Zenith "Nita" Dykstra, 79, of Honolulu, died Friday. She was born in Louisiana. She is survived by daughters Della E. Novak and Katina Rae, brother Ted Wiggins, nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private burial at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Takeno Hashitate, 89, of Aiea, a homemaker, died Sept. 24 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Earl, brother Mack Hamada, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Lillian Ayako Hikichi, 83, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Sept. 29 in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Herbert; son Bert; daughter Pamela Chong; sisters Irene Furuta, Molly Okimoto and Helen Saito. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Barbara Miguel Layne, 82, of Honolulu, died Wednesday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by husband Rex, son George Nobriga, daughters Juliette Wright and Beverly Santos, brother Lawrence Miguel, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tualauta E. Levale, also known as Tualauta E. Timu, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Del Monte Cannery foreman, died Sept. 21. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Tualauta "J.R.," Edmund "Tafu" and John "Blacko"; daughters Rosita Resture, Caroline "Taimane" Maika, Florence "Flo" Pitolua, Diane "Dee" Ifopo and Patsy "Paddy" Faamasino; sisters Toafa Leaupepe, Toalua Feagaimaalii, Falesoa "Lina" Leae, Faamoe Holewyne and Faleteine Falefia; 29 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Feagaiga Fou Christian Church, 1311 Prospect St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Judith Tokie Miyata, 61, of Wahiawa, owner of Mililani Pets, died Sept. 27. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jon, mother Fujie Nagata, brother Stanley Nagata, sisters Jane Fujimoto and Patricia Shimabukuro, hanai son David Ferreira and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Helen Ishi Nakamura, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Nortex assembly line employee, died last Monday in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Bernard Murata, daughter Rachel Toshi, sister Mikie Tanigawa, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hakaru Shishido, 88, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii research technician, died Tuesday in Honolulu. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Ruth T.; sons Michael, Allen and Chuck; daughter Susan Tachino; and sisters Edith and Kiyomi Shishido and Jane Lau. Private services.

Rosita Rosario Singson, 77, of Hilo, a retired cook, died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Edward Jr., John, Arnie and Lance; daughter Geraldine Muino; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Inurnment to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Kikue Townsend, 85, of Honolulu, a retired dental assistant for the Air Force, died Sept. 27 in the Ponds at Punaluu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and James; brothers George, Herbert and Wallace Kobayashi; sisters Eleanor Yamamoto and Nellie Matsunami; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Eugene Kiyoshi Yojo, 54, of Kapolei, a management executive for Hawaiiana Management Co. Ltd., died Tuesday. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by son Robert; daughters Noel and Geena; brother Joseph Kahoiwai; sisters Joyce Aton, Diane Gombio and Shirley Yojo-Swinney; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Kamehameha Schools-Bernice Pauahi Chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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