Archive for the ‘Family Placed Obituaries’ Category

DR. WILLIAM AUSTIN BROADBENT

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

DR. WILLIAM AUSTIN BROADBENT Dr. William Austin Broadbent of Kaneohe passed away July 23, 2014 at the age of 73. He was born in Philadelphia, Penn., the eldest of 4 siblings. William was known by family, friends, and colleagues as an intellectual with a penchant for adventure and an awesome sense of humor. William was a professor of both political science and education. He worked for Mesa College in San Diego, Oregon College of Education, Leeward Community College, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Chaminade University, and performed extensive consulting work in the Pacific Region. William is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marilyn, sons Dr. Bryan Broadbent and Bradley Broadbent, 6 grandchildren (Harrison, Andrew, Emma, Jack, Nicholas, and Charley), and his brother, Robert, who also lives in Kaneohe. The family celebrated his life privately.

JOAN JOHNSTON SHAW

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

654734--JOAN-SHAW-JOAN JOHNSTON SHAW Joan Johnston Shaw, 81, of Kailua, went to Heaven on July 15, 2014. She was born in Honolulu. Retired from Kaneohe Ranch Company. Survived by daughter, Melanie Moore; son, Kirby L. Shaw; daughter-in-law Madeleine Shaw; sister, Harolene “Mapu” Conway; brothers, Rainald F. Johnston and Harold C. Johnston, Jr.; three grandchildren, Mathew, Taryn and Joshua; four great-grandchildren, Brooke, Brandon, Ginger and McKenzie; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Joan is beloved and respected by all of her family and friends. She will always be remembered for her goodness, kindness and unfailing generosity to those she loved. Although she is so deeply missed, we are comforted and joyful because our faith assures us that she lives on with Jesus and her loved ones who preceded her. Thanks be to God. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 800 Kaheka St., Honolulu. Services: 9:30 a.m.

REV. SOLOMON “HOTCH” KEKOA

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

REV. SOLOMON HOTCH KEKOA IS IN THE PRESENCE OF JESUS. Survived by sons, Kenneth Schmidt, Rev. Kordell Kekoa; daughters, Kealani Kekoa, Kristen Kekoa; hanai daughter, Alex Kauhini; five grand- children; Visitation 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday Aug. 17, 2014 at Bishop Memorial Chapel on the grounds of Kamehameha School Kapalama; Memorial service 3:30 p.m.; Aloha attire.

LILLIAN “BABE” ARQUETTE

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

8-3 LILLIAN ARQUETTELILLIAN BABE ARQUETTE Lillian Arquette of Kaneohe, Hawaii entered Heaven’s gate on July 7, 2014. The youngest of 5 children, “Babe” brought exuberance and generosity to all people in her life. Her witty “one liners” brought laughter and happiness into a room. Babe retired from Kamehameha Schools Intermediate Division and was also a Realtor with Arquette Properties. Her strong work ethic and love of family was evident her entire life. She mostly enjoyed bringing her great culinary skills to family and friends, and her dishes are treasures that will be passed down for generations. This Kalihi girl and strong matriarch was very protective over her fold. As a caring and loving daughter, mother, grandmother and great grandmother her memory will live on forever in our hearts. Babe was predeceased by husband Alvin John Arquette and her sisters Esther Chang, Alyce Kam and Sara Chang. She is survived by her brother Allen Y. Chang, sons Addison “E.T.” Kahekili (Diane), Jimmy Uamana (Lulani), Allen Nakulu (Susan), Athan Uila (Debbie), daughter Vana Arquette-Leong (Clayton), daughter- in-law Caryl Arquette, 15 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and wonderful friends. Babe will be remembered in a celebration of life on Friday, August 8th at St. Ann’s Church in Kaneohe. Viewing and memories from 9 – 11am, Services will begin at 11 am, Prayer at 12pm. Burial at Hawaiian Memorial Veteran’s cemetery at 1pm. Aloha attire.

