For Thursday, May 29, 2014
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, May 29, 2014
Charles C. Akana
May 18, 2014
Charles C. Akana, 87, of Arvada, Colo., a Pan American World Airways employee and an Army veteran, died in Arvada. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Ronald and sisters Elizabeth Hughes and Harriet Sorenson. Services to be held in Arvada. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.
Brandon L.T. Baysa
May 21, 2014
Brandon L.T. Baysa, 43, of Hilo, a KTA Super Stores and Sack N Save stock and freezer clerk, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Angienani W.; daughters Courtney, Crystal-lynn and Camryn; mother Lorna; and sisters Lorelei Hartley, Lorene Ortega and Lovisa Baysa. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Liliuokalani Park, Hilo. Potluck to follow. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
March 23, 2014
Charlotte Boaz, 73, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Honolulu, a St. Francis Hospice registered nurse, died. She was born in Hobbs, N.M. She is survived by husband the Rev. John, sons Kevin and Randy, and daughters Lori Spears and Karen Lujan. Services to be held in Colorado Springs. No flowers. Donations suggested to Legacy Hospice in Colorado Springs or SEND International.
Glenn V. Butler
May 6, 2014
Glenn V. Butler, 61, of Waianae, an Army retiree and a Realtor, died in Aiea. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Louisa; sons Glenn Vernon Jr., Glenn Joseph and Elijah Noel; daughters Marchet Denise Fullum and Jonelda D., Sarah and Elisha Butler; brothers Curtis Butler and Lawrence and Damien Black; sisters Maria and Rochell Black; and six grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Wheeler Chapel, Wheeler Air Force Base. Updated information for an obituary published May 10.
Fannie Bow Yew Ching
May 7, 2014
Fannie Bow Yew Ching, 97, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Clara B.S. Loo. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
May 5, 2014
Anthony "Tony" Davenport, 74, of Kapolei, a retired Air Force major, died in Honolulu. He was born in Fayetteville, N.C. He is survived by wife Kathleen "Kathy," son Patrick Singley, stepdaughters Caroline and Catherine Davis, sister Shannon and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.
Helen S. Hamamura
May 24, 2014
Helen S. Hamamura, 97, of Wailuku, a retired elementary school teacher who worked at Puunene Elementary, Waihee, Wailuku Elementary and Lihikai schools, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Pauwela, Maui. She is survived by sons Wayne, Dennis and Dwight; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Iao Congregational Church, 2371 W. Vineyard St., Wailuku. Services: 5 p.m. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Wallace Hideaki Hamasaki
May 18, 2014
Wallace Hideaki Hamasaki, 70, of Aiea, a retired insurance agent, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carol E., daughters Jill T. Higashi and Jenny H. Hamasaki, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.
Wanda Lou Pualani Heder
May 24, 2014
Wanda Lou Pualani Heder, 58, of Provo, Utah, formerly of Kahuku, died in Provo. She was born in California. She is survived by son Kyle Ching Jr., father Guy W.; brother Brad; sister Keala Sikahema; stepbrothers Jim, Craig, Don and Jerry; and stepsisters Kathie Packer and Carma Hurwitz. No services.
Saffery Shigemitsu Higa
May 5, 2014
Saffery Shigemitsu Higa, 57, of Honolulu, a finishing carpenter and an Air National Guard veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Kimberly N.S. Ardis, brother Larry and sisters Jan Taniguchi, Carolyn Saggers and Gail Perez. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.
May 9, 2014
Surbsurby Kim, also known as Patsy Y.S. Kim, 97, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Michael, Marc and Gary; daughter Merle Kiehle; 17 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; and 68 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Lemisio Junior Lemalu
May 10, 2014
Lemisio Junior Lemalu, 36, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tamara T., sons Lemisio J. Lemalu and Patrick M. Tofilau, daughter Epiphany Tua, brothers the Rev. Paselio and Aukusitino, and sisters Kaloline Upega, Ave Kaio, Anina and Etevise Lemalu, Telesia Aumua, and Rosemary Siatunu'u. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.
May 6, 2014
Alefa Lifa, 74, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Fitiuta, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Tuituitoga and Randy Mapu; brothers Fetapai Lifa and Fanuatanu Mamea, sisters Vinetta Wong Wui and Florida Kesi, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
John P. Lopes III
May 20, 2014
John P. Lopes III, 89, of Wahiawa, a former machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Oahu Sugar Co., Pioneer Mill Co. and Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Caroline, son John P. IV, daughters Carolyn Lopes and Elizabeth Murray, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rachael Mae Lahela Ma'alea
May 21, 2014
Rachael Mae Lahela Ma'alea, 67, of Haiku, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles K.; sons Alexander I. and Charles K.; daughters Naomi Conaway, Lorna and Jonette Ma'alea, Charline Garcia and Rose Smith; brothers Raymond Kaluhimoku, Paul and Greg Dela Cerna, and Teddy-boy Cabreros; sisters Rosemary Yamamoto, Sharon Dela Cerna, Vanessa Quichocho and Benita Maganis; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Friday at Door of Faith Church, Wailuku. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.
Roy Tadashi Murata
May 23, 2014
Roy Tadashi Murata, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai, an Army veteran and a retired carpenter, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by sons Michael and Casey; daughter Alison Manibusan; sisters Doris Yamaguchi, Betty Tanaka, Amy Murata and June Kimura; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Services: 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Erlinda Narciso Pascual
May 3, 2014
Erlinda Narciso "Erly" Pascual, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Joewelyn "Joe," brother David Narciso, sister Lourdes Buduan, companion Buddy, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.
Barbara Harue Sakaguchi
May 26, 2014
Barbara Harue Sakaguchi, 92, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Clarence I., sons Earl S. and Miles M., daughters Lorraine T. and Jeannette C., brother Kenichi Kunimitsu, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Services: 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
Pablo A. Samante
April 24, 2014
Pablo A. "Paul" Samante, 87, of Waipahu, a retired truck driver at Barbers Point Naval Air Station and an Army veteran, died in Aiea. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by sons Gary, Peter, Edward, George, Jeffrey, Glenn, Eric, Charles, Joseph and David; daughter Lavern Carlson; 34 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire; no red attire.
Walter Koichi Toyama
May 2, 2014
Walter Koichi Toyama, 67, of Perris, Calif., an Air Force veteran, died in Perris. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by father Kotoku, brother Wayne and sisters Carol Ajifu, Stella Shinkoethe, Lily Toyama and Marilyn Tosaki. Committal services: 8:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha or casual attire.
Sione Pasikala Uaisele
May 21, 2014
Sione Pasikala Uaisele, 64, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Cynthia M.J., sons Timothy V. Johnson and Isaac A. Johnson-Uaisele, brothers Viliami and Manaia Vea, and sisters Muna and Vea Kaitapu, and Anaseni Vea. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 55-630 Naniloa Loop, Laie. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.