For Sunday, July 7, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 7, 2013
Thomas Tsutomu Araki
June 26, 2013
Thomas Tsutomu Araki, 86, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a coffee farmer, restaurant cook, aikido instructor, former Kona Hilton Hotel security guard and Honaunau School custodian, died in Kona Community Hospital. He also was an Army veteran. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion LeeAnne Alu, hanai daughter Zorana Alu-Acol, brotherJohn, sisters Laura Yano and Betsy Ban, and two hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. July 20 at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua. Services: 10 a.m. For information, call 989-5141.
Kimi Matsumoto Atwell
July 2, 2013
Kimi Matsumoto Atwell, 85, ofMakawao, Maui, died at home. She was born in Kyoto, Japan. She is survived by husband Franklin R.; daughterFrancine; brotherToji Matsumoto; and sisters Shigeko Arai, Yukiko and Masu Matsumoto, and Akiko. Private services. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
June 12, 2013
Carolina "Carol"Bufil, 75, of Honomu, Hawaii, a Frank Huff Collection Agency manager and collections agent, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Edward E.Sr.; son EdwardE. Jr.; daughters Wendy Wisniewski andTanya Pataray; brothersBernard, Richard and Roland Billena; sisters Loretta Nitura, Adeline Saldua, Trinidad Real,Gloria Sanchez, Erlinda Walker andDarlene Domingo; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart ofMary Catholic Church, Papaikou. Mass:9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lee Ann Chavez
June 2, 2013
Lee Ann "Aunty Looney"Chavez, 64, of Waianae, a shuttle bus driver, artist and postal clerk, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wendall, daughter Trudy, brother Harry Casey, sister Sandra Rice, hanai father Ed Maynard, four hanai sons, three hanai daughters, and hanai sistersJonina Jolly andShelby Dersham.Services pending. Scattering of ashes at Pokai Bay at a later date.
Linda Ann Silva Duvauchelle
June 29, 2013
Linda AnnSilva Duvauchelle, 66, ofKailua, a receptionist, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sonAnthony DeMotta Jr.; daughter Eva-Marie "Mahealani" De Motta; brother Eugene Silva; and sisters Evon Silva, Doreene Kealohanui and KathleenTeixeira. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. George Waimanalo. Mass:11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Bonifacio Aguinaldo Evangelista
June 22, 2013
Bonifacio Aguinaldo Evangelista, 79, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial &Sugar Co. irrigation specialist, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lydia; son Glen A.; daughter Leilani Dumlao; brothersSabas andDionicio; and sisters Presentacion Martin, Jovencia Tomas and Vicenta Gaoat. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Mass:11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
June 18, 2013
Colette Furumori-Kaneshiro, 59, of Honolulu, a Nordstrom manager of human resources, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Paul, son Branden, daughter Tiffany, mother LillianFurumori and two grandchildren. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Leeann Kaualililehua Kalua-Kaaihue
June 8, 2013
Leeann Kaualililehua Kalua-Kaaihue, 55, of Haiku, Maui, a Maui Land &Pineapple Co. agricultural researcher and tool distributor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolua, Maui. She is survived by father Joseph Kaaihue; brothersMoses Kalua, Frank and John Nunes, and Joseph Kaaihue-Warner; and sisters Mary L. Kalua, Ululani Kalua-Kaaihue, Shirnette L. Kalua, Kaili Bonifacio and JoAnn De Lima. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waiola Church, Lahaina. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Jason Mansfield Lee Jr.
June 22, 2013
Jason Mansfield "Jay" Lee Jr., 55, ofHilo, a former Hilo Lanes mechanic and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Justin "Ola" andJason "Boy" III; daughter Jessie; mother Cecilia "Kainoa"; brother Llewellyn "Lou"; sistersKaren Hussey, Margaret "Mags" Navor and Evelyn Lee; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at HawaiiVeterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Patrick Joseph McHugh
June 23, 2013
Patrick Joseph McHugh, 87, of Hilo, a retired Navy aircraft machinist, a bartender at the former Kona Village Resort and power plant supervisor at the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Boston. He is survived by stepsonsEric "Ricky," Walter "Kimo," Lynn and Robert "Bobby" Dehmer; stepdaughters Grace "Gracie" andGail A. "Kaila" Dehmer; numerous hanai family members; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services and scattering of ashes at a later date.
