Kekoa Masao Aoki, 14, of Mililani, a Mililani High School student, died May 26. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Timothy and Helene; brother Joshua-Paul; sisters Malia, Sarah and Emily; paternal grandmother Gladys; maternal grandfather Alfredo Magsanide and maternal great-grandmother Frances Keao. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Barth Alfred Baron, 62, of Honolulu died May 21. He is also survived by wife Joy Wollaway. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Thursday.
Ignacio "Iggy" Caniaveral, 60, of Columbus, Ga., retired from the U.S. Army, died May 10. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by brothers Roland Caniaveral and Eugene Mika; sisters Sara Villaros, Myrtle Caniaveral and Mary Kaaihue; stepmother Flora and stepsister MaryEllen Pililaau. Memorial services: 11 a.m. next Saturday at St. Rita Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Hwy., Nanakuli. Inurnment: 1 p.m. June 11 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, Committal Court. Aloha attire.
Jin Kil Choi, 81, of Honolulu, a retired liquor store owner, died May 25 in Honolulu. She was born in Jin Nam Po, South Korea. She is survived by son James Jin, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary, West Chapel. Call after 10:45 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Wayne Leroy Eurich, 71, of Hilo, a retired brick mason, died Wednesday at his home. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by wife Jacqueline "Jackie," son Gregory, daughters Susan Fry and Sandra Eurich, brother Lloyd, sisters Mary Miller and Lily Mae Scheerbaun, and five grandchildren. Private services.
John Medeiros Frias Jr., 80, of Waihole Valley, a retired plumber, died May 19 in Kailua. He is survived by sons Herbert, John and Warren; daughters Christine Phillips and Lana Shuman; brother Alva; sisters Geraldine Williams, Loretta McWilliams and Lulu Draper; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Cynthia Lee Gibson-Belter, 54, of Honolulu, died Tuesday. She was born in Los Angeles. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Friday.
Samuel Kalani Hoopii Jr., 47, of Kapaa, a truck driver, died Wednesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by daughter Tayvian Akiona; son Samuel Kalani Akiona; Rochelle L. Akiona, mother of his children; brothers William McCullen and Robert and Bruce Hoopii; sisters Dolores Johnson, Nora Contrades and Ophelia Hoopii; and four grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kapaa Small Boat Harbor, which is called the Lihi. Scattering of his ashes: 10 a.m. Tuesday. Casual attire.
Leslie Jitoku Izu, 81, of Honolulu, a retired city road maintenance supervisor, died Tuesday at his home. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Esther; son Clayton S.; daughter Leslie Joy C.; brothers Coleman and Jimmy; sisters Shizuko Masuko, Bessie Tomioka and Patsy Stenstrom; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
Paul "Butch" Kapuniai Jr., 59, of California, an employee of Cal Steam Supply, died Sunday. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yvonne; parents Paul and Hala; children Joseph, Vivian, Thomas, Paul III, Tedine and Kalani; 10 grandchildren; and siblings Wanetta, Ed, Renee, Gay, Silvia, Elliott, Fay, Elton and Eric. Memorial services: 3 p.m. next Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, 45-425 Kamehameha Hwy. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha or casual attire.
Betty Allan Karcher, 93, of Lahaina, a retired self-employed florist, died Wednesday at Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Snohomish, Wash. She is survived by sister Mary Turko and caregivers Gayle Shufeldt, Tricia Kratz and Pat Sonnenberg. Memorial services to be held at a later date.
Flora Mayoga Kauli'a, 70, of Waianae, an employee of Libby Cannery, Makaha Inn and Alvin's Drive-In, died Wednesday. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Peter Haku'ole; sons Daniel "Kaniala," David "Kawika," Dennis J., Donald "Donald Boy" and Dwayne P. "Ku'ualohanui"; daughters Doreen K. Adams, Detra M. Ayala, Donnalyn A. Kauli'a, Dayna S. Kauli'a-Webb and Denimlee Uilani Kipili'i; brother Adolpho Babino; sister Ja'net Mayoga Haynes; 35 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Rita's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.
