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Obituaries

Saturday, January 8, 2005




Gladys Yoshie Aono
Jan. 5, 2005
Gladys Yoshie Aono, 85, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons George Jr. and Woodrow Greenhouse, Lawrence Aono and Ronald I. Inoue; brothers Thomas and Raymond Takahashi; sister Frances Takahashi; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720.

Gervacio Cuevas Blue
Dec. 28, 2004
Gervacio Cuevas Blue, 96, of Waianae, a retired Ewa Sugar Plantation employee, died at home. He was born in Langiden, Abra, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lolita P.; son Jerry; daughters Winifred Javier, Cynthia Blue, Jessie Jarmon and Julie Paakaula; brothers Pedro, Santiago and Esteban; sisters Damiana Baruela and Angnay Bagwang; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hazel P. Chang
Jan. 1, 2005
Hazel P. Chang, 89, of Kaneohe, a full-time Jehovah's Witness service pioneer at Kaneohe Branch, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Kawiki, Hilo. She is survived by husband Wallace K.Y.A.; sons Murline Frank and Gregory Chang; daughters Maxine Klein, Deanna Sagon and Athena Aglia; 24 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Jack Carroll Elder
Jan. 1, 2005
Jack Carroll Elder, 65, of Kaneohe, a General Motors automotive stylist, Landor Associates design director in San Francisco and Design Logix co-founder, died. He was born in Tellison, Ariz. He is survived by wife Jeanne, stepdaughter Kim McAden and three step-grandchildren. No services.

Agnes Natsuko Enomoto
Dec. 27, 2004
Agnes Natsuko Enomoto, 88, of Wahiawa died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son William, daughter Frances, brother Negumi "Barney" Uchida, sister Aiko Koizumi, six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Douglas Koichi Higashi
Jan. 1, 2005
Douglas Koichi Higashi, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Shelly Mazda Body Shop Division manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Harriet T.; son Roland; daughter Jeanne; brother Tatsuo "Baldy"; sisters Midori Kimura, Toshiko Masuhara and Gladys Kaminaka; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lotus Ho Ching Hou
Dec. 31, 2004
Lotus Ho Ching Hou, 94, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by son Sterling, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Norman Stephen Jimeno
Dec. 25, 2004
Norman Stephen Jimeno, 65, of Waianae, a Hawaii Laborers Union Local 368 training director and president, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He also was a retired Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Cora M. "Lani"; son Keola; daughter Melodee Chang; mother Angelina Argayoso; brothers Clyde Argayoso and Dennis Apilada; sisters Carmelita Paracuelles, Mary Higa, Delorina Kekauoha and Teresa Cooper; and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Alice Dale Toko Kanekoa
Dec. 31, 2004
Alice Dale Toko Kanekoa, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Maluhia Hospital nurse, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Alice J. Kard; brothers Daniel and James Kamekona; sisters Stella Oku, Rebecca Greenberg, Eva Leoso and Margaret Lee; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas K.H. Leu
Dec. 25, 2004
Thomas K.H. Leu, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Love's Bakery machinist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Cynthia Uza, sisters Violet Chung and Charlotte Wong, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Eleanor Sin Doi Lum
Dec. 28, 2004
Eleanor Sin Doi Lum, 88, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Sharon Komatsu and six grandchildren. Private services.

Frederick Booth Ho'olulu Maertens
Jan. 2, 2005
Frederick Booth Ho'olulu "KH6BI" Maertens, 84, of Kailua, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supply agent, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Claire, son Peter Sr., daughter Dorothy Kia'aina, brother Kamehameha, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Masanobu Miyamoto
Jan. 5, 2005
Masanobu Miyamoto, also known as "Masa" and "Joseph," 91, of Honolulu, a retired Consolidated Amusement film technician and retired In Flight Movies technician, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha, daughters Anne and Carol, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 2:30 p.m. today at St. Pius X Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire.

Beatrice Fumiko Niimi
Dec. 30, 2004
Beatrice Fumiko Niimi, 82, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education secretary, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Arlene Sato, brother Melvin Nakamoto, sister Thelma Yonehiro and two grandchildren. Private services.

Herbert I. Nishino
Dec. 30, 2004
Herbert I. Nishino, 74, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by sisters Lillian Notebo, Helen N. Shimizu and Beatrice Sasano. Private services.

Wilson Oliva Jr.
Dec. 21, 2004
Wilson "Alii" Oliva Jr., 37, of Kailua-Kona, a self-employed mechanic, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Tammy Enos; sons Wilson Oliva Ahway III and Spencer A. Oliva; father Wilson Sr.; stepmother Frances Pelekane-Oliva; stepbrothers George, Gerald, Garrett and Gabriel "Pele" Pelekane; sisters Wendy Koko and Napualani I.K. Oliva; stepsisters Georgine "Tita" Kaimiola and Geraldine Kaleohano; grandparent William Nunies; and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. today at Salvation Army Church in Kailua-Kona. Call after 3 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary in Honolulu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Cemetery in Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Loose flowers and leis welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed Thursday.

George Oshiro
Dec. 29, 2004
George Oshiro, 72, of Waimanalo, a retired vegetable farmer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by mother Uto, brothers Nobuo and Nobuyoshi, and sisters Fusako Adachi, Terri Uyema and Myrtle Oshiro. Private services.

Dorothy G. Perry
Jan. 5, 2005
Dorothy G. Perry, 84, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Norman Jr., Ronald and Melvin; daughters Yvonne King and Maryann Frank; brother Jonathan Perreira; sister Dolores Tavares; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church in Kailua. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Gary Katsumi Saito
Dec. 15, 2004
Gary Katsumi Saito, 86, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Jan T., son Calvin, daughter Debbie Takimoto, brother Munetatsu and three grandchildren. Private services.

Helen Masako Satsuda
Dec. 20, 2004
Helen Masako Satsuda, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Goodwill Industries of Hawaii rag cutter, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Frank and sisters Nancy Onaka, Mary Satsuda, Lily Sato and Rose Tamaye. Private services.

Carolyn E. Skaza
Jan. 3, 2005
Carolyn E. Skaza, 63, of Kaneohe, a state Department of Health administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by husband Don, daughters Dawn Danielson and Laura Maher, sisters Anne L. Dung and Connie J. Crawford, brother James C. Crawford and six grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after noon. Aloha attire.

Po Tong Tom
Dec. 23, 2004
Po Tong Tom, 98, of Honolulu, formerly of Kahului, a retired Kahului Railroad Co. employee, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Lily K.Y., daughters Juanita Hu-Takara and Judith T. Fong, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Elizabeth K.M. Wikoli
Dec. 27, 2004
Elizabeth K.M. Wikoli, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Blessed Sacrament catechism teacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by son Amos L., several brothers and sisters, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Call after 6 p.m. Private burial on Maui. Aloha attire.

Hideaki Yamashita
Dec. 25, 2004
Hideaki Yamashita, 78, of Milwaukee, a state of Wisconsin financial assistance aide, died in Milwaukee. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Diane H. Hara, Grace S. Uyemura and Theresa Y. Lee. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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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