Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Shannon K Kaohi

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

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

PHYLLIS HARUE KIDO

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

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

Kenny Simplicio Bosque

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

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

ELIZABETH JULIANA CHU (LENA) HINO

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

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

SEAN MICHAEL CLAFFEY

Posted On April 19th, 2015 -

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

Gregorio “George” Manzano

Posted On April 18th, 2015 -

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

JAMES T. QUILINDERINO

Posted On April 18th, 2015 -

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

Josephine “Jo-Jo” A. Kim

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

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

Benita Batiller Bayya

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

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

Harry L. F. Kau

Posted On April 17th, 2015 -

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

Timothy James Cambra

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

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

SAYOKO FUKUSHIMA

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

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

Ruth Leialoha Milliora

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

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

ALOFATAUA KUMA

Posted On April 16th, 2015 -

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

James Tanabe

Posted On April 15th, 2015 -

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

David Richard Neill

Posted On April 15th, 2015 -

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

ALEJO MENOR REVILLA

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

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

CARISSIMA KAIUMALUKILIOHUOKALANI ABREU

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

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

DAVID ARLEN STAMP

Posted On April 14th, 2015 -

$nameDAVID ARLEN STAMP David Arlen Stamp, 73, of Brookings, S. Dakota, died February 16th at Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, Wa. A burial at sea will be performed onboard a U.S. Naval vessel per his wishes. For a complete life story & tribute wall, visit his online memorial that can be accessed at www.rill.com.

Winifred Wai Fun Young

Posted On April 13th, 2015 -

WINIFRED WAI FUN YOUNG Age 84, of Honolulu, passed away March 5, 2015 in Honolulu. Born March 9, 1930 in Honolulu. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard; was a member of Chinese Bowling Club and St. Peter and Paul Church in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters, Adrienne Gregory, Harriet Torres, Odetta Doublet. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday 4/18 at St. Peter & Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St. Eulogy 9:30 a.m. Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

DOROTHY JEAN WILLIAMS

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

DOROTHY JEAN WILLIAMS 89 years, of Kuli’ou’ou, a homemaker, died on March 30, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born in Hilo, Hawaii the daughter of Alfred DeMello and Carmelita Cahill. Dorothy later moved to Honolulu where she graduated from Leilehua High School. She is a member of the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu. Preceded in death by her loving spouse, John Williams Sr. She is survived by her daughters, Leatrice Maluhia Kauahi, Bernadette Nalani Williams-Wright, Sandra Kuulei (William Morry) Moskovitz, Louise Kealoha (Howard Harvey) Gerboc, sons, John Williams Jr. and Jeffrey (Pua) Williams, 18 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Billy DeMello, sister Jennie Takahashi. Visitation on Saturday, April 18, 2015, 11:00 a.m. at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel, services to begin at 12:00 p.m.; burial 3:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire and leis are welcomed. Don’t want to say goodbye Mom, But we’ll meet again someday We’ll pick up where we left off Before you went away!

CHARLES “CHARLIE” SEIYEI KUBOTA

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

CHARLES CHARLIE SEIYEI KUBOTA 90, of Honolulu passed away on March 3, 2015 at Maluhia Nursing Home. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in Feb 2008. Charlie was born on April 26, 1924 in Puunene, Maui (Camp 4). In 1945, he was drafted into the Army as an interpreter and eventually served as an MP in Japan. He retired as a carpenter and is a lifetime member of the Hawaii Carpenters Union Local #745. He was a very active member of Aza Gushikawa Doshi Kai. For many years he volunteered his carpentry skills for the Okinawan Festival. He will always be remembered for his guitar playing and singing, his Banzai’s, his orange “Kubota” hat, his Primo beer and his constant generosity. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Kaneko; children, Eric, Ann Kubota, Mark (Kellee), and Val; daughter-in-law, Nad; grand- children, Amber, Kristen, Brayden, and Rylie; great- grandson, Azien, and many nieces and nephews. His son Jon precedes him in death. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service: 11:00 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

KAORU OHASHI

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

KAORU OHASHI Age 90, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away March 3, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born August 27, 1924 in Waipahu, HI. He is survived by son, Carl (Lianne) Ohashi; daughter, Lois (James) Shishido; sisters, Lorraine Matsumoto, Florence Hishinuma; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Private services were held.

James “Kats” K Matsumoto

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

JAMES KATS K. MATSUMOTO Age 86, of Honolulu, HI, passed away March 3, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born January 9, 1929 in Honolulu, HI. James was a retired Department of Education employee, Korean War veteran & Boy Scout Silver Beaver Award recipient. He is survived by wife, Doris Matsumoto; son, Drew (Sidney) Matsumoto; daughters, Maude (Kenneth) Tanaka, Hope (Rodney) Suzuki; brothers, Light (Eleanor) Matsumoto, Perry (Dorothy) Matsumoto; 3 grandchildren. Private services were held.

NANCY MISAO SAKAI

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

NANCY MISAO SAKAI Age 95, of Waipahu, HI, passed away March 7, 2015 in Pearl City, HI. Born August 29, 1919 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by son, Eric M. Sakai; daughter, Cindy S. (Frank Jr.) Asuncion; sisters, Harriet Davidson, Toshie Higa. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Friday (Apr. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers please.

