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Obituaries
Tuesday, June 8, 2004


Rodrigo Albano
May 13, 2004
Rodrigo Albano, 44, of Waipahu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Dustin, Bryson and Jason; daughter Tarah; and mother Helen M. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 6 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Earl Harold Andrade
May 23, 2004
Earl Harold Andrade, 77, of Waimea, Kamuela, Hawaii, a U.S. Army veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital in Kamuela. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brother George. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Additional information for an obituary printed May 31.

Florentino Cabacungan
June 2, 2004
Florentino "Flor" Cabacungan, 50, of Honolulu, a landscaper, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Daisy; son Laurence; daughter Grace Turne; brothers Rodolfo, Freddie and Rancy; sisters Mercy Torne and Laurie Publico; and a grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Wai Shan Leong Ching
June 2, 2004
Wai Shan Leong Ching, 93, of Honolulu, died in Aloha Health Care. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Ping Fun and Ping Kai, daughter Pan Tita Toy, 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Shigeki Fukuda
May 26, 2004
Shigeki Fukuda, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii State Hospital paramedic assistant, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edna M., son Douglas, daughters Dorothy Owan and Harriet F. Yamada, brother Stephen "Sadamu," sister Laura Toma and four grandchildren. Private services.

Alice Saiko Gouveia
June 2, 2004
Alice Saiko "Mrs. Economy" Gouveia, 86, of Pukalani, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kehua, Maui. She is survived by sons Alfred "Big Al" Jr. and Paul A.; daughter Sylvia Iwasaki; brothers Mathew Y., Richard K., Fred M., Edward M. and John J. Saito; sisters Nancy C. Mashino and Norma A. Anzai; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Edna Kikuyo Hayashida
May 17, 2004
Edna Kikuyo Hayashida, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Reef Hotel waitress, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Keauhou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Myron K. and Rodney, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Mark Waiau Kamealoha
June 2, 2004
Mark Waiau "Maka" Kamealoha, 40, of Honolulu, a Ferguson Interprises Inc. employee, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynn S.; son Branden; daughter Candace; parents Judy and Obed Okashige and Caesar Kamealoha Sr.; brothers Caesar "Casey" and Guy; and sister Maile Domingo. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Conchita Lutao Lapez
May 23, 2004
Conchita Lutao Lapez, 89, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Makawali Kauai Camp IV, Kauai. She is survived by son John; daughter Claire Ann William; brothers Domingo, Mansueto and Salvador Lutao; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9:30-11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kekaha Congregation Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Inurnment to follow at Hanapepe Cemetery. Casual attire.

Mar Shee Lui
June 4, 2004
Mar Shee Lui, 99, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons John, Peter and James; daughters Lily Yue, Helen Lau, Vera Estes, Eloise Lee and Wella Fernandes; 20 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rosalia Basilea Villahermosa Malang
May 25, 2004
Rosalia Basilea Villahermosa Malang, 79, of Kaneohe, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Danilo Villahermosa and Cresencio, Edwardo, Elias "Junior" and Warlito Malang; daughters Bernardita Odrunia, Susan Willis and Merlita Malang; brothers William, Robert and Frank Villahermosa; sisters Dorothy Cubio, Mely Villahermosa and Baby Cagape; 29 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Thomas Soyei Miyasato
May 27, 2004
Thomas Soyei Miyasato, 85, of Honolulu, a retired warehouseman for the U.S. Army at Kapalama Military Reservation, died at home. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Sachiko; daughters Jane R. Kaliko, Linda A.M. Castro and Nancy K. Miyasato-Kaya; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Roy Haruo Nagamine
May 19, 2004
Roy Haruo Nagamine, 54, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Toyoko and brothers Wayne T., Gerald Y. and Keith T. Private services.

Kenneth Hiroshi Nakanishi
June 4, 2004
Kenneth Hiroshi Nakanishi, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Jack Endo Electric Inc. accountant, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sharie Ann; daughters Lori Griffith and Kerri and Marci Nakanishi; brothers Ernest, James and Gary; sister Mae Matsushige; and two grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Randall Iwao Nakasone
June 2, 2004
Randall Iwao "Coach Randy" Nakasone, 62, of Waipahu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam War, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Molokai. He is survived by wife Hiroko; sons Craig, Scott M. and Justin S.; brothers Leonard Kaneshiro and Gilbert and Dennis Nakasone; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mililani Stake Center, Waipiolani Ward. Call after 8:15 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Barbie Misae Okumoto
June 2, 2004
Barbie Misae Okumoto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired beautician, died at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dwight, daughter Gail Muranaka, brother Ken Yotsuji and sisters Hatsuko Okino, Tsurue Morimoto and Shawnee Tanimoto. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin.

Clare Mary Rienzi
June 3, 2004
Clare Mary Rienzi, 85, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in New Jersey. She is survived by husband Thomas M., daughter Sherri Rienzi Bulkley, sisters Nina Kuster and Alice Donohoe, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Catholic Women's Guild or American Cancer Society.

Gene Thomas Rivera
May 9, 2004
Gene Thomas Rivera, 56, of Holualoa, Hawaii, an E.M. Rivera and Sons Inc. co-owner, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahaluu-Beach, North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Geraldine N.; son David K.; brothers Willy and Jerry Kahulamu and Hiram Rivera; and sisters Leona Bellin and Helen Lindsey. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Holualoa Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Sadie B. Rodenhurst
May 24, 2004
Sadie B. Rodenhurst, 93, of Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kohala. She is survived by sons Walter V. Jr., James, Melvin, George and William; daughters Emma Glory and Alice Freitas; brother Karl Bader; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Calvary Episcopal Church in Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Sunday at St. Augustine Episcopal Church in Kapaau. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Leis welcome.

Jose Companiano Salvatierra
May 3, 2004
Jose Companiano "Joe" Salvatierra, 79, of Mililani, a retired construction worker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by companion Teonila Mateo; son Joseph; daughters Clarita Basilio, Lisa Apilado, Merlie Agonoy, Linda Ibera and Donna Ramirez; brother Selverio; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

James G. Smith
May 23, 2004
James G. Smith, 74, of Kaneohe, a business owner, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Louden, Tenn. He is survived by wife Carol; son Barry Herr; daughters Nikki Hanright, Suzi Coleman and Georgina Kier; brother Charles; sisters Alice Trundle and Katherine Mahoney; and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Kaneohe Yacht Club. Casual attire.

Pastor Avelino Veloso
May 18, 2004
Pastor Avelino Veloso, 65, of Honolulu, a retired farm owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes; sons Jose, Sisinio, Ferdinand, Sergio and Benjamin; daughters Evangeline Korp, Anita Dupont, Ruth Braga, Doninilda Cantuja and Gloria and Glendores Veloso; half sister Alice; and 18 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2324 Omilo Road, Honolulu. Call after 5:30 p.m. Graveside services: noon Saturday at Valley of the Temples.

Lillian Laahiwa Wright Wahinepio
May 27, 2004
Lillian Laahiwa Wright Wahinepio, 76, of Papakolea, a retired Liliha Library and Papakolea Alu Like kapuna, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roger, Gilbert and Maurice Pelletier and John Chun; daughters Alberta Brown and Alohanani Jamias; stepchildren Garrett Wahinepio and Ruby Hale; brother Gilbert Wright; sister May Badayos; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Orange attire.




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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