Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Lily Takakura Hatanaka

Posted On January 12th, 2017 -

92, of Honolulu, passed away on December 22, 2016 in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. Born in Paia, Maui, she was a retired State of Hawaii Department of Education teacher at Kaiser High School. Preceded in death by her husband, Toby, she is survived by her sons, Robert (Kyoko) and John (Eri) Hatanaka; three grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Kobayashi and Esther Mookini. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Anne van Patten Grilk King

Posted On January 12th, 2017 -

Anne van Patten Grilk King Anne van Patten Grilk King was born in Hinsdale, Illinois on October 21, 1921 and died at the age of 95 in Honolulu, Hawaii on January 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Federal Judge Samuel P. King. They met during WWII when both were U.S. Navy officers training to be Japanese interpreters. She is survived by three children: Samuel P. King, Jr. (Adrienne), Louise Keali'iloma King Lanzilotti (Salvatore), and Charlotte Lelepoki King Stretch; six grandchildren (Chris, Sara, Sam, Anne, Charlotte, and Nawa); and one great grandchild (Samuel Wilder, III). Before meeting her future husband, Anne graduated Phi Beta Kappa at Smith College, majoring in Classical Greek language and literature. Later, she earned an M.A. degree in Linguistics at the University of Hawaii and taught English as a Second Language in the Hawaii public school system. Her many community activities included serving as a docent at the Honolulu Academy of Arts for several decades. She will be remembered as a caring friend, an inspiration to decades of Sam's law clerks, and a person of unequalled grace and intelligence. Services will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 3pm at the Parish of Saint Clement, 1515 Wilder Avenue. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Kalikolehua - El Sistema Hawaii (a free music program for children in Kuhio Park Terrace housing project), 1735 Dole Street #110, Honolulu, HI 96822, www.kalikolehua.com.

Maurine Dodge

Posted On January 12th, 2017 -

Maurine Dodge, 89, passed away peacefully at her home on January 8, 2017. She is survived by her four children, five grand- children and three great grand- children. Private services will be held. She is always in our hearts.

Hiroshi Yoshikawa

Posted On January 12th, 2017 -

87, of Honolulu passed away on January 2, 2017 in Honolulu. He was born in Manoa and served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a retired Vice President of McKinley Car Wash. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughter, Joanne (Eric) Ebesu; 2 grandsons, Evan and Jason Ebesu; and 2 older brothers, Tsuneo and Yukio (Lillian). Visitation 2:00 pm on Wednesday (Jan 18) at Hosoi Mortuary. Services will be held at 3:00 pm. No flowers. Aloha attire. Private burial on Thursday (Jan 19) at 2:00 pm at Valley of the Temples. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Kuni Morita “Doris”

Posted On January 12th, 2017 -

KUNI MORITA DORIS Age 93, passed away on December 27, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was born on December 15, 1923 in Honolulu. Minyo dance was her passion. She earned several dancing certificates and her teaching name from Japan. She taught at various senior centers and performed with her students at nursing homes and recitals at the Ala Moana stage. She volunteered at Tokai University and St. Clement's School, for which she received many awards. She is survived by her daughters, Aileen, Suzanne, Martha (Neal), and Edna; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Kenneth Kenji Tomomitsu

Posted On January 12th, 2017 -

82, of Honolulu passed away on November 19th 2016 in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Kimiyo, sons, Kevin, and Keith, grandchildren, Kaci, Keila, and Keitlin, brother George. Funeral services were held privately on December 9th 2016. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Efren De Ramon Agustin

Posted On January 12th, 2017 -

43 of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016. Born in Lanai City, Hawaii, he is survived by Wife Alma R. Agustin, Mother Rosalina P. Celestino, children Keandre R. Agustin, Andrea- Kaye R. Agustin, Allyson-Kate R. Agustin, brother Ely Agustin Philippines, brother Alvin R. Agustin, sister Rose Mary D. Agustin, sister Leilani A. Perez- Nava, sister Lorie D. Agustin and brother Onesimo "Lino" D. Agustin. Services will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Maunakea Chapel. Visitation 4:30 PM, Service 5:30 PM. Burial will be the following day, January 15, 2017, at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

ANGELINE “HELEN” FABRAO SALVADOR

Posted On January 11th, 2017 -

Age 84, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away Dec. 9, 2016 in Wahiawa. She was born Oct. 3, 1932 in Lahaina, Maui, HI. She retired from Honolulu City and County Family Support Division. She is survived by son, Gregory F. Salvador; daughter,Naomi M. (Thomas) Ryono; sister, Neives Antonio; and 2 grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Monday (Jan. 16) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Program 11:15 a.m. Prayer service 11:45 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Alisha Kuumelealoha Aipa

Posted On January 11th, 2017 -

32, passed away in her sleep on December 5, 2016 in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. She worked at Pali Momi Medical Center and St Francis Hospice as a registered nurse. Surviving her are mother, Vicky N. Ah Quin; father, Paul; sister, Lauri and brother, ZAQ Trupiano. Visitation 9:30 am at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel of the Kamehameha Schools, Saturday, January 21, 2017 - celebration of life memorial services 10:30 am, fellowship, 11:30 am. Casual attire. Condolences may be sent to: www.oahumortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hawaii Office of the American Diabetes Assoc.

