Kenneth P. "Blackie" Abordo, 63, of Kaneohe, a retired Foremost Dairies lead driver and a retired Army National Guard staff sergeant, died March 14 in Las Vegas. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by daughters Sivi-Lee Hee and Sherri-Lynn Umebayashi; stepdaughters Sandra Santiago and Shelly Baker; brothers Frederick and Eddie Abordo and Joe and Mark Quedding; sisters Joann Hopps and Tillie Apo; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. next Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Reginald Kauikeakalani Hao, 63, of Ewa Beach, a land research and title consultant, died last Monday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Daris and Craig; daughter Tammy; sisters Violet W. DeRego, Amoy R. Levitte and Barbara Wicklund; and one grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Michael Kalani Hulama Jr., 29, of Kaneohe, died March 15 in Kuakini Medical Center. He is survived by daughter Zianna K. Hulama-Salas, mother Josephine, father Michael Sr., brothers Iokepa and Thomas, sister Kanoilani "Kanoi" and grandmother Annie L. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center, 46-117 Halaulani St. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Tsuruko Iha, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died March 13 in Maluhia Long Term Health Care Center. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by sons Harry S. and Owen K.; daughters Edith F. Saifuku, Gladys T. Bello and Katherine Nakanishi; brothers William S. and Shoken Kobashigawa; sisters Kama and Chiyo Miyahira, Kiyo Kobashigawa, Asaye Shiroma, Tomie Ige and Yoshie Tomei; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Duk Soo Kim, 92, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Kuakini Geriatric Care Center. She was born in Pusan, Korea. She is survived by son Sung Soo, daughter Joyce Lee, sister Bok Man Chang, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 1639 Keeaumoku St. Call after 11 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Chiyoko Kuwana, 80, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education baker at Kalihi Elementary School, died last Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Henry H.; sons Henry C., Roy T. and Robert S.; daughters Yvonne M. Eichenberg and Karen S. Takamatsu; brother Seimasa Miyashiro; sisters Hanae Fujimoto, Haruko R. Kaae, Rachel T. Arakaki, Yukie and Natsuko Mento, Michio Shiroma and Amy Fukushima; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Chun Yau "Polly" Farm Magarro, 77, of Ewa Beach, a seamstress and homemaker, died last Monday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy; daughters Florenda Martinez, Gloria Robinson, Loretta Bueno and Ellen Miranda; sister Linda Ravenscroft; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery, Mount Calvary II Garden.
Antone Paulos Moniz, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shop 23 blacksmith, died Thursday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kaheka, Maui. He is survived by daughters Genevieve Wyllie and Priscilla Pavao, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Shigeki Nomura, 83, of Wahiawa, died March 15 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Poamoho, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Jerry K. and Norman I.; daughter Joleen T.; sisters Fujie Nagata, Doris Kawahara, Clara Matsumoto and Nancy Sato; and five grandchildren. Private services.
Bonifacio Sabare Padigos, also known as "Boni" and "Epi," 92, of Aiea, a retired furniture finisher for 20th Century Furniture, died March 4. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Angela I., son Sherwin I., daughter Leilani I., half sisters Marcelina P. Eleazar and Apolonia Padigos, and one grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary, East Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Aiea. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.
Walter R. Souza, 77, of Honolulu, died March 12 at home. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday.
Masaru Sumida, 84, of Aiea, a Sumida Watercress Farm proprietor, died March 13 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by sons Stephen H. and David H., hanai son Matt Kahapea, daughters Charlotte and Barbara M., and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
James Dale Tucker Jr., 54, of Wahiawa, a Hickam Air Force Base AirFreight Terminal maintenance mechanic and a retired U.S. Army master sergeant, died March 12 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by wife Keiko, sons Robert D. and Ryu A. Holder, and brother Jeffrey A. Services: noon Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Schofield Post Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Shigeko Wada, 85, of Omao, Kauai, a retired private school teacher, died March 15 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kukuiula, Kauai. She is survived by brother Fukuo Kinoshita and sisters Okisa Yamaguchi and Gladys Nakamatsu. Private services.
Crispin Farinas Yadao, 72, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired cane stacker operator for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died March 9 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Nagongburan, Sinait, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Florentina; daughters Nelly Aliga, Norma Ancheta and Elisa Cabal; brothers John and Uldarico; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paauilo. Call after 7 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
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