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Obituaries

Thursday, March 1, 2001


Benjamin S. Acido, 76, of Wailuku, a vegetable farmer, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Laureano, Ricardo, Juanito, Rogelio and Nelson; daughters Victoria Lomboy, Leticia Apigo and Nely, Asuncion and Wenifreda Acido, 21 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Larry M. Arakaki, 75, of Honolulu, a retired sales manager for Holsum Bakery, died Saturday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Emma M.; son Russell M.; daughter Kim K. Ayakawa; stepson Darryl D. Itagaki; stepdaughters Charlotte J. Sakuoka, Linda A. Komoda, Carole M. Kamisato and Brenda J. Cockett; brothers James M., Norman S. and Lance S.; sisters Stella Arakaki and Nancy T. Tamanaha, 16 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Guillermo N. Barut, 92, of Haliimaile, Maui died yesterday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cornelia G.; son Willie; daughters Teresita Ibe, Cynthia Polendey and Lani Sarmiento; brother Domingo; sister Flora, and six grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Reba K. Burroughs, 57, of Pearl City, a claims service representative at the Hawaii Medical Service Association, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Everette; sister Joann Balson, and guardian Norman Kim. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Pearl City Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Call after 6 p.m. No flowers.

Allegra Ann Cadaoas, 59, of Waialua, a retired schoolteacher from Solomon and Halekula Elementary schools, died Saturday at home. She was born in Cincinnati. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Conrad and Nathan; daughters Alethea Traskin and Alyssa Nicholson; sister Ellen Stolarik, and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Friends of the Honolulu Botanical Gardens.

George S. Christian, 78, of Anahola, Kauai, a retired harvesting supervisor with Lihue Plantation, died Saturday at home. He was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Rose K.; sons George Christian Jr., George, Darius, Latham and Wendell Keaweamahi and Julian and Keawe Rillamas; daughters Linda Robins, Patricia Dias Jr., Edith Pereira, Haunani Ambrose, Cleopatra Kamae, Georgina Keaweamahi, Edith Bunch and Pearl Nishimura; sisters Alice Bryant, Edith Arruda, Jennie Kojimas, Happy Taualii and Louise Sanford; brothers Peter and Douglas Christian and David and David Kamauoha, 43 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Juan R. Fernandez, 91, of Kaneohe died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Pascuala; sons Santos, Claro and Honesto; daughters Leticia Agullana, Ester Sensano, Ruth Madriaga and Pricila Graham; sister Maria Justo, 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Call again from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

Michie T. Fujii, 81, of Honolulu died Feb. 20. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughter Diane; brother Kazuo Takabayashi; sisters Sadako Imura and Shizue Hisano, and a grandchild. Private services.

Kimi Fujiwara, 103, of Honolulu died Feb. 17 at home. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by sons Isamu Nishiyama and Raymond and Mits Fujiwara; daughters Sadako Kanbe, Mary Nakamoto, Diane Kamita and Faye Fujiwara; 23 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Keshiko Kagimoto, 84, of Hilo, a retired bookkeeper, died yesterday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Volcano, Hawaii. She is survived by son James; daughters Marian and Elaine, and brother Sadamu Fujikawa. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lori Kamae, 80, of Honolulu died Sunday. She was born in California. She is survived by daughters Jo Kamae-Byrne and Kathryn Medeiros; son D. Kalani, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Tomiyuki Kimura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired employee for Young Laundry, died Feb. 19. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Robert and sister Grace S. Private services.

Godfrey T. La Madrid, 91, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a retired painter for Lockheed Shipyard, died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. He was also a carpenter. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dolores I.; sons Godfrey R. and Mario; daughter Rene La Madrid-Ahu, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Paradise Park. Call after 3:15 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Paulina Lushbaugh, 87, of Wailuku, Maui, founder of "Apparels of Pauline" clothing store, died Tuesday in Hale Makua. She was born in Sanger, Calif. She is survived by daughter Jade O.L. Dunnick; sister Elna Jacobs, and a grandchild. Private services.

Vaelaa H. Maata, 72, of Waianae, a surveyor for the federal government, died Saturday in Pohai Nani Care Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sisters Tusitala Puaatuua and Maima Ugaitafa. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Park.

Hester K.Y.A. Machado, 83, of Kona, Hawaii, a retired store owner and feather lei maker with the former Machado's Hawaiian Shop, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kona. She is survived by sons Charles P. Jr., Lionel and Barry K.; daughters Brenda Lee and Carolyn Machado; sister Martha Keliiaa, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua. Casual attire.

Winona Y.H. Makalena, 68, of Honolulu, a retired telephone operator from Outrigger Hotels, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Norman; sons Norman Jr. and Warren; daughters Wendy Volivar and Sandy and Suzie Makalena; sister Elaine Yuen, and three grandchildren. Call from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Oahu Cemetery. Private burial. Casual attire.

Harry M. Oka, 83, of Waipahu died Sunday. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Kiyoko; sons Brian, Keane and Garrick; daughter Annette; sister Irene Saito, and two granddaughters. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. No flowers.

Tom S. Okamoto, 75, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service airport station postal clerk, died Feb. 15 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toshiko; sons Robert and Karl; daughter Ellen Takamoto; brother Fred; sister Doris Okamoto, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Hanako "Grace" Okimura, 79, of Honolulu died Friday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George M.; son Miles K.; daughters Sandra M. Okada and Jan E. Iwata; brothers Itsuo and Robert Ogino; sister Mary Koga, and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Casual attire. No flowers.

James A. Riely, 69, of Kona, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired attorney, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He is survived by wife Ann "Nancy"; sons John T. and James A.; daughters Sheila M. and M. Jeaneen; brother Robert E.; sisters Sister Barbara Riely and Patricia Fitzsimmons, and seven grandchildren. Memorial Mass: 3 p.m. Monday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Asaichi Shimamoto, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, is also survived by brothers Richard and Ted. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Florence "Pidgie" Smith of Honolulu died Monday in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Saigon. She is survived by husband Russell R.; daughters Denise McNeal and Debbie Luna; sister Jessie Ernwein, and two grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Church. Call from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Joseph Tolentino, 59, of Oceanside, Calif., a retired first sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, died Saturday in Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Nancy; daughter Julie Davis; four brothers, six sisters and a grandson. Mass on the mainland. Private burial.

Wallace L.C. Yuen, 86, of Kailua, a retired machinist at Shop 38, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died Saturday in Kaiser Medical Center. He also retired from the city Wastewater Division. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife the Rev. Margaret; daughters Barbara Afong-Yuen, Deborah "Debby" Spillner and Winifred and Kammy Yuen; brothers Harry, Albert and Thomas, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.



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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