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Obituaries
Thursday, February 19, 2004




Agapito Cabbat Alejo
Feb. 13, 2004
Agapito Cabbat Alejo, 64, of Haliimaile, Maui, a vegetable farm laborer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Lorenzo; brothers Juan, Pio, Narciso and Rogelio; and sister Betty Baliente. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.

Violet Lun Ing Cheong
Feb. 10, 2004
Violet Lun Ing Cheong, 80, of Honolulu, a retired civil servant for the U.S. Army, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kaunakakai. She is survived by sons Mark J., John H., Robert L. and Paul H.; daughters Ellen L.F. Rumbaugh, Ann L. Jung, Mary L.B. Chambers and Ginger M. Wong; brothers George and Robert Chong; sisters Ellen Lum, Gladys Johnson, Dorothy Chong, May Brissette and June Mow; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 4469 Malia St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. at the church. Committal services to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Marilyn M. Haleamau
Feb. 12, 2004
Marilyn M. Haleamau, 64, of Pearl City, a Continental Airlines ticket sales employee, died. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Charles, son Charles Jr., hanai son Kiha Tirrell, daughter Janeen Tirrell, hanai daughter Baha Suzuki, sister Carolyn Sue Vient and six grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kaimuki Community Church, 1053 6th Ave. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No wreaths.

Dana Akemi Hashimoto
Feb. 5, 2004
Dana Akemi Hashimoto, 28, of Aiea, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Milton and Karen, sister Terri and grandparents Harry and Florence Hashimoto and Yoshio and Gloria Ikawa. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Herbert Keawehaku Kahookele
Feb. 17, 2004
Herbert Keawehaku Kahookele, 73, of Hastings, Neb., died at home. He was born in Nahiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Dolores; daughters Lynn Melena and Gail and Lisa Kahookele; brothers James and William; and four grandchildren. Services to be held in Hastings.

Harriet Hannah Kupuka'a
Feb. 13, 2004
Harriet Hannah Kupuka'a, 83, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Vern S.; daughter Patricia; brothers Charles and Franklin Kipilii; sisters Mary and Lorna Kipilii, Agnes Moran and Elizabeth Dunn; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Kam How Chun Leong
Feb. 15, 2004
Kam How Chun Leong, 103, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Chun Shan, China. She is survived by sons Henry M.H. and Herbert K.C., daughters Koon Lin Pang and Dorothy L. Ching, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9:30 a.m.-noon Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Manoa Lin Yee Chung Cemetery.

Peter Souza Leval
Feb. 15, 2004
Peter Souza Leval, 86, of Wailuku, a retired Wailuku Sugar Co. employee, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Alfred Sr. and Francis. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church in Kahului. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park in Wailuku.

Edna Carveiro Manukafoa
Feb. 11, 2004
Edna Carveiro Manukafoa, 76, of Eleele, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Hale Kapuna Heritage Home. She was born in Eleele. She is survived by six sons, daughters Arline Sullivan and Sheila Jimenez, and nine grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church in Eleele. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Edmund Joseph Menard
Jan. 7, 2004
Edmund Joseph "Saul" Menard, 54, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a U.S. Navy veteran who served in the Vietnam War and artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Rochester, N.H. He is survived by daughter Lauren A. "Phoenix." Services: Monday at Menard residence. For more information, call 808-965-2008.

Miriam Cullen Oliva
Feb. 12, 2004
Miriam Cullen Oliva, 85, of Kailua, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Waiahole. She is survived by sons Hilarion Jr., Arthur, Wilson, Wallace, Danson, Westly and Weston; brothers Leo Jr., James, Patrick and Jerry Cullen; sister Annie Lee; 31 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.

Elvida Ramos Pacheco
Feb. 17, 2004
Elvida Ramos Pacheco, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Development Theatres janitress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Caesar, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Gaylord Gonsalves Perreira
Feb. 14, 2004
Gaylord Gonsalves Perreira, 64, of Lihue, a retired Kauai Fire Department captain, died at home. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Andrita S., sons Ryan R. and Wesley F., daughter Trisha A., mother Amelia L., brother Gregory L. and five grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Neal Tadashi Shigemura
Feb. 9, 2004
Neal Tadashi Shigemura, 46, of Honolulu, a retired Guardsmark security guard, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by mother Edith T., brother Wayne and sister Jeanne Takara. Private services.

Adelaida Hernandez Soleta
Feb. 4, 2004
Adelaida Hernandez Soleta, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Alii Gift Shop salesclerk at Hilton Hawaiian Village, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Manila. She is survived by sons Dwight, Greg, Daniel and Anastacio Jr.; daughters Jeanie Taylor and Didi Lucas; brothers; sisters; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.

Elwood K. Staudinger Sr.
Feb. 8, 2004
Elwood K. Staudinger Sr., 64, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired truck driver, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Patricia "Pat," sons Elwood "Bambam" Jr. and Shan, daughters Deanette and Rayna, brothers Robert "Bobby" and George, sister Norma J. Kaupoiki, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

William Kealoha Stevens
Feb. 12, 2004
William Kealoha Stevens, 61, of Ewa Beach, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Jenny Johnson; sons Rory K., Jaime K. and Sean K.; daughter Raquel Chang; brothers Pudgy, Richard and Leslie Stevens and Kappy Yim; sisters DeEtte Lowa and Elizabeth Stevens; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Paul Ellis White
Feb. 5, 2004
Paul Ellis White, 81, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor Naval Supply fuel department employee, died at home. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Ima K. and companion J.D. Private services.

Helen Whorton
Jan. 9, 2004
Helen Whorton, 95, of Spearfish, S.D., a chief purchasing and contracting officer in Fort Riley, Kan., died in Spearfish. She was born in Denver. She is survived by son Bill, daughter Ginger Pendo, three grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services held in Spearfish.

Alice E. Wymer
Feb. 1, 2004
Alice E. Wymer, 94, of Boise, Idaho, formerly of Honolulu, a Hawaii State Library System and retired Hawaiian Electric Co. personnel department employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughter Carola Souza, three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church, 4470 Aliikoa St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment of ashes to be held in Boise. Aloha attire. No flowers.




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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