Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

John Davidson Aiwohi, Jr.

Posted On May 16th, 2018 -

JOHN DAVIDSON AIWOHI, JR., 84, passed peacefully on April 17, 2018 in his Kaimuki home. Born on September 21, 1933 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a proud graduate of St. Louis High school class of '51, a retired Captain of the Hawaii Kai Fire Station, a staff accountant for Chock Pang Clinic in Honolulu, and most recently at the St. Louis Alumni Clubhouse. John is survived by wife, Ginger "Lani" Aiwohi; sons: Waldemar K. "Ipo" Aiwohi, Anthony J. "Budge" Aiwohi (Debbie), John D. "Johnny" Aiwohi III and Paul Fukuda; daughters: Mildred E. "Cissy" Bright (Roger) and Jaydee A. Aiwohi; 11 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and brother, Anthony J. "Tony" Aiwohi (Muriel). He was preceded in death by son Fredrick "Fred" Aiwohi (Jamie). Visitation will be held at 9:30am on May 22, 2018 at Star of the Sea Church. Mass begins at 12:00pm followed by a private burial at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary

Larry Brian Kalani

Posted On May 16th, 2018 -

58, of Ewa Beach passed away in Ewa Beach, Hi on February 8, 2018. 1978 graduate of Nanakuli High and worked at Tori Richard for 16 years. He is survived by sons Ledward, Lyman and Lyle; birth parents Edward Asperilla and Joyce Aliniado; sister Sandra Mae Maeda (Kalani) and brother Leon Kalani. Nephews Clement and Matthew Maeda. Services: 11:00am. Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Oahu Mortuary Chapel Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Cemetery Association

Sarina Kaleo O Kalani Fojas Yates-Siilata

Posted On May 16th, 2018 -

Sarina Kaleo O Kalani Fojas Yates-Siilata46, passed away at Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 6, 2018. Sarina worked at Ponds at Punaluu and The Queen's Medical Center as a CNA. Preceded in death by her father, Joseph K. Fojas and her brother, Donald DeSoto. Sarina is survived by mother, Rosita Malubay Fojas; son, Shayne D. I. Fojas Yates-Siilata; daughter, Shyanne S. K. Fojas Yates-Siilata; brother Mikel-Jay Kalani Fojas; sisters, Vanessa Simpkins and Danielle Fojas; uncles, Kenneth, Glenn and Dennis Malubay. Celebrating the life of Sarina will be held at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Casual Attire. No Flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Janice Dummer Nichols

Posted On May 16th, 2018 -

Janice Dummer Nichols88, passed away on May 8, 2018. She was born in Sydney, Australia. As a homemaker, she totally enjoyed her family and making everyone welcome in their home. Preceded in death by husband Robert Nelson Nichols; infant twin sons William & Edmund and grandson Jake Bender. Survived by daughters Jenny (Tim) Sullivan and Shayne (John) Turner; son Rob (Sharon) Nichols; grandchildren Kate (Vince) Thomas, Breanne Sullivan, Matthew (Alexis) Sullivan, Daniel (Susan) Sullivan, James (Sarah) Sullivan, Sean Sullivan, William (Hannah) Sullivan & Andrew Sullivan, Joshua & Anna Nichols; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters Cynthia Dummer & Robin (Tony) Buckley; niece Nicky and nephew Miles (Sasha) Buckley. Memorial service will be held at 3pm, Friday May 18 at Kailua Church of the Nazarene. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Michael John Beaumont

Posted On May 15th, 2018 -

Age 66, of Waialae Kahala, HI, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2018. He is survived by his wife Nora and daughter Michelle. Retired from the Honolulu Police Department after 25 years of service. Mike really enjoyed surfing and fixing surfboards, also enjoyed woodworking. A Celebration of life service will be held at the Outrigger Canoe Club Tuesday May 22, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:00am. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary

Nolan Teruo Ogasawara

Posted On May 15th, 2018 -

62, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, passed away on May 3, 2018 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son, Justin; daughter, Brandi Arrigo; and sisters, Germaine Ogasawara, Lynn (Bert) Matsuzaki and Tammie Ogasawara Visitation is at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. The service begins at 6:00 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Sarah Kim Sur