Edward Saffery Porter, Jr.

Posted On January 11th, 2017 -

Edward passed away on November 2, 2016 at his home in Fair Oaks, Calif at the age of 63. Eddie was raised in Kaimuki where he graduated from Kalani High School, class of 1971. After high school he served in the U.S. Navy. He then attended Kapiolani Community College where he received his Certificates in Culinary Arts and Bartending. He retired as a food service manager and chef tor Carmichael's Oak's Senior Long Term Care in Fair Oaks, Calififornia. Eddie's passions in life were playing golf, paddling canoe for Waikiki Surf Club, traveling and listening to Hawaiian music and the Beatles. Edward is survived by his brothers, Brant (Dierdre) and "Keoki" George (Fay); ex-wife Terry Ann, close friend Victoria and nieces and nephews. Scattering of his ashes will be held off of Waikiki on Sunday, January 15, 2017 where he loved to swim, surf and paddle canoe. Meet at the Ala Wai boat house (on the corner of McCully and Kapiolani) at 10:00 am.

Dwight “Boya” Fulkerson

Posted On January 11th, 2017 -

57, passed away on December 15, 2016. Born in Honolulu, Boya was an old-time Waikiki Beach Boy. Survived by daughter Mika, mother Etsuko,brother Allen (Cris), sisters Carol and Barbara Heckathorn, nieces and nephews, best friend Kimo Kaleiwahea,as well as numerousclose surfing brothers and sisters. Beach services will be held on Feb. 4 at 7:30 a.m. at Kuhio Beach, near the Duke's statue, followed by scattering of ashes.

Howard Kenso Ishikawa

Posted On January 11th, 2017 -

Passed away on December 25, 2016 in Kaneohe. He was born in Wahiawa and graduated from Leilehua HS and the Univ. of Northern Colorado. Howard taught printing and graphic arts at Farrington HS for 33 years, retiring in 1986. He is survived by wife, Shirley, son, Randall (Roxanne), daughter Stacy Sharkey (Marty), five grandchildren, brother, Melvyn, and many nieces and nephews. Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel, January 12, 2017; Visitation, 5:30 pm; Services, 6:30 pm. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Suzanna Lum Pang

Posted On January 11th, 2017 -

Suzanna Lum Pang78, passed with loved ones (near and far) by her side on Dec. 27, 2016. The loving matriarch of her family, she put family above all else. She leaves behind her children: Debra Koughn of Pearl City, Darlene Raffanello of CT, Darren Pang of OR, and Dana Kamisato, of Mililani, extended family of: Mark Koughn, Michael Raffanello, Patty Pang, Lance Kamisato, 10 grandchildren: Michelle Koughn, Melissa Pham, Melanie Koughn, Heather Mau (CA), Joshua Mau (CT), Audrey, Elena, & Mason Pang (all of OR), Tyler & Shaun Kamisato, and 2 great-grand- children: Jazilyn & Jazelle Koughn, siblings (spouses): Genevieve Tam Sing, Chuck (Lorrie) Lum, Melvin (Donna) Lum of TX, Norman (Lucia) Lum, & Randall (Ellen Sato) Lum. Funeral services: Jan. 18, 10-11 am at Borthwick Mortuary. The family invites you to wear green, Suzanna's favorite color. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

CRISPIN BERGANTINOS, JR.

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

Age 63, of Mililani, HI, passed away Dec. 4, 2016 in Aiea. He was born Jan. 28, 1953 in Wahiawa. He was employed at Unitek, Mililani Town Association, and was owner of Hawaiian JR Services. He is survived by wife, Linda M. Bergantinos; son, Christopher (Tabitha) Bergantinos; daughter, Diane (David) Birosel; hanai son, Jesse Guzman; brothers, Clifford Bergantinos, James Bergantinos, Vito Simone; sisters, Cathy Parrish, Nancy Danielson, Joanne Warrington, Florence Simon, Jenny Szwech; and 3 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m., Sunday (Jan. 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Wake service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m., Monday (Jan. 16) at Mauka Chapel. Funeral service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Albert Lee

