For Thursday, May 26, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 26, 2011
May 1, 2011
Yoshie Agawa, 92, of Honolulu died in Hilo. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons Thomas and Theodore, daughter Lorna Tadaki, sister Shizuka Masuda and four grandchildren. Private services.
Bernice L. Akamine
Jan. 6, 2011
Bernice L. Akamine, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotels executive housekeeper, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lawrence S.K.; son Steven; daughters Jocelyn Inomata, Momi Anakalea and Rochelle Akamine; brothers George Jr. and Robert Balindo, and Rodney and Kanani Morris; sister Yolanda Morreira; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.
Creighton M. Akamine
Jan. 21, 2011
Creighton M. “Aka” Akamine, 60, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Shawn; daughter Chanel Bisbee; father Lawrence; brother Steven; sisters Jocelyn Inomata, Momi Anakalea and Rochelle Akamine; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Barbara Chiyoko Ashimine
May 2, 2011
Barbara Chiyoko “Chiyo” Ashimine, 89, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Robert T.; sons Roy S., Daniel K. and Stanley T.; daughters Janice Y. Lee and Sandra M. Miyagawa; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.
George William Baldwin
May 9, 2011
George William Baldwin, 74, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired coastal adviser and project manager for Coastal Resources Management, Office of the Governor and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan, died at home. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Lucille Claver-Baldwin, son Cyrus A. and sister Joanie B. Frye. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.
Lorenzo Ancheta Castillo
April 27, 2011
Lorenzo Ancheta Castillo, 91, of Waipahu, an Oahu Sugar Plantation retiree, died in Waipahu. He was born in Solsona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Euphemia, sons Pedro and Lawrence, daughter Domina Alvarico, 15 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Heung Bae Choi
May 19, 2011
Heung Bae Choi, 83, of Honolulu, a general contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Jasoon, son Jin IL, daughters Soyoon Choi and Sung Hee Cho, sister Jibum and three grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
May 9, 2011
Mitsue Coelho, 90, of Honolulu died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard and Randal, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Paulette Souza Davis
May 20, 2011
Paulette Souza Davis, 65, of Pukalani, Maui, a teacher at Christ the King Catholic Elementary School, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Curtis; daughters Leanne Rivera, Kanani Sergent and Chelsea Davis; stepson Mitchell; stepdaughters Crystal and Jacque Davis, and Leslie Burchi; mother Mamerta Souza; brothers David Jr., Dennis Sr. and Leroy Souza Sr.; sister Stephanie Young; five grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kahului. Mass: noon. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Vili Eneliko-Panapa Fiatoa
May 18, 2011
Vili Eneliko-Panapa Fiatoa, 58, of Honolulu, a Trees of Hawaii laborer, died in Maluhia Nursing Home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by former wife Malaeimi L. Fereti; sons Panapa and Iosefa P. Fereti; daughters Eveliga Fereti, Talaloa Paga and Salote Griffin; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m.
Aki Akasaki Hall
May 14, 2011
Aki Akasaki Hall, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Miyakojima, Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by sons Warren and Steven; sisters Toshiko Miyasato, Kiku Takehara, Kimiko Sunagawa, Toyoko Busby and Kazuko Taira; and four grandchildren. Services pending.
Donald Lee Hart
May 17, 2011
Donald Lee Hart, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Corona, Calif., a retiree, died at home. He was born in Ontario, Ore. He is survived by wife Barbara A., son Todd A., daughter Kerri L. Wright and brother Herman. Celebration of life to be held at a later date.
Amy Saeko Kaneshiro
April 24, 2011
Amy Saeko Kaneshiro, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry K., son Clyde, daughter Lee Fujita, sister Evelyn Konno, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Henry Takayuki Kodama
May 13, 2011
Henry Takayuki “Hank” Kodama, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Airlines Inc. aircraft controller, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by numerous cousins. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Thelma Tamiko Lee
Jan. 18, 2011
Thelma Tamiko Lee, 85, of Henderson, Nev., a homemaker, died in Henderson. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Henry Sr.; sons Earl, Henry and Ricky; daughter Phyllis Dailey; sisters Mitsuko Shigeta and Janet Nakai; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Grace Hinayo Masaki
May 1, 2011
Grace Hinayo Masaki, 80, of Honolulu, an Ala Moana Hotel waitress, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Takamitsu; son Duane L. Yoshioka; and brothers Seichi, George and Stanley Yoshioka. Private services.
Allen Mark Millstein
May 20, 2011
Allen Mark Millstein, 52, of Honolulu, a Starwood Hotels & Resorts sales agent, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Leni, son Davis P., brother Stuart and stepsisters Tammy and Lindey. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.
May 20, 2011
Tadao Nishio, 95, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Hawaiian Cannery research analyst technician, died in Garden Isle Health Care, Lihue. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by brother Kelly and sisters Kay Hasegawa and Flora Umehara. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
May 21, 2011
Edith Noblisse, 94, of Northford, Conn., died in New Haven, Conn. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Clifford Noblissa, daughters Nora N. Abregana and Lorraine N. Beltrame, 29 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Services held in North Haven, Conn. No flowers.
Joyce Junko Patricio
May 20, 2011
Joyce Junko Patricio, 75, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Gordon and Raymond Nishimiya, and sister Patsy Buonauito. Committal: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples.
Stephen John Renn
May 14, 2011
Stephen John Renn, 57, of Mililani, owner of Island Wide Wood Supply, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Norfolk, Va. He is survived by son Taylor, daughters Brenna N. and Jannon, mother Olive R., sisters Barbara Mabee and Susan Juskowiak, and former wife Kim Clark. Private services. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 811 W. Evergreen Ave., Suite 303, Chicago, IL 60642, www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org.
Alfredo Rin Sr.
May 12, 2011
Alfredo Rin Sr., also known as “Dodong” and “Nigadol,” 75, of Kamalo, Molokai, a fisherman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alfredo Jr., Anthony, Michael and Elroy “Tito” Rin, Moki Phillips and Adam Ho‘opai; daughters Frances “Girlie” Quiniones, Bernadette “Kehau” DeCosta, Marie “Malia” Murphy, Margaret “Lila” Andino, Flora “Piilani” Makekau and Charlotte “Ewa” Yuen; brother George; sisters Kathrine Cuello, Monica Rowland and Matilda Shadd; 28 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kamalo beachside area at East MP 8.8 Kamehameha V Highway. Scattering of ashes to follow at sea. Casual attire.
Mitsue Tai See
May 4, 2011
Mitsue Tai See, 91, of Hilo, a retired state seamstress, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Roy, George, Paul and Gordon; brother Glenn Yabiku; sisters Miyoko Takushi and Tomiko Yahiku; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dianne Keiko Tanaka
May 23, 2011
Dianne Keiko Tanaka, 65, of Honolulu, a JTB Hawaii Inc. accountant, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gordon K. and brothers Theodore S. and Stephen N. Takamori. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Aloha attire.
Marvin Kwock Quon Young
May 19, 2011
Marvin Kwock Quon Young, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Base patrolman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Daisy, son Jonathan, daughter Susan Pali, stepsons William and Marvin Kam, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.