ERNEST TOSHIO MATSUZAKI Age 77, of Honolulu, passed away January 21, 2015 in Honolulu. Born March 24, 1937 in Honolulu. Retired from Federal Aviation Agency. He is survived by wife, Elaine W. Matsuzaki; daughter, Anne Marie Matsuzaki; sons, Michael (Monha) Matsuzaki, John (Juli) Matsuzaki, James Matsuzaki, Peter (Megan) Matsuzaki; brothers, Maurice (Winona) Matsuzaki, William (Naomi) Matsuzaki; sisters, June (Claude) Hirayama, Barbara (Louis, II) Paresa; 9 grandchildren. Visitation 6:00 p.m. Thursday 2/5 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 622 N Judd Street, Service 6:30 p.m. Committal Service 10:00 a.m. Friday 2/6 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
DR. FRANK TILLMAN Age 91, peacefully passed away on December 27 in Kaneohe, Hawaii. Dr. Tillman's passion was to teach and write. Dr. Tillman had an outstanding career, teaching at Vassar College and at Hawaii Loa, HPU and UH. Dr. Tillman authored books on philosophy, wrote articles on film and created a wonderful film presentation that was enjoyed by many. Dr. Tillman continued to teach and write until shortly before he died. Dr. Tillman was very active with the Hawaii International Film Festival and the East-West Center. Dr. Tillman was very generous in his service to students and colleagues, advising and guiding many. Their lives are forever blessed. Dr. Tillman's contribution as a teacher and a writer will be greatly missed. Frank's other passion was sailing. He loved to take his family, friends and colleagues out in his sailboat on his beloved Kaneohe Bay. He loved to teach others how to sail and now many share his love of sailing. Frank is loved, admired and respected by all whose lives he touched with his profound intellect, great story telling, and kind heart. Frank was preceded in death by Ruth Tillman, his first wife and Merry Ann Jancovic, his second wife. He will be forever loved by his daughter Janine Tillman, and his loving presence in her life is deeply missed. A beautiful ceremony was held to scatter his ashes in his beloved Kaneohe Bay.
JAMES MITOSHI TATSUNO 88 of Kaneohe. Peacefully passed on December 24, 2014 in Kailua. He retired as a mechanic from Chevron. He served in the Army during the Korean war. He is survived by his wife, Helen; son, Roy; daughter, Kathleen Tatsuno; grand- children, Branden Nakashima and Dr. Stacie Nakashima. Private services were held.
BETTY S. HIROMURA 99 of Honolulu, born in Papaaloa. Retired Cook for the Department of Education. Passed peacefully at home on January 16, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Asamitsu; son, Elmer (Judith); daughter, Ruby Hiromura; Grandchildren, Jon A. Hiromura and Jill S. Higa; four Great-grandchildren, Kainalu, Kau'ionlani, Ryden and Kysen; sister, Myrtle Nakasato. Private services held.
KIMIYO KOYAMATSU Age 88, of Waialua, HI, passed away January 1, 2015 in Honolulu, HI. Born December 20, 1926 in Wahiawa, HI. Retired employee of Kemoo Farms Restaurant. She is survived by son, Dan (Terrie) Koyamatsu; sisters, Ethel Hironaka, Merle Ragasa, Shizue Tan. Visitation 9:00 a.m., Thursday (Feb. 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Inurnment to follow 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
JARED LOPAKA MIYASATO Oct 16, 1984 - Jan 31, 2014. In loving memory of you. I miss you more than my words can convey. I think about you every moment of every day since you left. - Dad