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

79, of Honolulu, passed away at home December 14, 2016. Born in Pearl City, a Glazier. Survived by wife, Carol A. Lee; daughters, Yvette Lee and Lori-Ann (Isaac) Lee-Dominguez; sister, Pearl Fuller; 3 grand- children and many nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday, January 16, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kalihi Ward (Beckley St.); Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: LEEWARD FUNERAL HOME

F. Newell Bohnett

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

F. Newell BohnettMay 26, 1923 to January 1, 2017 F. Newell Bohnett joined his Lord on January 1, 2017 at the age of 93. Most of his early years were spent in Santa Barbara, California where he attended college. When World War ll broke out, he enrolled in the Navy and became a Marine Corps pilot. At the end of the war he married Nada Violet Nickoloff and they made their home in Santa Barbara. In 1957 he co-founded Sambo's Restaurants, which at one point had more than 1,000 establishments nationwide. In 1968 Newell moved his family to Oahu; and purchased the 107,000-acre Puuwaawaa Ranch in 1972 on the Big Island of Hawaii. Newell and Nada raised four children, Nikki, Lynda, Jamie and Vikki. His beloved wife Nada passed away in 1992. Newell then married Marsha Ann Scibella in 1993, and became the step-father to her daughter Paula. They had 24 happy years together shuttling between their homes in Hawaii, California and Arizona. Newell will be remembered for his humor, excellent tennis game, intense love of football and perfection of the ultimate "Happy Hour." He knew how to live life, and as noted by his loved ones, the fact that he chose New Year's Day 2017 as his day to slip away from us felt like a typical FNB orchestrated exit. Newell is survived by his wife Marsha, four daughters, one son, thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Services will be held on January 16, at the First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Ko'olau at 4pm. Burial will be on January 18, at 2pm at the Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.

CONSTANCE “CONNIE” ELOISE CAMARA

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

CONSTANCE Age 90, of Waipahu, HI, passed away Dec. 9, 2016 in Honolulu. She was born Jan. 31, 1926 in Paia, Maui, HI. She was retired from the U.S. Navy - Morale Welfare & Recreation. She is survived by sons, Robert W. Lewis, Freeman Correa Jr., Kevin A. Correa, Chad Armstrong; daughters, Carole A. Winzenried, Arnette Taja Curry, Sharyn A. DeKneef (deceased); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m.

Jeffrey K.Y. Ching

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

Surrounded by his family, Jeff peacefully passed on to eternal rest on December 22, 2016. He was born on May 23, 1965, in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Sung Mee Ching; parents, Thomas Tin Yee Ching and Judy Ann Ching; brothers: John Kam Wai Ching (Nenita), Jamison Kam Yun Ching, Joel Kam Young Ching (Jodie); nephew, Dillon; nieces, Sidney, Jolie, and Jade. Memorial Service will be held on January 14, 2017, at the Church of the Holy Nativity, 5286 Kalanianaole Hwy. Visitation 2 p.m. Service 3 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

GEORGE “SONNY P.” L. PERREIRA

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

Age 78, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away Dec. 1, 2016 in Ewa Beach. He was born July 1, 1938 in Ewa, HI. He is survived by wife, Petra Perreira; daughters, Urania Kahookele, Samantha (Cesare) Bertola, Patricia Millan, Dyann Bustamante; sons, Anthony Bustamante, Bert Bustamante, Darryl Bustamante, Bryan Bustamante, Jon Bustamante; brothers, Robert (Margaret) Perreira, Joseph (Vivian) Maria, Thomas (Hwa) Perreira; sister, Marjorie Redd; Numerous grand- children, great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Visitation 5:00 p.m., Saturday (Jan. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial service 6:30 p.m.

EDWINA K. HASHIMOTO

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

Age 77, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away Dec. 17, 2016 in Aiea. She was born Mar. 31, 1939 in Lihue, Kauai, HI. She is survived by husband, Jay Hashimoto; sons, Vernon (Nadine) Vickers Jr., Aaron "Bert" Vickers, Milton (Dana) Vickers, Ruebin Vickers; daughter, Doris "Suzie" Mokuahi; hanai mother, Mona Nakaahiki; brother, Douglas Nakaahiki; 17 grand- children and 25 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:30 a.m., Saturday (Jan. 14) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Wahiawa Ward (44 Leilehua Rd., Wahiawa). Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Masae Hinazumi “Betsy”

Posted On January 10th, 2017 -

MASAE HINAZUMI BETSY 94, of Honolulu and a retiree of J.C. Penney, passed away on November 27, 2016 at Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Tokuyuki Hinazumi and son, Gene. She is survived by daughters, Irma Hinazumi and Frieda (Glenn) Hajiro; daughter-in- law, May Hinazumi; two grand- children; brothers, Fred, Shigeo, George, Richard and Walter (Sumiko) Matsushima and sister, Helen (Norman) Hiroshige. Visitation 12:00 p.m. Sunday, January 15, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; services at 1:00 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Johnnie Maxine Kobayashi

Posted On January 9th, 2017 -

82, of Honolulu, passed away on December 3, 2016, in Honolulu. Born in Clayton, Oklahoma, she is survived by her husband, Paul; sons, Paul (Monica) Jr. and Mark; daughter, Susan (Dave) Hamada; six grandchildren and two step- grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11:00 a.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Inc.

