Concepcion Pintor Asuncion
Oct. 26, 2006
Concepcion Pintor Asuncion, 81, of Honolulu, also known as ""Connie Conching," a Pacific Laundry and Waikiki Parc Hotel, Prince Kuhio Hotel and Hawaii Metal Forming employee, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Carmelo B.; sons George, Victor, Claude and Melvin; daughter Catherine; brothers Catalino and Pedro Pintor Sr.; sisters Caridad Cabanban, Felicidad Pre and Maria Pintor; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Charles Calvin Bishop
Oct. 25, 2006
Charles Calvin Bishop, 81, of Kapolei, a Navy retiree and IBM and Sorbus employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Fresno, Calif. He is survived by wife Blossom; sons Joe and Kale; daughters Blossom "Kuulei" Jolonino and Tina Roberts; sisters Laverne Bishop, Yvonne Haar and Shirleen Atkins; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Freeman Henry Clemente
Oct. 29, 2006
Freeman Henry Clemente, 92, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Denis and Lloyd, brothers Miguel and Clement, sister Carol Lopez, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
James Harrison Kekahu Cockett
Oct. 27, 2006
James Harrison Kekahu Cockett, 81, of Kula, Maui, a retired Sheraton Hotels general manager, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Marilyn; sons Randy Kealiiaumoku and Mark Niblack; daughters Phyllis K. and Wendy M. Cockett and Lori Gilder; brother Dr. Abraham; sisters Zellie Radwin, Mokihana Teves and Miriam Deering; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Monday at Moana Surfrider Hotel. Call after 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at sea. Aloha attire.
Richard Patrick Corr Sr.
Oct. 15, 2006
Richard Patrick Corr Sr., 62, of Hanapepe, Kauai, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Wanda; sons Richard Jr. and Tyson; daughters Corrine Murata and Pua, U'ilani and Jolene Corr; brothers Charles, John and Wilfred Kualii; sisters Barbara Velasquez, Colleen Okamoto and Aletha Matsusaka; hanai brother George Makanui Jr. and hanai sister Lorraine Makanui-Hemming; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Kalaheo Church of Latter-day Saints on Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.
John Puhala Hashimoto
Oct. 15, 2006
John Puhala Hashimoto, 74, of Kapolei, a fisherman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Captain Cook, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kinue "Kay," sons Wayne P. and Paul K., sister Wilehemina "Mina" Malakaua, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Somuayina O. Jen-Kelly
Oct. 25, 2006
Somuayina O. Jen-Kelly, 13, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in New York. He is survived by parents Hyacinth and Abigail. Services: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Tripler Army Medical Center. Additional services in New York and Africa at a later date.
Oct. 17, 2006
Kiyoshi Kaneshiro, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Qantas Airways service engineer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Beatrice Y.; sons Paul T. and Jon T.; sisters Tazuko Ginoza, Kimiko Kaneshiro, Chiyoko Matsui and Shizuko Tanabe; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Gwendolyn Maria Aulani Kupau
Oct. 21, 2006
Gwendolyn Maria Aulani Kupau, 53, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Fabian Sr.; sons Leonard and Fabian Jr.; daughters Lani Kahele and Mahealani and Ginelle Kupau; brothers Paul, Sonny and Stanceford Kaina and Alvin, Roy and Angel Kalehuawehe; sisters Loke Akima, Yvonne Kaina, Francine Campbell, Charmadine Nakasone, Noe Tupuola, Mapu Kalanikau, Cindy McKeague and Carla Platz; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Oct. 16, 2006
Meafeu Laolagi, 59, of Pearl City died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Julie; sons Alan, Matt, Warren, Lole and J.R. Laolagi and Tatino Tuli; daughter Julie-Anna; brothers Valoia and Young Laolagi and Faitaua, Saumalu and Taleni Mataafa; sisters Lalelei Tialavea, Leaga Figueroa, Lavasa Eliu, Sulu Fidow, Darlene Hunkin, Linda Elisaia, Genieva Hunkin, Stephanie Oloa and Vanessa Laolagi; and nine grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Aiea. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Lucille Lorraine Lee
Oct. 20, 2006
Lucille Lorraine Lee, 101, of Hilo, formerly of Hawaiian Beaches, Hawaii, and California, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Monroe, Wash. She is survived by companion/caregiver Francis L. Benevides Sr., daughter Patricia J. Ferullo, stepdaughter Majorie Johnson, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Phillip W. Lee
Oct. 24, 2006
Phillip W. Lee, 83, of Wailuku, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel switchman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rowan and Phillip; daughter Sammette Rivera; brothers Joe C.H. "Ahoi," Henry A. and Anthony Lee; sisters Rose Fujimoto and Mary Smith; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: noon Nov. 11 at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Elizabeth Genevieve Luahiwa Hoopii Lee Loy
Oct. 30, 2006
Elizabeth Genevieve Luahiwa Hoopii Lee Loy, 86, of Keaukaha, Panaewa, Hawaii, a homemaker and former Keaukaha/Panaewa Community and Farmers Associations secretary, died in Hilo Medical Center. She also was a former GTE Hawaiian Tel and Hawaiian Airlines employee. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerard, Blase, Lambert, Sean, Emmett, Hilary and Ian; daughters Bridgit Bales, Maureen N. Rawlins, Hedwig N. Warrington, Elizabethanne Masaoka and Monica Morris; brother Edward K. Morse; 27 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Malia Puka O Ka Lani Catholic Church. Call after 7 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Old Section. Aloha attire.
