For Friday, August 13, 2010
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 13, 2010
Aug. 2, 2010
Fred Biehn, 67, of Aiea, a retired sales distributor, died in Aiea. He was born in Klamath Falls, Ore. He is survived by wife Irene, sons Christopher and Kalani, daughters Renie Toyama and Andrea "Cricket" Biehn, sisters Carol Williams and Charmiom Budlong, and a grandchild. Private services.
Irene H. Chang
Aug. 8, 2010
Irene H. Chang, 85, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Daniel K.M. and Stephen K.L., daughter Valerie C. Campaniano, brothers Richard and Howard Hee, sister Fannie Wong and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Church of the Crossroads. Services: 11 a.m. Private burial.
Nelson Kealoha Choo
Aug. 9, 2010
Nelson Kealoha Choo, 64, of Las Vegas, a retired telecommunications installer and repairman, and a Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marina L.; sons Nelson K. Jr. and Jacob; daughters Celeste and Amanda; stepson Wade Rodrigues; brothers Wayne, Clayton, Solomon, Ronald, Kenneth and Timothy; sister Rochelle Wright; and numerous grandchildren. Services to be held on the mainland.
Aug. 4, 2010
Joseph "Cupie" Costa, 91, of Kailua, a federal government employee, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty M., sons Ronald and Joey, daughter Norma Rodrigues and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Kaneohe. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Catherine Benson Downey
July 22, 2010
Catherine Benson Downey, 84, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wendell Hosea and Nicholas and Claude Downey; brother John Benson; sister Lois Grieves; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Amy Toshie Fujii
July 14, 2010
Amy Toshie Fujii, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki High School teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Alan Y. and sisters Jane E. Fujii, Yaeko C. Dorothy, Gladys S. Tamashiro and Beatrice N. Shimabuku. Private services.
Roy Shigeto Fujinaka
July 31, 2010
Roy Shigeto Fujinaka, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Tony Honda service manager and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen R., daughters Nanette Marrah and Cynthia Chinen, sister Ellen, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Christopher James Hatico
July 24, 2010
Christopher James Hatico, 41, of Wahiawa, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Darrel and Donna C., brother Creighton D., sister Caron J. Matsuoka and grandmother Florita. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Program: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Betty Lou Herron
Aug. 10, 2010
Betty Lou Herron, 65, of Kapaa, a retired state of California grant writer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Mobile, Ala. She is survived by husband Russ Bozarth; sons Jeff and Brian Shamrock and Thomas Bozarth; daughter Jennifer Happs; mother Betty Lou; brother Steven; sister Terry Spencer; stepsister Arthene Loureiro; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Lihue Lutheran Church. Services: 10 a.m.
Timothy E. Hoyle
July 20, 2010
Timothy E. Hoyle, 47, of Waipahu, a McCabe, Hamilton and Renny machine operator and Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by wife Sandra N.; sons Timothy E. Jr., Thomas J. and Todd A.; daughter Tiana L.; father Jack L.; mother Terri J. Critten; brother Rodney; and grandparents Frank and Elizabeth Bravo. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aug. 8, 2010
Tsutomu "Tee" Isono, 85, of Honolulu, a retired transportation adviser for the Army, Air Force and Department of Defense, and an Army veteran of World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys K., son Derrick S., daughter Cathy M. Burtless, brother Harold Y., sister Mildred M. Okayama and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Sonja C. Kagesa
July 26, 2010
Sonja C. Kagesa, 72, of Moiliili died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She is survived by brothers Sam and Arnold, and sisters Mildred Nishida, Doris Takahashi and Betty Pence. Private services.
Linda H. Kali
June 13, 2010
Linda H. "Mahina" Kali, 53, of Eleele, Kauai, a secretary at Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital, died at home. She was born in Lihue. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Poipu Beach Park Pavilion. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Resurrection and Life Ministries.
