Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

LAWRENCE “LARRY” M. TSUJIGUCHI

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

LAWRENCE LARRY M. TSUJIGUCHI Age 75, of Haleiwa, HI, passed away January 14, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born April 19, 1939 in Wahiawa, HI. Former owner of Sea View Inn, Haleiwa. Retired meat cutter from Schofield Commissary. He is survived by spouse, Ronnette E. Tsujiguchi; sons, Lane Tsujiguchi, Leland (Jadelyne) Tsujiguchi; daughters, Lana Tsujiguchi, Lara (Steven) Sennett; brother: Kenneth Tsujiguchi; 2 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Friday (Feb. 20) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Inurnment 9:30 a.m., Saturday (Feb. 21) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

HERMINIA ELVENIA (MIRAL)

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

HERMINIA ELVENIA (MIRAL) In loving memory of our beautiful Mom. A year has passed since you were called home, but it just seems like yesterday. We miss you dearly Mom. You’re always in our thoughts and forever in our hearts. With all our love – your loving family.

LORETTA DELA CRUZ

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

LORETTA DELA CRUZ Age 87, of Waialua, HI, passed away January 12, 2015 in Waialua, HI. Born June 15, 1927 in Honolulu, HI. Retired from Wahiawa General Hospital. She is survived by sons, Gregorio Dela Cruz, Ferdinand (Fay) Dela Cruz, Thomas (Jean) Dela Cruz; 10 grand- children; 20 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Friday (Feb. 20) at St. Michael Catholic Church (67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua). Family program 10:30 a.m. Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

RUBY JEWEL SHORT/VALDEZ

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

$nameRUBY JEWEL SHORT/VALDEZ Ruby Jewel Short/Valdez, 86 of Honolulu, a homemaker died in her sleep at home on December 29, 2014. She is survived by her son, Edward Carroll; and daughters, Jeffie Carroll Hinkle, Betty Livingston, Teresa Reed; hanai daughters, Bonnie Kaleiohi, Karolyn Fafard, Marcella Sakamoto and Leiricia Maluafiti; sister, Gracie Murphy; 12 grandchildren, 26 great- grandchildren and 2 great- great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held in her honor At the Chapel Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial Park 2685 N. Nimitz Hwy Honolulu, Hawaii Saturday, February 21, 2015 Visitation at 11:30am Service to begin at 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch to follow in Kakesako Hall “Be thankful for our many beautiful years. We gave to you our love, you can only guess, how much you gave to us in happiness.”

Tom Sau Chung Young

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

TOM S.C. YOUNG passed away on Jan 23, 2015, at the age of 93. Dad was at the helm of Malolo Beverages & Supplies, Ltd. for the past 67 years and is survived by his wife, Janice, children Sharon Oshiro, Sanford and Suzanne, 4 grandchildren and 3 great- grandchildren. Services will be held at Hawaii Memorial Park on Sat., Feb 21, 2015, viewing at 3pm with services to follow. Private burial will be on Tues., Feb. 24, 2015. Aloha attire and no flowers. In lieu of gifts, donations can be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. (Please include in memory of Tom Young).

YOUK TCHONG (DORIS) CHING

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

$nameYOUK TCHONG (DORIS) CHING Age 76, of Pacific Palisades, passed away on January 17, 2015, at Queen’s Medical Center. Born in Papeete, Tahiti, she was a self-employed seamstress, child care provider and former cook for Diner’s Drive-In. She is survived by her husband, Melvin; daughters, Leila (Mitchel) Kagawa and Leslie Ching; grandchildren, Jordan and Trevor Kagawa; sisters, Helene Blevins, Suzanne Chanteau, Mylene Chalons and Eliane Koan. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

MADELINE M. SIMEONA

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

MADELINE M. SIMEONA 84, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully Feb. 7, 2015, at home, from cancer complications. “Marling” or “Maddy” was married to the late Ellsworth L. Simeona. She loved to cook. But most of all, she loved writing letters, sharing pictures and sending special occasion cards to family and close, long-time friends from Hawaii to across the United States. She is survived by her children, Douglas Mau and Kelcy Takamine; grandchildren, Kristi Cabana, Kelly Flickinger and Cody Booth; great-grand- children, Chad Jr., Chance and Chrostopher Cabana; younger brothers and their families, Alfred Esteban, Albert Esteban, George Esteban, David Esteban, Ernest Esteban and Joseph Bautista; and her nephews and their families from deceased older sister, Juanita Dela Cruz Akimseu; Keith Hipol and Alvin Akimseu. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Davis Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, Nevada. Casual attire.

Bonrey Ramos Vicente

Posted On February 15th, 2015 -

BONREY RAMOS VICENTE Age 49, of Honolulu died January 21, 2015 at Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines and was a Wailana Coffee House cook. He is survived by his wife Ana; daughter Joanne Ventura (Patrick Tiupita); grand- daughter Reyanne Ventura- Tiupita; mother Agustina; brother Romy and sisters Matilde Agcaoili and Anita Orpia; sister-in-law and brother-in-laws Sylvia Noneza, Ferdinand & Judy Balasico, Rosaly Asuncion, Bonifacia & Robert Basilio, Tomas & Caroline Ventura; Joseph & Ofelia Ventura; Dondy & Amelia Ventura, Emil Ventura and Rochelle Ventura. Visitation 5 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 20) at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary-East Chapel, service 6 p.m. Visitation also on Saturday (Feb 21) at 9:30 a.m., mass 10 a.m. at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church with burial 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

DONALD OSHIRO

Posted On February 14th, 2015 -

DONALD OSHIRO 58 of Kaneohe. Born in Okinawa, passed peacefully on January 19, 2015 at Castle Medical Center. He retired from Itoen as a Merchandiser. He is survived by his mother, Kathleen “Sumi”; brother, Dennis; sisters, Elaine”Rinky” Takahara and Jane Oshiro; sister in law, Jean Oshiro; brother in law, James Okahara. Services will be held February 22, 2015 at 4PM. Casual attire, no flowers.

VIOLET KIM YUK MAU PAHIA

Posted On February 14th, 2015 -

$nameVIOLET KIM YUK MAU PAHIA Violet Kim Yuk Mau Pahia, 85 passed away on January 29, 2015. Born on June 15, 1929 and raised in Honolulu. Resident of River-Pauahi apartments for 31 years. She was a long time member of the former Nichiren Shoshu of America, known as SGI. She retired from Pagoda in 1997. She will be remembered as a loving and generous woman. She loved her large family, and participated in the various senior citizen centers. She is survived by son Gary; daughters Patricia “Patty” Kanohokula, Laura Limo, Linda Canincia, Charlene Omura and Karen “Kina” Pahia; sister Alice Okudara; 26 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: Sunday, February 15, 2015, Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Casual attire. Donations and flowers accepted at mortuary.

Frank J. Apel, Jr.

Posted On February 14th, 2015 -

721085 Frank Apel JrGRIEVE NOT THAT HE IS GONE. RATHER, REJOICE THAT HE WAS HERE. It is with great sadness we announce that Frank J. Apel, Jr., 84, has passed away January 8, 2015. Frank Jr., son of Frank Sr. and Kathryn Scanlon, was born in Chicago, December 15, 1930. He attended Loyola Academy and University and joined the United States Air Force in 1950 where he completed a distinguished career as a command pilot. He earned the rank of full Colonel and completed two tours in Vietnam during the 1960’s and the 1970’s. After achieving numerous military commendations and awards, Frank and his late wife of 53 years, the former Madeleine Geiger, retired to the island of Oahu in Hawaii. His dedication to public safety continued as he worked for Honolulu’s Emergency Management Agencies, where he developed and implemented emergency action programs for the citizens of Oahu and the outer islands. In 2011, Frank relocated to his hometown of Chicago where he married his current wife, Rosemary Rapp Apel. Frank lived a life of faith as part of the Catholic Church and was involved with the denomination in each placed he lived, giving freely of his time and resources. His compassionate nature was always evident, as he never denied help to those in need. Frank is survived by his wife, Rosemary, his loving sister, Mary Reyburn, his children, Emily, Frank III, Charlie, Midge, and Katie, eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. His family and friends remember his legacy through his motto, “Keep Smiling.” His loss will forever be felt. A memorial service with full military honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. The family requests a donation be made to a charity of their choice in lieu of flowers.

