For Monday, June 30, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jun 30, 2014
Albert Goles Alba Sr.
June 21, 2014
Albert Goles "Bert" Alba Sr., 96, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired former Hutchinson Sugar Co. harvesting supervisor, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Albert Jr. and Ronald, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
April Hatsumi Sasaki Arakaki
June 6, 2014
April Hatsumi Sasaki Arakaki, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Tupperware sales manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Paul; son Glenn; brothers Henry, Charles and James Sasaki; sisters Betty T. Kurashige, Mitsuno Mukai, Amy Kubo, Katherine Endo and Nancy Mori; and a grandchild. Visitation:9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St. Services:10:30 a.m. Reception to follow. Committal services:11 a.m. July 7 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Evelyn Pearl Bursey
June 6, 2014
Evelyn Pearl Bursey, 89, of Hilo, a retired hotel casino worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Boston. No known survivors. No services.
Alicia B. Cabuco
June 7, 2014
Alicia B. "Alice" Cabuco, 78, of Waipahu, a retired private attorney in the Philippines, died in Waipahu. She was born in Cavite City, Philippines. She is survived by son Jose, sisters Antonia Cabuco and Stella Andres, and three grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at MililaniMortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
June 24, 2014
Dora Habagat, 87, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired state Department of Education employee at Kauai Community College, died in Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Antonio; sons Patrick and Gregory Kenney; daughters Helen Wilson, Sharon Callahan, Vivian Raposas, Diane Texeira and Dayna Ng; sisters Emily Paruginog, ShirleyMartin and Clara Tacub; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Celebration of life:noon Sunday at 3961 Koloa Road.
Renee Joy Kalahanohano‘okalani Helepololei
June 26, 2014
Renee Joy Kalahanohano‘okalani Helepololei, 50, of Waipahu, a Delta Airlines customer service agent, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clifford "Rusty,"sonLopaka "Kala" and Kali "Goose," daughter Leina "Elise,"motherMargaret Shepard, sisters Nicole Strekow and Kehaulani Feldman, and three grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. July 7 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services:6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Jerry Yohei Hirokane
May 30, 2014
Jerry Yohei Hirokane, 91, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa Computer Center supervisor and an Army veteran who served in Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii.He is survived by wife Elizabeth I., son Leslie T., daughters Lois A. Yamagata and Jayne N. Lee, brother George and two grandchildren. Private services.
Bert Noboru Kaneshiro
June 11, 2014
Bert NoboruKaneshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Conrad Enterprises buyer and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Clara M.; sons Eric and Lee; daughters Jill Kaneshiro and June Kanda; brothers Paul, Lawrence, Clyde and Allan; sisters Irene Kawasaki and Nancy Yogi; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Verna Naomi Kato
May 13, 2014
Verna Naomi Kato, 69, of Aiea, a retired Department of Defense accountant technician for the Army, died in Maluhia. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Ryan, Derek and Michael; mother Sallie F. Tokunaga; brother Theodore Tokunaga Jr.; sister Jeanie Kawamura; and three grandchildren. Visitation:2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
June 9, 2014
Grasin "Billy"Ragragola, 77, of Waialua, a retired civil service welder, died in Waialua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Cory, Grayson, Dexter, Erick, Kohl and Kordeil; daughters Carolyn Okami and Ramona and Kazmeir Ragragola; brothers Sonny and Phillip; sister Marina Que; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.Visitation:5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Anthony M. Ramos
June 9, 2014
Anthony M. "Tony" Ramos, 63, of Mililani, a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Catherine Lee, sister Roberta Holt and brothers Bernard, Ben and Vincent. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Barbara Kiyoko Sasaki
June 4, 2014
Barbara Kiyoko Sasaki, 65, of Waipahu died in the Queen's Medical Center West in Ewa Beach.She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Sue S. and sister Aileen Park. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers.
Duan Mapuana Takahashi-Ayala
June 1, 2014
Duan Mapuana Takahashi- Ayala, 56, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Dave Comer and Richard Ayala; daughter Faith Tominaga; sisters Cornelia Suyat, Sharon L. Lui, Florence "Sweetie" Suyat and Donna Takahashi-Gomes; mother Elizabeth K. Takahashi; and four grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services:10 a.m. Burial:1 p.m. at Hawaiian MemorialPark Cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Lucy Mattos Vilanova
June 12, 2014
Lucy Mattos Vilanova, 87, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Santiago; sons Wilfred and Edwin; daughters CarmenKoerte and Yolanda Lopez; sisters Alice Santana, Christina Pena and Mary Ann Nishimura; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu. Services: 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Robert Edward Weidinger
June 20, 2014
Robert Edward "Red" Weidinger, 66, of Kapolei, a retired Island Ready Mix and Hawaii Transfer truck driver and Marine Corps sergeant, died in Kapolei. He was born in Toledo, Ohio. He is survived by daughters Lauralye K. Weidinger and Jo-leen K. Ko, and a grandchild. Commital services:10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Online condolence:oahumortuary.com.
James Yoshiyuki Yamamoto
June 2, 2014
James Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, 85, of Pearl City, a retired Army master sergeant and entrepreneur doing business as Yama's Golf Club Repair and Sales, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June N., son Keith Y., daughters Tracey Y. Yamamoto-Kubo and Lorie K. St. Germain, brothers Ronald and Richard, sisters Catherine Fujimoto and Edna Aimoto, and three grandchildren. Private services.