Brandon Kaleo Anderson
July 5, 2008
Brandon Kaleo Anderson, 27, of Keaau, Hawaii, a construction worker, died on Oahu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Jennifer, son Zyen, daughter Kayla, father Mitchell, mother Malinda, brothers Shane and Michael, sister Vanessa and grandparent Warren. Services: 10 a.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Celebration of life to follow services at the mortuary as well as on Coconut Island in Hilo. Scattering of ashes to follow. Aloha attire.
Donald Lane Berlin
July 1, 2008
Donald Lane Berlin, 63, of Honolulu, a retired senior intelligence officer, professor and Air Force veteran, died at home. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Simone C.; stepsons Andrew, Edward and Edgar Cahill; and daughter Sasha. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Business aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.
Agnes Pestana Frick
July 7, 2008
Agnes Pestana Frick, 94, of Kailua, formerly of Wailuku, a St. Anthony Church kitchen manager for the priests, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born Wailuku. She is survived by daughters Yvonne Chinen, formerly known as Yvonne Thompson, and Carol Fukushima, formerly known as Carol Ludwig; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: noon Tuesday at St. John Vienney Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Harold C. Furtado Sr.
July 8, 2008
Harold C. "Russian" Furtado Sr., 77, of Hilo, a retired self-employed farmer and Hyatt Regency Waikoloa employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Carol L., sons Harold C. "Chuck" Jr. and Steve, daughter Rachelle Hanohano, brother Robert J., 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Florencio Taong Garcia
June 25, 2008
Florencio Taong Garcia, 96, of Paia, Maui, a Garcia Barber Shop owner, died at home. He was born in Magsingal, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Presentacion; sons Florencio, Andrew, Stephen, Anthony, Kenneth, Glen and Ashley Garcia, and Fred Perkins; daughter Sandra Bird; brothers Francisco and Pedro; sister Dionisia; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 5-9 p.m. tomorrow and 10-2 p.m. Saturday at Maui Evangelical Church. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Devon-Mitchell Makanamikalani Grace-Fukofuka
June 26, 2008
Devon-Mitchell Makanamikalani Grace-Fukofuka, infant son of Andy Fukofuka and Leonell Grace of Kealakekua, Hawaii, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Hawaii. He is also survived by grandparents Sione and Teisa Fukofuka, and Darryl and Leona Grace; and great-grandparents Ngamea Manuofetoa, Tuakalah Fukofuka and Joanna Gaspar. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Kahikolu Congregational Church on Napoopoo Road. Call after 8:30 a.m. Motorcycle procession: 7:45 a.m. at RockStarz on Kaiwi Street to Kahikolu Church.
Elrio Abobo Guillermo
June 14, 2008
Elrio Abobo Guillermo, 51, of Honolulu, a Ohana Blind Vendor cashier, died. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Myrna M., sons Darrel and El Jay, daughter Melinda, stepmother Flordelina, brothers Grover and Lomer, and sisters Lorie Artajos, Mercy Qui and Emmalyn Viernes. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Inurnment: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
July 5, 2008
Jean "Tutu" Hill, 80, of Kailua, a retired registered nurse, died in Kailua. She was born in Macon, Ga. She is survived by sons Burney, Rich and Charles; daughters Dynva Todd, Page Hill and Wendy Peccatiello; brothers Bailey M. and William H. Geeslin, sister Sharon "Puddin" Finney; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private scattering of ashes off Lanikai. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.
June 17, 2008
Kiyoko Imizo, 92 of Lihue, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sisters Kimiyo Sakoda, Chikayo Ichiyama and Yoshiko Kano. Private services.
The Rev. Andrew Kaawa Jr.
June 14, 2008
The Rev. Andrew Kaawa Jr., 92, of Waianae, a Jesus the Bread of Life Church senior pastor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. He is survived by sons Andrew III, Gabriel, Thomas Sr., Jacob Sr. and Daniel Kaawa Sr. and Solomon K. Tabangoora; daughters Jane "Haunani" Wahilani, Judy "Ewalina" Opunui, Evelyn "Lei" Collins and April Flores; sisters the Rev. Emmaline Agpalo, Margaret Lego and Anadasia Tabangoora; 52 grandchildren; 144 great-grandchildren; and 54 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Donald Hiilani Kanahele
July 4, 2008
Donald Hiilani Kanahele, 76, of Niihau, a ranch hand at Niihau Ranch, died on Kauai. He was born on Niihau. He is survived by wife Annie; sons Kelmar H. and Joseph K.; daughters Anna Kaohelaulii, Ida Kaaumoana, and Diane, Annie and Ehu Kanahele; brother Leonard Sr.; sisters Kaleimomi Schmitz and Mikala Woodruff; hanai sister Hoonani Shintani; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. today at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.
June 6, 2008
Masako Kataoka, 108, a self-employed housekeeper, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Japan. She is survived by son Eric, daughter Madge Takenaka, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Keith David Satoru Kawano
June 29, 2008
Keith David Satoru Kawano, 49, of Kaunakakai died in Molokai General Hospital. He was born in Hoolehua, Molokai. He is survived by wife Lily; sons William "Braddah," Cody and Conan; hanai son Sonny Fukuoka; daughters Sharolyn "Miko," Tiana "Ana," Keani "Guyz," Kelli and Kay-Dee; brother Patrick; sisters Adrienne and Nina-Lehua; and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. today at St. Sophia Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Church cemetery in Kamalo, Molokai.
Yasu Yamaki Kawasaki
June 13, 2008
Yasu Yamaki "Bessie" Kawasaki, 87, of Hilo, a retired KTA Super Stores kitchen helper, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Roy and Karl, daughters Laraine S. and Marilyn, sister Doris Morita and two grandchildren. Private services.
