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Obituaries

For Tuesday, February 18, 2014


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Emelio Lopes Alvarez
Feb. 8, 2014
Emelio Lopes "Pops" Alvarez, 79, of Kapolei, a state maintenance technician and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Emilio Jr., Wayne, Derek and John; daughters Charmaine Poki and Doreen Alvarez; sister Betty Roman; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Feb. 26 at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

Milton Tek Hing Chang
Jan. 24, 2014
Milton Tek Hing Chang, 95, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service human resources manager and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Thelma. Private services.

Dorman D.M. Chee
Jan. 17, 2014
Dorman D.M. Chee, 56, of Honolulu, a United Airlines supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by wife Mami O., son Kenneth, mother Janice, brother Tennyson and sisters Pamelyn Lee, Emilyn Nakamoto, Peggy Yee and Joanne Chee. Private services.

Walton Y.F. Ching
Jan. 13, 2014
Walton Y.F. Ching, 58, of Honolulu, a mechanic and fisherman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Brandy P.C. Ching-Arciga, son Kainalu L.W., father William G.W., brothers Bill S.H. and Wallie, sisters Wondra F.Y.E. Kam and Wilette L.Y.N. Peterman, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Flowers welcome.

Thien Viet Dinh
Feb. 9, 2014
Thien Viet Dinh, 65, of Honolulu, a farmer, died. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Dang Mai; sons Son P., Minh T. and Hong P.; daughters Trinh T., Van T. and Thao T.; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Clifford T. Eto
Jan. 14, 2014
Clifford T. Eto, 60, of Wahiawa died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Keenan and sisters Marcella Kon and Jodi Valdez. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James N. Gresham Sr.
Feb. 6, 2014
James N. Gresham Sr., 85, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy electrician, will be remembered in services 11 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. He died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Myrtle, Miss. He is survived by wife Esther; sons James Jr., Jefferey, Scott and Mark; daughters Lisa Townsend, Janis Eisen and Patricia Sommers; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Bryce Toshi Hayashi
Feb. 4, 2014
Bryce Toshi Hayashi, 59, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village banquet manager, died in Waipahu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Racquel, daughter Rachelle Abarientos and sister Susan. Private services.

Chazz Kamuela Hekekia
Feb. 7, 2014
Chazz Kamuela "Kamu" Hekekia, 49, of Waimanalo, a mini-golf course maintenance worker at Bellows Air Force Base and a former Sea Life Park employee, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Charles and Nani, and brothers Chad, Chris, Chaney and Chauncy. Private services.

George Stanley Henshaw
Feb. 9, 2014
George Stanley Henshaw, 90, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a TRICO mechanical engineer, died at home. He was born in London. He is survived by son Justin and two grandchildren. Private services.

Henry Ichiro Higa
Jan. 22, 2014
Henry Ichiro Higa, 83, of Mililani, a Safeway retiree, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean T.; sons Terrence and Mike; daughters Blanche Okimoto, Valerie Yoshida, Kathleen Young and Jeanne Johnson; brothers Take, Donald, Roy E., Glenn, Roy Hachi and George; sisters Alice Yaw, Barbara Fujioka and Lorraine Suyama; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

Philip Edward Howell
Jan. 15, 2014
Philip Edward Howell, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant, died in Encino, Calif. He was born in Shanghai. He is survived by wife Lei M.; daughters Leigh Howell-Reid and Dixie and J. Puanani Howell; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Services: 11:30 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

Takeko Inouye
Jan. 26, 2014
Takeko "Kay" Inouye, 86, of Honolulu, co-owner of Pacific Venetian and Bamboo Blinds, Hawaii Built In Vacuum and Rainbow Pacific Travel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Keith and Ross, daughter Ann Amano, sisters Kaoru "Florence" Fukunaga and Kazuko "Mildred" Sato, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

William Kanuha
Feb. 11, 2014
William "ChuChu" Kanuha, 95, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Motors sales manager, a Bank of Hawaii employee and an Army master sergeant who served in World War II, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Valli Kalei Kanuha and Janelle Marshall; sons Duane, Serrell and Edward; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Theodore Wilson Magnani
Jan. 30, 2014
Theodore Wilson Magnani, 89, of Kailua died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kimo, daughter Celeste N., four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Tsuneo Masuda
Feb. 8, 2014
Tsuneo Masuda, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Castle & Cooke wharf clerk, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by Dr. Alan and Brian, daughter Gail Kawamura, sister Bettie Y. Nakagawa, caregiver Yan Ping, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

James Philip McLaren
Feb. 12, 2014
James Philip "Dr. Phil" McLaren, 72, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a biology professor, died. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Lynne; daughters Reilly and Lark Ellen McLaren, and Merry Smith; hanai daughter Linda Hoover; brother David; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waikoloa Community Church.

