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Obituaries
Tuesday, October 12, 2004




» Hideto Kono / 1922-2004


Wendall Masato Arashiro
Sept. 25, 2004
Wendall Masato Arashiro, 47, of Mililani, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Adeliza L. "Lisa," father Matsumori "Mutt," brother Kenneth, and sisters Carolyn Arashiro and Lynett Reese. Private services.

Gabino Batangan Batacan
Sept. 26, 2004
Gabino Batangan Batacan, 96, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Barangay 7, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Lucrecia B. Simon, sister Flora B. Castro, caregiver Carolyn Gilman, and four grandchildren and great-grand- children. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Jerald Alan Beauclair Jr.
Jerald Alan "Jerry" Beauclair Jr., 23, of Boise, Idaho, died at home. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by parents Jerald and Janna; sister Jennifer; grandparents John and Pat Beauclair, and Glen and Joyce Carringer; and great-grandparent Mandy Brozovich. Services to be held in Boise. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.

Marion Clark
Aug. 20, 2004
Marion Clark, 88, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in St. Charles, Ill. She is survived by sister Charlotte C. Stephens. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Additional information for an obituary printed Aug. 26.

Melvin Tadashi Furukawa
Sept. 27, 2004
Melvin Tadashi Furukawa, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Castle & Cooke stevedore, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hana, Maui. He is survived by wife Etsuko, sons Gary T. and Terry K., daughter Lori Ann M., brothers Fred M. and Alan C., and five grandchildren. Private services.

Yasuo Bob Inada
Oct. 3, 2004
Yasuo Bob Inada, 86, of Mililani, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel electronic technician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Tomoye, son Dan, daughter Lois Naniole, brothers Barney and Roy, sisters Betsy Yamamoto and Mildred Hara, and two grandchildren. Private services.

George Seiji Kakigi
Oct. 5, 2004
George Seiji "Gigi" Kakigi, 73, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Host Candies purchasing agent, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife June S.; sons Kerry K., Randal K., Chris K. and Scott K.; brother Charles S.; sisters Lois S. Sakata and Frances H. Toyama; and six grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rebecca K. Kanamu-Kaopuiki
Oct. 8, 2004
Rebecca K. Kanamu-Kaopuiki, 85, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nahiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Leslie and Lindford Kanamu and Robert Ambrose; daughters Harlean "Luana" Manoha and Althea "Kehau" Aheong; 25 grandchildren; 78 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lanakila Ward, N. 622 Judd St. Call after 9 a.m. Interment to be held in Makawao Military Cemetery on Maui at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Yoshiaki Kaneshiro
Oct. 4, 2004
Yoshiaki Kaneshiro, 53, of Honolulu, an independent limousine driver, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born on Okinawa. He is survived by sons Justin and Jake, mother Tomi and sisters Emiko Takara, Shizuko Kobashigawa, Yoko Fujimoto and Harumi Valenzuela. Private services.

Robert Kazuyoshi Katsura
Sept. 28, 2004
Robert Kazuyoshi Katsura, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired Pacific Construction supervisor, died in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris F. Katsura, son Robert Y., stepson Gary Jinbo, daughter Carol T. Kaneshiro, brother Harvey Matsumoto, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Robert G. Kondo
Oct. 4, 2004
Robert G. Kondo, 82, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hawi Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Clara, brothers Kenichi and Seiji, and sister Jean Uyeno. Private services.

