Robert B. Buchele
Jan. 23, 2008
Dr. Robert B. Buchele, 91, of Honolulu, retired University of Hawaii at Manoa professor emeritus of management, University of California at Los Angeles founding director of the Executive Program for Mature Executives, a management consultant and director, and U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in St. Joseph, Mo. He is survived by wife LuVerne, daughter Bette and a grandchild. Private services. Incorrect information was published in an obituary on Thursday.
Annabelle Keikilaniwahinealiiopuna Craig
Jan. 25, 2008
Annabelle Keikilaniwahinealiiopuna Craig, 85, of Kailua-Kona, a bookkeeper and Kona Inn Gift Lanai co-owner, died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Glen and Kai, daughter Irene Andrews, sister Alberta Thompson, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mokuaikaua Congregational Church, Kailua-Kona. Call after 9:30 a.m. Reception to follow at her residence at 73-4432 Paiaha St., Kona Acres. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Daughters of Hawaii and the Kaahumanu Society in her memory. Call Irene at 329-6474 for information.
Ernest G. Cordero Sr.
Feb. 1, 2008
Ernest G. Cordero Sr., 65, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Planning Mill truck driver, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Ookala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Caroline "Carol"; sons Ernest G. Jr. and Timothy; daughters Connie and Laura; brother Alfonso Sr.; sisters Petronilla "Nina" Agliam, Caridad Gallegos, Feliza "Fely" Paglinawan and Esabel Domingo; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: noon and eulogy at 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Gertrude H. De Coito
Feb. 8, 2008
Gertrude H. De Coito, 88, of Hilo, a retired Kress Store sales clerk, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Beverly Agustin, brother Charles Young Jr., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire. No flowers.
John Lewis Fields Sr.
Jan. 30, 2008
John Lewis Fields Sr., 72, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Keaau, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Marine Corps master gunnery sergeant and cryptographic electronic warfare chief of the pacific, died at home. He was born in Greensboro, N.C. He is survived by wife Lauriette T.; sons Benny L. and John L. Fields Jr., and Frank K. Quintal; daughters Donna F. Swaim and Laurie L. Stuebgen; sisters Frances Whitt, Doris Sizemore and Yvonne Maske; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Burial: noon Thursday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Memorial gathering to follow at Hale Inu Sports Lounge and 3 p.m. Saturday at Alibi Tavern, Keaau. Casual attire.
Rosaline Rekarte Gazmen
Feb. 3, 2008
Rosaline Rekarte Gazmen, 90, of Lahaina, a Maui Pine packer, died in Wailuku. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband Bienvenido; sons Phillip Reyes and Roger Ross; daughters Janet Magalianes, Rosalia Baduria, Elizabeth Dela Cruz, Barbara Holt, Rosemary Droney, Doreen Labat, Diane Agdeppa, Grace DiFranco, Sylvia Lapiana and Charlotte Ranger; brothers Frank and Alfred Velligas; sisters Anna K. Dizon, Mathilda Nahooikaika and Primrose Keahi; 38 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Kenneth Jerome Hamilton
Jan. 28, 2008
Kenneth Jerome Hamilton, 64, of Honolulu, a Sisters of the Sacred Hearts employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Tennessee. He is survived by wife Andrea M.; son Justin; daughters Shannon Wilson and Makena Hamilton; brother Melvin; and sisters Coralee, Sallie and Dorothy Hamilton, Kathy Charles and Helen Whittington. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Academy Chapel, 3253 Waialae Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Emma Lue Drake Johnson
Jan. 15, 2008
Emma Lue Drake Johnson, 89, of Honolulu, a retired band and special education teacher, and U.S. Army veteran who served in WAC 8th Company, 21st regiment, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manitou, Colo. She is survived by sons Robert and Franklin, daughter Karen L., brother Edgar Drake, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
Jon Robert Johnson
Jan. 30, 2008
Jon Robert Johnson, 70, of Honolulu, a pastor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Geraldine, sons Ross M. and Robert, and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Clarene Pikake Kamai
Jan. 31, 2008
Clarene Pikake Kamai, 48, of Wailuku, a retired U.S. Army veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Fort Ord, Monterey, Calif. She is survived by mother Ruth L.; companion Kathy Wade; brothers Clarence Jr., Larry, Duane, Paul and Matthew; and sisters Hoku, Faye and Nayleen Kamai, the Rev. Tasha Kama, Serine Feliciano and Lehua Jackson. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
Harriet Ku'ulei Kala'au Paleka Kaonohi
Jan. 25, 2008
Harriet Ku'ulei Kala'au Paleka Kaonohi, 78, of Kahakuloa, Maui, a former hotel housekeeper, died at home. She was born on Molokai. She is survived by sons Jonathan P. and Kendall "Chico" Kaonohi, and Kalani L. Kekona; daughters Luana E.K. Kanaha, Priscilla U.K. Hoopii and Maryann U.K. Young; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kahakuloa Hawaiian Congregational Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery.
