Dorothy S. Kashiwahara, a former Waimea High School English teacher, and the mother of Ken Kashiwahara, ABC news correspondent and anchor, died Jan. 31 in Portland. She was 88.
memorial rites Feb. 18
A memorial service is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Church of the Crossroads. Aloha attire is requested and the family asks that no flowers be sent. Burial will be at the Lihue Cemetery.
Donations can be made to the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation; Kashiwahara Scholarship Fund for Minority Journalism Students; 1000 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 615; Washington, D.C. 20036.
Dorothy Kashiwahara was born in Kau on the Big Island on Oct. 1, 1912. She graduated from McKinley High School in 1930 and the University of Hawaii in 1934.
She first taught at Waimea on the Big Island and in 1950 moved to Okinawa, where she worked for the U.S. Army's Education program.
She retired in Honolulu in 1977.
Survivors include her son, Ken, of Millbrae, Calif.; two daughters, Ann Kaneko, Longview, Wash.; and Joan Johnson, Beaverton, Ore.; two sisters, Clara Ishikawa and Irene Nakamura; two brothers, Douglas Sakamoto and Sueo Sakamoto, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mitsuko Akimoto, 105, of Honolulu died Friday at home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Ralph and Daniel; daughters Jeannette and Fumi Schmitd, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Doreen L. Capol, 55, of Hauula is also survived by sister Loretta Abregano. The family provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Eleanor T. Champion, 81, formerly of Honolulu died Jan. 26 in Palo Alto, Calif. She was born in Pasadena, Calif. She is survived by sons Lee and Craig; daughter Nancy, and six grandchildren. Services on the mainland.
Harold K.H. Chang, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard industrial specialist, died Jan. 26 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary; sons Creighton, Elliot and Adrian; daughter Dayna Leong; brother Melvin; sister Loretta Choy, and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Joseph "Pops" Correa Jr., 67, of Hilo, a retired sergeant first class with the Hawaii Army National Guard, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Jolette "Joey" Kaili and Paula Gomes; son Richard; sisters Ethel Brown, Dorothy "Dolly" Aina, Betty Lou Okumoto and Phyllis Jardin; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and five hanai grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Prayer services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park.
Elizabeth K. Crosby, also known as "Libby" or "Liz," was 76 and a retired timekeeper for the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. Information for an obituary published yesterday was incorrect.
Jack C. Cruz, 87, of Honolulu, a retired city truck driver, died Jan. 26 in Ewa. He was also an Eye of the Pacific guide dog trainer and caretaker. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Priscilla W. and caregiver and niece Shirley Kaluhiwa. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Call again from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Frederick W.G. Dang, 79, of Honolulu, a former owner of Hawaiian Agricide and Fertilizer Co., died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Helen; daughters Deborahlyn Dang-Kuwada, Belinda Yuen, Celeste Dang and Leona Carlton; brothers Dr. Paul and Roy, and eight grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Patricia L.E. Emmons, 61, of Anchorage, an administrative assistant for the district attorney's office, died last Wednesday in Alaska Regional Hospital. She was also a receptionist for the Salvation Army. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gerald Lee; daughters Laurianne L. Sorrells, Michele D.M. Lindsay and Patricia J.M. Remley; brother William Pimental, and two grandchildren. Services held.
Mildred T. Evans, 87, of Hilo died Friday at home. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by son Robert W.; daughters Ann Lurline Ebner and Marilyn P. Hind; brother Joseph J. Hahn; sister Dorothy C. Dowling, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Joint memorial Mass for Mildred and Robert E. Evans, who died Jan. 10, 2000: 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.
Charla K.K. Faali'i, 23, of Waipahu, a student at Heald Business College, died Jan. 21. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Falo; sons Jaylee and Javier; daughters Jazmine and Jasriel; mother Charmaine Kaneakalau; father Harry "Butch" Kaneakalau; brothers Clayton "Kapono," William "Bill" and Joseph "Joey" Kaneakalau, and sisters Luana Kaneakalau-Kassebeer and Hilary Jones. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Albert T. "Ted" Freitas, 68, of Honolulu, a retired electronic technician, died Jan. 24 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Albert Jr., Anthony and Andrew; daughters Donna and Michele; sister Carol Allen; companion Shirley Freitas Funai, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes: Heeia Kea Pier. Casual attire.