MARTIN “MARTY” “SKIP” DI ANTONIO

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

8-3 MARTIN DI ANTONIOIN LOVING MEMORY OF MARTIN MARTY SKIP DI ANTONIO Born: 7-23-1944 Passed: 7-14-2014 He leaves behind his wife Sharon of 47 years, his 3 sons, Tracy,(Khristy) Todd (Marian) and Robb. His 3 grandchildren, Brian (Amber), Asia, and Nicolette and his great granddaughter, Alice. He also leaves his sister Camille King (Russell) and several cousins. He was the owner of Hawaii Inspection Services LLC from 2000 to June 2014. Prior he owned MSD Construction Co. He served in the Army, Special Forces as a Green Beret. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, August 7th from 5:30 to 9pm at Hawaiian Memorial Park. The public is invited He will be missed dearly.

Flossie Sumabat

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

7-31 655480 Flossie SumabatI wish to thank the doctors and nurses at Maui Memorial Hospital and our many friends and relatives. Special thanks to Hubert and Lu Symonds, Fred and Linda Lubera, Iris Takitani and Liann Magsayo for giving so much love to Flossie. Thank you also to my family for the comfort, support and love they have provided. Much Aloha, Art Sumabat

Momi (Cabatu) Diego

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

655973--Momi-Diego--8-3-14MOMI (CABATU) DIEGO March 23, 1942 – June 27, 2014 Cabatu…Kamala Ohana Sisters- Christine…Mary Brothers- Rudy…Sonny Private Services were held Online Condolances: cabatuh001@hawaii.rr.com “Aloha ‘oe Sister…Until we meet again”

Kazuto “Kazu” Ikeda

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

KAZUTO KAZU IKEDA Kazuto “Kazu” Ikeda, 84, of Kailua, an Army veteran, a retired meat cutter for the Navy Commissary and a retired groundskeeper for the City and County of Honolulu, passed away on July 28, 2014 at Castle Medical Center. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by his beloved wife, Hideko Ikeda; daughters, Gloria Kaneshiro-McCulloch (Bill), Karen Kaneshiro-Ray, Phylis Wooten (Herbert), Muriel Ikeda, Theresa Allen (Thomas) and Justine Ikeda; brother, Yoshiaki Ikeda; sisters, Kay Sui-Fook and Chieko Walker; 13 grand- children and 18 great grand- children. He was a member of the Pali Senior Citizens for nine years. Visitation: 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Service at 6:00 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ruth Chun Pang

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

8-3 RUTH CHUN PANGRUTH CHUN PANG Ruth Pang, who was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and lived here all her life, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2014 at the age of 95. She leaves behind her children Phyllis (Charles) Fernandes, Wilfred (Phimjai) Pang, Rebecca (Ivan) Tamanaha, Randall (Teresa) Pang, and Muriel (Ross) Rasmussen; grandchildren Jeffrey (Tracy) Pang, Bryan Pang, Kevin (Karie) Pang, Jenna Fernandes, David Rasmussen and Jacob Rasmussen; great-grandchildren Travis, Kyle, Kaylee, and Kelsey Pang. Edward W. Y. Pang (Eddie), Ruth’s late husband, was formerly the proprietor of Wing Sing Fish Market in Chinatown. Ruth volunteered and participated at the Lanakila Senior Center for over 30 years. She spent many hours at the center teaching Tai Chi and providing translation services. She was an active member of The United Church of Christ on Judd Street and helped out with the church’s many outreach programs. An avid gardener, Ruth’s great joy was creating the crab claw narcissus flowers for Chinese New Year. There will be a Celebration of Life service on Friday, August 8, 2014 at United Church of Christ located on 467 Judd Street, Honolulu. Visitation from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Services will begin at 11:00 AM. Aloha attire. Private burial services.

