March 18, 2008
Mary Alexander, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired caregiver, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by children Diane, Edgar Jr., Steve, Randolph and Donna; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kaneohe Stake Center. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
March 20, 2008
Hideto Choriki, 80, of Waipahu, a U.S. Army veteran, died in Waipahu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Dorothy; sons Kyle and Glenn; daughters Carolyn Zukeran and Gail Sumida; sisters Mildred Oba, Mabel Nishimura and Jeanette Yoshimura; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
Ailene Chun Cobb-Adams
March 28, 2008
Ailene Chun Cobb-Adams, 74, of Kailua, a retired Kailua Elementary School food service employee, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Smith Cobb-Adams, daughters Kuu Higa and Frances "Maka" Cobb-Adams, brothers Herbert and Henry Chun, sisters Madeline Lum and Betty Hutchinson, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Heeia Pier in Kaneohe.
Joseph F. KH6JF Fenn
March 20, 2008
Joseph F. KH6JF Fenn, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Aeronautical Inc. radio operator and U.S. Army Air Corps veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in Kokomo, Ind. He is survived by wife Yaeko, daughter Denise C. "Hokulani" and brother Richard. Private services.
Joseph Do Hyun Han
March 24, 2008
Joseph Do Hyun Han, 86, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Mary; daughters Joanne Wong, Patricia Ichimura and Susan McGann; stepsons Ronald and Erick Moon; stepdaughter Mary Lee Baumann; brother Sam; sister Dora Lum; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Caden Dedrick Ikaikaokalani Kanoa
April 2, 2008
Caden Dedrick Ikaikaokalani Kanoa, infant son of Dennen Kanoa and Catie McEachern of Honolulu, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Manly and Delphine Kanoa, and Mike and Le'Anne McEachern. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.
March 20, 2008
Leinani "Dolly" Kinney, 78, of Kahuku, a retired accountant, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Rayner; sons Rayner H. and Melvin K.; daughters Leimana Damate and Aulike Matsuoka; sisters Gwen Bruhn, Joyce Pinderski, Francine Johnstoneaugh and Diane Sing; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
Gladys Keala Ohelo Medina
March 15, 2008
Gladys Keala Ohelo Medina, 70, of Riverside, Calif., formerly of Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Everett Wilkinson, son Emil C. Haury Jr., daughter Gladys P. Taylor, stepson Richard G., stepdaughters Doreen Medina and Katherine Carter, brothers Victor and John Ohelo, sisters Mary Gomez and Pansy Ondayog, 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Burial: 11 a.m. April 18 at Hawaiian Memorial Park, 45-425 Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Thomas T. Okimoto
March 11, 2008
Thomas T. Okimoto, 75, of Waipahu, a retired Sears Service Center employee and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Edith, sons Wayne and Paul, daughter Suzy Agena, brother Tsugi, four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. Private services.
Juan R. Rezonable
March 23, 2008
Juan R. Rezonable, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Podmore Construction laborer, died. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons George and Ronald Ondayog, and Marcos Acosta Jr.; daughters Sima Tamarra, Candy Nakagawa and Terry McKee; 36 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. April 18 at St. Stephen's Church. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Incorrect information given in an obituary Thursday.
April 3, 2008
Asako "Asa" Shibata, 84, of Lihue, a bookkeeper, died at home. She was born in California. She is survived by husband Henry, daughter Janis Shibata-Rodrigues, sister Ihoko Fukuhara and a grandchild. Services: noon Friday at Kapaa All Saints Church. Casual attire.
March 17, 2008
Toshie "Elaine" Shinno, 90, of Honolulu, a retired salesclerk, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Gary, Dennis and Wayne; sister Tomie Nagasako; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Nora Shizuko Tada
April 2, 2008
Nora Shizuko Tada, 87, of Lihue, a hairdresser, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by son Alan, daughter Patricia Yamauchi, sisters Flora Cox and Helen Okamoto, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Lihue Christian Church. Call after noon. Inurnment to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual attire.
A'umanu Toaiva Samouli To'a
March 12, 2008
A'umanu Toaiva Samouli To'a, 74, of Waianae died in Waianae. He was born in Ta'u, Manua, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Faatalitali; children Uilalalelei Malaga, Fualuga Moore, Toaiva Toaiva Jr., Fuatamalelou Lepaga and Faautugatagi, Logona and Masaga To'a and Puligi To'a Te'o; brothers Samouli and Laisene; 54 grandchildren; and 51 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Joyce Mary Wright
March 30, 2008
Joyce Mary Wright, 92, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa librarian, died in Honolulu. She was born in Vegreville, Canada. No survivors. Services pending.
Lillian Tokie Yoshida
March 27, 2008
Lillian Tokie Yoshida, 93, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mike and Leon, and a grandchild. Private services.
Bernice Leimomi Ebinger Zinsman
March 21, 2008
Bernice Leimomi Ebinger Zinsman, 85, of Hilo, formerly of Kauai and Makawao, Maui, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Hans Sr. and Pierre Apisaloma and Jan and Francois Kahale; daughters Annette Lundrall, Darlene Johnson and Moana Carreira; brothers Abraham Lovell and Ralley Ebinger; sister Barbara Ebinger; 21 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Haili's Luau Hale, 33 Noeau St., Hilo.
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.