Margaret Cardoza Adrian
June 7, 2007
Margaret Cardoza Adrian, 96, of Waipunalei, Hawaii, a retired rancher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by son John Jr.; daughters Marian De Luz, Eleanor Garcia, Elaine Powers and Elizabeth Bolner; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Papaaloa, Hawaii. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.
Melchor Cadavona Agag Jr.
June 4, 2007
Melchor Cadavona "Mel" Agag Jr., 68, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a retired secretary to the dean of the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Agriculture, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Leticia P. "Letti," son Jeremy, daughter Lei J. and sister Louise De Guzman. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Protestant Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Claire Branco Botelho
June 12, 2007
Claire Branco Botelho, 84, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Mauna Kea Beach Hotel food service department employee, died in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Winfred S., son Reynold R., daughter Priscilla B. Andres, brothers Edwin Castillo and Ralph Branco, sisters Agnes Bello and Leona Corpuz, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Call after 5 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Luncheon to follow at the church hall. Casual attire.
Reyn Rikio Cheu
June 5, 2007
Reyn Rikio Cheu, 11, of Mililani Mauka died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Melvin and Laurie, brother Ryan, grandparents Yoshiko Cheu and Shizuo and Alice Tokuda, and great-grandparents Sunaho Kaneshiro and Mitsuko Tokuda. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Iolani School, St. Alban's Chapel, 563 Kamoku St., Honolulu 96826. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Donald H.F. Chun
June 8, 2007
Donald H.F. Chun, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. employee, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Juanita; son Donald; daughter Donna; brothers Wilfred, Gerald "Jerry" and Wesley; and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Romeo Cabagbag Corpuz
May 26, 2007
Romeo Cabagbag Corpuz, 59, of Ewa Beach, a retired federal government technician and Hawaii Army National Guard member, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Margarita; sons Romar, Rex and Romeo Jr.; daughter Marlou Julian; mother Felicidad; brothers Antonio Sr., Abelardo and Cristino Jr.; sister Brenda Corpuz and Editha Rodriguez; and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: 10 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Clifford Anthony Freitas
June 9, 2007
Clifford Anthony Freitas, 85, of Aiea, a retired George Freitas Diary Inc. owner, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by son Clifford L.; daughters Darlene Tanonaka, Georgette Freitas and Phyllis Badayos; and six grandchildren. Services; 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. Leis preferred.
Laurie Lorencia Gapusan
May 4, 2007
Laurie Lorencia Gapusan, 65, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a Hilton Waikoloa Hospitality Room Service employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Dennis, Delfin, Ernest and Benjamin; and sisters Gloria Aquino, Barbara Ragaza, Norma Akana and Carmen Y. Gapusan. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Papaikou, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes at Hakalau shoreside, Old Hakalau Mill.
Madeline Leilani Kai
May 21, 2007
Madeline Leilani Kai, 65, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Joel Kai Jr., Kaimana Hashimoto and Jerry D. Palimoo; daughters McShane Kai, Nani Kai-Kukahiwa, Alohilani Kai-Lemafa and Iolani Glass; mother the Rev. Emmaline Agpalo; brothers Estanislao and James Opiana and Lloyd Agpalo; sisters Ululani Glass, Lang Wiltshire and Janet Sardinah; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
Darrell Ricardo Thomas Kaluhiokalani
May 16, 2007
Darrell Ricardo Thomas "Ricky" Kaluhiokalani, 47, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Waikiki, a musician and paipo boarder, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Ronald Pebley, son Darrell K., brothers Nobel and Buttons Kaluhiokalani and Andre and Greg Thomas, and sister Kehau Jardine. Services: 8 a.m. Saturday at "Waikiki Walls." Beach attire. Cut flowers or leis.
Gary Ichiro Kanetani
May 28, 2007
Gary Ichiro Kanetani, 56, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Shiro and Masayo, brother Arnold and sisters Karen Cambra, Patricia Straight and Gail Kanetani. Private services.
June 12, 2007
Christian "Chris" Kankainen, 66, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a contractor, died at home. He was born in Lohia, Finland. He is survived by wife Barbara, sons Finn and Kit, daughter Mya, brother Tom and sister Tarja Krueger. Private services. Condolences may be sent to Kankainen Family, P.O. Box 488, Laupahoehoe, HI 96764.
