Mildred Ah Yo
June 14, 2008
Mildred "Patty" Ah Yo, 89, of Honomu, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Nicholas and Casimir, daughter Gabriela Kelley, sister Violet Osborn and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Maria D. Bicoy
June 22, 2008
Maria D. Bicoy, 81, of Kapolei, a retired Kalihi Uka Elementary School cafeteria worker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Puhi, Kauai. She is survived by husband Stanley; sons Dominic, Stanley "Mel," Prynne and Reuben "Rad"; daughters Madonna Dizon, Elizabeth "Lindy" Nuuanu, Nicholette "Nicky" Kellum, Yolanda Eslinger and Charlotte "Cookie" Nacapuy; sister Genoveva Miguel; 23 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Sherwin Paul Casalme
June 12, 2008
Sherwin Paul Casalme, also known as Jonathan Ventura Asuncion, 27, of Las Vegas, a Las Vegas Hilton employee, died in Las Vegas. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by mother Rosalie Asuncion and grandparents. Services: 7 p.m. today at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Kenneth A.T. Chow
June 24, 2008
Kenneth A.T. Chow, 79, of Wailua, Kauai, a Garden Island pressman printer, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Martha H.; sons Ken, Clayton and Michael; daughters Lyndelle Makanai and Darlene Thronas; hanai daughter Cheryl D. Kuriki; brothers Aki and Raymond; sisters Dorothy Huddy and Gladys Davis; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. next Friday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Lihue Cemetery. Casual attire.
Charles Meyer Cummins
June 19, 2008
Charles Meyer Cummins, 77, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Fire Department captain at Kahaluu Station and U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Brickwood and sister Jane. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann Church in Kaneohe. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Mortuary.
Hatsumi K. Hoota
June 18, 2008
Hatsumi K. "Helen" Hoota, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Kalakaua Flower and Lei Shop proprietor, died. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Russell Y. and David M., brother Roy Kunihisa, sisters Betty Obayashi and Jane Kubo, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
June 17, 2008
Katsu Ishihiro, 93, of Honolulu died. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Mitsuko, son Lance, sister Kumako Kokubun, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ruby Teruko Izuka
May 13, 2008
Ruby Teruko Izuka, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Medical Group medical records clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean, daughter Colleen Shimizu, sisters Florence Nozawa and Dolores Lott, and four grandchildren. Private services.
Peter Pomaika'i Kaha'i
June 11, 2008
Peter Pomaika'i "Uncle Pete" Kaha'i, 61, of Aiea, a Pearl City High School campus security worker, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cherylann; children Donald, Kawika and Lokelani; stepchildren Keoni, Stacey and Shalyn Danahey; brothers Augustine, Joseph, Abraham, Eugene and Roland Kaha'i and Tex Flores; sister Lavern Rhody; hanai parents Edward and Helen White; hanai sons BJ Beach and Harrison Kaeo; hanai brothers Edward, Matthew, Miles, Sanford, Nuwellen and Sheldon White and Keoki Tagudin; hanai sisters Ashlene Arneho, Scarlet and Charlotte White; four grandchildren; and 13 step-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 10 a.m. July 5 at Oneula Beach Park at Hau Bush in Ewa Beach. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Ida Makaula Kaluna McClintock King
June 20, 2008
Ida Makaula Kaluna McClintock "Lani" King, 76, of Waipahu, a Moana Hotel, Waikiki Hotels and Nanakuli Nakatani Restaurant receptionist, died in Ewa Beach. She was born on Maui. She is survived by son Christopher A.M. Kaluna, daughter Michelle Wilhelm, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Waianae Sacred Hearts, 85-786 Old Government Road, Waianae. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. July 5 at Zablan Beach in Nanakuli.
Petra Guisadio Lendio
June 11, 2008
Petra Guisadio Lendio, 89, of Waialua, a retired Dole Co. laborer, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Alegria, Cebu City, Philippines. She is survived by brothers Jesus and sister Eustaquia. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 9 a.m. Eulogy: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aileen Sumiye Mezurashi
June 10, 2008
Aileen Sumiye Mezurashi, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Island Insurance Co. claims adjuster, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Dan M. and Wayne N., sisters Kay Nakayama and Mildred Sakata, five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Harold J. Moore
June 14, 2008
Harold J. Moore, 83, of Kihei, Maui, a U.S. Navy seaman and retired Pacific Centrifugal Pump Co. mechanic, died at home. He was born in Colorado Springs, Colo. He is survived by wife Avalon Moore. Scattering of ashes held.
Evelyn Eleanor Almeida Paresa
June 12, 2008
Evelyn Eleanor Almeida Paresa, 88, of St. Louis Heights, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Thomas Sr. and Stephen; daughters Laverne Griswold, Patricia Gallagher and Dianne Pereira; 17 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Lois B.J. Shonk Saunders
June 23, 2008
Lois B.J. Shonk Saunders, 83, of Wahiawa, a homemaker, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Alby; daughters Sheila and Glena Saunders, Paula Conteras and Lydia DeBay; sister Gladys Frazier; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after noon. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.
Ralph Zensho Shimabuku
May 30, 2008
Ralph Zensho Shimabuku, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii State Health Department fiscal officer for Leahi Hospital, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Loretta; daughters Susan Nakahara; brothers Edwin and Stanley; sisters Kathleen Fukumoto, Maryann Nakata and June Sato; and four grandchildren. Private services.
Donald Wayne Stevens
June 23, 2008
Donald Wayne Stevens, 53, of Kailua-Kona, a landscape designer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hobbs, N.J. He is survived by wife Teresa, son James; daughters Amber Stevens and Sabrina Costello, brothers John and Ron, sisters Jan Peterson and Nan Cain, and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. today at Keauhou Bay Beach Park. Graveside services to be held in Odessa, Texas.
Floyd Cadwell Thomas
June 16, 2008
Floyd Cadwell Thomas, also known as Peewee, 60, of Waimanalo, a U.S. Army veteran, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Floyd C.T. Liftee, brothers Frank and Bobby; sisters Jackie K. Benson, Dawn Brown, Flossie Fernandes and Janet Young; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 4-5 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Burt Allan Turro
May 31, 2008
Burt Allan Turro, 55, of Honolulu died. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by former wife Zarita Cabreros; daughters Laura and Beth-Lynn Turro, Dawn Popa and Terra Montero; brother Patrick; sisters Frances and Pearl; and eight grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Scattering of ashes: 1:30 p.m. at Kakaako Beach Park. Potluck to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Betty B. White
June 15, 2008
Betty B. White, 79, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired hairdresser, died. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Alexander Alcisto and Paul Jr., Robert and Randolph White; sisters Helen Figueroa and Rose Mandrial; and 16 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
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.