MANUEL “MANNY” COLON ELISARY

Posted On February 14th, 2015 -

$nameMANUEL MANNY COLON ELISARY Age 98, of Honolulu, passed away January 21, 2015 in Honolulu. Born May 4, 1916 in Papaikou, Hawaii. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard as an Industrial Engineer Technician; U. S. Navy Veteran. He is survived by son, Patrick Manuel (Eileen) Elisary; daughter, Mona Veronica (Kalford) Ling; brother, Peter Elisary; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday 2/20 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 10:30 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

LIONEL A. GALAPIA

Posted On February 14th, 2015 -

LIONEL A. GALAPIA Age 76, of Haleiwa, HI, passed away January 12, 2015 in Haleiwa. Born April 1, 1938 in Haleiwa, HI. He is survived by spouse, Joy Galapia; sons, Leyton (Arlene) Galapia, Lenny Galapia, Lance Galapia; daughter, Lauren (Antony) Lumoya; brothers, Rudy Galapia, Gilbert Galapia; sisters, Shirley (George) Fanning, Marilyn Shim; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children. Private services held.

ELIZABETH CYPHER LAU

Posted On February 14th, 2015 -

$nameELIZABETH CYPHER LAU Elizabeth Cypher Lau passed with peace and grace on February 1, 2015 at her home with her youngest son by her side. Predeceased by her loving husband, Henry C.F. Lau, Elizabeth is survived by her sons Gordon Lau of Honolulu, HI., Henry C.F. Lau, Jr. (Cheryl) of Waimanalo, Milton Lau (Anne) of Kaneohe, HI and daughter Harriet DeCosta (Howard deceased) of Kahaluu, HI and hanai daughter Marilyn Leimomi Khan (Asghar). Her surviving siblings also include Mahealani Cypher, Wanda Remington (Paul) and hanai brother Joseph Seipel. Elizabeth was born on September 13, 1919 and was 95 years old. She was the proud grandmother of 24 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren. Elizabeth was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and attended McKinley High School where she met her husband Henry. After marrying Henry, she threw her energies on raising their children. As the children grew Elizabeth then became the first female distributor of the Honolulu Star Bulletin on the windward side and this lasted for nearly two decades. She then left Hawaii to be with Henry in Hong Kong where he was the administrator for the military post exchange. After returning to Hawaii, she became very active in the Hawaiian Civic Club movement and founded the Kualoa-Heeia Hawaiian Civic Club which eventually merged with the Ko’olaupoku Hawaiian Civic Club located in Kaneohe. She was also very active with her church (LDS Kaneohe 2nd ward and Kahalu’u Ward) and served as the first Relief Society President for several years for the ward. She later became active in several Chinese clubs and societies such as the Lau Association, Lung Kong, and the United Chinese Society. She was honored as the Model “Mother of the Year” in 2009 and was also honored in the Kuhio Day Parade and Kamehameha Day Parade in the past. She lived a long and fruitful life and traveled the world over with her husband Henry. She will always be remembered as a woman who was filled with love for her family and friends, compassion for others, and kindness and generosity for the poor and homeless. Her greatest passion was helping others and taking care of her family. She also thoroughly enjoyed organizing events and activities for the organizations she was involved with and family get togethers as well. She was the matriarch of her family and the Cypher clan. A service will be held at the LDS Kaneohe Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani Street in Kaneohe (across the street from King Intermediate School) on Friday, February 20, 2015. Visitation from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon. Services will be held from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM followed by lunch from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Burial will take place at 3:00 PM at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetary in Kaneohe. Aloha wear suggested. She leaves us rich in memories.

KATIE KIKI WRIGHT DEAGUIAR

Posted On February 13th, 2015 -

KATIE KIKI WRIGHT DEAGUIAR Age 81, of Pearl City, HI, passed away January 12, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born September 1, 1933 in Honolulu, HI. Retired cafeteria worker from Campbell High School. Predeceased in death by son, Paul Carvalho. She is survived by spouse, Thomas DeAguiar; sons, Raymond (Dana) Carvalho, Arnold (Lisa) Carvalho, Henry (Jalaine) DeAguiar; daughters, Pansy (Rob) Mendez, Annette Higuchi, Renee Carvalho, Eleanor (Anthony) Ortiz, Frances (Garrett) Maluenda; brothers, Jack (Edna) Wright, George Wright, Benjamin (Veronica) Wright; sisters, Lucille Wong, Jacqueline Wright, Alice Porlas; sister-in-law, Eleanor DeAguiar, 33 grandchildren; 30 great- grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Wednesday (Feb. 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m., Thursday (Feb. 19) at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (1525 Waimano Home Rd., Pearl City). Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

