Katsuko Muranaka Aburaya
May 10, 2008
Katsuko Muranaka Aburaya, 77, of Honolulu, a former Woolworth's ikebana specialist, McCully Japanese Language School teacher and Duty Free Shoppers salesclerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi ken, Japan. She is survived by daughter Jo Kyoko Kagehiro, brother Yoshinori Muranaka, sister Fumiko Takagi and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Rena L. Campbell
May 16, 2008
Rena L. Campbell, 84, of Honolulu, a retired beautician, died in Hawaii Medical Center-East. She was born in Lowell, Mass. She is survived by daughter Vickie Kirihara, sister Theresa Larose and two granddaughters. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Daniel Miles Finley
May 7, 2008
Daniel Miles Finley, 62, of Volcano, Hawaii, a steelworker, diesel mechanic and Kau Sugar Co. union representative, died at home. He was born in Detroit. He is survived by son Steven, daughter Wendy Finley-Duley, brother David C. Jr. and sister Margaret McCoy. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Kilauea Military Camp Chapel, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Margaret Broderick Fleming
May 8, 2008
Margaret Broderick Fleming, 73, of Kailua, a retired real estate agent, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived sons Douglas and David, daughter Denise Tanner, brothers Robert and Mike Broderick, sister Pat Hamilton, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Drive, Kailua.
Cayd Cecilio Kahanuola Rikio Fujimoto
May 20, 2008
Cayd Cecilio Kahanuola Rikio Fujimoto, infant son of Craig and Carey Fujimoto of Hanapepe, Kauai, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is also survived by brother Cyrus Fujimoto and Lucus Rivera; sister Caitlyn Aguinaldo; grandparents Robert Fujimoto, Antonia Funtanilla and Cecilio and Patricia Baliaris; and great-grandparents Hatsumi Fujimoto, Esperanza Funtanilla, Loretta Baliaris and Julia Dixon. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at King's Chapel in Eleele, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Grant Fredrick Gutermuth
May 25, 2008
Grant Fredrick Gutermuth, 67, of Kailua, a former television engineer/Santa Claus, died in Makawao, Maui. He was born in Milwaukee. He is survived by wife Deborah, son Fredrick, daughters Elizabeth Ishihara and Kristen Gutermuth, mother Marion Dawson, brother Gary and three grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date.
Leonard A. Hetland
May 26, 2008
Leonard A. "Lenny" Hetland, 88, Bismarck, N.D., a hotel bookkeeper, operator and assistant manager, U.S. Army surgical technician and Evacuation Hospital technician and retired automobile salesman, died in Missouri. He was born in Arnegard, N.D. He is survived by wife Vera, sons Gene and Bob, daughters Elizabeth Peterson and Mary Van Eeckhout, brother Andrew, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services to be held in Bismarck. Donations suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church, Alzheimer's Association or hospice.
Mildred Kikue Igawa
May 7, 2008
Mildred Kikue Igawa, 83, of Pearl City died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Haiku, Maui. She is survived by husband James H.; daughters Joyce, Ruth and Iris; and brothers Thomas and Robert Kohagura. Private services.
Lillian Young Lau
May 15, 2008
Lillian Young Lau, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiulani Elementary School teacher, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Denis, Ronald, Randall and Russell; sisters Bernice Chung and Dorothy Ako; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Cecilia Llantero Manibog
May 3, 2008
Cecilia Llantero Manibog, 45, of Woodland, Calif., died in Woodland. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by parents Clement and Visitacion, brother Romeo and sister Juliet Delfin. Wake services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
May 13, 2008
Shinobu Maruyama, 85, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a coffee and macadamia nut farmer, died in Cleveland. She was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. She is survived by son Terry, daughters Linda Kunimitsu and Lisa Okada, brothers Tomoji and Nobuo Horiuchi, sister Miyoko Sakamoto, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Daifukuji Soto Mission in Honalo, Hawaii. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Warren Y. Mimura
May 14, 2008
Warren Y. Mimura, 75, of Honolulu, a retired electronic technician, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Leatrice, daughters Tracy Mimura and Lecia Arakaki, brothers Eric and Clayton, sister Linda Yamaguchi and two grandchildren.
May 2, 2008
Toshio Mishina, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery sheet metal worker and U.S. Army veteran, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Amy F.; daughters Glenna Wong and Tamy Maruya; brothers Frank S., George M., Thomas T. and Roy Y.; and two grandchildren.
Private services. No monetary offerings.
Dorothy Yeiko Murakami
April 20, 2008
Dorothy Yeiko Murakami, 90, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Lunalilo Elementary School, died. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by daughters Lei Ann Copley and Lynn Hamada, brother Richard Ajifu and sister Peggy Sakamoto. Private services.
Janet C. Murakami
May 18, 2008
Janet C. Murakami, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Trust and Hawaiian Grocery Stores Ltd. bookkeeper, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jason and Myles, daughters Janice Niizawa and Phyllis Yoneyama, brother Roland Yasuda, sister Edith Mew, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Monday.
