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Obituaries
Monday, April 12, 2004


Gale Ann Kapiolani Aiu
April 6, 2004
Gale Ann Kapiolani Aiu, 47, of Honolulu, a First Assembly of God Christian Academy teacher's aide, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Francis K. Sr., mother Stella R. and brothers Francis K. Jr. and Steven K. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 2124 Pauoa Road. Call after 9 a.m. Services: 6:30 p.m. at First Assembly of God Moanalua, 3400 Moanalua Road. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Alvin Auhana Akina Sr.
April 3, 2004
Alvin Auhana Akina Sr., 80, of Kailua-Kona, a retired forklift operator, died at home. He was born in Kihei, Maui. He is survived by sons Alvin A. Jr., John H. and Theodore W. Akina and George and Harold Scoggins; daughters Catherine Manewa and Frances Lee-Akana; hanai daughter Rowena Wright; brothers Nelson, Glen and Melvin Akina; sisters Gaelic Delara and Hamby Kahawaii; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Hermogenes Mendaros Bagusto
March 29, 2004
Hermogenes Mendaros Bagusto, 65, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill field worker, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Magdalena; sons Cesar Carinio and Diego, Jerry, and June Bagusto; daughters Zenaida Tapuro and Juliet Yagin; brother Vicente; sisters Piling Servetillo and Leonila Cabanilla; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Patrocinia Alconcel Balin
April 6, 2004
Patrocinia Alconcel "Senyang" Balin, 75, of Waianae, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in P-Tamurong, Caoyan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by son Dante A. Quintal; daughters Eden Q. Miguel, Evangeline Q. Cabanilla and Teodora A., Elclarette A. and Juliana A. Quintal; sister Irenea A. Orial; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St., Honolulu. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:15 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lois Mae Berger
April 9, 2004
Lois Mae Berger, 72, of Maui and North Riverside, Ill., died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Oak Park, Ill. She is survived by sister Carole Borkovec. Services to be held in Iowa at a later date.

Rose Marie Brockington
April 4, 2004
Rose Marie Brockington, 68, of Waianae, a civil service employee, died in Waianae. She was born in Richmond, Va. She is survived by husband Solomon; sons Solomon III, James N. and David L.E.; daughter Madeline G.; eight grandchildren; numerous hanai grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Waianae Army Recreation Center (Harvey House). For directions, call Brandi at 721-2272 or Jan at 221-1532. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Solomon Brockington Jr., c/o 1025 Kalo Place, No. 403, Honolulu 96826.

Siu Hung Chen
March 31, 2004
Siu Hung Chen, 56, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Hong Kong. He is survived by wife Maria, daughter Nora, mother Ming Huen and brothers Daniel and Yip Wah. Private services.

Juanita Luis Domingo
March 16, 2004
Juanita Luis Domingo, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Oscar and Macario; daughters Francisca Tumamao, Demie Guira and Carlina and Belen Domingo; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Olivia Feliciano
March 30, 2004
Olivia Feliciano, 68, of Ewa Beach, died at St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Alfred P. "Juniki"; son Frederick; daughter Theresa Feliciano-Sojot; brothers Alfredo and Primo Tobias and Ernest Sarroca; sister Mary Cantere; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Pedro Fernandez
April 3, 2004
Pedro Fernandez, 82, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a heavy equipment operator for the former Kohala Sugar Co., died in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Clive and Ivan, daughters Amalita Marquez and Melva Perez, 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Rogelio Rivera Ganal
March 6, 2004
Rogelio Rivera Ganal, 61, of Ewa Beach, a retired Inouye Construction laborer, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Regina, brothers Hermogenes and Marcelino, and sister Perpetua. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Peter Manabu Hamamoto
April 3, 2004
Peter Manabu Hamamoto, 62, of Honolulu, a Petertronics president and owner, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sandy, son Paul and brother Joe. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Duane Hidenobu Higa
March 30, 2004
Duane Hidenobu Higa, 75, of Monterey Park, Calif., a retired state of California Highway Department auto technician, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hatsuko, daughter Lori Rios, brothers Stanley and Thomas, sister Evelyn Jittu and one grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Toshiaki Hirakawa
March 28, 2004
Toshiaki Hirakawa, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Commercial Finance Co. senior vice president and loan officer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born on Lanai. He is survived by wife Nancy N., sons Mark and Dean, daughters Kathryn Inouye and Patricia Hirakawa, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.

