Robert Michael Antici
Sept. 13, 2006
Robert Michael Antici, 38, of Georgia, formerly of Honolulu, died in Georgia. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son William "Will"; daughter Elizabeth "Ellie"; sisters Diana Caro-Salvador and Elisa Caro; stepfather Paul Caro; stepbrothers Harry, Alfonso, Jubabe and John Caro; and stepsister Marjerry Vanessa. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew's Cathedral. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Sept. 10, 2006
Elicrio "Richard" Bihag, 80, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a City and County of Honolulu employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He served in the U.S. Army and was a World War II veteran. He is survived by sons Edwin, Melvyn, Efen and Waldrin; daughters Evelyn Dela Cruz, Maria Fe Enriquez, Leimomi Madlangbayan and Hannah Foresman; sisters Antonina Criste, Victoria Bihag and Teresita Icari; 22 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, No. 2. Casual attire.
Glenn Michael Frias Sr.
Sept. 10, 2006
Glenn Michael Frias Sr., 52, of Mililani, a Matson Navigation employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Janice S.; sons Glenn "Mike" Jr. and Steven; mother Lorraine; brothers Paul, David and Darrell; sister Debra Agbayani; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Brian Yoshito Fujimoto
Sept. 2, 2006
Brian Yoshito Fujimoto, 58, of Henderson, Nev., and formerly of Aiea, a retired Oahu Community Corrections Center lieutenant, died in Henderson, Nev. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Joan; son Lance; daughters Shiron Mackenzie and Kailee Fujimoto; brothers Eddie, Chester and Audie; sister Sandy Yamada; and two grandchildren. No services. Family requests no monetary gifts or flowers.
Roy Kenichi Fukunaga
Sept. 7, 2006
Roy Kenichi Fukunaga, 69, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Ryan Lance. Private services.
Momoe Inouye Furuuchi
Sept. 6, 2006
Momoe Inouye Furuuchi, 82, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired King Kamehameha Hotel room maid, died in the Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Kealakekua. She was a member of Daifukuji Soto Mission and Waiaha Kumiai. She is survived by sons Lance and Wade; daughters JoAnn Furusho, Dale Yoshiyama and Beryl Nakaishi; brother Muneo Inouye; sisters Sueno Honda and Fujie Matsuoka; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo. Call after noon. Casual attire. Leis welcome.
Sept. 4, 2006
Miriam Henry, 32, of Salem, Ore., a fruit packager, died. She was born in Guam. She is survived by parents Joram and Miba Henry; brother Jemlok; sisters Connie, Senillie, Roxanna and Somali; and fiance Hiroshi Bejang. Burial held in Oregon.
Darin Masato Higa
Sept. 3, 2006
Darin Masato Higa, 32, of Honolulu, a Frontline Services auto mechanic, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Melvin Haruo, mother Karen Masako, sister Cheryl Toshi Juan and niece Chelbi Juan. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire. No flowers.
Stanley Seiji Kodama
Sept. 15, 2005
Stanley Seiji Kodama, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Air National Guard budget analyst, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara, son Alan Kenji and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Katsume Furusho Kuniyuki
Sept. 3, 2006
Katsume Furusho Kuniyuki, 99, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Halawa. She is survived by son Ted, daughters Edna Fukumitsu and Lillian Kuniyuki, brother Katsuyoshi Furusho and three grandchildren. Private services. Family requests no monetary gifts.
Roderick Kay Leake II
Sept. 10, 2006
Roderick Kay Leake II, 50, of Pahoa, Hawaii, owner of Cycle and Things Motorcycle Repair Shop in Hilo and a state-certified motorcycle mechanic, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Richmond, Va. He is survived by wife Peggy Sue, mother Ramona Vaughan and stepmother Toni Leake. Private services.
Claudia Ramiscal Lucas
Sept. 4, 2006
Claudia Ramiscal Lucas, 102, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bangi, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Ricarte and Benjamin Rayoan; daughters Herminia Rayoan Abalos, Josephine Ramo and Florence and Luisa Lucas; 29 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Followed by lunch at the mortuary at 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow at 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Patrick Koon Wai Lum
Sept. 9, 2006
Patrick Koon Wai Lum, 67, of Honolulu, a U.S. Navy communications technician at Naval Communications Station, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mae Naomi; sons Cory and Roby; daughter Shari Cheung; sisters Gertrude Young, Edith Leong and Roberta Fong; and granddaughter Sydney Lum. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. No flowers.
