Willis Alex Natividad Abaya, 42, of Honolulu, a bell porter on the S.S. Independence, died May 23. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jocelyn Pineda-Abaya, son William N., daughter Czarina R., parents Luis and Esperanza, brother Harry and sisters Amabelle Lacerna and Lindy Endrina. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Honolulu Central. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery.
Martin M. Chung, 86, of Honolulu, a retired driver salesperson for Meadow Gold, died Wednesday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nora; sons Milton Chung and Allan Sora; daughters Charlene Chung, Marcia Okazaki and Kathleen Kaneshige; brother George; sisters Helen Halm and Nora Wesley; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Adele Michiko Connor, 38, of Mililani, a former administrative assistant at Benefit Services of Hawaii, died May 28 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She is survived by husband Robert, sons Brandon and Jonathan, parents Leslie and Jane Motoyama, brother Brad Motoyama and sister Margo G. Aoki. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Charles "Chester" Hazelton, 57, of Ewa Beach, a maintenance worker at Punahou School and U.S. Navy veteran, died May 28. He was born in Richfield Springs, N.Y. He is survived by wife Virginia "Jeanny" L., sons Charles C. and Chad F., daughter Cherie L., brothers Howard and Robert, and sisters Helen Stevens and Rosalie Hazelton. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Thurston Memorial Chapel, Punahou School. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.
Yvonne Emma Marie Devaux Honma, 83, of Aiea, died Tuesday. She was born in France. She is survived by husband Lizo. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mitsuru Kurashige, 78, of Lihue, Kauai, a retired sales clerk, died Friday at home. She was born in Nawiliwili, Kauai. She is survived by husband Jackson; son Jason; brother Kunito Nakano; sisters Toshie Hirata, Fusae Imada and Shimoe Mukai; and two grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Stephen Wai Kong Luke, 44, of Honolulu, a small-business owner, died May 26 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Naomi; son Bryson; daughter Jasmine; father Llewellyn; brothers Bryan, Craig and Carter; and grandmother Minnie. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Emilia Toleafoa Mauia, 76, of Waipahu, died May 27. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Felise; sons Laumatiaamanu P., Tauasamaiupolu L., Funai P., Tootoo A., Tamilo, Amato P. and Pute A.; daughters Sesilia F. Mauia Tuberi, Amy Mauia Papalii, Telesia Mauia Taupau, Elizabeth Mauia Pasese, Sisigafua Mauia Cho, Silafu Mauia Satui, Falefa Mauia Atonio and Palepa Mauia; brother Toleafoa Pale; 60 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: noon Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Hatsue Saito, 96, of Kaneohe, died Friday. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Robert and Thomas, daughters Jean Sato and Alice Hahn, brothers Takeyoshi Takahashi and Mutsuo Takahashi, sisters Harumi Watanabe and Doris Nakamoto, 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire.
Rosemary Schutz, 50, of Palolo, a retired taxi driver for Aloha State Cab Inc., died May 22 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Michael Alvarez; daughter Joanna; mother Juanita Alvarez; brothers Frank, Dennis, Stanley and John Alvarez; sisters Lori and Frances Alvarez; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ken Nohea Naone Tai, 57, of Kaneohe, an administrator for Wackenhut Security, died Wednesday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathy; son John-Paul M.; daughters Tracey Wong, Susan Tai, Lisa Coelho and Kristi Ahuna; mother Emily Makakoa; sister Haunani Smith; brothers Emory Tai and Nathan Tai; and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Mortuary Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Stanley Iwao Uchima, 58, of Honolulu, died May 27 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Arlene, daughter Melanie, son Kevin, brother Warren and one grandchild. Services: noon Thursday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace, Fort St. Mall. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Olive Schilling Williams, 99, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for Kawananakoa School, died April 21. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by daughter Ernestina "Tina" Williams-VanCulin and caregiver Sean Rehag.
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