Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

SEIICHI ODO

Posted On September 9th, 2015 -

SEIICHI ODO AUGUST 26, 2015 Seiichi Odo, 83, of La Palma, CA, retiree of Caltrans Engineering Department. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Katherine Yoshinobu Odo, and their beloved son, Robert Hifumi Odo. He is survived by his brother, Yoso Odo and his sister Natsuko "Nancy" Nomura, of Honolulu. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 12, at Orange County Christian Church. Casual/Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Odo Family Trust, Orange County Christian Church, or Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Architecture Dept., Robert Hifumi Odo Memorial Scholarship.

ALMIRANTE “AL” “MENTE” LAIZ BANGASAN

Posted On September 9th, 2015 -

ALMIRANTE AL MENTE LAIZ BANGASAN Age 85, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 9, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born April 15, 1930 in Sto. Tomas Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy and Supply Officer for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Member of Candonian and Anak Ti Daya and an avid bowler. He is survived by wife, Francisca Y. Bangasan; sons, Remal (Mog Park) Bangasan, Almirante (Darlene) Bangasan, Jr., Don (Jenny Richards) Bangasan; brother, Dionisio Bangasan; sister, Esperanza Bangasan; grandchildren, Glory, Shannon, Shelton, Brianna, Cameron, Celina, Gabriel; great-grandchildren, Cayden, Nolan, Brayden. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Monday (Sept. 14) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach). Mass 11:00 a.m. Committal service to follow 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

NORMA MICHIKO YOSHIKA

Posted On September 9th, 2015 -

NORMA MICHIKO YOSHIKA Age 83, of Mililani, HI, passed away August 7, 2015 in Waipahu, HI. Born December 25, 1931 in Honolulu, HI. Norma was a retired registered nurse from Wahiawa General Hospital. She is survived by son, Ronald (Wendy) Yoshika; brothers, Melvin Ishikawa, Howard Ishikawa; grandchildren, Wyatt Yoshika, Ethan Yoshika. Private services.

EDWARD KAAKUA MEDEIROS, SR.

Posted On September 9th, 2015 -

$nameEDWARD KAAKUA MEDEIROS, SR. 87, of Hawaii Kai, a retired teacher, administrator and counselor at Saint Louis School for 35 years, died peacefully at home in the loving care of his family on August 24, 2015. Born in Watertown, Oahu, he was a proud 1947 graduate of St. Louis College and went on to earn degrees from Washington State and Central Washington State Colleges, respectively. He also served his country in the army. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Cecile (Chili) Medeiros; three sons, Edward, Jr. (Buster), Matthew, Andrew (Keoki); four daughters, Arlene Anternorcruz, Roslyn Pahia, Maria Anderson, Cecile (Ceci) Van Wyk; 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Services will be held September 14 at Holy Trinity Church in Kuliouou with visitation from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m., mass at 11:00, followed by burial at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

EMILIO DE GUZMAN BANTOLINA

Posted On September 8th, 2015 -

EMILIO DE GUZMAN BANTOLINA Age 88, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 8, 2015 in Pearl City, HI. Born June 30, 1927 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He was employed at Sumida Farm. He is survived by wife, Gertuliana B. Bantolina; sons, Domingo (Lucita) Bantolina, Amador (Teresita) Bantolina, Sunnie (Divina) Bantolina, Ernesto (Rene) Bantolina, Marc (Kenny) Bantolina; daughters, Corazon Arce, Concepcion (Filomeno) Rebula, Luzviminda (Rodolfo) Quintua, Ines (Sonny) Uson; brother, Constante (Luz) Bantolina; sisters, Feliza Galacgac, Primitiva Ramirez; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Sunday (Sept. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Monday (Sept. 14) at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church (99-312 Moanalua Rd, Aiea). Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

CHARLES YADAO OLIVA

Posted On September 8th, 2015 -

CHARLES YADAO OLIVA Age 86, of Mililani, HI, passed away July 21, 2015 in Mililani, HI. Born April 5, 1929 in Koloa, Kauai, HI. Charles was a retired Federal Government employee and also a former bus driver for Leeward Bus Company. He is survived by wife, Madeline A. Oliva; sons, Charles A. (Leatrice) Oliva, Gary W. (Carol) Oliva, David B. (Mervyn) Oliva, Randal P. (Fay) Oliva; daughter, Bernadette (Dexter) Thompson; brothers, John Oliva, James Oliva, George Oliva; 16 grand- children; 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Saturday (Sept. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

