For Tuesday, July 2, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 2, 2013
Raymond Sayson Dacoscos Jr.
June 17, 2013
Raymond Sayson Dacoscos Jr., 71, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert, daughters Daralyn Bourner and Cember Marie Dacoscos, brother Raynard, sisters April P. Jones and Renee S. Gamiao, and six grandchildren. Private services.
June 17, 2013
Kenneth Day, 98, of Westby, Mont., a former Hawaiian Mission Academy teacher, died in Plentywood, Mont. He was born in Jacksonville, Fla. He is survived by daughter Susan, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Burial in Bethel, Wis.
Oliva Fines Gasmen
June 14, 2013
Oliva Fines Gasmen, 88, of Pearl City, a public school educator, died in Pearl City. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Graciano "Bueno," son Joseph, daughters Anabel Gasmen-Cabebe and Imelda Gasmen, and seven grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. July 11 and 9 a.m. July 12 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. July 11 and Mass: 10:15 a.m. July 12. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Craig Dennis Hall
June 18, 2013
Craig Dennis Hall, 60, of San Antonio died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Illinois. He is survived by daughters Rhiannon Hall Nevarez and Rhea Hall, parents George and Rita, brother Jeff, sister Kimm Bates and three grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
June 28, 2013
Fusano Harai, 101, of Kailua-Kona, a retired coffee farmer and commercial fisherwoman, died at home. She was born in Napoopoo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Myles, Stanley, Albert and Herbert; brothers Hideo and Teruo Maruyama; sister Yaeko Hanaoka; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission, Honalo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Pauline Miwako Kaneshiro
June 19, 2013
Pauline Miwako Kaneshiro, 86, of Wahiawa, a preschool teacher at Hanalani Schools, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband the Rev. Mike; son James; daughters Merle Jones and Lynne and Annie Kaneshiro; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Calvary Independent Church, 1375 California Ave., Wahiawa. Services: 10:45 a.m. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Dorothy Sakiko Kobayashi
June 24, 2013
Dorothy Sakiko Kobayashi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education elementary school teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by daughters Joy M. and Jan A., and two grandchildren. Private services.
Alvin Kauahi Kulani
June 16, 2013
Alvin Kauahi Kulani, 75, of Waimanalo, a city Refuse Division employee and an Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darin K.C., Alan C. and Sean C. Medeiros, and Sterling and Herbert Lau; daughters Marvelyn Sarkissian, Georgiana C. Medeiros-Cuevas, Sandra Young and Marsha Yim; 34 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. July 9 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Saturnino Rasos Lagua
June 14, 2013
Saturnino Rasos Lagua, 79, of Ewa Beach, a retired Fred Lau Landscaping Co. employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Florentina P.; sons Francisco, Gilbert, Melencio, Crispin and Edgardo; daughters Eliza L. Pascual, Sanirella L. Agliam, Auring L. Bautista, Melita L. Rarallo and Nympha Lagua; 21 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Carrie N.Y. Lau
June 3, 2013
Carrie N.Y. "Yinny" Lau, 96, of Honolulu died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Chester and Clayton Ching, and Herbert and Ronald Lau; daughter Carolyn Balanay; sisters Lilie Bessette, Bernice Lee, Florence Carpenter, Clara Awana and Edelene Yee; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
June 9, 2013
Richard Mendez, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force senior master sergeant supply specialist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wayne and Richard Miles; daughters Brenda Moniz, Dora Mendez, Cynthia Smith, Lisa Perez and Michelle Brueggeman; brothers Rudy and Raymond; sister Helen Rodriguez; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Kenneth K. Mikasa
June 22, 2013
Kenneth K. Mikasa, 73, of Pauoa, a retired city groundskeeper, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eiko, sons Karl and Glenn, and brothers Gary and Calvin. Private services.
June 20, 2013
Hisashi Nagai, 87, of Honolulu, a retired city Community Based Development Division employee and an Army veteran, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Florence, son Jeffrey, brother Ikuo and sister Tatsue Takatani. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Kenneth Toshiyuki Nagamatsu
April 13, 2013
Kenneth Toshiyuki Nagamatsu, 88, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government clerk at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice M.; sons Mark T., Peter M. and Daniel I.; daughters Susan T. Teruya and Laura H. Smith; sister Nancy A. Ishima; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Reiko Kanda Nakaoka
June 27, 2013
Reiko Kanda Nakaoka, 88, of Hilo, a retired Aflac saleswoman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Lynn Brune and Pam Kajikawa; brothers Takayoshi, Tokuo and Eiichi Kanda; sisters Carole F. Funada, Jean Y. Kaulia and Miriam Buck; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.
Misao Miyata Rainey
June 22, 2013
Misao Miyata Rainey, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Japan. She is survived by nieces Setsuko Masaki and Seiko Hohino. Private services.
Martha Newalu Rankin
June 14, 2013
Martha Newalu Rankin, 99, of Waipahu, a retired licensed practical nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.
Beatrice F. Rodrigues
June 15, 2013
Beatrice F. "Bea" Rodrigues, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Steven, daughter Paulette Moura, sisters Madeline Costa and Irene DiGrazia, six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 9:45 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
June 25, 2013
Mitsuko "Eleanor" Shigeta, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired community housekeeper at Pohai Nani, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Calvin R., Nolan Y. and Robby A.; daughter Marvis S. Shigeta-Rosa; sister Janet M. Nakai; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.
June 24, 2013
Antonio Tanio, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Air Force engineer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. Private services.
Claire Winifred Van Bibber
Feb. 25, 2013
Claire Winifred Van Bibber, 81, of Cathedral City, Calif., a teacher, died. She was born in Newark, N.J. She is survived by nieces Jenella Crosier, Jenene Russell and Derlene Funk. Private services. Burial held at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
May 30, 2013
Leofoldo "Poldo" Vendiola, 86, of Kahuku, a retired city Division of Road Maintenance truck driver, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kawaihau, Kauai. He is survived by wife Antonietta "Grace"; sons Alberto, Danilo, Rudy, Tony and Leo; stepson Norman Segundo; 15 grandchildren; a step-grandchild; and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Roch Catholic Church, Kahuku. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
June 21, 2013
Munemitsu Yokota, 79, of Honolulu, a retired chauffeur for the Consulate General of Japan, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kumamoto-ken, Japan. He is survived by wife Katsue; son Steve; daughter Karen Ito; brother Shizuya; sisters Hideko Nishimoto, Harumi Nakabayashi and Sachi Hatada; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Soka Gakkai International USA, Hawaii Culture Center, 2729 Pali Highway. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire.