Patricio Agoto, 88, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired commercial fisherman with Tuna Packers of Oahu, Masaki Fisherie on Kauai and Leo Ohai Commercial Fishing, died Sunday in Kauai Veterans Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Patricia Duarte, Cecilia Vidinha, Rosalinda West, Cynthia Brun, Sharon Corpuz and Shandra Goldsman; sons Edward Reyes and Patricia Agoto Jr.; 28 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Eleele Sacred Hearts Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Filipino Cemetery. Casual attire.
Madeline Aguiar, 76, of Kalaheo, Kauai died Tuesday in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Gregory; daughters Esther Silva and Joyce Souza; brothers Daniel and Bernard Simao; sisters Margaret Reis, Marian Baptiste, Beatrice Silva, Dorothy Costa and Bernice Pereira, and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Patrocenia "Auntie Pat" Bancaco, 79, of Lahaina, Maui died Wednesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Kendall R.; sister Leticia Tala, and two grandchildren. Prayer services: 11 a.m. Monday at Norman's Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park. Reception: Norman's Mortuary. Aloha attire.
Roy K. Burgess, 55, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Honolulu, a macadamia nut and coffee farmer, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a former Windward Toyota sales manager. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marilyn; son Duke; mother Margaret, and brothers Rodney, Reynard and Randall. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Ernest M. Cabral, 74, of Wahiawa, who retired from the U.S. Army, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Jennie; son Carl Wong; brother Manuel; sister Valentina Baptista, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Yong Pal Choi, 102, of Waipahu died June 5 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Korea. He is survived by sons Uong Kwan and Uong Kon Choi and Hyun Joo and Hyun Jin Jung; daughters Ung Joo Huh and Ung Sook Lanada, 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Korean Presbyterian Church, Sanctuary, 2122 Metcalf St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Francisco Empron, also known as "Frank" or "94 Liquid Wrench," 63, of Ewa Beach, a retired mechanic from Oahu Transit Services, died Saturday. He was also a former employee at Pearl Harbor Volkswagen. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jocelyn; sons Frank, Grayson, Johannes and Elias; daughter Janus Nagatori; brother Albert; sisters Josephine, Mercy and Rebecca, and seven grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ewa Beach. Call after 10:30 a.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Leififi S. Fa'alolo, 23, of Maili is survived by brothers Calvin, Dean, Dan, Jay, Dallas, Sime, Gen Wan and Calvin D., and sister Judy Dole. Incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday was provided by the mortuary.
Kazuyoshi Iki, 83, of Kaneohe died June 3 in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Keahua, Maui. He is survived by wife Yachiyo; sons Gary and Daniel; daughter Janice Motoshige; sister Miyoko, and six grandchildren. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Theodore E. "Giddy" Kaalakea, 65, of Honolulu, who retired from DLS Laboratories, died May 27 in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Peta and Teena; brothers Ronald Kaalakea-Morrison and Nathan Anguay; sisters Maggie Samson, Naomi Evanochick, Joy Cohen and Pam Kaalakea, and companion Glenda. Memorial services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of the ashes. Casual attire.
Elias K. "Brudda Sonny" Kanuha, 78, of Waipahu, a retired pipefitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 41 and 56, died May 27 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by sons Elias Jr., Roswald, Bertram and Norbert; daughters Zona Rodrigues, Leihala Tootoo and Alvanette Molina; brothers Roland and Robert; sisters Vicky Kanuha and Libbie Spencer, 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Ressureccion of the Lord Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Cho Kikuchi, 99, of Honolulu died May 15 at home. She was born in Niigata, Japan. She is survived by sons Franklin, James, Walter, Wallace and Douglas; daughters Takako Hayashi and Helen Kikuchi, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.
Kenneth H.J. Lee, 66, of Pearl City, a fleet sales representative for Cutter Dodge, Dillingham, died Tuesday in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Charlotte; son Ryan; brothers Alfred H.S., Richard H.S. and James H.S., and sisters Edith Lau, Margaret Hee and Barbara Schlitzkus. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Aloha attire.
