Philip Kiyoshi Anami
March 24, 2007
Philip Kiyoshi Anami, 88, of Honolulu, an Oahu Crane Service owner and heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Kipapa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Raymond and Alan, daughters Margaret Wada and Susan Minato, and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Ruth H. Ansai
March 18, 2007
Ruth H. Ansai, 99, of Wailuku, a dental hygienist and Department of Education teacher, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Carol Ball and Linda A. Hastings, sister Tatsue Pat Sakamoto, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui, Hale Makua, Maui Adult Day Care and St. Frances Xavier Club.
Peter Forbes Campbell Armstrong
March 29, 2007
Peter Forbes Campbell Armstrong, 78, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Marine colonel and Iolani School history teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Margaret; son Peter F.C. Jr.; daughter Elizabeth A. Downing; sisters Rhoda E.A. Hackler, Jean F.A. Kanstein and Alexandra; and five grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Iolani School Alban's Chapel. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Peter F.C. Armstrong Endowment Fund at Office of Institutional Development, Iolani School, 563 Kamoku St., Honolulu, HI 96826.
Ernest Kenjiro Ichioka
March 19, 2007
Ernest Kenjiro Ichioka, 71, of Honolulu, a retired city Department of Environmental Services Refuse Division utility plant manager, died at home. He was born in Aichi-ken, Japan. He is survived by wife Karen T.; daughters Carrie N. Kiyabu, Sharri A. Achuara and Vickie S. Edu; hanai brothers Rodney Kanemitsu and Matthew Quiocho; sister Janet Kamioka; and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Tsuruko Aragaki Kaneshiro
March 18, 2007
Tsuruko Aragaki Kaneshiro, Yago: Machinigwa, 91, of Waimanalo, formerly of Waialae, a retired pig farmer, died in Hale Pulama Mau. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Nobuo, daughter Mildred Miyoko Fujimori and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ruben Riyoichi Kawamoto
March 28, 2007
Ruben Riyoichi Kawamoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired city lineman, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Dennis T. and Henry T., daughter Gale Y. Chun, brother Lawrence, sisters Lillian and Helene Doi, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Bong Gap Kim
March 27, 2007
Bong Gap Kim, 80, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in China. She is survived by son Yong Hwan; daughters Ok Soon and Jenny Kim and Judy Bae; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m.
Yan Tak Lau
March 22, 2007
Yan Tak Lau, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Chinese medicine herbalist and doctor, died at home. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by sons Wilson, Jason, Samuel, Alan and Frank; daughter Lisa; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Chinese Buddhist Services.
Walter A. Mc Anally Jr.
March 15, 2007
Walter A. Mc Anally Jr., 57, of Lahaina, a Luckey Strike 2 charter sport fishing boat captain, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Heidi H. Harold; daughter Sunshine Chrispells; brothers Patrick C. Mc Anally and Edward and Timothy Pinto; sisters Roxie Apuakehau and Robin Waiau; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Punaluu Beach Park. Scattering of ashes: 3 p.m. next Monday at Lahaina Harbor, Slip 50 on Luckey Strike 2. Casual attire.
Robert J. Munar
Feb. 4, 2007
Robert J. Munar, 55, of Kalailoa, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Joseph Kealiinohomoku and brothers Thomas, Joseph Jr. and Jon Kealiinohomoku and Brian Kane and Kaanapu Milliora; and sisters Debbie Smith, Gail King, Evette Lee, Michele Davis and Joy and Tiade Kealiinohomoku. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Leis welcome.
March 27, 2007
Hirao Oyama, 87, of Lanai City, a retired Dole Pineapple carpenter, died in Lanai Community Hospital. He was born in Pauwela, Maui. He is survived by wife Kazuko; children Alvin, Vermont, Schuyler, Sidney, Christopher, Ricky, Nilton, Stanford, Hiram and Len and Sharon Tawata; sisters Rachael Jio and Sueko Saki; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Lanai Hongwanji. Casual attire. No flowers.
Salustiano Sastre Padello
March 21, 2007
Salustiano Sastre Padello, 90, of Aiea, a retired Consolidated Amusement employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Melvin, Dennis, Steven and Wayne; daughters Bernadette Lau and Lori Jovero; brother Domingo Padilla; sisters Gertrude Urbano, Dolores Alfafara, Judy Lee and Matrona Suficiencia; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
March 18, 2007
Mote Pauu, 83, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Iliili, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Lilivau and the Rev. Laauli Liki, Logoafiafi and Folototo; daughter Tooa Teofilo; brothers Foloi, Fauia, Folototo, Moamoa and Taumata Sagia; sisters Faatugaese Timu, Sifea and Lusia Sagia and Faaulululuga Galletes, Lusia Ira and Latuaoa Tuimaseve; 17 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Community Church of Honolulu. Call after 10 a.m. Cemetery services to follow.
Bryan Kalama Taniguchi
March 2, 2007
Bryan Kalama Taniguchi, 24, of Kailua-Kona, a Stewart Builders carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by father Austin, mother Lelene Copolla, brother Brent Duhaylongsod, sister Brianne Libarios, hanai brothers Jimmy Rivera and VanOscar and Christopher Penovaroff; and grandparent Fannie Duhaylongsod. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hale Halawai in Kailua-Kona. Call after 8 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Luncheon to be held in Hale Halawai. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Kirk Sadayuki Tarumoto
March 16, 2007
Kirk Sadayuki Tarumoto, 47, of Hilo, a Pural Water Co. water treatment operator, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Lorraine T., sister Lisa and grandparents Shigeko R. Tarumoto and Michiyo Itagaki. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sam Osamu Tateyama
March 30, 2007
Sam Osamu Tateyama, 70, of Torrance, Calif., died. He is survived by wife Harriet; children Lane, Wesley, Jon and Len; brothers and sisters Ted, John and Rodney Tateyama and Amy Nakasato and Pat Hirashima; and five grandchildren. Services held in Torrance.
Nimo W. Masaniai Tauala
March 17, 2007
Nimo W. Masaniai Tauala, 29, of Aiea, a U.S. Army staff sergeant, died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Marie Tataipu, brothers Morris and Marvis, and sisters Anna Laupola and Renette Clay. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Halawa Ward, 99-641 Pohue. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Irene Kotoe Tsukano
March 24, 2007
Irene Kotoe Tsukano, 87, of Hilo, a retired former Irene's Liquor Store owner, died at home. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Masami and Masato Inaba, and sisters Tomie Helm, Betty M. Okubo and Peggy C. Hong. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Claude M. Uchida
March 9, 2007
Claude M. Uchida, 59, of Monterey Park, Calif., an Aloha Cafe cook, died in Monterey Park. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by mother Ayako and brothers Michael and Calvin. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. June 29 at Maui Memorial Park. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.
March 30, 2007
Shizuo Yoshida, 101, of Waimea, Kauai, a Waimea Public Library custodian, died at home. He was born in Anahola, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kimiko, son Edward, daughters Violet Smith and Rose Cashin, six grandchildren and five 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.