Rosalina Baniaga Abadilla
Oct. 28, 2007
Rosalina Baniaga "Salin" Abadilla, 71, of Hilo, a retired Mauna Kea Agri Business macadamia nut picker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Mariano; son Samuel; daughters Esmeralda Miyazaki, Evelyn Agub, Imelda Vinluan, Celia Ballesteros, Rosalie Abadilla, Filmar Yambao and Grace Lagura; brothers Teodoro and Iban Baniaga; sisters Dionisia Aguiran and Maria Ancheta; hanai sister Juanita Laureta; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Priscilo V. Aguilar
Oct. 26, 2007
Priscilo V. Aguilar, 86, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Lihue Plantation truck driver, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by companion Dora DelaCruz; children Nenita "Nita" Kashima, Marilyn Sugitan, Eddie DelaCruz and Natalie Morris; and numerous grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. Call after 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 11, 2007
Ernesto Camit, 67, of Kahuku, a retired Cornet Store manager in Wahiawa, Turtle Bay Hotel housekeeping manager and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kahuku. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by son James E., stepson John Hayward, and siblings Abelardo, Florendo, Cris, Dennis, Fred, Jim, Wilfred and Edwin Camit, and Cristeta Ines. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kahuku Beach. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers welcome.
Steven Max English
Oct. 5, 2007
Steven Max English, 50, of Pearl City, a maintenance landscaper, died in Angel Fire, N.M. He was born in Monterey, Calif. He is survived by mother Martha Milburn; brothers Troy and Michael English, and Jason Enright; and sisters Pat, Cathy and Ginger. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Church in Aiea, 99-310 Moanalua Road. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed Monday.
Jose Salboro Gomera Sr.
Oct. 25, 2007
Jose Salboro Gomera Sr., 77, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a Hamakua Sugar Plantation heavy equipment operator, died in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Evelyn; sons Jose Jr. and David; daughter Marcelle Cann; brothers Lucino Sr., Tony, Domingo, Daniel and Gabriel; sisters Cris Poligratis, Judy Costa, Orie Michaelis and May Otomo; and five grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa, Hawaii. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Cherilene R. Hailele
Oct. 23, 2007
Cherilene R. "Bubu" Hailele, 43, of Kaneohe, a retired Verizon employee, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Katherine P., brother Skip and sisters Charlene Hailele-Griffin, Claire Freitas and Chris Hailele. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Ward, 45-150 Waikalua Road. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Christmas Kaailau Kelii
Oct. 13, 2007
Christmas Kaailau "Chris" Kelii, 91, of Nanakuli, a retired Pacific Concrete & Rock Co. truck driver, died at home. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Christmas Jr., Jerry and William; daughters Leocadia Kolii, Charlotte Young, Margery Borunda, Vernalle Candelario and April Oliva; sister Mary Pihana; 33 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire.
Hennessey T. Luna
Oct. 22, 2007
Hennessey T. Luna, 69, of Kahului, a former termite company estimator, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Edward; daughters Jenny and Jennifer; brothers Ivan, James and David; and sister Velma Nakamoto. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Luncheon: 1-3 p.m. at the mortuary.
Ellen Fumie Mori
Oct. 12, 2007
Ellen Fumie Mori, 83, of Ewa Beach, a retired Woolworth sales clerk, died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Randall Tashiro and Dave Mori, daughters Velma Topas and Lana Takamoto, sister Jean Okita, 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park, makai chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
George Shinji Nakagawa
Oct. 16, 2007
George Shinji Nakagawa, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base boiler mechanic, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mei Yu; son Jon; brother Herbert; and sisters Florence Kuwada, Gertrude Kuromoto, Margaret Iwamoto, Ruth Teruya and Gladys Zukeran. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Additional information provided for an obituary published Sunday.
Saina Apineru Levao Tauaefa
Oct. 15, 2007
Saina Apineru Levao Tauaefa, 81, of Hawaii died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Gagaifo, Western Samoa. She is survived by children Fa'aoloitaua and Leuluniu Lauama, and Fa'alata, Becca, Asoono, Rose M., Motusaga, Sharon, Apineru, Tulagafou, Siolo, Chloe, David, Terry, Mose and Noheilani Tauaefa, Tina and Tusitala Tuuaga, Eni and Iosefo Tava'e, Siloi and Fesuiai Vaovasa, and June and Matthew Tiapula; 43 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 5-9 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Burial to follow in Alao, American Samoa.
John Albert Trask
Oct. 23, 2007
John Albert Trask, 80, of Honolulu, a retired federal estimator and planner, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Adeline, daughter Sue Ann Moniz, sister Marie Pukini and grandchild. Mass: noon tomorrow at St. Augustine's Church, Waikiki. Call after 11:15 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
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.