Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

HARRY M. FUJIWARA

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

$nameHARRY M. FUJIWARA Harry Masayoshi Fujiwara, 82 of Jefferson City, Tennessee, formerly of Honolulu, went to be with the Lord on August 28, 2016. He was born on May 4, 1934, and was best known as WWE wrestler "Mr. Fuji." Harry is preceded in death by his parents, Yoshito and Hatsuyo Fujiwara and sister, Isobel Ono. He is survived by children, Tyran Wong, Teri (Peter) Deptula, Tami (Brian) Fujiwara-Nelson, Kimberly Brewster, Toni Well, Kelli (Chris) Fujiwara Sloan and Kevin (Kesha) Fujiwara; thirteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Harry was a 50th State Big Time Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer and a five time World Tag Team Champion. He will be remembered for his charismatic personality, generous heart and infectious smile. Harry was a true legend and a fiercely loyal friend to many. A celebration of his life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on September 17, 2016, at Punahou School's Thurston Memorial Chapel. Refreshments to follow in the Punahou Chapel courtyard. Aloha attire. No flowers.

ANDRES D. GASPAR

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

ANDRES D. GASPAR Age 78, of Waipahu, HI, passed away August 11, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born August 18, 1937 in Cabungaan, Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Perpetua Gaspar; sons, Dennis (Marlyn) Gaspar, Francis (Aileen) Gaspar; daughter, Beatriz (Steven) Croll; sister, Francisca Manibog; 7 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Wednesday (Sept. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Prayer service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Thursday (Sept. 15) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

WALTER C. J. PANG

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

WALTER C. J. PANG Walter Chong Jock Pang, 89, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Aug 26, 2016. Born and raised in Honolulu, he served in the U.S. Army before graduating from UH-Manoa. He worked in insurance and real estate sales, as a stockbroker, and in investments. An avid golfer and longtime member of the Mid-Pacific Country Club, Walter was a UH sports fan and watched many sports in person and on TV. He kept up with current events and the financial markets through the newspaper, magazines, TV and the Internet. A president and active board member of the Ling Hou Hing Pang Society, he enjoyed spending time and traveling with his family. Remembered as cheerful and for welcoming family and friends into his home. We will miss his bright and warm smile. Walter is survived by his wife Carol, sons Jayson (Leslie) and Clesson and daughters Colleen Pang-Wong (Max Yoshikawa) and Jeaneen Baggett (David), brother Herbert, and nine grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Nuuanu Mortuary on Sunday, Sept 18. Visitation at 10:00 a.m., service at 11:00 a.m. (no flowers, no monetary offerings please). Private burial at Punchbowl.

ANN NORIKO HISAMOTO

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

ANN NORIKO HISAMOTO Age 55, of Mililani, HI, passed away August 3, 2016 in Mililani, HI. Born December 10, 1960 in Wahiawa, HI. She was a Human Resources manager at Par Hawaii Refining and former Chief Operating Officer at Cades Schutte. She is survived by husband, Wayne T. Hisamoto; daughters, Chelsey Hisamoto, Liane Hisamoto Lindsey Hisamoto; mother, Edith Saito Gima; sisters, Faith (Richard) McFatridge, Naomi (Dean) Masuno; brother, Floyd (Donna) Masukawa. Visitation 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., Saturday (Sept. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual/Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

LILLIAN LAI ING YAMAMOTO

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

LILLIAN LAI ING YAMAMOTO Lillian Lai Ing Yamamoto, age 91, of Pearl City, HI passed away August 30, 2016 in Aiea, HI. She was born January 9, 1925 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by daughters, Lilette Yamamoto Subedi, Melanie Yamamoto; hanai daughter, Heidi Young Buckner (Les); grandson, Stephan Subedi; 2 granddaughters;1 great-grandson. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 15) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); memorial service 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

ALLEN R. WEHR

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

$nameALLEN R. WEHR July 2 2016 Allen Wehr 93, of Honolulu, a retired printer, died at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai and moved to Oahu at an early age. He loved Waikiki beach and started surfing when he was six and continued into his 80's. He lived most of his life in the Diamond Head area near the ocean. He graduated from Roosevelt High School, attended the University of Hawaii and was an avid UH football fan. He was a combat veteran of World War II. After the war he lived in Paris for a year and was in charge of security for the U.S ambassador. He was a devoted husband and father and will truly be missed. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Rose Wong Wehr, his son Wayne Wehr, his daughter Wanda Wehr, his daughter Wendy Petersen, son in law Pete Petersen, grandson William Allen Glisson and his two dogs Lily and Sammy. Private services.

