SELVIA "SISTA" BALANCIO, 53, of Waimea, Hawai'i, formerly of Wai'anae, died Feb. 22, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired housekeeper. Survived by companion, Archer Akau; daughters, Lawrenelle Jaetsch, Loralee Thompson, Sharronne Kapanui, Lois Passafiume, Shaughnasey, Amanda Akau and Abigail; son, Archer Akau Jr.; five grandchildren; mother, Katherine; brother, George; sisters, Eideene Furumori and Mervina. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
EMILIO S. BAYUDAN, 35, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died March 9, 2009. Born in Waimea. A scientist with Syngenta Seeds. Survived by wife, Gina; daughter, Tiffany; parents, Emilio and Zenaida; brothers, Nelson and Melvin. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. March 21 at St. Theresa's Church, Kekaha, Kaua'i; Mass 10 a.m; burial to follow at Kekaha Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.
FRANK CHUBERKO, 88, of Honolulu, died March 1, 2009. Born in Masontown, Pa. Retired assistant repair superintendent. Survived by wife, Felicitas; sons, Frank, Peter and Fedor; daughters, Carol Ann and Feli; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
YOSHIKO ENOKI, 95, of Honolulu, died March 1, 2009. Born in Waiakea. Self-employed housekeeper. Survived by daughters, Peggy Agnew, Mabel Sakamoto, Ethel Mimori, Diana Tesoro and Frances Oda; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; brother, Harry Matsuda; sisters, Dorothy Ireijo, Carol Inafuku and Grace Tamanaha. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
WAYNE TAKESHI FUJII, 61, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. electronic installer; Hawai'i Army National Guard veteran. Survived by wife, Tae Yun; sons, Corey and Jason; three grandchildren; brothers, James and Robert; sister, Joyce Numazu. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.
AILEEN FUMIKO HOKAMA also known as AILEEN FUMIE HOKAMA , 83, of Honolulu, died March 5, 2009. Born in Holualoa, North Kona, Hawai'i. Retired Royal Lanai Restaurant waitress. Survived by husband, Charles; sons, Dana, Myles "Moose" and Asa; daughters, Cynthia "Cyn" Shimizu and Gloria "Gody" Uyechi; sisters, Alyce "Toshiko" Yamaguchi and Elfreida "Mariko" Kiyuna; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
ARMINTA S. JAMES, 84, of Honolulu, died March 8, 2009. Born in Erie, Pa. Educator in Illinois for 35 years; school principal for more than 20 years. Survived by husband, Walter Jr.; son, Theodore Kilgore; daughter, Beverly; sister, Mabel Tolbert; 15 nieces and nephews. Private service. Donations to St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 'Aiea, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
KAM HUNG LEE, 103, of Kane'ohe, formerly of 'Aiea, died March 5, 2009. Born in Chung Shan, China. Retired owner/cook of See Hing Cafe. Survived by sons, Stanley, Hinton and Morris Lee; daughters, June Wong, Gloria Lee and Suzanne Lee; 16 grandchildren; 22 great- grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
JOE VAN W. MCMILLIAN SR., 58, of 'Ewa, died March 8, 2009. Born in Forsyth County, N.C. Retired U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by wife, Leaisetoto "Coco"; son, Joe Van Jr.; daughters, Jasmine Garza, Levina Sumang and Levana Raum; father, Sammy; mother, Wilma Spease; brothers, Allen, Kenny and Larry; sisters, Julia and Sandra; grandchildren, Joviana, Donte Garza, Elena Delosantos and Samantha Sumang. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
CHARLES F. MONSELL, 93, of Salt Lake, died Feb. 9, 2009. Born in Chicago. Former U.S. Air Force fighter escort pilot; owner of Tuff-Kote Auto Rustproofing Co. Survived by sons, Charles Jr. and Christian; daughters, Rosa Lee and Karen; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service with military honors 11:30 a.m. March 20 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
NORA LEE PUALILIAOKEKOMOHANA NAVARRO, 54, of Kane'ohe, died March 6, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Travel escort for Polynesian Adventure Tours and Pat Kelley Tours; owner and primary practitioner of Nora Navarro Lomilomi. Survived by sons, Jonah, Ernest "Kalani" and George "Pookela;" daughters, Kristy and Amanda; hanai sons, Sean Burnett and Davin Morita; sisters, Barbara Austin and Lisa Lau; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; reception to follow; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MARY SAM MOI WONG NGAN, 94, of Honolulu, died Feb. 21, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired vice president of Liberty Bank. Survived by daughters, Mee Ling Dang and Shelley Yu; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
