Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

SOLIDAD “SALLY” CASTILLO CADANG

Posted On December 1st, 2014 -

SOLIDAD SALLY CASTILLO CADANG Age 89, of Kailua-Kona, HI, passed away November 15, 2014 in Kailua-Kona. Born January 18, 1925 in Lihue, Kauai, HI. Retired from Naval Station Barber's Point, Officer's Club. Former resident of Ewa, HI. She is survived by son, Alex (Linda) Cadang of Kona; daughters, Annie (Frank) Ferren of Kona, Leatrice (Gary) Moniz, Lydia (Buddy) Barcelo of Kona, Marlene Leslie of Kona; sisters, Clara Aguada, Gussie Preston of CA; brother, Tony (Ludy) Castillo; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 5 great- great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation 5:00 pm Friday (Dec. 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 pm. Burial Saturday (Dec. 6) 9:00 am at Mililani Memorial Park.

FELIX DELOS REYES RANADA

Posted On December 1st, 2014 -

FELIX DELOS REYES RANADA Age 83, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 22, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born August 25, 1931 in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte Philippines. He was a member of Leeward Church of Christ. Retired from Kapiolani Manor. He is survived by wife, Maria Palacay Ranada; sons, Rogelio Palacay (Bidorie) Ranada, Prudencio Palacay (Marie) Ranada; daughters, Rosalina Ranada (Danilo) Crispino, Evelyn Ranada (Carlito) Catubig, Magdalena Ranada (Jovencio) Balatico; sisters, Rufina Fajardo, Maria Aplasca, Rosita Tungpalan, Anita (Justino) Mateo, Dionisia (Juanito) Lucas; 15 grand- children; 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (Dec 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Saturday (Dec 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

ROMANA “MANING” AGUSTIN DUMBRIGUE

Posted On December 1st, 2014 -

ROMANA MANING AGUSTIN DUMBRIGUE Age 82, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away October 27, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 1, 1932 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, William (Editha) Dumbrigue, Rodolfo (Anjelita) Dumbrigue, Nelson (Elvira) Dumbrigue; daughters, Ofelia (Lorenzo) Gutierrez, Elsie (Narcie) Sarmiento, Aida (Jeffrey) Felipe, Susan (Martin) Horton; sister, Conception (Fely) Barrios; 19 grand- children; 24 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Saturday (Dec. 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.

MICHAEL ROSENBERG

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

$nameMICHAEL ROSENBERG Michael Rosenberg, retired general manager of KITV4, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday Nov. 3, 2014. Michael moved to Honolulu in 1987 to run KHON and then KITV4. He volunteered to serve on the boards of the Better Business Bureau, the Hawaii International Film Festival, Olelo, and Manoa Valley Theatre. Michael is survived by his spouse, Alberta; son Daniel; Daniel's wife, Lainessa, and 3 grandchildren. A memorial tribute will be held at Manoa Valley Theatre Monday Dec. 8, 5:30pm-7:30pm. No flowers please. Aloha Attire. Donations can be made in memory of Michael Rosenberg to Manoa Valley Theatre.

JAMES HUNT FLEMING

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

$nameJAMES HUNT FLEMING James Hunt Fleming, 81, of Kailua passed away peacefully on September 17, 2014. Jim and his wife Joan Wood Fleming, had just marked their 59th wedding anniversary. Part of a well-known Maui family, Jim was the son of Dr. Jim and Betty Fleming. Jim graduated from Stanford University with BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Business, and later a certificate in Advanced Management from Harvard University. He was employed at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and received a Superior Accomplishment Award from the Shipyard in both 1982 and 1984. He retired after 27 years at the Shipyard in 1988 as Head Engineer for the Nuclear Engineering Division. In retirement, he parlayed his career refueling nuclear submarines into volunteer work at Hawaii Institute for Marine Biology at Coconut Island, where he served as engineering handy man, flume specialist, and pump expert. When not working with the researchers and students on their projects, he volunteered with other non-profits, raised orchids, and enjoyed sailing his sailboat on Kaneohe Bay and to the neighbor islands. He joined the Honolulu Wood Turners and made beautiful bowls from local hardwoods. Jim and Joan raised four children in Kailua: David (Bridget), Leslie (Kevin Wilcock), Marcy (Robert Wheeler) and Bruce (Shelley), and have five grandchildren, all of whom have wonderful memories of their times together. Jim's extended family spans the Pacific and includes twin brother Jack in Poulsbo, WA, twin brothers Ward (deceased), and Wray in Cameron Park, CA, as well as the many neighbors, colleagues, students, artisans, woodcrafters, researchers, and friends whom he met along the way. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of DT Fleming Arboretum at Puu Mahoe, PO Box 101, Makawao, HI 96768 or the Nature Conservancy in support of their Hawaii Reef Revival project and Marine Conservation. A Celebration of his life has been RE-SCHEDULED for 4 pm Dec 23 (new date) at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Casual attire.

