Abygail Mariel Fabito Arquitola
Feb. 10, 2007
Abygail Mariel Fabito Arquitola, 2-year-old daughter of Marvin and Ruthiel Arquitola of Keaau, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is also survived by brother Ryan J.; grandparents Angel and Mercy Arquitola, and Irenio and Merlin Fabito; and numerous great-grandparents and great-great-grandparents. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Visitation: all night at family residence, 17-606 S. Ipuaiwaha Place, Keaau Agricultural Lots. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.
Celeste Paraso Cerezo
Jan. 21, 2007
Celeste Paraso Cerezo, 89, of Wahiawa died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Panigui, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by son Peter I., a grandchild and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
John Farias Francisco
Feb. 13, 2007
John Farias Francisco, 89, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Cement Manufacturing Co. heavy equipment operator and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Geronia S. and sisters Pearle Eaton and Anne Ferguson. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire.
Shirley Sueko Hahn
Feb. 7, 2007
Shirley Sueko Hahn, 70, of Kapolei, a retired Hakuyoshi Cleaners counter clerk, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lawrence, daughter Shirleen Hyun, sister Esther Sakurai and four grandchildren. Private services.
Beatrice Sadako Kaneshiro
Feb. 13, 2007
Beatrice Sadako Kaneshiro, Yago: Menokanagusuku, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Columbia Inn Kapiolani co-owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kunia. She is survived by sons Gene S., Dennis S. and Norman M.; brothers Jason G. and Ernest G. Maeshiro; sister Mildred M. Teruya; and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Ronald Ai Lee Kwai
Feb. 11, 2007
Ronald Ai Lee Kwai, 58, of Wailuku, a No Ka Oi Guard Services LLC owner, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Natalie, son Royce A., daughters Lena Meserue and Roxanne H. Lee Kwai, brothers Harry and Mervin Jr., sisters Victoria Michaels and Sylvia Penaroza, and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Margaret Hisako Nagasaki
Feb. 4, 2007
Margaret Hisako Nagasaki, 77, of Honolulu, a Kuhio Elementary School teacher, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Sachiko N. Sugimoto. Private services.
Mildred Esther Silvers
Feb. 15, 2007
Mildred Esther Silvers, 82, of St. Petersburg, Fla., a desk clerk and Veterans Administration Regional Office secretary for the U.S. government, died. She was born in Muncie, Ind. She is survived by son William K., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services held in St. Petersburg.
Feb. 17, 2007
Kiyoko Uyema, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Club waitress, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by husband Herman T., sons Douglas and Newton, daughter Cynthia Seaton, brothers Aaron and George, and six grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Emmaline K. Waialeale
Feb. 4, 2007
Emmaline K. "Amy" Waialeale, 83, of Waipahu, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Ronald and Raymond Gaughen and Richard Osborne; daughters Sandy Tollefson and Lani Young; sisters Adeline Spencer and Mabel DeCambra; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual 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.