Vera Melinda Adams
March 21, 2008
Vera Melinda Adams, 96, of Makakilo died in Crawford's Convalescent Center. She was born in Illinois. She is survived by daughter Nancy L. Stockman, six grandchildren, 15 great- grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Messiah Lutheran Church, Ewa Beach.
Asoaoga Fuifatu Afoa Sr.
March 11, 2008
Asoaoga Fuifatu "Raymond" Afoa Sr., 68, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pago Pago, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Silivale; sons Asoaoga Jr., Michael, Brandon and Raymond; daughters Brenda Fuifui and Sophia Afoa; brothers Ieti, Faleiva and Lafi Afoa, Avia, Siuamoa, To'oto'o and Seanoa Seanoa, and Fiapa'i Lotomau; sisters Fa'amoa Aipopo, Malaia Seanoa and Fia'ava'e Amiatu; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Community Church, 20 Bougainville Drive. Call after 8 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
David Kahikoula Antone
March 16, 2008
David Kahikoula Antone, 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Schofield Barracks heavy equipment mechanic, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Waiawa. He is survived by daughter Robin L.; brothers Benjamin, Frank, John and Richard Crabbe; sisters Lavaina Ku, Moana Bacalso and Jackie Garcia; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Beatrice Tsugie Bernal
March 18, 2008
Beatrice Tsugie Bernal, 87, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Hanamaulu. She is survived by husband Jose; sons Earnest, Melvin and Rory; daughters Allegra Antolin and Suzanne Yamane; brothers Masaaki and Masahiro; sister Yoshie Isokane; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Antonio Christopher Costantino
March 28, 2008
Antonio Christopher Costantino, 45, of California, a Dos Pueblos High School campus security officer and football coach, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Ellie, daughters Ciera and Timorie, mother Lucille, brothers Angelo and Augustine, and sister Anita Spencer. Services at a later date.
Grace Tai Date
Jan. 24, 2008
Grace Tai Date, 89, of Waimea, Kauai, a homemaker, died. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Howard H., daughters Trudy Uechi and Charlotte; brothers Hiroshi and Alan Honma; sister Rin Sakoda; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.
Patricia Lois Dougherty
March 9, 2008
Patricia Lois Dougherty, 68, of Waipahu, a retired social worker, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by brothers Robert and Richard Grube, and sister Judy Boatright. Services: 10:45 a.m. Friday at Resurrection of the Lord, 94-1260 Lumikula St. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Lung Association or Aloha Cat Fanciers, 87-109 Laiku St., Waianae 96792.
Francisco Paul Flattes
March 21, 2008
Francisco Paul Flattes, 63, of Hilo, a Department of Liquor Control investigator supervisor and a retired Army master sergeant, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Boston. He is survived by wife Natalie; son Francisco II; daughters Angela Williams and Leslie Primo; stepson Errol Collier; stepdaughter Kamele Collier; brothers James, Robert and Riccardo; sisters Gloria McCall, Iris Oden and Roberta Stutzenberger; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 3 p.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment at a later date. No flowers.
Timoteo Valite Garcia
Feb. 29, 2008
Timoteo Valite Garcia, also known as "Tim" and "Bobot," 51, of Ewa Beach, an E.E. Black Co. and Kilgo's Sand Island employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Centro, Ilagan, Isabela, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Susan M.; sons George M. and Tim Ryan M.; daughter Geralyn G. Cazar; mother Ursula V.; brothers Roberto, Sammy and Bernard; sisters Natividad Mercado, Dorothy Valera, Corazon "Jane" Acob, Florentina Pascual, Leticia Domingcil, Rosario Razon, Vicky Bulan and Antonette Baligad; and two grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.
Josephine S. Gebin
March 12, 2008
Josephine S. Gebin, 77, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Pamela Cabreira, Lorretta Santiago and Elsia Gebin; stepdaughters Arlene Simmons, Patricia Valenzna and Norma Jean Kuroiwa; and sister Angelina Narito. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hospice of Hilo Center. Visitation from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Anthony Howard Gouveia
March 25, 2008
Anthony Howard Gouveia, 66, of Chicago, formerly of Maui, died in Illinois. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Anthony H. Jr., Mark A. and Christopher; brother Thomas; sisters Cheryl Takahashi and Cynthia Yasutomi; and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome.
Bob Hideo Igawa
March 24, 2008
Bob Hideo "Yogi" Igawa, 81, of Hilo, co-owner of Igawa's Auto Repair and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Melvin, James, Fred and Wayne; and sisters Mae Muramoto, and Jean and Ann Igawa. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo 96720.
Marlene Mahealani Kalahiki
March 3, 2008
Marlene Mahealani Kalahiki, 37, of Waianae died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Rose K.K.; sisters Lauralyn Wright and Rachelle Kalua; and brothers Michael, Reginald and Louis. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Mary Helen Slavish Keefer
March 20, 2008
Mary Helen Slavish Keefer, 92, of Kaneohe died. She was born in Philadelphia. She is survived by sons Edward, James and David Slavish; daughter Kathleen Slavish; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Call after 8:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date.
