For Thursday, February 7, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Feb 7, 2013
Jan. 22, 2013
Martin "Uncle" Alcisto, 83, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died in Pearl City. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Arthur and Patrick; daughters Cindy Kerrigan, Roslyn Albert and Mitch Grieb; brother Larry Amias; sister Connie Suan; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grand- children. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire.
Jan. 27, 2013
George "Coach Duke" Artuyo, 83, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply lead pipe fitter and a retired Coast Guard commissary man first class, died in Veterans Affairs Center for Aging. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Chris D. Wright and George Artuyo Jr., brother Maurice Arrisgado, a grandchild and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Mika Lokahi Ka Hui Maika‘i An‘a Ona Leomele Cabral
Jan. 8, 2013
Mika Lokahi Ka Hui Maika‘i An‘a Ona Leomele Cabral, 29, of Kailua, a heavy equipment operator, died in Kailua. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by fiancee Pumehana Pico; daughters Kaiani, Wailani and Malia; parents Robert and Maria; brothers Koa, Kelii, Maikai, Ola and Kenalu; and sister Liliuokalani. Services at noon Feb. 14 at Flagpole Beach, off Kaapuni Drive, Kailua.
Ruperto R. Daoang
Jan. 28, 2013
Ruperto R. Daoang, 93, of Honolulu, a Kapalama Laborers Union grounds maintenance employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sisters Maria and Claudia. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley of the Temples.
Florence Jane Dias
Jan. 31, 2013
Florence Jane "Flossie" Dias, 69, of Paauilo, Hawaii, an employee at Don's Chinese Kitchen, Kamuela Deli and CC Jon's, died at home. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Raydyn Ines; brothers Johnny, Willy, Herbert, Clarence and George Gomes; sisters Evelyn Costa, Louise Coon, Alice Hollenbeck and Frances Wong; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at Kalopa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.
Violet Louise Hancock
Jan. 23, 2013
Violet Louise Hancock, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired Public Works Center Credit Union manager, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by son Charlie B. Pires, brother George H. Huddy, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices. com.
Kuakapu Kaumaumakapumaiioiaonalani Keohokapu Hewett
Jan. 19, 2013
Kuakapu Kaumaumakapumaiioiaonalani Keohokapu Hewett, 31, of Kaneohe, a former Securitas employee at Windward Mall in Kaneohe, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Desirie K.; daughters Emmalani K., Ku‘ulei H. and Ariel K.; stepson Richard A. Yasuda; stepdaughter Monique K. Yasuda; father Kawaikapuokalani K.; mother Danielle Keohokapu-Valencia; brother Amos Lonokailua-Hewett; sisters ‘Ohelo‘ulaokalani K. Hewett and Kamalehua Keohokapu; hanai sister Welu Bean; and grandparents Alice P.K. Hewett and Matilda Richards. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Robert S. Higgins
Jan. 25, 2013
Robert S. Higgins, 58, of Paia, Maui, an <b$> Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Roberta; sons Steven, Christopher and Kevin; brothers Thomas and Joseph; sisters Carol Kaaloa and Janet Freitas; and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. Feb. 15 at St. Anthony Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
James Iwata Jr.
Jan. 10, 2013
James Iwata Jr., 70, of Kaneohe, an Alakona Corp. general superintendent, died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife May K.; sons Guy and Carey; daughters Trisha Oshiro, Kimberly Gibbons and Melissa Lam; brothers Ronald Y. and Roy T.; sisters Lita S. Oshima and Jennie-Lee A. Andrade; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Francis Kalei Laimana
Jan. 27, 2013
Francis Kalei Laimana, 78, of Waimanalo, a Greyhound bus driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Francis Jr., Makia, Harry and Benjamin Laimana, and Michael Fink; daughters Myra Ioane, Brenda Ann Laimana, Faylynn Karratti, Imogene Demola, Rose Obedo and Laurie Ann Lozano; brothers Robert and Albert Laimana, William Kaluna and Abraham Kauwe; sister Agnes Oliveira; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Feb. 14 at St. George Catholic Church. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Herbert K.C. Leong
Jan. 17, 2013
Herbert K.C. Leong, 82, of Honolulu, a retired naval shipyard warehouseman and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Henry M.H. and sisters Koon Lin Pang and Dorothy Ching. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 1 p.m. at Manoa Chinese Cemetery. Flowers welcome.
Jan. 29, 2013
Edward "Waldo" Martinez, 89, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired manager at the former Hawaii Armor Oil Co., a mechanic at the former HT&T and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ronald Christoph; daughters Dolores Oliveira, Loretta Naboa, Corianne Remeliik, Ella Lopez and Cornelia and Tanya Christoph; brothers George Martins and Ronald and Dennis Martinez; sisters Margie Donato and Alice Vares; 17 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Coralynn Vizcarra Mua‘e
Jan. 22, 2013
Coralynn Vizcarra Mua‘e, 41, of Honolulu, a Safeway deli manager, died. She was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Iakopo L., son David "Kawika," daughter Leah, brother Steven Domingo, sister Christina V. Domingo and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Service: noon. Updated service information for an obituary published Tuesday.
Jan. 29, 2013
Necomides Pedronan, 86, of Lihue, a retired Lihue Plantation laborer, died in Garden Isle Health Care. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by brothers Marcello and Flor; and sisters Nives Soriano, Helen Pedronan and Susan Andrade. Visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Helen E. Piper
Jan. 21, 2013
Helen E. Piper, 89, of Kailua, a bookkeeper, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by son Mike Cunningham. Scattering of ashes: 4 p.m. Friday at Kailua Beach Park pavilion. Casual attire. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Sunday.
Earlden Anthony Rickard
Jan. 20, 2013
Earlden Anthony Rickard, 58, of Honolulu, an auto mechanic, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brother Edmund S. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Online condolences: borthwickoahu. com.
Jan. 13, 2013
Hidesuke "Bud" Uyenoyama, 97, of Kahului, a retired Maui County Department of Social Services and Housing administrator, died in Kahului. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by son Glen N., daughter Fay A. de Neeve, brothers Hidehiko "Jerry" and Howard R., sister Tomoko Hisamoto, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Jan. 10, 2013
Takaji "Joe" Yamaoka, 90, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shigeko, son Clifford, daughter Suzanne Mishima, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.