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Obituaries
Thursday, June 20, 2002


Joanne-Portia Quiroga Albano, 17, of Keaau, Hawaii, a part-time teller at Credit Union of Hawaii, died Monday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by parents Cipriano, brothers Christianray and Jonathan, sister Jessalyn, maternal grandfather Jaime Quiroga and paternal grandfather Felix Dumayag. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

Joanna Maile Apilado, 16, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died last Thursday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by mother Toni Rodriguez; brothers Catalino and Christopher Rodriguez and Abraham and Benjamin; sister Elizabeth Rodriguez; and grandparents Thomas E. and Isabella S. Creelman and Soon-Ne Apilado. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaheo Ward. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Sarah Leiilima "Aunty Ilima" Asuncion, 60, of Kona and Molokai, a saleswoman at Island Delight & Kona Discount Mart in Kailua-Kona, died June 12 in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. She is survived by children Nanette LeiIlima Rodillas, Shalei Asuncion, Charmaine Kaahanui Davis, Patrick Asuncion, Latiya Rodillas, Michael Asuncion, Ronald Asuncion, Kimberly Flores and Juan Asuncion; father Charles Aa Kaahanui; stepfather Herbert A. Rodillas; sister Carnation Haunani Harris; brothers Stanley, Charles, Nelson and Warren Kaahanui and William, Solomon and Allen Harris; 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Hawaii Stake Center in Kailua-Kona. Call after 3:30 p.m. Additional services: 1 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Hoolehua, Molokai Ward. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Frank Moreles Beauchan, 80, of Kailua, a retired federal employee with Shop No. 26, died June 12 in Kailua. He was born in Ewa Beach. He is survived by sons Frank Jr., Berry, Wayne and Keith; daughters Lorraine Galarza, Montez Rodriguez and Debra and Lydia Beauchan; brothers Phillip Beauchan and Larry Fraticelli; sisters Emily Beauchan and Felicia Rodriguez; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Lillian H.S. Chun of Honolulu, a homemaker, died June 5 in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by her husband Stanward; daughters Arleen Lee, Deidre Flock and Melanie Argilla; sister Helen Cho; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ruth Kum Fung Lum Chun, 99, of Honolulu died June 8 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jie Sing, brother Joseph Lum and two grandchildren. Private services.

John Costales, 71, of Hilo, a retired employee of Chevron U.S.A. in Hilo, died last Thursday at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons John Jr. and Michael, daughters Enola G. Kauka and Toni C. Haanio, sister Eleanor Marote and eight grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Herbert "Mickey" Duarte, 72, of Waipahu died June 11. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara; son Michael; daughter Darlene Fujimoto; brothers Frank, Adam and Joseph; sisters Violet Reis and Helen Knizek; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Jane Sei'a Harmon, 65, of Wahiawa died June 6. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Larry Alcarion and Willard Harmon Jr.; daughters JoAnne Maluotoga, Rayme Pauu and Felila Alcarion-Sau; sisters Safotu Lalau, Aniva Noa and Betty Schroeder; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani Stake. Burial to follow at Schofield Barracks Cemetery.

Yeiji Higa, 76, of Mililani, a retired electrical engineer, died June 7. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tsuruyo, sons Melvin K. and Mark H., daughter Helen M. de la Torre, brother Charles, sisters Haru Kaneshiro and Gertrude Moriguchi, and three grandchildren. Private services.

Toki Inasaki, 103, of Honolulu died May 24. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Charles Hideo and Masami, and daughters Sayoko Nanbara and Hanako Morimoto. Private services.

John Kamehameha Kali, 69, of Ewa Beach, originally from Hanapepe, Kauai, died May 25 in Kaiser Medical Center. He is survived by wife Rowena "Mele"; sons John and Albert; daughters Rebecca, Christina and Annette Kali and Rowena Kaulia; brothers Samuel, Henry, Anthony and Peter; sisters Olga Holi, Christina Kali, Hyacinth Miller, Gladiola Tawata, Carole Edwards and Emma DeCosta; and seven grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ewa Beach Ward, 91-1154 North Road. Call after 4 p.m.

Kenneth Kunito Kanayama, 80, of Honolulu, a retired accountant at C. Brewer & Co., died June 12 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Richard, Robert and Earl; and sisters Kazue "Kay" Unebasami, Michiko Okahara, Karie Wakida and Ruth Tanaka. Private services.

Florence "Sista" Keola Margaret Kanehailua, 61, of Waianae died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by former husband Alex; sons Alva and Gunther Kanehailua and Chris Tabag; daughters Aldora and Zelda Kanehailua and Bianca Kanehailua-Freitas; brothers Matthew, William, Frank and Charles Tabag; sisters Veronica Souza and Loretta Liva; 23 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Sunday at Depot Beach in Nanakuli. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Junior "Uncle Biggie" Kaopuiki, 80, of Lanai City, a retired forklift operator for Dole Co., died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Kaa, Lanai. He is survived by son Bobby Sr.; brothers Solomon, Samuel and Isaac; sisters Rebecca Richardson, the Rev. Ku'uleialoha Kanipae and Harriet "Scoop" Catiel; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Kalanakila Oka Malamalama Ho'omana O Iredone Hou Church in Lanai. Call after 10 a.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lanai Community Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Sierra Nicole Anela O Kalani Kincaid, infant daughter of parents Shane and Jennifer of Kapolei, died Sunday in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brothers Cody, Mycah and Jameson; sister Caitlin; and grandparents Michael and Charlotte Kincaid and Felix and Trinidad Echavaria. Private services.

