Anthony James Curran
Sept. 15, 2007
Anthony James "Gringo" Curran, 44, of Ewa died at home. He was born in Cincinnati. He is survived by father John E.; brothers Lawrence, Richard, Timothy, Mike, Jon and Dan; and sisters Jeannette Garibay and Mary Ann and Cathy Curran. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 6 p.m.
Don Kiyoshi Hiura
Sept. 27, 2007
Don Kiyoshi Hiura, 65, of Makakilo, a Gateway Interiors owner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Chong H. "Susie" Yi, sons Troy and Shane, daughter Jodi, mother Jane, sister Gerry Nakamoto and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Aug. 28, 2007
Sarah Kaohele, 88, of Honolulu, formerly of Makua, died in Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Sarah L. Halemano, Henry Kealoha and Patricia Wong; sister Mary Torres; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. No flowers.
Leslie Tsuneo Koochi
Sept. 26, 2007
Leslie Tsuneo Koochi, 83, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. office clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Yukiko, son Alan K., daughter Nancy A. Wilson and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after noon. Casual attire.
Jennifer Casem Kuni
Sept. 14, 2007
Jennifer Casem Kuni, 27, of Waialua, a Pearl Harbor Credit Union employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Daniel K., parents Pepito Samdaga and Joanie Ulep Casem, and brother Clifford Casem. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Pamela Chiyeko Mizukami
Sept. 28, 2007
Pamela Chiyeko Mizukami, 58, of Honolulu, a ILWU Local 142 librarian, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean, daughters Terry Mizukami-Terry and Jo-Ann Lee, brothers Roland and Bingham Young, sister Jeanette Lau and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
Sept. 18, 2007
Mike Nishihara, 45, of Miami, formerly of Kailua, a U.S. Tennis Association strength and conditioning specialist, died in Miami. He was born in Clovis, N.M. He is survived by mother Rose, brother Glen and sisters Beth Mizuno and Susan Yanagi. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. Call after 2 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Kalani Keolamauloa Nomura
Sept. 6, 2007
Kalani Keolamauloa Nomura, 15, of Hempstead, Texas, formerly of Mililani, died in Hempstead. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by adopted parents and grandparents Mitsuhiro and Nadine, brother Kalei, sister Keone, father Alika, mother Landa Kaneakua, and grandparents Warren Kaahanui and Caroline Kaneakua. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park, east chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.
Florence Toshiko Okumura
Sept. 26, 2007
Florence Toshiko Okumura, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Tropical Fruits Distributors of Hawaii Inc. employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Huleia, Lihue. She is survived by daughter Bette Nishida, brother Tokumi Nagatoshi, sister Sharon Lim, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Charlotte Louise Paris
Sept. 23, 2007
Charlotte Louise Paris, 57, of Lehuula Nui, Hawaii, a general partner for Palika Ranch Family LP in Lehuula Nui, Kailua Village Walking Tour guide for Kona Historical Society and Paradise Gourmet Catering casual help, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Amy Davis, father William Jr., sister "Wee J" and a grandchild. Celebration of life: 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday at William Paris Jr. residence at 79-7345 Mamalahoa Highway, Kainaliu, Hawaii. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Martha Kim Rochlen
Sept. 15, 2007
Martha Kim Rochlen, 100, of Honolulu and Camarillo, Calif., a retired registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Reginald and Herbert Park, brother Donald Kim, sisters Betty Fo and Jean Ibaraki, and eight grandchildren. Private services.
Jeffery Alan Spidell
Sept. 16, 2007
Jeffery Alan Spidell, 50, of Keaau, Hawaii, a self-employed auto mechanic, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Plattsmouth, Neb. He is survived by sons Seth Spidell and Nickolas Tacut; mother Frances; brothers Robert and James; sisters Lynda Suzuki, Susan Spidell, Tracy Fukui and Julie Riveira; and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Solomon N.K. Waiolama
Sept. 13, 2007
Solomon N.K. "Sol" Waiolama, 71, of Nanakuli, a heavy equipment operator, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Henry, Castle and Herman; and sister Carol Ramos. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
George James Wong-Mindoro
Sept. 11, 2007
George James Wong-Mindoro, infant son of Leah Ann Mindoro and Geordan Peters-Wong of Waianae, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Nelson and Lynn Mindoro, George Wong and Celestine Peters; and great-grandparents Gloria Mindoro, Charlotte and Tommy Clark, and Wesley and Valerie Peters. Private services.
Phyllis Ann Yee
Aug. 27, 2007
Phyllis Ann Yee, 90, of Honolulu died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son John S.C., daughter Patricia O.C. "Patty" Ching, brothers William "Bill" and Harry Mun Lee, and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to be held at a later date. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
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.