Dec. 17, 2006
Abel Akiu, 50, of Makawao, Maui, a construction laborer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Jacqueline L.M.; son Chico; daughter Passion; mother Alvina; brothers Joseph Jr., Nelson and Guy; and sisters Alva Yap, Frances Akiu and Joanne Brown. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m.
Craig Peter Barnes Sr.
Dec. 13, 2006
Craig Peter Barnes Sr., 40, of Hilo, an Office of Social Ministries house counselor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kimberlin; sons Craig P. Jr. and Paul B.; brothers Joe S. Hill, Vincent Mueller and Rueben Barnes; and sisters Ginai K. Curti and Marceleen M. Flores. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Maili Beach Park. Scattering of ashes at sunset. Donations suggested to BISAC in Hilo c/o Craig Barnes.
Tomas Palada Duldulao
Dec. 15, 2006
Tomas Palada Duldulao, 87, of Eleele, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Co. irrigation employee, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Adelina R.; sons Guilermo, Francisco, Alex and Balthazar; daughters Dely Layaoen and Merlita Albano; brothers Juan and Castor Palada and Pio and Jacinto Duldulao; sisters Margarita Atuelan, Constancia P. Duldulao, Arsenia D. Palada and Cirila Puyaoan; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Eleele Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Walter Akito Kinoshita Sr.
Dec. 3, 2006
Walter Akito Kinoshita Sr., 74, of Kaneohe, a retired tugboat operator, died in Kailua. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nancy "Archie"; sons Walter Jr., Robert and Kevin; daughters Amelia Tom, Harriet Schilling and Nancy Abraham; 18 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Alfred Ah Chong Lum
Dec. 16, 2006
Alfred Ah Chong Lum, 70, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a Hawaiian Airlines aircraft mechanic, died. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Lynette; sons Ivan and Wesley Lum and Henry, Bruce and Michael Whitman; daughters Lorraine and Valerie Lum, Esther Kelechi and Carolyn Aweau; brothers William, Elmer and Stanley Lum; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. today at Kailua Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waialua Congregation Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire.
Kent A. Palm
Dec. 15, 2006
Kent A. Palm, 49, of Honolulu, a computer engineer, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Lisa, sons Ryan and Kevin, daughter Robyn, parents Art and Nora, and brothers Doug and Lonnie. Mass: 1 p.m. today at St. Pius X parish. Call after 12:30 p.m. Reception: 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Ruth Julia Ahuna Reed-Williams
Dec. 16, 2006
Ruth Julia Ahuna "Nani" Reed-Williams, 88, of Honolulu, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Cyril D. Williams, daughters Arvillie Ann Annon and CyCy Lambert, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
Roger Lee Robinson
Dec. 15, 2006
Roger Lee Robinson, 67, of Hilo, a retired musician and entertainer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Corry, Pa. He is survived by wife Maria; son Roger N.; daughters Mary Robinson-Scott and Britney Robinson; brother Larry; sisters Edie Woods, Carmen Thurman, Jenie Dalton, Betty Grimes, Janet Amacher and Bertie Swarm; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Vivian Choy Rose
Dec. 6, 2006
Vivian Choy Rose, 84, of Aiea, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son William; daughter Patricia Ahn; brother William Choy; sisters Muriel Choy, Ellen Chung and Rose Lee; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Thomas Keiji Takiue
Dec. 18, 2006
Thomas Keiji Takiue, 64, of Hilo, a retired Air Force master sergeant and U.S. Postal Service employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Joyce; sons James, Darren and Lesley; daughter Traci Kanaeholo; mother Masako; brothers Harry, Raymond, Walter and Richard; and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Isaiah Kalikiano Lee Tkatch
Dec. 12, 2006
Isaiah Kalikiano Lee Tkatch, 3, of Mililani, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Christine L., and grandparents Richard and Won. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at First Baptist Church of Wahiawa, 1233 California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Kaimi Jeffrey Kaleialohaikaiminaauao Kwock Ming Tong
Dec. 14, 2006
Kaimi Jeffrey Kaleialohaikaiminaauao Kwock Ming Tong, 28, of Waipahu, a musician, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Ernest; mother LaVerne T. Rivas; siblings Raymond Tong and Javier and Xochitl Rivas; and grandparents Nona Ciacci and Mildred Nakoa. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Louis School Mystical Rose Oratory. Call after 4 p.m. Mass: 8 p.m. Scattering of ashes on the North Shore at a later date. Leis welcome. Donations suggested to St. Louis Scholarship.
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.