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Obituaries

Friday, August 11, 2000


Memorial services
scheduled Monday
for Greenwood

A memorial "celebration" is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday at the East-West Center for Dr. Frederick C. Greenwood, a University of Hawaii professor and research leader who died Monday after a long battle with cancer.

The event will take place in rooms on the garden level of the Imin Conference Center at Jefferson Hall.

Greenwood joined the UH Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in 1968 and directed the Pacific Biomedical Research Center from 1973 until Aug. 1, when he stepped down because of his health.

He provided the leadership for establishment of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and the John A. Burns School of Medicine and aggressively pursued federal funds for research at the biomedical center.

Greenwood's survivors include his wife, Gillian Bryant-Greenwood; children, Peter Bryant-Greenwood, Kate Bryant-Greenwood, Wendy Evans and Jocelyn Felton, and a sister, Joan Osborune.

Memorial gifts may be made to the UH Foundation, care of the Pacific Biomedical Research Center, 1993 East-West Road, Honolulu, HI 96822.


Kenye Benjamin, 46, of Honolulu, a telephone operator, died Sunday in Honolulu. She was born in Kosrae, Micronesia. She is survived by husband Wetson; daughters Lelean Cornelius and Elise Benjamin; parents Joseph Itty and Sepe Charley; brother Johnson Ittu, and a grandson. Graveside services:3 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ming Wha "Robert" Chun, 78, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired lumber consultant for A&B Commercial, died Monday in the Waimea Care Center. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Hisame; son Kevin; daughter Lisa Nakamoto; brothers Paul, Iga and David; sister Alice Matsumoto, and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hanapepe United Church of Christ, call after 10 a.m.; and 10 a.m. Aug. 19 at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was published in an obituary on Wednesday.

William H. Higa, 79, of Aiea, a retired carpenter, died July 30 in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruby; sons Lance Higa and Darryl and Clayton Yamamoto; daughter Sharron Nakama; sisters Frances Yamauchi, Lillian Sato and Nancy Kawakami, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Reginald "Clem" Keaunui, 80, of Las Vegas died Tuesday at home. He was born in Hauula. He is survived by wife Mary; children Reginald Jr. and Merton Keaunui and Pearl Mash, 11 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 19 at Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 10 a.m.

Harold Kekahuna, 69, of Kailua died Aug. 1 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Lou A. Kakalia, Susan K. Kanewa, Betty-Ann K. Perkins and Beatrice N. Kekahuna; and brothers Joseph, Peter and John. Private services.

Raymond T. Kubo, 87, of Hilo, a retired certified dental technician in Oakland, Calif., died July 29 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tomiko K.; sons Raymond K. and Maxwell K.; brother Ralph N.; sister Ellen S.K. Nobu, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary gifts. No flowers.

Dane K. Makaiwi, 43, of Kualapuu, Molokai died Tuesday in Kaunakakai. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Jennie; sons Isaiah and Tyler; daughters Moani Stroup and Mapuana Makaiwi; sisters Denise Taueetia and Emily Pacatang; brother David III; parents David and Velma, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kalamaula. Call after 9 a.m. Burial:Kanakaloloa Cemetery.

Rosaline H. "Hoopai" Mauricio, 70, of Waipahu died Monday in St. Francis-West Hospital. She was born in Happy Valley, Maui. She is survived by sons Eugene and Rody Gabris and Paul Jr. and Bobo and Wade Mauricio; daughters Regina and Josaline Mauricio and Jenny Gabris; brothers Frank Bermundo and Ben "Biggie" Hoopai; sister Natalie Rogers, 21 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Robert F. Morneau, 83, of Kapolei, retired vice president and manager for Amfac Distribution Co. Inc., died Wednesday at home. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by sons Robert Jr., Richard, Jerry and Wayne; daughters Pauline Simao, Patricia Morneau, Catherine Pagan and Mary Remigio; brothers Normand, Gerard, Lawrence and Lionel; sisters Lillian Neligon, Annette Gioielli, Lucille Twining, Irene Antaya and the Rev. Sister Pauline Morneau, 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Services:6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Inurnment:11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toshie Nekoba, 78, of Hilo, Hawaii died Wednesday in Queen's Hospital. She was born in Lahaina, Maui. She is survived by husband Kazuma; daughter Maxine Aki Jr.; brothers Satoshi and George Nishimura, and two granddaughters. Services:4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Enzo Pane, 74, of Honolulu died Monday at home. He was born in Naples, Italy. He is survived by wife Lillian; brother Rino, and sister Iole Arcella. Services:9 a.m. Saturday at the Elks Club. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Isaac I. Kaulia Punohu, infant son of Duwayne Punohu and Marian Kaulia, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospital. He is also survived by brother Isaiah; grandparents Samantha Alvarez, David Killian, Jamie Kaulia and Adolph Kamealoha; great-grandparents Alberta Ho and Herbert Baptiste, Alice and Daniel Kaulia, Audrey and Sonny Jay, William and Apo Kamealoha and James White; and great-great-grandparents Ethel Lee and Tutu Kamealoha. Services:11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Burial:Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Cecil J. Reynolds Jr., 49, of Mililani, an instructor at Leeward Community College, died Monday in Mililani. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sister Betty Reynolds; daughter Christina Meek, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Presbyterian Church, 95-410 Kuahelani Ave. in Mililani. Flowers and/or donations suggested to charity.

Coreen P.Y. Saito, 44, of Gardena, Calif., and formerly of Hawaii, a registered nurse and manager of the Upper Respiratory Department at the Gardena Community Hospital, died Aug. 2 in Torrance Memorial Hospital. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by partner in life Philip Duyao; daughters Ashley P. and Nicole N. Duyao; son Todd R. Duyao; parents Lloyd and Terry; brothers Lloyd K. and Janson K., and sister Melody K.M. Yurth. Wake services:7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services:10 a.m. Tuesday at the park.

William "Bill" Tudor, 68, formerly of Honolulu, who retired from the U.S. Coast Guard, died Saturday in Norfolk, Va. He is survived by mother Elsie; wife Leatrice; four children, 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services and burial on the mainland.

Donovan H. Vilander, 71, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a retired printing salesman, died Tuesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by wife Kathryn Ann; sons Donovan L., Jay, Dana R. and Eric J. Vilander and Steve and Jack Swan; daughter Annette Parsons; brother Jerry; sister Dinah Goodban, and 12 grandchildren. No services.

Janaira H. Wyllie, 82, of Honolulu died Aug. 3 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband James L. Jr.; son James L. II; daughter Rosalie Janaria, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to St. Francis-West Hospice.

Dorothy Young Zablan, 90, of Aiea, a senior foreperson at California Packing Corp., died Aug. 3. She also worked for Del Monte Corp. pineapple cannery. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Frank Kekahuna and James and Rodney Zablan; daughters Gwendolyn Filiault and Frances Boyd, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.



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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