Yolanda Rillon Acol
April 12, 2008
Yolanda Rillon Acol, 61, of Kailua-Kona, a ticket checker for Wackenhut at Kona Airport, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband James, Sr.; sons James Jr., Jacey and Reed; hanai son Derek Rillon; daughters Jaylin Kema and Neivbea Zane; hanai daughter Moani Nishida; brothers Dino and Terry Canda and Ronald and Francisco Rillon; sisters Connie Canda, BettyJane Panis and Sandra Silvis; and 11 grandchildren. An all-night vigil will be held starting at 6 p.m. Friday at St. John's Catholic Church in Kealakekua. Mass: 10 a.m. next Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. No flowers.
Agustin B. Agno Sr.
April 6, 2008
Agustin B. Agno Sr., 74, of Hilo, a self-employed farmer, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Elsa, sons Adebert and Agustin Jr., daughters Allison Walker and Angela Agno, sister Romana Bolibol and six grandchildren. Vigil services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery.
Charles Edward Davis
April 15, 2008
Charles Edward Davis, 76, of Kailua-Kona, an industrial engineer in the computer electronics industry, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Prescott, Ariz. He is survived by wife Barbara, son Patrick Green, daughters Jean McKinley and Patricia Crawford, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kailua-Kona.
Reynato Abordo Dela Cruz
March 22, 2008
Reynato "Atong" Abordo Dela Cruz, 40, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by parents Silvino and Luzviminda Dela Cruz Jr., brother Rommel and sisters Joanne Ramos, Karine Jandoc, Michelle Baluyot and Lucille and Noel Dela Cruz. Wake services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
January 25, 2008
Masako Violet Fukuhara, 85, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert Jr., Glenn and Earl; daughters Lynn and Gene; sisters Marge Muraoka and Laura Nishimoto; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Patricia Kay Ginoza
March 30, 2008
Patricia Kay Ginoza, 65, of Honolulu died. She was born in California. She is survived by brother Richard Anderson and sisters Terriann Varsalona and Susan Tassaddikari. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
April 16, 2008
Silvio "Flip" Grisolano, 91, of Kailua, a retired Madison County, Ill., courthouse bailiff and U.S. Navy veteran, died. He was born in Globe, Ariz. He also was the past president of the Kailua Senior Citizens and a Shriners clown. He is survived by daughters Anne Grisolano and Kathy Fay, sister Lorraine Kurtz and two granddaughters. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private committal service. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96826.
Gabriel Bagood Gongob
April 8, 2008
Gabriel "Gabby" Bagood Gongob, 79, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class who served in the Korean War, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He also was a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipard truck driver and a Roberts Hawaii school bus driver. He is survived by wife Frances E.; sons Gabriel Hassel and Darrel and Gabriel Gongob Jr.; daughters Joslyn Wilson, Rowena Perreira, Wynette Wray and Sharolynne Roche; brother Alfredo; sisters Josephine Gipaya and Novina Dunhour; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Augustina Mary Hall
March 27, 2008
Augustina Mary Hall, 88, of Kapolei, an office clerk, died in Ka Punawai Ola, Kapolei. She is survived by sisters Beatrice Higa, Germaine Wong and Florence A. Duarte. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Park.
April 11, 2008
Yoshiko Hara, also known as Bando Mikayoshi, 94, of Honolulu, an instructor of Japanese classical dance, samisen and nagauta, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Nobuo, sister Harue Arita and nieces and nephews. Private services.
James Edward Hire
April 13, 2008
James Edward Hire, 74, of Ewa Beach died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by wife Eleanor; son Doug; daughters Amanda Akana, Cynthia Alimoot and Yvonne Burdett; and 10 grandchilren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at United Gospel Fellowship Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
Jerrilyn Welch Kalua-Sardinha
April 15, 2008
Jerrilyn Welch Kalua-Sardinha, 51, of Wailuku died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Edwin "Eddie" Sardinha; mother Lorraine Welch; daughters Kanoe Kalua and Melanie Sardinha; hanai daughters Sasha Irvine and Nicole Ribucan; hanai sons Benji Irvine, Robert and John Brito; brothers Dennis, Timmy Sr., Jerry "Butchie" and David Welch; sisters Diane Ah Nee and JoAnne Jeremiah; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. next Saturday at Family Faith Fellowship, Wailuku. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Wallace Watkins Lane
March 26, 2008
Wallace Watkins Lane, 87, of Honolulu, a retired architect and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He is survived by nieces Vickie Fullard-Leo and Lee Kline, and nephews Bryant and Gregory Fullard-Leo. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Arcadia Retirement Residence, 1420 Punahou St., Honolulu. Inurnment at a later date at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Alfredo Kahalepaakea Machado Jr.
March 29, 2008
Alfredo Kahalepaakea Machado Jr., 48, of Kailua-Kona died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Alfred III, daughter Kaipoleimanu Diaz, brothers Charles and Ralph, sisters Alfreda Luhe and Charlene Wolske, companion Jamie Greene and three grandchildren. Private services. For information call 331-8516.
Michael MacKenzie McPherson
April 11, 2008
Michael MacKenzie McPherson, 61, of Kamuela, Hawaii, an attorney, poet and novelist, died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Howard McPherson, an aunt, two uncles, numerous cousins and two nieces. Memorial services: 1:30 p.m. May 17 at Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle, Honolulu, HI 96815.
Michael Alexander Makalii Naone
April 11, 2008
Michael Alexander Makalii Naone, 38, of Honolulu, a CNA Transport driver in the medical industry, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Brandi, son Zachary, parents John K. and Sandra L., sister Stacy Chun and many uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples.
Genette Diongson Presiados
April 11, 2008
Genette Diongson Presiados, 12, of Kailua-Kona, a Kealakehe Intermediate School student and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Cebu, Philippines. She is survived by parents Regino and Juvy, brother Christian, sister Genielle, grandmother Elsie Diongson and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Wake services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at her residence, 76-6164 Plumeria Road, Kailua-Kona, followed by an all-night vigil. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kailua-Kona. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Florence Matsue Shishido
April 7, 2008
Florence Matsue Shishido, 93, a retired federal government accountant clerk, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Susan Chung and Marian Smith, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Amy Fumie Sunahara
April 8, 2008
Amy Fumie Sunahara, 84, a retired Moana Hotel waitress, died. She was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. She is survived by son Thomas T.; brothers Ichiro and Saburo Yamaguchi; sisters Matsuko Nakasu, Pansy Miyamoto and Alma Murobayashi; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary gifts.
April 14, 2008
Tanu Taumua, 89, of Aiea, a federal government maintenance employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by sons Tuumalo Taumua and Moeone Faletogo; daughters Elizabeth Sakarata and Fenunuvao Moalii; brothers Faapalo, Lauolo and Selau; sister Tusitala Masoli; 21 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Missionary Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
April 6, 2008
Machiel Verhoeve, 91, of Kailua, a retired horticulturist and plantation overseer, died in Kailua. He was born in Semarang, Indonesia. He is survived by sons Anthony Green and Buddy Perret, daughters Emma Toi and Jennifer Rathjen, sister Stella Verhoeve-Hendriks, nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Sun Pun Yim
April 8, 2008
Sun Pun Yim, 74, of Waipahu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband Tong Chul Yim; sons Donald, Eugene and William; daughters Sara Kim and Chong Hwa Camacho; sister Yeon Hee Kang; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
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.