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Obituaries
Sunday, June 6, 2004


Georgia Chappell
June 3, 2004
Georgia Chappell, 80, of Kailua, died in Honolulu. She was born in Brentwood, Calif. She is survived by husband William, daughter Cheryl Chappell-Long, and sisters Charlotte Leonard and Lennie Mills. No services. Donations suggested to the University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif.

Tane Ekuan
April 24, 2004
Tane Ekuan, 90, of Hilo, a housewife, died in the Hilo Life Care Center. She was born in Kanda-ku, Japan. She is survived by sons Gorden and Justin, daughter Yoshiko "Pat" Dacanay, sister Masako Fujita, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hilo Meishoin Mission. Casual attire.

Masako H. Fujii
May 30, 2004
Masako H. Fujii, 90, of Honolulu, a housewife, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Jerry J., Marvin M. and Lane K.; daughter Frances F. Shimotsu; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Saturnina Ramos Guerrero
June 2, 2004
Saturnina Ramos Guerrero, 98, a homemaker, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Juan, Tomas, Camilo and Angel; daughters Luisa Paguirigan and Maria; sisters Rufima Ramos, Juanita Ramos and Alejandra Cabingabang; 22 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Dolly Kaholokula Hoapili
May 24, 2004
Dolly Kaholokula Hoapili, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center nurse, died at home. She was born in Maui. She is survived by son David III, daughter Dolly Mae Gualdarama, brothers Daniel and Lawrence Kaholokula, sister Katherine Skillman, 11 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. at the Ka Hale Hoano Hou O Ke Akua Church, 1760 Nalani St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Sylvia Jean Kaleikini
May 31, 2004
Sylvia Jean "Jeannie" Kaleikini, 61, of Pearl City, a former Kaiser Hospital nurse, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Samuel K., sons Edward A. and Tyler E., daughter Renee Schut, brother Donald Hunter, sisters Kahala Ann Pazsoldan and Patricia Blaikie, and three grandsons. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newton First Ward, 98-530 Kaahele St., Aiea. Call after 6 p.m. Committal service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Juanita Perry Kanekoa
May 27, 2004
Juanita Perry Kanekoa, 77, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Ernest K. Sr.; sons Warren E., Ernest K. Jr., Charles K. and Bruce H.; daughter Deborah M. "Debbie" Perreira; brothers Benjamin Bardon and Danny, Larry, Santo and Paul Casaquit; sisters Cressie Kekuwela, Helen Roback, Priscilla Auchuleta and Judy Viela; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hawaii Kai Ward. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Louis Kaninau
May 26, 2004
Louis Kaninau, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital social worker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Samuel Jr. and Rudy, and sister Edith Kaiu Johnson. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Committal service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Nellie Kikue Kiyota
May 24, 2004
Nellie Kikue Kiyota, 86, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Kiyomi Fujiwara and Helen Tojio, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Committal service: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No donations.

Clarence Masato Kuwashima
May 28, 2004
Clarence Masato Kuwashima, 70, of Kahului, a retired store manager, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Mary; daughters Cindy Kuwashima-Amano and Cyd; brothers Paul and Hiroshi; sisters Eiko Sakuma, Nancy Y. Fukagawa, Peggy Uehara and Reiko Matsunaga; and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cynthia Lau
May 21, 2004
Cynthia "Cindy" Lau, 56, of Honolulu, Jelly's Comics & Books founder, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Fairfield, Calif. She is survived by husband Norman Winter, sons Jeffery Lau and Michael Winter, daughter Chyann Winter, stepdaughter Jennifer Winter, and sisters Sylvia Golomb, Myna Dare, Annabelle Lau, Corlis Hayashikawa and Lily Young. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Casual attire.