Wattie Rhoda Kahaialiikapu Char-Olson

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

$nameWATTIE RHODA KAHAIALIIKAPU CHAR-OLSON Born: February 26, 1940 and Entered Eternal Life on August 18, 2016. She was 76 years old. She was the only child of Alfred Fo Char and Wattie Rhoda Kahaialiikapu Holt. She attended St. Andrew's Priory until 11 th grade and graduated from Farrington High School. After graduation, she attended and graduated from Kapi'olani Technical School. She worked in Sears gift wrapping before working as a Service Associate at Sears Service Center on Pa'a Street for more than 30 years. She was a beautiful hula dancer and loved everything Hawaiian especially traditional Hawaiian music. She had numerous friends among Hawaiian musicians and entertainers and help support the efforts of many halau hula. Her thoughtfulness and generosity were an integral part of her upbringing and personality. Those who knew and loved her share in this tremendous loss. She is survived by her husband, Franklin M. Palani Olson; numerous cousins, and brothers-and sisters-in-law. Services at Borthwick Mortuary Mauna Kea Chapel on Saturday, September 17 from 9AM. Aloha attire.

Robert “Bob” Paul Freitas, Sr.

Posted On September 11th, 2016 -

$nameROBERT BOB PAUL FREITAS, SR. Robert Paul Freitas, Sr., a resident of Kaneohe, Hawaii passed away Friday, August 5, 2016; born in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 4, 1929. Bob graduated from Kaimuki High School in 1949.During this time, Bob was the band leader and trumpet player of "Bones & the Skeletons" and headed up the team squad for the Kaimuki Cheerleaders. He was the Owner and President of Robert P. Freitas Enterprises, Inc., dba Construction Materials in Honolulu since 1971. After serving his country for 28 years, Bob retired from the Air National Guard as Sergeant First Class (E7) in December 1989. He was the "King of Poker" for many years and known for telling jokes. He was a member of Hope Chapel's Time Setters. Bob is preceded by his wife, Florence Freitas of 56 years and son Robert Freitas, Jr. He is survived by his sister, Pearl Jackson, sons Rockland "Rocky" Freitas, Troy Freitas, Steven "Kuni" Freitas, Ryan Gilla and Lyle Freitas, daughter Olympia Freitas, and four grandchildren, Rockland Freitas, Jr., Dezmond Gilla, Brittany Sekiya and Mikaela Freitas. Service will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Service to begin at 10:30 a.m., with burial to follow at 1:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

WILLIAM “RANDY” PIENA

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

WILLIAM RANDY PIENA Age 81, of Kapolei, HI, passed away August 12, 2016 in Kapolei, HI. Born September 16, 1934 in Makena, Maui, HI. He was a Marine veteran who served in the Korean war and Vietnam war. He was retired from the Chevron Refinery and was member of the Lanai Reunion Committee, Waialua Lions Club, and the Waialua Little League. He is survived by sons, Random (Debbie) Harvest, William (Ana) Piena, Jr., Melvin Lantaka; daughters: JoAnne (Fa'a) Sipili Natalie (Mark) Okouchi; brothers, Harold Piena, Clarence Piena; sisters, Jean Piena, Eunice Kasaoka; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 14) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; eulogy 11:00 a.m, funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

WILLIAM “RANDY” PIENA

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

WILLIAM RANDY PIENA Age 81, of Kapolei, HI, passed away August 12, 2016 in Kapolei, HI. Born September 16, 1934 in Makena, Maui, HI. He was a Marine veteran who served in the Korean war and Vietnam war. He was retired from the Chevron Refinery and was member of the Lanai Reunion Committee, Waialua Lions Club, and the Waialua Little League. He is survived by sons, Random (Debbie) Harvest, William (Ana) Piena, Jr., Melvin Lantaka; daughters: JoAnne (Fa'a) Sipili Natalie (Mark) Okouchi; brothers, Harold Piena, Clarence Piena; sisters, Jean Piena, Eunice Kasaoka; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 14) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; eulogy 11:00 a.m, funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

