Avelino Lorenzo Agustin
July 16, 2008
Avelino Lorenzo Agustin, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired farmer, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Pidig, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by brother Russell. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples.
Robert Lee Aiu Sr.
July 20, 2008
Robert Lee Aiu Sr., 91, of Kaneohe, an Army veteran and a retired merchant seaman, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Robert Jr. and Milton "Butch," brothers Benny and Larry, 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire.
Dolores Abarquez Butler
July 23, 2008
Dolores Abarquez "Indai Pao" Butler, 71, of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Peter L. Pao; daughters Laurinda L. Rodriguez, Cheryl E. Sugimoto and Caroline C. Butler; brothers Albino, Albert and Leroy Pao; sisters Lucy Abreu, Carrie Bajo and Patricia Pao; and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
James Hays Denzer
July 25, 2008
James Hays Denzer, 84, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a National Security Agency and Hawaii Child Centers employee and Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Tempe; sons Stephen, Mark, Nick and Anthony; daughter Tempe Snyder; brothers Peter and David; and 11 grandchildren. Private services.
Joseph Galdones Sr.
July 27, 2008
Joseph "Papa Joe" Galdones Sr., 83, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired Kau Agri Business tractor operator and Naalehu Elementary School cafeteria clerk and lunch supervisor, died at home. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by sons Ricky and Joseph Galdones Jr. and Glenn Calimpong; stepson Paul Moffett; daughters Faith "Sirene" Omalza, Abbey Calimpong and Josie Castro; sister Kathy Shimada; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Naalehu Community Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.
Myrtle Lee Humphries
July 24, 2008
Myrtle Lee "Parnell" Humphries, 94, of Kailua-Kona, a Von's Grocery stores deli wrapper and grocery clerk, died at home. She was born in Payson, Okla. She is survived by daughters Karen Lindsey and Phyllis Downhour, sister Opal Teal, nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Graveside services held in Whittier, Calif.
Elizabeth Freitas Kagihara
July 23, 2008
Elizabeth Freitas Kagihara, 98, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Call after 9:15 a.m. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
Harry Tadao Kido
July 28, 2008
Harry Tadao Kido, 94, of Kailua, a retired Koolau Youth Correctional Facility supply manager, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by sons Dennis T. and Howard T., daughter Carol S. Burke and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Joyce Lynn Mitsuko Kimura-Lee
July 21, 2008
Joyce Lynn Mitsuko Kimura-Lee, 61, of Honolulu, a Voyager School services coordinator, died in Straub Clinic and Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband David R.; sons David Jr. and Steven; daughters Darnell and Carrie Ann; mother Violet S. Kimura; brother Harlan Y. Kimura; sisters Florence T. Fukagawa, Nancy T. Uchida and Iris L. Ching; and grandchildren. Private services.
Margaret Waggoner Kobler
July 26, 2008
Margaret Waggoner "Maggie" Kobler, 57, of Honolulu, a special-needs teacher and social worker, died in Kailua. She was born in Indiana. She is survived by son Anthony "Andy," daughter Andrea Taylor, stepmother Barbara Ashton, sisters Jane Deschner and Sarah Hoffman, stepbrother Thomas Ashton, stepsister Jennifer Ashton-Lilo and a grandchild. Private services.
Herbert Patrick Lato
July 3, 2008
Herbert Patrick "Herb" Lato, 68, of Ewa Beach, a Commercial Roofing employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Marie "Lupe"; sons Herbert S. and David M.; daughters Danette Cain, Amy Lato, Roxanne Rapoza, Reynette Nakata and Tammy Easter; sisters Dorothy Pacheco and Bernie Mayfield; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Susan Hope Ludewig
July 22, 2008
Susan Hope "Sue" Ludewig, 73, of Cody, Wyo., formerly of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Billings, Mont. She was born in Bellevue, Neb. She is survived by husband Richard H., son Richard D., daughters Piper Solberg and Kimberley Capron, sisters Mona Dungate and Ruth Mace, and four grandchildren. Services held in Wyoming. Memorials may be sent to Yellowstone Quiltfest, attn: Michelle Quick, 1108 14th St., Cody, WY 82414; or Christ Church Memorial Fund, Christ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 1718, Cody, WY 82414.
July 15, 20008
Masako Masaki, 87, of Kaneohe, died in Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Seichi; sons Danies, Maurice, Larry and Thomas; brother Robert Kamiyama; sister Eileen Okunaga; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Clinton Howard Patterson
July 27, 2008
Clinton Howard "Clint" Patterson, 33, of Waialua, a Bellow's Millwork of Wahiawa employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Placerville, Calif. He is survived by wife Jennifer; daughter Sequoia S.; mother Alice Street; brothers Ed, Mike and Darrell Chadima; and sister Michelle Evans. Private services.
Elsie Tamako Oshiro Reed
July 19, 2008
Elsie Tamako Oshiro Reed, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, died in Honolulu. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by sons Edward Jr., John, Roy and Dennis; sister Kimiko Tanouye; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Becky Clara Reis
July 27, 2008
Becky Clara Reis, 74, of Hilo, a retired former Harbor Lite proprietor, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by companion James Minato; sons David Jr., Ronald and Robert; daughters Alice Aono, Edwardine Rogers and Colleen Newcomb; 19 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. today at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Nicasio Semetara Jr.
July 22, 2008
Nicasio Semetara Jr., 47, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Philippines. He is survived by wife Aurea, sons Nicasio III and Sean, mother Aurelia, brother Rudolfo, sister Bibiana Augustin and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church in Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.
Lei Newton Silva
July 25, 2008
Lei Newton Silva, 77, of Waimanalo, a retired city Parks and Recreation supervisor, died in Waimanalo. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Christina; sons Vernon, Richard, Arthur, John, Brian and Lei; daughters Elizabeth, Mildred, Edna, June, Faith and Colleen; brother Leonard; sisters Emma Natividad and Margaret Cummings; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
Wise Masani Sufia-Muasau Jr.
July 10, 2008
Wise Masani Sufia-Muasau Jr., infant son of Wise Muasau and Sheila Sufia, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Faafetai and Moana Muasau and Lemina Sufia, and great-grandparents Masani and Faafia Umu. Private services.
Ronald C.B. Tom
July 20, 2008
Ronald C.B. "Bunny" Tom, 79, of Honolulu, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mabel R.; daughters Janice Tom, Sharlene Heard and LiAnn Yoshimura; sister Mary Dimond; and eight grandchildren. Private services.
July 13, 2008
Ivy Zabriskie, 88, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons George Bettencourt and Guy Kai; stepsons Robert and Richard S.; daughters Priscilla and Irene Bettencourt, Susan Lindner and Joan Kai; stepdaughters Terry Ann Hamik and Peggie Zabriskie; brothers Samuel Moniz and George and William Reis; sisters Mary Chandler, Mae Bryant and Faith Chu; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Committal services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.
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.