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Obituaries

Friday, July 14, 2000


Abraham L. Adolpho, 62, of Wailuku, a retired mechanic for Maui Pine, died last Friday at home under hospice care. He was born on Molokai. He is survived by wife Lorraine; sons Abraham Jr. and Aaron; daughters June Wells, Darlene Tagalan and Leila and LeeAnn Adolpho; sisters Blossom Kawaa, MaryJane Adolpho and Kaipo Mollena; brother Glenn, 14 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Second Ward in Kahului. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kristina Biviano, 30, of Haiku, Maui, an aesthetician at the Four Seasons Hotel, died yesterday at home. She was born in Santa Cruz, Calif. She is survived by husband John M.; father John Barrett; mother Britha Barrett; brothers Jud and Halvdan Barrett; sister Cory Thompson, and grandmother Bestemor Dahle. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. tomorrow at the family residence, 245 Kane Road, Haiku. Donations suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Alfred H. Ganer, 87, of Lanai City, a self-employed fisherman, died Wednesday in Lanai Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Abel, Alfred and John; daughters Anacita Thresher and Dyara and Lavenda Ganer, 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lanai City. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Lanai Cemetery.

Hazel T. Hiraoka, 50, of Waimanalo, a driver's license examiner for the city Department of Finance, died July 5 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Allen K., and sisters Charlotte F. Lee and Jane A., Nora K., Patsy F. and Lucy M. Hiraoka. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

George K. Kikuta, 88, of Chicago, a self-employed refrigeration service technician, died June 21. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Clyde and brother Noboru. Services and burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward R. Kuwaye, 86, of Hilo, retired vice president and maintenance supervisor of Kuwaye Brothers Inc. and Allied Aggregates Corp., died Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Masako; daughter Elaine K. Yin; son Allan Y.; brothers Yasuo and Yoshinobu; sisters Chiyono Takemoto, Misao Sakamoto, Sumiko "Sue" Toyama and Sachiko Kanetake, and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Holy Cross, Hilo. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Arnold J. Lewis, 64, of Lahaina, Maui, formerly of Matawan, N.J., a veteran of the motion picture industry, died Sunday in Jersey Shore Hospital. He worked for the United Artists Theater Circuit and 20th Century Fox as the New England branch manager. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Joan; sons William and John; daughter Dawn; brother Alvin Lee, and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Makawao Cemetery.

Gaylyn K. Maikui, 31, of Ookala, Hawaii, an employee of the state Department of Transportation, Highways Division, died Saturday in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents Alexander and Marion; brothers Mason, Alika Jr. and Yancey D., and sisters Lee Ann Whitney, Noel Ah Choy and Tisha Maikui. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Donald L. "Don" Marshello, 72, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a proprietor of a restaurant in Oregon, died Wednesday at home. He was born in Jersey City, N.J. He is survived by wife Bina; sons Joseph and Tom; daughter Lisa Oakley; brother Joseph, and six grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Donations suggested to the church or the Hawaii Island Food Bank. Casual attire. No flowers.

Helene I. Rogers, 87, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor at the Navy Public Works Center, Pearl Harbor, died July 6 in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James J.; daughter Shirley Ann Bruhn; son Wallace W.G. Hoo; sister Dorothy Hayashi, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services and scattering of ashes.

Sheila Mae Monahan Sanford, 47, died June 29. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice, Hawaii Children's Bereavement Fund, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu 96817. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.

Honoria "Nora" Lagapa Tejero, 82, died Sunday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by children Eleanor Shigeta, Mildred Ervin, James and Franklin Tejero and Linda Hess; four brothers; a sister, 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: Valley of the Temples.

Juanito A. "John" Villamor, 90, of Nederland, Texas, formerly of Hawaii, a former laborer for the Hawaiian Sugar Plantation, died July 5 at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Jean Butner, Judy Holland, Jackie Quijano and Dannie Villamor; foster sons George and Joseph Barroza; 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson. Services on the mainland.



You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/education/hcc/library/hiindex.html
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.



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