Kameko Goya, 90, of Kahului, Maui died Saturday in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Kamesuke "Tony" and Kamekichi "Herbert Zimba"; brothers Ralph and Roy; sister Ellen Miyake, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Family program: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Filomena A. Hilario, 101, of Waipahu died Jan. 17. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Corazon Benigno, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Carol Ann S.L. Ho, 63, of Honolulu died Sunday in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Harold and Roger. Graveside services: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Vivian L.A. Kamai, 66, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired secretary, died Jan. 24 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Richard "Dickie"; brother Timothy K. Awa and sister Dorcas K.A. Kamoku. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Congregational Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Alice K.S. Kau, 92, of Honolulu died Jan. 27 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harry L.F., Leong Jean, Dr. Leon Y., Donald L.K. and Dr. Joseph L.C.; daughter Alice L.Y. Thursten; brother Buck Sam Ng; sisters Grace K.L. Hee and Kam Oi Chu, 11 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Taoist services: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
So Soon Kim, 62, of Aiea died Jan. 30 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Chin Hae, Korea. She is survived by husband Eui Hyun; sons Sung Kook and Chung Kook; sister Gum Soon Lee, and three grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Korean Presbyterian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.
Kelvin K. Loo, 37, of Waimea, Hawaii was also employed at the Orchid at Mauna Lani. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Ruth H. Matayoshi, 95, of Kailiula, Molokai, died last Wednesday in Kaunakakai. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George Harada and Thomas Matayoshi; brother Robert Harada, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Molokai Soto Mission in Kaunakakai. Call after 9 a.m. Services: 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at Honpa Hongwanji Mission in Nuuanu.
Jolene J. Matsuura, 44, of Honolulu, a cashier for a food pantry, died Friday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lloyd T.; daughters Amber C. and Holly J.; brother Vincent Takita, and sisters Alberta Tupinio, Corliss Takita and Doreen Kim. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Catherine Freitas Nascimento, 79, of Hilo died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by stepson Francis; brother Walter Freitas; sisters Luisa Freitas, Dorothy "Dolly" Gardner and Agnes Hunter, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Malia Puka O Kalani, Keaukaha Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.
Roy S. Nishimoto, 62, of Aiea, a senior vice president for Hawaii National Bank, died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yolette; sons Roy Stuart, Ladd Nishimoto and Robert and Steve Sakaguchi; daughters Dawna Agao and Jan Sanchez; mother Yukie Nishimoto, and sisters Joy Ching and Kay Nishimoto. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Inurnment: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Sawako S. Okawa, 90, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Kahuku, a retired cook for Kahuku Hospital, died Jan. 27 in Colorado Springs, Colo. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughters Beverly Hill, Lynett Wedaa, Marilynn Furlong, Wanda Okawa, Rae Sadar and Roberta Cartier; brother Thomas Shigemitsu; sisters Tsuruko Kubota and Ritsuko Sanjume; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Marlene L. Revilla-Kahoopii, 36, of Kawaihae, a kitchen helper at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died Thursday in Honolulu. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Sheldon K. Kahoopii; sons Sheldon Kalani Jr. and Samson Kaaukai; daughter Savannah Uilani; sisters Joy, Janice, Shirley, Betsy, Josephine, Kathleen and Eleanor, and brothers Samuel, Roy, Alfred, Felix and Phillip. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Gospel of Salvation on Kokoihi Road in Kohala. Call after 4 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Kohala County Cemetery.
David "Gutsy" Sahot, 66, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired cable installer with Derby Cable Vision, died Saturday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by daughter Renae Paulo; brother Tito; sisters Rosalita Ogawa, Dora Tinao and Theresa Benzone, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Gaylyn M. Samita, 47, of Hilo died Jan. 26 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Patrick Kepano, Zachary Andrade and Brandon Castillas; daughters Nicole Kepano and Chevy-Ann Tongia; brothers Gary and Joe Enos, and six grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Areneo P. "Reno" Santiago, 61, of Waipahu died last Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by stepfather Manuel Feliciano; sister Jane Martin, and brothers Glenn, Ronald, Jimmy, Daniel, Vincent and Robert Feliciano and Roy Perry. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Gladys K.H.L.P.K. Santiago, 89, of Wahiawa, a retired custodian for the city, died Jan. 15. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Bernard K. Punikaia, Benjamin J. Kupau and John Asam; daughters Shirley Manicas, Rebecca K. "Lucky" Punikaia, Eleanor L.S. "Darlene" Scott and Linda Guting; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. Services: 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Henry H. "Hank" Smith, 72, of Scottsdale, Ariz., principal of Mayfield Smith Park Advertising Agency, died Jan. 9 at home. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Ruth; daughters Lisa Smith Salkever and Carolyn Smith, and sister Constance Lovelace. Inurnment and memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Memorial contributions suggested to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 East Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.
Trinidad R. "Trini" Solomon, 75, of Waipahu died Jan. 26. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Bartholome, Wilfred and James; daughters Veronica Fernando and Janet Sithar; brothers Theodore Redoble, Pablo Aton and Manuel Presillas, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
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