For Friday, July 4, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 4, 2014
Abigail Ann Mokihana Abraham
June 21, 2014
Abigail Ann Mokihana Abraham, 81, of Waianae, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael Hatori, Phillip Hattori, Patrick Ahue, Dayne McShane, and Alexander and Andrew Ah Tou; daughters Eldora and Emma Hatori, Anna Pu, Joycelyn Niau and Schanley Ah Tou; stepson Kenneth Jr.; 37 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. July 12 at Maili Beach Park. Casual attire.
Rosalina Lorenzo Castillo
June 11, 2014
Rosalina Lorenzo Castillo, 90, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Napoleon Jr. and Joseph; daughters Angelita Sanchez, Visitacion Sumait, Lydia Silva, Vivan Giedt, Evelyn Santos, Margarita Castillo and Rosalina Yaplag; 28 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Roch Catholic Church. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Evelyn Yoriko Sekiguchi Eto
June 26, 2014
Evelyn Yoriko Sekiguchi Eto, also known as the "China Department Lady," 90, of Lihue, a retired salesclerk for Kauai Store and Liberty House, died in Hale Kupuna Care Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Evien, daughters Sheryl J. Urabe and Sheryn S. Morioka, brother Larry Sekiguchi, sisters Ruby Shobu and Gladys Isono, and a grandchild. Private services.
Veronica Cruzada Gish
May 28, 2014
Veronica Cruzada Gish, 70, of Waldron, Mo., a Navy veteran and registered nurse, died in Waldron. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Dennis; son Rusty; daughter Rene; brothers Rusty and Allan Cruzada; sisters Gloria Vega, Lorraine Ishii and Sheila Barretto; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lihue. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
June 20, 2014
Flora Gonsalves, 96, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Tillie Medeiros. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Rebecca Kaaialii Kaaekuahiwi
June 3, 2014
Rebecca Kaaialii "Becka" Kaaekuahiwi, 77, of Waianae, a retired Makaha Elementary School health aide, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Andrew "Bulla" III, Joseph "Kepa" and Troy "Kawika"; daughters Jonalinn Kane and Ursula-Dee "Kehaulani" Rapoza; sister Aggie Pililaau; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Leighton Kamakani Kaio
June 23, 2014
Leighton Kamakani Kaio, 60, of Waianae, a Defense Logistics warehouse agent and a Navy veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai daughters Resina Kaio and Jaymee-Ann Salas, stepdaughters Karen Amina and Kim Kawaa, sister Maxine Nataniela and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. July 16 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Alvina Cagalawan Klosek
June 30, 2014
Alvina Cagalawan Klosek, also known as "Bina" and "Alvey," 78, of Honolulu, a retired secretary for the federal government, died in Honolulu. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by sons Alvin, David, Danny and Tracy Yadao; daughters Roxanne Yadao and Leslie Flanagan; sister Rose Asuncion; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Arthur Hiroshi Kojima
June 12, 2014
Arthur Hiroshi Kojima, 74, of Kaneohe, a Verizon Telephone Co. supervisor, former president of Honolulu Fukushima Club and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Chad and Todd; daughter Karie Lyn Kojima-Tsurada; stepchildren Cherry Snyder, Tammy Footer, James Hooke and Brandon Armstrong; brothers Gary and Vernon Lee; sister Sharlene Yoshida; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Mission Hope International, PMB 133, 590 Farrington Highway No. 210, Kapolei, HI 96707. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
June 21, 2014
Hatsuyo Maeda, 92, of Lihue, a homemaker and Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery employee, died at Garden Isle Health Care. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Wallace and Larry; daughter Doris Maeda-Daligcon; brother Takeshi Ishii; sisters Haruko Otsubo, Tomiko Kabazawa and Lillian Makizuru; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. July 14 at Lihue Baptist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.