March 24, 2008
Isami "Bones" Kondo, 79, of Hilo, a retired Theo H. Davies & Co. sales representative and an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Tomoyo, son Kyle, daughter Iris Uyeda, brother Hiromasa "Muggs" and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
March 17, 2008
James "Jamie" Lang, 56, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Reef Development construction company laborer and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jamesey N.; daughters Jodie Williams, Josie Kojima and Jonie Ng; hanai son Cane I. Fields; brothers Thomas Lang and Gordon Mattos; sisters Kulumanu Furtado and Erin Castillo; and six grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Thy Word Ministries-Kona Faith Center in Captain Cook, Hawaii.
March 30, 2008
Augusta "Gussie" Louis, 83, of Omao, Kauai, died at home. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by son Richard "Dicky," sisters Margaret Victorino and Agnes Vasques, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael's Church, Koloa. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.
Colin Christian Mathews
March 28, 2008
Colin Christian Mathews, 15, of Princeville, Kauai, a Kapaa High School student, died. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by parents Conrad and Linda; brother Craig; and grandparents George Blake, Joanna B. Haselwood and Marion Olson. Rosary: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Catherine Cemetery in Kealia, Kauai.
Feb. 24, 2008
Satoru Miyasato, 81, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired Kona Community Hospital medical technologist, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Stephen, Matthew and Lee; daughter Leesa Ainge; brother Ronald; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
Annie Kimie Muramoto
March 14, 2008
Annie Kimie Muramoto, 95, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kailua Hospice. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by daughter Elaine Sunahara, sisters Ellen Iwahiro and Lorraine Aragaki, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Hana Puninani Peahi
March 18, 2008
Hana Puninani Peahi, 77, of Nanakuli, a retired collection agent for the Bureau of Medical Economics, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Waimanalo. She is survived by daughters Leona Balinbin and Hana "Puni" Mahoe-Peahi; stepdaughters Anna Miner and Anita Tom; stepsons Apela Jr. and Wayland; brothers Charles Jr. and John Kamanu; sisters Louisa Fletcher and Louise "Ihi" Manoa; 17 grandchildren; and 48 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. next Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Winona Ma'ema'e Keahi Rosehill
March 29, 2008
Winona Ma'ema'e Keahi Russell, 80, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired executive secretary, died. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Richard J. "Kimo" and Charles D. "Chuck." Graveside services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Lihue Cemetery. Inurnment and refreshments to follow. Casual attire. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 4562, Honolulu 96812.
Ruth C. Scupholm
March 14, 2008
Ruth C. Scupholm, 87, of Kailua died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephew Jeffrey Moreira, niece Karen Meredith-Lindholm and caregiver Barbara Rapisora. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Foundation or National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
March 26, 2008
Shoichi "Richard" Shigematsu, 92, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired self-employed barber, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is survived by son Ray; daughters Ethel Kim, Jean Dinson and Judy Nakaoka; brother Hiroshi; sisters Amy Sumitani, Sadame Sato, Aiko Sakazaki and Leatrice Okamoto; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. No monetary offerings.
Manuel Silva Jr.
March 26, 2008
Manuel "Dragon" Silva Jr., 84, of Honolulu, a pipefitter, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Robert J., daughter Barbara Johnson, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Committal services: 2 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.
March 22, 2008
Pedro "Carlos" Suner, 75, of Waipahu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in New York, N.Y. He is survived by wife Janet F. "Pinky"; children Felicia Garcia, Jay Charles "Brown" Delos Santos, Jaslynn "Keala" Mendoza, Carole F. Kasamoto and Tiffanylynn Suner; brother Mike; and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
Katsue O. Tabuchi
March 21, 2008
Katsue O. "Katsy" Tabuchi, 88, of Koloa, Kauai, a cook for Sueoka's, died at home. She was born in Koloa. She is survived by son Les; daughter Lauren Brennan; brother Sam Oi; sisters Iris Sumida, Ann Phillips, Elaine Kaneshiro, Doris Kashiwai and Norma Bennett; and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. next Wednesday at Koloa Missionary Church. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
David Richard Taylor
March 27, 2008
David Richard Taylor, 73, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a state civil deputy, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Portland, Ore. He is survived by sons Scott, Craig and Brad; stepdaughter Diana Zepeda; brother Paul; and 13 grandchildren. Services will be held on Sunday. For information, call (253) 720-6343.
Jacinta Pablo Yuzon
March 30, 2008
Jacinta Pablo Yuzon, 69, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Gapan, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Ferdinand and Danilo, daughters Raquel Gabrang and Maria B. Salamante, brothers Sergio and Romeo Pablo, sisters Julie Perez and Margie Dayao, and 10 grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at St. Elizabeth Church. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Burial in the Philippines at a later date. 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.