RALPH EPEFANIO ARANITA

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

RALPH EPEFANIO ARANITA Celebrating the Life of Ralph Epefanio Aranita, 90, of Waipahu, passed away on November 12, 2014. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai, Hawaii. He was a retired Planner Estimator with Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard; and also a United States Army Staff Sargent. He is survived by sons, Jeffrey, Aaron, Edmund (Dianne) and Clayton (Rosie) Aranita; daughters, Myra (Joseph Jr.) Aranita O'Brien, Eileen M. (Craig) Sullivan and Robbi Aranita; brother, Ronald (Tina) Aranita; sister, Sister Rosita Aranita; 16 grandchildren and 8 great- grandchildren. Visitation will be held 9:30- 10:30a.m., Monday December 8, 2014 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service at 10:30 a.m; burial at 1:00p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

BENJAMIN SUI PING PANG

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

$nameBENJAMIN SUI PING PANG Age 93, of Honolulu, passed away November 21, 2014 in Honolulu. Born March 1, 1921 in Honolulu. Retired from Pearl Harbor as a Shipfitter; World War II Veteran. He is survived by sons, Melvin C. H. Pang, Gary K. S. (Gloria) Pang, Greg G. C. (Ty Nohara) Pang; sisters, Flora Young, Beatrice Bryant; brother, Roland Pang; 7 grandchildren; 15 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (12/4) at Borthwick Mortuary, Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual Attire.

MARY KIMIKO And SHUJI MAGOTA

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

$nameMARY KIMIKO MAGOTA 1925 - 2012 AND SHUJI MAGOTA 1923 - 2014 After spending the day with family, Dad left gently and peacefully on Monday, October 6th. He died at home with excellent support and guidance from Bristol Hospice and the Queen's Geriatric Services. Dad was blessed to have had Dr. Michiko Bruno and Doug Weiss managing his Parkinson's Disease, while Mom received wonderful care from Dr. Christopher Brace and Lunalilo Home Daycare. Thank you for giving us the strength and support to care for both Mom and Dad! Along the way, dear friends and acquaintances have given them many joyful memories. Those memories live on in our hearts, and we are forever grateful. Thank you! The Magota Family, Robin, Robert, Julie and David (Niiro) Grandchildren: Kelly, Kyle and Jake Niiro, Jonathan Magota and Jessica Isomoto Private services were held.

MARIA CORPUZ PONCE

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

MARIA CORPUZ PONCE Age 82, of Mililani, HI, passed away October 26, 2014 in Wahiawa, HI. Born June 16, 1932 in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She retired after 11 years with the Dole Company. She attended Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. She is survived by sons, Hermo (Tacy) Ponce, Cirilo (Marlene) Ponce; daughters, Asuncion Castillo, Perlita Ceria, Consolacion Baldonia, Nenita (Freddie) Palafox, Marites (Alex) Ceria; sister, Avelina Bello of Philippines; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Thursday (Dec. 4) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m., Friday (Dec. 5) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (1403A California Ave., Wahiawa). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

GERALDINE PUANANI GLORIA FOSTER MCCORMICK

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

GERALDINE PUANANI GLORIA FOSTER MCCORMICK Age 61, of N. Las Vegas, NV, passed away October 19, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. Born March 9, 1953 in Honolulu, HI. Preceded in death by brothers Leonard Foster, Marvin Foster, and David Foster. She is survived by husband, Stanley J. McCormick Sr.; sons, Stan McCormick Jr., Kevin McCormick, Kelly McCormick; brothers, Daniel (Connie) Foster, Cyrus (Jody) Foster; 10 grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Dec. 3) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

BRUCE KOON HEE MAU

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

$nameBRUCE KOON HEE MAU 55, of Honolulu passed away on November 15, 2014. Bruce attended Saint Patrick School and Saint Louis School Class of 1977. Bruce was the owner of Char Hung Sut restaurant, a local establishment located in Honolulu's Chinatown and popular for its manapua and dim sum. Bruce was also an avid fisherman and hunter and frequented Molokai and Lanai. Bruce is survived by his wife, Darnell "Nelly" Mau; sons, Justin Mau, Bradley Mau; mother, Barbara Mau; brother, Barry Mau; sisters, Harilyn Coates, Wanda Lum. Visitation 3pm to 4pm Sunday Dec. 7, 2014 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Memorial service 4pm No Flowers. Aloha attire.

