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Obituaries
Monday, September 30, 2002


Pearl A. Anduha, 82, of Waianae, a retired Hickam Air Force Base employee, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son David Jr.; daughter Antoinette "Toni" Del Rosario; brothers Herbert, Robert, Jimmy and William Teixeira; sisters Bernice Belaski, Louise "Girly" Arellano, Geraldine "Geri" Kinores and Cecilia Carvalho; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Michael "Zak" Carta, 29, of Orchidland Estates, Keaau, Hawaii, a carpenter and landscaper, died Sept. 17. He was born in Grants Pass, Ore. He is survived by companion Sarah Goldman; sons Jasper and Jakzen; mother Janet Carta-Hill; father Jerry Douglas; brothers Casey and Cody Carta and James Douglas; sisters Kyanne Carta and Fleta and Feebe Douglas; and grandparents Bill and Marilyn Carta. Services: 2 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 1407 Kapiolani St., Hilo. Potluck gathering will follow the services at another location. For more information, call 961-2030 or 982-5399. Casual attire.

Juanita Momi Wong Howell, 83, of Lanikai, died Sept. 20 in Utah. She is survived by hanai sister Momi Lee. Additional information was provided by the mortuary for an obituary published yesterday.

Albert Kahuamua Kalahele, 82, of Honolulu, a retired welder, died Thursday in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen, son Charles A.M., brothers Samuel and Earl, and sister Ludia Fernandez. Services: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Henry Toshio Kawano, 83, of Pearl City, owner of Henry's Appliance and Furniture Service, died Sept. 22. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Mitsue; son Irwin; daughters Amy Mikasa, Ann Kawano and Karen Yoshioka; sister Sachiko Nishioka; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Alfred A. Kimokeo, 83, of Kaumalapau, Lanai, a retired Dole Pineapple shipping clerk, died Sept. 20 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Roy Y.; daughter Nedine Gali; brother Kaipo; sisters Emma Ah Ho, Annie Yagi, Pauline Kimokeo, Leilani Nicola and Eva Lawrence; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services. Scattering of ashes held on Lanai at a later date.

Elsie Kikuye Matsuda, 91, of Honolulu, a retired business accountant for the Department of Defense and District Court, died Sept. 20. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roy T. Matsuda and two grandchildren. Private services.

Norma Janet Colotario Morreira, 61, of Kaneohe, a hospital nurse's aide, died Sept. 22 in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. She is survived by brother Reginald Colotario; and sisters Rosalie Punahele, Deborah Donovan and Nadine Lelenoa. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private burial on Molokai at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Matsuyo Nakamura, 87, of Hilo, a preschool teacher, died Sept. 12 in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sisters Yaeko Osako and Ruth A. Terada. Private services.

Hajime Oda, 99, of Honolulu, a retired baker's helper for Liliha Bakery, died Sept. 19 in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born on Maui. She is survived by sons Nobuto, Richard, Harry, Arthur and David Oda; daughters Agnes C. Kawaguchi, May Sakata and Nancy Wong; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kiyoko "Daisy" Oka, 79, of Waipahu, died Tuesday. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. She is survived by sons Brian, Keane and Garrick; daughter Annette; sisters Toshi Hada and Kimiye Yamashita; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Chikayo Okano, 89, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a Moanalua Macadamia Nut Factory employee, died Tuesday in Hilo Medical Center Extended Care Facility. She is survived by sons Melvin and Steven; daughters Arlene, Elaine and Linda Okano; brother Takeo Yamachika; sister Violet Ung; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Marion Kikue Sakai, 83, of Aiea, died Sept. 21. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by daughter Karen Kawamoto, brothers Dael and Michael Sugai, and two grandchildren. Private services.

George "Chum" Frederick Schmidt Sr., 64, of Nanakuli, a retired mason, died Sept. 18. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons George J.F., George F. Jr. and Curtis Schmidt and George Goodwin; daughters Joanna and Leilani Schmidt and Marjorie Gangi, Sandra Strauch, Amelia Aki-Rulloda and Joewana and Georgette Aki; brother Ernest; sisters Regina Keawe, Rose Garcia and Margaret Thompson; and 45 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Seichi "Shima" Shimabukuro, 71, of Pearl City, a retired chemist for the U.S. Government Public Works Center at Pearl Harbor and a former chemist for the Pineapple Research Institute, died Sept. 21 in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Maunaloa, Molokai. He is survived by wife Hanayo; son Eric; daughters Ceanne Ruehle and Denynne Kuniyoshi; brother Seiji; sisters Edith Asato, Elsie T. Higa and Harriet Choy; and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

Romualdo Saturno Solanzo, 88, of Honolulu, died Sept. 5 in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Clara, son Valentino, daughter Bernardita, brothers Salustiano and Restituto, and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Miriam Chisayo Watanabe, 87, of Waipahu, died last Monday. She was born in Makua. She is survived by son Roger, daughter Charlotte Edwards, two grandchildren and seven great-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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