Friday, March 5, 2004

Charles Takami Akama
Feb. 27, 2004
Charles Takami Akama, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Government Employees Association employee, legislative officer and supervising business agent, died. He was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Laura H., son Alan T. and daughter Joy C. Private services.

Theodore Barbadillo
Feb. 26, 2004
Theodore Barbadillo, 77, of San Francisco, an International Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 213 employee, died in San Francisco. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Leonora Remegio; daughter Liane Johnson; brothers Peter, Silver, Robert, Paul and Delphine; and sisters Naty Amantiad, Fely Fernandez and Ellen Holmberg. Services held in Pacifica, Calif.

Yuen Loong Chang
Feb. 20, 2004
Yuen Loong Chang, 73, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Yuk Choi Chiang; sons Yao Guang Zheng, Jack Man and Nelson Chang; daughters Wai Ling, Wai Gin and Wai Lan; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Taoist services: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Manoa Cemetery.

Nedra Walton Cook
Feb. 28, 2004
Nedra Walton Cook, 90, of Honolulu, died in Belton, Texas. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by son Loren H., daughter Candace Cook Rigsby and five grandchildren. Private services.

Hatsuno Iha
Feb. 26, 2004
Hatsuno "Betty" Iha, 88, of Honolulu, a Dinette Restaurants owner and operator, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by sons Larry, James and Christopher; brother Thomas Oshiro; sisters Dorothy Terukina, Evelyn Miyashiro and Helen Blaisdell; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jane Masako Kajiwara
March 2, 2004
Jane Masako Kajiwara, 79, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii secretary, died at home. She was born in Kealakekua, South Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Larry K.; sons Gary, Robert and Leslie M.; daughter Aileen Nagaoka; brothers Yutaka and Nobuo Matsui; sisters Violet Hirata and Matsuko Kodama; and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Be-tsuin. Casual attire. No flowers.

Alfred Ten Lam
Feb. 26, 2004
Alfred Ten Lam, 97, of Kailua, a retired federal government electrician, died in Kamu- ela, Hawaii. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by sons Harold LaPearl and Albert "Buddy" Lam, daughter Daphne Niau, 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Aloese Minute
Feb. 25, 2004
Aloese Minute, 75, of Honolulu, a Starkist production line foreman in American Samoa, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Aoa, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Pili Niuamoa, Minute Kobayashi Jr. and Faaliga and Malaloa Minute; daughters Aiga Puni and Taumaoe Tupua; brothers Faatoaga and Toese Laufou and Pilimoo Afusia; sisters Fealoa'I Vaielua, Faavevela Niuamoa, Pule Sotoa, Mulu Liulama and Siatafu Matila; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Freeway Assembly of God Church, 1420 Palama St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Lucille Gene Nelson
Feb. 29, 2004
Lucille Gene "Lu" Nelson, 75, of Hilo, an artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in California. She is survived by son Charles G. Pruitt, brother Edward J.R. Turnbow, hanai brother Dr. Dana Dafnis, sisters Lora A. Sanchez and Loretta S. Monson, and hanai sister Diana Molarius. No services. Donations suggested to the American Lung Association.

Grace Teruko Ueda Noda
Feb. 19, 2004
Grace Teruko Ueda Noda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired educator, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Daniel, daughter Shannon Carroll, brothers Joe and Norman Ueda, sister Fusako Ogata and a grandchild. Private services.

Frances Leialoha Pauole
Feb. 29, 2004
Frances Leialoha Pauole, 57, of Kailua-Kona, a Kmart Stores cashier in Kailua-Kona, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband William K.; daughter Williemina K. Andrade; brothers John, James and Melvin Kuluwaimaka; and sister Clara Baldwin. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery.

You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.


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