Feb. 17, 2014
Ponciano Gorospe Tomas, 103, of Waipahu, a retired Kaiser Hospital utility man, died in Waipahu. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by sons Catalino, Hospicio, Anatalio and Alejandro; daughters Ignacia T. Reyes and Angelita T. Pagarigan; brother Emilio; sister Marciana Gorospe; 32 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
March 2, 2014
Siu Sinaloa Tauatevalu, 31, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Fineehe, mother Tiliani and brothers Viliami, Walter and Kepueli. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Services: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Jan. 31, 2014
Kay Kazue Takashige, 87, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Dean, daughter Iris Arakaki, brother George Y. Nakamura and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Feb. 20, 2014
Saburo Takamura, 88, of Ewa Beach, a retired Standard Oil-Chevron refinery operator and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn S., son Michael and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information in an obituary published Monday.
June 29, 2013
Harry Smith, 82, of Winchester, Ky., a retired Army first sergeant who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, and an employee at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Hawaii and St. Joseph Catholic Church of Winchester, died in Lexington, Ky. He was born in Lee County, Ky. He is survived by wife Joyce; sons Dana, Kalani, Kenneth, Gary and Harold; daughters Pomaikai Smith and Constance Barnes; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
March 4, 2014
Toru Sasaki, 97, of Honolulu, a retired federal government mechanic, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Michiko, son Davin Y., daughters Lily T. and Linda, and sister Grace. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Feb. 25, 2014
Alexander John Santiago, 51, of Ulupalakua, Maui, a ranch hand and cowboy at Ulupalakua Ranch, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Roxalyn, sons Ioane and Laule’a, stepson Blaine Akiona, hanai son Waylon Kauai, mother Violet, one brother, numerous sisters and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at Ulupalakua Ranch in Kula. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Jan. 16, 2014
Miriam Naholowaaokamakaiokapololu Woolsey Jay Reed, 102, of Manoa Valley, a retired assistant vice president at Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert “Eddie,” Bernard and George Jay; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
Feb. 12, 2014
Joseph “Joe” Pigott, 76, of Wahiawa, a retiree from the Department of Defense Electronic Shop 2, Fort Shafter Flats, and an Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Charlestown, Mass. He is survived by wife Patricia “Pat”; daughter Bernadette R.; brothers Robert Pigott, John Collins and Philip Untersee; and sisters Mary E. Untersee and Irene Pigott. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Mass: 11 a.m. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.
Feb. 2, 2014
Sueko Miyashiro, 93, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Shunichi, son Alvin, brother Eugene Yonamine and sisters Faith Nakano and Kay Yogi. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Feb. 14, 2014
Hang Kwong, 86, of Honolulu, a property manager in Hong Kong, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by sons Sam S. and Yun; daughters Wun Kwong, Mariana K. Lee and Ching K. Poon; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Feb. 21, 2014
Susan Kay Kuniyuki, 69, of Phoenix died. She was born in Honolulu. Services held.
Feb. 23, 2014
Mary Etsuko Kono, 88, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Puuloa. She is survived by husband Hiroshi; sons Elray and Jesse Hegwood; daughter Lorina Bertulfo; hanai daughter Dana Hegwood; sisters Nancy Sellers, Sally Cason and Mildred Pope; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Feb. 4, 2014
Adam Kolii Keawe, 58, of Hauula, a retired operator engineer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Kamai H.K. Napaa, Rose H.K. Kaiahua, Jennifer L.K. Sutton and Maxine U.K. Kaokai. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula makai chapel. Services: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Sunday-best attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.
Feb. 20, 2014
DeeAnn Lori Isobe, 55, of Honolulu, a retired Waianae High School vice principal, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents James Y. and Elaine E., and brother Guy. Visitation at noon Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Feb. 27, 2014
David Osamu Inoue, 55, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Mililani High School, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Kazuko and brother George M. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Feb. 5, 2014
Earl Louis Howell, 57, of Honolulu, a painter, landscaper and laborer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Alberta P.; sons Kaleo, James and Jesse Babb; daughters Melissa Kamekona, Donna Labree and Ginnylynn and Makayla Babb; brother Dan; and caregiver and sister Dannelle. Services held. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to any animal shelter.
Feb. 22, 2014
Teresa Lillian Greer, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Sears telemarketer, died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Anthony Gascon and Bernabe and James Rafanan; daughters Marie Fukuda, Tina Kwon and Candy DeCunto; hanai sons John and Jamie Tabag, and Jason Awana; brother Larry Gascon; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Feb. 13, 2014
Carol Manono Spillner Goto, 64, of Ewa Beach, a former employee at Kipapa Elementary School, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harley and Rodger Brewer; daughters Michelle Avilla and Caroline Brewer; brothers Charles, Henry and Alex Spillner; sisters Yvonne Mesa, Peggy Luis and Rachel English; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Updated information for an obituary published Monday.
