Sonny William Adams
June 13, 2007
Sonny William Adams, 77, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Waikapu, Maui. He is survived by sons Duke N. and Troy U.K. Adams, and Sonny and Friday Del Toro; daughters Luciann P. Ezell, Noel P. Agcopra, Jacinta Del Rosario and Stephanie Sappington; sister Diana Hopkins; and grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Flowers welcome.
Quirino Capistrano Amore
June 23, 2007
Quirino Capistrano Amore, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Army and Philippine Scout captain, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonida; son Quirino C. Jr.; daughters Elena A. Bland-Kinney and Myrna A. Ordinado; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Marcela Gamaio Esteban
June 28, 2007
Marcela Gamaio Esteban, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired care home operator, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by children Dominador, Theodore and Maria; brother Silvino; sisters Remedios Rivera and Geneoveva Aguinaldo; half brothers Melicio, Peter and Ricardo Gamaio; half sister Nena Blanco; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Robert Edward Hart
June 23, 2007
Robert Edward "Bob" Hart, 75, of Kailua-Kona, owner of Hart Electric and an electrical contractor, died in Life Care Center of Kona. He was also a Navy veteran and member of DAV Post 8, VFW 259, American Legion Post 20. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y. He is survived by brothers Gerald and Donald, and sister Dolores Chaney. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Teru's II in the industrial park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gail Nickilani Hines Ito
July 4, 2007
Gail Nickilani Hines Ito, 55, of Waimanalo, a former state secretary, died in Waimanalo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Christian Shepard; daughter J. Momilani H. Raspotnik; parents Joseph and Nickie Hines; brothers John A. "Bobo," David K. "Dusty" and Mark C. Hines; sister Candace Helshem; and a grandchild. Services: from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Matthew Episcopal Church, 41-070 Ehukai St., Waimanalo. Services begin at 10:30 a.m.
Mary N. Kalilikane Keahi
July 4, 2007
Mary N. Kalilikane 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.; daughters Priscilla, Geri and Mary Keahi, Edith Kapoi, Celia Raymond and Joyce Wong; brothers Walter and Harry Kalilikane; sisters Gertrude Mathias, Annie Rosa and Elizabeth Patoc; hanai sons Rodney, Shannon and Kaui Keahi, and Craig and Brian Delapinia; hanai daughters Wanda A. Chock, Keala Vasconcellos and Sherry Kupau; 54 grandchildren; and 80 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Faith Family Fellowship, Kahului. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.
Ipunee Shynn-Lou Kekaualua
June 25, 2007
Ipunee Shynn-Lou Kekaualua, 37, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a former bus driver for the state Department of Transportation Airports Division and Hele-On Bus, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Kaleinani and Kalei'Ali'i, parents Genesis and Sheila, brothers Kaleo and Matthew "Black," and fiance James Han. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hilo Glad Tidings Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Loretta Fernandez Kila-Akana
July 4, 2007
Loretta Fernandez Kila-Akana, 57, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Paul "Boy" Kila Jr. and Alan "Booboo" Nainoa, Alan and Ryan Akana; daughters Paulette P. "Tweetie," Kristine "Honeygirl," Lavinia L. "Hua" and Masina "Butterfly" Kila, and Anela "Leka" and Mahina "Hina" Akana; brothers Edgar B. Lemn and James C. Fernandez; sisters Lorraine and Caroline Fernandez, Geraldine Galves and Gwendolyn Kaulili; and hanai sisters Louise Santos, Marrilyn Reyes, Lolita Tinloy and Sarah Toledo. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Nora Nobuko Nakagami
June 25, 2007
Nora Nobuko Nakagami, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Insurance underwriter, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jerry H.; daughter Cheryl M. Muneno; brothers Robert, Tony and Harry Kinoshita; sisters Bertha Nakamura and Amy Muranaka; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Call after noon. Private inurnment to follow. Casual attire.
June 30, 2007
Anna Pereza, 81, of Pearl City, a retired seamstress, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Pusan, Korea. She is survived by husband Santiago, son Paul, daughter Julie, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Victoriano Ragados Ragadio
July 7, 2007
Victoriano Ragados Ragadio, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired Dominick's Food Store food stocker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Zambales, Philippines. He is survived by wife Presentacion; sons Danilo, Elpidio, Abner, Wilson and Jeremias; daughters Rebecca Calvario, Evangeline Manmano and Ruth Manuel; brothers Victor, Anastacio, Reginaldo and Rizalino; sister Lenora Abaya; 23 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 8:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Vincent John Rosario
June 24, 2007
Vincent John Rosario, 25, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Vincent B.; mother Rose; father Arthur Sr.; companion Lisa Quero; brother Arthur Jr.; sisters Daina, Suzanne and Leeann; and grandparents Vicente and Susan Rosario, and John "Blackie" and Rose Rosario. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Church, 87-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rogelio Laureto Salvador
June 8, 2007
Rogelio Laureto "Roger" Salvador, 64, of Waipahu died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Laoag City, Philippines. He is survived by wife Rachel, daughter Arlene Garo and sisters Angela Abara, Ernesta Salvador, Andreana Manuel, Maxima Lincuna and Emilia Agustin. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Judith Maile Tavares
July 2, 2007
Judith Maile "Judy" Tavares, 67, of Pahala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Kapaau, Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Edward L.; sons Edward K. and Andre; daughters Heidi Carlos and Lloydine, Miyuki and Violet Tavares; hanai daughter Odetta "Tita" Conners; brother Lloyd Yoshimatsu; sister June Coelho; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sulo Samuel Tepsa
June 30, 2007
Sulo Samuel "Sam" Tepsa, 71, of Hakalau, Hawaii, a heavy equipment mechanic for the former Hilo Coast Processing Co., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Finland. He is survived by stepdaughter Marlene Ravelo; stepson Charles Tompkins; brothers Pauli, Antti, Sinikka, Pentti and Heikki; sisters Enna, Hilkka and Tuula; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Papaaloa, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.
Laurene Lauaeomakana Vidal
June 18, 2007
Laurene Lauaeomakana "Lauae" Vidal, 51, of Waipahu died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John V., son Vincent B.K., daughter Melia, parents Benjamin K. Ahuna and Gaelic K. Steele, stepfather David Steele, brothers Martin and Clifford Ahuna, and sisters Gaelic Saez and Leah I. Benz. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
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.