Eric Yoshiki Akamine
June 10, 2008
Eric Yoshiki Akamine, 87, of Honolulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa Contracts and Grants Department accountant, died. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. He is survived by wife Shizuko, son Don K., daughter Lois S. Inman, brothers Paul I. and Ted T., and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Vivian Nobuyo Hashimoto
June 20, 2008
Vivian Nobuyo Hashimoto, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died at home. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by daughter Wendy Yamaguchi, brothers Haruzo and Masao Hadano, sister Bettie Lee and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Richard Matsuichi Kadekaru
June 4, 2008
Richard Matsuichi Kadekaru, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Aloha Motors auto mechanic, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by son Vernon, daughters Vivian Inoue and Karen Kadekaru, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
June 26, 2008
Anne Keating, 44, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Fresno, Calif. She is survived by companion Marie L. Martel, parents Richard and Janet, and sister Lynn Smith. Private services.
Trudy Asato Morikawa
June 7, 2008
Trudy Asato Morikawa, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Manoa Valley Church Pre-School director, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Hiroshi; son Jon; daughters Gail Camara and Janice Ogoshi; brothers Thomas, Herbert, Kenneth, Stanley, James and Gary Asato; sisters Frances Asato, Doris Ortiz and Thelma Lum; and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Makiki Christian Church. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Edwin Minoru Naito
June 6, 2008
Edwin Minoru Naito, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Auto Glass Co. vice president and general manager, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Masako C., daughter Debra Evans, brothers Norman T. and Warren Y., sister Jean H. Chatani, caregiver Gary W. Evans and two grandchildren. Private services.
Loui F. Rocha
June 19, 2008
Loui F. Rocha, 87, of Poway, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Army major, died in Poway. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughter Bernadette Lorenzen; sons Mark, Gregory and Miles; sisters Margaret Kim and Hilda Lizama; companion Pia Schubert; former wife Mary; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Gerald Lester Starrett
June 20, 2008
Gerald Lester "Jerry" Starrett, 68, of Honolulu died. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by companion Kevin Harrington; brothers Jim and Frank Mindach and Steve Holder; and sisters Patricia Frost and Lynn Starrett. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 732-3277.
Shui Kuen Wu
June 21, 2008
Shui Kuen Wu, 80, of Honolulu died in Nuuanu Care Home. She was born in Chung Shan, China. She is survived by daughters Jeannie Tang, Anny Wong, Nancy Seu, Wendy Watanabe and Cindy and Lily Wu; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ethel Momoyo Yim
June 2, 2008
Ethel Momoyo Yim, 84, of Honolulu, an Army and Air Force Exchange Service secretary, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband the former state Sen. T.C., brother Fred Z. Wakugawa and sisters Charlotte H. Sakamoto and Millie Y. Yamamoto. 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.