For Monday, December 9, 2013
POSTED: 2:30 a.m. HST, Dec 9, 2013
Rick Clayton Brown
Nov. 22, 2013
Rick Clayton Brown, 50, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Burbank, Calif. He is survived by wife Emi; mother Judy Harrison; brothers Scott, Ronald and Michael; and sister Shari Lindenberg. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at Mokuaikaua Church in Kailua-Kona. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Theone Keam Yung Chock
Dec. 1, 2013
Theone Keam Yung Chock, 61, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools physical education teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband John Sabel III, sons John IV and Luke Tan Sabel, mother Laura and brothers Terrill, Lorrin and Kyle. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Wendy Joyce Fletcher
Dec. 4, 2013
Wendy Joyce Fletcher, 60, of Keaau, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sons Jason Skeba and Chris Sprauge, companion Arthur Molter and three grandchildren. No services.
Napoleon Kealoha Haena
Nov. 24, 2013
Napoleon Kealoha "Nappy" Haena, 76, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired carpenter and an Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Fay Karratti; hanai brothers Harry N., Dennis L. and Joseph N.S. Kenoi; sister Rosemarylee Dwight; hanai sister Delight A. Veincent; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 840 Kupulau Road, Hilo. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Private burial to be held at a later date. Casual attire.
Geraldine Ku'ui'ini Johansen
Nov. 23, 2013
Geraldine Ku'ui'ini "Auntie Gerry" Johansen, 71, of Pearl City, a retired Kamehameha Schools Kapalama alumni director, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hawi, North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Albert; daughters Michelle "Kahea" and Tanya Johansen; brothers Allen and Gregory "G.G" Vinta; sisters Pauline V. Requelman, Henrietta Labisores and Ginger Vinta; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools on Oahu. Services: 3 p.m. No flowers.
Edison Kapiohu Keomaka
Nov. 25, 2013
Edison Kapiohu Keomaka, 82, of Kailua, an ironworker and director of training for the Hawaii Masons & Plasterers, died. He was born in Waipio, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lilian; daughter Alda; brothers Joseph Keomaka, Clyde Agres, John C. Hing and Edward Pascua; and sister Paulette Kato. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 19 at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire.
Betty Mieko Kuniyasu
Nov. 2, 2013
Betty Mieko Kuniyasu, 83, of Pearl City, a retired Department of Education educational assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Kurt and Keith; daughter Karrie Maeda; brothers Teruyuki and Shoji Yamamoto and Itsuo Kusuda; sister Setsuko Lopes; and a grandchild. Private services.
Anne S. Lee
Nov. 17, 2013
Anne S. Lee, 88, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Stephen and Anthony, daughter Dorianne Thompson, sister Helen Morita and two grandchildren. Private services.
Harriet La Paz Baron Makanui
Nov. 26, 2013
Harriet La Paz Baron Makanui, 75, of Pearl City, a retired Pohakea Elementary School educational assistant, died in Pearl City. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by husband William Jr.; son William III; daughters Alison Makanui-Lopes, Jerelyn Makanui-Yoshida and Gaynor Kaupu; brother Anthony Baron; sisters Virginia Jordan, Dorothy Jean Vidinha and Lorraine Albarado; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Nov. 29, 2013
Shigeko Matsuda, 97, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired farmer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kipapa. She is survived by sons Albert and Edwin, daughter Dorothy Kansako, sister Keeko Takasaki, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Arlene Kailani Miranda
Nov. 15, 2013
Arlene Kailani Miranda, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. warehouse attendant, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William H. Jr., Walters K., Wade K. and Wendell K.; daughter Willene H. Lono; brother Robert K. Eli; sister Leona P. Low; many grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Nov. 25, 2013
Peter Nakamura, 60, of Kapaa, Kauai, a County of Kauai long-range planner, died in Kapaa, Kauai. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Doris and brothers Kent and Galen. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at All Saint's Episcopal Church in Kapaa, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Elizabeth Kamakakaheaokalani Naone
Nov. 21, 2013
Elizabeth Kamakakaheaokalani Naone, 58, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Daniel N. Kapea Jr. and sister Elaine M. Karratti. Services and celebration of life noon Saturday at 89-225 Pililaau Ave., Waianae.
Dorothy Nobu Ogura
Nov. 25, 2013
Dorothy Nobu Ogura, 98, of Honolulu, a Momoyama Restaurant pantry worker at the Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ernest and Ross Ogura; daughters Jane Kuriki and Joan Osato; brothers Shinichi, Yoshinobu and Tadashi Araki; and sisters Kikue Nimori and Jane Araki. Visitation 11 a.m. Dec. 19 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: Noon. Graveside services 10:45 a.m. Dec. 21 at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Kenneth Tadashi Okazaki
Nov. 16, 2013
Kenneth Tadashi Okazaki, 81, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian trust officer and an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nora Y.; sons Joel R. and Jon M.; daughter Joanne S.O. Do; caregiver David Do; sisters Janet M. Sato, Evelyn S. Masuoka and Peggy H. Kwok; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 28, 2013
Kikuye "K" Sasaki, 93, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii, a former proprietress of Harold's Union Service in Kainaliu, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wayne, Ronald and Earl; daughter Laura Kirihara; sister Fujiko Takue; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 8, 2013
Tuugasoli "Soli" Saunoa, 66, of Mililani died in Aiea. He was born in Vaitogi, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Kathryn Lagmay; sons Darrell and Soli Saunoa, and David, Bryan, Lewis and Jason Lagmay; daughters Reylene Saunoa and Bryanna Lagmay; mother Taulafoga Ulu; brother Enoka Ulu; and sisters Tui and Fualuga Ulu, and Italia Tiumalu. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
John Shoso Tamaru
Oct. 31, 2013
John Shoso Tamaru, 85, of Aiea, a retired city inspector, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darrell and Wesley, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 9, 2013
Kenneth Tisalona 56, of Kahaluu, a construction worker and an Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kenneth K. Tisalona and Keolaokalani Waa; daughters Kaheaokalani Palauni and Nalani Hunt; brothers Kainoa, Edmond and Glenn Tisalona, and Joshua Keaweehu; sisters Noe Tanji, Faydyne Tisalona, Debra Stapleton, Florence Nakatani, Sabrina "Bebe" Higa, Avon Morrison and Mona Tisalona; and 13 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kualoa Beach. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire.
Mary Ellen Wong
Nov. 25, 2013
Mary Ellen Wong, 73, of Volcano, Hawaii, a cattle rancher, died in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kevin and Clay McIver, hanai son Steven Royston, brother Waltham Johansen, two grandchildren, a great-grandchild and two hanai grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary at Hilo. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 7 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 1. Casual attire.