Henry Koichi Akatsuka
Dec. 8, 2006
Henry Koichi Akatsuka, 48, of Honolulu, a Diamond Head Distributors warehouseman, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Yoshiko and brother Andrew. Private services.
Dec. 10, 2006
Rae Alfonso, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser High School accounting clerk, died. She was born in Winnipeg, Canada. She is survived by sons Alan and Andrew; daughter Anne Nagata; brothers Nay, Pete and Kaoru Otsuki; sisters Peggy Tanaka and Marie Baba; and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Kenneth Kazuo Hasegawa
Dec. 17, 2006
Kenneth Kazuo Hasegawa, 57, of Honolulu, a Moana Surfrider Hotel steward, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Carol N. Turner. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire.
Dec. 11, 2006
Kiyoji "Scar" Hashimoto, 80, of Lahaina, a retired travel agency consultant, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Ethel, son Alan, daughter Lila Kawada, brothers Robert and Wallace, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
May Leinaala Iokua
Dec. 14, 2006
May Leinaala Iokua, 69, of Waianae died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Franklin K. Sr.; son Franklin Jr.; brothers James and Archie Lalawai; sisters Kulia Yockeman, Evelyn Soares and Margie Jackson; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Albert Bolos Larosa
Dec. 2, 2006
Albert Bolos Larosa, also known as "Bolo" and "Larry," 84, of Waianae, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrician, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Fortunata B.A.; sons Albert Jr., Marvin, Duane, Paul and Julius; daughters Frances Quiocho, Linda Canencia and Lorna Tupuola; brothers Donald, Francis, Benny and William Bolos; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and after 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Allison Jayne Malalis
Dec. 6, 2006
Allison Jayne Malalis, 39, of Mililani died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Pearl, sister Carolyn DiMeo and grandparent Marilyn Daley. Private services.
James S. Nishibe
Dec. 15, 2006
James S. Nishibe, 70, of Honolulu died in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sisters Ruth Nishibe and Alice Okazaki. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Temple. No flowers.
Nov. 29, 2006
Hiroshi Okamoto, 82, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Volcanoes National Park electrician, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kimie, son Craig, daughters Corinne Yabuta and Karen Kobayashi, brothers Hisashi and Melvin, and six grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Harry Chang Son Pak
Dec. 14, 2006
Harry Chang Son Pak, 69, of Aiea, a Nan Inc. construction engineer, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Korea. He is survived by wife Binh; sons Thomas and John; daughter Patty; sisters Yong Un, Yeon Ok, Yeon Sil and Yun Chun Park; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Alicia Elizabeth Paas Parangan
Dec. 2, 2006
Alicia Elizabeth Paas Parangan, 12, of Wahiawa, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Rolando M.; mother Augustina A. Paas; brother Jeremiah Spencer; sisters Felicia Spencer, Valeri, Amie Sue and Juanita Ann; and grandparents Pedro and Evelyn Paas. Services: noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dora Mew Lin Yee Schwartz
Dec. 7, 2006
Dora Mew Lin Yee Schwartz, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Wing Coffee Co. employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sheffield, Kenler and Nedwyn; sister Katherine Pang; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Faith Yasuko Shizumura
Dec. 10, 2006
Faith Yasuko Shizumura, 69, of Mililani died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Katsuji, son Lyle, brother Gerald Irei, sisters Fusako Irei and Haruko Rojas, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to American Lung Association.
Alicia Perias Takizawa
Dec. 14, 2006
Alicia Perias Takizawa, 44, of Mililani, a former Canadian Airlines International employee, died at home. She was born in Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by husband Neil; son Trevor; mother Petronila Perias; brothers Arnulfo, Edwardo and Dante Arcelona; sisters Bella Milo, Elvira Kyreakakis, Nida Beleon, Rhodora Cruz and Eleanor Arcelona. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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.