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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, May 20, 2010


Advertiser Staff

William "Red" Dwyer Kameahailani Apana, 73, of Kahaluu, died May 11, 2010. Born in Puunene, Maui. Board of Water Supply superintendent; U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by wife, Virginia "Ginny"; son, Albert "Baba"; daughters, Lori Ann Bean, Fay Medeiros, Rae Ann "Kahala" Ito and Shanda Sakurai-Apana; brother, Collins "Boogie"; sister, Billielani Smith; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 11 a.m. to noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

William Correia, 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, died May 17, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Retired state road maintenance worker. Survived by sons, William Jr., Sterling, and Reginald Chun; companion, Lisa Namuo; sisters, Agnes Cadinha, Sophie Soares and Geraldine Ferreira; two grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

Fitimase Fitimase, 54, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2010. Born in Vatia, American Samoa. Survived by wife, Malaefou; son, John; daughters, Rosa, Mele, Emi and Carol; brothers, Telea, Talavao, Sakaria, Talalelei, Misiona and Fiti; sister, Pulelua; hanai sisters, Fiasili and Aofia; hanai brother, Kolani; two grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moanalua Ward; service 10 to 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Arrangements by Woolsey Mortuary Services.

Hwa Son Ford, 56, of Hilo, Hawaii, died May 15, 2010. Born in South Korea. Homemaker. Survived by companion, Ok Dong Joo. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

Jose Luis Hernandez, 61, of Kapahulu, died May 17, 2010. Born in Laredo, Texas. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard lead ship tank tester with 29 years of service. Survived by wife, Gertrude "Lei"; daughters, Leinaala Juanita Florinda and Christina Iwalani Dettloff; son, Darrin Edward Dettloff; sisters, Lupe Munoz and Maria Sosa; brothers, Andres, Hector and Juan Ramirez; three grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of The Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Monica Setsuko Hoshi, 83, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2010. Born in Tokyo, Japan. Survived by sons, Yutaka, Larry and Ken; sisters, Mihoko and Kyoko; three grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Minnie K. Mahoney, 83, of Kailua, died May 12, 2010. Born in Hawaii. Homemaker. Survived by daughters, Leona, Laureen Tehada and Lynda Eckart; sisters, Beverly Medeiros, Pauline Kanoho and Ann "Bunny" Leong; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Matthew's Church, Waimanalo; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Henry "Hank" James Keoua McKeague, 80, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Former Honolulu Police Department officer; owner of Hank's Place where the Makaha Sons' first recording was made; retired Job Corps social worker. Survived by wife, Beverly Elaine McKeague; sisters, Henrietta Lee and Doreen Foo. Celebration of life 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Kailua Beach Park; scattering of ashes 10 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

Maud "Carol" Mendes, 65, of Honolulu, died May 6, 2010. Born in Santa Cruz, Calif. Times Supermarket Ko'olau pharmacy technician. Survived by son, Aaron; daughters, Desiree and Michelle; brother, Charles McCarthy; sisters, Barbara Graves and Deborah Sisneros; one grandson. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio; service 7 p.m. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

Expedito Organo Padua, 67, of Honolulu, died May 5, 2010. Born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired journeyman carpenter. Survived by sons, Jeffrey, Sidney, Clint, Rodney and David; sisters, Fresina Pabo and Therisita Kiley; brother, Glenn; six grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 12:15 p.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Tsugito "Handsome" Norman Sakumoto, 88, of Honolulu, died May 5, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Wilkinson Distributing Co. salesman; 442nd Regimental Combat Team veteran. Survived by wife, Grace; sons, Stan and Miles; brother, Bert; sisters, Dorothy Taga, Ethel Nitta, Doris Nakamura, Sadae Nakasone and Winifred Fujimoto; four grandchildren. Visitation 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m.

Helen Sato, of Honolulu, died April 25, 2010. Born in Ewa. Survived by son, Roy Nagasawa; daughter, Carol Matsuwaki; brother, Ralph Nagasawa; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

Mark Patrick Smith, 36, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 14, 2010. Born in Panarama City, Calif. Professional fighter and bodyguard. Survived by father, James; mother, Patricia Jean; brother, Brian; sister, Kimberly. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 4 p.m.

Michael "Mike" Smith, 72, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2010. Born in Illinois. Taxi driver. Survived by wife, Generosa "Rose"; daughters, Desirae Cipriano and Koalani Turla; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. Committal service 8:30 a.m. May 28 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Reynold Hideki Takuma, 90, of Honolulu, died May 9, 2010. Born in Waialua. Retired MTL bus driving instructor with 39 years of service. Survived by wife, Emiko; daughters, Nano Chavez and Joni Owens; brother, Tom Yamada; sister, Alice Oi; son, Reynold; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

Jitsuo "Cowboy" Tsubaki, 87, of Puukolii, Lahaina, Maui, died May 16, 2010. Retired Pioneer Mill Co. tractor shop supervisor. Survived by wife, Sue; sons, Aaron and Dale; sister, Lynn Atsuko Tanaka. Visitation 9 a.m. Sunday at Lahaina Jodo Mission; service 10 a.m. Casual/aloha attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.