Obituaries

Hawaii Tribune Herald - - PAGE TWO - DE­NOTES U.S. MIL­I­TARY VET­ERAN

Den­nis It­suo Na­gata, 70, of Honokaa, died Oct. 4 at home. Born in Haina, he was a jour­ney­man ma­chin­ist for the for­mer Ha­makua Sugar Co., U.S. Army Viet­nam War vet­eran and mem­ber of var­i­ous Honokaa soft­ball teams. Visi­ta­tion 4-5 p.m. Satur­day (Nov. 18) at Dodo Mor­tu­ary Chapel. Me­mo­rial ser­vice at 5 p.m. Ca­sual at­tire. Sur­vived by for­mer spouse, Paulette Na­gata of Honokaa; daugh­ter, Reney (Gabriel) Simeon of Hilo; sons, Ryan (Fanchette) Na­gata of Honokaa, Ri­ley (Katy) Na­gata of Pa­paaloa and Roy­den Na­gata of Honokaa; brother, Glen Na­gata of Honokaa; sis­ters, Ch­eryl (Adel) Lari of Min­nesota and Lau­rene (Kuhio) Se­bas­tian of Ahualoa; four grand­sons; nieces and neph­ews. Ar­range­ments by Dodo Mor­tu­ary.

Janet Hisano Souza, 90, of Pa­paikou died Oct. 30 at Hos­pice of Hilo Po­hai Malama Care Cen­ter. Born in Pepeekeo, she was a re­tired county tax of­fice clerk and mem­ber of Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hawaii Gov­ern­ment Em­ploy­ees As­so­ci­a­tion, Sa­cred Heart So­ci­ety of Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary, and hon­orary mem­ber of South Hilo Ro­tary Club. Visi­ta­tion 8-9:30 a.m. Fri­day (Nov. 17) at Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Pa­paikou. Mass at 10 a.m. Pri­vate burial to fol­low. Ca­sual at­tire; no flow­ers. Sur­vived by hus­band, James “Jimmy” Souza of Pa­paikou; son, James (Pa­tri­cia) Souza Jr. of Wa­ianae, Oahu; daugh­ter, Geri (Roth) Pung of Honolulu; brother, Paul Martin of Port­land, Ore.; sis­ters, Beatrice (Ray­mond) Iyo of Hilo and Pa­tri­cia (Earl) Ford of Plac­erville, Calif.; one grand­son; nieces and neph­ews. Ar­range­ments by Dodo Mor­tu­ary.

Wayne Kanani Waipa, 71, of Pa­hoa died Oct. 13 in Keaau. Born in Hilo, he was a re­tired su­per­vi­sor for the for­mer Puna Sugar Co. and founder and pres­i­dent of KOA Puna Mo­tor­cy­cle Club. Visi­ta­tion 5-9 p.m. Fri­day (Nov. 17) at Dodo Mor­tu­ary Chapel. Me­mo­rial ser­vice at 7 p.m. Me­mo­rial bike run 10 a.m. Satur­day (Nov. 18) at Ship­man Park in Keaau. Lunch to fol­low at 12 noon at Isaac Hale Beach Park in Po­hoiki. Ca­sual at­tire. Sur­vived by wife, Lynda Waipa of Pa­hoa; daugh­ter, Troy K. (Peter Lopes) Waipa of Keaau; sons, Alexan­der Alika Waipa of Pa­hoa, Justin Maldonado of Waimea and Haku (Shaila Puakea) Waipa of Pa­hoa; hanai daugh­ters, Joann (Lloyd) En­riquez of Pa­hoa and Natalie Martinez of Keaau; hanai sons, Jack Cuel­lar of Pa­hoa, Chris Braun and Doug Braun of the main­land, An­ton (Davida IaukeaCaves) Adams of Hilo; sis­ter, Patsy Con­way of Texas; sis­ter-in-law, Fran­cel Waipa of Keaau; six grand­chil­dren; hanai grand­chil­dren, cousins, nieces, neph­ews and in-laws. Ar­range­ments by Dodo Mor­tu­ary.

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