FUNERAL NOTICES

Apr 19(1.) RITA M HISAW 90, of Honolulu, HI died on April 12, 2018 in Honolulu. She was born on Sperry, OK. She is survived by her son, Kevin Hisaw. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Mortuary (End Date: Apr 20) (p1)
Apr 19(2.) ROBERTY Y.Y. (CHONG) LAU Of Kane`ohe, Hawaii, passed away March 1, 2018. She was born in Hilo, Hawaii on June 10, 1936, attended Hilo High School and the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. She became a long-time music teacher with the Hawai'i Department of Education, retiring from Pearl City Highlands Intermediate School in 1995. Roberta enjoyed tending to her yard and watching her beloved Korean dramas. Her kind and generous spirit, humorous stories, and hearty laughter will be missed. She is survived by husband Thomas A. Lau, son Allan J.N. Lau, daughter Kristie S.J. Lau, sister Loretta (Fong) Ark of (...) (End Date: Apr 19) (p1)
Apr 19(3.) JOANNE HOLMES SHIGEKANE Died peacefully on March 8, 2018. She was born in Watertown, Massachusetts to Lillian MacDonald and Philip Bradford Holmes. Joanne attended Boston University, and during a summer job at Lake Placid she met her future husband, Henry. Adventuring away from Boston, she arrived in the territory of Hawaii in 1954. There she and Henry raised three children, Lauren, Lydia, and Todd. Joanne lived a life of adventure, travel, and philanthropy. She twice traveled to Antarctica, sailed around Cape Horn, swam across the equator in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, and boated up the Amazon River. She (...) (End Date: Apr 19) (p1)
Apr 15(4.) LORRAINE YOKE LUN CUP CHOY KOSKEY Lorraine Yoke Lun Cup Choy Koskey (84), born in Paia, Maui in the Territory of Hawaii on February 5, 1934, passed away on March 13th in Miami, Florida where she is survived by her husband, Raymond Francis, for 61 years. Her life is celebrated by her five children, Sharon Louise Cintas, Raymond Stephen (Linda), Michael Francis, Brenda Lee Johnston (Jim) and David Anthony. The youngest daughter of eleven children to Ah Ping Cup Choy and Ah Sun Cheong, Lorraine leaves behind five siblings, Elsie Allen, Harold (Fumiko), Mildred DeMello, Thomas and Robert (Eva). Her (...) (End Date: Apr 22) (p1)
Apr 15(5.) WILLIAM "WILLY" "SCOTTY" HANALEI YONG BONG CHAI 53, The man. The myth. The legend - otherwise known as Mr. Aloha of Kamehameha c/o '82. Willy was born on June 26, 1964 in Nanakuli to Lillian (McNicoll) Parina and Roman Chai. He grew up there and in Kalihi, Hawaii. Willy graduated from the Kamehameha Schools in 1982 and from Southern Utah State after graduating from Ricks College, earning a degree in Communications. Willy played football all throughout his educational career. Willy began working for the Hawaii Government Employees Association as a Union Agent in 1992, where he served for 26 years. (...) (End Date: Apr 22) (p1)