Aaron Emmanuel Abdul-Zahir, of Mililani, died March 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Abubakr; mother, Mae; grandparents, Adbul Zahir, Jamillah, Ira Wrenn and Bertha Towns; sister, Ayana. Service 1 p.m. Saturday at New Life Body of Christ Christian Church, Wahiawä. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Haruko Akamine, 94, of Honolulu, died Feb. 22, 2010. Born in Kukaiau, Hawaii. Survived by sons, Derrik and Darryll; daughters, Joyce and Mona Arizala; four grandchildren; sisters, Akiko Kaneshiro and Ellen Von Barfuss. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Virginia Smith Brooks, 93, of Honolulu, died March 11, 2010. Born in Chicago. Homemaker and language teacher. Survived by sons, Randolph and Wesley; daughters, Barbara Stephan and Victoria; eight grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
Ronulfo Peralta Bulo, 90, of Waipahu, died Feb. 24, 2010. Born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. World War II veteran; policeman in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines; retired Flamingo Chuckwagon and House of Hong employee. Survived by sons, Edwin "Ludy" and Renato; daughters, Aida Fernando and Lina Eugenio; sister, Tereza Corpuz; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Armando "Amay" Cacas Cabana, 44, of Wahiawä, died Feb. 10, 2010. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by mother, Erlinda; brothers, Rodrigo, Alexander, Nicodimus, Ligorio, Aldrin and Lord; sisters, Fedelinda and Elizabeth. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Wai Ying Chong, 65, of Honolulu, died March 3, 2010. Born in China. Survived by husband, David Wai Shan Chong; sons, Robert, Martin and Henry; mother, Mo Man Lee; sister, Lok Yuen Lee; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; Taoist service; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Bernice Costa, 92, of Keaau, Hawaii, died March 11, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Wendell and LeRoy; daughter, Mona Jean Voden; sisters, Elsie Fontes and Lorene Delatorre; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Church of The Holy Cross, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Private entombment. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
Abel De Lima, 84, of Haiku, Maui, died March 8, 2010. Born in Puunene, Maui. Retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. I.C.E. diesel mechanic. Survived by sons, Daniel Sr. and Steven; daughters, Cynthia Phillips and Susan Gomes; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Makawao, Maui; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Norman Shigeru Doi, 55, of Mililani, died Feb. 22, 2010. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii. Vice president of First Hawaiian Bank. Survived by wife, Claire; son, Ian; parents, Yutaka and Fumie; brothers, Roland and Sidney. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday Mililani Memorial Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
Selington "Seling" Omawid Fernando, 68, of Ewa Beach, died Feb. 16, 2010. Born in Barrio Bungcag, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired Oahu Sugar Plantation crane operator. Survived by daughters, Maria Fernando-Colis, Kathy Fernando-Ritumban, Lisa Pasion-Gaoiran and Kisha; sons, Jimmy and Rex; 13 grandchildren; former wife, Norma; brothers, Mayer, Lito and Boy; sisters, Lita and Nena. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; program 10 a.m.; prayer service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
James Seikichi Ganeko, 87, of Aiea, died March 1, 2010. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. U.S. Army 442nd Regimental Combat Team veteran; retired Hickam Air Force Base shipping and crating foreman. Survived by wife, Katherine; brothers, George and Ralph; sisters, Mildred Komoda and Betty Teruya. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Elsie Tsuru Higa, 95, of Honolulu, died Feb. 15, 2010. Retired Hawaiian Miso and Soy Co. co-owner. Survived by sons, William, Ronald, George and Roy; daughters, Shizue Yamashiro, Nancy Isa, Marjorie Okimoto and Rena; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Harry and Roy; sisters, Joen Kaneshiro, Norma, Jean Nishikawa, Jeanette, Doris Yamashiro, Susan Nakasaki and Haruko Okita. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Mary Matsuko Higa, 65, of Honolulu, died March 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired The Queen's Medical Center medical records clerk. Survived by daughter, Debra McDonald; brothers, Robert and Harry Taira; sisters, May Cushnie and Karen Taira. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Inurnment at a later date.
Frances Kim Len Iwalani Ching Kong, 84, of Käneohe, died March 4, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Worked with the Internal Revenue Service for more than 32 years. Survived by husband, Benjamin; sons, Clode and Wendell; sisters, Gladys Yamanaka, Ethel Wong, Pearl Lai and Shirley Ishikawa; brother, John Ching; four grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; committal service 12:30 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Jian Gu Liu, 100, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2010. Born in China. Survived by sons, Kin Chau Lau and Song Wen; daughter, Wun Heong; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; Taoist service; cremation to follow.
Geraldine C. Luna, 66, of Kailua, died March 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, David; daughters, Valerie Obtubre, Germaine Figueroa and Stacey; son, David Jr.; brothers, Terry and Wayne Gomes; sisters, Jackie Dixon, Joann Catiel and Linda Lindsey; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church, Kailua; Mass 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
Richard Hiroichi Miyasato, 79, of Pearl City, died March 4, 2010. Born in Kahuku. Island Insurance salesman. Survived by wife, Frances; sons, Andy, Aaron, Kimo, Alec and Zachary; brother, Albert; sisters, Nancy Coelho, Patsy Galante and Elaine Savage; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
Robert Shunichiro Namba, 90, of Honolulu, died March 11, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Mutual Sales Co. owner; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by sons, Myron and Nolan; brother, Kenzo; seven grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service noon. No flowers.
Bob Jack Reece, 63, of Hanap[0xeb]p[0xeb], Kauai, died March 13, 2010. Born in Baton Rouge, La. Owner of Comfort Carriage Inc. Survived by wife, Sandy; daughter, Jennifer; sons, Jackson, Kevin and Peter; three granddaughters. Private celebration of life. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Hattie Monserate Burgo Rodrigues, 84, of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 19, 2010. Born in Wailuku. Retired from Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeping department; also member of Unity House Local 5. Survived by son, Antone Jr.; daughters, Ruby, and Hattie Fellez; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Emil Elmer Seibel, 89, of Waimänalo, died March 12, 2010. Born in Saxton, N.D. Retired teacher and principal at Kailua Mission School and Maunaloa Mission School on the Big Island. Survived by wife, Geri; sons, Rick, Randy, Rodney, Roger and Rory; daughters, Charlynn Zinke, Cindy Midgette, Debbie Stanton and Celeste Ashworth; sister, Evelyn Miller; brother, Marvin; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Service 4 p.m. Saturday at the Kailua Seventh-day Adventist Church. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Eleanor Kiyomi Watanabe, 69, of Pearl City, died Feb. 15, 2010. Born in Waipahu. Retired from the state Department of Education. Survived by husband, Sanford; daughters, Lynn, and Wendy Alipio; one grandson; sister-in-law, Marlene Imai; niece; nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
Lily Hisako Yasuhara, 86, of Käneohe, died March 4, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired from Federal Aviation Administration; Fort Shafter U.S. Army accountant. Survived by son, Clifford; daughter, Lynne Buxton; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Earl Miyagi; sisters, Ruth Miyagi and Kay Bosset. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.