Virginia Fay Anderson
March 28, 2007
Virginia Fay Anderson, 78, of Hilo, a former caregiver, died. She was born in Texas. She is survived by son Edward; daughters Melissa and Bonnie Townsend, Debbie Dresch and Valaree Baker; and numerous grandchildren. Private services.
Eileen C. Chong
March 24, 2007
Eileen C. Chong, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard clerk-typist, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry S.Y.; son Harrison N.; daughter Kathleen L. Sakamoto; brother Clifford Ching; sisters Mae Dement, Jessie Abino, Jean Dahlberg, Maude Barrios and Evelyn Ing; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Virginia Teresa Molina Day
March 30, 2007
Virginia Teresa Molina Day, 102, of Honolulu, a former University of Hawaii French language professor, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in East Orange, N.J. She is survived by nephew Edward Molina. No services.
Bonnie L. Erickson
March 31, 2007
Bonnie L. Erickson, 70, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Washington. She is survived by daughters Diane Erickson and Kaia Tronsdal, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Roger Mitsuto Furukawa
March 25, 2007
Roger Mitsuto Furukawa, 62, of Hilo, a Ben Franklin Stores warehouseman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Clayton and Bruce. No services. No monetary offerings.
Stanley Kui Lin Ho
March 22, 2007
Stanley Kui Lin Ho, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Tin Heong Chop Suey owner and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 99 pipe fitter, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Patrick, Erwin and Glen; daughters Phyllis Miyashiro and Edwina Ching; brother Douglas; sister Annie Williams; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
April 1, 2007
Takashi Honda, 89, of Keaau, Hawaii, formerly of Pahoa, Hawaii, a fruit and vegetable farmer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Pahoa. He is survived by wife Takeno; son Glenn; daughter Brenda Cabatbat; brothers Toshio, Tadashi and Noboru; sisters Masae Shimizu and Hatsue Okuda; and two grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 31, 2007
Shigemori Ishibashi, 100, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar crane operator, died at home. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Kinuko; sons George, Paul and Robert; daughters Ruth Nishiyama and Joyce Yokoyama; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.
Raymond Kaohu Kaauamo
March 28, 2007
Raymond Kaohu Kaauamo, 63, of Honolulu, a construction company operating engineer, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann; daughter Reyann; mother Mary S.; brothers Sam and Penimana "Jack"; sisters Teresa Niezman and Frances and Mary Jane Kaauamo; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.
Helen Hayashi Kau
March 20, 2007
Helen Hayashi Kau, 75, of Haleiwa, formerly of Kaneohe, a former United Airlines public relation secretary, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Patrick J., daughter Lariann L. Cheng and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
March 3, 2007
Kelemete Kelemete, infant son of Kelemete and Lisa Kelemete of American Samoa, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Kelemete and sister Kuulei A. Private services.
Karl Walton Kenyon
March 27, 2007
Karl Walton Kenyon, 89, of Hilo, a retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist and U.S. Navy pilot aboard the USS Sagamon in the South Pacific, died at home. He was born in La Jolla, Calif. He is survived by brother Frederick. No services.
Harold Kaname Kobayashi
April 3, 2007
Harold Kaname Kobayashi, 82, of Hilo, a retired former Hamakua Sugar Co. factory supervisor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alice; sons Wesley, Donald, Ronald, Warren and Gordon; brother Takashi; sisters Kimie Nojiri and Nobuko Goto; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 29, 2007
Daniel Lagat, 52, of Seatac, Wash., formerly of Papaikou, Hawaii, a U.S. Army veteran, died in Seattle. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by father Benigno "Ben"; brothers David, Francis, Maurice and Paul; hanai brother Nadim Alawar; and sisters Inez Johnson and Carla Lagat. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Papaikou. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Melvyn Paul Leong
March 30, 2007
Melvyn Paul Leong, 74, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kathleen; daughters Robynne Howard, Cesily Kuriel and Melissa Talasaz; mother Elizabeth; brother Paul Jr.; sisters Melba Kop and Pamela Chun; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Alexander Miguel Jr.
March 31, 2007
Alexander Miguel Jr., 50, of Waipahu, an auto mechanic, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by wife Jennifer; father Alexander Sr.; mother Paustina Wong; brothers Claro R., Michael, Arnold and Scott; and sisters Maryann Stoller, Sabrina and Alexandra Miguel, Geisele Friedfel and Michele Moquet. Private services.
Jean Millie Mattera Namahoe
March 19, 2007
Jean Millie Mattera Namahoe, 75, of Waipahu, a state foster mother, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by husband George; sons Robert Namahoe, Jonah Fraticelli and Chance Oliviera-Namahoe; daughters Darlene and Sharon; 50 foster children; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Phoebe Doris Orlando
March 26, 2007
Phoebe Doris Orlando, 68, of Haiku, Maui, a self-employed condo cleaner, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by companion Lawrence "Larry" Hokanokaniania, son Sean Winkler and two 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.