Dorothy Kikue Araki
March 1, 2007
Dorothy Kikue Araki, 86, of Hilo, an E.H. Campbell Tire Co. sales clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Dr. Norman and Dr. Clifford, daughters Eleanor Burkhart and Carol Ann Wyban, sister Tsuruko Matsuura, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Frank Edward Artiss
March 7, 2007
Frank Edward Artiss, 80, of Honolulu and Japan, an Erina Co. founder and president, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is survived by sons Randy, Scott, Kevin, Corey, Allen and Michael; daughters Tracey and Sakiko; brother Laurie; sister Mae Pritchard; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at family residence. Aloha attire.
Frank Albert Cruz Sr.
Feb. 23, 2007
Frank Albert Cruz Sr., 58, of Lihue, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipe fitter/mechanic and U.S. Army veteran, died in San Diego. He was born in Agana, Guam. He is survived by wife Aida, son Frank Jr., daughters Crystal and Ariel, and brothers and sisters Josefina C., David M., Edward P., Jean C. and Anthony J. Cruz, and Francisca C. Kissinger, Teresita C. Paulino, Lourdes C. Bamba, Victoria C. Manibusan, Patricia C. Crisostomo and Elaine C. Guerrero. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe, Kauai.
Barbara Ellen Eltagonde
Feb. 21, 2007
Barbara Ellen Eltagonde, 69, of Kahuku died at home. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Francisco; sons John Damaso, and Jaime and Blaine Eltagonde; daughter Denise "Dee" Moniz; brothers Louis "Sonny" and Alfredo "Pako" Maghanoy; sisters Sally Ladao and Clara Plunkett; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7:15 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Eulogy: 6:45 p.m. Casual attire.
Feb. 24, 2007
Fanny Kobayashi, 91, of Hilo, a retired former Woolworth's Restaurant cook, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Takeji, Lawrence T., William and Richard; daughters Leilani H. Caitano, Leiko Kiyojima and Naomi "Michi" Marumoto; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.
Feb. 28, 2007
John "Lono" Limahai, 83, of Kalihi, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center employee, died at home. He was born in South Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by hanai daughters Cynthia L. Nicholas and Maryloo Kuhaulua, nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha and casual attire. No flowers. Leis welcome.
Feb. 26, 2007
Abrilliana "Mary" Lopez, 73, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Domingo Jr., James and Darrell; daughters Yolanda Rodrigues, Marie Chinen, Gwen Gardner, Valerie Ingram and Audrey Syvinski; brother Fortunato Islaias; 26 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Edward K. Nahoopii Sr.
March 4, 2007
Edward K. Nahoopii Sr., 64, of Hauula, a retired United Airlines steward, died in Seattle. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by companion Patti Flannigan; sons Edward Jr., Cory and David; daughter Tania; brothers Samuel K., Lohengrin "Ingie," Lancelot and Lowell; sisters Narcissus Matthews and Dar-denellas Alapa; and a grandchild. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hauula Cemetery.
Alvin G. Nunes
March 6, 2007
Alvin G. "Al" Nunes, 83, of Wahiawa died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by sons Randy and Alvino, daughter Norma Cunningham and three grandchildren. No services.
Raleigh Pino Ontineru
Feb. 16, 2007
Raleigh Pino "The Big and Pretty One" Ontineru, 55, of Kapolei, a Hawaii movie industry employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lori Ann; son Jarold Dorsey; daughters Shabri Yuen, Janine Dorsey and Serena Esera; brothers Lyle, Morgan, Joseph and Pino; sisters Tiana Lakatani, Stephanie Savusa, Iuni Talia, Tricille Otineru, Pastor Leatrice Maiava and Magdalene O. Hunt; and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Feb. 21, 2007
Adele Sawada-Omori, 52, of Honolulu, a Milici Valenti Ng Pack assistant operations manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Walter H. and sisters Lorraine Swierkos and Joy H. Sawada. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Milici Valenti Ng Pack, First Hawaiian Center, 999 Bishop St., 21st floor. Casual attire. No flowers. Free parking at the building via garage entrance at Merchant Street.
March 1, 2007
William Sherwood, 71, of Wailuku, a Standard Motors and Marine Supply delivery driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ohio. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Iao Congregational Church. Potluck to follow. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.
Feb. 26, 2007
Yoshio Taguma, 88, of Kaaawa, a 442nd Regimental Combat Team member of the 552 Field Artillary "A" Battery, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaaawa. He is survived by wife Gloria, son Craig, daughters Sandra Matsuura and Diana Lee Okada, brother Yasuo and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment.
Don Sunao Yamaguchi
March 4, 2007
Don Sunao Yamaguchi, 51, of Honolulu, a Japan Airlines Cargo senior sales agent, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lon and Dylan, daughter Dana, brother Ross and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Feb. 19, 2007
Hiroshi Yoshida, 86, of Kailua died in Ka Puna Wai Ola. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Shizue; son Michael; daughters Karen Gushi and Cheryl Namiki; brother Tatsuo; sisters Yaeko Yoshimura, Tomiko Shimazu and Sueko Koizumi; and five grandchildren. Private services.
Feb. 18, 2007
Tomiko Yoshina, 89, of Mililani, a retired self-employed piano teacher, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Granville, Nelson and Dwayne I.; daughter Mary F. Higuchi; brothers Yoshiaki and David F. Fukumoto; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
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.