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Obituaries
Tuesday, May 28, 2002


Maxine Hughes / Journalist

Ciriaco Agcaoili, 99, of Kahuku, a retired laborer with the sugar industry, died May 16 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sister Juliana Jose and numerous nieces and nephews. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Roch Church in Kahuku. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Katherine Kumukokelani Igawa, 80, of Kihei, Maui, a bartender at Aunty Becky's Tavern and a seamstress, died Friday in Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Takeo; daughter Katherine Texeira; brother Albert Kahalewale; hanai sisters Myrtle Silva, Bettylou Seabury, Verna Almadova and Nancy Hall; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Ann Church. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park.

Yasuo "James" Koochi, 94, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore with Castle & Cooke, died March 18 in Hale Nani Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Lily Yanagi, Annette "Annie" Fung and Lynette "Lynn" Maruo; brother Masajiro "Masa"; sister Fumiko "Harriet" Kusunoki; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rodrigo "Rudy" Saturnino Lucas, 87, of Honolulu, a clothes presser for local department stores, died May 12. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes; sons Abraham, Franklin and Christopher Chadelin; daughters Misty, Susanna and Gloria "Chips"; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Namie "Nancy" Nishioka, 79, of Hilo, a food preparer at University of Hawaii-Hilo cafeteria-restaurant, formerly known as Saga Food, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Atsumi; sons Clyde, Donald and Horace; daughters Aileen Nishioka and Carleen Yamashita; brothers Bunji Fujimoto and Yoshito, Rusty and Rukuro Sumi; sisters Harue Fukunaga, Michiko Oyama and Umeo Hayashida; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

James Shigeo Oda Sr., 74, of Mililani, a retired visual information specialist with the Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Shafter, died May 7. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kiyoko "Kay," sons Byron and James, daughter Iris, brother Richard "Yoshiyuki" and sister Barbara "Pancho" Gregg. Private services.

Arlington Magdalino Papaia, 69, of Kaneohe, a retired federal maintenance worker, died May 15 in Kailua. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers George and Joseph, and sister Eva Cabe. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Roberto "Robert" Ugalino, 39, of Wailuku, a disabled construction worker and a member of the Army National Guard 1st Infantry, died Thursday in Wailuku. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Jocelyn C.; parents Calixto A. and Felisa O.; son Robert "RJ"; daughters Janelle T. and Jillian P.; brothers Rudy, Zaldy and Efren; sister Naida Manuel; and paternal grandparents Fruto and Marciana. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Norman's Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at same chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual/aloha attire.

Toshiko Yamashiroya, 80, of Pearl City died May 7. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Aichi, son Calvin, daughter Sharon Nishida, sister Yoki Takashima and three grandchildren. Private services.

Carol Yuri Yoshishige, 38, of Mililani, formerly employed by the Liberty House information services department, died May 20. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Alan; son Harrison A.; mother Akiko Nawatani; half brothers Henry, Clayton and Raymond Nawatani; and sister Alice Nawatani. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.



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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