Hilo entrepreneur Ichino dies at 83
Kauai businessman Otsuka remembered
Toshiwo and Shizue Abe, will be remembered in memorial services 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Toshiwo Abe, 89, of Hilo, a retired carpenter for Jas. W. Glover Ltd., died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Shizue Abe, 83, of Hilo, a retired self-employed seamstress, died Tuesday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. They are survived by sons James I. and Glenn E., daughters Jean A. Matsumoto and Katherine S. Komenaka, six grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. She is also survived by brother Motoyoshi Tanaka and sisters Masae Maeda and Fusae Takaki.
Mark C. Bantilan, 34, of Kaneohe, a state maintenance worker, died Oct. 1 in Kaneohe. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Nicole and Melissa, parents Frances and Martin, brothers Martin Jr., Michael and Mitchell, sister Melonie Gomes, and companion Christine Dela Cruz. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 48-422 Kam Highway. Call after 7:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: Kuoloa Point. Casual attire.
Scott Barnes, 38, of Kailua, owner of BXI Trade Exchange Inc., died Friday in Honolulu. He was also a missionary minister in the Philippines. Born in Bakersfield, Calif., he is survived by wife Kim, son Joshua S., daughter Shannon P., father James E., brothers Doug and Randy, and sister Sheila Meyers. Services: noon Saturday at Calvary Church of the Islands. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Scott Barnes Leukemia Foundation at C.P.B.
Gladys I.H. Beedle, 76, of Cordova, Alaska, a retired supervisor at fish canneries in Alaska, died July 27 in Portland. She was born in Wailua, Kauai. She is survived by companion Howard P. Johnson, son Richard D. "Skipper," daughter Betty Jean Takahashi, seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Services in Cordova, Alaska. Private services in Hawaii.
Winona C. Cambra, 67, of Kula, Maui, died Sunday at home. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons Harry "Shane" and William E. "Willie," daughter Candance Orta, brothers Richard and Clarence Moniz, and seven grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.
Alfred O. Campos, 89, of Edmonds, Wash., an Oahu dairyman, died Monday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret, son Carlos, daughter Marquita, sister Leocadia Miller, and seven grandchildren. Mass: 1:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Ann's Church. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to the Hawaii Heart Association.
Daniel W.H. Chang, 77, of Honolulu, who retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died last Thursday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty; daughters Jennifer Lee, Jacqueline Asato, Patti Takayama, Colleen Miyasato and Dr. Tammy Chang-Motooka; sisters Beatrice Ing, Irene Wong and Marie Harada, and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Manuel "Manny" Cuizon, 73, of Aiea, a retired musician, died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He also worked for the state Traffic Division. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Rose L.; sons Manuel and Roy; daughters Marilyn Kim, Gwen Estacion, Rhonda Burgess and Iris Ducosin; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Hanna M. Darr, 71, of Honolulu died Oct. 5 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Czechoslovakia. She is survived by husband James, son Thomas Osborne, brother Thomas Ruzicka, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Maurice M. Higa, 60, of Waipahu, a retired deliveryman, died Oct. 2 in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty, son Eric, daughter Annette, brothers Richard and Edwin, and sisters Alice Au, Beatrice Weiser, Shigeko Oshiro, Eiko Nishikawa and Thelma Villanueva. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Oren E. Hood, 62, of Honolulu died yesterday at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Diana, daughter Lisa Beam Kumbroch, and brothers Lyle and Dale. Private services.
Hall H. Hoxie, 85, of Rossmoor, Calif. and formerly of Hawaii, a retired U.S. Army colonel, died last Thursday at home. He is survived by daughters Catherine A. Hoxie and Fay H. Harrison, son Hall H. Jr., brother John W., sisters Mary E. Heidenreich and Lois H. Woodyatt, and two grandchildren. Private services. Contributions suggested to Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu 96826 or charity.
Misayo Inouye, 87, of Honolulu died Oct. 6 in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Herbert and Stanley, daughters Doris Sasaki and Susan Leong, brother Tsutomu Hiraoka, sisters Tsuneko Komori and Ayako Shimata, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Merlin K. Kamahele, "the Kalo Man," 34, of Kalapana, Hawaii, a taro farmer and consultant, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Loreen N.; sons Makanaoaloha and Keli'ikapu Kamahele Bahilot; daughter Kahealani Bahilot-Kennedy; father Andrew "Sonny;" brothers Andrew, Samuel, William, Jeffery and John; sisters Andrea, Linda and Tracy; and grandmothers Sadie Kamelamela and Cecilia Kamahele. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Haruyo Kanakuri, 94, of Honolulu, died Oct. 2 in Liliha Health Center. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by sons Patrick and Harold, daughters Violet Yamate and Florence Nishiyama, sister Harriet Kamei, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Annie K. Kauhane, 86, of Hauula, a former telephone operator, died Friday. She also retired from the Hawaii State Hospital. She was born in South Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Viola Lee, Elizabeth Kauhane, Odetta NeSmith, Josephine Kahiapo, Haunani Nash, LyVonne "Pualoke" DeLaCerna, Maile Hallums, Naomi Kauhane and Noelani Tahu; hanai son George "Alii" Victorino; brothers Joe and Sami "Mika" Borges; sisters Muriel Char and Momi Bell; 50 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center Fourth Ward. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Hisao Kotake, 84, of Honolulu, a retired office manager for Edsung Food Service, died Oct. 5 in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty M., son Dr. Alvin N., daughter Dr. Suellen Kotake-Hollars, brother Mamoru, sisters Doris and Tomie Yoshikami, Shizue Kageyama, Ai Seiki and Janet Murakami, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Lorna H.K. Leong, 47, of Kaneohe, executive director of American Cancer Society, Windward Unit, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Herbert S.F.; children Justin G.L. and Krystal H.W.; parents Paul K.H. and Laura Pang Wong; brothers Arnold D.C. and Harrison D.K. Wong, and sisters Sister Pauline Therese and Kathleen H.Q. Wong. Rosary: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Call after 8:45 a.m. Mass to follow. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lily Low, 78, of Honolulu died Monday in Honolulu. Born in Korea, she is survived by son Kenneth, three grandsons, and a sister in Korea. Private services.
