Diana Keala Akiona
June 16, 2008
Diana Keala Akiona, 74, of Lahaina, a former night auditor for the Kaanapali Alii Hotel, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by hanai daughter Bernadette D. Rollins; brothers Francis J., Bertram "Buddy" and Clarence H.; and sisters Marian Apo and Roselani Puha. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Luncheon: noon to 1:30 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Rosa Elento Alagao
July 3, 2008
Rosa Elento Alagao, 85, of Hono- lulu, a retired kitchen aide for the Dillingham McDonald's restaurant, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born on Batanes Island, the Philippines. She is survived by sons Joel and Bonifacio, Virgilio, Danilo and Jesus Alagao, and Luis Enego; daughters Carmen L. Pascua, Edovia Lazaro, Josefina Pascua, Virginia Alagao and Angela Castro; 32 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. tomorrow at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Graveside services: noon at the cemetery.
Emily Haruko Araki
June 22, 2008
Emily Haruko Araki, 63, of Waipahu died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clifford; sons Andrew H. and Neil K.; daughters Cheryl D. Araki and Allison F. Nishimoto; brothers Robin and Edward Arsiga, and Clifford, Ken and Hisao Miyaguchi; and two grandchildren. Services: 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Baltazar Daluzon Calventas Sr.
July 2, 2008
Baltazar Daluzon Calventas Sr., 77, of Kaneohe, a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. employee and security guard at Kuapa Isle, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eliza C.; sons Elizar C. "Alex," Keo C., George C., Baltazar C. Jr. and Sonybert C. "Sonny"; daughters Juliet C. Ocampo, Mercy C. Arreola and Arlene C. Ramento; brother Antonio L.; 21 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Graveside services: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
William Kanei Dana
June 27, 2008
William Kanei Dana, 59, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a fruit and flower farmer, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yolanda; daughter Kanoelani; father John; brothers John, Johnathon, Thomas and Darren; and sister Nani Kuba. Services: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow services. No flowers, leis are welcome.
June 28, 2008
Richard Davy, 65, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a BMK Construction finishing carpenter in South Kohala, Hawaii, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Salt Lake City. He is survived by son David Fero; daughters Julie Brown, Valerie Matsuda, Monika Bauer, Jennie Elrod, Laura Ollen, Amie McClanahan and Suzanne D. MacAdam; brother Charles; sisters Susan, Sandie, Chris, Maryanne and Renee; 28 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 4 p.m. Sunday at Paniau Beach in Puako, South Kohala, Hawaii. Casual attire. Leis and loose flowers welcome. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Anjannette Paulina Jean Duyanen
June 26, 2008
Anjannette Paulina Jean Duyanen, 4-year-old daughter of Roldan and Cassity Q. Duyanen of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is also survived by sister Angelica; grandparents Pacifico and Clementine Quel, Antonio and Elvira Duyanen; and great-grandparents Louis and Felicidad Quel, Paulina Alambra and Valeris Duyanen. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Joseph Freitas Sr.
July 6, 2008
Joseph Freitas Sr., 85, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a McBryde Plantation truck driver, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Frances; sons Michael and Joey; daughters Bernie Soto, Fanny Silva and Laurie Chow; sister Minnie Soto; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Mass: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
July 1, 2008
Basilio Gambon, 99, of Koloa, Kauai, a Grove Farm Co. laborer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Leonida Mendez, Christina Miranda, Consolacion Sy, Lourdes Rabena, Magdalena Gambon and Virginia Quintin; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphaels Church in Koloa. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
July 6, 2008
Tokuzo Gushiken, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shop 87 integrated electrical system mechanic for Shop 67, died at home. He was born in South Hilo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sueko; son Keith; daughters Renee Wakamatsu and Dale Titcomb; brother Masaichi; sisters Shigeko Takeshita, Akiko Okamura, Meiko Kuniyoshi and Mildred Nakama; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
Charles Tadashi Haleamau
June 20, 2008
Charles Tadashi Haleamau, 71, of Honolulu, a retired Continental Airlines cargo agent, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Charles Jr., daughter Janeen Tirrell, brothers James II and Phillip Wila, sister Leiala Ewaliko and six grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Louis High School Mystical Rose Chapel. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Kit Har Ng Leung
June 27, 2008
Kit Har Ng Leung, 73, of Hono- lulu died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sons Yiu Bun Ng and Yao Chang Wu, daughter Rui Ying Wu, sisters Kit Yung Tong and Leong Kwan Chun, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Taoist services. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Nathan Lonnie Libarios
June 28, 2008
Nathan Lonnie "Dong" Libarios, 58, of Kainaliu, Hawaii, an iron worker in the construction industry, died. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Nathan Libarios and Tevin and Tyron Libarios-Moses; daughters Jermaine Larsen and Keliko Libarios-Moses; brother Jr.; sisters Patsy Keawe, Dottie Ariel and Cheryl Dacalio; and two grandchildren. Mass: 5 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Call after 4 p.m.