CONAN V. AKAU

Posted On September 7th, 2015 -

$nameCONAN V. AKAU Age 54, of Honolulu, HI, passed away July 29, 2015 in Honolulu. Born September 23, 1960 in Honolulu, HI. Conan was an accountant with the State. He was the chairman and member of the Akau Family Golf Club. He is survived by wife, Kimberly Akau; sons, Kealo Akau, Kalani Merino; daughter, Elena Akau; mother, Ernestine Akau; brothers, Nolan Akau, Vance (Lisa) Akau; sister, Stacy (Ron) Kauffman. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Friday (Sept 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 6:30 p.m.

Patsi Pritchard McClaran

Posted On September 7th, 2015 -

PATSI PRITCHARD MCCLARAN Patsi Pritchard McClaran died peacefully on August 30, 2015 with her husband and their children at her bedside. Patsi was born in San Francisco, California on May 18, 1926. She was the daughter of George P. J. and Victoria Emry Pritchard who moved to Honolulu when she was three months old. Patsi grew up in Honolulu attending Jefferson Elementary and Punahou schools until 1942 when she was sent to San Rafael, California to attend Dominican Convent High School from which she was graduated in 1944. After going to college for two years she worked in bookstores in Honolulu, New York and San Francisco. In 1955 Patsi married Navy lieutenant Stephen McClaran. For the next 15 years she led the life of a peripatetic Navy wife. In 1970 she, Stephen and their four children returned to Kailua, Hawaii. For the next 40 years she was associated with Honolulu Museum of Art as a volunteer, as an employee and as a docent. Patsi is survived by her husband Stephen and their four children: John (Amy) McClaran, Stephana Jacobson, Peter McClaran and Tori (Mark) Toles. Also surviving are her grandchildren: Alison and Emily McClaran, Hallie Ann Jacobson, Stephen and Jayna McClaran, and Katie Toles. The family would be honored if any donations given in Patsi's name are made to the National Parkinson Foundation--Hawaii Chapter or to the Honolulu Museum of Art. Private services have been held.

HARRY TAKAO NISHIKAWA

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

HARRY TAKAO NISHIKAWA Age 88, of Waialua, HI, passed away August 9, 2015 in Wahiawa. Born May 24, 1927 in Waialua, Oahu, HI. Harry was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired field supervisor for Waialua Sugar Co. He is survived by daughter, Colleen (Herbert) Ahia; brother, Tsuneo Nishikawa; sisters, Gloria Goo, Sandra (Howard) Oshita. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Sept 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Stephen Milbank Spalding

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

STEPHEN MILBANK SPALDING Was born on November 12, 1955, in Honolulu HI to Nancy and Charles Spalding and died on August 31, 2015 in Rutland VT, with family and friends at his side. He was a fifth generation descendant of Amos Starr and Juliet Montague Cooke. His maternal grandparents were Jeremiah and Katherine Milbank of New York. He attended high school at Deerfield Academy in MA where he captained the Squash Team. He graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Oregon. A lifelong athlete and racquet sports enthusiast, he enjoyed numismatics and collected fine art. He was known for his great sense of humor and quick wit. He is survived by a brother, Charles Cooke Spalding Jr, his step mother Joan Spalding, step brother Chip Westly, niece Kim Wasserman and nephews Tyler and Craig Spalding. In lieu of flowers the family request a donation to The Boys and Girls Club or The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

