Marcelina R. Alejandro
Nov. 3, 2006
Marcelina R. Alejandro, 83, Honolulu, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Clemente, Roldan and Vergilio Roldan, and Fernando Alejandro; daughters Mary Roldan, Alice M. Mateo and Florence Tuliao; 36 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Joyous Mana-Olana DeCosta
Oct. 25, 2006
Joyous Mana-Olana DeCosta, 30, of Las Vegas, a Four Seasons Hotel sous chef, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by mother Rosaline, brother Raymond Jr., and sisters Monica Ignacio, Roslyn Varize, Elena Stuard and Raynelle DeReis. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Vicky Sahagon Gabriel
Oct. 26, 2006
Vicky Sahagon Gabriel, 32, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Rolly Sonico; children Joey and Chasity Gabriel-Garces, and Royce S. and Brisen G. Sonico; mother Justina Cabang; brother Jr. ; and sister Julie. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Oct. 26, 2006
Yoshio Iwamoto, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Board of Water Supply maintenance supervisor, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Naheku, Maui. She is survived by son Francis, daughters Diana Ishihara and Gloria Hasegawa, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 1, 2006
Michele "Mike" Minuto, 75, of Kailua, a retired Mike's Barber Shop owner, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Lamberto, Italy. He is survived by wife Nancy; son Mike; daughters Nancy M. Burr and Diana Saberon; brothers Thomas, Dominic, Salvadore and Mario; sister Nina Poggioreale; and five grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Graveside services: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Oct. 21, 2006
Harue "Freida" Okamoto, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward K., son Steven H., daughter Shirley E., sister Fujie Onishi and a grandchild. Private services.
Ronald Sadao Okino
Oct. 30, 2006
Ronald Sadao Okino, 67, of Pearl City, a retired IBM customer service engineer and computer consultant, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine, daughter Suzanne "Suzy," brother Kenneth, sisters Doris Ohara and Kaye Kai, and a grandchild. Services: noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Philip Buckley O'Malley
Oct. 28, 2006
Philip Buckley O'Malley, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired accountant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Sally; sons Michael, Kevin and Patrick; daughters Kate and Molly O'Malley, and Margaret Andrade; and 14 grandchildren. Mass: 12:45 p.m. Monday at St. Ann's Catholic Church. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Pearl Theresa Waters
Oct. 11, 2006
Pearl Theresa Waters, 76, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Social Services and Queen's Medical Center case worker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William, daughters Margaret Waters and Frances Van Den Handel, brothers Henry and Herbert Young, sister Alice Young, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire.
Fugui Yamamoto Jr.
Oct. 28, 2006
Fugui Yamamoto Jr., 79, of Kapaau, Kohala, Hawaii, a retired Kohala Sugar Co., Lapakahi State Park and Kohala Agriculture employee, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He is also an Army veteran who served in World War II and the 1058th Military Police Company. He was born in Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ethel; sons William and Jerry; daughter Joellyn Tadio; brothers Kamalo, Silom, William, Solomon, Kamaka and Manuel; sisters Lillian Cazimero, Kaluna Yuen, Lois Pugmire, Leialoha Sproat and Hazel Parker; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kohala Ward. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.
Oct. 28, 2006
Yae Yoshiga, 88, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education cook at Kalihi Uka Elementary School, died in Island Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Umeyo Furuichi, Momoyo Hayashi and Grace Kimura. Private services. No monetary offerings.
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.