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Obituaries

Thursday, May 19, 2005




Anacleto Gamiao Butay
May 16, 2005
Anacleto Gamiao "Johnny" Butay, 91, of Kekaha, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bangui Lanao, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by son Anacleto Jr., daughters Maura Sabado and Arlene McCully, brother Jose, sister Carlina Agullana, six grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Anita Haia Chang
May 13, 2005
Anita Haia Chang, 84, of Kaneohe, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Henry K., two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John's by the Sea Episcopal Church, 47-074 Lihikai Drive, Kaneohe. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

Edward Frances Conklin
May 15, 2005
Edward Frances Conklin, 97, of Honolulu, an aviator, died in Aloha Nursing Center. He is survived by son Larry, daughter Leslie Currey and brother Bob. Services to be held at a later date.

Joseph Kaalele Domingo Sr.
April 13, 2005
Joseph Kaalele Domingo Sr., 75, of Los Angeles, a retired city Parks and Recreation employee, died in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joseph Jr., brother Simeon, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Eaton Wong Feki
May 15, 2005
Eaton Wong Feki, infant son of Daniel E. Feki Jr. and Erika K. Wong of Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is also survived by grandparents Daniel Sr., Celeste Mendes and Scotty Wong; great-grandparents Matthew Naone, Pearl Wong and Merasol Hoopii; and great-great-grandparent Feoctavia Santiago. Graveside committal services: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Homelani Memorial Park Babyland. Casual attire.

Hyon Ok Hu
May 15, 2005
Hyon Ok Hu, 70, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Korea. She is survived by sons Christopher C., Steve H. and Jak; daughters Christine Y. Ko and Young Hae; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Guy Masami Kawashima
May 9, 2005
Guy Masami Kawashima, 57, of Wahiawa, a retired self-employed house painter, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by mother Florence. Private services.

Tsuyuko Koyanagi
April 21, 2005
Tsuyuko Koyanagi, 92, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Robert Y. and Lief A.; daughter Jean H. Oyama; brothers Kiyomi and Robert S. Kaneshige; sisters Mitsuno Mende, Helen Watanabe and Betty Onuma; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Annie Yaeko Kurahashi
April 29, 2005
Annie Yaeko Kurahashi, 78, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by son Nolan M., hanai son Daniel J. Shannon, daughter Shirley Ann Malmud, brother Harry Yamane, sisters Janet Kunita and Rose Jean S. Katada, and a grandchild. Private services.

Dai Wah Lee
May 9, 2005
Dai Wah Lee, 94, of Honolulu, a retired state employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nieces Lorna Louie, Linda Joyo, Sandra Chu and Lynette Lee. Private services.

Remedios Mendoza Martinez
May 10, 2005
Remedios Mendoza Martinez, 69, of Honolulu, a retired pineapple cannery forelady, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Quentin Abra, the Philippines. She is survived by children Juan and Robert, Valentine Iwamaso and Eleanor Kaneshina; brother Regino Mendoza; sister Mely Balonso; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Mount Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Hisako Masuda
May 8, 2005
Hisako Masuda, 96, of Honolulu, a retired barber, died in Nuuanu Hale Hospital. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Harvey, daughters Eunice Chung and Janet Abe, 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Bessie Aiko Matsumoto
May 7, 2005
Bessie Aiko Matsumoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by son Nelson Nishida, daughters Ruth Nishida and Judith, and sisters Ellen Kunieda and Kimiko Hamano. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Martin Moreno
May 12, 2005
Martin Moreno, 58, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a welder and carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He also was a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in San Bernardino, Calif. He is survived by wife Carol, daughters Sara Wallace and Cindy, and sister Rosalie Armas. Graveside services: 1-2 p.m. tomorrow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.

Angel C. Obrero
May 7, 2005
Angel C. Obrero, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery maintenance worker, died in the Philippines. He was born in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maria L., sons Billy and Elmer, daughters Teonila Petrey and Marcelina Daniels, brother Timoteo, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services to be held in the Philippines.

Charlotte Martha Kaonohiokala Perry
May 10, 2005
Charlotte Martha Kaonohiokala "Aunty Lottie" Perry, 98, of Manoa, a Hawaiian Featherwork artisan and retired Lottie's Dinette restaurants proprietor in Hilo, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Charlotte L. Cathcart, nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Church in Manoa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

William Frank Perry
April 28, 2005
William Frank Perry, 77, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. electrician, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Evelyn Y., daughters Evelyn Orpilla and Janet Ricardo, sister Evelyn Fernandez and three grandchildren. Private services.

Shyastanna Nikasha Marie Petty
May 14, 2005
Shyastanna Nikasha Marie Petty, infant daughter of Nicholas Petty and Sasha Tory of Pearl City, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Landon Francese-Tory; grandparents Aaron Tory, Pamela Silva and Carol and Jeff Irenze; and great-grandparents Julia and Louis Tory, Margaret Silva, Carrie Gutierrez, Roger McGee and Sadie Petty. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Missionary Church, 95-801 Kipapa Drive. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Joseph Stanley Rapoza
May 16, 2005
Joseph Stanley "Rappy" Rapoza, 74, of Honolulu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel employee, University of Hawaii Walter's Communication employee and Legislature print shop operator, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Makawele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Violet K.; sons Louis G.H. and Guy S.; daughters Moani Perreira and Luana Resuello; brothers Nelson, Herman and Fulton; sisters Irene Veriato and Sue Benz; and seven grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2821 Lowrey St., Manoa. Call after 11 a.m. No flowers.

Felicisima delos Santos Romualdo
May 4, 2005
Felicisima "Sima" "Maxima" delos Santos Romualdo, 91, of Aiea, died in Ka Punawai Ola Nursing Home. She was born in Caribkib, Banna, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by daughter Josie Arios, hanai daughters Pureza "Nini" Romualdo and Linabella Arios, brother Gregorio delos Santos, sisters Juliana Abaro and Maura Vicente, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

Herbert G. Saiki
May 5, 2005
Herbert G. Saiki, 45, of Aiea, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Shawana and Kristen, parents Fred and Sandra, brother Wallace and sisters Lyn Matsuda and Cynthia Imamura. Private services.

Ruth Tokie Shishido
May 3, 2005
Ruth Tokie Shishido, 87, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeping room attendant for the former Cinerama Hotels, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Michael H., Allen T. and Chuck S.; daughter Susan T. Tachino; brothers Herbert T. and Edwin H. Kokubun; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Mary Blanchard Solomon
May 8, 2005
Mary Blanchard "Aunty Malia" Solomon, 89, of Wahiawa, a former Ulu Mau Village cultural director and co-founder and a travel industry employee, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sonny Yuen and Russell; daughters Vivian Jack, Rochelle Wenger and Rosalind; sister Ann Thomas; 21 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Andrew Vega
May 13, 2005
Andrew Vega, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 99 electrician, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suzanne; sons Andre, Michel and Jacques; daughters Annie Scott, Josiane Balico and Monique Akui; brother Bert; hanai brother Dennis Naauao; sister Janet; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Take Emi White
May 5, 2005
Take Emi White, 91, of Aiea, a retired jewelry sales clerk, died at home. She was born in Yokohama, Japan. She is survived by daughter Elizabeth A.W. Katade and three grandchildren. Private services.

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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