For Tuesday, April 23, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Apr 23, 2013
Edith Jonise Abraham
April 8, 2013
Edith Jonise Abraham, 62, of Kosrae, Micronesia, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kosrae. She is survived by husband the Rev. Jonise, son Oliver Allbert, daughters Rosie Dwight and Minnie-Elitcher Lucian Sigrah, sisters Enit Yoshiaru and Notwe B. Jesse, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m.
Howard Warren Butler
April 4, 2013
Howard Warren Butler, 75, of Hilo, a retired Army medic, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by sons Ernie Mooney, Howard Beates and John Butler; daughters Leilani Mooney, Winona Beates and Wainani Lee; and 16 grandchildren. Committal services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Claro R. Capili Sr.
April 12, 2013
Claro R. Capili Sr., 90, of Kahului, a former Maui County managing director, died at home. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Maxima B., sons Claro Jr. and James, daughter Patricia A., hanai son Steven Suyat, hanai daughter Janice Kikukawa, five grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Church, Kahului. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Louis DeRego Cypriano
April 13, 2013
Louis DeRego "Papa Louie" Cypriano, 97, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a retired Honokaa Sugar Plantation Co. supervisor, died at home. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Wendell, Stanley and Dwayne; daughter Edna Gomes; brother Eugene; sisters Katherine Braga and Roseline DeRego; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Urn burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.
Donald Ervin DeTray
April 5, 2013
Donald Ervin DeTray, 95, of Hilo, a U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinarian, died at home. He was born in Napoleon, Ohio. He is survived by sons Dennis de Tray and Stephen DeTray, brother Norman, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes held.
Erin Anne McNally Dodds Harding
March 16, 2013
Erin Anne McNally Dodds Harding, 56, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Everett, Wash. She is survived by stepdaughter Christy Ahles; hanai daughter Malia Gardella; brothers Peter and Patrick McNally, and Steve Pantell; and sister Sue Abbott. Private services.
Jeremiah John Hatzenbuhler
April 18, 2013
Jeremiah John Hatzenbuhler, 39, of Bismarck, N.D., formerly of Waialua, a Dan's Super Market assistant manager in Bismarck, died in Bismarck. He was born in Mandan, N.D. He is survived by parents Arnold and Donna, brother Steven, sister Tara and grandparents Anton A. and Helen Hatzenbuhler, and Vera Helferich. Services on the mainland. Online condolences: dawiseperry.com.
Chad Kolomona Ulei Kapu
March 27, 2013
Chad Kolomona Ulei "Big Daddy" Kapu, 31, of Waianae, a sales manager, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Kristina R.; son Chad Jr.; daughters Aaliyah, Shaniyah and Hannahjade; parents Larry Sr. and Wilma; brothers Larry Jr. and Michael Kapu, Joe Aiona, Ray Steele, Tim Lopes and Ethan-James Batalona; and sisters Karen Cabalar, Rose Harris and Verna Faatoafe. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, Nanakuli. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
April 9, 2013
Fumiko "Florence" Kato, 89, of Lihue, a retired Kauai Stores seamstress, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by sons Charles and Eric, sisters Margo Iwami and Audris Abella, and four grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. June 9 at Lihue Hongwanji. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.
Alvin Marin Maui Kim
April 4, 2013
Alvin Marin Maui Kim, 64, of Wahiawa, a T-shirt company owner, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepmother Clara B.S. and brother Wallis J. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Margaret S.K. Kim
March 25, 2013
Margaret S.K. Kim, 88, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by nephews Bruce, Nathaniel, Sean, Gordon and Carl; nieces Claire Arrowsmith, Pat Park and Gay Midkiff; and sister-in-law Carol. Private services.
Bernice Mitsuko Kong
March 25, 2013
Bernice Mitsuko "B" Kong, 83, of Hawaii Kai, a retired public school teacher, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Julianne K. "Juli" Simon and Suzanne K. "Suzie" Martinson, son Kaena, brother Robert "Bobby" Iyoki, sister Jane Yamanaka, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Paul M. Kurata
April 14, 2013
Paul M. "P.K." Kurata, 85, of Honolulu, retired owner of Paul's Jewelry in Ala Moana, retired Tiffany & Co. vice president and an Air Force special forces veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Colin K. and Lance M., daughter Paula M. Kuespert, brothers Francis and Edwinn, and four grandchildren. Private services.
March 17, 2013
Doylene "Dee" Larson, 73, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in California. She is survived by two grandchildren. Private services.
