Lorraine Ululani Koko Doctorello
Sept. 19, 2007
Lorraine Ululani Koko Doctorello, 75, of Honolulu, a Department of Accounting and General Services employee at the state Capitol, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Brian Nuuhiwa; daughters Claire Kalamau, Venus Mesui, Charmaine Kaikaina, Edleen Hayme and Noni K. Shimojo; brothers George, Stanley, Stephen and Joseph Koko; sisters Baylin Kala, Martha Kalaniopo and Maryann Morioka; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
John M. Kelly Jr.
Oct. 3, 2007
John M. Kelly Jr., 88, of Honolulu, a musician, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Marion, son Keala Meyer, daughters Colleen and Kathleen, two grandchildren and many hanai children. Services to announced at a later date.
Oct. 3, 2007
Ajay Kim, also known as Dong Yul Kim, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired Honolulu Disposal Services Inc. automobile mechanic, died in Ewa. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Lepeka; children Sineti L. Fuiava, Elisapeta Kolone and Kam, Nela D.Y., Elisami D.Y., Kristyann, Max and Teuila Kim; four brothers; two sisters; and 19 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 622 N. Judd St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at City Memorial Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at the church.
Theodore Yukio Koga
Sept. 22, 2007
Theodore Yukio Koga, 77, of Las Vegas, a retired W.P. Fuller glazier/installer, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Helen S., sons Ralph and Ted, daughters Liane Upton, brother Ronald and sisters Edith Maeoka, Amy Okamoto and Ellen Asato. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Betty Jenny Lusk
Oct. 3, 2007
Betty Jenny Lusk, 81, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Forestry Service civil service worker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joel and Cleve Brooks, stepsons Bernie and Brad, daughter Roxanna B. Ching, brother James Lum, sister Alice Loo and five grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. next Monday at Hawaiian State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Parkinson Disease Center of Excellence, University of Hawaii or Olivet Baptist Church.
Jose Udarbe Miranda Jr.
Sept. 25, 2007
Jose Udarbe Miranda Jr., 75, of Mililani, a Violet Miranda Mortgage Inc. and Gem Properties LLC co-owner and Legal Department attorney manager in Manila, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines. He is survived by wife Violeta A.; son Michael; brothers Carmelo, Clemente and Romulo; sisters Lilia Villanueva and Paz Cristobal; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Helen Kazuya Miyamoto
Sept. 29, 2007
Helen Kazuya Miyamoto, 87, of Waianae, an M. Miyamoto Orchids co-owner, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Calvin and Samuel, daughter Faye, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Sept. 22, 2007
Sueko Mukai, 91, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii Barber Shop barber, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lawrence and Spencer; brother Takeyomi Ogawa; sisters Shinaiyo Suyama, Masae Haraguchi, Midori Fuse and Yukie Kaneshiro; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Hatsue Nakao Suematsu
Sept. 23, 2007
Hatsue Nakao Suematsu, 91, of Kailua, a retired Iida's saleslady, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in San Francisco. She is survived by son Allan F., daughter Martha K. Bush and sisters Michie Takahashi and Aiko Nakao. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment to be held at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Pusiula Katelina Tuia
Sept. 26, 2007
Pusiula Katelina Tuia, 54, of Waianae, a Territorial Savings and Loan Bank employee at Nuuanu Branch, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Tutuila, American Samoa. She is survived by husband Tuinanau T.; sons Ray Niko and Tuinanau Jr., Tapeni T. and Joseph S. Tuia; daughters Louisa L. Laupati and Joann Maga; father Aloa Lele'a; brothers Aloa and Toma Lele'a; sisters Inosia Kiliona, Itagia Lele'a, Talosaga Malac, Leano Ulutalu and Mai Taisi; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Emmanuel Gaerlan Yango
Oct. 4, 2007
Emmanuel Gaerlan "Manny" Yango, 61, of Kaneohe, a retired Saudi Aramco computer engineer, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wife Barbara "Bobbie"; son Alejandro; daughter Pamela; brothers Rene, Louis, Myron, Hector and Christopher; and hanai family James R. "Kimo" Haia Sr. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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.