Robert Kazumi Akutagawa
June 26, 2007
Robert Kazumi Akutagawa, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Punahou School operations manager, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris, son Ralph, daughter Gwen Kometani, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Punahou School Thurston Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Nora Toyoko Chinna
June 20, 2007
Nora Toyoko Chinna, 79, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government salesclerk at Fort Shafter, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lance; daughters Karen Kahoopii, Charlyn Aoki, Loyce Hurley and Geriann Ono; brothers Robert N. and Richard S. Shimabukuro; sisters Grace M. Nagamine, Hazel H. Shimabukuro, Dorothy M. Jichaku, Nancy T. Higa and Florence K. Nakama; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
July 4, 2007
Fountain Inok, 62, of Honolulu, a Republic of the Marshall Islands senator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Lae Atoll, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Ann; sons Anthony and Ronald; daughters Hanna and Samantha; brother Mawilong; sisters Mirasko Lakeijak, Althea Inok, Jorrak Lang, Winnie "Win" Enos and Airine Rantok; and 19 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held in Republic of Marshall islands.
George Marcelino Jordan
June 16, 2007
George Marcelino Jordan, 72, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor computer operator and Honolulu Airport maintenance man, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masako U., daughter Natalie, brothers Joseph R. Jordan and Robert Balos, and sisters Pelisa Bermoy and Alberta Paracuellas. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Mary Ninipo Keahi
July 4, 2007
Mary Ninipo Keahi, 76, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William Jr., Edmund, Myron, Fred, William III and Kirk Sr.; hanai sons Rodney, Shannon and Kaui Keahi and Craig and Brian Delapinia; daughters Priscilla, Geri and Mary Keahi and Edith Kapoi, Celia Raymond and Joyce Wong; hanai daughters Wanda A. Chock, Keala Vasconcellos and Sherry Kupau; brothers Walter and Harry Kalilikane; sisters Gertrude Mathias, Annie Rosa and Elizabeth Patoc; 54 grandchildren; and 80 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at Faith Family Fellowship at Kahului. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao, Maui.
Miles Satoru Kurosawa
June 19, 2007
Miles Satoru Kurosawa, 91, of Honolulu, a Castle & Cooke stevedore, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. He was born in Keahua, Maui. He is survived by son Roy; daughters Nancy Kurosawa and Leigh Wales; brothers Yoshiharu and Tomio Kurosawa; sisters Kikuno Asada, Marion Yamanishi and Louise Chinen; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Fredrick K.L. Lam
May 1, 2007
Fredrick K.L. Lam, 74, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii Outreach College and Kaimuki Community School for Adults teacher and Singing Hints publisher, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Blossom L. Hoffman. Remembrance celebration: 11 a.m. July 18 at Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens. Call after 10:30 a.m. Directions and additional remembrances can be found at www.Fredlam.com.
Marjorie Hideko Makaipo
June 30, 2007
Marjorie Hideko Makaipo, 80, of Ewa Beach died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Niigata, Japan. She is survived by husband George and son Lloyd. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Virginia Louise Moskow
July 4, 2007
Virginia Louise Moskow, 83, of Makawao, Maui, a retired St. Joseph Church secretary, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Paul and Peter, brother Woodaow Danley, sister Jane Arceo and five grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.
June 22, 2007
Kikue Nakamura, 46, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired dressmaker, died at home. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by son Henry E., daughters Gladys Y. Uyehara and Clara S. Hu, 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Bible Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dennis Naoki Oba
June 7, 2007
Dennis Naoki Oba, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrician, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine I.; son Wesley J.; daughter Leila Oba-Nakamatsu; brothers Ronald M. and Steve M.; sisters Carole K. Yamamura, Patty K. Nomura and Jane H. Kaya; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Jose S. Pablo
July 4, 2007
Jose S. Pablo, 93, of Kaumakani, Kauai, an Olokele Sugar Co. truck driver, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Naeko; sons Eli, Ted, Arnold and Royden; daughters Valerie Shigematsu, Julene Kaneakua and Celia Etes; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
June 30, 2007
Nobuyuki Sasaki, 85, of Kaneohe, a retired Island Termite Co. and Tropic Shores Properties Management accountant, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Kainaliu, North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ann N.; son Steven; daughter Roslyn Ledeker; sisters Thelma M. Iwamoto, Mary S. Osugi, Lily M. Kojima and Helen S. Fong; and four grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Janice Fusae Shimabukuro
June 15, 2007
Janice Fusae Shimabukuro, 82, of Honolulu, a First Hawaiian Barber Shop barber, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband Richard; sons Bert and Jon; daughter Lynn Wu; brothers Iwao, Takashi and Isao Okemura; sisters Utako Otake and Alvina Kono; and four grandchildren. Services held.
Lawrence Hutchinson Somers
July 3, 2007
Lawrence Hutchinson Somers, 83, of Honolulu and Makaweli, Kauai, a retired Ameron HC&D manager and veteran who served on USS Monterey in World War II, died. He was born in Grinnell, Iowa. He is survived by wife Lois, sons David and Stephen, daughters Nancy Shaw and Carol Emberson, 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services to be held on Kauai.
Jane Setsuko Suzui
June 27, 2007
Jane Setsuko Suzui, 83, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward S., sons Edward S. and Steven M., caregiver Dana, mother Tsuruyo Yoshioka, sisters Beatrice Sugai and Alice Inake, and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Clarence Chee Dick Young
June 28, 2007
Clarence Chee Dick Young, 85, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Fiji. He is survived by wife Alice, sons Steven and Edward, daughters Pamela Westenhaver and Linda, brothers Wallace and Theodore, sisters Annette Tom and Estelle Hepton, and three grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.
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.