For Tuesday, November 26, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 2:04 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2013
Charleston George Polialoha Almeida
Oct. 28, 2013
Charleston George Polialoha "Chubby" Almeida, 71, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Brent "Ziggy," mother Augusta, brother William, sisters Elizabeth Nakashima and Hula Cauton, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools campus. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
Gerald Yew Sung Chang
Oct. 30, 2013
Gerald Yew Sung Chang, 84, of Honolulu died in San Diego. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Gale Ching and Leslie Fukumoto, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Moises Pascual Dela Cruz
Oct. 17, 2013
Mosies Pascual Dela Cruz, 93, of Mililani, a Waialua Sugar Plantation employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rosa J.; sons Virgilio, Edy, Wilson and Samuel; daughter Junelyn Lozano; brother Pastor; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Wahiawa. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 9, 2013
Incencio "Sancho" Efhan, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired cook for the Kauai Surf Hotel and Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, and a veteran of the Marine Corps and Coast Guard, died at home. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by wife Mercedes; sons Gregory "Teo" and Aaron; daughters Bernie Nakae, Suzie Efhan, Sherrie Duterte, Val Yadao and Lulu Cummings; brothers Gary, Vicente and Henry; hanai brother Larry Ephan; hanai sister Lorraine; 23 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9 a.m. Dec. 7 at Kauai Veterans Cemetery Pavilion. Inurnment to follow.
Nov. 21, 2013
Roselin Ferreira, also known as "Roz" and "Nana," 98, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Alfred, William and James; daughters Rosalind Lopez, Virginia Pacheco, Celine Dickson and Dorothea and Barbara Ferreira; brother Rex Santos; sisters Sister Dorothy and Sister Cecilia Santos; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 28, 2013
Dorothy "Dottie" Garcia, 74, of Kapolei, a retired secretary for the state Department of Human Services Disability Determination Branch, died in Aiea. She was born in Ninole, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Alexander Sr.; sons Alexander Jr. and Ryan K.; daughters Jonelle Garcia-Kahikina and Adrienne Gandolf; brothers Tony Baldogo, and Patrick and Michael Garcia; sisters Philomina Rabago, Leonora Baligao, Florence Brewer and Evangelyn Garcia; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 12, 2013
Bruce "Butchie" Holloway, 64, of Waianae, a merchant seaman, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepfather Rocky Shiraki, brother Jay S. Rodrigues and sisters Patsy Seawright, Kathleen Mahi and Barbara Lewis. Private services.
Evonne E. Leialoha Howard-Lee
Nov. 13, 2013
Evonne E. Leialoha Howard-Lee, 87, of Kawaihae, Hawaii, a retired schoolteacher in Kamuela, Hawaii, died in Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Merle Ah Hee, son Frank C. Howard, brother Christian Leialoha, sister Katherine Seay, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. Incorrect information published in an obituary Saturday.
Mildred Kam How Young Ing
May 5, 2013
Mildred Kam How Young Ing, 95, of Honolulu, a payroll clerk for the state Department of Budget and Finance, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Frederick, daughters Geraldine Kwong and Kathleen Sharkey, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 2, 2013
Montgomery "Buttons" Kaluhiokalani, 55, of Waialua, a well-known surfer who revolutionized surfing with his innovative moves, will be remembered in a celebration of life 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Kapiolani Park, next to the tennis courts. He died in Santa Monica, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Jonas and Mario Kaluhiokalani and Nuutea; daughters Alisha, Angelica, Andreanna and Nawai Kaluhiokalani, and Kiana Kaluhiokalani-Schorle; fiancee Hiriata Hart; brothers Noble Kaluhiokalani and Andre Thomas; sister Keahaulani Jardine; and nine grandchildren. Paddle-out and scattering of ashes at 4 p.m. at the Wall (Kapahulu Groin), Waikiki Beach. Memorabilia and potluck welcomed. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 15, 2013
Sadako Kaneshiro, 95, of Waipahu died in Pearl City. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Thomas, Roy and Howard; brothers Dutchy K., Sam E., Alan M. and Charles Y. Shiroma; sisters Esther T. Sayaboc and Jean N. Nakamoto; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.
