Funeral sunday for slain officer
Services for slain Deputy Sheriff Daniel Martin Browne-Sanchez will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Visitation is from 10 a.m.; casual/aloha attire. A funeral procession will go from Borthwick past the state Capitol.
Browne-Sanchez, 27, was shot and killed Saturday while trying to subdue a man during a robbery attempt at a Kapiolani Boulevard sushi bar where he worked part-time as a bar back.
Samuel Mark Calves Sr.
Feb. 12, 2007
Samuel Mark Calves Sr., 49, of Lihue died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Kevin Castillo and Anthony "Jahga" and Jeffery D. Calves; parents Lucas and Patricia; brothers Lucas J. and Matthew; and sisters Peggy Ann Ayers and Salina Calves. Services: 4:30 p.m. Monday at Salt Pond Beach Park. Inurnment to be follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Faamalieloto Paogofie Esera
Feb. 4, 2007
Faamalieloto Paogofie Esera, 55, of Waipahu, a maintenance clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Tutuila, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Iopu; sons Iopu and Elisara; daughters Faatino Esera and Rasela Paogofie; brothers the Rev. Toolefua, Pavaiai, Fiagoa, Elisara and Pavaiai Paogofie lI; and sisters Faalelei Soli, Fiatele Muao, Felili Filipo, Faatino Paogofie, Carlene Godfrey and Faamalie Tiumalu. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Dennis Thomas Fevella
Feb. 5, 2007
Dennis Thomas Fevella, 60, of Wailuku, a mason contractor, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Mary, mother Mary B., sons Thomas and Michael, stepson Jason Sablas, daughter Nancy, stepdaughters Shannon Robinson and Monica Hedge, and sisters Diane Brittain and Carolyn Anthony. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Luncheon to follow at mortuary. Aloha attire. Leis and potted arrangements welcome.
George Yoshiaki Hamada
Jan. 15, 2007
George Yoshiaki Hamada, 79, of Honolulu, a city draftsman, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Loretta; son Russell; daughter Susan Hamada-Yee; brothers James, Harry and Jerry; sisters Lily Kojima and Betty Nuha; and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Helen Fumiko Harada
Jan. 17, 2007
Helen Fumiko Harada, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Tropic Fish and Vegetable Center Inc. sales clerk, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Eric T. and Ryan A.; daughter Myra T.; sisters Tsuruko and Kameo Taba and Tomiko Uchima; and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Shigeto Salvator Hashiguchi
Feb. 7, 2007
Shigeto Salvator Hashiguchi, 70, of Chuuk, Micronesia, a traditional chief, Soupwun, of Tonoas Municipality, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Chuuk. He is survived by wife Tomiko; sons Myron, Marion, Ayster and Knievel; daughters Mary Anne Weirlangt, Joanne Akinaga, Dora Edwards, Joyce and Jennise; brother Yoshikane; sisters Tedosia Nedelec and Yumie and Tomoyo Kogure and Kishie and Naomi Haraguchi; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 3 p.m. Burial to follow at Chuuk. Casual attire.
Cannon Kalai Hepa
Jan. 30, 2007
Cannon Kalai Hepa, 36, of Waianae, a Sears, Roebuck and Co. finishing carpenter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kimberly Cruz-Hepa, daughter Tae-Ior, parents Peter Sr. and Jean, brothers Peter Jr. and Thomas, and grandparent Alice Souza. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waianae. Call after 9 a.m.
Thomasa Mutsuko Iekar
Jan. 31, 2007
Thomasa Mutsuko "Grandma Mus" Iekar, 75, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Angaur, Palau. She is survived by two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Kaheka Street. Aloha attire.
Betty Masae Inouye
Jan. 24, 2007
Betty Masae Inouye, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Nathan A., daughters Blanche Y. Uyema and Elaine S. Nakahashi, and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Jan. 13, 2007
Takumi Kajioka, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Servco auto mechanic, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Neil and Alvin; daughter Linda Kessler; brothers Hiroshi, Hitoshi and Masao; sister Yoshie Takaoka; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Becky Roseann Kekapaokaahumanuamakaaloha Kaleikini
Feb. 8, 2007
Becky Roseann Kekapaokaahumanuamakaaloha Kaleikini, 90, of Pahoa, Hawaii, formerly of Alaska and Hauula, a Hula Hands Restaurant cashier in Alaska, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Lewis, Michael, Kona and Aha'ilono; hanai mother Marie Kaahu; brothers Michael, Happy and David Kaleikini and Alexander Sanford; and sisters Ann Minor, Jennie Lefiti and Pamela Gravesly. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hospice of Hilo Chapel, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Yoshiko Gladys Shibuya Kanda
Jan. 21, 2007
Yoshiko Gladys Shibuya Kanda, 92, of Mililani, formerly of Wailuku, a retired Craft Drug Store employee, died in Maluhia Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by son Sanford Ono, daughter Cynthia Shimabuku and three grandchildren. Private services. Inurnment to be held at Maui Memorial. No monetary offerings.
Leon Russell Benjamin Leasure
Jan. 29, 2007
Leon Russell Benjamin Leasure, 33, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Firm Foundation Builders carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hillary; sons Brandon and Liam; parents Russell and Jocelyn Grant; brothers Johnathan Leasure and Jacob, JR and Thomas Grant; sisters Karina Leasure and Tia Grant; and grandparents Howard and Rosie Grant and Florence Oclary. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Saturday at Russell and Jocelyn Grant residence. Call after 2 p.m.
