Florence L. Arakaki, also known as "Aunty Honey," 76, of Keaau, Hawaii, died Thursday at home. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Yasuki; sons Garfield, Sidney and Carey; brothers Samuel and James "Butch" Yates; sisters Hazel Kistler, Betty Hughes and Jacqueline "Jackie" Holt, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Maxima S. Bautista, 91, of Ewa, formerly of Waipahu, died Monday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. She was born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Bernaldo "Tom," Pedro "Pete" and Luriano "Gary"; daughter Virginia "Belin;" four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Wake: 5:45 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Agapito T. Cabingabang, 82, of Waipahu, died Dec. 8 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Tarlac, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leandra R.; sons Ernesto, Villamor, Gilbert, Rolando and Romy; daughters Neyda Cabingabang, Naty Jara, Lolinda Madigal, Rosita Fagaragan, Elisabeth Calaycay and Lety Lacar; brother Narcisco; sister Anita; 27 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 8:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Wallace S. Chinen, 73, of Kahului, Maui, a retired carpenter, died Tuesday on Maui. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Milton, Gerard and Alan; daughters Elsie Kawahara and Lisa Morgan; brother Glenn Yabiku; sisters Mitsue Taisee, Miyoko Takushi and Judy Yahiku; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Richard J. Correa, 68, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired systems manager with the Pacific Missile Range Facility, died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. He was also a manager for Ernie's Repair. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Betty, sons Keith and Robin, daughter Teresa Jacinto, brothers Jerry and John, sister Rosemarie Lopez, and eight grandchildren. Mass: 4 p.m. Thursday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
David C. Dela Cruz Jr., 32, of Hilo, died Dec. 16 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Alyssa Huston, brothers Jaydean Maschak and Ivan Dela Cruz and sisters Claudia Ballesteros and April Dela Cruz. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Nani Mau Gardens Gazebo. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Gertrude Galton-Fong, 66, of Kaneohe, a retired city park keeper, died Wednesday in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Harry M.S. Fong; sons Timothy, Keith "Sam" and Curtis "Ivan"; daughters Rochelle Craft and Gaylic Oshiro; brothers Clarence Galton Jr. and George, Eugene, Peter, Benjamin and Melvin Paris; sisters Betty Sylva, Louise Kanehailua, Cynthia Gomes and Yolanda Sugimoto; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
David K. Holladay, 45, of Kaneohe, a boilermaker for Arakaki Mechanical, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Tupelo, Miss. He is survived by wife Connie; son Keith; daughter Chelsea; parents Frank and Kitty; brothers Vic, Steve, Charles M. and Richard, and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mark Lutheran Church. Call from 5 to 8 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Francis W. Kelii, 57, of Hilo, owner of Francis Kelii Electric, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Patti B.; sons Shawn and Kris; mother Akiyo; brothers Rodney, Alan and Bradley; sister Linda; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Trinity I. Lin-Kee-Ortiz-Hernandez, infant daughter of Edward J. Hernandez and Hulali E. Lin-Kee, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She is also survived by grandparents Dolores and Justo Ortiz, Timmy Lin-Kee and Patsy Ivy; and great-grandparents Eleanor and Gilbert Garcia, Eva Lin-Kee and Jan and Andrew Ivy. Private services.
Gloria Ann Loeffler, 60, of Hilo, a nurse at Hilo Hospital, died Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Kenneth; sons Dwayne, David and Mark Feltman; stepdaughters Alana Hindle, Luana Wilson, Tania Phillips and Tamara Ching; stepson Vaughn; brothers Herman, Roy, Jaime, Richard, Alfred, Ben and Wallace Sanchez; sisters Yolanda Fernandez and Victoria Gutierres; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Mary McEnroe, 87, of Waianae, died Dec. 17 in Leeward Integrated Health Services. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas J., daughters Diana Dung and Mary J. "Chee Chee" Lions, care giver Adrienna Kealoha, sister Thelma Duvauchelle, brothers Miner and Lawrence Li'i, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Yoshiko Motosue, 82, of Honolulu, died Dec. 13 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Toshio; sons Warren, Stanley and Clayton; daughters Claire Ajimine and Erma Rapoza; brothers George and Mitsushi Nishimura; sister Aiko Sakamoto, 15 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Tensho Ko Daijin Gu Kyu services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No floral or monetary offerings. No refreshments to be served. Casual attire.
Hanayo Oba, 89, of Papaikou, Hawaii, died Thursday at home. Born in Amauulu, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Yoichi, Harold T. and Charles; daughters Hatsuno "Lillian" Fujimoto, Shigeno "Shirley" Kawamoto, Harriet Huber, Gladys Lopez and Karen Oba, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Honorata Espiritu Pada, 68, of Pearl City, a retired registered nurse and case manager from Waimanu Training School & Hospital, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was also co-founder and outreach services director of Home & Community Services of Hawaii. She was born in Nueva Viscaya, the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Laureen E., son Nathaniel, and two grandsons. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Peter M. Piena, 71, of Kaneohe, will be remembered in services noon Tuesday at Kaneohe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St. Call after 9 a.m. Incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday provided by the mortuary.
Ian Rodriguez, infant son of Lori and Michael, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He is also survived by brothers Carlos, Tobey, Micah, Andrew and Joshua; sisters Reinita and Rachel; and grandparents "Papa Edward" Chong, Meredith Kahalehao, Esther Burrola and Hector Rodriguez. Private services.
Alejandro U. Urulaza, 65, of Wahiawa, a farm worker at Sumida's Watercress Farm in Pearl City, died Sunday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eusebia A.; sons Loyolo and Genaro; daughters Atanacia U. Ponce, Pacita Sumera, Matilde Urmeneta and Rebecca and Rafaela Urulaza; sisters Hilaria Saraos and Juanita Urulaza; and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Philippines. Casual attire.
Basaliso A. Usita, 85, of Hilo, a boilermaker for Hilo Coast Processing Co., died Tuesday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by brother Pascual and sister Adriana Jurado. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call 10 a.m. to noon. Burial: Alae Cemetery.
Kiyome "Katherine" Yamanaka, 86, of Kailua, died Dec. 14 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Patricia Lau, Joanne Ota and Elnora Yamanaka; sister Nora Sakamoto; care giver Terry Carvalho, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Iwao Yamasaki, 78, of Honolulu, a self-employed insurance sales representative, died Dec. 17 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by daughters Bonnie E. Onomura, Kay A. Tanaka and Sandra S. Shimabukuro; brother Hiroyuki; sister Kazue Keisler, and five grandchildren. Private services.
Sadato "Yoshi" Yoshimura, 71, of Hilo, a retired captain of maximum security at the former Oahu Prison, died Dec. 17 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Lorraine Johnasen; and sisters Sadano Muraoka, Betty Takahashi and Mildred Morikami. Private services.
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