For Sunday, January 6, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 6, 2013
Verna Maria Almadova
Dec. 17, 2012
Verna Maria "Nana" Almadova, 85, of Honolulu, a retired telephone operator, died in St. Francis Hospice, Nuuanu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Robert M. Cunningham; stepsons Bendale and Bryan; daughters Marcia Baptist and Becky and Marlene Almadova; stepdaughter Brenda; sisters Myrtle Silva and Nancy Hall; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life:10 a.m. Saturday at Queen's Surf, across from Kapiolani Park bandstand. Loose flowers and lei welcome.
Joe Tokio Asai
Jan. 3, 2013
Joe Tokio Asai, 92, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar Co. and Kohala Nursery employee, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a Hawaii Army National Guard retiree, died in NorthHawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Earl and Alvin, daughter Jocelyn Tengan, brother Scott, sisters Fumiko Matsumoto and Shizue Tatsuta, and two grandchildren. Visitation:2 p.m. Friday at Kohala Jodo Mission in Kapaau. Services:3 p.m. Casual attire.
Leilani Ann Martin Cabe
Jan. 2, 2013
Leilani Ann Martin Cabe, 49, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Munich, Germany. She is survived by son Joshua J. Cabe, mother Mary C.P. Martin, brothers Thomas C. and James K. Martin, and sisters Lucy Y. Gunning and Alicemae H. Martin. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Waipahu Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 94-107 Hula St., Waipahu. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Faustino Caberto Dagdag Sr.
Dec. 15, 2012
Faustino Caberto Dagdag Sr., 87, of Mililani, a Foremost Dairies mechanic, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Santa Maria, Philippines. He is survived by sons Faustino Jr., Edwin and Melvin; daughter Julie Ann; and two grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:9:45 a.m. Burial:noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorial-parkmortuary.com.
Rosanne S. Fukuda
Dec. 24, 2012
Rosanne S. Fukuda, 61, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Keichi; brothers Alvin, Patrick and Vernon; and sister Laura Takahashi. Private services.
Mary Lou Grondin
Dec. 28, 2012
Mary Lou Grondin, 58, of Hauula, a Tripler ArmyMedical Center operating room nurse and an employee of Vaca Vacation Rentals in Waikiki, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Texas. She is survived by husband Michael, stepsons Michael C. and Paul S., hanai son Friskey, parents Peter and Guada-lupe Vaca, brothers Roberto and Manuel Munoz, and sister Josephine Orozco. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Operation Smile.
Jan. 1, 2013
Madeline "Hope" Holiona, 86, of Kailua died in Kaneohe. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Koa, daughters Faith Bode and Hope Reed, 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Church in Kaneohe. Mass:10 a.m.
Jamie Mitsuyuki Hozaki
Dec. 28, 2012
Jamie Mitsuyuki Hozaki, 61, of Kahului, a manager at Longs Drugs in Kihei, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by mother Kimie; companion Stephanie Nagai; and brothers Clyde, Karl and Brian. Visitation: 3 p.m. Jan. 13 at Kahului Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m.
Darlene S. Iokepa
Dec. 23, 2012
Darlene S. Iokepa, 69, of Honolulu, a Tri-Comm Hawaii business owner, died in Maryland. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Albert Jr., Donald and Robert; daughters Karen Rodrigues and Lee Anne Manley; sisters Donna Smith, Dianne Keale and Dolly Cole; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Section K. Aloha attire.
Maurice Albert Johnson Jr.
Jan. 2, 2013
Maurice Albert Johnson Jr., 89, of Honolulu, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Mesa, Ariz. He is survived by wife Joan M.; son John O.; daughters JamiJ. Schwartz, Kathy A. Anderson and Michelle M. Preuss; sister Patti Bieck; 20 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Thursday at Kahala Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4847 Kilauea Ave., Honolulu. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. atNational Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to woundedwarriorproject.org. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.
Lori Michele Johnston
Nov. 29, 2012
Lori Michele Johnston, 57, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Walter D. Jr.; son Chad K. Johnston-Medeiros; daughter TawneyM.; brothers George "Buddy," Michael "Mikey," Joseph "Big Joe" and Louie Medeiros; and sister Valerie Medeiros. Visitation:4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services:5 p.m.
Dec. 28, 2012
HenryKahsen, 67, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired steel worker for UNR Levitt and an Army veteran, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Cynthia M. Hockey; sons Rob and Henry E.; daughters Rachel and Heather; brothers Charles Bruining, James McVey, and Jerry and Lawrence Kahsen; sisters Pat Curran and Margaret Sweet; and five grandchildren. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii FuneralHome. Services:11 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery 2.
