Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

Wallace Tadashi Onuma

Posted On February 12th, 2013 -

WALLACE TADASHI ONUMA Of Honolulu, passed on February 2, 2013 at the age of 92. Wallace is survived by his sons, Malcolm Onuma (Gail) and Lambert Onuma; grand- children, Michelle (Steven) Wong, Ryan Onuma, Kathleen Onuma Murray, Kristine (Lou) Cozzo, and Mark Onuma; great- grandchildren Miki Onuma, Cody Jensen, Katelynn Jensen, Tanner Wong, Drew Murray, Gianna Cozzo, and Koa Onuma. In 1941 Mr. Onuma was drafted by the US Army, where he served as an original member of the 100th assigned to Company B first and then to Headquarters Company in World War II (1941-1945). After the Army he wed his high school sweetheart, Jane Miranda, where they spent the better part of their lives happily raising their children and then grandchildren. He worked for the US Postal Service for more than 30 years before he retired. Mr. Onuma loved to play golf, garden and watch sports. The Memorial Service will be held Friday, February 15, 2013 at Honolulu Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Visitation begins at 9:30 am and service to start at 11 am. Aloha attire and please no flowers.

Karl Massahiro Tsukazaki

Posted On February 12th, 2013 -

KARL MASAHIRO TSUKAZAKI
61, of Honolulu, passed away from pancreatic cancer on January 27, 2013. Karl was employed by Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort for 27 years in the Property Operations Department, until his retirement in July 2012. For many years, using his mechanical and electrical skills, he took pride and enjoyment in helping to engineer beautiful, award winning Aloha Week floats for the Hilton. He was previously employed by the Kahala Hilton, Prince Kuhio Hotel, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, and Ala Moana Hotel. Karl was devoted to helping those who needed a hand. He volunteered to run errands, do handyman repairs, pack and move households, help with home renovations, and would check in on family, friends, and the elderly to see if they needed anything done. He touched many lives, and will be dearly missed by all. Karl is survived by Tomoko, his wife of 17 years, parents George and Jane, sisters Georgia Jenny and Jan, mother in-law Yooko Yamashiro, and sister in-law Katsumi Yamashiro. A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Ko’olau. Visitation at 2:30 pm and service at 3:30 pm.

JOAQUIN G. BAUTISTA, JR.

Posted On February 11th, 2013 -

JOAQUIN G. BAUTISTA, JR. Age 48, of Waianae, HI, passed away January 13, 2013 in Aiea. Born April 20, 1964 in Alicia, Isabela, Philippines. A landscaper with Hawaii National Landscape. He is survived by wife, Myrna Bautista; sons, Christopher Aguinaldo, Rodney Bautista, Rafael Bautista; daughter, Jane Aguinaldo; brother, Avelino Bautista; sister, Fay (Vernon) Kahoiwai; mother, Damiana Bautista. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (Feb 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Family Service 11:30 a.m., Prayer Service 12:00 noon. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Stanley Takayuki Ajimura

Posted On February 11th, 2013 -

STANLEY TAKAYUKI AJIMURA 82, of Mililani, passed away on January 30, 2013 at the St. Francis Hospice West. He was a retired realtor and was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his wife, Edna; sons, Scott (Tammie), Todd; daughter, Wendy (Vincent) Chong; brother, Thomas (Jeannie); sisters, Dorothy Hirata and Ruth Umemoto; grandchildren, Landon, Lauren, Austin, Ariel, Michael, Brandee (James Webb), Briceson; great grandchildren, Eleese, Samantha. Visitation 1 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2013 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, Service at 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

MELCHORA V. ALDANESE

Posted On February 11th, 2013 -

MELCHORA V. ALDANESE Age 82, of Honolulu, passed away January 26, 2013 in Honolulu. Born January 6, 1931 in Lapog, Ilocos Sur, P.I. A member of San Juan (Lapog) Association of Hawaii. She is survived by daughters, Rose Marilyn Hipolito, Ruth Marie Soliven; sisters, Lapaz Peneyra, Revelina Pablo; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grand- children. Visitation 8:00 a.m. Thursday 2/14 at St. Peter & Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St., Service 9:00 a.m. Committal Service 11:00 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers Welcome.

