Richard Shoichi Ishihara, 84, of Honolulu, a retired cable splicer for Hawaiian Electric Co., died Wednesday at Straub Clinic and Hospital. He is survived by brothers Yoshio "Robert," Masaru "Clarence," and Charles; and sisters Hisako "Irene" Momii, Laura Jameson and Lois Matsumoto. Services: Noon tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary; cremation to follow. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific at Punchbowl.
Ayame Kaya, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home Nov. 11. She is survived by husband George Makoto; son Allan N.; daughter Agnes A. Kaaloa; brothers Albert and Rodney Onaka; sisters Kikue Yamato, Kiyono Matsunami, Adele Kumamaru and Rochelle Ashikawa; and two grandchildren. Private services held.
Olga Rosita Nishikawa, 76, of Pearl City, died Wednesday at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She is survived by husband Saburo; sons Rodney "Nickey" and Alex; brothers Shura and Walodja Grave; sister Lily Danubrata; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetary. Casual attire.
Leonard B. Proehl, 72, of Honolulu died Nov. 10 at home. He is survived by wife Helen Fujiwara; daughter Randi Belshe; son Mark; and six grandchildren. Private services held.
Thomas Yoshimi Sakoda, 37, of Honolulu, an engineer for Intel Corp., died Oct. 16 in Portland, Ore. He is survived by mother Masayo Sakoda; brothers Greg Tsutomu and Gerry Tsuneo; and sister Lurline Sumie Fukunaga. Private services held.
William Eiji Uehara, 57, of Honolulu, a U.S. merchant marine, died Nov. 5 in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cecilia; daughters Lynn and Mae; mother Haruko; brother Gilbert; and sisters Dorothy Alvarado and Rose Okinishi. Private services held.
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