ALICE TENN AKAMU, 98, of Honolulu, died May 24, 2006. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired teacher at Na'alehu School. Survived by son, Noel; daughter, Sandra Hartline; four grandchildren; brother, Dr. Clement Tenn; sisters, Ellen Leau and Thelma Tenn. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
TSURUKO AZAMA, 99, of Mililani, died May 20, 2006. Born in Awase, Okinawa. A member of Wahiawa Kyo Yu Kai. Survived by sons, Robert, Moriyasu and Moriyoshi Nishihira, and Harry Azama; daughters, Muriel Higa, Dorothy Ross, Lois Sekigawa, Jeanne Beach and Edith Saifuku; brother, Tomoichi Tasato; sister, Florence Tasato; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
MARGARET TRUMAN BAINE, 85, of Kealakekua, Hawai'i, died May 31, 2006. Born in Oklahoma. Member of the Center for Positive Living in Waikoloa, Hawai'i. Survived by son, David; daughter, Margaret; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Funeral & Tribute Service of West Hawai'i.
CHEE BING "BUNNY" CHUN, 82, of Honolulu, died June 2, 2006. Born in Hawai'i. Retired resident manager. Survived by wife, Mabel; sons, Gary and Wesley; daughter, Stephanie; two grandchildren. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
CHRISTOPHER JERALD CLINE, 45, of Mountain View, Hawai'i, died May 25, 2006. Born in Los Angeles. Automotive technician. Survived by wife, Charmaine; sons, Jerald and Jermaine; daughter, Cecilia; father, Eric; mother, Judith Shaw; brothers, Roger Cline, Edwin III, Michael, Eric and Brent Shaw; sisters, Robin Wagner, Lisa Shaw-Moody, Casey Jo Botka and Diane Shaw. Service 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Moku'aikaua Congregational Church, Kailua, Kona. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
GENARO CORPUZ DOMINGO, 69, of Kapolei, died May 31, 2006. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. A security guard. Survived by wife, Lilia; sons, Genaro Jr., Armando and Dennis; daughters, Genalyn Tamayo, Eloisa Ruiz, Susan Ganitano and Lilibeth Martin; brother, Loreto; sisters, Victoria Gapusan, Jacinta Santiago, Grace Toribio, Carol Reyes and Rufina Tabali; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service in the Philippines. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
MARIA MUNOZ FERNANDO, 98, of Honolulu, died May 12, 2006. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by son, Franklin; daughter, Florina Monte; sister, Mercedes Munoz Saragoza; 11 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 9 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
VERNON R. HARDISTY, 80, of Windsor, Calif., died recently. Retired lieutenant colonel and former managing director of the Polynesian Cultural Center. Survived by wife, Bernice Tennyson Hardisty; children, Cynthia Ogden, Robert, Richard, Bradley and Wesley Hardisty; 21 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Service at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Santa Rosa, Calif.
EVELYN UEHARA TSURUKO HASEGAWA, 77, of Pearl City, died May 26, 2006. Born in Makawao, Maui. Survived by husband, Kiyoshi; son, Glen; brother, Komei Uehara; sisters, Edna Okazaki, Lucile Nakama and Jane Miyahira; three grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
ESTHER TOSHIKO HASHIMOTO, 94, of Honolulu, died May 26, 2006. Born in Wahiawa. Retired fish trimmer with Hawaiian Tuna Packers. Survived by sons, Richard and Jack; daughter, Jean; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service noon. No flowers. Casual attire.
DAVID HATCHELL, 56, of Hau'ula, died June 4, 2006. Born in Long Beach, Calif. A land surveyor. Survived by wife, Lynn; sons, Nathan and Michael; hanai daughter, Miyuki; mother, Frances; brothers, Tom, Lonnie, Guy and Kelly; two granddaughters. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Saturday at Malaekahana Beach Park. Casual attire. Donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
MELVIN KWOCK SUNN HEE, 62, of Kailua, died June 1, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Financial systems analyst for Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet Comptroller's Office. Survived by wife, Kathleen "Kathy"; son, Derek; daughter, Melanie Okimoto; one grandchild; brothers, James and Marvin; sister, Mary Yamashiro. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
ERIC KAZUO KIMHEE HO'OMAIKA'I HINOKAWA, 21, of Waipahu, died June 2, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A 2002 Campbell High School graduate who assisted his father at Hinokawa Construction. Survived by parents, Eric and Mercedes "Mercy Lagon"; sisters, Rashelle Hinokawa-Gakiya, Desiree and Ericka Hinokawa and Kaleialoha Harper; grandparents, Lucy Hinokawa and Dan Lagon. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Mass noon. No flowers. Aloha attire.
JOHN GEORGE HISATAKE, 72, of Honolulu, died May 31, 2006. Born in American Samoa. A manager at Charlie Hisatake Bakery. Survived by wife, Tima; sons, James Ah-Ching and Patrick Hisatake; daughters, Elizabeth Puletasi, Epifania Hisatake-Frazier, Akenese Lewis, Matagaga "Tagi" Maua, Sineatu, Eileen and Rosemarie Hisatake; brother, Andy; sisters, Emelia Sataua, Epifania Gagliano and Southsea Island Filimaua; 33 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 2 p.m. today at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church; Mass 4 p.m. Committal service 10 a.m. Friday at Sunset Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ABEL KAMEONA HOKOANA JR., 61, of Waipahu, died June 1, 2006. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Executive chef. Survived by wife, Charlene; sons, Patrick, Monte, Apela and Kapali; daughter, Bernadette Nishida; nine grandchildren; sisters, Lara Taua, Joanne, Rose Bauman, Martha Anne Disa, Lavinia Keolanui and Pikake Ena Ena; brothers, Robert, Abel Hokoana III, and John, Claude, Theodore, Samuel and Jeffrey Kipa. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
TAKESHI ISHIHARA, 89, of Honolulu, formerly of 'Ewa, died May 2, 2006. Born in 'Ewa. Retired from O'ahu Sugar Co. Survived by son, Irving; daughters, Claudia Tokumoto and Myra Nohara; brother, Yoshiaki; sisters, Toshie Nekomoto and Masae Horiuchi; four grandchildren. Visitation noon Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 1 p.m.
