Marie Luka Aipolani
Jan. 29, 2007
Marie Luka Aipolani, 72, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband John C.; sons Rudy Na-o, Gordon Momon, John Jr. and Jason; daughters Abbie Kahaloa and Baba; brothers Benjamin and Jerry Akau and Elliott Kamaka; sisters Lei Akau, Berta Ramos and Lavern Sanchez; 24 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship Church. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
James Adam Uilakulani Auld
Jan. 27, 2007
James Adam Uilakulani "Kimo" Auld, 81, of Hilo, a retired rancher and Martin Zachery, Global Associates and Raytheon Engineering Services boat captain and harbor control agent, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by a son; daughters Bertha Kanae, Quincie Martines and two other daughters; brother Ronald; sisters Charlotte Rowe and Luana Burnabe; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services pending.
Francis Joseph Fox
Jan. 24, 2007
Francis Joseph Fox, 89, of Kailua, a former F&M Poultry owner and retired Sears, Roebuck and Co. employee, died in Kailua. He was born in New York. He is survived by hanai family Sicily and Melvyn Perry, Sybil and Nick Petty, Charlene and Anthony Freitas, Joseph Kubey and Yetta and Michael Chu. Visitation: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Graveside services: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sister Francine Gries
Jan. 24, 2007
Sister Francine Gries, 85, of Honolulu died. She was born in Lorian, Ohio. Mass: 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Francis Convent. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. next Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Henry Oliver Grote
Feb. 2, 2007
Henry Oliver "Hank" Grote, 83, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a former Midas Muffler manager, HI-LO Square Dance Club dance caller and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Willoughby, Ohio. He is survived by wife Seiko; son Robert; stepsons Paul, George and Brian Bence; daughter Mildred Davison; stepdaughters Leila Duim and Lisa Furtado; brothers Melvin and William; sister Beverly Franklin; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jan. 13, 2007
Chiyeko Horikawa, 91, of Honolulu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel overseas operator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by brother Shigeki and sister Nancy. Private services.
Don Domingo Olivas
Jan. 22, 2007
Don Domingo Olivas, 64, of Mililani, formerly of Waimea, Kauai, a Carpenters Union carpenter, died at home. He was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lynn; children Donna Kaohi, Christie Tanihiro, Rochelle and Neal; brothers and sisters Lorraine Romey and Alejandra O. "Ann" Dusseault, Athmore D. and Joseph; and six grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai. Casual attire.
Betty Kaye Smith
Jan. 30, 2007
Betty Kaye Smith, 80, of Volcano, Hawaii, formerly of Phoenix, a retired preschool teacher, died at home. She was born in Millwood, Wash. She is survived by sons Danny and Dean Phay and John Knecht; daughters Hazel Ann Pinnow, Billiemae Thompson and Bonnie K.; brother Budd Carew; sister Lucille Kandoll; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aida Oandasan Tenoso
Jan. 31, 2007
Aida Oandasan Tenoso, 38, of Kailua-Kona, a McDonald's-Kona assistant manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Makati, Philippines. She is survived by mother Ernestina; brothers Romarico, Francisco and Silverio Jr.; and sisters Angelina Tengasantos, Juliet T. Placheta and Gemma Hadap. Mass: 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Final services to be held in the Philippines at a later date.
Isabella Keow Wong
Jan. 14, 2007
Isabella Keow Wong, 88, of Kaneohe died at home. She was born in Heeia. She is survived by brothers Harry K.C., Bertram G.C. and Raymond H.; and sisters Beatrice Y. Tavares and Kathleen Y.L. Awai. Private services.
Clyde Tadao Yasuhara
Jan. 31, 2007
Clyde Tadao Yasuhara, 73, of Ewa Beach, a retired city Department of Parks and Recreation clerk and Hawaii Air National Guard master sergeant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Pearl M.; sons Jonathan M.A.L. Young and Clyde P., Jerome K. and Neil H.; daughter Shari I.; brothers Leighton and Jonathan; sister Juliette Rickard; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Committal services and burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
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.