For Tuesday, May 28, 2013
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 28, 2013
Kenneth Kaniho Sr.
May 17, 2013
Kenneth Kaniho Sr., 83, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Honolulu Police Department officer, salesman for Schuman Carriage and Kapiolani Motors and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Lorraine, sons Gary and Guy, daughters Sharon Peterson and Blanche Batchelder, brothers Thomas and Martin, sisters Jane Gouvea and Kanai Tegman, 14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimea. Services: 10 a.m. Celebration of life to follow at the Batchelders' farm, Puukapu Farm Lot, Waimea. Casual attire. No flowers.
Margaret Shizue Harada Lee
April 7, 2013
Margaret Shizue Harada Lee, 83, of Wahiawa, a retired federal civil service library technician, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Gordon, daughters Gayle Gilfillan and Sharie Lee, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Wilhelmina M.K. Medeiros
May 2, 2013
Wilhelmina M.K. "Wilma" Medeiros, also known as Wilhelmina M.K. Emmsley, 78, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Navy Supply Center clerk, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons George IV, Henry M. and William I.; daughters Theresa "Lehua" Emmsley-Solomon, Josephine M. Naweli and Ululani Cho; 43 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kaumakapili Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Additional church parking available across the street at Kaiulani School. Casual attire.
Gabriel Sage Raider Asuncion Membrere
May 14, 2013
Gabriel Sage Raider Asuncion Membrere, infant son of Joel and Marybeth M. Membrere of Waipahu, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Brian, sisters Jaycelin and Jewelz, and grandparents Benjamin and Marivic Membrere, and Rolly and Mildred Asuncion. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Ewa Beach. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Gabriel Lamakuokana‘auao Kenzo Mercado
May 16, 2013
Gabriel Lamakuokana‘auao Kenzo "Gabe" Mercado, 10, of Volcano, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Clinton and Keiko; brother Eli; grandparents Russell and Anne Kokubun, Manuel and Linda Mercado, and Jeff and Toni Case; and great-grandparents Mae Kokubun, Jean Rapoza and Alice and Manuel Mercado Sr. Visitation: 4 p.m. June 8 at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Janet O. Nenio
May 18, 2013
Janet O. Nenio, 77, of Papaikou, Hawaii, formerly of California, died in Pohai Malama. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lawrence Sr.; son Lawrence Jr.; daughters Charmaine Yoon, Michelle Orita and Zandra Gilley; brothers Doug and Maximo Asuncion, and Moses Lilinoe; sister Rose Pursell; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Richard Koichi Ogata
May 1, 2013
Richard Koichi Ogata, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies plant employee and an Army veteran, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Keahua, Maui. He is survived by wife Grace H., daughter Gail C. Harada, brother Jerry and sister Charlotte Hama-saki. Private services.
Donna Hanako Pushaw
May 21, 2013
Donna Hanako Pushaw, 61, of Waimea, Hawaii, a security officer at Waimea-Kohala Airport, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James, son Mark Gervacio, daughter Kristy Gomez, brother Jeffrey Mariano, sister Pamela Dela Cruz and four grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. June 15 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
James Jintoku Tamaye
May 20, 2013
James Jintoku Tamaye, 96, of Mililani, a retired culinary industry chef, died at home. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Beatrice Ito and Shirley Ann Tsukashima, sister Betty Maeshiro, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 9 a.m. June 4 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Thomas Tokio Tokioka
May 21, 2013
Thomas Tokio Tokioka, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. supervisor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace "Lovey"; sons Thomas and James; daughter Donna Takiguchi; sisters Margaret Fox, Loretta Mitsunaga and Hanako Haida; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. June 10 at Wailua Marina Restaurant. Private services in Honolulu.
Elsie Kiyomi Tsukano
May 8, 2013
Elsie Kiyomi Tsukano, 103, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House knitting instructor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Marion Y. Von, brothers Dr. Richard and David Yokoyama, caregiver Vernon Von, six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Helen Yaeko Yamamoto
May 15, 2013
Helen Yaeko Yamamoto, 86, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Co. secretary, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Yukio; daughters Suzanne Yamamoto, Gayle Enriquez and Doris Taketa; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.
Eva Leon Young
May 2, 2013
Eva Leon Young, 92, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Geriatric Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Russell and Darryl, daughter Evonne Akama, brother Richard Leon, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.