March 9, 2006
Tadashi Abe, 89, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Maui Pineapple Co. auto mechanic, died at home. He was born in Kaheka, Maui. He is survived by wife Tokuko; sons Ted and Roy; daughter Janice; brother Charles S.; sisters Florence T. Sakae, Lillian K. Ito, Frances M. Abe and Claire T. Matsumoto; and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Paia Mantokuji Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Guillerma Cardona Acio
Feb. 22, 2006
Guillerma Cardona "Imang" Acio, 84, of Waipahu died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Dominador; daughters Ofrecina Apostol, Encarnacion Juan and Conchita Pascua; brother Antonio Ramil; sisters Conchita Daguio, Juliana Macadangdang and Caridad Calma; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Ueka Penitito Faumuina
Feb. 26, 2006
Ueka Penitito Faumuina, 49, of Fagaalu, American Samoa, a former pastor, died. He was born in Gagaifo Lefaga, Samoa. He is survived by wife Tapai Pene; sons Junior, Neal, Ueka, Valentino and Valentana; daughters Rosita Fili and Valerie Faumuina; brothers Tulaga, Krisimasi and Faifaiese; sisters Maloaufaatasi Faumuina and Falelua Iosia; and seven grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Calvary United Pentecostal Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
James Kahauanuoalika Haluapo
Feb. 26, 2006
James Kahauanuoalika Haluapo, 69, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kamaka Ukulele handicap hire craftsman, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Ahukini, Kauai. He is survived by brothers Samuel and David Haluapo, Edward Keoho Sr. and Clifford Lee Sr.; and sisters Hattie Telles, Elizabeth M. Haluapo and Kathy Louis. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lihue First Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery, Pua Loke. Casual attire.
Feb. 26, 2006
Joan "Dorothy" Kahala, 74, of Waianae died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph Jr., Bowmen and Roman; daughters Gwendolyn "Kaleolani" Shimabukuro, Jo-Line Tabag, Shane Souza, Cheryl Ann Silva and France-Lynn Kahala; sisters Joan Yap, Mary Ann Davis and Caroline Naiwi; 37 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
March 7, 2006
Hideo Kanetsuna, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Farrington High School teacher, died. He was born in Pukolii, Maui. He is survived by wife Sharon, son Mark, daughter Lois Nakamura, sisters Kimiyo Sasaki and Arlene Kunichika, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaimuki-Kahala Ward, 4847 Kilauea Ave. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Venancia Asuncion LaRosa
March 6, 2006
Venancia Asuncion LaRosa, 84, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Binalonan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Germiniano, sons Carlos and George, daughter Vickie Helue, sisters Amie and Rose Asuncion, 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Dorothy Perkins Moss
March 8, 2006
Dorothy Perkins Moss, 70, of Kailua-Kona, a secretary for a publishing business, died at home. She was born in Oshkosh, Wis. She is survived by husband James D., son James D. Jr., daughters Patricia E. Butler and Karen L. Saunders, and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Christ Church in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at sea: 1:30 p.m. boarding the Body Glove at Kailua Pier. Reception to follow. No flowers. Donations suggested to Christ Church of Kealakekua, P.O. Box 545, Kealakekua, HI 96750.
June Sumiko Nishimura
March 9, 2006
June Sumiko Nishimura, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Fukuoka-Ken, Japan. She is survived by sons Michael N. and Steven R. Isono, daughter Sheri N. Mano, brother Kazuo Imamura, sister Michiko Yanase, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Cheryl Ann Kehaulani Nuuhiwa
March 2, 2006
Cheryl Ann Kehaulani Nuuhiwa, 51, of Ewa, a Grace Pacific Corp. employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Elizabeth T., brother Leslie K. and sisters Colleen Nuuhiwa-Rogers, Claudia K. Nuuhiwa-Alford, Colette H. Schubert and Christine P. Nuuhiwa. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual and aloha attire.
March 4, 2006
Teruko Tanaka, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Ala Moana Gift Shop sales clerk, died at home. She was born in Seitama, Japan. She is survived by sons Terence K., Darryl A., Duncan T. and Calvin M.; daughter Karen S.; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
James Raymond Teixeira Sr.
Feb. 28, 2006
James Raymond Teixeira Sr., 81, of Waianae, an Army retiree who served in World War lI, a Makaha Beach Cabanas maintenance worker and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard sheet metal worker, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edith L.; sons James R. Jr., Ramsay S. and Joseph O.; daughters Shirley L. Char, Jemima L. Araki, Loriann Tharpe, Edith O. Matsuoka and Linda S. Baldomero Jr.; brother Richard; sister Adeline; 35 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual 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.