April 23, 2007
Yuken Arakawa, 91, of Hilo, a retired Kamehameha Garments employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Waianae. He is survived by son Glen; daughters May Arakawa, Lynn Vidal and Jo-Ann Loo; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.
Anita Marie Baker
April 15, 2007
Anita Marie Baker, 71, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Alton B. Villanueva and Benjamin J. and Kimo K. Baker; daughter Briana M. Nolan; brothers Alexander B. and Arnold C. Villanueva and Alan D.V. Ching; sisters Virginia Calotis, Leimomi Alivado, Lovina Cominella, Gwendolyn Silva, Patricia Tyner, Audrey Asato, Arlene Schade and Adele Daite; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery, Nanakuli. Casual attire. No flowers.
Valaile Fuiava Jr.
March 31, 2007
Valaile Fuiava Jr., also known as "Val" and "Jr.," 55, of Waialua, a retired U.S. Marine, recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart in the Vietnam War, and HEM Church pastor, died in Haleiwa. He was born in Faga'alu, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Dorcas; sons Keola and Pita; daughter Lahela Moeaveave; brothers Romeo and Ellis; and sisters Mataniu Dahler, Iuogafa Voss, Bessie Sioloa, Papaliitele Taliilagi Pakele, Alana San Jose and Amy Stout. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Funeral services: 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Joseph John Guerrero
March 26, 2007
Joseph John Guerrero, 57, of Honolulu, a retired salesman and Waiau Gardens Kai G-1 Association of Apartment Owners Board of Directors vice president and treasurer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine T.; son Joseph J. "Joey" II; daughter Marie Elaine K.T.; brothers Albert "Sonny" Prestidge and Benjamin III, Francis and Henry "Hank" Guerrero; sister Marion Baricuatro; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Wednesday.
April 19, 2007
Roy Hallman, 82, of Honolulu, a Central Union Church music emeritus minister and Honolulu Boy Choir founder and director, died at home. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Nyle, son Robert, daughters Gretchen and Kathryn, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Central Union Church. Call after 3:30 p.m. No flowers. Donations suggested to Central Union Church or Kauai Bible College in care of Calvary Chapel in Kauai.
Henry Kuuleialohaonapali Kekai
April 21, 2007
Henry Kuuleialohaonapali Kekai, 82, of Kailua-Kona, a Big Island Eko Systems laborer, retired dining room waiter, bartender and security guard, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mele, hanai son Jesse Kunewa, daughter April Wong and brothers Rabbit Kekai and Martin Kaninau. Services: noon May 5 at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Luncheon to follow at church reception hall. Scattering of ashes to follow at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 16, 2007
Kimiko "Kay" Kimura, 100, of Kaneohe, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center nurse, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Wheatland, Calif. She is survived by daughter Nancy Y. Ishimoto, brother George Kurihara, sisters Euna Yano and Alice Hiruo, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Rhoda J.R. Komuro
April 6, 2007
Rhoda J.R. Komuro, 60, of Mililani, an Arizona Memorial Museum Association collection technician, died in Mililani. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by companion Robert W. Heinbuch Jr., brothers William and Jake "Philip" Rogers, and sister Beatrice. Private services.
Charles F. Marsland Jr.
April 11, 2007
Charles F. "Chuck" Marsland Jr., 84, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Polly Grigg. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Central Union Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Donations suggested to Punahou Endowment Fund.
April 17, 2007
Masaru Matsumoto, 92, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. mechanic, died in Hale Makua. He was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. He is survived by sons Leslie K. and Allen S., daughters Loreen Jue and Pamela Kantarova, sister Marian C. Kee and eight grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Luncheon to follow. Casual attire.
Sean Kevin Munoz
April 7, 2007
Sean Kevin Munoz, 48, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in Pasadena, Calif. He is survived by companion Jeff Brumaghim and brothers Boyce, Patrick and Paul. Services to be held in California at a later date.
Rusty Seishiro Nakagawa
April 12, 2007
Rusty Seishiro Nakagawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Alexander Brothers Furniture president, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Alice, son Burt, daughter Valerie, brothers Saburo and Akio, and sister Setsuyo Kokubun. Private services.
Clara Shinaye Nikaido
April 4, 2007
Clara Shinaye Nikaido, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Aotani Fountain employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert, sons Conrad and Darwin, daughter Lynne Soong, sisters Yukie Yamada and Janet Matsuno, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jean Yukiko Nikaido
March 21, 2007
Jean Yukiko Nikaido, 79, of Honolulu, a state government worker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Eric Sugitani and sisters Jane Sakata and Betty Brua. Private services.
Luigi Manfred Nino
April 12, 2007
Luigi Manfred Nino, 56, of the North Shore died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Munich, Germany. He is survived by son Waioli, daughter Kali, sister Rosita and one grandchild. Private services.
April 22, 2007
Glorianne Pederson, 60, of Hilo, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Duane H.; son Julian; daughters Nyla, Monique, Sharla and Marilee; mother Gregoria Leyson; six brothers; a sister; and two grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Reception to follow at Isle's. Inurnment: noon Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.
April 2, 2007
Tamotsu Shimazu, 83, of Kaneohe, a retired Sears Distribution Center warehouseman, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Ernestine, son Clayton, brothers Nobuo and Sadao, and three grandchildren. Private services.
April 14, 2007
Shigeo Torikai, 78, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel employee, died at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Mel. Private services. No monetary offerings.
James Kaukaohu Trask
April 23, 2007
James Kaukaohu "Jimmy" Trask, 72, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Kailua, a Trask Commercial Realty real estate developer and Hawaii Certified Commercial Investment Member Chapter co-founder and past president, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce; son Kimo; daughters Jill Higa, Joy Van Bergen and Kaili O'Connell; sisters Mahina Maxey, Moana Guerrero, Maile Rierson and Mikihala Sampaio; and 11 grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Reception: noon at the church. Aloha attire. No flowers.
April 22, 2007
Mitsuko Tsuji, 93, of Kahului, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Hiromu, sons Jerome and Roy, daughter Joyce and two grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.
Myung Ho Yang
April 13, 2007
Myung Ho Yang, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Highway Construction carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Susan; daughters Carol Yang-Endo, Judy Nagasako and Sheree Sano; brothers Charles, Joseph and Dong Ho and Thomas Yang; sisters Ellen Nadai, Margaret Kim, Ella Abram, Linda Wong and Inez Kameoka; and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Katherine Takeko Yoshimura
April 7, 2007
Katherine Takeko Yoshimura, 84, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Fayth, brother Giichi Umeda, sister Margaret Oshio and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
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.