Trent David Ayers 40, of Nanakuli, died in Nanakuli on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. He was born in Kailua. Services: Private services.
JAMES 'JIMMY' BROWN James 'Jimmy' Brown, 83, of Waimanalo, passed away at his home on October 18, 2016. He was a retired Crew Leader with the City & County of Honolulu Refuse Department. He is survived by: wife Dawn Brown, sons Scott, Lee 'Scoodah' (Kimberly), Darren 'Tiny' (Kathy), and Weston 'Kaai' Brown and daughter Frankie (James) Vaughn. 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life November 9, 2016 from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe, Interment, Hawaiian Memorial Veteran's Cemetary Kaneohe, November 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers, please.
Josephine Regala Yadao DeLuz 87, of Kamuela, HI, died in Kamuela, HI on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai, HI. Visitation: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Services: 4:00 PM.
Robert "Koshan" T. Hashimoto 89, of Aiea, died in Pearl City on September 14, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. He was United States Army Veteran and a land surveyor for the State of Hawaii, Department of Accounting and General Services. Visitation: 10:30am - 11:30am, Saturday November 05, 2016 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Service: 11:30am. Inurnment: 10:00am Tuesday November 15, 2016 at The Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Onlinecondolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com
John D Heatherman 80, of Kailua, died in Honolulu on Monday, October 17, 2016. He was born in Hornell, N.Y. Services: Private.
James Kaohiai Kaonohi, Jr. 85, of Waimanalo, died in Waimanalo on Sunday, October 9, 2016. He was born in Honolulu, HI. Visitation: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016 at LDS Waimanalo. Services: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 5 at LDS Waimanalo. Burial: 2:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pastor Eldean Lani Kukahiko 63, of Kaneohe, died in Kaneohe on Saturday, October 8, 2016. He was born in Kaalaea, HI. Visitation: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Key Project, Waihee Rd. Kaneohe. Services: 6:00 p.m.
Shi Wan Law 94, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. She was born in Hong Kong, China.
KEO MANA 89, of Honolulu, passed away on October 7, 2016, in Pali Momi Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a State Department of Education teacher at Washington Middle School and a U.S. Army veteran. Preceded in death by his wife, Minnie, he is survived by his son, Mitchell; brother, Daniel (Nancy) Mana; sisters, Chiyoko Fujii, Nancy Hamabata and Elaine Sugimura; nieces and nephews. Visitation from 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11:00 a.m. Committal service and inurnment to follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers.
Evelyn M. Masako 99, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Sunday, October 2, 2016. She was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 5:00p.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 6:00p.m. on Thursday, November 3 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Burial: 10:30a.m. on Friday, November 4 at Diamond Head Memorial Park - Flowers Omitted. No Koden.
VIOLA PALENAPA FELISE PALEPALE Viola Palepale 88, died Tuesday October 18, 2016 in Honolulu. Born in the village of Pea, Tonga on November 26, 1927 Viola lost his battle with lung cancer and died peacefully at home in the presence of his children, grandchildren, and family. He was married to Ausasala Maiava Fa'agata from Fagatogo, American Samoa for over 40 years before she died on Dec. 5, 1996. He was also preceded in death by 15 of 21 siblings. A Wake Service celebrating his life starts at 7:00 PM Sunday, October 30 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Ohua St. Waikiki. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM on Monday October 31 at the church. Burial follows at 11:00 AM at Hawaii Memorial Park Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: kenordensteinfunerals.com. Arrangements Provided By: Ken Ordenstien Funerals
Richard R. Risley 75, of Pahoa, HI, died in Pahoa, HI on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. He was born in Mitchel Field, New York. Services: Private services held.
Clara Misae Tokunaga 100, of Kealakekua, died in Holualoa on Saturday, October 1, 2016. She was born in Waiohinu.
Richard Y. F. Tom 93, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu on Monday, October 10, 2016. He was born in Honolulu. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 4 at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Inurnment: 2:00p.m. on Friday, November 4 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Jessica Mary Villapando 69, of Honolulu, HI, died in Honolulu on Friday, October 21, 2016. She was born in San Diego, CA. Visitation: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Our Lady of the Mount. Services: Eulogy: 9:30 a.m.; Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
MARY LEE WONG 96 of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by her children, Lorraine (Mannie) Ah Choy, Marvin L. (Faye) Wong; Marvilyn "Liane" (Kenneth) Furukawa; siblings, Mi Sun Hong, John Y.H. Lee, Bok Soon Kalaiwaa; seven grand- children and eight great-grand- children. She is predeceased by her husband, Albert B. Wong; daughter, Merle Hiroshige; and grandson, Brandon Hiroshige. Private services were held. Arrangements Provided By: Borthwick Mortuary
MILDRED FUJIKO YASUI Age 85, of Honolulu, HI passed away Oct. 6, 2016 in Honolulu. Born Nov. 11, 1930 in Honouliuli, HI. She was a retired Kaiser Punawai Clinic supervisor and registered nurse and member of Ewa Hongwanji. She is survived by son, Aaron H. (Allison) Yasui; daughter, Jan Y. (Philip H.) So; 3 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Private services held.
DOROTHY Y. YUSI June 6, 1922 - October 16, 2016 Dorothy Yoshino Yusi was born and raised in Waihee, Maui, and lived most of her adult life in Kaneohe, Hawaii. She was the second youngest child of Miyakichi and Misayo Sawamoto, and had two older sisters Yaeko Hasegawa and Yukimi Kodani, and a younger brother Haruso Joe Sawamoto. After meeting her future husband on Maui during WWII, Dorothy was happily married for fifty years to Anthony C. Yusi who predeceased her in 1996. Dorothy enjoyed raising her children and taking care of her family and home. She was gifted at raising orchids, bonsai, cactus, and many other variety of plants. In her later years, she lived with her oldest son and his family in Manoa. She had a favorite philosophy acquired from her mother, "Minna ga naka yoku shite" which means "Everyone should get along." She passed away peacefully with her family at her side at the age of 94. Dorothy is survived by her three children, son Anthony H. Yusi & wife Jennifer (Myong), daughter Donna C. Mahoney & husband Mead, and son Michael C. Yusi & wife Merle, grandson David Mahoney & wife Megan, granddaughter Whitney Ann Mahoney, and two great grand- children Avery and Coleson. Private service held.