Posted On May 15th, 2018 -

Sarah Kim Sur, 101, of Aina Haina, peacefully passed away on April 27, 2018. She was predeceased by her loving husband, James Sunai Sur. Born in Honokaa and raised in Hilo, she was a retired Social Worker with the Hawaii State Family Court. She is survived by daughters Kathleen (Wayne) Takemoto, Jo Ann (Bruce) Harris and son, Howard (Linda) Sur, five grandchildren, Kristine Takemoto, Wendy Takemoto, Jake Harris, Peter Sur, Gary Sur and one great grandchild, Luke Reardon. Her feisty humor and love for family will be dearly missed. Private service is planned for Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary

PETER E. SKEEN

Posted On May 14th, 2018 -

Born on 4/29/44, passed away on 4/28/18. Survived by wife Judy Skeen, Children Mapuana, Kauilani (Fabian Barba), Kehahnani and Kekoa (Stacie); 9 Grand- children and 1 Great Grandchild. 7 brothers and 2 sisters. A celebration of life will be held on May 19, 2018 at Kualoa beach park from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Helene I. Ishizaki

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Helene I. Ishizaki HELENE I. ISHIZAKI 82, of San Diego & Honolulu, was born on September 14, 1935 and passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 19, 2018 in San Diego, California. Her love of traveling on the ocean lead her to become a member of the Seafarers International Union, where for many years she worked on the SS Independence and SS Constitution as a Pantry Chef. After American Hawaii Cruises, she became a steward on the USNS Mendonca, a military supply vessel that traveled to the Middle East during 2002. She is survived by her children: Gabriele Arnold, Uwe Schaub, Alisandra Mason and Dennis Ishizaki; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and siblings Dieter Paust, Ursula Karabetsos & Rosita Zeilhofer.

LT. COLONET (RET) PATRICK J. MURPHY

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Patrick J. Murphy 89 passed away on April 20, 2018. Throughout his life he always had a great sense of humor and showed his devotion to his family. He lived in Las Vegas for 39 years. He was born to James W. and Mabel C. Murphy on September 30, 1928 in Hinsdale Montana. He grew up and attended school in Sidney, Montana and graduated from Sidney High School in 1946. He spent two years in Sidney working in broadcast radio as an engineer and announcer. He left Sidney in 1947 and went to Grand Forks, ND to work in a radio station to pay his way to attend the University of North Dakota. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from UND in June of 1951 and on the same day he was commissioned in the United States Air Force as a 2nd Lt. His first duty assignment was at Rapid City Air Force Base South Dakota. While in college, he met a fellow student, Mollie Knudsen. On June 14th 1952 Pat and Mollie were married in St. Leo's church in Mollie's hometown of Minot, ND. He remained in the Air Force for 28 years and retired as a Lt. Colonel in June 1979. During the Air Force years he was stationed in ten different states with his last assignment at Strategic Air Command in Omaha, Nebraska He then took a job as a manager with Computer Sciences Corporation in Las Vegas working with the Department of Energy Weapons Testing Program. In 1989 he retired from Computer Sciences Corporation. He is survived by his wife Mollie Lou Murphy, children; Dr. Peggy Murphy( Dr Ed Leone)of Honolulu, HI, Patrick J Murphy III( Penny Murphy) of Henderson, Colleen White, Esq. of Jacksonville Beach, FL. George Murphy of Las Vegas, Six grandchildren; Cooper Hazzard, Peyton Hazzard, Andrew Murphy, Charles White IV, Jacqueline White, Megan Murphy. Brother Joseph Murphy (Jan) of Boise, ID. Patrick was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Sidney, MT and of the Elks Lodge in Las Vegas. He was an amateur radio operator for over sixty years and a member of the Las Vegas Amateur Radio Club. Visitation will be at the Davis Funeral Home on May 15th between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm 6200 S. Eastern Avenue. Services will be held at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in in Boulder City on May 16th at 10:00 am.

Emelour Nacario Guevara

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Emelour Nacario Guevara66, of Ewa Beach passed away at home in the presence of her loving family on April 24, 2018. Born on February 24, 1952 in Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippines, Emelour moved to Hawaii in 1980. She worked as a Midwife in the Philippines, but retired as a Certified Nurse Aide from Leahi Hospital after 25 years of service. Loved by many, her selfless and kind spirit will be dearly missed. She devoted her life to her family and generously opened her heart and home to everyone she met. Her warm smile, compassionate personality, and love for music will always be remembered. Emelour is survived by her husband of 37 years, Rodrigo; son: Eric; daughters: May (Robert) Paulele and Kristine; granddaughter: Mia; nine brothers and sisters; numerous nieces and nephews; and family dog: Tiny. Visitation will be held at 5:30 pm, services at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Mililani Memorial Park, Makai Chapel. Aloha/casual attire. Private burial.

