Bryson James Agustin
Nov. 22, 2007
Bryson James Agustin, infant son of Rickson and Doris Agustin of Waialua, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by sister Missy L. and grandparents Milagros Agustin and Jovencio and Josie Sambrano. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael's Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Wilfred Kaanohi Aki
Dec. 6, 2007
Wilfred Kaanohi "Tiny" Aki of Placerville, Calif., a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, died in Placerville, Calif. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Doris; daughters Sharon Medina, Kuulei Elvenia and Heidi Hibbert; stepchildren Ike and Charla Lee, Wayne Hiram, Bruce Larsen and Elaine Simkins; brothers William and Abraham; and sisters Nani Street, Anna Newsome, Winifred Curtis, Napua Victory, Emily Swaba and Mahiki Lankford. Services: 11:30 a.m. Dec. 21 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Nov. 18, 2007
Hanako Chinen, 90, of Waipahu, a retired Central Union Church custodian, died at home. She is survived by sisters Yoshi Kaneshi and Fumi Ikeda. Private services.
Leighton Alden Dingley
Nov. 25, 2007
Leighton Alden Dingley, 91, of Hawaii, a Relocation and Child Welfare director, Council of Social Agencies director, Community Chest executive director and United Way of America director, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in Lewiston, Maine. He is survived by daughter the Rev. Alison M. Services: 10:30 a.m. today at Arcadia Retirement Residence Chapel, 1434 Punahou St. No flowers. Donations suggested to Bates College in Lewiston, Maine; St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Montclair, N.J.; or the Arcadia Retirement Residence in Honolulu.
Nov. 7, 2007
Katsuko Fisher, 78, of Mililani died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by son Jon D., daughters Pamela C. McKeown and Kathleen F. Tyler, and seven grandchildren. Private services.
Nov. 10, 2007
Matsue "Mildred" Fujishige, 82, of Hilo, a retired pantry helper, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Peter and Paul; daughters Arleen Arakaki, Mari Fukuya and Amy Takemoto; sisters Sally Liborio and Chiyome Yoshioka; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ann Namiko Fujiwara
Nov. 30, 2007
Ann Namiko Fujiwara, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Kaimuki High School substitute teacher, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Hiromi; son Dean; daughters Paula Fujiwara and Jill Aylor; brothers Yoshitaka, Harry, Alex and Willliam Takaki; sisters Lillie Miyashita and Carol Matsuzaki; and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Lourdes Simplicia Gaspar
Nov. 24, 2007
Lourdes Simplicia Gaspar, 64, of Kahului, a former Camellia Seed Shop store clerk, died in Hale Makua Kahului. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ethan Gaspar and Timothy Bermudez; daughter Kimberly Yamada; mother Valentina Bermudez; brother Sotero Bermudez; sisters Joan A. Iverson, Felicidad "Fely" Miller, Patricia "Pat" Bermudez-King and Mary D. Bermudez; and six grandchildren. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, Garden of Meditation.
Charlotte Yukie Hata
Nov. 11, 2007
Charlotte Yukie Hata, 81, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Mark K. and Michael T., and brothers Ted and Herman Toma. Private services.
Kay Matsuyo Kawahara
Nov. 15, 2007
Kay Matsuyo Kawahara, 96, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired seamstress, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by nephews Gary and Conrad Okamoto, and niece Leah Hamachi. Private services.
Nov. 22, 2007
Fumie Kaya, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Washington Intermediate School food service manager, died at home. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband Robert; son Nelson; daughters Annette Kaya and Beverly Uchima; brothers Hiroshi, Nobuo and Akio Ueda; sisters Kay Ueda and Doris Furukawa; and five grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Federico Afaga Macadangdang Sr.
