For Monday, April 14, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Apr 14, 2014
Kenneth Wayne Abrams
April 4, 2014
Kenneth Wayne "Kenny" Abrams, 58, of Honolulu, owner of General Printing and KWA Communications, died. He was born in Long Island, N.Y. He is survived by daughter Zoe Abrams and parents Allan Abrams and Elizabeth Cummins. Private services to be held in New York.
Brian Bronson Ku'umakaekolu Akana
April 6, 2014
Brian Bronson Ku'umakaekolu Akana, 59, of Pearl City, a former commercial door installer for Commercial Shelving, died in St. Francis Hospice in Nuuanu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son David, mother Janette and sister Cindy Uilani Cameron. Private services held. Online condolences: kenordensteinfunerals.com.
Jerard Kawika De Rego
March 14, 2014
Jerard Kawika De Rego, 25, of Ewa Beach died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Jonelle L.; stepfather Don Pogtis; brothers Jarret De Rego and Don Jr., Landon and Donavan Pogtis; and sisters Cherie A. De Rego, Donya Pogtis and Donnie K. Pogtis, and Ami Akeo. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jerome Migao Fanene
March 11, 2014
Jerome Migao "Romey" Fanene, 44, of Honolulu, an Admor Distributors truck driver, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Sage and Zane, brothers Jason and Arthur, and sisters Linda, January and June. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.
March 8, 2014
Ronald Freitas, 66, of Ewa Beach died at home. He was born on Maui. He is survived by brothers John, Terry and Jacob; and sisters Diane Cabuhut, Toni Haq, Brenda Freitas and Mary Bowman. For service information, contact the family.
Johnny Arthur Garcia
April 6, 2014
Johnny Arthur "Johnny Kauai" Garcia, 75, of Waipahu, a musician, died at home. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Carol J.; sons Manuel A. Perez and John A., Albert, Roscoe and David Garcia; daughters Lisa A. and Dora L.; sisters Rose Lopez and Alice Texidore; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at family residence, 94-535 Kipou Street, Waipahu.
Raymond Harding Henry
April 3, 2014
Raymond Harding Henry, 90, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died at home. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Mechtild, son Karl, daughter Karola, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.
Eugene Eishin Higa
April 2, 2014
Eugene Eishin Higa, 89, of Honolulu, a baker and an Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carole K.; daughters Leatrice M. LaDouceur, and Linda K. and Jeanette E. Chang; brothers Jack E. and George H. Higa; sisters Toshiko "Toshi" Higa, Gail A. Jo and May S. Oda; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Benehakaka Kanahele-Kaiwi II
April 6, 2014
Benehakaka Kanahele-Kaiwi II, 67, of Anahola, Kauai, a heavy equipment operator, maintenance worker for Raytheon and the Pacific Missile Range Facility and a retired deck hand for Hawaiian Tug & Barge and the Inland Boatmen's Union, died at home. He was born in Puuwai, Niihau. He is survived by sons Bruce and Ben Kaiwi; daughters Barbara and Benetta Kaiwi; brothers Mike, George and Eugene Kaiwi; sisters Emalia Kanahele, Isabella Matayoshi and Myra Silva; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. May 10 at Garden Island Mortuary Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date in Kekeha Cemetery. Casual attire.
Feb. 20, 2014
Yaeko Kanemura, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Born Free seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dennis T., daughter Yvonne M.K. Jorge Cuan, brother Charles K. Yoshida, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
March 23, 2014
Sunaho Kaneshiro, 101, of Honolulu, a retired Arakawa Chicken Market salesclerk, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Roy and Walter; daughters Alice Tokuda and Beatrice Higa; brothers Kenyu, Kenso and Morio Tokuda; sisters Nancy and Yae Higa and Kiyo Matsuzaki; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Harry K. Kishii
March 28, 2014
Harry K. Kishii, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Clayton and daughter Joann. Private services.
Jessie Matsuko Kiyabu
April 4, 2014
Jessie Matsuko Kiyabu, 89, of Wahiawa, a retired Cornet Store sales manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons James M., William M. and Thomas; daughters Jacqueline Yonekura, Joy Tsusaki, June Maeda and Judith Chun; brother Masao Higa; sister Kikue; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert K.S. Lee
March 18, 2014
Robert K.S. Lee, 83, of Mililani, a retired state of Hawaii botanist, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by wife Millie, daughters Annette Y. and Roberta E., brothers Ke Nam Kim and David Lee, sisters Esther Soares and Jane Gabriel, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Herbert Shigeru Nomura
March 19, 2014
Herbert Shigeru Nomura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired federal government supply technician and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Akemi, son Glen M., daughter Cindy R.N. Hotema, sisters Jane Nakanishi and Nellie Sakai, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Dixon Choko Oyadomari
March 21, 2014
Dixon Choko Oyadomari, 94, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired automotive and truck repair shop supervisor for the former Puna Sugar Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Alvin, sister Yoshie Ung and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers.
March 6, 2014
Benny "Ben" Paclib, 68, of Waianae, an Oahu Transit System employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ella L.; sons Benny "Bonnie" and Brandon; stepsons George and Eric Stallinger; daughters Jodianne McMillan and Jocelyn, Krystal and Chassidy Paclib; stepdaughters Peewee and Kalani Stallinger; brothers Rico and Felix Ariola, and Rudy and Roger Paclib; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
John Yoshitsugu Suzuki
March 19, 2014
John Yoshitsugu Suzuki, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Eastman Kodak customer service manager and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Cleo Sato and brother George Suzuki. Private services.
March 20, 2014
Satoshi Yoshimura, 86, of Wahiawa, a former bishop and temple sealer for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and an Army veteran, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Koolau, Kauai. He is survived by wife Shizue, son Wayne, daughters Sharon Yoshimura and Joy Miller, brother Teruo, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.