For Sunday, November 24, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 24, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 1:51 a.m. HST, Nov 24, 2013
Nov. 20, 2013
Maximino Abut, 94, of Lahaina, a Pioneer Mill heavy equipment operator and dishwasher at Lahaina Broiler and Gerrard's, died in Lahaina. He was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Theodore, Anthony and Randall Milanio, and Francisco Abut; daughters Sally May and Rose Marie; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Maria Lanakila Church, Lahaina. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Aloha attire. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Oct. 28, 2013
Akira Akimoto, 94, of Honolulu, a retired supply clerk at Hickam Air Force Base and an Army veteran who served in World War II with the 100th Battalion, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by wife Patsy T., son Brian T. and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Agnes Billie Blackstad
Nov. 13, 2013
Agnes Billie "Nana" Blackstad, 92, of Lawai, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Michael, Ronald, Payne "Leo" and Gerald "Jack"; daughters Alexa Samio and Aleta Fu; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. No flowers.
Roseline Caris Dimaya
Nov. 8, 2013
Roseline Caris Dimaya, 90, of Lanai City died in Lanai City. She was born in Intramores, Manila, Philippines. She is survived by son Samuel Jr.; daughters Fely Dimaya, Frances Kamali, Elena Haban and Mildred Comber; brother Pat Caris; sister Victoria Del Rosario; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Church, Lanai City. Mass: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Faye Shirmer Domke
Nov. 12, 2013
Faye Shirmer Domke, 94, of Kailua, a music and choir teacher, died at home. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by son John Bradstreet Domke, daughter Paula S.D. Sterling, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Friday at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Kailua, 93 N. Kainalu Drive. Services: 12:30 p.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Jesse Dudoit Jr.
Nov. 14, 2013
Jesse Dudoit Jr., 68, of Hookamakea, Molokai, an oil rigger and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Hookamakea. He is survived by wife Sherry; sons Larry and Jeff Nelson; daughters Shawna and Jessica Carter, and Michelle Dudoit; brothers Mitchell Balutski and Andrew Dudoit; sisters Maggie Duvauchelle, Marilyn Ah Yat, Louise Linker and Eliza Kane; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Molokai Veterans Center, Kaunakakai. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes at noon Dec. 1 in Hookamakea. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Veterans Caring for Veterans (Koa Kahiko) - Molokai.
Oct. 30, 2013
Seichi Higa, 99, of Kahului, a Kahului Railroad Co. and Ige Construction Co. mechanic, died in Hale Makua Kahului. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; son Donald; daughters Leona Yahata, Pearl Shoho, Sandra Hirata, Jean Arakaki and Susan Tsubaki; brother Stanley; sisters Shizue Yonamine, Mitsuko Higa, Patsy Shimabukuro, Sadae Yamanuha and Alice Ohta; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at Door of Faith Church, 432 Waiehu Beach Road, Wailuku. Services: 10:30 a.m. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Nov. 16, 2013
Patrick "Keala" Kailiawa, 40, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Hawaii County Highway Maintenance Division employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by fiancee Kennielee Gaston; sons Patrick K. Jr. and Jahaziel K.B.; brothers Thomas K.K. "Bull" III, Lincoln and Napoleon "Nappy"; sisters Jan Kaleohano and Anna George; and hanai brother Loren Billington. All-night vigil: 5 p.m. Friday at the family residence in Pahala. Rosary: 7 p.m. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.
Nanihau Mercedes Kua
Nov. 17, 2013
Nanihau Mercedes "Nita" Kua, 85, of Keaukaha, Hawaii, a retired bartendress at Hilo Lanes Golden Room and cashier at the former Awili Store, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons John Jr., Clayton, Jonathan and Chris; daughters Natalie Hanson, Noleen Mendes, Crystal Kua-Bikle, Kimberly Kua-Medeiros and Beverly Kua; hanai son Clifton J.; hanai daughter Melissa Kua-Nachor; brothers Kelii, Kahuwila and Myles Ioane; sisters Noelani Kapuni and Barbara Manuwa; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Heritage Christian Fellowship, 165 E. Kawili St., Suite B, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 4. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kenneth J. Mathews
Nov. 14, 2013
Kenneth J. Mathews, 62, of Yucaipa, Calif., formerly of Princeville, Kauai, an electrician, died at home. He was born in Storm Lake, Iowa. He is survived by wife Kathie G., son Ryan, daughter Jenny, brother Arnold and sister Jacque Olsen. Gathering to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Kenneth J. Mathews Memorial Fund, #5910-291-094, Wells Fargo Bank.
Philip James Matila
Nov. 8, 2013
Philip James Matila, 33, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Tuveve and Maureen, brothers Mervyn and Gordon Lilo, sister Agnes Manuma and companion Laura Mooers. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
Earl Mitsuo Miyagi
Nov. 5, 2013
Earl Mitsuo "Pepe" Miyagi, 82, of Hilo, a retired assistant senior vice president at Central Pacific Bank in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Tsuruye; son Jeffery; daughters Laura Mitchell, Suzanne Naval and Joni Nagao; sister Kay Bossert; and nine grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 12, 2013
Tadao Miyashiro, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired electrician, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Wayne T. and Robin R., daughter Patti E., sisters Hanako Miyashiro and Sue Cameron, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Gabriel Kaulana Nauahi
Nov. 18, 2013
Gabriel Kaulana Nauahi, 57, of Laie, a Handi-Van bus operator, died in Kahuku Medical Center. He was born in Laie. He is survived by wife Eleni L.; sons Gabriel Jr., Lyman-George and Viliami; daughter Sina U.; hanai son Paul Newell; hanai daughters Seini Siulua, Kristina Finau, Mapuana Faupula and Katalina Kioa; sisters Henrietta Rudisill and Evangeline Miller; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Services: 12:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.
