For Wednesday, October 31, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 31, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 12:30 p.m. HST, Oct 31, 2012
Rely Aranda Acedera
Oct. 10, 2012
Rely Aranda Acedera, 59, of Waipahu, a retired laborer with Laborers International Union of North America, Local 368, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Arsenia C., son Ray, daughter Arlene Gambol, mother Severa and brothers Alfredo and Romeo. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Hawiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Robert Clement Aona
Oct. 27, 2012
Robert Clement Aona, 91, of Honolulu, an Army retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert W.H.; daughters Charlotte and Yvonne Aona and Naomi Eck; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Manoa Ward, 1560 S. Beretania St. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
James K. Aweau
Oct. 16, 2012
James K. Aweau, also known as "Jimmy" and "Biggie," 78, of Waianae, a retired Pacific Construction heavy equipment operator and fisherman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Blossom; sons Kimo Miranda and Jeffrey and Scott Aweau; daughters Laurie Nii and Beth Aweau; brothers Rawlins "Tako" and Arthur; sisters Alice Flores, Audrey Loo, Shirley Camara and Gloria "Tootsie" Agres; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahaluu Key Project, 47-200 Waihee Road. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Helen Emiko Ejercito
Oct. 8, 2012
Helen Emiko Ejercito, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Ala Wai Elementary School teacher, died in San Jose, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rush and Dexter; daughters Roxanne Pada, Amy Ejercito and Rowena Char; brothers George and Richard Miyake; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Florentina Bernardo Fiesta
Oct. 18, 2012
Florentina Bernardo Fiesta, 85, of Waipahu died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Honorio, Alfredo, Benjamin, Victorino and Nestor Pascua and Aurelio B. Fiesta Jr.; daughters Monica Acosta, Solinda Fiesta, Josefina Agustine and Divina Ulep; 33 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visit- ation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Earl Kaulaenamoku Kakalia Sr.
Oct. 24, 2012
Earl Kaulaenamoku Kakalia Sr., 84, of Waimea, Hawaii, a boilerman engineer at the Queen's Medical Center and an Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha Bright-Kakalia, sons Earl Jr. and Timothy, daughters Marsha Kakalia-Ireijo and Minnie Spinney, brother Charles, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Kahilu Town Hall, Waimea. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Kenton M. Kuwada
Oct. 19, 2012
Kenton M. Kuwada, 52, of Waialua died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Gordon Y., stepmother Evelyn T., mother Janet Y., brothers Robert S. and Richard M., sister Candace T. Teruya and grandmother Shizuko. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Oct. 22, 2012
Steward Little, also known as Henry Ah Fong Mokiao, 82, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by brother Walter Mokiao and sisters Mildred Ahing, Lily Kihano, Evelyn Naeole, Maryanne Nelson and Lorraine Lee. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hoolehua Veterans Cemetery.
Adela Aquino Llena
Oct. 17, 2012
Adela Aquino "Adeling" Llena, 81, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in San Fabian, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Pedro A. and Artemio A., daughters Lucia A. and Angela A., and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Michael Anthony Miguel
Oct. 25, 2012
Michael Anthony Miguel, 51, of Honolulu, a construction laborer, fisherman and Marine Corps veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by father Alexander; stepmother Patricia; mother Paustina Wong; brothers Rudy, Arnold, Scott and Kevin; and sisters Maryann Stroller, Sabrina Miguel, Giesele Friedfel, Michele Moquet and Diana Guy. Private services.
Miles Teruo Nakanishi
Oct. 21, 2012
Miles Teruo Nakanishi, 61, of Hilo, a retired Hilo High School counselor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Denise; son Chad; daughters Denise Andre, Robin Yardley, Mealoha Kraus, and Kealohanui and Mililani Browning; hanai sons Franklin Johnson Jr., Adam Bonham and James Lazo; mother Mildred; brothers Wayne and Dean; sisters Ann Monson and Ellen Oshiro; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Wainaku Executive Center. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.
Oct. 14, 2012
Felix Ngiralmau, 44, of Honolulu, a Pacific Jobbers auto parts warehouseman, died at home. He was born in Palau. He is survived by wife Siatumotu; sons Khendrick-Paul, Kaleb and Kingston; daughters Khendra, Carolina and Kinciana; brothers Ngircheungel Ngirngeschei and Marcello Brel; sisters Kinciana Ngiraliliid and Daria Meteochol; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Helen Aoyama Orbase
Oct. 12, 2012
Helen Aoyama Orbase, 90, of Waipahu, a housekeeper, died in Waipahu. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by son Dean, daughters Shirley and Barbara Liu, eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Omega Lani Reyes
Oct. 27, 2012
Omega Lani Reyes, 64, of Kahului, a Roberts Hawaii bus driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Lynne K.; sons Elgin and Elroy; daughter Elecia Reyes-Betts; hanai son Kealiikoa Nalu-Reyes; brothers Eddie Delos Reyes, Jocinto Johnson, and Ernest, Kaimi, Conrad and Edison Reyes; sisters Viola "Loke" Kaiama, Frances Lohoy-Franco, Irene Ahuna, Noreen Kaalakahi and Loalee Reyes; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Oct. 25, 2012
Gregg Stoyer, 63, of Kaneohe, a carpenter and craftsman, died in Kailua. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Sue McBride, hanai daughters Casey Reed and Kori Smith, sister Sheila Wingfield and two hanai grandchildren. Services and celebration of life: 4 p.m. Monday at Kaneohe Yacht Club.
Oct. 27, 2012
Noriko Tadokoro, 78, of Kailua-Kona, a Realtor at Kent Nakashima and Associates Realtors and an acupuncturist, died in Kona Communtiy Hospital. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by husband Koichi, brother Masahira Taniwa and sister Ikuko Goto. Visitation: noon Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 21, 2012
Jiro Taira, 91, of Honolulu, a a retired baker at Liberty Bakery, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Katsuko, son Tracy K., daughters Kathleen K. Kawahara and Lucille M. Imamura, brothers Robert and Richard, and sisters Jane Inukai and Helen Taira. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.
Sept. 10, 2012
Misao Yoshikawa, 83, of Waimanalo, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by sons Robert, Keith, Rodney and Jay; sister Hanako Sawabe; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.