Nov. 29, 2007
Federico Afaga Macadangdang Sr., 84, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired schoolteacher in the Philippines, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Damiana; children Lerma and Lilybeth DelaCruz, Edna Georghiades, Priscilla Soriano and Helen Galiza, and Rolando, Emmanuel and Federico Macadangdang Jr.; and brother Domingo. Services: 8 p.m. Saturday at Salvation Army on Hardy Street. Call after 6 p.m. Burial to be held at Bacarra Cemetery in the Philippines.
Nov. 24, 2007
Masao "Jeff" Matsumoto, 91, of Kahului, a retired Liberty House graphic artist, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Pauwela, Maui. He is survived by nephew/caregiver Wesley Wong, nephews Colbert and Kurt, and niece Rose Saito. Services to be held at a later date.
Richard Toshio Miyazaki
Nov. 18, 2007
Richard Toshio Miyazaki, 95, of Honolulu, a painter, died in Manoa Care Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Faith Nakanishi, brothers Masao and Yoshio, sister Mildred, a grandchild and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Oct. 31, 2007
Tadashi "Dyke" Mizomi, 87, of San Diego, formerly of Lanai City, died at home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by daughters Janet Miyashiro and Norene Chipman, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Nov. 16, 2007
Misue Nakamoto, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired cook, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by son Myles; brothers Raymond, Jerry and Eddie Someda; sisters Pearl Pak Chong, Elsie Umaki, Sally Yamanoha and Janet Takamura; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Betty Harumi Nakamura
Nov. 21, 2007
Betty Harumi Nakamura, 56, of Ewa Beach died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Naha, Okinawa. She is survived by son Robert; daughters Gwen Nakamura and Renee Shimizu; father Yasuki Teruya; mother Ellen Teruya; brothers Paul, David, Jack and Jeffrey Teruya; and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
George Pacheco Jr.
Nov. 17, 2007
George Pacheco Jr., 79, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Shop No. 38 machinist, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne, daughter Wanda, sister Dorothy Pioske and a grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Moto-Mj Jr. Piamon
Nov. 14, 2007
Moto-Mj Jr. Piamon, infant son of Moto Piamon and Joylina Enos of Kapolei, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Joseph William, sisters Sausina and Kinta, grandparents Bimon and Janbin, and great-grandparent Kimmon. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m.
Ruth Harano Roden
Nov. 29, 2007
Ruth Harano Roden, 96, of Centennial, Colo., a homemaker, died. She was born in Holualoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Patrick D. and Dennis G., daughter Barbara J. Farber and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Diamond Head Memorial Park, 529 18th Ave., Honolulu. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Deborah A. Salmon
Nov. 17, 2007
Deborah A. "Debbie" Salmon, 45, of Waipahu died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Theodore and Joyce Salmon, brother Ted Jr. and sister Laura Bermudez. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gary Cebert Spain
Sept. 28, 2007
Gary Cebert Spain, 58, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a seaman and carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Betty Willis, son Joshua, daughters Evelyn and Megan, brother Jason and a grandchild. Celebration of life: noon Sunday at Kurtistown Park.
Edith Chiyo Tamashiro
Nov. 30, 2007
Edith Chiyo Tamashiro, also known as Chiyo Tamashiro, 83, of Honolulu, died in Hale Nani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Tokujin, son Roy, daughter Judith "Judi" Kawachi, brother Tom "Kazu" Oshiro and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ann Lei Temporal
Nov. 24, 2007
Ann Lei Temporal, 51, of Honolulu, a Media Federal Credit Union operations manager, died in San Francisco. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Andrew, son Nicholas "Nick," daughter Noelle, brother Timothy Leong and sister Amy Tibayan. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Mauricio Moscoso Valera Jr.
Nov. 23, 2007
Mauricio Moscoso "Sonny" Valera Jr., 85, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. electrical engineer and U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kilauea, Kauai. He is survived by sons Jonathan and Thomas J., daughters Maurilei Vandomburg and Janalei Chun, brother Charles, sister Marietta Younger, caregiver Mary Alba and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at United Community Church, 1110 Kinoole St. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Aloha 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.