Stanley Toru Ambo
Aug. 28, 2007
Stanley Toru Ambo, 76, of Aiea, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and Lockheed Air Terminal services operations manager, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife May T., sons Richard and Bryce, daughters Kathleen Potter and Julie Balonick, sisters Sally Takahashi and Misao Kim, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 28, 2007
Mitsue Aragaki, 81, of Hilo, a self-employed seamstress, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honohina, Hawaii. She is survived by son Mark, daughter Gail Uejo, brother Kazuo Morimoto, sisters Yayoi Nakamura and Sumiko Cain, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Raymond Kwan Hoon Au
Sept. 3, 2007
Raymond Kwan Hoon Au, 84, of Hauula, a retired city Department of Parks and Recreation supervisor and Crouching Lion Inn Restaurant groundskeeper in Kaaawa, died at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Dexter; daughters Yvonne "Ala" Kaanaana, Nadine Stephens, Frances "Fattie" Bryant, Rae Heffernan and Delwynne "Ulu" Kaahanui; brother Benjamin K.K.; sisters Adella M.L. Johnson and Katherine M.O. Fox; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula Makai Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Laie Cemetery.
Harriet Joy Kwock Chan
Aug. 30, 2007
Harriet Joy Kwock Chan, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Center for the Deaf and Blind School educational assistant, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dr. Clayton "Kimo" and daughters Debra Chan and Jody Manuel. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Church, 1701 Wilder Ave. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Melchora B. Fernandez
Sept. 2, 2007
Melchora B. Fernandez, 85, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sisters Juana and Pepecta Felipe. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Greenhanven Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Moses Peter Ferreira
Sept. 6, 2007
Moses Peter Ferreira, 86, of Pearl City died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Gail Frances L. Silva, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Aug. 26, 2007
Roland Galiza, 59, of Riverside, Calif., formerly of Wahiawa, died. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by brothers Edward, Leonard, Derwin and Brian; and sisters Carmen Luna, Geraldine Abergas, Patricia Lorita and Theresa Jimenez. Services held in Riverside.
Amy F. Hilderbrand
Aug. 26, 2007
Amy F. Hilderbrand, 42, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Hyrm; son Henry; daughters Kanoe Kalua, Jo-Ann and Desriea Pagan, Karen Corria, and Darciea, Johnamae and Jodylynne Hilderbrand; brothers Vand and Joe Huddy, and Earl Thompson; sisters Francis Kahuena, Cynthia "Dolly" Kenui, Diane, Nina and Ronnie Huddy, Dana Mauia and Ramona Apinery; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. today at Hamakua Coast Assembly of God, Pepeekeo. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Chisako Obata Hughes
Sept. 4, 2007
Chisako Obata Hughes, 75, of Ewa Beach, a Kabuki Restaurant cook in Waimalu Shopping Center, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Guma-Ken, Japan. She is survived by daughters Nancy Neher and Cathy Flanigan, sisters Sumie Kobayashi and Toshiko Taguchi, and three grandchildren. Committal services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jeannette Doolittle Ingram
Sept. 3, 2007
Jeannette Doolittle Ingram, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Albuquerque, N.M. She is survived by husband Donald; sons Don, Jim, Bob and Tom; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services in Glendale, Calif. No flowers. Donations suggested to First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu.
Aug. 27, 2007
Mamoru Ishibashi, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Concrete & Rock Co. heavy equipment mechanic, died at home. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Fumiyo, sons Roy and Dean, daughters Esther Shibuya and Bernice Nouchi, 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
Napua Lehua Kai
Aug. 25, 2007
Napua Lehua "Pua" Kai, 63, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wilhelm "Snook"; daughters Danielle "Tootie" Tamala, Arlettee "Lalie" Mersburgh and Gordene "Choo Choo" Leverett; brother Leonard "Kaniau" Kaeo; sisters Nalani "Aina" Badua and Kim Kaholi; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Ardith Chock Lam
Aug. 15, 2007
Ardith Chock Lam, 94, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Jo-Ann L. Chun and two grandchildren. Private services.
Irineo T. Luis
Aug. 17, 2007
Irineo T. Luis, 70, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Catalina; son Rainier; daughters Lorna Ancheta, Remelia Luis and Rosaly Lazo; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. next Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kalihi. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples.
Rodney Roy Nakoa
Aug. 3, 2007
Rodney Roy Nakoa, 65, of Honolulu, owner of Island Wide Towing, 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, daughters Lara K. Nakoa and Muzette S.K. Delos Santos, hanai sons James M. and Terrance M. Souza, hanai daughter Lani M. Sua, sister Maylene L. Hao, brother Austin P. Nakoa, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Thursday.
Aug. 28, 2007
Masao "Mac" Oishi, 87, of Aiea died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by son Wayne; daughter Irene Takayama; brothers Toshio, George "Akira," Susumu and Tamotsu; sisters Miyako Hama and Yuriko Hamada; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Segundo Espanto Pacquing Sr.
Aug. 23, 2007
Segundo Espanto Pacquing Sr., 93, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. custodian, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Segundo "Joe" Jr.; daughters Rose Mary Kamanao, Virginia Garcia, Angeline Ho, Dolores Andrade and Karen Pacquing-Silverio; brother Alfred; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary published Wednesday.
Chang Yol Tu
Aug. 24, 2007
Chang Yol Tu, 93, of Honolulu, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by son Paul; daughters Hong Kil Gee, Hong Ye MacDonald, Hae Sun Tu and Molly Gildart; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Anacleta B. Valdez
Aug. 25, 2007
Anacleta B. Valdez, 95, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by son Sam, daughter Yolanda Dela Cruz, sister Grace Montero and four grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 29, 2007
Takeko Yoshida, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Wilbert W.; daughters May S. Doi, Laura H. Sakata, Mildred M. Funasaki and Marjorie Y. Serikawa; brothers Nobuo and Tomoo Nagata; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
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.