JOSEPH BELASKI

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

$nameJOSEPH BELASKI 'Memories Are Made of This' Joseph Belaski, 82, would have made the Las Vegas Rat Pack proud. Mr. "B" sang his last tune on August 24, 2016 in West Sacramento, CA. As a tribute to a man who lived life 'His Way', we plan on celebrating Las Vegas style at Borthwick Mortuary on Wed, 9/14/16 at 10am. 'Ain't That A Kick In The Head'. 'Everybody Loves Somebody'. He was truly in love with his wife Alberta for 52 years, his sons Raymond, Brian (Michelle), Jeffery (Lydia) and Daddy's girl Shelly. 'Dream A Little Dream Of Me' is what Papa would have wanted from his 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Mr. B has 'Flown To The Moon'. 'Who's Sorry Now?' We will miss his animated stories about the Coast Guard, Honolulu Police Department and Love's Bakery. 'I Love You Baby' to his wife. Her response, I love you too Hun. Mr. B will be greatly missed by all. No flowers please. Aloha attire.

JOSEPH BELASKI

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

$nameJOSEPH BELASKI 'Memories Are Made of This' Joseph Belaski, 82, would have made the Las Vegas Rat Pack proud. Mr. "B" sang his last tune on August 24, 2016 in West Sacramento, CA. As a tribute to a man who lived life 'His Way', we plan on celebrating Las Vegas style at Borthwick Mortuary on Wed, 9/14/16 at 10am. 'Ain't That A Kick In The Head'. 'Everybody Loves Somebody'. He was truly in love with his wife Alberta for 52 years, his sons Raymond, Brian (Michelle), Jeffery (Lydia) and Daddy's girl Shelly. 'Dream A Little Dream Of Me' is what Papa would have wanted from his 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Mr. B has 'Flown To The Moon'. 'Who's Sorry Now?' We will miss his animated stories about the Coast Guard, Honolulu Police Department and Love's Bakery. 'I Love You Baby' to his wife. Her response, I love you too Hun. Mr. B will be greatly missed by all. No flowers please. Aloha attire.

CLAUDIO DOMINGO CORPUZ

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

CLAUDIO DOMINGO CORPUZ Age 89, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 16, 2016 in Ewa Beach. Born November 8, 1926 in 44 Zamboanga, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Laborers Union Local #368. He is survived by wife, Cristina P. Corpuz; daughter, Edita (Pacifico) Domingo; grandchildren, Lily (Shane) Brown, Donna (Keith) Flynn, Hazel (Ronald) Galang; sister, Basilia Fuerte; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Alisha Brown, Samantha and Kelsey Flynn, Richard, Christian, Faith, Joy Galang. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 15) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday (Sept. 16) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

CLAUDIO DOMINGO CORPUZ

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

CLAUDIO DOMINGO CORPUZ Age 89, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 16, 2016 in Ewa Beach. Born November 8, 1926 in 44 Zamboanga, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Laborers Union Local #368. He is survived by wife, Cristina P. Corpuz; daughter, Edita (Pacifico) Domingo; grandchildren, Lily (Shane) Brown, Donna (Keith) Flynn, Hazel (Ronald) Galang; sister, Basilia Fuerte; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Alisha Brown, Samantha and Kelsey Flynn, Richard, Christian, Faith, Joy Galang. Visitation 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 15) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Friday (Sept. 16) at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church (91-1004 North Rd., Ewa Beach); mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

JAMES KAZUYUKI TAKESHITA

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

JAMES KAZUYUKI TAKESHITA Age 93, of Waipahu passed away August 30, 2016 in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He was retired from the Chevron Refinery. He is survived by wife, Marilyn Takeshita; son, Keith (Cindy) Takeshita; daughters, Avis (Joseph) Harrison, Terry (Ajit) Kundanani, Lori (Patrick) Guerin; and 4 grandchildren. Private services were held. No monetary gifts, please. Donations may be made to the Hawaii Cancer Society.

