For Sunday, February 9, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Feb 9, 2014
James K. Akiu
Feb. 2, 2014
James K. Akiu, also known as "Uncle Jimmy" and "Uncle Kimo," 82, of Haiku, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by hanai sister Blossom Diaz and guardian Connie Munoz. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Burial at noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Librada Cabotaje Lavin Ancheta
Jan. 10, 2014
Librada Cabotaje Lavin "Bading" Ancheta, 92, of Waipahu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard retiree, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons David, Gilbert, Benjamin and Raymond; daughter Mary Ann; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire.
Lorna Yim Anderson
Dec. 11, 2013
Lorna Yim Anderson, 72, of Riverside, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a day care provider, died in Riverside. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lawrence "Larry-Boy" Narvaez, Paul "Paulito" Costa Jr. and Keith Yau-Fook DeGuzman; daughters Yolanda Pahinui, Twila-Dawn "Dawnie" Robinson and Robin-Jo Anderson; brother Henry Lopes; sister Joyce Shafer; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation at noon Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Thomas H. Barlan
Jan. 23, 2014
Thomas H. Barlan, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Surfrider room service waiter, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Loretta P. "Pacing"; son Rudolfo "Rudy"; daughter Virgina Puma; stepsons Boni, Jacob, Jimmy and Tyrone B. Celoza; stepdaughters Nora Yarnell, Pat Higa and Isabel Asuncion; hanai son Ernest Ahue; sister Julita "Julie" 13 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 22 step-great-grandchildren; and four step-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.
Wesley Leonard Chang
Jan. 27, 2014
Wesley Leonard Chang, 62, of Honolulu, an employee at the Kahala Hilton and in Chinatown, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Thelma, brother Derrick and sisters Judy Leilani and Lisa. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church. Services: 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Feb. 16 at Kaimana Beach, Waikiki. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Benny Enriquez Jr.
Jan. 11, 2014
Benny "BJ" Enriquez Jr., 53, of Pahoa, Hawaii, owner and operator of BJ's Performance Service LLC and an Army and Air Force veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lori K.; son Benny J.K.; daughter Leslie Rosehill, father Benny Sr.; mother Trinidad Caballero; sisters Marcia "Tiny" Nakatsu, Christine Ferreira and Justina Angelo; and five grand-children. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Puna Seventh-day Adventist Church, Kaloli Drive, Keaau, Hawaii. Procession at 9 a.m. Feb. 16 from Pahoa High School to a celebration of life at noon at Uncle Robert Keliihoomalu's residence in Kaimu, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.
Barbara Jean Fisher
Feb. 4, 2014
Barbara Jean Fisher, 71, of Makaha died in Makaha. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by husband Robert J.; sons Reynold T. Jr. and Brian M. Talli, and John S. Jr. and James A. Greenwood; sister Janet Nario; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society Hawaii at cancer.org.
Cecilia Kalili Hapakuka
Feb. 2, 2014
Cecilia Kalili Hapakuka, 93, of Kula, Maui, a Silversword Inn employee, died at home. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by sons Paul M. and Arthur P.; daughters Leina'ala Hapakuka-Moore, and Kali and Kaniu Hapakuka; hanai son Llewellyn Swift; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Burial of urn: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries. com.
Douglas Hiroshi Isagawa
Jan. 27, 2014
Douglas Hiroshi Isagawa, 91, of Kahului, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. surveyor and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Bernice F., son Keith, brother Isao, sisters Katsuko Tengan and Kiyono Nakasone, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial to be held at a later date. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Maximillian Kamahalonuiokalani Kuhns
Jan. 30, 2014
Maximillian Kamahalonuiokalani Kuhns, 79, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, owner of Big Island Trucking Co., died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winona J.R.; daughters Candis K. Papalii, Kelly K. De Costa and Cory K. Causey; brother Jonathan; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Church, Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea, Hawaii. Casual attire.
Koyuki Bessie Kurosawa
Jan. 15, 2014
Koyuki Bessie Kurosawa, 92, of Kahului, a retired seamstress, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Gayle Asato; brothers Sam, Katsuki "Kats," Tom and Masa Kamada; sisters Florence Yasui and Millie Miyagawa; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Matthew Bonner Lee
Feb. 5, 2014
Matthew Bonner "Matt" Lee, 52, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a self-employed propane distributor and owner of Lee LP Service, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Andrea, sons Brian and Kelly, daughter Katie, mother Kathryn Tanaka, brothers Jeff and Wade, and grandparent Irene. Mass: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Holualoa. Traditional Hawaiian celebration to follow at Hapuna Beach Park. Casual attire.