RANDALL GENE REYES

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

RANDALL GENE REYES Age 52, of Pearl City, HI, passed away October 26, 2014 in Aiea, HI. Born June 22, 1962 in Honolulu, HI. He worked at Sheraton Waikiki and also Hickam Air Force Base. He is survived by brothers, Thomas (Susan) Santiago, Peter (Angela) Santiago, Allan (Linda) Reyes, Jayme Reyes; sisters, Yvonne Reyes, Yolanda Reyes, Yvette Reyes. Visitation 8:30 a.m., Friday (Dec. 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Program 9:30 a.m., Prayer Service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Rita Kamaunu

Posted On November 30th, 2014 -

$nameRITA A. KAMAUNU On November 4, 2014, Rita A. Kamaunu, 69, of Kailua Oahu, passed into eternal life. Survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Alden H.K. Kamaunu; children, Carolyn Ann (Joe) L.K. Hawpe and Alden (Patricia) H.K. Kamaunu II of Reno, NV; 5 grandchildren; sister, Annetta Croom of Riverside, CA & loving family & friends. Born in Redlands, CA, alumna of Palm Springs HS and cosmetologist in CA and HI. Active in civic & community affairs in Kailua as Title IX coord. at Kailua Elem Sch, President & Board Chair of Kailua Jaycees Auxillary & team Mom/AGC for AYSO Reg 100 soccer. Retired after 25 years as Office Mgr at Roy Hamada's State Farm Ins Agcy. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tues. Dec. 2, 2014 at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua. Visitation 9 am, Services 10 am. Commital 1 pm at HI State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Lei and flowers welcome.

Patsy Yukiko Yoshii

Posted On November 29th, 2014 -

PATSY YUKIKO YOSHII Age 95, of Honolulu, passed on October 31, 2014. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired from George's Delicatessen. Survived by son, Miles (Helen); brother, Tetsuo Tada; sister, Umeko Iijima. Her husband James predeceased her. She was a member of the Honolulu Christian Church. Services will be held Thursday, December 4, 2014 beginning at 5PM at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; visitation 4PM. Casual attire/no flowers.

MABEL MIYO WATANABE

Posted On November 29th, 2014 -

$nameMABEL MIYO WATANABE November 23, 2014 Mabel Watanabe, 88, of Nuuanu, owner of Midori Dressmaker on Liliha Street. She went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Yamagata, Japan. She is predeceased by infant daughter Lynne, and is survived by husband Hiroyuki "Jack" and daughter Iris (Blaine) Taniguchi. She has three grandchildren, Erik (Cacia), Ryan and Kristi Taniguchi and great grandson, Jaxon. Visitation Services will be held on Monday, Dec. 1 at 9:00 am at Nuuanu Mortuary followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 10:00 am. Aloha attire.

ELEANOR CABUS FLORENDO

Posted On November 28th, 2014 -

Eleanor Cabus Florendo_4CELEANOR CABUS FLORENDO March 12, 1925 – November 8, 2014 Eleanor “Leoning” Cabus Florendo died on November 8, 2014 surrounded by her children in the house where she and husband Joseph raised a family and lived quiet and dignified lives of hard work, self sacrifice and love. Born March 12, 1925 in Wailuku Maui, Hawaii to Mariano Cabus and Paula Quilacio Agua, raised in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, P.I. Graduated from Farrington High School in 1948, and attended the University of Hawaii. Eleanor and husband Joseph opened a residential care home in the 1960’s. She was cofounder and president of the United Group of Care Home Operators and the Alliance of Residential Care Administrators. Eleanor is survived by son Joseph Jr. (Elea), daughters Joyceleane (Steve) Morrissey, Freida (Mark) Higashi, Elisa (Richard) Seaman, 11 grandchildren, 8 great- grandchildren, sisters Shirley Suganuma and Rosinda Auffrey. She is preceded in death by husband, Joseph and son, Edwin. Visitation 9:30am Monday, December 8, 2014 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services at 11:00am In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent on her behalf to Islands Hospice, 1301 Young Street, Suite 300, Honolulu, HI 96814. Eleanor’s family thanks Mina Serapion, Ludi Gabon, Eleanor’s other caregivers, and Islands Hospice for their love and kindness.

