Brian Wayne Abran
Jan. 11, 2007
Brian Wayne "Ponce" Abran, 21, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Nikki Glaser; daughter Anela K.U.M.L.; parents Robert "Bobby" Sr. and Sharon; brothers Robert Jr. and Desman; hanai brother Al Mathieu; sisters Debra Mathieu, Sheri Thompson and Sandra and Daphne Abran; and hanai sister Charene Roer. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Honokaa United Methodist Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa County Cemetery. Casual attire.
Henry Kaikano Ako Sr.
Jan. 14, 2007
Henry Kaikano Ako Sr., 98, of Kaneohe, a retired state Bureau of Conveyances supervisor, former Kaneohe Territorial Mental Institution and Kona Inn employee, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by children Elizabeth Kauhane, Anita Panee, Henrietta Alexander and Henry Ako Jr.; brothers and sisters Carlotta Wyatt, Virginia Rapoza, Marie Camvel and Lancelot Ako; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Luncheon to follow. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu 96817.
Frank Sydney Andrews
Jan. 16, 2007
Frank Sydney Andrews, 95, of Kaaawa, Hawaii, a retired chemical engineer, died in Kaaawa. He was born in Massachusetts. He is survived by wife Irvine; son Sydney B.; daughters Shirley Ware, C. Joan Erler and Betty Storey; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Norman Awili Bertelmann
Jan. 10, 2007
Norman Awili Bertelmann, 82, of Kau, Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a retired city plumbing inspector and U.S. Merchant Marine veteran who served in World War II, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waiohinu, Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Annette Ichiki; daughters Diedre Bauch and Sandra Weatherwax and Debbie Bertelmann; sisters Mary K. Keliikoa and Bertha Dement; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Waimea Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kamuela, Hawaii. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Casual attire.
Martin Asuncion Bumanglag
Dec. 11, 2006
Martin Asuncion Bumanglag, 84, of Honolulu, a retired farmer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Micaela; sons Alejandro, Geronimo, Egberto, Cornelio, Marcos, Marcelino and Arnolfo; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Edward C.H. Cho
Jan. 13, 2007
Edward C.H. Cho, 90, of Honolulu died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jeffrey, daughter Jennifer Tobin, sister Cecelia Ogitani and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 4:30 p.m. Private inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Valentin Lazo Corpus
Dec. 26, 2006
Valentin Lazo Corpus, 86, of Waipahu, a World War II veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Guimba, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Socorro; son Nelson; daughters Lilian Martinez, Mamerta Tadena and Maria Carag; brother Alfredo; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Leeward Community Church, 1860 Komo Mai Drive, Pearl City. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Manuel Espinda Jr.
Jan. 12, 2007
Manuel Espinda Jr., 87, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shop No. 2 employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Andrew Lau and Richard and Brian Espinda; daughters Frances Mahoe and Caroline Lum; brothers Gabriel, Joseph, Solomon and Samuel; sisters Wilma Polanco, Lilia Kepaa and Emilia Roque; and 23 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Mitchell Dionicio Gregorio
Jan. 15, 2007
Mitchell Dionicio Gregorio, 10, of Mililani died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Franklin, mother Lenly, brothers Matthew and Zachary, and sisters Gabrielle and Aviana. Mass: 6:45 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Clara Masae Hamai
Jan. 17, 2007
Clara Masae Hamai, 90, of Paia, Maui, a Hamai Appliance co-founder, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Glenn and Clyde; daughters Geraldine Cantwell, Wendy Hamai and Colleen Wunder; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jan. 19, 2007
Akito "Kit" Horita, 78, of Hilo, a retired Jas. W. Glover Ltd. shop supervisor and U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Dorothy, son Kenneth, daughter Diann, sisters Toshie Nishida and Tomoe Uyehara, and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ruby Kauieolani Kahoiwai
Jan. 3, 2007
Ruby Kauieolani Kahoiwai, 90, of Wahiawa, a retired Schofield Laundry employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by daughters Winona Bruhn, Maxine Bagcal, Signa Ishikawa, Odetta Kaniaupio and Phyllis Cottle; hanai daughter Kalua Colomban; brothers James, Elliot and Errol Helenihi; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Akio Chester Mori
Jan. 14, 2007
Akio Chester Mori, 85, of West Linn, Ore., a retired Honolulu Police Department police officer, died in West Linn. He is survived by wife Kay K., daughter Donna Mori-Campbell and a grandchild. Private services.
Patrick Kwock Ying Mow
Jan. 7, 2007
Patrick Kwock Ying Mow, 54, of Honolulu, a Libby Manapua Shop employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Lin Hing "Edward." mother Yuen Soong Koo, brother Edwin and sisters Edwina Tupman, Cassandra Ambriz and Regina Galleti. Private services.
Jan. 9, 2007
Uto Oshiro, 102, of Waimanalo, a retired private housekeeper, died in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Aza Kaneda, Okinawa. She is survived by son Nobuo; daughters Fusako Adachi, Terri H. Uyema and Myrtle Y. Oshiro; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Jan. 15, 2007
Sueko Sameshima, 90, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived son Stanley, daughter Sandra Takaki, sister Momoe Takahashi, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission in Makawao. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mary Lou Santos
Jan. 18, 2007
Mary Lou Santos, 85, of Pupukea, Hawaii, a retired accountant, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Manuel B.; son Paul; daughters Frances Cox, Cynthia Kapahu, Louise Brown and Zoe Nabarrete; brothers Theodore and Joseph Rodrigues; sisters Alice Texeira and Irma Kennedy; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 2:15 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Jan. 6, 2007
Ruby Shiell, 98, of Honolulu, a retired rating analyst, died in Honolulu. She was born in Scotland. She is survived by nieces Myra, Jannette and Frances. Services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday at Church of Keauhou. Casual attire.
The Rev. Ernest N. Uno
Jan. 19, 2007
The Rev. Ernest N. Uno, 81, of Honolulu, a St. Timothy's Episcopal Church pastor and Headquarters Company 442nd Regimental Combat Team member, died in St. Francis-Puiwa Hospice. He was born in Salt Lake, Utah. He is survived by wife Grace S., sons Joseph P. "Joey" and Thomas A., daughter Barbara J. Olmos, sisters Kay Kaneko and Mei Matsuzaki, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church. No flowers.
Hester Yoshiko Yoshida
Jan. 17, 2007
Hester Yoshiko Yoshida, 54, of Kaneohe, a Hawaiian Airlines reservationist, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wesley, daughters Melanie Buck and Cecelia Yoshida, mother Elaine Miyakawa, brother William Miyakawa, sister June Hew Len and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
Tin Kwai Young
Jan. 16, 2007
Tin Kwai Young, 85, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Chung Shan, China. He is survived by son Peter; daughters Shin Ling Vat, Lilian Ng and Tina Cleveland; sisters Yee Wan Young Yuen, Yee Kin Young Chan and Tai Man Young Pang; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8-10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Taoist services. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
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.