Edward Lane Billman
Oct. 13, 2007
Edward Lane Billman, 55, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a truck driver, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Palo Alto, Calif. He is survived by son Edward Jr., stepson Myles Okoji, stepdaughter Amy Okoji and brother Roger. Graveside services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Naalehu County Cemetery. Aloha attire.
Oct. 24, 2007
Su-Mei Billman, 55, of Naalehu, Hawaii, formerly of Ewa Beach, a Keei Coffee Farm farmer, Barney's Burger House cashier in Ewa Beach and proprietor of Sushi Su's, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Taiwan. She is survived by sons Myles Okoji and Edward Billman Jr., daughter Amy Okoji, sister Ping Evans, a brother, companion Hutson Niles and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Naalehu Assembly of God. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
Betty Eileen Iden Burton
Oct. 24, 2007
Betty Eileen Iden Burton, 84, of Kailua, a retired Army Office of Civilian Personnel awards coordinator, died at home. She was born in Newark, Ohio. She is survived by daughters Sandee Musgrave, Susan Goodearl and Betsy Brain; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Kailua United Methodist Church. Call after 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
Emily Lolita Carvalho
Oct. 28, 2007
Emily Lolita Carvalho, 72, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Michael and John, sisters Eva Govea and Minnie Ramos, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Kauai Bible Church, Omao. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Robert Lewis Kawailiulaomana Cooper Sr.
Oct. 13, 2007
Robert Lewis Kawailiulaomana Cooper Sr., 69, of Honolulu, a retired general manager for Alsco, formerly known as American Linen, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert Jr., daughters Kimberly and Debbi, brothers David and William, sister Judy Tsutsui and six grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the Hawaiian Memorial Park.
George Edward Giel Sr.
Oct. 25, 2007
George Edward "Buddy" Giel Sr., 88, of Hawaiian Beaches, Hawaii, an Army veteran who served in World War II and a retired Hawaii County recreation coordinator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Brooklyn. He is survived by sons George Jr., James, Ronald and Richard Giel, and Spencer Alexander; daughter Katherine Briggs; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Charles William Gillispie
Oct. 20, 2007
Charles William "Charlie" Gillispie, 71, of Mililani, an Army master sergeant and veteran who served in the Vietnam War and a recipient of the Bronze Star and other medals, died in Tripler Center for Aging. He also was a state corrections officer and former supervisory security assistant at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Honolulu Airport and Aloha Stadium. He was born in Osceola, Mo. He is survived by wife Misao S.; son William L.; brothers Lawrence, Jimmie, Robert and Earl; and sister Zeldia Stevens. Private services.
Oct. 28, 2007
Stuart "Stu" Gregory, 63, of Honolulu, a manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Leechburg, Pa. He is survived by wife Constance N., sons Shon S.K. and Zach K., daughter Malia A.C. Traxler, brother Mark and sister Karen Riddle. Private services. For more information, call Platinum Roofing at 732-5221.
Harold Masayoshi Hayashida
Oct. 7, 2007
Harold Masayoshi Hayashida, 89, of Aiea, a retired state Department of Education employee, died. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary K. and brother Wilfred. Private services.
Alapati Leomiti Ioane
Oct. 20, 2007
Alapati Leomiti Ioane, 70, of Waimanalo, an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Okesi; sons Charles and Albert; daughter Jan Sakamoto; sisters Talalupe Leomiti, Lefulefu Haney, Temukisa Vaefaga and Malatoese Tiapula; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Oct. 24, 2007
Kiyoshi Kamemoto, 89, of Honolulu, a retired federal cartographer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masako; sons Drs. Edwin and Eugene; daughter Ann Tanabe; brothers Kazuo and Drs. Haruyuki and Isamu; and sisters Yoshiye Oda and Violet Matsumura. Private services.
Kristine Aiko Morichika
Oct. 23, 2007
Kristine Aiko "Krissy" Morichika, 36, of Mililani died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Ike Bulay, daughter Adriana Bulay, parents Darryl and Norene, brothers Scott and Randy, and grandparents Marion Imada and Molly Morichika. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 8, 2007
Munaki Muramoto, 91, of Haiku, Maui, a retired Maui Circuit Court clerk, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Haiku. He is survived by sons Clyde, Michael and Allan; daughter Sandy Osaki; brother Shoji Yamaguchi; sisters Kaoru Hashizumi, Tsuyuko Irimata and Dorothy Yamato; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Alan Wayne Naiga
Oct. 27, 2007
Alan Wayne Naiga, 58, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an Air Force veteran and retired Hawaii Army National Guard fuel depot personnel, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by father Anthony, brother Robert and sister Barbara J. Reformina. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Domingo Nazara Sr.
