Francesca Juanich Aquino
July 6, 2006
Francesca Juanich "Fran" Aquino, 77, of Halaula, North Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Hotel employee, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Crisanto M.; son Michael J.; daughters Loretta J. Cremer and Bernadette J. Middendorf; brother Elmer Juanich; sisters Norma Agdeppa, Ida Kim, Florentina Johnasen, Bernadette Llanes and Catalina Juanich; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.
June 30, 2006
Jennie "Joanie" Asam, 76, of Pearl City, a Joanie's Lounge, Junko's Lounge and the Boarding House Restaurant and Bar proprietor, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Leona Malama and Nanette K. Asam; brothers Richard, Arthur and Donald Lorenzo; sisters Barbara Jose; father of children Gilbert "Sam"; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Pearl City. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Ruth Makahala Belmodis
June 29, 2006
Ruth Makahala "Mary" Belmodis, 60, of Pearl City, a retired Leahi Hospital licensed practical nurse, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son John K. Griffin Sr.; mother Sophie H.; brothers Anthony, Abraham, Alfred, Arthur and Alan; sisters Pauline Alejado, Virginia Gonsalves, Agnes Kapuniai, Joan Smith, Mae Torricer and Hiromi Rio; and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Philip Young Sik Choo
June 19, 2006
Philip Young Sik Choo, of Honolulu, a retired city Department of Public Works employee, died. He is survived by son Stephen, daughter Annie Ahmad, brother Peter and two grandchildren. Private services.
Priscilla Saldua Cordero
June 30, 2006
Priscilla Saldua Cordero, 53, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Alfonso R. Sr.; sons Alfonso Jr., Adrian and Alfred; daughter Michelle Caingles; mother Della Saldua; brothers Ernest and Ben Saldua; sister Arsenia Uganiza; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart Mary Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
July 5, 2006
Christino "Chris" Cravalho, 74, of Kokoiki, North Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Police Department captain, died in Kohala Hospital. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kris, Michael and Dwayne; daughter Kathleen; brothers Alfonso, Ernest and Antone Caravalho; sisters Louisa Santiago, Betsy Perreira and Annie Travis; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.
July 3, 2006
Althea Inok, 61, of Wahiawa died at home. She was born in Lae Island, Republic of Marshall Islands. She is survived by sons Almer, Leson and Tatios Atrik, John and Thomas Peralta and Bilson and Graig Inok; daughters Connie Keju, Alson Atrik and Adelyn Taylor; brothers Fountain and Mawilong; sisters Mirasko Lokeijak, Irene Jekkar and Jorak, Maria and Winne Inok; 26 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
July 4, 2006
Mitsuko Konno, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Malia International seamstress, died at home. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by son Henry K. Services: 2 p.m. July 22 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m.
Francene Mahi Makuakealani Kuamoo
July 2, 2006
Francene Mahi Makuakealani Kuamoo, 24, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Luquin's Mexican Restaurant assistant bartender and Pahoa Home Video clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion Charles Quihano, sons Kaleo and Kanaka Kuamoo-Quihano, mother Ilima, brother Ellias, hanai brother Francis Kuailani Jr., hanai sister Norma Cabael-Kuailani and grandparent Cecelia Kuahiwinui. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Stephanie Ipua Lono
July 2, 2006
Stephanie Ipua Lono, 51, of Waianae, a cashier, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Jerrett K., son Jared, adopted son Patrick Aiona, daughters Jerileen and Jarnett, brothers Herbert and Stephen Imamoto, sisters Denise Kaneshiro and Jade Imamoto, half sister Millicent Imamoto and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, Nuuanu. Call after 12:30 p.m. No flowers.
July 1, 2006
Seichi "Fisher" Matsushige, 95, of Lihue, a retired County of Kauai employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Gary S., sisters Mary Ann Matsushige and Kikumi Nakatsuka, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. July 22 at Lihue Christian Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Lihue Christian Church. Casual attire.
Edmundo Sison Roque
June 20, 2006
Edmundo Sison "Edmun" Roque, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired civil engineer for the Philippine government, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nora C.; sons Edmundo Jr., Francisco, Ernesto, Macario, Renato and Alvin; daughters Pilar De Mesa, Editha Sayaman, Leonina Gatdula and Maria Fe Balmaceda; sisters Lourdes R. Sison and Inocenica R. Sicat; 30 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipio. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Victor Kazunobu Tanimoto
June 21, 2006
Victor Kazunobu Tanimoto, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Kitazaki Plastering Corp. and Okazaki and Sugai Plasterer employee, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honomu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Dorothy, sons Dennis and Lance, daughter Jan Ching, sisters Grace Okamura and Carol Yoshimura, and six grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Natalie M.C. Thom
July 5, 2006
Natalie M.C. Thom, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Thom Equipment Co. secretary treasurer, died at home. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by husband Buck K.; sons Lowell, Lambert and Alston; daughters Lynette Thom and Debbie Eaton; brother Robert Ching; sister Priscilla Young; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Esther Seu Yin Fung Tyau
July 1, 2006
Esther Seu Yin Fung Tyau, 98, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Cynthia "Cindy" Ikeda, brother Raymond Ah Fah Fung, sister Aoe Fung Chong, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual 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.