Louise Talanoa Medeiros
Jan. 18, 2014
Louise Talanoa Medeiros, 86, of Kahului, a retired Lihikai School crossing guard, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons James Medeiros, Joseph Kahai Jr. and Matthew Keau; daughter Bernie Kauweloa; sister Evelyn Tavares; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery, Wailuku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Robert Kaipo Min
Feb. 5, 2014
Robert Kaipo "Bobby" Min, 64, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Community Correctional Center captain, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deborah "Debbie"; sons Ralph, Ryan, Dustyn and Ronald "Cheezy" Min, and Naupaka Sako; daughters Raenel Leauanae, Nalani Caulford and Elyce Schnitzer; mother Rebecca; brother Ronald; sisters Haunani Adams and Cindy Cadorna; and 24 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Maui Lani Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, main section. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Jan. 27, 2014
Caroline Montalvo, 76, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired certified nursing assistant at Hale Makua Kahului, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kapakalua, Maui. She is survived by sons Derrick, Lionel and Randy; daughters Debora Loque, Donna Montalvo and Janice Nishimura; brothers Joseph Costa and Robert De Costa; sisters Ethel Freitas and Elizabeth Perez; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Services: 8 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Magdalena Duclayan Olanda
Feb. 1, 2014
Magdalena Duclayan Olanda, 74, of Mililani, a retired Sentinel Alarm receptionist, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Michael, Nathan, Geoffrey and Jeramie; daughters Meryletta Antonio and Myrissa Jerves; sister Paulina Lucero; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu. Services: 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Ruth Chagami Otsuka
Jan. 14, 2014
Ruth Chagami Otsuka, 94, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Edward M.; daughters Patricia-Ann S. Otsuka-Spencer, Esther N. Ishihara and Pauline K. Nichols; stepson Paul Luke; sisters Kazuye "Lillian" Yamamoto, Betty T. Koizumi and Jennie N. Tsuchidana; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Evelyn Ho'olapuni Bishaw Sing
Jan. 23, 2014
Evelyn Ho'olapuni Bishaw "Honeygirl" Sing, 86, of Waianae, a retired federal government telecommunications operator supervisor at Hickam Air Force Base and Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center patient services retiree, died in Lahaina. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by daughters Erilyn Kaiwi, Kehau Kahelewai and Pua'ala B. Wilbur; brothers Alexander "Ale" Sr. and David "Honeyboy" Bishaw; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kanakaloloa Cemetery, Hoolehua. Aloha attire. Lei only.
Setsu Judy Suzuki
Jan. 17, 2014
Setsu Judy Suzuki, 84, of Kahului, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. warehouse worker, died in Kahului. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Brian, daughter Gwen Arisumi, brothers Richard and Wayne Anzai, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
Jan. 26, 2014
Fred Taitin, 68, of Aiea, a Jack Endo Electric journeyman electrician, died at home. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Kilisitina M. "Tina"; sons Fred P., John Q., Pili P. and Sebastian A.; daughters Renee M. Fletcher and Dashlynn T. Taitin; brothers Mau, Fraser, Logan, Samuelu, Tualii and Vaipou Taitin, and James, Frederick, Albert and Walter Arp; sisters Ulufale Ah Kee, Mary, Clare, Hanamoa and Saiperia Taitin, Wilhelmina Sharma, Louise Main, Beverly Arp, Ruby Whitely, Caroline Applin, Leta Muavaa, Molimai Aetonu, and Rita T. Brown; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Mass at noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Kenneth Kwai Sung Tam
Jan. 20, 2014
Kenneth Kwai Sung Tam, 69, of Hilo, formerly of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, an employee at KTA Super Stores Downtown, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Clifford, Wesley and Walter; and sisters Mollie Chun and Patsy Chang. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Nola Pearl Walker
Feb. 6, 2014
Nola Pearl "Nora" Walker, 72, of Waianae, a retired state Department of Education clerk, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph and Guy, daughter Wendy, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.