GREGORIA BATIS ARANITA

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

GREGORIA BATIS ARANITA July 2, 2014 Gregoria “Gloria” Batis Aranita, 86, of Waipahu, retired Federal Civil Service Supply Clerk, passed away in Honolulu on July 2, 2014. She was born on May 25, 1928 in Koloa, Kauai. Survived by husband: Ralph E.; sons: Jeffrey, Aaron, Edmund (Dianne) and Clayton (Rosie) Aranita; daughters: Myra (Joseph) O’Brien, Eileen (Craig) Sullivan and Robbi Aranita; brother: Albert (Pauline) Batis; sisters: Helen Ariola, Marie (Clem) Ceballos, Juanita (Paul) Parongao, Fely Valdez and Connie Mier; 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Services will be held on Friday,August 8, 2014at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu with Visitation at 10:15 a.m., Services: 11:15 a.m., Mass: 12:00 p.m. Committal Services: 2:00 p.m.at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

DOROTHY “DOT” FUSAYE KOTAKA

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

8-3 DOROTHY KOTAKADOROTHY DOT FUSAYE KOTAKA Age 81, of Pearl City, HI, passed away July 8, 2014 in Aiea. Born September 14, 1932 in Honolulu, HI. A graduate of McKinley High School Class of 1950. Retired as a baker from the Pearl City Highlands Elementary School cafeteria. A former Board of Director member for the Peewee League, Pearl City. A former dancer with the Mabel Yamada Bon Dance Club, Moiliili. She is survived by husband, Richard Yoshio Kotaka; sons, Richard “Ricky” Y. (Joan) Kotaka, Jr., Nelson N. (Sharon) Kotaka; daughters, Barbara (John) Horikoshi-Firebaugh of CA, Debora A. Anzai, Wendy T. (Ben) Goshert; sister, Alice Umeka Fujinaka; 13 grand- children; 22 great-grand- children. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday (August 7) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:15 a.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

SIMATIVA FIAAVA’E ALA FUIMAONO FLORENDO

Posted On August 3rd, 2014 -

SIMATIVA FIAAVA’E ALA FUIMAONO FLORENDO Age 74, of Waianae, HI, passed away July 11, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born October 8, 1939 in Amanave, American Samoa. Former employee of Kaneshiro Farm and member of Waianae Samoan Church. She is survived by daughter, Florence (Vaafatu) Lotomau; sons, Anthony (Mona) Florendo, Brian Florendo, Ignasio Florendo, Leon (Heather) Florendo; sisters, Malae Tua of American Samoa, Aioge Balora, Laelae Leilua of Las Vegas, Vaiamaa Busque, Poima Alo of American Samoa, Leaiaga Watson of Las Vegas, Maipo Taualo, Tuinanau Ala; 13 grandchildren; 9 great- grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday (August 8) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

SU’AFAIGA HERMAN RAYMOND LOUIS SCANLAN

Posted On August 2nd, 2014 -

SU’AFAIGA HERMAN RAYMOND LOUIS SCANLAN Age 79, of Waianae, HI, passed away July 9, 2014 in Wahiawa. Born August 25, 1934 in American Samoa. No Fa’a Samoa. He is survived by sons, Herman Samuel (Tapualii) Scanlan, Jr., Paul Matthew Morris (Peta) Scanlan, Atapua’i Lionel (Michelle) Scanlan, Makai Paul Scanlan; daughter, Laloifi Beatrice Scanlan; brother, HC Fanene Morris Scanlan; sisters, Cecilia Pipii Reid, Mary Jane Taufaasau, Florence Bernadette Scanlan; 8 grand- children; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (August 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual FAttire. No flowers, please.

DANIEL MEYER SR., 75

Posted On August 2nd, 2014 -

DANIEL MEYER SR., 75 Born and raised in Honolulu Hawaii. Passed on 7-14-14 at home with his family. He donated his body to the John A. Burns School of Medicine. He was a retired roofing foreman of 48 yrs. He is survived by: Son Daniel Jr. (Merle) Daughter Leslie Meyer- Bernades (Kevin) seven grand- children, and seven great grandchildren brother Jacob, sister Sarah Teixeira. Services to be announced at a later time.