Dorothy Bertha Kidder
Feb. 1, 2008
Dorothy Bertha Kidder, 78, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Hono- lulu. She is survived by daughter Sharon Mon, brother William Gomes, seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Jan. 19, 2008
Masuo Mizuno, 81, of Kualapuu, Molokai, a retired Libby-McNeil/Dole Co. truck driver, died in Hale Mauka, Kahului. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chisato A.; sons Curtis S., Harold M. and Michael N. Mizuno, and Gary De Mello; daughter Dawn C. Manangan; brother James; sisters Dorothy Iwaishi and Louise Sakaida; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Feb. 23 at Guzeiji Soto Mission of Molokai. Call after 10 a.m. Private burial.
Wilfredo A. Nebre Sr.
Jan. 31, 2008
Wilfredo A. Nebre Sr., 64, of Lihue, a McBryde Sugar Co. truck driver, died in Hono- lulu. He was born in San Manuel, Pagasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Bella; sons Wilfredo Jr., Alexander, Jonathan, William and Joseph; daughters Amy Maglinti and Jocelyn Nebre; brother Alfredo Jr.; sisters Sandi Inanod, Loreen Caberto and Didi Chock; and nine grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Feb. 23 at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Sherman Atkins Otsuka
Feb. 4, 2008
Sherman Atkins Otsuka, 50, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Hawaiian Phoenix Nursery supervisor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by brothers Lyle, Gary, Rocky and Freddy; and sisters Corrina Ahuna, Thelma and Deborah Otsuka, and Doreen Griffith. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Services on Molokai at a later date. Casual attire.
Liberta Pagatpatan Ranon
Feb. 1, 2008
Liberta Pagatpatan Ranon, 76, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Ponciano; son Edwin Ranion; daughters Josefina Duco, Rosemarie Marquez, Grace Herrera, Helen Humann, Agnes Cerda, Perla "Margie" Omalin and Adela Barayuga; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Interment in the Philippines.
Feb. 1, 2008
Victor Segobia, 82, of Hilo, U.S. Army veteran and El-Co Cabinets proprietor, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Eleanor; sons Armando, Robert, Alex, Roberto and Ramon; daughters Christina Ramos, Lucille Lopez and Belinda Lara; step-son Richard Leslie; hanai son James Kimura; 28 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Entombment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Feb. 5, 2008
Takashi Shigaki, 86, of Napili, Maui, a Maui Land and Pine Co. supervisor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Ulumalu Haiku, Maui. He is survived by wife Sawayo U., daughters Linda and Aileen, and sisters Tetsue Nohara and Adele Okimoto. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m.
Feb. 2, 2008
Giichi Suemori, 94, of Lahaina, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Olowalu, Maui. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Linda Ann Tagud
Feb. 7, 2008
Linda Ann Tagud, 59, of Kahului, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by husband Burt S.; sons Bert C. and Joseph M. Tagud, and Dale E. Tavares; sisters Darlene and Sherry Tavares, and Doris Kenui; and three grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Brandon Salvador Tolentino
Feb. 1, 2008
Brandon Salvador Tolentino, 24, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Harry, mother Cherry Salvador, brother Davin "Kelii" and grandmothers Nicolasa Tolentino and Remedios Salvador. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after noon. Burial: 3:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.
Mary Louise Vierra
Feb. 2, 2008
Mary "Nicha" Louise Vierra, 76, of Kahului, a retired Haserot Cannery trimmer, died at home. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by sons Tony and Manuel, daughter Margaret Texeira, brother Roland Lum, sisters Helen and Margaret Lum, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Darlene Leinani Wong
Feb. 5, 2008
Darlene "Doll" Leinani Wong, 60, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii at Manoa working supervisor, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by father Larry H.H., brother Larry Jr. and sister Kathleen "Kats." Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary, east chapel. Casual 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.