For Thursday, October 4, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 4, 2012
John Hokulani De La Cruz
Aug. 31, 2012
John Hokulani De La Cruz, 60, of Honolulu, an IslandRecycling employee, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Peter; and sisters Josie De La Cruz, Maylene Acosta, Irene Nagata and Maile Hirao. Private services.
Paul Anton Honzik
Sept. 21, 2012
Paul Anton Honzik, 91, of Honolulu, a state teacher and principal and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Manitowoc, Wis. He is survived by wife Elizabeth. Services: 1 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Soo Hyun Kim
Sept. 24, 2012
Soo Hyun Kim, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha State Tour & Transportation driver, died at home. He was born in Busan, Korea. He is survived by wife Liza I.; sons Song Ki, Song Nam, Song Hyo and Song Hoon; daughter Song Ja; brothers Soo Jin, Soo Woo and Soo Chul; sisters Susie Morioka and Carol Kim; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Sept. 11, 2012
Tsuruko Kohashikawa, 97, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Wallace; daughters Jean Imai, Amy Morita, and Irene and Rose Kohashikawa; brothers Yoshio and Kiyoshi Taira; sister Misao Tsuhako; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sept. 6, 2012
Jeane "Harpo" Kubera, 75, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. truck driver, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by sons Anthony "Harp" and Rick, daughter Debra Agbayani, sisters Rose Stafford and Janice Johnson and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Gilbert Carvalho Park, 860 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo. Casual attire.
Beatrice Haruyo Nakamura
Sept. 4, 2012
Beatrice Haruyo Nakamura, 88, of Pearl City, died in a private care home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Earl I., Wayne E., Calvin M. and Lloyd S.; daughter Lynn E.; brothers Harry T., Frank N. and George Y. Kadokawa; sister Mary T. Saito; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Ligea McCracken Painter
Sept. 28, 2012
Ligea McCracken Painter, 94, of Kailua-Kona, a former teacher and Continental Airlines stewardess, died. She was born in Afton, Okla. She is survived by sons Steven and Douglas, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services at a later date.
Sept. 15, 2012
Hatsue "Betty" Shishido, 90, of Kula, Maui, a canning and manufacturing business owner and operator, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughter Sandy Daniells, sisters Jane Sagawa and Myrtle Hanzawa, and a grandchild. Private services.
Clara Shizuko Takasane
Sept. 23, 2012
Clara Shizuko Takasane, 94, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hono lulu. She is survived by son Dennis and two grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon.
Lainie Yuen Victor
Aug. 26, 2012
Lainie Yuen Victor, 75, of Las Vegas, a retired Straub Clinic & Hospital nurse, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Kona. She is survived by husband Peyton, sons Kaniela Victor and Ryan Ching, daughters Theresa Sanchez and Malia Ching, and brother Jan Yuen. Services: noon Saturday at Black Rock Beach, Kaanapali. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Sept. 26, 2012
Lawrence Vidinha, 90, of Kalaheo, Kauai, an Alexander & Baldwin commercial truck driver, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. He was born in Kalaheo. He is survived by son Lawrence Jr., daughter Charlene Medeiros, brothers Richard and Charles, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.