Nov. 28, 2007
Loreto Alviar, 62, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a self-employed carpenter, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by sons Matthew and Paul; daughters Sherry-Ann, Sharlene and LoreAna Alviar, and Sandralynn Andrade-Alviar; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Waikoloa Community Center in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Casual attire.
Nov. 10, 2007
Christopher Hatico, 87, of Pearl City, a retired Wheeler Air Force Base security supervisor, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Moalboal Cebu, Philippines. He is survived by wife Florita; sons Darrel C. and Rory V.; daughters Marvele Lum, Iris Amantiad, Lorelei Hatico and Sharon Sirling; brothers Jose and Anthony; sisters Dolores Albeso and Josephine Cua; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Kaneohe.
Ronald B. Hill
Nov. 20, 2007
Ronald B. "Senior" Hill, 65, of Haleiwa died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by wife Corrine, son Ronald, daughter Racquel Achiu, brothers Randy and Jerry Hill, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Haleiwa Boat Harbor.
Helen Gomes Jordan
Dec. 5, 2007
Helen Gomes Jordan, 90, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a seamstress, died in Hale Kupuna. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Robert "Bobby"; sisters Clara Jardin and Laura and Flora Duarte, Miriam Rita and Alice Palmeira; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.
Solomon Kuluwaimaka Kahele
Nov. 17, 2007
Solomon Kuluwaimaka Kahele, 47, of Hauula died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by brothers Hiram, Horace, Archie, Eugene, Jacob and Timothy; and sisters Shirley Bushe, Abigail Souza, Isabelle Makalii and Ramona Kahele. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, makai chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hauula Cemetery. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.
William Kealoha Kihewa
Nov. 22, 2007
William Kealoha Kihewa, 84, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Molly; son Alan; daughters Hannah Vincent, Charlotte Santos and Sharon Nii; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. Monday at Kaneohe Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 5 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Carol Joan Leone
Nov. 30, 2007
Carol Joan Leone, 70, of Koloa, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by sons Michael Leone, Thomas Short and Chad Lindley; and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Koloa Missionary Church. Casual attire. No flowers.
Valentina Bautista Longboy
Nov. 16, 2007
Valentina Bautista Longboy, also known as "Val" and "Tinay," 91, of Honolulu, a retired school teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Noriel, Noel B. and Eufemio B. Jr.; daughters Cirvalina Longboy and Marites Domingo; brothers Ricardo and Mariano Bautista; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Teofilo Rafael Mateo
Nov. 21, 2007
Teofilo Rafael Mateo, 87, of Ewa Beach, a retired Ala Moana Center maintenance worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Anoling First, Camiling Tarlac, Philippines. He is survived by sons Rogelio, Crispino and Paulino; daughters Belma Sacatropez and Perla Quibol; brother Isidro; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Roberta Shirley Morris
Dec. 2, 2007
Roberta Shirley Morris, 72, of Lawai, Kapaa, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kukuiula, Kauai. She is survived by brother John P. and sisters Lillian Cramer and Constance "Connie" Ramkissoon. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Call after 10 a.m.
Sylvia Yukie Nimori
Nov. 12, 2007
Sylvia Yukie Nimori, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation accountant clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Saburo "Sab"; sons Terrance and Randall; brothers Richard and Kazumi; and sisters Marian, Alice and Joyce. Private services. Incorrect information given in an obituary Monday.
Yutaka Harry Okimoto
Nov. 25, 2007
Yutaka Harry Okimoto, 92, of Honolulu, formerly of Gardena, Calif., a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Berthoud, Colo. He is survived by daughters Lisa T. and Maria L., and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Anna Henrietta Palea
Dec. 1, 2007
Anna Henrietta Palea, 90, of Kekaha, Kauai, died in Garden Isle Healthcare. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by daughters Hildred Kamaka and Rhonda Vinhasa, brother Eric Nordmeier, sister Christine Chong, 22 grand- children and numerous great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren. Services pending.
Meredith Coldwell Riddle
Nov. 29, 2007
Meredith "Rip" Coldwell Riddle, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Dillingham Maritime president, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Shelbyville, Tenn. He is survived by wife Dolores "Bunny"; sons David, Marc and Tom; daughter Laurie "Lo" Kaimuloa; sister Virginia Boyd; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Navy Veterans Association or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Clemmons E. Runner
Dec. 1, 2007
Clemmons E. "Gene" Runner, 93, of Ewa Beach, a retired nursery owner, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Memphis, Tenn. Private services.
Mary Edna St. John
Dec. 4, 2007
Mary Edna St. John, 52, of Koloa, Kauai, a Jay's Cocktail Lounge bartender, died at home. She was born in Arkansas. She is survived by fiance Ralph Kelsey, sons Shawn Allgood and Ryan St. John, brother Eugene and sisters Louise Harritt and Gail St. John. Private services.
Rose Toshiye Shintaku
Nov. 20, 2007
Rose Toshiye Shintaku, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base secretary, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Karen L. Tsugawa; brothers Douglas M., Harry K., George M. and Richard Y. Takahashi; sister Beatrice F. Hosokawa; and a grandchild. Services: noon tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sean Richard Smith
Dec. 2, 2007
Sean Richard Smith, 18, of Haiku, Maui, a Paia Flatbread bus boy, died in Haiku. He was born in Haiku. He is survived by parents Donald and Shirley; brother James; sisters Dheya Kaloha and Shaye and Deanna Smith; and grandparents Sherril Smith and Walter and Edna Casebolt. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Sunday at 2515 Lower Kula Road, Kula, Maui. For more information, call 572-7154.
Edith Tomiko Takahashi
Nov. 27, 2007
Edith Tomiko Takahashi, 95, of Wahiawa died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Abraham and Herbert; daughters Florence Baggett, Betty Masaki and Gladys Baker; brother Thomas Mizuno; sister Ruth Sahara; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Raymond Joseph Ulanski
Nov. 27, 2007
Raymond Joseph Ulanski, 68, of Wahiawa, a retired computer customer service representative and U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Gloria J., sons Matthew and Michael, brother Richard and sister Kathy Ritter. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403A California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 5:30 p.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual or 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.