Joseph Ichiro Muratsuchi

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Joseph Ichiro Muratsuchi96, passed away on April 29, 2018. Born on May 17, 1921 on a farm in Kimberly, Idaho, Joe graduated from Twin Falls High School in Idaho with the class of '38, then moved with his family to his parents' home town in Gifu, Japan. Joe experienced WWII from the "other" side, but after the war, served proudly as an American civilian working for the U.S. Army and Air Force first as an interpreter, then as a military historian. After retirement at age 67, Joe volunteered with the Japanese Cultural Center, researched rescued Japanese fishermen such as Manjiro and Joseph Heco, served as president of the Gifu Kenjin Kai and Aichi Kenjin Kai, learned to play taisho koto and helped with the group's sound system, made frames for his wife's paintings, etc. He also enjoyed traveling to many places around the world with his wife. Joe is survived by his wife of 71 years, Machiko, daughter Irene Sadoyama (Wayne), and brother Jiro (Nobuko). His son James (Peggy Jo) and sister Fumiko Upshaw preceded him in death. Joe loved his 5 grandchildren; Jared and Jordan Muratsuchi and Micah, Jonathan and Misa Sadoyama, and 6 great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary from 5pm, with Visitation from 4 - 5pm. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

AGNES CAMACHO PAZ

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

AGNES CAMACHO PAZOur beloved mother, Agnes Camacho Paz, 89, passed away on March 12, 2018 at Wahiawa General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 10, 1929 in Kawailoa Camp. She retired as a supervisor from AAFES at Conroy Grill in Schofield. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph, and son Thomas (Staphane). She is survived by her sons Daniel (Carrie-Ann), Robert (Christine), Donald (Alma), James, Richard (Amber), and David; daughters Johanna Bugarin (Darren), Wilma Paz-Vida (Brandon), and Diane Quisano (Arthur); sister Jerry Franks; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Services will be held on Monday, May 21 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Wahiawa. Visitation 9:30am, eulogy 10:30am, mass 11:00am, burial to follow at 12:30pm at Mililani Mortuary. Lunch reception at Mililani's Mauka Chapel dining hall.

LOURDES SAMONTE MALIG

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Lourdes Samonte Malig, passed away on Good Friday, March 30, 2018 in Honolulu. She was born to Francisco and Letitia Samonte on October 26, 1935, in Cavite, Philippines, and was the oldest of six children. A maternal spirit, she had the ability to make you feel loved whether she knew you for a lifetime or just a few hours. She loved bringing friends and family together, hosting memorable gatherings with tables full of homemade lumpia, pancit, and bibingka. She also loved dancing, reading, and listening to music. In 1962, she married the love of her life, Ruben. They raised two children, living in the Philippines, Michigan, and Illinois, before settling in Mililani, where Lourdes worked as a store manager for the Schofield Main Exchange and Shoppette. Life after retirement involved traveling with Ruben to Germany, Austria, Greece, Italy, Australia, Turkey, Belgium, and New Zealand (her favorite). She also enjoyed watching her grandchildren grow up, attending their communions, graduations, and show performances in California. She is survived by her husband Ruben R. Malig; daughter Leilani Malig; son Ruben S. (Leinani) Malig; brothers Cesar (Teresita) Samonte, Francisco (Angelita) Samonte and Danilo Samonte; sisters Elisa (Santiago) Mercado and Rosario Alonso; sisters-in-law Hannah (James) Miyachi and Louise Peardon; grandchildren Emily and Zachary Malig and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at 9:30 am, Monday May 21, 2018 at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church (95-370 Kuahelani Ave, Mililani, HI 96789) followed by Eulogy/Remembrance at 10:30 am and Mass at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at 12:30 pm at Mililani Memorial Park Cemetery.

Renwick Julius Kruger

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Renwick Julius KrugerRenwick Julius Kruger, 87, passed away on April 28, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank S. Kruger Sr., and Annie Pauahi Young Kruger. 2 Brothers; Frank Kruger Jr. and Harold Kruger. Survived by Wife Elberta. Daughters; Denise (Craig) Davis and Tsulan-Lee (Kalani) Kamakawiwo'ole. 5 Grandchildren. 1 Great Grand. And many Cousins, Nieces and Nephews. Visitation 10am. Service 11am on Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Burial to follow at 2pm. Aloha attire, Flowers welcome. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Archibald En Fo Wung

