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Obituaries

For Sunday, July 17, 2011


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Hugo Damien Book
June 21, 2011
Hugo Damien Book, 83, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sister Amy Burwell and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Minnie Faye Bullard
June 10, 2011
Minnie Faye Bullard, 77, of Kailua, a retired Kuni Dry Goods saleswoman, died in Kailua. She was born in Jamestown, Ga. She is survived by son Robert H. Jr., daughter Donna Akina, brother A.E. Wilcox, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Porfiria S. Cabato
June 18, 2011
Porfiria S. Cabato, 81, of Waipahu, a Del Monte Cannery pineapple trimmer, died in Ho•no•lulu. She was born in Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Rudy, Dean, Demie, Joaquin and Romeo; daughter Susan Mendoza; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena's Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Albert Enos Cabral
July 9, 2011
Albert Enos Cabral, 58, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. heavy-equipment operator and Maui Soda driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Nancy D.; daughters Samantha, Kimberly A. and Karlene F.; mother Eva Tegge; brothers Damien E., Terry and Rodel Cabral, and Gus Tegge; sisters Mary A. Andaya, Teresa Morales, Hazel Cabral and Rodelia Tanaka; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kahului. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Terry Driskell
July 6, 2011
Terry Driskell, 64, of Maui, a collaborative strategist and a National Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Louisville, Ky. He is survived by wife Lucille, daughter Jennifer Toll, sister Judy Carlton and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Keawalai Congregational Church, Makena, Maui.

Shirley Leilani Keahiolalo Estabilio
July 2, 2011
Shirley Leilani Keahiolalo Estabilio, 72, of Hilo, a professional hula dancer, retired hostess at Queen's Court Restaurant and a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Albert; son Albert W. "Billy"; daughters Jessie K. Stein, Debra L. Saragosa, Bertha A. Rezentes and Sherrie I. Estabilio; brothers Ted and Harvey Keahiolalo; sisters Jean Opiopio, Myrna Ioane and Claudia Kalaukia Keahiolalo; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

Ismael Europa
June 28, 2011
Ismael "Mel" Europa, 69, of Waipahu, owner of Europa Financial Consulting Services, died in Honolulu. He was born in Isabella, Philippines. He is survived by wife Corazon, son Eugene C., sister Nymia Benitez and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection of the Lord. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Evelyn Choy Kuen Fallau
July 9, 2011
Evelyn Choy Kuen Fallau, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired Liberty House salesclerk, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leslie and Edward Ing, and Charles "Mike" Fallau; daughter Robyn Boehm; brother Robert Wong; sister Lily Choy; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St. Services: 11 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. July 25 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Jack Kamai Ha'o
July 7, 2011
Jack Kamai Ha'o, 46, of Makawao, Maui, died in Wailuku. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by fiancee Kathleen Momoa; sons Jack K. III, Chansei and Isaiah; daughters Joy H. Page and Chelsie Albano; sister Kaimana Momoa; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Jay Russell Harden Jr.
June 12, 2011
Jay Russell Harden Jr., 74, of Honolulu, a retired condominium property manager and member of city Neighborhood Board No. 5 (St. Louis-Kapahulu-Diamond Head), died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by son Dana S. and life partner Wilson Frost Jr. Services pending. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children-Honolulu.

Herbert Masami Hayashi
July 7, 2011
Herbert Masami Hayashi, 82, of Hawi, Hawaii, a state Department of Transportation Airports Division retiree, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hatsue T.; son Jay; daughters Phyllis and Sharon; brothers Walter, Kenneth, Donald and Robert; sister Jeanette Ajimura; and a grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, Kohala. Services: 10 a.m. Urn committal services to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Josephine Young Ho
July 5, 2011
Josephine Young "Jojo" Ho, 77, of Honolulu, a Jade Foods director and retired First Hawaiian Bank purchasing manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Holis T.Y., daughter Deanne W. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Emiko Hoota
July 2, 2011
Emiko Hoota, 84, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Mountain View U.S. Postal Service retiree, died at home. She was born in Mountain View. She is survived by sons Dennis and Glenn, daughter Jan Kuniyuki, sister Fusae Fujii and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ronald Yoshio Ichimura
June 24, 2011
Ronald Yoshio "Ronnie" Ichimura, 77, of Mililani died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vivian, sons Scott and Gary, daughters Paulynn Shigeoka and Patricia Muranaka, brother Roy, sister Mae Plata and six grandchildren. Private services.