Josephine Haliimau Kealoha Nouchi
Nov. 14, 2013
Josephine Haliimau Kealoha Nouchi, 86, of Mililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Charles Jr. and Kenneth, daughters Jo Ann Kim and Theodora Ogoshi, sister Evelyn Santos, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 6, 2013
Ichiro Ohashi, 92, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired carpenter, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Mountain View. He is survived by wife Makiko, son Glenn, daughters Arleen Ogasawara and Iris Ohashi, sisters Satsue Watanabe and Aiko Fujimoto, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Amy Emiko Ozaki
Oct. 31, 2013
Amy Emiko Ozaki, 79, of Waipahu, a Saks Fifth Avenue sales clerk, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Puukolii, Maui. She is survived by husband James T.; sons Jarrett H., Jenson T. and Kurt H.; brother James Sueyoshi; sisters Florence Yamamoto and Dolores Tanaka; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Loraine Puanani Puaoi
Nov. 6, 2013
Loraine Puanani Puaoi, 78, of Waimanalo, a small-business owner and escrow officer at Title Guaranty and First American Title, died at home. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by sons John Jr. and Christopher "Chris"; daughters Roxanne "Fat" Hanawahine, Elizabeth P. "Juju" Puaoi-Dawson and Rosalee "Rosie" Puaoi; brother Charles "Mahi" Kaimikaua; sisters Ruthy Poaipuni, Carol "Aunty C" Kaauwai and Miriam Choy; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
William Shigeo Suzuki
Nov. 2, 2013
William Shigeo "Bill" Suzuki, 87, of Mililani, a retired vice president at YMCA of Honolulu and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Agnes T.M., son Matthew, daughters Rebecca Kanetani and Christine Ibaan, sister Doris Ojiri and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 S. Vineyard St., Honolulu. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mitzi M. Taketa
Nov. 3, 2013
Mitzi M. Taketa, 80, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Akio; sons Wesley, Tracy and Russell; daughters Holly Wheeles and Kelly Morikawa; brothers Leslie and Eugene Matsubara; sister Laurie Keeno; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information in an obituary published Saturday.
Deanna K. Tenma
Nov. 6, 2013
Deanna K. Tenma, 71, of Pearl City, a Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Howard; son Aaron; daughter Lori Bulosan; brothers Raymond, Ronald and Dennis Mayehara; sisters Donna Mayehara, Marsha Kaitoku, Sharleen Hiraoka and Carole Kuwazaki; and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 1, 2013
Kameko "June" Tokumine, 93, of Aiea, a retired Cinerama Reef Hotel maid, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Rockne T.; daughters Diana M. Worthington, Judith R. Cook and Naomi Tokumine; brothers Stanley, Dennis and Alan Shiroma; sisters Sally Ajifu and Esther Ingram; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Carrie Puanani Kalilimoku Tufaga
Nov. 11, 2013
Carrie Puanani Kalilimoku Tufaga, 54, of Waimanalo, a skills trainer for autistic children, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tavita Jr.; son Torran K.L.; and brothers Fedrick K., Gideon K. and James K. Kalilimoku. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo. Services at noon. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Dec. 5 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Carlin Reed Williams
Oct. 5, 2013
Carlin Reed Williams, 90, of McMinnville, Ore., formerly of Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in the Signal Corps in World War II, a United States Information Agency-Voice of America employee and former mayor of Reedsport, Ore., died in McMinnville. He was born in Marion Township, Ohio. He is survived by wife Vernell and son Ken. Private services.
Caroljean Iwalani Hoomana Woods
Nov. 10, 2013
Caroljean Iwalani Hoomana Woods, 62, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Damon; sons William Hoomana, Devon, Darrelle and Derrick Woods, Damon Woods Jr., and Isaac Kamalii; daughters Kettiecherie Hoomana, Mei-Ling Woods-Stevens, La Shanna Harris, Deniece and Cameoljade Woods, and Cheryl M. Kamalii; mother Virginia K.H. Walton; brothers Raymond L. Hoomana and John D. Walton; sisters Violet A. Hoomana and Eunice M. Battles; and 25 grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome.
Rachel Shigeko Yamamoto
Sept. 17, 2013
Rachel Shigeko Yamamoto, 68, of Honolulu died in Kirkland, Wash. She was born in Puunene, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Shari Muneta and Reyna Yamamoto, brothers Roy and Edward Gibo, sister Edith Shimabukuro and two grandchildren. Private services.
Connie Lynn Pualani Grance Young
Nov. 3, 2013
Connie Lynn Pualani Grance Young, 49, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Christina, Danielle and Brooke; parents Robert Grance Sr. and Maxine "Kiko" Turk; brother Robert Grance Jr.; and sister Teresa Kaopua. Visitation: 9 a.m. Dec. 7 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Casual attire. Lei and flowers welcome.