Nancy K. Lee
March 27, 2013
Nancy K. Lee, 88, of Honolulu, a real estate retiree, died in Kailua. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rodney, Bruce, Terry and Harvey; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Setu Vaeoaana Leuma
March 12, 2013
Setu Vaeoaana "Buck" Leuma, 54, of Waianae, an electrical plant employee, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Aunu'u, American Samoa. He is survived by hanai sons Setu Faasulu and Justice Taulafoga, father Isaako, brothers Jr. Taulafoga and Esau Alaiafune, and sister Mafua Misikeniseli. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Hawaii First SamoanAssembly of God, 1420 Palama St. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Sunset Memorial Park.
Constance W. Lum
Feb. 14, 2013
Constance W. Lum, 86, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard data processing clerk, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Raymond, son Nelson, daughters Valarie Harada and Rhoda Lum, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Delphia Puanani Mailou
April 20, 2013
Delphia Puanani "Sweetheart" Mailou, 61, of Wailuku died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by father Elijah E. Sr., brothers Elijah E. Jr. and Barry, and sisters Cynthia Kaina, Beverly Lonzaga and Eileen Asuncion. Visitation: 8 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Charles Toshio Oshiro
March 22, 2013
Charles Toshio Oshiro, 89, of Aiea, a retired Coca-Cola Bottling Co. shop foreman and an Army Military Intelligence Service interpreter who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Edith, sons Jeffrey and Rodney, daughters Cynthia Oshiro and Jane "Janie" Baron, brother Clarence, sisters Rene Oshiro and Doris Wolfe, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Hannah Roselani Polido
March 25, 2013
Hannah Roselani Polido, also known as Hannah Roselani Nakagawa Kaholoa‘a "Mawai" Polido, 82, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. employee, died in Pahala. She was born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Solomon "Sala," Edward "Kalapo," Ken and Rick; daughters Susan Lebehn, Madelina "Maggie" Martinez, Ruth Kahele, Lorna Kay Polido-Kalili, Rachel Kaholoa‘a and Elizabeth "Choqqie," Gay, Marilyn and Belinda "Yabu" Polido; brothers Solomon "Mona," William "Yama," Jeremiah, Freddie and Derwin Kaholoa‘a; 37 grandchildren; and 63 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional services: 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday at ther family residence. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Darius Ikaika Puni-Mau
April 8, 2013
Darius Ikaika Puni-Mau, 22, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Ruth Lau; sons Cadyn, Sheazyn and Kaezyn; parents Darius Mau and Ardthann Puni; brother Malani Puni; and sisters Misty Morales, Racquel Burns, Jennica Centeno, Summer Kaeka-Engcabo, Kanani Tahere and Ashlyn Puni-Mau. Private services.
Brian George Ross
April 19, 2013
Brian George Ross, 74, of Paia, Maui, formerly of Hilo, a former Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. factory shop services manager and a New Zealand army veteran, died at home. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He is survived by wife Lilia Zalsos Ross; sons Chris, Tony, Michael D. and Gregory Z.; daughters Kathleen Aoki and Sharon Zalsos; brother John; sister Suzanne Gailer; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Private burial. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Sharon Lynne Scott
Jan. 27, 2013
Sharon Lynne Scott, 66, of Kihei, Maui, an executive assistant in the technology industry, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Graham, Texas. She is survived by sons James and Jason, and a grandchild. Private services.
Harold Sunao Teruya
March 26, 2013
Harold Sunao Teruya, 80, of Honolulu, retired owner of Kula Produce and a retired chief executive officer for Armstrong Produce Co., died at home. He was born in Koolaupoko. He is survived by wife Ethel S.; sons Mark and Wayne; daughters Diane Phillips and Erma Ishikawa; brothers Minoru, William, Thomas and Paul; sisters Betsy Oshiro, Matchan Kamisato and Molly Shiroma; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.
March 23, 2013
George Kahalelehua "Big George" Uemoto, 72, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 51 employee and an Air Force veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Christopher; daughters Michele Uemoto and Nicole Yoshiyama; brothers James Kahalelehua, Arch Naeole and Douglas and Rothwell K. Uemoto; sisters Myrtle Yamane, Valkyrie Naeole and Carol Richardson; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memeorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
April 4, 2013
Sugie Yonemura, 96, of Kailua-Kona, a coffee farmer and a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Hookena, Hawaii. She is survived by son Edwin, daughter Kay Brasher, sister Yaeko Okabayashi, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kealakekua ward. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.