husband, Frank Abreu; sons, Austinn Nagao, Frank Kingston Abreu, Frank Kingsley Abreu; mother, Therese M. Kele; step-father, Rudolph Kele, Jr.; sister, Nicole K. (Chevis) Rivera; grandparents, Alfred V. Chow, LaVerne L. Chow. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Saturday (Apr. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Memorial service 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.


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