Monico Garcia Acorda
March 28, 2006
Monico Garcia Acorda, 87, of Lanai City, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. field worker, died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Angel and Villamor; daughters Maria A. Haban, Consuelo A. Guzman, Carmen A. Padron and Celeste Acorda; sisters Augustina Sebastian and Atanacia Fermin; brother Catalino Bagaoisan; 23 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Filipino Club House, Lanai. An overnight vigil will begin at 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Church, Lanai. Burial to follow at Lanai Community Cemetery.
Maruricio Caluya Aganos
April 2, 2006
Mauricio Caluya Aganos, 85, of Waipahu, a retired Hanahau'oli School janitor, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Nabigacion; sons Benjamin, Reynaldo, Felipe, Romulo, Saturnino, Perlito and Mario; daughters Leonila Malasig and Ofelia Belisario; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Church, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Brayden Alika Aspera
April 19, 2006
Brayden Alika Aspera, infant son of Alec K. Duke and Carley Kau'i of Kaneohe, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Alec D. "Keoni" Jr.; grandparents Alvin and Odetta Aspera, and Carl E. and Cleo Brown; and great-grandparents Mae Moniz and Hortense A. Asuncion. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Saturday at the cemetery.
Isabela Godoy Balais
April 13, 2006
Isabela Godoy "Sabel" Balais, 69, of Kahului, a Monsanto Co. laborer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Alfredo; son Michael; sisters Paulina Ucol, Laurencia Carpio, Encarnacion Herrera, Rosita Molina and Esmenia Herrera; and brothers Felix and Emilio Godoy. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.
Gregorio B. Baldonado Sr.
April 9, 2006
Gregorio B. Baldonado Sr., 75, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Maui Pineapple Co. laborer, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Angela "HeLing"; sons Rudolfo, Jaime, Greg "Gogo" Jr. and Reymund; daughters Esmeralda Hipolito, Editha Jacalne, Marites Nono and Nanet Sado; sister Basilia B. Lopez; brother Primo; and 19 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Casual attire.
Mary Aki Bernardez
April 18, 2006
Mary Aki Bernardez, 86, of Hilo died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by daughter Lillian Tackett, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Hilo. Casual attire.
Victor Cleaver Sr.
Dec. 6, 2005
Victor "Maka" Cleaver Sr., 82, of Waianae, a retired welder, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Victor Jr., Gregory Sr. and Hardy Cleaver, and Shawn Chang; daughters Mona Hoopai and Audrey Aki; stepson Paul Akeo; brother James; sister Josephine Kalauli; 20 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 5:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Saturday at Sand Island Pier (before the bridge).
Philip Rivera Coyaso
April 16, 2006
Philip Rivera Coyaso, 79, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died in Wahiawa Long Term Care Facility. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Frederick; daughters Phyllis Pearson, Margaret Teixeira and Debra Pagatpatan; brothers Neto and Cucho; sisters Beatrice Camacho, and Lita and Dora Vales; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Kaneohe Missionary Baptist Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.
April 18, 2006
Beatrice Eby, 82, of Haiku, Maui, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband William "Bill"; brother Kenneth Zane; and sisters Roselyn Spencer, Kathleen and Vivian Zane, and Genevieve Moudy. Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Makawao Union Church. Inurnment to follow at Makawao Cemetery.
April 11, 2006
Tauinaola Fetui, 74, of Waipahu, a retired federal government warehouseman, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Punipuao; sons Faaaoga, Molia, Faaope and Gafoa; daughters Letaua Brioso and Ane Fetui; sister Soloi; brother Fetu; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Bread of Life Church, 3534 Kalihi St. Call after 3 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
March 27, 2006
Francis Hookano, 67, of Waipahu, a musician, died in Waipahu. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by wife Francine; sons Friston and Damon; brother William; sister Margaret Cruz; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. at the cemetery.
Grace Reiko Ihara
April 6, 2006
Grace Reiko Ihara, 62, of Honolulu, a Honolulu Community College speech professor and a speech pathologist, died at home. She was born in Newell, Calif. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 1727 Pali Highway. Call after 5 p.m. No flowers.
Buck Yasuyuki Irie
April 16, 2006
Buck Yasuyuki Irie, 75, of Honolulu, a social worker and substitute teacher, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Juliette; sisters Florence Wada, Clara Anzai and Barbara Schneider; and brothers Larry and Aichi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rodney Kauanoe Kaleialoha
April 16, 2006
Rodney Kauanoe Kaleialoha, 55, of Honopou, Maui, a self-employed carpenter, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Sterling K.; daughter Kainani L.; brothers Clarence Yamamoto, John Kaleialoha, and Daniel and Lionel Haili; sisters Maude Sadosky and Marjorie "Girlie" Wallett; and a grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. April 30 off Honopou Point. Luncheon to follow.
Etta Bow Han Young Kiyota
April 8, 2006
Etta Bow Han Young Kiyota, 71, of Honolulu, a retired hotel administrative assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Henry; son Derek; daughters Rona-Ann Yasuhara and Gwyneth Omori; brothers Thomas and Alvin Young; sisters Genevieve Kohler, Thelma Lee and Alvina Leu; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
The Rev. Leonard Wan Sing Lau
April 14, 2006
The Rev. Leonard Wan Sing "Lucky" Lau, 60, of Honolulu, pastor of Lanakila Church, Ekalasia oka Euanelio 'o Iesu Kristo and Church of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, died in Honolulu. He also was a retired Honolulu Police Department PAL Division employee and co-owner of Po'ohala Lei Shop. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Willee; son Leonard C.; daughters Leslee Viena, Elizabeth Lau and Ginger White; mother Elizabeth "Sweetheart"; brothers Henry, Gary and Michael; sister Angel Yamashita; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.
Wayne Kaimanaaloha Mitchell
April 9, 2006
Wayne Kaimanaaloha Mitchell, 54, of Pearl City, a sound design technician, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Glenda; sons Taylor and Connor; parents Rudolph Sr. and Annette; and sisters Earleen Victorino, and Waynette and Kathleen Mitchell. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 6 p.m. No flowers.
Stanley Yoshito Okumoto
April 16, 2006
Stanley Yoshito "Pappy" Okumoto, 81, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Harriette, son Vincent, daughter Chevron Heather, stepson Bert Barnes, brother Harold, sisters Maile and Eileen, and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Aina Haina Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, 5156 Kalanianaole Highway. Call after 10 a.m.
Themistocles Quijano Sarmiento
April 20, 2006
Themistocles Quijano Sarmiento, 82, of Pearl City, a retired United Airlines employee, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Lurraine Rees and Jasmine Clark; brothers Nilo, Galileo and Alphonso; sisters Patria Guingona and Maria Caballero; and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Waimano Home Road. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. next Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Richard Foon Yip Wong
April 20, 2006
Richard Foon Yip Wong, 93, of Kapaa, Kauai, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by daughters Karen Ogata and Marsha Mizutani, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at All Saints Episcopal Church, Kapaa.
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.