Oct. 25, 2006
Eisho "Ace" Matsumoto, 79, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii, a finish carpenter, Isemoto Construction Co. foreman and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He was also a member of the Parks and Recreation Senior Citizen Bowling League, Kona Senior Bowlers Group and Kona's Social Bowlers. He is survived by wife Corinne and sisters Tiko Johnston and Sueno Lally. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rocco Lokotui Temanaha Mo'o
Oct. 26, 2006
Rocco Lokotui Temanaha Mo'o, infant daughter of Maurice and Mama'o Mo'o, of Laie died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Moses; sisters Kelela and Tia Marie; grandparents Opura and Victoria Mo'o and Ahoika Ha'unga; and great-great-grandparent Martina Whitehead. Graveside services: 11 a.m. today at Laie Cemetery.
Oct. 24, 2006
Kenji Nagano, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Building Associates Ltd. general contractor, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lynda F., son Eric T., mother Minoru, brother Henry N., sisters Sue Ishikawa and Mary M. Salmen, and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Carlos Gilbert Nunez Jr.
Oct. 6, 2006
Carlos Gilbert Nunez Jr., 52, of Honolulu died. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by son Joel, mother Inez, brother Robert Crowley, sisters Teri McKinney and Karen Kelley, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Duke statue in Waikiki, Kuhio Beach.
James Kimo Quintal Sr.
Oct. 25, 2006
James Kimo Quintal Sr., 52, of Pahala, Hawaii, a McCall Flower Farm employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Shannon and James K. Jr.; daughter Doreen Soares; brothers George Jr. and John Quintal and Richard Johansen; hanai brother David Souza; sisters Barbara Hashimoto, Maybelle Okinishi, Linda Kailiawa, Roselee Ramos, Angie Cardines and Pearl, Lizzie and Pansy Quintal; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Pahala Assembly of God Church. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Oct. 28, 2006
Joseph Rapozo, 70, of Anahola, Kauai, a County of Kauai truck driver, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine A.; sons Joseph "Big Joe," Chad, Clete "Kalani" and Ryan "Kalei"; daughter Janelle L.; brother George "Keoki"; sisters Alice "Cissy" Dabin, Amelia Dias and Wanda N. Siitani; hanai sister Phylis H. Goias; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Catherines Church in Kapaa, Kauai. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.
Oct. 27, 2006
Michie "May" Tanaka, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Elsie Krassus seamstress, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kaanapali, Maui. She is survived by nephew and niece. Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire.
Oct. 28, 2006
Shizuko Tanaka, 93, of Wahiawa, a retired Naval Communication Station employee, died in Waipahu. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Clyde, daughter Mae Hristakos and sister Misae Akine. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Oct. 18, 2006
Sueko "Thelma" Torigoe, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Casual garment cutter, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Rodney "Rod" and Benjamin "Ben"; daughters Susan "Akemi" Lee, Patricia "Pat" Kawano and Arlene Odagiri; nine grandchildren; and five great- grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park, 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.