Alexander Auniau Ah Sam, 67, of Honolulu, died March 23, 2010. Born in Kohala, Hawaii. Marisco Ltd. welding and sandblasting supervisor. Survived by wife, Jo Ann; sons, Gene and Lelsie; mother, Madeline; brothers, Glenn, Ivan, Al Duane and Ray Dean; sisters, Geraldine Ayoso, Madeline Hayno, Charlene Carvalho and Josette Cruz; two grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Clifford Shoji Araki, 70, of Waipahu, died March 28, 2010. Born in Waialua. U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sons, Andrew and Neil; daughters, Cheryl, and Allison Nishimoto; three grandchildren; brother, Lawrence; sister, Anne Murakami. Visitation 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Waipahu Hongwanji; service 3 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Herman Shoken Asato, 83, of Aiea, died March 30, 2010. Born in Paia, Maui. U.S. Army veteran; retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrical foreman. Survived by daughter, Sandra Walser; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Rose Yamanoha and Janet Schuetzes. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial l p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
Nicki Buss, 86, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 11, 2010. Born in Cleveland. Retired owner of Kuleana Vacation Rentals. Survived by husband, Antonio Abut; son, Gary; daughter, Janine Tucker; brother, Dale Kresge; sister, Katherine Kissinger; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Arthur Yau Kong Chun, 83, of Yountville, Calif., died March 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Dentist; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by son, Thomas; daughters, April, Lisa and Trisha; brothers, Gordon and Clyde; sisters, Winifred Hee and Jeannette; 11 grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. tomorrow at Veterans Home Memorial Chapel, Yountville. Arrangements by Claffey and Rota, Napa, Calif.
Thomas F. Gilroy, 54, of Lahaina, Maui, died April 10, 2010. Born in Queens, N.Y. Owner of Special T's Landscaping. Survived by wife, Janet; daughter, Heather; brothers, Johnny and Billy; sisters, Noreen Azzaro and Patsy Fox. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Visitation also 1 to 3 p.m. at Ballard Family Mortuary; cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Ellen Yoshie Hamada, 92, of Honolulu, died April 8, 2010. Born in Opihikao, Hawaii. Working sewing instructor with more than 50 years at the Fashion Center. Survived by brothers, Dr. T. and Akira Makinodan; sister, Shizue Kaya; nephews; nieces. Service 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Private inurnment in Hilo, Hawaii. Casual attire. Donations to the Ellen Hamada Scholarship Fund For Fashion Design and Sewing. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
Pamela Myung Hee Harada, 64, of Mililani, died March 24, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaii Baking Co. store manager; Surprise Store cashier; Nanakuli High School educational assistant. Survived by husband, Harlan; daughters, Debra Yoshimoto, Coleen Rilling, Sheree Miller and Lauren; nine grandchildren; brother, Ethan Park; sisters, Lucille Donohue and Lucia Wong. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Clarence "Boy" Napua Hurley, 84, of Honolulu, died April 1, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Honolulu Police Department narcotic lieutenant; also retired U.S. Customs inspector; World War II U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Doris; son, Boyd; daughters, Roxanne Grant, Paulette, and Jane Ane; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Marilou Natividad Jose, 58, of Honolulu, died March 16, 2010. Born in Baguio City, Philippines. Survived by husband, Bonifacio; mother, Amy Natividad; brothers, Manuel, Bernabe Jr. and Roger Natividad; sister, Nelly Calasicas. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; prayer service 6 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; eulogy 10 a.m.; service 10:30 a.m; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
Harlan Bruce Kamekona, 49, died March 23, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A trucker and owner of HBK and Bad Boys Trucking. Survived by children, Harlan "Kealoha," Arleen "Kanani," Nileen "Pua" and Reggie Kamekona; three grandchildren; mother, Evelyn; brother, Reynold; sisters, Jolyn Kipapa and Renee Shook. Service 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Ann's Church, Kaneohe. Service also 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Truck and motorcycle convoy 3 p.m. to Hawaiian Memorial Park. More information: 690-2443 (Andrew Jamilla).