Gladys Chiyoko Kojima
June 14, 2007
Gladys Chiyoko Kojima, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Star Market administrative assistant, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Ellen E. Mashiko and sisters Thelma Oka, Vivian Saruwatari and Lillian Morihara. Services: noon Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Garrick Alan Wing Fai Lau
June 9, 2007
Garrick Alan Wing Fai "Bear" Lau, 40, of Waianae died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Samuelene "Sam"; son Jacob; daughters Lehua Kea and Joyceleen Zamora; mother Phyllis; stepmother Faith Tanner; brothers Gordon Lau, Ioane Kaili, Jacob Tanner and Fiamalu "Fia" Leoso; sisters Allison Keliikuli, Rosie Tanner, Ginger Davids and Grace Kea; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Hawaiian or casual attire.
Harry Gee Kai Lee
June 12, 2007
Harry Gee Kai Lee, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Fort Shafter electronics technician, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife En Jin, sons Grant and Gregg, daughter Adrienne Mark, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at First Chinese Church of Christ in Hawaii, 1054 S. King St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Dionne Oslynn Kauionalani Meyers
June 2, 2007
Dionne Oslynn Kauionalani Meyers, 24, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Oswald "Ozzie" and Suzanne "Sue," brothers Oswald "Ozzie Boy" Jr. and Owen, sisters Crystalyn Lopez and Brandi Meyers, grandparents Julian and Anita Allado and Thomas and Tammy Meyers, and great-grandparent Astephanie Feliciano. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Living Waters Assembly of God, 89 Maikai St., behind Kinoole St. (Food Fair) in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes: noon Sunday at Bay Front Hilo. Casual attire.
June 12, 2007
Takeshi "Bolo" Mizukami, 86, of Wailuku, formerly of Aiea, a retired U.S. government firefighter at Hickam Air Force Base and member of Cannon Company, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Amy F., son Mel, daughters Janice Tsukada and Karen Linder, sisters Esther Umeda and Katherine Mizukami, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services and burial: 10 a.m. next Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Mabel Hisae Kaneshiro Nakasone
June 7, 2007
Mabel Hisae Kaneshiro "Mabes" Nakasone, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser Medical Center registered nurse and project coordinator, died. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Raymond M., sons Mitchell M. and Paul M., mother Yoshiko Kaneshiro, brother Charles Kaneshiro, sister Jane Okuhara and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Aloha attire. No flowers.
James Joseph Nobriga
June 7, 2007
James Joseph Nobriga, 83, of Ewa, a retired city refuse collector, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Angeline; sons James R., Charles M. and Steven J.; daughter Joan M. Rivera; sister Eleanor Fulcher; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at New Hope Chapel Waipahu, 94-050 Farrington Highway. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jennifer Lee Paulino
June 13, 2007
Jennifer Lee "Popo" Paulino, 38, of Hilo, a Safeway and Woolworth deli counter employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Kawika Paulino, Kekoa Torres and Kainoa Paulino-Torres; daughter Jennasis Torres; brothers Charles and David; sisters Hazel and Johnalin Paulino and Johnelle Pota; and hanai sisters Maelisa Evangelista and Desiree Paulino. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home, Hilo. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Alicia Kawehiokalani Robinson Robert
June 9, 2007
Alicia Kawehiokalani Robinson "Angel" Robert, 68, of Nanakuli died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Yoster "Bobby"; daughter Jerilyn Lopez; mother Victoria K. Graham; stepfather Oscar Graham; brothers David, Augustine and William Ahuna; and sisters Sheila Kunewa, Evon Strong and Victoria Alameida. Gathering: 11 a.m. Saturday at Punaluu Beach Park. Scattering of ashes to follow at sea.
Suzanne Spitzer Robinson
May 27, 2007
Suzanne Spitzer "Zanny" Robinson, 95, of Kurtistown, a freelance artist and homemaker, died at home. She was born in Toledo, Ohio. She is survived by caregiver Mary R. Krygsman. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary, P.O. Box 1259, Kurtistown, HI 96760.
June 15, 2007
Kimiko Sakai, 85, of Kurtistown, a retired former Kamehameha Garment Co. seamstress, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Raymond and Howard; sisters Shirley Yamaato, Kikuyo Yoshimura, Kathryn Shioi and Kiyono Nakamura; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Alfredo S. Serrano Jr.
June 12, 2007
Alfredo S. Serrano Jr., 37, of Lahaina, a Star Market cashier in Lahaina, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Makati City, Philippines. He is survived by father Alfredo Sr., mother Lolita, brothers Harold and Edward and sister Virginia Serrano Montenegro. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 5:30 p.m. Visitation: 8:30 a.m.-noon Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
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.