Terri Theresa Avilla
May 28, 2007
Terri Theresa Avilla, 54, of Kaneohe, a Weinberg Foundation cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Jordon, brothers Jordon T. Avilla and Rodney Kurita, and sisters Winifred Matsumoto, Eileen Lum and Karen Uyeda. Private services.
Dionicia Alejo Guzon
May 28, 2007
Dionicia Alejo "Dioning" Guzon, 86, of Pearl City, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Laoag City, Philippines. She is survived by sons Tadeo Flordeliza, Ben Chua and Jaime Gano; daughters Clara Salvatierra, Elsa Estioco, Rosario Bucabal and Marcie Ballesteros; 28 grandchildren; and 42 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Aloha attire. No flowers.
May 20, 2007
Hiroshi Honda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired plumber, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Joyce; sons Thomas and Sidney; brothers Morigichi, Harry and Kikuo; sisters Tomiko Harada and Sumiko Sorayama; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Thomas Yoshio Honnaka
May 27, 2007
Thomas Yoshio Honnaka, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education administrator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen, daughters Gayle and Robyn, brothers Makoto and Richard, and sisters Rosaline Saikyo, Claire Honnaka and Leatrice Hikokawa. Private services.
David Kaluna Kai III
May 31, 2007
David Kaluna Kai III, 50, of Hilo died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by mother Virginia, father David Jr., brothers Craig and Derick, half brothers Bradley and Jason, and sisters Verna Lau, Melody Sulliban and Kelli Moniz. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
June 2, 2007
Atsuyoshi Kobashigawa, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Sears, Roebuck & Co. warehouse clerk, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Izumi and Satoshi and sister Myrtle Kato. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Samuel C. Mamala
May 25, 2007
Samuel C. "Uncle Sam" Mamala, 81, of Honolulu, formerly of Kalaupapa, died in Hale Mohalu Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Elizabeth Kaeha and Florence W. Mamala-Cabanoc. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sam Hisami Oda
June 8, 2007
Sam Hisami Oda, 72, of Hilo, a retired accountant for Carlsmith Carlsmith Wichman and Case, Attorneys at Law, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Scott and Stacy, daughter Sandra Watanabe, brother Russell, sisters Candi and Aki Sadamoto, and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kam Mui Chun Pang
June 2, 2007
Kam Mui Chun Pang, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert, Gilbert, Hubert and Halford; daughter Winnie; brothers Kam Chong and Kam Hock Chun; sister Jean Low; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Rosamond Souza Perez
June 5, 2007
Rosamond Souza "Rose" Perez, 84, of Kailua, a retired Woolworth employee, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Greg, sisters Eleanor Toner and Loretta Luna, and two grandchildren. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Kailua. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Reuben Kaimohala Richardson
June 3, 2007
Reuben Kaimohala Richardson, 77, of Haiku, Maui, a retired operating engineer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mona C., sons Robert and Ryder, daughter Reubenette Cook, brother Elrod, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Paia Hawaiian Protestant Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Leis only. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Loretta Frances Santos
June 10, 2007
Loretta Frances "Lori" Santos, 72, of Kahului, formerly of Kailua and Kapaa, Kauai, a retired medical secretary, died in Wailuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John and Howard Jr., daughter Kathleen Best, brothers James and Urban Caires, sister Betsy Hall, 10 grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Florence Yamachi Takei
May 18, 2007
Florence Yamachi Takei, 90, of Cupertino, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a legal stenographer for the state attorney general's office, died. She was born in Hawaii. Private inurnment.
Natsuko Kagawa Teramoto
June 3, 2007
Natsuko Kagawa Teramoto, 93, of Kailua, a retired Castle Family private housekeeper and cook, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Kapaa, Hawaii. She is survived by son Milton T. and Linden T. Doescher. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Clarence Kiyoshi Yasuda
May 24, 2007
Clarence Kiyoshi Yasuda, 91, of Waipahu died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Janet, daughter June, sisters Natsuko Yasuda and Carole Inouye and three grandchildren. Private services.
Patsy Shizue Yoshida
June 5, 2007
Patsy Shizue Yoshida, 88, of Aiea died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jack I.; son Gary K.; daughter Bette Jane E. Crowell; sisters Nancy Nakamura, Edna Wada, Lillian Takaki and Elaine Shimizu; three grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. 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.