Benjamin Opeka Milika'a
Feb. 9, 2014
Benjamin Opeka Milika'a, 83, of Waianae, a retired U.S. Postal Services auto mechanic and retired city employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kalihi. He is survived by wife Julia P.; sons Clement, Nathan and Daniel; daughters Claire Amaral and Nia Milika'a; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Makakilo Baptist Church, Kapolei. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bernard Kidder Mokuahi Sr.
Jan. 26, 2014
Bernard Kidder Mokuahi Sr., 86, of Waipahu, a wastewater management employee, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Bernard K. Jr., Kevin and Nemo; daughter Cheryl Ann; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life at a later date.

Tosimatagi Faumuina Molitau
Feb. 3, 2014
Tosimatagi Faumuina Molitau, 60, of Aiea, a city bus driver and a Marine Corps sergeant, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by sons John and Tosimatagi F. II; daughters Elizabeth O'Brien, and Tausili U. and Sheena-Lee Molitau; brothers Peter, Atapana and Molitau Faumuina Jr.; sisters Fialeleisolo F. Moeaveave, Leute F. Fesuluai and Fiapa'ipa'i F. Leaupepe; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

Ellen A. Morris
Feb. 10, 2014
Ellen A. Morris, 95, of Honolulu died in South Dartmouth, Mass. She was born in Providence, R.I. She is survived by daughters Dolores McDaniel and Karen Tavares, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services in Dartmouth. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Kai Baptist Church.

Carol Taeko Murashige
Nov. 11, 2013
Carol Taeko Murashige, 87, of Honolulu, a retired insurance claims supervisor for Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in Manoa Senior Care. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Robert and Michael, brothers David and Clifford Miyamoto, sister Keiko Yamagata and a grandchild. Private services.

William Tsuneo Nakamura
Feb. 7, 2014
William Tsuneo "Tsune" Nakamura, 81, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Yasuo. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

George Sadao Nakano
Feb. 11, 2014
George Sadao Nakano, 72, of Hilo, a retired painter, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by daughter Denise Chong, brother Wayne and sister Claire Adachi. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Kahului Jodo Mission. Services: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

Minoru Nishida
Jan. 30, 2014
Minoru Nishida,83, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 67 electrician and an Army veteran sho served in the Korean War, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Susan C., daughters Shirley S. Nishida and Lorraine M. Nishida-Fuentes, brothers Kenneth K. and Thomas T., sister Dorothy N. Munsey and two grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ruth Tomiko Ogitani
Feb. 6, 2014
Ruth Tomiko Ogitani, 90, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Kenneth K.; son Chris S.; daughters Lois K. Chamberlain, Mona N. Tanaka and Kay C. Kaanehe; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

Sonoko Saki
Feb. 2, 2014
Sonoko Saki, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers Waikiki salesclerk, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Yaeyama, Okinawa. She is survived by son John, daughter Frances and a grandchild. Private services.

Andres Ganitano Sanchez
Jan. 13, 2014
Andres Ganitano "Daris" Sanchez, 87, of Waipahu, a retired Tower Construction carpenter, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Estrella B.; sons Andres Jr., Danny, Randy and Tante; brother Balbino; sister Catalina Lahip; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Yaiko Tanabe
Jan. 27, 2014
Yaiko "Evelyn" Tanabe, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Toshiaki, sons Dr. Eugene T. and Dr. Jon T., and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Judy Namiko Irimata Tashima
Feb. 8, 2014
Judy Namiko Irimata Tashima, 64, of Pearl City died at home. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Gary, daughter Nicole Toma, mother Reiko Irimata, brothers Gary and Glen Irimata, sister Karen Irimata and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific chapter or Islands Hospice.

William Charles Turner
Feb. 10, 2014
William Charles "Bill" Turner, 78, of Honolulu, a sales employee, died at home. He was born in Kansas City, Kan. He is survived by niece Cherie MacQueen. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Unity Church of Hawaii.

James S. Vegas
Feb. 1, 2014
James S. Vegas, 91, of Mililani, a retiree of Hawaiian Pineapple Co. and Castle & Cooke, and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by wife Violet F.; son Benjamin C.; daughters Geraldine F. Bequette, Gloria J. Vegas, Jacqueline L. Kahele and Gwendolyn D. Lum; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Lilo Sua Westbrook
Jan. 30, 2014
Lilo Sua Westbrook, 79, of Waianae, a chef, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Apia, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Walter, George, Raymond, Leigh, James, Sonny, Douglas and Elward Westbrook, and Maumea Sua; daughters Della Westbrook-Rizzo and Kolopa Westbrook-Tuiasosopo; 42 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m.

Mauro Yanit
Feb. 4, 2014
Mauro "Toto" Yanit, 42, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Criselda, sons Mark III and Scott M., daughters Katrina Grace M. and Kaila M., parents Mark and Catalina, brother Reynaldo and sister Mylene Barit. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.






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