For Wednesday, November 21, 2012
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 21, 2012
Aliyah Kaleikaumaka Aipoalani
Oct. 24, 2012
Aliyah Kaleikaumaka Aipoalani, 1, of Ewa Beach died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents John Aipoalani Jr. and Shabre Lee Manubag; brothers Jordan and Caleb Aipoalani, and Brayden Manubag; sisters Cayla Aipoalani and Hayley Manubag; grandparents John Sr. and Phyllis Aipoalani, and Vincent Jr. and Rowena "Nani" Manubag; and great-grandparents Lizzie Lopez and Vincent Manubag Sr. Visitation: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Mass: 11 a.m.
Nov. 11, 2012
Genaro "Kenneth" Bonachita, 83, of Hanapepe, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. mill mechanic, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Evelyn R.; sons Michael and Joseph G.; daughters Sharlene Valdez, Kareen Gardner, Debbie Ponting, Beverly Kauahi, Judith L. Carino, Jacquelyn K. Braun and Jessie C. Barretto; sister Blanche Christobal; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lihue. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.
Emeteria Damo Bumanglag
Oct. 23, 2012
Emeteria Damo Bumanglag, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Norberto, Alfredo and Dencio; daughters Esmeralda Esperanza, Benedicta Pascua, Mildred Tomas, Norma Udani and Lina Decierdo; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Cristina Bumanglag Butay
Oct. 27, 2012
Cristina Bumanglag Butay, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Pineapple Cannery packer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lapaz, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Gerald, Levi, Rosendo Jr., Edwin, Melito, Philip and Arnold; daughters Zenaida Garcia, Lolita Valdez, Elizabeth Calaro and Evelyn Pascual; 39 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Sau Wing Lee Chow
Oct. 31, 2012
Sau Wing Lee Chow, 74, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Sah Kai commune, Chungshan, China. She is survived by son Aaron and brother Kwan Wai Lee. Private services.
Pelagio Coloma Galacgac
Oct. 24, 2012
Pelagio Coloma Galacgac, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Del Monte Fresh Produce truck driver, died in Aiea. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Feliza B.; sons Jose, Jeffrey and David; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday 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.
Nov. 17, 2012
Frank Gampon, 79, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired Kauai County work supervisor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kukuiula Camp, Kauai. He is survived by wife Renee; sons Christopher and Dario; daughter Yukiko "Yuki" Sassone; brothers Euphemiano "Mike," Rico, Benjamin and Joe; sister Josephine; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life at noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Kukuiula Harbor, Kauai. Casual attire.
Rocky A. Hong
Oct. 15, 2012
Rocky A. Hong, 43, of Carol Stream, Ill., died in Carol Stream. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Peter Grammer; daughters Ashley, Roxanne and Jadelyn; brothers Joseph S. III and Peter A.; and sister Marylynn. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ewa Beach Park. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m.; surfers may bring their boards for scattering ceremony. Reception and entertainment to follow. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.
Kenneth Shigeru Ishimoto
Nov. 1, 2012
Kenneth Shigeru Ishimoto, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired doctor of veterinary medicine and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy Y.; daughters Dr. Kathy Anne K. Ishimoto, Patricia Anne R. Chong and Candace Anne F. Hochstein; brother Tsumoru; sisters Kiyoye Sasaki and Misae Kanada; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Wesley Sani Lavata'i
Nov. 15, 2012
Wesley Sani Lavata'i, 58, of Sparks, Nev., a retired Honolulu Federal Fire Department fire inspector, died in Sparks. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Averi; brothers Sam, Herman, Ray and Phil Te'o; sisters Nona and Kepa; and eight grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date in Hawaii. No flowers.
