Eddie Ah Hee
May 23, 2007
Eddie "Pipe" Ah Hee, 76, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a mechanic at S.K. Oda Contracting and U.S. Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Emma Tagalicod; hanai sons Arsenio L. Julian Jr., Solomon P. Kaawaloa Jr. and Joseph K. II and Howard Konanui Jr.; hanai daughters LoveyMae "Tiny Girl," Tiana and Tracey L. Tagalicod; brother Albert; sisters Lydia Makuakane, Marylei Kubo, Mildred Enos, Winnie Enriquez, Leilani Waikiki and Dorothy Kauhane. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 6 a.m. Casual attire.
Gervacio Vadil Aranca
June 2, 2007
Gervacio Vadil Aranca, 86, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Mabasa, Dupax Nueva Vizcaya, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Consuelo; children Leticia Cochran, Carmelita Rankin, Zenaida Arcibal, Divina Diala and Arturo, Fernando and Gervacio Aranca Jr.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Dr. Samuel M. Bluefarb
June 7, 2007
Dr. Samuel M. Bluefarb, 94, of Kailua-Kona, a dermatologist, professor and U.S. Army physician, died at home. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by son Richard A., stepson Dr. Fred Pollock, stepdaughter Nancy Pollock, a grandchild and four step-grandchildren. Burial: noon Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.
Hazel V. Brown
June 2, 2007
Hazel V. Brown, 75, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Queen's Medical Center orthopedic nurse, private nurse at St. Catherine's Convent and cafeteria cook, died at home. She was born in Kentucky. She is survived by sons Nolan, Steve, Raymond Jr. and Charles Rapozo and Steven and Michael Ichiriu; daughter Sandra Palmeira; brother Hobert; sister Merle Snyder; 27 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9-9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine's Church. Private burial to be held at a later date.
Roxane Agnes Juanita Ezzo-White
June 3, 2007
Roxane Agnes Juanita Ezzo-White, 38, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Amedeo "Daniel" Ezzo-White; sons Amedeo "Deo" Ezzo-White and Adam Rodrigues; parents Jay Sr. and Rosaline Rodrigues; brother Jay S. Rodrigues Jr.; sisters Carrie Hauanio and Tracy and Jaimie Rodrigues; and a grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
William K. Kaholi
May 11, 2007
William K. Kaholi, 59, of Waimanalo, a retired Elevator Constructors Union employee and Hawaii National Guard veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Jennie; brothers Ben, Francis and Frederick; and sisters Pohai Roldan and Dolinda Kaholi. Gathering: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park. Casual attire.
Reed K. Kaua
April 14, 2007
Reed K. "Diggie" Kaua, 52, of Waipahu died in Auburn, Wash. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Pearl Hao; brothers Joseph, Herman, Rolland and Ronald; and sister Raynette Y. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
May 26, 2007
Shizuko Kiyohiro, 85, of Ewa Beach died in Leeward Nursing Home. She was born in Honouliuli. She is survived by brothers Tsugio and Fred, and sister Violet Suda. Private services.
William Conway Koch Sr.
June 7, 2007
William Conway Koch Sr., 92, of Pinehurst, N.C., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Theo H. Davies & Co. executive and U.S. Army and National Guard veteran, died at home. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by son William C. Jr. and sister Virginia K. Jordan. Services held in Southern Pines, N.C. No flowers. Donations suggested to Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Southern Pines, or to Christ Church Cathedral, 900 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.
May 27, 2007
Louis Lavender, 87, of Honolulu, a retired federal government auditor, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is survived by wife Dorothy and son David. Private services.
Janet Haruko Miyasato
June 8, 2007
Janet Haruko Miyasato, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Education cafeteria worker at Puohala Elementary School, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Alvin T. and caregiver Fanny. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
June 10, 2007
Kazuki Okura, 92, of Honomu, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Sugar Co. supervisor and Honomu Judo Club instructor, died at home. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Howard and Russell, daughter Pearl Kang, brother Hiroshi, sister Yukiko Takata, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, four hanai grandchildren and three hanai great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Honomu Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
David Koichi Shiroma
June 5, 2007
David Koichi Shiroma, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired KSC Union Oil Service Station owner at Kalihi Shopping Center, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty; son Jonathan; daughters Estelle and Sara; brother Edwin; sisters Mildred Taira, Doris Momohara, Florence Miyahira and Alice Chung; and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 3 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to National Kidney Foundation, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or Castle Medical Center.
June 8, 2007
Toshio Uchima, 68, of Honolulu, a retired mason, died. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Irene T.; sons Terrence T., Lance M. and Mark M.; sisters Dora T. Tsuha and Betty A. Nago; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ralph Tabor Williams
June 1, 2007
Ralph Tabor Williams, 84, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy commander and retired University Laboratory School English teacher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Port Eads, La. He is survived by wife Jan E. Williams, sons Stephen Erb and Hugh Friedson, daughters Pamela Cherba and Lisa Stewart, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association or Friends of Library of Hawaii.
May 10, 2007
Asako Yagi, 80, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died in Las Vegas. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers William, George, Thomas and Herbert Yokoyama; and sisters Midori "Lynn" Oganeku and Sally Nakamatsu. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
April 11, 2007
Haruo Yagi, 85, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Warren; daughters Deborah Irei and Sandra Yagi; brothers Humio, Akira and Toshio; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
May 30, 2007
Misayo Yagi, 89, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by children Robert, Dennis and Elliot Yagi and Carol Nadai; sisters Lillian Jimenez and Mae Tilton; nine grandchildren; five 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.