July 8, 2007
Isamu Abe, 84, of Kahului, a retired longshoreman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by wife Michiko; sons Glenn and Wayne; daughters Ellen Wirbel, Laura Pruse and Susan Abe; sister Setsuko Takahashi and Natsue Higashi; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Georgina Lokana Kepani Allen
July 5, 2007
Georgina Lokana Kepani "Auntie Tweet" Allen, 80, of Haiku, Maui, a retired state custodian, died at home. She was born in Honopou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Wilfred and Ethan Allen, and Raymond Kepani; daughters Juliana Jacintho, Georgina Clements, Eliza Nieva and Mildred Kawamata; brother Herman Kepani; sisters Virginia Amaral and Beatrice Kekahuna; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Kepani Cemetery, Honopou.
Paul Hiilei Bailado
July 10, 2007
Paul Hiilei "Pauly Boy" Bailado, 47, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brothers Ricky and Rex, hanai brothers Derek Tagabi and Russell Lawrence, and sister Donnamae Mangauil. Celebration of life: 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday at family residence, 43-972 Namilimili Lane. Scattering of ashes to follow at Kawaihae. Casual attire. No flowers.
Olivia Alvina Boll-Luhiau
July 9, 2007
Olivia Alvina Boll-Luhiau, 78, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired federal protocol specialist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Leonard Luhiau, four daughters and brothers Henry and Albert Villanueva. A celebration of life will be held 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Gloria Aranas Cabradilla
July 14, 2007
Gloria Aranas Cabradilla, 65, of Lihue, a health aide, died in Garden Isle Healthcare Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Espergene "James" Manalo, sisters Librada Lanting and Rosario Gallardo, and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. today at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Patrick Israel Jr.
July 13, 2007
Patrick Israel Jr., 70, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Josephine Castro, Sylvia Ribaya, Thelma Fernandez, Dorothy Lozano and Christine Taylor. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 10 a.m. Private scattering of ashes.
July 1, 2007
Yoshikazu "Stanley" Kakimoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired state engineer technician, died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kikue "Kay"; daughters Alma Sakagawa, Claire Katayama and Blanch Hashizume; brothers Harold M. and Raymond Y.; sister Ethel K.; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Herbert Keola Kalama Sr.
July 15, 2007
Herbert Keola Kalama Sr., 64, of Waiehu, Maui, a retired heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara; sons Herbert K. "Bull" Jr. and Rodney K.; daughters Lucille K. Castro, Barbara J.L.K. Williams and Shantel Kalama; brothers James, Glenn and Harris Luhia and Kanoe, Kamanu and Ronald Ibarra; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Luncheon to follow after services at family residence. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sugar Beach. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Richelle U. Kekona
June 28, 2007
Richelle U. Kekona, 39, of Kihei, Maui, a Kanaka Metal Horse co-owner, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kihei. She is survived by husband Lloyd K., son Rayden K., mother Lorna L. Garcia, hanai mother Noe Kenolio, stepfather Manny Barroga, stepbrother Richard Garcia, sister Rayna Helekahi and Robyn Garcia, and stepsister Lisa Garcia. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku, Maui.
Charles Tomio Kimoto
July 5, 2007
Charles Tomio "Cheesy" Kimoto, 78, of Honolulu, a merchant seaman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ok Y., sons Miles and Robyn, daughter Penny, brother Bert and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Mildred Lucille Kingsley
June 18, 2007
Mildred Lucille Kingsley, 89, of Mililani, a Millie Kingsley Realty owner and principal broker, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Toledo, Ohio. She is survived by sons Robert A. and Douglas B., daughter Sherri L., sister Helen Langdon, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Lei'ai Keanu La'a Jr.
July 13, 2007
Lei'ai Keanu La'a Jr., 85, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu Fire Department and Oahu Transport employee, died in Lanikai. He was born in Laie. He is survived by wife Trudy; sons Leslie and Patrick; daughters Lani Prib, Mary Kamahele and Billie Kahiapo; brothers Donald La'a and Ezekiel Kapu; sisters Narcisus Adams and Clarice Bacos; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held at noon tomorrow at the Patrick La'a residence, 46 Puukani Place, Kailua. Casual attire.
Florence Editha La Rue
July 9, 2007
Florence Editha La Rue, 93, of Mililani, a Kaumakani Kauai and Leeward YMCA teacher, died in St. Francis Hospice-West. She was born in Pine Prairie, La. She is survived by son Everett, daughter Sandra Langiano, three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wahiawa United Methodist Church, 1445 California Ave., Wahiawa. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Florence E. La Rue Memorial Fund.
Pui Tung Leung-Yip
July 12, 2007
Pui Tung Leung-Yip, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Pui Ling Leung; daughters Janice and Andrea Leung, Rose Li, Rosa Tai, Flora Bates and Sarah Chandler III; brother Pui Pan; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Star of the Sea, 4470 Aliikoa St. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe.
July 12, 2007
Hideo Oride, 77, of Lihue, a Plumbing Specialties sales manager, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Edith Y.; sons Dr. Michael, David and Leslie; daughter Mia Ako; sisters Alice Akagi and Madaline Yamauchi; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Episcopal Church in Kapaa, Kauai. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Cerino Delas Santos Ranan
July 13, 2007
Cerino Delas Santos "Sonny" Ranan, 74, of Lihue, a retired bellman and Korean War veteran, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sister Christina Pikini and hanai children Shigeo Ranan, Cherlyn Sahado and Kevin, Jeanine and Wayne Robyn, Teri Inayoshi, Kimberlyn Desatoff and Punahele and Nathan "Kana" Pikini, and Jona Villon. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Veterans Pavilion in Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.
Dennis Joseph Rose
July 13, 2007
Dennis Joseph Rose, 59, of Waimea, Hawaii, a Mauna Lani Resort director of golf, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Laura, sons David and Steven, parents Whitey and Rita, and sister Pat Jamesson. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James Episcopal Church in Kamuela. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Aloha Section PGA Foundation Scholarship Fund, North Hawaii Hospice or American Cancer Society.
Michael Phillip Tangaro Jr.
June 14, 2007
Michael Phillip Tangaro Jr., also known as "Mikey" and "Pedos," 24, of Mililani, a San Construction employee and Laie Trucking Co. Ltd. shareholder, died in Kahuku. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Nalani; children Emeris, Maylee and La Kea; father Michael P. Sr.; mother Gina Tabali; sisters LouAmber "Missy" Ferreira, EmmaReen "Sabu" Kauhi-Choyfoo and Marylee and Maydeen "DeeDee" Tangaro; and grandparents Mary Tangaro and Imaikalani Bertelmann. Services: noon Saturday at Kokololio Beach Park in Kakelas, Hauula. Casual attire.
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.