RITA CABANSAG LAUREL

Posted On February 13th, 2015 -

RITA CABANSAG LAUREL Age 102, of Las Vegas, NV, passed away January 19, 2015 in Las Vegas. Born May 19, 1912 in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A member of the Wahiawa Seventh Day Adventist Church since the early 70s. She is survived by sons, Ricardo (Pat) Laurel, Elpidio (Leonila) Laurel, Artemio “Romeo” (Apollo) Laurel; daughters, Lolita (Gene) Delizo, Evangelina (Nestor) Marcos, Vilma Llanos, Juliet (Louis Emil III) Kruse; 21 grandchildren; 13 great-grand- children. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (Feb 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; funeral service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

STEVEN CABAROBIAS BALDOMERO

Posted On February 13th, 2015 -

$nameSTEVEN CABAROBIAS BALDOMERO Age 88, of Kapolei, HI, passed away January 24, 2015 in Kapolei, HI. Born December 25, 1926 in Kona, HI. World War II veteran, 1st Filipino Infantry, U.S. Army. Owner, CEO of California Glass and Railings, Inc. A 5th Degree Black Belt Kempo Karate and advisor for Waialua Freestyle Kempo Karate Club owned by Richard Galius. He is survived by wife, Lorna Baldomero; sons, Steven Baldomero, Jr., Angus (Christine) Baldomero, Daniel (Bridgette) Baldomero, Tony (Lehua) Baldomero, Dick (Sharla) Matsumoto, Barry (Dyan) Sugita, Andrew (Judy) Sugita; daughters, Caroline (Tommy) Rosas, Sandra (Richard) Sorbin, Stephanie (Dennis) Valente, Darlyne Baldonro, Frances Marie Jacobsen; 37 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 7 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Tuesday (Feb. 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers, please.

ROBERT “BOB” GILKEY

Posted On February 12th, 2015 -

$nameROBERT BOB GILKEY Robert “Bob” Gilkey, age 86, passed away on Friday, January 9, 2015 in Olympia, WA. He is preceded in death by his wife, Conchita. Bob was born in Oakland, CA on February 17, 1928. Bob graduated from Santa Clara University in 1952 and moved to Hawaii right after graduation. In 1957, Bob became the Personnel Director for St. Francis Hospital. In 1967, Bob was appointed as Deputy Director for the State of Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. In 1986, Bob was appointed by the former Governor George Ariyoshi to be the Director of the Labor Department. Upon his retirement from state government, Bob was a lobbyist for Hawaii Fire Fighters Association and Hawaii Electricians Local Union 1186 IBEW. Bob was well known throughout the Democratic Party of Hawaii for his tireless help in the campaigns at the local, state and federal level. Bob lived by a strict moral code which was the basis of his strong character. He had unwavering faith in the Lord. Bob is survived by five sons and two daughters, John Gilkey; Cristina Gilkey; Victoria Gomes; Philip Gilkey; Daniel Gilkey; Joseph Gilkey; and Lt. Colonel Vincent Gilkey; along with nine grandchildren. Funeral Mass- Monday, 02/16/2015 at 11:00am, Holy Trinity Catholic Church. “Celebration of Life”-Tuesday, 02/17/2015, Borthwick Mortuary, Maunakea Chapel: Visitation 4:30pm – 5:30pm; Service 5:30pm – 6:30pm; Reception to follow. Interment; Wednesday, 02/18/2015, 11:00am, Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers please. Aloha or casual attire.

