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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Frank Francis Fasi, 89, of Honolulu , died Feb. 3, 2010. Born in Hartford, Conn. Former Hono-lulu mayor; U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Survived by wife, Joyce; sons, Charles, Frank Jr., David and Salvador; daughters, Gina, and Gioia Fasi Arrillaga; also children from previous marriage, Toni, Cappy, Carl, Francesca Brittain and Paul; 20 grandchildren; sister, Ella Terry. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday at Honolulu Hale. Invited guests will be seated inside Honolulu Hale. The public will be able to watch the service from an area outside Honolulu Hale. Following the service, Mayor Fasi will lie in state in Honolulu Hale until 6 p.m. Funeral procession 11 a.m. March 4 from Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary to Bishop Street, left on King Street passing Iolani Palace, Honolulu Hale and the Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building. Private burial. Aloha attire. Donations to Frank F. Fasi Charitable Foundation, a 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization, 2054 Makiki St., Honolulu, HI 96822.

Amparo Cabacungan Cabalbag, 85, of Honolulu, died Feb. 15, 2010. Born in Santiago, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper. Survived by husband, Felipe; sons, Ruben and Philip; daughter, Rosemary; sister, Petra Singson; three grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Henrietta "Etta" Kealaonaona Costa, 63, of Kaläheo, Kauai, died Feb. 22, 2010. Born in Líhue, Kauai. Retired Yamaguchi Bus Enterprise bus driver. Survived by husband, Robert Sr.; sons, Alfred Jr., Christopher and Wynson Rapacon; daughters, Marcela Hornos and Abelena Watson; 15 grandchildren; brothers Edward Jr., Edwin and Anson Panui, Leighton Jr., Kimo and Bruce Aipia; sisters, Charmaine and Moani Aipia and the Rev. Luana Dotimas. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaläheo; Mass 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

James J. Denny, 86, of Läwai, Kauai, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born in Pittsburgh. Retired school teacher and bus driver. Survived by wife, Elaine; sons, Michael, Andrew and James Jr.; daughter, Janine Williams; six grandchildren. No service. Gathering 9 a.m. to noon tomorrow at Salt Pond Beach Park. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

Fumiko Higa, 91, of Mililani, died Feb. 10, 2010. Born in South Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Outrigger Hotel housekeeper. Survived by sons, James and Richard; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire. [0x0b]

Ronald Glenn Hilbourne, 78, of Hawaii Kai, died Feb. 22, 2010. Born in Santa Monica, Calif. U.S. Marine Corps veteran; retired GTE administrator. Survived by wife, Helene; son, Don. Private service. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Theodore Say Loong Ho, 84, of Honolulu, died Feb. 23, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard industrial engineering technician; retired Outrigger Hotels bell captain/guest services supervisor; World War II U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Flora Kinuko; sons, Glenn, Jerry, Darrell, Dwight and Craig; daughter, Colleen Morgan; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Charles, Wilfred, Ronald and Dr. Richard; sisters, Jenny Hong and Maizie Loo. Visitation 10 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Margaret Watanabe Isagawa, 83, of Kahului, Maui, died Feb. 15, 2010. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired public health nurse. Survived by son, Drew; daughters, Marlynn Tanji and Patricia; brothers, Donald and Milton Watanabe; sister, Janet Watanabe; three grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

Daniel Richard Isgrig, 52, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 17, 2010. Born in California. Survived by mother, Mary Ann Geyer; sister, Laurie Pascetti; brother, Craig Geyer. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Bartholomew "Bobby" "Bart" Enaena Kaleiwahea, 60, of Mäili, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Former corrections officer; Vietnam War U.S. Army staff sergeant. Survived by son, Andrew; daughters, Leimomi, and Kalei Nosaka; two grandchildren; brothers, Joseph "Junior" and Christopher "Chris" Kaleiwahea, Albert "Boy" and Benjamin "Ben" Wright; sisters, Karen Swain, Doreen, Darlene Vincent and Selma Wright. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at Mäili Beach Park; service 10 a.m.; scattering of ashes to follow. Lei and loose flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Mun Chong Lau, 90, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Grace Brothers Ltd. parts manager. Survived by daughters, Aletheia Palakiko, Audrey Karr and Gaylene Berssenbrugge; brothers, Robert and Fook Ki; sisters, Ngit Moi Goo and Esther Wilkerson; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

Gerald "Jerry" Leach, 77, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 6, 2010. Born in Evansville, Ind. Self-employed. Survived by companion, Frances "Ana" Riverio; sons, Gary and Terry; daughter, LouAna Akina; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; program 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Tsunekazu Matsushita, 90, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 23, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Commercial fisherman. Survived by sons, Rodney and Wayne; daughters, Linda, and June Close. Visitation 5:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Taishoji Soto Mission, Hilo; service 6 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Homelani Cremation Services.

Robert Sanshichi Miyashiro, 86, of Pearl City, died Feb. 11, 2010. Born on Maui. U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Sally Sadako Miyashiro; son, Steve; brothers, Ralph and Michael; sisters, Laura McClead, Sue Saiki, Mildred Miyashiro and Irene Worthington. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Albert Soares Obina, 89, of Kohala, Hawaii, died Feb. 23, 2010. Born in Kohala. Retired Kohala Sugar Co. welder. Survived by sons, Wayne, Anthony "Tony" and Derek; daughter, Carol Glover; brothers, Alfred, Edward "Eddie," Gilbert "Sonny" and Joseph "Dicky"; sisters, Dora Ziemke, Lucy Biehl, Helen Faisca and Mildred "Milly"; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Häwí; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Henry "Hank" Kind Pomroy Jr., 66, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired terminal operator for Chevron Products Co. and Chevron USA; also County of Hawaii fire commissioner; former Honolulu Fire Department engineer; U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by wife, Jeannie; sons, Henry "Skoshi" III, Spencer "Poco" and Gerald Morison-Pomroy; daughters, Jamesie "Serena," Kalaniwela Glory and Leslee; sisters, Clara "Dudee" Ahuna, Cecilia "Papee" Mossman and Andree "Kalani" Chinen; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo; Mass 10 a.m.; gathering and celebration of life to follow at Wailoa State Park (large pavilion), Hilo. Visitation 8 to 9 a.m. March 5 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Honolulu; Mass 9 a.m.; military honors/service 11:30 a.m. at The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Gathering and celebration of life to follow at the Ahuna residence, Waimänalo; scattering of ashes. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Michael Rand, 57, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died Feb. 23, 2010. Born in Chamberlin, S.D. Charter boat captain/owner of "Spellbound" Sportfishing; certified master coffee roaster. Survived by parents, Robert, and Patricia Nanville; daughter, Stacy Aurway; sister, Shelly Fobes; companion, Jerry Sutcliffe. Private service. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Crematory & Funeral Home of West Hawaii.

Isamu Shimizu, 93, of Pukalani, Maui, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Päia, Maui. Retired Maui Land and Pineapple Co. truck driver. Survived by wife, Kiyono; sons, Raymond, Van, Wayne and Ronald; daughter, Helen Fukagawa; sisters, Stella Munekata and Shirley Takitani; brothers, Kenneth, Stanley and Harold; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Monday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission; service 5:30 p.m. No flower wreaths. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.