John W. McMahon Jr., 62, of Monterey, Calif., a retired chief warrant officer for the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, died May 26 in Monterey Community Hospice. He is survived by wife Ping; daughters Erin and Allison; sisters Gail Ferrera Otari and Melrine Ferrera Brown; brother Jimmy, and a grandson. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Kailua Boat Ramp. Casual attire. Scattering of ashes. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society Windward.
Brianne M. Nakahara, 5, daughter of Nathan and Shari Nakahara of Honolulu, died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Quinn and grandparents Doris Nakahara and Reuben and Dolores Chun. Services: 2:15 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
George K. Nakamura, 91, of Honolulu, a retired tax officer for the Territorial Tax Office in Kona, died Tuesday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Masano; son Conklin Y.; daughters Violet Y. Kobayashi, Jasmine H. and Eunice J. Nishibun and Adeline N. Porter, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ethel C. Nanbu, 81, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Kaiser Hospital. She was born in Lihue, Kauai. She is survived by husband Isami "Lefty"; son Samuel; daughter Sue Yorioka; brothers Ed and James Ohashi; sister Eva Uyeno, a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter. Services: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Makiki Christian Church. Call after 5 p.m. No flowers.
William Paine III, 88, of Hilo, a retired proprietor of an insurance company, died April 17 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in England. He is survived by close friends Valerie De Frain and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Robinson. Private services.
Alonzo Priest, also known as "Lon," "Lee" or "Priest-O," 89, of Spreckelsville, Maui died Tuesday in Hale Makua. He was born in Berkley, Calif. He is survived by daughter Jan P. Wysard, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial gathering: 5 p.m. Tuesday at 46 Nonohe Place. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Maui Humane Society, P.O. Box 1047, Puunene, Maui 96784. Aloha attire.
Virginia Searway, 89, of Honolulu, a retired beautician at the Hale Koa Hotel, died May 27 at home. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by cousin Brad Wilson. No services.
Keiko N. Seaver, 73, of Honolulu, who worked for the Honolulu Police Department, died June 1 at home. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Soren; brother Takatada Niwa, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Dr. Benjamin A. Sherman, 86, of Honolulu, a retired dentist, died May 30 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary E.; son Robert, and daughter Gail Andrus. Services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 3 p.m.
Edward C.C. Wong, 78, of Aiea, a retired firefighter at Hickam Air Force Base, died June 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Williette; daughter Kathryn M.L. Wong-Gary; sisters Alice De Witt, Elsie Kerr and Gladys Tom, and brothers Henry C.C. and Walter C.K. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Bernard E. Yadao, 70, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired heavy equipment operator in Haywood, Calif. died Sunday in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Victoria "Vicky"; daughters Bernadette Bringas and Frederica and Theresa Yadao; sons Rodney, Gordon, Bernard "Brad," Brian and Bernard "Nado"; brothers Jose and Joseph "Juny"; sisters Esmenia "Esie" Belmonte, Christina Constantino, Josephine Assuncion and Frances Bilog, 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. next Friday, June 16, at St. Sylvester's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Takashi Yamashita, 79, of Kula, Maui, a retired minister at the United Church of Christ, died Monday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Milton and Michael; brothers Katsumi and Mitoji; sisters Tomoe Honjiyo and Sanae Morita, and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Makawao Union Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Reception to follow. Burial: Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Mackay U. Yanagisawa, 87, of Honolulu, a retired executive manager for Aloha and Honolulu stadiums, was remembered in private services. He died May 30 in Straub Hospital. He is survived by wife Ellen S.
Alexander Y. Yoshii, 86, of Kahului, a retired supervisor at Maui Land and Pineapple Co., died May 30 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by son Melvyn; daughters Alice Kaneshiro, Marilyn Yamaguchi and Marjorie Hernandez, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to a church or the Salvation Army.
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