Bernice Leiohu Kaohelaulii Atkins
July 7, 2006
Bernice Leiohu Kaohelaulii Atkins, 53, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaii State Hospital employee, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband E. Nuulani; sons Nuulani and Hinano; daughter Makalapua; brothers Ronald and Stanley Kaohelaulii; sisters Dorothy Spalding, Ruby Prunesti, Florence Jones and Jean Kaohelaulii; and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel at Kamehameha Schools. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.
Elena A. Balaan
July 14, 2006
Elena A. Balaan, 72, of Koloa, Kauai, a Koloa School custodian, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Arnolfo; children Henry, Rey, Romy, Mark and Teddy Balaan and Norlyn Fuerte; brothers and sisters Paulino, Segismundo and Pablo Anua and Marcela Labuguen and Mersedes Lagutan; and 14 grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael's Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Eric John Carvalho
July 14, 2006
Eric John Carvalho, 48, of Wailua Homesteads, Kauai, a Pacific Hawthorne Corp. diesel mechanic, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by fiance Terry Agno; mother Rose; brothers Clayton, Mark and Clyde; sister Laurine Pagaduan. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Chadwick Lanakila Ching
July 8, 2006
Chadwick Lanakila Ching, 52, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Beach surf instructor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Kelly and Julia, father Valentine, brothers Valentine Jr. and Jarrett "Elani," sister Pearl "Keala" Lareau, companion Kaeko "K" Kamioka and six grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Sunday at Waikiki Beach, fronting Duke Kahanamoku's statue.
Medora Ruth Evangelista
July 12, 2006
Medora Ruth Evangelista, 53, of Pahala, Hawaii, a school teacher, died at home. She was born in Nevada. She is survived by husband Harry, daughter Andrea Shaw, mother Mary Needham, brother Gary, sisters Carolyn Varnagatas and Leoma Needham, and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Pahala Assembly of God. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: all night. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Naalehu County Cemetery.
Virginia Rose Fallau
July 8, 2006
Virginia Rose Fallau, 68, of Kapolei, a Macy's/Liberty House employee in downtown and Ala Moana, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Terry Stone and Darren, Kelly and Tammy Panoke and Dr. Janelle and Jaime Akuna; mother Minnie; brother Manny Jr.; sisters Dorothy Frisbee, Betty Salcedo and Kathleen Miller; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private scattering. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.
James Toshio Higa
July 2, 2006
James Toshio Higa, 62, of Benicia, Calif., formerly of Aiea, a San Francisco City Water Department electrician, died in Benicia. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan K., daughters Michelle Perry and Kristine Woon, mother Doris "Haruko," brother Eugene, sisters Sharon Kobashigawa and Elaine Higa, and six grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.
July 16, 2006
Hisao Higashi, 92, of Kailua, a retired mill shift supervisor for the former Paauhau Sugar Co., died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Betty F.; sons Larry H., Thomas Y. and Michael T.; stepson Adrian Kozuki; daughter Kay H. Hunt; stepdaughters Cathy Johnson, Frances Oliver, Mary Ann Marrotte, Theresa Carmichael and Claire LaCaille; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Nell Mahealani Kiaha
July 15, 2006
Nell Mahealani "Mama" Kiaha, 56, of Nanakuli, a retired nurse, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kawika Howard and Jeff Kiaha; daughter Jennah-Keri Tulafale; brothers Henderson Jr., Kirk, Verne and Robert; and sisters Diann Carnate, Moana Tulafale, Susana Paala and Salia Haunga. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Stake Center. Services: 11:15 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Patricia Butler Lopes
July 14, 2006
Patricia Butler Lopes, 62, of Kaneohe, a University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Education faculty member, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by husband Daniel A. Sr.; mother Virginia I. Flygare; brother Anton W. Flygare; stepsons Daniel Jr., Gary, Parrish and Sterling; stepdaughters Danielle Quartero and Kapiolani Palakiko; hanai children Tony Amadeo and Jimmy Ferreira; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Mariko Marie Miyatake
July 15, 2006
Mariko Marie Miyatake, 39, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a Nextel sales associate, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Orange, N.J. She is survived by husband Alvin K., parents Dr. Shigeo and Kyoko Kondo, brother Paul Kondo and sisters Linda Chapman and Nina O'Connor. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Aloha attire.
Aldina Santos Nobriga
July 16, 2006
Aldina Santos Nobriga, 91, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hanai, Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Manuel III, Charles J. and Todd; daughters Mary E.N.S. Kamakawiwoole and Joyce J. Kegler; brother Tony Santos; sister Matilda Hubbard; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Honokaa Seventh Day Adventist Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Seventh Day Adventist Church Cemetery. Casual attire.
Maria Apana Pa'aluhi
July 13, 2006
Maria Apana "Haruko" Pa'aluhi, 93, of Wainaku, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Edwin; daughters Mary Andreasen, Patricia "Pat" Morimoto, Elaine Nakatani, Casandra Figueroa and Healani Pa'aluhi; brother David Kealoha; 15 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 5 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Thelma W. Pacheco
July 11, 2006
Thelma W. Pacheco, 79, of Kahului, a retired J. Walter Cameron Center secretary in Wailuku, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Walter, William and Christopher; stepsons Richard T.; daughter Cecilia Suzuki; brothers Naoto and Notiyasu Watanabe; sisters Kiyoko and Mary F. Watanabe, Yoshiko Kawano and Jitsuko Hashimoto; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 10:45 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Elena A. Rideout
June 27, 2006
Elena A. Rideout, 65, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Harold; sons Allen, Aaron and David; brothers Francisco Jr. and John Arciaga; and sisters Pacita Alarcon, Josephine Burdan and Zenaida Arciaga. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Laurence M. Ross
July 13, 2006
Laurence M. "Larry" Ross, 77, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands quality control manager, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lynn, Mass. He is survived by wife Adelaide; son Mark; stepsons Wayne and Bruce Jacintho; daughters Melissa Shector and Meredith Ross; stepdaughters Gayle Rodrigues and Donna Fu; brothers Donald, David and Herbert; sisters Margo Ross and Beatrice Sullivan; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.
July 11, 2006
Eunice Vicoy, 76, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital custodian, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Edgar and Edward, daughter Edna Panoy, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaa public cemetery. Casual attire.
Lenora Yuen Chin Wong
July 17, 2006
Lenora Yuen Chin Wong, 84, of Honolulu died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jerry and Steve, daughters Susanne Baxley and Jasmine Watson, brothers Gordon and Leonard Yap, 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and three hanai great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10:45 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. 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.