For Monday, July 28, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 28, 2014
Lynn Kazuno Abe
July 19, 2014
Lynn Kazuno Abe, 96, of Kailua, a self-employed cake decorator, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George J.; daughters Jean Sumimoto, Gloria Chapman and Carol Abe; brothers Arimichi and Thomas Sato; sister Kathryn Narusawa; and four grandchildren. Celebration of life: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kailua Community Church. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Frank Alvin Acasia Sr.
July 5, 2014
Frank Alvin Acasia Sr., 74, of Waianae, a retired heavy equipment operator, died in Waianae. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by wife Ramona; son Frank Jr.; daughters Angeline and Darlene Acasia, Carmen Acasia-Boukal, Tracy Kamakea and Kainoa Acasia-Napeahi; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
July 21, 2014
Theodora Benevides, 93, of Hilo, also known as "Etta" and "Nana," a homemaker and child care giver, died in Hospice of Hilo Pohai Malama facility. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Anthony P., sons Sonny and Patrick Haleamau, hanai sons Anthony and Kaohe Haleamau, eight grandchildren and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Wake service: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at East Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Martina Generalao Cabanlit
July 15, 2014
Martina Generalao "Tining" Cabanlit, 71, of Honolulu, a United Laundry retiree, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Agus, Iligan City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Wilfredo, Manolito, Arsenio and Marvin; daughter Mary Leizl Estomago; brothers Jose and Hilario Generalao; sisters Cipriana Laput and Ramoncita Rosales; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Final services and burial in the Philippines. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July 2, 2014
Robert Grafton "Captain Bob" Chapman, 90, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a boat captain, owner and operator of Captain Bob's Glass Bottom Boat Tours and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, died at home. He was born in Bonita, Calif. He is survived by wife Elaine; sons Gifford and Peter Matsuoka and Henry Chapman; daughters Malia Springer and Kanani Wall; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 9, 2014
Cherish-Claire Dagdagan, infant daughter of Junior Dagdagan and Cherry Estal of Waipahu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. Private services.
Evelyn Fumiko Hamakawa
June 24, 2014
Evelyn Fumiko "Evie" Hamakawa, 84, of Honolulu, a retired diagnostic prescriptive teacher for the state Department of Education, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son John, daughters Rae Katano and Lynn Hamamoto, sister Janet Sakata, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary gifts.
Josefa Barut Iloreta
June 19, 2014
Josefa Barut Iloreta, 67, of Ewa Beach died in Aiea. She was born in Barangay Battog, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by husband Restituto Y., daughter Gina B., brothers Tito and Juan Barut, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Wake service: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
July 23, 2014
Tibor "Tibi" Juhasz, 49, of Honolulu died. He was born in Hungary. He is survived by son Angelo, mother Marta and sister Martika. Private services. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.
July 19, 2014
Masamitsu "Masa" Kimura, 87, of Waianae, a retired Dole pineapple plantation welder and an Army veteran, died in Puu Wai o Makaha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Timothy L.; daughters Debra Dudoit, Michele Kimura and Adele Suzuki; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
Douglas Noenoe Martin
July 3, 2014
Douglas Noenoe "Dougie" Martin, 56, of Aiea, a taxi driver for TheCAB, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene; daughter Candace N. Tam; brothers Thomas, Richard and Raymond Martin, and Louis Nakapalau; and sisters Raydine Delos Santos and Jolene and Darlene Nakapalau. Visitation at noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Joseph Hall McCleskey
July 17, 2014
Joseph Hall McCleskey, 72, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was a nuclear engineer, a project manager for PICHTR at the open-cycle ocean thermal energy conversion facility in Kailua-Kona, owner and operator of Misty Acres coffee farm, and a Navy veteran. He was born in Hutchinson, Kan. He is survived by wife Sandy. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa United Methodist Church, 45-3525 Mamane St. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gladys Taeko Minami
June 11, 2014
Gladys Taeko Minami, 94, of Honolulu, a retired cashier for Star Market, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Melvyn T. and Raynor M., daughter Sharon R. Shigemasa, sister Nancy T. Tanaka, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nichiren Mission of Hawaii, 33 Pulelehua Way, Honolulu. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.
