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Obituaries
Sunday, August 1, 2004





Yoshio Ayabe
July 27, 2004
Yoshio "Roy" Ayabe, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Meadow Gold Dairies wholesale driver and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Betty S., son Sidney K., brothers Yukio and Isamu, sister Fumie Nonaka and three grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Victoria Marie Nazarino Catian
July 15, 2004
Victoria Marie Nazarino Catian, 52, of Aiea, died in Ka Punawai Ola Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Dimetrio T. and Aguida; brothers Russell, Matthew and Gilbert; and sister Annette. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Guillermo Sagadraca Domingo
July 29, 2004
Guillermo Sagadraca "Gimmo" Domingo, 58, of Waiehu, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Anita R.; sons Jemmy and Jeffrey; daughters Jenalyn, Angie and Janessa; brother Esteban; and sisters Luisa Cadiz and Laureana Aceret. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 6:30 p.m. Rosary: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.

Mary S. Hughes
July 25, 2004
Mary S. Hughes, also known as Mary S. Harris, 86, of Kailua, a homemaker, died. She was born in Monterey, Calif. She is survived by sons Stephen E. and Roger A. Harris and Michael Hughes; daughter Janet Hughes Rajala; sister Virginia C. Barrett; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Sunday at Kaneohe Yacht Club Longhouse. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Faith Baptist Church of Kailua.

Kenneth Tetsuo Igarashi
July 21, 2004
Kenneth Tetsuo Igarashi, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Equipment heavy equipment mechanic and former Karate Association of Hawaii instructor, died. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Gladys; daughters Lena Goto and Joyce Larson; brother Lawrence; sisters Esther Kono, Betty Black and Evelyn Blaylock; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Isami Izawa
July 15, 2004
Isami Izawa, 72, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Nuuanu Hale Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brothers Takeshi and John Tashiro and sisters Mitsue Yang and Florence Ching. Private services.

Nelson Kawai Lam Ka'ahanui
July 23, 2004
Nelson Kawai Lam Ka'ahanui, 63, of Honolulu, a retired federal firefighter captain, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Joanie Miller; hanai daughter Twaila Bumanglag; brothers Reuben "Koon," Jerome "Toots" and Dean; sisters Elizabeth "Betty" Wise, Claudia "Haole" Roper and Nadine Barientos; and one hanai grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

Arthur Kalaluhi
July 12, 2004
Arthur Kalaluhi, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base Pass and Identification Department clerk and Sea Life Park maintenance man, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by caregiver Leianne W. Mafi. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. George's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Kaahumanu Cemetery.

Randall K.F. Kam
July 30, 2004
Randall K.F. Kam, 51, of Carpentersville, Ill., formerly of Honolulu and Washington, D.C., an American Hospital Association chief information officer in Chicago, died in Chicago. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eileen, daughters Kimberly and Christina, father Raymond, brothers Rodney and Reynold, sister Stephanie Nishimura and grandparent Evelyn Kanzaki. Services to be held at West Dundee, Ill. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Diabetes Association.

Lucinda Kauai Kaneakua-Tabanera
July 13, 2004
Lucinda Kauai Kaneakua-Tabanera, 77, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rudy "Tab," Reginald "Nen" and Cedric "Boy" Tabanera; daughters Coleen "Lani" Westphal, Francine Andres, Loretta "Rita" Infiesto, Kani Tabanera and Patricia "Patsy" Dominguez; caregivers Kathleen M. Kuni, Charleen "Kanani" Westphal, Charnele Shih-Westphal and Kahala Mahoe; brothers Walter, Samuel and Arthur "Bobo" Kaneakua; sisters Emily "Ka'ale" Medeiros and Frances "Kanani" Asing; 33 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 31 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

William Mead Kirkpatrick
July 24, 2004
William Mead Kirkpatrick, 84, of Makakilo, died at home. He was born in Montana. He is survived by sons William J., Brian and Barry; daughters Michel Walker, Elaine Kirkpatrick, Patrice Lampton, Cori Meyers and Meagan Olson; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Palehua Road. For more information, call Cori at 680-3039 (pager).

