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Obituaries
Tuesday, November 20, 2001


Daniel Maikai Akuna, 76, of Waimea, Kauai, a heavy equipment operator for Gay & Robinson, died Saturday in Mahelona Hospital. He was also in the U.S. Army. He is survived by wife Tomiko; son Danford; daughters Oralynn Mulvey and Darnette; brothers Bernard Malaia and Gordan; sisters Lillian Park, Mabel Chou, Elsie Kali and Beverly Kahaleuumi; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

Alejandrea Balasan Barrios, 73, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a laborer for Kau Agribusiness, died Saturday at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Emilio; sons Leofredo "Freddie," Dominador "Doming," Ven and Jay; daughters Nenita Jara and Helen Salmo; sisters Juanita Balasan and Maria; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Overnight visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Barrios residence, Poha Drive. Services: 7 p.m. at the residence. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.

John "Sonny" N. Caravalho, 65, of Waianae, a retired sanitation engineer, died Nov. 12 in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Anita Garcia, Margaret Martinez, Bennerita Coltes and Mary; and brothers Conrad, Joseph, Manuel, Frank, Ernest and Benjamin. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Louise Tolentino "Cookie" Cole Craig, 60, of Aiea, died last Tuesday at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Jackie D.; daughters Anita Young, Lolita Nakanelua, Teresa Clemente and Rachael Chaco; sons Sidney, Presidio and Cedric Cole; brothers Wendell, Patrick, Felino Jr., Reuben and Steven Tolentino; sisters Doris Maielua, Jeannie Bustamante, Linda Sakai and Melody Lynn Bustos; 24 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Aiea. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Remembrance gathering: Oahu Cemetery Chapel, Nuuanu. Aloha attire.

Kathleen Dufresne, 81, of Honolulu, died Friday in Honolulu. She was born in Fall River, Mass. She is survived by daughter Kathleen Dykes, hanai son Ralph V. Dykes and a grandson. Private services.

Maybelle Bernadine Kawai Kaeo, 58, of Nanakuli, an educational assistant for Nanaikapono Elementary School, died Nov. 12 in Honolulu. She was born in Nanakuli. She is survived by husband Gilbert J.; sons Alan, Donald and Robert Brown; daughters Donna May Brown, Allison Cabansag and Elaine Luna; brothers Joseph, Charles, Matthew, Larry and Timothy Candelario; sisters Marie Doo, Theresa Bruening and Sabrina Candelario; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Scattering of ashes: noon Saturday at Nanakuli Beach Park. Casual attire.

John Francis Kenolio Kaia, 62, of Hana, Maui, a self-employed heavy equipment operator, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was also a trucker and a cowboy. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joloyce, sons John and Kawika, daughters Odetta Nalani Foreman and Dayna Kaia-Kaaihue, stepsons Newton Kekahio and Hunter Praywell, stepdaughters Shawn Labrador and Tanya Rennoe, brother Thomas Baclig, sisters the Rev. Maryanne Kaneshiro and Shirley Mata, nine grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren. Services: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday at Kalama Park, Extension Pavilion. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Kawailani Kalele, infant son of Chad and Jessica of Kona, died Nov. 13 in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is also survived by grandparents Darnel Pili and Swanson, and Larry and Cecilia Slade. Services: 6 p.m. today at St. Michael's Catholic Church Cemetery. Burial to follow. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

Georgina "Nina" Kaneholani, 50, of Anahola, Kauai, a saleswoman for Poi Pounder Shirts, died Friday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harry Jr. and Malcolm; daughter Uilani; mother Carol Ramos; brothers Rusty and Jesse Jose, and Rocco and George Ramos; sisters Ann Dorha, Cindy Bevak, Belles Leidh and Anna Kalulu; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kapaa County Cemetery. Casual attire.

Larry Hideo Kaneshiro, 77, of Hawthorne, Calif., a retired production manager for Ball Industries, Los Angeles, died Nov. 3. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lindon; brothers Jack, Ralph and Sam; sisters Thelma Izu, Pauline Tome, Janet Higa, Elaine Usui and Janet; and a grandson. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Manoa Valley Church, 2728 Huapala St.

