Francis Panui Akana
Nov. 12, 2006
Francis Panui Akana, 77, of Pearl City, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel installation supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Merna, sons Frank and John, daughters Frances "Nani" Botelho and Claudia Okada, brothers Clarence and Harold, sisters Eleanor and Harriet Chun Fat, 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Friday.
William Edward Fuchsberger
Nov. 14, 2006
William Edward Fuchsberger, 75, of Aiea, a retired U.S. government supervisor at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Kunia Tunnel electrician, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Dayton, Ohio. He is survived by son William E. Jr.; daughter Geraldine "Gerry" Kubo; brothers Chester "Corky," Jim and David; and a grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Florence K.Y. Iha
Nov. 15, 2006
Florence K.Y. Iha, 77, of Honolulu died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry, daughters Darlene Iha-Brown and Jerilyn Higashide, brother Frank Ng and sister Mary Ng. Services: noon Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. next Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Louis Kanekoa Irvine Jr.
Nov. 21, 2006
Louis Kanekoa "Koa" Irvine Jr., 84, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a retired former Tropics Lanai Restaurant manager and general contractor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Takako; brothers Clinton, Douglas, Ralph, Allan, Oswald and Anthony; and sisters Winona Rapoza, Mildred Morte, Dorothy Napoleon, Kehaulani Kea and Juanita Kaanohi. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Pahoa Ward. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Clyde Keala Gale Ko
Nov. 22, 2006
Clyde Keala Gale Ko, 46, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by companion Caroline M.; son Kawehi K.; daughter Leipua K.; brothers Benjamin, Robbie and Jamie; sister Sissa; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Wahikuli Beach Park in Maui. Call after 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes and reception to follow. Casual attire. Leis welcome.
Marta Acierto Laciste
Nov. 9, 2006
Marta Acierto Laciste, 101, of Aiea died at home. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Flor, daughter Estrella Yanuaria, eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Henry Seiho Nago
Oct. 23, 2006
Henry Seiho Nago, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Battery Inc. co-owner, died. He was born in Kapaa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Beatrice M., sons Norman H. and Dennis T., brother Donald S., sisters Nancy N. Hirakawa and Kimie Isa, and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Arthur Ornellas Sr.
Nov. 4, 2006
Arthur Ornellas Sr., 75, of Ewa Beach, a retired state Department of Transportation truck driver, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Arthur Jr.; daughters Cynthia Ann Mundon, Christine Gonsalves and Yvonne Fujita; brother Joseph Jr.; sisters Emely Villegas and Dorothy Kiek; 17 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Wesley Hiroshi Takara
Oct. 13, 2006
Wesley Hiroshi Takara, 74, of Daly City, Calif., a retired State of California engineer, died in San Francisco. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Richard and sister Mildred S. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Nov. 19, 2006
Kaneko Taura, 90, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ralph A., Milton H. and Gerald K.; sister Chiyo Azuma; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Roslyn Alameida Van Zyle
Nov. 21, 2006
Roslyn Alameida Van Zyle, 61, of Honolulu, a Waimea Valley Audubon Center associate director, Centers and Education for the National Audubon Society field support director and Hawaii Nature Center marketing director, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel, parents Bill and Lorraine Alameida, brother Will Alameida and sisters Pamela Princenthal and Darlene Strickland. Services: 1:15 p.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after noon. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Waimea Valley Audubon Center, 59-864 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa, HI 96712.
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.