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Wednesday, September 22, 1999



Lani Kai rites set Saturday

Lani Kai, the first island actor to land a featured regular role in a television series, "Adventures in Paradise," will be remembered in a memorial celebration by the "Friends of Lani Kai" Saturday.

Scattering of ashes will be at 11 a.m. off Waikiki Beach, beachfront of the Outrigger Waikiki Hotel. A musical tribute and aloha reception will be held across the street at Coconut Willie's, formerly known as Cock's Roost, in the International Market Place.


Annie L. Alapai, 87, of Honolulu died Sept. 1 in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Patricia Caires and Annette Coloma, and a grandson. Memorial Mass: 7 a.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

David Arceo, 72, of Aiea, a retired senior master sergeant for the Air Force, died Sept. 14. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane; son Anthony Rabisa; daughters Bette Rohrer, April James, Davelynn Adraino and Dannel Hyde; brothers John and Andrew, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Avelino Badua, 81, of Kaneohe died Thursday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Geminiano, Romeo, Avelino Jr. and Richard; daughters Deriah Freitas, Lushanya Mossman, Avenette Beasley and Avejane Ancheta; brother Inocencio, 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Alva M. DeWick, 57, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of Honolulu, a registered nurse, died Sept. 10 at home. She was born in Brooklyn. She is survived by husband Robert L.; daughters Cynthia Lynne and Donna Lynne, and sister Sue Carlson. No services.

Walter K. Fujii, 66, of Honolulu, a retired city transportation planner, died Sept. 14 in Kaiser Hospital. He was also a retired colonel with the U.S. Army Reserve. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jean S.; daughters Patricia T. Fujii and Corinne F. Kurth; mother Esther, and sister Janice Young. Memorial services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Regina P. Haili, also known as "Pua" or "Nani," 56, of Hilo, owner of Sportsman Hawaii, died Sept. 12 in Honolulu. She was born in Laie. She is survived by husband Tetsuya "Grizz" Yamada; son Dwayne Kalani; daughters Drena-Jo Parker and Ka'alo and Kameo Nago; stepdaughter Stephanie Heimlich; stepsons Stewart Nago and Theodore and Gerald Yamada; brothers David "Kawika," Isaac Newton "Pukea" and Woolley Stant, and four grandchildren. Private services. Condolences suggested to Dwayne Kalani, 530 Krauss St., Honolulu 96813.

Walter T.Y. Ing, 81, of Honolulu, a retired probation supervisor with Family Court, died Sept. 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice; son Gerald Lum; daughter Kathleen Kajiuye; sister Florence Vaughan, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

George L. "Bunny" Javier, 53, of Ewa Beach and formerly of Haiku, Maui died Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by brothers Richard N. and Raymond F., and sisters Maggie Beaulieu, Lori Aquinde, Elaine and Roxanne Javier, Josephine Kalaau and Sarah Kahula. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard P. Landingin, 10, of Mililani, a student at Mililani Mauka Middle School, will be remembered in wake services at 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. He died Sept. 4 in Kapiolani Hospital for Women and Children. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Fernando and Emily; brother Kevin; sister Michelle, and grandparents Severino and Ambrocia Landingin and Epifanio and Segundina Prestosa.

Laurie Lewis-McClaflin, 43, of Mililani died Sept. 12 in Tripler Hospital. She was born in Washington. She is survived by husband Sheldon; son Alexander Waseleski; parents Tom and Elaine Lewis, and brothers Roddy and David Lewis. Private services.

Masao Maruyama, 90, of Honolulu, a retired vice principal of Kalihi Elementary School, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Marilynn Maruyama-Craw, Linda Maruyama-Aoyagi and Maxine Joe; care-giver Ken Craw, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private inurnment. Donations in his memory suggested to Hawaii Lupus Foundation.

