Harvey John Adams Jr.
May 7, 2005
Harvey John Adams Jr., 78, of Waianae, a retired federal civil service leadman, died at home. He was born in Yakima, Wash. He is survived by wife Christine O.; sons Harvey J.U. Jr., Clarence J. and Owen C.; daughter Marlene C.N. Adams-Chaves; brothers Eugene, Daniel, David and Joseph; sisters Mettie Wood and Alice Cloud; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
May 12, 2005
Chiyoko Arakaki, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Venus Dry Cleaners proprietor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Dennis A.; daughters Jean T. Yamasato and Doreen Y. Ikeno; brothers Robert S., Henry T. and James Y. Iha; sisters Edna M. Faligan and Nancy F. Edmondson; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
May 10, 2005
Gilbert Carlos, 78, of Kaneohe, formerly of Kailua, a retired construction heavy equipment operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Bernadette Ishikawa and Caroline C. Mehrtens, sister Hilda Veneciano, 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kailua. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Gregory How Ming Chang
May 6, 2005
Gregory How Ming Chang, 79, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and Department of Education teacher, died. He is survived by wife Cynthia Y.T.; daughters Cheryl Ann Lee, Claire Kippen and Celia Takahashi; brothers How Tim and Albert Chang; sisters Carolyn Choy and Alma and Hong Sim Leong; and eight grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m.
Chun Yong Elmer
May 13, 2005
Chun Yong Elmer, 52, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Hugh J. Sr.; son Hugh J. Jr.; daughter Gina M.; brothers Chun, Sun, Chon and Chin Gi Son; and sister Chun Bae Son. Services to be held in Seoul.
May 12, 2005
Yoshiko Fujioka, 82, of Honolulu, a You and Me Naturally pattern maker and quality control supervisor, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Masao, Nobu and Francis; and sisters Helen Ice, Sueko Louis and Natsue Fujioka. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
Evelyn Mary Gabriel
May 5, 2005
Evelyn Mary Gabriel, 88, of Hauula, a retired Leonard's Bakery employee, died in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Stanley, daughters Loretta Lee and Judith Nascimento, 11 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Louise N. Hardesty
May 17, 2005
Louise N. Hardesty, 91, of Honolulu died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Carol Pitner, sisters Katherine Rapozo and Marie Payne, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
May 15, 2005
Lourdes "Eileen" Helliangao, 75, of Waianae died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Puukolii, Maui. She is survived by husband Abonjio "Barney"; sons Don R., Danford, Douglas and Darrel Cabinatan and Cory, Darren and Stacey Helliangao; daughters Donna L. Estrella, Dale Frederickson, Bobbie J. Nava, Donna A. Baker, Bonnie L. Muragin and Teresa Vazquez and Delilah and Danette Cabinatan; brothers Anthony "Cerio" and Wayne Peligrino; sisters Esminia Perreira and Rita Moon; 30 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at St. Rita Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway, Nanakuli. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Harriet Newell Ho
May 16, 2005
Harriet Newell Ho, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Fort Shafter Army Base intelligence clerk, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Lyle; daughter Linda Ortiz; brothers and sisters Harold, Jason, Myrtle, Harry, Marvin, Whitney and Anton Iseke, Anita Davis and Josephine Isaacs; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Marcia Mae Kinney
May 14, 2005
Marcia Mae Kinney, 60, of Renton, Wash., died. She was born in Moses Lake, Wash. She is survived by husband Lindsey, daughters Brooke Kinney and Heather Ramos, and four grandchildren. Services to be held in Washington.
Dorothy Masako Low
May 11, 2005
Dorothy Masako Low, 90, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Cedric M., daughters Juliet E. Spencer and Dorothea E. Molina, sisters Jane M. Horita and Iva Schiller, 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section.
Elsie Iori Matsui
May 4, 2005
Elsie Iori Matsui, 85, of Honolulu died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire.
Jack Noboru Mayeda
May 15, 2005
Jack Noboru Mayeda, 87, of Honolulu, a retired REA Express employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Orting, Wash. He is survived by wife Helen K.; sons Paul H., Craig S. and Mark T.; daughter Julie C.; sister Florence Tsuchida; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Benedict Kapahukula Mokuohai
May 11, 2005
Benedict Kapahukula Mokuohai, 55, of Kailua-Kona, a truck driver, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Richard and Francis Mokuohai and Moody, Jonathan and Alfred Castillo; sister Abigail Kelepolo; and hanai sister Anna Caudell. Services to be held at a later date.
May 16, 2005
Manuel Parraga, 89, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a county truck driver, died in Hale Kupuna. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Isabel and daughter Dr. Isabel. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.
William Lautaimi Prescott
May 8, 2005
William Lautaimi Prescott, 83, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Nukualofa, Tonga. He is survived by sons Sione, Manisela and Tevita; daughters Elaine Prescott-Singh, Caroline Prescott and Patricia Glaser; brothers Tupou Kakala and Aisake, Orson, Sumani, Aleki, Bing C., Mataliki, Peka and Laki Prescott; sisters Seini Kakala, Ofa Kaho and Popua Pangia-Ata; many grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Malaesaili-Samoan Church of Hawaii. Visitation: all night at church. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Resurrection of the Lord Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
May 11, 2005
Ichiro Shishido, 87, of Kailua, a retired Kaiser Cement Co. truck driver, died in St. Francis-Puiwa Hospice. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Karleen S. Shibuya and Lynn M. Shishido-Topel; sisters Teruyo Tokushige, Hanae Takehara and Evelyn Tsuda; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Mary Louise Sumner Snow
April 27, 2005
Mary Louise Sumner "Sis" Snow, 78, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Punahou and Naalehu Elementary School kindergarten teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Lorn, daughters Anne Walker and Donna Rutherford, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services to be held in AuSable Forks, N.Y. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo.
Madeline Diane Takamine
May 15, 2005
Madeline Diane Takamine, 71, of Aiea, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by husband Robert, sons Matthew Takamine and Randall Riese, daughter Caroline, brother Chapman Riese, sister Nancy Riese and a grandchild. Private services.
May 16, 2005
Raymond Corpuz "Mondo" Vea Sr., 68, of Mililani, a retired master plumber, died. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by children Raymond Jr., Marisa and David; sisters Felisa Ader and Evelyn Ines; hanai mother Saturnina Sagayadoro; and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire.
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