FUNERAL NOTICES

Oct 25(11.) HAZEL K. SHOEMAKER 89, passed peacefully in her Waipahu home on September 26, 2020. She was born in Kapahi, Kauai. She left behind children Steven, Cathy, Patrick, William, Charles & Gayle Shoemaker, Lisa & Ruben Castillo grand- children, great-grandchildren. We extend appreciation to her caregiver Esmeralda Laxamana. Private service. (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(12.) FUSAKO EILEEN CHINEN Fusako Eileen Chinen was born on March 18, 1929 in Lahaina, Maui. She was lovingly cared for by family through her illness, until she passed peacefully in her long-time home at the age of 91. Gracious and hospitable, she served God by ministering to family, friends, acquaintances, and strangers alike. Every customer who entered her restaurant, the New Kukui Café was treated as family. While known for her awesome "sweet and sour spareribs", her legacy will be her Christian faith, which gave her the passion for utilizing all her gifts. She is survived by her son, Gerald (...) (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(13.) LESTER JAY NAKANISHI Born on October 2, 1954 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jay went home to be with the Lord on September 5, 2020. He passed away peacefully at home in Kaneohe and was reunited with his Dad, Sadao "Sparky" Nakanishi and his brother Michael. Jay was proud to be a '74 Farrington Grad and was a carpenter at S & M Sakamoto Construction for 48 years. He could seem grumpy, but he had a kind heart and helped others whenever asked. He is survived by his sister, Katie "NTKT" Nakanishi and family; Jewelyn, Kiyomi, Kamaka, Shayna, and Joshua Nakanishi and (...) (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(14.) LEILANI H. OLIVEIRA Age 96, of Kailua, O'ahu, Hawaii, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2020. She was born May 13, 1924 in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from McKinley High School. She worked as a timekeeper at the Doke Cannery and later as an assistant librarian at Kamehameha Schools. She was a member of the Pentecostal Faith Assembly Church. She is survived by son, Emory (Lynn), sister, Marilyn Willett, brother, James "Sonny" Nelson, three grandchildren, six great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, John B., son, Eric Penarosa (Luane), (...) (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(15.) FRANCIS T. SANTOS Francis T. Santos, surrounded by family, went to Heaven on the morning of October 10, 2020. He was 86. Francis began his career as a Machinist for the Honolulu Iron Works in 1956 where he was later promoted to Chief Estimator. In 1968, he was offered a position at Carter Company, Inc., where he took their manufactured tropical fruit processing line of machinery around the world. His love and expertise of machinery and heavy industry kept him at the helm as an owner and President of C&F Machinery Corporation and its subsidiary Honomach, Inc. until his passing. (...) (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(16.) CLASSIE M. MADISON Classie M. Madison, born in Lafayette, GA in 1930. She has been a resident of Hawaii since 1961. She is survived by 1 daughter - Heide J. Madison (Hawaii). 4 Step-daughters (California and Louisiana). 3 Granddaughters Larissa R. Madison, Jerena L. Madison and Jalisa M. Madison (Hawaii). 3 Great-Grandchildren Kamiel R. Hudson, Jahsaia Mailo-Madison and Anaia Fa'afiti-Madison. 3 Great-Great- Grandchildren Hi'ilei O'Kalani Hudson-Keawe, Kingston L.O. Fierro and Xaeley Fierro. Nephews and nieces on Guam, Georgia, Tennessee, Washington, D.C and cousins. (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(17.) MELVIN HOOMANAWANUI 80, resident of Kailua-Kona, passed away on September 29, 2020. He was a Fire Fighter 3 with the Honolulu Fire Department. Served as the President of Hawaii Motorsport Association for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife Lani Hoomanawanui, daughters: Kahiwalani (William) Kaimi, Kauionalani (Jim) Danz, Kekuilani Kelekolio, Puanani (Reginald) Phillips, Honokalani Hoomanawanui and Pualani (Hope) Hoomanawanui; son: Kelii (Christina) Fernandez, 21 grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren. Preceded in death by Melvin (Carrie) Hoomanawanui. (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(18.) ALLAN SHIZUO GOKAN Born December 26, 1930 in Lihue, Kauai, peacefully passed away Friday, September 18th. Class of 1948 Kauai HS. Honorably served in the Army during the Korean War. Lifetime member of the Hawaii Carpenters Union. A kind, hardworking, generous man and lover of animals. Survived by Sue (wife), Sabrina & Charlie McNally (daughter & son-in-law) and brother Herbert & family. Private service to be held October 26, 2020 at the National Cemetery of the Pacific Punchbowl at 11am. Condolences may be sent to Sue Gokan, 3139 Ala Ilima St. #308, Honolulu, HI 96818. Mahalo for your love and (...) (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(19.) SANDRA J. SHIMABUKURO-BUYSSE Her family and friends celebrate the life of Sandra J. Shimabukuro-Buysse, age 61, of Marshall Township. Sandy died on October 17, 2020 peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving husband and children. Although she sometimes said that she had no real passion in life, those who knew her knew better. Sandy's passion was her ohana-the family, friends, and strangers she loved and cared for so well. A devoted daughter, a forgiving wife, a fiercely loving mother and grandmother, and a true friend, Sandy's passion was a gift. A child of Hawaii, Sandy was born on February 19, (...) (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
Oct 25(20.) ROSALINA TENORIO LIMOS Passed away on August 16, 2020. Born on September 29, 1945 in Laoac, Pangasinan, Philippines. A Registered Nurse by profession, Rose received her BSN from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, and worked in hospitals in Philadelphia, Chicago, New Jersey, New York, Guam, and lastly St. Francis Hospital in Liliha, where she retired in 2007. After her retirement, Rose enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving and caring person. She is survived by her husband Leopoldo, children Brent (Janet) Limos & Lorna (Alex) Gacuya, grandchildren Mason & Jaxon (Limos) and (...) (End Date: Oct 25) (p2)
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