For Wednesday, January 9, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jan 9, 2013
Alfred A. Amante
Nov. 29, 2012
Alfred A. "Big Al" Amante, 87, of Oregon, formerly of Honolulu, a veteran and head chef for Commanders in Chief of the Pacific, died in Oregon. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sons Reggie and John; daughters Annie Eissler, Bernie Kostick and Melonie Conselva; stepsons Walter, Howard and George Wailehua, and Sonny Ferreira; stepdaughters Marilyn Wailehua Kalua, Anna Chee and Debbie Anoina; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery.
Filemon Lagan Badua
Dec. 25, 2012
Filemon Lagan Badua, 89, of Honolulu, a stevedore longshoreman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lina; sons Frederick, Jeffrey and Lemuel; daughters Roebelinda L. Badua and Laverne Marzan; brothers Federico, Marcelino and Esmenio; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Arthur Edward Collins
Dec. 16, 2012
Arthur Edward Collins, 86, of Honolulu, a Dole Intermediate School custodian, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ellen and son George. Services held.
Barbara Mapuana Enovijas
Jan. 3, 2013
Barbara Mapuana Enovijas, 60, of Kahului, a retired mortgage broker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Wally; sons Casey, Kyle and Sean; brothers Gilbert and Norman Sablas; sisters Mary Fukugawa, Dolores Sato, Lena Marciniack, and Lori and Cynthia Sablas; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Door of Faith Church. Services: 6 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Albert W. Evensen
Dec. 24, 2012
Albert W. Evensen, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired attorney and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Laura, sons Pono and Carl, daughter Mealani, sister Betty Cockett and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to YMCA Camp Erdman, 1441 Pali Highway, Honolulu, HI 96817. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.
Jan. 2, 2013
Shigeru Fujikawa, 92, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Co. secretary, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by sons Gregg and Dean; daughter Nancy Matsukawa; brothers Daniel, Satoru and Takeo; sister Teruko Fujita; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Juanita Kalahau‘oli Gerakas
Dec. 25, 2012
Juanita Kalahau‘oli Gerakas, 84, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Andrew, sons Michael and John, daughter Mary Wellein, sister Edna Lai Hipp and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 4470 Aliikoa St. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Dec. 28, 2012
Kumatsugu "Francis" Ishimura, 100, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Karen Nishimura and Annette Kadoyama; sisters Gladys Imada, Gwen Kageno and Harriet Castro; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Haroldeen Kuuleilani Kaleleiki
Dec. 25, 2012
Haroldeen Kuuleilani Kaleileiki, 74, of Lahaina, a Betty Mu'u clothing model and professional hula dancer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Sam, sons Tamalani and Hinano, daughter Puanani, hanai sons Kalehua Belloto and Michael Pai, hanai daughters Heli Silva-Ducaroy and Uilani Silva-Pai, brother Ralph Sharpe, sisters Yvonne Sharpe and Alexandria Subica, and hanai sisters Carol Kealoha Liftee, Pauline K. Kauwenaole Edwards, Patricia Cockett-Bergin, Leinani Leong, Sista Aganos, Penny Schneider and Barbara Jean Hale. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Waiola Congregational Church, Lahaina. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Dec. 20, 2012
Misako Kawamoto, 99, of Koloa, Kauai, a Prince Kuhio Hotel housekeeper, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Patsy Ihara, Jean Tsuruda, Nancy Koga and Joyce Higashi; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Violet Wai Yuke Leon
Dec. 18, 2012
Violet Wai Yuke Leon, 89, of Honolulu, a Liberty House salesclerk, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Richard and sister Eva Young. Private services.
Sinag N. Leong
Dec. 19, 2012
Sinag N. Leong, 88, of Honolulu, a former Bamboo Window India Imports employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines. She is survived by sons Francis and Steven, daughter Annie Frank, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.
