July 16, 2008
Sandra Alionar, 59, of Kahului died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Danny; stepmother Adeline V. Pascua; half brothers Peter Sr., Carl, Stanley and Tommy DeLapinia and Kenneth Hiraoka; and half sisters Madeline Ater, Rosalinda "Lynn" Asio and Rosemary "Tita" Tropp. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m.
Grayce Moi Au Bow
July 26, 2008
Grayce Moi Au Bow, 96, of Hono- lulu died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born in Hanalei, Kauai. She is survived by sons Daniel and Chester, daughter Shirley Rapoza, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.
Charles Edward Burnett
Aug. 9, 2008
Charles Edward Burnett, 76, of Pearl City, an Air Force veteran, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Oklahoma. He is survived by wife Somsri, son Santi Boriboon, daughters Weena Chiragul and Jaruwan Olson, five grandchildren and a grandchild. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Thai Buddhist services. Cremation to follow.
Judy Yuri Clark
Aug. 10, 2008
Judy Yuri Clark, 82, of Hawi, Kohala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by sons Robert and Michael, daughter Sally Lorang and six grandchildren. Celebration of life: noon Saturday at Bob and Ingrid Clark residence in Hawi Camp No. 17. Casual attire. No flowers.
Joseph Kuan Ho Dang
July 25, 2008
Joseph Kuan Ho Dang, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired Hickam Air Force Base supply inspector and Army veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Emelia N.; sons Stephen, Michael and Walden; daughters Priscilla Efhan and Pamela Peterson; brother James; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
JoAnne Munro Dixon
Aug. 6, 2008
JoAnne Munro Dixon, 75, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born on Lanai. She is survived by son Wales S. "Chuck" III, daughter Diane D. Stephens, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private inurnment. Donations suggested to Bishop Museum.
Edgar W. Flavell
Aug. 9, 2008
Edgar W. Flavell, 87, of Kihei, Maui, a retired McKeany-Flavell Inc. president and chief executive officer, died at home. He was born in Santa Monica, Calif. He is survived by wife Auriol N., sons Eric and Geoffrey, daughter Victoria, four grandchildren and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Beachside services pending for October. No flowers. Donations suggested to "Mapa" Maui Academy of Performing Arts Scholarship Fund, 81 N. Church St., Wailuku, HI 96793; or Baldwin High School Thespian Society Scholarship Fund.
Delfin Tacadena Gaspar
July 31, 2008
Delfin Tacadena Gaspar, 52, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Kailua-Kona, an engineering technician and Navy veteran, died in Long Beach. He was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes; sons Jimmy and Kevin; daughters Melissa and Karen; mother Marcela; brothers Antonio, Eduardo and Geronimo; and sisters Clara Adviento, Marina Delatorre and Evelyn Gaspar. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Friday at family residence at 76-6165 Plumeria Road, Alii Kai Subdivision, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Graveside services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m. Fellowship to follow at family residence. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
George Castro Hernandez
Aug. 10, 2008
George Castro "Flashy" Hernandez, 79, of Hilo, a retired C&I Janitorial Services and former boxer, died at home. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Barbara; son John Murray; daughters Barbara Murray, Darlene Sele and Anita Aguilare; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Mountain View Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Sunday best attire.
Aug. 9, 2008
Sadae Ichinose, 92, of Hilo, a retired Mauna Kea Sugar Co. employee, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gary and Roy; daughters Jean Haraga, Peggy Alicuben and Janet and Amy Ichinose; brother Mitsuo Tachibana; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Barry Malaihi Kaalele
July 31, 2008
Barry Malaihi Kaalele, 56, of Mililani died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vickie K., son Kale K., daughter Kanda K. and brothers Robert "Makanani" Kaalele and Michael Tancayo. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire.
Richard Sunao Katakura
Aug. 1, 2008
Richard Sunao Katakura, 75, of Mililani, a retired ironworker and engineering consultant, died in Maunalani Nursing Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Wayne, Bruce, Derek and Keith; daughter Lisa Yamaguchi; sister Sachi "Ellen" Ajimine; companion Yoshiko White; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.
