Virginia Quero Atacador
March 20, 2008
Virginia Quero Atacador, 69, of Lanai City died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband Elpidio; sons Alejo, Elviro, Roldan and Elton; daughter Estela Holman; brother Antonio Pajente; sisters Colita Hao, Cornelia Diesta and Lucilla Badillo; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 8 p.m. tomorrow at Lanai City ILWU Union Hall. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Hearts Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Lanai Cemetery.
March 11, 2008
Shigeko Dodo, 95, of Hilo, a Dodo Mortuary Inc. director, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Paauilo, Hawaii. She is survived by son Larry, daughters Lorraine Kawahara and Charlene Kobatake, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Hope Macartney Doyle
March 12, 2008
Hope Macartney Dole, 79, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by husband David, daughters Alexandra Lange and Jennifer Walther, and four grandchildren. Private burial held. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at La Pietra, 2933 Poni Moi Road, Honolulu. No flowers.
Rudolph Claude Halualani
Jan. 31, 2008
Rudolph Claude "Uncle Bully" Halualani, 81, of Kaneohe, a Hawaii Dredging and Pacific Construction mason and Army veteran who served during World War II, died at his daughter's residence. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Y. Keahi Kahiapo; brothers Arthur K. and Marcus A.K.; sisters Estelle K. Drew, Caroline K. Bright, Loretta L.M. Morgan, F. Leialoha Kaluhiwa and Germaine "Ula" Hee; and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Celebration of life to follow at 46-311 Halualani Place, Kaneohe. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. Saturday at Heeia Kea Pier. Casual attire. No flowers.
Alice Okiyo Higa
March 13, 2008
Alice Okiyo Higa, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hickam Air Force Base waitress and cashier, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Pearl City. She is survived by sons Harry Y. Sadoyama and Alvin M. Higa; sisters Midori "Nancy" Shimabuku, Helen T. Kaneshiro, Doris T. Yamaguchi and Agnes Y. Kim; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Elsie Kaaiawe Kalawe
March 11, 2008
Elsie Kaaiawe Kalawe, 81, of Kahului, a homemaker, died on Maui. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Albert, Robert "Bobby," Raymond "Halo" and Henry; daughters Tina Thompson and Claire Place; brothers Joseph "Kaipo," Clarence, Melvin, Edward and Kenneth Kaili; sisters Leila Kauo, Marion Dudoit and Marty Kaili; 23 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
James K. Kusatani
March 5, 2008
James K. Kusatani, 83, of Honolulu, a retired city construction inspector and Army veteran, died in Palolo Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Violet, daughters Wendy Iyoki and Dale Kusatani, and two grandchildren. Private services.
March 17, 2008
Carolyn Lessary, 60, of Waianae, an R. Weinstein Pharmaceutical Co. customer service representative, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Patrick, daughters Paula Lessary-Picar and Tammie Cullen, mother Trinidad Limasa, sister Beverly Marks and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
March 3, 2008
Michael Mackenzie, 57, of Honolulu, a computer electronic technician, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sita, sons Kevin and Kyle, brothers James and Kevin, and two grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Hilaria DeJesus Murphy
March 12, 2008
Hilaria DeJesus "Grama Laura" Murphy, also known as Hilaria DeJesus Kuhia, 84, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by son Kealoha Kuhea, daughters Laura Kilaulani and Vivian DeJesus, brother Peter DeJesus, 28 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Irene Fusae Nagai
March 5, 2008
Irene Fusae Nagai, 75, of Honolulu, a former Liberty Bakery and Swan Bakery cake decorator, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Shiro, daughter Janet K. Ohashi, brother James S. Ito and two grandchildren. Private services.
Roger Satoru Nishimura Sr.
Dec. 24, 2007
Roger Satoru Nishimura Sr., 90, of Honolulu, a retired Roger's Repair Inc. owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Dr. Roger S. Jr., Verlin K. and Bevin J.; and two grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire.
Henry Parenio Jr.
March 11, 2008
Henry Parenio Jr., 54, of Kaneohe, a Safeway Stores meat cutter, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cheryl Correa-Parenio; father Henry Sr.; mother Janet Yee; brothers Bill, Clifford and Patrick; and sister Marilyn. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
Ralph Edmund Kalani Sanborn
March 21, 2008
Ralph Edmund Kalani Sanborn, 85, of Lahaina, a retired Lahaina Fire Department fire captain, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Honokowai, Maui. He is survived by wife Edith; son William; daughters Naomi Perry, Aileen Trout, Williet Anthony and Debbie Fernandez; sister Wailani Johansen; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Waiola Church in Lahaina. Call after 4 p.m.
March 20, 2008
Oscar Shiell, 82, of Kailua-Kona, a retired commercial real estate broker and Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by wife Rose Mary; stepsons Charles, Curtis, Craig and Chris Way; stepdaughter Cindy Urry; sisters Jeannette Nadell and Ruthye Kahn; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today at Hui Hou Crematory and Funeral of West Hawaii. Burial to be held in Diamond Head Cemetery in Honolulu. Services to be held at a later date.
Kui Lan Chun Wong
March 8, 2008
Kui Lan Chun Wong, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Wong's Grocery proprietor, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Melvin, Whalen, and Allen; daughter Karen Wong; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
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.