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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, March 7, 2010


 •  Services Saturday for Kaiya Kapahu

Advertiser Staff

Derek Anthony Albarado, 46, of Honolulu, formerly of Kauai, died Feb. 25, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Roosevelt High School campus security employee. Survived by sons, Anthony, Roland Kai and Dustin; daughters, Mailelani and Keshanna; one grandchild; parents, Roland "Pat" and Lorraine; brother, Keith; ex-wife, Lena Wilson. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephen Catholic Church; service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Marie Kaaipuni Alayon Alizna, 84, of Kahului, Maui, died March 2, 2010. Born in Hāna, Maui. Retired Maui Palms Hotel housekeeper. Survived by daughters, Marilyn Kusunoki, Magdalene Cummings, Natalie Eleneki, Josephine Cabiles and Corazon Campbell; son, Isidro Jr.; sisters, Eunice Franco, Alberta Tabaco, Dorothy Bras and Lucille Hamamoto; brothers, Christopher and Cipriano Simarago; companion, Joseph Chang; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Frank Morris Dekle, 71, of Kailua, formerly of Waipahu, died Feb. 28, 2010. Born in Georgia. Retired U.S. Coast Guard chief petty officer. Survived by wife, PJ; son, Frank Jr.; daughter, Diana; brother, Michael Cannistraci. Visitation 11:30 a.m. Thursday at First Unitarian Church of Honolulu; service at 12:15 p.m.; inurnment 2 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Levy Garvida Garana, 59, of Kailua, died March 5, 2010. Born in Lanao, Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A certified medication aide with Pohai Nani Retirement Facility. Survived by husband, Nestor; mother, Esperanza Garvida; sisters, Jovencita Acido, Lita Cabrera, Anita Esta, Marina Catabona, Delia Basamot and Marilyn Carnate; brothers, Rodolfo Jr. and Esteban Garvida. Visitation 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

Josephine Hamlett, 71, of Kailua, formerly of Anchorage, Alaska, died March 2, 2010. Born in Līhue, Kauai. Retired Alaska Hilton Hotel housekeeper. Survived by brothers, Benjamin Lucrisis, Felix Labenia, Rudy Labinia, Edward Labenia and Fortunato Labenia; sister, Connie Eby; companion , Alfred Burgo. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.

Robert A. Hoyle, 82, of Kahului, Maui, died March 3, 2010. Born in Evanston, Ill. Retired from the U.S. Department of Defense. Survived by sons, Jack and Mike; four grandchildren. Urn burial 1:30 p.m. Friday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Noboru Kubo, 89, of Honolulu, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired AMFAC Hawaii accountant; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Amy; brother, Makoto; hānai son, Ronald Sr.; hānai daughter, Flora Akahoshi. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Leuii Taiau Mamea, 46, of Waipahu, died Feb. 15, 2010. Born in American Sāmoa. Survived by wife, Lucy; sons, Leads Taitaiau, John Fagamalama, Matthew Leuii Jr., Gilbert Tuumaalo, Genesis Lukuita and Isaac Lotoa Nagaseu; daughters, Alofaae Bernice, Valerino Tasha, Gautavaiululoloa Siufanua, Salavaolemasina Leilani, Leituau Chelsea and Fedora Laupamaoleola; two grandchildren; brothers, Rev. Faiaoga Taiau Tiapula, Rev. Tiapula Imo Taiau and Mase Taiau Laulii; sisters, Siniva Taiau Mamea Lavea, Sinalaulii Tiapula Taiau Mamea, Alofaae Taiau Mamea Sauitufuga, Elizabeth Tiapula Taiau Haroldson, Corina Taiau Mamea Epenesa, Temukisa Mamea Carter and Terry Mamea. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Frank "Skip" Joseph Mello Jr., 55, of Waianae, died Feb. 25, 2010. Born in Newport, R.I. Survived by wife, Princesa Grace; stepson, Thomas Kilburn Jr.; stepdaughters, DJoanna Guerrero and April Rush; brother, Gerald; sisters, Dr. Wendy Glassman, Janice, and Lisa Souza; two grandchildren. Service 5 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Nānākuli. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Bronson "Brons" Lapaaulimalewa Zyrone Nunuha, 26, of Waianae, died Feb. 18, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Zion; mother, Davina Waialae; father, Edward Tachera; stepmother, Cherlyn Tachera; stepfather, Edmund Waialae; grandmother, Genevieve Tachera; brothers, Steven Navarro, Edmund Jr. and Elijah Waialae; sisters, Brandy Nunuha-Tachera, Jennalynn, Virginia Waialae and Waipuulani Tachera. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; family service 6 p.m.; prayer service 7 p.m. Scattering of ashes noon Saturday at Māili Beach Park across from Linakola Street. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Janet Kathleen Sellers-Silva, 53, of Honolulu, died Feb. 25, 2010. Born in Belvidere, Ill. Survived by father, Jerry Sellers; son, Christopher; daughter, Nastassia Lopez; brothers, James and Ted Sellers; sister, Lynn Sellers-LaBuy. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon today at Moanalua Mortuary Chapel.

Libert Stephen Silva, 87, of Arizona, formerly of Honolulu, died Feb. 20, 2010. Born in Honolulu. U.S. Army veteran. Survived by son, Stephen; daughters, Eileen Jacovo, Elizabeth and Mary; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Connie De Santos, Mary Varkonda and Thelma Boyle. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Haruyuki "Harry" Takamiya, 95, of Honolulu, died Feb. 13, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A retired master barber/owner of Paradise Barber Shop; president of Honolulu Master Barbers Association. Survived by daughter, Joann Tanimoto; half brothers, George and James; half sister, Helen; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Graveside service 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park; reception 4 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.

Alfredo "Pidong" Vinoray Ventura, 68, of Wailuku, Maui, died March 4, 2010. Born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A Maui County lawnmower operator. Survived by wife, Marina Agcaoili; daughters, Ryna and Aldrina; son, Alrich; sister, Teresita Amoin; two grandchildren; a hānai granddaughter. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday at Saint Ann's Church; Mass 9 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

Agnes Dolly Vierra, 87, of Waimānalo, died Feb. 18, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Agnes Tilton; brother, Alfred Silva; sisters, Rhobie Ahue and Wanda Mae Iseke; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at St.George Catholic Church; eulogy 11:15 a.m; Mass 11:45 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.