Alvin Yueng On Lung
Sept. 12, 2006
Alvin Yueng On Lung, 73, of Hawi, Hawaii, a Hilo Hattie's driver and Ukulele Shop salesman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Christopher, daughter Ann-Marie Carvalho, parents Wui and Ethel, brother David, sisters Aileen Young and Louise Iwamoto, and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at the Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, No. 2. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Debbie Carmen Michi Miyake
Sept. 14, 2006
Debbie Carmen Michi Miyake, 48, of Hilo, owner of Big Island Packaging, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Mark H., son Scott C., daughter Alyssa K., mother Josephine Lebel, brothers Robert and Alec Lebel, and sisters Arlene Rosehill and Annette Newman. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 14, 2005
Tojiro Motoki, 90, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a Kona School system teacher of 30 years, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Hawaii and was president of the Kona Pacific Farmers Co-Op. He also served on the board of directors for the Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union and was a member of the Lions Club. His coffee farm was a past winner of the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Cupping Competition. He is survived by wife Satsuki, sons David and Peter, daughter Jan Knight, brother Seiji, sister Matsue Higa and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Central Kona Union Church. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Umeyo Ann Ohta
Sept. 12, 2006
Umeyo Ann Ohta, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education librarian, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Thomas Akio, Dennis Kazuhiro and Alan Takashi; and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Thelma Chiyomi Onogi
Sept. 5, 2006
Thelma Chiyomi "Kealohilani" Onogi, 89, a retired bookkeeper, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Washington Place, Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne Tadao, daughters Gail Akemi Fukumoto and Lynette Kazuko Higa, mother Kikuyo Fujimoto, brother Kunio Fujimoto, sisters Edna Nakamoto and Dorothy Yoshimura, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
George Maemae Polo
Sept. 5, 2006
George Maemae Polo, also known as "Bolo" or "Gino," 75, of Honolulu, a Ala Moana Hotel bellman and retired Ilikai Hotel doorman, died in Honolulu. He is survived by son David; daughter Desiree; hanai family Barbara, John, Aesha, Lehiwa, Kawahine and Lehua Ohelo; and Kelly and Dawn Simmons. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the Waikiki Elks Club. Aloha attire.
Sept. 11, 2006
Harold Smith, 83, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Molokai and Oregon, a retired Certified Public Accountant business owner and teacher at Maui Community College, died in Portland, Ore. He was born in Albany, Ore. He was a member of the Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Kiwanis and longtime secretary/treasurer for the Orchard Hills Golf and Country Club. In Hawaii he was active in the Lions Club and the AARP in Molokai, and he was on the State Liaison Committee. He is survived by son Scot, daughters Sari Trevartha and Jane Alley, brother Thomas Percy, sister Helen Sandusky, 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services were held in Oregon. Donations suggested to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be found at www.alternativeburialandcremationoforegon.com.
Dr. Robert McKain Smith
Aug. 11, 2005
Dr. Robert McKain Smith, 83, of Anchorage, Alaska, a veteran of the U.S. Army and World War II, Korean and Vietnam wars, Chaminade University professor and chairman of the Political Science Department, died in Providence Alaska Medical Center. He was born in Detroit. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and received a bachelor's degree from Babson College and a master's degree in Asian history with a doctorate in international studies from American University. In Anchorage he was a member of St. John United Methodist Church and in Honolulu a member of Central Union Church. He was also a member of the Rotary Club of Honolulu and was active in multiple professional and international associations. He was chosen to do exchange teaching at the Foreign Affairs College in Beijing and was present for Tiananmen Square. He is survived by wife Margaret Bennett; daughters Susan Richmond, Barbara Gale Smith and Ann Paulson; brothers Richard and Doug; two grandchildren; and one grandson. No services. Donations suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 1750 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507.
Kathleen Marie Wartanyan
Sept. 15, 2006
Kathhleen Marie Wartanyan, 65, of Wahiawa, a retired Queen's Medical Center and Oahu Community Correctional Center infirmary registered nurse, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Minneapolis. She is survived by son Win, daughter Anna Duggins, brothers Denis Schure and Dan Slade, sisters Claudia Niepmann and Priscilla Yates, four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Memorial services: 10 a.m. today at St. John the Apostle Church in Mililani.
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.