May 18, 2016
Doris Kikuye Yamashiro, 92, of Honolulu, a retired accounting firm bookkeeper, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Kuiaha, Maui. She is survived by son Dr. Ken M., daughters Ann N. Kapuniai and Lynn T. Oshiro, brother Richard Kiyabu, sisters Sue Nakasaki and Haruko Okita, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Feb. 28, 2016
Steven Bruce Work, 51, of Ocean View, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in London. No services.
May 4, 2016
Violeta Bagayas Stubelick, 58, of Chula Vista, Calif., a United Health Care medical claims auditor, died in Chula Vista. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by fiance Bill Hacht; son Edward; daughters Vivian, Evette, Cheryl and Kayla; father Pablo Bagayas; brother Jimmy; sisters Deli, Letty, Linda, Neda, Delly and Tessie; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. June 3 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
May 23, 2016
James Harold Ross, 68, of Kailua-Kona and Craig, Colo., owner of Intermountain Real Estate and a real estate broker, died at home in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Delta, Colo. He is survived by wife Kathleen, son Sterling, daughter Allison LeWarne, sisters Patricia Stroud and Kristi Ross, and four grandchildren. Private services and canoe scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.
April 29, 2016
Doris Misuko Okimoto, 85, of Honolulu, retired owner of Elizabeth’s Florist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by nephew Gregg Ushijima and niece Holly Kaneshiro. Private services.
May 10, 2016
Kay Sugako Nishimitsu, 88, of Honolulu, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Cleo S. Sato. Private services.
May 11, 2016
Lawrence Yutaka Nishiki, 92, of Honolulu, sole proprietor and owner of Nishiki Auto Repair and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by sons Newton A. and Arnold A., and brother George M. No services.
May 12, 2016
Kimieng Lee U, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Guang Dong, Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by sons Rui Yuan Li and Soi Keong Lei, daughters Amy Cheng and Wendy Lei, and four grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: 9 a.m. May 31 at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Cremation to follow.
May 22, 2016
Loretta Noh Lee, 89, of Honolulu, a retired real estate broker and artist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ethan P.; daughters Sheri and Lori Lee, and Tina Sigarto; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Honolulu Museum of Art.
May 14, 2016
James C. “Jim” Jennings, 71, of Kauai, an assistant spiritual director and bereavement counselor at Kauai Hospice and manager of an international public affairs firm in Washington, D.C., died. He was born in Virginia. He is survived by husband Dudley. Privates services. Contributions may be directed to Kauai Hospice.
April 4, 2016
Edith T. Higashi, 95, of Los Angeles, a Sav-on-Drugs clerk, died. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by brothers David and Richard “Kenji,” sister Peggy Yaka, caregiver and nephew Jason Yaka, and caregiver and niece-in-law Linda Yaka. Private services.
April 12, 2016
Ryan William “Bo” Devaney, 29, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a construction worker for Devaney Construction, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. May 29 at Honaunau Bay boat ramp (church lot), Hawaii. He died on Oahu. He was born in Flagstaff, Ariz. He is survived by companion Dera-Lynn Sumida; son Ryden; daughters Drea and Rayn; parents Bill and Beth; brother Andrew; sister Leah; hanai brothers Ha’aheo Kaiawe, Mareko Mareko Jr., Ikaika Marzo and Andrew Dunn; and hanai sister Aulike Kaiawe. Casual attire.
May 13, 2016
Adelaida Lajorda Correa, 99, of Waipahu, a retired Tasty Broiler Restaurant dishwasher, died in Waipahu. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Edward, Juan Jr. and Mario Marcelino; daughters Florence Longboy and Shirley Frez; brother Benny; sister Trinidad; 24 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. June 1 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
May 13, 2016
Florence Luella Burgoyne, 90, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fayette, Wis. She is survived by daughter Holly B. Ames and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:30 a.m. June 5 at Christ Church, Kailua. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
May 16, 2016
Thomas Patrick “Blackie” Awong Sr., 72, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaiian Cement truck driver, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Thomas Jr. and Ian; brothers Clair and Joseph P. Sr.; sisters Marjorie Perreira, Lola J. Sorrow and Sarah Lehmann; companion Marge Lepolo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. June 4 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.