Hannah Leilani Ah Yuen
Aug. 16, 2007
Hannah Leilani Ah Yuen, 69, of Honolulu, a school bus driver and Kalihi Waena Elementary School lunch attendant, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Samuel Jr., Scot and Swain Ah Yuen, and Herbert Jr., Hercules, Hiram, Hyman and Hanniabal Huihui; daughter Hannah Apolo; sisters Adeline Liu and Jarline Barela; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
William Reginald Aiona
Aug. 27, 2007
William "Ipo" Reginald Aiona, 51, of Kailua-Kona, a self-employed worker, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughters Camille and Whitney. Services at a later date.
Raymond Jitsuo Araki
Aug. 22, 2007
Raymond Jitsuo "Ray" Araki, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Armed Services YMCA maintenance superintendent, died. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Helen H.; son Larry M.; daughter Shirley H. Senda; sisters Bernice S. Koga, Peggy K. Maesaka, Ruth S. Kino, Nancy N. Lyle, Sue S. Sakamoto and Jean Y. Fukuki; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
William Jones Belknap Jr.
Aug. 20, 2007
William Jones Belknap Jr., 83, of Kahului died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sister Jacqueline Kellett. Private services.
Florenda Talido Ariota Chong
Aug. 19, 2007
Florenda Talido Ariota Chong, 79, of Waimanalo, a retired cook, died in Aiea. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by brother Pedro Ariota and sister Tomas Balanzo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at the cemetery.
Gilbert Bung Kou Chong
Aug. 18, 2007
Gilbert Bung Kou Chong, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor machinist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeanette, son Glen, daughter Sherry Shishido, brother Clifford, sister Ella and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Rosalia Manaday Fontanilla
Aug. 25, 2007
Rosalia Manaday "Aunty Rose" Fontanilla, 82, a retired Wahiawa General Hospital cook, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by daughters Lorna Gantenbein, Julie Ann Fontanilla-Karnes, Darleen Fontanilla and Ruby Reibel; hanai daughter Judy Miyazaki; companion Paunani; brothers Martin and Steven Manaday; sisters Felicia Taguma, Solidad Lagazo, Andrea Manaday and Maximina Carveiro; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aug. 30, 2007
Norman Frank, 87, of Kailua-Kona, a retired building industry construction superintendent and Army staff sergeant who served during World War II, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Two Rivers, Wis. He is survived by wife Ann and brother Louis. Private services.
Peggy Cady Madden
Aug. 26, 2007
Peggy Cady Madden, 92, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. She is survived by son Steven, daughters Ellen Fearing and Cynthia Madden, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 19, 2007
Ichiro "Naka" Nakamura, 86, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii Agricultural Experimental Station auto mechanic supervisor, died. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Matsue; sons Alvin K., Bob Y. and Raymond S.; daughters Carole K. Sawa and Brenda S. Nakamura; brothers Charles M. and the Rev. Paul T.; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Helen Evangelista Silva Navarro
Aug. 14, 2007
Helen Evangelista Silva Navarro, 90, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Calvin and Randolph; daughters Arlene Padilla, Helen Rabago, Paula Kalei and Ginger Mathias; brothers Raymond and Henry Evangelista; sisters Irene Lee and Contance Mattos; 25 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial. Casual attire.
George Yoshiaki Nishimoto
Aug. 21, 2007
George Yoshiaki "Keoki" Nishimoto, 81, of Hilo, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel employee, microwave repairman and Army veteran who served during World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Ninole, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Richard, Michael and Nelson; brother Herbert; sister Eunice Forster; and four grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Segundo Espanto Pacquing Sr.
Aug. 23, 2007
Segundo Espanto Pacquing Sr., 93, of Waipahu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel custodian, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Segundo "Joe" Jr.; daughters Rose M. Kamanao, Virginia Garcia, Angeline Ho, Dolores Andrade and Karen Pacquing-Silverio; brother Alfred; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. next Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. next Monday. Committal services and burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Aug. 23, 2007
Fineaso Po'a, also known as "Lightning Leni," "Leni" and "Loleni," 50, of Volcano, Hawaii, a Hawaii Pacific Wrestling professional wrestler, Mana Enforcer Security founder and owner, and Hawaii Porter Services location supervisor, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Aoloau, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Desiree; daughters Natasha, Minosi and Dezlenn Paglinawan-Po'a; mother Minosi; brothers Solofua Moananu and Masani Po'a; sister Ruta Paga; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Kai E Hitu Outrigger Canoe Club in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Services: 9 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary, 199 Wainaku St., Hilo, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at Puhi Bay at Keaukaha, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Stephanie Jayne Ross
Aug. 28, 2007
Stephanie Jayne Ross, 58, of Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, a Panaewa Petting Zoo volunteer, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. She is survived by daughter Lyra R. Keliipaakaua. Private services.
Aug. 31, 2007
Mary "Frances" Woodward, 84, of Waipahu, a retired Duty Free Shops salesperson, died. She was born in Atlanta. She is survived by sons Russell and Marc, daughter Patricia Casanares, 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wahiawa. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.
Aug. 23, 2007
Teruma "Lefty" Yamada, 89, of Waipahu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Jon; daughter Yvonne Watarai; brothers Kingo and Masaichi; sisters Sonoe Muraoka, Masako Suzuki, Yaeko Nakamoto, Haruno Yoshinaga, Toshie Okazaki and Jean Nakama; and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Violet Hatsuko Yoneshige
Aug. 24, 2007
Violet Hatsuko Yoneshige, 78, of Honolulu, a retired jewelry setter, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Cynthia Y. Nakamura; brothers Steve S., Richard M. and William T. Matsuda; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Sharon Ann Young
Aug. 29, 2007
Sharon Ann Young, 64, of Honolulu, a retired state government office manager, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Laurie Green, mother Mildred, brother Richard, sister Beryl and four grandchildren. For funeral information, call Manoa Valley Church at 988-3271. 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.