BASIL KANOELEHUA WAH YET CHANG
79, of Kailua, Oahu, passed away on August 19, 2017, after a short illness. Basil was born in Honolulu, and educated in California where he met wife Katherine (Manu) Ching. He worked at Lockheed Martin as a missile tracker, and for the Honolulu Fire Department as a radio shop technician, where he would eventually retire from after 30 years. He loved to tinker with electronic gadgets and computers, and had a passion for music, movies, photography, and anything to do with his children and grandchildren. Basil is survived by wife Katherine, children: Brad (Lee), Mona Takeda (Andy), Lisa Wong (Wayne), and grandchildren: Laura, Hiilani, Bailey, Keahi, Kekai, and Mahina. Services will be held at St. Andrew’s Cathedral on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 11:00 am, in his honor. No flowers please.
Myra will be lovingly remembered by sisters Gail Oyadomari & Cheryl (Craig) Nakagawa, brother Nelson (Kay Mukaigawa) Oyadomari, and aunty Shimayo “Joyce” Uno, and nieces Justine & Jenna Nakagawa. Myra is reunited with dad George, and mom Mieno ”Alice”.
Myra will also be fondly remembered by her co-workers downtown, as well as the numerous shops, and eatery owners and staff that Myra and Gail patronized, as they made her way down Bishop Street to work every morning.
A Funeral Service in memory of Myra will be held on Wed., Sept. 27 at 6:00 pm, at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Visitation is at 5:00 p.m.
The family asks for no flowers, and those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Myra to Special Olympics Hawaii, P.O. Box 3295, Honolulu, HI 96801. Arrangements Provided By: HOSOI GARDEN MORTUARY