Margaret Miday Askew
Jan. 22, 2007
Margaret Miday Askew, 74, of Tuttle, Okla., a child-care worker, died at home. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rodney and Duane Rodrigues and Paul Askew; daughters Annette R. Coston, Bonnie A. Judkins, Jennifer A. Tanouye, Peggy A. Nakamoto and Kathy A. Racela; sister Caroline Riviera; 24 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park in Kaieie, Papaikou, Hawaii. Casual attire.
Harry Westley Kaono Burgess Sr.
Jan. 17, 2007
Harry Westley Kaono Burgess Sr., 53, of Waianae, a retired city 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. Feb. 19 at Maili Beach Park. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Jan. 18, 2007
Gerardo "Cardo" Cadabona, 87, of Hilo, a retired former Mauna Kea Sugar Co. seed cutter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by son John A.; brothers Maximo, Nazaro and Marciano Cadabona and Gabriel and Rufo Pajimola; sister Louisa; a grandchild; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ha Soo Choi
Jan. 13, 2007
Ha Soon Choi, 91, of Honolulu, a Barbers Point Naval Air Station civilian employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Virginia; son Alan; daughters Ann, Susan and Catherine; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11:15 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Royce E. Davis
Jan. 7, 2007
Royce E. Davis, 79, of Lahaina, a Quarterdeck Lahaina and Organ Grinder Lahaina owner and U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by caregivers Shirley Gordon and John W. "Keoni" Lee; sons Craig and Jeff; daughters Terri White, Layne Blanchard and Kimberly Parry; and 10 grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2-4 p.m. Friday at Kahana at Dollies Cafe and Pub.
Helen I. Fujie
Jan. 22 2007
Helen I. Fujie, 89, of Lanai City, a retired Lanai Elementary and Lanai High School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Jason, Theron and Waldo; brother Naoto Inada; sisters Mabel Ito and Connie Kono; and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Lanai Union Church. Reception to follow at Lanai High and Elementary School cafeteria. Casual attire.
Dec. 30, 2006
Rosita "Rose" Gambol, 85, of Ewa Beach died in the Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born Badoc, Philippines. She is survived by sons Gerald and Roland, daughters Janet Siggayo and Shirley Peralta, brothers Benjamin and David Villar, and sisters Nora Ambrocio, Dolores Villar and Lina Cruz. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Andrew Edwin Gramlich
Dec. 15, 2006
Andrew Edwin "Andy" Gramlich, 54, of Hilo, a University of Hawaii-Hilo teachers education program cohort and handyman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by wife Angelina, sons Christopher Bonner and Jesse Gramlich, stepsons Christope M. and Claude V. L'Esperance, daughter Christina M. Gray, stepdaughter Marie Whitfield, father Dr. Edwin, mother Dr. Vanessa Brown, brothers Mark and Richard, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Sunday at Waioloa State Park in Hilo, Pavilion No. 2. Gathering: 1 p.m. Potluck to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Fidelia Rosalia Kaiwi
Jan. 22, 2007
Fidelia Rosalia Kaiwi, 68, of Kapolei, a retired office secretary, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons Frank Jr., Dondi, Kimo and Joseph; daughter Dawn; and sisters Annie Yamamoto, Flora Jumawan, Helen Wiggs and Madeline Espinosa. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Faith Assembly of God Church, Waipio. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Jan. 12, 2007
Nobutoshi "Nobu" Kohagura, 91, of Makakilo, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by son Randy Y., daughter Ruby C., sisters Yoshiko Sakima and Hideko Tomishima, six grandchildren and seven great-grand-children. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Thomas H.F. Luk
Jan. 20, 2007
Thomas H.F. "Billy" Luk, 71, of Aiea, a retired Sears, Roebuck and Co. claims adjuster, retired Consolidated Theatres manager and Honolulu Police Department police reserve officer, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by children Timothy T.Y., Paul, Cynthia, Timothy "Tim Boy" and Thomas "Kaipo" Luk, Doreen Estranero and Cheryl Ann Alvarez; sisters Evelyn Lum, Esther Yoshikawa and Judy Ogata; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Elizabeth Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
William Reeves Sewell
Jan. 2, 2007
William Reeves Sewell, 80, of Danville, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired builder, developer, Realtor and home inspector, died. He was born in Pecos, Texas. He is survived by wife Bettye, sons William Shaw and Scott Reeves, daughter Michele E. Harris, sister Mary F. Alexander and three grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Magic Island. No flowers. Donations suggested to Kline Welsh Behavioral Health Foundation or Rotary International.
Faustina Long-Gat Sumaoang
Jan. 1, 2007
Faustina Long-Gat "Feliza" Sumaoang, 85, of Waialua, a retired Airport Holiday Inn employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Florencio, son Felicisimo R.L., sister Magdalena L. Tacang, nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
James Tatsuo Tanaka
Jan. 10, 2007
James Tatsuo Tanaka, 90, of Makawao, Maui, a Filter Queen of Maui business owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son David; daughter Lorraine Yamane; brothers Charles, Harold, Douglas and Donald; sisters Florence Watanabe and Phyllis Nosaka; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Emario Pascua Vidad
Jan. 23, 2007
Emario Pascua Vidad, 67, of Hilo, a Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Elmer and sisters Henrietta Coguita and Incarnation Agrigado. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Betty Kam Hung Young
Jan. 15, 2007
Betty Kam Hung Young, 81, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. 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.