LEONA MARIE DUARTE NICOLAS, 68, of Pearl City, died March 5, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Childcare professional for more than 40 years. Survived by husband, Leroy Sr.; sons, Lonny Sr. and Leroy Jr.; daughters, Lorene Bullock, Leinaala, Laurie Saffery and Lynelle; brothers, Edward and Stephen Duarte; sisters, Priscilla Fisher and Mary Antonio; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 9 a.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
DONALD EDWARD PAINTER, 71, of Honolulu, died March 7, 2009. Born in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Docent at 'Iolani Palace and Washington Place; U.S. Army colonel. Survived by companion, Judy Marshall; sons, Tom and Steve; brother, William "Bud"; four grandchildren. Service in early April. Inurnment in June at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Donations to Diamond Head Theatre (www.diamondheadtheatre.com). Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
GARY PAUL PHILLIPS, 71, of Kailua, died March 6, 2009. Born in Kailua. GTE Hawaiian Tel equipment installation manager; Liberty House security officer; U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by wife, Carol Jean; sons, Gary Jr. and A. Joseph; sisters, Mildred Rapoza and Margaret Rego; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Church; praise and worship 11 a.m.; Mass noon; lunch to follow. Inurnment 11 a.m. March 20 at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
NANCY SAKAE SAKODA, 99, of Honolulu, died March 6, 2009. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Retired proprietress of New York Dress Shop. Survived by sons, Dr. Thomas and James; two grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. Monday at Makiki Christian Church. Donations to the Kuakini Foundation. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
KIYOKO SHINSATO, 95, of Honolulu, died Feb. 28, 2009. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired Shinsato Store co-proprietor. Survived by sons, Francis, Stanley and Roy; daughter, Katherine Kimura; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Haruko Shinsato and Misao Asato. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
BARBARA "BARB" ANN SOUZA, 64, of Kailua, died March 7, 2009. Born in Indiana, Pa. Customer service specialist at Kailua McDonald's; formerly employed at Y. Hata; U.S. Women's Army Corps veteran. Survived by sons, George and Ronald; husband, Henry; brother, Ron Fisher; sisters, Janet Fisher, Yvonne Leo and Beverly Chesney; grandson, Russell Souza. Committal service 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery; reception to follow. Lei welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
THOMAS DARYL TILTON, 57, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died March 3, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Sheetmetal worker at Kona Industries, Commercial Sheetmetal Co. and Oahu Plumbing; member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 293. Survived by wife, Aileen; sons, Timothy and Thad; mother, Takako Mae; sisters, Kathleen Kawano and Charlene Hopfe; brother, Kenneth; granddaughters, Lexie and Chyla. Service 2 p.m. March 21 at Hale Halawai, Kona, Hawai'i. Visitation 1 p.m. March 28 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, O'ahu; service 2 p.m. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawai'i, Kailua, Kona.
HERBERT MASUO TOKUNAGA, 82, of Honolulu, died March 8, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Retired owner of Harding Union 76 Service Station. Survived by daughters, Sharon Unebasami and Sandie Kaneshiro; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Betsy Sugai. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
RALPH S. USINA, 72, of Puako, Waimea, Hawai'i, died March 5, 2009. Born in Portland, Ore. Executive vice president at McCann Erickson in San Francisco and New York; self-employed real estate agent; retired U.S. Navy officer. Celebration of life 10 a.m. tomorrow on the beach at No. 8 in Puako. In lieu of flowers, donations to North Hawai'i Hospice. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo.
GERALDINE "GERI ESIAS" VERRETT, 60, of Foster City, Calif, died March 4, 2009. Born in Honolulu. 'Aiea High School graduate. Survived by husband, Dave; daughter, Carey Enis; brother, Glenn Esias; sisters, Jenine Esias and Lana Foote; three grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. Monday at Sneider, Sullivan & O'Connell's Funeral Home, San Mateo, CA 94402; burial to follow at Skylawn Cemetery, San Mateo.
CLARY THERESA YOUNGE, 57, of Kaua'i and Florida, died March 6, 2009. Born in Alabama. Had a masters degree in education and was an educator. Survived by husband, Stephen; son, Sammy III; parents, Theodis and Lubertha Willis; five siblings. Celebration of life in Alabama. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.