March 3, 2014
Tualamasala Tuvaoga Faamausili, 34, of Honolulu, a Kuakini Medical Center transporter, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rowena Poyer; son Frank T. Jr. Poyer-Faamausili; daughters Naomi T. and Leila R. Poyer-Faamausili; mother Sue; brothers Benton, Alvin and Tuvaoga; and sisters Taiala Faamausili-Alualu and Tanara Faamausili. Visitation: 3 p.m. Monday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Jan. 27, 2014
Beverly B. Damon, 91, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Binghamton, N.Y. She is survived by sons H. Dwight, J.P. and Ian; daughter Brendan Ethington; brothers Richard and Roger Salie; sister Janet Winston; and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Gardens. Updated information for an obituary published March 1.
Feb. 6, 2014
Shanden Kulakamahiaiokamehameha Chandler-Ishiki-Beate, infant son of Branden A. Beate and Sharie N. Chandler-Ishiki of Kaneohe, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Syrian J.P. Chandler-Ishiki and grandparents Kalani and Trina Kamanu, Vernon Beate and Joanne Kintz. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Kahaluu Elementary School cafetorium, Waihee Road. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
EMMA CLARIN VENTURA-CLAWSON Age 54, of North Las Vegas, passed away February 8, 2014 in San Diego, CA. Born March 13, 1959 in Cagayan, Philippines. Emma graduated from Leilehua High School and later Kapiolani Community College to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. She is survived by mother, Estella Clarin Ventura; son, Michael (Danielle) Ventura; daughter, Melodee (Jesse) Rincon; 5 grandchildren; brothers, Agripino (Kathleen) Ventura, Eduardo Ventura, Andres (Beth) Ventura, Sr., Nelson (Mary) Ventura, Daniel (Lynn) Ventura; sisters, Aurelia (Nemesio) Colcol, Myrna (Mariano, Sr.) Olivas, Teresita (Nicanor) Quebral, Remedios Ventura (Edward Sutton). Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday (March 17) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Wake Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (March 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.
CLEMENTE CLEM DELOS REYES ESTEBAN Age 80, of Waipahu, HI, passed away February 26, 2014 in Aiea. Born November 25, 1933 in Sarat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Halekulani Hotel. He is survived by wife, Clarita L. Esteban; brothers, Rodolfo (Elsa Ayson) Esteban, Alexander (Amelyn Gomez) Esteban, Noel (Emelda) Esteban; daughters, Editha Esteban, Annalisa Esteban (Alex Fernandez); 7 grandchildren; sister, Basil Ballesteros. Visitation 9:00 a.m. Monday (March 17) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Program 10:00 a.m. Prayer Service 11:30 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.
EDWARD LIKE July 6, 1925 – March 2, 2014 On March 2, 2014 surrounded at home, by his family at his bedside, Edward Like, 88, went home to be with our Lord. This remarkable husband and father was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He is the 9th of 14 siblings. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Lorraine, his four children Elwood “Woody” (Linda), Elvin (Gloria), Eldred (Kaimi), and Elnette (Brett) Metcalf of Carson City. He loved all of his 10 grand- children, and adored his 13 great grand-children. Private services will be held at a later date in Honolulu, Hawaii.
CYNTHIA WAI KIN (CHUN) SAIKI Services for Cynthia Wai Kin (Chun) Saiki, 74, of Killeen, Texas, will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, March 15, at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 720 N. King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the church prior to the service. Mrs. Saiki died February 15, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 13, 1939. Known to her friends and family as “Kina”, Cindy Saiki graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1957 and from the University of Hawaii in 1961. She taught at McKinley and Waipahu High Schools before marrying her high school sweetheart, Owen H. Saiki, on June 24, 1962. She travelled the world and the United States as a proud Army wife and mother of four before settling with her family in Killeen, Texas, in 1978. She was a faithful Roosevelt High School Rough Riders alumna. Mrs. Saiki was employed with the Killeen Independent School District in Killeen, Texas. After 17 years in KISD, she retired to spend more time travelling with her family and spoiling her 7 grandchildren and her 2 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her father, Wallace Bo Wah Chun of Honolulu, and her son-in-law, Russell F. Overheu, of Austin, TX. She is survived by her mother, Ethel S.D. Chun, of Honolulu; husband, Owen Hidetaka Saiki; brother, Mr. Stephen K. H. (Candace Wilkins) Chun of California; two nieces, Lindsey and Sasha Chun; daughters, Mrs. Martin (Shellie Mei) Campos and Mrs. Timothy (Stephanie Li-Ann) Young both of Harker Heights, TX; Mrs. Russell (Stacie Linn) Overheu of Austin, TX; and son, Mr. Scott (Sylvia Guerrero) Saiki of Killeen, TX; seven grandchildren: Brandon Anthony Campos, Mrs. John (Brittany Marie) Leach, Zachary Michael Young, Jacob Scott Young, Daniel Christopher Young, Sarah Alexis Saiki, Steven Bo Saiki, and two great-grandchildren, MeiLinn Li-Ann and Mai-Lee Ann Campos-Leach. To read more about Cindy’s wonderful life, please visit her online memorial at www.dignitymemorial.com Cynthia Saiki, TX. Aloha Attire. No flowers.