June 1, 2007
Richard "Dick" Bartels, 61, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a Johnson Wax Prism Division salesman and Hilton Waikoloa club coordinator, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Whittier, Calif. He is survived by wife Carol, sons Jeff and Kevin, hanai son Keiki and brother Ron. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Waikoloa Community Church, 68-3625 Paniolo Ave., Waikoloa. Call after 8 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gladys Hee Sai Wan Chun
May 25, 2007
Gladys Hee Sai Wan Chun, 93, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Stephen, daughter Linda, sister Lillian Auyoung and two grandchildren. Visitation and Taoist services: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers.
Lehua Cathcart Conrad
May 31, 2007
Lehua Cathcart Conrad, 82, of Honolulu, EMCO and Energy Enterprise owner and chief executive officer, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Conrad, son Robert M. Kempa II and a grandchild. Services and celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday at Central Union Church, main sanctuary. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to American Heart Association, Hawaii Chapter or Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation.
Sophie M. Cordeiro
May 24, 2007
Sophie M. Cordeiro, 83, of Vallejo, Calif., formerly of Pearl City, a Honolulu Paper Co. and Fibreboard employee, died in Vallejo, Calif. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by sons Raymond "Keia" Jr., Bernard "Bernie" and Anthony; daughters Angeline "Cookie" and Theresa Schlemmer; 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and a great- great-grandchild. Visitation: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Mass: noon at St. Ann's Church. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Rudy Delfin, 59, a retired contract inspector for the Public Works Center/Naval Facilities Engineering Command at Pearl Harbor and U.S. Army Reserves chief warrant officer 3, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Cynthia; son Scott D.; brothers Terry Jr., Dennis Sr. and Larry Sr.; sister Norma J. Cardines; stepchildren Dianne, Scott, Darryl and Steffen Sumida; a grandchild; and two stepgrandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert Takao Fujita
May 19, 2007
Robert "Bob" Takao Fujita, 93, of Aiea, formerly of Ewa Plantation, a retired welder, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Robert A., daughter Kristin I. Higa, brother Joel, sister Jessie Okagawa, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Eleanor Elena Garcia
May 28, 2007
Eleanor Elena Garcia, 69, of Hilo, a food service worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Puuanahulu, North Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by son Robert K. Jr., daughter Hilareylane Yanagawa, brother Larkins Kaholo, sister Alice Kaholo, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Ernest Kalani Kaiawe Sr.
May 23, 2007
Ernest Kalani Kaiawe Sr., 80, of Kailua-Kona, a former J.M. Tanaka Construction Co. truck driver and Ernie's Hauling owner, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Kaohe, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Ernest Jr., Wendell and Randy; daughters Lorna Kaaihue, Marigold, Judy Belanio and Nani Spies; brother Thomas; 30 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Holualoa, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Luncheon to follow at church hall. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
March 8, 2007
Shigeru "Shag" Kanayama, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Dredging and Construction carpenter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Stephen Kanayama and John Miyamasu, daughter Carol, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
May 24, 2007
Enid Kelly, 90, of Honolulu died in Hiolani Care Center. She was born in Queens, N.Y. She is survived by nephew Edward Frank and niece Cherie Holland. Private services.
Alan Masakatsu Koide
May 22, 2007
Alan Masakatsu Koide, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Alan M. Koide Plumbing proprietor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Larayne; son Alan S. "Bud"; daughters Michyle Tamaru, Renee Viela and Lorayne "Bonnie" Uchida; sister Judith Hewey; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park, east chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
May 13, 2007
Kenichi Kunichika, 83, of Honolulu, a retired mason and Company I, 442nd Regimental Combat Team member, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ichiyo, son Randall, daughters Ella Mae I.K. Lum and Fay Nishimura, brothers James and Robert, and six grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Genaro Tabing Lagazo
May 29, 2007
Genaro Tabing Lagazo, 83, of Kaumakani, Kauai, a seed cutter, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Solidad M.; sons Calvin, Jerry Sr., Gerard, Ronald and Genaro Jr.; daughter Valerie; brothers Leonardo and Remideo; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
William Cooper McLaughlin Jr.
May 31, 2007
William Cooper McLaughlin Jr., 59, of Ewa Beach, a Coldwell Banker Realtor, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Danville, Va. He is survived by wife Su-Ying Wang, son Kalani, daughter Angell McLaughlin-Hunter, half brothers Archie and Jimmy Barksdale, half sisters Adellia Glenn and Anne Oliver; and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
May 18, 2007
Kiyoshi Narahara, 83, of Honolulu, a self-employed farmer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yoshiko; daughter Susan Narahara-Kaneshiro; brothers Walter, Harold and Herbert; sisters Mabel Ichishita and Laura Akama; and a grandchild. Private services.
Herminio Fernandez Pagay Sr.
May 13, 2007
Herminio Fernandez "Inyong" Pagay Sr., 96, of Waianae, a retired Sheraton Makaha Golf Course employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in San El Del Fonso, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Angelita C., son Herminio F. Jr., daughter Melanie Popa, brothers Francisco Sr. and Rosario, and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Kenneth Mitsunao Shima
March 5, 2007
Kenneth Mitsunao Shima, 80, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Helen, son Keith, daughter Charlotte, brother James and two grandchildren. Private services.
Lorraine Misao Suzuki-Lopes
May 22, 2007
Lorraine Misao Suzuki-Lopes, 77, of Waianae, a retired Makaha Elementary School employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Limespur, Waianae. She is survived by husband Garry A. Lopes; brothers Roderick "Duke," Asher T. and Joseph Suzuki; and sister Betsey Yanagida. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ayako M. Taketa
May 17, 2007
Ayako M. Taketa, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Lanakila Elementary School teacher, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Noboru and daughters Mari Taketa and Lori McLaughlin. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Casual attire.
Elaine H. Yokota
May 8, 2007
Elaine H. Yokota, 86, of Waipahu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by son Clyde, daughter Joy Shimotsu, sister Grace Wong 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.