Estrelita Aliwanag Alconcel
Aug. 3, 2008
Estrelita Aliwanag Alconcel, 62, of Aiea, a Pearl Harbor Elementary School kindergarten teacher, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by parents Asterio and Francisca; brothers Edward and Arnold Alconcel and Hilario Martin; and stepsister Sharon Hernandez. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park at Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Joseph Batalona Sr.
July 19, 2008
Joseph Batalona Sr., 86, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, a musician and taro farmer, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He also was a retired employee of Hamakua Sugar Plantation, Akiona Construction, Sandwich Island Construction and Pearl Harbor Shipyard and a member of the Johnston Island, Kwajalein Island and Enewetak Island cleanup crew. He was born in Waipio Valley. He is survived by sons Joseph Jr. and Ka'aiAli'i Sr.; daughters Clytie Wong, Velma Muraoka, U'ilani Shibata, Mathilda N. Mason, Aloha Dela Rosa and Krisann Batalona; brother Jacob Sr.; sister Margie Lepolo; hanai sister Jodie Amaral; 36 grandchildren; 75 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honokaa Ward. Additional services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kukuihaele Cemetery. Casual attire.
Silvino Valdez Cadiente
July 13, 2008
Silvino Valdez Cadiente, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Encarnacion S., sons Rogie and Randolf and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 5:30 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Elliot Ray Chang
July 5, 2008
Elliot Ray Chang, 64, of Kailua, a KGMB-TV communication specialist, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by caregiver Esther Zabanal. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.
Ricke Kaname Fujino
July 25, 2008
Ricke Kaname Fujino, 89, of Honolulu, an Oahu Metal and Supply Ltd. president and owner, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kikue "Kay," sons Hansel Y. and Tim H., daughter Lorraine S. Tanuvasa, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Aloha attire.
Joseph Thomas Galarita Jr.
July 26, 2008
Joseph Thomas Galarita Jr., 39, of Honolulu died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Momi, son Kaiolohia Aniban, daughter Jasmine, mother Barbara, brothers Jason and Johnathan and sister Debbie Hagner. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Wailuku Door of Faith Church, 432 Waiehu Beach Road, Wailuku. Call after 10 a.m.
Trudi Osborne Gill
July 27, 2008
Trudi Osborne Gill, 87, of Kailua-Kona, a hospital worker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Portland, Ore. She is survived by sons Josepho Gill and Mark Howland, daughters Mary Jo Gallagher and Susan Gill, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa, Hawaii. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Kathleen Mahealani Hanson
July 27, 2008
Kathleen Mahealani "Kit" Hanson, 55, of Honolulu, an Outrigger International travel agent, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai. She is survived by husband Michael, brothers Alio Santos II and Paul Chong, and sisters Lydia Chong and April Wong-Warling. Graveside services: 2 p.m. today at Old Koloa Church in Koloa, Kauai. Aloha attire.
Tina Leilani Luaiki Hoaeae
July 8, 2008
Tina Leilani Luaiki Hoaeae, 38, of Waianae, Muffler Man Inc. of Pearl City owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion John F. Andrade; sons Frederick A.L. Curimao Jr. and Keoni L., Kalaheo G., Ikaika K.L., Kekoa L. and Joshua K.L. Andrade; daughter Tiana S.A.L. Andrade; father Michael L.; sister Melissa C. Agoo; and two grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
July 14, 2008
Michael Jones, 54, of Waianae, a landscaping company owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Florida. He is survived by wife Angeline "Cookie" Cordeiro; stepson Andrew DeMello; daughter Dominique; stepdaughters Laurie Naki, Antoinette DeMello and Roberta Taei; mother Jessie J. Lewis; a grandchild; 20 step-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. today at Maile Church of God, 87-895 Ehu St., Waianae. Burial held in Florida.
July 16, 2008
Gusto Keta, 72, of Hilo, a retired elementary school teacher in the Marshall Islands, died at home. He was born in Arno Atol, Marshall Islands. He is survived by son Jackson Henry; daughter Mary Henry; brothers Joram, Keta and Jolet Henry; sisters Jene Joseph and Kamila and Atta Henry; and five grandchildren. Hilo Marshallese Ministry Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at United Community Church. Memorial services: 2 p.m.
July 26, 2008
Masi "Manogi" Matau, 59, of Waipahu, a Starkist Cannery employee in American Samoa, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. She was born in Apia, Western Samoa. She is survived by sons Haletomasi Tomasi and Eveni, Tiai Jr. and Iosua Matau; daughters Taufau Mackenzie, Juby Lafaele and Ella Matau; brothers Edward and Frank M. Fidow and Lemuelu Haletomasi; sisters Savelina Matalolo and Tofiga Lopesi; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-Waipahu Stake, 94-210 Kahualii St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City.
Aug. 2, 2008
Yoshio Nakama, 86, of Mililani, a retired Hickam Air Force Base firefighter and Army veteran, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by son Allan; daughters Pauline Inkyo, Arlene Nakama, Carrie Chock and Sandra Remata; brother Keo; sister Joyce Pang; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.
Soledad Anacita Pagaduan
July 8, 2008
Soledad Anacita "Sally" Pagaduan, 85, of Mililani, formerly of Waimanalo and Kailua, a retired Sea Life Park employee, died in Mililani. She was born in Kaneohe. She is survived by children Altoro Leroy, Orlando Rudy, Avelino Lindbergh, Lorenzo Peter, Linda Whitt, Gloria Skov and Brademante Benny; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
Michael Lewis Rossman
July 31, 2008
Michael Lewis Rossman, 54, of Napili, Maui, a Hyatt Hotel bellman, died in Kula Hospital. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by brothers Steven J. and Chester H. II. Celebration of life held. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Herman Katsumi Sakata
July 25, 2008
Herman Katsumi Sakata, 79, of Aiea, a former Capital Home Improvement Corp. president, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Holualoa, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Lillian S.; sons Ken K. and Karl Y.; brothers Norman, Itsuo and Albert; and sisters Nancy Fujimoto and Emi Fenske. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Logan Kichio Shigemi Shinsato
July 27, 2008
Logan Kichio Shigemi Shinsato, infant son of Lance T. and Kimberly M.J. Shinsato, of Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents George and Elaine Shinsato and Walter and Ellen Jinbo. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
July 26, 2008
Thomas Shiraki, 61, of Honolulu, Tech Search owner, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by mother Shina, brother Tatsuo and sister Evelyn Nagamine. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
July 4, 2008
Chiyo Yahiku, 92, of Manoa died at home. She was born in Wahiawa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Ronald and Leslie, daughters Jean Tsuda and Ruth Chun, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
James Hajime Yamaguchi
July 28, 2008
James Hajime Yamaguchi, 73, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service worker and Air Force veteran, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Nobu Davenport and family. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Stephen S.J. Yeh
Aug. 2, 2008
Stephen S.J. "TRD President" Yeh, 26, of Honolulu, a ControlPoint Surveying Inc. CAD operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Ed Y.H. and Mei Lin Yeh, brother Kevin and sister Stephanie. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples.
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.