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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 12, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Leatrice "Joyce" Abreu, 72, of Kaläheo, Kauai, died Feb. 9, 2010. Born in Makaweli, Kauai. Housekeeper for Kiahuna and the Kaläheo Post Office. Survived by husband, Henry; daughters, Helen, Karen Hudson, Joycelyn, and Rose Canales; six grandchildren; one grandchild. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Crisostomo de la Cruz Aliado, 86, of Honolulu, died Jan. 25, 2010. Born in Nampicuan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Survived by wife, Trinidad; sons, Crisanto and Crisencio; daughters, Ermelinda Morales, Melinda Nacar, Magdalena Pascual, Elizabeth Morales and Divina Gasmen; sister, Avelina Libaste; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary; service 1 p.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.

Ralph Koon Leong Wong Aloiau, 100, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 2010. Born in Kapaa, Kauai. Retired Sears employee. Survived by sons, Alvin, Gerald and Dennis; daughter, Sylvia Vanderzel; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

Francis Lucas Cadiz, 70, of Aiea, died Jan. 25, 2010. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Ganir & Co. controller; retired Heide & Cooke payroll manager; U.S Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Lori; daughters, Ozelle Preza and Tracey Ann Fermahin; sisters, Esperanza Galinato and Flordeliza "Linda" Cadiz Marks; brothers, Jesse and Albert; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Feb. 19 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Herminia "Mina" Lei Danielson, 56, of Waipahu, died Jan. 27, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Honolulu Community Action Program; member of Oahu Canoe Racing Association. Survived by companion, Paul Faainuinu; daughters, Ericka Westbrook and Kristie-Lei Kahanu; three grandchildren; brother, Earl; sisters, Sandra Echavaria and Angela "Hirum." Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Joseph Taketsugi Esaki, 90, of Kapahi, Kauai, died Feb. 7, 2010. Born in Yatsushiro, Japan. Farmer. Survived by daughter, Merle Endo; sons, Paul, Dennis, Clement and Godwin; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Michiko Kato. Visitation 10 a.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial at Anahola Japanese Cemetery. Aloha/casual attire.

Violet Lokelani Kauka, 78, of Käneohe, died Jan. 29, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Homeowner. Survived by sons, William II, Keith, Melvin and Garry Lau; daughter, Caroldine Gonzales; brother, Blessfair Ouchi; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Wanda Nalani Kekaumawaho Kailihiwa Kekoa, 63, of Käneohe, died Jan. 26, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Russell, Raymond and Reynold Pahukoa and Charles Kailihiwa; daughters, Ronnie Inagaki, Esther Lafaele, Rachael and Rochelle Pahukoa; brother, Michael Goldstein; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Davis Khankham Khanthavong, 39, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Laos. Proprietor of Siam Garden Cafe and Siam Square. Survived by wife, Chonnida "Nida," sons, Alvin and Tharid; daughter, Marissa; mother, Chansy Khanthavong; brothers, Boun Som Luangkhoth, Thongthip, Boua Hong, King Keo and Am Phone; sisters, Nang Kham, and Chanthone Say. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; Laos Buddhist service; cremation to follow.

Stanley Hiroshi Maekawa, 68, of Honolulu, died Jan. 25, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Board of Water Supply deputy chief of customers. Survived by wife, Sharon; sons, Tad, Valter Claudi and Kenney Chan Jr.; daughter, Michele Chan; sisters, Jean, and Sally Nozaki; six grandchildren. Visitation 4 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 5 p.m.; inurnment at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire. Bring written memory. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Donald Douglas Martin akaScott Martin, 69, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died Feb. 9, 2010. Born in Los Angeles. Self-employed architect. Survived by daughter, Heather. Private service. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

Albert "Al" Mamoru Matsusaka, 80, of Wahiawä, died Feb. 2, 2010. Born in Wahiawä. Retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. electrical engineer. Survived by wife, Jane Keiko; son, Mark; daughter, Sharon Matsusaka-Brewer; one grandson; brother, Thomas Satoru; sister, Marie Michie Matsunami. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Lester Joseph Medeiros, 55, of Pearl City, died Jan. 28, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Former laborer. Survived by sons, Lester Jr., and Shayne Kainalu Medeiros Kalilikane; one grandson; mother, Agnes Freitas; sisters, Roxanne Campbell and Janaine Ellis; stepfather, Robert Freitas; stepbrothers, Bobby, Mitchell, Aaron and Mark Freitas; companion, Starr Kalilikane. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

Tadao Miyasaki, 90, of Käneohe, died Feb. 2, 2010. Born in Waipake, Kauai. Retired U.S. Army sergeant first class. Survived by wife, Hatsu; son, James; daughters, Kathleen, and Linda Wong; grandchildren, David, and Andrea Wong. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Nancy Masue Nakagawa, 85, of Pearl City, died Feb. 1, 2010. Born in Chiba, Japan. Retired from Dole Cannery. Survived by sons, Brian and Harry; daughter, Karen Tsuruma; sisters, Reiko Inomata, Kyoko Mimoto and Yooko Shimizu; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.

Bessie Powell, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2010. Born in Waialua. Retired supply control clerk for the federal government at U.S. Army-Kapälama. Survived by daughters, Ok Soon and Paula Criz; sisters, Alice Chang, Annie Suan and Helen Palama; brother, Paul Han; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 6 p.m.; private burial. Casual attire.

Lovaina "Lovey" Chun Roylo, 86, of Aiea, died Jan. 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Eddie; daughter, Iris Lorenzo; brother, Herbert Chun; sisters, Diana Sumile and Hazel Burchfield; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.

Laureta Mangayayam Trinidad, 80, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 2010. Born in San Jose, Santa Maria, Pangasinan, Philippines. Survived by sons, Seso Jr., Avellino and Alden; six grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the mortuary; service noon; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.