Ferminio D. Acosta
July 13, 2008
Ferminio D. Acosta, 42, of Wailuku, Maui, a construction company handyman, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Kolby and Tyler; brothers Ernesto and Johnny; and sisters Connie Pinera, Luz Dumlao and Lily Yasana. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
Mary Beatrice Borge
July 15, 2008
Mary Beatrice Borge, 66, of Makawao, Maui, a former Pukalani Superette food preparation employee, died at home. She was born in Randolph, Texas. She is survived by husband Robert A. Sr., son Charles Caston Jr., daughter Melanie Soriano, brother William Cameron Jr., four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Marles J. Briggs
July 15, 2008
Marles J. Briggs, 83, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wisconsin. She is survived by husband Robert "Rob," son Curtiss, daughters Robin Berry and Debra Standley, brother Kenneth Rausch, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark Lutheran Church. Reception to follow. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to: St. Mark Lutheran Church Work Mission, 45-725 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, Hawaii, 96744.
Federico Cabana Capillan
June 18, 2008
Federico Cabana "Pedring" Capillan, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Mauna Kea Marketplace employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Codoog, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Pablito "Pablo", Paquito "Paking" and Conrado "Conrad"; daughters Teresita "Tessie" Capillan, Nenita "Nenit" Balobar, Perlita Farinas, Edna Etrata, Myrna Gano and Clarita Hodgins; 30 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Makaiwi Kaleiwehiwehila'aolani Domingo
July 15, 2008
Makaiwi Kaleiwehiwehila'aolani Domingo, infant son of Richard and Alena Domingo, of Honolulu, died. He is also survived by brothers Quentin Isaac and Kealii; sister Elena; grandparents Somchay and Annette Sombatphibane and Chris and Clarence Saranillio; and great-grandparents Pete Dulan, Agnes Wallace Dulan and Julia Aque. Private services.
July 9, 2008
Helen Elisaga, 83, of Life Care Center of Hilo, formerly of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaaloa. She is survived by sons Paul, William, Tommy and Patrick M.; daughters Violet Morales, Lillian Tabancura and Hazel Johnson; brother Arthur Mahi; sisters Annie Mokiao and Mary "Mele" Reyes; 22 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Saturday at Dodo Mortuary chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
Katerina F. Faletoi
July 8, 2008
Katerina F. Faletoi, 73, of Hono- lulu died in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by sons Masima, Manuelo, Taumailelei, Puipui and Felu; daughters Mualcoa Faleatua, Ropeta Sa'u, Rosita Bosnich and Nia Tuitele; brother John Fuamatu; sisters Lusia Waafala, Simania Tuitele and Usitina Ketu'u; 30 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, maunakea chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Renato Cabingas Flores
July 13, 2008
Renato Cabingas Flores, 48, of Kahului, Maui, a Department of Water Supply meter man, died at home. He was born in Nanguneg, Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by wife Nancy U.; sons Rey Zara, and Kristopher, Anthony, Ian and Marc B. Flores; father Ignacio; and brothers Francis, Victor and Michael. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: Noon at Maui Veteran's Cemetery.
Robert David Giltner Jr.
July 14, 2008
Robert David Giltner Jr., 51, of Hilo, a Puna Certified Nursery landscape maintenance worker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robby and Joey; daughters Jessica Pedro, and Haunani, Lana and Shelby Giltner; parents Robert Sr. and Rose; brother Henry; sisters Roberta Perez, Kuulei Cox, Tammy White and Jamie Kaniho; and eight grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kahua Ranch. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
John Osmond Healey
July 12, 2008
John Osmond "Jack" Healey, 84, of Lahaina, Maui, a retired salesman, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Antoinette "Chiyono," and daughters Alana Healey and Naomi Sena. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Maui Memorial Park. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.
July 11, 2008
Naosuke Higa, 78, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Company supervisor carpenter, died in Spokane, Wash. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Yoneko; son Michael; daughters Janelle Yamashita, Linda Sasaki and Margy Nakamura; sisters Kameko Higa, Setsuko Akamine and Sueko Ishimine; and five grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
James Kapelakapuokaka'i Apuna Kapohakimohewa
July 12, 2008
James Kapelakapuokaka'i Apuna "Biyau" Kapohakimohewa, 72, of Kula, Maui, a former heavy equipment operator, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Kahakuloa, Maui. He is survived by wife Judith L.S.; brother Sanders M. Makua and sister Winona Apuna. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Keawela'i Congregational Church in Makena. Call after 9 a.m.