Sept. 20, 2007
Domingo "Sonny" Nazara Sr., 74, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired general business contractor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Viola; sons Domingo Jr., Joel, Caleb, Abel, Jeff and Chris; daughters Eldora Gatchell, Verna Young and Tina Gannett; brothers Daniel and William Aberilla; sister Jane Pelangka; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Alfred Kamoku Nihipali
Oct. 22, 2007
Alfred Kamoku "Bolo" Nihipali, 51, of Hauula, formerly of Volcano, Hawaii, a former Ron's Specialist Construction Co. laborer, died in Kahuku Hospital. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Henrietta "Henri"; sons Kristopher and Abraham Nihipali, and Alfred Pascual; daughters Primrose "Anamalia" and Hannah Pascual; brother John; sisters Puanani Nihipali, Rhoda Shores, Rowena "Rena" and Evans Kahana, and Betty Jane Akina; and five grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hauula Congregational Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Sunday at Hauula Beach Park. Casual attire. Leis and loose flowers only on Sunday.
Anna Matsuye Tonaki Oroku
Oct. 1, 2007
Anna Matsuye Tonaki Oroku, 86, of Wahiawa, a retired Lualualei Naval Ammunition Depot employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Steven Y.; daughter Carolyn S. Taguchi; brother Roy Tonaki; sisters Dorothy Higa, Marjorie Sumida and Jeanette Okamura; and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Stella Marie Perry
Oct. 26, 2007
Stella Marie Perry, 69, of Honolulu died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard Jr. and Denniz, daughter Toni Naone, sister Betty Freitas and five grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Oct. 22, 2007
Motomi Shindo, 85, of Pearl City, a World War II veteran and retired salesman, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ellen; sons Myles, Davis and Harrison; daughter Carol Hirokane; sisters Mitsue Wakamura and Motoe Nakamura; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Clarence Ward Sholar
Oct. 17, 2007
Clarence Ward Sholar, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Army major and veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Cadiz, Ky. He is survived by wife Violet, son Joseph Kaapana, brothers Donald and Ronald, and sisters Gwen Blanchard, Evelyn Blanton and Jean Christman. Private services.
Henry Kamaka Stone Jr.
Oct. 7, 2007
Henry Kamaka Stone Jr., 67, of Honolulu, a taxi driver for the Cab Co., died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Gehrig Stone and Richard Wong, and sisters Angeline King, Penelope and Pandora Wong, Seline Rosario, Stephanie Ano and Dorothy Stone. Services: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sand Island Park. Scattering of ashes in Kona at a later date.
Oct. 15, 2007
Makio Tamura, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Carpenters Union carpenter, died at home. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by husband Takeko, son Derrick, daughters Susan and Lorna, brothers Jitsumu and Harry, sister Shinobu Kawano and two grandchildren. Private services.
Norma Puzon Tango
Oct. 11, 2007
Norma Puzon Tango, 67, of Kahuku died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Ballesteros, Cagayan, Philippines. She is survived by mother Atanacia Puzon; brothers Albino, Eugene and Eliseo Puzon; and sisters Linda Torida and Rosmarie Reyes. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines. Casual attire. No flowers.
Winifred Tokiye Tateishi
Oct. 29, 2007
Winifred Tokiye Tateishi, 86, of Honolulu, former proprietor of Tateishi Lunchroom, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James M., Howad K., Ronald T. and Gerald K.; brother Wilfred Y. Shimotsu; sister Aiko Miyatake; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dorothy Matsue Umemoto
Oct. 5, 2007
Dorothy Matsue Umemoto, 93, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel pantry helper, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Punaluu, Hawaii. She is survived by caregiver/ daughter-in-law Doris, sister Hazel Otani, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sylvia Chiyoko You
Oct. 13, 2007
Sylvia Chiyoko You, 85, of Kailua died in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Alfred Jr., daughters Merle Haynie and Ilona Morgado, sister Mildred "Miggie" Lyons, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha 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.