Teodoro Espiritu Banda Sr.
Jan. 6, 2008
Teodoro Espiritu "Ted" Banda Sr., 79, of Waipahu, a retired maintenance man for Quality Inn Hotel in Waikiki, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Trinidad T.; children Roland, Raul, Adolfo, Ted Jr. and Patrick Banda, Marilou Tomas, Noemi Laguit and Grace Boyles; brother Cecilio; sisters Virginia Herrera and Natividad Encomienda; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Jan. 18, 2008
Corason "Cora" Fernandez, 70, of Lahaina, a retired self-employed florist doing business as Creations by Cora in Lahaina, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Oahu. She is survived by husband Benny A.; sons Jaime and Shane; daughter Evon R. Vares; brothers Rudy and Gilbert Pan, and Alberto and Ernest Cabinte; sisters Marcy Panis and Linda Cabinte; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Monday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Clara Mineko Himeda
Jan. 9, 2008
Clara Mineko Himeda, 94, of Honolulu died in Hale Palama Mau. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Lawrence, Melvin, Wallace, Elden and Glenn; and a grandchild. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Raymond Hookano Jr.
Jan. 20, 2008
Raymond "Skully" Hookano Jr., 39, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Heidi, Shante and Rayven-Lei; father Raymond; mother Barbara; brother Jordon Rose; sister Flora Hookano; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 6 p.m. Scattering: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Waikiki Wall. Casual attire.
Mary Webb Kimball
Nov. 17, 2007
Mary Webb Kimball, 92, of Honolulu, a retired registered nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wabasha, Minn. She is survived by daughter Martha Putnam and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Friends of Honolulu Botanical Gardens, 180 N. Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96817.
Fa'amoana Seui Kuresa
Jan. 12, 2008
Fa'amoana Seui Kuresa, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Nu'uuli, American Samoa. She is survived by sons Fatausaga, Solomona, Laau and Harry; daughters Tocaso Anthony, Vaitia Tauala and Asomuamua Fa'amausili; 38 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.
David Donald Mahukona
Dec. 29, 2007
David Donald Mahukona, 87, of Honolulu died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gisela; son David; daughters Davilee Kahana, Gwen Heinicke and Hazelyn Mahukona; hanai daughter JoAnn Yokogawa; stepdaughter Enrica Kahele; sister Mildred Pedro; and nine grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation and scattering of ashes to follow at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hale Ho Aloha Assisted Living or the Alzheimer's Association of Hawaii, Honolulu Chapter.
Jan. 15, 2008
Asako Miyazawa, 88, of Honolulu died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Francis and Kenneth; daughters Jean and Lillian Miyazawa, and Doris Wada; sisters Shizue Tanaka; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
Jan. 15, 2008
Alejandro Motilla, 79, of Lihue, a laborer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by children Cresencia Sagucio and Inocencia, Placido, Francisco, Clarito and Eddie Motilla; brother Florencio; sisters Urbana Macayan and Yrinea and Juanita Motilla; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire.
John Chun Bok Pai
Jan. 12, 2008
John Chun Bok Pai, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Naval Repair Facility electronics technician in Guam and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II in Member Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 358th Infantry Regiment, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kapoho, Puna, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter June L. Pai. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Ginger Oyama Parales
Jan. 18, 2008
Ginger Oyama Parales, 62, of Mililani, a federal government assistant inspector general, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Jennifer Harris, parents Tadao and Jane Oyama, and sisters Georgia Sagawa, Grace Spiller and Nancy O. Tate. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire.
Edward Mahina Sniffen Jr.
Jan. 13, 2008
Edward Mahina Sniffen Jr., 68, of Kapolei, an Oahu Transit System TheBus Road Supervision chief supervisor and U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Geraldine "Geri"; son Edward D. Keolanui; daughters Lynda K. and Ed-Lyn M. Kim-Lun; hanai daughters Thalia Ildefonso; brother Bennett Kamakanoenoe; hanai brothers Lowell Tom, Sonny Rallita and Ralph Kalama; and sisters Leimalama L. Loy and Pualeilani Sanborn. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Hoberly G. Spray
Nov. 5, 2007
Hoberly G. Spray, 99, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center Extended Care Facility. No survivors. No services.
Craig J. Thompson
Oct. 27. 2007
Craig J. Thompson, 57, of Waianae died at home. He was born in Newark, N.J. He is survived by daughters Jamie Jo-Lee and Justine L. Thompson, and Shanya L. Lalawai; and caregiver Vel Cummings. Services and scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at Pokai Bay at Heiau, Waianae. For information, call Vel Cummings at 668-1149.
Richard Buichi Unebasami
Jan. 17, 2008
Richard Buichi Unebasami, 87, of Honolulu, a Young Laundry dry cleaner, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kazue "Kay," sons Michael T. and Lloyd I., brother Billy, sister Lois Kamimoto, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Patrick Yuk Penn Zane
Dec. 30, 2007
Patrick Yuk Penn Zane, 74, of Belmont, Calif., a U.S. Army veteran, died in California. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother David. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
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.