Mary K. Burke
July 26, 2008
Mary K. Burke, 79, of Kapolei, a retired Maluhia Hospital cook, died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons William and Buz Kaanoi, and James and Raymond Burke; and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
G C Davis
Aug. 10, 2008
G C Davis, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Kaiser Permanente Cement Co. district manager, died at home. He was born in Knoxville, Tenn. He is survived by wife Connie, sons Robert and Michael, stepson Michael Thompson, daughter Priscilla, stepdaughters Susan Pearson and Kathleen Young, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.
Darlene Iwalani Kaimuloa
Aug. 9, 2008
Darlene Iwalani Kaimuloa, 52, of Honolulu, a receptionist at the YMCA Central Branch on Atkinson Drive, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Chanson K., mother Gertrude H., brothers Clyde and Thomas, and sister Serena T. Gonzales. Services pending. Donations suggested to Hawaii Cancer Society or St. Francis Hospice.
Aug. 12, 2008
Shizue Kurasaki, 85, of Lihue, a retired counter agent, died in Garden Isle Healthcare Center. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Gary and Steve, brothers Isao and Hiromu Suzawa, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Lihue Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m.
George Isamu Kuwahara
Aug. 2, 2008
George Isamu Kuwahara, 81, of Honolulu died in Palolo Chinese Home. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Teruko, daughter Ann and sister Utako Shimada. Private services.
Vernon King Cheong Lau
July 25, 2008
Vernon King Cheong Lau, 71, of Mililani, a 15th Field Maintenance Squadron supervisor at Hickam Air Force Base, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Margaret S., son Brian D., daughter Lianne K. Mitsui, mother Nina, brothers Gerald and Leslie, and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Aug. 5, 2008
Yoshiko Matsuo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Raymond T. Matsuo and sisters Tokiko Kubota and Kiyoko and Noriko Nakafuji. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Xavier Legennd Catalino Mendoza
Aug. 3, 2008
Xavier Legennd Catalino Mendoza, 15, of Dalles, Ore., died. He was born in Porterville, Calif. He is survived by father Arnold J., mother and stepfather Hellen Patrice and John D. Warkentin, brothers Zachary A. and Malik K.C., sister Ruthellen I.D. Duenas and grandparents Mazdelena Mendoza, Wayne Curtis, Mary Franklin, Ruth H. Cooks and John and Debbie Warkentin. Services held in Dalles.
Jensen Hanalei Paul Mikasobe
July 30, 2008
Jensen Hanalei Paul Mikasobe, 31, of Kapolei, an Army sergeant stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, died in Hospice Hawaii. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lori; son B.J.; brothers Jacob, Justin, Jesse, Joseph, Jonathan, Jeddy, Jobey, Jordaine, Jevin, Jerome, Jared, Jerald, Joshua and Jonah Basques; sisters Jazlyn Kaiwi and Jenoa Basques; parents Jensen and Yvette; and grandparent Paul Bungat. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday in Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.
Henry Kalawelo Miner Sr.
Aug. 1, 2008
Henry Kalawelo Miner Sr., 61, of Waialua died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Clara "Mamo"; sons Ivan P. and Henry K. Jr.; daughters Julia K. Homalon, Denice K. "Necce" Kuehu and Rainette "Ui" Miner-Vierra; brothers Joe and Ben; sisters Joyce Kauwalu, Judy Miram, Ala Almeida, Pauline Auelua-Sugimoto, Nona Miner and Nora Smith; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Alii Beach Park in Haleiwa. Loose flowers and petals welcome.
Ginger Sarah Leiawapuhi Bernard Moniz
Aug. 8, 2008
Ginger Sarah Leiawapuhi Bernard Moniz, 71, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Anthony W. Sr.; sons Anthony Jr., Kenneth, Neal and Patrick; daughters Nina Bernard, Ginger Lorenzo, Kristy Kobashigawa, Alison Abadilla, Thenia "Lynn" Bautista, Norma Livermore, Sabrina Guyer and Luana Cox; brother William Bernard; 37 grandchildren; and 50 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keakaha, Hawaii. Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow Dodo Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers. Leis welcome.
Aug. 5, 2008
Hideko Muranaka, 88, of Honolulu, a retired Spencecliff employee, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. She is survived by husband Hiroshi, son Steven, daughter Sharon Schroeder, brother Roy Mayeda, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 10, 2008
Toshio "Timber" Nakashima, 90, of Honokaa, Hawaii, an insurance broker and former Timber Insurance Agency proprietor, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Paauhau, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Earl, Kent, George and James; hanai son Mineo Honda; hanai daughter Aiko Nakamura; brothers Clarence and Sumio; sister Yotsue Taniguchi; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 2:45 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 1:30 p.m. Additional services: 3 p.m. at mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 6, 2008
Teruo "Butch" Oshiro, 88, of Honolulu, a retired civilian mechanic for Barbers Point Naval Air Station and Army veteran who served in World War II as a member of the 100th Battalion, died. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Emily E., sons Blake T. and Stephen M., daughter Celina T. Sue and brother Sakae Oshiro. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Walter James Rezentes Sr.
Aug. 8, 2008
Walter James Rezentes Sr., 85, of Hilo, a retired Jas W. Glover construction worker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. He was born in Ahualoa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Margaret; sons Rodney, Walter Jr. and Eric; daughters Jocelyn Cueva, Jerilyn Riddiford and Cheryl Rezentes; brothers Henry and Morris; sisters Zudy Martinez and Nelli Vierra; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Amy N. Subia
July 30, 2008
Amy N. Subia, 57, of Waipahu, a retired city accounting clerk, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Irwin, mother Betty Shishido, brothers Alvin and Orrin Shishido, and sister Carol Shishido-Ogata. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aug. 2, 2008
Ayame Tsunezumi, 89, of Hilo, a retired barber and housemaid, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Masatoshi; sons Edward, Francis, Arnold and Wallace; daughter Vivian Terazono; brother Tetsuo Miyaji; sisters Ayako Yamane and Shimeno Ogawa; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. No flowers.
Bobby R. Turk
April 10, 2008
Bobby R. Turk, 70, of Hauula, a master carpenter, died at home. He was born in Brady, Texas. He is survived by daughters Toni Cook and Danielle Mateo, and four grandchildren. Private services.
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. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Incorrect information given in an obituary yesterday.
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.