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Obituaries
Wednesday, October 10, 2001


Louise Kim You Ai, 92, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper for Hilton Hawaiian Village, died Sept. 13. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Velma Foster, Della Martin and Kendal Lou Hopkins; son James Kokualani; sister Kim Oi Mau; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 9-10:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Sunset Memorial Park.

Coleta Etrata Alejandro, 58, of Koloa, Kauai, an inspectress for Hyatt Regency Kauai, Rooms Division, died Friday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Arsenio; daughters Jennily Saguid and Michaelyn Etrata; sons Frederick and Warren Etrata; brothers Fernando, Tante and Querino Butac; sister Antonia Butac; and a grandchild. Call 6-9 p.m. Friday at Koloa Missionary Church. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call 8:30-10:15 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Joseph Araujo Jr., 62, of Haleiwa, died Sept. 24 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Joseph, John and Jeffrey; daughters Sandra and Darlene; brothers Albert and Harold; and sisters Lucille Araki and Margaret. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call 3:30-7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Vasati Ulufale Tagoai Atagi, 64, of Waialua, died Friday. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Tuileva Atagi-Fafai; sons Tuileva, Toveli "Sole," Ahtagi, Miller, Faamoana "Ana" and Falemai, and Leroy Lele; daughters Alofa Magalei, Linemoe White, Sa Robinson, Vasati "Sati" Ulii and Fesoloai Atagi-Trice; brothers Simo, Muu, Faiese, Tutoni and Alailima Tagoai; sisters Pafuli Tupai, Sa Girangaya and Situpu Leae; 27 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waialua Ward. Call 9-11 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Theresa Marie Cho Auwae, 37, of Pearl City, died last Wednesday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernest; children Angel and Kaui, and Juan, Donovan and Donya Pogtis; parents Moses Cho and Patricia Kim; brothers Michael Cho and David Kim; sisters Dannette Heu, Valerie Cho, Kathleen Paiva, Staci McDonald and Nadia Rosa; and hanai aunt Rose Kim. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 4-8 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Cremation to follow. Private inurnment.

Lauren-Mildred Anuhealiliimaionalanihuleia Etrata, 15, of Rocklin, Calif., formerly of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, died Friday. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents Dale and Aina; sisters Kalehua, Napua, Kane and Olena; and grandparents Philip and Margery Kekauoha, and Bonifacio and Mildred. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Fifth Ward. Call 9-9:45 a.m. Burial: Laie Cemetery.

Sachiko Furukawa, 76, of Waipahu, a retired office manager for Aiea Navy Exchange Laundry, died last Wednesday. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Itsuto; son Michael; daughter Debbie Matsumoto; brothers Susumu, Edwin and Clifford Kato, and Paul and George Matsumoto; sister Jean Tanaka; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Earl "Pasi" Ray Gomes, 48, of Kahana, Maui, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Rose P.K.; and brothers Anthony "Bay," Edwin "Chico" and Gregory "Gigi." Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Waiola Church. Call 5-8 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Lei welcome.

John Christopher Gresham-Scott, 57, of Kailua-Kona, died Sept. 7 in Kona Community Hospital. He also served with the U.S. Merchant Marine. Memorial breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant, 75-5776 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Monday.

Hiroo Hamano, 75, of Hilo, a retired construction inspector for the Department of Water Supply, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Peggy M., sons Wayne and Paul, brothers Michio and Masaki, sisters Kiyoko Fujishige and Betty, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Choy Dai Muy Hong, 91, of Kailua, died Sunday in Kaneohe. She is survived by sons John, Edward, Richard, Norman, Gordon and David; daughters Shirley Yoshiki and Patricia Okura; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

James Kanichi Ikeda, 61, of Pearl City, a retired chief of environmental services for the state Department of Health, died Saturday at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Pauline, sons Kyle and Daryl, daughter Pam Kahalewai, mother Sachiko, sisters Marjorie Bright and Jane Saclot, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Rosemary Provost Jordan, 62, of Ewa Beach, died Saturday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Palos Verdes, Calif. She is survived by husband Jim; son James Jr.; daughters Cathy, Rhonda Elzea and Analisa Sanchez; brothers Ralph and David Provost; and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Honolulu. Aloha attire.

Janet Misue Kagehiro, 83, of Honolulu, a retired custodian for Punahou School, died Sept. 26 in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by brothers Kenichi, Toshio and Hisashi; and sister Alice Oshita. Private services.

Norio "Mango" Kagimoto, 73, of Hilo, a retired accounts clerk for the County of Hawaii, Department of Finance, died Saturday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Betty; son Errol; daughter Cori Lin Wehrsig; brothers Henry, Richard and Kenneth; sister Eiko Sugimoto; and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ruth Kajiwara, 85, of Waimea, Kauai, a hairdresser, died Saturday in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She was born in Hanapepe. She is survived by sons Eric and Calvin, daughter Lorene Oda, brothers Junichi and Henry Kano, sister Grace Nakashima, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Keichi Kato, 96, of Wailuku, a retired plumber for Wailuku Sugar Co., died Friday in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Puunene. He is survived by wife Setsuko; sons Kengo, Hiroshi and Kenneth; daughters Catherine Yee and Sister Elizabeth; brother Terumi; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kauilani Tiarau Lucas-Tadeo, 6, daughter of George L. and Tumata Tadeo of Pahoa, Hawaii, died Sept. 28 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is also survived by brothers Tihoti Hauura Tadeo and George Teva Tamatoa Tuki; sister Teilre lona-Tadeo; grandparents Max Mataurani Lucas, Remedios Reyes and Julito Tadeo; and great-grandparents Marcelle Lucas, Eugene Haeraeraaroa, Santiago Tadeo and Alfonso Labiano. Call 6-10 p.m. tomorrow at Pahoa Catholic Church. Call 9-10 a.m. Friday at the family residence, 15-168 Puni Kahakai St., Pahoa. Burial: Pahoa Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

Alfred "Alvaro" A. Manglallan, 80, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator for Hamakua Sugar Co., died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lapas and sister Felipa Tapon. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Papaaloa. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Papaaloa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

George Su Moon, 72, of Kihei, Maui, a retired self-employed travel agent, died Saturday in Kihei. He was born in Kyoung-Nam, South Korea. He is survived by wife Tae Kyung Kim; daughter Jung Gum Lim; brothers Jae Man, Ki Man, Sung Man and Young Man Moon; sisters In Soon Lee, Jae Soon, Ok Soon Sin and Soon Ae Paik; and two grandchildren. Wake: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Mildred Michie Nakano, 88, of Honolulu, died Monday in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Sunao, daughter Annette Morishige, sister Terue Fukuda and two grandsons. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Palolo Higashi Hongwanji. Casual attire.

Dr. Herbert George Pang, 78, of Honolulu, a retired physician, died Saturday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Al Beckett, sister-in-law Valcino Beckett and numerous cousins. Graveside services: 10:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Leatrice Wee Pang, 77, of Honolulu, died Thursday. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Monday.

Leonardo "Leo" S. Pascua, 59, of Kilauea, Kauai, a well-known hunter, died Sept. 30 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Sakiyo Oura Shigemitsu, 92, of Kaneohe, died Sept. 11. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Francis and Earl; daughters Margaret, Kay, Ann and Betty; brothers James and Takeshi Oura; sisters Masae Naganuma and Jane T. Oura; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

James Mamoru Tahata, 77, of Honolulu, a retired safety inspector for the state of Hawaii, died Oct. 1 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty; son Alan; daughter Diane Sakai; brother William; sisters May Okano, Muriel Haginaka, Alice Okihara and Doris Hosokawa; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Kenneth Haruyuki Tanaka, 67, of Aiea, a retired electrician for Wasa Electric Co., died Oct. 2. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Thelma, son Keith, daughter Teri Ann Wong, brother Hideo, sisters the Rev. Junkei Fukamizu and Michie Nagamine, and three grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Harold S. Tanouye, 87, of Hilo, owner and president of Hawaiian Heart Inc., died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. He was also vice president of Security Title Escrow Corp., owner of Cap-Weld Tire Service and chairman of the Hawaii Island Georthermal Alliance Committee. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jessie Y.; sons Harold T., Raymond H. and Kenneth S.; daughters Kay K. Sakai and Lei L.; brothers Shigeru Tanoue and Herbert Hiroshi; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

George Melicana Tomas, 83, of Honolulu, died Sept. 17. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Nellie; sons Roy and Robert; daughters Elinor Ho and Glory Ann Tomas-Acidera; brothers Pablo, Edward, Federico, Alfredo, Julio, Jaime, Gilbert and Raphael; sisters Rosalina Hemphill, Helen Latorre and Rose Maikui; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Alladin "Al" Toro, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired officer for the Honolulu Police Department and Ala Moana Center Security, died Sept. 29 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Alladin "Daylen" Jr.; daughters Lorelei "Bonnie" Scholtz, Melodee "Boodie" Pelletier, Stephanie Silva and Sabrina; brothers Peter, Robert, Joseph, Abraham and Rudy; sisters Leonora Valasquez, Suelily Thompson and Delores; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Viliami Tesimoni Tupouniua, 70, of Kailua, died Friday. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by sons Alipate, Ian and Uili; daughters Anaseini Poulivaati, Elenoa Fonua and Analatai; sisters Ofa McConnell and Heu Tuli; brothers Hon Mahe Uliuli, Penisemani, Lopeti K., Sitilinaiti, Tevita Fakate, Sione K. and Tevita L.; and eight grandchildren. Call 7-10 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, Kailua. Services: 7 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial: 9 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Se Chong Yi, 82, of Honolulu, died Saturday in Aloha Health Care Center. He was born in Kyoung Kido, Korea. He is survived by wife Kae Myong; sons Kuk Il and Kuk Jung; daughters Chong Sue, Chong Pun, Victoria and Chong Pok; numerous grandchildren; a great-grandchild; numerous sisters; and a brother. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Ruth Chang Yih, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired pharmacist, died Monday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Lowell Hoff, son Lee, daughter Ruth Shaps, brother Peng Nien Chang and five grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 9-10:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian 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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