Helen Mahukona Au
July 22, 2007
Helen Mahukona Au, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jacqueline Soong and Veronica Chang, brother David Mahukona, sister Mildred Pedro, 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Eleanor Janice Bilsborrow
July 30, 2007
Eleanor Janice Bilsborrow, 92, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii professor emeritus, died in Hospice Hawaii Palolo Home. She was born in Colorado. She is survived by companion Dr. Pat O'Brien. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Outrigger Canoe Club. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii Palolo Home. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Howard M.O. Ching
July 23, 2007
Howard M.O. Ching, 79, of Elmhurst, N.Y., formerly of Wahiawa, a retired CPA and U.S. Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Lillian Ching, Jennie Bell, Betty Hamada and Aileen Parker. Committal services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Jose Gansit Galima Sr.
July 20, 2007
Jose Gansit Galima Sr., 95, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired fieldworker for SL Farm and papaya grower, died in Hilo Medical Center Extended Care Facility. He was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Miguel, Adriano, Tim, Nerio and Jose Jr.; hanai son Elmer; daughters Francisca Estacio, Marcela Pertubal, Faye Tagalicod, Epifania Combes, Lina Tagalicud and Yvette Umiat; hanai daughter Mila Salvador; 42 grandchildren; and 71 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Annie Takata Hua
July 25, 2007
Annie Takata Hua, 91, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honaunau. She is survived by hanai son Daniel Hoohuli, daughter Maile Medeiros, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Honaunau. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalahiki Cemetery. Luncheon to be held at church hall. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Richard Tokuji Ikinaga
July 19, 2007
Richard Tokuji Ikinaga, 88, of Pearl City, a retired Waipahu Garage manager warranty claims representative, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Violet; sons David D.W., Thomas D.Y. and Daniel M. Chung; daughters June Flegal, Gail Longman and Esther Marks; sisters Claire Ikinaga and Jeanette Kawauchi; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
July 21, 2007
Takashi "Charles" Ishigaki, 87, of Wahiawa, a retired Schofield Barracks Motor Pool civil service employee, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by daughters Sandra Abe and Charlene Tanigawa; brothers Edwin and Isamu; sisters Nancy Kobayashi, Virginia Abe, Sadako Hisanaga and Florence Abangan; and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Harry Umetaro Isobe
July 30, 2007
Harry Umetaro Isobe, 88, of Kahului, a Valley Isle Express Trucking Co. owner, died. He was born in Kula, Maui. He is survived by son Dr. James, daughter Susan Izumi, brother Eddie, sister Minerva Sakuma, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Kahului Hongwanji. Casual attire.
Howard Perry Lindo
July 27, 2007
Howard Perry Lindo, 79, of Honolulu, a retired city, Liquor Commission and Honolulu Police Department prosecuting office investigator, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kakaako. He is survived by wife Cecilia; sons Paul Lindo and Marshall, Charles and William Giddens; brothers Roy and Gregory; sisters Louise and Marie Victorino; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m.
Tanya Marie Makaleka Loy
July 29, 2007
Tanya Marie Makaleka Loy, 31, of Kahaluu Mauka, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Wade IV, sons Kahanu'ola and Kaleikaumaka Loy-Rivera, daughter Kahaleilokelani Loy-Rivera, father Jerry Rivera, mother Jolayne Banning, brother Sam Rivera and sister Sherrie-Ann Rivera. Services: noon Saturday at Big Island Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Boat Harbor in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers.
Shawn James McCallister
July 23, 2007
Shawn James McCallister, 51, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Dearborn, Mich. He is survived by sister Shannon Sterling. No services.
July 16, 2007
Shizuko Miyasato, 96, of Waipahu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Halawa. She is survived by sons Grover and Edward, daughters Melva Miyasato and Hannah Hamamura, brothers Mitsuo Nakasone and Jenichi Itokazu, sister Nancy Kalanui, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Charles Shigeo Morikawa
July 17, 2007
Charles Shigeo Morikawa, 74, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Thomas and George Morikawa, and sister Virginia Hashimoto. Private services.
Richard Kazuo Murata
July 30, 2007
Richard Kazuo Murata, 90, of Hilo, formerly of Honolulu, a retired accountant for the former Universal Motor Co. in Honolulu, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Deanna, son Glenn, daughter Helene Tajiri, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Emma Kealoha Rego
Aug. 1, 2007
Emma Kealoha Rego, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Eugene, Sidney and Robert Medeiros; sisters Marie and Linda Baptiste, Julia Robertson and Anita Freitas; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: noon Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Peggy Shizue Sakaguchi
Aug. 2, 2007
Peggy Shizue Sakaguchi, 86, of Kailua, a retired Liberty House seamstress and salesclerk, died at home. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William "Bill" and Rodney; daughter Geri Ihara; brothers Kikuji, Kazuo and Akio "Edward" Tojio; sisters Toshie Fukushima and Nancy Kagami; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No wreaths.
Lily I. Sasaki
July 26, 2007
Lily I. Sasaki, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii secretary and former Lewers & Cooke employee, died. She was born in Denver. She is survived by husband Robert M., daughter Doreen Y. Matsuda, brothers Thomas and Utah Ibata, sister Nellie Iwata and two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire. No flowers.
Corazon Alconis Yacas
July 19, 2007
Corazon Alconis "Cora" Yacas, 69, of Carson, Calif., a retired Hickam Shoppette and Deli employee and Federal Building food preparer, died in Carson. She was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Hanibal and Percival; daughters Catherine Martinez, Maria C. Miranda and Maria A. Mersberg; brothers Pacifico, Christino, Ray, Jose and Perico Alconis Jr.; sisters Lucrecia Rubia and Anita Uman; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Walter L. Young
July 30, 2007
Walter L. "Buddy" Young, 81, of Hilo, a retired harbormaster for the former Global Associates and a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II and Waikiki beachboy in 1940, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Terry and Tommy, daughter Gwenny Perez, brother George "Sonny" and 11 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery.
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.