Sept. 12, 2014
Staci Keiko Yoshiki, 35, of Honolulu, a telecommunications receptionist, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents Harry N. and Phyllis C., brothers Scott K. and Shane A., and sister Trisha E. Shimamura. Visitation: 1 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sept. 11, 2014
Kim Tseng, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fukien, China. She is survived by husband Joe; sons Dr. Alex, Bennet and Ken; daughter Maria Chen; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 1, 2014
James Takeshi Tagami, also known as “Jimmy” and “Take,” 84, of Kaneohe, owner of Tagami Auto Service Ltd. and a Marine Reserve veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Darryl T. and Dean T., daughter Judy K., brother Henry, sister Jeannette Hirakawa and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 2, 2014
Ernest Dung Soon Pong, 89, of Honolulu, a retired pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wai Quon Yee; sons Winfred, Roland and Harry; daughter Serena Chan; brothers Herbert, Richard and Claron; sisters Violet Chan and Ella Loui; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com. Updated information for an obituary published Sunday.
Sept. 7, 2014
Gary Tamotsu Nekota, 62, of Kailua, owner and proprietor of Jardy of Hawaii LLC, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judy S.; son Brandon Arakaki; daughters Wanda Cantiberos, Tasha Kipapa and Kristi-Lee Brusa; parents James and Norma; brother Vaughn; sisters Kathy Miyashiro and Lori Nekota; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 9, 2014
Nelson Willie Mize, 88, of Waianae, a federal government security guard and a retired Army sergeant first class, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seneca, S.C. He is survived by wife Jeanette; sons Randy, Larry, Johnathan and Jason; daughters Debbie Davis, Diane Stevenson, Shelby Alvaro and Jolene Mize; stepson Norman Parsons; stepdaughters Tracy Martin and Lynette Vierra; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Aug. 24, 2014
Darrell Mitchell, 53,of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Mena H.; sons Courtney Schirmer, and Darrell K. and Colaka Mitchell; daughter Lana A.M. Uminga; father Barry K. Kawaa; mother Barbara K. Kawaa; brothers Llewellyn and Renee K. Kawaa, and Shane Kahalehau; sisters Helen Pali, and Toni, Tammie and Teri N. Mitchell; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Sept. 24 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aug. 15, 2014
Phillip-John “Mahe” Mahelona, 44, of Waianae, a Paul’s Electric employee and J-3 Electric proprietor, died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kandiss “Moani” Nahulu-Mahelona; sons Noah P., Elijah K. and Ethan A.; parents Theodore and Edwina; brothers Patrick-Jason H., Peter-James K. and Theodore P. Jr.; and sister Paula Ioane. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
Sept. 7, 2014
David C.S. Lum, 92, of Honolulu, an engineering technician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice L.; sons Vernon, Warren and Mervin; daughter Shirleen Willis; sister Virginia Wat; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 6, 2014
Jennie Pa’ikukui Kojima, 86, of Mililani, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Frank; daughters Jennie “Sista” Mainaaupo, Patricia “Patty” Fermantez, Sheila Khan and Shelaila McComber; brothers David M. and John H. Kamauoha; sisters Happy Taualii and Louise Sanford; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Wahiawa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.
Aug. 28, 2014
Brian Y.K. Kim, 43, of Honolulu, an insurance sales employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Raymond M. and Beatrice F. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban’s Chapel, ‘Iolani School. Services: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to ‘Iolani School Advancement Office, 563 Kamoku St., Honolulu, HI 96826. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 5, 2014
Maximo Pante Ignacio, 63, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia C., son Marvi C., mother Agapita P., brothers Edwin and Sergio, and sisters Julita, Mercedes and Flavia Ignacio, Juanita Ignacio-Wulff, Flordelina Ignacio-Garcia, and Marcia Ignacio-Nunez. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Sept. 10, 2014
Robert J.G. Ewing, 88, of Honolulu, a Kapiolani Children’s Hospital pathology technician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pittsburgh. Private services. Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Sept. 5, 2014
Flora Agliam Cabreros, 91, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a homemaker and retired farmworker at Kawano Farms in Waimea, Hawaii, died in Hilo. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Phillip and Timmy, daughter Paulette Ward, sisters Olivia Satomba and Jane Holsen, seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary, 570 Kinoole St., Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial at noon at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aug. 27, 2014
Fernando Corpuz “Nanding” Alonzo, 61, of Wahiawa died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Celia, sons Quirvince and Saguille, and brother Elviro. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
VIOLET MARY PA’AHANA Age 92, of Honolulu, HI, passed away September 5, 2014 in Honolulu. Born May 29, 1922, in Lahaina, Mau’i. Beloved mother, grandmother. She retired from the Inter- Continental Hotel in Kihei, Mau’i, while living in Makawao, Mau’i. Predeceased by husband, Edward Winfield Pa’ahana, Sr.; Son, Edward W. Pa’ahana, Jr. and Glenn M. Pa’ahana. She is survived by daughters, Lauraline Camacho and Sandra Crumrine, and son Rodney S. Pa’ahana; sister, Dorothy “Ginger” L. A’una of Kailua, Kona, HI, and brother, Robert J. Perreira of Kane’ohe; grandchildren, Lauralee Leslie, Maile Pa’ahana, Renny “Pono” Crumrine, David Dailey (deceased), Pikake P. Pa’ahana, Nohea Pa’ahana, Ricky Espero and Ronnie Espero; 9 great-grandchildren & 3 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 23rd at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services at 10:00 a.m. and Burial at 1:00 p.m. at Hawaiian Memoriam Cemetery. Flowers Welcome.
