William Edward Aken Sr.
April 19, 2008
William Edward "Sonny" Aken Sr., 81, of Nanakuli died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gwenfread; sons William Jr., Robin and Chester; daughters Anne Mizuta, Patricia Rule, Roberta Davis, Marilyn Young and Kathleen, Loretta, Sylvia and Marlene Aken; 33 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nanaikapono Church. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering: 1 p.m. at Zablan Beach Park. Casual attire.
Fausto Nibres Ariola
April 21, 2008
Fausto Nibres Ariola, 80, of Mililani, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He survived by wife Candida N.; sons Greg N., Daniel N. and Anthony F.; daughters Valentina A. Ancheta, Clara A. Pierce and Estrella A. Walker; sisters Corazon, Catalina and Adela; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Apostle & Evangelist Church, 95-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Daniel C. Cook
April 21, 2008
Daniel C. Cook, 46, of Paia, Maui, an American Electric machinist, died at home. He was born in Denver. He is survived by son Kaniela, mother Jeanette Buxton, stepfather Tony Buxton, brother Richard and sisters Mary C. Saunders, Maggie Welker and Theresa Cook. Private services.
Pete Cabanayan Corpuz Jr.
April 17, 2008
Pete Cabanayan Corpuz Jr., 75, of Salt Lake, a retired Pacific Club Hotel maintenance supervisor and photographer, died in St. Francis-East Hospice. He was born in San Jose, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. He is survived by wife Fortunata; sons Rolando, Joselito and Denis; daughters Gina and Celi Salmon; brother Fred; sisters Aurora Domingo, Christy Arcinas and Lita Romualdo; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; stepson Ferdinand Quines; stepdaughters Emelita Q. Cabras, Virginia Quines and Estrella Espinda; and 11 step-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Janet A. Elvena
April 10, 2008
Janet A. "Jan" Elvena, 64, of Mililani died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Ookala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Abdon "Don"; son Terence; daughter Lorelei; mother Yoshino Nagasako; brothers Raymond Zukeran and Vern and Byron Nagasako; sister Leinaala Ikeuchi; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Putu Ausage Ene
April 11, 2008
Putu Ausage "Andy" Ene, 69, of Wahiawa, a retired Pearl Harbor Public Works Center employee, died in Wahiawa. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Jacklyn K.; sons Andy and Keola; daughters Clara Atmospera, Rita Kakalia, and Margaret and Dorothy "Maka" Ene; sisters Fiao'o Leatumauta and Ata Maulupe; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
March 8, 2008
George Haitsuka, 65, of Las Vegas, a card dealer, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael A. and Gerald S. Garcia; daughters Joann D. Garcia and Georgette T. Haitsuka; sisters Betty H. Yonamine, Flora K. Guthrie and Elaine S. Sumida; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Blaisdell Park. Inurnment to be held in Las Vegas.
Beatrice Tokie Kajitani
April 7, 2008
Beatrice Tokie Kajitani, 87, of Honolulu, a retired St. Luke's Pre-School teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Bert T.; daughters Karen K. Oya and Faye N. Hazama; brother Melvin M. Kuwamoto; sisters Yukie Doi, Florence M. Hagino and Lillian S. Okazaki; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
April 21, 2008
Kinue Kimata, 94, of Hilo, a retired seamstress and Kimata Dressmaker owner, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Pauka, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Roy, daughters Edith Lee and Judy Haraguchi, brother Shuji Tagami, sister Chieno Tagami, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Sarah Cho Lee
April 24, 2008
Sarah Cho Lee, 88, of Honolulu, a retired library technician, died. She was born in Keanae, Maui. She is survived by husband the Rev. Tongjin-Samuel; sons Earl, Dale and Christopher Freas; daughter Eunice Wakatsuki; brother John Cho; sisters Mary Lee and Grace Chung; and seven grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Christ United Methodist Church. Call after 4 p.m. Private graveside services to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.
Anna Lumaukahiliowahinekapu McKee
April 12, 2008
Anna Lumaukahiliowahinekapu "Bluebell" McKee, 94, of Honolulu died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ronnie, daughter Colleen T. Loo, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
April 16, 2008
Tsugiko Miyamoto, 84, of Hilo, a retired State Division of Mental Health administrative secretary, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Charles, daughters Phyllis Clemmer and Carla Fujikura, and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
March 26, 2008
Shizuko Miyashiro, 95, of Honolulu, formerly of Kunia, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by sons Shigeo, Tsugio, Carl and James; daughters Nancy Fujikami, Linda Torres and Diana Asato; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Jonathan Thomas Moon
April 22, 2008
Jonathan Thomas Moon, 55, of Kailua-Kona, a chef, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Aree, daughter Anna L., parents Thomas and Kikuko, brother Robin and sisters Lark Hoffman and Robina Doody. Services and scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Sunday at Puwili Beach. For service information, call 325-1514 or 325-7774.
March 30, 2008
Sadao Moriyama, 93, of Honolulu, a retired First Insurance Co. agent, died. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Elaine S., son John E., brothers Toshio and Charles H., sister Hisaye Tanimoto and three grandchildren. Private services.