JAMES KAZUYUKI TAKESHITA

Posted On September 10th, 2016 -

JAMES KAZUYUKI TAKESHITA Age 93, of Waipahu passed away August 30, 2016 in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He was retired from the Chevron Refinery. He is survived by wife, Marilyn Takeshita; son, Keith (Cindy) Takeshita; daughters, Avis (Joseph) Harrison, Terry (Ajit) Kundanani, Lori (Patrick) Guerin; and 4 grandchildren. Private services were held. No monetary gifts, please. Donations may be made to the Hawaii Cancer Society.

ANDRES MADARAZO SOLIS

Posted On September 9th, 2016 -

ANDRES MADARAZO SOLIS Age 88, of Kapolei, HI, passed away August 19, 2016 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born November 30, 1927 in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Rosario S. Solis; sons, Salvador (Corazon) Solis, Virgilio (Lilly) Solis, Florante (Grace) Solis; daughters, Blandina (Jorge) Retuta, Alejandrina (Rolly) Seatriz, Andrea Beatriz (Frederico) Paeste, Myla (Virgilio) Segui, Gudelia (Alfonso) Cruz; brother, Alberto Solis; 25 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Thursday (Sept. 15) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m., Friday (Sept. 16) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu). Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

DEOGRACIAS “ACIAS” CATUBAG URMENETA

Posted On September 8th, 2016 -

DEOGRACIAS ACIAS CATUBAG URMENETA Age 73, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away August 8, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born March 22, 1943 in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He retired from the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. He is survived by daughter, Mira (Jacob) Deberry; son, Jeremiah "Jeremy" Urmeneta; brother, Basilio (Sally) Urmeneta. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 13) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 11:15 a.m., prayer service 11:45 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/ Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

MAXIMO ARELLANO PACBA

Posted On September 8th, 2016 -

MAXIMO ARELLANO PACBA Age 90, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 28, 2016 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born October 17, 1925 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife, Marcelina Agudong Pacba; daughters, Beatriz Pacba Garlitos, Evangeline Pacba (Victorino) Dadiz, Nelly Pacba (Edwin) Munoz; son, Ernesto Agudong (Merlina) Pacba; sister, Fausta (Constancia) A. Pacba; brother, Gabriel A. Pacba; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., Sunday (Sept. 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m., Monday (Sept. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kaneohe. Flowers welcome.

SHIRLEY ANN GATCHALIAN GANIR

Posted On September 8th, 2016 -

SHIRLEY ANN GATCHALIAN GANIR Age 48, of Seattle, WA, formerly of Mililani, passed away quietly on August 13, 2016 at home. She was born September 19, 1967 in Wahiawa, HI and relocated to Seattle, WA after graduating high school. She was employed as a clerk for King County until her passing. Shirley was an active member in the church and with BLD (Bukas-Loob Sa Diyos). She loved singing in the choir and will always be remembered for her kind and giving nature. She is survived by mom, Erlinda G. Ganir; uncle, Manuel Gatchalian; cousin, Suzen A. Sieben; many other cousins, and her hanai sister, Dawn (Brian Jr.) Yamanaka. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 13) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; prayer service 9:45 a.m., program 10:15 a.m, Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Sidney Hashimoto

Posted On September 8th, 2016 -

$nameSIDNEY HASHIMOTO Aug. 17, 2016 80, of Kona, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shipfitter and an Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in South Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Sidney, Eugene (Debbie) and Nathan (Lei); daughters Laurie Ann (Tony) Martin, Dora (Richard) Largo and Adrienne (Curtis) Chee; brothers Simeon, Chris (Virgina) and Arnold; sister Lorraine (Albert) Medeiros; Other Family Members: Rosalie Hashimoto; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m., Friday, Sept. 9 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Honaunau. Mass: 9 a.m. Burial at Noon at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Celebration of Life gathering to follow at 86-4313 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Kona, HI 96704. All welcome.

