Irving Copi / Philosophy professor
David Ibabao Bautista, 37, of Pearl City died Aug. 20. He was born in Manila, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Kylie, David and William; daughters Leyani and Yanela; and mother Loreta. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Esther Yor Soon Bruce, 92, also known as Esther Y.S. Kang, of Florida, formerly of Kailua, Oahu, died Aug. 24 in San Gabriel Hospital in California. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dr. Theodore Chung and Dr. Rodney Kang; daughters Ethel C. Maxson and Sharon Morikone; brother Watson Pang; sisters Thelma Shibata, Audrey Lee and Barbara Lee; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Kailua Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Mary Lani Chang, 82, of Hilo, a homemaker and former proprietress of the Hilo Hearing Aid Service, died Wednesday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Herbert and Christopher; daughters Norma Mancheff, Marilyn Brandon, Evelyn Girndt and Marilani Marciel; hanai sister Violet "Ope" Mossman; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 12:15 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and after 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, new section. Casual attire.
Margaret Yemiko Chinen, 72, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Thursday in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard; daughters Richlyn J. Okimi, Jerilyn Chibana, Joanne Ing and Julianne Nakamura; brother Larry Miyashiro; sisters Florence Hamamura, Doris Kamae, Gladys Oshiro and Helen Miyashiro; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Donald Wo Chow, 62, of Honolulu died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Norma Matsuoka and Mildred Yap. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Cezar de Veas, 60, of Honolulu, a retired Kailua Post Office worker, died Aug. 20 in Redding Medical Center, California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys; son Cezar "Yoshi" Jr.; daughter Kristina; brothers and sisters I.P. Joe, Amelia Silva, Vincent, Richard, and Bernard; stepfather Theodore Teixeira and stepsister Susan Nicholson. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Services: 7 p.m. at the Kaneohe Church of the Nazarene. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Michael Ichiro Fujita, 51, of Wailuku, a former Wailea Development Company civil engineer and U.S. Army veteran, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Barbara; daughter Chanda A.; stepsons Mika and David Save; mother Margaret; brother Steven; and sisters Lynn Hashizaki, Cheryl Kawasaki and Pearl Duponte. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Iao Congregational Church. Call after 4 p.m. Urn Burial: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Maui Memorial Park.
Minnie Gomes, 86, of Wailuku, an Iao Theater employee and Grayline Bus secretary, died Friday in Wailuku. She was born in "Hashi Camp," Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by brothers Phillip and Leonard. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.
Wallace Kaulanaula Grace Sr., 79, of Honolulu, a retired Dillingham Tug and Barge tug boat operator, died Aug. 23. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Wallace Jr. and James Luahiwa; daughters Angeline Chong, Barbara Hubbell and Mililani McQuivey; sisters Winona Kauakani, Oakleigh "Lulu" Akaka and Sharon "Kanani" Wong; hanai brother William Panui; 25 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aliamanu Ward, 99-641 Pohue St., Aiea. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Margaret Carroll Gray, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired Kailua Library children's librarian, died Aug. 2 in Kaneohe. She was born in Lane Station, Ohio. Memorial meeting: 3 p.m. Saturday at Honolulu Friends Meeting, 2426 Oahu Ave.
Hattie Kaaiai Kahananui, 62, of Kona died yesterday. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sister Eliza Morrow and brothers Samuel, Joseph, Alfred, and Ben. Visitation: 6:30-9 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ewa Beach 1st Ward, 91-1154 North Road. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at same church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Cedric Jerome Kamohalii, 52, of Waianae, a pipe welder, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Iwalani Ripley and Kekau Kamohalii, brother K. Kamohalii, and sisters Buckie Kamohalii and Eunice Mayo. Private services.
Jack Shigeru Kaneshiro, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Castle and Cooke stevedore, died Aug. 16 in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Grace M., sons Wilfred and Roy, daughter Joyce Lee, sister Haruko Zukeran and four grandchildren. Private services.
Reverend Stanley Kiichi Kaneshiro, 80, of Mililani, a minister at King's Bible Church, died Tuesday. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Grace; sons Daniel and John; daughters Rachel Shomura and Esther Flores; brother Michael; sisters Ethel Oshiro, Jean Tengan and Dorothy; and nine grandchildren. Victory celebration: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Stanley D. Kawai Sr., 65, of Waianae died Aug. 23. He was born in Kailua, Maui. He is survived by wife Marie; son Stanley Jr.; daughter Stacy Peiler; brother George; sisters Mary Medeiros, Rosalyn Moiha, Ethel Castilo, Shirley Kanoho, and Harriet Orta; and eight grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at same chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at 11 a.m. Aloha attire.
Mervin Kaaiokuahiwi Kukahiwa Sr., 62, of Nanakuli, died Tuesday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Josephine Kai-Kukahiwa; sons Mervin III and Gabriel; daughters Mona Hyatt, Bernadette Kukahiwa-Lino, Korena Kukahiwa-Justice, Ramona Rodriguez, Motu Lemafa, Angeline and Elizabeth; brothers Ben and James Antone; sisters Dorcas Kaleo, Helen Mangrobang and Theresa, Shirley, Joan and Jane Antone; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Nanakuli. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Larry L. Luis Sr., 75, of Ewa Beach, a retired Naval Base police commander and Security Armor Hawaii employee, died Monday. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Peggy A.; daughters Aileen Kaupalolo, Violet Fernando, Lory Ryan and Doreen Ramsey; sons Larry Jr., Dominic, Lordy, Duane and Darren; brother Frank; sisters Josephine Tacaderan and Violet Baptista; 20 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Antonio "Anton" Alog Manuel, 106, of Waianae died Aug. 20. He was born in Angadanan, Isabela, the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Lucrecia Donato, Romana Centeno, Elena "Nena" Cardona, Virginia Aronce, Visitacion Balut, Melanie Castanaga, Milagros Banda and Guadalupe and Erlinda Sarceda; son Henry; 27 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Erwin "Eric" Icarangal Panganiban, 36, of Wahiawa, a Dole Plantation employee, died last Sunday. He was born in Manila, the Philippines. He is survived by parents Ped and Brigida; brothers George Hernandez, Pedro Jr. and Jojie and Victor Panganiban; sisters Lynn Valiente, Emmy Jose and Inalyn. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church. Call after 6 p.m. Prayer services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Ray Kiyoshi "JR" Tanaka Jr., 51, of Aiea, a Pacific Fire Protection, Inc. service manager, died Friday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Reid; fiance Joyce Sakamoto; parents Ray Sr. and Tomie; brother Ryan; and sister Pauline Velasco. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, 1727 Pali Highway. Call after 5 p.m.
Leafimuao "Bulla" Kahalepuna Uli, 4, of Hauula died Aug. 24. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by parents Warrenda "Missy" and Leafimuao "Afi"; sisters Henano and Jolynn; and grandparents Warren and Wanda Nihipali and Faatea Uli. Services: noon Thursday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel, Hauula 4th Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hauula Cemetery.
Yetta Bagno Weinberger, 76, of Mililani, a retired accountant and owner of Flyin' Y Enterprises, died Tuesday. She was born in New York. She is survived by daughters Jessie Weinberger and Ilene Weiser and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Academy of the Pacific, Damon Hall, 913 Alewa Drive.
Allen Yap, 65, of Kihei, an oil industry maintenance worker and U.S. Army veteran, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by sisters Wilma Bondeson, Joan Ganal and Anita Travers; brothers Harry Jr. and Michael; and hanai sister Glenna Smith. Private services.
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