Kaleokalani Richard Namoku
April 24, 2008
Kaleokalani Richard Namoku, 25, Makawao, Maui, a Kula Hospital certified nursing assistant, died at home. He was born on Oahu. He is survived by wife Hatie "Na Pua" Nakooka-Namoku; sons Donald T.K.N. and Tristan-Chancey K.N. Nakooka; stepson Gabriel K. Nakooka; stepdaughter Kasi T.A. Nakooka; parents Michael M. and Corrinna M.; brothers Kawehiokalani and Andre' "Mana" Namoku, and Michael-Joseph Moepono; and sister Andrea "Ku'ulei" Namoku. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m.
Fe Ocenar Padilla
April 4, 2008
Fe Ocenar Padilla, 60, of Waianae, an APCOA cashier, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Samar, Philippines. She is survived by husband Pacifico M.; sons Christopher and Chris J.R.; daughter Christina Serra; brothers Floro, Andres and Yoding Ocenar; sisters Tessie Ocenar and Felicitas Cabrillas; and three grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.
April 22, 2008
Evangelista "Eva" Pantaleon, 91, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons David G. Pelangka, Phelamon "Moon" Pilanca and Vicente "Vic" Pelanca; daughter Gloria Castaneda; 36 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Section H. Casual attire.
Fernandino A. Pedro
April 26, 2008
Fernandino A. Pedro, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Tokonaga Mason mason, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by children Ruddy, Mary Lou, Fernandino Jr. and Dr. Don Pedro, Laurie Fonseca and Mona Lisa Nishioka; brother Crispin Aguano; sisters Violet Moces, Trinidad Yaris, Betsy Ruff and Beatrice Jackson; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Angelita Camaquin Rivera
April 3, 2008
Angelita Camaquin "Aling" Rivera, 73, of Waipahu, a retired salesclerk, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband William B., son Joymare, brothers Felinor and Maximo Camaquin, sister Perlita Camaquin and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
March 22, 2008
Misao Sodetani, 89, of Torrance, Calif., a retired Bank of Hawaii employee, died. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by daughters Patricia Togashi and Cynthia Iwai, brothers Nozomi and Takashi Horiuchi, sister Kay Horiuchi and three grandchildren. Services held in Gardena, Calif.
Arletta Kealohaokuupuuwai Soon
April 21, 2008
Arletta Kealohaokuupuuwai Soon, 43, of Honolulu, a Kamehameha Schools teacher, died at home. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by husband Frederick, sons Elder K. and Kumakaleikini, daughter Kaleimakalii, parents Alexander and Carol Johnson, and brother Kekiahi Johnson. Services: noon Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lanakila Ward. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park.
Edward Masaru Tamanaha
April 9, 2008
Edward Masaru Tamanaha, 85, of Pearl City, a retired Department of Agriculture employee and Disabled American Veterans and U.S. Army veteran who served in 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Waipio. He is survived by wife Emily K. and brothers Terry T. and Akira. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aiko Ruth Teramoto
March 22, 2008
Aiko Ruth Teramoto, 88, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died. She was born in Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dale F.; daughters Sandra T. Nakagawa, Sheila K. Kai and Gail M. Ogata; brothers Kohei and Ronald S.; sisters Asako Lee and Yoshino Kanno; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Celebration of life held.
George Hernandez Toro
April 16, 2008
George Hernandez Toro, 87, of Kapolei, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard boilermaker supervisor and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kapolei. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Vivian; sons Joe, Dennis and James; daughters Lorraine Benarao, Sylvia "Sweetie" Bogac and Sylvia M. Santiago; brothers Benjamin Toro and Emilio Augustine; sisters Filomena Rockwell and Geneivie Augustine; 25 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Lucy Katsuko Usui
April 9, 2008
Lucy Katsuko Usui, 70, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa Hamilton Library assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lodi, Calif. Private services.
Roland S. Vaifale
April 6, 2008
Roland S. Vaifale, also known as "Passi" and "Buddy," 38, of Waianae died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Saniata; sons Tiolu, Christopher and Zachery Passi; daughters Sarah, Chanelle, Devannalynn, Mele, Fofo, Teala and Teola Passi; parents Alten and Felila Faletoi; brothers Louie and Tapu Vaifale, and Alten Faletoi Jr.; and sisters Atua, Nunu, Mau, Mati and Tofi Vaifale, Fia, Freda Tuaau, Filomena Faletoi and Winnie Areta. Services: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Adele Tsuruyo Yakabe
April 16, 2008
Adele Tsuruyo Yakabe, 85, of Kahului, a caregiver, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Huelo, Maui. She is survived by son Michael W., daughter Linda Hudnall, sister Bess Yonashiro and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. No flowers.
Brenzdon Kama'lei Yang-La'a
March 29, 2008
Brenzdon Kama'lei Yang-La'a, infant son of Brandon La'a and Brandee Yang of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Claude and Valerie La'a, grandmother Denneth H. Alexander and great-grandmother Ethel Yang. No 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.