FUNERAL NOTICES

Feb 16(1.) LEILANI WOESSNER- BRILLIANDE 3/30/1948 - 1/14/2020 Of Honolulu, left behind husband, Robert Brilliande; nephews, Earl Moeler, and Patrick, Michael and Brian Ching, and Waldmar and Eddie Robins; hanai daughter, Lori Ann Bruno; three hanai sisters, Gaylen Lima, Susan Soares and Marsha Phillips. She was an avid mahjong player and a hula master. She was very active with Okinawan dancing and Tai-ko drumming. She belonged to the Kapahulu Community Center and the Moiliili Community Center and also the Hawaii Kai Walking Club. Services: 9:00 am on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(2.) TAKAO SUGAI 94, of Honolulu, passed away on November 16, 2019. Born in Paauhau, Hawaii, he was a retired operations manager for McKesson Wine and Spirits. Preceded in death by his wife, Fumiko and son, Thad, he is survived by his daughter, Lois. Service 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020, at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No reception to follow. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(3.) GERTRUDE YIM CHOCK Gertrude Yim Chock, 98, passed away on January 22, 2020. She and her late husband Leon raised 8 children - daughters Cynthia Johnson, Patricia Bozonier, Virginia Chock, and sons David, Paul, Stephen, Donald and Robert. Additional family includes 16 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren. For many years Gertrude was a substitute elementary school teacher. She later continued her penchant for education by tutoring students at Kapiolani Community College. She loved to cook, had a passion for tennis, and was an accomplished painter. Gertrude has left a lasting impression on all who knew and loved her. Arrangements Provided (...) (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(4.) JAMES KIYOSHI YOGI Early in the morning of January 22, 2020, James went to our Lord at the age of 82. He passed away at the Na Koa Healthcare home in Aiea and was also under hospice care by Malama Ola. James was born on December 25, 1937 in Wailuku, Maui to parents, Seichi Yogi and Chiyoko Higa. He attended Pauoa, Lanakila and Kuhio Elementary Schools; Washington Intermediate; Kaimuki High and graduated from Farrington in 1955. He also attended the University of Hawaii. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was employed by the Typewriter Shop and (...) (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(5.) DANA WAKEFIELD 74, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2020 at her home in Waikiki surrounded by family and loved ones. Born in Honolulu and raised on the island of Molokai, she was one of five children born to parents Henry Keawe Ayau Sr. and Mabel Duvauchelle of Ho'olehua. She attended Roosevelt High School and graduated with the class of 1963. She traveled the world and made lifelong friendships along the way, until finally returning home to Honolulu permanently in the early 90's. She would later go on to work for the State of Hawaii-Attorney General's office for over 15 (...) (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(6.) KATSUYE "MARIAN" TAJIRI 97, of Honolulu passed away on January 19, 2020. She was born on August 24, 1922 in Holualoa, Kona, HI. She was a devoted wife to late husband Toshinori "George" Tajiri. As a loving mother, grandmother, great- grandmother, sister and friend, she touched many lives and we were blessed with her unconditional love, kindness, and "Others First" philosophy. Survived by son Mark (Charleen) Tajiri; daughters Nancy (Roy) Hashimoto, Aileen Tsuneyoshi, Deborah Junko Yamada. "Grandma Kay" has six grandchildren: Kurt Tsuneyoshi, Chad Tsuneyoshi, Nina Hong, Kim Shinokura, Jennifer Long, Christian Tajiri; nine great-grand- children; and sisters: Sumiko Yamamoto (...) (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(7.) AMY EMIKO KUBOTA 90, of Aiea, passed away on January 27, 2020. Born in Pepeekeo, South Hilo, Hawaii. She was a devoted mom. Predeceased by husband, Shigeru; daughter, Charleen; brothers, Harry and Mickey; brothers-in-law, Robert and Tatsuo and his wife, Betsy Kubota, and sister-in-law, Jane Ueda. Survived and so dearly missed by her son, Gary; daughter, Janice (David) Wilson; grand- children, Andrew (Kelly) Wilson and Carla (Lexi) Wilson; great- grandsons, Andy and Carter Wilson; brother, Stanley (Lorraine) Yamashita; sister-in-law, Misako Yamashita and Marie Kubota; nieces, nephews, and friends. Private service held. Arrangements Provided By: Hosoi Garden Mortuary (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(8.) BETTE YUKIE NISHIDA Passed away on February 05, 2020 at Kuakini Medical Center. She is survived by husband; Ralph Nishida, sons; Carl Nishida, Garett Nishida, Dwight Nishida, daughter; Shari Nishida grand- children; Tyler Nishida, Bryce Nishida, Leia Nishida, Blake Nishida. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(9.) MUN KYAU HEW AU Mun Kyau (Munny) Hew Au, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 18. She was 95 years old. Munny was born on September 11, 1924 in Paia, Maui, the youngest of eight children. She married Harold Au in 1946. We are so grateful for her long life marked by loving devotion to family. Munny had great warmth and empathy and was known for her zingy comments. She had the ability to relate to anyone, and had many friends who shared her diverse areas of interest: reading, children, whale watching, art, and Chinese culture. Munny worked (...) (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
Feb 16(10.) BRANDON KINAU HELEKAHI 39, of Honolulu, passed away on January 28, 2020. Survived by mother; Arlene Helekahi, sisters; Sicily Sagario (Philip), Sassie Helekahi, brother; Edmund Helekahi Jr.; niece, Lily Sagario and nephew, PJ Sagario. Private services. Arrangements Provided By: Oahu Mortuary (End Date: Feb 16) (p1)
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