YUK KUEN KAU “MRS. KAU”

Posted On November 28th, 2014 -

YUK KUEN KAU MRS. KAU Yuk Kuen Kau "Mrs.Kau", 86, of Aiea, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kong Tow, China. She is survived by sons Robert (Nancy), Duane (Lorraine), Brian (Deanna), Wendell (Karen), and Cullen (Lynette); daughters Lisa (Bill) Kau-Torres, and Tammy (Creighton) Hirata; grandchildren Tracy, William Torres, Diane, David, Kelvin, Jordan Hirata, Amanda, Justine Hirata, Jennifer, Cody, Darien, Kerstye, Keanu, and Natalie; and brothers Chuck (Jennifer) Wou and Bob (May) Wou. Viewing: 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 1st at Borthwick Mortuary. Service: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

EMILIA “EMILY” SAMBRANO TACLAN

Posted On November 28th, 2014 -

EMILIA EMILY SAMBRANO TACLAN Age 90, of Mililani, HI, passed away November 4, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born September 12, 1924 in Waipahu, HI. She was a Pre-School Aide at ABC Land. She is survived by son, Anthony Taclan; daughters, Violet (Michael) Donato, Yolanda (Armenio) Lopez, Cynthia (Vernon) Pang; 7 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m., Wednesday (Dec. 3) at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Catholic Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani). Family Program 11:45 a.m. Mass 12:00 p.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio. No Flowers Please.

MILDRED “MADGE” GUM HEE SEU KAM

Posted On November 27th, 2014 -

MILDRED MADGE GUM HEE SEU KAM Age 90, of Waipahu, HI, passed away November 3, 2014 in Waipahu. Born August 13, 1924 in Honolulu, HI. Mildred was a member of the Jehovah Witness - Kapolei Congregation. She is survived by sons, Clinton "Sonny Boy" (Linda) Kam, Gordon (Gayle) Kam, Warren (Cindy) Kam, Andrew (Amy) Kam; daughter, Lucille Kam; sisters, Lily Hong, Barbara Kam, Katherine (Francis) Nitta, Dorothy Wong; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Dec. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

DORA KIMIE FUJII HAYAMIZU

Posted On November 27th, 2014 -

DORA KIMIE FUJII HAYAMIZU Age 94, of Honolulu, HI, passed away November 12, 2014 in Honolulu. Born September 13, 1920 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by son, Calvin K. (Sharon) Hayamizu; daughters, Sandra M. Akasaka, Diane S. Yoshida; grandchildren, Terry Ann (Jody) Toyama, Renee Dona, Lisa (Mark) Nakagawa, Bryan Yoshida; great-grand- children, Reyn, Benjamin, Brayden, Alyssa. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Dec. 2) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu). Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers please.

ROBUSTIANO “TATA RUBEN” LUCENA

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

$nameROBUSTIANO TATA RUBEN LUCENA Age 95, of Ewa, HI, passed away October 25, 2014 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born May 6, 1919 in Libtong, Tagudin, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Oahu Sugar Company (formerly Ewa Plantation). He is survived by sons, Franklin (Cynthia) Lucena, Diosdado (Margaret) Lucena; daughter, Rosalinda (Allan) Tabaranza; sister, Lolita Bernabe; 9 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 1 great-great- grandchild. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Dec. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:15 a.m., Wednesday (Dec. 3) at Immaculate Conception Church (91-1298 Renton Rd., Ewa). Eulogy 10:15 a.m., Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park, Waipio.