Patsy Cabo Ordanza
June 27, 2013
Patsy Cabo Ordanza, 92, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii custodian, died in Aiea. She was born in thePhilippines. She is survived by sons Eddie and Danny Tangonan; daughtersJean Lumauag, Estrelita Castro, Janet Aleman, Ruby Kawai, Joy Kaupu, Marilyn Cade, Rosemary Silao andTiareOrdanza; brother Rucindo Cabo; 30 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 15 at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial:2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Madge Mayumi Tamura Orita
July 4, 2013
Madge Mayumi Tamura Orita, 75, of Waianae, a Tamura Supermarket produce clerk in Waianae, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Jason; daughter Debbie; brothersRaymond, Alvin and Bert Tamura; and sisters Eleanor Tanaka, Joanne Sakata and Susan Nishimura. Visitation: 1 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Lorile K. Padilla
June 24, 2013
Lorile K. Padilla, 47, of Kihei, Maui, a reservationist in the hotel industry, died. She was born inWailuku. She is survived by sons Christopher K. and Clinton K. Estrella, daughter Cherae "Honey Girl" Estrella, mother Stella A., brothersNathanand Harold Jr. Padilla, sistersDiana Puckett and Kanoe Padilla, and three grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Jannine Lena Ku‘ulani Pauole-Wilbur
June 23, 2013
Jannine Lena Ku‘ulani "Nini" Pauole-Wilbur, 30, ofVolcano, Hawaii, a Hawaii Community College student and homemaker, died in Kona CommunityHospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husbandHiram "Hilama"Wilbur, daughterTaylor L., stepfather Alfred Villanueva, brotherJustin Pauole and sister Jennifer "Jenna" Oliveira. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Jack Hiroki Sakamoto
June 21, 2013
Jack Hiroki Sakamoto, 85, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Transportation Highways Division bridge maintenance inspector, died in HaleAnuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Rian andMichael, daughter Joan and sister Pearl Tanemura. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Stanley Manabu Shirai
June 23, 2013
Stanley Manabu Shirai, 81, of Concord, Calif., a retired ironworker and an Army veteran who served in the Korean war, died in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Aimee, sons Stuart and Dean, daughter Kenni Bishop, brother Osamu, sister Fumiko Kurakake and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m.
Fonofono Taeoalii Siliga
May 31, 2013
Fonofono Taeoalii Siliga, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Interior Laloulu and Fa‘aalo Siliga; daughters Lillian Tuua, Monotaga Siliga, Fonofono Malufau, Vuia Sandidge and Irene Spencer; brothersFa‘ataape and I‘apani Laloulu; sister Pago Tevesini; 63 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:9:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
June 24, 2013
Noboru "Nob" Tsurumaki, 82, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. He was born inEwa. He is survived by sons Gary, Damon and Dean; brother Kiyoshi; sister Patsy H. Yamauchi; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Charles M. Uwekoolani, Jr.
June 27, 2013
Charles M. Uwekoolani Jr., 63, of Kahului died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wifePhyllis; son Kalani M.; daughter Juanita K.; brother Sanford Sr.; and sisters Janice andMona Uwekoolani, and Bobby Jean Lavato. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at FaithFamily Fellowship (formerly Rose of Sharon). Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Wallace Kichiro Yamashiro
June 26, 2013
Wallace Kichiro "Wally" Yamashiro, 87, ofKaneohe, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel electrical maintenance worker and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wifeJune Y.; son Evan; daughtersLori and Kari; brother David; sistersChikako and Rachel Yamashiro, Haruno Souza, Margaret Oshiro, Sueno Honma, Dora Yamamoto and Marjorie Honjiyo; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Congregational Church.Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
June 27, 2013
Doris Yoshie Yoshimoto, 81, of Honolulu, a retiredFoodland supermarket cashier, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sistersBertha Kokubun and Kimie Yoshimoto. Private services.