Nov. 8, 2012
Toshiko "Elsie" Makida, 83, of Hilo, a retired housekeeper at the former Hilo Lagoon Hotel, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Napoopoo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Gordon, daughter Kelly Wilson, brothers George T. and Kunitoshi Omori, sisters Mie Saito and Emiko Sakagawa, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Adelaida Fuerte Manuel
Oct. 31, 2012
Adelaida Fuerte Manuel, 92, of Waipahu died in Aiea. She was born in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Rolando "Roland," daughter Nellie Malabed, brother Sofronio "Ponyong" Fuerte, sisters Florenda "Floring" Gutierrez and Esther Marcon, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.
Joseph Paul Matuga
Oct. 25, 2012
Joseph Paul Matuga, 61, of Waialua, an Aliamanu Middle School teacher, died in Waialua. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Pamela M., brother Richard, sisters Joan M. Kondratick and Barbara M. Houston, hanai brother Kenneth Marston and hanai sisters Tracy Lampley and Cindy Orlando. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Three Tables Bay, North Shore. Casual attire. Loose flowers and lei welcome.
Nancy Dang Miguel
Nov. 7, 2012
Nancy Dang Miguel, 98, of Kula, Maui, a retired Kula Lodge kitchen helper, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Herman, Edward "Baker" and Henry; daughters Madeline Razo and Winifred "Choo Choo" Miyahira; brother John Kanahuna; 17 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow in the lounge. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Arlene Jo Kuaana Miller
Nov. 13, 2012
Arlene Jo Kuaana Miller, 79, of Makawao, Maui, died at home. She was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. She is survived by sons Ronald M. and Jack M. Kuaana, and John DeCoite; daughters Sandra Carmichael, Rhonda Kuaana-Springer, Lorene L. Kuaana-Alexander and Tammy K. Kuaana-Campos; 20 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Carolyn Yaeko Murashige
Nov. 7, 2012
Carolyn Yaeko Murashige, 93, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roy and Kenneth, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gordon McKinley Nelson
Oct. 26, 2012
Gordon McKinley Nelson, 68, of Kaneohe, an information technology specialist and a Navy retiree, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn, sons Michael M. and Paul M., stepson Scott K. Ellis and brother Selester Valentine. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Catherine Fumiko Nihei
Nov. 6, 2012
Catherine Fumiko Nihei, 95, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by daughter Janice Horylev, brother Norman M. Saito and sisters Jane H. Tanji and Bernice Y. Masuda. Private services.
Nov. 1, 2012
Kazuo "Slim" Okada, 91, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Edwin A. and James J., brother Toichi and a sister. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Sharon Asako Shigemoto
Nov. 11, 2012
Sharon Asako Shigemoto, 69, of Ewa Beach, a retired City Mill Inc. purchasing agent, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lloyd, son Guy, daughter Robin, brothers Brian and Craig Fukunaga, and sister Colleen Causey. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 91-387 Ewa Beach Road. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Mildred Masako Togami
Sept. 27, 2012
Mildred Masako Togami, 81, of Kaneohe died in Oregon City, Ore. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Dean, March and Trent; daughter Linda Couch; brothers Wallace, Ronald and Dennis Shiroma; sisters Jade S. Lonno, Jean Profumo and Daniel Tahara; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m.
Beau Kamaki Kekuluokalani Waltjen
Nov. 12, 2012
Beau Kamaki Kekuluokalani Waltjen, 17, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Thomas; mother Rae Lynne; sisters Tara Cruz, Rannette Hao, and Chelsea, Megan and Tommi Waltjen; and grandparents Lorenzo and Toni Agpawa, and Patricia Iwamoto. Visitation: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hilo New Hope Church. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.
Olinda Waina‘ala White Zablan
Oct. 29, 2012
Olinda Waina‘ala White Zablan, 72, of Las Vegas, a Hawaii state retiree, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gino R.; son Lewis P. Lindsey; daughters Charlyne Taito, Shirelyne, Terrilyne, Jacquelyne and Joclyne Lindsey, Darlyne Doo, and Gina Zablan; hanai daughter Kehaulani; sister Laverne Catao; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.