Henry Keawe Ayau Jr., 61, of Honolulu, an outrigger canoe coach and prominent figure in the local entertainment scene, died Wednesday. He was born in Ho'olehua, Molokai. He is survived by sons Patrick, Bruce and David; daughters Kathy Rohrbacher and Leslie Holland; mother Mabel; brothers Ronnie and Burelle "Butch"; sisters Dana Ayau and Lana Alamillo; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School and 8:30 a.m. Friday at Outrigger Canoe Club. Call after 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m.
Services for Henry Ayau
set to begin Thursday
Matilda Kalanikauiokikilo Hoapili Andresen, 76, of Waimanalo, died last Sunday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ivins K. and Alexander K.H.; daughters Matilda K.H. Hindbaugh, Kim L. Nalewaja, Darlee-Ruth K. Motosue, Machelle K. Tamale and Martha A. Yamamoto; 28 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Erlinda "Linda" Araga Delos Santos, 55, of Ewa Beach, a retired supervisor at Personnel Support Detachment at Pearl Harbor, died May 1. She was born in Navotas, Metro Manila, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Rosalio "Baby Ross" Jr.; daughters Rosie Anderson and Liza Muyano; sons David and Sonny; father Tomas Araga; brothers Rizalino, Maximo, Bienvinido, Florencio and Victor Araga; sisters Carmen Gozom and Cristeta dela Cruz; and five grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Resurrection Of The Lord Church and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Ulupano Tupu Ioane, 49, of Honolulu, a state adult corrections officer, died May 3. He is survived by wife Valo; sons James, Jason and Jerome; daughter Theresa Frysinger; brothers Sio, Sefo, Paulo, Felise, Leo and Silofau; sister Telesia Saolotoga; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Samoan Full Gospel Pentecostal Church, 3814 Salt Lake Blvd. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Velma Juliette Keaunui, 64, of Waimanalo, died May 3. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Robert "Bob" S.K. Sr.; sons Robert "Lopaka" Jr. and Ravern; daughter Debbie Lou L. Keaunui-Pihana; sister Josephine Anjo; brothers Philbert, Sonny and Roland Peters; seven grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 7:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Bert Yoshio Murashige, 75, of Pearl City, a retired real estate specialist at Corps of Engineers at Fort Shafter, died Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence; sons Colin and Craig Sako; daughter Christine Miller; brothers Lloyd, Calvin, Herman, Ronald and Gordon; sister Evelyn Sibilla; and one grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal service: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Aloha attire.
Fionnuala "Fin" Mary Nakamura, 59, of Pearl City, died April 29 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Ireland. She is survived by daughter Tara Aragosa, son Sean "Mana" Manasas, mother Ita "Nana" Patterson and seven grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
Faamama Faleafaga Tupua, 86, of Aiea, a retired carpenter for Navy Public Works Center at Pearl Harbor, died April 25. He was born in Fagaitua, American Samoa. He is also survived by daughter Sinatala Manumaleuna. Incorrect information was supplied by the mortuary for an obituary published Friday.
Miyoki Yasuda, 105, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Wednesday in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by sons Takeshi and Townsend T.; daughters Betty T. Ushiroda, Yasuko Tatsuno and Kathy Setsuko Yoshimoto; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
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