Alicia Caballes Bautista
Nov. 12, 2006
Alicia Caballes Bautista, 93, of Hilo, formerly of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Trinidad B. Castillo and Cora B. Matsumoto, and seven grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Rebecca Parubrub Dela Cruz
Nov. 12, 2006
Rebecca Parubrub Dela Cruz, 62, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired McBryde Federal Credit Union accountant, died. She was born in Baay, the Philippines. She is survived by son Lloyd; daughter Debbie; parents Restituto and Magdelena Parubrub; brothers Henry, Dusty and Wilbur Parubrub and Noel Layaoen; sister Lily Millare; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.
Kathleen Marie Edwards
Nov. 10, 2006
Kathleen Marie "Kitty" Edwards, 86, of Kailua, a homemaker and World War II veteran, died at home. She was born in New Bedford, Mass. She is survived by husband Clark; son Clark Jr.; daughters Linda, Patti, Marcia and Tina; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Ida Ferreira Gomes
Nov. 10, 2006
Ida Ferreira Gomes, 95, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Charlotte White; brother William Ferreira; sisters Marie Andrade, Teresa Bray, Florence Silva and Bernice Ramos; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church, 5919 Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park, Garden of Hope. Aloha attire.
Nov. 11, 2006
Toshie Haraga, 86, of Hono-lulu, a Yae Fashion seamstress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Stanley; sons Rodney and Wayne; daughters Nora Muramoto and Lorraine Kashiwa; brothers Shigeo and Stanley Iwamoto; sisters Yumiko Nishimoto, Mitsue Yamamoto, Toyoko Nishiki, Jean Sakai and Irene Ushiro; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Palolo Hongwanji. Casual attire.
Hannibal Lani Hinch
Nov. 2, 2006
Hannibal Lani Hinch, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired self-employed tile contractor, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Dennis, daughter Barbara Salazar, sister Lillian "Momi" Smythe, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Nov. 6, 2006
Mary "Jane" Kahaleauki, 69, of Kahului, a Roberts Hawaii dispatcher, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son William G., daughter Cathy Cabancungan and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Kelly Leiilima Keliihoomalu-Abregano
Oct. 26, 2006
Kelly Leiilima Keliihoomalu-Abregano, 39, of Ewa Beach, a KB Toys store manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Garrett Abregano P.; sons Zildjian "Wailana" and Josiah A. Keliihoomalu-Abregano and Christian "Kawai" Abregano-Abcede; father George D. Williamson; mother Ruth L.K. Williamson; brothers Dean "Deano" and Matthew J. Williamson and Henry K. and Roland H. Keliihoomalu; sisters Kimberly P. Kamealoha, Dorothy L. Leong, Esther H. Smith, Linda G.W. and Henrietta H.L. Hopeau, Evalyn C. Kahaleua, Wilma W. Kahoiwai and Rhonda Freitas; and a grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Samuel Kukapu Keoho
Nov. 8, 2006
Samuel Kukapu Keoho, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Board of Water Supply employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Eliza; sons Lani, Noel Sr. and Kenneth; daughters Nanilei Lee, Charlotte Keoho-Crum and Maydeen Morrison; brother George; sister Katie Moa; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Kawaiahao Church, 957 Punchbowl St. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 9 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Nov. 12, 2006
Tamotsu "Lanky" Kusano, 76, of Hilo, a retired Lanky's Pastries founder and proprietor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kay; sons Kevin, Kerry and Cyrus; daughter Phyllis Souza; brother Minoru; sister Jane Hale; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Nov. 11, 2006
Jerry Lee, 41, of Honolulu, a self-employed taxicab driver, died in Honolulu. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Tezra, stepson Andrew Egnew, daughter Abrielle and sisters Janet Pirga and Janice Kang. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Muryang Temple in Palolo. Casual attire. No flowers.
Horace Raymond Ligon
Oct. 30, 2006
Horace Raymond "Bubba" Ligon, 54, of Kapolei died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Nashville, Tenn. He is survived by wife Healani; sons Keliiholokai and Kalani Johnson; daughters Kamakalikolehua Ligon and Pualehua Collins; sister Vikki L. Mayfield; and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Curtis Guy Longakit
Nov. 9, 2006
Curtis Guy Longakit, 52, of Pahala, Hawaii, a freelance musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pahala. He is survived by parents Franco, brother Lloyd and sisters Natlynn "DeeDee" Pacheco, Deena Sales and Eunice "Nika" Longakit. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hilo United Methodist Church, 374 Waianuenue Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery in Hilo. Casual attire.
Stanley Noboru Nagata
Nov. 10, 2006
Stanley Noboru Nagata, 63, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired Hawaii County Fire Department captain, coffee farmer and self-employed mason, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Guy and Aaron Nagata and Scott and Palani Kurashige; daughter Gaylynne Rivera; brother Larry; sisters Helene Nagata and Shirley Tanaka; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 2:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Fred Earl Norris
Nov. 9, 2006
Fred Earl Norris, 83, of Lahaina, a retired architect, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in San Diego. He is survived by son Neal, daughter Nikki, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Maui Veterans Cemetery Pavilion.
Wilbur Hideo Sakamoto
Nov. 9, 2006
Wilbur Hideo Sakamoto, 92, of Waipahu, a retired Del Monte draftsman, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Keauhou, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Conrad and Edwin; daughters Reita Shimamoto and Lorraine Faust; brothers Yutaka, Shitomi, Mitsuru and Isao; sister Michie Fukuda; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Waipahu United Church of Christ, 94-330 Mokuola St., Waipahu. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Esmenio Ansagay Sampayan Sr.
Oct. 28, 2006
Esmenio Ansagay Sampayan Sr., 73, of Honolulu, a retired Ocean Resort Waikiki and Bob's Big Boy Restaurant employee, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juanita A.; sons Jose, Leonardo, Saturnino, Jimmy, Domingo and Esmenio Jr.; daughters Asuncion Julian and Modesta Sampayan; brother Felipe; sisters Marie Amian and Veronica Noble; 25 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Doreen H. Tao
Nov. 13, 2006
Doreen H. Tao, 53, of Hilo, a South Hilo Kumon Center owner and instructor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Calvin, son Eric, daughters Mari Apigo and Joni Tao, parents Yoshio and Kazue "Betty" Miyashiro, brothers Dale and Mark Miyashiro, sister Jo Ann Fukamizu and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ethel Cashman Vierra
July 24, 2006
Ethel Cashman Vierra, 90, of Kaneohe, formerly of Chicago and Fresno, Calif., died. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by nephews Richard Arringdale, Jimmy and Patrick Cashman and the Rev. Theodore A. Vierra; and nieces Patti Lee, Beverly Miller, Janette Peterson and lla Remy. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Church, 1701 Wilder Ave., Honolulu. Casual attire.
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.