Chasetyn Aukanaii Au
May 27, 2006
Chasetyn Aukanaii Au, infant son of Stephen F. Au and Tiana N. Rodrigues of Mililani, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Jolene Ynigues, Edward Miller, Drusilla and Wallace Au, and Rodney Rodrigues Jr.; great-grandparents Judy and Lawrence Siazon, Toni and Rodney Sr. Rodrigues, Elizabeth Au, and Maria and Eugene Yamban; and great-great-grandparents Alexandria Sanchez and Helen Au. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
May 26, 2006
John "Jack" Caldeira, 82, of Kailua, a retired Von Hamm Young president and Ameron HC&D industrial relations manager, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sheryl; sons J. Blaise, Russell and Ryan; daughters Patricia Gower and Joanna; brother Arthur; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers.
Pedro Vergara Dameg
May 14, 2006
Pedro Vergara Dameg, 83, of Waipahu, a retired sugar plantation worker in Pahala and Kau, Hawaii, died in Ewa. He was born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Victoria, daughters Jacqueline Dameg and Shirleen Cabural, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. A reception will follow. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Clarence De Mello Sr.
May 27, 2006
Clarence "Sonny" "CD" De Mello Sr., 77, of Pukalani, Maui, a Mutual Welling Co. crane operator, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Olowalo, Lahaina, Maui. He is survived by wife Mildred "Cup Choy"; children Clarence Jr. and Paul, Jana Hema, Valerie Diaz and Andrea Stevers; sister Irene Sagadraca; brother Albert "Gilbert"; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Evelyn Chong Garcia
May 22, 2006
Evelyn Chong Garcia, 95, of Honolulu, a retired babysitter, died in Honolulu. She was born in Heeia. She is survived by husband Domingo "Sunday"; brothers Walter, Richard and Benjamin Zane; and sister Alyce Gantt. Chinese Buddhist services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Burial: 3 p.m. at the park cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
William Charles Greenleaf
May 31, 2006
William Charles "Billy Boy" Greenleaf, 52, of Waianae, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Theresa M.; sons William Jr. and Daniel Greenleaf, and Llewellyn Sanchez; mother Adele; sisters Ellen Chartrand, Roberta Castillo, Roxanne Ballesteros and Adele Sabagala; brother Harold Ahuna; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m Saturday at St. Rita Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Mildred Esther Ku'ulei Jeremiah
May 21, 2006
Mildred Esther Ku'ulei Jeremiah, 73, of Waimanalo, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Reuben; sons Reuben J.K., Leslie B.L. and Darryl G.K.; daughters Moana Nielsen, Reubenette and Kimberly; sisters Winona Woolf and Rose Dudoit; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
May 27, 2006
Nancy Joshua, 84, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Paul, Leo and Edward Tonyokwe; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment in Majuro.
Beverly Winona Puanani Kekaualua
May 28, 2006
Beverly Winona Puanani "Bev" Kekaualua, 18, of Hilo, a Waiakea High School student and Nani Mau Gardens employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by parents David and Lisa-Gayle Medeiros, sisters Iris Steel and Barbara M., grandparents Ira and Barbara, hanai father Hidey, hanai mother Bernardeen P. Crawford, hanai brother Kawika and hanai grandparents Bernard and Doreen Konanui. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Leona Hung Lan Kop
May 27, 2006
Leona Hung Lan Kop, 67, of Honolulu, a retired HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union accounting clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Carlton, son Randall, daughter Carleen Kurashima, mother Daisy Ching, brother Robert Ching, sisters Cynthia Ching and Cherilyn Robertson, and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jordan Youn Sub Lum
May 25, 2006
Jordan Youn Sub Lum, 73, of Waipahu, owner of House of Dragon Chinese Restaurant in Pearl City, died in Aiea. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Yueh; sons Dexter and Howard Lum, and Frederick Wiley; daughters Melissa Quilcili and Sharlene Tupas; brothers Mei and Hoi Lum Yung; sister Jeanette Young; and four grandchildren. Services: noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Casual attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Friday.
Faleupoluusumai Tuitagavaa F.S. Manuo
May 27, 2006
Faleupoluusumai Tuitagavaa F.S. Manuo, 90, of Waipahu, a retired teacher and librarian in Western Samoa, died at home. She was born in Faleapuna, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Toniuolevaiavea F., Oliovaigafa F., Latafati, Tauleleimailemalaga F. and Safsten F.; daughters Lonise F. Leilua, Fitigafulu M. Petersen, Salaevalu M. Thompson, Sepalataemo M. Wells and Rowena M. Stout; sisters Faavae F. Sioli and Vitoria F. Mulipola; 79 grandchildren; and 110 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Moanalua Stake Center. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.
May 29, 2006
Kalita Melendez, 85, of Waialua, died in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Orocovis, Puerto Rico. She is survived by sons Frank Jr. and Lawrence Perreira; daughters Geraldine Fraticelli and Bernadette Bras; brother Walter Morales; sisters Isabella Rodrigues and Angeline Rodello; 19 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Friday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Helene Margaret Nakamura
May 16, 2006
Helene Margaret Nakamura, 94, of Pearl City, died in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Lucasville, Ohio. No known survivors. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Charles Edward Kekuanaoa Robinson
May 21, 2006
Charles Edward Kekuanaoa Robinson, 83, of Kahului, a self-employed real estate broker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Charles Jr.; daughters Cathy Ma, Charlotte Hiraiwa and Betty; brothers Clement Robinson, and Harry and Spencer Springer; sisters Elaine Gay, Evelyn C. Craig, Myrtle L. Lancaster and Beverly Addington; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Call after 10 a.m.
Rose Kuulei Rosa
May 23, 2006
Rose Kuulei Rosa, 83, of Waimanalo, a retired school bus driver, died in Waianae. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Henry Kalawe and Norman; daughter Marie Richardson; brother John Keliinohomoku; sister Laverne Oliveira; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
June 1, 2006
Ronald Tadio, 63, of Hilo, a Hilo Medical Center Central Supply Unit stock clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Joellyn; sons Ronnie and Ronald Jr. Tadio, and Michael Tadio-Oberg; daughter Ekela; mother Mary B. Rosa; brothers Eugene, Richard, Rudy and James; sister Carol Correa; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2, Hilo. Casual attire.
Cheryl-Ann Kaanoi Taiseni
May 19, 2006
Cheryl-Ann Kaanoi Taiseni, 47, of Kihei, Maui, a former hotel front-desk clerk, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Chester and Chase; daughters Chelsea and Cherish; mother Alice Alo; brothers Clarence and Kimo Alo, and Shaaron, Robert and Bray Kauhaa-Po; sisters Clariss Javier, Claramae Alo, Julia Aviles and Marylou Kauhaa-Po; and a grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Michael Dean Venable
May 24, 2006
Michael Dean Venable, 61, of Honolulu, a Hale Kulanui Condominium resident manager, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Batesville, Ind. He is survived by wife Barbara, sons Stacey and Scott, daughters Amy Hersley and Sandy Pickett, brother Jeff and 11 grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Burial in Indiana.
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.