DR. WILHELM G. SOLHEIM

Posted On August 2nd, 2014 -

DR. WILHELM G. SOLHEIM II Dr. Wilhelm G. Solheim II, 89, of Kailua, died in the Philippines on July 25, 2014. He was Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai’i at Manoa since retirement in December 1991 after a 30-year tenure, including seven years as department chair. He was a director of the U.H. Center for Southeast Asian Studies and also taught at Florida State University. In 1997, he joined the staff of the Archaeological Studies Program at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Born in Champagne, Illinois, Dr. Solheim was an Army Air Force veteran of WW II. He held degrees from the University of Wyoming, U.C. Berkeley and earned his doctorate at the University of Arizona. Dr. Solheim was a pioneer in the prehistoric archaeology of the Philippines and Southeast Asia and was a distinguished and honored academic in his field. In 2003 the Solheim Foundation was established in his name to promote archaeology in the Philippines.

KING ANNESS

Posted On August 2nd, 2014 -

KING ANNESS Rochester, Indiana, and long time Hawaii resident, passed away on July 30, 2014. Mr. Anness had been Recreational Director for Club Med in Hawaii. He later was a certified Sea Captain piloting boat excursions in Hawaii. Survivors include his mother, Millie Anness, Rochester, Indiana, and close friend, Illana Herzig Weintraub, Rochester, Indiana. Condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com

MIGUEL “MIKE” TOLEDO

Posted On August 1st, 2014 -

MIGUEL MIKE TOLEDO Age 89, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 8, 2014 in Ewa Beach. Born June 21, 1925 in Wahiawa, HI. He is survived by son, Michael (Anne Sue) Toledo; daughter, Wanda J. (Lawrence) Guigui; brother, Tony (Janet) Magalianes; sister, Ann Galbiso; 2 grand- children; 3 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (August 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

MARILYN ANTES BALUBAR

Posted On August 1st, 2014 -

MARILYN ANTES BALUBAR Age 60, of Honolulu, HI, passed away July 7, 2014 in Honolulu. Born May 11, 1954 in San Felipe, Zambales, Philippines. She was the owner of Balubar Adult Residential Care Home. She is survived by husband, Renato B. Balubar; son, Ronald Balubar; daughter, Raelene Balubar; mother, Eufrocina Antes; brother, Mario (Emma) Antes; sister, Marina (Andres) Fulinara; 1 grandchild: Azayliah Marie Antes Balubar. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (August 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

BONIFACIO DONATO TUGADE

Posted On August 1st, 2014 -

BONIFACIO DONATO TUGADE Age 59, of Honolulu, passed away July 13, 2014 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born May 14, 1955 in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Was employed at Maluhia Long-Term Care Health Center. He is survived by companion, Hermina “Hermie” Flores; daughter, Janelle Tugade, Michelle Tugade, Valerie Tugade; mother, Lucila Tugade; brothers, Wilson (Lita) Tugade, Francisco (Lydia) Tugade, Florencio Tugade, Roland (Nancy) Tugade; sister, Concesa (Melanio) Balmania; 5 grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Wednesday 8/6 at St John The Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu, Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Jack King Manildi

Posted On August 1st, 2014 -

JACK KING MANILDI Jack Manildi, passed away June 2nd in Las Vegas NV at the age of 78. Jack and his wife moved to Las Vegas after he retired in 2005 as owner of JM Sales Inc. of Honolulu HI. Jack is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gianna Manildi, his sister Lynn Watanabe of Honolulu, his brother Gary Manildi of California, his son John Manildi of Honolulu, and his beloved grandchildren Hailey and Billy. Jack was a loved and respected manufacturer’s representative in the field of commercial plumbing for more than 30 years in Hawaii. A celebration of Jack’s life will be held here in Honolulu on the afternoon of September 14th from 3 to 6 PM. Please RSVP to David or Susan at JM Sales Hawaii at 545-2357 during office hours by Friday, September 12th for the details if you would like to attend. All those who knew Jack are graciously welcomed. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Aloha Medical Mission is greatly appreciated, as Jack was a devoted volunteer and made many missions to the Philippines, where he served a vital role as a logistic coordinator, helping the medical staff members make the most of their efforts to aid the medically underserved.