Jose "Lucky" Luciano, 42, of Honolulu, a computer technician, died Sept. 27 in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by daughter Audrey G. Jeminex Titus-Luciano, son Gino-Bon Titus-Luciano, guardian of his children Laurinda Titus-Luciano, brothers Jimmy and Johnny, and sister Evelyn. Private services.
Richard T.F. Lum, 89, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed real estate broker, developer and appraiser, died Oct. 5 in Tripler Hospital. He was also a public schoolteacher. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlotte C.; son Dexter W.; daughters Suzette L. Oide and Sheree M. Orsi; brothers Ah Kong, Paul, Joseph and John; sisters Elsie Chang and Betty Lee, four grandchildren, and a great-grandson. Masonic services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Scottish Rite Cathedral at Kewalo Street and Wilder Avenue. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Shriner's Hospital for Children, Aloha Temple Transportation Fund or to the University of Hawaii Foundation.
Ken J. Machida, 43, of Hilo, vice president of Machida Inc., died Saturday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Laurie G., daughters Kelsea and Jaci, mother Shizuko, brothers Dennis and Quentin, and sisters Geordine Susman and Cindy Mikami. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Fuyuko Matsui, 89, of Honolulu died Monday at home. She was born in Okayama, Japan. She is survived by daughter-in-law and primary care provider Dr. Adelina, sister Yoshie Tsuda, two grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Honolulu Myohoji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Stevilyn K. Mercado, 24, of Honolulu died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Steven Mercado and Pearl Kanae; sister Jo-Linda Mercado-Hinton; brother Dallas, and grandparents Ramona Mercado and Annette Manuel. Services: 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Burial to follow.
Laura H. Miyahira, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Roosevelt Cafe manager, died Oct. 3 in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Edward and Roy, daughters Jean Taki and Kay Kitayama, brothers Toshiichi "Larry" and Noboru Shiroma, sisters Hilda Nakasone and Jane Miyashiro, 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Manoa Valley Church. Call after 4 p.m.
Gerald L. "Jack" Munns, 76, of Honolulu, a retired law enforcement officer, died Oct. 6 in Honolulu. He was also a Navy veteran of World War II. He was born in Rushmore, Minn. He is survived by sons Michael, Keith, Jerry and Thomas; daughters Eileen Haugerud, Sharon and Rosemary Munns, Rita Hansen and Janice Coyle; brothers Ralph, William, Robert, Lyle "Mike" and Ronald; sisters Lois Poppen and Donna Burt; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Private services.
James L. Psak, 66, formerly of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Navy, died Aug. 24 in Austin, Texas. He was born in Hilsboro, Ill. He is survived by daughters Jamie and Jerre, mother of children Lally, and brother Al. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Toshio Shinko, 87, of Honolulu, who retired from Dole Food Co., died Oct. 2. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Frances. Private services.
Thomas H. Soga, 74, of Honolulu, a retired sales representative for JBL Hawaii Ltd., died Saturday in Queen's Hospital. Born in Kawailoa-Waialua, he is survived by wife Cora, brothers Vernon and Walter, and sisters Joan Hayashi and Irene Brian. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dolores D. Souza, 73, of Kihei died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Thomas; son Thomas Jr.; daughters Diana Yen, Theresa Sentinella and Stella Bruce; brothers Emileo, Francisco, Bob and John Dias; sisters Cora Barona, Roseline Vinegas, Shirley Kiakona, Polly Poland and Lola Ogasawara; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Mason T. Spratt, 14, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a student of Pahoa Intermediate School, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in California. He is survived by father William T.; mother Victoria Lynn Bond; brothers James G. and Isaiah V.; sisters Patience L., Sharayah Lynn and Cheyenne A.; grandparents Marlene Spratt and Gurthe Bond; great-grandmother Louise Gribble; and stepgrandmother Darlene Bond. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at the bottom of Kahakai Boulevard, towards the beach. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Eliza B.B. Stone, 88, of Honolulu died Oct. 2 on Guam. She is survived by daughters Ellen P. Parker and Willa B. Pablo, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Paul Woo, 70, of Kaneohe, founder and chief executive officer of S&M Welding Co., died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Natsuko H. "Jane"; sons Terence Enriques and Daniel and Dwaine J. Woo; daughter Natalie Jean Miller; brothers George Kim and Pong Ne Park; sisters Irene Kim, Soon Ne Apilado, Janet Finn, Margaret Duncan and Marjorie Orr; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
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