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Obituaries
Friday, January 3, 2003


Frank Loo / Isle lawmaker

Stanley Takahashi / Hotel industry executive

Robert S. Bright, 71, of Las Vegas, formerly of Hilo, a state land surveyor in Hilo, died Dec. 25 at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Terry and Dennis Bright; stepchildren Kim Murphy, Janiece Price and Kevin Murphy; brothers James, Ronald and Wallace; sisters Leilani Aguiar and Judy Pereira; three grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: 8-10 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Graveside services: 10 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Floyd M. Cammack, 70, of Kaneohe, a retired librarian and harpsichord builder, died Tuesday in Kaneohe. He was born in Frankfort, Ky. He is survived by mother Helen and sister Lois Pemble. Private services.

Evan Wah Chu Chong, 84, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard computer programmer, died Nov. 28. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Yvonne Siko, brothers Harry and Nelson, sisters Amy Ching and Lauretta Saito, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Silverio Duldulao Domingo, 88, of Honolulu, died Dec. 21 in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Bernardino and Justo, daughters Filipa Invencion and Anita Dy, nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Esau Telekalafi Fononga, 22, of Lahaina, will be remembered in services 10 p.m. Sunday at United Methodist Church in Honolua. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 8:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Fononga died Dec. 25 after a single-car crash on Honoapiilani Highway in Lahaina. He was born in Wailuku and worked for his family's business cleaning restaurants. He is survived by parents Moahengi and Losa; sisters Fipe, Tupou and Malia; and grandparent Tongovua. Burial: 10 a.m. at Puuehuehu Cemetery in Lahaina. Casual attire.

Ernest Minoru Fukuda, 66, of Honolulu, a tour driver, died Dec. 20 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lompoc, Calif. He is survived by son Jason; daughter Darlene; brothers Robert, Calvin, Ronald and Michael; sisters Nancy Hayashida and Joyce Salmon; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Joseph "Pake" Kalani Hatchie Jr., 73, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, died Dec. 23 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons John K., Joseph K. III, Raymond K. and Stanley L.; daughters Rachel L. Kaneshiro and Michelle L. Perez; brothers James K. and Andrew A.M. Sr.; sisters Margaret M. Hatchie, Ruby H. Kaaihue and Gladiola A. Schneider; 19 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Boyd Higashi, 46, of Kapahi, Kauai, a Federal Express carrier, died Monday at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Chavis; daughter Brandi; father Harry Sr.; mother Patsy M.; stepmother Patricia; brothers Harry Jr. and Buddy; sisters Lynn Ajimura-Lee, Gail Chun, Karen Alapai and Amanda Higashi; and one grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Lihue Hongwanji. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sarah Kela Israel, 78, of Mililani, a retired taxi driver, died Dec. 25 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in South Kona. She is survived by sons Samuel Kroger, Carlos and Louis Fisher, and George M. Jr. and Lorrin Israel; daughters Kela Caldwell, Delphine M.K. Hostetter and Simone Barboza; brother Lorrin Nahinu; sisters Amy Oliveira, Helen White and Cecilia Cornelio; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Robert Shinobu Kikawa, 81, of Honolulu, a retired optometrist, died last Friday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Beatrice S.; son Daniel; daughters Gail McConnell, Robyn Kam and Linda Tatsuno; brother James Kikawa; sister Betty Ogami; and eight grandchildren. Private services.

Alice "Elsie" Madamba, 78, of Honolulu, died Dec. 25 in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Ernest Enos and sister Margaret Higgins. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Icasiano "Marty" IgonIgon Martelino, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Ford journeyman mechanic, died Dec. 21 in Kaneohe. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Mokihana, daughter Melinda Alexander, brothers Francisco and Constantino IgonIgon, sister Dionisia Ibutnandi and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery.

Hannah Kailihiwa Mizumoto, 78, of Nanakuli, died Dec. 25 in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis N.H. Sr. and Lionel F.N. Medeiros; daughters Sheilah T.M. Kalima, Georgieann K. Keiki, Darlene Rosolowich and Cheryl K. Morris; brother John Y.O. Davis Jr.; sisters Kealoha "Eleanor" Hoomanawanui and Alice M. Davis-Carson; 25 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rita Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Mabel Chizuko Nakagawa, 71, of Honolulu, a retired state employee, died Saturday. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by daughter Susan Maja; sons Kenneth, Melvin and Gary; brothers Iwao, Tetsuo and Richard Kawakami; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Kurt Ken Nishimoto, 51, of Honolulu, a state Department of Defense employee, died Dec. 9. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Karl and Eva, sisters Yvonne Tanaka and Carla Nishimoto, and brother Erik. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

June Kealikookalehua Nuuanu, 60, of Nanakuli, died Dec. 24 in Ewa Beach. She is also survived by brother Henry. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday.

Alfred Homelani Oliva Sr., 59, of Waianae, an Aloha Petroleum station cashier in Waianae, died last Friday in Waianae. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Alfred Oliva Jr. and Kinsley Kahumoku; daughters Tammy Matautia and Mechelle Uyeda; mother Miriam; brothers Hilarion Jr., Arthur, Wilson, Wallace, Danson, Westley and Weston; and seven grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Richard John Paiva, 72, of Hilo, formerly of Hakalau, a retired construction supervisor for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died Dec. 21 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Bryan K., Myles "Ricky," Morris and Thaddeus "Ted"; daughter Renette "Lisa" Ah Yo; brother Moses; sisters Hazel Langsi, Eleanor Segovia and Genevieve Nishi; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Alverna "Al" Lokelani Shea Phillips, 76, of Waihee, Maui, died last Friday in Wailuku. She is also survived by brother Gilbert Shea. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.

Solomon "Tolo" Leialoha Robins, 57, of Waianae, a retired state Highways Division Waianae Yard truck driver, died Dec. 20 in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shirleen M.; sons Saul B.I. Robins and Arthur Jr. and Solomon Nahina; daughter Anela Arquinez; parents Harry and Dorothy; brothers John and Roy; sisters Thelma Robello, Albertha Tavares III, Shelley Mahoe and Harrilyn Robello; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Dr. Adela G. Sanidad, 77, of Aiea, died Dec. 26 in Waipahu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at Our Lady of Good Counsel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary published Tuesday.

Larry Seikichi Teruya, 68, of Honolulu, a Wisteria chef, died Tuesday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean T., son Michael, daughters Janice Ohisa and Roxanne Yoshida, brother Tamotsu Teruya, sisters Yoneko Teruya and Jean Okuma, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jack W. Woltman, 81, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, died Dec. 25 in Aiea. He was born in New Mexico. He is survived by wife Nancy; sons Michael and David Talock; daughters Julia Zeek, Reshela DuPuis and Linda Trisciuzzi; sister Faye Fox; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ayako Yanagihara, 88, of Honolulu, died Dec. 16 in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Bertram, Carl and Gene; daughter Amy Gushiken; sister Michiko Shinohara; five grandchildren; and four 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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