Mark Rommel Mahuna
Dec. 12, 2012
Mark Rommel Mahuna, 59, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Department of Land and Natural Resources law enforcement officer, former security guard for Mauna Lani Resort and NAH Security, former Radon Boats Hawaii boat builder and commercial fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Camilla L., sons Chad and Cody, daughter Moani, mother Leatrice, brother James and sister Nalani Ridenour. Private services. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 761, Kamuela, HI 96743.
Lillian Fumiko Miyasato
Dec. 17, 2012
Lillian Fumiko Miyasato, also known as Lillian Fumiko Carlos and Lillian Fumiko Kaneshiro, 86, of Aiea, a Department of Education teacher's aide, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Halawa. She is survived by sons Glenn, Clyde and Stanley Kaneshiro, and Brian Carlos; daughter Joyce Murray; brother Gordon Miyasato; sisters May Tome and Sally Oya; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Janet Yamashiro Oka
Dec. 13, 2012
Janet Yamashiro Oka, 88, of Honolulu died in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Kevin K., daughters Leila J. Naka and Alberta Taguchi, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Charles A. Plastow
Jan. 2, 2013
Charles A. "Chuck" Plastow, 59, of Honolulu, a painting and wall covering contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Michigan. He is survived by parents Charles J. and Lorraine. Private services.
James Richard Ryan
Dec. 28, 2012
James Richard Ryan, 66, of Waianae, a Navy retiree, died at home. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Susan May A.; sons William-John Weigle, and James R. II, John M., Steven J. and Thomas M. Ryan, and Sean-Michael Ryan-McCulley; daughters Susan-Mary T. Dewater, Anna-Lee S. Apana and Zoe-Catherine Ryan-McCulley; sister Linda Lee; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waianae. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Rosalia Victoria St. Germain
Dec. 18, 2012
Rosalia Victoria St. Germain, 62, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Angelique McCormick-St. Germain and Trina Lopez, hanai daughter Hi‘ilani M. Staken, brothers Thomas and John, sister Sally and five grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 239 Palii St., Mililani. Services: 4 p.m.
Andrew Nobuo Shohara
Jan. 2, 2013
Andrew Nobuo Shohara, 77, of Hilo died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother William H. and sister Sachiko Shohara Carlson. No services.
Vicente Salmo Sol
Dec. 15, 2012
Vicente Salmo Sol, 87 of Naalehu, Hawaii, a Kau Agribusiness employee, died at home. He was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Maximina, son Lawrence, daughter Jacky Keasy and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.
Dec. 8, 2012
Jitsuo Sumida, 89, of Ewa Beach, a Federal Aviation Administration computer technician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by son Carl M., daughter Lynn Sumida Joy, sister Setsumi Fuke, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. 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 Chin and Lynn Tso, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.
Paraluman P. Tundayag
Jan. 5, 2013
Paraluman P. Tundayag, 63, of Kihei, Maui, a Four Seasons Hotel Wailea employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by mother Benita; brothers Benjamin, Julio and Romeo; and sisters Aurora Canosa and Lilia Tundayag. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at King's Cathedral, Kahului. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Dec. 10, 2012
Margaret Watanabe, 83, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired St. Francis Hospital nurse's aide, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Craig and Gary; daughter Carol; sisters Gladys Morisako, Barbara Shimabukuro and Takino Murata; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Additional services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Foster Village Oahu Veterans Center. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Herbert Shizuo Yoshimoto
Dec. 26, 2012
Herbert Shizuo "Yoshi" Yoshimoto, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Community College instructor, died in a private care home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Akiko, son Stephen, daughters Lois Mackintosh and Laine Yoshimoto, brother Larry, sister Edith Kuwamoto, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dec. 30, 2012
Vivian Zane, 87, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and St. Francis Hospital, and former nursing professor at the University of Hawaii, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sisters Genevieve Z. Moudy, Rosalie Z. Spencer and Kathleen Zane. Mass: 6 p.m. Sunday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Morthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, care of St. Francis Healthcare Foundation, 2228 Liliha St. No. 205, Honolulu, HI 96817. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.