Donald Young Hoe Kim
Oct. 14, 2013
Donald Young Hoe Kim, 71, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers Paul, Dr. Howard, Arthur and Andrew; and sisters Rhoda Kim Lau and Dr. Kathy Kim. Private services.
Nov. 12, 2013
Sueko Kori, 87, of Hilo, a retired flower packer for the former Hawaii Queen of Hearts Co., died at home. She was born in Kapehu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Tsukasa; daughters Thelma Nekoba, Janet Oshiro and Arlene Shigehara; sister Hidemi Nakamoto; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Rocco Louis Lozito
Nov. 16, 2013
Rocco Louis Lozito, 77, of Wailua, Kauai, a hotel owner, died at home. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by wife Viola, son Peter, sisters May Descala and Fedella Vodopia, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dick Daizo Matsuo
Nov. 2, 2013
Dick Daizo Matsuo, 90, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Thelma; son Dean; daughters Diane Nakagaki, Charlene Mukawa and Beverly Ohigashi; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Alicia G. Miguel
Nov. 19, 2013
Alicia G. Miguel, 83, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Manila. She is survived by daughter Georgina Miguel Fuerte, brothers Angelito O. and Jaime O. Guevarra, sisters Pilar G. Aguilar and Leticia G. Ramirez, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at Mililani Memorial Park.
Norman Manabu Okubo
Nov. 4, 2013
Norman Manabu Okubo, 81, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government supply technician at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gertrude M., son Stevenson H., brother Herbert N. and two grandchildren. Private services.
Loraine Puanani Kaimikaua Puaoi
Nov. 6, 2013
Loraine Puanani Kaimikaua 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 and Elizabeth P. "Juju" Puaoi-Dawson; brother Charles "Mahi" Kaimikaua; sisters Ruthy Poaipuni, Carol "Auntie C" Kaauwai and Miriam Choy; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:15 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. Updated service information for an obituary published Sunday.
Inge Cora Rietz
Nov. 18, 2013
Inge Cora Rietz, 80, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Dresden, Germany. She is survived by husband Henry T. Morisada, sons Wolfgang Peter Rietz and Henry W. Morisada Rietz, and five grandchildren. Services at a later date.
Nov. 20, 2013
Akio Saito, 86, of Volcano, Hawaii, retired owner of Outboard Sales & Service, died at home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Theresa Ann Ching-Saito; sons Glen, Warren and Kenji; brothers Stan and Fred; sisters Ethel Miyashiro and Grace Fujimoto; and two grandchildren. No services.
Esther Gumtang Subia
Oct. 23, 2013
Esther Gumtang Subia, 89, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Rollen; daughters Florida P. "Lita" and Dolores J. "Dolly" Subia, and Rosemary Subia Basilio; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Waialua United Church of Christ. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Nov. 19, 2013
Seiyu Toguchi, 89, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired welder for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in a private care home. He was born in Pepeekeo. He is survived by wife Yoshino; son John; daughters Karen Irie, Alice Toguchi-Matsuo, Elaine Chun and Sharon Yamasaki; sister Gladys Gushiken; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Mildred Mitsuru Uto
Nov. 17, 2013
Mildred Mitsuru Uto, 92, of Honolulu died in Kaukini Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Lloyd Y., Dr. Glenn A. and Kelvin I.; daughter Lindy U. Hashimoto; sister Mitsue "Mitzie" Oda; and nine grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Robert William Ventura
Nov. 8, 2013
Robert William Ventura, 75, of Mililani, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Letizia P., son Robert, daughters Luana and Claudia, sister Clare and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Air Force Society in memory of SMSgt (Sgt. Maj.) Robert "Bob" Ventura, 241 18th St. S, Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22202; or afas.org/memorials.
William Franklin Zuke
Nov. 13, 2013
William Franklin Zuke, 70, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a photographer and artist and a Navy veteran, died. He was born in Fresno, Calif. He is survived by wife Dodie, daughters Alia Cabrera-Zuke and Aimee Zuke, sister Nancy Svoboda and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.