Cecilia S. Faria
Aug. 18, 2007
Cecilia S. Faria, 86, of Honolulu died in Leona Valley, Calif. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Walter, Alexander and Howard; daughters Raynette Costanza and Gayle Dickerson; and 14 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 13, 2007
Abonjio "Barney" Helliangao, 74, of Waianae, a retired city mason supervisor in Pearl City, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Cory, Darren and Stacey Helliangao, and Don R., Danford, Douglas and Darrel Cabinatan; daughters Bonnie L. Muragin, Donna Ann Baker, Teresa Vazquez, Donna Lynn Estrella, Dale Frederickson, Bobbie J. Nava and Delilah and Danette Cabinatan; brothers Albert and Tony; sisters Patsy Asejo and Beatrice Gonzagan; 30 grandchildren; and 44 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Leslie Tsutomu Johiro
Sept. 3, 2007
Leslie Tsutomu "Tom" Johiro, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Johiro Brothers Inc. co-owner, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lorraine S.; daughters Vivian T. and Lois S. Neet; brothers Nobuichi, Albert S. and Melvin H.; sisters Eleanor A. Akiyama, Yoshiko Kawakami, Clara T. Matsuzaki and Edna K. Tanigawa; and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 24, 2007
Wataru Kidani, 80, of Ewa Beach, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Mildred, sons Ross and Ken, daughter Cheryl Ann Nakashima, sister Miyako Ochikubo and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 17, 2007
Herminigildo "Herman" Lagua, 60, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by son Andy, brothers Bacilio "Les" and Florencio "Blackie," and sisters Concepcion "Connie" Eligio, Benita Pollack and Seriaca "Monica" Pangelinan. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services and burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Philip Yau Lau
Aug. 28, 2007
Philip Yau Lau, also known as Harold Yau Lau, 88, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electrician, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet, sons Norman and Robert, daughters Norma Lau and Katherine Gallegos, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Constante Burgos Manuel
Aug. 29, 2007
Constante Burgos "Tante" Manuel, 58, of Waipahu, a Hyatt Regency employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Malasin, Bangui, Philippines. He is survived by wife Anita S., daughters Hazel and Krystal, mother Rosita, brothers Tommy and Cecilio Jr., and sisters Angelita Justo, Roselia Ramiro, Corazon Garvida and Evelyn Delos Reyes. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane, Honolulu. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Samuel Austin McGregor Jr.
Aug. 29, 2007
Samuel Austin McGregor Jr., 65, of Haiku, Maui, a retired Haleakala Dairy sales representative, died at home. He was born in Rome, N.Y. He is survived by son Santino, daughters Giovanna and Theresa, brothers Brian and Lewis, sisters Sandy McGregor and Maureen Pescaia, and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery.
Hilario Capal Medrano
Aug. 24, 2007
Hilario Capal Medrano, 65, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Luna Isabela, Philippines. He is survived by wife Dominga I.; sons Johnny and Larry; daughters Gina Sales, Mary-Ann Medrano, Luzvelinda Cruz and Nitalyn Andres; brothers Emmanuel Medrano and Joseph Baysac; sisters Felisa Bayanggus, Catalina Mariano, Erlinda Ilarde, Imelda Dela Cruz, Nora Galasinao and Milagros and Josephine Medrano; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church, 3300 Ala Laulani St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.
Aug. 9, 2007
Chieko Mizoguchi, 79, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Susumu and sister Satsuki. Private services.
Rodney Roy Nakoa
Aug. 3, 2007
Rodney Roy Nakoa, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Island Wide Towing employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Magdalena F., sons Conrad K. Nakoa and Kevin R. Souza, hanai sons James M. and Terrance M. Souza, daughters Lara K. Nakoa and Muzette S.K. Delos Santos, hanai daughter Lani M. Sua, brother Austin P., sister Maylene L. Hao, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 2 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
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. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Monday.
Joseph S. Raydon
Aug. 22, 2007
Joseph S. Raydon, 66, of Waianae, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ann; son Brian; daughters Joanne Raydon, Cathy Alfaro, Vanessa Medeiros and Brenda Graziano; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Church in Waianae, 85-786 Old Government Road. Call after 6 p.m. Aloha attire.
Maude Ekekela Sadosky
Sept. 1, 2007
Maude Ekekela "Aunty Maude" Sadosky, 73, of Haiku, Maui, a retired bus driver, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons John, Paul and George; daughters Suzette Kahoohanohano, Luana Gomes and Maudrey English; sister Marjorie Wallett; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Private burial.
Irene Rena Hunt Saunders
Sept. 1, 2007
Irene Rena Hunt Saunders, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired Dolphin Club, Techicolor and Kuhio Cleaners employee, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters LaVerne Vida-Hatch, Brenda Vida, Kitty Vida-Archuletta, Johnny Hunt-Papa and Michael Lynn Hunt-Filio; brothers Ronald, Woodrow and Wardell Young; sisters Locadia Young and Yvonne Young-DeLuz; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers. Leis welcome.
Aug. 27, 2007
Marija "Maria" Semogas, 83, of Honolulu died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Lithuania. She is survived by son Dr. Vytas "Peter," daughter Dr. Ruta Summers and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m.
Robert Joseph Tribble
Sept. 1, 2007
Robert Joseph Tribble, 84, of Montgomery, Ala., a Navy veteran and First Hawaiian Bank vice president, died in Montgomery. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Thomas and Robin Gordon, daughter Barbara Anderson, sister Beverly Markoskie, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Burial to be held in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Family Promise of Montgomery Inc., P.O. Box 36, Montgomery, AL 36101.
Marian Mitsuko Wakugawa
Aug. 26, 2007
Marian Mitsuko Wakugawa, 82, of Honolulu, a Fisher Printing Co. production assistant, died. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by brothers Ralph S. and Fred Z., and sisters Ethel M. Yim, Charlotte H. Sakamoto and Millie Y. Yamamoto. Private services.
James Takaesu Wheeler
Aug. 27, 2007
James Takaesu Wheeler, 26, of Kihei, Maui, a Panash Production Co. production setup person, died in Kihei. He was born in Japan. He is survived by parents Daniel and Yuko Whittekiend, daughter Jamie, brothers Tony Wheeler and Nick Whittekiend, sister Erica and grandparents Jim and Gloria Whittekiend. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel in Kihei.
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.