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Obituaries
Thursday, August 12, 2004




Nobuko O. Duke
June 24, 2004
Nobuko O. Duke, 75, of Kailua, a Sea Fair Boutique owner, died at home. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by sons James and David, daughter Dora Duke, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Patricia Tobias Fernandez
Aug. 6, 2004
Patricia Tobias "Pat" Fernandez, 50, of Kahului, died at home. She was born in Santo Domingo, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Virgilio F., son Raymund T., mother Gregoria T. Tobias, brothers Manuel and Cayetano Tobias, and sisters Rosalinda Pastor, Norma Tindoc, Corazon Bulosan, Celia Lazo and Wilma Salazar. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park, Haiku.

Masumi Gomez
Aug. 8, 2004
Masumi Gomez, 68, of Lahaina, a jewelry saleswoman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kyoto, Japan. She is survived by son Richard and daughter June Gallagher. No services.

Julio Agcaoili Guillermo
Aug. 1, 2004
Julio Agcaoili Guillermo, 33, of Honolulu, a Nauru Towers assistant manager, died at home. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by mother Constancia M., brother Rogelio M. and sister Cheryl M. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa Co-Cathedral, 712 N. School St., Honolulu. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Aug. 21 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Interment to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. No flowers for Oahu services.

Rachel Hiiaka Kahumoku
Aug. 6, 2004
Rachel Hiiaka Kahumoku, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel housekeeper, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Sally and Amy Kahumoku and Susie Tumanuvao; sister Emily Among; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three hanai grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Samuel Keola Kaluna Jr.
Aug. 6, 2004
Samuel Keola Kaluna Jr., 67, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired MGM Studios welder in California, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Pati; son Kali; daughters Rozanne, Hylendelle, Gurthlen P., Kuhuwa and Liilii; brothers Richard and Gary; and five grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaluna residence, 96-1292 Ilima St., Pahala. Casual attire.

Randall K.F. Kam
July 30, 2004
Randall K.F. Kam, 51, of Carpentersville, Ill., 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: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment.

Gary Y. Kuwae
Aug. 9, 2004
Gary Y. Kuwae, 55, of Kahului, an airline agent, died in Kahului. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sisters Lorraine Matsumiya, Aileen Shirota and Merle Idemoto. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Kahului Union Church. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Josephine Munar
Aug. 9, 2004
Josephine "Jo" Munar, 74, of Aiea, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband William C.; sons Dwayne A., Wesley J., Kevin A. and Dudley J.; daughters Rosella M. Tabarejo, Stephanie L. Yeager and Joanna M. Lohar-Singh; sisters Katherine Sabog, Incarnacion Fontanilla and Natividad Ganaban; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Wilfred Masaichi Nakamura
Aug. 9, 2004
Wilfred Masaichi "Willie" Nakamura, 76, of Mililani, a retired U.S. Army pilot/aviator and Synthetic Flight Training helicopter instructor pilot, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Katsuko "Kay," sons John K. and David K., daughter Ann N. Shigeta, brother Henry T. and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Alice Eiko Nishiyama
July 25, 2004
Alice Eiko Nishiyama, 86, of Mililani, died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Henry T.; daughters Ellen Umeda, Diane Kogachi and Judy Suemori; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Susumu Nuha
Aug. 7, 2004
Susumu "Sam" Nuha, 78, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired University of Hawaii Experiment Station farm manager and U.S. Department of Agriculture federal livestock inspector, died in Hilo Medical Center. He also was a Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service inspector and U.S. Army staff sergeant. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Chiyoko; sons Calvin and John; stepson Robson Okamoto; daughters Sandra Sakihara, Amy Milligan and Grace Straszewski; stepdaughters Francis Cup Choy, Katherine Okamoto and Jerrylyn Miura; brothers George J., Robert S. and Paul T.; sisters Susan S. Takenouchi and Eileen Y. Soneda; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nine step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Joseph Mahilani Judson Riddle Jr.
Aug. 7, 2004
Joseph Mahilani Judson Riddle Jr., 55, of Kaaawa, Hawaii, a fisherman, died in Kaaawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Hosea and James, daughters Brandy Jo Fuqua and Joelyn Kaina, sisters Shirley Lozano and Nancy Maile, and four grandchildren. Private services.

Lawrence Feliciano Rivera
Aug. 7, 2004
Lawrence Feliciano "Larry" Rivera, 84, of Wailuku, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughter Christina J. Kiaha; brothers George F. Pagan and the Rev. Henry Reveira and Edward F., David F. and Moses F. Rivera; sister Isabel R. Elizares; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Wailuku.

Henry Herman Rothschild
Aug. 4, 2004
Henry Herman Rothschild, 84, of Princeville, Kauai, a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and a restaurateur in Washington, D.C., died at home. He was born in Cologne, Germany. He is survived by wife Ilse, son Frank, daughter Sharon and two grandchildren. No services.

Edith Yoshie Sakamoto
July 27, 2004
Edith Yoshie Sakamoto, 85, of Kailua, formerly of Maunaloa, Molokai, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Douglas and Dennis; daughters Roberta Aono and Wendy Lopez; brother Webb Ideue; sisters Nancy Ideue, Avis Watanabe and Pat Tamashiro; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Larry Tatsumi Sakoda
Aug. 7, 2004
Larry Tatsumi Sakoda, 84, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired Larry's Studio proprietor and photographer, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by daughter Susan Nawai; sisters Rachael Kishida, Jane Reis and Masayo Sakoda; and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery pavilion. Casual attire.

Pascual Tabladillo Sidiaren
July 16, 2004
Pascual Tabladillo Sidiaren, 88, of Waipahu, a retired Amfac Lumber employee, died at home. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maxima S., son Rolando S., daughters Presentacion S. Pacriem and Clarina S. Esteban, brother Benjamin, sister Francisca S. Fernandez, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Edith Kiyoko Tamashiro
Aug. 5, 2004
Edith Kiyoko Tamashiro, 80, of Honolulu, retired Waikiki Diner owner and proprietor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Jerry A.; daughters Judy C. Ogawa and Eva Y. Yomogita; brother Takeo Tengan; sisters Misao and Haruko Tengan and Tsuruko Miyahira; and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Emily Tolentino
Aug. 10, 2004
Emily "Meling" Tolentino, 81, of Keaau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Cebu, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Selvino; sons Anacleto Jr., Roger, Ronald, Allan, Sidney and Sherman Viernes; daughter Lecia Simer; brothers Bill Lopez and Franco Longakit; sisters Josephine Macabio and Winifred Boyer; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.




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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