Obituaries

John Kuamo'o
B: 1963-06-18
D: 2017-08-15
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Kuamo'o , John
Eileen Wildern
B: 1922-09-12
D: 2017-08-15
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Wildern, Eileen
Matthew Mabida-Bridges
B: 1986-11-04
D: 2017-08-11
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Mabida-Bridges, Matthew
Mary Nole
B: 1940-03-10
D: 2017-08-10
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Nole, Mary
Lolita Kaaiakamanu
B: 1945-03-12
D: 2017-08-08
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Kaaiakamanu, Lolita
Giovanni Lollar
B: 1977-06-28
D: 2017-08-07
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Lollar, Giovanni
Loc Pham
B: 1951-05-10
D: 2017-08-06
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Pham, Loc
Raynette Ching
B: 1972-10-03
D: 2017-08-05
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Ching, Raynette
Anthony Schwartz
B: 1943-03-11
D: 2017-08-02
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Schwartz, Anthony
Duke Kahala
B: 1964-10-23
D: 2017-08-02
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Kahala, Duke
Hermes Otis
B: 1959-07-02
D: 2017-07-30
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Otis, Hermes
Mary Ayau
B: 1941-08-05
D: 2017-07-29
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Ayau, Mary
Mary Ayau
B: 1941-08-05
D: 2017-07-29
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Ayau, Mary
Carmino Tampon
B: 1958-10-01
D: 2017-07-28
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Tampon, Carmino
Sharon Miller
B: 1952-07-07
D: 2017-07-26
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Miller, Sharon
George Pasco III
B: 1985-12-09
D: 2017-07-25
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Pasco III, George
Wilfredo Agcaoili
B: 1934-01-01
D: 2017-07-24
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Agcaoili, Wilfredo
Wilbert Liu
B: 1940-09-21
D: 2017-07-23
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Liu, Wilbert
Kathy Tailele-Latu
B: 1971-03-06
D: 2017-07-22
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Tailele-Latu, Kathy
Andrew Aiu
B: 1952-11-26
D: 2017-07-20
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Aiu, Andrew
Wesley Shirai
B: 1931-06-13
D: 2017-07-19
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Shirai, Wesley

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Traditional Funeral Services

The Basics of Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional funeral services include:

  • Visitation: This is often called a viewing or a wake. Guests come to pay their respects to the deceased by viewing their casketed body and spending time with the grieving family. A visitation can occur at any time before the funeral service.
  • Funeral Service: This event commonly takes place at the funeral home, a church, or at the graveside. It can include music, the reading of literary or religious passages, a eulogy, prayer, and the singing of hymns.
  • Committal Service: If the family plans to bury the deceased, this stage involves the vehicle procession to the cemetery.
  • Funeral Reception: Many choose to host this post-service gathering (or repast) at a reception hall. This is considered a time to share memories, laughter, and support.

A funeral service, whether traditional or more modern (memorial service or celebration-of-life), has two functions: to acknowledge the death and lifetime achievements of an individual and to bring grieving family members and friends together in support of one another during this difficult time.

If you are interested in making funeral arrangements for a loved one, we invite you to call us at 808-833-8811 or toll free 1-800-518-5735 to begin.

Online Sources:

Rostad, Curtis, "The Basics of Funeral Service", Indiana Funeral Directors Association, 2014