Yoshio Honda
April 1, 2004
Yoshio Honda, 82, of Waianae, a retired flower grower, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Grace M. and sister Akiko Uyemura. Private services.

Mildred Yat Hon Hue
March 28, 2004
Mildred Yat Hon Hue, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Frances Iizuka; brothers William, Harry, Richard, Herbert and Francis Wun; and sisters Leatrice Grubb and Sybil Hokama. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Antonio Bronco Liilii Hulaton
April 7, 2004
Antonio Bronco Liilii Hulaton, 44, of Kaneohe, a commercial diver and fisherman, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Iwalani; sons Akona, Kea B., Jr. Andres and Makoa Hulaton and Kekoa Andres; daughters Jeserie, Anuhea and Kapualei Hulaton, Celeste Andres and Candace Kapana; father Antonio; brothers John Hulaton and Wayne Duarte; sisters Virginia Smith and Isabel Cruz; and one grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire.

Anne Hiroko Tsutomi Jones
March 28, 2004
Anne Hiroko Tsutomi Jones, 60, of Wahiawa, a Wahiawa General Hospital medical technologist, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Robert W., daughter Sheryl K. Sihavong, mother Wakako Tsutomi, sister Karen K. Nakasone and three grandchildren. Private services.

Lincoln Kaupono Kahue
March 21, 2004
Lincoln Kaupono Kahue, 72, of Molokai, a Korean War veteran, construction worker and taxi driver, died. He also was a tour driver and retired Sheraton Molokai first-class gardener. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons James, Harry, Darren and Alika; daughters Sharon Kahue, Donna Rider, Iwalani Kahili, Cheryl Fay, Jo-Ann Kahue-Coker, Rossalyn Weich, U'i Kahue-Cabanting, Fredericke Becker, Dagmar Dommer, Gabriele Beverly and Kitty Miller; sister Philomena Kaneakua; 33 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services held.

Richard Takeshi Kanno
March 27, 2004
Richard Takeshi "Red" Kanno, 89, of Aiea, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Clara, daughter Verna "Naomi" Muraoka, brothers Edward and George, sisters Jane Nagata and Harriet Kim, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Melvin Kealoha Kapuaa
April 7, 2004
Melvin Kealoha Kapuaa, 69, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis-Nuuanu Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Ken Taichi Kawano
April 1, 2004
Ken Taichi Kawano, 96, of Aiea, a retired ordnance supplies specialist for the U.S. Army, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Richard and Jim, daughter Kathy K. Sakuma and four grandchildren. Private services.

Veronica Kozlowski
April 3, 2004
Veronica Kozlowski, 58, of Las Vegas, died. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Leo; sons Alexander, Edmund and Mali Ho; daughters Christine Cozo and Sunseare Cui; mother Ethel Lee; brothers Richard and William Ho; sister Alberta Ho; 19 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kualoa Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Henry Doogan Lee
March 29, 2004
Henry Doogan Lee, 93, of Honolulu, a retired federal worker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sister Laura Fong. Private services.

