Antone G. Balgas
Jan. 5, 2008
Antone G. "Tony Boy" Balgas, 56, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by children Gary and Alexis, brothers Walter Wojcieski and Leonard Balgas, sisters Rosita Deltoro and Bernadette Balgas, and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary, 1150 Kikowaena St., Honolulu.
Rudolph H. Castro Sr.
Jan. 4, 2008
Rudolph H. "Rudy" Castro Sr., 68, of Waipahu, a retired Carpenters Union Local No. 745 carpenter, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rudy Jr., Daniel, Jonathan and Byrne; daughters Charmaine Castro and Jennifer Mahuka; brothers Vale, Ping, Francis and Kata Maduli; sisters Harriet Mundon, Kuulei Gora, Irene Fernandez, Lucia Maduli-Abero and Nina Maduli-Cablayan; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Charles C. Hollstein
Dec. 29, 2007
Charles C. Hollstein, 86, of Mililani died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Frances, daughters Charlene Shelton and Chandra Hara, and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Karina Noelani Hoohuli
Dec. 27, 2007
Karina Noelani Hoohuli, 21, of Waianae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Josiah "Joe" Noe Jr., brother Kaimiola, sisters Janelle and Jasmine, hanai sister Barbara N. Kotrys and grandfather Black Hoohuli. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Flora Otsuma Inaba
Jan. 4, 2008
Flora Otsuma Inaba, 90, of Kahului died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Edward, Russell, Warren and Raymond; daughters Shirley Yanagisawa and Colleen Fujimoto; brother Lawrence Fukumoto; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Robin Kiyoshi Masuda
Jan. 11, 2008
Robin Kiyoshi Masuda, 39, of Honolulu, a Diamond Head Seafood vice president, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Kenneth, mother Beatrice, son Joshua, companion Reyne Shiroma and sisters Jenny Steffen and Susan Masuda. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Friends of Robin Masuda at any First Hawaiian Bank.
Mildred Mitsue Nakagawa
Jan. 13, 2008
Mildred Mitsue Nakagawa, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Kapiolani Medical Center nurse anesthetist, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Dr. William S., son Scott M., sisters Laura M. Malone and Lois S. Sakima, and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kerry K. Nishitomi
Jan. 2, 2008
Kerry K. Nishitomi, 48, of Honolulu, an accountant, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna Ross-Nishitomi; son Andrew; brothers Kevin, Kyle and Kurt; sisters Kathleen Horan and Kacie Mizoguchi; and mother Katherine. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Conce Leroy Riveira
Jan. 7, 2008
Conce Leroy Riveira, 48, of Waianae, a construction worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice; sons Wade and Conce; daughters Sylvia, Ashlyn, Sierra, Sienna and Jantazehia; brother Gary Chock; sisters Lita and Darlene; and four grandchildren. Gathering: noon Sunday at Pokai Bay. Scattering of ashes and luncheon to follow.
Nov. 21, 2007
Dorothy Rupp, 88, of Waianae died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by sister Mary Jane Packard. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jan. 5, 2008
Yoshikazu Sato, also known as "Toot Toot" and "Sato," 71, of Pearl City, formerly of Hilo, a retired painter, died at home. He was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kathy; sons Dalen Sato and Nathan Hayashi; daughters Shirlene Fukumori, Yuki Horikawa, Heather Kawana and Candace Sato; brother Hisao; sisters Hisae Masaki, Mitsue Iwashita and Natsuko Ishizu; and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dec. 4, 2007
Kame Shimabukuro, 91, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son James M.; daughters Shirley "Fumie" Nishimoto, Nancy "Tomoko" Nakamura, Pearl "Teruko" Nishimura and Patsy "Chieko" Buckley; brother Minoru Tamashiro; sister Lillian Chinen; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Johannah Matilda Gouveia Stigall
Dec. 1, 2007
Johannah Matilda Gouveia Stigall, 71, of Waianae, a retired Life Touch Studios in California employee, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and Leonard Sweet Jr., and John Gouveia; daughter Cheryl Yeaw; brother John Gouveia Sr.; sisters Margaret Gaspar and Marie Selby; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Phillip's Episcopalian Church on St. John's Road in Maile. Call after 8 a.m. Lunch to follow. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.
John W. Tatum
Jan. 1, 2008
John W. Tatum, 78, of Pearl City, a retired U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Louisiana. He is survived by wife Linda; sons Alton and Copy; daughters Frances C. Gardner, Margaret Jones, Rolinda Darden, Beverly Langhorne and Geraldine Yarbrough; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Rose Lee Tom Tong
Dec. 17, 2007
Rose Lee Tom Tong, 84, of Torrance, Calif., a retired Los Angeles Southwest College clerk, died in Baldwin Park, Calif. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Sheldon, Brennan, Lowell, Grifford K. Tom and Dalton and Karlen P. Wong; brother Kenneth K.L. Lee; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Inurnment services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Saturnina Ganiban Tungpalan
Dec. 31, 2007
Saturnina Ganiban "Satur" Tungpalan, 93, of Reno, Nev., formerly of Wahiawa, died in Reno. She was born in Barrio Ono, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by children Artemio Sr., Eugenio, Esteban, Rizal and Salvachito Tungpalan, and Nery L.T. Edrada, Placida T. Bolante and Gloria T. Barangan; 51 grandchildren; and 54 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 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.
Elizabeth Mae VanEpps-Kanei
Jan. 8, 2008
Elizabeth Mae VanEpps-Kanei, 57, of Kaneohe, a retired city Roads Division dispatcher and payroll clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by children Lisa Carr, Lenny Soares and Tannya Kanei; mother Violet VanEpps; sisters Faith Salas and Kathy VanEpps; and six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at First Assembly of God Windward, 47-323 Ahuimanu Road. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Dec. 27, 2007
Rikio Yamada, 83, of Kahului, a retired First Hawaiian Bank teller, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Roberta; daughters Janice Asakura and Karen Yamada; brothers Masuo, Mitsumi and Shigeharu; sisters Nobuko and Judy Yamada, Gale Murai, Carol Fujioka and Nancy Smith; and a 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.