Ernest T. Oya
91, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away on October 26, 2018. He was born in Kalihi and lived there for most of his life until he moved to Waipahu in his later years. He worked for his family business, John A. Oya Company, as a wood craftsman, then as a maintenance carpenter at the Waikikian Hotel and Ilikai Hotel. Ernest is survived by his wife, Helen; daughter, Linda (Thomas) Matsumoto; sisters Nancy Shimizu, Ruth (Stanley) Miyasato, Judy (Elmer) Hiromura; 3 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Private Services were held.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased