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Obituaries
Saturday, December 20, 2003


Frank Seibert Conkey
Dec. 17, 2003
Frank Seibert Conkey, 89, of Honolulu, an administrator for nonprofit public relations events, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Fort William, Canada. He is survived by brothers George and David. Services pending.

Martha Haliaka Hoopai
Dec. 9, 2003
Martha Haliaka Hoopai, 63, of Kapolei, a retired Barbers Point Elementary School employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George K. Jr.; children John Kalei M., Lisa K., Kalae and Sue-Ann K. Hoopai and Martina K. Leae; sister Ululani Burch; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Kaya Marie Houston-Miyabara
Dec. 10, 2003
Kaya Marie Houston-Miyabara, infant daughter of Christian Miyabara and Michelle Houston, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Miles Miyabara, Pam Divito and Viola Smith; and great-grandparents Litsuko Miyabara and Grace Divito. Private services.

Glenn Milikaa Kwan Hop Kana'e
Dec. 17, 2003
Glenn Milikaa Kwan Hop "Blob" Kana'e, 41, of Kula, Maui, an Aloha House counselor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Annette N.; parents Henry L. and Yvonne L.; brothers Boy, Clarence, Clayton, Garrick and Nathan; hanai brothers Glenn and Nathan Deaton; and hanai sister Shannon Deaton. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church.

Gabriel Machado Sr.
Dec. 13, 2003
Gabriel Machado Sr., 81, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard transportation supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Donald Kessler and Gabriel Machado Jr., brother Stephen, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hobart Heiatte Maxwell
Dec. 15, 2003
Hobart Heiatte Maxwell, 82, of Kailua, a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier, died at home. He was born in Kentucky. He is survived by wife Louise, daughters Mary Butler and Jane Maxwell, brothers Fred and Ray, sister Betty Jean Parker, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Donations suggested to the Hawaii Alzheimer's Association.

Betsy McVay
Dec. 13, 2003
Betsy McVay, 73, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Virginia. She is survived by daughters Lindsay Roberson and Melissa Mateo, sister Kitty Wilson and five grandchildren. Private inurnment at Oahu Cemetery.

Harriet Haruko Morales
Dec. 13, 2003
Harriet Haruko Morales, 81, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Susan Glushenko, Valerie Manuma and Celina Akana; brother Gilbert Toma; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Gene Jimmy Nitahara
Dec. 16, 2003
Gene Jimmy Nitahara, 53, of Honolulu, owner of Honolulu Photo Lab, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Itsuo, brothers John and Bob, sister Terry Leonguerrero, and companions Shirley Agahan and Charlie Brown. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Arthur Mac Pacheco
Dec. 15, 2003
Arthur Mac Pacheco, 84, of Haleiwa, a retired Honolulu firefighter and U.S. Army veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna Fu Pacheco; sons Dennis L. and Calvin D.; brother Albert; sisters Addie Ochsner, Angie Simao and Cozy Campbell; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Yoshio Shimotsu
Dec. 9, 2003
Yoshio Shimotsu, 80, of Kailua, a retired state building inspector, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Michiko; sons Jason, Randy and Clyde; daughter Dale Moore; brothers Wilfred and Albert; sisters Winifred Tateishi and Aiko Miyatake; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Cynthia Talaleu Stowers
Dec. 17, 2003
Cynthia Talaleu Stowers, 12, of Laie, a Kahuku High and Intermediate School student, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by parents Pio and Laura; brother Pio Jr.; sisters Peterinia, Maaola, Kathryn and Falelua; and grandparents Talaleu Stowers and William and Maaola Tenney. Services in Western Samoa.




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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