May 23, 2016
Noriko Sumiyoshi Young, 55, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by husband Lance K., daughters Tsukasa Sumiyoshi and Lindsey Young, mother Akiko Sumiyoshi, brother Mutsuo Sumiyoshi and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 28 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 21, 2016
Janet Tsuyuko Tamura, 88, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Duane, David and Mark; daughter Hollis; brother Mitsuji Hataoka; sisters June Yamamoto, Mitsuko Hataoka and Rose Yamuchi; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
May 17, 2016
Frances Santana Rodrigues, 73, of Honolulu, a parking lot attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Leroy; sons Lionel Jr., Robert and Anthony; mother Alice M. Santana; sisters Anita Perez and Georgiana L. Santana; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 1 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
April 3, 2016
David Albert “Pops” Peralta, 72, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a former director and pastor for Under His Wings Street Ministry, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Colleen; daughters Michelle Hansman and Kimberly Peralta; stepsons Abraham Ayin, Robert Pihi and Kaponoaulani Kuheana; stepdaughter Monalisa Fong; brothers Peter Jr. and Jessie; a grandchild; and 11 step-grandchildren. Services held. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.
May 7, 2016
Hiroshi Ozaki, 84, of North Ogden, Utah, formerly of Hawaii, a delegate for Molokai, Lanai and Kalaupapa for the Hawaii Constitutional Convention of 1968, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Bonnie, son Robert, daughters Elizabeth and Jennifer, and sister Sachie Ohata. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: lindquistmortuary.com/notices/Hiroshi-Ozaki.
May 15, 2016
Wanda Lou Kehaulani Nihipali, 71, of Hauula died at home. She is survived by sons Johnathan Kaanaana, Kiff “Datsun,” Warrensun, Warren and Darren; daughters Marilyn Brown, Terry Walker, Warrenda “Missy” Uli, Shayna Nihipali-Nelson, Robindy Nihipali, Kimberly Nihipali-Siufanua and Drena Uele; sisters Ida Lefy and Donna Fernandez; 38 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 4 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hauula Cemetery. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.
May 15, 2016
Sheila J. Nickerson, 63, of Belfast, Maine, a homemaker, died in Belfast. She was born in Oak Park, Ill. She is survived by husband John, daughters Tricia Casey and Mary “Mag” Sczepaniak, stepdaughter Sherry, sisters Cathy Diermier and Moria Ireland, stepbrother Wes Huff and two grandchildren. Services in Belfast. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.
April 11, 2016
Yoshimori Nakatani, 87, of Aiea, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Miles, brother James, sister Amy Otoshi and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. May 29 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m.
May 11, 2016
Dennis Nakano, 71, of Hilo, a retired painter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Duane, Darryl, Sean and Derrick; daughter Jolynn De Lima; brother Brian; sister Brenda Tomoru; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services to be held in Hawaiian Paradise Park. Contact Jolynn De Lima at 640-5280 for details and directions. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
May 13, 2016
George Hideo Miyamoto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired YMCA program director and an Army veteran, died in The Plaza at Punchbowl. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Stanley, Edward and Earl; and sisters Dorothy Kanamu, Doris Tsuji and Mae Lum. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 1 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
May 10, 2016
Hughline Jade Namakaimoipohaikealohaikilolanimeheikaikaamali’u Manalo, 33, of Ewa Beach died at home. She is survived by companion Nate Nawaa; sons Mika Laufili, and Brayden and Cody Nawaa; father Hughford Manalon Sr.; mother Lurline; biological father Stanley Navares; brothers Hughford “Boy” Jr. and Hiuford “Kawika” Manalo, and Edmond “Keoki” Schuman Jr.; and sisters Rhoda “Ipolani” Kahele and Lurline “Emalia” Schuman. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. May 28 at Kawaiaha’o Church. Services: 1 p.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.
May 21, 2016
Margaret Exian Lin, 52, of Honolulu, co-owner of La Cucaracha Mexican Bar & Grill and numerous restaurants, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by former husband Rey Chionh, hanai son Sean Lo, and hanai brothers Wee Kiat and Wee Choon Seow. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. May 29 at Ballard Family Moanalua Mortuary. Chinese Buddhist services to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.
