For Sunday, September 18, 2011
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Sep 18, 2011
Consuelo Riberal Alcantra
Aug. 30, 2011
Consuelo Riberal "Consing" Alcantra, 101, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jovito and Lito; daughters Nora Alcantra, Andrea Benitez and Francisca Tapat; sister Urbana Rugnao; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
John Joseph Alvarez
Sept. 3, 2011
John Joseph Alvarez, 33, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a nursery worker at Kurtistown Nursery, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Elujino Jr., mother Deborah Aveiro, brothers Elujino III and Abraham Sr., sister Stacey and grandparents Elujino Alvarez Sr. and Clarence "Pappy" Aveiro Sr. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 6 p.m. No flowers.
Mary Lou Avery
Sept. 14, 2011
Mary Lou Avery, 84, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a beautician and owner of L and M Beauty Salon, died at home. She was born in Stratton, Ohio. She is survived by son John, brother Ralph Van Hoosier, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ocean View Evangelical Church. Burial to follow at Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations welcome.
Ester Urbano Batin
Sept. 6, 2011
Ester Urbano Batin, 93, of Waipahu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bani, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons James and George, daughter Rosalina Vince-Cruz, brother Ray Urbano, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional 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. Incorrect information in an obituary published Thursday.
Melvin Y. Chang
Sept. 13, 2011
Melvin Y. Chang, 87, of Honolulu, retired owner of Lang's Nursery, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suk Yong and sister Maxine C. Horton. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Lana Pearl Costa
Aug. 30, 2011
Lana Pearl Costa, 69, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools library technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by daughter Donie Yamaguchi; brothers Casey and Gain Matsumura; sisters Silva Matsumura, Sonja Atai and Celia Babcock; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Epifanio Rumbaoa Duran
Sept. 10, 2011
Epifanio Rumbaoa "Peping" Duran, 72, of Kahului, a retired groundskeeper at Aston Maui Lu in Kihei, died at home. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Margarita B.; daughter Glen B.; hanai daughter Clarita B.; brothers Juan and Alfredo; sisters Mary Castillo, Marcela Lagundino and Andrea Cacal; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Tevita Takulua Hanisi
Sept. 11, 2011
Tevita Takulua Hanisi, 63, of Waipahu, a construction worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife 'Elenoa; sons Samuela T., Siaohi, Paea Ofa N. and Hausia; brothers Alepini, Tevita T., Pangai and Mahe; sisters Ateta Sanisoni and Alisi Hanisi; and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Waianae United Methodist Church. Services: 8 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Louis Kaaukai Jr.
Sept. 14, 2011
Louis "J" Kaaukai Jr., 74, of Puueopaku, Hawaii, a retired state custodian supervisor and a Marine Corps veteran who served during the Korean conflict, died at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lenora K.; sons Louis and Paul L.A.; daughters Lisa A.P. Kaaukai-Cole, Melanie K. Kaaukai and Michelle K. Kaaukai-Perreira; sister Winona Kekela; 18 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Papaikou, Hawaii. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Leilani Ruth Kapuni
Aug. 29, 2011
Leilani Ruth Kapuni, 76, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Ualapue, Molokai. She is survived by sons Pierson Kapuni and Wendell Tolentino; daughters June Denison, Marlene Kalua, Helene Cannella and Shannan Tolentino; brother Gregory; sister Julia Sato; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Victoria K.Y. Luke
Sept. 6, 2011
Victoria K.Y. "Vicky" Luke, 90, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Warren C.W.; daughters Verna Ling, Juliet Bornios, Carol Tom and Lynnette Tam; brothers Lawrence and Arthur Ching; sister Lorraine Chang; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.
Alexander Michael Riviera
Sept. 14, 2011
Alexander Michael "Alex" Riviera, 80, of Hilo, a retired Island Printing Centers manager and owner and manager of the Hilo Serenaders, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Judyann "Judy"; sons Joseph Aguiar and Michael and Thomas Riviera; daughters Deborah Milare and Vanessa Riviera; stepsons Alan Jr. and Shaine Tavares; stepdaughters Serina Nasau and Crystal Agliam; brother Katsuyoshi Hayashida; sisters Anita Matthews, Priscilla Laxa and Elsie Rivera; 24 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, 113 Kuawa St., Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Kahookelewaanokalaino Kawaa Sproat
Sept. 4, 2011
Kahookelewaanokalaino Kawaa Sproat, 14, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Honokaa High School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by mother Sandy A. Sproat Kahawaii; stepfather Daniel Kahawaii; brothers Kanalu, Kahaakea and Kaua Sproat, and Marques D.H. Kahawaii; sisters Moani Armsworthy and Kauhiwai Ablao; and grandparents Kapua and Kosena Fonoimoana, Barbara Hubbell and Hamby K. Tasaka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Waimea County Cemetery, Mormon Section. Aloha attire.
Marylani Kaleiwohi Souza
July 21, 2011
Marylani Kaleiwohi Souza, 71, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Antone Jr.; sons Clyde Ishikawa and Gary Lagapa; daughters Lynette Baniaga and Jerri Towne; brothers Eddie Nunes, Bernard Moore and George Naeole; sisters MaryEllen Tom and Edwina Lucas; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 22, 2011
Yoshitaka Takashiba, 98, of Kona, a retired coffee and macadamia nut farmer, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Karen Shimabukuro, Molly Takashiba and Laura Ikehara; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at Kona Honpa Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Emma Kahaunani Naope Werley
Aug. 27, 2011
Emma Kahaunani Naope Werley, 72, of Hilo, a retired dining room manager at King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Kimo, daughters Laura A. Milar and Iva Mata, brother Francis "Frank" Naope, sisters Bernadette Konanui and Eileen Crum, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Cremation to follow Saturday services at the mortuary. Casual attire.
Sept. 2, 2011
Bill West, 76, of Wailuku, an inventory trucker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Washington, Iowa. He is survived by wife Hazel M., son Stephen W., hanai daughter Radika Brown, sisters Joyce Brown and Janet Hanna, two grandchildren and two hanai grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hale O Kaula Church, 262 Anuhea Place, Pukalani, Maui. Additional information for an obituary published Sept. 8.
Raymond Jun Chong Young
Sept. 8, 2011
Raymond Jun Chong Young, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Jack Endo Electric Inc. electrician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Clement and William, and sister Helen Ing. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.