James (Jimmy) Kwan Kee Park

Posted On February 12th, 2015 -

JAMES (JIMMY) KWAN KEE PARK James (Jimmy) Kwan Kee Park passed away peacefully on February 12, 2012. He was a man who always had a friendly smile with twinkly eyes, a hearty laugh, a generous spirit who was always compassionate toward everyone he met. He was born on February 22, 1913 in Pyongyang, Korea and immigrated to Hawaii in 1923. Dad was born to be an artist and never wavered even when his father broke his brushes and threw his paints away. He became an illustrator of Hawaiian flora for Dr. Otto Degener, Professor of Botany at the University of Hawaii. Later he studied in New York at The Art Students League and illustrated for the New York Botanical Gardens. He graduated from the University of Hawaii and taught art until his entrepreneurial spirit took him into various businesses. He founded Park’s Art Shop which produced ceramic art, etched-glassware, abstract oil paintings, wire sculptures, ceramic art and hand-screened silk shirts. He then co-founded Park-Forrest Ltd., a textile design and printing company. He created realistic Hawaiian flora print designs that were becoming popular for aloha wear. Later the company was sold to Von Hamm-Young Textiles. His art was displayed in many galleries of Honolulu, including the Advertiser building and Honolulu Academy of Arts. He belonged to the Metcalf Chateau a group of seven Asian-American artists with ties to Honolulu. It flourished after World War II, and its other members were Satoru Abe, Bumpei Akaji, Edmund Chung, Tetsuo Ochikubo, Jerry T. Okimoto, and Tadashi Sato. Dad lived for many years in Los Angeles, California where he opened William’s Art Studio and Amme House Gallery. One of his last paintings was of our Lord God, a beautiful peaceful painting. Our Dad lived a fulfilled artistic life. He is survived by wife, Han Kap Chung Park, sister Dorothy Tong; daughters: Signe (Roger) Godfrey, Coral (Art) Vellocido, Dawne (Richard) Hotema, April (Robert) Hamatake; sons: Conrad (Kathi), Reuben (Marion), Edison (Toni), and Rodney Park, and stepson William Chung Kim. Other survivors include 3 nephews and 1 niece, 26 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

GEORGE MCKIBBIN, IV

Posted On February 12th, 2015 -

GEORGE MCKIBBIN, IV December 8, 1951 to February 1, 2015 George “Pete” McKibbin, passed away after a lengthy illness in Knoxville, Tennessee. Pete was born at camp Lejeune, North Carolina, the eldest child of George McKibbin Ill and Sheila dePasquale McKibbin. He is survived by his son J.P., wife Elizabeth and two grand- children, his mother, Sheila and brothers, Michael, Adrian, Angus, Sean, and Owen and sisters Sheila and Claudia. Pete graduated from Hawaii Preparatory Academy, in 1970, and from Chaminade University in Honolulu, where he received a degree in Business Administration/ Accounting. He was a certified public accountant. Services Monday, February 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic church in Pinehurst, North Carolina. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hawaii Preparatory Academy Advancement Fund.

NIRANJAN RAJDEV, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Posted On February 12th, 2015 -

$nameNIRANJAN RAJDEV, M.D., F.A.C.P. Niranjan Rajdev, M.D., F.A.C.P. died peacefully in Honolulu, Hawaii on February 03, 2015 in at the age of 75. Dr. Rajdev is survived by his wife, Karin, daughter Deena, and grandson, Jeremy, all of Honolulu, Hawaii. As well as brothers and sister in Europe and India. He is preceded in death by his son, Atul, also of Honolulu. Dr. Rajdev was born on July 26, 1939 in Jamnagar, India to. He graduated from Ruprecht- Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg in 1970 in with a degree in Medicine. Dr. Rajdev began working for Queen’s Medical Center, The Honolulu Medical Group, and eventually in private practice as a Medical Oncologist & Hematologist. Dr. Rajdev was an accomplished at Physician, who worked very hard, and always put his patients first. Besides being in private practice, he was a staff member at Queen’s Medical Center and Wahiawa General Hospital, he also worked in Hilo, Hawaii and Kona, Hawaii. He always knew there was a need for a Medical Oncologist on the Big Island of Hawaii, and filled that role for over 35 years. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 11am at the Outrigger Canoe Club, with a reception to follow. Please confirm attendance to deena.c@me.com. The family would like to thank the staff at Hale Nohea and Ho’okele for their wonderful care and dedication to Dr. Rajdev’s final year.

CAROLYN MARIE FUJIWARA

Posted On February 12th, 2015 -

$nameCAROLYN MARIE FUJIWARA Age 70, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away January 23, 2015 in Aiea, HI. Born March 9, 1944 in Honolulu, HI. Carolyn was formerly employed by Global Travel Agency & Home Contractors, Inc. She is survived by son, Shane S. (Sandy) Fujiwara; daughters, Dawn P. T. (Sidney) Takara, Regina M. (Lance) Yamamoto; brother, Wallace (Gerilyn) Murai; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- child. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Monday (Feb. 16) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