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Archibald En Fo Wung ARCHIBALD EN FO WUNG Archie Wung, 86, our beloved father passed away peacefully on April 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Dad graduated from Hilo High School and attended the University of Hawaii, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Dad met the love of his life, Annie Kam Lan Yuen, at Frosh Camp. They married in 1954 and had Barbara (Randy), Daniel (Dawn), Wanda (Andrew dec. 2016), Jonathan (Jae-Young), and Lisa (Adrian). Dad served in the U.S. Army and in the U.S. Army Reserves as an engineer. He was a practicing Civil and Structural Engineer, and president of A. E. F. Wung, Engineers, Inc. Dad is survived by Mom, us Wung kids, 11 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Thank you to everyone who lovingly cared for our dad. A Celebration of Life for our Dad will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. (Visitation) and 11:00 a.m. (Service) at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St. Interment services will be held privately on June 1, 2018 at the Hawaii State Veteran's Cemetery in Kaneohe.

Jinri Shinsato

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

86, of Mililani, a retired insurance agent for Atlas Insurance Agency and former underwriting manager for Continental Insurance Agency, passed away on April 11, 2018 at Wahiawa Long Term Care. He was born in Peahi, Maui. Jinri was the 1957 Hawaii Public Links Golf Association champion. He is survived by his wife, Myris; daughters, Terri (David) Shintaku, Jinny (Derek Taira) Shinsato and Lori Koh; sister, Vivian Kawamoto; and by six grandchildren. Visitation is at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. The service begins at 10:00 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Yvonne Kennedy Brown

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Yvonne Kennedy BrownYvonne Kennedy Brown, 85, of Stockton, CA., passed away on April 11, 2018, following a battle with cancer. Yvonne was born in Stockton in 1933. She attended UC Berkeley where she obtained an undergraduate degree while being an active member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She later pursued and received a Masters degree in Special Education from the University of the Pacific (UOP). Following college at Berkeley, she moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, where she met Rolla O. Brown, Jr. They were married in 1958 in Carmel Valley and lived in Honolulu until 1983. She returned to Stockton after the death of Rolla and taught school in Stockton for the next 10 years. Yvonne was always generous with her time, and was most proud of her work with Punahou School in Hawaii, and the Opera Guild and Chorale in Stockton. She was also active with the Haggin Museum, Stockton Symphony, Childrens Home and other organizations. She loved to travel and was fortunate to have visited many places in the United States and abroad. One of her favorite annual escapes was going up to Lake Tahoe for a few weeks in the Summer. She also played bridge weekly with life-long friends, as well as dominoes. Yvonne is survived by her two sons, Rolla "Rob" O. Brown, III and Walter "Walt" K. Brown. The family of Yvonne wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the Administrators, Care Specialists, Nurses, all of O'Connor Woods, and to Hospice of San Joaquin and her countless friends and family during her final series of illnesses. A Memorial Service will be held on May 19th at the Chapel on the campus of O'Connor Woods at 10:00 a.m. A reception will follow. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Stockton Country Club from 11:30 to 3:30. In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor may be given to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.

Arlene J. Boyd

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Arlene J. Boyd80 years young, passed away peacefully in Honolulu on April 23rd, 2018 from advanced dementia. She was born and raised in Detroit Michigan and lived in Honolulu for the last 30 years. Beloved wife of 61 years to Richard, mother of 3 incredible sons; Larry (deceased), Dan & Lance. Survived by husband Richard; Sister Sonja Schneemann, Granddaughter Nancy Boyd, Daughter in-laws Theresa Boyd and Suzanne Boyd, sisters-in law Barbara Foster, Donna Jeziorski and brother in-law Michael Jeziorski, plus numerous wonderful nephews and beautiful nieces. Funeral Services to be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Borthwick Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Visitation begins 6 to 7 PM, Service at 7 PM followed by fellowship & light refreshments until 9 pm. Date and time of the Celebration of Life and distribution of ashes in Maunalua Bay will be determined at a later date. Please no flowers or monetary gifts. Your good wishes and blessings will suffice.

