Johnny O. Abasolo
March 1, 2008
Johnny O. Abasolo, 81, of Aiea, a retired bartender, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Mary; sons John, Jerry and Phil; sister Sally Coronel; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m.
Juanita Piandong Alamodin
March 15, 2008
Juanita Piandong Alamodin, 86, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Life insurance agent, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Alan and Joseph Anghag, Juan Banquicio Jr. and John Alamodin; daughters Inday Banquicio and Patricia Sumera; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Clara Kiyoko Awakuni
April 6, 2008
Clara Kiyoko "Kay" Awakuni, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Lola of Hawaii seamstress, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Roy H., Edwin K. and Gene I.; daughter Sandra Y. Miyasato; brothers Seiyei and Harold H. Chinen; sisters Janet Y. Tamanaha and Stella T. Kenner; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Loreta Ibabao Bautista
March 29, 2008
Loreta Ibabao Bautista, 71, of Pearl City, died. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
John Y.S. Ching
April 1, 2008
John Y.S. Ching, 76, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army colonel, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Annabelle K.; sons John Jr. and Jayson; daughters Jere Ching-Zuttermeister, Julie Suenaga, Luana Kelley and Teine Belcher; brothers Evert Chong and Henry Ching; sisters Amy Cummings, Annie L. Wolverton and Katherine Novak; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m.
Judith Kaleo'okalanakila Hemenway
April 4, 2008
Judith Kaleo'okalanakila Hemenway, 42, of Waimanalo, a medical transcriptionist, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles H. Jr.; children Haukea, Makaala, Jun, Alfie and Haupia; brother Thomas K. Kealoha; and sisters Leslie Poulivaati and Mary Helen L. Cathcart. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo Ward, 41-972 Oluolu St., Waimanalo. Call after 5 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Friday.
Mary K. Kaleohano
March 28, 2008
Mary K. Kaleohano, 57, of Kealia, Hawaii, a Honalo Shell manager, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edward Sr.; sons Edward Jr., Joshua and Jason; daughters Melani Kaleohano-Hauanio and Connie Gouveia; hanai son Valentine Wessel; hanai daughters Yolanda Kuahuia; brother Tony Kane; stepbrother Joseph Lorenzo; sisters Rosemary Grace, Carrie Page, Leilani Lorenz-Acia and Joyce Mamac; five grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Pukaana Congregational Church. Call after 6 p.m. Friday, followed by all-night vigil at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Kalahiki Cemetery. Luncheon to follow at family's residence at Kealia. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Samuel Kaliko III
March 23, 2008
Samuel Kaliko III, 60, of Nanakuli, a U.S. Air Force veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Nanakuli. He is survived by sons Samuel IV, Phillip J.K. and Michael Crabassa; mother Eleanor K.; brothers Ronald and Robert; sisters Beverly Mariano, Gwendolyn Hepa, Eleanor Kaikala, Aldnette Kalama and Dale Wong and Myrah, Abbie, Helen, Gale and Penny Kaliko; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church in Nanakuli. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Nanakuli Hawaiian Homestead Cemetery.
March 29, 2008
Otome Kamiya, 95, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Paul, Kenneth and Lawrence "Larry"; daughter Ruth; brothers Jack, Dean and Joe Shimabukuro; sisters Sadako Matsukawa, Helen Tatsumi, Betty Monguchi and Violet Okada; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Leland Lawrence Lawson
March 25, 2008
Leland Lawrence "Sonny" Lawson, 67, of Kawainui, Kona, a Hawaiian Pipefitters Inc. owner, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Miranda, Calif. He is survived by wife Karen; sons Brad Lawson and Grady and Lonnie Whittiker; daughters Gina Lawson, Tammie Huff, Kim Humphrey and Victoria Davis; sisters Kay Nicholes and Sharon Wallace; and 17 grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at 79-7278 Mamalahoa Highway, Hanolo, Hawaii, fourth house on the right. Casual attire. No flowers.
Edward David Machado
March 14, 2008
Edward David Machado, 97, of Honolulu, a retired city Department of Waste Water Management supervisor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion/caregiver Mary Rose T. Gonzales; hanai sons Dominic and Nicholas Ah Nee, Kawika and Ronald Cahill, and Danny Rittimister; hanai daughters Malia and Jamie Cahill, Florence and Liz Shelton, Chelsea and Kristie Ah Nee, and Dora Rittimister; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Lei only.
April 9, 2008
Kaoru Matsuda, 96, of Kahuku, a retired Kahuku Plantation Co. welder and mechanic, died. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Miyoko; sons Ronald, Kendal and Eugene; daughter Linda; brothers Stanley and Shigetaro; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.
Judith Yuriko Miyashiro
March 22, 2008
Judith Yuriko Miyashiro, 63, of Hilo died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Ronald T., daughters Lynn Salvador and June Cabatbat, brother Raymond Kaneshiro, sister Elaine Shikuma and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Alae Cemetery.
April 7, 2008
Aiko Nagata, 96, of Kahului, a retired Maui Land and Pine Co. warehouse worker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by sons Susumu and Roy, daughters Carol Koki and Betty C. Wong, sisters Doris Y. Ota and Sueimi Shimoma, 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.
Asako Sekine Nakamoto
April 7, 2008
Asako Sekine Nakamoto, 84, of Kealakekua-Kona, Hawaii, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Roy T. and Sid Y., daughters Ann A. Nakamoto and Kay N. Tokumura, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services in Honolulu. Additional services: 11 a.m. Friday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Reinaldo Ranjo Peralta
March 27, 2008
Reinaldo Ranjo "Rey" Peralta, 63, of Honolulu, a retired landscaper and construction worker, died in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Norma; daughters Sonia Corazon, Janet Jovita Dayoan, Bessie Cristina Arellanez and Renerose Pauline; brother William; sister Rossita "Rossi" Patton; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena's Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Sisavaii Apelu Peseta
April 6, 2008
Sisavaii Apelu Peseta, 54, of Laie, a nurse, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Western Samoa. She is survived by husband Ese Sr.; sons Faamalua Apelu and Ese Peseta Jr.; daughters Maugasola Edwards, Laura Taliulu and Maryanne Apelu; brothers Faamalua, Manu A. and Logoitino Apelu; sisters Tovale Filipo, Elena Gatoloai, Maliumai Samuelu and Maugasola Tua; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Ninth Ward. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.
Mary Lonokahikina Silva
March 28, 2008
Mary Lonokahikina Silva, 77, of Mililani, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Richard Sr.; son Richard Jr.; daughters Kaui Silva, Doreen Alvarez and Lilinoe Kihewa-Helsham; brother Daniel Kalai Jr.; sisters Miriam Kula, Florence Cavaco, Pearl Kalani, Blossom Brown and Nethly Pasion; and three grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at St. George Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m.
Shirley Ann Wheeler
April 9, 2008
Shirley Ann Wheeler, 78, of Wahiawa, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in North Dakota. She is survived by son Stephen; daughters Cheryl Bailes and Carrie Smith; brothers Leonard and Floyd; sisters Eloda, Virginia and Irene; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI 96817-5018; Attention: Cindy, LCSW, Patient and Family Services. Telephone number: 924-9255 ext. 8037.
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.