ROSITA GAYACAO BRILLANTE

Posted On February 11th, 2013 -

ROSITA GAYACAO BRILLANTE Age 90, of Long Beach, CA, passed away January 31, 2013 in California. Born November 13, 1922 in Guadalupe, Makati, Philippines. She is survived by sons, Francisco (Deling) Brillante, Rogelio (Elena) Brillante, Policarpio Brillante, Jr. of CA, Danilo (Dee) Brillante of CA, Rolando (Marcia) Brillante of CA; daughters, Carmencita Nebreja of Philippines, Lolita Brillante of CA, Marylou Sacayle of CA; 14 grand- children; 10 great-grand- children; brothers, Julio Gayacao of Philippines, Vicente Gayacao of Philippines. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 13) at St. Peter & Paul Church (59-810 Kamehameha Hwy., Haleiwa); Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

TED WAH SING CHONG M.D.

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

TED WAH SING CHONG M.D.
Ted Wah Sing Chong, M.D., age 92, of Moorestown, N.J., died Jan. 20, 2013. Dr Chong was born in Honolulu to Mr. and Mrs C.S. Wing. C.S. Wing was the founder of the Wing Coffee Company. Dr. Chong attended McKinley High School and received undergraduate, medical and graduate medical degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. He attended medical school under the U.S. Naval Reserve program and was on active duty as a Lt. Junior Grade from 1943 to 1945, He served in Operation Sandstone in the Enewetok Atoll, as well at Tripler Medical Hospital. After starting an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Honolulu, he relocated to N.J., where he worked until his late eighties. He was an avid golfer through age 92, with a single-digit handicap for many years. He is survived by his wife, Janice M. Chong, and four children – Sue Lin of Baltimore; Glenn and his wife Diane of San Diego.; Jei Lee Freeman and her husband Barry of Winchester, Mass.; and Erica Slavin of Nantucket; his grandchildren Ryan and Kevin Chong and Lucy Freeman. He is also survived by a sister Marietta Eng and sister-in-law Blanche Chong, both of Honolulu. He was predeceased by his parents and siblings Wilfred, Wai Quon Lee, Albert, Wah Jan, Robert and numerous members of his extended family. He was predeceased by his first wife Stella Sunn Chong, who died in 1971. Services were held on Jan. 25. Memorial contributions may be made to the Penn Fund of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.

ELSIE BANDMANN CARREIRA

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

ELSIE BANDMANN CARREIRA 94, Born in Kealia, Kauai on Feb 04, 1919, Homemaker, died in Leahi Hospital, Honolulu on Feb 05, 2013. She is survived by Daughter Veronica Carreira, Son, Maurice Carreira (Kathy) and Daughter Valerie Pringle (John). 6 Grandchildren Tammie Kaleikini (Kendall), Candace Kalahiki (Nelson), Robert Jr Kalahiki, Todd Kalahiki, Holly Saito Kantor (Josh), Maile Gorion. 7 Great-Grandchildren Cheyanne Thompson (Chad), Noel Kaleikini, Jessie Kaleikini, Logan Kalahiki Boyce, Donovan Kalahiki Boyce, Naavah Kantor, Kai Kantor, and 2 Great-Great- Grandchildren Lilly Thompson, Brayden Thompson. Visitation; 330-430P, Services at 430P on Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at Borthwick-Mauka Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea Street, Honolulu, Hi, Casual/ Aloha Attire, Flowers Welcome. Burial will be on Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013, 11AM, in Kauai, at St Catherines- Kealia Cemetery.

WAYNE ASAO YAMAMOTO

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

WAYNE ASAO YAMAMOTO
Wayne Asao Yamamoto (“Yama”), born 10/16/1944, died 1/19/2013 after a long bout with Congestive Heart Failure at the age of 68. He’s a graduate of Waianae High School Class of 1963. He became a roofer and later part owner of Keneke Roofing Company. He was very active in his community; coaching Little League Baseball, also a Leeward Conference Commissioner and coach for Pop Warner Football League. He served on the Board of Directors for the Pacific Palisades Community and a board member of The Valley of the Giants Hawaiian Club. SGT. of Arms with the Roofers Union Local 221. An avid net fisherman, he loved the ocean, camping and family gatherings. He is survived by wife Carol of 48 1/2 years, 6 sons, 2 daughters, 14 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. He lived a happy and fulfilling life becoming a Jehovah’s Witness for the Pearl City Congregation; he will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; services 6:30 p.m.; Scattering of Ashes: Private.

