For Monday, May 19, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 19, 2014
Beulah May Arakaki
May 3, 2014
Beulah May Arakaki, 77, of Aiea, a Sky Chef retiree, died in Ewa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel, Dr. Henry Jr. and Randall; daughter Beth Ann "Ui"; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Sean Gabriel Baldovi
April 19, 2014
Sean Gabriel Baldovi, infant son of Vincent and Perlita Baldovi of Waipahu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers John and Jem Mendoza, and grandparents Aquilino and Carmencita Baldovi, and Jaime Baldonado. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 10:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
May 12, 2014
James Cabral, 88, of Puhi, Kauai, a retired supervisor of the Kauai County Parks and Recreation Division and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons Jimmy, Grady and Keith; daughters Cindy Soto and Monalisa Miguel; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. No flowers.
May 7, 2014
Renald Fernandez, 86, of Kapolei, a harbor scheduler and a Marine veteran, died. He was born in Keaukaha, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lehua; son Renald; daughters Raynette Fernandez and Robin Acosta; brother Earl; sisters Elaine Mattson, Dawn Pokini, Marvis Matson and Merna Akana; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Makakilo Stake Center, 92-900 Makakilo Drive, Kapolei. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha/casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Cancer Society of Hawaii or Alzheimer's Association Oahu Chapter. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
May 3, 2014
Denis "Jiggie" Goo, 75, of Kailua, a retired PBX supervisor for Hawaiian Telephone Co., died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara, sons Paul and Bradley, daughters Debbi Keolanui and Lisa Parker, sisters Leota Jean Hussey and Helena "Honsey" Chong, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Lei welcome. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiifuneralservices.com.
Jane S. Hamamoto
April 21, 2014
Jane S. Hamamoto, 88, of Mililani, a retired Leilehua High School cafeteria worker, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert I., sons Dale H. and Robin S., brothers Teddy S. and Frederick Matsui, sister Lillian Y. Kim and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Thomas Wayne Hodgins
May 8, 2014
Thomas Wayne "Tom" Hodgins, 64, of Waipahu, formerly of Molokai and Captain Cook, Hawaii, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Wilda A., brother William A. "Aka" and sisters Mary H. Higgins and Hannah Hodgins. Services to be held in Kona at a later date. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Wan Ja Iida
May 9, 2014
Wan Ja Iida, 72, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by daughters Wanda G. and Mary Ann Young, sister Hyon Su, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Donald Lee Karsten
May 11, 2014
Donald Lee "Duke" Karsten, 79, of Aiea, a businessman and a Navy veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Hammond, Ind. He is survived by son William "Bill," daughters Pamela Karsten-Diaz and Sheila Karsten, brother Harry Jr., five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Mass: 11 a.m.
Clifford Kotaro Kobayashi
April 6, 2014
Dr. Clifford Kotaro Kobayashi, 94, of Honolulu, a retired pediatrician and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Cathy; daughters Mary Lowenberg, Susan Schwab, Dr. Barbara Kobayashi and Rita May; brothers Buddy and Victor Kobayashi; sister Constance Yamamoto; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew, 229 Queen Emma Square. Services: 1:30 p.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Cathedral of Saint Andrew.
Amy Char Lam
May 10, 2014
Amy Char Lam, 83, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel S., sons Thomas and Paul, daughter Tricia, brother Lloyd Char, sisters Jean Gong and Aileen Lum, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Bessie Leah Marques
May 15, 2014
Bessie Leah Marques, 83, of Kaneohe, formerly of Santa Rosa, Calif., a retired Sonoma State Hospital occupational therapist, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by son Wayne, daughters Colette Faris and Wendy Weathers, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Melvin Manabu Ooka
May 1, 2014
Melvin Manabu Ooka, 86, of Pukalani, Maui, retired owner and operator of Ooka Sporting Goods Store in Wailuku, died at home. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Reiko and brother Stanley. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.
April 21, 2014
Chevalier "Chevy" Renken, 52, of Honolulu, a mason and a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen; son Isaiah; daughters Chevelle, Porsche and Mercedes; brother Elmore; sisters Diana Mahi and Joanna, Penny, Cindy and Bonnie Renken; and four grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Central Seventh-day Adventist Church. Services: 1 p.m. Online condolences: kenordensteinfunerals.com.
Steven M. Rosen
May 9, 2014
Steven M. Rosen, 65, of Benbrook, Texas, an auctioneer, died in Fort Worth, Texas. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Shirley S., sons Dwayne Sakaguchi and Alexander Rosen, daughters Carrie Noto and Cayenne Totc, and sister Lana Fricke. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hawaiian Humane Society.
Kathleen Naomi Schmidt
May 12, 2014
Kathleen Naomi Schmidt, 52, of Honolulu, a former Macy's sales associate and a former Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific activities coordinator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gary M., daughter Jenica E. and father Choko Fukuhara. Visitation: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.
James Kanae Shimizu
May 10, 2014
James Kanae Shimizu, 95, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed contractor doing business as James K. Shimizu Builder, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mae S., son Jon, daughter Kathleen Wilson and brothers Masaharu, Tsuneaki, Toshiaki and Akio. Visitation: 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: noon. Casual attire. No flowers.
Francis J.E. Silva
April 15, 2014
Francis J.E. "Sammy" Silva, 34, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Siai; mother Sofia M.; biological mother Elizabeth Lealaimatafao; brothers Tau, Edwin, David, Francis, Jerry, Andrew, Pesi, Joseph and Oscar Silva, Tino Moe and Bradley Padilla; and sisters Suzanna Passi, Maggie Purcell, Easter and Sofia Silva, and Ane Lealaimatafao. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire.
Vicente Tapocol Torricer
May 8, 2014
Vicente Tapocol Torricer, 85, of Las Vegas, a retired paper cutter operator for Naval Printing and Publication Service at Pearl Harbor Naval Station, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Robert and Robin Torricer, and Glenn Ballangao; daughter Roberta Mendoza; sisters Maxine Ballangao and Charlene Biho; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Las Vegas.
Ronald Mun Guy Wun
April 18, 2014
Ronald Mun Guy Wun, 72, of Honolulu, a retired IRS employee and retired Army Reserve veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Caren Lee Fukushima, brother Randall Wun, sisters Patricia Ling and Jean Mar, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Helen S.H. Yee
April 4, 2014
Helen S.H. Yee, 97, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Harold, daughter Lynnette Ogata and three grandchildren. Private services.
Brent Tatsuo Yokota
March 16, 2014
Brent Tatsuo Yokota, 46, of Pearl City, a state Department of the Attorney General employee, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary H.Y.B., brothers Blane and Neal, and sister Jan. Private services.
Kay Kyoko Yokoyama
April 29, 2014
Kay Kyoko Yokoyama, 88, of Hilo, a retired state psychiatric social worker, artist and coordinator for the East Hawaii Cultural Council's "Aloha Aina: Big Island Memories" book project, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Philip I. Miyamoto, brother George and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.