Harry Westley Kaono Burgess Sr.
Jan. 17, 2007
Harry Westley Kaono Burgess Sr., 53, of Waianae, a retired city Road Services Department truck driver, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rosemary Koki-Burgess; son Harry Jr.; daughter Quincie; brothers Robert, David and Kingsley Burgess and Norman Kane; sisters Mae-nell Kane-Hall, April Edsman, Terry Ahyo and Macky Kane; and a grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. today at Maili Beach Park.
Antonio Cabanilla Cezar Sr.
Jan. 4, 2007
Antonio Cabanilla "Tony" Cezar Sr., 88, of Waipahu, a retired Castle & Cooke Terminals stevedore, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Manaoag, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Benita "Florence"; sons Antonio E., Kenneth, Nolan and Antonio C.; daughter Shirley Powell; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Hwy. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
George C.S. Cheng
Jan. 9, 2007
George C.S. Cheng, 87, of Honolulu died. He was born in Shang Han, China. He is survived by daughters Liju and Mali, and two grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date in Taiwan.
Gilbert Newhall Davis
Jan. 22, 2007
Gilbert Newhall Davis, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Realtor and U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, died in Hale Ho'ola Hamakua. He was born in Dines, Wyo. He is survived by wife Jean B., daughters Catherine J. Gleason and Barbara C. Albers, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services.
Horace Shiro Hara
Jan. 25, 2007
Horace Shiro Hara, 63, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Education educator and retired Hawaii Army National Guard colonel, died at home. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Karen, sons Derek and Darren, daughters Laraine Kamei and Liesl Hara, sister Helen Yamamoto and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Margaret Aiko Hiraoka
Jan. 1, 2007
Margaret Aiko Hiraoka, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Tuna Packers employee, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by brothers Robert and Norio Sasaki, and sisters Agnes and Doris Sasaki, and Nobue Asaeda. Private services.
Jan. 8, 2007
Hisashi Hirata, 96, of Wailuku, a Wailuku Sugar Co. laborer, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Mariano Pasion Malabe
Jan. 18, 2007
Mariano Pasion Malabe, 64, of Honolulu, a Schofield Barracks maintenance worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by companion Linda and sisters Dolores Domingo and Juanita Sagucio. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.
Elsie Kikuyo Masunaga
Jan. 22, 2007
Elsie Kikuyo Masunaga, 89, of Kauai died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by brothers Alfred S., Albert S. and Kenneth Y. Mori; and sister Barbara Y. Won. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at All Saint's Church in Kapaa, Kauai. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.
Thomas Edward Merket
Jan. 24, 2007
Thomas Edward Merket, 70, of Yuma, Ariz., a retired respiratory therapist and U.S. Navy veteran, died in Yuma. He was born in Cleveland. He is survived by wife Wilma, sons Thomas and Michael, daughters Kimberly Garden and Gabrielle Mitchell, and 15 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to charity.
Toshiko Sunada Misawa
Jan. 11, 2007
Toshiko Sunada Misawa, 99, of Honolulu, a Standard Construction Co. secretary, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Charlene Tashima, Rosemay Niide and Susan Tsutsumi; brother Ranny Sunada; sister Yuku Nakamura; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
James Shigeru Murotake
Jan. 6, 2007
James Shigeru Murotake, 82, of Honolulu, a city electrical inspector, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Cynthia Nishimura and Susan Nadamoto, brothers Robert and Thomas Murotake, sister Phyllis Mac Naughton and three grandchildren. Private services.
Janet Hisako Nii
Jan. 19, 2007
Janet Hisako Nii, 88, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Herman, Andy, Elmer, Jesse and Sterling; brothers Masato and James Hori; sister Harriet Inouye; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Rafael Antonio San Juan
Jan. 14, 2007
Rafael Antonio San Juan, 85, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Carmelita; son Edgar; daughters Eloisa Suzuki, Emerita Darroles and Elisa San Juan; brother Demetrio; sisters Ofelia Flores, Celia Dabaya and Bella Palispis; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at First Baptist Church, 1313 Pensacola St. Call after 1 p.m. Burial to be held at a later date in the Philippines.
Larry Hachiro Shimizu
Jan. 13, 2007
Larry Hachiro Shimizu, 88, of Kailua-Kona, a financial analyst, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Private services.
Jan. 19, 2007
Masae "Elsie" Shinohara, 98, of Hilo, a retired former Elsie's Fountain Restaurant proprietress, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Eleanor Oshiro, Joyce Higuchi and Ann Maesaka; brother Kazuo "Richard" Umeno; sisters Doris Murakami and Chieko Shimokaji; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Donald Templeton Stewart
Jan. 24, 2007
Donald Templeton Stewart, 83, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, an Ultra Gardening owner, mac nut and coffee farmer, Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Navy veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Barbara, daughter Valeria Rounsfull and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Kona Union Church in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Herbert Souza Texeira
Jan. 21, 2007
Herbert Souza Texeira, 85, of Waiaha, Hawaii, a retired harbor master, died at home. He was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Paul and Lawrence; daughters Theresa Texeira and Bernadette Gomes; sisters Alice Wolf, Dorothy Weddle, Florence Sanders, Mildred Denherder, Adelaide Helms and Norma Ching; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Luncheon to follow at Holualoa School Cafeteria. Casual attire.
James Masaru Watanabe
Jan. 10, 2007
James Masaru Watanabe, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Von Hamm Young Co. sales representative, died. He was born in Haiku, Maui. He is survived by brother Mitsunori and sister Winifred Nakamura. Private services.
Clarence Sing Kui Won
Jan. 10, 2007
Clarence Sing Kui Won, also known as Sing Kui Won, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Johnston Island and Hickam Air Force Base electrician, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by children Annette Jordan, Annabelle Filler, June Kuroda and Melvin Won; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Private burial. Reception to follow. Aloha attire.
Katherine Harue Yamakawa
Jan. 12, 2007
Katherine Harue Yamakawa, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Sturgis and Watkins proofreader, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Michele S. Shiira, sister Clara S. Stanton and a grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.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.