SCOTT PALMER METCALF

Posted On August 1st, 2014 -

8-1 SCOTT PALMER METCALFSCOTT PALMER METCALF Scott Palmer Metcalf passed away peacefully on July 27, 2014. He was born on September 28, 1955 at Kapiolani Hospital in Honolulu, and enjoyed a delightful childhood growing up on the Punahou School campus. Scott graduated from Punahou in 1974, and went on to get his degree in Physical Education at the University of Oregon in 1979. Scott is survived by his daughters, Michelle (Jeremiah), and Ashley, their mother Nancy, his parents, Tom and Jan, brothers Kyle (Jane) and Craig (Robin), sister Karen, and nieces and nephews. Scott started his professional life in the retail business in Oregon after college graduation and worked until his family’s move back to Hawaii in 1985, soon after the birth of his second child. The family moved to be closer to grandparents, and the desire to raise their children in Hawaii. After growing up on the campus of Punahou School, Scott had a strong desire to work there. He started as an assistant coach for the Boy’s Varsity Soccer team for many years, also coaching JV and Intermediate Volleyball teams (two sports that he played in high school and college himself). He volunteered at the school whenever he was needed and later was offered a full time position in the Athletics department. There Scott blossomed, always keeping the focus of what was best for the students. He worked closely with students, parents, coaches from Punahou and other schools, and was adored by many for his enthusiasm and desire to do whatever was needed at the highest level of professionalism. Scott also volunteered in the athletic community officiating track meets as a member of the USA Track and Field Association, where he had the opportunity to interact with students and other athletes from around the island. He loved the interaction with peopleThere were no strangers in his life, just friends he had not yet met. Scott’s life will be celebrated on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the Punahou School Gymnasium. Visitation will begin at 2:30 pm with the service following at 4 pm. Aloha attire. Please enter through the Main Gate on Punahou Street and Wilder Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Punahou School for the Scott P. Metcalf Scholarship Fund, 1601 Punahou Street, Honolulu, HI 96822.

VICTOR “JIMMY” LUNA, SR.

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

7-31 VICTOR LUNA, SR.VICTOR JIMMY LUNA, SR. Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away July 16, 2014 in Waipahu. Born May 14, 1934 in Aiea, HI. Retired cement truck mixer/driver for Ameron. He is survived by spouse, Dorothy P. Luna; sons, Alan Canon, Victor Luna, Jr., Jan (Teri) Luna, Sterling (Meryann) Luna; Hanai sons, Jarrett Furuichi, Ronald Takara, Calvin Taniguchi; daughters, Stephanie Laverne (Joe) Onekea, Georgie (Jesse) Amantiad, Estra (Jeffrey) Luna-Schwartz; brothers, Lawrence (Carol) Luna, Benny (Dolly) Luna; 26 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 4 great- great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Tuesday (August 5) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

RANDALL J. REVILLA, SR.

Posted On July 31st, 2014 -

7-31 653642   RANDALL REVILLARANDALL J. REVILLA, SR. Passed from this life June 19, 2014. Born in 1946 in Pu`unane, Maui and raised in the Waialae/Kalaha vicinity; Kalani High School grad 1964. Decorated Army vet and retired insulator. Randall is survived by his wife, four children and four stepchildren (and spouses): Randy Jr., Reid (Carrie); Shayna (Benson) Tevaga, and Richelle; also 12 grandchildren. Randall is also survived by brother, John, Jr., Lawrence and his sister Stephanie. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Lillian Revilla, brother Douglas and wife Joanne. A celebration of life will be held on August 3rd at Kawaiku’i Park in Honolulu, Hi. Military internment at Kaneohe Veterans Memorial park to be announced at a later date.

Mohinder Singh Maan

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

7-30 654391 Mohinder MaanMOHINDER SINGH MAAN Age 72, of Honolulu, died July 26, 2014 at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Punjab, India and was the President of Diversified Exterminators. He is survived by sons Harpal (Meeta) and Harvinder (Reshma); hanai daughter Seema (Rampal) Singh; granddaughters, Tejul, Anika and Aria; grandson Rohan; brother Davinder Maan and sister Malkit Nota. Visitation 2 p.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary – Chapel of the Flowers, Memorial Service 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to your favorite charity.

