Frances Kuupua Akana
July 14, 2007
Frances Kuupua Akana, 60, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John Oclit; brothers Chester, Francis, Randall, Milton and Wayne; and sisters Cathy Oclit and Barbara Moniz. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m.
Alfredo Tabita Barba Sr.
June 24, 2007
Alfredo Tabita Barba Sr., 97, of Waipahu died at home. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia; children Marygrace, Mark, Orlando, Alfredo T. Jr. and Rudolfo Barba, Janet Rubio and Gloria Omalza; stepdaughter Loretta Cocal; sisters Fernanda Antonio and Segundina Barba; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Andrea Tagaban Bocoboc
July 8, 2007
Andrea Tagaban Bocoboc, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Brgy. No. 6, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Ambrocio; children Aurelio, Consuelo and Felicidad Bocoboc, and Rosita Calip; brother Felix Tagaban; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Rosary: 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony's Church, Kalihi. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Luncheon to follow. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Elaine Villanueva Chang
July 20, 2007
Elaine Villanueva Chang, 82, of Aiea, a retired Camp Smith executive secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Norman and Cedric; daughter Jacqueline Nelson; brothers Robert "Ino," George "Dong" and Fredoric "Pud" Villanueva; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 14, 2007
Bernabe "Blue" Dabis, 83, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard heavy equipment operator and U.S. 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 after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Catherine W. Fung
July 12, 2007
Catherine W. Fung, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John, the Rev. James, Jeffrey and Joel; daughter Joanne Kishimori; brother Edward Wilcox; sister Virginia Kawakami; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Sunday.
Ray Leslie Hedrix
July 18, 2007
Ray Leslie Hedrix, 72, of Kailua, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. load supervisor, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Loretta, sons Lyle and Raylan, daughters Lorrae Ioane and Raenell Kaloi, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary printed Sunday.
Mele Kuokoa Kaheiki Kalua'u
July 27, 2007
Mele Kuokoa Kaheiki Kalua'u, 78, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii, a Kona Hukilau and Kona Seaside Hotels housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Kilohana, Puna, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Billy, Jackie and Matthew; hanai son Earl Gaspar; daughters Mele Barton, Jeanette Ah Tou and Hazel Taetuna; 27 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 5-9 p.m. Friday at Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ward 2 in Kailua-Kona. Additional services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Antonino Corpuz Locquiao
June 20, 2007
Antonino Corpuz "Tony" Locquiao, 73, of Tacoma, Wash., formerly of Waipahu, a retired Outrigger Hotel and Waikiki Resort employee, died in Tacoma. He was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Ciryann; children Tess Ylescupidez, Ben Locquiao and Mary Jane Lau; brother Francisco; sister Victoria Ellazar; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Darryl Kazuo Maeoka
July 13, 2007
Darryl Kazuo Maeoka, 58, of Honolulu, a retired Oahu Air Conditioning service and repair representative, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Brandon Meyer, daughter Ashlyn, mother Edith K. and brother Layne. Private services.
Cresencio Villahermosa Malang
July 15, 2007
Cresencio Villahermosa Malang, 51, of Honolulu, a Kaneohe General Services maintenance supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lilian; son Chris V.; daughters Vicky Lynn M. Pilijara and Iris Lynne V. Malang; brothers Eduardo, Elias Jr. and Warlito Malang and Danilo Villahermosa; and sisters Bernadita V. Odrunia, Susan Willis and Merlita Malang. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the memorial park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
July 21, 2007
Tomako Nakano, 92, of Honolulu, a self-employed seamstress, died in Hale Malamalama. She was born in Kaumana, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Thomas, Stephen and Reynold; daughter Joyce Kaneshiro; sisters Miyako Itsuno and Grace Harada; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Xuan Thanh Nguyen
July 25, 2007
Xuan Thanh Nguyen, 45, of Mililani died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Vietnam. He is survived by wife Huong; sons Phi, Diep and Nam; daughters Loan and Ngoc; father Tan; mother Choi Thi; brothers Ba Thanh and Cuong The; and sisters Hanh, Phuc, My-Dung, Quynh-Hoa and Binh-Thu. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July 24, 2007
Seikichi Shimabukuro, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Columbia Inn cook, died in Island Nursing Home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ruth M., daughters Amy Y. Nobui and Cindy T. Lum, brothers David T. and Ernest T. Shima, and sisters Nora Shimabukuro, Mitzi Tani, Agnes Butler, Flora Higa and Stella Tanaka. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ruth Asako Takahata
July 18, 2007
Ruth Asako Takahata, 80, of Kaneohe, a retired University of Hawaii-Manoa Department of Marketing and Industrial Relations secretary, died. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Ronald Y., son Wayne, brother Toshio Kawamura, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
July 19, 2007
Taesali Tofi, 66, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a mechanic and farmer in Samoa, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Laulii, Western Samoa. He is survived by wife Faafetai T. Vaimauga; sons Sefuluai and Saroma H. Vaimauga and Hitila Taufao; daughters Nifo Uesi, Faafofoga Abelein, Repeka Mase, Siupolu Embernate, and Peauo'o and Perosi Vaimauga; brothers Leota H., Ese, Sefuluai, Tofi, Tapeneko and Fulumoa Vaimauga; and 22 grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. Sunday at Seventh-day Adventist Church in Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawi Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery. Aloha attire.
July 19, 2007
Gladys Yamamoto, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Kalakaua Intermediate School teacher and administrator, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Ron and a grandchild. Private services.
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.