FRANKLIN ROY PABLO Franklin Roy Pablo, 42 of Honolulu (formerly from Guam), cost engineer and electrician for Wasa Electrical Services, Inc. passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014, on Lana’i. He is survived by his wife, Myra Kamihara-Pablo, daughter, Katalyna Irene Pablo and stepson, Myron (Luana) Kamihara. His mother, Benedict Atoigue and father, Franklin (Tess) Pablo. Brothers, Eric Pablo & Robert Fajardo, and sister, Ronnett (Frankie) Garcia. Grandchildren, Pualani and Isabelle Kamihara. Frank was an avid paddler who enjoyed paddling his “one man” canoe. Frank’s career was demanding but Frank always made an effort to organize a beach day with friends and family. Lastly, Frank was a devoted husband to Myra. Funeral Services on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at St. Patrick’s Church. Visitation at 9:00 am and mass at 11:00 am. Aloha Attire.
KEIKO ISHISAKI JEFFERSON Age 81, beloved wife of 33 years of Roland Maurice Jefferson, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2014, at her home. Born in Japan, she is also survived by her brothers and sisters, her numerous nephews and nieces, all of whom are in Japan, and by her many friends in the United States and in Japan. Private services held.
VIRGINIA JANE DUMADAG FLORES Age 71, of Waipahu, HI, was called home by our Heavenly Father on September 4, 2014 in Honolulu, to be reunited with her beloved husband, brothers, sisters and granddaughter. Born December 20, 1942 in Hamakua, Hawaii. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunty and BFF to many. She will forever be in our hearts. She is survived by sons, Mark (Tammy) Flores, Benjamin (Gina) Flores, Kevin Flores; daughter, Dina (Benjamin) Flores-Castillo; sister, Bernice “Togi” Cidade; 14 grand- children. Celebration of life will be held on Monday 9/22 Visitation 6:00 PM at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 6:30 PM; Visitation also 10:15 AM Tuesday 9/23 at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy. Mass 11:00 AM. Burial 1:00 PM at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.
HAROLD TAMOTSU KIDA Age 83, of Honolulu, passed away August 31, 2014 in Honolulu. Born May 20, 1931 in Honolulu. Electrical Contractor; An avid Pigeon Fancier. He is survived by wife, Iris E. Kida; sons, Clayton Kida, Derrick (Lynn) Kida; daughter, Sheryl (Kent) Kunkel; brother, George (Rachel) Kida; sister, Mabel Teramoto; 5 grand- children. Visitation 5:30 PM Monday 9/22 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel (Waipio); Memorial Service 6:30 PM. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.
RONALYN BARUT ISLAO Age 40, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away July 26, 2014 in Honolulu. Born November 16, 1973 in Paratong, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by spouse, John S. Martinez; daughter, Joannalie Islao; son, John Ford Martinez; father, Loreto E. Islao; mother, Ofelia B. Islao; brother, Julius Islao. Visitation 5:00 p.m. Monday (Sept 22) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Tuesday (Sept 23) at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (1403A California Ave., Wahiawa); Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
EVELYN K H CHOI August 9, 2014 Evelyn K H Choi, 77, retired HI State Library Assistant, died in California. Born in Pahala, Hawaii, she is survived by daughter Sandra (Elarionoff) Tokioka; brothers Joshua Choi and Joseph Choi; granddaughter Jennifer and two great-grandchildren. Interment of ashes at a later date.