Bernardo M. Acorda
June 29, 2007
Bernardo M. Acorda, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Ilikai Hotel dishwasher, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Marie-Louiza; daughter Francisca Goodearl; sons Eliseo and Bernardo Jr.; brothers Ricardo, Pablo and Santiago; sister Mila Acosta; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples.
Leroy Anthony Binyan
July 8, 2007
Leroy Anthony Binyan, 60, of Hilo, a retired Safeway grocery department employee, retired security guard and Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ruth H.; daughters Terri Lyn K. Saragosa and Trisha K. Binyan; brothers Richard Soares and Francisco Jr. and Clarence Amador; sisters Barbara Ueda, Lorraine Mendonca and Shirley Kobayashi; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
William Edward Brockmueller
July 5, 2007
William Edward Brockmueller, 89, of Waianae, a retired Hawaii business owner, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Indiana. He is survived by daughters Jennifer Brittin and Christi Wolfe, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maluhia Lutheran Church, 85-256 Farrington Highway, Waianae. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Alfred Pau Keong Char
July 5, 2007
Alfred Pau Keong Char, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Julie and Wendy, brother Benjamin, sisters Rosalie Tam and Ethel Chong, and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.
Jaimie Kapena Duncan
June 19, 2007
Jaimie Kapena "Jay" Duncan, 23, of Waimanalo, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Anne, father Rufus Sonognini, brother Joseph Sonognini and sister Ginger. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
July 1, 2007
Clifford "Fish" Gouveia, 65, of Haiku, Maui, a TJ Gomes Trucking truck driver, died at home. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Lavina; sons David C. and Mark C.; daughters Debbie Gouveia-Cabrido, Sonja Gouveia and Karen Freitas; hanai daughter Charity Quitevis; sister Constance Rowland; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Betty Napua Hanohano Martin
July 4, 2007
Betty Napua Hanohano Martin, 69, of Hilo, a retired preschool teacher, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalaoa, Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Samuel P. Jr., Reynelson K., Darrell G., Victor Kylle K. and DeveryScott H.; daughters Charla M.K. Crivello and DebbieLynn N. Bachiller; brothers Solomon E. and Ralph Hanohano; 20 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hilo Stake Center, 1373 Kilauea Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon section. Casual attire.
Solomon Akima Mokiao Sr.
July 5, 2007
Solomon Akima "Sauce" Mokiao Sr., 77, of Kapaakea, Molokai, a retired Del Monte California Packing Corp. irrigation driver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Henrietta "Darling"; son Solomon Jr.; hanai son Arthur "Aka" Fennell; daughters Leila "Matsu" Pereira, Darlene Naki, Serena Mokiao and Jazre "Malanai" Kanae-Mokiao; brothers Ahsam and Johnny; sisters Kathrine Mokiao and Winifred Diorec; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Kalaiakamanuhou Church. Burial to follow at Kapaakea Cemetery on Molokai. Aloha attire.
Craig Tokio Nakamoto
July 3, 2007
Craig Tokio Nakamoto, 46, of Honolulu, a Maunalani Nursing Home food service manager, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Briar and mother Catherine. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Makiki Community of Christ Church, 1666 Mott Smith Drive. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire.
June 22, 2007
Kikue Nakamura, 46, of Kalaheo, Kauai, formerly of Lahaina, 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, and 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kauai Bible Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Arlene Ann Novida
July 6, 2007
Arlene Ann Novida, 41, of Honolulu, a state legal clerk, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Austin Chong; daughter Ariel Chong; father Artemio Novida; mother Elaine Martinez-Novida; stepmother Laurie Lee; brothers Larry Novida and William Martinez; sisters Wendy Pitner and Cynthia, Madeline, Elaina and Brenda Lee Novida, Carrie Lee and Diolinda Novida-Knowles; and former husband Anthony Chong. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Theresa's Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Robert K. Peneku
June 9, 2007
Robert K. Peneku, also known as "Lopaka" and "Bear," 44, of Waianae, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Marie, brother David, sister Kawai and grandparent Nancy Terry. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Harry T. Saiki
July 8, 2007
Harry T. Saiki, 91, of Wailua, Kauai, a County of Kauai Wailua Golf Course grounds supervisor, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wailua. He is survived by son Raymond; daughters Mary Jane Fujimura, Lorraine Sanow, Carol Saiki-Paler and Renee Furukawa; brothers Mamoru, Charles, Robert, James and Clifton; sister Kiyoko Terao; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jane Satsuko Suzui
June 27, 2007
Jane Satsuko 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, 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. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.
July 1, 2007
Sy Sy, 91, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired vegetable farmer, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Vietnam. She is survived by son Pau Chi, daughters Kinh Le and Phong Tran, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Taoist and Buddhist services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the family residence, 18-4144 Mauna Kea Drive in Mountain View. (Directions: After the 17th mile marker on Highwsay 11, turn right onto Mauna Kea Drive; house is on the right.) Burial: 11 a.m. Sunday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Luana Melvamae Holokai Tianio
July 1, 2007
Luana Melvamae Holokai "Honey Girl" Tianio, 56, of Haiku, Maui, an Air Liquide America office clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Morris; mother Victoria Holokai; hanai son Eddy Searfoss; daughter Michelle N.; brothers James Jr., Walmer and Larry Holokai; and sisters Mabel G. Bell, Alma Ryan, Charlotte Kanaele and Leinaala Holokai. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome, but no tuberose flowers.
Shirley Ann Mitsue Verzosa
June 27, 2007
Shirley Ann Mitsue Verzosa, 71, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Rodney "Pancho" Shimoda and Paulino, Cerry, Calvin, Nelson, Lawrence and Daren Verzosa; daughters Deborah Verzosa and Betty V. Tabieros; brothers George and Fred Shimoda; sisters Mildred Pacheco, Tina Lagazo and Rose Luna; 22 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church in Wailuku. Call after 9 a.m.
Kay Chizuko Yagi
July 2, 2007
Kay Chizuko Yagi, 80, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Humio; sons Mark and Wayne; brothers George, Frank and Richard Mitsumori; sister Jeanne Takasaki; and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Yong Su Yo
July 2, 2007
Yong Su Yo, 64, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in South Korea. He is survived by wife In Ae; son Song Il; daughters Eun Yi Yi, Eun Kyong Choi, and Eun Yong and Eun Sil Yo; and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani 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.