Bernice "Sini" Sinaalematie Ahia, 46, of Lahaina, Maui, died March 23, 2010. Born in Hono-lulu. Hairdresser and owner of Shear Hair Design. Survived by parents, Sam and Rini; sons, Samuel Ahia Kerckhoff and Jordan Talbot; daughter, Angelique; brothers, Conrad and Howard; sister, Lisa Ahia Gazaway; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary; cremation to follow. Visitation 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kings Chapel, Lahaina; service 11 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
Francis "Frank" Fujitoshi Asahi, 68, of Honolulu, died March 1, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Windward Nissan car salesman. Survived by wife, Leatrice "Honey Girl"; son, Lance Paik; daughters, Lorrie Wong, Leslene Hirota, Dyan Suzuki and Tammy Chun; brothers, Calvin and Thomas; sisters, Florence Kaai and Marion Sueyoshi; eight grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. April 3 at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Private inurnment at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Patricia K. Bailey, 66, of Honolulu, died March 24, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired head housekeeper in the hotel industry. Survived by sons, Dwight, Dwayne and Darin; daughters, Denise Logan and Gwendolyn "Gwen"; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; sister, Gwendolyn Goya. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Inurnment 11 a.m. April 5 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Aloha or casual attire.
Bernice "Bunny" H. Burum, 88, of Honolulu, died March 17, 2010. Born in Pueblo, Colo. Retired civilian personnel director for Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Käneohe. Survived by sister, Suzanne Vogel; nieces; nephews. Scattering of ashes in June off Ala Moana Beach. Lei or loose flowers welcome. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
Teofista E. Caday, 97, of Pearl City, died March 2, 2010. Born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired Dillingham Corp. maintenance employee. Survived by daughter, Glorina Garcia; sisters, Louisa Arguero, Carol Domingo, Florence Rafanan and Evangeline Roller; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Demetria "Demy" Mercado De Guzman, of Ewa Beach, died March 4, 2010. Born in Mapandan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Employed at Island Insurance Co. Survived by husband, Constantino; sons, Derek, Daryl and Darin; parents, Eufrancio and Librada Mercado; sisters, Virginia Corpuz, Perlita Bautista, Gloria Gabuat, Zenaida Bolosan and Flordeliza Victoriano; brother, Roberto Mercado. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Church, Aiea); Mass noon; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Harold Susumu Fujita, 81, of Honolulu, died Feb. 10, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired pharmaceutical sales representative; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Margaret; son, Glen; daughter, Amy Hashimoto; sister, Flora Kuwaye; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
John Kaweka "Uncle John John" Hekekia, 35, of Las Vegas, formerly of Nänäkuli, died Feb. 21, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Engineer. Survived by mother, Penelope Gabriel; father, Francis; sisters, Penny-lee Oshiro and Nohealani Howard; brother, Francis Jr.; nephews; nieces. Gathering 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Kainoa Beach Park, Table 5, Waimänalo; scattering of ashes 10:30 to 11 a.m.; potluck gathering to follow. Beach/swim attire. Bring surfboards and bodyboards. Call Kapono Kobylanski (nephew) for more information at 808-497-9367. Cremation by Davis Funeral Homes & Memorial Park.
Masanori Kaito, 78, of Käneohe, died March 15, 2010. Born in Ewa. U.S. Army veteran. Survived by daughter; brother, Ben; 11 nieces and nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Larry Asashi Kodama, 93, of Honolulu, died March 20, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Hilo Gas Co. salesman; U.S. Army 100th Infantry Battalion Co. D veteran. Survived by wife, Sumiko; son, Lester; daughter, Jean Akiko Yoshioka; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Frances Kuia, 89, of Honolulu, died March 19, 2010. Born in Indiana. Retired. Survived by son, Robert; one grandchild. Private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
Edith Tsuya Lorenzo, 90, of Honolulu, died March 19, 2010. Born in Ewa. Survived by daughters, "Edie" Jane Metzger and Lillian Yamada; sons, Melvin Smith and Estanley Lorenzo; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Nora Sanpei. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
Cresencia Agregado Mabanag, 73, of Wahiawä, died March 8, 2010. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by husband, Esteban; sons, Lito, Efren and Gil; brother, Jessie Agregado; sisters, Angeles Agbayani, Luz Degala and Lolita Dalere; four grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 9:45 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
Marilyn Kimiko Nakagawa, 88, of Wahiawä, died Feb. 27, 2010. Born in Kähana, Hawaii. Volunteer at the Wahiawä General Hospital Thrift Shop. Survived by sons, Ira and Bruce; daughter, Joyce; one grandchild; brothers, Ernest and Mitsuji Higashi; sisters, Teruko Kimura and Amy Teves. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Yoshiteru "Hoss" Nakamoto, 91, of Hilo, Hawaii, died March 17, 2010. Born in Keaau, Hawaii. Retired appliance repairman for the former Modern Appliance. Survived by son, Myron; daughters, Sharon Yoshizumi and Lisa; brother, Shiro; sister, Hayako Nishikawa; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. No flowers. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
Taka Sato, 101, of Honolulu, died March 23, 2010. Born in Hokkaido, Japan. Homemaker. Survived by daughter, Atsuko Sato Chun. Scattering of ashes in Japan. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
Muriel "Kuulei" Kuuleimomi Awai Wood, 63, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, died March 20, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Retired. Survived by sons, Milan and Myron; daughter, Melissa; sisters, Ruth Domingo, Maybelline Rodrigues and Cecelia Hershey; three grandchildren. Service on Molokai at a later date. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.