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Obituaries
Tuesday, May 25, 2004


Thomas Seiji Arakawa Sr.
May 18, 2004
Thomas Seiji Arakawa Sr., 83, of Kaneohe, a retired Haitsuka and Brothers Inc. heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Marie K.; sons Thomas S. Jr. and Paul; daughters Mona Okumoto, Barbara Goya and Laura Tavares; brother James; sisters Nancy Oshiro, Mildred Demello, Daisy Payton and Maxine Arii; and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m.

Donald Douglas Ioane Doctorello Sr.
May 14, 2004
Donald Douglas Ioane Doctorello Sr., also known as "Dougie" and "Pal," 61, of Waipahu, a Don's Bus Co. bus driver, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Patricia M.; sons Donald D.I. Jr. and Dennis F.K. Doctorello, Leo Aweau, George Kahaleua-Doctorello and Justin K. Kalani; daughters Dona-Lyn M. Leoiki, Denise P.A. Doctorello, Lisa Aweau and Charmaine and Shantel Kahaleua-Doctorello; brother Gerald "Sam"; sisters Momi Puni, Dawn Kaalakea and Priscilla Doctorello; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at West Oahu Christian Church, 94-420 Farrington Highway. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Marie Leinaala Eli
May 14, 2004
Marie Leinaala Eli, 65, of Waianae, an Island Imports warehouse worker, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Harvey, Clifford, Damon, Brad, William and Melvin; daughters Debra Peralta, Donna McConkey and Daryle-Jean Eli; sister Betty Engbino; 22 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 6. p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas Glory
May 16, 2004
Thomas Glory, also known as Gloria, 60, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired nursery worker and U.S. Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by stepson Anthony Lorenzo; brothers Lodybesy, Bonipascio, Joseph and Robert; and two step-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Committal services to be held in Halawa Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas J. Hamby Sr.
May 15, 2004
Thomas J. Hamby Sr., 80, of Honolulu, a U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Copper Hill, Tenn. He is survived by wife Clarencena; sons Thomas J. Jr., Jeffrey and Timothy; daughters Barbara H. Kirby, Quincie H. Gwynn and Maria Hawley; brother Harry; sister Lois B. Ferris; and seven grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Baptist Church. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 8:30 a.m. next Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Ume Kawamura
April 28, 2004
Ume Kawamura, 90, of Honolulu, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Heeia, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Joan K. Fukumori and Jane T. Fujita, sisters Kiyoko Hosaku and Sumako Zushi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Chiyeko Kiyohiro
May 15, 2004
Chiyeko "Chic" Kiyohiro, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House sales audit clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Frederick K. "Fred"; daughters Laurie C. Espaniola and Karen K. Iha; brothers Alan, Deane and Alton Yamada; sister Takako Soo; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Samuelin L.K. Kozlowski
May 19, 2004
Samuelin L.K. "Sammi" Kozlowski, 39, of Kailua, a Manuhealii and Potpourri saleswoman, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Christian; mother Eloise "Chi Chi" Auld; brother Chuck Auld; sisters Joy Auld, Nohea Hironaka and Chelsea Duong; and grandparent John Peters Sr. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lanikai Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

Linda Zichittella Leong
May 16, 2004
Linda Zichittella Leong, 55, of Kailua, an attorney for Leong Kunihiro Leong & Lezy, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kent, Wash. She is survived by husband Kimo C. and brother Terrance Hurley. Services: 10:15 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Graveside services to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Edwina Waianuenue Lopes
May 14, 2004
Edwina Waianuenue Lopes, 67, of Waianae, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughters Edwina K. Lopes and Maxine Seegar, caregiver Mary Ann, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Wayne Shunji Nagai
May 18, 2004
Wayne Shunji Nagai, 55, of Hilo, a retired National Industrial Tire salesman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Scott, sister Delphine S. and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.

Gaileen Chieno Nakamura
May 5, 2004
Gaileen Chieno Nakamura, 54, of Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughter Erinne U., mother Faith A.H. Inouye and sister Wenona Stephenson. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

John Hiram Sylva
May 14, 2004
John Hiram Sylva, 20, of Honolulu, a Quick Move moving specialist, died in Maunalua Bay. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Jody; mother Faith; brothers Jason Short and Nico and Robert Sylva; sister Jodi; grandparent Lei Short; and great-grandparent Mary Short. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church.

Natalie Jean Fernandez Takitaki
May 1, 2004
Natalie Jean Fernandez Takitaki, 45, of Waipahu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tevita, sons Tevita "Mohe" and Joshua "Kaleo," daughter Nalani, brothers Nelson Jr. and Jason Fernandez, and sisters Stephanie "Laverne" Onekea, Lana Canincia, Sharon Thomas and Cindy Gomez and Ursula and Cheryl Rosa. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

Harvey Creel Unwin
May 16, 2004
Harvey Creel Unwin, 59, of Honolulu, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Chester, Okla. He is survived by wife Raynette K. Garcia; daughters Renee K. Unwin, Moana E. Higa and Creelani Unwin White; brother Francis N.; sister Sherry White; and 14 grandchildren. Services and burial to be held in Chester.

Akiyo Wasano
May 17, 2004
Akiyo Wasano, 91, of Kapaa, Kauai, a seamstress, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Koolau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rodney, Dennis, Gary and Richard; brothers James, Robert and Kenichi Kunichika; sister Harui Izuka; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

George Alexander Will Jr.
May 13, 2004
George Alexander Will Jr., 84, of Kalae, Molokai, a retired electrician for Molokai Electric Co., died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elsie, daughters Pamela Markham and Marsha Hayakawa, sister Hannah Johnstone, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kahiakamanu Hou Church in Kalamaula, Molokai. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Marian Kam Pui Young
April 30, 2004
Marian Kam Pui Young, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Everybody's Market clerk, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Marvin F., daughter Sharlene "Charlie" H.K. Sakanoi, sister Alice Ho, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.




You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:

http://www.hawaii.gov/hidocs/hpnews.html
The index goes back several decades.

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