Juan Looy Andaya
March 1, 2006
Juan Looy Andaya, 89, of Honolulu, a retired hospital dietary aide, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Carolina, son Francis, daughter Marilou Bastian and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Elsie Nefulda Argana
Nov. 18, 2004
Elsie Nefulda "Elisa" Argana, 66, of Carson, Calif., a retired Balboa Insurance Co. employee in California, died in Carson. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by daughter Lori L. Nefulda; mother Generosa Lampa; brothers Glenn and Lorenzo Nefulda and Dante Lampa; sisters Adeline "Eli" Padello and Jane Torricer; and a grandchild. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. March 25 at Maui Memorial Park.
John Ford Bancroft Sr.
March 12, 2006
John Ford Bancroft Sr., 68, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a bond and stock brokerage firm vice president in San Francisco, died in Kona Community Hospital in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in New York. He is survived by sons John F. and Andrew Bancroft and Ralph Serpe; daughter Jennifer Littman; and five grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Princeton Area Community Foundation, 15 Princess Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.
Alice Matsukado Bourque
March 7, 2006
Alice Matsukado Bourque, 88, of Kahului, an administrator, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Kenneth S. Nekota and Glenn R. Bourque, daughters Maybelle Moore and Donna Revells, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui.
Sabino Gaoiran Corpuz
Feb. 25, 2006
Sabino Gaoiran Corpuz, 68, of Ewa Beach, a Sugarland Farms Inc. employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Barangay Ragas, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Pacita A., son Fermin, daughter Dawna Salvador, parents Juan and Dominga, brother Romolu "Romeo," sisters Natividad Gabriel and Remedios Asuncion, and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
John Dane Maemae Kelii
March 2, 2006
John Dane Maemae Kelii, 58, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai mother Josephine Alapai; brother Theodore Kim; hanai brothers Robert, James, Joseph, Patrick, Lani, Hiram and Derrick Alapai and Raymond Torcato Jr. and Kamuela, Kekumu and Hiapo Johnson; sisters Sandra Kim and Frances Hoapili; and hanai sisters Maile Goold, Cindy Kaulia, Nani Hoohuli and Cynthia, Jocina, Cecilia, Kamahana, Maile and Tehani Johnson. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. April 2 at Goold's residence, 73-1322 Awakea St. Casual attire. No flowers.
David Wood Larsen
March 8, 2006
David Wood "Brud" Larsen, 86, of Honolulu, a retired C. Brewer and Co. and W.R. Grace Co. plantation manager, agriculture consultant, business entrepreneur and artist, died. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Peter and Paul; brother Richard; sisters Ingrid Claybourne, Katharine "Tiny" Martin, Norma "Peter" Sanford and Margit Holsworth; and six grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI 96817.
Marcella Mildred Callido Lind
March 12, 2006
Marcella Mildred Callido Lind, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Pier 7 restaurant waitress, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Heinz; children Alfonso Jr., Shirley, Roberta and Eric Rivera and Diana Kaleikini; brothers Henry, Andres and Joseph Dolera; sisters Ecolastica Sejalbo, Julie Ebright, Rose Moniz and Theresa Idowu; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
March 11, 2006
Xuan Luu, 89, of Honolulu died. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Phuong; sons Walden, Loi, Hiep, Ty and Minh; daughters Mui and Annie; and 11 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Graveside services: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Betty Tokie Muranaka
Feb. 16, 2006
Betty Tokie Muranaka, 91, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Melvin, daughters Joan Yanagi and Mitzie George, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Mildred Masako Nakanishi
Feb. 12, 2006
Mildred Masako Nakanishi, 90, of Honolulu, a housekeeper, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Sharlene Smith; brother Masaki Oshiro; sisters Betty Tsukayama, Ruth Biello and Kikue Nakamoto; and a grandchild. Private services.
Antone Nobriga Jr.
March 11, 2006
Antone "Chico" Nobriga Jr., 71, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of San Francisco, a retired Laguna Honda Rehabilitation Hospital employee in San Francisco and Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Revelia E., son Seth Lovings, daughters Joanna Kaawaloa and Rhonda Ishekwene, brothers Clarence and Donald Revera, sister Ruby N. Threets and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Samuel Isao Okita Sr.
Feb. 21, 2006
Samuel Isao Okita Sr., 87, of Honolulu, a retired contractor doing business as Welding and Metal Works, died in Newport Beach, Calif. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by sons Samuel I. Jr. and George I., daughter Stephanie N. Miyamoto, sister Shizuko Furumoto and five grandchildren. Private services.
Juliana Domingo Santos
Feb. 19, 2006
Juliana Domingo "Julia" Santos, 83, of Waipahu died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Dibua, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Carmelo, Enrique, Loreto and Pepito; daughter Violeta Lenhart; sister Corazon Membrere; six grandchildren; and two 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. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Nolle R. Smith Jr.
March 11, 2006
Nolle R. Smith Jr., 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Maui County Parks and Recreation director, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Nolle R. III; daughters Kim K. Gonzales, Tsulan L. Husted and Kuuipo T.C. Smith; sisters Iwalani Mottl-Sniedman, Leilani Lundberg and Tsulan Farden; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Atherton Chapel. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
March 4, 2006
Isao Takahashi, 101, of Honolulu, Takahashi Noodle Factory founder, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan. He is survived by sons Daniel D. and Kelvin K., daughter June S. Ishii, brother Robert, sister Hideko Motoyama, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
March 12, 2006
Michio "Mitch" Uemura, 67, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House employee and Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Suetsugu, Waichi and Edward M.; and sisters Elaine Piltz, Akiko Kawamura and Emiko Uemura. Private services.
Fee Pang Wong
March 12, 2006
Fee Pang Wong, 69, of Honolulu died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by brothers Tommy and Francis, and sisters Linda Tamane and Anna and Ann Wong. Private services.
Hilda Baroza Yoeman
March 5, 2006
Hilda Baroza Yoeman, 72, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son William Jr., daughter Marie Blake, stepfather the Rev. Henry Rivera, brother Joseph Baroza Jr., stepbrothers Alfred Roman and Moses Rivera, and eight 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.