Howard Kazuto Miura
July 8, 2014
Howard Kazuto Miura, 79, of Honolulu, a retired state civil engineer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Eldon, daughter Pamela Lum and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Norman Tadashi Nakashima
May 19, 2014
Norman Tadashi Nakashima, 64, of Reno, Nev., a Wells Fargo Advisors financial adviser, died outside Goldfield, Nev. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Megan and Maia Okumoto Nakashima, and brothers Brian and Michael. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
George Lincoln Naone Jr.
July 3, 2014
George Lincoln Naone Jr., 57, of Waianae, a Kaiser Cement employee and a former American Movers truck driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Nanakuli. He is survived by wife Cecilia Eli; daughters Vincenza and Victoria; stepsons Wayne, Jake and Bronson Aipoalani; brother Glenn; sisters Ho'olehua Wright and Sarah Naone; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Nanakuli. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
James Isamu Narahara
July 2, 2014
James Isamu "Jimmy" Narahara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa custodian and an Army veteran who served on the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company G, in World War II, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn Y. "Nara," son Milton Y., daughter Lori H. Tanno, sisters Mary U. Fukumoto and Esther T. Baba, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 19, 2014
Hiroshi Saito, 82, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, where he retired as a city Department of Parks and Recreation administrator, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Sidoyna, sons Brian and Brad, and three grandchildren. Private services.
June 12, 2014
Tsuyoshi Sakahara, 97, of Honolulu, a former watchmaker and an Army veteran who served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by nieces and nephews. Private services.
Pablo Cabardo Secretaria Jr.
July 23, 2014
Pablo Cabardo Secretaria Jr., 57, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Cebu City, Philippines. He is survived by brothers Paulino, Rolando, Edgardo, Felix, Menardo and Joel; and sisters Clarita Beldad, Dioly Null and Shirley Ligad. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Jeannette Ilene Sturges
July 12, 2014
Jeannette Ilene Sturges, 78, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant for the Hawaii Army National Guard, U.S. Property and Fiscal Office, died in Honolulu. She was born in Denver. She is survived by son Michael, daughter Michelle and sister Jacqueline Haines. Private services.
July 21, 2014
Haruo "Tani" Tanida, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Fletcher Pacific general superintendent and an Army veteran, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edith C. Sato. Private services.
Valerie Ann Teixeira
July 24, 2014
Valerie Ann Teixeira, 64, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired receptionist with Kauai Medical Clinic, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Sean Ornellas and John Teixeira; daughters Trace Aki, Shelli Ornellas and Sherri Torio; brother Wesley Ladera; sister Janet Silva; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Roberta Nohea Azevedo Thomas
July 10, 2014
Roberta Nohea Azevedo Thomas, 75, of Kailua, a retired medical administrator at Straub Clinic & Hospital, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dr. William, daughters Elizabeth and Kathleen, brother Dalbert Azevedo, sister Marcia Langendoen, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Thomas residence in Kailua. For more information, call 221-2925.
Helen Catherine Verdeyen
July 12, 2014
Helen Catherine Verdeyen, 93, of Kaneohe, a retired social worker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Terre Haute, Ind. She is survived by brother Joseph and numerous nephews and nieces. No services.
Aitofi Faaulu Vitale
July 7, 2014
Aitofi Faaulu Vitale, also known as Aitofi Faaulu Fetaui, 55, of Ewa Beach, a former school bus driver, died in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born in Futiga, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Sonny Fetaui; sons So'ofia Malie and Lee Vitale, and Henry Moefu; daughter Delielah Hill; brothers Alisi Samuseva and Shoka and Joshua Faafiti; sisters Eseta and Rita Faafiti; and 17 grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Aug. 4 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services and cremation to follow. Online condolences: woolseymortuary.com.
Ethel Sueko Yoda-Mukai
July 12, 2014
Ethel Sueko Yoda-Mukai, 79, of Kailua, a retired U.S. government clerk, died in Hospice Hawaii's Kailua home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Eugene S. Mukai, brother Kenneth S. Yoda and sister Martha Y. Horimoto. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.