PATRICK SOUKI

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

PATRICK SOUKI
79, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii passed away on 1-26-2012 at St. Francis Hospice Ewa Beach, after a long illness. He was a Korean War Veteran who was proud to have served his country, and considered himself a Marine first. Once a Marine, always a Marine. He later went on to pursue a career as a Postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service. Many considered him an outstanding mentor and an incredible leader. He survived by his wife of 51 years, Arlene: Daughters Kathleen, Cheryl, Coleen, and Julie: 9 Grandchildren: Brothers Hal, Bobby, Vincent, Vernon: Sister Katherine: and twin sister Patricia. He will forever be remembered for his incredible wit, great sense of humor, and his compassion for everyone he met. He touched the lives of many people whose paths in life crossed his. He was a great man, an incredible friend, and a humble soul who will be dearly missed. A Hui Hou Papa… Until we meet again… Services will be held at Borthwicks on 2-16-2013 from 5pm-7pm. Service is at 7:00 pm. Burial will be held at Punchbowl Cemetary on 2-22-2013 at 9:30.

CARTER KULANI NAKEA

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

CARTER KULANI NAKEA
Age 58, of Waianae, HI, passed away January 22, 2013 in Waianae. Born October 20, 1954 in Honolulu, HI. A member of Masons Union Local #1 of Hawaii, IUBAC. He is survived by wife, Renette U. Zachman Nakea; daughters, Theresa (David) Kuehu, Annette (Donald) Moe, Valerie (Reginald) Brown, Sierra (Kaleo) Nakea-Enos; brothers, Patrick Nakea, Warren Nakea, Valton Nakea; sister, Dorothy Afalava; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 7:00 p.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 14) at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.

David Shigemitsu Horiuchi

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

DAVID SHIGEMITSU HORIUCHI David Shigemitsu Horiuchi, Age 77, passed away peacefully on January 18th at Aloha Nursing, Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Rosaline Sachie, and sister, Elsie Ching. Retired from Foster Equipment. He is an Army veteran and a member of Kin Chojin Kai. Services, Monday, February 18th, 6:00 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation at 5:00 p.m. Casual attire, no flowers.

VIRGINIA BAGAY BASILIO

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

VIRGINIA BAGAY BASILIO Age 86, of Waialua, HI, passed away January 12, 2013 in Ewa Beach. Born February 23, 1926 in Kukuihaile, Big Island, HI. She is survived by sons, Dave A. (Rosemary) Basilio, Virgilio L. Basilio, Wayne R. (Christina) Basilio; daughters, Joyce B. Agsalda, Cecilia B. (Dale) Andres, Carol J.B. (Marvin) Pactol; sister, Iluminada “Rose” Foster; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Friday (Feb. 15) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

JAMES “JIMMY” K. PILILAAU, JR.

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

JAMES JIMMY K. PILILAAU, JR. Age 72, of Waianae, HI, passed away January 26, 2013 in Waianae. Born October 2, 1940 in Honolulu, HI. Jimmy was a 1958 graduate of Kamehameha Schools, and formerly employed by BHP; Broken Hill Proprietory of Australia. He was a member of Pualoa Golf Club. He is survived by wife, Agnes “Aggie” Pililaau; sons, Leonard M. (Chris) Pililaau of AZ, Cameron K. (Chrissy) Pililaau; daughters, Claudean K. (Kimo) Sullivan, Becky Lee H. (Shannon) Meyers; brothers, Herbert K. (Susan) Pililaau of CA, Carl R. Pililaau of FL sisters, Priscilla K. Pililaau, Lynette M. (Robin) Transfiguracion, Olinda L. Pililaau; 16 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 14) at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (85-574 Plantation Rd., Waianae); Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Committal Service 2:00 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