Suega Leui
April 3, 2004
Suega Leui, 68, of Wahiawa, a retired principal in American Samoa, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Ta'u, Manu'a, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tepatasi; sons Poutoa, Taipeaua, Eneliko, Matalasi K., Suega and Iupelitaimane; daughters Tausiga Ofoia and Fa'ae'e Mekuli; brother Eneliko Sofa'i; 22 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Rita Chun Low
March 25, 2004
Rita Chun Low, 71, of Honolulu, a high school teacher and retired construction accountant, died. She was born in Haliimaile, Maui. She is survived by husband Donald H.C., sons Jonathan and Jeremy, daughter Andrea, sister Helen Eberly and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Community Church of Honolulu. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Victoriano Julian Mariano
March 10, 2004
Victoriano Julian Mariano, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Trilles Auto Services body and fender worker, died at home. He was born in Barangay 61, Cataban, Laoag City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Balbina, son Froilan, daughters Fe Aurie Mariano and Mary G. Sagayaga, brother Luis, sisters Presentacion Abad and Theresa Domingo, and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.

Hatsuko Matsumoto
April 8, 2004
Hatsuko Matsumoto, 89, of Pearl City, formerly of Waianae, a retired Sally's Place owner, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Alvin A., Walter M. and James H.; brother Harold Tasaki; sisters Miriam Nishimoto, Janet Umeda, Melvina Nomura and Edna Johnson; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Edward Medeiros Jr.
April 4, 2004
Edward "Eddie" Medeiros Jr., 54, of Kailua, an owner of Unocal 76 Service Station in Kailua and Eddie's Mobile Auto Repair, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Velma; stepsons Michael and Cameron Lester; stepdaughters Danielle Vierra and Lori Del Rosario; hanai daughter Precious Espinda; parents Edward Sr. and Pauline; brothers William, John, Steve and Bryan; sister Charmaine Siliezar; seven step-grandchildren; and two hanai grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Sue C. Nagamine
April 4, 2004
Sue C. Nagamine, 59, of Honolulu, a Pagoda Restaurant waitress, died. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Norman, son Jason, one brother and three sisters. Private services.

Natano Tuifea Namulauti Sr.
April 3, 2004
Natano Tuifea Namulauti Sr., 78, of Waipahu, died at home. He was born in Ta'u, Manu'a, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Tafaoga, sons Tuifea and Natano Jr., daughters Faatauala and Matatula, sisters Aluvale Fai and Lelea'i Niumata, 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Robert Tokiji Ogawa
March 20, 2004
Robert Tokiji Ogawa, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Eastman Kodak Co. office manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by sons Arthur E., David T., Thomas P. and William K.; daughters Carol O. Lee and Mary Ann Bolson; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Jose Ornecio Perez
March 30, 2004
Jose Ornecio "Joey" Perez, 49, of Honolulu, a carpenter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Joseph O., daughter Katrina A. Weaver, sister Elena Fernandez and two grandchildren. Private services.

Lillian Barrios Reed
March 24, 2004
Lillian Barrios Reed, 64, of Ewa Beach, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Terry, sons Terry L. Reed II and Royce E.J. Barrios, brother Joseph P. Barrios and sister Elizabeth Roher. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

Fusae Shimabukuro
March 25, 2004
Fusae Shimabukuro, 70, of Honolulu, a retired city building department planner, died at home. She was born in North Hilo. She is survived by brothers Yoshiwo, Hideo, Masao and Yasuo E.; and sisters Kimiye Oshiro, Tsuruko Shimabukuro and Kameko Muramoto. Private services.

Shizue Shimabukuro
March 29, 2004
Shizue "Sue" Shimabukuro, 79, of Honolulu, a retired waitress for Molly's Cafe and Boulevard Saimin, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons James "Yoshi" and Wayne; daughter Leatrice "Keiko" Gibo; sisters Cora "Setsuyo" Tabata, Toyoko Sigal and Naomi Matsuda; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

Phyllis Lee Young
April 6, 2004
Phyllis Lee Young, 87, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Clayton and Maurice; brothers Wilfred and Kai L. Lee; sisters Evelyn Chan, Doris Duffey, Grace Smallwood and Becky Lee; and three grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Kinuko Oda Yuh
March 24, 2004
Kinuko Oda Yuh, 68, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers customer relations representative, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Kagoshima, Japan. She is survived by husband Raymond, adopted daughter Lana Canincia, two brothers, one sister, four grandchildren and four great-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 goes back several decades.

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