YOSHITO “JERRY” SAKAI

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

YOSHITO "JERRY" SAKAI Age 89, of Aiea and One Kalakaua Senior Living, passed away on August 24, 2015, in Straub Hospital. He was a retired Ft Shafter civilian Supply Officer and Army veteran who served in post-war Germany. His wife of 64 years, Yuriko Miyasaki Sakai of Kilauea Kauai, predeceased him on January 15, 2014. He is survived by daughters, Shelley (Maurice) Kaya and Norma (Roy, MD) Ebisu; brothers, Uichi Sakai and Harold Masaru Sakai; grandchildren, Katherine, Jennifer, Jason, Erin, and Ryan; and great-grandchildren, Davin, Benjamin, and Violet. He was a kind and patient person who will be dearly missed by family and friends. He loved to play games with his grandchildren and often made funny jokes and whistled a happy tune. He enjoyed golfing, newspaper puzzles, and socializing over a meal and a beer. Later, he took loving care of his wife during her long illness. Condolences: yoshito.jerry.sakai@gmail.com.

HOWARD KALANI BENHAM

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE HOWARD KALANI BENHAM A Celebration of Howard's life will take place at the Kamehameha Schools Bishop Memorial Chapel on: Sunday, November 22, 2015 2:00 pm Public Visitation 2:30 pm Memorial Service 3:30 pm Fellowship The family respectfully requests no koden or flowers. Any donations in Howard's name may be sent to Hospice Maui.

MARTA PALISOC PURGANAN

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

MARTA PALISOC PURGANAN Age 79, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 31, 2015 in Honolulu. Born February 23, 1936 in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by husband, Jesus Tapia Purganan; son, Jessie (Mercedita) Purganan; daughters, Mercely (Reynato) Tapia, Maribel (Bobby) Aquino, Marilyn (Richard Estorpe) Purganan; brothers, Rodolfo (Mercedita) Palisoc, Florencio (Lenlen) Palisoc, Jr.; sisters, Nori (Botog) Robancho, Delia (Arnold) Hipolito; 12 grand- children; 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday (Sept 11) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday (Sept 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; program 9:30 a.m., prayer service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

DENNIS M. SUMIMOTO

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

$nameDENNIS M. SUMIMOTO Dennis Sumimoto age 71, of Waipahu passed away peacefully on July 23, 2015 surrounded by his loved ones. Dennis was born Dec 11, 1943 in Hilo, HI. and was a State Farm Insurance Agent for 43 years, he was an avid golfer and loved hitting the tables in Las Vegas. He is survived by wife, Shirley, son Chad, daughter Denise Santilena, son-in-law Michael Santilena, mother Helen, 2 sisters, Merle Morikawa & Mona Streng, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. Visitaton: 9:30am Saturday, Sept 12 at Mililani Memorial Park - Mauka Chapel. Celebration of Life 10:30am casual attire, no flowers.

Evelyn Bernice Silva

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

$nameEVELYN BERNICE SILVA Evelyn Bernice Silva, 96, of Honolulu passed peacefully into God's hands on August 8, 2015 with her children by her side. Evelyn was pre-deceased by her loving husband David Silva and is survived by her sons Russell (Ann) Silva of SC, Vernon (Terry) Silva, Gene (Yvonne) Silva of OR, and her daughter Valerie (Ronald) Lau; her brother Francis Santos, sister Geraldine Falardeau of OH, 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. A celebration of her life will take place on Saturday, September 12 at Blessed Sacrament Church 2124 Pauoa Rd. Visitation at 9:00am, Service at 10:00am and Mass at 10:30am, burial at 2:00pm at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Mahalo to the many family and friends who have kept our ohana in their thoughts and prayers.

Henry “Iking” Salvador Abad

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

HENRY IKING SALVADOR ABAD Age 89, of Honolulu, passed away August 11, 2015 in Honolulu. Born May 10, 1926 in Manayon, Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from the Philippine Army and served during WWII. He was a Prisoner of War in Capaz, Tarlac. He is survived by son, Rodrigo (Bella) Abad; daughters, Primie (Roger) Marzan, Corazon Valenzuela; sisters, Pacita Manuel, Magdalena Agag; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Friday 9/11 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:00 a.m. Saturday 9/12 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Mass 9:00 a.m. Burial 12:00 noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

RALPH TADASHI MINAMI

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

Correction to obituary published on Sunday, September 6. RALPH TADASHI MINAMI Mr. Minami is also survived by his seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Service for Mr. Minami will be held at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Visitation begins at 5:00 p.m.; service at 6:00 p.m.

