Dec. 27, 2007
Howard Ayau, 70, of Kailua, a retired Honolulu airport air traffic controller and Central Security Alarm technician, died in Kailua. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Myrna, sons Scot and Ivan, daughter Susan Hong, brother Alma, sisters Nancy Paulos and Jeanete Mamizuka, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
Charlie L. Fair
Jan. 4, 2008
Charlie L. Fair, 60, of Kaneohe, a Marine Corps master sergeant who served in the Vietnam War and on President Nixon's honor guard, died. He was born in Fort Gaines, Ga. He is survived by wife Naomi; sons Simon and Dale; daughters Stephanie Johnson and Cassandra Fair; foster son Thomas Mokulua; brothers Willie G., Carl J., Ronald J., Reginald L. and Robert P.; sister Marlvine; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services held in Connecticut and burial in South Carolina.
Carol Nulsen Franklin
Dec. 26, 2007
Carol Nulsen Franklin, 80, of Honolulu, a teacher, died. She was born in Dayton, Ky. She is survived by children Kimberly F. Pecora, Kenneth N. "Chip" Koop and Kandice J. Mendiola; sister Jackie Thompson; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Friday at Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle, Honolulu. Casual and aloha attire.
Dale Duane Gibler
Dec. 17, 2007
Dale Duane Gibler, 75, of Kailua, a retired automotive and body fender repairman and Army veteran, died. He was born in Wichita, Kan. He is survived by sons Dale A. Gibler and Ronald Carvalho; daughters Andrea Butler, Fran Peoples, Lisa Rayls and Sandy Menza; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Joan Frances Grassly
Dec. 25, 2007
Joan Frances Grassly, 69, of Honolulu, a Hawaii Community Action Program clerk and graphic design specialist, died in St. Francis Hospice. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is survived by brother Richard H. Jacobs. Graveside services: 2:30 p.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples.
Ignacio Quinday Guillen
Dec. 8, 2007
Ignacio Quinday "Asiong" Guillen, 80, of Mililani, a retired Hawaii Country Club grounds maintenance man, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Ronald and Jimmy; daughters Norma Medrano, Aida Padron, Edel Cabo and Mel Simbajon; sister Angeles Ugalino; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Dec. 21, 2007
Iwakazu Hashizume, 93, of Mililani and Wahiawa, a retired EN Nagao Ltd. carpenter foreman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by son Harold, daughters Lucy Witeck and Marsha Murata, brother Oliver Y. and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.
Shannon Dale Ka'ae
Dec. 28, 2007
Shannon Dale Ka'ae, 43, of Honolulu died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Pearl; son Skye D.; daughters Ashley K. and Hayley; mother Geraldine Wallace; brothers Thomas, Mitchell, George Jr., Dayson and Jacob; sisters Terrylynn, Desiree, Velverde, Tacy, Tiffany and Shaylene; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation and scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Frank Kumukoa Kalama Jr.
Jan. 3, 2008
Frank Kumukoa Kalama Jr., 69, of Hawaii, a teacher, coach, church leader and Kahuku Elementary School principal, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys M. Chu; sons Frank IV and Keawe; daughters Lei Cummings and Roxane Latu; sisters Elizabeth and Imilani Lindsey, and Linda Ka'apuni; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.
Richard Seichi Masaki
Dec. 27, 2007
Richard Seichi Masaki, 94, of Kaneohe died in Ann Pearl Care Home Inc. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chiyoko and sister Janet Mihara. Private services.
Dec. 18, 2007
Benedict Victor, 83, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hilo Veterans Cemetery No. 2 in Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.
Donald J.K. Young
Dec. 30, 2007
Donald J.K. "Da Bear" Young, 44, of Waianae, an engineer, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marie; sons Kaniala Bivit, Pono Pacheco, James "Kimo" Rosa and Landon Young; daughter Lani Rosa; brothers Keola Young and Denny and Robin Wright; sisters Jamie Young-Smith and Cammy Young; father Imaikalani; stepmother Peggy; and mother Jamette "Bunny" Halverson. Celebration of life: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Pokai Bay Beach.
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.