PRISCILLA ALCOVER EGLORIA

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

PRISCILLA ALCOVER EGLORIA Age 84, of Honolulu, HI, passed away January 14, 2013 in Honolulu. Born December 21, 1928 in Aiea, HI. A resident counsel member at Hale Nani. She is survived by sons, Raymond Egloria, Maurice (Joyce) Egloria, Patrick (Charlene) Egloria, Jonathan (Lisa) Egloria, Donovan Egloria, Reuben (Kelly) Egloria, George “Georgie Boy” Egloria, Jr.; daughters, Genevieve (Robert) Manners, Antoinette “Gail” (Trevor) Nelson, Sharon (Mark) Baker, Georgina (Mike) Austria, Stephanie (Kenneth) Doane, Cynthia (Wayne) Feike, Denise (James) Alexander; sisters, Beatrice Lastimosa, Elena “Loling” Salvador; 39 grandchildren, 44 great-grand- children, 2 great-great-grand- children. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 13) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:00 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

WALTRAUT “WALLY” LINDENBLATT-SHIMABUKURO

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

WALTRAUT WALLY LINDENBLATT- SHIMABUKURO
Owner and Operator of WALLY’S TOURS Wally is survived by her husband, Marvin Shimabukuro, daughter, Liana Carreira, son-in-law, Robert Manin, grandaughter, Christina Villanueva, grandson, Kukila Carreira Manin, great-grandsons, Kawika and Kaleo Villanueva, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Sadiemaus (her princess), cousins, and MANY dear friends. Services will be held at Hawaiian Memorial Park on 2/14/13. Visitation from 9-10 am. Service starts at 10 am with lunch to follow and Committal Service at 1 pm.

BARBARA JEAN (RAMOS) RESPICIO

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

BARBARA JEAN (RAMOS) RESPICIO
Age 69, of Mililani, died on January 19, 2013. Born on May 24, 1943, in Honolulu. Raised in Pauka’a, North Hilo. Retired registered nurse consultant for the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Services. Previously worked for School Health Services (State of Hawaii), Waimano Home, Leahi and Hilo Hospital, and Lam Clinic. She is survived by husband, Benjamin Respicio; son, Randall Respicio; daughter, Sheri Man; hanai son, Harold Ferwerda; grandchildren, Shelby Man and Brennen Man; and brother, Andres “Nato” Agan, Jr. Visitation 10 a.m., service over ashes 11 a.m., Saturday, Borthwick Mortuary (Honolulu), Mauka Chapel. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

CINDY JEAN WALTERS

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

CINDY JEAN WALTERS
55 of Honolulu, passed away January 29, 2013. She was born in California and was a Food and Beverage Cashier at the Waikiki Sheraton Hotel. Cindy is survived by beloved husband, Abraham K. Lagondino; sons, Tony and Barry Lagondino; hanai daughters, Kristi and Char; 2 grand- children; father, Russell Walters; stepmother, Roberta Walters; brother, Daniel Walters; sister, Debbie McPherson. Cindy was the kindest and most loving person who cared for everybody, she cherished her loving family and friends and loved her life in Hawaii. Visitation is from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2013, at Borthwick Mortuary- Mauka Chapel; Celebration of Life Service at 6:30 p.m. Lei are welcome. Casual attire is suggested.

Mark Susumu Oshio

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

MARK SUSUMU OSHIO January 11, 2013 Mark S. Oshio 76, of Honolulu, passed away peacefully at home. He was born on June 21, 1936, to Paul and Margaret Oshio. Mark retired as President of Schuman Carriage Motors after being with the company for 50 years. Part of that time he was also actively involved with NAPA. Upon retirement he became a director on the Rehab Hospital of the Pacific and Rehab Foundation boards. He was an advocate for Rehab and volunteered his time to support Rehab’s mission. Mark also enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He will be fondly remembered for his sense of humor, quick wit and the ability to make others laugh. He is survived by his beloved wife Helen, daughters Patti (Alan) Ohara, Kristi (Thomas) Lundell, six grandchildren; Richele Ohara, Isaiah, Elijah, Olivia, Aliya and Pono Lundell, and brothers, Bryan (Karen) and Dennis Oshio. Services will be held at Hosoi Garden Mortuary on Saturday, February 16th with visitation at 3:00 p.m. and services at 4:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No monetary offerings. If you wish, donations may be made in his memory to: Rehab Foundation 226 N. Kuakini Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Col. John H. Allen Jr.

