Aug. 1, 2006
Joe "Skip" Birt, 66, of Ewa Beach, a retired Pearl Harbor and Matson employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Urbana, Ohio. He is survived by son Jeffrey; daughters Maile Recolan and Nicole Birt; brother Richard; sisters Irene Dickenson, Eileen Mosbarger and Nellie Crumley; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Juanita Villafuerte Guevara
Aug. 11, 2006
Juanita Villafuerte Guevara, 86, of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by daughters Deanna and Marlene Guevara, and Pauline Pader; brothers Phillip and Saturnino Villafuerte; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Burial: 10 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Barbara Jean Gusman
Aug. 15, 2006
Barbara Jean Gusman, 56, of Kapaau, Kohala, Hawaii, a Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows steward, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband James; son Centaur "Paul"; daughters Mari, Jaime and Rene; brother Greg Alejo; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: all night Friday at family residence at Kapaau, Akoni Pule Highway. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire.
Benjamin Kenji Harada
Aug. 9, 2006
Benjamin Kenji Harada, 84, of Honolulu, a former Pan American Airlines employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He also was a Headquarters Company Military Intelligence Service Language School member. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Clara T.; sons Kent K., Robert M. and Mark M.; daughter Claire N. Shiroma; sisters Gladys Kojima, Thelma Oka, Lillian Morihara and Vivian Saruwatari; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Makiki Christian Church. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Aug. 12, 2006
Hemmy Jacklick, 33, of Honolulu died. He was born in Ebeye, Kwajalein. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Johnsey and Zechariah; daughter Cassandra; brothers Swindon, Benjamin, Jack, Akiless and Baiki; and sisters Neimakko, Cynthia, Berlynn, Almina and Bernice. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Burial to follow at Majuro, Republic of Marshall Islands.
Richard Kim Foo Jung
Aug. 7, 2006
Richard Kim Foo Jung, 83, of Aiea, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop No. 26 welder, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy Ho; sons Rodney and Randy; daughter Nella Kleinschmidt; brother Walter; sisters Dorothy Seeto, May Wong and Gladys Loo; and three grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St., Honolulu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.
Lincoln Kealiiaukai Kamana
Aug. 5, 2006
Lincoln Kealiiaukai "Joe" Kamana, 59, of Waianae, a retired P.E.R. Inc. heavy equipment operator and Site Engineering and United Piping, died in Nanakuli. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Gwen I., daughter Virginia "Aloha" Kamana-Flores, hanai daughters Muriel "Kanani" Esteves and Christine "Bozo" Bardon, brother Hiram Sr., sisters Florence Barrozo and Donna Mae Gasper, and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Sept. 2 at Barber's Point in Kalaeloa. Casual attire.
Aug. 5, 2006
Sadao Kamibayashi, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Kamibayashi Electrical Works Inc. owner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine Y.; daughters June K. Tom, Caroline T. Chida, Georgina M. Wong and Fay F. Kamibayashi; brother Yoshio; sister Ruth K. Speizio; and eight grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Gilbert Manu Kamoku
Aug. 3, 2006
Gilbert Manu Kamoku, 54, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Andrew, Gilbert and Gary; daughters Leimomi, Lehua, Tiffany and Lani; mother Pauline; stepfather George Smith; brothers Howard, Harold and Andrew; sisters Lehua Kandie, Rosalie Glover and Lydia, Charlene and Leon Buckley; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Durinda Uilani Sueko Saito Leffew
Aug. 8, 2006
Durinda Uilani Sueko Saito Leffew, 47, of Honolulu, a crafter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sean and Shane; daughter Shana Benz; father John G. Saito Sr.; mother Doreen K. Saito; brother John Saito Jr.; sisters Darreleen and Delnary Saito, Doleevon Waiholua, Delcinda Justo and Diovana Chong; and seven grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Janet N.K. Loo
May 17, 2006
Janet N.K. Loo, 64, of Mililani, a state dietician, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers William W.M., George W.T., Henry W.C., Abraham S.L. and Ralph K.K.; and sisters Lily M.K., Victoria N.W. and Shirley N.S. Loo and Elsie N.J. Loo Hu. Private services.
Kimmie Tam Loo
Aug. 4, 2006
Kimmie Tam Loo, 35, of Kailua, a Hawaiian Airlines reservations agent, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by father Joseph, mother Colleen, brother Scott, sister Panaewa and grandparent Anna-Bluebell McKee. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 2, 2006
Dorothy Loose, 88, of Aiea died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Mirable, Mo. She is survived by companion Gary Seering and daughter Loretta Krause. Private burial.
George Dung Loy Mau
Aug. 7, 2006
George Dung Loy Mau, 89, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army Reserve deputy superintendent of education and colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Stephen and Dr. Ronald; daughters Georgina Yuen and Frances Hee; brothers William, Walter and Francis; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
June 18, 2006
Elva "Joy" Murphy, 81, of Makakilo, a homemaker, died in Makakilo. She was born in Lancaster, Calif. She is survived by sons Patrick and Kevin, daughter Gayle and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to National Osteoporosis Foundation and National Parkinson's Foundation.
Doris Kikue Namihira
Aug. 14, 2006
Doris Kikue Namihira, 90, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Waikapu, Maui. She is survived by son Calvin H.; daughter Amy Y. Higa; brother Walter T. Agena; sisters Mildred Agena, Alice Tengan, Elsie Takushi and Carole Kam; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
Terry Lynn Ramey
Aug. 13, 2006
Terry Lynn Ramey, 46, of Honolulu, a Waikiki Health Center Care-A-Van Program counselor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by sons Darrell "Keoholani" Kaluhiokalani-Davenport and Nicholas K. Sims, father Ted J. Davenport, mother A. June Davenport, stepmother Rini Davenport, brother Teddy J. Davenport, and sisters April D. Gedney and Sharon G. Miller. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Moanalua Bay in Hawaii Kai. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Leis welcome.
Aug. 13, 2006
Ichiro Suzuki, 85, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran and member of Company 1, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Japan. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Florentino Pascual Toribio Sr.
Aug. 15, 2006
Florentino Pascual Toribio Sr., also known as "Tinong" and "Kenneth," 80, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Sugar Co. tractor operator and U.S. Army master sergeant, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Onomea, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elizabeth "Dolly"; sons Florentino "Toby" Jr. and Larry; hanai son Frank Nac Nac; daughters Dolores "Pilialoha" Christinsen, Patricia "Patti" Frendo, Florence Yoshioka, Jasmine Oki and Dolly Mae Jitchaku; hanai daughter Maxine Wright; brother Fabian; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.
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.