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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, July 21, 2009


Advertiser Staff

Yukio Abe, 93, of Honolulu, died June 13, 2009. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Orchid breeder and Kaimuki Orchid Society member; retired Seatrain supervisor; secretary/ treasurer for ILWU. Survived by daughter, Elaine Nakao; sons, Owen and Milton; brother, Minoru "Joseph"; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private services pending. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.

Mabel Akisada, 68, of Honolulu, died June 25, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Sheraton Mini-Mart clerk/cashier. Survived by husband, Howard; brother, James Kumasaka; sisters, May Kumasaka, Alice Ung. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

James Seijin Arakaki, 89, of Kane'ohe, died July 14, 2009. Born in Kekaha, Kaua'i. Retired Hawaiian Dredging and Construction Co. machinist. Survived by son, James Jr.; daughters, Linda Roberts and Karen Newton; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Kay Gushikuma, Janet Kaneshiro, Ruth Agena, Yasuko Matsunaga and Mae Chong. Visitation noon to 1 p.m. July 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

Irene Vivian Castro, 81, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 13, 2009. Born in Hilo. Homemaker. Survived by daughters, Sandy Tsuha and Leeann Kamelamela; brothers, Gilbert and George Aguiar; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Yuen Man Au Chan, 94, of Honolulu, died July 10, 2009. Born in China. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Antony and Albert; daughters, Amy Fu and Amelia Lee; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at The Chinese Lutheran Church of Honolulu; memorial service 10 a.m.; inurnment to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Tsutomu Daikoku, 78, of Kailua, died July 6, 2009. Born in Ko'olaupoko. Retired Mid Pac Electric Co. electrician; U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Survived by wife, Irene; son, Kenneth; daughter, Rochelle; grandsons, Dylan and Dustin; brothers, Hiroshi and Yoshiaki; sisters, Jane Kubota and Flora Watanabe. Visitation 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Antone "Tony" Ferreira Jr., 79, of 'Aiea, died July 3, 2009. Born in 'Aiea. Retired from Pearl Harbor Shipyard, and other industries; active in 'Aiea Little League baseball. Survived by son, Antone III; daughters, Donna Marcello, Melinda Toguchi, Debbie and Krystal Ferreira; companion, Vickie Meyer; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Evelyn "Toto" Martinez. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel; program 10 a.m.; memorial service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.

Henry Himeo Haitsuka, 98, of Kane'ohe, died July 10, 2009. Born in Papaloa, Hawai'i. Retired Haitsuka Brothers Construction Co. contractor. Survived by daughters, Mabel Ishimoto and Ellen Brazauski; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10 a.m., Monday at Greenhaven Memorial Park, Kane'ohe. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Thomas Soichi Ishimoto, 92, of Honolulu, died July 10, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired self-employed taxi driver. Survived by wife, Asako; daughters, Karen and Charlene; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Miyono Ezawa and Florence Shimao. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Herbert "Sonny" Ulii Kai Jr., 77, of Kailua, died July 3, 2009. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired Honolulu Police Department lieutenant; and retired security officer with Ala Moana, Alana and Hale Koa hotels. Survived by wife, Evelyn; sisters, Lillian McFeeley and Leina'ala; brother, Col. Robert; daughters, Marianne Glushenko, Shyrl Jacobe, Kathleen Howells, Puanani Anderson-Fung, Linda Keliinui and April Anderson; son, Roland; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren. Visitation 3-4 p.m. Sunday at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, The Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama Campus; service 4 to 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Mildred Tomoko Kajiura, 81, of Honolulu, died July 11, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Honolulu Federal Savings & Loan mortgage servicing officer. Survived by wife, Toshio; son, Scott; brother, Herbert Morioka. Private services held. No koden (monetary gifts).

Stanley James Kanae, 67, of Wai'anae, died July 9, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Honolulu Rapid Transit bus driver. Survived by sons, Stanley Jr., and Jason; daughter, Marlena; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; memorial services noon; scattering of ashes 3 pm at Waikomo Beach, Makaha. Aloha attire.

Bonifacio Ambanta Maneja, 85, of Kapolei, died June 23, 2009. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Sizzler Restaurant, Dillingham; member of The New Marcos Town Association of Hawaii. Survived by wife, Marcelina; sons, Mario and Noel; daughters, Leticia Gacula, Charito Correa, Norma Callo, Alvesa "Elvie" Gabriel; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Bruce Tadao Matsumoto, 67, of Honolulu, died July 11, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Park Engineering land surveyor. Survived by wife, Ruby; son, Todd; two grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m.

Alfred Alves Perreira, 96, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died July 16, 2009. Born in Hilo. A Retired Flintkote Co. superintendent, Los Angeles. Survived by wife, Theresa; daughter, Patricia Hall; son, Randy; sister, Emma Gouveia; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 10 a.m.; entombment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Alfonso "Al" Sandobal, 76, of Waipahu, died June 26, 2009. Born in Honolulu. U.S. Air Force veteran; retired accountant at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Survived by wife, Lucia "Lucy"; son, Dean "Dino"; daughter, Suzette "Sue" Robello Jr.; brothers, Pete and Jimmy; sister, Fely Pacatan and Louisa Comajis; seven grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hiram "Bomber" "Bam" M. Sasaki, 79, of Waipahu, died July 10, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Gladys; daughter, Corene; son, Michael Gomes. Visitation 4:45 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Congregation Church; memorial service 5:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park.

Hazel Kirino Sato, 95, of Kailua, died July 4, 2009. Born in Onomea, Hawai'i. Retired Tori Richards Ltd. garment presser. Survived by son, Dennis; daughters, Irene Park, Jo Ann Goya and Jean Ark; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private services held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Ruth Oie Tuck Loo Wong, 91, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died June 6, 2009. Born in Hawai'i. Retired state high school teacher. Survived by brothers, Ernest, Nelson and Gilbert Loo; numerous nieces and nephews. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Community Church, Hilo. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

Yiu Yu, 73, of Honolulu, died June 28, 2009. Born in Canton, China. Retired Hawaii Barber Shop barber. Survived by wife, Li Hua Cai Yu; children, Susan Yu, Cindy Kennedy, Patrick Yu and Judy Yu; grandson, James Kennedy and granddaughter, Catherine Kennedy; sister, Wai Mun Szeto; brother, Ka Yick Yu. Visitation 9 to 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Private inurnment.