Elsie Ung Moi Lau Kealoha, 80, of Honolulu, died Thursday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William "Billy," brothers William and Ernest Lau, and sisters Mabel Lau Chock and Edith Reyes. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Private interment at a later date.

Edward Hauoli Ka Hoku O'Kalani Keaunui, 4 months, son of Edward "Hoku" Keaunui and Charlotta "Noe" McKeague, died Nov. 12. Mass: 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Waianae. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Richard Katsunori Kikkawa, 75, of Wahiawa, a retired federal government estimator for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, died Nov. 12 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mildred; sons Kurtis, Reginald and Keith; daughter Natalie; brothers Albert, Ralph and Stanley; sisters Alice Nishio, Mildred Katayama and Grace Kanda; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Sally Kawehiwehi Lee, 69, of Honolulu, a former real estate agent, died Nov. 12 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Peter Thompson, daughter Lee Meheula, mother Beatrice and sister Nani. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

The Rev. Ernest "Aku" Tom Ling, 87, of Honolulu, a retired pastor for Ka Mauna O' Oliveta -- Church of the True God, Waikane, died Sunday in Hale Nani. He was also a retired employee for Canada Dry-Muller Phipps. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alice T. Eguchi, daughter Anna Millan, sons Dennis T. and Paul T., sister Annie T. Alana and a granddaughter. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Jimmy Wah Wai Lo, 45, of Kailua-Kona, a cook for the Royal Jade Garden, died Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Shuk Yee Yuen, sons Albert and Henry, daughter Christina, brother Wah Kung and sisters Kam Fung and Leyug. Graveside services: 9 a.m. this morning at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Elizabeth Blasque Martin, 30, of Mililani, died last Tuesday. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband David, companions Dante and Jack, father Thomas Blasque Jr., mother Juliette Blasque, grandmother Mary Blasque, brothers Thomas III and Christopher Blasque, and sister Theresa Blasque. Private services.

Kathryn McGilvray Miller, 81, of Honolulu, died Nov. 5. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by son John, sisters Marquerite Brady and Patricia Kreiger, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Robert Carlyle Miller, 53, of Honolulu, died Nov. 10. He was born in Virginia. He is survived by companion Linda Keliinoi, daughter Julie Miller Teigeler and sons Stephen Taylor and Robert Taylor. Private services.

May Sanae Nishiki, 62, of Honolulu, a retired assistant vice president for First Insurance Co., died Nov. 6. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Ernest Kenji, son Kevin Y., mother Tomie Yoshikami, brothers Norman M. and Alan T. Yoshikami, and sister Muriel H. Hamasaki. Private services.

Violet Katsumi Nohara, 78, of Honolulu, died Nov. 12 She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Stanley and Norman, daughters Lorraine Uyeda and Janet Wible, stepdaughter Ellen Kansako, 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Nancy Fumi Okuma, 81, of Honolulu, formerly of Monterey Park, Calif., a retired operations manager for Union Bank of California, died Wednesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Dennis and sisters Gail Miyashiro-Chang and Rose Loui. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lupo Tungpalan Pascual, 85, of Waipahu, a retired employee for Oahu Sugar Co., died Oct. 29. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Carolina; daughters Alice Barroga, Bernadette Bustamante, Elayda Pagulayan and Corazon Monzon; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Alfredo Bonifacio Quiambao, 75, of Ewa Beach, retired owner of a retail and wholesale business in the Philippines, died Nov. 4. He was also a maintenance worker for Kahala Towers. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Flaviana; sons Alfredo Jr., Charles, Bernard, Danilo, Edwin and Francis; daughters Lillian Eisma and Caroline Barredo; sister Elena Sunga; 22 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Vicente "Vic" Viloria Soriano, 41, of Hawaii, died Thursday. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by mother Castora; brothers Jaime and Eliseo; and sisters Elisea Bejasa, Nora Trias and Corazon. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Francisca B. Valentin, 78, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died Nov. 6 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Agmata Gertrudis and Eugenia Anselmo, and three grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire.

Sarah Lee Yang, 92, of Honolulu, a retired professor of education for the University of Hawaii, died last Tuesday in Korean Care Home. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Harold, Raymond, Vernon and Alan; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.



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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