Sonny Jennings
June 30, 2011
Sonny Jennings, 63, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born on Swains Island, American Samoa. He is survived by sons Joshua, Daniel, David and Sonny Jennings, and Tautua Eliu; daughter Malelenga; brothers Makoa, Kana, Vaipapa, Lopati and Alan Jennings, and Peleti Peleti; sister Faafetai J. Pitolo; and numerous grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Georgette Noelani Kahoohuli
June 25, 2011
Georgette Noelani Kahoohuli, 54, of Wailuku, a former Roberts Hawaii dispatcher, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by companion Sean Aweau; sons Macky and T.J. Oneha; daughter Grace Oneha; mother Grace Takara; brothers Danny Garcia, John Kahoohuli and Barney, Jimmy and Georgie Naki; sister Elsie Rodrigues; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the family's residence. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Henry Kaipo Kanahele
July 15, 2011
Henry Kaipo Kanahele, 76, of Pukaiki, Niihau, an Iubile Church kahu and retired ranch foreman at Niihau Ranch, died in Kekaha, Kauai. He was born in Pukaiki. He is survived by wife Mililani; sons Kaipo Jr., Elia, Nalani and Keaupuniokalani Kanahele, and Enoka Kaohelaulii; daughters Pualei and Rachel Kaohelaulii, Dr. Kuuipolani Wong, Hillary and Naleieha Kanahele, and Moki Niheu-Yong; sister Leiawapuhi Kahale; 24 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.

Dwight Kauhunani Kaoihana
July 1, 2011
Dwight Kauhunani Kaoihana, 56, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Andrew and Gary, and sisters Georgiann Cortez and Marian Alconcel. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: www.cremationhi.com.

Annie Kekona
July 6, 2011
Annie "Tutu" Kekona, 78, of Wailuku, a Kapalua Bay Hotel retiree, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Anthony; son Anthony Jr.; daughters Gracey Gomes, Yolanda Dukes, Jaynell Hutchinson and Evalyn Fernandez; brothers Joe and Richard Kaaihue; sisters Louisa Artartes and Evelyn H. Farias; hanai sons Kenneth Jr. and Fleming "Flash" Kekona"; hanai daughters Blondie Kaaa, Tiny Hewahewa and Ui Kekona; 18 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Paukukalo Hawaiian Homes Baseball Park. Scattering of ashes July 24 at DT Fleming Beach. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.

Ernest Lee Christopher Relford King
July 9, 2011
Ernest Lee Christopher Relford "Chris" King, 25, of Waipahu, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Bellflower, Calif. He is survived by wife Ashlyn, father Ernest Sr., mother Deborah Wiley, brother Londell Wiley, sisters Sequana Wiley and Ebonee King, and grandparents Erma Turner and Roberta King. Services: noon Friday at Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel, Naval Station Pearl Harbor (Building 1601). Burial to be held in Riverside, Calif.

Kalani E. Kinimaka
July 7, 2011
Kalani E. Kinimaka, 73, of Lahaina, a musician and minister, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kimo, Jon and Todd; brothers Jimmy, Iva, Titus and Alekai; sisters Priscilla, Kaniu and Kapu Kinimaka, Nani Davis, Keala Senkus and Lihue Lopez; and three gra-ndchildren. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Friday at Elks Club, Waikiki. Aloha scattering of ashes: 5 p.m July 24 at Baby Beach, Lahaina. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Newton Kamuela Leslie
June 27, 2011
Newton Kamuela Leslie, 36, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, an Isemoto Contracting Co. Ltd. heavy-equipment operator, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Yvonne, brother Weston Jr. and sisters Dawn Leslie and Faith Saks. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Honaunau, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charles Keoki Malott
July 10, 2011
Charles Keoki Malott, 39, of Kailua, a YMCA Kalihi Branch systems administrator, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Bert "Bertman" Jr. and Charlotte "Charlee" Puana-Malott; brothers Bert "Kawika," Delbert "Bobby," Joseph and Randall "Kimo"; sister Florence "Misty" Kobashigawa; and grandmother Florence M. Puana. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua. Mass: 10 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. in the parish hall. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.

Alfred John Manthei
July 10, 2011
Alfred John Manthei, 73, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired plumber and Army veteran, died in a care home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Christine Keb and Nadine Tatofi; brothers Howard, Robert and Don Manthei, Dennis Awa, Timothy and Ronald Gonzales, and Danelle and Tex Flores; sisters Faye Stapleton, Petrona Harrell, Leslie Cazinha and Vaudine, Oveta and Lucia Gonzalez; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's By-The-Sea Episcopal Church, Kahaluu, Oahu. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Martha Austin Mist
July 13, 2011
Martha Austin Mist, 86, of Honolulu died in Hi'olani. She was born in Amaulu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Robert Stafford "Robby," daughters June Mist Sullivan and D.C. Mist Eichelberger, and seven grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Thursday at Outrigger Canoe Club.

Annie Sarol Miyamoto
July 10, 2011
Annie Sarol Miyamoto, 72, of Lahaina, a retired executive housekeeper at Kapalua Bay Hotel in Lahaina, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Erwin and Cy; daughter Pearl Gore; brothers Joseph and Junior Sarol, and Juan Sanchez; sister Josephine Quillayen; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation at a later date. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Ernest Chikayuki Miyasaki
July 6, 2011
Ernest Chikayuki Miyasaki, 83, of Hilo, formerly of Honokaa, Hawaii, proprietor of the former Hamakua Soda Works Co. and retired Hawaii County parking meter supervisor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Misae; son Ernest; daughters Leilyn Kauihou, LeeAnn Ishihara and Lyndie Michioka; brothers George, Wallace and Paul; sisters Ellen Miyasaki, Alice Monroe and Laura Kinoshita; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Arthur Waianuhea Naeole
July 6, 2011
Arthur Waianuhea "Foose" Naeole, 59, of Waianae died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Sean; daughter Elissa; stepmother Valkyrie; brothers Rocky, Jonathan, Lewellyn, Kalani and John; sisters Sweetie, Herbeleen, Shari and Jaime; numerous stepchildren and stepsiblings; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Fort DeRussy Beach. Casual attire.