Shu Xian Lin
Feb. 10, 2007
Shu Xian Lin, 64, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Bing R., sons Daniel and Samuel, daughter Janet Sng, a brother and six grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dallas David Low
Feb. 5, 2007
Dallas David Low, 93, formerly of Laie, a retired federal government construction inspector, died in Providence, Utah. He was born in Providence, Utah. He is survived by nephews Norman, Randy and Samuel Tong and Hensley Meyers; and nieces Mary C. Larson, Joellen S. Issaquah, Mary Lou Robertson and Ruth Runnels. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii North Stake. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Laie Cemetery.
Benjamin Napua Maihui Sr.
Jan. 20, 2007
Benjamin Napua Maihui Sr., 84, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Iron Works employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons William, Benjamin Jr., Alvin and Melvin; daughters Loretta Remigio, Wilmet "China" Napeahi, Anna West and Ernett Kitzmiller; 30 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Albert Kekua Makuaole
Feb. 8, 2007
Albert Kekua "Pepito" Makuaole, 81, of Makaweli, Kauai, a U.S. Engineering Department powder man and U.S. Navy coxswain who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by brothers George K. and Melvin K.; and sisters Grace K. Acain and Eula H. Sapir. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at family plot in Kaneakula, Waimea Valley. Casual attire. No flowers.
Tobias Warren Mansfield
Feb. 2, 2007
Tobias Warren Mansfield, 29, of Kapoho, Hawaii, a Bear's Volkswagen Repair mechanic, died in Hilo Medical Center. He also was a Big Island Dirt Track Association wind sprint champion and a mechanic for Big Island Oval Track Association, Big Island Auto Club and Big Island Volkswagen Car Club. He was born in Attleboro, Mass. He is survived by father Jeffrey, mother Karin, brother Kala Kaiwi, sisters Rebecca and Alison, and grandparents Virginia M. Mansfield and Nancy Hogan. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Philomena Sagucio Mendoza
Feb. 6, 2007
Philomena Sagucio Mendoza, 78, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Teodorico "Chief"; sons Teodorico "Tidi" Jr., Duane, Benjamin "Ben," Randall "Randy," Clay "Boa" and Paul; brothers Toribio, Mauro, Steve and Conrad Sagucio; sister Beatrice Serain; 19 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
George Keoki Mokunui
Jan. 30, 2007
George Keoki Mokunui, 67, of Waianae, an Oahu Transit Services pensioner and U.S. Army veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by stepson Todd Faufata and Ty Johnson, daughters Mew-Lang McCrory and Sai-Lang Telona, brother Abraham Sr., sister Carol Johnson and six grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalihi Ward, 1723 Beckley St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Wanda M. Naweli
Feb. 1, 2007
Wanda M. Naweli, 64, of Honolulu died at home. She is survived by sons Mark and Brian Tateishi, and brothers Sherman and Dominic Tenn and Donald Waialae. Private services.
Jan. 26, 2007
Matsuko Okumura, 95, of Honolulu, an Aliiolani Elementary School teacher, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Owen, daughter Gail Glenn, brother Albert Michioka, sister Lillian Fleming and two grandchildren. Private services.
Francis Hocog Ramangmou
Feb. 6, 2007
Francis Hocog Ramangmou, 41, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a commercial fisherman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. He is survived by parents Thomas T. and Maria; brothers Gabriel Hocog and Frank, Fernando, Thomas H. and Flocha Ramangmou; and sisters Maryann Samad, Maureen and Marie Ramangmou, Rita Agulto, Rufina Roger and Rosario and Frances Blanco. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Ramangmou residence 15-1365 Palapalai, 27th Avenue off Shower Drive, Keaau, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Cremation to be held at a later date. Casual attire.
Gayle Annetta Rodrigues
Feb. 9, 2007
Gayle Annetta Rodrigues, 53, of Kalaheo, Kauai, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by son Michael Saulibio, daughter Tara Saulibio, mother Adelaide Ross, brothers Wayne and Bruce Jacinitho, sister Donna Fu and fiance Millard McLaurin. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Feb. 9, 2007
Kazumi Shirota, 78, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. crane operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by son Bill, daughter Dee Taira, brother Gerald and sisters Helen Benevides and Judy Kotchou. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Feb. 8, 2007
Harold Suzuki, also known as "Hal" and "Zuk," 72, of Las Vegas, formerly of Mililani, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant and federal government computer programmer analyst, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Kaimuki. He is survived by wife Kimie, son Steve, daughter Helen Loughlin, brothers Frank and Harry, sisters Olive Fujimoto and Ruthie Murakami, and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. next Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Paul Jiro Tanaka
Feb. 2, 2007
Paul Jiro Tanaka, 77, of Mililani, a retired Dole Co. mechanical engineer and U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Sumiyo "Nancy," daughters Lynne Hasegawa and Corri Lee Kojima, sisters Betty Nakata and Ethel Oshiro, and a grandchild. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Daniel Galleon Tumacder
Jan. 15, 2007
Daniel Galleon Tumacder, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. worker, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Bacarra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rebecca and brother Felix. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Eugenia Norial Valdez
Feb. 10, 2007
Eugenia Norial Valdez, 97, of Lihue, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Sexto and Segundo, daughter Gloria Kaauwai, 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
Feb. 11, 2007
Suzue "Suzy" Yano, 81, of Hilo, a retired HT&T Federal Credit Union secretary, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by brother Charles Kato, brother Naoso "Asho" and sister Maude Kon. Services: noon Monday at Dodo 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.