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Obituaries
Tuesday, June 17, 2003


Leilani A. Almeida, 81, of Honolulu, died June 2 in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Frederick Baker Jr., daughters Lehualani "Amber" Hale and C. Hula Cauton, brother John Khan, nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Blanche Brazil Hilario "Tiny" Amps, 84, of Waianae, died last Tuesday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Cappy Capelouto, Alvin Kumalaa and Kenneth, Gordon and Arthur Amps; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at the cemetery.

Felina B. Aquino, 55, of Kahului, died Friday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Caba Launion, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Rudy, son Franklin, daughters Floridal Picer and Deborah Kau, brother the Rev. Antonio Bacungan, sister Juanita Geleng and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines.

Jeffrey Plaza Barcenilla, 53, of Waipahu, died June 1 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ivy K. "Ross"; son Jacob K.; daughter Shanalee F. Kuikahi; mother Frances P. Delos Santos; brothers Russell Ablao and Frederick, Rexford and Sweeney Barcenilla; sisters Yvonne Maxwell, Pamela Menchaca and Christine Tate; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God Church, 3400 Moanalua Road, Red Hill. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Richard Romeo Chaves Jr., 42, of Honolulu, a former employee for First Hawaiian Bank, Trust Division, died Wednesday. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by father Richard R. Sr., mother Betty Samaritano and sister Desiree C. McLain. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Heart Association.

Dorothy Leilani De Silva, 80, of Hilo, died Wednesday in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Glenn; daughter Arlene T. Hoy; brothers George R. and Samuel Moniz and William Reis; sisters Irene Dawe, Mary Chandler, Ivy Zabriske, Mae Bryant and Faith Chu; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Section 4. Casual attire.

Paul Kim Flores, 61, of Pearl City, died last Tuesday in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Rose and brothers Gilbert, Arthur, Francis, Randolph and Edwin. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.

The Rev. Solomona Fuiava, 66, of Waipahu, a retired equipment operator and a pastor, died June 6 in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Aunuu, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Vaiula; sons Solomona Situe Jr. and David Fuiava; daughters Aileen Kapiolani and Gail V. Fuiava; parents Situe Manoa and Ilasa Fuiava; brothers Liugalua Paniani and Kalakaua, Avaloa and To'atautali Fuiava; sisters Filiorosa Fuiava and Miriama Makulino; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Full Samoan Gospel Pentecostal Church, 3814 Salt Lake Blvd. Call after 2 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.

Catherine Agee Hoxie, 94, of Walnut Creek, Calif., a homemaker, died Thursday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Dixon, Calif. She is survived by husband John W.; sons John Jr., Tim and Fred; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services to be held in California at a later date.

Alice Hatsumi Kimura, 89, of Kaneohe, died last Tuesday in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by nephews Wayne, Wendell, Wally and Dean. Private services.

Walter Tadao Kozuki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel maintenance man, died June 7 in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toshiye, son Les and sisters Jean Harris and Sadako Sakai. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Leonard Leiwalo Sr., 47, of Waianae, died June 6 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Leonard Jr.; father George Sr.; brothers George Jr., Francis and Harold; and sisters Shirlene Grunwald, Diana Lopez and Rose-Nani Aleka. Private services.

Lyric Gumayagay Llanto, infant son of Annalyne A. Gumayagay and Linus R. Llanto, of Ewa, died June 6 in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by grandparents Darlina and Anacleto Gumayagay and Juanita Rozmeski; and great-grandparents Maria and Esteban Gumayagay. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Kaoru Nakahara, 87, of Hilo, a retired Global Associates employee, died June 7 in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai family Evelyn Kawano and Chiyoe and Allan Morinoue. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Josephine Ongais, also known as "Joann" and "Jo," 73, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died June 4. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by daughters Annette Perreira, Vanessa Bosque, Beverly Yerton and Debra and Cheryl Bali; brother Robert Lindsey; sisters Agnes Kim, Virginia Price and Florence Fifie; 22 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at the cemetery. No flowers.

Chester Rydzewski, 67, of Hauula, formerly of Honolulu, a Foodland Supermarket meat manager in Kalihi, died May 22 at home. He was born in Norwich, Conn. He is survived by companion Edward Fraser, brothers Charles and John, and sister Jane Fedus. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Jun Junji Sakauye, 62, of Honolulu, an Excel Designs Inc. architect, died Friday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by wife Sharon R., son Todd, daughter Tara, father Shinobu, brother James and sisters Jean Toyama and Judi Freedman. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Tuli "Ekuale" Tauaa, 56, of Honolulu, died May 30 in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Nisa T.; sons Koroseta and Meaalofa; daughters Dolce, Matalasi and Martha Tauaa; brothers Kalepo, Fetalai, Tauaitua and Feagaiga; and sisters Leauga, Lauagaia and Matavai Tauaa, Tofuola Kirisimasi and Lusi Iakopo. Private services.

Erbie O. Thomas Jr., 84, of Riverview, Mich., died yesterday. He is survived by wife Betty Ann, son Kevin J., daughter Diane Coskey, brother James Medeiros and two grandchildren. Services to be held at Trenton, Mich.

Katherine Toshiko Yoshikami, 46, of Hawaii Kai, a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. human resources manager, died June 4 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. She is survived by husband Rodney, daughter Alicia B., stepdaughters Toby Morioka and Jody L. Yoshikami, mother Miyoko "Micki" Sasaki, brother Jeffrey Sasaki and two step-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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