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For Friday, August 26, 2011


Bruna Manuel Arzaga
Aug. 18, 2011
Bruna Manuel Arzaga, 87, of Kalihi, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Philippines. She is survived by son Rodrigo, daughter Josephine Arzaga-Rebb, brother Facundo Manuel, sister Manuela Castillo, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples park chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Online condolences:

Francis Xavier Blackwell Sr.
Aug. 22, 2011
Francis Xavier Blackwell Sr., 94, of Kihei, Maui, a founding executive director of Maui County Visitors Association and a Marine Corps veteran, died. He was born in Lawrence, Mass. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons Bruce, Daniel, Brian and David; daughters Diane, Mary, Ann, Barbara and Julie; and sister Maureen. Musical celebration and eulogy: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Kihei. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:45 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Memorial gathering to follow at the family residence. For information, email

Edward W. Broadbent
Aug. 23, 2011
Edward W. Broadbent, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Amfac Sugar Division vice president and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Henry and daughter Ann Leighton. Services pending. Online condolences:

Jack Mun Chang
Aug. 21, 2011
Jack Mun Chang, 81, of Honolulu, proprietor of Jack’s Chop Suey, died in Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Mee Lin; sons Kenneth, Roger, Whitney, Alan, Hiram, Michael, Darrin and David; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Hsing Tzu Dang
July 28, 2011
Hsing Tzu “Amah” Dang, 76, of San Francisco died in San Francisco. She was born in Kobe, Japan. She is survived by son Edgar, daughters Leah and Ina, sister Hsueh Shima and numerous grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Elk’s Lodge, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Traditional Japanese, Chinese or aloha attire requested.

John Rollin Desha II
Aug. 8, 2011
John Rollin Desha II, 87, of Honolulu, an attorney and Army veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son John R. III, daughter Susan D. Richards, sister Mary Namahoe, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services and scattering of ashes.

Janice Suda Fernandez
Aug. 21, 2011
Janice Suda Fernandez, 51, of Kihei, Maui, part owner of Suda Store, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Michael; daughter Nicole; brothers Roy, Clarence, Rupert and Francis Suda; sister Therese S. Fogarty; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences:

Deborah Kaha‘i Fu
Aug. 21, 2011
Deborah Kaha‘i Fu, 48, of Kaneohe, a business owner and mortgage loan officer, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles, daughters Alicia and Kelia, parents Jerry and Leburta Smith, and sister Laurie Foss. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Online condolences:

Roger Kiyoshi Furuta
Aug. 19, 2011
Roger Kiyoshi Furuta, 47, of Honolulu, a Floors of Hawaii floor layer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Treyson, brother Randy and sisters Raynette Longo and Kay Furuta. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leslie Yukio Iwatani
Aug. 16, 2011
Leslie Yukio Iwatani, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Aiea High School teacher and Seicho-No-Ie minister, died at home. He was born in Wakayama, Japan. He is survived by wife Shirley Y., sons Jon and Neil, and sisters Michi Ito and Mary Ann Segawa. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment at a later date.

Richard Jardin
Aug. 21, 2011
Richard Jardin, 84, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Pacific Machinery salesman, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kalaheo. He is survived by wife Lillian, sons Richard and John, sisters Julia McGuire and Margret Campos, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sept. 3 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe.

Daisy Kamakualani Kahale
Aug. 20, 2011
Daisy Kamakualani Kahale, 28, of Kekaha, Kauai, a Hoola Lahui Hawaii accountant, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by parents Ricky and Amy; brothers Roger and Ricky; sisters Donna-May Kanahele and Glory, Apryle and Valerie Kahale; and grandparent Mercy Shintani. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Garden Island Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Elizabeth Rose Rodrigues Kaopua
July 31, 2011
Elizabeth Rose Rodrigues Kaopua, 86, of Mililani, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons David “Boy” Sherwood, and Dennis, Sherman, Sherwood and Hamilton Kaopua; daughter Edwina Mahelona; sister Harriet Chung; 27 grandchildren; and more than 50 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences:

Eydit Lauw
Aug. 22, 2011
Eydit Lauw, 80, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. She is survived by son Dedy and sisters Thio Yan, Lim Hok and Sie Tjoan Nio. Private services.

Mona Piilani Lopez
Aug. 4, 2011
Mona Piilani Lopez, 60, of Aiea, an Aiea Intermediate School employee, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Nego Jr.; son Steven; daughters Dawn Kawewehi and Violet Lopez; brothers Paul, Roland and Dale Newcomb; sister Lorna Pestana; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.


Annette Margarethe Ruth Mead
Aug. 19, 2011
Annette Margarethe Ruth Mead, 58, of Keaau, Hawaii, an artist, died at home. She was born in Bochum, Germany. She is survived by husband Ben, sons Lucas H. and Ben K., hanai sons Nakana Rivera and Scott De Sa, father Karl-Heinz Mueller, brother Hartmut Mueller and sisters Ortrud and Carolla Mueller. Services at a later date.

Manuel H. Orengo
Aug. 15, 2011
Manuel H. Orengo, 86, of Castle Hills, Texas, a retired Honolulu police officer, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a Hawaii National Guard veteran, died in Texas. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Virginia, son Paul, daughters Deborah and Gloria, sister Dora, eight grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 Monday at Bethany Assembly of God, 98-1125 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Daniel Takeru Shigeta
Aug. 22, 2011
Daniel Takeru Shigeta, 82, of Kahului, a retiree of the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station on Maui, died in Kahului. He also was a retired major in the Army Reserve. He was born in Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Grace E.; sons Glenn S., Paul Y. and Craig T.; sister Minnie Matsumoto; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Burial at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, at a later date.

Joyce Hisae Shiraki
Aug. 10, 2011
Joyce Hisae Shiraki, 88, of Honolulu, a Leeward Community College finance officer, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis P., daughter Freda A. and sister Nancy Mekaru. Private services.

Taizan Sugimoto
Aug. 18, 2011
Taizan Sugimoto, 92, of Aiea, formerly of Pahoa, Hawaii, an independent grower of sugar cane and anthuriums, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Home. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by wife Chieko, son Melvin, daughter Janice Santo and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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