WESLY DAVID ANDERSON

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

WESLY DAVID ANDERSON Perfect husband and best friend. Warrior and great man of God. Man of honor. Wes went home to Jesus on March 3, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Teddi Anderson, and his beloved son and daughter. Private services. ICor15:55

BONNIE MARIE COCKETT

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

BONNIE MARIE COCKETT January 29, 2015 Bonnie Marie Cockett, 68 years old, of Oakland, Nebraska, died peacefully at Methodist Hospital of Omaha. She was born and raised in Honolulu and attended Punahou School, Niu Valley Intermediate and Kalani High School, graduating in 1964. During her teenage years, she loved to ride horses. She was a barrel racer and for six years, with her father by her side, was a Pa’u Princess in both the Kamehameha Day and Aloha Week parades. Bonnie moved to Volcano on the Big Island where she ran Village General Store, formally Hongo Store. In 1979, Bonnie was diagnosed with Lupus. Moving back to Honolulu in 1981 she worked as a bank teller for Central Pacific Bank and First Hawaiian Bank. After retiring from the bank for health reasons, she moved to Nebraska in 2008 to live near her daughter. A true survivor of the disease, she overcame many obstacles and lived a full life. Bonnie is survived by her mother, Elizabeth E. Cockett; son, Michael Keoki Spain Jr.; daughter, Malia Pedro and six grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at the Oahu Cemetery on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10am. Flowers welcome.

PHILIP H. MOORE

Posted On April 12th, 2015 -

$namePHILIP H. MOORE Philip H. Moore of Honolulu passed away on March 28, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was born in San Francisco to Hal Elliot and Mildred (White) Moore, graduated from St. Ignatius High School, and attended the University of Notre Dame and Santa Clara University to study aeronautical engineering. He loved flying and owned an Aeronca Model K Scout that he flew up and down the west coast. He hoped to join the Air Force but, because of his eyesight, was not accepted to the Academy. Phil joined the Army and was sent to the Monterey Army Language School, where he learned Hungarian, and then stationed in Frankfurt, where he learned German. Returning to San Francisco, he finished his education at the University of San Francisco and earned a BS in Physics. He started teaching physics and mathematics at Lowell High School, San Francisco’s top public high school, when he received a grant from the NSF and came to the University of Hawaii, where he earned his MS degree in Mathematics. Hired to be on the original faculty of Leeward Community College (LLC) in 1968, he taught physics and mathematics there until he retired in 2011. From 2001-2011, he developed a special course that taught remedial math to students who demonstrated neither an affinity for nor love of the subject. He received many accolades from his students for his work. Phil was President of Hawaii Right to Life from 1984 to 2009, a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Trinity Parish for many years and active in the Republican Party of Hawaii (where he portrayed Abraham Lincoln at several Lincoln Day Celebrations). In 1981 he was one of the charter founding members of the Hawaii Kai Toastmasters and continued his membership until 2012, earning several designations. Phil was also very much involved in his daughters’ school activities, especially ballet. He documented their progress and was the official videographer for their performances. He is survived by his wife Liz, daughters Stephanie and Jennifer, their spouses Mike and Dominic, grandchildren Brianna, Philip, Elizabeth, Catherine and James and sister Victoria Frisk and spouse Don and nieces and nephews. Visitation from 10-11am at Star of the Sea Church at 4470 Aliikoa St., Honolulu, HI 96821, followed by Mass. Internment immediately to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park at 529 18th Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816. Aloha attire. Donations preferred to: Hawaii Family Forum, National Right to Life, Missionaries of Charity, Claris Health, Life Legal Defense Foundation and Aloha Life Advocates. Condolences to: diamondheadmortuary.net.

Joseph “Junior” Curtiss Young, Jr.

Posted On April 11th, 2015 -

JOSEPH “JUNIOR” CURTISS YOUNG, JR Age 83, of Honolulu, passed away March 3, 2015 in Honolulu. Born June 22, 1931 in Honolulu. Retired from Gray Line Hawaii; U.S. Army Veteran. He is survived by wife, Joan V. Young; sons, Dwain H. (Alberta) Young, Joseph (Maryann) Young, III; daughters, Gaylene (James) Colon, Jaycee (Wayne K.) Doroen; brothers, Gordon (Sandy) Young, Archibald Young; sisters, Yolanda Kalai, Lani Kaauwai; 12 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday 4/17 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard S.S. Woo

Posted On April 11th, 2015 -

RICHARD S. S. WOO Age 84, of Aiea, HI, passed away March 12, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born February 21, 1931 in Lanai City, Lanai, HI. Retired meat buyer of Foodland Supermarkets. He is survived by daughter, Susan (Jon) Fukuda; brothers, Raymond (Betty) Woo, Robert Woo; sister, Alice Fitzsimmons; grandchildren, Kellie Tanigawa, Daniel Tanigawa. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Wednesday (Apr. 15) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu). Memorial service 10:00 a.m. Inurnment to follow 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.


- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran