Wallace H. Amaral
Sept. 10, 2006
Wallace "Wally" H. Amaral, 83, of Honolulu, retired from the Army and Sheraton Hawaii, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Gervin Obina; daughters Linda Chang, Roberta Rosehill, Deborah Ard and Roxanne Phillips; sisters Doris Dixon and Margie Vincent; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
James Ah Chew Awana
Aug. 31, 2006
James Ah Chew Awana, 76, of Waianae, a federal retiree specializing in undersea warfare, died in Hana Community Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He was an Army veteran, a 1949 Kamehameha Schools graduate and a member of several golf clubs. He is survived by wife Luella Kaahaaina; daughters Chris-Ann and Karen Leinani; brothers Rodney Lam, and Lawrence and Deacon Ben Awana; sisters Josephine McEnroe, Joanne Fogleman, Judith Cline and Joyce Fish; six grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. today and 11:45 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. today and after 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Sept. 8, 2006
Enorata "Eleanor" Bibilone, 75, of Mililani, known as a good cook who held a special place in her heart for her family, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Esteban "Steve"; son Ben; daughters Stephanie Miyahara, Norene "Rena" Bacarro, Sandra Pagay and Sherlyn Francisco; brothers Paul and Narcisco Salbeda, Albert Salvida and Rudy Sarbida; sister Helen Maeda; and eight grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Filbert Wayne Carvalho, Jr.
Aug. 25, 2006
Filbert Wayne Carvalho, Jr., 38, of Haiku, Maui, a Transportation Security Administration special agent, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Leilani "Lei," daughters Ashley and Demilynn, father Filbert Carvalho Sr., mother Hannah Carvalho-Antonio, sister Traci Carvalho-Mattos. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Elinora Naomi De Vera
Sept. 7, 2006
Elinora Naomi "Nami" De Vera, 79, of Honolulu, a Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband John T.; sons Calvin G., Benjamin K. and Randal "Randy" D.; daughter Aileen N. Pavo; step-brother Roy Malasig; sisters Dora Chong and Vicki Semil; step-sisters Bel Kauhane, Dinah Martin and Myra Canianes; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace, Fort Street Mall. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Ismael Castro Flores
Sept. 14, 2006
Ismael Castro Flores, 88, of Hilo, a retired general contractor, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He was a member of the Trinity Community Church in Hilo. He is survived by wife Eliza Salsedo; son Rev. Ismael "Pancho" Jr.; daughters Violet Wadkins, Judith Ater and Lucy Meek; step-sister Linda Augustine; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Community Church, 2282 Kanoelehua Ave., Hilo. Additional services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, 1330 Maunakea St., Honolulu. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
James R. Godbold
Sept. 10, 2006
James "Kimo" R. Godbold, 64, of Volcano, a retired Kilauea Lodge accountant, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Catherine and brothers Norman III and Thomas H. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Kilauea Military Camp Chapel in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Wed. Sept. 27 at Cooper Center in Volcano Village. Casual attire.
Russ T. Hayashi
Sept. 14, 2006
Russ T. Hayashi, 65, of Pukalani, Maui, Valley Isle Travel owner, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys Hayashi; daughters Lani Arakaki and Shayna Hayashi; and brothers Jon, Hugh and Bruce. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Emanuel Lutheran Church. Call after 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mary C. Jacintho
Sept. 19, 2006
Mary C. Jacintho, 87, of Makawao, Maui, a homemaker, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons Frank R. "Brills," Harold J. and Edward; daughters Janette "Jack" Such and Charlotee Sato; sisters Lucy DeMello, Veronica Naole, Rita Santos and Barbara Helm; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Rosary: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Church. Call after 6:30 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Makawao Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
John B. Kelleher
Sept. 17, 2006
John B. Kelleher, 59, of Honolulu, a retired KITV sales executive, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. He was born in New York City. He was a former Honolulu Marathon race director and finisher. He is survived by daughters Stacey J. and Susan J.; former wife Eileen Kelleher-Ornelles; brother Michael; sister Sheila O'Connor; and good friend Russell Elwell. Life Celebration: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Sam Choy's Breakfast, Lunch and Crab, 580 Nimitz Hwy., Honolulu.
Sept. 11, 2006
Umeyo Kiyota, 91, of Paia, Maui, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Harry; daughters Edna Tsuji, Doris Mark and Jane Fukunaga; brothers Hajime Fujioka and Gary Hashimoto; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sze Hing Yeung Lee
Sept. 9, 2006
Sze Hing Yeung Lee, 69, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by husband Lup Ching Charlie; sons David and Edmund; daughter Elain; brothers Shao Jia and Shao Hua Yang and Siu Ming Yeung; sisters Sin Ping, Chew Kee and Siu Num Yang. Taoist services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Robert Jon Meggison
Sept. 9, 2006
Robert "Bobby" Jon Meggison, 38, of Pearl City, died. He was born in California. He is survived by son Jonathan, daughter Truly, father Richard, mother Karen Sakai, brothers Kevin and William "Billy," sister Lisa Rice. Incorrect information was published in an obituary that ran yesterday.
Lourdes Domingo Melchor
Sept. 9, 2006
Lourdes Domingo Melchor, 75, of Kahului, a housekeeper, died in Maui. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Vicente A.; children Willy, Lito and Michael Melchor, and Estrelita Queja, Jackie Puno and Jovie Adajar; brother Amador Domingo; and 13 grandchildren. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Christ the King Church. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park.
Margarita Agustin Simon
Sept. 10, 2006
Margarita Agustin Simon, 94, of Waipahu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Sergio; daughter Aurea Bautista; sister Alberta; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples with lunch to follow at the Office Lanai. Casual attire.
Alvaro Leroy Soares
Aug. 18, 2006
Alvaro Leroy Soares, 88, of Honolulu, died in Maluhia Long Term Care Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Francis C., Jr. Committal services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Sept. 13, 2006
Catherine Sylva, 83, of Pukalani, Maui, a former Hawaiian Telephone Co. operator, died at home. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by companion Takeo Ike Ikeda; sons Kenneth, Alan, Mike and Howard; brother Herman Calasa; sisters Betty De Cambra, Dottie Amaral and Annette Peters; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Lunch to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sept. 5, 2006
Sancho Tolentino, 99, of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill Co. irrigator, died in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He was born in Dingras. He is survived by sons Manuel, Warlito and Abad; daughters Leonor Versola and Lilia Santella; brother Pablo; sister Pepang Cayaban; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday Sept. 29 at Koinonia Pentecostal Church-Honokawai, Maui. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday Sept. 30 at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11a.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
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.