Harry A. Ah Mai, 92, of Honolulu died Tuesday in Maunalani Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lena; son Gerald "Jerry"; daughters Elaine White and Lyetta Nakayama, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Call from 8 to 10:15 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Alan L. Akana, 57, of Kailua, who was employed at the Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant, died Monday in Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Loretta; sons Alan L., Ryan L. and Alan N. Akana and Paul Kila Jr.; daughters Anela and Mahina Akana and Paulette, Kristine and Lehua Kila; mother Jessie; brothers Alvin Akana and Jerome Werner; sisters Harriett L. Akana, Pearl John and Barbara Goo, and eight grandchildren. Wake services: 8 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Henry M.H. Choy, 72, of Mililani, a retired pipefitter from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 56, died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel K.T.; daughters Teresa A. Takigawa, Mary J. Ford, Patricia D. Nixon and Donna M. Benzon; brothers Gilbert, Daniel and Ralph; sisters Doris Tachera and Amy Wong, and 10 grandchildren. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.
Vivian Fagan, 85, of Honolulu, a pilot and a real estate agent with Earl Thacker Co., died Wednesday at home. She is survived by daughters Andrea and Shannon; sister Mable Maloney, and a grandson. Memorial services: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Unity Church of Hawaii. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Aloha Chapter of the Ninety-Nines, for the Vivian Fagan Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Vaiaso F. Gago, 69, of Ewa Beach is also survived by mother Fausaga. The additional information for an obituary published yesterday was provided by the mortuary.
Kazuo Hirata, 81, of Honolulu died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Daniel, Stanley, Randal and Clyde; sister Shizuyo Tomishima, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Juliana A. Juan, 81, of Ewa Beach, formerly of Kona, died Saturday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Soledad and Marcelia Lorenzo; stepsons Isidor and Inocencio; stepdaughter Erlinda; stepbrother Eliseo Dela Cruz; stepsisters Cecilia Ganal, Leonila Cristobal, Caridad Daleja and Saling Ventura, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Community Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call from 6 to 10 p.m. Casual attire.
Masayo Kawabe, 95, of Haiku, Maui, a retired Bank of Hawaii teller, died Oct. 20. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sister Teruko. Private services.
George Medeiros, 77, of Mililani, a retired heavy equipment operator, died last Friday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Guy; daughters Valerie Pyzik and Georgia Campbell; brothers Henry and William, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Kikue Oshiro, 84, of Hilo, formerly of Mountain View, Hawaii, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by son Dr. Charles; daughters Bernice Oshiro and Doris Fujimori; sisters Kimiko Oshiro, Miyono Higa and Yoshino Sumida; brothers Masato, Takeshi and Takao Shiroma, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Henry A. "Mako" Rodrigues, 86, of Honolulu died Oct. 21 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Henry, Joseph, Jerome and James; daughters Augustine and Juliette Rodrigues and Dolores Pimento, and grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.
"Sweet Adeline" Watson Schutz, 83, of Honolulu, retired management analyst for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Oct. 24 at home. She was born in Adair, Okla. Memorial services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Parke Chapel. Aloha attire. No flowers. Contributions suggested to a charity.
Paul Sniffen, 68, of El Sobrante, Calif. died Sunday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nellie; daughter Mapuana, and sisters Joan Lindsey and Theresa Ah Nee. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Makoto "Mako" Takata, 78, of Wahiawa, who retired from Hawaiian Telephone Co., died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Joseph, Calvin and Alvin; daughters Gail Omalza, Roberta Stewart and Terry Yoneda; sister Edna Sakuma, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.Ernest M. Tanaka, 73, of Honolulu, a retired field auditor for the state Tax Department, died Oct. 24 in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Alma S. Tanaka and Janet T. Yamamoto. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Feao Tupuola Jr., 48, of Honolulu died Oct. 12 in Honolulu. He was born in Fagasa, American Samoa. He is survived by mother Onolina Tuitasi; son Pesamino; daughter Malia; brothers Fred Tuinei and Pesamino, Revelation and David Tupuola, and sisters Malia Mainuu and Sepora, Ruta and Ile Tupuola. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Entombment: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Reiko Uchibori, 77, of Honolulu died Tuesday at home. She was born in Manchuria, China. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Bert and Glenn; daughters Nancy Wilson Taylor and Karen Byrnes; brother Hideo Kurozumi, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Makiki Christian Church. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Naomi Watanabe, 58, of Pearl City died Oct. 27 at home. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by son Derek S.; daughter Jodi S.; brothers Donald Y. and Robert A. Yanagihara; sisters Leatrice K. Sato and Thelma K. Miyahara, and a grandson. Private services.
Mikayo Yamamoto, 91, of Honolulu died Oct. 21 in Honolulu. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Roger and Chris; daughters Lois Arakaki, Myrna Arume, Faye Hirozawa and Jean Sakuma, 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Brayden M.Y.Q. Yokota, infant son of Steven H. Yokota and Chelsea Ann Tom, died Sunday. He is also survived by brother Stevie H. Jr.; sister Talisa K.A. Elsenbach; grandparents Pastor Dennis and Rosemary Yokota and Dr. Franson and Ann Tom, and great-grandparents Karen C. Tom and Hideo Yokota. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Harvest Chapel, 3650 Waialae Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Reception to follow. Limited parking available. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mitsugi "Eddie" Yonemitsu, 95, of Honolulu, retired owner of Ala Wai Service, died Oct. 20 in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Pauwilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Matsue; sons Kazuto and Roy; daughter Yukimi Kobayashi; brothers Takeshi and Iwao; sisters Sueko Yamamoto and June Beatty, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
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