Philip Bridges III
May 19, 2008
Philip "P.W." Bridges III, 78, of Kapolei, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in South Carolina. He is survived by wife Akiko, sons Kenneth and Keith, sister Elizabeth "Sarah" and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
May 4, 2008
Kazuo Ginoza, 80, of Kaneohe, a farmer and U.S. military veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Janet; son Garrett; daughter Gayle Okino; brothers David and Roy; sisters Kay Takechi, Mieko Lee and Chiyoko Oshiro; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Doris Galvez Gorospe
May 12, 2008
Doris Galvez Gorospe, 81, of Glendale, Calif., formerly of Kailua, died. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Ben; sons Ben Jr. and Wes; daughters Leona Anderson, Lezlie Bodan and Laura Letourneau; sisters Soledad Meria and Conchita Rofoli; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. No services. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.
May 10, 2008
Annette Kakutani, 66, of Lihue, a Barbecue Inn waitress, died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by daughter Tammy and sister Pauline Shinshiro. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Lihue Hongwanji Church. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Soi Hong Kam
May 24, 2008
Soi Hong Kam, 77, of Honolulu died. He was born in ChongSan, China. He is survived by wife Sao Van; son Wai Keong; daughters Sok Ha and Helen Kam, Sok Han Lam and Kammy Chan; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Taoist services. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Walter Tatsuo Kawasaki
May 18, 2008
Walter Tatsuo Kawasaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired car sales agent, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by wife Violet U., sons Malcolm and Lawrence, daughters Gayle Kam and Lynn Yokoyama, sisters Shizuno Suzuki and Michiko Sugiyama, and six grandchildren. Private services.
Sharlene Pualani Kea
May 15, 2008
Sharlene Pualani "Kaliko" Kea, 47, of Nanakuli died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband John Sr.; sons John Jr., Dallan, Franklin and Keanu; daughters Delcie Kea Bite-Aken and Jamaine, Mahina, Francine and Starlene Kea; brothers Arthur "Atta" Anderson and George "Ku" and Garrett "Rick" Mikaele; sisters Darlene "Uilani" Kay and Colleen "Kehau" Anderson; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Church, 89-235 Pua Ave., Nanakuli. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
April 30, 2008
George Kim, 71, of Pearl City, a retired Aloha Airlines passenger service supervisor, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honouliuli. He is survived by wife Jane, daughters Sherryl Yoshimura and Michelle Shioji, brother Robert, sisters Shirley Head and Karen Roggendorf, and two grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire.
May 6, 2008
Shinichi Kutaka, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai, a County of Kauai laborer, died in Garden Isle HealthCare. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by brother Tokusuke and sister Haruko Awakuni. Private services.
Ethan Ryan Le
May 13, 2008
Ethan Ryan Le, infant son of Khanh and Phoebe of Honolulu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He is also survived by grandparents Sumi Ryan and Phung Bui. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.
Sonia Henrietta Luskin
May 23, 2008
Sonia Henrietta "Sonny" Luskin, 90, of Hawaii died at home. She was born in New York City. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Stephanie, sister Joan Gregory, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
Dorothy Ho Nabarro
April 4, 2008
Dorothy Ho Nabarro, 83, of Honolulu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Jasmine P. Shackley and Lyllis Ann P. Heu; brothers Tim Tin Mun, Jerry Tin Mung, Tom Tin Kwock and Peter Hin Pung Ho; sisters Muriel Ho Leong, Betty Ho Araujo, Jackie Ho Chew, Billie Ho Ching, Lisa Ho Martin, Janet Ho Crabbe and Minnie Ho Kawakami; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
Lily Soo Hak Ome
May 3, 2008
Lily Soo Hak Ome, 75, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Elizabeth and brother Chong Man Kim. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
George T. Perreira
May 17, 2008
George T. Perreira, 90, of Hilo, a Theo H. Davies, KPUA Radio and Hawaii County Parks and Recreation Department employee and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Douglas and Allan Perreira, daughters Terry Matsusaki and Ruth Tanaka, brother Joe, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Incorrect information given in an obituary Monday.
Romeo S. Quemado
April 24, 2008
Romeo S. Quemado, 64, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar employee and Island Mechanical Corp. truck driver, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Mary N. Ho; sons Mervin and Derek Cabral; daughters Dana Carvalho, Koreen Hironaka and Romalyn Deaguiar; brothers Michael, Johnny, Franky, Florentino "Sunny," Rolando, Melvin and Robert; sisters Maryann Regaspi and Nancy Quemado; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Resurrection of the Lord, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu. Call after 5:30 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Avelino Sagaysay Sagocio
May 6, 2008
Avelino Sagaysay Sagocio, 88, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Co. employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Zenaida V., daughters Ofelia Pascual and Nelly Bolosan, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Michael Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Margaret Joan Sherley
May 17, 2008
Margaret Joan Sherley, 78, of Kahului, a former Max Sherley & Associates Realtor, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Cicero, Ind. She is survived by sons Scott and Phillip, and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. No flowers.
Edna Tamae Shirai
Dec. 3, 2007
Edna Tamae Shirai, 76, of Honolulu, a retired homemaker and secretary, died in Iowa. She is survived by sons Raymond and Lance; daughters Laurie Shirai-Akau and Lynn Charleston; brothers Howard, Herbert and Harold Kozuma; sister Marjorie Kariya; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Association for Retarded Citizens, 3989 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu 96816.
Stephen G. Soriano Jr.
May 11, 2008
Stephen G. Soriano Jr., 76, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army chief warrant officer who served in the Korean War and a night manager for the Hilton Hawaiian Village, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Phil and sister Mely McGivern. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Rosary: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.
May 16, 2008
Jeanne Wiig, 90, of Honolulu, a design consultant, St. Francis art collection curator and University of Hawaii at Manoa visual designer, Gallery Publication editor and designer of the bookstores in the UH system, died in Honolulu. She was born in St. Joseph, Mich. She is survived by sons Laurence and David, daughters Linda Laurence and Cynthia Wiig, and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 1515 Wilder Ave., Honolulu. No flowers. Donations suggested to University of Hawaii Foundation for the Art Gallery in memory of Jeanne Wiig, P.O. Box 11270, Honolulu, HI 96828-0270; or St. Francis Hospice, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu 96817; or St. Clement's Episcopal Church.
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.