VALENTINE KALIPO ROWE

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

VALENTINE KALIPO ROWEValentine (Val) Kalipo Rowe, of Kaneohe, loving husband, dad and papa passed away on March 29, 2018 at the age of 86. Although he was born in Honolulu, he spent most of his youth in Kapoho on the Island of Hawaii. After graduating from Pahoa High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. While there, he enrolled in a Machine Accounting Course and received his foundation for his long career in IT. When he completed his tour of duty, he enrolled in Cannon's School of Business and graduated in July 1956. Because he was a Korean War veteran, he qualified for a job in the federal government. In 1961, he left the government for 2 years to teach the first generation of computers at Automation Training Center, a part of Honolulu Business College. There he met and married the love of his life, Kathryn (Kathy) Molina. They were married in 1963 and would have been married 55 years on August 31, 2018. For the next 39 years, he worked at the Federal Aviation Administration and Pearl Harbor, Naval Shipyard retiring in 2002 after proudly working 50 years for the United Stated Federal Government. Val was very talented and creative. He enjoyed painting tapa ceramics, gardening, carpentry and spoiling his family. Val is survived by his wife, Kathryn (Kathy) Rowe, daughter, Kelley Ann Chun (Andy), son, Anthony; and grandchildren Lucas and Gabrielle Chun. He is predeceased by brothers, Samuel (Kainoa) and Peter Kauhane. And survived by sister, Grace Knox, brothers John (Sonny), James (Jimmy), and Joseph (Puna) Balaz as well as sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins. The legacies he leaves us will carry on in our hearts and to those after us. Val will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Val's life will be celebrated on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at St. Ann's Church in Kaneohe. Visitation is at 9:00 a.m., with Service at 10:30, and Mass at 11:00. Aloha Attire.

Thomas Chew Hoon Lee

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Thomas Chew Hoon "Sunny" "Shangy" Lee, 95, of Kaneohe, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2018. Born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Leinaala Lee, children: Shane (Terry Ann), Jadyanne, and Rickey (Michele) Lee; grand- children: Shanette (Drew) Landes, Randon Serikawa, Terren Lee, Reanna Serikawa and Ricky-Thomas Serikawa, great grandchild Evelyn Landes and brother Christopher (Judy) Lee. Visitation 10:00am; Services 11:00; Burial 2:00pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Fred Lee Noa

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Fred Lee NoaMay 18, 1932 - April 6, 2018 Fred Lee Noa passed away on April 6, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii at the age of 85. He was born on May 18, 1932 in Lawrence, Kansas to Fred Kalainea Noa, of Hawaii, and Evelyn Webb, of Kansas. His father was a native Hawaiian musician who toured the country as a Hawaiian steel guitarist. Affectionately known as "Freddie", he grew up in Chicago's North Side and became the first Roller Derby star of Hawaiian descent and a Hall-of-Famer, known as "The Flyin Hawaiian". He later made Hawaii home and married Beverly Rivera Noa. An excellent athlete, Freddie loved big wave surfing, competitive volleyball, tennis and fishing on his boat. He worked in Real Estate and was a well-known bartender in such notable restaurants as the Red Vest, Nick's Fishmarket and Matteo's. He is survived by his son, Fred (Ginger) Makana Noa and sister, Shirley Noa (Joey, deceased) Carbone. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Mahina & Suns Restaurant, located in the Surfjack Hotel, 412 Lewers Street. ~ A Hui Hou Kakou ~

Katherine S. Uyeno

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Katherine S. Uyeno passed away peacefully on April 7, 2018, in Bellevue, WA. She is survived by her daughter, Candace; son, Ted; grand- daughters, Kelly and Ali, and brother Jay. "Kathy", as she was known, born on June 12, 1921, lead a full and active life and enjoyed many friends. She loved playing golf, going to sporting events, shopping and traveling. The family will hold a private Celebration of her Life.

John Davidson Aiwohi, Jr.

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

John Davidson Aiwohi, Jr. JOHN DAVIDSON AIWOHI John Davidson Aiwohi, Jr., 84, of Honolulu died peacefully in his Kaimuki home on April 17, 2018. John is survived by his wife Ginger "Lani" Aiwohi, sons Waldemar K. "Ipo" Aiwohi, Anthony J. "Budge" Aiwohi (Debbie), John D. "Johnny" Aiwohi III and Paul. Daughters Mildred E. "Cissy" Bright (Roger) and Jaydee A. Aiwohi, 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Son Frederick C. Aiwohi (Jamie) preceded him in death. John was born in Honolulu to John and Mildred (Akau) Aiwohi. He was a proud graduate of St. Louis High School. John retired from the Honolulu Fire Department as Captain of the Hawaii Kai Fire Station. He also worked for many years as a staff accountant for Chuck Pang Clinic in Honolulu and most recently at the St Louis Alumni Clubhouse. Viewing will be held at 9:30am on May 22, 2018 at Star of the Sea Church. Mass begins at 12:00pm followed by private burial at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary

Myles Rikio Sakai

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

60, of Honolulu, a beloved bartender for Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, passed away on March 9, 2018 at Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann; son, Joshua; father, Richard; and brothers, Kevin (Brandy) and Lance (Kelly). Visitation is at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. The service begins at 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Jeanne Yvonne Bryan

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Jeanne Yvonne BryanAUGUST 22, 1938 APRIL 21, 2018 Jeanne Yvonne "Yvie" Bryan passed away peacefully in her home on April 21, 2018. Yvie was born in Papeete, Tahiti on August 22, 1938. Yvie is one of 8 siblings and moved to Hawaii in 1959 with her late ex-husband David Barclay Bryan. Yvie spent her early years in Wailupe Circle where she was known for her festive Tahitian parties and soirees over the years. Yvie was an Ambassador of Aloha for Tahitians and French people that visited Hawaii. Yvie is survived by her two sons, Mike and Jon and her two granddaughters Chloe and Te'ana. A Celebration of Yvie's life will be held at 9am on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at Outrigger Canoe Club.

Akoni K Cruz, “Jahkoni”

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Akoni K Cruz, AKONI K CRUZ, JAHKONI Our beloved son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Akoni Cruz, 33, passed away on April 27, 2018 in leeward Oahu due to injuries suffered from an automobile accident. His Celebration of Life will be held on May 19, 2018 at noon at Nanakuli Beach Park (Kalanianaole) followed by the scattering of his ashes in the ocean. Akoni was born on July 8, 1984 in Honolulu and raised by his parents, Lynette Cruz and the late James Nakapaahu, in Palolo Valley. He was a proud member of the Palolo Boyz and Hawaii Moped Outlaws, and worked at Aloha Poke in Waianae. He is survived by the extended Cruz ohana in Waianae, the Nihoa ohana in Nanakuli, the crew at Aloha Poke, the 420 crew, the Palolo Boyz, Hawaii Moped Outlaws, the Rhode Island ohana, the Big Island cousins, the Nakapaahu ohana, the Ohana Style Snack Company, Party Boyz Productions, the Dab Boyz Club crew, the Aloha Extracts crew, the Arnada Nation Crew, and countless others who have enriched his life throughout the years. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Mortuary

Seiyei “Shinko” Shiroma

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

88, of Kaneohe, has passed away on April 18, 2018 in Kailua. He retired as a Land Surveyor for the State of Hawaii; Department of Transportation. Shinko is survived by wife, Grace K. Shiroma; son, Glenn Shiroma; daughters, Jo Ann (Joseph) Lau, Sarah Shiroma, May (Chester) Tanji, Donelle (Robert) Tonini; brother, Allen "Sueji" Shiroma; sisters, Rosie "Tsuru" Fukumoto, Yoshino Uyehara, Ann "Midori" Shiroma; half brothers, Walter (Ailene) Zukeran, George (Fay) Zukeran; 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be on Monday May 21, 2018 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Visitation will be at 4:00 pm with service to begin at 5:00 pm. Burial services are Private Arrangements Provided By: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary

Douglas Yukito Nakano

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Douglas Yukito NakanoMay 26, 1940 - April 3, 2018 Douglas was born and raised in Honolulu, and passed away on April 3, 2018, at Kuakini Medical Center. He was a deliveryman and utility person for Alii Distributors, a family owned Hawaiian garment factory. He celebrated each day with joy, extending warmth and help to all he met. Predeceased by grandmother, Tetsu; mother, Yaeko; father, Charles and brother, Richard Nakano, he is survived by his sister, Gayle (Alan) Fukunaga; sister-in-law, Keiko; niece, Kerina (Delmer); nephew, Keith Nakano and grandniece, Deena Vialpando. Visitation from 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service at 4:00 p.m. with refreshments to follow. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings or flowers. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary

Ella Kuulei Ledward Takenouchi

Posted On May 13th, 2018 -

Ella Kuulei Ledward TakenouchiElla K.L. Takenouchi, 99, of Kaimuki, died April 21, 2018. Born in Honolulu. Retired Royal Hawaiian Health Spa Massage Therapist. Preceded in death by her beloved husband and daughter, Gary Takenouchi and Susan Watanabe (Gilbert). Survived by daughter, Carol Kanoho (Reuben); grandchildren, Clinton Watanabe (Libby); Paul Kanoho; Chad Watanabe; and Chanel Williams (David). Sisters, Rose Pokini and Genevieve Castro; Great- grandchildren, Justin and Cianan. Private services held. Burial service on May 15, at 10:30 a.m., National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary

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