LUIS MARGARETE BRAUN

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

$nameLUISE MARGARETE BRAUN December 31, 1948 - August 21,2015 Luise Braun, 66, died on August 21 at her home in Kula, Maui after a long illness. Her husband, Frederick Pablo, was at her bedside. Luise is survived by her loving husband and her family in Germany - her sister Anni Raab, nieces Claudia Walker and Christine Herrmann, and nephew Peter Fraass. Born and raised in Baiersdorf, Germany, Luise was a bright student, an avid hiker, dancer with the Tanzdeel Rega folk dancing troupe for many years and enjoyed traveling throughout the world. Luise moved to Hawaii in 1971 and studied at the University of Hawaii where she obtained a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in Political Science. Luise married Fred Pablo in 1974 while they were both graduate students at UH. Luise continued her post graduate education at Harvard Business School and earned a Master's Degree in Business Administration in 1981. In Honolulu, Luise was the Executive Manager from 1976-1982 at Ryu International Inc. which operated the Waikiki Bazaar Shopping Center. For the next 20 years Luise and Fred lived in Europe. At the US Embassy in Bonn, Germany, Luise was head of the American Personnel Services which included being the Chief of the Visitors Bureau responsible for planning and coordinating schedules with the foreign government for the visits of US officials. She received commendations for coordinating 2 trips for President Ronald Reagan including the 1985 Economic Summit, three trips for Vice President George Bush, Secretary of State George Schultz, Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and other high ranking US Government officials. At the US Embassy in Rome, Italy, she served as Chair of the American Embassy Association. Luise also developed and taught business courses at the American University in Rome. At the US Embassy in Paris, France, she served as the Executive Manager of the Embassy Association for Servicing Employees (EASE) where she developed a strategic plan and within two years, she reorganized the operations and brought EASE into self-sustaining position. In 2002, Luise and her husband returned to Hawaii and settled in Kula, Maui. She immediately became involved with community organizations. She was the Director of Finance and Development at the Maui Family and Support Services. Luise then served many years with the Maui Historical Society including two terms as their President. Luise also served as President of the Harvard Club of Maui, as Treasurer of the Honolulu Chamber Music Series and as a member on the Board of Directors of the Alii Kula Lavender Farm. The family held a private celebration of Luise's life. As a remembrance, her family suggests making a donation to the Maui Historical Society and noting it is "In Memory of Luise Braun". She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known and loved her.

CECILIA LEIMOMI OKU GASPER TEIXEIRA

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

$nameCECILIA LEIMOMI OKU GASPER TEIXEIRA Died on August 23, 2015 at the age of 88. Born on July 9, 1927 to John and Lucy Oi Wah Oku. She was a packer forelady at Dole Pineapple Cannery for 27 years. Then she worked for the DOT for 7 years and retired from DOT in 1983 at the age of 56 years old. She loved music. She loved to sing. She played the ukulele, guitar and piano. Later in her life she enjoyed singing karaoke with her children at family gatherings. Preceded in death by Theodore Teixeira (husband), Yolanda Leialoha (Eddie) Sanchez (daughter), Teo Gasper Jr. (ex-husband) and Teo Gasper Ill (son). Survived by Sister - Teresa Lau; 5 children - Luana Rose Mae Stafford, John Alan Gasper, Yvonne Leimomi Gasper, Lucianne Kuuipo(Robert) Lagapa, Susan (Jerry) Nicholson(step daughter); 10 grandchildren - Paul K. Gasper(Andrea), Jimmy L. Stafford (Yvonne), Shawn K. Stafford (Julie), Jory E. Sanchez (Lesley), Justin V. Sanchez, Robert B. Lagapa (Tara), Verna K. Knouse, Marisa S. Gasper, Jessica R. Sturgill (Mark), Chad Nicholson (step grandson); 14 great grandchildren - Alssya, Deshawn, Gabrielle, Hoku, Ashleigh, Isaiah, Chris, Shantel, Chloe, Monica, Devan, Grant, Ke'olani & Shannan; 2 great-great-grandchildren - Sophia and Leah. And many nieces & nephews. Services: September 14, 2015, Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, Kaneohe, 9:30 AM Visitation. Aloha Attire.

