For Wednesday, December 5, 2012
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Dec 5, 2012
Douglas Mario Alfiler
Oct. 19, 2012
Douglas Mario "Doug" Alfiler, 61, of Camas and Spanaway, Wash., owner of Hawaiian Express in Camas and former employee at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and United Airlines Flight Kitchen in Portland, Ore., died at home in Spanaway. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ryan; daughters Kim Gerlack and Tiana Mayachar; mother Mary Y.; brothers Mariano Jr. and Harold; sisters Eleanor Gonsalves, Vickie Jonet and Bessie Alfiler; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Alfilers' residence in Paauilo, Hawaii. Casual attire. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.
Tiuli Manu Samoa Amituanai-Tiuli
Nov. 21, 2012
Tiuli Manu Samoa Amituanai-Tiuli, infant son of Tiuli S. Tiuli and Heather Amituanai of Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Talosaga and Tuia'ana Tiuli, grandparents Sitaua Noka and Tailoto Amituanai, and great-grandparent Aotoa F. Malepeai. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waipahu. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.
Eufrocina Domingo Aquino
Nov. 11, 2012
Eufrocina Domingo "Sinang" Aquino, 89, of Ewa died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Gerardito, Tranquilino, Wilfred, Guillermo and Jaimie; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Melba Yagin Fontanilla
Nov. 30, 2012
Melba Yagin Fontanilla, 47, of Kihei, Maui, a former First Hawaiian Bank customer consultant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Marik, daughters Ashley Fernandez and Shelby Fontanilla, parents Rudy and Segundina Yagin, brother Melvin Yagin, sisters Marilyn Martin and Amelia Greenidge, grandparent Felix Yagin and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Daniel S. Genegabuas
Nov. 26, 2012
Daniel S. "Danny" Genegabuas, 76, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Army first sergeant, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Diane A.; sons Jason and Harley Genegabuas, and Keith Alejo; daughters Gigi Genegabuas and Janine Kinimaka; brothers Ernest and Albert; sister Elsie Pflum; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Saturday at Kauai Veterans Pavilion, Hanapepe, Kauai. Services: 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow.
Bert Takeshi Higa
Nov. 6, 2012
Bert Takeshi Higa, 64, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Star-Advertiser supervising night pressman, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice, son Chad M. and sister Gladys. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Marilyn J. Keoho
Oct. 27, 2012
Marilyn J. Keoho, 68, of Kapaa, Kauai, died. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Edward K. Sr.; son Edward Jr.; daughters Malia Ho‘okano, Leilani Keoho and Leimomi Niitani; brother Robert Gomez; sisters Lauren Lui-Kwan, Donna Gomez-Powers and Ema Furfaro; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Center. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 4, 2012
Yayoe "Hilda" Kitashima, 94, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Elementary School cafeteria worker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Shigeru, son Wayne S., daughter Joyce S. Asato, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Lino Irineo Magaoay
Oct. 20, 2012
Lino Irineo Magaoay, 90, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Plantation mechanic, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia; sons Victor, Larry and Kamana; daughters Segundina, Cris, Esther and Kainoa; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Margaret M. McCall
Nov. 9, 2012
Margaret M. McCall, 88, of Ewa Beach, an executive secretary in construction, died at home. She was born in Morrill Township, Minn. She is survived by husband Robert J.; sons John, Thomas and Robert H.; daughter Elizabeth; brothers Joseph and August Preusser; sisters Catherine Euteneur and Innocent Preusser; and three grandchildren. Services pending. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Winston Seiji Miyahira
Nov. 26, 2012
Winston Seiji Miyahira, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Maui County liquor control director, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons Dale and Michael; daughter Sheryl Nicholson; brothers Harrison, Willard and Wilfred; sisters Haruno Tamashiro, Eleanor Arakawa and Thelma Oshiro; and a grandchild. Private services.
Clyde Ryoji Okamoto
Nov. 27, 2012
Clyde Ryoji Okamoto, 64, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired proprietor of Hoonanea Farms in Pahoa, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Naha, Okinawa. He is survived by wife Nora; son Kyle; daughters Kimberly Enanoria, Tracy Terlep and Leanne Okamoto; brothers Calvin "Moe," Carl and Cary; sisters Carol Uhl and Cindy O'callaghan; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 3 p.m. Burial at noon Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.
Esther Hatsuko Sakurai
Nov. 18, 2012
Esther Hatsuko Sakurai, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel Surf Room hostess and Flamingo-Royal Lanai waitress, died. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Leonard and Glenn Victorino, stepson Stephen, stepdaughter Sandra Belesky, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Winifred K. Santiago
Nov. 25, 2012
Winifred K. Santiago, 68, of Honolulu died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Frederick H.; son Shannon; daughters Leona Santiago-Stephens, Miulene Pilanca, Brandy Lagon, Shao-lin Kusaka and Kourtney Santiago; brother Sanford Kuala; sisters Elizabeth Chew, Roberta Akina and Audrey Siangco; and 16 grandchildren. No services. No flowers.
Ralph M. Shiyama
Nov. 28, 2012
Ralph M. Shiyama, 81, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a former City and County of Honolulu building inspector, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn, sons Benjie and Kel, daughters Julie Kuboyama and Connie Nickerson, sister Flora Murakami and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2629 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Services: 2 p.m. No flowers.
Louise Leilani Stevens
Nov. 10, 2012
Louise Leilani Stevens, 73, of Hilo, a homemaker and a former Army nurse, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Randy and Mark, brothers Michael John and Samuel John, sister Lorraine Medeiros and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Dr. David Lyle Stokesbary
Dec. 1, 2012
Dr. David Lyle Stokesbary, 72, of Waimea, Hawaii, formerly of South Laguna Beach, Calif., a researcher, orthopedic surgeon and an Army major who served in the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Ferndale, Wash. He is survived by wife Kailin, son Tai, daughters Mei-jen and Jen-ai, and brothers Burt and Jon. Graveside services at noon Wednesday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.
Brian David Sugimoto
Nov. 25, 2012
Brian David Sugimoto, 61, of Honolulu, an attorney and retired reserve officer at the Honolulu Police Department, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharon P.; sons Jason K. Wong and Tod D. Sugimoto; daughters Malia R. Kamauu, and Kara S. and Dallas B. Sugimoto; father David S.; mother Beatrice K.; sister Susan D. Yoza; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Dennis S.Y. Yee
Nov. 19, 2012
Dennis S.Y. Yee, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tomi L.; son Brian; daughters Michelle Castillo and Jennifer and Jaime Yee; mother Beatrice; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha and casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.