For Wednesday, December 18, 2013
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Dec 18, 2013
Amos Franklin Baker
Dec. 11, 2013
Amos Franklin Baker, 81, of Haleiwa, a car dealership manager and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Sumter, S.C. He is survived by a son, three daughters, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Lydia Jean Faustino
Dec. 4, 2013
Lydia Jean Faustino, 74, of Kapolei, a retired Nanaikapono Elementary School teacher, died in Makaha. She was born in Texas. She is survived by husband Harold P., son Harry V., brothers Edward and Dr. Steven Garza, and sister Margaret Dilley. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Maria Mary Inocelda
Nov. 23, 2013
Maria Mary "Joy" Inocelda, 77, of Honolulu, a retired marker and sales associate at Sears at Ala Moana Center and Pearlridge Center, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kalihi. She is survived by husband Martin, brothers Domingo and Jose Leonida, and sisters Aurora Los Banos and Laura Seibert. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jose Javellana Sr.
Dec. 6, 2013
Jose Javellana Sr., 88, of Kaneohe, a Honolulu Iron Works Co. ironworker, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Jeffery, Jose Jr., James, Sidney and Scott; brother Aurielio; sister Consing; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 8 a.m.-noon Monday at Moanalua Mortuary. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Nov. 29, 2013
Seigin Kobashigawa, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Haruko; sons Sidney, Eric and Nolan; sisters Yoshiko Tsuhako and Sadako Arakaki; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Dec. 9, 2013
Yasuo Kotaka, 87, of Lodi, Calif., a retired painting contractor and maintenance engineer at McDonnell Douglas, died in Lodi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Fumiye, sons Denis and Dean, daughters Gail Asada and Robin Kotaka, brother Richard, sisters Edna Ogata and Colleen Johnson, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Lodi.
Marjorie T. Kuba
Dec. 7, 2013
Marjorie T. Kuba, 88, of Kailua, a state public health nurse, died in Pohai Nani Care Center. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by son Randall; daughters Jo Ann Tanibe and Naomi Horn; sisters Nancy Tamashiro, Jeanette Ikemura and Agnes Yamaguchi; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Methodist Church. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. Updated information for an obituary published Tuesday.
Harold Hiroyuki Miyamoto
Oct. 23, 2013
Harold Hiroyuki Miyamoto, 81, of Waipahu, a heavy equipment mechanic in the construction industry and an Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Richard H., daughter Janice M. Chew, brother George, sisters Nancy Miura and Thelma Kimura, and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers.
Lorraine Yuu Obayashi
Nov. 27, 2013
Lorraine Yuu Obayashi, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education kindergarten teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry Y., son Aaron, brother Edwin H. Miyasaki, sisters June E. Fukumitsu and Violet A. Machida, and a grandchild. Private services.
John Hitoshi Ozaki
Nov. 28, 2013
John Hitoshi Ozaki, 69, of Pearl City, a retired M. Shiroma Painting Co. estimator, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lani and sisters Miriam Hue and Myra Okimoto. Private services.
Filomena Javier Pre
Dec. 2, 2013
Filomena Javier "Nena" Pre, 62, of Ewa Beach, a former employee at Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and Armstrong Building Maintenance, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eugene Tapiz and George Pre; daughter Fern Graymer; father Crispin Javier; brothers Leonardo, Luisito, Fernando and Joselito Javier; sisters Nancy, Carmencita, Chris and Jennifer Javier, Venus Cordero, Leilani Chadwick and Eugenia Castillo; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Dec. 3, 2013
Henry "Kaleo" Rafael, 63, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Watkins Paving Service construction worker, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in South Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Karen Z. Cakin; sons Kalani Silva, Henry "Braddah" Rafael Jr. and Avery Keoloha; daughters Lynsay Richter, Rodlynn, Rainy, Raquel, Reesa and Robyn Keoloha, and Rickylei Rafael; hanai daughters Gina Sanchez and Leslie Balanon; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Mohouli Park. Services: 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow.
Dec. 8, 2013
Annabelle "Bella" Relles, 59, of Hawi, Hawaii, a former prep cook at Hyatt Regency Waikoloa, Paniolo Country Inn, Parker Ranch Broiler and Blue Dolphins Restaurant, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Llewellyn, brother Bill Neves and sister Rose Lee Eva Stevens. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the family's Kaauhuhu Homestead residence, 55-1113 Aina Ui Road. Services: 11 a.m. Celebration of life to follow. For information, call 938-2641.
Dec. 8, 2013
Marcio Stella, 44, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He is survived by wife Maria F.; sons Danilo, Diego, Daniel and Davi; and daughter Luana L. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa.
Philip Anthony Wimbish
Dec. 10, 2013
Philip Anthony Wimbish, 67, of Kailua-Kona, a Los Angeles campaign manager for former President Jimmy Carter and manager in the hospitality industry, died. He was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. He is survived by sons Keola, Philip Jr., Devon D. and Tommy D. Wimbish, Malkum Muhammad and James Cachero; daughters Mele Cachero-Wimbish, Tanji Davis and Felice and Shaharah Wimbish; brothers Thomas, Timothy and Peter; sisters Donna and Denise; 27 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 5-9 p.m. Friday at the Old Kona Airport, big pavilion.
Nora Konami Yomen
Dec. 10, 2013
Nora Konami Yomen, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Ilikai Hotel housekeeping supervisor, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Stanley K., daughter Merle M. Hoshino, brother Masaru Hiraoka, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.