Alfred "Aki" Alejandro, 70, of Waialua, a retired mason from Pioneer Construction Co., died Monday at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Joyce Hawkins-Alejandro; sons Angelo and Adam Alejandro and Cliff Sato; daughter Cori Puha IV; sister Millie Zindars; brothers Max Nonies and Andy, Salvador, Henry and Lawrence Alejandro; and nine grandchildren. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Marjorie M.T. Antone, 79, of Kailua-Kona died last Friday in Kona Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Raymond N., Robert K. "Bobby" and Walter K.; daughters Helene L. Uyemura and Margie "Pixie" Williams; sister Lovey Kitt; brother Jack Tappen; stepbrothers Alex and Henry Lopes; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Kenneth G. "Ken" Belt, 85, of Honolulu, a retired engineer with the federal government, died Monday in Ewa Beach. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by wife Ki Suk and brother David. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Lawrence "Larry" Boyd, 79, of Hawaii, a former sales manager, died Sept. 6 in Sacramento, Calif. He also started his own business, L.E. Boyd Roof Structures in Sacramento in 1972 and La'au Structures in Honolulu in 1985. He was born in McClout, Kan. He is survived by wife Lillian, daughter Barbara Vavases, sons Lawrence Jr. and Gregory of Honolulu and a grandson. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
Cleone Symmonds Corgan, 73, of Honolulu, who worked for John Mullen & Co., died Aug. 26 in Bend, Ore. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by husband Bob, daughter Leslie Lani, brother Bob Symmonds and three grandchildren. Private services.
Elsie K. Ishizu, 84, of Honolulu, retired proprietor of Moiliili Building Materials, died Sept. 11 in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Melvin, brother Jerry Kaichi, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Kentaro Kabazawa, 78, of Lihue, formerly of Waimea, Kauai, a retired sales representative with Waimea Dairy and Meadow Gold, died Monday at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Yoshie; son Jerry Kuboyama; daughters Verna Mikaru and Iris Kabazawa; brothers Kinjiro and Kiyoshi; sisters Carolyn Omoto, Sadie Doi and Sumie Quiriault; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Rose H. Kaluna, infant daughter of Solomon and JoAnn died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. She is also survived by brother Kawika Reyes; sisters Puni and Hokulani Reyes and Kaleimau Kaluna; grandparents William Jr. and Winona Kaluna and Ernest and JoAnn Reyes; and great-grandmother Anita Wood. Mass: 7 a.m. Tuesday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church. Visitation and burial to follow. Casual attire.
Wong Kam Kam, 84, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by sons Clarence, Lawrence, Benjamin and Alan; daughter Jennie Kop; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at the park. Aloha attire.
Fred S. Kaya, 61, of Kaneohe died Sunday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel S.; son Sterling S.; daughters Arlene and Iwalani; stepmother Suzue Okazaki; brothers Robert and Marvin Okazaki; and sisters Shirley Okazaki, Aileen Kokubun and Susan Uchida. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
George T. Kitagawa, 73, of Honolulu, a retired painting contractor doing business as G.T. Kitagawa Painting Inc., died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; son Clyde; daughters Gail Ohta, Lynn Kodama and Kris Neville; and nine grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Greta W. Leao, 98, of Honolulu, a retired private nurse's companion, died Sept. 13 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. She was born in Sweden. She is survived by son Gerald. Private services.
Gale A. McClish, 68, of Honolulu died Sept. 10 in Honolulu. He was born in Richmond, Calif. He is survived by brother Donald J.; sister Nancy C. Newkom; daughters Lauri L. Silva, Lisa G. Humble and Kathi L. Petersen; and two grandchildren. Memorial picnic: Noon-3 p.m. Sunday at Kapiolani Park, mauka of the Waikiki Natatorium. Masonic services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1611 Kewalo. Call after 2:30 p.m. Donations suggested to American Diabetes Association.
Marian L.V. Mears, 76, who worked for the Multnomals County Library in Oregon, died Sept. 7. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry S. Jr. and brother Ralph Villiers. Private services.
Clifford T. Murakami, 65, of Honolulu, a general contractor for Riteway Builders Inc., died last Friday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Luella T., sons Clinton and Stuart, daughter Sunday and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mildred C. Ogawa, 79, of Mililani died Tuesday in Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Richard Y.; daughters Lorna Y. Ogawa, Pat A. Paschal and Lori J. Miyashita; sister Gladys T. Oshiro; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Inurnment services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Micah John Otranto, 18, of Kona, Hawaii, a rock wall builder, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is survived by mother Kay Ann Varela; father John F.; brothers Justin K. Otranto and Simon A. Varela; and grandparents John A. and Betty McDougall and Mary Otranto. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Puu Honua O Honaunau City of Refuge by Keoua Canoe Club.
Kotoku "Goro" Shimabukuro, 77, formerly of Amauulu Camp 4 died Sept. 9 in Okinawa, Japan. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tsuruko; daughters Helen Gastincau, Susan, Frances Hodapp and Lyssa Tasky; brother Hideo; sisters Aiko Taira, Margaret Ino and Ruth Agena; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Karen E. Sugimoto, also known as "Kimu" or "Sugi," 59, of Aiea, a retired teacher from Aiea High School, died last Friday at home. She was also a travel consultant for Royal Adventure Travel. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ronald K.; sons Todd T. and Chad T.; and sisters Ann Ho and Gail Shimabukuro. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Setsuko N. Takai, 79, of Honolulu, a retired switchboard operator for Kuakini Medical Center, died Sunday in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by her husband, retired Kotohira Jinsha Bishop Seiji, sons Kazuaki and Karl, daughters Mari Komoto and Christine Bambico and six grandchildren. Private services.
Yoshio R. Takemoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Pan American Airways port steward in food service, died yesterday in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Watsonville, Calif. He is survived by wife Chiyoko; sons Robert, Thomas and Yoshinori; daughters Akemi Uehara and Harumi Takemoto; sisters Sadako Shidawara, Kimie Muraoka and Shizue Kaki; and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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