Hermelo Capina LazarteJuly 4, 2008
Hermelo Capina Lazarte, 49, of Lahaina, a Wackenhut security guard, died at home. He was born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Josefina C.; sons Melvin and Melford A.; daughters Mildred, Melissa and Michelle Lazarte and Melanie Hollingsworth; and a grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Evelyn Tamayo Matsuda
June 28, 2008
Evelyn Tamayo Matsuda, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by children Robert, Hubert, Colleen and Feodor Matsuda, and Priscilla Couey; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.
Gladys Marie Maybee
June 20, 2008
Gladys Marie Maybee, 91, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Niagara Falls, N.Y. She is survived by daughters Gail M. Evitt and Kyle J. Minteer, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Jan. 25, 2008
Richard Mehio, 72, of Pearl City, a retired city groundskeeper and Marine Corps veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Trisha L., former wife Lucille and five grandchildren. Private services.
Lucille Bernice Camacho Montiho
June 30, 2008
Lucille Bernice Camacho Montiho, 79, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Department of Education cafeteria worker, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard and Clifford, daughters Sharleen Pada and Shirley Montiho, sister Laura Light, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Betsy Matsue Nakamura
June 24, 2008
Betsy Matsue Nakamura, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Fire Department clerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark and Bert; daughters Lynette Niles, Karen Wilson and Donna Yamamoto; brother Robert Yoseda; sisters Barbara Tanigawa and Patricia Yoseda; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
Kay Seto Onzuka
July 1, 2008
Kay Seto Onzuka, 85, of Hilo, a retired state public health nurse, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Waimea, Kauai. She is survived by husband Robert; daughters Roberta Onzuka-Anderson, Tanya Onzuka and Nina Tabion; brother Toshio Seto; sister Yuriko Nozaki; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Kristal Renee Nyala Pacheco
June 26, 2008
Kristal Renee Nyala Pacheco, 44, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Tobias and sons Kopia and Kaimana Nakea. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Kuaokala Charter School in Pohoiki.
John Wayne Pennington
July 4, 2008
John Wayne Pennington, 76, of Kailua, a retired Punahou School dean of students, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Claudia I., son Sam, daughter Kimberly Roll and eight grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Punahou Campus Thurston Church. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hawaii Parkinson Association or Punahou School.
Priscilla Kauloa Pililaau
July 2, 2008
Priscilla Kauloa Pililaau, 87, of Waipahu, a retired Hawaiian culture teacher at Department of Parks and Recreation at Wahiawa and Mililani, died at home. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons James, Herbert and Carl Pililaau, and James Keamo; daughters Priscilla Pililaau, Mahealani Transfiguracion and Olinda Kealoha; brothers Roland Ako and Arnold Morton; sisters Audrey Kamaka and Hannah Kamai; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 94-210 Kahualii St., Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
William Douglas Revilla
June 30, 2008
William Douglas "Willie" Revilla, 63, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired Plumbers and Pipefitters Union plumber and Uncle's Awa Club attendant, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Claudette; daughters Corrina Kay, Christina Watte and Wendy Tabajunda; mother Lillian; brothers John, Randall and Larry; sister Stephanie; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Gathering and luncheon: noon July 20 at Keliihoomalu residence in Kalapana, Hawaii. Scattering of ashes at sea. Casual attire. No flowers.
Derek Gene Ruiz
June 17, 2008
Derek Gene Ruiz, 45, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Tacoma, Wash. He is survived by parents Edith and Donald, brother Scott and sisters Donna Moises and Wendy Ruiz. Celebration of life: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19 at Kualoa Regional Park. Remembrance: 10 a.m. Beach attire.
Harry Hachiro Saito
July 1, 2008
Harry Hachiro Saito, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard purchasing manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by wife Ellen and son Lester. Private services.
Thomas Tobe Saito
June 23, 2008
Thomas Tobe Saito, 101, of Aiea died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Aiea. He is survived by sons Toichi, Hideo and Stanley; daughter Charlotte Higashi; brother Raymond "Yoshio"; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.
June 26, 2008
Masaki Sukita, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Holsum Bakery salesman and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nora; sons Gary, Harris and Alan; brothers Horace and Harry; sisters Kaoru Morihara, Sueno Ii and Eleanor Kusakabe; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
June 29, 2008
Tadao Sunada, 84, of Hanalei, Kauai, a taro farmer and Kobayashi Construction truck driver, died at home. He was born in Koolau, Hawaii. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kapaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Constancio Balisacan Suniga Sr.
July 5, 2008
Constancio Balisacan Suniga Sr., 82, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation irrigator, died at home. He was born in Claveria, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Elena; sons Constancio Jr., Rudy, Dionicio, Romeo and Billy; daughters Betty Fernandez, Leah Cabaya and Tess Orial; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. next Thursday at Kauai Memorial Convention Hall. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens.
Ernest Seijin Tamashiro
June 27, 2008
Ernest Seijin Tamashiro, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Jarrett Intermediate School head custodian, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yuriko; sons James I., Wayne S. and David S.; daughter Mary Ann R. Hesse; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Maria Miguel Tumacder
June 16, 2008
Maria Miguel Tumacder, 75, of Waipahu, a retired Wongs Taro Farm employee in Kaneohe, died in Waipahu. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by son Anatalio; daughters Brigida Pascua and Marilou Salgado, brothers Emelio and Ceferino Miguel, sisters Paula Badua and Leonila Nicolas, and seven grandchildren. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Eulogy: 7 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.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.