Aug. 9, 2010
Eijiro Kaneshiro, 91, of Hilo, president of Pacific Hawaiian Ltd., dba Food Fair Supermarkets, and Kaneshiro & Sons Enterprises Ltd., died at home. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii, and was also former director of Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. He is survived by wife Misa J.; son Glenn; daughters Karleen Tindall, Sheila Yamamoto, Diane Pierce, Gale Pullen and Janice Nazzaro; brother Seiko; sisters Shizuko E. Uyechi and Takeko Inouye; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Aug. 9, 2010
Masanobu Kaneshiro, 77, of Aiea, a retired Navy civil engineer, died in Kapiolani Medical Center of Pali Momi. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Betsy, son Stacey Kaneshiro, daughter Cheryl Kaneshiro-Takeuchi, brother Ted Kaneshiro and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Stanley Shizuto Kawate
Aug. 10, 2010
Stanley Shizuto Kawate, 79, of Waipahu, a retired security systems engineer, died. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Dorothy K., daughters Karen K. Visscher and Kathy M. Nobriga, brother Charles Matsuo, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Assembly of God, Red Hill. Casual attire.
July 23, 2010
Mele Kong, 82, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Glenn, daughters Merleen Stephens and Brenda Kong, brother Herman Naki, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Assembly of God, Ewa Beach.
Ronald Haruto Kuroda
July 25, 2010
Ronald Haruto Kuroda, 92, of Aiea, founder of Kuroda Autobody Inc. and an Army veteran in the 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Aiea. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Robert H., Randall N. and Roland N.; brother Joseph T.; sister Bettie T. Hill; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 7, 2010
Herman "Shorty" Martin, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired ironworker with Local 625, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lisa Martin and Lorna Ford, sisters Louisa Sagpang and Hermina Abilla, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. next Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.
Chayson Kiyoshi Ehukai Matsuoka
July 30, 2010
Chayson Kiyoshi Ehukai Matsuoka, 20, of Kailua-Kona, a Sushi Shiono sushi chef, died. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Gifford and Sheila, sisters Shawncie and Ciana, and grandparents Robert and Elaine Chapman and Hatsuyo Haimoto. Visitation: noon tomorrow at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Services: 1 p.m. Flowers welcome.
Jackry Itoshy Mefy
July 27, 2010
Jackry Itoshy Mefy, 63, of Honolulu died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Chuuk, Federal States of Micronesia. He is survived by wife Arleen, sons Jefy, Mefy, Little Mef, Jacksin, Zackry and Ogden; daughters Efrin Mathew and Melfin Mefy; and eight grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kalihi Baptist Church. Burial and final services to be held in Chuuk.
Leslie Katsumi Nakamura
March 3, 2010
Leslie Katsumi Nakamura, 77, of Pasadena, Md., a retired Army lieutenant colonel, owner of Old Mill Greenery and a permanent substitute teacher at George Fox Middle School, died in Pasadena. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kas, son Brian and Eric, daughter Marliese Dayen, sister Shirley Miyashiro and six grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Frank M. Nakashima
Aug. 5, 2010
Frank M. Nakashima, 82, of Aiea, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village employee and Navy veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Washington. He is survived by wife Carol; daughters Kim Baligad, Kyra Zakabi and Laurie Yanagihara; brothers Ike, Walt and Tom; and four grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Edwin Manibog Salaguban
July 21, 2010
Edwin "Ed" Manibog Salaguban, 55, of Waipahu, an employee of the Queen's Medical Center, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by uncles Clemente, Julio, Conrad and Rudy Manibog; aunties Eufrocina Retondo, Fermina Valdez, Angelina Bueno, Esther Lahip and Sally Simpliciano; and cousin Jeanette M. Paeste. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Joseph M. Singer
Aug. 3, 2010
Joseph M. Singer, 92, of Honolulu, a U.S. Bureau of Mines retiree, artist, photographer, sculptor, author and researcher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by brother Jack. Services to be held at a later date.
Aug. 2, 2010
Itaru Tagawa, 105, of Honolulu, a retired Painters Union painter, died. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Edith T.W. Young
Aug. 3, 2010
Edith T.W. "Tai" Young, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker and a substitute teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence, Lowell and Terrence Young and Arthur Kam; sisters Carrie Lau, Bernice Lee, Clara Awana, Edelene Yee, Lilie Bessette and Florence Carpenter; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. today at Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel. Services: 12:30 p.m. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Corrected survivor information for an obituary published Sunday.