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Obituaries
Monday, December 31, 2001


Yai Abe, 93, of Honolulu, a retired packer at Aloha Shoyu Co., died Dec. 13 in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by daughters Jessie Abe, Ruby Abe and Joanne Watanabe; brother Richard Goto; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Haruo Amakawa, 78, of Honolulu, retired owner of Ama's Place, died Dec. 21 at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet K., daughter Sandra Y. Amakawa and brother Walter Miura. Private services.

Isabelle Cabral, 89, of Honolulu, died Thursday in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Antone Jr., Joseph, Abel and Thomas; daughters Marie Ferill and Nancy Morolt; brothers Manual Moniz and Ernest Moniz; sisters Elizabeth Sorge, Virginia Himenes, Dorothy Bades, Daisy Costa and Mabel Manoi; 47 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at United Full Gospel Fellowship Church, 95-061 Waimakua Drive, Mililani. Burial: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Raymond Cypriano, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died Dec. 18 in Hale Nani Health Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons John Amaral Jr. and Eugene Cypriano; daughter Carol M. Fuller; brothers Eugene Cypriano and Wallace Landford; sisters Elsie Torio, Minerva Viveiros, Geraldine Brilhante and Catherine Gomes; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Barbara Ann Davis, 54, of Honolulu, a secretary, died Saturday. She was born in Warren, Ohio. She is survived by son Cary; sisters Karen Green and Brenda Cornelius; brothers William, Richard and Randall Cornelius; companion Steven Hunter; and one grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

Gerardo Deliz Jr., 74, of Mililani, a retired Pearl Harbor Supply Field Department employee, died Dec. 16. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Losina "Lucy"; son Gerardo III; daughter Lynne Monge; brothers Daniel, Nando and Salva; sisters Frances Hoffman and Anna Lee; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Douglas Hiyoshi Furuhashi, 84, of Honolulu, a retired shoe salesman at the Ala Moana Robins Shoe Store, died Dec. 21. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Ann Uramoto and Heather Chun, brothers Warren M. and Forrest S., sister Frances S. Lee and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Maria Canuta Acoba Salacup Galla, 80, of Honolulu, died Dec. 16 in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Flora Galla LaMontagne, sister Aurelia Cortez, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Florentino "Tino" Castillo Geronimo, 66, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. employee, died Dec. 24. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Erlinda; son Manuel; daughters Judith Gilliland and Carmen Geronimo; brothers Pedro, Leon, Cirilo, Rodrigo, Jonathan and Brian; sisters Victoria Felipe and Jenny Geronimo; stepmother Norma; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, Makai Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Joseph Ha Sr., 79, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard rigger, died Dec. 21. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by daughter Mildred "Millie" and sister Bessie Shelton. Private services.

Kimiko N. Hayashi, 90, of Waimea, Hawaii, owner-operator of K. Hayashi Store, died Tuesday. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Thomas K. and Richard I.; daughters Jean H. Hayashi and Norma M. Matsumoto; brothers Harold J., Thomas T. and Stanley Y. Nakahara; sisters Sayoko Morikawa and Shigeko Hata; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kamuela Hongwanji Mission. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

May Kamai Hoomana, 80, of Nanakuli, died Dec. 21 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Thomas; sons Gregory Kamai Sr., Rowland P. Yee and Kaluna Hoomana; daughters Shirleen M. Robins and Nadine U. Kila; brother Richard Kamai; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Stephnie Marie Kailihiwa Kala, 57, of Waianae, died Dec. 20. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clinton "Sonny"; sons Ivan, Clinton and Dennis; daughter Katherine Cadirao; mother Hannah Mizumoto; brothers Dennis Medeiros and Lionel Medeiros; sisters Sheicah Kalima, Georgieann Keiki, Darlene Rosolowich and Cheryl Morris; 21 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rita Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Chiyo Kobashigawa, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Dec. 22 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation Facility. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by daughter Audrey S. Nelson, brother Shigeru Shiroma, sister Otome Atta and two grandchildren. Private services.

Takumi Crabby Koyama, 89, of Honolulu, retired owner of Style Shoe Store, died Dec. 24 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Margaret, daughter Jan, sister Harriet Matsumoto, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m.

Amanda W.F. Laulusa, 17, a student at Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy, died Wednesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Iese, mother Renee, sister Karlyn, grandmother Faatulia and grandfather Leander N. Nunies. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Aloha attire.

Mau Yun Len, 90, of Honolulu, died Tuesday. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Norman and Raymond, daughters Asoong Elliott and Eleanor Len, sister Mau Kim O. Kam, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

William Antone "Willy" Lopes Jr., 75, of Nanakuli, died Wednesday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Louise "Baby Doll" Nihipali, Crystal "Honeygado" Kakalia, Danyea Lopes-Talamoa and Lauae "Cissy" Kanehailua; sons William "Son" III, Robert "Bobby," Castner, Lynn "Beany" and Norman; brothers Daniel Kaimi, Wilfred Lopes and Clifford "Kippy" Lopes; sisters Francis Brown and Muriel Hauhio; 44 grandchildren; and 67 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Roy Ryosuke Mayeda, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired U.S. Government Public Works Center carpenter, died Dec. 16 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marian; sons Darrell and Kendall; daughter Teri A. Kuroiwa; sisters Tsuruko Tanaka, Fukae Ono and Mary Sato; and one grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lani Cadiz Nakata, 35, of Pearl City, owner of Wardland Enterprise, died Dec. 15 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Howard M.; sons Holan C. and Casey J.; parents Anastacio Cadelinia and Praxedes Cadelinia; brothers Honesto, William, Samuel and Efren Cadelinia; and sisters Lilian Gamayo, Leriza McCabe and Lovelin Visitacion. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel (on the corner of Nuuanu Avenue and Beretania Street). Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Justin Mark Ikaika Rabang, 12, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a student at Kalanianaole School, died Tuesday at home. He was born in Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Mark and Donna, brother Jeremy, sisters Shayna and Daysha, and grandmother Deolinda Ah Fong. Private services.

Emelaine Olotoa Rodriguez, 54, of Honolulu, died Dec. 22. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by son Ricardo; daughter Sara; brothers George Vaesa'u and Frank Olotoa; sisters Ta'a Olotoa, Uluiva Schnetzler and Salamasina Brown; and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in American Samoa.

Caroline Leilani Talon, 64, of Pearl City, a retired publishing supervisor at GTE Telephone Co., died Dec. 24. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Bernaldo "Chick"; sons Michael and Roland; daughter Leilani Klein; father Joseph Lee; brother Robert Tong; sisters Veronica Piena, Cynthia Chong, Mapuana Chang and Lani Fukuda; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Interment: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Hakau "Nana" Tapu Makihele Unga, 79, of Waipahu, died Dec. 21. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Sefo; sons Makihele, Malakai and Steven; daughters Ionita Kalamafoni, Faiekina Pierce, Hueina Pekipaki, Lilieta Unga, Ramona Laulea and Rima King; brother Tevita Makihele; sister Anafifita Suliafu; 37 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu. Call after 6 p.m. Additonal services: 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Tai Mui Tong Yeung, 92, of Honolulu, died Dec. 9 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Kam Tim and Yun Hun; daughters Yau Tong, Yau Chen, Yim Qu and Choy Quan; 23 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist services to be held Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Glenn K. Yonehiro, 67, of Honolulu, died Friday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Veronica; sons Sean, Scott, Grant and Austin; daughter Lisa; sister Jollie Figueres; and six grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. next Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sophie Marie Zervic, 77, of Honolulu, a former clerk for Outrigger Hotels, died Tuesday. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by daughters Linda Maher, Maureen Benz and Debra Zervic; brother Joseph Los; sister Leona Marsolek; and one grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes.



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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