Cory Jon Asino
May 2, 2007
Cory Jon Asino, 47, of Honolulu, a Bishop Museum security guard, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene, son Jacob, mother May, brother Maynard and sisters Bridgit Sparks and Terry Kwan. Services: 10 a.m. to noon Monday at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 290 Sand Island Access Road. Aloha attire.
Nasha Maria Elena Balmoja
May 12, 2007
Nasha Maria Elena Balmoja, 43, of Maui, a bookkeeper, died in Makawao, Maui. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Elly, father Richard Valmoja, brothers Shawn and Shadric, sister Richelle Thomason, hanai sister Reiko Marino and grandmother Fely Fernando. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Private inurnment. Casual attire.
Evelyn Asako Chinen
May 2, 2007
Evelyn Asako Chinen, 77, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George K., sons Johnny Chinen and Dwayne Ikaika, daughters Charlyn S. Ito and Cindy Gilmore, brothers Walter M. and Henry M. Kiyota, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Tadashi "Tad" Haruguchi, 73, of Pearl City, a retired state airport maintenance supervisor, Department of Transportation and federal agriculture inspector, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife M. Agnes, son Stacy, daughter Jody Hodges, brother Hiromu "Hiro," sisters Hisako "Dot" Miyamoto and Kiyeko "Peggy" Matsumoto, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Laura Sau Pung Hu
May 6, 2007
Laura Sau Pung Hu, 85, of Honolulu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dennis and Stephen, daughter Cynthia Lee, sisters Pearl Lee and Patricia Au, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Lionel Enehiekahelemaihoopa Kekona
May 15, 2007
Lionel Enehiekahelemaihoopa Kekona, 47, of Kapolei died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Leo Koalealohihoku Szakacs; hanai daughter Zandria Lewis; parents Don and Lorry M. Valdez; brothers Danny, Francis and Billy; sisters Mana Kaiu and ZinaZebra Kekona; stepsisters Shirley DeSoto and Ana Kekona; and caregiver Cheryl Lewis. Services: 5-9 p.m. Friday at Ka Hale Hoano O' Ke Akua Church, 1760 Nalani St., Honolulu. Casual attire. For more information, call the church at 845-2812 or Mana Kaiu at 841-6171.
Henry H. Kinoshita
May 7, 2007
Henry H. Kinoshita, 73, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Wallace T. and sisters Asako Hamai and Vivian S. Oshiro. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Loretta Lurene Kauhiahiwa Luavasa
May 6, 2007
Loretta Lurene Kauhiahiwa Luavasa, 47, of Waianae died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tui; sons Samson K.T., Justin M., Levi D. and Kyle T.T.; parents Samuel P. and Marlene R. Pae Sr.; brothers Phillip G. Naone and Samuel P. and Spencer V. Pae; and sisters Hilda "Sista" Kawa'akoa and Marlene R. Kahoonei. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Hale L. Malaki Jr.
April 29, 2007
Hale L. Malaki Jr., 40, of Nanakuli, a PVT Land Co. heavy equipment operator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Landan "Miki," sons Matthew and David, parents Hale Sr. and Linda, brothers Richard and Cliff "Moki," and sister Vaalele Torres. Services: 9 a.m. Monday at Nanakuli Ranch. Aloha attire.
Frank Wayne Morris
Jan. 14, 2007
Frank Wayne Morris, 52, of Las Vegas, a retail sales manager, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Denise, son Christopher, daughter Crystal, brothers Richard and F. Peter, sister Jo-Ann Morris-Perry and a grandchild. Mass: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sakae Kato Murakami
May 19, 2007
Sakae Kato Murakami, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Diane's and Roumain Manufacturing Co. seamstress, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by son Nathan, daughters Marion Higa and Barbara Stewart, sister Mitsuyo K. Sogo, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Gladys Lillian Victoria
May 5, 2007
Gladys Lillian Victoria, 74, of Ewa Beach, a retired Navy Exchange manager, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband James; sons Stanley, John, David and Eric; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 9 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Florence Sumiko Wong
May 6, 2007
Florence Sumiko Wong, 70, of Honolulu, a Army and Air Force Exchange Service secretary, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Justin F., daughter Stacey M., mother Masako Kaneshiro, brother Kenneth Kaneshiro and sister Janet Matsuda. Private services.
May 11, 2007
Takashi Yamada, 79, of Waianae, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipe fitter, died at home. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Dorothy M.; sons Lloyd T. and Lester A.; brothers Kenji and Stanley; sisters Yurie "Esther" Hajiro, Shizuno "Susie" Hara, Kunie "Judith" Tateishi, Mabel Yamada and Lorraine Davis; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Inurnment: 11 a.m. next Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. 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.