For Monday, May 12, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 12, 2014
Charlene Ulualoha Ah Nee
May 1, 2014
Charlene Ulualoha "Ant" Ah Nee, 66, of Hilo, a retired Laupahoehoe Transportation Co. bus driver, died in Hospice of Hilo's Pohai Malama facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Loretta Evangelista, hanai sons Troy Julian and Kaniala Estrada, hanai daughters Patrice Julian and Fern Peahi, brother Daniel Kaleo Smith, sister Doreen Victorino and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Ronald James Andrade
April 22, 2014
Ronald James Andrade, 75, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Transportation highways maintenance supervisor, an Andrade Service, Inc. driver/mechanic and a bulldozer operator-mechanic for Ishimaru, Andrade-Kau Contracting and Kawaihae Ranch, died at home. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kapuaokalani G.; son Paul; daughters Rhonda and Michelle Andrade, and Helena Erece; brothers Walter, Gilbert and Dennis; sisters Rachel Johansen, Diane Lumanlan and Elsie Moses; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.
April 2, 2014
Bernardo "David" Benigno, 87, of Mililani, a retired Army master sergeant, died in Mililani. He was born in Parut, Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Griselda "Grace"; sons David, Van, Damian, Bernardo and Gabriel; daughters Anita "Gail" King, Lydia Auge, Bernadette Dicus and Jennifer Chetronie; brother Francisco; sister Romula "Roming" Dela Cruz; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Prayer services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
May 8, 2014
Sally "Coco" Cariaga-Taneyo, 50, of Aiea, a former certified nurse's assistant with Waianae Coast Comprehensive Adult Day Care, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dwight, Dwayne and Derrick; mother Sylvia Cariaga; brothers David and Michael Cariaga; sister Suzanne DeVera; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Committal: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome.
Lloyd L. Ching
April 10, 2014
Lloyd L. Ching, 86, of Honolulu, a retired attorney with the city prosecutor's office and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Daisy H.C., daughters Laura Marie Ching and Chrisanthi Ching-Tanaka, brothers the Rev. Herbert and Philip, and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to a charity of choice to benefit Parkinson's disease research in memory of Lloyd L. Ching. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Loraine M. Daikoku
April 20, 2014
Loraine M. Daikoku, 67, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Melissa S. Rodrigues and Shayne Ader, brother Norman Daikoku, sister Judith Lau and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 85-574 Old Plantation Road, Waianae. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Harriet Utome Goya
April 19, 2014
Harriet Utome Goya, 97, of Honolulu, a former restaurant server, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Leslie, daughter Joyce Logan, sisters Charlotte Newcomb and Gerry Stanich, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
April 27, 2014
Yoshie "Eileen" Hanatani, 92, of Honolulu died in Manoa Senior Care. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis K. and Ronald Y., daughter Esther R. Miyashita, brothers Fred I. and Tadashi Taomae, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Thomas Kim Wah Kam
April 25, 2014
Thomas Kim Wah Kam, 90, of Kaneohe, a Servco Toyota sales manager and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth P., son Thomas K.W. Jr., daughter Deborah P.K. Chang, brothers Kenneth K.P. and Robert K.L., sister Janet K.L. Gaison, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services at noon. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Bertram Solomon Kekua
April 24, 2014
Bertram Solomon Kekua, 81, of Ewa Beach, a retired American Express Travel Agency auditor and an Air Force veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Rowena Okita. Visitation: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10:45 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Damiana Ancheta Mandac
April 16, 2014
Damiana Ancheta Mandac, 100, of Kahuku, a homemaker, died in Kahuku. She was born in Araniw, Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Maura Mandac, Cristeta Recta and Erminia Sasaki; sisters Pacita and Venancia Ancheta; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. May 19 at St. Roch Catholic Church, Kahuku. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
April 23, 2014
Takeshi "Blackie" Matsunaka, 94, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. factory supervisor, died in a private care home in Hilo. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by son Wayne Wagatsuma; brother Yoshimi; sisters Haruko Hayashi, Toshiko E. Otani, Misao J. Okamoto and Kazue Koyama; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary gifts.
Caryn Aiko Mine
April 24, 2014
Caryn Aiko Mine, 54, of Hilo, a Hawaii island account executive for Hawaii Bride & Groom magazine and former Internal Revenue Service employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Tomiko, brother Claton and sister Shari Chapman. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.
May 2, 2014
Fusaye Mizuta, 99, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Charles, daughter Suzanne Okazaki, brothers Muneto and Yutaka Oshimo, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 5, 2014
Shizuko "Bonnie" Moore, 76, of Mililani died in Aiea. She was born in Nagasaki, Japan. She is survived by brothers Takeshi and Hideto Ito, and sisters Junko Ito and Akemi Oya. Committal services: 1 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Herbert Hiroshi Ochiai
April 13, 2014
Herbert Hiroshi Ochiai, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard welder and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Itsuko A., son Jon H., daughter Carol K. and sister Dorothy Hazama. Visitation: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 24, 2014
Raymond Reis, 72, of Hilo, a former Banditos baseball player, truck driver for various companies and county Department of Parks and Recreation employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Shana-Rae Daguro and Sherell Reis, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Susan Ray Tanabe
April 17, 2014
Susan Ray Tanabe, 67, of Honolulu, a retired mathematics teacher at St. Andrew's Priory, Mid-Pacific Institute and Farrington High School, died in Honolulu. She was born in Alhambra, Calif. She is survived by sons Grant and Brian, daughter Kathryn, father Paul Allard, brothers Terry and David Allard, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Celebration of life: 11:45 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Florencio Cordoba Torado
April 3, 2014
Florencio Cordoba "Tommy" Torado, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Public Work Center Lualualei machinist welder and CHA-3 Kenpo Karate chief instructor, died in Aiea. He was born in Cebu City, Philippines. He is survived by son Jeffrey; daughters Geraldine Alfafara, Violet Guzman, Aileen Roldan, Florence Ramos, Lorraine Cabebe and Coraleen Gross; 25 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
April 11, 2014
Kazuo "KC" Uyemura, 78, of Aiea, an IBM retiree, pastor at West Oahu Christian Church and an Army veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Koko S. and brothers Nasuo Kamimura and Yoshio Uyemura. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at West Oahu Christian Church, 94-420 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Services: 4 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. May 20 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Clifton Hatsuji Yamamoto II
April 21, 2014
Clifton Hatsuji Yamamoto II, 52, of Kaneohe, a Fred Rader Mill Supply manager, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kimberly N., daughters Courtney A. and Cory M., and sister Larrin Ohye. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.