Richard Morris
June 1, 2004
Richard Morris, 61, of Honolulu, an architect with Pacific Architects, died at Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. He is survived by wife Chrissy, brothers John and David, and sister Joanne Tucker. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Crispin Malendres Navarro Sr.
May 28, 2004
Crispin Malendres Navarro Sr., 78, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired Kau Agribusiness truck driver, died in Kau Hospital. He was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lorraine; sons Gery, Crispin Jr., Larry, Jesse and Blaine Navarro, Sonny Breithaupt, Selwyn Hoo Dong, and Glen and Vince Hashimoto; daughters Shannon Flores, Ruth Fernandez, Rose Anne Yokoyama, Elvira Paiva, Velma Kekoa, Lingis Hashimoto, Regina Ching, Charlene Paniku, and Rosemarie, Rosemary, Deanna and Annie Navarro; 59 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. An all-night vigil at the family home will follow. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at the Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire.

Violet Nobuko Robinson
May 25, 2004
Violet Nobuko Robinson, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles E. K.; son Charles Jr.; daughters Cathy Ma, Yvonne Kapeliela, Charlotte Hiraiwa and Betty E. Robinson; brothers George and Bill Naito; sisters Florence Nishita and Amy Sakumoto; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, Honolulu. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lucy Silva
June 2, 2004
Lucy Silva, 88, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a homemaker and retired Silva's Radio & Appliance Inc. manager, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Halawa, Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Richard "Rick"; daughter Mabel; brothers Frank and Carlos Santiago; sisters Beatrice Caravalho, Mary Petrini, Christina Texeira, Margaret Guzman, Rose Garcia and Ramona Pacheco; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.

Jean Ann Spillman
May 31, 2004
Jean Ann Spillman, 39, of Kihei, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Dallas. She is survived by parents Francis J. and Jean; daughter Tina A. Lynch; brothers Tim, Christopher and Jody; sister Tammy; and grandmother Emmaline Bassford. No services.

Reginald Mee San Sui
May 21, 2004
Reginald Mee San Sui, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Newspaper Agency district manager and former employee of First Hawaiian Bank and King's Garden Restaurant, died in Pearl City. He was born in Pearl City. He is survived by wife Peggy C.; sons David H.C., James H.L. and Stephen H.J.; daughter Madeleine Rose; and three grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Elizabeth Puni Summers
May 19, 2004
Elizabeth Puni Summers, 71, of Hana, Maui, a Hana School custodian, died in Waianae. She was born in Kawaloa, Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Russell Kanana and Chris, Timmy and Richard Summers; daughters Margaret Clement, Ada Davis and Mokihana Summers; brothers Murphy Kanana and Frank "Palani," Joseph "Blondie," Damien "Kaleo" and Alexander "Kepano" Kaina; sisters Henrietta "Laie" Revilla and Mary "Malia" Medeiros; 25 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Church, Hana. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Charles Moanaliha Uwekoolani Sr.
June 1, 2004
Charles Moanaliha Uwekoolani Sr., 74, of Wailuku, a retired Maui Electric Co. linesman, died at home. He was born in Kaonolulu, Maui. He is survived by wife Violet W. H.; sons Charles "Sonny" Jr., Wayne, Daniel and Sanford Sr.; hanai sons John Boy Rivera Jr. and Sanford Tapuro-Uwekoolani Jr.; daughters Bobbie Jean Lovato, Janice "Honey-Girl" Judd and Mona; hanai daughter Chelsea "Kahala"; brother Eddie M. Sr.; sisters Margaret Quinabo, Eva Dutro, Mildred "Millie" Manoa and Gertrude "Kahele" Namauu; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Lunch reception to follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at the Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

Elva Irene Weigt
May 31, 2004
Elva Irene Weigt, 85, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a retired church secretary for Grace Lutheran Church in Longview, Wash., died at home. She was born in Fairfield, Ill. She is survived by son Joseph K. Kolke, daughter Karen Guadiz, sisters Juanita Fleeger and Margorie Martin, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Lutheran Church, Hilo. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Cecil White
May 26, 2004
Cecil White, 86, of Kahului, a Realtor, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Panama.
He is survived by sisters Ruby White and Marvis Rose. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.




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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