LEROY ROSA, SR.

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

LEROY ROSA, SR. Age 75, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 7, 2015 in Ewa Beach. Born November 8, 1939 in North Kohala, HI. Leroy was a retired painter. He is survived by spouse, Eileen Rosa; sons, Leroy Rosa, Jr., Steven Rosa, Sr., Gabriel (Rose) Rosa; daughters, Annie (Audie) Saili, Lucy (Johnny) Spruill, Rosalind Harris, Jo Ann (Javier) Rodriguez; sister, Betty Autry; 33 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept 10) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; funeral service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

LAWRENCE “SAK” K. SAKAMOTO

Posted On September 6th, 2015 -

LAWRENCE K. SAK SAKAMOTO Age 86, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away August 6, 2015 in Pearl City, HI. Born February 22, 1929 in Wahiawa. He retired from the Hickam Air Force Base & Kaala Elementary School. He is survived by wife, Elaine Sakamoto; daughters, Lori Yuu, Wendy (Derek) Tatsuno, Rene (Paul) Nakagawa; grandchildren, Kristen, Kaitlyn, Erin, Breeann, Branden; nieces & nephews. Visitation 5:00 p.m., Thursday (Sept. 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:00 p.m.

RICHARD ITSUKI INOUYE

Posted On September 5th, 2015 -

RICHARD ITSUKI INOUYE 88 of Aiea. Retired from Hawaiian Telephone Company, Army veteran and a member of the Aiea Orchid Club. Passed peacefully at home on July 31, 2015. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Misuko; daughters, Vicki Inouye, Valerie Inouye; sons, Reid, Roy (Sharon), Owen (Brenda); nine grandchildren; five great-grand- children; faithful companions, Kekoa and Hoku; brothers, Ralph, Clyde; sister Edith Oba; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended ohana. Services will be held September 12, 2015 (Saturday) at Hosoi Garden Mortuary 10AM; Visitation 9AM, Casual attire, no flowers.

REV. LORRAINE SUIN LAN LAU

Posted On September 5th, 2015 -

REV. LORRAINE SUIN LAN LAU Age 89, of Aiea, HI, passed away August 4, 2015 in Honolulu. Born November 15, 1925 in Honolulu, HI. Retired labor relations specialist officer in charge of construction, Mid-Pacific, U.S. Navy. Hope Kahu of Ka Makua Mau Loa Church. She is survived by brothers, Gordon Lau and Jensen Lau. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (Sept 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Claudette Kalanikapu Rapozo

Posted On September 4th, 2015 -

CLAUDETTE KALANIKAPU RAPOZO Age 61, of Kapolei, a Redemption Academy Office administrative assistant died Aug. 9 in Queens Medical Center-West. She was born in Honolulu and grew up in Lanakila and Waimanalo. She was greeted in heaven by her husband Rodney, mother Helen Kane and her dog Bumbucha. She is survived by her son Eddy; daughters Jacqueline Rapozo, Ronda Makue, Kacie Aurio, Kyra Santos and Jkae Rapozo; father Claude Kane Sr; brothers Claude Jr and Joseph Kane; sisters Johnette Moses, Claudine Duvauchelle, Helene Torres, Marlene Nolta, Cecilia Cardus-Kane and Micheline Kane; grandchildren Michelle, Logan, Ezra, Lacie, Kara, Kaya, Lawrence IV and Aria; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation Sat 10am at Life Church Kailua, 355 N. Kainalu Drive. Celebration of Life 11am. Aloha attire.

