Joseph Manalo Aranio
July 16, 2007
Joseph Manalo Aranio, 73, of Honolulu, a retired public elementary school music teacher, died at home. He was born in Manila. He is survived by brothers Samuel and Daniel, and sisters Esther Tehada, Mary Espina, Lydia Rebar and Ruth Wuest. Services: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment: 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Harry Ichiro Azumi
July 19, 2007
Harry Ichiro Azumi, 86, of Pearl City, a retired self-employed contractor doing business as Harry Azumi Masonry Inc., died in St. Francis Hospice Puiwa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Frances H., son Clayton T., daughters Nadine Hultz and Kyle Tajima, sister Helen T. Watanabe and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Violet Seu Kau Chu
July 17, 2007
Violet Seu Kau Chu, 90, of Honolulu, a retired dining room supervisor at the Queen's Medical Center, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wilfred, daughter Patricia Ho, sister Rose Young, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
July 14, 2007
Bernabe "Blue" Dabis, 83, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard heavy equipment operator and Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Antonina A., son Benjamin B.; daughters Trinidad Fejarang and Patricia B., Mona L. and Paulette G. Dabis; brothers Pascual and Esteban; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 8:03 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
David Tonga 'Uliuli Fifita
July 26, 2007
David Tonga 'Uliuli Fifita, 65, of Makaha, a retired Waianae Methodist Church minister, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Makelesi; sons David and Viliami; daughter Kimberly; brothers Sione, Soloasa and Minoa; sisters Taisia, Fusi, Ana and Vaiolini; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 10 a.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.
Umeko Ellen Fuchigami
July 12, 2007
Umeko Ellen Fuchigami, 92, of Provo, Utah, formerly of Lanai City, a retired Richard's Shopping Center clerk, died in Provo. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Ronald S., Harris T. and James H.; daughter Amy E. Wilson; brother Sueki Haraguchi; sister Asae Watanabe; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. next Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Theresia Leistner Ha'o
July 26, 2007
Theresia Leistner Ha'o, 78, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Straubing, Germany. She is survived by sons Ronald and Randolf; daughters Ella Lau, Sandra Renio, Kathy Ballesteros, Jacqueline Tanaka, Dianne Ha'o and Marian Bernaldes; 22 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Lawrence Toshiharu Izuo
July 19, 2007
Lawrence Toshiharu Izuo, 86, of Waipahu, a retired Air Force master sergeant and retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard civil service construction representative, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Phyllis M.; sons Clarence T., Clifford R. and Kenneth N.; daughter Leatrice R. Yamauchi; brother Walter H.; sisters Dorothy H. Miyashiro and Gladys S. Uyeda; and five grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
July 20, 2007
Nobuo Kishimoto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base office clerk, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by sisters Gladys Fuchigami and Valerie Takahashi. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park, east chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sueno Matsumoto Lally
July 23, 2007
Sueno Matsumoto "Sue" Lally, 73, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a homemaker and Air Force veteran, died at home. She was born in Puueopaku, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Joseph T.; son Joseph III; daughters Boni Tom, Tracey Bielenda and Patricia Ohta; sister Tsuruko "Tiko" Johnston; and eight grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of monetary offerings, donations suggested to the Hospice of Hilo.
Mildred Sueko Matsuoka
July 26, 2007
Mildred Sueko Matsuoka, 69, of Wahiawa, Kauai, died in Torrance, Calif. She is survived by husband Tokuji, children Tammy Honda and Patrice Watanabe, brothers Walter and Masami Murakami, and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Faith United Methodist Church in Torrance, Calif.
George Lincoln Naone Sr.
July 21, 2007
George Lincoln Naone Sr., 79, of Nanakuli died in Aloha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Glen and George III, daughter Hoolehua N. Wright, stepmother Violet Naone, brothers Phillip Sr. and Charles Naone Sr., 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Burial: Friday at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Carolyn Jean Steele
July 25, 2007
Carolyn Jean Steele, 83, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a freelance artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by husband Mike. Private services.
Peter Emmanuel Mendiha Willard
July 25, 2007
Peter Emmanuel Mendiha Willard, 47, of Washington, D.C., a My Private Paradise Luxury Caribbean Villas president and founder, died at home in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companions Paul Hallam and Lester Hyman; brothers Alfred and Dennis Mendiha and Lloyd Mirafuentes; and sisters Gloria O'Connor, Genie M. Paraz, Gertrude Santiago, Gwen Robello, Geri Hicks, Gisele Hernandez and Lynn McKenzie. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Kawaiaha'o Church, 957 Punchbowl St. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Flowers to be sent to Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to Samaritan's Purse, www.Samaritanspurse.org. Aloha attire.
Theodore Kwock Tai Wong
July 22, 2007
Theodore Kwock Tai "Chubby" Wong, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty Bank director and vice president, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Young Ha; sons Darren and Terence; daughter Jade McClung; brother David; sisters Gladys Yokoyama, Loretta Mikuni and Barbara "Abbie" Poe; and a grandchild. Services: noon Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Mun Cho Yim
July 17, 2007
Mun Cho Yim, 87, of Honolulu, a Waimalu Chop Suey and House of Gau Gee owner and chef, died in Honolulu. He was born in Chung Shan, China. He is survived by wife Violet Kam Lin, sons Dennis Wai Lum and Randy Kin Lum, daughters June Wai Jun Ching and Linda Wai Lin Wong, brothers William and Yun Wah, sisters Lin Xiu Yao Au and Lani Dang, and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Taoist services. Burial to follow at Diamond Head 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.