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Obituaries
Tuesday, January 6, 2004




Charles Aipia
Dec. 24, 2003
Charles Aipia, 79, of Kaaawa, a retired city heavy equipment operator, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kaaawa. He is survived by sons Charles, William, Keli'i and Kalani; daughters Patricia and Barbara Aipia and Marion Haili; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.

Adelaide Keahi Alameida
Dec. 13, 2003
Adelaide Keahi Alameida, 82, of Los Angeles and Kailua-Kona, a retired custodian for the Kailua-Kona post office and pantry worker for the former Kona Inn Hotel, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Waiohinu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Woodrow, daughter Roberta Soares, 16 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4-6 p.m. Friday at Mauna Ziona Congregational Church in Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 7 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Jesse Eugene Blackwell
Dec. 28, 2003
Jesse Eugene Blackwell, 72, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, died. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by wife Anna D.; son Benjamin D.; stepson Boyd D. Bond; daughter Frances; stepdaughters Caroline, Suzi, Sally and Betsy Bond; brother Charles E. Waddell III; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Clement's Church in Makiki. Reception to follow at Hanahauoli School. Interment to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl, at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Association of Graduates at West Point, Fisher House at Tripler, Hanahauoli School, Hawaii School for Girls at La Pietra, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Kilauea Drama and Entertainment Network or St. Clement's Church.

Kathleen Boteilho
Dec. 30, 2003
Kathleen Boteilho, 49, of Kahului, a child-care provider, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Stanley, daughters Barbara and Lisa, father Harry Castro, brothers Harry Boteilho Jr. and Ricky Castro, and sister Terri Rezentes. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Henry Robinson Cozo Jr.
Dec. 26, 2003
Henry Robinson Cozo Jr., 52, of Ewa Beach, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Danalyn Millan; sons Victor Cabalbal and Hanalei, Roland and Bobby Cozo; daughters Danielle Teuteu, Brandi Vierra and Cherrie, Robin, Lokelani and Keokeo Cozo; brothers Emil and Kendall; sisters Alethea R. Ralar and Margo R. Sordilla-Cozo; and 13 grandchildren. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Esperanza Agudo Daleja
Dec. 7, 2003
Esperanza Agudo Daleja, 88, of Waipahu, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Rufino and Marino, daughters Agustina Agudo and Justina Evangelista, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held on Maui. Casual attire.

Damiano Hufano Duclayan
Dec. 22, 2003
Damiano Hufano Duclayan, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired Diner's Restaurant employee at Waimalo Shopping Center, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Barrangay Cadaclan, San Fernando La Union City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cayetana R.; sons Marcelino, Dionisio and Danilo; daughters Soledad Bocalbos, Candida Corpuz, Ester Odtohan, Betty Ramos, Diana McGonagle and Marilou Aguilar; brother Gregorio; sisters Juliana Marquez and Benita Rivera; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Laurence Michio Harada
Dec. 22, 2003
Laurence Michio Harada, 53, of Honolulu, a Verizon Hawaii Inc. telephone technician, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Tadao, mother Masae, brother Alvin T. and sisters Caroline H. Okimoto and Patricia M.H. Odan. Private services.

Tokiwa Ito
Dec. 29, 2003
Tokiwa Ito, 86, of Kahului, a former cook for Harold's Inn, died at home. She was born in Kaanapali, Maui. She is survived by sons Mel and Kenneth R., daughter Eileen Muraoka, sister Yaeko Matsumoto and five grandchildren. Private services.

Andrew Kuuopuulaniakealoha Kahokuloa
Dec. 31, 2003
Andrew Kuuopuulaniakealoha Kahokuloa, 58, of Anahola, Kauai, a charcoal maker for Niihau, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born on Niihau. He is survived by wife Violet H.K.; sons Andrew O., John, Matthew, Philip W. and Mark K.; daughters Eleanor P. Hookano, Gail K. Shintani and Katherine K. and Violet H. Kahokuloa; brother Palenapa Kaohelaulii Sr.; sisters Lei Pahulehua and Winona Teeter; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery. Casual attire.