Posted On February 10th, 2013 -

January 7, 2013 COL. JOHN H. ALLEN JR. 95 an officer and a gentleman died at home. He was a Kaimuki boy, class of 38 Kamehameha school graduate who got to touch the Kitty Hawk and meet Babe Ruth. 25 years as an Air Force pilot from December 7, 1941 thru 1965 in WWII and Korean War who retired as a Strategic Air Commander, and then came home to Hawaii to build custom homes. He was an avid golfer who had 3 hole in ones’ and played till he was 93. He was a Big Brother and a volunteer at the Palace. A loving husband, father and grandparent who is survived by wife Mary A. of 67 yrs., daughter Paula, brother Charles Kini, and grandson Sean Fenn. He is loved and missed by his family and friends and there will be a Celebration of life in April. A Hui Hou.

ORLANDO LACISTE GALEON

Posted On February 8th, 2013 -

ORLANDO LACISTE GALEON Age 76, of Waipahu, HI, passed away January 14, 2013 in Aiea. Born March 23, 1936 in Honolulu, HI. Orlando was retired from the City and County of Honolulu and the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. He is survived by wife, Fe Galeon; son, Orlando G. Galeon; daughters, Lisa Fe Galeon, Annette Galeon; brothers, Renato (Ester) Galeon, Dante (Yola) Galeon. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Monday (Feb. 11) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also Tuesday (Feb. 12 ) at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy., Waipahu); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Rise’ Carroll Poch Dittmar “Rise”

Posted On February 8th, 2013 -

RISECARROLL POCH DITTMAR”RISA”
Age 69, of Honolulu passed away at her home December 17th, after a hard fought battle with cancer. Born in Baltimore, Maryland on October 9th, 1943. She and her parents, Virgil & Capitola Poch, settled to Long Beach, California in 1948. A graduate of USC, 1965, BA in Psychology, member of the Gamma Phi sorority. She moved to Honolulu in 1967, and worked as a Vice President Media Buyer for some of the major advertising agencies in the islands. Risa was active in organizations such as Honolulu Advertising Federation Board of Directors, Art Academy of Honolulu and Honolulu Symphony Guild. Most notable and dear to her heart was her involvement with Friends of Hawaii Kai Public Library. A beautiful person, inside and out. She will be remembered for her unconditional love, generosity, integrity, perseverance, and sincerity. She will truly be missed. She is survived by brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gary & Mason Dittmar of Gardnerville NV, cousin Lorelie Edwards of Geneva NE, and son and best friend Chris. Private services. Donations to be made in her name to charity of donor’s choosing.

Cecelia Ann Edwards

Posted On February 8th, 2013 -

CECELIA ANN EDWARDS
Lovingly known by friends and family as “Toots”, departed for heaven on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Jackson North Hospital in Miami, Florida, at the age of 52. Born on September 30, 1960, in Honolulu, Hawaii, she was the youngest of three children. She was raised in Wahiawa and graduated from Leilehua High School in 1978. After attending Honolulu Community College for one year, she moved to Oakland, California, in 1980 where she attended Polly Priest Business College. Several years later, she settled in Miami, Florida where she married Ernest Edwards. Cecelia was free-spirited and enjoyed the simple things in life. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was an incredibly devoted fan of professional tennis and football, and to her delight, was hired to work with security teams for several professional football games in Miami. Her well-known passion was working as a chef and catering special events. She is predeceased by her father, Charles Williams Smith. She leaves to cherish her memories; her husband, Ernest Edwards, her mother, RoseMarie Doral, one sister, Clara D. Priester, one brother, Charles W. Smith, Jr., her stepfather, Richard L. Doral (“Pops”), two stepbrothers; Charles Doral and Jeffrey Doral, one stepsister, Francine D. Higashi, one brother-in-law, Dwayne E. Priester, three nephews; Damon V. Allen, Brandon C. Allen, and Isaac J. Smith, two nieces; Clarisse J. Smith and Candace J. Akui, one goddaughter, Charelle Bethel, and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends. In fulfillment of Cecelia’s wishes, a private gathering of family and friends will take place at Waimea Bay Beach Park in the spring of 2013 to disperse her ashes and celebrate her life. Cecelia will especially be remembered for her love of life and spirit of adventure that allowed her to explore diverse interests and places. She will be missed immensely.