GWENDOLYN ANN KAIMIMOKU, 72, of Pearl City, died May 27, 2006. Born in Great Falls, Mont. Survived by children, Lynette Asperin, David, Rona Navarro and Michael; sisters, Dianne Higa and Doris Miller; 10 grandchildren. Service in San Diego, Calif. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Colorado.
SHIGERU KUMIJI, 87, of Pearl City, died May 31, 2006. Born in Pahoa, Hawai'i. A building inspector retired from the state Department of Accounting and General Services. Survived by daughter, Leatrice Ojiri; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
GREGORY BERNARD LEE, 58, of Honolulu, died May 31, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Bus driver with V.I.P. Transportation. Survived by mother, Jennie. Private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
WAYNE E. LEIGHTON, 80, of Wai'anae, died May 31, 2006. Born in Yakima, Wash. Retired Federal Aviation Administration flight controller. Survived by son, Wayne; daughters, Faith Adkins, Fayrene Reighard and Waynette; hanai son, Ted Finch; hanai daughter, Barbara Pflugshaupt; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; brother, Marvin. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; private burial. No flowers. Aloha attire.
MARY ANN HULILANI AKANA GREEN LUM, 82, of 'Aiea, died May 13, 2006. Born on Mokuoeo Island. A kindergarten teacher. Survived by son, Winston; daughter, Wanette "Sweetie" Misipeka; stepbrother, Henry Nalaielua; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaii Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly Church; service noon; graveside service 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
AMOS RAYMOND MARTIN, 80, of Honolulu, died June 3, 2006. Born in Earlville, Ill. Retired U.S.Navy seaman. Survived by daughter, Raydine Delos Santos; stepdaughters, Joleen and Darlene Nakapalau; sons, Douglas, Thomas, Richard and Raymond; stepson, Louis Nakapalau; brother, Donald; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire.
BENEDICT "BENNY" MENA, 65, of Kailua, died May 24, 2006. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by wife, Deborah; sons, Ben Jr., Henry and Robert; daughters, Jackie Wise and Ristina Mena; brothers, Barney and Felix; sisters, Adrienne Kekaulike, Elizabeth Laupola, Juliette Keliikoa and Lani Kanahele; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Blessed Damien of Moloka'i UECC Parish (41-054 'Ehukai St., Waimanalo); Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew Episcopal Church. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
GLADYS T. MIYAZAKI, 64, of Honolulu, died June 3, 2006. Born in Ele'ele, Kaua'i. A hair stylist for Hino Brothers in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Herbert and Reynold; sister, Nora Wong; 10 nieces and nephews; 10 grandnieces and grandnephews. Service 2 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Private inurnment on Kaua'i. No flowers. Casual attire.
JOHN MILFORD MULVEY, 52, of Honolulu, died May 24, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by brothers, Rand and Patrick. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
WILLIAM NOBUICHI SAKUMA, 85, of Lana'i City, Lana'i, died May 20, 2006. Born in 'Ewa. Retired tug boat operator. Survived by wife, Yukie; son, Warren; daughters, Karen Chung and Gayle Hirose; brothers, Yasu, Tsuyoshi and Yoshi; sister, Evelyn Nagano; four grandchildren. Private service held, Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
FRANCES SAYRE, 73, of Eagle Point, Ore., formerly of O'ahu, died May 25, 2006. Born in Abingdon, Va. Retired teacher; member of Faith Baptist Church of Kailua. Survived by husband, Lawrence; daughters, Mary Frances Eichelberger, Laura Ann McDonald, Katharine Gayle Suppan, Marjorie Sayre Cesarini and Abigail; son, Theodore; 19 grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service noon; graveside service 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
LLOYD B. SHARPSTEEN, 83, of Wellington, Kan., died May 31, 2006. Born in Wellington. AMELCO corporate vice president who retired in Hawai'i in the 1980s. Survived by companion, Melba Black; sons, Chris and Jack; sister, Nancy Browning; grandchildren, Charlie, Maston, Zack and Mariah. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Wellington; reception to follow at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 424 E. Harvey, Wellington. No flowers. Donations to Avenue of Flags, 622 Delrose, Wellington, KS 67152. Condolences at: www.dayfuneral home.info.
JERRY M. SORAYAMA, 65, of Kahului, Maui, died May 14, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. A mechanic for Maui Pineapple Co. Survived by mother, Midori; sisters, Jean Tanaka, Jane Yamashiroya and Joan Yonemitsu. Private family service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
JULIANE "JULIE" TAVARES, 54, of 'Aiea, died May 24, 2006. Born in Bremen, Germany. Longtime employee of Longs Drugs Waipahu Towne Center. Survived by husband, Philip; daughter Michelle Tavares-Yamada; son, Mitchell; seven grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
KIMIYO YUMEN, 84, of Makawao, Maui, died June 4, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by sons, David and Clyde; daughter, Jane Nagasako; sisters, Tsugie Okada, Sally Fukada and Nancy Nishida; six grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 11 a.m.
DAVID J. ZIEGLER, 52, of 'Aiea, died June 2, 2006. Born in New Orleans. Survived by brothers, William and Lewis; sister, Gail Martin. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.