Dec. 14, 2012
Thelma Toshiko Steichen, 93, of Ewa Beach, owner of Job Center, died at home. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Grant and Ray Abo; daughters Ginger Hart, Kathleen Kumia, Paulene Hanato and Bebe Schmidt; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dec. 14, 2012
Dec. 15, 2012
Dylan Jacob Saba, 18, of Honolulu, a student, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Ronald and Christina, brothers Jordan and Jason, and grandparents Joe and Flo Saba and Everett Schaefer. Services pending.
Dec. 16, 2012
Mary Ellen “Marie” Russell Keenan, 79, of Honolulu, a primary school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Boston. She is survived by sons Thomas, James and William Russell; daughter Elizabeth Hochberger; stepson Jay; stepdaughters Deirdre Shoffner, Terry Keenan and Grace Ingrim; brother Martin Coyle; sisters Elizabeth “Betty Ann” Nolan, Jeanne Ford, Claire Aston and Patricia Altieri; and six grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday December 27, 2012 at St. Augustine Church, Honolulu. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Augustine Church.
Nov. 29, 2012
Mauga Lafaele Leo, 44, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Tower Corp. security guard, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by daughters Atasema Sefo and Leaiseaiga Seiuli; brothers Sefo Sefo and Wally Kauone; and sisters Faga and Levao Sefo, and Lomiga Noa. Visitation: 3:30 p.m. today Sunday December 23, 2012 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Dec. 11, 2012
David Hanohano Kalohi Jr., 59, of Waimanalo, a retired city equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Marcus Starkey, and David III and Kaulana Kalohi; daughters Rhonda Manufekai, Desiree Hee, Robin Kama and Lahela Arroyo; brothers Baldwin “Blue” Makua, Jacob and Wendell Kekumu, and Joseph “Sepa” Napoleon; sisters Leilani Nasau, Eva Malaki and Kuulei Ruiz; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Scattering of ashes and celebration of life: 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Aloha attire and surf shorts. Flowers welcome.
Dec. 7, 2012
Tomaokuino Petelo, 51, of Waipahu, a Hawaii Coffee Co. supervisor, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Futiga, American Samoa. He is survived by brothers Masimino and Leatutui Petelo, and Nikolao Lafaele; and sister Akenese P. Iosefo. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dec. 7, 2012
Melvilyn Huapala Kaimimoku, 62, of Waianae, a homemaker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Marche, Marquise and Marco “Misty”; daughters Marcel “Rachel,” Marcilina “Noe” and Chandis Wilkins; brothers Daniel, Nathaniel and Joel Kekahuna; sisters Alida “Tita” Kauihana and Minerva “Sweetie” Davis; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Soka Gakkai International, 2729 Pali Highway. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Oct. 27, 2012
Matthew “Kepoi” Lyons, 52, of Kaimuki, a stage technician for International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 665, died. He was born in Kaimuki. He is survived by son Kepoikai, daughter Kulamanu, mother Kulamanu Alexander and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Monday December 17, 2012 at Neal Blaisdell Center, Pikake Ballroom. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dec. 1, 2012
David Allan Abadilla, 49, of Pearl City, an Allied Machine salesman, died. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by daughter Natasha-Noel, mother Beatrice, brothers Paul and Andrew, and sisters Carolyn Felix and Donna Johnson. Visitation: 2:30 p.m Saturday December 15, 2012 at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m.
Nov. 19, 2012
Peter A. Ferrer, 83, of Aiea, an Air Force veteran, died in VA Community Living Center. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by son Stanley; daughters April and May Ferrer, and Cherry Brownlie; and sisters Norma Miller and Nina Pascua. Private services.