For Wednesday, May 7, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 7, 2014
George T. DeClue
April 24, 2014
George T. DeClue, 63, of Makakilo, a construction worker, tour and school bus driver, and retiree, died in Las Vegas. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by companion Doreen Chun, mother Yoshie, brothers Henry and William, and two grandchildren. Services to be held in Las Vegas.
William Henry Grondahl Jr.
April 22, 2014
William Henry "Billy G" Grondahl Jr., 73, of Ewa Beach, a wastewater management supervisor and a Navy veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Duluth, Minn. He is survived by son William J., stepsons Norman J. and Thomas Norwood, stepdaughter Karen Norwood, brother John, sister Christine Chevalier and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com. Additional information for an obituary published Tuesday.
April 14, 2014
Sadafumi Higa, 83, of Pearl City, a Hawaiian Dredging and Construction retiree, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Norma N.; son Burt; daughters Fern Nishigata and Rae Chow; brothers Sadatoshi and Teigin; sisters Doris Tomita, Margaret Enovejas, Gloria Koki and Dorothy Matsumoto; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
James Henry Hutchings
April 13, 2014
James Henry "Hutch" Hutchings, 83, of Huntsville, Ala., a retired architect, died in Huntsville. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y. He is survived by sons Steven, Gregg and Brian; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Elks Club, Waikiki. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 18, 2014
Dr. Ernest "Doc" Iwasaki, 81, of Kaneohe, a dentist in Kaneohe and an Army veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Dr. David and Carl, daughters Laurel Young and Ann Wee, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. May 15 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment.
Thomas Noel Johnston
April 22, 2014
Thomas Noel "TJ" Johnston, 77, of Kapolei, a retired Army staff sergeant, died in Kapolei. He was born in Marytown, W.Va. He is survived by wife Song S.; sons David, Tim, John, Ricky and Tom Johnston, and Robert Juan; and daughters Alice Richards and Angie Jones. Visitation: 10 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaeloa Ward. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Delanor Kamika Kepaa
May 4, 2014
Delanor Kamika Kepaa, 47, of Lahaina, a former Polynesian Adventure Tours bus driver, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughter Shaynelle, companion Amanda Burns, mother Doreen, brother Walter Rickard and sister Corrina. Services: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Kahana Fish House, the Sadang residence, 4495 Lower Honoapiilani Road. Scattering of ashes and luncheon to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Glenn Junichi Kiyonaga
May 4, 2014
Glenn Junichi Kiyonaga, 63, of Lahaina, a retired Army communication maintenance chief, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Hyo Cha "Kim"; son Carlos Cabana; daughter Heimi Cabana; brothers William, Albert, Kenneth, Lawrence, Stanley and Richard; sisters Elsie Sakamoto, Thelma Kawamura and Vivian Neil; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Arlene G. McElroy
May 4, 2014
Arlene G. McElroy, 79, of Wailuku, a retired Boeing Co. secretary, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons William "Keola" and Ronald H.; daughter Susan L. Scarcella; brothers Harold, Clarence and Paul Han; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Norman's Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial at noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku, Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Scott Arthur Kalaniku Mossman
April 13, 2014
Scott Arthur Kalaniku Mossman, 47, of Kaneohe, a Paradise Airport Services skycap, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rise; son Caleb; daughters Taylor, Ashley and Emma; parents William and Emmaline; and sister Kimberly Mok. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Friday at Publics surf spot, Waikiki. Paddle-out and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.
Jancie Wright Pechauer
May 1, 2014
Jancie Wright Pechauer, 74, of Honolulu, a former owner of Interior Design Service, died in Honolulu. She was born in Bradley, Ill. She is survived by husband John, sons Jeffrey "Jeff" and Joel, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.
Tom Ming-Kao Shaw
April 25, 2014
Tom Ming-Kao Shaw, 92, of Honolulu, a manager at Wo Fat Chinese Restaurant in Honolulu, died in Aiea. He was born in Hu Pei, China. He is survived by wife Susan C.; sons Jimmy, Richard and Walt; and four grandchildren. Services held. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Audrey Utako Shimizu
April 27, 2014
Audrey Utako Shimizu, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired bookkeeper at Times Super Markets, King Street office, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tsuneaki; son Dwayne; brothers Louis, Thomas and Robert Muraoka; sisters Jane Ching, Edith Morisako and Betty Kaneshiro; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Theodore Smith Jr.
April 28, 2014
Theodore "Fuzzy" Smith Jr., 77, of Pearl City, a retired truck driver, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet K.; son James A.; brothers Steven and Leland Gomes, and Gordon Smith; sisters Nanette Stewart and Winona Kekauoha; and three grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.