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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, February 15, 2010


Advertiser Staff

Pearl Mahealani Ako, 61, of Kailua, Kona, Hawaii, died Feb. 8, 2010. Born on Oahu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Ano; sons, James, Herbert and Keoki; daughter, Napualani; brothers, Arthur and Gordon Akiu; sister, Bettyann Young; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service noon Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses-Kaloko. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

James John Abreu Costa Ayers, 79, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died Jan. 29, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired mason and avid hunter. Survived by wife, Annette; children, Victoria Costa-Torres, James Costa, Virginia Costa, Violet Grace, Shazlee Aolaolagi and Lavale Dright; stepchildren, Fernando Serrao, Desiree Doria, Deanette Silva, Alonzo Wilbur and Adella Perez; sister, Ethel Jardine; son, Roy; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual or hunting attire.

Edward J. Barrett, 61, of Honolulu, died Oct. 18, 2009. Born in Honolulu. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard photographer; Hawaiian Telephone Co. commercial drivers license instructor; and U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran. Survived by wife, Patricia; son, Christopher; and other family. Service over ashes 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church, Kalihi. Lei only. Aloha attire.

Rowenn Villena Cabalo, 32, of Waimea, Hawaii, died Feb. 11, 2010. Born in Pangisinan, Philippines. Waikoloa Land Co. greenskeeper, artist, musician, waterman and basketball coach for the Waimea Warriors. Survived by wife, Chantelle; daughter, Kaiana; son, Nainoa; mother, Vicky Valiente; brother, O.J. Valiente. Celebration of life 10 a.m Saturday at Anaehoomalu Bay; luncheon to follow. Loose flowers welcome. Condolences to the Cabalo family, P.O. Box 7045, Kamuela, HI 96743. More information: 808-936-8253. Arrangements by Cremation Services of West Hawai'i, Kailua, Kona, Hawaii.

Douglas "Doug" Kalani Kwai Wah Chun, 45, of Kailua, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Los Angeles. Delivery and sales representative for Love's & Holsum Bakery. Survived by parents, Benjamin and JoAnn Chee-Chun; brother, Jeffrey; sisters, Lezleeann, Jaylynn and Kellyjean Chun; hänai daughter, Chavez "Gigi". Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m.; Visitation also 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Church, Kailua; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Virginia Santos Ferreira, 100, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 2010. Born in Waihee, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Edwin and Donald; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great grandchil-dren. Private service. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Katherine Mew On Fox, 82, of Käneohe, died Feb. 7, 2010. Born in Kaluanui, Oahu. Retired from ITT, New York. Survived by son, John; grandchildren, William "Keoni" and Katherine "Kehau"; brother, Benjamin Au; sister, Adella Johnson. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Läie Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Walter Yau Wong Goo, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired Golden Tire Shop manager; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Kuulei; son, Glenn; daughters, Gail Fujimoto, Faye Takaesu and Wanda Davis; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Service 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Iolani School, St. Alban's Chapel. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Mitsuko Higa, 93, of Aiea, died Jan. 23, 2010. Born in Ewa. Retired Modern Macaroni Co. packer. Survived by daughter, Nobu Chinen; three grandchildren; brothers, Kiukichi, Richard and Dennis Arakaki; sisters, Hisano Miyashiro, Beatrice Tamura, Gladys Iha, Jean Saito and Louise Shimabukuro. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Masatoshi Hokama, 86, of Wailuku, Maui, died Jan. 25, 2010. Born in Kohala, Hawaii. Retired owner of Hokama's Music and Color T.V. Service; 442nd Regimental Combat Team Company F veteran. Survived by wife, Charlene; son, David; daughter, Lisa Soe; sisters, Hazel Wada, Betty Inada and Amy Mitsuda; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

Peter K. Kinolau, 85, of Honolulu, died Feb. 5, 2010. Born in Wahiawä. Retired Young Laundry truckdriver. Survived by daughter, Becky Kotake; grandson, Brett Kotake; granddaughters, Jennifer and Jamie Lynn Kotake. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Honolulu; Mass 10 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