VIRGINIA LANGAMAN TAPEC

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

VIRGINIA LANGAMAN TAPEC Age 96, of Honolulu, passed away November 6, 2014 in Honolulu. Born December 24, 1917 in Santa Ignacia, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by son, Alfredo (Edith) Tapec; daughters, Patricia (Rommel) Langaman, Rosalia (Florentino) Galzote, Hermie Pestana, Diana Farias; 12 grandchildren; 24 great- grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Tuesday 12/2 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel, Waipio, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday 12/3 at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy, Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

HELENA NEE WAN TURBEVILLE

Posted On November 26th, 2014 -

$nameHELENA NEE WAN TURBEVILLE Age 89, of Waianae, HI, passed away peacefully October 26, 2014 in Waianae surrounded by her loving family. Born September 7, 1925 in Honohina, HI. Retired from Waianae Drug. Member of Aiea Ballroom Dance Association and Pan Pacific Ballroom Dance Society of Hawaii. She is survived by husband, Louis Edgar Turbeville; sons, Kenneth (Diane) Suan of CA, Joseph K. P. Padilla, Elmer (Del) Templeman of FL; daughter, Stephanie (Amadeo) Verzon; brother, Clayton (Cathy) Loui; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews & nieces. Visitation 10:00 a.m., Tuesday (Dec. 2) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m., Committal Service to follow 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual Attire.

JUSTINA MENDOZA PASCUA

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

JUSTINA MENDOZA PASCUA Age 87, of Honolulu, passed away October 24, 2014 in Honolulu. Born April 9, 1927 in Mabusag B, Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Punahou Schools; Member of Badoc Pinili Association. She is survived by husband, Juan C. Pascua, Sr; sons, Ferdinand (Lucrecia) Pascua, Jimmy (Wellen) Pascua, Juan (Roberta) Pascua Jr.; 8 grand- children; 11 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter. Private Services were held.

LAWRENCE “LARRY BOY” SU’A AKA LARRY HERESA

Posted On November 24th, 2014 -

$nameLAWRENCE LARRY BOY SU'A aka LARRY HERESA Age 37 , of Kapolei, HI, passed away November 8, 2014 in Kapolei. Born July 28, 1977 in Honolulu, HI. He is survived by life companion, Shawna Leialoha Correa; sons, Izeick Su'a-Coloma, Izaiah Su'a; father, Solomon Su'a; mother, Yolanda Su'a; brother, Theodore Heresa; sisters, Theresa Heresa- Hunkin (Matthew-Solomon), Melanie (Ana Tagovailoa) Su'a; grand- mother, Caroline Alcantra; many family and friends. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Dec. 1) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

MELVIN DANIEL DE COSTA

Posted On November 23rd, 2014 -

$nameMELVIN DANIEL DE COSTA Melvin Daniel De Costa, 71, of Kailua passed away at his home in Kunia on October 26, 2014. Mel attended Kailua High School and went on to continue his education until he earned his Master's Degree at Chaminade University. He was always a strong proponent of education and made it an integral part of his career. Mel retired from the Honolulu Police Department in 1989 after 27 years of service. As a captain and civil defense coordinator, he was in charge of the training program for the HPD's Communications Division that managed 125 employees. He was the lieutenant in charge of the Gambling and Morals Detail in the HPD's Vice Narcotics Division. He was a police sergeant and front line supervisor for over 12 years. After retirement, Mel started his business DC Investigative Services Inc. He then worked as Director of Security & Safety at Royal Hawaiian Hotel, then Director of Security at Kahala Mall Shopping Center and most recently, Director of Security at Chaminade University with Securitas. Mel was also a part time instructor at Honolulu Community College and an adjunct professor at Chaminade University. His involvement in professional memberships included the ASIS Hawaii Chapter (Past President), the Hawaii Visitor Industry Security Association (Past Vice President) and a director with the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Hawaii Chapter; just to name a few. On October 23rd, 3 days before his passing, at the 30th Annual Law Enforcement Security Awards Banquet, Mel was awarded the prestigious "Top Cops Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014". Mel is survived by his wife, Rochelle Kaai De Costa; daughters, Deidre (Tim) Harrison, Pualani (James) Todd, Noilani De Costa; hanai daughter, Kanoe Cobb-Adams; step-daughter, Michelle (Charles) Caouette; step-son, Roman Kaai; brother, Harold De Costa; sister, Barbara Long; 18 grandchildren, 7 great- grandchildren and his loving dog, Holo De Costa. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Mystical Rose Oratory Chapel at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Viewing at 9:30am with services at 11:00am. Burial to follow at 1:00pm at Valley of the Temples.

