Hannah Grace Kawaauhau Acia
March 11, 2005
Hannah Grace Kawaauhau Acia, 87, of Olelomoana, South Kona, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Quality Cleaners presser, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kaohe, South Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lot Sr. and Donald Kawaauhau Sr. and Leroy and Lester Acia; daughters Hannah Shimasaki, Victoria Whitworth, Jane Staadt Sr., Ellen Cullen, Donna Sanders and Debra Javar; sister Lillian Nelsen; 37 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Kahikolu Congregational Church in Napoopoo, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Aloha attire.
Irene Chiyo Amazaki
March 18, 2005
Irene Chiyo Amazaki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii housekeeper, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Makaweli, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Dick Y. and Kendall M., daughters Barbara A. McLaughlin and Charlotte S. Cole, brother Thomas K. Kono, sisters Shizue Nakagawa and Katherine T. Kono, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Wayne Tetsuyuki Amine
March 13, 2005
Wayne Tetsuyuki "Ghost" Amine, 55, of Makawao, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Laurie, son Steven, daughters Tiffany Yamauchi and Michelle Ramos, parents Tetsuji and Tomiko, sister Karen Kuramoto and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Lahaina Shingon Mission. Casual attire.
March 11, 2005
Manuel Cabasag, 80, of Wahiawa, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard welder, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Helen L., son Curtis C., daughter Maureen B. Hanakahi, brothers Vicente and Charles, sisters Dinah Vanwinkle and Trinidad Canencia, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Collin Craig Chong
March 14, 2005
Collin Craig Chong, 44, of Honolulu, a RightStar Hawaii Management Inc. and Aloha Stadium employee, died in Honolulu. He also was a Nuuanu and Diamond Head Mortuaries funeral attendant. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Dorothy Y., brothers Kevin P. and Curtis S., and sister Jodi-Ann Bello. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Claude Wai Choy Chun
Feb. 20, 2005
Claude Wai Choy Chun, 62, of Reno, Nev., a federal government employee and retired Sierra Army Depot supply management officer in Herlong, Calif., died in Reno. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Irene, son Dexter and daughters Sharlene and Kurstin. Services held in Reno.
Edith Kazue Hiromasa
March 13, 2005
Edith Kazue Hiromasa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired E and E Employment Agency owner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ralph Y. and Francis T., daughter Ellen E. Ebesutani, sister Miriam K. Kuniyuki, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 4, 2005
Tokio "Bobby" Ige, 86, of Pearl City, a retired steel worker and U.S. Army veteran of Company A, 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Tsurue; sons Richard T., Steve N., Theodore H., Robert A., David Y. and Edward S.; brother Seikichi; sisters Shizuko Yamauchi, Yaeko Hanzawa and Nobuko Kobashigawa; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Francis Kiyoshi Ikenaga
Feb. 9, 2005
Francis Kiyoshi Ikenaga, 66, of Sunnyvale, Calif., a retired Siemens employee, died in Sunnyvale. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Alice A.; mother Shige; children Grace Clymer, Cathy Schneider and May Johnson; brother Kenneth; sister Pat Nakamura; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Casual attire. No flowers.
Josephine Kaipimaka Keanini
March 18, 2005
Josephine Kaipimaka "Kaipi" Keanini, 81, of Hoolehua, Molokai, a retired housekeeper, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons James, Lincoln, Silas and Lester; daughters Gwendolyn Lagundimao and Jaslyn Keanini; stepmother Dorothy Nihoa; sisters Lilly Young, Leilani Bell and Jessie Ann Casteneras; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: all night Wednesday at Josephine's residence. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the residence. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hoolehua Cemetery.
Eugene M. Limacher
March 15, 2005
Eugene M. Limacher, 86, of Kailua-Kona, an interior designer and U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He is survived by son Victor, brothers George and Walter, and sister Virginia Benziger. Family services.
March 14, 2005
Jarnell "Honeygirl" Mar, 35, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Leonard, mother Melita, brothers Daniel and Lee, foster parents Orlando and Josie Macaraeg, and grandparents Harry and Diana. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
George Osamu Ota
March 16, 2005
George Osamu Ota, 69, of Hilo, a retired dentist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen; son Dr. Garrett; daughters Debra, Dr. Pamela and Natalie; brother Robert; sister Maude Kasuya; and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Thomas You Sin Park
March 10, 2005
Thomas You Sin "Shige" Park, 78, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Works Center statistician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ok "Mimi" Mae; daughters Joanne Casayuran, Deborah Yee and Pamela Kim Czech; stepdaughter June Verner; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. Private services.
March 7, 2005
Alma "Nita" Quinones, 82, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waipahu. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Randall W. Sr.; daughters Patricia A. Black and Lucille J. Quinones; sisters Margaret, Lillian and Ruth; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
John Rios Quinones Sr.
Feb. 16, 2005
John Rios Quinones Sr., 82, of Waianae, a retired city sewer maintenance worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Randall W. Sr., daughters Patricia A. Black and Lucille J. Quinones, five half brothers, six half sisters, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
Dorothy Bastyr Willers
March 9, 2005
Dorothy Bastyr Willers, 99, of Honolulu, a retired Vi Dolman and Associates real estate broker, died at home. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by son Jon T., daughters Lani D. Lofgren and Wendy N. Lagareta, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Outrigger Canoe Club. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Honolulu Academy of Arts.
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