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Obituaries
Sunday, April 7, 2002


Donovan Paul Cachola-Adams, 29, of Makakilo, a Hart Properties employee, died March 29. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Christian Cachola-Oldham, Isaiah Cachola-Adams and Dyllen Ruiz; mother Leila Sagarang; father Edwin Adams; stepmother Trisha Adams; stepfather Benjamin Sagarang; hanai father Kalei Au; sisters Bristy Sagarang, Brittny Sagarang, Brandi Sagarang, Miranda Adams, Mikayla Adams and Catherine Au; brothers Adrian Au, Wendell Au, Keola Au, Joshua Adams, Jordan Adams and Maui Adams; and grandmother Cicinia Adams. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Ka Hale Hoano Hou O Ke Akua Church. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No wreaths. Lei welcome.

Hope Leilani Nihoa-Fujiyama, 2, of Nanakuli, died March 28 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Solomon "Junior" Nihoa Jr. and Joanna Fujiyama; brothers Akila, Shane and Hezekiah Nihoa; sister Chelsea Nihoa; grandparents Winona Nihoa, Moses Fujiyama and Victoria Fujiyama; and great-grandmother Ann Macahdo. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery.

Raymond "Sonny" Kuaana, 72, of Kanaio, Maui, a retired heavy equipment operator, died Thursday in Wailuku. He was born in Kanaio. He is survived by wife Virginia; stepsons Raymond "Maka," John, James "Kimo" and Duane Rivera; stepdaughters Lorna "Ona" Kumulae, Stacey Hosino, Virginia "Ipo" Kamaka and Judy Pavlik; hanai daughters Beatrice "Beabea" Hoopai and Cheryl Fernandez; sister Luka Mata; brothers Jonah, Jack and Joseph; seven hanai grandchildren; 22 stepgrandchildren; and 25 stepgreat-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ballad Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Lei only.

Alicia Kapuakoumela Paoo Levy, 36, of Pearl City, died March 29 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Harold Sr. and Winona; brothers Harold Jr., David, Michel and Raymond; sisters Winona Gomes, Eileen DeLima and Sharon Keaulana; and hanai sister Dallas Wilson. Private services.

George Mendonca, 94, of Kaaawa, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard marine machinist, died Wednesday in Kaneohe. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Hazel; daughters Juanita Mendonca and Yvonne Masters; sons Bernard, Monte and Michael; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Paul Miles, 84, of Honolulu, owner of the Foot Print Co., died March 29. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by wife Gwen and son Kuu La K. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Chapel of Honolulu. Casual attire. Donations suggested to the Calvary Chapel of Honolulu.

Iwazuchi Okamura, 95, of Honolulu, former owner of Holo Holo Kankodan, died March 31 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masae, sons Harold and Clarence, brother Hachiro, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

Theresa Anita "Cora" Rowland, 46, of Wailuku, a teachers aide at Maui Waena Intermediate School, died March 29 in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel; sons Kamakani, Ben and Chasen; daughters Monica Andrews, Michelle Mattos, Jen-Nai Rowland and Francine Kuuipo Andrews; brother Mark Andrews; sister Myrna Andrews; and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Reception to follow at Lanakila Church. Private scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire. Lei only.

Alexander "Tiny" Spencer Jr., 73, of Kaneohe, a retired sheetmetal worker, died Tuesday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bernice; son Alender Jr.; daughters Pamela Scafidi, Cindy Ramos, Priscilla Bode and Pam Carter; brother Floyd; sister Mildred Fleischmann; half-brothers Daniel and Arthur; half-sisters Maile Napoleon and Carol Subiono; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Katsuji "Patrick" Tomita, 81, of Schertz, Texas, a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. worker, died Tuesday in Schertz. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by daughters Patricia Ann Tomita Brown, Mary Jane Warren and Dorothy Larsen; adopted daughter Lisa; brother Yoshinobu; sisters Akiyo Kurihara, Sumie Takeshima and Patsy Hirai; and six grandchildren. Services: Noon Monday at Norman's Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park.

Daniel Yuen, 68, of Waipahu, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jane, son Danton, daughters Wendy and Crystal and three grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 .m. Burial: 10:45 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.



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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