For Thursday, February 27, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Feb 27, 2014
Ruby Pagaduan Astronomia
Feb. 5, 2014
Ruby Pagaduan Astronomia, 54, of Ewa Beach, a Waikiki Parc Hotel employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Frulinda G., son BJ, daughter Russell, mother Susana and brothers Benny and Danilo. Visitation: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday 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. Flowers welcome.
Rodney James Choy
Feb. 18, 2014
Rodney James Choy, 62, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co. senior estimator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Jeri M.C. Tugman, brothers Jon M. and James D. Cabreros, and companion Lisa Roncali. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Wallace N. Enovijas
Feb. 24, 2014
Wallace N. "Wally" Enovijas, 64, of Wailuku, a chef at Sammy Hagar's Beach Bar & Grill, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Casey K. White, and Kyle and Sean Enovijas; brother Erenest; sisters Yolanda Milano and Rosaland Enovijas; and five grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Door of Faith Church Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. No flowers. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Jan. 31, 2014
Fusae Fujii, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Watumull's sales associate, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Janie L. Mishima, caregiver and son-in-law Dennis Mishima, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Kevin Haruki Hadano
Feb. 7, 2014
Kevin Haruki Hadano, 56, of Aiea, a Pacific Hi-Tak employee, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Haruzo, mother Eiko and sisters Michele M. Hadano and Carolyn R. Scully. Private services.
Isaac Hart Jr.
Feb. 8, 2014
Isaac Hart Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a Hawaii State Hospital nurse, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by sister Winona M. Morita. Private services.
Antonio Trinidad Jimenez
Feb. 6, 2014
Antonio Trinidad Jimenez, 91, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a draftsman, architect and retiree from Kauai Stores Ltd. and Foodland, died at home. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Manny, Ernest, Abraham, David, Samuel and Jesse; daughters Flora Jasmin, Freddie Kelly, Ruth Yata and Esther Riopta; 23 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. March 8 at Kauai Veterans Center, Lihue. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Michael Lee Joseph
Aug. 29, 2013
Michael Lee Joseph, 57, of Anaheim, Calif., owner of an auto detailing business, died in Anaheim. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol Ann R., sons Michael Jr. and Brandon, daughters Meleana and Kiana, and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Keawe Hale, 85-1149 Waianae Valley Road. Scattering of ashes: 5 p.m. at Waianae High School, ocean side. Casual attire. No flowers.
David K. Kaanana
Feb. 18, 2014
David K. Kaanana, 56, of Honolulu, an Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Helen, brothers James and Allen, and sisters Kathy Smith and Malia Morrow. Private scattering of ashes. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Alexander Makaala Kealoha
Feb. 15, 2014
Alexander Makaala Kealoha, 67, of Waianae died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice K. Brown-Kealoha, son Spencer, daughters Stacy and Sabrina, brother Enoch, sister Lois and six grandchildren. Private services.
Ellen Keiko Kubo
Feb. 1, 2014
Ellen Keiko Kubo, 75, of Hilo, a retired clerk for the state Department of Transportation and retired secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dean; daughter Gwen; and brothers Harry, Kenneth, Leabert and Harold Matsuo. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 5 p.m. Graveside committal services at noon Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Lei and flowers welcome.
Betty JoAn Metcalf
Feb. 7, 2014
Betty JoAn Metcalf, 75, of Carson City, Nev., formerly of Kailua, died at home. She was born in Caldwell, Kan. She is survived by husband Norman, son Tom, daughter Teresa Lyon and five grandchildren. Celebration of life to be held in Nevada.
John Mendonca Monica
Feb. 18, 2014
John Mendonca Monica, 76, of Ewa Beach, a Millard Wire Co. retiree, died in Honolulu. He was born in Paco De Arcos, Portugal. He is survived by wife Emilia C., daughters Maria Monica-Kaanapu and Aida M. Ramirez, brother Cesar, sister Isabel Camara and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Karl Toru Murai
Feb. 23, 2014
Karl Toru Murai, 75, of Honolulu, a retired personnel specialist at Hickam Air Force Base, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Melanie and sisters Amy Buckalew and Joyce Toy. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Leon Andrew Muresan
Feb. 16, 2014
Leon Andrew Muresan, 62, of Hilo, formerly of California, a retired California State water treatment operator, died at home. He was born in Bolton, England. He is survived by wife Vicki, son Brandon, daughter Faith, brother Alec and sisters Vanda Moore and Sylvia Pani. Private services. Condolences may be sent to Vicki Muresan, P.O. Box 1529, Hilo, HI 96721.
Dennis Kealii Na-o Sr.
Feb. 22, 2014
Dennis Kealii Na-o Sr., 62, of Waianae, a cleaner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dennis K. Jr. and Andrew A.; daughters Alberta Na-o and Alexandria Afo; brothers Daniel, Albert, Kela and David; sisters Liliann Kimoto, Leilani Sabog, Iris Chinn and Sweetheart Na-o; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes.
Feb. 16, 2014
Toichi "Putt Putt" Okada, 91, of Pearl City, a retired Hawaiian Dredging & Construction Co. general foreman, died in Nuuanu Hale. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Miyako, daughters Geraldine M. Lee and Jane M. Okada, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Geraldine Perry Sala
Oct. 20, 2013
Geraldine Perry Sala, 77, of Burbank, Calif., a homemaker, died in Burbank. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by stepdaughter Michele La Bonte, sister Alberta Arola and two grandchildren. Private services held in California.
Bertha Mae Vieira
Feb. 12, 2014
Bertha Mae Vieira, 84, of Kailua, a Wailana Coffee Shop hostess, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons David Jr., Wayne and Keith; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Paul F. Viloria
Feb. 12, 2014
Paul F. Viloria, 76, of Mililani, a Hale Koa Hotel retiree, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Lapo, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Private services and burial held. Updated information for an obituary published Wednesday.
Dalbert Ka'ahanui Wakinekona
Jan. 9, 2014
Dalbert Ka'ahanui Wakinekona, 69, of Makaha died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian; sons Joseph R. and George K. Kaeo; daughter Raynette Walker; brothers Alfred, Robert and John Kupo, and Ezekiel Wakinekona; sisters Delphine Bates, Margaret Cerna and Elee Lonoae'a; five grandchildren; a hanai grandchild; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 8 at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.