Edwin "Eddie Boy" Lei Kaukali, 64, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 10, 2010. Born in Hilo. U.S. Army veteran; former employee of Wells-Fargo Bank in San Francisco; retired civilian computer programmer at the Presidio, San Francisco; retired instructor/ lifeguard for the City of San Francisco. Survived by brother, John; sister, Carol Kawai. Celebration of life with military honors 10:30 a.m. Monday at 248 Kahoa Road, Hilo (next to Honolii Beach Park). Loose cut flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
Victor James Levern, 79, of Kailua, died Feb. 11, 2010. Born in Oklahoma City. Retired U.S. Marine Corps captain with 31 years of service. Survived by sister, Margery Robinson; six nieces and nephews. Graveside committal service 2 p.m. April 23 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Donations to the U.S. Marine Corps. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Gertrude Marie Lid-KaaihueakaGertrude Marie Lid, 96, of Kaneohe, died April 9, 2010. Born in Cleveland. Homemaker. Survived by son, Dennis Lid; daughter, Mary Lou Critcher; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Mass 10 a.m. Sunday at St. Augustine's By the Sea; scattering of ashes to follow at Kaimana Beach; pupu reception at the Hau Tree at Kaimana Beach Hotel. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Paul Nolan Magnani, 82, of Kailua, died April 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Army sergeant first class; retired Oceanside City, Calif., electrician. Survived by sons, Michael, Steve and David; daughters, Gerianne Schaefer, Lynda Badeaux and Gina; brother, Ted; sister, Dora Santos; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Kailua; Mass 9:30 a.m.; reception to follow; committal service 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Francis "Mac" McGeehan, 78, of Honolulu, died March 28, 2010. Born in Philadelphia. Retired U.S. Air Force senior master sergeant, also retired U.S. Postal Service supervisor with 26 years of service. Survived by wife, Alice; daughters, Mary Aoki, Theresa Takiue and Fran Kaneshiro; son, Alvin Uchima; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Frederick. Visitation 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Mark Kekoa Nobrega, 36, of Hanapepe, Kauai, died April 8, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Painter and professional dirt-bike rider. Survived by parents, Gilbert and Rosalyn; brother, Gilbert; sister, Gina "Malia." Visitation 9 a.m. April 24 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hanapepe Hawaiian Cemetery.
Alma Jean K. Peterson, 63, of Waianae, died March 15, 2010. Born in Ewa. Worked at Maili Elementary School and Kapolei Middle School. Survived by sons, Carl, Ronald, Bobby and Daniel; daughter, Eva Coe; sisters, Alberta Wilbourn and Hannah Brady; 15 grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Waipahu; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
Michael S. Saito, 66, of Honolulu, died April 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired city data analyst; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by daughter, Holly Kantor; two grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service noon. No flowers. Casual attire.
Bonifacia Salvador, 80, of Naalehu, Hawaii, died April 5, 2010. Born in the Philippines. Retired macadamia nut harvester for an agriculture business. Survived by husband; Alfredo; sons; Patrick and Alfredo Jr.; daughters; Narcisa Pedrena, Bernadette Hashimoto, Paz and May Anne; sister; Elena Batarina; 15 grandchildren. Visitation noon Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Naalehu; service 1:30 p.m.; Mass 2 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo,
Kiyoko Shigemura, 95, of Honolulu, died March 27, 2010. Born in Hakalau, Hawaii. Retired Union Supply Co. seamstress. Survived by daughters, Kay Takemura and Myrna Sato; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Keichi Yoshimura; sisters, Kimiyo Hoshino and Hatsuko Sugioka. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Mark Kaleo Solatorio, 43, of Kaneohe, died March 28, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Construction mason; senior pastor of Jesus is My Shepherd Church. Survived by wife, Reri Ellen; son, Mareko Solatorio Carvalhol; stepchildren, Heano, Shannon, Christina and Justin Kalahiki; brothers, Samuel, Luke and Iakopa; sisters, Marilyn Vaitai, Roylyn, Alma Ruth, Lopeka Kelekoma, Lahaina, and Angel Kaahanui; 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Ilima Muriel Souza-KaNaiAupuni, of Waianae, died March 14, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Kamehameha Schools Class of 1955 graduate. Survived by husband, Elmer; son, Kapena; daughters, Kori Gibson, Liana Aveiro and Kim; brother, Merv Lopes; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools; service 4 p.m. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
Laida Kealohaohana Sadami Suetani, 49, of Wahiawa, died March 24, 2010. Born in Wahiawa. Former school bus driver; member of Hawaii Mixed Fivesome. Survived by sisters, Lucy McCandless and Gaynelle Suetani; brothers, Ty Suetani and Gordon Nakagawa Jr.; nieces; nephews. Visitation 9 a.m. Sunday at Alii Beach Park, Haleiwa; service 10 a.m.; scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Ping Kin Tang, 88, of Honolulu, died April 9, 2010. Born in China. Retired cook with the former Woolworth. Survived by son, Albert; daughters, Alice Au, Laiping and Irene; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Inurnment service 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Leonardo "Leo" Ungos Tibunsay, 46, of Mililani, died March 20, 2010. Born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Employed at Kapolei Golf Course; also Anderson Hall, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe. Survived by wife, Mercy Lea; son, Aaron Leonard; daughter, Tiffany Lei; father, Vitaliano; brother, Ernesto; sisters, Veronica Revilla and Pacita Fernandez. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Benito Manzanillo Vallejo, 85, of Honolulu, died March 13, 2010. Born in Naglayaan Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired from Ilikai Hotel. Survived by wife, Benita; son, Daniel; daughters, Eder Wise and Martina Amano; four grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
Mika Verke, 69, died March 31, 2010. Retired surgical dental assistant for Dr. George Wessberg. Survived by husband, Duane; son, Andy; grandchildren, Jenie and Jayde Tandaguen, Ashley Maldonado and Andy Jr.; great-granddaughter, Josley Maldonado; brother and sisters. Private committal held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
Kazuo Yamasaki, 93, of Honolulu, died April 6, 2010. Born in Waipio. Retired Nuuanu Auto Company Ltd. manager. Survived by wife, Hatsuko; son, Raymond; daughters, Elaine Watanabe and Jean Kuge; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.