Duane K. Lee

Posted On September 7th, 2016 -

$nameDUANE KU'UHIAPO LEE Duane Ku'uhiapo Lee passed away August 12, 2016. He was 63. Born February 2, 1953 in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was the son of the late Henry V.L. Lee and Joan L.K. Lee. He graduated from Kamehameha in 1971 and received a degree in Political Science from the University of Puget Sound. For the past 25+ years, he worked in positions involving the auto industry, including time spent as the Vice-President of Christian Family Charities. He was an avid sports fan and long time resident of Auburn, Washington. Duane is survived by his mother, Joan L.K. Lee; children, Kirsten K. and Michael H.K. Lee; brother Rolland K. Lee; sisters Stacia K. Peleholani, Kapuanani Lee and Cheryl M. Kamakea; and seven nieces and nephews. In his final days, he provided support and hope to those who struggled with cancer, as he did. Services 10 a.m. September 10 at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha School Kapalama Campus. Visitation from 9 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

MILDRED Y. S. LEONG

Posted On September 7th, 2016 -

MILDRED Y. S. LEONG Age 80, of Pearl City, HI, passed away August 10, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born November 17, 1935 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by sister, Elsie Low; nephews, nieces, grand- nephews, grandnieces, great- grandnephews, great-grand- nieces. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Monday (Sept. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers please.

ELAINE LEILANI LOVE

Posted On September 7th, 2016 -

ELAINE LEILANI LOVE Age 78, of Kapolei, HI, passed away August 23, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 1, 1938 in Honolulu, HI. Legal secretary for 40 years with the State Prosecuting Attorney's Office and various lawyers. She is survived by son, Raymond Gomes, Jr.; daughter, Kimberlee (Anthony) Sang, Jr.; brother, Terrence (Rose) Derby; 8 grand- children; 11 great-grandchildren; caretaker, Charitie Gamiao. Visitation 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Monday (Sept. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10:00 a.m., Tuesday (Sept. 13) at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

HOLLY HEALANI HO

Posted On September 6th, 2016 -

HOLLY HEALANI HO Age 72, of Aiea, HI, passed away July 31, 2016 in Honolulu, HI. Born July 2, 1944 in Honolulu, HI. She was a daycare provider. She is survived by sons, David "Sonny" (Lisa Keliikoa) Johnson, Shawn J. (Robyn Duncan) Ho, Shenan P. Ho, Shane J. (Sharon) Ho, Shiloh S. (Kim) Ho; daughter, Serene C. (Garrison) Kanae; brothers, William "Toasty" (Linda) Mullen, Paul (Irene) Mullen, Terrence (Angie) Parker, Revlon Parker, Michael (Mary) Mullen, Jerry Mullen; sisters, Amber Peters, Nani Jay (Robert) Lavin, Jamie (Walter) Parker, Maggie (Earl) Sepulveda; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grand- children. Visitation 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Saturday (Sept. 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Monday (Sept. 12) at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church (99-312 Moanalua Rd., Aiea). Memorial Mass 9:00 a.m. Committal Service to follow 11:00 a.m. Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

MELVIN OIE QUON DANG

Posted On September 6th, 2016 -

$nameMELVIN OIE QUON DANG Born in Waimea, Kauai, on December 17, 1919 to Chinese immigrants, Dang Wah Fun and Chong See, Melvin passed away peacefully on August 8, 2016 in Honolulu at age 96. Beloved by those who knew him as kind and considerate, he treasured his family and friends. He grew up in his family store, Sun Kwong Sing, on the banks of the Hanapepe River. He graduated from Waimea High School and attended the University of Hawaii. When WWII began, he joined the Hawaii Territorial Guard. Melvin married the love of his life, Eleanor Fong, in 1946, and returned to Kauai to manage Sun Kwong Sing Annex. He was president of the Hanapepe Merchants' Assn., Kauai Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of West Kauai, and Kauai Athletic Union. He received the Kauai Community Chest Campaign Award and the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Award. Melvin was passionate about playing tennis with the Kauai Knockers Club. He and his late brother, Oie Mon, were Kauai tennis doubles champions. Melvin created the slogan and led the project for the "Welcome to Kauai's Biggest Little Town" sign located at both entrances to Hanapepe town. In 1957 he moved to Oahu to join Sears Roebuck & Co. where he became manager of the major appliance division and was Sears' representative to Aloha United Way and Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Melvin received the Boy Scouts "Wood Badge" international medal. An enthusiastic fisherman, he led annual trips to Anchor Point Lodge, Alaska, with his family and friends, and loved fishing on his boat the "Shavelle." He and Eleanor travelled extensively. Melvin is survived by his wife, Eleanor; son Sherman (Carolyn), daughters Vivian (Howard) Todo and Sharon (Wesley) Sahara; grandchildren Bryson (Tanna) Dang, Shelly Dang, Coralie (Kai) Ohuchi, Tiffany Todo, Kevin (Darci) Sahara, and Jason Sahara; great-grandchildren Kalina and Keisen Ohuchi, and Troy Miyataki. Private services.