Mildred K. Sakata

Posted On February 8th, 2013 -

MILDRED K. SAKATA Age, 94, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on January 17, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. She was born on November 10, 1918 in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters, Alyson (Art) Kimura, Gail (Kenji) Higaki, Linda (Steve) Sakuda, and Cynthia (Guy) Kitagawa and daughter-in-law, Patricia Sakata; 10 grand- children; and 4 great-grand- children. She was preceded in death by her spouse, Tohoru Sakata, and her son, Alan Sakata. Private services were held.

Yvonne Pacarro

Posted On February 8th, 2013 -

Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary YVONNE PACARRO
74, of Honolulu passed away on January 29, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu and worked at the City Clerks office of Honolulu, and was known as a Pikake and Pakalana lei maker and founder of the Grandma Silva Golf Tournament. She is survived by Husband: Franklin D. Pacarro Sr; children Franklin “Don” (Alyson) Pacarro Jr, Jill A. (Jay) Pacarro Kauka, Kelly D. Pacarro, Rick A. (Valerie) Pacarro & Dayna L. “Sweetie” (Bradley) Pacarro Johnson; grandchildren Nina Pacarro Weber, Kolu Pacarro, Rachel Pacarro, Alyssa Pacarro, Jay Kauka II, Jasmine Kauka, Phillip Galicia, Shane Galicia, Christopher Galicia, Alohi Valencia, Kaohi Valencia, Keo Wright Pacarro, Ricksson Pacarro, Tyler Pacarro, Coty Pacarro, Kaniau Johnson, Courtney Johnson, and Ihaka Johnson; 9 great-grand- children; sisters Shirley (Ed) Souza, Chiquita (Lee) Wise, Pauline (Sandy) Chang and Paulette Caravallo. Visitation 9 a.m. on Friday (Feb. 15) at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service 10:30 a.m., reception to follow and burial at 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Yvonne Pacarro

Posted On February 8th, 2013 -

Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary YVONNE PACARRO 74, of Honolulu passed away on January 29, 2013 at Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu and worked at the City Clerks office of Honolulu, and was known as a Pikake and Pakalana lei maker and founder of the Grandma Silva Golf Tournament. She is survived by Husband: Franklin D. Pacarro Sr; children Franklin “Don” (Alyson) Pacarro Jr, Jill A. (Jay) Pacarro Kauka, Kelly D. Pacarro, Rick A. (Valerie) Pacarro & Dayna L. “Sweetie” (Bradley) Pacarro Johnson; grandchildren Nina Pacarro Weber, Kolu Pacarro, Rachel Pacarro, Alyssa Pacarro, Jay Kauka II, Jasmine Kauka, Phillip Galicia, Shane Galicia, Christopher Galicia, Alohi Valencia, Kaohi Valencia, Keo Wright Pacarro, Ricksson Pacarro, Tyler Pacarro, Coty Pacarro, Kaniau Johnson, Courtney Johnson, and Ihaka Johnson; 9 great-grand- children; sisters Shirley (Ed) Souza, Chiquita (Lee) Wise, Pauline (Sandy) Chang and Paulette Caravallo. Visitation 9 a.m. on Friday (Feb. 15) at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, service 10:30 a.m., reception to follow and burial at 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

SGM (RET.) LEONARD “POPS” KLING

Posted On February 8th, 2013 -

SGM (RET.) LEONARD POPS KLING
On December 17, 2012, Leonard “Pops” Kling, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, passed away at the age of 89. He was born in New York. Pops was raised and joined the National Guard in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also served in the Army and fought in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, and retired from military service after 30+ years. Afterwards, Pops taught JROTC for 10 years at Saint Louis High School and continued his leadership and contributions as a member of many organizations: The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Army Sergeant Majors Association, Association of the U.S. Army, Non-Commissioned Officers Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Old Soldiers of Hawaii and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He is survived by his wife Antonita “Toni” Kling, stepsons Kevin De Vera, and Marshall De Vera, Jr. (Leoni); step- daughters Marsha Nelson (Jerry), Diane Ferreira, Angie Tunoa (Tony), and Jenna Horton (Charles); seven step- grandchildren, cousins, and other relatives on the mainland, and his faithful pet “Bella.” He was preceded in death by his first wife, Glendeene Kling (1988) and his son Donald Kling (1999). Services will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013 at Borthwick Mortuary Mauka, 1330 Maunakea Street, Honolulu, HI 96817. Viewing starts at 9:00 a.m. and the funeral service starts at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, 45-349 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, HI 96744 at 2:00p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Islands Hospice, Hawaiian Humane Society, or Grace Bible Church West Oahu.

