Aug. 9, 2007
Yukie Akita, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser Medical Center nurse, died at home. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Stanley M., daughters Cynthia T. Murphy and April S. Yukitomo, brother Himeo Hayashida, sister Teruko Tabata and a grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. next Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Aug. 5, 2007
Silivale Alaivanu, 57, of Waianae died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by husband Fuifuilotu; sons Fuifuilotu, Aliitia, Billy and Roy; daughters Victoria Williams and Fale, Lutiaipuava, Meleiseleisa, Florence and Rose Alaivanu; sister Nimala Penitani; and 23 grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Mary Ellen Arruda
Aug. 10, 2007
Mary Ellen Arruda, 79, of Ewa Beach died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Paahau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Mary K. Teixeira, Sara Anne Pacheco and Wilma Mehring; brothers Amos Botelho, Louie Derego Sr. and Alec Botelho; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church in Ewa. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.
Joel Kalani Blakeley
Aug. 8, 2007
Joel Kalani Blakeley, 54, of Los Angeles, formerly of Monterey Park, Calif., a retired Pacific Bell Telephone Co. and Allstate Insurance Co. employee, died in Pasadena, Calif. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen, mother Caroline, father Joel C., stepmother Nona and brother Michael. Services: 1:15 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Lillian Satoye Carman
Aug. 11, 2007
Lillian Satoye Carman, 90, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Judith Ventura, Angeline Tanaka, Susan Chong, Shirley Villanueva, Carol Drummondo and Diana Oda; brother Henry Horichi; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Alice Mua Davis Carson
July 17, 2007
Alice Mua Davis Carson, 79, of Kailua-Kona, a Dole Pineapple Co. forelady-trimmer, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Keauhou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Raymond Jr., Sherwood, Clesson and Orson-Kapena; daughters Linnell Stone and Dinnell-Mapuana Davis; hanai daughters Martha and Amber; brother John Davis; sister Eleanor Ho'omanawanui; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Kaneohe Bay View Restaurant, Kaneohe Bay Drive. Call after 10:30 a.m. Additional celebration of life: 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at Mauna Ziona Congregational Church in Kalaoa, Kona.
William Joseph Crowell Jr.
Aug. 4, 2007
William Joseph "Blackie" Crowell Jr., 82, of Ewa Beach, a retired city refuse worker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anita; son William III; daughters Karen, Michele Joseph, Carol Anguay, Addie Tufono and Donna Crowell; sisters Elise "Buddy" Sinclair, Irene Barboza and Alice Souza; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
David DeLima Jr.
Aug. 9, 2007
David DeLima Jr., 43, of Wailuku died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Jessica, stepson Chazzman K. Chung, daughter Destiny K., stepdaughter Victoria K. Chung, and sisters Kathleen Poouahi and Darlene DeLima. Mass: 9 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow.
Alexander Reginald Flores Jr.
July 24, 2007
Alexander Reginald "Nana" Flores Jr., 57, of Waimea-Kamuela, Hawaii, an Aloha Malama Aina sole proprietor, died at home. He was born in Kahaluu. He is survived by daughters Tiare Flores and Rhonda Berdon-Prieto, brothers Ronald "Kalani" Flores and William Akima, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Imiola Church at Waimea Church Row. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Darrell Lee Harvey
Aug. 15, 2007
Darrell Lee "Dar" Harvey, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House window designer, died in Honolulu. He was born in New Castle, Pa. He is survived by daughter Desiree Resetar and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Kahikuonalani Church in Pearl City. Casual attire.
Aug. 12, 2007
Jeannette Hessemer, 91, of Kahului, a Viking Maui Sewing Center co-founder, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Seattle. She is survived by sons Kenneth and David, daughters Suzanne Marter and Deborah Pigott, brother Burton C. Dinius Jr., 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793.
Aug. 15, 2007
Riyosaku Higashi, 92, of Kailua-Kona, a U.S. government military translator and U.S. Army veteran, died in the Regency in Hualalai, Hawaii. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons James and Richard; brother Tadaichi; sisters Doris, Sue and Mutsuko Higashi, and Itsue Hino; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 10, 2007
Tokuichi "Toku" Hokomoto, 78, of Hilo, a retired Big Island Toyota auto mechanic, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Pauline "Paula," son Kevin, daughter Sherrie, brother Asaichi, hanai sister the Rev. Cheryle Uehara and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 12, 2007
Walter Janado, 63, of Hilo, a Hawaii county tree cutter and U.S. Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Dolly, sons Maurice and Ted, daughter Tabatha, mother Masako Ogata, brother Ricky Ogata, sisters Joy Seto and Norma Howard, and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow at the mortuary. Casual attire.
James Jinho Kim
Aug. 14, 2007
James Jinho Kim, 75, of Honolulu, a security guard, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Chang Won City, Korea. He is survived by wife Myong Ja, son John and daughters Helen Kim and Julia Lau. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m.
Maria Salo Lopez
July 27, 2007
Maria Salo Lopez, 96, of Waipahu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Daet Cams. Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Richard, daughters Thelma Avenido and Maria-Ligaye Ruiz, 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Michael Patrick McNally Jr.
July 23, 2007
Michael Patrick McNally Jr., 46, of Honolulu, an electrician, died at home. He was born in New Jersey. He is survived by mother Bobbi and sister Janelle Campbell. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island. Scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Flowers and leis welcome.
Bernice Satsuki Miyamoto
Aug. 6, 2007
Bernice Satsuki Miyamoto, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Sheraton Waikiki employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Kenneth, son Brian, daughter Claire Kozaki and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Harris United Methodist Church. Casual attire.
Aug. 3, 2007
Tamotsu Oyama, 95, of Poway, Calif., a retired coffee farmer in Captain Cook, Kona, Hawaii, died in Poway. He was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Ray, daughter Evelyn Ellis, sister Fujiko Takemoto and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
William T. Royce
July 29, 2007
William T. Royce, 92, of Kahului, a retired aerospace engineer, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Cambridge, Mass. He is survived by caregiver David Matthews and stepdaughter Andrea Purcell. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Sunday at Launiopoko Park in Lahaina.
Evelyn Takeko Tashima
Aug. 9, 2007
Evelyn Takeko Tashima, 77, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Joanne; brothers James, Charles, Masa and Alvin Fuchigami; sister Ethel Maruoka; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Kalihi Union Church. Casual attire.
Aug. 9, 2007
Akie "Yoko" Toma, 80, of Honolulu, a Kintetsu International Hawaii Co. tour guide and former Yoko's Nightclub owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Gunma Ken, Japan. She is survived by husband Walter S. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Helen Kalai Young Hu
Aug. 16, 2007
Helen Kalai Young Hu, 80, of Kuau, Maui, a retired Maui Land & Pineapple Co. employee, died in Lakewood, Colo. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Calvin, brother Paul Kealoha, sisters Mary Ann Kahalehoe and Sarah Nikaido, four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery in Makawao, Maui.
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.