June 17, 2014
Masayuki "Masa" Matsumoto, 88, of Hilo, a retired grocery products salesman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Keopu, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Iris Wong, companion Mayumi Ota and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Cathleen Anne Sullivan Mershant
June 5, 2014
Cathleen Anne Sullivan Mershant, 55, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a homemaker, former Honaunau Stop & Shop manager and Kuntao Silat Dethouars martial arts instructor, died at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Bahati; daughters Tress Fry and Jessie Russell; sons Butch and Paxton Chatfield; sisters Sarah Afoa, Karen Blackmore and Shannon Town; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. July 12 at Old Kona Airport Beach, Pavilion No. 3. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.
Alberta May Mira
June 16, 2014
Alberta May Mira, 63, of Waipahu died in Honolulu. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Clyde M.; sons Melvin Jr. and Ronnie Noble, and Chad and Mark Mira; daughter Kristie Gravallese; father Henaru Calaustro; mother Conchita Calaustro; brother David Calaustro; sisters Aileen Abrazado and Gwendolyn Kasoga; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
June 30, 2014
Pedro "Peter" Novicio, 89, of Oxon Hill, Md., a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Mendez, Cavite, Philippines. He is survived by wife Remedios V., sons Norberto and Raynaldo, daughters Carolina Turay and Cynthia Martinez, sister Adoracion Enano and five grandchildren. Committal services in the Philippines at a later date. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Chrys A. Rosen
May 3, 2014
Chrys A. Rosen, 60, of Honolulu died at home. No services.
Shizuko Watanabe Saholan
June 16, 2014
Shizuko Watanabe "Katie" Saholan, 90, of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Kapolei. She was born in Chiba-Ken, Japan. She is survived by daughters Christine Plumberg, Josephine Dvorak and Kitty Saholan; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
June 30, 2014
Hui Shen, 85, of Honolulu, a pediatrician, died. She was born in Shan Tung province, China. Private services.
June 24, 2014
Katsuichi "James" Tengan, 95, of Honolulu, a retired SIDA Taxi driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.
June 27, 2014
Dolores Thomas, 73, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Pohai Malama Hospice of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Antone, Lorenzo and Ashley Ancheta, and Reynold, Charles and David Thomas; daughters Rosemary Thomas, Beatrice Mussro and Brenda Wallace; brothers Samuel Fernandez and Raymond Barry; 25 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 11 at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 10:30 a.m.
Juanita Laurentia Torres
June 28, 2014
Juanita Laurentia Torres, 81, of Honolulu, a nurse's aide and medical records clerk, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Alfred Sr.; sons Alfred Jr., Hank and Christopher; daughters Laura Jane Nahale and Rose Marie Rice; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
June 22, 2014
Virginia Tortora, 62, of Pearl City, an Army veteran, died at home. She was born in New York. She is survived by daughter Nicole Tortora Lopez. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kane-ohe. Casual attire.
June 28, 2014
Amelia Uepi, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by sons Samleakoula and Tafengamonu; daughters Mele V. Prescott, Tupou Taufoou and Otusia Akoteu; brother Tevita Talakai; sisters Ofa Talanoa, Elisiva Masi and Melemunui Teumohenga; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lihue United Church. Services: 9 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. Thursday at the church. Services: 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery.
Arthur Tadao Uyeda
April 25, 2014
Arthur Tadao Uyeda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Milwaukee County social worker supervisor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Dennis P.; daughters Janet Paynter, Linda Pescheck and Brenda Uyeda; brothers Teruaki, Harry, Roy and Oliver; and sister Margaret. Private services.
Kazuye Chagami Yamamoto
June 6, 2014
Kazuye Chagami "Lillian" Yamamoto, 88, of Aiea died in Aiea. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by husband Yoshito, sons Richard and Clifford, daughter Cheryl Uyeshiro, sister Jennie Tsuchidana and three grandchildren. Private services.
Lynette Yoshie Yuen
June 16, 2014
Lynette Yoshie Yuen, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas L.K.; brothers Eiko, Rinzo, Gikichi and Usuke; and sisters Yoshiko Yonashiro and Betty M. Omine. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.