AKIRA “MICKEY” MURAKAMI

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

AKIRA MICKEY MURAKAMI 92, of Honolulu, Retired Postal Inspector for the US Postal Service, and US Army Veteran, passed peacefully on June 26. He was an avid golfer, devoted caregiver for Bessie, and enthusiastic gardener. He is survived by daughters, Lynne Lee (Gregory), Monica Overly (Peter), Merryl Young (Glenn); six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Arakaki and Dora Adachi. Private services were held.

MARLENE “MANA” M. WILCOX

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

MARLENE MANA M. WILCOX Age 81, of Aiea, HI, passed away July 9, 2014 in Aiea. Born July 10, 1932 in Honolulu, HI. Retired Hawaiian Telephone Company service representative. She is survived by sons, Wayne G. Wilcox, George P. Wilcox, Damon J. Wilcox; daughter, Stephanie K. (Benjamin) Guieb; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Monday (August 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

CIRIACA SAGADRACA PASCUA

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

7-30 CIRIACA PASCUACIRIACA SAGADRACA PASCUA Ciriaca Sagadraca Pascua, 86, of Honolulu, passed away on July 18, 2014 in Kuakini Medical Center. She was a retired Respite Services senior companion and a United Bacarreneos of Hawaii member. She was born in Barrio 11, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She was preceded in death by husband Miguel Pascua and a grandson. She is survived by sons Romeo (Evangeline) and Henry (Josielyn) Barnachea, Gasper and Jimmy (Kimberly) Pascua; daughters Josephine Kekoa and Fay (Tony) Agao; sister Tiburcia Jove; 11 grand- children; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:00 am Tuesday, August 5, at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:00 am. Burial: 1:00 pm at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

JANET SECHIYO SHIBATA

Posted On July 30th, 2014 -

7-30 JANET SHIBATAJANET SECHIYO SHIBATA Age 88, of Honolulu, died peacefully at Arcadia Retirement Residence on July 14, surrounded by her family. Janet was born on July 6, 1926 and raised in Kula, Maui. She was the 7th of 9 children of a farming family. Soon after graduating from Maui High School, she came to Honolulu, where she met and married Kenichi Shibata, who worked as a civil engineer for the State of Hawaii and predeceased her after 56 years of marriage. Janet worked in the jewelry industry for many years, rising to manager of Security Diamond and Conrad Jewelers and ending her career at the Jewel Gallery at Liberty House. She is survived by her daughter, Koren (Nick) Dreher; her sister, Doris; her twin grandsons, Robert (Dana) and David Kubota and grandchild, Gabrielle “Gabby” Kubota. She also leaves behind many friends and extended family who remember what a kind, humble and caring person she always was. Private services held.

KATHERINE KEIKO TOMITA

Posted On July 29th, 2014 -

KATHERINE KEIKO TOMITA Age 90, of Honolulu, HI, passed away June 18, 2014 in Honolulu, HI. Born March 16, 1924 in Honolulu, HI. She is survived by son, Rusty Tomita; daughters, Gail Tomita, Paulette Wage; sister, Gladys Yasada of California; brother, Stanley Mashita of California; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Private services were held. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations can be made in her name to the American Cancer Society-Hawaii.

JOHN VERNON TWELKER, JR.

Posted On July 29th, 2014 -

JOHN VERNON TWELKER, JR. Passed away on July 7, 2014 at the age of 77 in Tucson, Arizona. A resident of Hawaii for over 20 years, he was born on March 6, 1937 to John V. Twelker, Sr. and Ardath B. Mohler. In 1961 he was married to Berniel Jamieson in Westwood, California and they had three children, Dan, Dave and Darla. John is survived by his twin brother Paul A. Twelker, three children including daughter-in-law Hazel, five grandchildren Sky, Sarah Beth, Ethan, Mia, Andrew, and great-grandchild Oliver. A memorial service will be held at 2pm at Pohai Nani in Kaneohe, Hawaii on Saturday, August 2, 2014. For more information contact Dan Twelker at dtwelker@eyes. arizona.edu or Hazel Twelker at 808-386-1458.


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