HILDA COSTA Age 92, of Waianae, HI, passed away September 21, 2014 in Waianae. Born October 26, 1921 in Aiea, HI. She is survived by daughter, Gwen Akau; sons, Wayne (Donna) Costa, Dr. Bruce (Elaine) Costa; sister, Beatrice Himenes; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:15 a.m. Tuesday (Oct 7) at the Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Family Program 11:30 a.m., Prayer Service 12:00 noon. Burial to follow 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Monetary Donations can be made to Shriner’s Hospital.
REYNALDO TATA REY AGUSTIN DUROPAN Age 79, of Waianae, HI, passed away September 3, 2014 in Waianae. Born July 15, 1935 in Espiritu, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Former Councilman of Espiritu, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired as a maintenance worker from Milo Nursery, Campbell Industrial Park, Kapolei. He is survived by wife, Feliza Duropan; daughters, Florence (Joseph) Pagdanganan, Zeny Duropan, Juna (Jamal) Jones; sons, Elizer (Lorie) Duropan, Edwin (Meldene) Duropan, Noel (Mary-Anne) Duropan, Walter (Georgette) Duropan; sisters, Crispina Pascual, Fredista Manuel; brothers, Ambrosio Duropan, Victor Duropan, Rodrigo Duropan; 18 grandchildren; 1 great-grand- daughter. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday (Oct 6) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers Welcome.
Sept. 16, 2014
Janet Kikue Tanaka, 81, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Russell and Randall; daughter Jo-Ann Yonamine; brothers Walter, Herbert, Thomas and Neal Shozuya; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 16, 2014
Margery Ewa Smith, 94, of Kaneohe, a retired teacher, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by hanai son Lutz Pescht, hanai daughter Heather Pescht, sister Esther Kau and three hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Sept. 10, 2014
Dennis Dumbrigue Sarmiento, 31, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michelle, sons Devin J. and Dylan I., daughter Shayanne, parents Narcie and Elsie D., and brother Christopher. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Sept. 27, 2014
Alfrieda Rowland, 89, of Honolulu, formerly of Washington, a retired clothing store saleswoman, died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by son Robert, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional services and burial to be held in South Tacoma, Wash. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Sept. 11, 2014
James Emil Rodenhurst Sr., 87, of Kaneohe, a telephone installer and repairman, and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary C., sons James E. Jr. and Rodney K., daughter Charlene N. Hoopii, brothers Melvin K. “Red” and William N., eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 45-435 Aumoku St., Kaneohe. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 5, 2014
Roman Pangelinan “Ray” Perez, 78, of Mililani, a civil service retiree, retired Army command sergeant major, member of the 187th Infantry-Rakkasans 101st Airborne Division and Purple Heart recipient, died in Mililani. He was born in Agana, Guam. He is survived by sons Van, George Jr. and Moses Kahumoku; daughters Sharleen Kahumoku, Maile Perez and Ramona Perez-Moreira; brothers Eddie Perez and Ignacio Pangelinan; sisters Sister Joseph Marie Perez and Juanita Quitugua-Castro; 23 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sept. 2, 2014
Satoko Ogawa Oi, 87, of Waialua died in Waialua. She was born in Utsunomiya city, Japan. She is survived by husband Isamu and sister Yoshiko Shinozaki. Private services.
Sept. 27, 2014
Derrick Akira Nakano, 55, of Hilo, proprietor of Nakano Towing Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Joan, daughter Reesha, stepson Jeffrey Nishimoto, father Francis, mother Mitzi, brother Daryl and grandparent Hideko Motoyama. Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 6, 2014
Lin Hing Mow, 94, of Honolulu, proprietor of Libby Manapua Shop and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Zhong Shan, China. He is survived by wife Yuen Soong; son Edwin; daughters Edwina Tupman, Cassandra Ambriz and Regina Mow-Galletti; and three grandchildren. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 16, 2014
Michael A. Mazzone, 43, of Wailuku, a Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by mother Peggy Dunlap, brother Vincent and half brother Brian. Visitation: 4:45 p.m. Sunday at Canoe Beach in front of Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa. Celebration of life: 5:15 p.m.
Sept. 23, 2014
Sione Mateaki Lolohea, 58, of Kailua, a teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Navutoka, Tonga. He is survived by wife Suliana, sons Isaac M. and Jonathan T., daughters Inez F. and Suliana M., and stepdaughters Tupou A. Aonga and Elizabeth Iamanu. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church of Honolulu, 1020 S. Beretania St. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 20, 2014
Dr. Philip Liu, 73, of Quincy, Mass., and Honolulu, died in Boston. He was born in New York City. Services to be held in New York City. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Dr. Philip Liu Fund for Medical Education, c/o Hawaii Community Foundation, 827 Fort Street Mall, Honolulu, HI 96813. Online condolences: dolanfuneral.com.
Sept. 25, 2014
Dennis Paul Alexander Kealoha, 61, of Waianae, a culinary arts instructor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Ed, Leroy, Artland and Sheldon Kealoha, and Eugene Apana. Private services. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.
Sept. 9, 2014
Margaret Hoopii Horwood, 52, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an occupational therapist and owner of Kauai Hand Therapy, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by husband Alberto Hoopii Jr., stepdaughter Malina H. Foley, brothers Ted and Jim, and sister Denni Wooley. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kukuiula Harbor. Casual attire.
Sept. 11, 2014
Genedina Bolosan Goo, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired University of Hawaii assistant professor, died in Kailua. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by husband Peter Y.W., daughters Carolyn Grayson and Jeannene Oshiro, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Eulogy: 12:30 p.m. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Sept. 23, 2014
Richard Arlin Farthing, 63, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Navy veteran and a retired cook, died in Hanamaulu. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Georgianna Jerves-Farthing, son Steven, daughters Aubry Crouch and Summer Shrader, stepsons Wilfred and Gregory Jerves, stepdaughter Adrienne Crowell, sisters Sally Dickerson and Mary Comerford, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hanamaulu Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Sept. 13, 2014
Tokiko del Prado, 98, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kapaa Poi Factory employee, died at home. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by sons James Pastor, Cyde and Dennis Casuga, and Leslie del Prado; daughter Jean Clark; brother George; sisters Tomie Otani and Momoe Arakaki; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Kapaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Sept. 8, 2014
Benilda Felix Batacan, 76, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Filemon A., son Jaysen F., daughters Victoria Hodge and Beverly J. Villanueva, sister Trini-dad Domingo, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Sept. 13, 2014
Albert Arata “Al” Andow, 87, of Kailua, owner of Ethel’s Delicatessen and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jan T.; son Andrew; daughters Naomi Kanna, Ramona Andow-Azumi and JoAnn Andow-Watts; sister Yoshiko Maeda; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.