Thomas Mahi, 69, of Kailua, died Feb. 1, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Kano Trucking Co. and B&C Trucking Co. driver. Survived by wife, Diana; daughter, Kayleen Maile Olsen and La'Vonne Hughes; son, Thomas; nine grandchildren; brothers Rev. Abraham, Jacob and Paul; sisters Violet Brooks, Elizabeth Halualani, Phoebe Hopfe, Dinah Kaikuaana, Katherine Mahi and Margaret Naeole. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Kailua Seventh-day Adventist Church; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Gaspar Roama Mata, 82, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 2010. Born in Cagayan, Philippines. Retired Kenny's Restaurant cook. Survived by wife, Adriana; sons Franklin and Arsenio; daughter, Clarita Albano; stepsons, Edwin Cabacungan and Ernesto Cabacungan Jr.; stepdaughter, Arlene Seymour; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Masanori Moriwake, 87, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 2010. A retired carpenter. A member of the 100th Battalion and 442nd Infantry Regiment. Survived by brothers, Shigeto "Richard," Kazuto "James" and Kiyoto; sister, Sumie Burgett. Private scattering of ashes. Celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday at the 100th Battalion Veterans Clubhouse. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Daniel "Dano" Napua Naholowaa Jr., 52, of Kapolei, died Jan. 22, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Aloha Kia auto mechanic. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; son, Keola, daughters, Kiana Naholowaa and Kalena Adsuara; mother, Winona Lee-Naholowaa Ishizaki; sisters, Cheryl-Ann Kahai, Debra Kelly, Charlotte Esparza and Charlene; six grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Ka Hale Hoano Hou O Ke Akua Church; service 11:30 a.m.; cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

Montague Guernsey Kuke Nakea, 73, of Waimänalo, died Feb. 11, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired state Department of Parks and Recreation foreman with 33 years of service. Survived by wife, Harriet; daughter, Elizabeth Hooipo Pa Nakea; stepchildren; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Albert Masa Nohara, 84, of Honolulu, died Feb. 3, 2010. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii. Retired from City Mill; member of the Hawaii State Golf Association. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Alan and Scot; brother, Cain; sisters, Nancy Kamisugi and Irene Mau; one grandchild. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Peter Kahananui Pascal Jr., 66, of Aiea, died Feb. 9, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Dana; son, Peter III; daughters, Ivana Tyler and Josephine Hilo; brothers, Gordon and Benjamin; sister, Stephanie Hendrix; half-brothers, Louie and Jacob Albinio; half-sisters, Darlene Albinio and Lois Mercy; hänai sister, Kathleen Coffey; four grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.

John Harding Pierce Jr., 69, of Las Vegas, died Jan. 11, 2010. Born in Massachusetts. A retired electronic technician. Survived by wife, Helene; sons, Keone, Byron, James and Donald; daughters, Christine Eason and Jalene-Ann; brothers, Steven and Wade. Ashes were scattered at Ka'ena Point.

Teodoro "Doro" Quitevis, 82, of Pearl City, died Feb. 4, 2010. Born in Naguilian, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired from Hilton Hawaiian Village. Survived by wife, Elena; sons, Arthur, Adelbert, Allen; one grandchild; daughter, Angelita Tubana. Visitation 8 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Sarah Gabrielle Ruiz, 19, of Mililani, died Jan. 31, 2010. Born in Cavite City, Philippines. Class of 2009 from Mililani High School. Survived by mother, Milagros; sister, Jessica Marie; grandmother, Thelma. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Catholic Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mildred Ayako Hiromoto Sasaki, 85, of Honolulu, died Feb. 4, 2010. Born in Honolulu. A retired federal administrative clerk for the U.S. Army. Survived by daughter, Lynette; grandsons, Michael, Russell and Douglas-Jay; brother, Sakae Hiromoto; sisters, Sumie Kubota and Helen Nakamatsu. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Clyde Kunio Shimada, 88, of Honolulu, died Jan. 15, 2010. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Retired Kuakini Medical Center vice president; U.S. Army veteran. Survived by wife, Dorothy; daughters, Charlene and Rene; four grandchildren; sisters, Setsuyo Ide and Yasuko Nakamoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

Elmira Kukana Smith, 91, of Pearl City, died Jan. 28, 2010. Born in Waimea, Kauai. Survived by sons, Joseph and Ronald; daughter, Shirley Brenner; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

Elaine Yasuno Takano, 81, of Mililani, died Feb. 7, 2010. Born in Wahiawä. Retired from the state Department of Education. Survived by husband, Eben "Duffy"; sons, Curtis, Verne and Leed; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Hideko Hendricks; brother, Shigeru Fukumoto. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

Grace Chong Tom, 92, of Honolulu, died Jan. 29, 2010. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Leonard's Bakery. Survived by sons, Richard and Clarence Tom; daughters, Sister Grace Marie and Lorraine Lee; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brothers, Raymond and Gary Chong; sisters, May Chun and Mary Young. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

Norman Yoshito Ueda, 88, of Honolulu, died Jan. 30, 2010. Born in Hanapepe, Kauai. Retired dentist and U.S. Air Force veteran. Survived by wife, Kazue; nephews and nieces. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.