For Sunday, March 17, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Mar 17, 2013
Herbert Hideo Awazu
March 4, 2013
Herbert Hideo Awazu, 72, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. chief generator operator and Laupahoehoe School custodian, died at home. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Charles and Paul, and sisters Eiko Fujino and Mae Mayhall. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Florendo Andrada Badua
Jan. 31, 2013
Florendo Andrada Badua, 85, of Las Vegas, a retired state Department of Transportation civil engineer and an Army veteran, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by sister Ella Bonnell. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
John Tamatoa Baker
March 10, 2013
John Tamatoa Baker, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired naval shipyard sheet metal worker and an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Tamatoa and John A., daughters Luana and Roxanne, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
March 12, 2013
Harry Boranian, 90, of Lihue, an Army veteran who served in World War II, a Pearl Harbor machinist and city director of civil service during the Frank Fasi administration, died at home. He was born in Providence, R.I. He is survived by wife June M., sons Victor and Harry Jr. "Skip," daughters Paula Rudinoff and Eve Boranian, brothers Dickran and Ara, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. April 10 at St. Michael and All Angel's Episcopal Church, Lihue. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 4364 Hardy St., Lihue, HI 96766, or Kauai Hospice, 4457 Pahee St., Lihue, HI 96766.
Avelina Balanay Butac
Feb. 23, 2013
Avelina Balanay Butac, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Philip and Francisco; daughters Leona Corpuz, Josefina Rosario, Crisanta Ibacarra, Trefilia Diza and Juanita Ramos; 27 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Church, 229 Queen Emma Square. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
James Hikaru Hinomiya
Feb. 20, 2013
James Hikaru Hinomiya, 70, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired school bus driver, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Charlotte "Amoo" Lewi-Hinomiya; daughter Marlo; stepdaughter Tanya DeCoito; hanai sons Kelcey Bungula and Christian Akiona; hanai daughters Traci Bungula and Destiny and Kuulei Akiona; and sisters Harriette Rompon, Mae Tahara, Adeline Sakamoto, Violet Gomes and Sharon Moromisato. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Richard Dureg Jamorabon
March 4, 2013
Richard Dureg Jamorabon, 63, of Hanapepe, Kauai, a Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa steward, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nenita M.; son Reynold; daughters Cristina Simpliciano, Shiela Garcia and Shanelle R. Jamorabon; brothers Dominador, Julian and Alfred; sisters Antonia Butac, Margarita Pasion, Romana Castillo and Ofelia Galicinao; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Aaron John Kamalii
March 5, 2013
Aaron John Kamalii, 54, of Wailuku, an operations staff member at Kamehameha Schools' Maui campus, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Shirley Garaganza; sons Adrian and Elliott Kamalii, Adam, Nathaniel and Jacob Garaganza, and Brandon Arellano; brother Edward; sisters Sharon Kamalii and Karen Renken; and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at OlaNui! Baptist Church, 760 Halekauwila St., Honolulu. Services: 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Friday at Makena Landing, Maui.
Beatrice Pualani Kepani Kekahuna
March 6, 2013
Beatrice Pualani Kepani Kekahuna, 80, of Honopou, Maui, a Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. bus driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Boniface Jr. and Sanford Kekahuna, and Doni Poouahi; daughters Colette Baisa and Ranette Bee; hanai daughters Kayle Matsushima, Zar Kahakauwila and Terrylyn Yap; sister Virginia Amaral; 23 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honopou Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Joseph Kalahoano Liftee
March 8, 2013
Joseph Kalahoano Liftee, 77, of Honolulu, a construction employee, delivery salesman and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joseph K., Ronald L., Harold K., Darrell M. and Wayne L. Liftee, and Stanley and Larry Oshiro; daughters Phyllis P. Liftee-Asato, Sachi Katsutani, Janice King, Annie and Judy Oshiro, and Ruthie Valdez; brothers John and Robert; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Feb. 27, 2013
Dennis "Danny Boy" Lleces, 63, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. pipe fitter and an Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dennis Jr. and Daniel L.K.; daughter Dawn A.; brother Lee Michael; sisters Veronica Lleces, Donata Barbour, Lorna Brumbaugh and Bernadette Julian; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Lei preferred.
Agripina Cayabyab Manongdo
Feb. 12, 2013
Agripina Cayabyab Manongdo, 92, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Santa Barbara, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Romulo, Modesto, Antonio and Tito; daughters Teofila M. Dioquino, Dominga Gatdula and Gloria Lorezco; 35 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jack Melvin Maxfield
Feb. 19, 2013
Jack Melvin Maxfield, 80, of Waianae, a retired owner of the Appliance Place and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Spokane, Wash. He is survived by hanai daughter Deidre M. Sofa, eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Janet Miyuki Nomura
March 4, 2013
Janet Miyuki Nomura, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Walrich Drug Store cashier, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Olokele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Edmund and Ken, sisters Florence Leandro and Lillian Soong, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m.
Betty Hatsumi Oki
March 10, 2013
Betty Hatsumi Oki, 87, of Wailuku, a Kula San licensed practical nurse, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Fumio, brother Raymond Iwamoto and sisters Sue Ikeuchi and Kathleen Harada. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann Church, Waihee, Maui. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Henry G. Pascual
March 13, 2013
Henry G. Pascual, 67, of Wahiawa, an Aiea Bowl mechanic, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Brenda S., sons Daniel P. and Laurence J., brothers Tom and Domi G., sisters Nita Ladon-Ito and Carol Kuni, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Kealiiokamalu Church, 66-362 Haleiwa Road. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Robert James Rivers
Feb. 27, 2013
Robert James Rivers, 46, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. He was born in Green Bay, Wis. He is survived by mother Shirley J.; brothers Fredrick D. Jr., Alan R., Gary L. and Adam T.; and sisters Victoria E. Piva and Katherine Rilveria. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Services: 7 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Helen Lahela Stone
March 4, 2013
Helen Lahela "Tutu" Stone, 90, of Kailua, a retired bartender and child care provider, died in Kailua Hospice Care Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph R.K., Henry C., Isaac S., Adam P. and Allan Lui; daughter Violet Lui-Frank; brother Earl K. Simerson; sister Anita Denning; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, Nuuanu. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
Ethel Masayo Watai
March 3, 2013
Ethel Masayo Watai, 90, of Kailua, a Tropic Fish and Vegetable Center retiree, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David F., Stanley T. and Michael M.; sister Lillian S. Iwasa; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services at noon.