Hong Chock Ching
June 8, 2008
Hong Chock Ching, 88, of Kona, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Lowell K. "Kalani," daughter Liane C. Kelly, sister Janice Young, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Shermaih Kahuakai Iaea Jr.
June 16, 2008
Shermaih Kahuakai Iaea Jr., 76, of Makaha, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn "Janie," sons John N. and Shermaih K. "Bulla" III, stepsons Michael P. and Anthony D. Graziano, daughter Liana K. Honda, stepdaughter Cori Johnston, hanai daughter Georgette Gora, brother Lionel N., sisters Shirley Cordeiro and Helen Patterson, 26 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Memorial Cemetery of Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
James Kiyoto Kusumoto
May 28, 2008
James Kiyoto Kusumoto, 69, of Honolulu, a Department of the Navy mobile equipment metal worker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by brother Larry. Services: noon tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ethel Kam Yuk Loo Lum
June 1, 2008
Ethel Kam Yuk Loo Lum, 82, of Honolulu, a former real estate broker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gary Gee Kien Lum, brother Archie Loo and sister Betty Loo Taylor. Services: 11 a.m. today at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:15 p.m. at the cemetery. Incorrect information given in an obituary yesterday.
Jo-Ann Leilani Lum
June 7, 2008
Jo-Ann Leilani Lum, 60, of Kaneohe, a Kaiser Koolau Clinic pharmacy technician, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Charles Sr.; son Charles Jr.; daughter Tina Agaran; mother Elizabeth Spencer; brothers Joseph III, Joel, Joey, Joemeyer and Jody Spencer; sister JoJean Tyau; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at the cemetery.
Calvin Takashi Nakashima
May 25, 2008
Calvin Takashi Nakashima, 81, of Mililani, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, general contractor and Bluebird Drive In and Mill Town Cafe owner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Susan A.; daughters Dr. Melanie Nakashima, Anne Young and Noel Tamura; brothers Daniel and Stanford; sisters Gladys Minami, Gertrude Ogawa and Esther Char; and six grandchildren. Private services. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Vicente Sison Pascua
June 15, 2008
Vicente Sison "Vincent" Pascua, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Bekins Moving and Storage carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Labrador, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Mercedes "Mercy," son Villamor, daughter Lorenza Aguilar, seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Kalihi. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
June 14, 2008
Anita Russell, 60, of Honolulu, a claims examiner in California, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Chicago. She is survived by brother Scott and sisters Russell Daniels and Felice R. Achille. Services held.
Yukie Kage Stamm
June 8, 2008
Yukie Kage Stamm, 87, of Kaneohe, formerly of Kailua, a retired Tropicana Fashion Co. seamstress, died in Pohai Nani Care Center in Kaneohe. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by stepson Rudy H.; brother Takeshi Kage; sisters Harue Matsushima, Kisumi Shigeki, Kimie Kage and Shimae Soeda; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. June 30 at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Russell Alex Taussig
June 7, 2008
Russell Alex Taussig, 87, of Honolulu, a writer, retired University of Hawaii professor emeritus and Columbia University professor, died. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Bessie L., son Carl, daughter Elizabeth Tausczik and six grandchildren. Private services.
James C. Taylor
June 18, 2008
James C. Taylor, 87, of Honolulu, a retired machinist and U.S. Navy veteran who served in World War II, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Ogden, Utah. He is survived by wife Rose M.; sons James, David and Bill; daughters Kathleen Mosher and Rose M. Taylor-Perry; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Inurnment to be held at a later date in Oregon.
Dorothy C. Tom
May 31, 2008
Dorothy C. Tom, 98, of Pearl City, a homemaker, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Victor; daughters Patricia Pang, Lorena McGovern and Karen Ho; brothers Howard and Ronald Chang; sister Mildred Wong; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Elizabeth Wong Tom
June 13, 2008
Elizabeth Wong Tom, 94, of Honolulu, an Alex Drive-Inn owner and operator, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael, Patrick and Alan; brothers Arthur, Wellington and Charles; sister Helen Jang; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:45 a.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. at the cemetery.
Frances Leona Ukauka
June 12, 2008
Frances Leona Ukauka, 84, of Kaneohe died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons James "Butchie" Jr. and Thomas "Tommy"; daughters Janice, Margaret Logwood, Heather and Jamie Ukauka; brother George Godfrey; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. Casual attire.
Barbara J. Visnovits
June 13, 2008
Barbara J. "Bobi" Visnovits, 74, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Long Beach, Calif. She is survived by husband Gabor, mother Mildred Mary, son Greg Ryan, stepsons Gabor and Steve, stepdaughter MaryAnne Callen and nine grandchildren. Private services.
Leroy K. Wallace
June 15, 2008
Leroy K. Wallace, 61, of Honolulu, a retired painter, died in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers John "Jack" Smith and Gordon and Carlson Wallace; and sisters Geraldine "Ulu" Wallace, Norma Kiehn, Sandra L. Marino and Mary Lou Scharsh. Services pending.
Gregory K. Wong Sr.
June 2, 2008
Gregory K. Wong Sr., 50, of Waianae, an American Standard Concrete Pumbing Hawaii Inc. employee, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Veron; sons Gregory Jr., Francis, Bronson and Justin; daughter Francesca Davis; hanai children the Stanleys, Inferreras and Macapagals; brothers Larry Panui, Philip Wong, Steven Iimas, Vincent Burton and Bobby and John Smith; sisters Carol Hoohuli, Grace Liana and Francine Morse; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday and 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.
Ok Chong Yi
June 12, 2008
Ok Chong Yi, 82, of Mililani died in Tripler Army Medical Center. She was born in Chung Chong, Korea. She is survived by daughter Sue Sapatu, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m.
Richard S Young
June 16, 2008
Richard S "Rick" Young, 44, of Honolulu, a Bose Sound System Store salesman, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by parents Richard and Carol, and sisters Laura J. Blaga, Patty D. Haley and Linda C. Young. Inurnment to be held at a later date in Ohio.
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.