Jonah Nuuhiwa, 64, of Waianae, a security guard at Halekulani Hotel, died Sunday in Waianae Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Dana Honea; sons Jonah Jr., Dawon and Darin; brothers David and Stanley; sisters Lena Wise and Theone Wong, and four grandchildren. Memorial services and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Ala Moana Beach Park, near Magic Island. Casual attire.

Edward K. "Eddie" Ochiai, 75, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation chief right-of-way agent, died Sept. 7 in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Haleiwa. He is survived by wife Grace; sons Dean and Kent; brother Herbert, and sisters Dorothy Hazama and Catherine Ouye. Private services.

Kikuye "Kay" Okazaki, 74, of Honolulu died Sept. 14 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jaimie S. Wallace; daughter Jodie N. Dela Cruz; sisters Setsuko Ogawa, Bertha Tajima and Virginia Horiuchi; brothers Takao Fukai and Akira Fukai, and four grandchildren. Private services.

John J. Phillips Jr., 83, of Honolulu, a retired fireman engineer, died Monday in Queen's Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christine; son John III; daughters Jean Freitas and Caroline Hernandez; sister Emily Martin, and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Clinton L. Pimentel, 40, of Haiku, Maui, will be remembered in a Mass at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. He died Sunday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Clifford and Clarita; brother Baron, and sister Karen Vierra.

Ernest Robello Jr., 59, of Makawao, Maui, a retired coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, died Saturday in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gwendolyn; mother Dorothy R. Cabral; sons Roger and James; daughter Roslyn Meade; brothers Robert Robello and Steven Rosado; sisters Rochelle Robello and Paulette Robinson, and two grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Makawao Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

William V. Scott, 68, of Makawao, Maui, a mechanical engineer, died Monday at home. He was also a licensed pilot. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Ana Maria; daughter Julie Ana; sons Rick and Steve; half sister Carol, and three grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Association of Maui, 11 Mahaolu St., Kahului, HI 96732.

James Shelton, 78, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at 6 tonight at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. He is survived by sister May Rogers. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Takeo Shiroma, 72, of Pearl City, a retired Alden Press Co. printer, died last Wednesday in St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by sons Randall T. and Kevin N.; brother Kameichi; sister Barbara M. Duarte, and a grandson. Private services.

James G. Siebert, 52, of Kapaa, Kauai, an artist, died Sunday in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Cincinnati. He is survived by son Nathan Siebert Ashey; companion Debby; brother Phil, and sister Debbie Wright. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Kapaa County Cemetery. Casual attire.

William K. "Ehu" Swain Jr., 78, of Hilo, a retired handyman, died Aug. 27 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sister Dora and hanai family. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Alae Cemetery. Burial to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Paul W. Swanson, 81, of Haleiwa died Friday in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by son Robert W.; daughters Sandra L. and Karen Jean, and four grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Aya Tominaga, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Natsunoya Tea House kitchen worker, died Sept. 8. She was born in Taiwan. She is survived by stepsons Roy and Kenneth; brothers Yoshio and Tatsuo Munakata; sister Katsu Sugiyama, and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Asuncion L. Ulat, 66, of Wahiawa, who retired from Wheeler Child Development Center, died Aug. 29 in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Manila. She is survived by brothers Alfredo and Antonio Jr., and sisters Teresita Bustillos, Adoracion Gonzales, Angelita Victoria and Amelita Nazareth Jr. Wake services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert H. "Yasu" Yasumura, 84, of Pearl City died Sunday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Lawrence and David; daughter Beverly Nakano; a sister in Japan, and 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 7 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frank H. Youngman, 81, of Honolulu, a former medical book salesman, died Thursday. He was born in Breslau, Germany. He is survived by brother Walter and companion Inge Helmkamp. No services.

Yew Chan "Young Lady" Yuen, 90, of Honolulu, a retired restaurant owner, died Sept. 14 in Oahu Care Facilities. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Clarence, David and Daniel; daughter Marsha Leong; stepson Joseph; stepdaughter Norma Ma, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.



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