Yoshio Kubo
Sept. 25, 2004
Yoshio Kubo, 95, of Honolulu, a retired JM Tanaka Inc. mechanic, died at home. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kameyo "Dorothy"; sons Jack K., Herbert H. and James K.; daughters Jeanne K. Shinseki and Lynette Okazaki; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Mitsuno Kunishige
Sept. 15, 2004
Mitsuno Kunishige, 92, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by daughters Jane Segawa, Edith Komatsu, Audrey Fujimoto and Judith Kunishige; brother Gary Kawate; sister Elaine Yoshimura; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Seiju Matsushima
Oct. 1, 2004
Seiju "Sam" Matsushima, 84, of Waianae, a retired U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and the Vietnam War, died at home. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Michael A., Randall T. and David T.; daughters Elizabeth A. Solmirin, Carol J. Luna, Dora J. Ronald Paaaina and Joyce L. Tenorio; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Morris Minoru Miyasato
Sept. 23, 2004
Morris Minoru Miyasato, 82, of Aiea, a retired Atlas Insurance Agency sales agent, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in North Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen Y.; son Morris M.; daughters Wendy M. Yim and Sandy E. Kagawa; brothers Shigeru, Teruo, Eishi Miyasato and George Uechi; sister Janet Hokama; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Masami Morishita
Sept. 27, 2004
Masami Morishita, 92, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired carpenter for the former Hakalau Sugar Co., died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Ninole, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mitsue, sons Gary and Rudy, sister Yaeko Shimooka and two grandchildren. Private services.

Toshio Mukai
Oct. 1, 2004
Toshio Mukai, 67, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by brothers Torao, Tamio, Akira, Masato, Tadashi and Norman; and sisters Miyoko Fujii and Janet Cho. Private services.

Paul Masaru Nakashima
Sept. 22, 2004
Paul Masaru Nakashima, 62, of Honolulu, a Goodwill production worker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Ruth Shibata. Private services.

Julia Cataluna Oroyan
Oct. 6, 2004
Julia Cataluna Oroyan, 79, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Pedro, Bruno and Thomas; daughters Rosa Cunningham, Trini Cagasan, Connie Asentista and Cindy Downs; brothers and sisters in the Philippines; and three grandchildren. Services held. Additional information for an obituary printed Sunday.

Filipino Padaca Rumbaoa
Sept. 17, 2004
Filipino Padaca Rumbaoa, also known as "Big Boy" and "Ipe," 93, of Ewa Beach, a retired Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Bagut, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurelia R., daughter Wilhelmina "Baby," brother Valentine, sister Victoria Hidalgo and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 10:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire.

Christopher Kamealoha Summers Sr.
Oct. 5, 2004
Christopher Kamealoha Summers Sr., 47, of Hana, Maui, died in Hana. He was born in Hana. He is survived by wife Kaleolani L.; son Christopher Jr.; daughter Samantha; stepchildren Mahealani, Richard, Shannie-Lee, Sheanna, Calvin, Geraldine, Kameko and Kahiau; children Robert, Ruby, Mary Leah, Shayna, Keanu and Kaohu; brothers Russell, Timothy and Richard; and sisters Maggie, Ada and Moki. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Masters-Touch-By-His-Word Church at Redo's residence in Wakiu, Hana. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hana Bay Beach Park.

Sung Ho Sur
Sept. 18, 2004
Sung Ho Sur, 86, of Honolulu, a federal government civil engineer, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Eiko; son Steven; daughters JoAnn Sur, Velma Quackenbush and Aileen Kawashima; brother Kenneth; sisters Jeanette, Gloria, Loretta, Thelma and Peggy; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.

Doris Kameko Takushi
Sept. 10, 2004
Doris Kameko Takushi, 83, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by brother Henry Kuwaye and sisters Tsuruko Arume and Evelyn Gay. Private services.

Helen Hisako Teramae
Oct. 10, 2004
Helen Hisako Teramae, 91, of Waipahu, a retired self-employed seamstress, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by sons Herbert H. and John T., daughters Jane H. Copta and Helen H. Miyashiro, and 11 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lindalou Kaipopualani Waiamau-Christian
Sept. 30, 2004
Lindalou Kaipopualani Waiamau-Christian, 45, of Waianae, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Johnnie III and Johnathan Bagley; daughters Ku'umelealoha Hunter and Ku'uleialoha Bagley; father Lindy Waiamau; mother and stepfather Neddie and Herman Waiamau-Nunuha; brothers Lindy Jr., Lindsay and James Waiamau and James Shaver; sisters Lynnemabel Waiamau and EleanorMae Davis; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Ward. Call after 9 a.m.

Lily Ho Young
Sept. 30, 2004
Lily Ho Young, 87, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by son Ronald W.C. Young; daughter Molly H.Y. Miyashiro; brother Alfred Ho; sisters Margaret Goo, Patty Char and Lorraine Tyau; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.




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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