Dec. 11, 2012
Melvyn "Mel" Leiato, 61, of Kailua, a retired service technician with Army Hawaii Family Housing/Island Palm Communities-Schofield and an Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center.He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Johanna, stepson Brian Decosta, father Vaa, mother Leone, brother Clifford "Kika" and sister Sailau Jensen. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church in Kailua. Mass:11 a.m. Inurnment:10:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at National Memorial Cemetery of thePacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Dec. 18, 2012
Wai Yiu Ma, 77, of Honolulu, a restaurant owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Ching K.; sons Alex, George, Frank, Milton and Scott; daughtersSusanna, Aileen, Pancy and Judy; sisters JanNg and Pul Yiu Ko; and seven grandchildren. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at BorthwickMortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at HawaiianMemorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences:www.borthwickoahu.com.
Benny Agcaoili Maltezo
Dec. 22, 2012
Benny Agcaoili Maltezo, 54, of Keaau, Hawaii, a Floral Resources nursery worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines.He is survived by wife Marybel, sons Earl and Derick, brothers Bonifacio Jr. and Elisio, and sisters Larida Gamiao and Esther Vidad. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Mass:10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section.
Peter Martin Jr.
Dec. 30, 2012
Peter Martin Jr., 74, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor, Department of the Navy pipefitter and Army National Guard veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ann, sonShaun, daughter Andrea Stephenson and brother James. Visitation:10:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Private burial. Casual/aloha attire.
Henry Takaji Matsuo
Dec. 5, 2012
Henry Takaji "Froggy" Matsuo, 83, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. He was born in Honouliuli. He is survived by daughters Lynne Chang and Mae Braceros; sisters Edith Saito, Mildred and Helen Harada, and Esther Takara; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Jan. 3, 2013
Norman Nagao Morioka, 82, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. journeyman heavy-equipment mechanic, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughters Debra Ann N. and SandiL. Visitation:10 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Maui MemorialPark.
Dec. 8, 2012
Yukie Nakasu, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Shige Nakasu Contracting office manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kunia. She is survived by daughters Patricia Park and Nadine Kurihara-Nakasu, brothers George M. and Thomas T. Takahara, sister Mabel Tsutomi and three grandchildren. Private services.
Gloria Castro Nicolas
Dec. 3, 2012
Gloria Castro Nicolas, 74, of Kapolei, a Navy Exchange supervisor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Cavite City, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Nanette C. and Michelene C., and brother Antonio Castro. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:9:30 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Dec. 26, 2012
Bunith Ros, 33, of Honolulu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Thailand. He is survived by brother Bunnat; and sisters Rany Ros Perry, Rina Hood, and Len and Reath Ros. Services to be held in Vancouver, Wash.
Wilmette Kuualoha Kwai-Ling Soon
Dec. 29, 2012
Wilmette Kuualoha Kwai-Ling "Mamie" Soon, 63, of Honolulu, a self-employed businesswoman, died at home.She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Mary U.; brothers William Jr., Charles, Andrew, John and Phillip; and sisters Wilma Meyer and Germaine Szewczyk. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lanakila Ward. Services:11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Miriam Pelina Hulama Sordillia
Dec. 29, 2012
Miriam Pelina Hulama "Lina" Sordillia, 77, of Hilo, a retired Hilo HawaiianHotel and former HukilauHotel employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons John and Lambert Nalimu; daughtersSherry Bass, Nadine Taylor, Eunice Bagorio, Nadiline Frendo, and Laura and Lorna Sordillia; hanai son Alex Candelario; hanai daughter Mary Delos Santos; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Thursday at mortuary. Services:9 a.m. Burial:noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Patricia Ikuyo Takamura
Dec. 17, 2012
Patricia Ikuyo Takamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department office clerk, died in KuakiniMedical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Mutsumi Ishizaki and Priscilla Sadanaga. Private services.
Carolyn Sachiko Tamasaka
Dec. 16, 2012
Carolyn Sachiko Tamasaka, 66, of Kaneohe, a self-employed cosmetologist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ralph, son Paul, daughters Lisa Fee and Lori Tamasaka, father Glenn Muramoto, sisters Janice Harvey and Lynn Tso, and three grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at HawaiianMemorial ParkMortuary. Services:7 p.m. Inurnment:10 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery. Online condolences:www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.