Katherine Elizabeth Kilbey
July 11, 2008
Katherine Elizabeth "Frena" Kilbey, 92, of Honolulu, a retired substitute teacher, died in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Rhonda Kilbey-Chang, Marian L. Kilbey-Cohen and Elizabeth A. Kilbey; sisters Elizabeth M. Maguire and Genevieve Gilliland; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Miriam Lihau Lee
June 24, 2008
Miriam Lihau Lee, 87, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired Sheraton Waikiki Hotel room attendant, died in Hale Kupuna Heritage. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Joseph "Joe" K. and John "Hanale" and two grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Graveside services: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Ruth Midori Yamanaka Maeda
July 13, 2008
Ruth Midori Yamanaka Maeda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Kohala Hospital registered nurse, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Judith R. Segawa; caregiver Daniel Segawa; brother Charles Yamanaka; sisters Daisy Goto, Hilda Fujinami and June Mah; and one grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire.
Sara Byrnes Missien
July 14, 2008
Sara Byrnes "Sally" Missien, 91, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a Women's Army Corps and Army Air Corps veteran and Women's Air Force Maj. during World War II, and Rattan Art Gallery and Ansteth, Ltd. executive secretary, died at home. She was born in Pittsburgh. She is survived by daughter Victoria and two grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anne's Church in Kaneohe. Call after 8:30 a.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.
July 5, 2008
Shizuko Miyashiro, 93, of Honolulu, owner of Jimmy's Market, died at home. She was born in Keahua, Maui. She is survived by sons James, Ronald and Roy; daughters Violet Oyadomari, Jean Nakawatase and Doris Ito; sisters Tsuruko Nakasone, Kay Goya, Sueko Ige and Natsue Tsuruda; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary gifts.
Rosalina Dualan Penaranda
July 1, 2008
Rosalina Dualan Penaranda, 57, of Ewa Beach died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Naic, Cavite, Philippines. She is survived by husband Francisco; brothers Frank, Nhor, Bernardo, Zaldy and Jessie Dualan; and sisters Dolores Isidro, Lucila Jimenez and Divina Johnson. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Gilbert William Perry
July 3, 2008
Gilbert William Perry, 86, of Mililani, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Lorraine, Genevieve and Ethel Perry-Medeiros. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Patrick Allen Rita Sr.
July 14, 2008
Patrick Allen Rita Sr., 66, of Kalaheo, Kauai, a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Eleele, Kauai. He is survived by wife Roberta Pualani; sons Patrick, Kevin Paul and Aaron Wade; daughters Mara Leilani Barretto and Sui Yen Kanani Rita; brother Stanley; sister Maryann McKee; and seven grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Church in Kalaheo. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.
Joseph David Rutkowski
July 10, 2008
Joseph David Rutkowski, 87, of Ewa Beach, a U.S. Army veteran and retired Pearl Harbor Shop No. 2 crane operator, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Joseph D. Jr. and Dwight and daughters Elaine and Joslyn. Private services.
Margaret Noenoe TacheraJuly 8, 2008
Margaret Noenoe Tachera, 80, of Beaverton, Ore., a laborer, died in Beaverton. She was born in Kahului, Maui. She is survived by sons Eric, Mark, Raynard, Raymond, and Roy; daughters Faith Arizo and Muriel Cabanting; sister Elizabeth Toribio; 25 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Call after 8 a.m. Graveside services: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.
Virgilio Saludares Ventura
July 3, 2008
Virgilio Saludares "Vio" Ventura, 44, of Sacramento, formerly of Aiea and Mililani, a construction mechanical project engineer, died in San Francisco. He was born in Makati, Manila, Philippines. He is survived by wife Grace, father Ireneo, brother Venice and sister Vilma Ventura-Ramelb. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
Felisa Dorothy Castelo Villanueva
July 16, 2008
Felisa Dorothy Castelo Villanueva, 83, of Kilauea, Kauai, a retired Pali Ke Kua employee and Hanalei Plantation housekeeper, died in Garden Isle Health Center. She was born in Kilauea. She is survived by son Peren, brother Edward Castelo and sisters Mary Yoshimura and Charlene Sarita. Celebration of Life: 10 a.m. Monday July 28 at St. Sylvester Church in Kilauea. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11:45 a.m. at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 6, 2008
Hideo Yamasaki, 83, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran and retired E.E. Black Construction mechanic, died in Hale Nani Rehabilition and Nursing Facility. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Miteru; brothers Thomas, Richard and George; and sisters Edith Yoshida and Betty Bolosan. Private services. No monetary gifts.
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.