Elfrieda Kuoha Ako
July 21, 2006
Elfrieda Kuoha Ako, 91, of Kaneohe, a retired state psychiatric aide, died in Kailua. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by husband Henry; son Henry K. Jr.; daughters Elizabeth C.K. Ka'uhane, Anita M.I. Pane'e and Henrietta L.K. Alexander; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. No monetary offerings.
Jessnie Au Chang
July 22, 2006
Jessnie Au Chang, 84, of Honolulu, a retired city employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald; daughter Lois Wong; sisters Alyce Loo, Evelyn Yee and Sadie Au; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Mary Ann Chun
July 26, 2006
Mary Ann "Mele" Chun, 73, of Ewa Beach, a retired state employee, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Frank F.M.; son Nathan; daughters Lorna Kidder, Linda Morgan, Frances Labajo and Jan Medina, and Labor Ann Hidaro; brothers Walter Kalua Sr. and Charles Nahinu; 19 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Martha Winifred Whitford Dill
July 12, 2006
Martha Winifred Whitford Dill, 75, of Summerville, S.C., former owner of Jack and Jill Nursery School, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband retired Lt. Col. Harold E.; son Donald; daughters Fern Evans, Donice Lyons and Norry Darcey; sisters Jackie Heupel, Kay Alexander and Nevada Kauvaka; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Committal service: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Edith Kikue Gershwin
Aug. 3, 2006
Edith Kikue Gershwin, 78, of Decatur, Ga., a retired librarian, died in Lihue. She was born in Molokai. She is survived by son Danny, daughters Maile Gershwin Dollar and Emily Gershwin, brother James Sadoyama, sisters Mildred Higa and Betsy Tagami, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hawaiian Mission Academy, 1438 Pensacola St., Honolulu 96822, in memory of Edith Sadoyama 1948.
July 18, 2006
Yoshio Higa, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Hansen Food Sales delivery driver, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Larry Y., brother George Yamamura and four grandchildren. Private services.
Alvin Hideo Kainuma
July 30, 2006
Alvin Hideo Kainuma, 69, of Honolulu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel communication technician, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen, son Alan, brothers Rudolph and Stanley R., and one grandchild. Private services.
Charles Baldwin Kealoha
Aug. 1, 2006
Charles Baldwin Kealoha, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Pineapple Corp. truck driver, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Curtis and Roland; daughters Laverne Kanno, Claudia Valencia and Ernestine Kaauamo; brother Samuel; and sister Caroline Liftee. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
The Rev. Eleanor Kalehua Hew Len
July 21, 2006
Eleanor "Aunty Rose" Kalehua Hew Len, 90, of Ewa Beach, a longtime member and pastor of Ka Makua Mau Loa Church, died at home. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Charles Hew Len and Joseph Hew Len; daughters Lily Kelley, Rita Sweeney, Thelma Halemano, Ruth Bersabal and Esetera Hanamoto; brothers Robert and Waynerd Simmons; sisters Mary Akana, Virginia Matsumura and Kuulei Lyden; 26 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
July 6, 2006
Tadao Kurosu, 81, of Pearl City, a member of Waipahu Soto Mission, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Carol M.; sons Stephen K. and Brian T.; daughter Cindy M.; brothers Isamu and Masao; sisters Chiyo Kato, Doris Yamane and Hanako Nakagawa; and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Jean Leiawapuhi Ma'ae
July 30, 2006
Jean Leiawapuhi Ma'ae, 66, of Waipahu, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Nelson Kalili, Torise Jr., Roy, Matthew, Mike and Paul Ma'ae; daughters Claudette Erickson, Joeleyette Gaspar, Merida Ma'ae and Nani Kalili-Maciel; brothers Sam and Clarence "Kalei" Okami, Raymond Jr., Melvin and Roy Kalili; sisters Charlotte "Tita" Kaanana, Evangeline Daly, Maude "Pudgie" Lawrence, Mildred Burkes, Annie Hubbard, Paulette Vierra and Roseline Kalili; 23 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly, 1159 Gulick Ave. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Caleb Makanamaikalani Kamakea Mahi
July 29, 2006
Caleb Makanamaikalani Kamakea Mahi, 17, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a varsity football and soccer player and member of the gymnastics team for the Kamehameha Schools, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Melissa and Joseph Lindsey; brothers Brandon and Kamuela Lindsey and Ikaika Mahi; sisters Kahea and Kamalani Lindsey and Keonaona Mahi; grandfather Kahu Abraham Mahi; and paternal grandparents James and Clara Lindsey and John and Donna King. Visitation: all night Friday at family's residence, 64-1068 Kamanawa St., Kuhio Village, Waimea, Hawaii. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the residence. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary that ran on Monday.
Honey-Girl A. Mailou
July 30, 2006
Honey-Girl A. Mailou, 50, of Honolulu, a handyperson, died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Rubin Jr., Wilfred and Edward Mailou, Siitia Gaea, David Lopes and Matthew Sae; and sisters Dolores Lopes, Cassey Gaea, Annie Sae, Evalani and Sylvia Mailou and Cindy Quiane. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:15 a.m.
Simeon N. Maka Jr.
July 28, 2006
Simeon N. Maka Jr., 71, of Waianae, a retired Kaneohe Marine Corps Base rigger, died in Waianae. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Winona, sons Simeon K. and Scott, daughters Stefeni K. and Sandra, sister Rebecca Morrison, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the Cove at Waianae Recreational Center.
July 28, 2006
Gail Melear, 65, of Honolulu, a cashier, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Preston; daughter Danielle Zambo; sisters Ann Rose Warmoth, Margaret Oshiro, Corrine Ishida and Sue Caldwell; and a granddaughter. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kamehameha Schools Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Restituto Soriano Obra
August 1, 2006
Restituto "Rusty" Soriano Obra, 61, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired chemist and coffee farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Tayug, Pangasinan, Philippines. He was also president of the Ka'u Coffee Growers Cooperative, a member of the East Hawaii Regional Management Advisory Committee of the Hawaii Health System Corp., a member of the Ka'u Hospital Foundation, Pahala 11 Delta volunteer fire chief, a substitute teacher at Ka'u High School and Pahala Elementary School, and former secretary of the Lions Club chapter in Highland Park, N.J. He is survived by wife Loreto, son Rusty, daughter Joan, parents Benjamin and Gregoria, brother Isidro, and sisters Zoraida Abellera and Luzviminda Payne. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Pahala Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Burial to follow at Pahala Catholic Church Cemetery.
Agnes Yoshie Ramos
August 5, 2006
Agnes "Aggie" Yoshie Ramos, 90, of Aiea, a retired Sky View, Fort Shafter cook, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She was also a member of Salvation Army Church in Waimalu. She is survived by sons Severo Bascon Jr., the Rev. Abraham Bascon and Santos Ramos; daughters Barbara Reyes and Brenda Allen; brothers Benedict Uyetake, Thomas, John and Ernest Uyetake; sister Betty Narimatsu; 26 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire.
August 2, 2006
Matthew Segobia, 49, of Hilo and Pahoa, owner and cabinetmaker for the former Matt's Custom Cabinets, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by son Marco; daughter Michelle; father Victor; mother Virginia; brothers Amando, Robert and Alex; sisters Christina Ramos, Lucile Lopez and Belinda Launa; half brothers Roberto and Ramon; and a granddaughter. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Wallace Delpin Souza
July 16, 2006
Wallace Delphin Souza, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wendell; sisters Beatrice Sanders, Aileen Cabral, Connie Petersen and Charlene Correa; and companion Matilda Freitas. Services: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Anacleta Agcaoili Tabaldo
July 27, 2006
Anacleta Agcaoili Tabaldo, 61, of Honolulu, wife, mother and grandmother, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lanai City. She is survived by husband Antonio Pablo; daughters Agnes Tabaldo, Mary Takahashi and Estar Canitoen; brothers and sisters; and four grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Resurrection of the Lord, 94-1260 Lumikula St. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Irene Hanako Tanaka
August 1, 2006
Irene Hanako Tanaka, 92, a homemaker, died at Hale Makua-Kahului. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Donald and Jerry, sister Tsukiko Nagata and three grandchildren. Prayer services: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Chapel. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park.
Alonso Estep Tilipau
August 1, 2006
Alonso Estep Tilipau, 77, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Keaau, a retired salesman in Micronesia, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Chuuk, Micronesia. He is survived by wife Selina Rayphand; sons Sabino Mwarey, Sarabio Tilipau, Bartol Mwarey, Gonzaka Sorcy, Leo Tilipau, Kerman Tilipau and James Avey; daughters Maria Kaneki, Teresita Farek, Marieta Tilipau, Ailin Tilipau, Maryann Tilipau and Merlin Tilipau; 40 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and numerous stepchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the family home in Hawaiian Paradise Park for an all-night vigil. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa. Call after 9 a.m. Additional services and burial to take place at a later date in Chuuk, Micronesia. Casual attire.
Hazue Matsukawa Torigoe
July 21, 2006
Hazue Matsukawa Torigoe, 83, of Honolulu, a retired contact representative and information officer for the Immigration and Naturalization Service, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Tadashi Matsukawa and caregiver Florence Nishioka. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 21, 2006
Masaji Uyehara, 90, of Honolulu, retired owner for Ilima Restaurant & Catering, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Arthur and Randolph, daughters Judy Morita and Merle Kaupiko, brothers Matsunobu and Jimmy, five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.
August 5, 2006
Makiko Yanai, 70, of Pearl City, co-owner of Miki's Restaurant, former owner of Club Sumi and former manager of Grace's Inn -- Kapalama, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Yamaguchi-Ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Morito, son Daniel T., mother Somiko Nakazawa, brothers Harumi and Takakazu Nakazawa, and sisters Hiroko Senoo and Kimie Wada. Services: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow.
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.