LEANDRA RAMOS CABINGABANG

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

LEANDRA RAMOS CABINGABANG Age 95, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 10, 2015 in Waipahu, HI. Born March 12, 1920 in #18, Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Ernesto (Corazon) Cabingabang, Gilbert (Marieta) Cabingabang, Rolando (Delia) Cabingabang, Romy (Marilyn) Cabingabang; daughters, Neyda (Osias) Cabingabang, Naty Jara, Lolinda (Benny) Madigal, Rosita (Roger) Fagaragan, Elizabeth (Manuel) Calaycay, Lety (Ernesto) Lacar; 29 grand- children; 43 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Tuesday (Sept. 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Sept. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

LEANDRA RAMOS CABINGABANG

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

LEANDRA RAMOS CABINGABANG Age 95, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 10, 2015 in Waipahu, HI. Born March 12, 1920 in #18, Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Ernesto (Corazon) Cabingabang, Gilbert (Marieta) Cabingabang, Rolando (Delia) Cabingabang, Romy (Marilyn) Cabingabang; daughters, Neyda (Osias) Cabingabang, Naty Jara, Lolinda (Benny) Madigal, Rosita (Roger) Fagaragan, Elizabeth (Manuel) Calaycay, Lety (Ernesto) Lacar; 29 grand- children; 43 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Tuesday (Sept. 8) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Sept. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Miriam Chun Noh

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

$nameMIRIAM CHUN NOH Miriam Chun Noh peacefully passed away in Honolulu on August 16. Survived by three sons, Howard, David and Raymond and a sister, Mary Chun Lee. She was born in Honolulu on November 6, 1924. The daughter of a Korean immigrant plantation worker and his picture bride, she was the second of five children. Educated at Roosevelt High School, she worked for the local government before marrying the late Edwin Cha Son Noh. Together, they owned and operated a variety of businesses from pet shop, grocery store, several Waikiki hotels to the first formal Korean restaurant in the islands, Arirang which opened in 1961. The real triumph of this brilliant, tireless woman was the founding of Noh Foods International of Hawaii in 1963 with Edwin. Today, this company is globally- known for manufacturing and distributing a wide variety of seasoning mixes, sauces and drinks. In addition, at the age of 70, she established the dry- cleaner and laundromat complex, Launderland, on Beretania Street; still operating today. Rest in peace, Mom - your magnificent work is done at last. Graveside service on Saturday - September 5th. Diamond Head Memorial @ 10:30 am.

Miriam Chun Noh

Posted On September 3rd, 2015 -

$nameMIRIAM CHUN NOH Miriam Chun Noh peacefully passed away in Honolulu on August 16. Survived by three sons, Howard, David and Raymond and a sister, Mary Chun Lee. She was born in Honolulu on November 6, 1924. The daughter of a Korean immigrant plantation worker and his picture bride, she was the second of five children. Educated at Roosevelt High School, she worked for the local government before marrying the late Edwin Cha Son Noh. Together, they owned and operated a variety of businesses from pet shop, grocery store, several Waikiki hotels to the first formal Korean restaurant in the islands, Arirang which opened in 1961. The real triumph of this brilliant, tireless woman was the founding of Noh Foods International of Hawaii in 1963 with Edwin. Today, this company is globally- known for manufacturing and distributing a wide variety of seasoning mixes, sauces and drinks. In addition, at the age of 70, she established the dry- cleaner and laundromat complex, Launderland, on Beretania Street; still operating today. Rest in peace, Mom - your magnificent work is done at last. Graveside service on Saturday - September 5th. Diamond Head Memorial @ 10:30 am.

EDWARD K. YOUNG

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

EDWARD K. YOUNG Edward K Young, 58, passed away peacefully at home in Lacey, WA on August 14, 2015. He worked for the Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island, WA at the Secure Community Transition Facility. Born in Honolulu, HI, he was a graduate of Iolani School and the University of Hawaii, and for many years resided in Waimea on the Big Island. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; son, Ryan; daughter, Kelsey; sisters, Pamela Westenhaver and Linda; and brother, Steven. A Celebration of Life service will be held in Honolulu at a later date. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Providence Sound Home Care and Hospice.

LILLIAN KEALAOKAIPO GILMAN

Posted On September 2nd, 2015 -

LILLIAN KEALAOKAIPO GILMAN Age 99, of Haleiwa, HI, passed away August 5, 2015 in Kapolei, HI. Born April 2, 1916 in Waialua, Oahu, HI. Retired office clerk for the U.S. Government. She is survived by brother, Douglas Neddles Gilman, Sr.; sister, Edna (James) Stewart. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Sept. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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