Gerard Lowe
July 24, 2004
Gerard "Red" Lowe, 54, of Mililani, a R & M Cleaning Services owner, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Berkeley, Calif. He is survived by wife Marilyn O.; son Christian; daughter Sabrina; hanai brothers Darryl Carter, Dana Wilburne and Tony Finney; and hanai sisters Ann Hunter and Linda Kim. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary-makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m.

Ellen Y.L. Lui
July 29, 2004
Ellen Y.L. Lui, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House employee, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Calvin; daughters Pat Smith and Arleene Wong; brothers Albert and Gilbert Chee; sisters Miriam Kong, Natalie Young, Suzie Lapid, Betty Keahi and Janet Maunupau; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine's Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Andrew Po'aiau Lum
July 24, 2004
Andrew Po'aiau Lum, 72, of Honolulu, a Sheraton Hotels Pacific Division vice president and director of training, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie; sons Michael, Douglas and James; daughter Mary Elizabeth; brother Theodore; sister Henriette "Elaine" Breeze; and three grandchildren. Mass: 2 p.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association or Diabetes Association, Hawaii chapters. Aloha attire.

Ruth Keali'iho'owaleolikelike Needham Moore
July 25, 2004
Ruth Keali'iho'owaleolikelike Needham Moore, 79, of Hilo, a retired University of Hawaii nurse educator at Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by son George, daughters Vicki Singh and Deedri Veehala, brother Nephi Needham, sister Leah Ching, 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Hawaii Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire.

Lesley Jonathan Murakami
July 22, 2004
Lesley Jonathan "Jonah" Murakami, 60, of Honolulu, a real estate developer, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Leslene, sons Jon and Jake, mother Jean, brother John and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Waialae Country Club.

Masako Narahara
July 24, 2004
Masako Narahara, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Leahi Hospital housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Raymond H.; daughters Mae A. Hazama, Edna Y. Narahara and Mildred M. Hopper; brothers Kazumi and Masaji Okamoto; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

So Jun Young Pang
July 29, 2004
So Jun Young Pang, 93, of Honolulu, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Zhong Shan, China. She is survived by son Kevin, daughter Wilma, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Taoist services: noon to 2:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

James Kimo Pualoa Sr.
July 22, 2004
James Kimo Pualoa Sr., 77, of Mililani, a retired Public Works civil service director and special assistant to the high commissioner in Micronesia, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian K.; sons James K. Pualoa Jr. and Richard and Marvin Keopuhiwa; daughters Charlotte Almarza, Karen Benavente, Laura Valentine and Larraine L., Martha L. and Leilani Pualoa; brother Richard Samera; sister Edna Kau; 20 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jaden Takamitsu Garma Shinsato
July 26, 2004
Jaden Takamitsu Garma Shinsato, infant son of Keith and Judith, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sister Joni K.G.; grandparents Jose and Presentacion Garma and Mitsuo and Karen Shinsato; and great-grandparent Aiko Oye. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Margaret Chiyo Tamura
July 20, 2004
Margaret Chiyo Tamura, 90, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education cafeteria manager, died. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Calvin K.; daughters Ruth Y. and Julie Y. Tamura and Sara T. Tamayose; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Friday.

Gregorio DeGuzman Valdez
July 14, 2004
Gregorio DeGuzman Valdez, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Maluhia Hospital practical nurse, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Anacleta, son Samuel, daughter Yolanda Dela Cruz, brothers Zacarias and Hilario, and four grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Fernando Agrigado Vidad
July 24, 2004
Fernando Agrigado "Uncle Icong" Vidad, 92, of Hilo, a retired Homelani Memorial Park employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Estelita, son Raul, brother Adriano and sister Rosario Agpaoa. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section.

Akira Yamamoto
July 29, 2004
Akira "Froggie" Yamamoto, 79, of Hilo, a County of Hawaii fire captain at Keaau Fire Department, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Margaret M.; sons Jerel and Bert; brothers Tadashi, Kazuo "Lefty," Fred and Noriyuki "Skippy"; and sisters Shigeko Uno and Haruko Goto. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.




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

www.librarieshawaii.org
The index goes back several decades.

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