Mitsue Itaki Arita, 75, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant for Shell Oil Co., died May 16 in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Puehuehu, North Kohala. She is survived by husband Peter H., sons Alan and Michael, sister Fusako Okazaki and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
Margaret Clara Bakke, 77, of Hawaii Kai, died Tuesday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by husband Alfred. No services.
Dock "Dickie" Bolton, 56, of Waianae, a self-employed maintenance man, died May 14 in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Faye "Nani"; sons Dock "Sonny," Peter and Keith "Kamalei"; daughter Kimberly Hokama; brothers Arthur and Dana; sisters Julie Makekau, Sheila Bright and Lei Furtado; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire.
Lorene Campbell, 79, of Portland, Ore., a homemaker, died Thursday in Portland. She was born in Portland. She is survived by daughters Karen, Linda and Mary Scarpelli and Lori Billings; sons Michael and Patrick Scarpelli; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Willamette National Cemetery.
Nicholas "Maka" Makalani Ekau, 12, of Waianae, a student at Kula Kaiapuni O Nanakuli, died May 18. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Tracey; brothers Joshua, Timothy, Daniel and Alfred III; sister Francine; and maternal grandparents Jr. and Fay. Memorial services: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Hearts Church, 85-786 Old Government Rd., Waianae. Call after 10:15 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
John Harold Fitzgibbon, Jr., 77, of Spreckelsville, Maui, a retired automobile dealer, died Thursday at home. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Irene; son John; daughters Shelly McGregor, Shannon and Molly Fitzgibbon, Joy Hohulin and Kerry Schroeder; brother Edward; sister Mary Dimick and six grandchildren. Private services.
Yet Kui Ho, 91, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent with Theo H Davis Insurance Agency and past captain of the Provost Guard, died May 18 in Straub Hospital. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Elsie "Yun Moi"; daughters Rebecca "Becky" Jaworski, Cynthia Ho and Carol Claes; son Leonard; brothers Francis, Walter, Robert and Philip; sisters Adeline Anzai and Pearl Mrozowski; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Buddhist services: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Misayo Kaopuiki, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died May 16. She was born in Hawaii. No known survivors. Services are pending. Anyone with information, call Kenneth Ikehara at Office of Public Guardian 548-0006, ext. 17.
Benjamin Aiso Kawahara, 81, of Waimanalo, a retired co-owner of Kawahara Nursery, died May 18 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Richard and sisters Florence Fujimori and Harriet Miyata. Private services.
Clinton Kaui Kepaa Sr., 61, of Waianae, a retired city employee, died May 11 in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary Jean; sons Clinton Jr., William, Clinton "Boy" and Greg Kepaa, Jonathan and Nathan Kipi; daughters Suzette Chai, Janette and Charity; brother Harold; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, call after 6 p.m.; and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery.
Albert S. Morgan Sr., 93, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired electrical superintendent with McBryde Sugar Co., died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by wife Helen; son Al Jr.; daughters Sally Brecht, Nancy Schaefer and Carolyn Morgan; brother Stanford; sisters Alice Paik and Ramona Hess; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Jacob Kalua Nahinu Jr., 63, of Ewa Beach, a retired employee with the city Road Division, died May 6. He was born in Kau. He is also survived by brothers Robert Nahinu and John and Vernon Rogan. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Thursday.
Sadako Nishimoto, 87, of Hilo, a retired Japanese language and dance instructor in Moiliili, died May 8 in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James "Jimmy" and Eddie, seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services.
Janeene Rogue Umiamaka Prohorenko, 39, of Kaneohe, a former employee with Safety Systems Hawaii, died May 18 in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Walter and Mary Ann; sisters Genevieve Rivera, Debbie Shores, Maxine Beyer and Carolmae Anderson; and brothers George and Davy Gonsalves. Memorial services: 11:15 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Isaac Reinhardt Sr., 66, of Wailuku, a mason with Service Construction Co., died May 10 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Monica P.; sons Henry, Isaac Jr., James and Tyrone; daughters Anna and Monica Reinhardt; brothers William and George; sisters Vicky Almeida, Hannah R. Antonio and Eleanor Crislip; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Friday at Ka Home Maha Mau Cemetery.
Nicolas Alexander Samonte, 5, of Fort Bragg, N.C., died Thursday in Fayetteville, N.C. He is survived by parents Ferdinand "Sam" and Tammy, brother Samson J, maternal grandfather Gary Lansinger and paternal grandparents Ramon M. and Rosalina D. Samonte. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Main Post Chapel, Fort Bragg. No flowers. Donations suggested to Fort Bragg Credit Union, c/o Nicolas Alexander Samonte, 1638 Skibo Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303.
Hisako Shishido, 77, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died May 19 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Ichiro; daughters Karleen Shibuya and Lynn Shishido-Topel; brothers Hideo and Kenneth Nagai; sisters Sayoko Murai, Shizuho Ota, Vivian Prosise, Arleen Gerbig and Marian Kuruhara; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Michael Scott Sinclair, 49, of Kaneohe, a personal trainer and owner of Perfect Bodies Fitness Co., died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy; mother Greta; daughter Piilani; sister Patricia; brothers Robert, Charles and William; and one grandson. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Windward United Church of Christ in Aikahi. Sunset scattering of ashes to follow. Boarding at Kewalo Basin.
William T.W. Soong, 84, of Honolulu, a produce company owner, died May 11. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Incorrect dates were published in Thursday's obituary.
Haruyuki "Mike" Tao, 78, of Hilo, a retired store manager of Pick and Pay Supermarket in Hilo, died May 19 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by wife Hatsue; son Calvin; brother Richard; sisters Yukie Sakai, Yasue Ichinotsubo, Kikuko Ushijima, Dorothy Izumi and Janet Iida; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Paul Edward Winner, 58, of Kihei, a hotels painter and U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran, died April 29 at home. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by daughter Sue Ann, caregiver Mary Molina and one grandson. Inurnment: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Antonio Rodriguez Yrizarry, 93, of Waipahu died May 12. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by wife Victoria; son Anthony; daughter Shirley Mendez; sisters Martina Hanson, Helen Soares, Sophie Perez, Dolores Galan and Flora Veles; brothers Benjamin, Melsay and Alex "Sonny"; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel, call after 6 p.m.; and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
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