May 24, 2008
Jerry "Jocko" Oshima, 69, of Lihue, Kauai, formerly of Puhi, Kauai, an auto technician, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue.
He is survived by wife Linda I.; sons Kyle and Kurt; brothers Stanley, Thomas, William, Paul and Arthur; hanai brother Edwin Kamioka; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. today at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Inurnment to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual
attire. No flowers.
Christopher Louis Potts
May 20, 2008
Christopher Louis Potts, 52, of Haiku, Maui, a landscaper, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Barbara, mother Genevieve, brother Jon and sister Candice Cloud. Celebration of Life: 1 p.m. Sunday at 150 Puniawa Road, Haiku, Maui. For more information, please visit web.mac.com/bypotts1
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; mother Pedalina; 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. Additional information given for an obituary published yesterday.
Dan Edward Rather
May 22, 2008
Dan Edward Rather, 57, of Paia, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company machinist, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Rural Torrance, Calif. He is survived by wife Stephanie; sons Joey Toro and Chris Elliot; daughters Val Toro, Mari Toro-Ford and Vivian Inouye; brothers Raymond and Wayne; sister Sharon Russel; and four grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after noon. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Philip Vales Robley Sr.<
May 25, 2008
Philip Vales Robley Sr., 89, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a retired McBryde Sugar Co. irrigator, died at home. He was born in Omao, Kauai. He is survived by wife Antonia; sons Philip, John and Malvin; daughters Marjorie Arakaki and Carol Robley; sisters Eva Toledo and Ramona Rosado-Galindo; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Robert Loreto Saludares Sr.
May 19, 2008
Robert Loreto Saludares Sr., 70, of Hilo, a Hilo Coast Processing Co. heavy equipment operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Florentina; sons Robert Jr., Raymond and Nestor; brother William; sister Helen Anderson; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park.
May 16, 2008
Minoru "Mino" Shintani, 74, of Hilo, a supervisor and manager, died. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Malcolm and Timothy; brothers Masaichi, Jim, Ronald and Glenn; sisters Joyce Itagaki, Violet Yoshida, Irene Shintani and Janice Koya; and two grandchildren. Services held.
Norvin E. Smith Jr.
May 21, 2008
Norvin E. "Bud" Smith Jr., 90, of Mililani, a retired U.S. Army colonel and retired Girl Scout Council of the Pacific employee, died in Mililani. He was born in Nenana, Alaska. He is survived by son Jeffrey A., daughter Jeannette A. Westcott and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.
Florence Tetsumi Sora
May 23, 2008
Florence Tetsumi Sora, 96, of Honolulu died. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son Norman C., daughter Evelyn S. and three grandchildren. Private services.
Julia Debebar Suan
May 13, 2008
Julia "June" Debebar Suan, 71, of Pearl City died in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hamakua, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Nando L.; children Cathy, Steven, Peter, Wesley and Ann; brothers Henry, Larry, Roger and Fred Debebar; sisters Lillian Fugere and Olivia Seeman; and three grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Roland Tokuji Tokuoka Jr.
April 1, 2008
Roland Tokuji Tokuoka Jr., 43, of Wailuku died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by mother Lucille Aguilar Jr., father Roland Sr., wife Pamela, stepsons Joshua and Casey Ogawa, stepdaughter Jessica Ogawa, brother Wade and sister Raymie Cooper. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Circle Park in Waihee near the golf course. Luncheon: 11 a.m. at the park. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. at Y Hata in Paukukalo.
Herminia Badua Tolentino
May 15, 2008
Herminia Badua Tolentino, 83, of Honolulu died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Gabon, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Restituto; daughters Remie Carlos, Marcela Clemente and Marcela Cudapaz; brothers Amando, Loreto and Adriano; sisters Marina Antonio, Violeta Bangi, Lucina Vallejo, Anita Apostol and Connie Ines; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Funeral services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Teresa Kam Lan Waipa
May 25, 2008
Teresa Kam Lan Waipa, 89, of Hilo, a homemaker and St. Joseph School kitchen and Life Care Center of Hilo employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kalapana, Hawaii. She is survived by son Clarence, daughters Yuk Lin M. Carr and Danielle Holing, brothers Francis Ah Kit and Everest Lee, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Mauna Kea Memorial Park in Paipakou, Hawaii.
Robert E. White Jr.
May 20, 2008
Robert E. White Jr., 88, of Honolulu, a retired Amfac Sugar Co. vice president and U.S. Navy aircraft carrier officer in the Pacific during World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Karen; sons Terry, Philip and Michael; daughter Mele Pochereva; sister Ellin Burkland; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Arcadia Retirement Residence. Valet parking. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Institute for Human Services, Hawaii Nature Center or Arcadia Memorial Irrevocable Trust.
Leroy Ah Wah Yap
May 16, 2008
Leroy "Bolo" Ah Wah Yap, 60, of Haiku, Maui, a retired locksmith, died in Honolulu. He was born in Pauwela, Maui. He is survived by wife Winifred "Momi," brother Herman and sisters Barbara Kaholokula, Harriet Tau-a, Theresa Honokaupu and Evangeline Yap. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
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.