David Momojiro Nakashima
June 27, 2011
David Momojiro Nakashima, 94 of Mililani, a carpenter for the Army, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Harue, sons Myles and Aaron, daughters Elsie Nonaka and Danette Omiya, 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Robert T. Oka
June 7, 2011
Robert T. Oka, 83, of Hilo, a retired Procter & Gamble sales representative, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Teruko "Terry," daughters Evelyn R. Oka and Audrey Klein, sisters Marjorie Thompson and Ruth Matsuura, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial at a later date at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Sadao Okamura
June 26, 2011
Sadao "Longy" Okamura, 85, of Aiea, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel maintenance employee, retired welder at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by son Lance M., daughters Merna C. and Lisa K., brother Ray M., sisters Irene T. Nakatani and Helen K. Macadangdang, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Katherine Elizabeth Olinares
June 28, 2011
Katherine Elizabeth "Lina" Olinares, 50, of Kailua-Kona, a waitress at the former Ocean View Inn, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Garrett, daughters Lynette Kam and Lyanne Olinares, father Kenneth Kam Sr., brothers Kenneth Jr. and Benson Kam, sisters Francine Rindlisbacher and Raenette Larsen, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua-Kona. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Mary Ann Kehaulani Opangai
June 2, 2011
Mary Ann Kehaulani Opangai, 71, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Derwin Kunewa and Matthew, Michael and David Martin; daughter Iraina Martin; stepson Ahikolo Fau; sister Hazel Damas; and caregiver Royleen M.K. Cordeira. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Philips Hall, Maili. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Lei welcome. Updated information for an obituary published Saturday.

Remedia Encarnacion Butay Ribao
June 17, 2011
Remedia Encarnacion Butay "Sion" Ribao, 86, of Honolulu, a Holiday Inn housekeeping retiree, died in Honolulu. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Alexander; daughter Nenita M.R. Ramos; brother Filimon Butay; sisters Marina Basilio, Avelina Acosta and Amoncia Spillner; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

Karen Louise St. Germain
June 25, 2011
Karen Louise St. Germain, 62, of Kailua died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stanley R. Pahed Jr.; daughters Helena M. Pahed and Tanya R. Pertzoff; brothers Robert, Danny and Jerry Tanaka; and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at the Waiwaiole residence, 644 Keolu Drive, Kailua. No flowers; lei welcome.

Walter Schumacher Jr.
July 1, 2011
Walter Schumacher Jr., 84, of Pearl City, a retiree from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Daisy, son Albert, daughter Viola Ramaila, brother Rudolph, sister Gladys Carter, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire.

Irene Masako Shimabukuro
June 29, 2011
Irene Masako Shimabukuro, 95, of Pearl City, a retired housekeeper, died. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughters Jean C. Leong, Elaine S. Vega and Joy Y. Schoonover; brother Paul S. Inafuku; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

Janice Keiko Shimizu
July 15, 2011
Janice Keiko Shimizu, 56, of Hilo, a Hawaii First Federal Credit Union accountant, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Marty and daughters Lindsey MacKenzie and Maury Shimizu. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Puna Hongwanji Mission, Keaau, Hawaii. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo or American Cancer Society.

Chiyomi Wakida
July 9, 2011
Chiyomi Wakida, 93, of Hilo, formerly of Volcano, Hawaii, a vegetable farmer, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center, Hilo. She was born in Glenwood, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Charles and Lawrence; daughter Karen Shiraishi; sisters Toshie Nagata, Yoshino Honma and Nancy Yano; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Bruno Cyril Wong
July 8, 2011
Bruno Cyril Wong, 88, of Wailuku, a Maui Publishing Co. pressman, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by sons Dennis, Terry and Brian; sisters Emelia Lim and Jacqueline Woodward; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Burial to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Marjorie Goo Wong
July 10, 2011
Marjorie Goo "Jackie" Wong, 87, of Kahului, a Credit Bureau of Hawaii office manager, died in Rosalani Place, Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Dennis, Terry and Brian; brothers George "Buddy" and Richard "Dickie" Goo; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m.
Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Burial to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

Virginia Chee Young
June 28, 2011
Virginia Chee Young, 81, of Honolulu, an educator and mentor to recent immigrants, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Lynda S. and numerous nephews and nieces. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Community Church of Honolulu. Private Inurnment. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation, P.O. Box 11270, Honolulu, HI 96828-0270.






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