MARVIN KOICHI MAKIYA

Posted On February 6th, 2013 -

MARVIN KOICHI MAKIYA
Age 65, of Kaneohe, HI, passed away January 16, 2013 in Kaneohe. Born June 21, 1947 in Waipahu, HI. He was raised in Waianae and resided in Kaneohe. He retired from the Honolulu Police Department and at the time of his death, worked for the United States Marine Corp. as a criminal investigator. He was a generous and fun loving man enjoying life to its fullest. He is survived by son, Phillip Makiya; daughter, Tiffany Makiya; companion, Carol Iseri; sister, Sharon Rahn of Los Angeles. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

KUAKAPU KAUMAUMAKAPUMAIOIAONALANI KEOHOKAPUOKAMEHAMEHA HEWETT

Posted On February 6th, 2013 -

KUAKAPU KAUMAUMAKAPUMAIOIAONALANI KEOHOKAPUOKAMEHAMEHA HEWETT
AGE 31, PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 19, 2013 AT KAISER PERMANENTE MOANALUA MEDICAL CENTER. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY SECURITAS AT WINDWARD MALL IN KANE’OHE. HE WAS FORMERLY EMPLOYED AT MID-WEEK IN KANE’OHE WHERE HE WORKED FOR MANY YEARS. HE ASSISTED HIS GRANDMOTHER, ALICE P. HEWETT AT HER POLICE ACTIVITIES LEAGUE FUNCTIONS AT THE ALICE P. HEWETT PARK THAT WAS JUST NAMED AFTER HER FOR HER MANY YEARS OF VOLUNTEERISM TO P.A.L. HE ALSO PERFORMED IN CONCERTS IN HAWAI’I, JAPAN AND CALIFORNIA WITH HIS FATHER, KAWAIKAPUOKALANI K. HEWETT. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, DESIRIE KU’UIPO (PESTANA) HEWETT: DAUGHTERS EMMALANI K. HEWETT, KU’ULEI H. HEWETT, ARIEL K. HEWETT: STEP CHILDREN RICHARD A. YASUDA AND MONIQUE K. YASUDA: FATHER, KAWAIKAPUOKALANI K. HEWETT: MOTHER DANIELLE KEOHOKAPU-VALENCIA: BROTHER, AMOS LONOKAILUA-HEWETT: SISTERS, ‘OHELO’ULAOKALANI K. HEWETT AND KAMALEHUA KEOHOKAPU: HANAI SISTER, WELU BEAN: AND GRANDMOTHERS, ALICE PUALEILANI KANA’E HEWETT AND MATILDA RICHARDS. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY MANY UNCLES, AUNTS, NIECES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS AND FRIENDS. KUAKAPUOKALANI WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED FOR HIS SMILE, HIS LAUGHTER AND HIS ZEST FOR LIFE. HE LEAVES US TOO EARLY, TOO SOON.. HIS MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE FROM 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. ON FEBRUARY 11, 2013 AND FROM 9:00 A.M.-NOON ON FEBRUARY 12, 2013 AT THE HAWAIIAN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY IN KANEOHE. ALOHA ATTIRE.

TAKAJI “JOE” YAMAOKA

Posted On February 5th, 2013 -

TAKAJI JOE YAMAOKA Age 90, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away January 10, 2013 in Wahiawa. Born May 21, 1922 in Waiakea, S. Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife, Shigeko Yamaoka; son, Clifford (Janet) Yamaoka; daughter, Suzanne (Alan) Mishima; 4 grand- children; 4 greatgrandchildren. Private Services were held.


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