Robert Coe Kline, 86, of Wailuku, a retired technical writer for Hughes Aircraft, died Sunday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by daughters Susanne Lackey and Georgia Kline, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Liu Kan Loong, 85, of Honolulu died June 10 in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in China. She is survived by sons, daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Buddhist services: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Alan M. Lubliner, 55, of Honolulu, a psychotherapist with Kaiser Medical Center, died Monday in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Patterson, N.J. He is survived by partner John R. Condrey, son Christopher J. Condrey, daughter Megan E. Condrey and sister Janet Sperber. Services: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Tenney Theatre, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. Celebration of his life: 1 p.m. at the theater. Donations suggested to the Jewish Community Service, 2550 Pali Hwy., Honolulu 96817; or Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 2434 S. Beretania St., Suite 105, Honolulu 96826.

Robert Leroy "Lee" Masters Jr., 57, of Kaiwiki, Hawaii, an architect, died May 24 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by brother Ronald "Ron," four nieces and three nephews. Private services.

Sue Sumiye Wadahara Miller, 78, of Kaneohe, a private secretary to the city and county physician, administrative assistant to the late Gov. John A. Burns and a retired Realtor, died June 9. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clyde L. "Roy"; sons Leroy H., John M. and David M. Wadahara; brothers Victor and Steve Nakamura; sister Ruth Y. Uramoto; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.

Thomas Martin Negrone, also known as "Pop" and "Tino," 83, of Kaneohe, retired form Heidi and Cook Ltd., died June 10 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He is survived by sons Thomas, Perry and Conrad "Chulito"; daughter Gertrude Horton; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at the park. Casual attire.

Consuelo M. Obiena, 86, of Las Vegas, a retired schoolteacher, died June 8 in Las Vegas. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Lynda Tirao and Gloria; son Joseph Diniega; brother Jose Magaway; sisters Trinidad Torres, Ester Velasco and Salvacion Damian; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony's Church in Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Michael Satoshi Okada, 18, of Hawaii Kai died last Thursday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents John H. and Kumiko, brother Rodney, sister Jane, paternal grandmother Kiyoko and maternal grandparents Nobuyuki and Kikue Hasuda. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Casual attire.

Francisco Justo Paguirigan, 96, of Waipahu, retired from Pearl Harbor Shipyard as a maintenance man, died June 4. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Dolores and daughter Judy. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Nancy Lee Choy Pang, 87, of Honolulu died yesterday in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Thompson, Leslie and Glenn; daughters Gail Chang and Trude Pang Abas; brothers Tin Y., Ralph, Ernest and Raymond Yee; sisters Mary and Sadie Gouveia; and four grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. No flowers.

Mabel Maile Pearson, 59, of Kailua-Kona, a housewife, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Dennis R.; sons Graylen Kaleohano and Dennis R. Jr.; daughter Kimberly; brothers Smith and Edward Kaleohano; sisters Louisa and Mary Alani, Doris Gouveia and Susan and Constance Pua; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Lawrence Phillips Richards, 78, of Ann Arbor, Mich., a professor of biology at Eastern Michigan University, died June 7 in Chelsea Retirement Community. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christina Mary Macgregor, son Andrew F., daughter Christina Sandilands Foxcroft and one grandchild. Services: 1:30 Tuesday at the Museum of the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society in Honolulu. Donations suggested to the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, 923 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu 96817.

Bernard Emmanuel Ryan, 79, of Koloa, Kauai, a psychologist for public schools, died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by son Bernard Jr. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

William Homer Shouse Jr., also known as "Dado" and "Daddy," 81, of Kona, Hawaii, a carpenter and U.S. Navy veteran, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Oklahoma. He is survived by wife Marie M., son William, daughter Sharron Statham, brother Bud, sister Mabel, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Kona Memorial Park. Burial to follow after services. Casual attire.

Ray K. Tachibana, 78, of Honolulu, a retired dentist, died Monday. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Kevin, Kurt, Mark and Jon; brothers Michael Muraoka and Richard; and five grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hugo Halona Wasson Tanner, 59, of Waimanalo, died Monday in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Margret, sons Shaw K.C. and Halona W., and sister Una "Pili" Wolfe. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 41-054 Ehukai St., Waimanalo. Call after 2 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to St. Matthew's Episcopal Church.

Ailene Leilani Lowry Townsend, 86, of Waipahu, a retired florist, died Friday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Bobby Uyehara and Bill; daughters Ululani Young, Dorie Ellis, Marion Makaimoku and Charlotte Lazaga; sister Lovey Douglas; brother Billy B.H.; grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. Services pending.

Evelyn Lucille Trent, 83, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a retired manager of a condominium at Point Hueneme in California, died June 11 at home. She was born in Ida Grove, Iowa. She is survived by daughter Diann Keliikoa-Coito, hanai sons Haole Boy and Kanaka Boy Coito, and hanai daughters Lala Girl and Eleele Girl Coito. Celebration of her life: 2 to 7 p.m. at 68-1775 Puu Nui St., Waikoloa, Hawaii. Her ashes will be scattered at Waikiki at a later date.

Charles Shigeru Uchihara, 75, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper for Iolani Palace, died June 12 in Beverly Manor Nursing Facility. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Emily E., daughters Helen Uchihara and Sally Oda, brothers Isamu and Kiyoshi, sister Harriette Matsuo and three grandchildren. Private services.

Eleanor L. Wilson, 91, of Kaneohe, who retired as a clerk at the Post Exchange at Kaneohe Marine Base, died Monday at home. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by son Don Wilson, one grandchild and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Tsugio Yoshida, 91, of Honolulu, a retired general constructor for Yoshida Brothers Inc., died June 10 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Chieko; son Michael; daughter Jean Omori; brother Tatsuo; sisters Yoshiko Ota, Ethel Ishida and Doris Yoshioka; and three 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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