Rosit Estocado Arruda
June 27, 2008
Rosit Estocado "Rose" Arruda, 82, of Hilo, a retired former Naniloa Surf Hotel room maid and Jack's Tours maintenance worker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Herman W., Larry L.K. Jr. and Kingsley Aweau Sr. and Lanny Arruda Jr.; daughters Liena Keaweamahi, Blossom Berry and Diena L. Arruda-Ferreira; sisters Frances Liborio and Maxine Correa; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Gathering: noon Thursday at Carlsmith Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Patsy Toshiko Furtado
June 19, 2008
Patsy Toshiko Furtado, 77, of Kailua, a retired Kailua Drive-In Theater manager, died in Kailua. She was born on Maui. She is survived by husband Richard "Dickie"; sons Clifford, Wesley and Jamie; daughter Cheryl McConnell; stepmother June Ganiko; brother Roy Ganiko; sisters Lilly Shiroma, Jane Nojima, Lorraine Nakamura, May Iwata, Sandra Okamura, Lisa Suzuki, Kathleen Orlowski, and Denise and Adrienne Ganiko; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Kinney K.K. Louie
June 24, 2008
Kinney K.K. "The Legend" Louie, 79, of Hilo, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel cable splicer, Hawaii Army National Guard sergeant first class and U.S. Army veteran, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Faith T.; sons James and Nathan; daughters Patti Ann Cipro, Stacy Louie and Ashley Rezents; brothers Harold Ung and Clayton Loui; sisters Helena Turberville, Wilma Kawabata and Wendy G. Kailikea; half sister Emmaline Young; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; seven step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Graveside services: noon Monday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
Joshua I. Maluo Joshua I. Maluo, also known as "Maka" and "Danny," 87, of Hilo, a retired former Hilo Medical Center kitchen helper, former Kalapana Mauna Kea Congregational Church deacon and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. He is survived by stepsons Albert and Lucas Kaaukai. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
June 14, 2008
Richard Hideichi Mushiaki
June 13, 2008
Richard Hideichi Mushiaki, 77, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sumie. Private services.
Henry Cabrera Natividad
June 17, 2008
Henry Cabrera Natividad, 79, of Waipahu, a retired Nakakura Construction and Ralph Inouye Construction employee, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Connie "Consing"; sons Phillip, Mario and Eric; daughters Antonnette "Tonie" Toler and Yolanda "Yo Yo" Nunes; sister Sergia Jalalon; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Maurice Yoshimi Sakamoto
June 5, 2008
Maurice Yoshimi Sakamoto, 61, of Wahiawa died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by son Omar, brothers Russell and Lance, and sisters Sharon Catalan and Katherine Sakamoto. Burial: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
June 19, 2008
Noboru Sakurai, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Rapid Transit bus driver and U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yachiyo, sons Edwin and Richard, daughters Louise Engstrom and Karen Teruya, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Matulino Lui Salave'a
June 13, 2008
Matulino Lui "Mac" Salave'a, 75, of Aiea, a retired construction mason, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Winona J.K.K.; sons Matauaina S. "Mac" Meagher, and Matulino A. "Mac," Robert L., Piliopo L., Iosefo M.L., Paletausala L. and Jeremiah A.L. Salave'a; daughters Fia Lau, Sovita Maiava, Katerina Mika, Letia S. Tuvaifale and Rita Salave'a; brothers Tovia and Paletausala L. Salave'a, and Piliopo S. Mulu; sister Litia Sagapolutele; 30 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Mass: noon July 11 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waipahu. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Karen Hanae Takaesu
May 25, 2008
Karen Hanae Takaesu, 55, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Sachiko, two brothers and three sisters. Private services.
June 11, 2008
Kimiko Tamashiro, 95, of Honolulu died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughters Thelda Okuma and Kathleen Hinazumi; brother Tadao Miyashiro; sisters Yukiko Chinen, Hanako Miyashiro and Sueko Cameron; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.
Wilfred B. Valido
June 22, 2008
Wilfred B. "Willie" Valido, 45, of Wahiawa, a Gima Pest Control Inc. vice president, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Bambang, Nueva Viscaya, Philippines. He is survived by wife Linda Anne Villanueva-Valido, parents Buencamino "Icco" and Elisa Valido, and brother Angel. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
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.