CECELIA ANITA QUINDICA SOLOMON

Posted On February 12th, 2015 -

CECELIA ANITA QUINDICA SOLOMON Age 87, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away January 14, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born June 5, 1927 in Makawao, Maui, HI. Retired from the State of Hawaii Department of Education. She is survived by husband, David K. Solomon; daughters, Natalie Graham-Wood, Tereen G. Natividad; 8 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 4 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Tuesday (Feb. 17) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (1403A California Ave., Wahiawa). Program 10:45 a.m., Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

AYAKO IMAI

Posted On February 11th, 2015 -

AYAKO IMAI Age 99, of Honolulu, passed away January 11, 2015 in Honolulu. Born October 21, 1915 in Honolulu. She is survived by son, Walter K. (Lynn) Imai; daughters, Dorothy S. Colby, Maydell Y. (Jerald) Crane of WA, Carol A. Imai; sisters, Thelma Yamashita, Elsie Sakimoto; 5 grand- children; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Sunday 2/15 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual attire.

DENNIS MACHADO, 54

Posted On February 11th, 2015 -

$nameDENNIS MACHADO, 54 Dennis Machado, 54, of Wailuku, passed away on February 2, 2015 in Honolulu. He was born on January 27, 1961 in Honolulu. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Ballard Family Mortuary, and Memorial Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Family requests no flowers. Dennis was a graduate of Moanalua High School, Class of 1979. He retired as a Fire Fighter for the Maui Fire Department and was stationed in Hana. He is survived by his sons, Desmond Kia’aina Machado, and Daylan Kainoa Machado; father, Larry T. Machado; mother, Alma Machado; and grandmother, Thelma Koja. Online condolences may be made to: www.ballardfamily mortuaries.com

Shigeo Tsuhako

Posted On February 11th, 2015 -

SHIGEO TSUHAKO September 1, 1933 – February 1, 2015 Beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Shige was born in Kahului, Maui and passed away peacefully after a short illness at Torrance Memorial Hospital. Survived by wife May of 53 years; daughter Joy Tsuhako Salas; son-in-law Sergio Salas; grandchildren Zachary and Sanoe; and brothers Rikio and Masao of Maui. Services will be held on Kauai on April 4, 2015 at the United Church of Christ in Waimea. He was honorably discharged from the US Army and was a retired insurance agent. Family respectfully request no flowers and no monetary gifts (koden).

NATSUE HONDA

Posted On February 11th, 2015 -

NATSUE HONDA Age 97, of Haleiwa, HI, passed away January 10, 2015 in Wahiawa, HI. Born May 17, 1917 in Honolulu, HI. Predeceased by husband, Tatsuo Honda and son, Paul Y. Honda. She is survived by sons, Isaac K. (Leila) Honda, Daniel M. Honda; daughter, Evelyn A. Honda; grandchildren, Deanne (David) Schroeder, Darren (Jacqueline) Honda, Dawn Honda, Andrea Keao, Andrew (Kara) Honda, Delvin Honda, Delsie (Brian) Abarca; 10 great- grandchildren. Private services were held. No koden please.

ALMA PUANANI BRITO CULLEN

Posted On February 11th, 2015 -

ALMA PUANANI BRITO CULLEN January 17, 2015 Alma Puanani Brito Cullen, 92, formerly of Makaha and Moloka’i, died. She is survived by son David Moana Rawlins, daughter Diane Tanna, sisters Clara Sabas, Dorcas Deteso, and Edythe Prestige, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Services at Hawaiian Memorial Park, 10:30 am, on Friday, February 27.

SADA NIIMI NAKAMURA

Posted On February 10th, 2015 -

SADA NIIMI NAKAMURA Age 85, of Honolulu, passed away January 22, 2015 in Honolulu. Born February 12 1929 in Waimea Northshore, Oahu. She is survived by sons, Donald F. (Myungsun) Nakamura, Norman (Debra) Nakamura, David (Jeraldine) Nakamura; daughters, Naomi (Bradley) Wong, Midori (James) Okazaki; brothers, Edward Niimi, Benjamin Niimi; sister, Lily Nakamura, 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grand- children. Private services were held.

CHARLENE TOSHIE YOSHIDA

Posted On February 10th, 2015 -

CHARLENE TOSHIE YOSHIDA Age 63, of Mililani, HI, passed away December 21, 2014 in Aiea, HI. Born January 9, 1951 in Japan. Retired from Hawaiian Telephone. She is survived by husband, Glenn K. Yoshida; daughter, Rachel Chun; 4 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Saturday (Feb. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.


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