Cecile Luana Auld
July 8, 2008
Cecile Luana Auld, 61, of Waianae, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel housekeeper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Shannon, Scott and Sheldon Bernabe; brother Ronald; sisters Charlotte Rowe, Emma Frias and Lee Claire Wong; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Waimanalo, Olomana Ward. Call after 10 a.m.
Janet Will Bishop
June 27, 2008
Janet Will "Jane" Bishop, 83, of Honolulu, a retired owner of Bishop's Apparel in Minnesota, died in Honolulu. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by sons Howard W. Jr., John W. and Scott D.; daughter Elizabeth-Ann Roberts; brother William "Bill" Will; sister Carol Boguhn; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.
Dominga Daguio Calpo
July 1, 2008
Dominga Daguio Calpo, 75, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Cesario, son Ceasar D., daughters Lisa C. Aguda and Nympha C. Rayos, sister Rafaela Felix and eight grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
July 11, 2008
Herman "Sunny" Chan, 67, of Ewa Beach, a retired U.S. Air Force major and a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facilities engineer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Nanking, China. He is survived by sons Duane, Paul and Bryan; sister Evelyn Li; and four grandchildren. Services to be held at later date.
July 12, 2008
Julia Ha'a, 81, of Kailua, a retired Laborers International Union Local 368 member, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Bernice Thompson and Deborah Lindsey, and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m.
Jenny Lin Hamamura
July 13, 2008
Jenny Lin Hamamura, 45, of West Linn, Ore., formerly of Honolulu, a River Bend Youth Center therapist, died. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by husband Leroy, daughter Catherine Hoffman, brothers Ed and Tom Connelly, and one grandchild. Service to be held at later date. Donations suggested to West Linn Library, Ore.
Sybil Yat Lan Hokama
July 5, 2008
Sybil Yat Lan Hokama, 76, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George S., sons Del Dexter and Nathan K., daughter Patti Ann, brothers Herbert and Francis Wun, and seven grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Floyd H. Hunt
July 12, 2008
Floyd H. Hunt, 77, of Mililani, a retired U.S. Army master sergeant and Sheraton Waikiki Hotel beverage manager, died in Mililani. He was born in Durango, Colo. He is survived by wife Kiyoko, daughters Emily Hunt and Kathy Mamalias, and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment services: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.
Jerry C. Minson
July 10, 2008
Jerry C. Minson, 76, of Honolulu, a health care administrator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Idaho. He is survived by wife Martha; sons Michael Minson and Robert and Marc Urquidi; daughters Rebecca Freebairn and Robyn Brown; brother Roland; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.
Alvin Mirafuentes Mira
June 30, 2008
Alvin Mirafuentes Mira, 61, of Waipahu, a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Diolinda "Lynn"; son Shane; daughter Shandy Mira-Bristow; mother Peggy; brothers Bradford, Clyde and Darrell; and three grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 14, 2008
Insuk Nam, 52, of Wailuku, a former hotel housekeeper, died in Maui Memorial Hospital. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Kwang, daughters Sonni and Lisa, sister Haesuk Pak and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after noon. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Jewel Isabelle Kaleilehua Nawa'a
June 27, 2008
Jewel Isabelle Kaleilehua Nawa'a, 48, of Honolulu, formerly of Louisiana, a former U.S. postal carrier in Opelousas, La., died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Brandy, Tabitha, Shelly and Michelle Smith; sisters Norma "Pumpkin" Tanele, Helen "Cookie" Casteel, June "Snookie" Davis, Toddy Lilikoi and Susan "Sissy" Nawa'a; brothers Glenn L. and Rawley "Buddy"; and three grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Kapahulu Bible Church. Call after 6 p.m. Private scattering of ashes at later date. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary printed on Wednesday.
Thomas Takashi Nitta
June 26, 2008
Thomas Takashi Nitta, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Merrill Lynch stockbroker, died at home. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kay, son Thomas Jr., daughters Sharilyn and Janet, sisters Doris Bitner and Martha Miyake, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Joseph Perreira Pico
July 13, 2008
Joseph Perreira Pico, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired U.S. Army sergeant, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Maui. He is survived by wife Sadako; sons Tony, Thomas and John; brothers Manuel, Edward and Walter; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
July 6, 2008
Kiichi Sakata, 88, of Honolulu, a Meadow Gold Dairies milk processor, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Sharon Y. Kato, sister Emiko Hirata and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
Richard Kazutoshi Tani
July 6, 2008
Richard Kazutoshi Tani, 85, of Kaaawa, a retired carpenter and vegetable farmer, died in Kailua. He was born in Waiahole. He is survived by sons Leslie and Clifford, daughter Lorraine, brothers Shiro and Tokuo, sisters Mieko Antoku and Tokiko Nakamura, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Private services. No monetary gifts.
Mary Kamaka Tom
July 11, 2008
Mary Kamaka "Nani" Tom, 73, of Honolulu, a retired Princess Kaiulani Hotel telephone operator, died in Hawaii Medical Center-East. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by husband Bernard Q.L.; sons Derek, Isaac, Boyd, Brian and Michael; daughter Dawn Cadoy; sisters Elvin Spencer and Faith Horner; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Ralph F. Turner
June 9, 2008
Ralph F. Turner, 89, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Base marine engineer, died in Kailua. He was born in Ann Arbor, Mich. He is survived by wife Virginia, daughter Cindy and two grandchildren. 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.