Alice Kaui Kauilani Baker Bras
June 7, 2006
Alice Kaui Kauilani Baker Bras, 63, of Kailua-Kona, a Burns Security guard, died in Life Care Centers of Kona. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father George Baker; sons Terry Santosbras and Robert, Alexander and Frank Bras; brothers Thomas, George III, Virgil and Ronald Baker; sisters Andrea Martin and Rose Mary Braun; caregiver Kalani K. Kanakanui; hanai sister Pamela Jordan; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.-noon June 24 at Queen Liliuokalani Recreation Center. Casual attire. No flowers. For more information, call Terry at 808-938-6484.
Yvette Leimomi Lihue Kahalehoe Cablay
June 8, 2006
Yvette Leimomi Lihue Kahalehoe Cablay, 48, of Wailuku, a National Rent-A-Car supervisor, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Rose K.; brothers Fred, James and Saturnino "Junie"; and sisters Esther "Sweetie" Moffatt and Yvonne Cablay. Services: 5:30 p.m. next Friday at St. Philomena's Church in Salt Lake. Maui services pending.
June 13, 2006
Veronica Clavin, 74, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Korea. She is survived by daughter Mary Anna. Private services.
Bryan J. Collins
June 12, 2006
Bryan J. Collins, 48, of Kailua, a contractor, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Grayson, stepson Jordan Medeiros, daughter Jenni, stepdaughter Jasmine Medeiros, mother Rebecca Collins, brothers Frank and Coy, sisters Sonja Barboza and Nani Guerland, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Justin Costa Sr.
June 9, 2006
Justin Costa Sr., 88, of Makawao, Maui, a ranch handyman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by children Zita and Justin Costa Jr., Cecilia Martin, Patricia Brill and Francine Asada; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Felix Lucas Dumayag
May 31, 2006
Felix Lucas Dumayag, 88, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rosario, Francis, Jose and Remy Dumayag and Cipriano Albano; daughters Josephina Matias and Lucia Layag; brother Lorenzo; 21 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: all night at family home in Moirton Camp in Papaikou. Call after 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.
Edmund Carl Freeman
June 14, 2006
Edmund Carl Freeman, 73, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a healer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in California. He is survived by son Brian, stepmother Dorothy Bain and brothers Willis "Will" Freeman and Dale Fink. Services to be held at a later date.
Geri Denise Galariada
June 1, 2006
Geri Denise Galariada, 49, of Mililani died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Federiko and Sueko; sisters Susan and Joy Galariada and Kim Noveloso; and companion Doris Saiki. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
June 9, 2006
Mary "Vova" Gonsalves, 92, of Fremont, Calif., died in Fremont. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children George Jr., Francis and Jim Gonsalves and Pat Cragin and Ginger Swigart; brothers Joseph and Henry Alves; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services to be held in California.
Malcolm J. Jackson
June 12, 2006
Malcolm J. Jackson, 86, of Honolulu died. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by wife Charlotte, daughters Patti Marshall and Lynda Sysko, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. next Friday at Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1611 Kewalo St., Honolulu. Private inurnment. No flowers. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children and Salvation Army Kauluwela Mission Corps.
May 10, 2006
Toshiaki Kirio, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Co. Laboratory quality assurance supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Karyn Harada and Kelli Kirio, brother George M., sister Jeanette H. and two grandchildren. Private services.
June 12, 2006
Terumi Kitagawa, 84, of Kahului, an Arisumi Brothers carpenter in Kahului and U.S. Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Sachie; daughters Lisa Broughton and Linda Nakachi; brother Terry Sakaitani; sisters Kimie Takita, Judy Magarifuji and Jenny Yamamoto; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
June 8, 2006
Dunn Leong, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base contracting officer and University of Hawaii purchasing agent, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Marsha, sons Byron and Gregory, daughters Lianne Kasuyama and Cindy Leong, sisters Ah Jook Leong Ku and Yuk Jun Joseph, and six grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Hawaii Chapter, 1019 Waimanu St. No. 214, Honolulu, HI 96814.
June 10, 2006
Hisako Mitani, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Yamaguchi, Japan. She is survived by son Tomishige, daughters Karen K. Mondoy and Masako M. Ferreira III, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Jodo Mission of Hawaii. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
In Suk Wong
May 27, 2006
In Suk Wong, 63, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a cook and homemaker, died at home. She was born in Korea. No survivors. Graveside committal services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire.
Sadie Sachiko Yasuda
June 2, 2006
Sadie Sachiko Yasuda, 77, of Kailua, a retired bank teller, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Chester W.; children Michelle "Miki" Akiona and Miles, Marlene, Mark, Mel and Matthew Yasuda and Myra Yasuda-Arzaga; mother Frances Fukunaga; brother Clifford Fukunaga; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha 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.