Feb. 19, 2008
Nancy Bannick, 81, of Honolulu, a preservationist, author and editor, will be remembered in services at 3 p.m. Thursday at Central Union Church, 1660 S. Beretania St. No flowers. Donations suggested to Honolulu Symphony, 650 Iwilei Road, Suite 202, Honolulu, HI 96817. Additional information for an obituary published Sunday.
Jose Antonio Basuil Del Rosario
Jan. 19, 2008
Jose Antonio Basuil Del Rosario, 55, of Kapolei died at home. He was born in Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Warlita S.; sons Jomar, Jose Jr., Antonio and Jason; daughters Judith Grande and Hazel J. and Jocelyn Del Rosario; sister Isabelina Remucal; and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.
Blaine Long Kanoeau Faris Sr.
Feb. 14, 2008
Blaine Long Kanoeau Faris Sr., 67, of Hawaii, formerly of Honolulu, a motion picture production driver, former Unitours Hawaii manager, Transportation Associates owner, former McDonald's store manager, Bekins and Island Movers packer and U.S. Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Shervelle Gardner; sons Deric, Blaine "Tiger" Jr. and Robert "Roby"; hanai son Momoe Toomata; daughters Roxanne "Bee Bee" Taylor, Beryl Rees, Maile "Eta" Serrao and Rhonda Ann "Teetee," Richelle "Richie" and Ramona "Pumpkin" Faris; brothers Kaipo and William R. "Rick"; sister Maela "Babe" Bishop; 25 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Committal services: 10 a.m. March 12 at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.
Frank S. Fishel
Dec. 22, 2005
Frank S. Fishel, 89, of Nuevo Vallarto, Mexico, an entrepreneur who was a co-founder of Honolulu Seed Co., the Space Place Storage and Maui Divers, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by Betty J. and son Randy V. No services.
Anastacia Damaso Garma
Feb. 11, 2008
Anastacia Damaso Garma, 92, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Mert and Hilario; daughters Gloria Fiesta, Lillian Padua and Tessie Arucan; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Jay Russell Geib Jr.
Feb. 18, 2008
Jay Russell Geib Jr., 85, of Aiea died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Canton, Ohio. He is survived by wife Tomoko, son Gerald, daughter Holly Villiger, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Elisabeth Pualani Ka'ie'iemaluleiEliaalohahali'alani Chieko Harada
Feb. 15, 2008
Elisabeth Pualani Ka'ie'iemaluleiEliaalohahali'alani Chieko Harada, infant daughter of Zion Harada and Nicole Vasques of Lihue, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is also survived by brother Ryder P.K. Boyer; grandparents Irene Mascarenas, Bethan Baptista and Ray Harada Sr.; great-grandparent Peter Samuelson; and step-great-grandparent Marilyn Moyer. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Williams Church in Hanalei, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.
Wayne Tadao Hokama
Feb. 2, 2008
Wayne Tadao Hokama, 58, of Honolulu, an electrician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Albert E., brother Glenn Y. and sister Cynthia T. Yanabu. Private services.
Feb. 6, 2008
Bella Holmberg, 90, of Haleiwa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Richard A. "Dickie"; brothers Harry, David and Clarence Rodrigues; sisters Thelma Robello, Eleanor Saguibo and Doris Oga; four grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Lawrence U. Kalawe
Feb. 18, 2008
Lawrence U. "Larry" Kalawe, 43, of Hilo, a Kona Community Hospital and Hilo Medical Center certified nurse's aide, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Jonah A., daughter Ellie-Jean, brother Gilbert K. and caregivers Miriam Kunihiro and Ronald Nahakuelua. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Evelyn Haruko Kanzaki
Feb. 13, 2008
Evelyn Haruko Kanzaki, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Elaine Ushiro and Judie Miura, sisters Helene Takaesu and June Caravalho, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dora Marn Yee Keuma
Feb. 17, 2008
Dora Marn Yee Keuma, 92, of Aiea, an M's Coffee Tavern retiree, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ernest Jr., daughters Deanna Morgan, Winona Shito and Gwendolyn Rios; brother Richard Leong; sisters Bertha Lee and Betty Kim; 19 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and five great-great- grandchildren. Services: noon Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Elaine Shizuko Kutaka
Feb. 15, 2008
Elaine Shizuko Kutaka, 82, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Camp 3, Wainaku-Hilo. She is survived by sons Claude and Steven, brother Kiyoshi Taba, caregiver Perla Weber and two grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Eva Kauka Malo
Feb. 16, 2008
Eva Kauka Malo, 99, of Honokaa, Hawaii, formerly of Kapolei, a homemaker, died in Hale Ho'ola Hamakua. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons John, Alvin and Ivan; daughters Carol Horswill, Geraldine Johnson, Pualani Kaimikaua and Betty Rapoza; sisters Shirley Thomas, Mahealani Cathcart and Patricia Parker; 29 grandchildren; 73 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great- grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hilo Stake Center, Kilauea Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon section. Casual attire.
Kenneth Susumu Okubo
Feb. 19, 2008
Kenneth Susumu Okubo, 78, of Honolulu died in One Kalakaua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kevin H. and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 3 p.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Dorothy Jo Cloyd Oshiro
Feb. 19, 2008
Dorothy Jo Cloyd Oshiro, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Department of Education museum educator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in La Habra, Calif. She is survived by husband Walter N. "Walla," son Willard C., daughter Courtney M. Etherington and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.
Kenneth Stephen Phelan
Feb. 21, 2008
Kenneth Stephen Phelan, 88, of Kihei, Maui, a retired math professor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. He is survived by caregiver/ niece Elizabeth P. Layman. Mass: 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Theresa Church. Call after 8 a.m. Ceremony and scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. at Kamaole Beach I, on the grassy area across from Dolphin Plaza. Luncheon to follow at Ken's Place. Loose flowers only. Donations suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
Feb. 7, 2008
Mizuno Shimizu, 91, of Honolulu, a Pahala Hospital nurse's aide, died at home. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harold and Calvin, daughters Eleanor Kawamura and Trudie Nakamura, brother Wallis Nagareda, sisters Shizuka Motoishi and Kirino "Kay" Kawamoto, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Feb. 20, 2008
Futoshi Shinogi, 78, of Ewa Beach died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by brothers Edwin and Leonard, and sisters Kimie Nakasono and Mitsue Shigemura. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Jesse Allen Yamashita
Feb. 10, 2008
Jesse Allen Yamashita, 20, of Hilo died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Charles "Chuck" and Rebecca "Becky," brother Dana, sister Nicole Davis and grandparent Lillian. Scattering of ashes: noon Saturday at Puhi Bay in Hilo. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin Sangha Hall, 424 Kilauea Ave., Hilo. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.
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.