Peter Lau Akui
May 28, 2008
Peter Lau Akui, 85, of Waianae, a retired federal government maintenance man, died in Honolulu. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Genevieve, sons Dennis and Lloyd, and daughter Queenie. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.
Jose Anacito Badis Jr.
June 9, 2008
Jose Anacito Badis Jr., 61, of Waianae died in Hawaii Medical Center-East. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Debra Ann; sons Gary and Joseph Badis and Jason Dumancas; daughters Lorretta Badis, Christina Rivera, Lyndel Dumancas and Jennifer Wong; mother Mary; brothers Dominic and Adrian; friend/caregiver Terrance Lum; and many grandchildren and great-granchildren. Private services.
Joseph Rollin Carter Jr.
June 2, 2008
Joseph "Joe" Rollin Carter Jr., 61, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Judith P.; sons Joseph III, Jonathan M.K. and William; daughters Rebecca L. Tackett and Rose H.L. Haji; brothers Robert, Alfred and George; sister Rebecca Laybon; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Noel Alexander Ka La'i Castellanos
June 4, 2008
Noel Alexander Ka La'i Castellanos, 1-year-old son of Zachary Peneku and Maria Castellanos of Kahului, died in Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children. He was born in Wailuku. He is also survived by brother Isaiah Peneku Castellanos and grandparents Adumin and Kehau Andrade. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services and burial to be held in Nevada.
Mitchell Lee Grimes
June 4, 2008
Mitchell Lee Grimes, 58, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a finish carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Toledo, Ohio. He is survived by wife Laura, son Jimmy, daughter Karly, mother Joyce Herzig, sister Judy Dodge and one granddaughter. Private services.
Margaret Ah How Hu
June 1, 2008
Margaret Ah How Hu, 86, of Kapolei, a retired Barbers Point Naval Air Station employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center-West. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Richard S.L. "Dicky", Wayne D.L. and Glenn Y.L.; daughter Jade H.K.Y. Yoshida; brother Raymond Kawaiaea; sister Rose A.T. Au; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. 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. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
Violet Yoshiye Ishii
June 2, 2008
Violet Yoshiye Ishii, 92, of Kahului, a seamstress and retired Valley Isle Produce clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard and Dennis, daughters Sally Ayabe and Amy Nakamoto, brothers Masaki and Yoshito Matsui, daughters Sally Ayabe and Amy Nakamoto, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary Thursday.
May 25, 2008
Sozen Kamiya, 96, of Honolulu, a retired cook, died. He was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Tsuruko, two brothers and one sister. Private services.
Judith F. Kane
June 6, 2008
Judith F. Kane, 91, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in the Bronx, N.Y. She is survived by daughter Andrea Sadlow and two grandchildren. No services.
Karen Alapai Kia
May 22, 2008
Karen Alapai Kia, 57, of Douglasville, Ga., died in Douglasville. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Inger-Kae "Keala" Pacheco and Indira "Ipo" Ula; brothers Ainoa N., Alwood N., Dennis K. and Malcolm K.; sisters Patsy Costello, Alberta H. Lample, Nanette A. Barton, Carolee K. Aricayos and Denise K. Ramento; and four grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information was printed in an obituary Thursday.
Harriett Kathleen Lunsford
June 11, 2008
Harriett Kathleen Lunsford, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a retired elementary school teacher, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Raleigh, N.C. She is survived by husband Foy, son Dennis, daughter Jean Thompson, sister Peggy Stoffer, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. today at the Regency at Hualalai, 75-181 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona.
Dominga Cabo Racho
May 28, 2008
Dominga Cabo Racho, 59, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Lanipao, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. She is survived by son Ronald; daughters Darlene and Marlene; brothers Benito, Monico and Nestor Cabo; sisters Violeta and Teresita Cabo; and two grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Incorrection information was printed in an obituary on Wednesday.
June 10, 2008
Billy M. Tadios, 67, of Lanai City, a merchant marine seaman, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Antonette Lizama; brother Daniel; sisters Beatrice Tadios-Barbadillo, Connie Tadios-Matsumura and Isabella Tadios-Ramar; and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
June 3, 2008
Toshimi Tayama, 90, of Waipahu, a retired painter and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, member of Company D, 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kozue; daughters Lynette Ohira, Lori Uchimura and Joni Tayama; three grandsons; and three great-grandsons. Private services. No monetary offerings.
John Moses Ward
June 5, 2008
John Moses Ward, 55, of Waianae died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by fiancee Sandie Gleichweit; son Micah; daughters Mandie, Joan and Stacey; mother Emily Wakimura; brother Alan Hernandez; sisters Edna Ramos, Shirley Batungbacal, Wanda Poforio, Adeline Wise, Dolores Barboza and Karnen Hinson; and many grandchildren. Memorial gathering: 11 a.m. Saturday June 28 at 45-1118 Cobbs Adams Road, Kaneohe. Call 348-1556 for more information.
Yuk Hing Hu Wong
May 31, 2008
Yuk Hing Hu Wong, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by daughter Ruth W. Kaneshiro, one granddaughter and two great-granddaughters. 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.