Martha Peralta Bagayas
June 19, 2008
Martha Peralta Bagayas, 94, of Waianae, a retired Pearl Harbor Public Works Center employee, died in Waianae. She was born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Abilino, Angel and Roberto; daughters Laurita Simpson and Angie Daluson; 16 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. at Valley of Temples.
James Robert Cecil
June 10, 2008
James Robert Cecil, 58, of Honolulu, a laborer and former U.S. Marine, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wheeling, W.Va. He is survived by stepson Mark Wilson, daughter Jennifer, stepdaughter Cheryl Moss, brother Daniel J. Jr., sister Carol and two grandchildren. Private services.
Hong Chock Ching
June 8, 2008
Hong Chock Ching, 86, of Kailua-Kona, a U.S. Army veteran and retired firefighter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Kalani, daughter Liane Kelly, sister Janice Young, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information given in an obituary Friday.
Jeffrey Kipp Clarke
June 20, 2008
Jeffrey Kipp Clarke, 55, of Honolulu, a First Honolulu Securities stockbroker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barby, son Van Smith, sister Christy Relysa and two grandchildren. No services.
Robert Joseph Donahue
June 18, 2008
Robert Joseph Donahue, 79, of Mililani, a Hickam Air Force Base commissary officer, died in Mililani. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Virginia, sons Robert and Andrew, sister Anita DuDall and three grandchildren. No services.
Frank Robert Foti
June 23, 2008
Frank Robert Foti, 49, of South Kona, Big Island, owner of Franks Horse Shoeing in Haiku, Maui, and South Kona, Big Island, died in Kailua. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by wife Suzanne, sons Jaemon and Noah, daughters Nala and Caroline, parents Dr. Philip and Mollie, brothers John and Jim, and sister Kathy Anderson. Private services.
Louis Ernest Gomes IV
June 15, 2008
Louis Ernest "Dyno" Gomes IV, 33, of Nanakuli died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Kaisyn, fiancee Kahulu Kahalepauole, mother Ethel, brother Anthony, sister Louise and grandparents Robert and Ruth Miiliora Sr. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow and 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita's Church. Call after 6 p.m. tomorrow and 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery.
Minnie Wong Haitsuka
May 14, 2008
Minnie Wong Haitsuka, 89, of Pahoa, Big Island, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Heeia. She is survived by sons Edmund, Roy, Harold, Milton and Charles; daughters Kay Davidson, Lorna Matsukado and Miriam Uyeminami; 27 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Marvel Haunani Kaili
June 16, 2008
Marvel Haunani Kaili, 58, of Puyallup, Wash., died. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Harrom; son Kimo; daughters Allison and Melanie Kaili, and Denise Liana; mother Helen Young; brothers John, David, Melvin, Mervin, Clinton and Rodney Young; sisters Lauretta Kaukani, Jennifer Cook and Patricia Young; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. July 4 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa, Kauai. Services: 11 a.m. July 5 at Kalaheo Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Laurel Tomiko Kaneda
June 15, 2008
Laurel Tomiko Kaneda, 82, of Honolulu, a Suehiro Restaurant owner, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Richard and George Takasaki, and sister Roberta Uesugi. Private services.
Jane Chitose Nojima
May 7, 2008
Jane Chitose Nojima, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Continental Insurance Co. accounting clerk, died in Ann Pearl Care Home Inc. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Wallace T. and Roy K., and sisters Betty M. Sakahara, Mae T. Henderson, Clara K. Kanda, Lucille M. Aoki and Susan K. Yokoyama. Private services.
May 30, 2008
Helen Padilla, 90, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived
by daughter Amparo Padilla-Lau, brothers Bill and Clarence Young, sister Gladys Lenchanko, seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Carin Biorkman Procter
June 12, 2008
Carin Biorkman Procter, also known as Carin Clark Biorkman, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by son David, daughter Sharon, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services held.
Julia Malapit Smith
June 11, 2008
Julia Malapit Smith, 80, of Waianae, a retired Makaha Elementary School teacher, died. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Jack; sons Jeffrey and Randall Deguzman; daughters Charmaine Shigemura and Candy Suiso; brothers William, Mark and Earl Malapit; and sister Aurora Lo. Mass: 10 a.m. July 5 at St. Raphael's Church in Koloa, Kauai. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Aloha attire.
John Eric Syiem Standal
June 20, 2008
John Eric Syiem Standal, 46, of Honolulu, a University of Hawaii at Manoa information technology specialist, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Bluebell, brothers Gregory and Paul, and sister Kamala Allen. Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Sunday at 61-815 Papailoa Road, Haleiwa.
June 10, 2008
Isoyo Taguchi, 81, of Wailuku, a Masa's Upholstery Services co-owner, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Oita Ken, Japan. She is survived by brother Katsumi Takahashi. Private services.
Sherwin Waldon Taka
June 23, 2008
Sherwin Waldon Taka, 48, of Hilo, a Hawaii County Police Department community policing officer III, former American Fence Co. manager, Century 21 real estate agent and KTA Super Stores assistant manager, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by son Dustin H.L.; daughters Maris P., Nicole L. and Brittani K.; parents Samuel and Sylvia; brother Stuart; and sister Sandra Taka-Medeiros. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
May 20, 2008
Hajime Takemoto, 91, of Ewa Beach, a retired Ewa Plantation mason, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sons Raymond K. and Rodney M., daughter Lynn H. Mizokawa, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Charles Hideyuki Tanabe
June 13, 2008
Charles Hideyuki Tanabe, 84, of Honolulu, a retired employee of the Sears, Roebuck & Co. paint, hardware and garden departments in Ala Moana and Charley's Fishing Lures proprietor, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by son Elton H., daughter Janice M. Asentista, brothers David N. and Benjamin K., and five grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.
June 16, 2008
Masaichi Tanoue, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Laupahoehoe Sugar Co. electrician, died. He was born in Honokaa, Big Island. He is survived by wife Mitsuko; sons Milton and Carl; daughters Hazel Michling, Elaine Fukui, Lana Paiva and Shelly Mattos; stepson Satoru Nakashima; stepdaughter Lianne Uehara; brothers Steve and Hisashi Hirata; sisters Tokiko Yamada, Tomeyo Desaki, Teruko Kansaku, Yukiko Masaki, Alice Ishii and Kathrine Otobome; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
June 17, 2008
Hiroyuki Yano, 82, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Kealakekua, Kona, Big Island. He is survived by wife Joyce M., son Jesse Y., daughter Elaine E. Okada, brother Yoshitaka and four grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
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.