July 18, 2008
Teruichi "Ted" Kayahara, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Spokane, Wash., a retired gardener, died. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by wife Tayeko, son Grant K., daughter Anne S. Kawabata, brother Kazuo, sister Yasuko "Jean" Takano and six grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 5, 2008
Solosolo Lefotu, also known as Solosolo M. Lefotu, 55, of Honolulu died. He was born in Faleasao, American Samoa. He is survived by brothers Saifoloi and Faletasi and sisters Alofi Sekeli, Suafa Perofeta, Afiafi Alopopo, Fesouaina Lefotu, Salilo Ah Ching and Matilda Sasa. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow in American Samoa.
Samuel M. Leong
Aug. 4, 2008
Samuel M. Leong, 89, of Honolulu, a retired firefighter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Thomas and sisters Mildred Kaulakukui, Harriet Liu and Nancy Rego. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Graveside inurnment: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Anthony Ray Linda
Aug. 6, 2008
Anthony Ray Linda, 58, of Kailua, a retired Sheraton-Waikiki Hotel employee, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother John E. and sister Diane Anderson. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Eliza W. Moniz
Aug. 7, 2008
Eliza W. Moniz, also known as "Kawai" and "Granny," 72, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired Hilton Waikoloa Village and Lanai Sportswear stock clerk, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Kamuela, Hawaii. She is survived by husband David Sr., sons Dwight and Keith K., daughter Debra Gorai, brother George Perry Jr., sister Judy Schraeder, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Moniz residence, 65-1170 Kapiolani Road, Kamuela, Hawaii. Burial to follow at Brighter Family Plot. Casual attire.
Alan Yoshihiro Nakamatsu
July 29, 2008
Alan Yoshihiro Nakamatsu, 58, of Honolulu, a Woolworth's associate manager in Waikiki, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kyoto, Japan. He is survived by son Garrett, daughter Tricia, brother Dale and sisters Jessie Nakamatsu-Chang and Leslie Nakamatsu. Services: 5 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire.
July 20, 2008
Masao Nakamura, 76, of Kaneohe, a retired Park Engineering civil engineer and Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Puukolii, Lahaina. He is survived by wife Karen; sons Stewart, Kevin and Jon; daughter Renee Kondo; brothers Shigeyoshi and Chikayoshi; sisters Haruno Nagata, Rene Kubo, Sandy Suzuki, Toyoko Kitamura and Nobuko Hew; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Rose Chun Ng
July 29, 2008
Rose Chun Ng, 93, of Honolulu, a retired sales clerk at Yat Loy Clothiers and Medeiros Optical, died in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by sons Ronald, Richard and Ruddy Wong; sister Betty Lau; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.
July 30, 2008
Chiyoko Nuha, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Coral Reef Restaurant head waitress, died at home. She was born in North Hilo. She is survived by son Robert; daughters Frances Cup Choy and Jerrylyn Miura; brothers Noboru, Clement and Dennis Oshiro; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Doris Masako Shimogawa
Aug. 11, 2008
Doris Masako Shimogawa, 90, of Kailua died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons John, Neil and Earl; daughter June Ellis; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Inurnment: 10:45 a.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Suzanne Madeleine Vega
Aug. 1, 2008
Suzanne Madeleine Vega, 86, of Honolulu died in Fresno, Calif. She was born in Gien, France. She is survived by sons Andre, Michel and Jacques; daughters Annie Scott, Josiane Balico and Monique Price; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Ming Kuang Wang
Aug. 7, 2008
Ming Kuang Wang, 68, of Hono- lulu, formerly of China, a retired St. Francis Medical Center air conditioner repairman, died. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by wife Hsiu-Chu, son Robyn, daughter Mei-Ling and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
Howard Chow Fah Zen
July 24, 2008
Howard Chow Fah Zen, 65, of Kaneohe, a retired state janitor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by nephew Russell and nieces Roz Kuvakos and Cheryl Birmingham. Visitation and Taoist services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
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.