ERNEST KAZUSO KIMURA

Posted On September 5th, 2016 -

$nameERNEST KAZUSO KIMURA Ernest Kazuso Kimura, born in Honolulu, passed away at Nuuanu Hale on July 30, 2016. He was 89 years old. Ernest was owner and operator of City Fender and Body Service, a family business founded in 1941 by father Mitsuo Kimura. A member of Mid Pacific Country Club, Ernest was an avid and skilled golfer. He was also a lifelong fisherman, hunter and lover of music. After his retirement he became an expert landscaper, raising orchids and prolifically growing vegetables from an organic garden he created, and was sought after for his skilled handiwork and craftsmanship. A daily walker, he was seen every early morning trekking the hills and vales of Dowsett Highlands. Ernest is survived by his spouse of 65 years Shizue Kimura, son Paul (Keiko) Kimura, daughters Kathryn (Raymond Nakagawa) Kimura and Frances (Russell) Chung, sisters Lillian(James) Nishi and Mildred Oshiro, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by daughter Laura Kimura and sister Ellen Masaki. Private services were held. Ernest's family has been gratified by the flood of well-wishers who gathered by his side while confined at the Hale, and all who have since mourned with them over the loss of an enterprising, compelling and beloved friend and loved one.

ARTHUR “TERRY” BROWN

Posted On September 5th, 2016 -

$nameARTHUR TERRY BROWN Age 71, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away July 27, 2016 in Ewa Beach. Born May 25, 1945 in Honolulu, HI. An Elder with Jehovah's Witnesses, Kapolei Congregation and a retired captain/investigator from the Honolulu Fire Department. He is survived by wife, Zenaida "Zenny" M. Brown; children, Arthur Terry (Sandra) Brown, Jr., Timothy Allen (Tina) Brown, Arlen Toby Brown, Marlena Kainani (Keoki) Brown-Clemente, Terrence Aukai (Ericka) Brown; brothers, Wayne Brown, Herman Kuahiko, Mathew Brown, Jimmy Brown, Lani Hood, Percy Hood; sisters, Sweetie Brown, Mary Duarte, Erica Martins; 18 grandchildren, 9 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 10) at the Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; memorial service 11:00 a.m. Aloha attire.

YETSUKO “MARGARET” MIYAMA

Posted On September 4th, 2016 -

YETSUKO MARGARET MIYAMA Age 90, of Mililani, passed away August 19, 2016 in Honolulu. Born July 18, 1926 in Honolulu. Retired Management Analyst for the Federal Government. She is survived by son, Kevin (Sandra) Miyama; brother, Katsuki "Kats" Tanoura; sister, Chiyoko "Chic" (Satoru) Tamaru; 1 grandson, Drake Miyama. Visitation 5:30 PM Wednesday September 7 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 6:30 PM. Casual attire. No flowers, please.

Alfred “Tutuman” Arelliano

Posted On September 4th, 2016 -

$nameALFRED TUTUMAN ARELLIANO Beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, Tutuman & Great Grand- father of Hawai'i Kai. He was born on June 12, 1936 in Lahaina, Maui. Freddie was an amateur Golden Glove boxer & that fighting spirit remained with him throughout his entire life. He married his high school sweetheart, Pat "Honey" Figuerro for 63 glorious years! They raised 3 sons Nathan, Dino, Bryce & a daughter, Xanthie. He was a Grandpa to 7 grandchilden & 1 great granddaughter. Fred was employed at Board of Water Supply for 31 years. My Husband, our Dad, our Tutuman was a generous, loving, hardworking & very kolohe child of God! He will be truly missed, but in our hearts forever! Celebration of life will be at Star of the Sea Church, Sat, 9/10/16. Visitation @ 9:30 a.m. Mass to follow @ 10:30 a.m.

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