FUNERAL NOTICES

Jul 17(1.) JOSEPH KEOMAKA Joseph Keomaka, 85, of Honolulu was received and escorted in the loving arms of Jesus Christ to his reward peacefully on the evening of Friday June 28, 2019. Born in Hilo, Hawaii on March 26, 1934, second eldest of fifteen children. Retired Local 625 Iron Worker with Associated Steel for 32 years. He is survived by Brothers: Anthony "Tony" Martin, Clyde Agres, John Chuhing, and Edward Pascua; Sister-in-law: Henrietta Spencer; Sons: Lemuel (Ashlen), Jowin (Rori-Jean), Dwayne (Jenny), Elwyn (Roxie), Daven (Darrah Canady), and Lanson; 25 Grandchildren and 30 Great Grandchildren and an abundance of cousins, nieces, nephews, and (...) (End Date: Jul 17) (p1)
Jul 17(2.) LINDA KAAWALAUOLE 12/22/1945 – 07/01/2019 The universe has lost one of its brightest stars. Linda passed peacefully amongst her loved ones. She is survived by: Glenn Kaawalauole (spouse), Nani Fitzgerald (daughter) David Fitzgerald (son-in-law), James Kopa-Kaawalauole (son) Kimberly Kopa-Kaawalaoule (daughter-in-law), Kalei Kaawalauole (son) Paul Kaawalauole (son-in-law). Linda had 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Gone too soon… Borthwick's Mortuary Mauka Chapel July 23rd 9:30 am viewing. Lunch provided. (End Date: Jul 17) (p1)
Jul 17(3.) PAUL TAKESHI KONISHI June 22, 1932-May 25, 2019 86, formerly of Mililani, Hawaii, died peacefully, surrounded by family. Paul was a 1950 graduate of Iolani School, attended the University of Hawaii where he earned a B.F.A. and teaching degrees. He taught art at Kamehameha Schools and Leilehua High School, where he also coached the golf team. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Airforce. Preceded in death by daughter Candace, Paul is survived by his devoted wife Arline (Menor), sons Kevin (Kristen) and Brad (Lois); grandchildren: Kirsten, Kaleb, and Karissa. Preceded in death by sister Helen Nakagawa and survived (...) (End Date: Jul 17) (p1)
Jul 17(4.) HELEN KIMIYE FUKUDA 94, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, peacefully passed away at home on June 27, 2019. Born in Lahaina, Maui, Grandma Helen, as she was fondly known, had unbelievable inner strength with an outer glow and aloha that befriended and welcomed everyone. Her long life took her from Lahaina, to Hilo, to the strawberry farms in California, to Heart Mountain Wyoming, where she spent 4 years and graduated high school in the internment camp during the war. Once freed, Helen returned to Hilo, where she met and married her husband. In the 1950s, the family moved to Kaneohe, where Helen (...) (End Date: Jul 17) (p1)
Jul 17(5.) BARBARA JEAN H. (ELLIS) KAHUE 79, went home to our Heavenly Father on 07.07.19. Mom to: Fredlen (Ben), Barmund, Edean, and Gorgeous. Grams to: Sarah-Jean, Shane K. Bridgette, Ikaika, Shane B.,Tony, Kristi, Mary Alice, Sean, and Anthony. Sibling to: Solomon Ellis; Aunty/ Friend/Sister-in-Christ to: many. Graduated from Kamehameha Schools in 1958. Retired from Care Resource Hawaii - Queen's Health Systems. She showed her love for the Lord through service as a Choir Director in Relief Society and by attending "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints" Temple doing genealogy research. Her celebration of life service will be held on (...) (End Date: Jul 17) (p1)
Jul 17(6.) DOROTHY ELIZABETH "BETTY" SHELBY Correction to the obituary appearing in the Sunday Star-Advertiser on 7/14/19: 96, passed away on June 9, 2019. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, July 20th, at First Church of the Nazarene. Visitation: 3:00pm, Services: 4:00pm. (End Date: Jul 17) (p1)
Jul 7(7.) IRENE S. FUJIMORI 77, of Aiea, passed away on June 24, 2019. Born in Waialua. She is survived by husband, Harry, sons, Wade (Shelley), Todd (Lori), grandchildren, Haley, Taryn, Hunter. She is also survived by sisters, Amy (Charles) Watanabe, Judith (David) Kawamura, and brother, Clyde (Gail) Masaki. Visitation 5:00pm; Service 6:00 pm, Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. (End Date: Jul 17) (p1)