Herman Corpuz Lapitan, 82, of Mililani died May 19. He was born in Moreno Binalonan, Pangasinan. He is survived by wife Margarita, daughter Adelina Fangon, son Rudy, brothers Pete and Maximo, sister Marcie, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 11 a.m. Thursday, call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Lou Ann Lelesch, 57, of Kaneohe, a teacher, died Wednesday. She was born in New Mexico. She is survived by son Greg, brothers Billy and Wayne Kraften, and one grandson. Private services.
Wilbert Taneichi Maeda, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired maintenance supervisor for Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., died May 26 in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Naomi Y. Yasuda; brother Ralph; sisters Ayano Fujinaka, Pearl Kunimitsu and Jennie Kanada; and one grandson. Private services.
Emil Kaolani McKeague, 87, of Kaneohe died May 16. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son George, daughters Teresa Meyer and Jennifer Nomura, brother Hilary McKeague, sister Florence Hepa and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Henry Frank Mile, 51, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired automobile mechanic for Big Island Mazda, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in the Bronx. He is survived by wife Mary, daughters Jessica and Madison, brothers Robert and Phillip, and one granddaughter. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kaumana Drive Baptist Church, 388 Kaumana Dr., Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Verna Uilani Mossman, 60, of Waimanalo died Thursday at her home. She is survived by husband Bruce Sr.; daughters Elizabeth Mossman and Rebecca Izatt; sons Bruce Jr., Vaughn and Albert; mother Elizabeth Gumpac; sisters Carol Smith, Sherron Cosare and Rhona Pizarro; brothers Albert and Edward Akiona; and 10 grandchildren. Memorial services 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Waimanalo Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers.
Chiyono Nagamatsu, 99, of Honolulu, a retired private housekeeper, died Sunday in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by son Kenneth, daughter Nancy Ishima, half brother George Mitsuyuki, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ernest Nakasone, 77, of Honolulu died May 22 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born in Hawaii. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery.
Arthur K.H. Nham, 79, of Hilo, a retired heavy-equipment operator for Allied Aggregates Corp., died May 24 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen C., daughter Helen Ann Shimabukuro and one granddaughter. Private services.
Hilarion "Hollywood" Oliva, 92, of Kailua, the owner and operator of Oliva Tailor Shop in Chinatown, died Monday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Miriam; sons Hilarion Jr., Arthur, Alfred, Wilson, Wallace, Danson, Westly and Weston; 31 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Dermott Kristopher Phillips, infant son of Todd A. and Tannis M. Phillips of Honolulu, died May 19 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in New York. He is also survived by brother Foxx Connor; grandparents Steven and Kim D. Phillips, Patti R. Gaulden, Steven R. McKee and Jules A. Dursse; and great-grandparents Joann and Cletus Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. McKee, Jules Anthony Sr. and Rosie Dursse. Services held.
Ella Chong Rodrigues of Honolulu died Wednesday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph M. Jr., Douglas W. and Melvin D.; daughter Carol Masocol; brothers Howard K.O. and Clyde K.H. Chong; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Charles "Chuck" Richard Salrin Sr., 66, of Kailua, died May 27 at his home. He is also survived by daughter Rhonda. Memorial services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kailua. Visitation at 6 p.m. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.
Joseph Richard Uluhane Serrao Sr., 72, of Aiea, a retired city refuse superintendent, died May 25. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marjorie; sons Jardine, Jonathan, Jay Likeke and Joseph Jr.; brothers Albert and John; sister Josephine Huddy and 14 grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Halawa Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Anatalio "Tally Ho" Pacana Villanueva Sr., 76, of Kalaheo, a longshoreman, died Wednesday at his home. He was born in Kauai. He is survived by wife Claudia; daughters Kathryn Rita, Lynn Lambertsen and Lielanie Villanueva; sons Anatalio Jr. and Rogelio; brother Alberto; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Koon Kwan Young, 90, of Kaneohe died May 21 in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Kwan Yau, Kwan Jun, Kwan Chiu, Guan Ping and Kwan Luk; daughters Alice Chow and Clara Chong; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Chinese services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.
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