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Obituaries
Wednesday, August 18, 2004




Tonya Jon Canoso
Aug. 10, 2004
Tonya Jon Canoso, 61, of Waianae, a Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center substance abuse specialist, died in Waianae. She was born in Wyoming. She is survived by son Kip Caputo, brother Bob, sisters Liz Lehr and Sue Chappee, and mother Lucille Foster. Gathering: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Pokai Bay Heiau. Scattering of ashes to be held at sea. Boat departs at 6 p.m.

Limuel Cherry
Aug. 2, 2004
Limuel Cherry, 79, of Hono-lulu, a retired U.S. Air Force electrical technician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Ashford, Ala. He is survived by wife Hazel. Committal services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Policarpio Juan Dumrique
July 21, 2004
Policarpio Juan Dumrique, 85, of Haliimaile, Maui, a retired Maui Pineapple Co. field laborer, died at home. He was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Bernarda; daughters Carolina Peralta, Anita Pascua and Virginia Dumrique; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Luncheon to follow at the mortuary.

Julio Agcaoili Guillermo Jr.
Aug. 2, 2004
Julio Agcaoili Guillermo Jr., 33, of Honolulu, a Nauru Towers assistant manager, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by mother Constancia M., brother Rogelio M., sister Cheryl M. and grandparent Susana F. Martinez. Rosary: 7 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Thursday.

Takashi Isoda
Aug. 9, 2004
Takashi Isoda, 75, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired sugar plantation heavy equipment operator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Seishi, Sadashi, Akio, Herbert and Wallace; and sister Ethel Oyama. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Randall Lee Johnson Sr.
Aug. 7, 2004
Randall Lee Johnson Sr., 63, of Kaneohe, a retired state Highway Division employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charis P.; sons Randall L. Jr. and Jeffery; daughters Jennifer Graves, Rachel Madeyski and Cheryl Heya; brother Richard L. Jr.; sisters Blanche Willingham and Jean Wygal; and 16 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rock, a United Pentecostal Church, 1300 Kailua Road. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Lanikai Boat Ramp in Kailua Beach. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Emily E. Kupau
Aug. 15, 2004
Emily E. Kupau, 56, of Hana, Maui, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Pukuilua, Hana. She is survived by brothers Joseph N. Jr., Valentine, Samuel, John, Francis and Fabian; sisters Theresa Eharis, Agnes Kahakauwila, Annie Kanana, Mary Kalehuawehe and Cecilia Kupau; and adopted sister Valorey Ng. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Church in Puuiki, Hana. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery.

Dustin Keali'iha'aheo'oka'aina Christopher Medeiros
Aug. 10, 2004
Dustin Keali'iha'aheo'oka'aina Christopher Medeiros, 2, of Waianae, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Damien W.K. and Mary-Ellen E.K.; brothers Damien Kainoa K.K. Jr. and Devin K.M.; grandparents Daniel and Heather Medeiros and Samuel and Elenora Kalilikane; and great-grandparents Edward Medeiros and Yvonne Kaikainahaole. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual and aloha attire.

Hiroshi Miyata
Aug. 16, 2004
Hiroshi Miyata, 89, of Hono-lulu, a retired self-employed barber doing business as Family Barber Shop, died. He also was an Uptown Sundries owner. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glenn H., Cyrus G. and Kenneth K.; brothers Yutaka "Larry," Makoto, Osamu, Edward Y. and Harold I.; sister Setsumi Takahashi; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Eugene J. Muche
July 6, 2004
Eugene J. Muche, 78, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Hono-lulu, a retired owner of a car waxing company and a Merchant Marine veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio. He is survived by wife Nellie, son Kevin, stepson Galen Gregory, daughter Andi Spaletta, brother Tony and three grandchildren. Services held. Donations suggested to St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena Campus, 3001 S. Rose Parkway, Henderson, Nev. 89052.

Sterling Kilohana Naki
July 31, 2004
Sterling Kilohana Naki, also known as "Rah-Jah" and "Hawaiian," 50, of Hauula, a Pine Ridge Farm truck driver, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Althea; son Sterling; brothers Albert III, Cy Sr., Ulrich and Josiah; hanai brother Joseph Kalili; sisters Rita Makekau, Alberta DeCambra, Sigrid Andrews and Tuesday Hocajo; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hauula Beach Park. Leis welcome.

Sunny Kui Im Park
Aug. 15, 2004
Sunny Kui Im Park, 58, of Honolulu, a Kintetsu International Hawaii Co. tour coordinator, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Seoul, South Korea. She is survived by husband Jung Sub Joo; mother Yung Ae Kim; brothers Jong Soo and Mung Su; sisters Kelly Park, Kui Ok "Miri" Thatcher, Yoshiko Fukuyama and Kui Keui "Kris" Medcalf; and grandparent Young Mo Kim. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at All People Mission Church.

Edith Kam Hoong Pung
Aug. 10, 2004
Edith Kam Hoong Pung, 83, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Benny, sons Andrew and Philip, daughter Myrna, sister Millicent Viela and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire.

Vernon Enos Souza
Aug. 7, 2004
Vernon Enos Souza, 85, of Palolo, a retired city lineman, died at home. He was born in Pauoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Lloyd, Vernon R. and Patrick; daughters Paulette Quintanilla and Laura Kapoi; 20 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Henry N. Tamashiro
July 29, 2004
Henry N. Tamashiro, 79, of Pearl City, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Jane, sons Ronald and Jesse, daughter Carol-Ann, brothers Kikuo and Richard, sister Patsy Falkenstein, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Paul Hajime Tanaka
Aug. 12, 2004
Paul Hajime Tanaka, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Military Intelligence Service translator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Salem, Ore. He is survived by wife Hiroko; daughters Elaine Tanaka and Skye Smith; brother Henry; sisters Helen Watanabe, Hazel Asamoto and Aiko Ebihara; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Louise J.Y. Tolentino
Aug. 4, 2004
Louise J.Y. "Nita" Tolentino, 69, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Hawaiian dancing instructor for Mauna Lani Bay Resort, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Rally; sons Ralenton "Son," Reginald "GI" Sr. and Raynard "Brother"; hanai sons Hinano Kawaauhau and Nathan Holiona; daughters Racal Tolentino, Rhonda Liborio and Norma-Lou Antonio; hanai daughter Pumehana Kawaauhau; brothers Woody, Ronnie and Wardell Young; sisters Irene "Rena" Saunders, Locadia "Caddy" Young and Yvonne Deluz; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the family residence at Kuhio Village in Waimea. Casual attire.

George N. Yamashita
July 29, 2004
George N. "Yama" Yamashita, 74, of Waimanalo, a retired electrician for Hy-Grade Electric, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Winifred; sons George, Paul and Michael; daughters Rosella Makua, Bobbi L. Eugenio and Lori Firth; brother Fujoe; sisters Jay Williams and Alice Domingo; 27 grandchildren; and 45 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire.

Sharon Marie Yust Young
June 22, 2004
Sharon Marie Yust Young, 62, of Honolulu, an owner of Tiki Gems, Ala Moana Gems and Windward Gems, died. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by sons Keith and Mark, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Cheyenne Kala-Alohi Young-Hookano
Aug. 5, 2004
Cheyenne Kala-Alohi Young-Hookano, 29, of Kaneohe, a membership manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Dane Ward; son Kainalu Ward; mother Gloria Young; brothers Troy, Shanon and Dakota; sister Laurie Pang; and grandparent Gladys DeMello. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John's by the Sea. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha 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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