Eugene Wayne Arancon
June 23, 2008
Eugene Wayne Arancon, 57, of Wahiawa, a Wackenhut security officer, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Jessica Arancon and Amber Lunsford; brothers Lorenzo, Inocentes Jr. and Raymond; sisters Chiquita Allen, Pearla Holdsworth and Sandee Ichiyama; and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Alii Beach Park in Haleiwa. Scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.
June 12, 2008
Aloalo Auau, 56, of Waianae, a Worldwide Movers and Royal Hawaiian Movers employee, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by companion Ulalei T. Vaitului; sons Clint, Mathew and Afa Auau and Jeramiah Sione, Ken Sione and Herbert Alafua; daughters Pauline, Tina and April; parents Alofoe and Tafa; brothers Segaki, Simona and Alofoe Auau and Lincoln Alo; sister Maniata; and 23 grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9:45 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Florencio Gancinia Dacquel
June 8, 2008
Florencio Gancinia Dacquel, also known as "Kiko" and "Carlos," 35, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija, the Philippines. He is survived by mother Florentina, brother Cristome and sisters Lolita Abad, Virginia Agustin, Myrna Ordonez, Corinne Gonzales, Elsa Dacquel and Imelda Justo. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at family residence, 46-4175 Honokaa Waipio Road, Honokaa. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kenny Kiyoshi Furomoto
June 26, 2008
Kenny Kiyoshi Furomoto, 75, of Aiea, a retired Hickam Air Force Base graphic artist, died. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Eunice, son Randal, daughters Lisa Barr and Dora Kubota, brother Harry, sister Mildred Nakamura and eight grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Sam Kaiali'i Kaupu Jr.
June 20, 2008
Sam Kaiali'i Kaupu Jr., 55, of Milolii, Hawaii, a truck driver, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Bernice Kaeo-Kaupu, son Sam III, hanai son Keoni Grace, daughters Chassie Gabriel and Pilialoha Kaupu, hanai daughter Shardae Magaoay, brother Levi, sisters Sandra Blanco and Billie-Lee Cho Hee-Apo, and four grandchildren. No services. Gathering: 12:30-3:30 p.m. July 12 at Keaukaha home, 356 Todd Ave.
Bennie King Jr.
May 18, 2008
Bennie King Jr., 65, of Waipahu, a Leilehua High School teacher, died in Waipahu. He was born in Tennessee. He is survived by daughters Brenda King-Whaley, Bretta King-Blanton and Belinda King; brothers Richard, Joseph and Samuel Redmond and Leo C. King; sister Sandra Redmond; and two grandchildren. Services held in Memphis, Tenn., and Honolulu. Donations suggested to family for scholarships, Brenda Whaley, 1851 Waverly Ave., Memphis, TN 38114.
May 28, 2008
Yoshiko Kotani, 72, of Honolulu, a Fukuya Catering and Delicatessen cook, died. She was born in Saipan, Marianas Islands. She is survived by son Danny Hooker; brothers Ryoken, Masahiro and Ryoko; and two grandchildren. Private services.
June 26, 2008
Heinz Lind, 64, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Switzerland. He is survived by sons Al and Eric Rivera; daughters Shirley and Roberta Rivera and Diane Kaleikini; brother Jorg; sisters Myrtha and Jenny; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dennis Charles Lynch
June 21, 2008
Dennis Charles Lynch, 71, of Pearl City, a retired Pan American World Airways and U.S. Department of Defense employee and Air Force veteran, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by wife Bernice "Dolly," sons Michael and Steven, daughter Lisa Pritchard, brother the Rev. David, sister Judith Moder and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Joshua I. Maluo
June 14, 2008
Joshua I. Maluo, also known as "Maka" and "Danny," 87, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Medical Center kitchen helper, former Kalapana Mauna Kea Congregational Church deacon and 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, three grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.
Roger Madden Melrose
June 26, 2008
Roger Madden Melrose, 84, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a Navy veteran who served in World War II, Episcopal minister and founding headmaster of Seabury Hall on Maui, died at home. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Charlotte, sons Kenneth and Jeffrey, daughters Anne Lombardo and Nutie Melrose, sister Patty, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. July 17 at Christ Church Episcopal. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona or Christ Church.
Laura Martinez Morris
June 25, 2008
Laura Martinez "Julia" Morris, 86, of Aiea, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son John S. Jr., daughters Laura C. Pippenger and Jenny M.S. Hogan, brother Bobby Rio, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.
Violet Nahikuonalani Nakamura
June 20, 2008
Violet Nahikuonalani "Aunty Violet" Nakamura, 73, of Waianae, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Nanakuli. She is survived by sons Gino Bell and Wesley-Brian Kalei; daughters Debralyn Kahue and Cyrilla K. Manuel; brothers Jessie Kanae, David Shaw, William Kea and Matthew DeFrancia; sisters Stella Cruz and Audrey Cambra; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church in Waianae. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Lane Tamotsu Oshiro
June 22, 2008
Lane Tamotsu Oshiro, 47, of Honolulu died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Andrew J., mother Joyce A., brother Jim Y., sister Karin C. Miyasato, and a grandparent Mack Yukumoto. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Masicap S. Ramos
June 13, 2008
Masicap S. Ramos, also known as "Boy," 56, of Ewa Beach, a Panda Express Restaurant cook, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Manila. He is survived by sons Ronald, Dennis and Joseph; daughters Bernadette and Lyka; brothers Reneto and Juanito; sisters Raquel S. Dizon, Julita R. Maxwell and Elizabeth S. Ramos; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
June 28, 2008
Caroline "Aunty Carrie" Rost, 86, of Hana, Maui, a homemaker, died in Kipahulu, Maui. She was born in Ulupalakua, Maui. She is survived by son Robert W., hanai sons Kenui Nelson and Kalaheo Oliveira, daughter Alma "Ilima" Hartman, sister MaryAnn Smith, hanai sister Ida Oliveira, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Church in Hana. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Puuiki Cemetery.
Valentin Sonido Serdenia
May 30, 2008
Valentin Sonido Serdenia, 91, of Honolulu died in Ann Pearl Care Home Inc. He was born in Sisim, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Aproniano "Tirso," Steven, Ivin, Kevin and Eulogio "Lloyd"; daughters Aquilina Serdenia and Juanita Bolosan; sister Ceferina Salazar; 14 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Frances Shizuko Todani
June 18, 2008
Frances Shizuko Todani, 83, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Theodore T., daughter Stacy Komata, brothers Samuel and Toru Endo, sister Dorothy Tamasa and two grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Jennie Toyoko Umetsu
June 21, 2008
Jennie Toyoko Umetsu, 87, of Kailua, a retired Primo Brewing Co. personnel manager, died at home. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Robert M. and Michael K. Makiyama, stepson Vernon, brothers Paul S. and Howard M. Oshita, sister Eva Omori and three grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Emilia Balanay Villanueva
June 28, 2008
Emilia Balanay Villanueva, 74, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Kauai Surf and Westin Kauai housekeeper, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by son Philip, daughter Nellie Bunao, sister Primitiva Agpaoa and four grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. July 11 at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Agnes Sadako Yanagihara
June 11, 2008
Agnes Sadako Yanagihara, 80, of Honolulu, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel service office supervisor, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean D., daughter Laura L.K. Nishizuka, brothers Perry Sr. and Henry Suganuma, and two grandchildren. Private services.
June 25, 2008
Toyoko "Irene" Yogi, 84, of Hilo died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Kapulena, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Satoshi, son Michael, daughters Kathleen Yogi and Teresa Sasaki, sisters Fusako Oyasato and Matsue Oshiro, and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. 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.