June 30, 2008
Larry "Tabo" Murakami, 69, of Wailuku, a retired County of Maui Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, employee, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Leora, son Bryan, daughter Nami Ann Foree, mother Hisae, brother Wallace, sister Fay Platiro and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday at Iao Congregational Church. Call after 3 p.m. No wreaths.
Lawrence Pagaduan Jr.
June 21, 2008
Lawrence "Dune" Pagaduan Jr., 59, of Paia, Maui, a retired agriculture worker, died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Katherine; sons Lawrence "Dune Boy" III and Tyson K.; hanai sons Edwin McCary, Jason, James "Mano" and Jeremiah Galase, David Medrano and Joseph Toro; hanai daughters Janet McCary, Jayme and Jeanell Galase and Jody-Lee Waiohu, Valerie Toro, Vivian Inouye, Mary Ford and Elizabeth and Esther Medrano; brother Daniel; sisters Clara Nakashima and Sandra "Cita" Pagaduan; stepmother Emeteria; and 19 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Door of Faith Church in Wailuku. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
Frank Parraga Jr.
July 6, 2008
Frank Parraga Jr., 70, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Plantation field laborer, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Agar and sisters Helen Machado, Sophie Bonilla and Lillian Vasques. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.
Sister Stephanie DeCosta Pavao
July 6, 2008
Sister Stephanie DeCosta Pavao, 85, of Honolulu, a Sacred Hearts Academy music piano teacher who also was in charge of the altar bread for the Catholic Church in the state of Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sister Elizabeth Proctor. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Malia O Ka Malu, 1117 4th Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Rosary: 9 :30 a.m. Eulogy: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
James Raygoza Sanchez
July 5, 2008
James Raygoza Sanchez, 24, of Kihei, Maui, a G.S. Excavation Inc. commercial driver, died in Makena, Maui. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by parents Guadalupe and Juana, brothers Jorge Raygoza and Rafael Sanchez, sister Zaira Katsuda and grandparents Narcissa Ochoa and Florentina Reynoso. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Church in Kihei. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. No flowers.
Gene Leebert Schumacher
July 4, 2008
Gene Leebert Schumacher, 53, of Lihue died at home. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by wife DeLee H. Beaudry, parents Carl W. Jr. and Ululani J., and brothers Carl W. III and Jeffery H. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Lutheran Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Charleen Sachiko Shimabukuro
June 21, 2008
Charleen Sachiko Shimabukuro, 63, of Honolulu, a state case worker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Derrick; son Steven Moriwaki; daughters Terri-May Fuchise and Lisa Kellett; stepsons Jake and Bruce; brother Robert Matsuda; sisters Gladys Tagami, Beatrice Fujimoto and Muriel Takumi; and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Moses P. Soares Jr.
June 26, 2008
Moses P. "Moke" Soares Jr., 81, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel employee, died in Maluhia Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Melvin G. and Markham, and sisters Ethelynne K.S. Teves, Winona Soares and Brenda Manuel and Marsha Nahulu. Services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 8:30 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Claudia Ann Tilley
June 26, 2008
Claudia Ann Tilley, 63, of Haleiwa, a Waimea Falls Park tour guide, an artist and lauhala weaver, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Gordon J., son Eric "Sam" Nelson, father and stepmother Claude M. and Delilah Mae Ortiz, brothers Charles B. and Rickey Ortiz, sister Delilah M. Ortiz and four grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Waimea Falls Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
George Koon Sung Tong
June 23, 2008
George Koon Sung Tong, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Lockheed Corp. aircraft mechanic and Army veteran, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Wayne, daughters Cheryl Chin and Debra Lawton, and four grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Jonathan W.K. Tripp-Andrade Jr.
June 28, 2008
Jonathan W.K. "Junior Boy" Tripp-Andrade Jr., 20, of Puna, Hawaii, a Shaka's Bar and Grill waiter in Pahoa, Hawaii, and laborer for a construction company, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Rachael Andrade and Sheldon Macable; brothers Ronsten Andrade III and Hunter Macabio; sisters Javannah Andrade, Jasmine Tripp-Andrade and Sloane Macabio; and grandparents Mable and Ronsten Andrade and Rosalyn and Jusinto "Juice" Macabio. Celebration of life: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Solid Rock Ministries in Pahoa. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Fundraiser to be held at Shaka's Bar and Grill to follow services. Potluck: noon Sunday at Pohoiki. Casual attire. No flowers. Leis welcome.
June 14, 2008
Teruyo "Terri" Yamada, 93, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired seamstress and former Pahoa Cash and Carry employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard; daughters Jane Miller, Shirley Idehara, June Imamura and Amy Pettit; brother Kiyoshi Asaeda; sisters Hisako Nakamura, Itsue Kokuryu and Emiko Yoshimura; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren, Services: 11 a.m. July 17 at Puna Hongwanji. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary printed yesterday.
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.