Dec. 10, 2007
Fernando Abelaye, also known as "Freddie" and "Fern," 63, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and a retired Wake Island, Kaena and Pearl Harbor Public Works Center diesel machinist, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pahala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Rosa; daughters Samantha and Stephanie; stepdaughter Lynn Yee; mother Trinidad; brothers Joseph Jr., Serafin, Melvin, Brian, Clyde and David; sisters Miriam Wolff and Yolanda Kikawa; a grandchild; and a stepgrandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Mount Catholic Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Dec. 16, 2007
Felix "Dong" Domingues, 70, of Waianae, a retired Ameron HC & D truck driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Eleanore; sons Kris, Keith and Kyle; daughters Debra Cordero and Delcyne Domingues; brothers Domingo, James and Johnnie Domingues, and Benny Ebalei; sisters Tomasa Abalon, Elizabeth Yamashita and Josephine Orosco; hanai brother Francisco Martinez; hanai sisters Frances Martinez and Charmaine Roach; and nine grandchildren. Private services.
Dec. 9, 2007
Seiji Ishihara, 86, of Hilo, a retired electrician and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by daughters Jessie Ishihara and Janice Hatami, and two grandchildren. Private services.
William Kaniho Jr.
Nov. 27, 2007
William Kaniho Jr., 83, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Henrietta; son James; daughters Henrietta Crabbe, Charlotte Torres, June Molinari and Noreen Pine; brothers Sonny, Thomas, Kenneth and Martin; sisters Jane Gouveia and Mary Tegman; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Wednesday and after 8:30 a.m. Thursday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Misue Ogata Kawahara
Nov. 9, 2007
Misue Ogata Kawahara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Roosevelt High School teacher, died in Kahala Nui Care Center. She was born in Eleele, Kauai. She is survived by husband Takayoshi, son Kaye and two grandchildren. Private services.
Dec. 19, 2007
Miyoshi Miyahira, 74, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk for a Waikiki jewelry store, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kamata-ku, Tokyo. She is survived by husband Robert, son Antonio Gibbs and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Deborah Kahalelehua-O Waoala Namahoe
Dec. 16, 2007
Deborah Kahalelehua-O Waoala "Aunty Sista" Namahoe, 83, of Kailua, died in Aloha Nursing & Rehabilitation Centre. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gary A.; son Kekoa; daughters Patricia Hanohano, Brenda Yette, Mechele Kiaha, Odetta Lee and Kanani Cale; sisters Adon Nahalea, Yonne Nahalea, Dorothea Uchima-Lindsey and Victoria Kaiama; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Helen H. Ohira
Dec. 12, 2007
Helen H. Ohira, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Pocketbook Man vice president and general manager, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Masao, son Milton, daughter Kay Yates, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Masaru Woodie Okuda
Dec. 16, 2007
Masaru Woodie Okuda, 80, of Honolulu, a retired Northwest Airlines Inc. manager, died at home. He was born in Newcastle, Calif. He is survived by sister Masaye Hasegawa. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Janae Kamahiwaakokakouakuaaloha Olsen-Kealoha
Nov. 27, 2007
Janae Kamahiwaakokakoua- kuaaloha Olsen-Kealoha, infant daughter of Jerome Kealoha Jr. and Angela Olsen of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by brother Kristian-Beau Olsen; grandparents Juliette Stafford, and Patricia and Jerome Sr. Kealoha; and great-grandparents Mary Kealoha and Alice Parks. Private services.
Dan Koon Tuck Pang
Dec. 7, 2007
Dan Koon Tuck Pang, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bessie, sons Rodney and Leslie, daughters Valerie Ching and Carolyn Okamoto, sister Doreen Ching, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Rui Juan Wu Phan
Dec. 15, 2007
Rui Juan Wu Phan, 42, of Honolulu died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by husband Minh Dang; daughters Elaine, Amanda and Emily; mother Yu Zhen Huang; and brothers Zhong Guan Wu and Zhong Qing Wu. Chinese Buddhist services: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.
Dec. 4, 2007
Aiko "Pearl" Sakamoto, 72, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by husband Charles H., son Paul M., daughter Claire Verano and sisters Setsuko Fukushima and Toshiko Arakaki. Private services.
Carmen Labrador Vicente
Dec. 14, 2007
Carmen Labrador Vicente, 80, of Eleele, Kauai, a homemaker and volunteer sewing teacher, died at home. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Justo; son Kenneth; daughters Nina Ramelb and Lynn Abramo; brothers Fabian Guerrero, and Christian, Jose and Felipe Labrador; sisters Fabiana Guerrero, Cenona Acob and Ines Lazara; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Edwin G.F. Wee
Nov. 17, 2007
Edwin G.F. Wee, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired real estate broker, died in Hale Ho Aloha Nursing Home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Rose, sons Dennis and Russell, daughter Susan Fukuhara, brother Clarence, sister Eleanor Hiu, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
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.