Takeo Karasuda
Dec. 26, 2003
Takeo Karasuda, 91, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired Kau Agribusiness road construction worker, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Richard M., daughters Lorraine S. and Nancy M., and three grandchildren. Private services.

Wayne Tetsuo Kihara
Jan. 3, 2004
Wayne Tetsuo Kihara, 48, of Hilo, a state agricultural inspector, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Harumi, father Tooru, brother Lester and sister Jane Kihara-Villanueva. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Richard L. Larson
Dec. 31, 2003
Richard L. Larson, 79, of Albany, Ore., formerly of Seattle and Kailua, owner of Dick's Downtown Texaco and Hazelwood Apartments manager, died in Albany. He also was a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II. He was born in Goldfield, Iowa. He is survived by wife Lillian; son Richard; daughters Catherine Thompson, Barbara Villaruel and Catharine AhYou; brothers Edward and Robert; sister Marilyn Winterton; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services held in Oregon. Donations suggested to The Healing Rooms, c/o Fisher Funeral Home. Call 541-928-3349. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Friday.

Florence Tai Moi Lee
Dec. 14, 2003
Florence Tai Moi Lee, 94, of Aiea, a retired Kahala Sports Wear seamstress, died in Liliha Health Care Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons David and Lawrence, daughter Frances Wong, brother Sung Hoon Pang, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Epiphany Episcopal Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Jane Hamako Lim
Dec. 31, 2003
Jane Hamako Lim, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Island Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Melvin Kaneshiro; daughters Ronnie Matsuda, Patti Mahelona and Dawn Hubbard; brothers Charles, George and Stanley Oishi; sisters Lillian Yamane and Rose Teshima; stepsister Ethel K. Harada; and seven grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Casual attire.

Pastor Limatoc
Dec. 8, 2003
Pastor Limatoc, 94, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. machinist, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Cangmangki, Enrique Villanueva, Siquijor, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Segunda S. "Elsie," daughter Betty L. Barrera, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Mary Caroline Medeiros
Dec. 26, 2003
Mary Caroline Medeiros, 83, of Ewa Beach, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert, Samuel, Bernard, Leroy, Henry and Norman; daughters Jacqueline Moniz, PaulaAnn Vares and Patricia, June and Francine Medeiros; brother Harry Demello; sister Betty Ariz; 43 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at the cemetery.

Florence Sumiko Mishima
Dec. 20, 2003
Florence Sumiko Mishima, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Carol & Mary's stock clerk, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother George M. and sister Phyllis Y. Hashimoto. Private services.

Dorothy Haruko Morisako
Dec. 24, 2003
Dorothy Haruko Morisako, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Home Craft Shop co-owner, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alwyn H. and Arnold H., daughter Barbara T. Ota, brother Norman S. Katayama, sister Nora Y. Takabayashi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Casual attire. No flowers.

Gladys Atsuko Nakagawa
Dec. 25, 2003
Gladys Atsuko Nakagawa, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alan K. and Mark K.; daughter Gayle K. Awong; sisters Helen Takenaga, Nancy Imori and Doris Hironaka; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Elsie Shigeko Ogawa
Dec. 25, 2003
Elsie Shigeko Ogawa, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Russell S., Eric B. and Curtis O.; daughter June M. Kaya; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Paula Salom Sol
Dec. 25, 2003
Paula Salom Sol, 90, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by son Simeon, brother Loreto, sister Lodevica Serdenia, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Joshua Daniel Whitson
Jan. 1, 2004
Joshua Daniel Whitson, 19, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Phoenix. He is survived by parents Daniel and Christina, sisters Brenda and Toni, brother Jacob and grandparents Marvin Sr. and Mary. Services: 11 a.m. today at Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Calvary Chapel Pearl Harbor.

Fred Chi Kong Young
Dec. 20, 2003
Fred Chi Kong Young, 79, of Honolulu, an Old Vienna Bake Shop owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose, daughter Joan Batchelder, brothers Bill and Richard, and a grandchild. 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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