For Saturday, May 5, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 5, 2012
Bernadette Iwalani Mauliola Amasiu
April 4, 2012
Bernadette Iwalani Mauliola "Granny" Amasiu, 59, of Kailua, a retired Sprint long-distance phone operator, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Simon K.; sons Joseph A. and Chad A.; daughter Denise L. Lugo; father Francis Mauliola; brothers Galen and Jeff Wheeler, and Francis Jr. and Skip Mauliola; sisters Jackie Kamai, Lee-Anna Vought, Tracy Tobias and Jana Mauliola; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.
April 6, 2012
Brent Brody, 70, of Vancouver, Wash., owner of Brent's Restaurant in Kailua, died in Vancouver. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by wife Joanne and daughters Yanah, Shanah and Sarah. Services to be held in Vancouver. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: brent-brody.virtual-memorials.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
Charlotte Marie Chincio
April 2, 2012
Charlotte Marie Chincio, 63, of Wahiawa, a retired Leilehua High School security officer, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Leroy Jr., Matthew and Brian; mother Helen Brittain; brother William Brittain; sister Lisa Peterson; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Joseph G. Gaoiran
April 26, 2012
Joseph G. "Jose" Gaoiran, 57, of Wahiawa, a former Pan Asiatic Travel & Tours airport representative and travel agent, died in Pearl City. He was born in Bacau, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria V.C.; sons Jeffrey C. Gaoiran, and Joseph B. and Joseph T. Cabrera; daughters Jennifer G. De Los Santos, Jacqueline C. Gaoiran and Joy G. Redel; brother Narciso G.; sisters Natividad G. Agustin, Leonila G. Sabug, Fe G. Dumlao, Joenalyn G. Miguel, Lani G. Ulep and Grace G. Piena; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Betty M. Hagihara
March 30, 2012
Betty M. Hagihara, 97, of Pearl City, a retired state government cafeteria worker, died in Pearl City. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Ronald K. "Ron" Kawakami, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No monetary offerings.
April 16, 2012
Mitsuko "Mitsi" Itamura, 91, of Haliimaile, Maui, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Kaupakalua, Maui. She is survived by sons Melvin, Nolan, John and Alfred. Private services.
Helen Hisae Kishi
April 3, 2012
Helen Hisae "Jikyu" Kishi, 66, of Wahiawa, a retired Wahiawa Elementary School teacher, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Michael M. and Dennis Y. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
William Phillip Kuntz Jr.
April 24, 2012
William Phillip Kuntz Jr., 87, of Aiea died in Honolulu. He was born in Loda, Ill. He is survived by son William P. III; daughters Phyllis Rollins, Dr. Nancy and Laurie Kuntz, Beverly Richey and Roxane Carreira; sister Ruth Wilson; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Community Living Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI 96859.
Don D. McKinnon
April 28, 2012
Don D. McKinnon, 87, of Honolulu, a retired general manager and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Nebraska. He is survived by companion Lucy Au and son Randall W. Services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to St. Augustine Church, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or St. Francis Healthcare Foundation.
Harry Hideto Shiraishi
April 25, 2012
Harry Hideto Shiraishi, 87, of Honolulu, a Princess Kaiulani Hotel retiree, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Keei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Tamae; son Ray N.; daughters Joy M. Higa and Naomi Shiraishi; brothers Herbert G. and Shigeo; sisters Carol M. Shiraishi, Ruth S. Furuta and Lynda M. Oue; caregiver Jane "Aunty Jane" Smith; and five grandchildren. Private services.
Mark Anthony Souza
April 9, 2012
Mark Anthony Souza, 51, of Hilo, a music professor at University of Hawaii at Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Melvin and Darrel "Chuck" Perreira, and Gilmore Fivella; and sister Terrie Carvalho. Graveside services: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Homelani Memorial Park. For more information, call Terrie Carvalho at 443-8322. Online condolences: www.homelanimemorialpark.com.
Don C. Viray
April 19, 2012
Don C. Viray, 25, of Waipahu, an Army pilot, will be remembered in services 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by parents Leo and Luz, sister Sherry Anne and grandparents Geronimo and Luz Viray, and Juliana Cayetano. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Charlene Marie White
April 21, 2012
Charlene Marie White, 55, of Mililani, an Aloha Island Mart store manager, died in Mililani. She was born in Corydon, Ind. She is survived by husband Michael J., sons Gary and Micheal Colber, father Howard Raines and sisters Vicki Haycox, Debra Bement and Karen Wilson. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Benson Sakio Yamanaka
April 20, 2012
Benson Sakio Yamanaka, 79, of Kailua, an Amfac & Bello's Millwork retiree and an Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Marjorie; son Todd; daughter Ruth Sales; brother Herbert; sisters Elsie Franca, Annie Tanaka, Helen Shimizu and Lorraine Kunishima; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: www.borthwickoahu.com.
Donald Makoto Yano
April 15, 2012
Donald Makoto Yano, 76, of Honolulu, a retired McDonnell Douglas Corp. engineer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Carole Y., daughters Kimberly S. and Marilynn K., brother Kenneth and sisters Elaine Patience, Leatrice Shiroma and Pauline Yano. Private services.
April 24, 2012
Takeshi Yasuda, 85, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Department of Defense chief budget officer and an Army veteran, died. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Teruko and daughter Cathy. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment.