Albert Isamu Abe
Oct. 19, 2007
Albert Isamu Abe, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, died at home. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toshiko; children June Motokawa and Robert, Sandra, Kenneth, James and Almara Abe; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Monday.
Primitiva Mamintod Bannister
Oct. 30, 2007
Primitiva Mamintod "Tibay" Bannister, 80, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Zamboanga, Del Sur, Philippines. She is survived by sons Wilfredo, Ellis, Ramon, Winston, Johnny, Elvis, and Edwin; daughters Elisa Bannister, Elena Luna, Merelin Faria and Emily Garrette; brothers Banong, Liwanag and Palinta Mamintod; 35 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Grant J. Brailsford
Nov. 3, 2007
Grant J. Brailsford, 60, of Kapaa, Kauai, a state Housing Division employee, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He is survived by wife Susan R. Sam Fong; children Chad and Tara Hasegawa, and Lee Viernes; mother Artell; sister Rose Jones; and four grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Kapaa Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
Richard T. Chinen
Oct. 16, 2007
Richard T. Chinen, 67, of Honolulu, a former Quick Drywall proprietor, died in Pearl City. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Joyce, son Gerrit K., daughters Gayle R. Chinen and Rochelle Chow, brother Larry Y., sister Shirley Tsubaki and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Gardens Missionary Church. Call after 9 a.m.
Nov. 3, 2007
Ludvina "Vina" Correia, 85, of Ewa Beach, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel employee, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph "Joey," daughters Linda and Jolenta Cummings, 23 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Herbert G. Gardiner
Nov. 6, 2007
Herbert G. Gardiner, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Federal Aviation Administration aircraft branch manager, died in Hospice Hawaii Palolo. He was born in Albany, N.Y. He is survived by wife Virginia, daughter Kathy G. Jech and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Scottish Rite Cathedral. Donations suggested to Shrine Transportation Fund or Scottish Rite Children's Language Disorder Center.
Salvador Timay Gemeno
Oct. 22, 2007
Salvador Timay Gemeno, 80, of Waialua died at home. He was born in Helemanu. He is survived by wife Juanita; sons Salvador "Bully," Wayne, Calvin, Paul and Timmy; daughter Ella Mann; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Nov. 2, 2007
Tetsuko Ito, 92, of Kula, Hawaii, a retired farmer and seamstress, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Kahaluu. She is survived by husband Walter; sons Michael, Richard and Robert; daughter June Hinsdale; sisters Tamae Nakamoto and Tomiko Sugiyama; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Pookela Church in Makawao, Maui. Call after 9 a.m.
Lawrence Masaru Kawamoto
Oct. 21, 2007
Lawrence Masaru "Monk" Kawamoto, 74, of Wahiawa, a retired Wasa Electric electrician, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ruth K.; son Daryl M.; daughter Shari M.; brothers Stanley, George and Edwin; and sisters Jane Shirafuji and Aileen Fukunaga. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Oct. 7, 2007
Felipe "Ipi" Leonardo, 72, of Ewa Beach died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Soledad, sons Bob Gomes and Lawrence Leonardo, daughters Kathleen Tavete and Kimberly Frank, brother Conrado, sisters Christina Rafanan and Socorro Sales, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 a.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park-Waipio.
Martha Sakamaki Nakata
Oct. 20, 2007
Martha Sakamaki Nakata, 96, of Honolulu, a retired schoolteacher, died in Palolo Chinese Home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sister Arlene Kagimoto. Private services.
Edmundo Tamayo Navarro
Oct. 27, 2007
Edmundo Tamayo Navarro, 52, of Ewa Beach, a Pacific Village & Annex employee at Aiea, died in Hawaii-West Medical Center. He was born in Barangay Valdez, Marcos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by parents Abraham and Maxima, brother Arnold and sister Caridad Ballesteros. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to follow in the Philippines at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Helen Pyo Park
Sept. 30, 2007
Helen Pyo Park, 95, of Honolulu died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughter Gayle Ishima, sister Dora and two grandchildren. Private services.
Oct. 12, 2007
Miguel Quinones, also known as Cukie Jones, 47, of Honolulu, an entertainer, died at home. He was born in Puerto Rico. He is survived by mother Lucy Figueroa, sister Debra Dabila and step-grandparent Charles Cavallo. Celebration of life: 7 p.m. Monday at Fusion Nightclub on Kuhio Avenue in Waikiki.
Mal Yo Rice
Oct. 25, 2007
Mal Yo Rice, 84, of Mililani died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Nam Hac, Korea. She is survived by daughter Yon Hui Diana and a grandchild. Private services.
David Paul Shimizu
Oct. 17, 2007
David Paul Shimizu, 64, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by son Dustin Giltner, mother Charlotte E. and sisters Marjorie Murakami and Patricia Arita. Private services.
Oct. 29, 2007
Tokio "Ed" Shoda, 80, of Kaneohe, a U.S. Army veteran and retired civil service employee, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kawailoa. He is survived by wife Rose M.; sons Warren K., Wesley H., John I. and Daniel Y.; sisters Florence Shoda and Lorraine Nishijima; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Richard Henry Stansbury
Nov. 4, 2007
Richard Henry Stansbury, 78, of Kihei, Maui, a former United Airlines and Pan American pilot, died at home. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Joyce, son Cary, daughters Susan J. and Judy, brother Harold and a grandchild. Private services.
Walter William Suter
Oct. 30, 2007
Walter William Suter, 78, of Lahaina, a retired gift manufacturer and entrepreneur, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in West Allis, Wis. He is survived by wife Lillian; sons Clayton, Lyle and Chad Baybayan, and Fred, Walter Jr., James and Ted Suter; daughters Marianne Bayley, Lori King, Karen Nelson and Sister Ann Marie; sisters Nancy Thoms and Marilyn Schmidt; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Oct. 23, 2007
Ayako "Aya" Takabuki of Honolulu died. She was born in Artesia, Orange County, Calif. She is survived by husband Matsuo "Matsy," son Glen S., daughters Beth K. and Anne M., and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Humie Ikemoto Tanaka
Oct. 29, 2007
Humie Ikemoto Tanaka, 86, of Kahului, a retired Alexander & Baldwin Inc. clerk, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Byron and Lance; brothers Thomas and Wilfred Ikemoto; sisters Ruth Shigenaga, Judy Takayama and Jeanette and Jane Iwasa; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Constance Kim Sin Wong
Nov. 3, 2007
Constance Kim Sin Wong, 91, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii employee, died. He was born in Puueo, Hawaii. He is survived by nephews and nieces. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
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.