G. EVERETT SPRING

Posted On November 23rd, 2014 -

G. EVERETT SPRING December 23, 1928 - April 9, 2013 George Everett "Ev" Spring, born on Oahu December 23, 1928, to Percy George and Rose Norma Spring died in Seattle, Washington on April 9, 2013, after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. He graduated from St. Louis College in 1947, and received a BS in Ceramic Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1951. As a member of the U.S. Marines he served in Korea, the Philadelphia Navy Yard and the reserves. rising to rank of Captain. He married Allison Wiedorn, they divorced in 1963. Ev returned to Oahu in 1964, as branch manager for Owens Corning. He received an MBA in Finance from the University of Hawaii. In 1969, he married Gretchen Van Iderstine and in 1972 started GESCO Sales and Supply, moving family and business to Maui in 1976. Ev was active in the Maui Chamber of Commerce, serving two terms as president; taught classes at Chaminade University, Maui Campus, and the University of Phoenix. He was named a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Ev patented and marketed a leak detection system for underground storage tanks. He is survived by his brother Tom Spring S.M., wife Gretchen, son Everett (Kathy) and their children, Chelsea, Nolan, Garrett, Trevor and Colin; son Paul; daughter Anni and her son Karl; son Tony (Carol); son Alan (Laura) and their children Meghan and Evan; and son Scott (Sonjia) and their daughter Antonia. A private graveside service was held at Diamond Head Memorial Park November 22, 1914.

LOUIS K. COLLINS, JR.

Posted On November 23rd, 2014 -

$nameLOUIS K. COLLINS, JR. In the warmest light of October 13, 2014, with family at his side, Louis K. Collins, Jr. breathed peacefully into eternity at 93 years of age. Born in Honolulu July 22, 1921, the first born of Louis K. Collins and Amoy Ahu was raised by his grandparents in Kapahulu, Hoolehua and Mooilili before graduating from Iolani School in 1940. After graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Louis worked his charismatic personae with his athleticism, intellect, wit and common sense through a career of public relations with Mueller & Phipps, Primo Distributing Company, and Y. Hata and Sons before retiring to the family owned coffee farm in Keopu, Kona and to his fields of protea flowers in Kau. Louis is survived by sons Ernest "Mahoe" (Brenda), Louis K., Taylor and Michael J.; daughters Joanna U. Kaalele, Fanny K. (George) Alcosiba, Kathy Lou K. (Dan) Manuel and Titi K. (Bill) Ricafort; brother, John K.; sisters Winona K. Wong, Fanny K. (Sam) Au Hoy, Georgiana P. Clark and Ernesta H. (Frank) Masagatani; 18 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 1 great great-grandchild; many cousins, nephews and nieces. Visitation 9 am Friday December 12, 2014 at Borthwick Mortuary's Maunakea Chapel. Service at 10. Aloha Attire. Private Inurnment.

CELINA T. SINCLAIR

Posted On November 23rd, 2014 -

CELINA T. SINCLAIR 89 of Honolulu, died Nov. 13, 2014. Born in Aparri, P.I. Survived by sister, Teresita Andres; daughters Evelyn, Lark, Mary, Lucy, son Michael, 13 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren. Service to celebrate her life St. Andrew's Cathedral Sat., Nov. 29 at 1:00 PM, she joins her husband, Thomas Lowry at Punchbowl. Donations to St. Jude, and/or St. Andrew's or St. Timothy's homeless program.

“AUNTY STAN” KANANI KAAIAWAHIA BULAWAN aka STANLYN MARY BULAWAN PLACENCIA

Posted On November 23rd, 2014 -

AUNTY STAN KANANI KAAIAWAHIA BULAWAN aka STANLYN MARY BULAWAN PLACENCIA Age 54, of Waianae, HI, passed away October 25, 2014 in Honolulu. Born August 19, 1960 in Honolulu, HI. Founder of Waianae Community Outreach. National Association of Social Workers - Award Recipient Women in Recovery. Board member & advisor to various State Agencies & Non-Profit Organizations. She is survived by husband, Emilio Atabay Placencia, Sr.; son, Emilio Atabay (Felicia) Placencia, Jr.; daughters, Sophina Bulawan Placencia, Shalani Dante (Kai) Bulawan Placencia; brother, Clarkson Bulawan; sister, Jarzette (Renee) Bulawan; grandchildren, Emilie- Mae Nanea Placencia, Evan Atabay Placencia. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Nov. 26) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No Flowers, Please.

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