BLOSSOM CHOY ANDRADE

Posted On January 9th, 2017 -

Age 99, of Honolulu, HI, passed away on December 3, 2016. Born October 25, 1917 in Honolulu, HI. A retired pantry worker with Marriott Inflight Services. She is survived by son, John (Jennie) Andrade, Jr.; daughters, Elissa Sato, Lynn (Jim) Blake; 22 grandchildren; 34 great- grandchildren. Private services were held.

Jessie Mitsue Kaneshiro

Posted On January 9th, 2017 -

96, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on November 10, 2016 in Honolulu. She was born on May 23, 1920 in Piihonua, Hawaii. She was a retired manager of retail sales. She is survived by sons, Quincy (Doreen), Owen (Kathlyn) and Clyde (Katja); daughter, Lucille Kimura (Glenn); 11 grand- children; 10 great grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY

Leslie Kaleiho’a Fuller

Posted On January 9th, 2017 -

56, will be remembered at a memorial service on January 16, 2017 at St. George Church in Waimanalo. Mass: 10:00 a.m. A graduate of the Kamehameha Schools, class of 1978. Son of the late Stanley Fuller, Sr. and Rita Lehua Fuller. Loving son, husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. Survived by his wife, sons, mother, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces. He is forever in our hearts.

EDNA TAKAKO MATSUI

Posted On January 9th, 2017 -

99, of Aiea, passed away on December 27, 2016. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan, on January 11, 1917, and was preceded in death by her husband, Haines Susumu Matsui, and her infant daughter, Takae. She is survived by her sons Roy (Crystal), and Eric, and granddaughters Joy and Jill. Private services were held at Nuuanu Honpa Hongwanji. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

LARRY SADAO NAKAMURA

Posted On January 9th, 2017 -

Age 90, of Pearl City, HI, passed away peacefully December 10, 2016 in Aiea. He was born May 15, 1926 in Ninole, HI. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Foremost Dairies. He is survived by son, Derek (Mabel) Nakamura; daughter, Faye Nakamura; daughter and longtime primary caregivers, Nora Masaki and husband, Randy; daughter, Lori (Alan) Jale; sister, Yoshie Higa; sister- in-law, Bertha (William-deceased) Nakamura; nieces, nephews and care home nurse/caregiver, Joy Calucag. Private services were held. Please no koden (monetary gifts).

Wun Sin Chow

Posted On January 9th, 2017 -

94, passed on Dec 26 at St. Francis Hospice. Survived by daughters: Annie Fong, Cindy Chow and Sandra Nada (Greg); grandchildren: Cheryl Tsukamoto (Gordon), Steven Fong (Dyann), Alyssa Nada, Garrett Nada, Kai Lapschies; great grandsons Junior and Jason Fong. Mrs. Chow was formerly a seamstress at Kahala Sportswear. Services will be held on January 16, 2017 at Borthwick Mortuary Makai Chapel at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery at 3 PM. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary

RODRIGO ANDREW “ANDY” MATUTINO

Posted On January 8th, 2017 -

Age 87, of Waianae, HI, passed away December 6, 2016 in Honolulu. He was born March 2, 1929 in Ewa, HI. He was an Army veteran who served in the Korean War. He is survived by wife, Aurelia P. Matutino; sons, Randy A. Matutino, Gareth D. (Teresa) Matutino Sr.; 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Thursday (Jan. 12) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

RODERICK NEIL McKAY

Posted On January 8th, 2017 -

Of Honolulu, Hawaii passed away at the age of 92 on December 8, 2016. Born on June 16, 1924 in Ashcroft, British Colombia, Canada. He was a Professor of Music at the University of Hawaii and a composer. He is preceded in death by his father, Roderick John McKay, his mother Margaret Jean McCrimmon McKay and his brother John McKay. He is survived by his wife Marion, son Ian McKay, daughter Nancy (Randy) Hee, granddaughter Puanani Hee and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Many thanks to Hospice Hawaii for their care and assistance. Arrangements Provided By: NUUANU MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY LLC

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran