Nov. 3, 2006
Reiko Arakaki, 92, of Hono-lulu, a retired Tori Richard Ltd. seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Taro, daughters Annette Y. Arakaki and Shelley A. Yamagami, brother George Uesato, sister Jeanne Kaneshiro, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 18, 2006
Richard "Augie" Augenstein, 65, of Kapolei, a retired Navy chief petty officer and city Waste Water Treatment employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Colorado. He is survived by brothers John Augenstein and Thomas Parchman. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Nanakuli. Casual attire.
Arlene Laulipo Ah Quin Barker
Nov. 14, 2006
Arlene Laulipo Ah Quin Barker, 72, of Honolulu, died in Leeward Integrated Care Home. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Raymond; sons Wayne and Clifford Chun and Lloyd and Glen Ishii; stepsons Timothy and William; brother Samuel Ah Quin; sisters Beverly Fontes and Thelma Aki; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie First Ward Chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Marcy Leeann Black
Nov. 17, 2006
Marcy Leeann Black, 51, of Kapaa, Kauai, a state psychologist, died at home. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by husband "Al" Alamodin, daughters Angie Black and Nikki Hoey, mother Marian Ruatti, brothers John Ruatti and Richard Podowski, and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kalihiwai Bay. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Karen Suzanne Caron
Nov. 14, 2006
Karen Suzanne Caron, 57, of Kailua-Kona, a Kona Village Resort cocktail waitress, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. She is survived by sons Gilbert and Paul, sister Yvonne Duggan, hanai sister Danielle Hollenbeck and seven grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.
Sydnie K.R. Casas
Nov. 1, 2006
Sydnie K.R. Casas, 58, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Marble Head, Mass. She is survived by son Noah S. and sister Dona R. Simmons. Services to be held at a later date.
Nov. 16, 2006
Severina "Verna" Dacuycuy, 84, of Hawi, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Orlino, son Peter J. Comilla, daughter Lisa Costorio, brothers James and Joseph Sagucio, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.
William Kaopuulani Deering
Nov. 18, 2006
William Kaopuulani "Bill" Deering, 76, of Kailua, a retired city Housing Zoning Branch chief, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Miriam, sons Lowell "Tay" and John; stepsons Kimo, Jerald and Kevin Harward; daughters Susan Willing, Heather D. Stancil and Elise Gamache; stepdaughter Kalehua Meheula; brother Lowell; sister Lydia Hannemann; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Olomana Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Paul Takao Higashi
Nov. 13, 2006
Paul Takao Higashi, 50, of Wahiawa, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce, sons Stephen and Mitchell, daughter Janelle, mother Rachel, brother Carl and sister Kathy. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Leeward Community Church, 1860 Komo Mai Drive, Pearl City. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mun Foung Lee
Nov. 16, 2006
Mun Foung Lee, 82, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Chungshan, China. He is survived by wife Hon Kun, son Tennyson, daughter Angela Lo, brother Chock Lun, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Rolando Agustin Lucina
Nov. 5, 2006
Rolando Agustin "Roly" Lucina, 58, of Ewa Beach, a Kaikor Construction Association Inc. and Kobayashi Construction carpenter, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Feliza "Piling," children Sharolyn and Ryan, and sisters Soledad Pascual, Juanita Agustin and Gloria Eliarda. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. next Wednesday at the church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Nov. 19, 2006
Mitsuko Matsushita, 89, of Hilo, a former Food Town Supermarket meat department clerk in Hilo, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Jeanne E. Kakugawa; brother George S. Fujita; sisters Violet Matsumoto, Betty Shima and Daisy; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Damasa delos Santos Maximo
Oct. 17, 2006
Damasa delos Santos "Masing" Maximo, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Co. employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Aurelio B.; sons Venancio B., Donato, Dominador and Alex; daughters Dionicia Calvan, Marilyn Castillo and Feby Cabullo; sister Margarita Caddali; 21 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Wahiawa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Nov. 12, 2006
Kazuyuki "Betty Boop" Okada, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Marukai warehouse foreman, died. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Tomie "Smiley," sons Calvin and Howard, daughter Amy, brother Robert, sisters Florence Shigeta and Grace Matsumoto, and three grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nov. 16, 2006
Ernest Rapera, 61, of Aiea, died at home. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by brothers Bernard and Raymond Santos, and sisters Alma Ballesteros, Margaret Nakao, Jane Kong and Nancy Laforga. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Aiea. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Juliana Margaret Rawlins
Oct. 26, 2006
Juliana Margaret "Marge" Rawlins, 78, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by hanai son Lloyd Mitchell; daughter Julia R. Lee; brothers Jerry, Moses and Jackie; sisters Elsie, Trini and Lorna; and two grandchildren. Private services. For service information, call Julie Lee at (808) 585-8255.
Oct. 16, 2006
Kyohei Saito, 102, of Aiea, a retired Theo H. Davies employee, died. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Charles T. and Elbert T., daughters Alice T. Nomitsu and Lilly Y. Takei, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ruth Yamamoto Saito
Nov. 15, 2006
Ruth Yamamoto Saito, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Theodore J. Loo office manager and former Lanakila Senior Center and Catholic Charities instructor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Daniel R., Paul M., Stephen H., David R. and John K.; daughter Naomi Ann M. Kakugawa; sisters Ethel T. Kishimoto and Edith Y. Kanetake; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Mount. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Sayoko Murai Sakata
Nov. 19, 2006
Sayoko Murai Sakata, 79, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired Konawaena Elementary and High School cafeteria manager, died at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by son Robert, daughters Clare Sakata and CarolMae Chun, brothers Chester and Keo Murai, and sisters Betty Vare, Nobuko Murai and Yuri Fong. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Joseph Yosobe Wee
Nov. 12, 2006
Joseph Yosobe "Joe" Wee, 92, of Wahiawa, a retired state supervising custodian, died at home. He was born in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean; daughters Valerie J. Nakahara, Ellen L. Stevens and Michelle Borja; brother Jacob; sisters Ellen Molina, Ruth Becht and Lucy Kim; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.
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.