May 7, 2016
Fusae O. Lim, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Wailupe Valley Elementary School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Catherine L. Yoza, Joanne N. Nishihara, Mary-Jo Pang and Elizabeth Y. Lim; sisters Satsuki Unoki, Yvonne “Sayo” Nakamura and Gladys Suzuki; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 1 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
May 11, 2016
Hanako Kume, 100, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Masami Yano. Private services.
March 20, 2016
Nathan Jun Ki “Cuz” Kim, 51, of Las Vegas, an Orleans Casino bartender, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rossana E., mother Yoshiko, brothers Mirio Whitley and Ronnie Kim, and sister Rozzie. Services: 10 a.m. June 11 at John A. Burns Memorial Hall, Keehi Lagoon Memorial Park. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. June 12 at Mokuleia Beach Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.
May 12, 2016
Chie Ikeda, 39, of Honolulu, a medical records clerk for Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born on Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by father Hidekazu, mother Sueko Valles and brother Jack H. Visitation: 5 p.m. June 1 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 14, 2016
Glenn Yoshio Hokama, 69, of Honolulu, a hog farmer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene, sons Eric G. and Brian J., daughter Jodi J., sister Cynthia Yanabu and a grandchild. Private services.
April 5, 2016
Patricia “Verdetta” Hawkins, 73, of Orlando, Fla., a retirement community activities director, died in Orlando. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George, son Danny Kapoi Jr., daughter Robin Ann Fritch and brother John Spencer. Private services.
May 20, 2016
Rose Leilani Glancy, 79, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and Rodney Kalua, and James Glancy; daughters Sandra Ferreira, Holly Reiplinger, Rose Faleafine and Sonya Glancy; brothers Emil and Robert Kruse; and numerous grandchildren and great-grand-children. Private services.
Dec. 28, 2015
Patricia Mahealani Doctorello, 68, of San Antonio, Texas, died in San Antonio. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Donald Jr. and Dennis Doctorello, and George Kahaleua-Doctorello; daughters Dona-Lyn Leoiki, Denise Torres, and Charmaine and Shantel Kahaleua-Doctorello; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. June 4 at West Oahu Christian Church, 94-420 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
May 14, 2016
Ernie Cruz Sr., 76, of Glendale, Ariz., formerly of Hawaii, a singer, songwriter and entertainer, former pastor at New Hope Church Puna and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Glendale. He was born in Modesto, Calif. He is survived by wife Maggie; sons Ernie Jr., David, John and Anthony Cruz, and Guy Lawrence; daughters Ernelle Downs, Desiree and Sarah Cruz, Stephanie Tyrin, Marissa Meredith, Tiffany Garza and Connie Rincon; sisters Dorothy Macias, Linda Bettincourt and Rita Cabusus; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life at a later date.
April 12, 2016
Glenn Patrick Carreira, 47, of Volcano, Hawaii, formerly of Kaaawa, died at home. He is survived by father Michael John; mother Celine; brothers Eric Howard, and Brian and Andre Carreira; and sister Brenda. Visitation: 9 a.m. June 1 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Waikane. Mass: 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Condolences: ballardfamilymoanaluamortuary.com.
April 2, 2016
Ritsuko “Dee” Canady, 68, of Waianae died in the Queen’s Medical Center West. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Louis M., daughters Lori M. Sims and Michele P. Garay, father Chujiro Kato, mother Koyono Tejima, brothers Tadashi and Tadao Kato, and sisters Sonoko Miyamoto and Reiko Kato. Visitation: 1 p.m. May 28 at SGI Hawaii Culture Center, 2729 Pali Highway. Casual attire. Condolences: ballardfamily moanaluamortuary.com.
May 19, 2016
Jholito Tumamao Abadilla, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a maintenance technician in the hotel industry, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ofelia; daughters Christine Abadilla and Jennifer Cabico; mother Amelia; brother Levy; sisters Elma Domingo, Lorna Gatica, Hermelita Martel and Nelie Agulran; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. June 11 at Central Kona Union Church. Services: 9 a.m. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.