For Wednesday, July 21, 2010
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Jul 21, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 6:52 a.m. HST, Aug 16, 2010
Joseph-Thomas Kahiapokeikikane-Hoomanawanui Banagan-Taketa
July 13, 2010
Joseph-Thomas Kahiapokeikikane-Hoomanawanui "JoJo" Banagan-Taketa, infant son of Benedict Taketa and Lehua Banagan of Captain Cook, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He is also survived by hanai mother Randi Banagan; grandparents Sharon Smith, Michael Brittain, Natalie Taketa and Ben and Rashel Taketa; great-grandparents Shoji and Charlene Taketa, Gail Kealiinohomoku-King and Alexis Mork; and great-great-grandfather Papa Uchi Kealiinohomoku. Visitation: 8 a.m. July 31 at Kona Gospel Church, Kealakekua. Flowers welcome. For more information call (808) 937-9208.
June 20, 2010
Elpidio Bio, 78, of Waipahu, a retired mason, died in Honolulu. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Saturnina; sons Daniel, Michael, Mitchel, Matthew and Marvin; sisters Ermilina "Erma" Lobetos and Marina Bio; brother Antonio "Tony;" and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11:30 p.m. Valley of the Temples.
Daniel Napua Escuadro
June 9, 2010
Daniel Napua Escuadro, 21, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by father Rowan, mother Yvette Viernes, brother Cameron Hernandez, sisters Adrena Escuadro and Crystal Kumalae and grandparents Lydia Escuadro and Helen Viernes. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Adelaide Souza Flores
July 15, 2010
Adelaide Souza Flores, 103, of Honolulu, a Kauai schoolteacher and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard procurement agent, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Barbara Jean Flores Fernandez, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church in Kapaa. Mass: 10 a.m. Graveside services to follow at Kealia Cemetery.
Roosevelt Hideo Gomi
June 28, 2010
Roosevelt Hideo Gomi, 77, of Mililani, a retired carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirley H., son Clayton, daughters Debora Carroll and Reinette Arase, sister Doris and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Walter Isamu Komatsubara
June 15, 2010
Walter Isamu Komatsubara, 81, of Aiea, a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain, retired Boston Red Sox professional baseball scout and Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Aiea. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Lillian M.; sons Keith R., Kerry M. and Kell H.; sisters Tomiye Haertig and Janet Abe; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 13, 2010
Jerome Nguon, 56, of Honolulu, a Supercuts employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He is survived by sons Bertrand and Jean, two sisters, four brothers and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. today at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Cremation to follow.
Katherine Castillo Reyes
July 17, 2010
Katherine Castillo Reyes, 91, of Kahului, a retired Rolland's Shoes sales clerk, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by daughter Loretta Montgomery, brother Albert Castillo, sisters Barbara Walker and Violet Mahoney, two grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Private burial.
Timothy Francis Shea Sr.
July 16, 2010
Timothy Francis Shea Sr., 70, of Kahuku, a former Schuman Carriage service manager, died in Kahuku Medical Center. He was born in Pomeroy, Ohio. He is survived by son Timmy; daughters Tina Tyrrell and Tammy Shea; brothers Michael, Larry and John; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Kahuku United Methodist Church. Services: 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Edward H. Smith
June 24, 2010
Edward H. Smith, 69, of San Francisco, a retired financial institution senior vice president, Presidio Golf Course employee and Army veteran, died in San Francisco. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers George and Charles. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes in front of the former Haleiwa Beach Club. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.
Emma Martina G. Tagaca
June 29, 2010
Emma Martina G. Tagaca, 68, of Honolulu, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Eleuterio; sons Juanito. Julio and Richard; daughter Lydia T. Rarangol; brother Ernesto Ganal; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Incorrect information published in an obituary Monday.
June 29, 2010
Nobuso "Navy" Takenishi, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel maintenance and upholstery employee and Army veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Moiliili. He is survived by wife May A., son Lawrence N., daughters Trudy A. Rees and Darlene S. Takenishi, brother Kiyoji, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Aloha attire.
Thelma Takako Tanji
June 15, 2010
Thelma Takako Tanji, 89, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Yukio and sons Henry and Francis. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Steven Lee Thompson
July 13, 2010
Steven Lee Thompson, 52, of Kilauea, Kauai, a Princeville Clubhouse employee, died. He was born in Norwich, Conn. He is survived by son Steven L. Jr., father Bill, mother Polly and brothers Wayne and Keith. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kalihiwai Beach.
Demetrio Jimmy Villamor Sr.
July 14, 2010
Demetrio Jimmy Villamor Sr., 70, of Kaneohe, a former Windward Bowl pinsetter and Leeward Bowling Alley employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte, sons Demetrio "Boy" Jr. and Dominic "Monic," daughters Cheryl Daciek and Veronica "Ronny," brother Gasper "Tommy" Abalos, sisters Irene Thomas and Mercy Lutao, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Koolau Village, 45-1019 E Kamau Place. Private inurnment.
Wayne Kaahuonaalii Yasue
June 21, 2010
Wayne Kaahuona- alii Yasue, 61, of Honolulu, a truck driver and Army veteran, died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Edwina "Babydoll," mother Felicia "Mapu" and brothers Alan and Curtis. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.