March 29, 2006
Rosaline Freitas, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by son Ted, daughter Laureen, brother Antone Ferreira Jr., sister Evelyn Martinez and four grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. No flowers.
April 4, 2006
Sumiko Fujii, 92, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education educational assistant, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Paul T. Private services.
Lani R. Ikeda
April 13, 2006
Lani R. Ikeda, 81, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Spreckelsville, Maui, a Navy veteran and Lani R. Ikeda Realty broker and Realtor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kansas. She is survived by husband Alexander Y.; sons Richard V. Cormier, Mark R. and Carlos R. Abeyta, and David K. Au; daughters Raquel T. Abeyta and Amy M. Au; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Ethel Y.S. Lum Kam
March 24, 2006
Ethel Y.S. Lum Kam, 89, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jeffrey, Gregory, Ernest and Franklin; daughter Lorraine Lau; brothers Y.H. and Norman Lum; sister Loretta Dong; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Sally Sadame Kanno
April 8, 2006
Sally Sadame Kanno, 83, of Mililani, a retired Hamada Okazuya employee, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Kipapa. She is survived by son Neil; daughters Iris Suzuki, Sandra Takehara and Lynette Nouchi; brother Masao Masutani; sister Jean Hamada; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services held. No monetary offerings.
April 2, 2006
Shizuko Kazumura, 103, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hiroshima. She is survived by daughters Mildred Kuniyoshi and Jennie Kawasaki; brother Hikozo Izumi; sisters Misano Komoto, Shizue Takayama and Sueko Shintaku; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Elizabeth Lindsey Kimura
April 12, 2006
Elizabeth Lindsey Kimura, 85, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired Kawamata Farm manager, died at home. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by sons Larry L., Lester and James; daughters Naomi Hidalgo, Leonetta Mills and Leila Staniec; sisters Carrie Nelson, Rita Coelho, Isabelle Kimura, Louise LaLena and Juliette Irie; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Congregational Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.
April 5, 2006
Kikuo "Tommy" Kobashigawa, 81, of Kaneohe, an Aloha Electric Co. electrician, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by brothers Andrew S. and George S., and sisters Sadie S. Tokumori and Ruth H. Asato. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Isabel Villanueva Manglicmot
April 11, 2006
Isabel Villanueva Manglicmot, 89, of Kahului, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by children Cipriano and Florida Manglicmot, and Cora Sagayaga; hanai daughter Nelia Altura; brothers Eladio and Laurentino Villanueva; sister Basilisa Torres; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Saint Anthony Church. Call after 7 p.m. Services: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Irene M. Nahinu
March 18, 2006
Irene M. Nahinu, 64, of Ewa Beach died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert R. Sr.; children Cecilia M., Nathan and Victor Nahinu, Vicky Samson and Cheryl Kahalewai; brother Lawrence Coloma; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held 10 a.m. Sunday at Magic Island, Site No. 40. Casual attire.
April 3, 2006
Tsuneo Osaki, also known as Francis Osaki, 89, of Honolulu, a retired city Department of Parks and Recreation plumber, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Peggy C., sons Stephen and Arthur, daughter Bertha Shigematsu, brother Masao, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
William Kaleianuenue Pacatang Sr.
April 11, 2006
William Kaleianuenue "Willy" Pacatang Sr., 58, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a cook at the former King Kamehameha Hotel, Kona Tropics Restaurant, Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Big Island Grill, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He also was a King Kamehameha Hotel bellman, former Kona Village Resort lead waiter and Army veteran. He was born in Kahaluu, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shirley; son Billy Jr.; daughter Danielle Vasquez; stepson Brandon Yangson; stepdaughters Sheri Bartsch and Caren Javillonar; brothers Alfred, Apela and Querico Pacatang and Gaudens Girbisi; sisters Linda Lindsey, Carolyn Tina and Dionysia Kamaka; a grandchild; and five step-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Solid Rock Ministry, 73-4855 Kanaiani St., Kaloko Light Industrial Park in Kailua-Kona. Call after 8 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
April 2, 2006
Godofredo "Goldie" Ronolo, 64, of Wailuku, a former beautician, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by caregiver and niece Kathy Morondos and sister Celerina Morondos. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Cremation and scattering of ashes at Iao Valley to follow.
April 12, 2006
Jeffrey Rubin, 58, of Makiki died. He was born in Springfield, Mass. He is survived by sister Diana Kumisca and mother Dorothy Rubin. For service information, call Diana at 524-1350.
April 9, 2006
Ku'uipo Skaggs-Kaululaau, infant daughter of Jolynn Kaululaau-Cruz and Thomas Skaggs of Waianae, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sisters Aaliyah and Kaiya S. Kaululaau; and grandparents Joseph and Shirleen Kaululaau, and Ryland Skaggs. Private services.
Esther F. Suto
April 4, 2006
Esther F. Suto, 87, of Honolulu died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Wendell, daughter Suzanne Kawamoto, sister Mrs. Fukuda and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Melvin Minoru Takara
April 9, 2006
Melvin Minoru Takara, 61, of Aiea, a Sheetmetal Workers Union Local 293 retiree and Vietnam War veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marlene B.; daughter Meredith K.S.; son Matthew M.; mother Aiko; brothers Dennis, Russell and Jeffrey; sisters Sandra Fujimoto and Gail Masaki; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Alvino Nicolas Tamayo
April 10, 2006
Alvino Nicolas Tamayo, 37, of Peoria, Ariz., formerly of Waimanalo, an Army veteran and communications technician, died in Peoria. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Tammy, children Mirria and Kairan, parents Saturnino and Rizalina, brother Edgar and sisters Sarina Magliba and Melinda Smith. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9 a.m. Friday at Crusaders of the Divine Church of Christ-Philippines, 569 California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. White attire for church members; casual attire for all others.
Roy Iwao Uehara
April 6, 2006
Roy Iwao Uehara, 81, of Pearl City, a retired production coordinator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jimmy; daughters Helen and Christy; brother George; sisters Masako Kaneshiro, Laura Shima and Bessie Takahashi; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Rebecca Susan Yabui
April 7, 2006
Rebecca Susan "Aunty Ricky" Yabui, 91, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gordon, daughters Janice Kahakauwila and May, brothers Herman Legros and Edward Nunez, 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
April 13, 2006
James "Jim" Young, 92, of Wahiawa, a Navy retiree and former Holsom Bakery employee, died at home. He was born in Tell, Texas. He is survived by wife Frances, daughter Francine Fowler, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Committal services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
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.