Oct. 16, 2007
Kami "Kana" Agena, 102, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kincho, Okinawa. She is survived by sons William H., Stanley K., Ronald K. and Lawrence S.; daughters Lynette M. Ching, Erma K. Tahata and Mae S. Gillespie; brothers Charles and Eikichi Yonamine; sister Kameko Matsuura; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Saturday.
Mary Ruth Baldus
Oct. 12, 2007
Mary Ruth Baldus, 56, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired licensed nurse, died at home. She is survived by sons Peter, Paul and Joseph VanDyke; parents Richard and Angela; a sister; brothers; and four grandchildren. Services held.
Laura Young Suni Bautista
Oct. 13, 2007
Laura Young Suni Bautista, 90, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by son Teles Jr.; daughters Vivian Ridela, Laura Ford and Nancy Piazzie; brothers Harry Y.S., Robert Y.M. and Raymund Kim; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Henry Makia Espinda
Oct. 16, 2007
Henry Makia Espinda, 70, of Pearl City, a U.S. Army veteran and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 51 electrician and nuclear electrical inspector, instructor and estimator, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ida J.; children Scottina M. Ruis and Jeannine E., Hope M., Kevin K. and Matthew Espinda; brothers and sisters Violet Harrison and Douglas, Roger Ray and Winston Espinda; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 13, 2007
Kapewa "Sam" Iona, 70, of Kapolei died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marian K.; sons Mervin K., Albert K., Alexander K. and Calvin K. Kamalu and Rudy H. Iona; daughter Sammi K. Mawae; brothers Abraham "Sonny" and David; sister Rosaline "Kuulei" Kailiehu; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jim Allan Kraus
Oct. 8, 2007
Jim Allan "Jimbo" Kraus, 51, of Lahaina, an electrician, died in Lahaina. He was born in Jackson, Mo. He is survived by brother Karl and sisters Karlotta "Karla" Celmer and Korrine Horstmann. For more information, call Karla at (808) 661-7738.
Edwin K. Mortensen
Oct. 10, 2007
Edwin K. "Bruno" Mortensen, 66, of Las Vegas, Hawaiian Teriyaki Restaurant owner and operator, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Carol; son Edwin Jr.; daughters Doree and Leah; brothers Teddy, Clarence and Harry Kahale, and Frank Cunha; sisters Beatrice Maldonado, Gwen Thornley and Lurline B. Rodriguez; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 5 p.m. Additional services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Jean Masumi Murai
Oct. 21, 2007
Jean Masumi Murai, 66, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii secretary, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Karl, daughter Melanie, brother Patrick Nakamura and sister Caroline Nakamura. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Lily Kiyoka Nakamura
Oct. 18, 2007
Lily Kiyoka Nakamura, of Los Altos, Calif., died. She was born in Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Clark, daughter Gail and brother Fred Kobayashi. Services held in Mountain View, Calif.
William Victor Nickulas Jr.
Oct. 20, 2007
William Victor Nickulas Jr., 76, of Osterville, Mass., a retired private landscaper, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in West Barnstable, Mass. He is survived by wife Georgette; sons Mark, David and John; stepson Jameson Iereneo; daughters Gayle Stinnett and Jayne Starke; stepdaughter Jennifer Riel; brother Donald; sister Vivian Cahoon; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m.
Oct. 20, 2007
Choki Oshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Halekulani Hotel maintenance employee, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janet, son Walter, daughters Charlotte Ichiyama and Cynthia Butac, mother Matsu, sister Marion and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
Pat Sing Pang
Oct. 24, 2007
Pat Sing Pang, 99, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. surveyor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Esther, daughter Debra Chun and two grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Taoist services to be held. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Charles Takeshi Saito
Sept. 27, 2007
Charles Takeshi "Charlie" Saito, 83, of Aiea, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. foreman, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Niigata, Japan. He is survived by wife Carolyn, son Wendell, daughter Laura Raiola, brother Elbert, sisters Alice Nomitsu and Lilly Takei, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Oct. 5, 2007
Mutsuo Shimaura, 84, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Jean M.; son Paul; daughters Joanna Parker, Karen Blakeley and Debra Archuleta; sisters Doris Erickson and Elsie Wood; and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Saina Imo Tauaefa
Oct. 15, 2007
Saina Imo Tauaefa, 81, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Gagaifo, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Fa'alata, Asoono, Motusaga, Apineru, Siolo, David and Mose Tauaefa; daughters Faaoloitaua, Siloi Vaovasa, Tina Tuuaga, Eni Tava'e and June "Iune" Tiapula; 43 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Reception to follow at mortuary hall. Burial to follow at Pago Pago, American Samoa, at a later date. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Rosa M. Thomas
Oct. 25, 2007
Rosa M. Thomas, 80, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Sentry/Masback Hardware order controller, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Lynchburg, S.C. She is survived by son Donald Thomas, brother A.K. Hilton Jr. and stepbrother Henry Johnson. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Puna Baptist Church. 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.