Adolfo Laguna Alonso Jr.
July 29, 2008
Adolfo Laguna Alonso Jr., 65, of Ewa Beach, a Navy veteran and retired Coast Guard electrician, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Emma T., son Richard T., brother Rogelio "Roger" and sisters Lydia Ridao and Lorna Lataquin. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1010 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Cora N. Bonewitz
Aug. 5, 2008
Cora N. Bonewitz, 97, of Hilo, a retired teacher and homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center in Hilo. She was born in Sheyenne, N.D. She is survived by daughter Norine Madrona, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hilo Church of Nazarene, 595 Kupulau Road. Call after 3:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.
Emily Suzanne Carvalho
Aug. 14, 2008
Emily Suzanne Carvalho, 57, of Hilo, a dental assistant for Greg Kobayashi, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Craig C., son Ryan, daughters Lauren and Erin, and mother Rose De Luz. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Keaau Holy Rosary Church. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Felix Morales Castillo
July 28, 2008
Felix Morales "Fe" Castillo, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Walker-Moody Construction Co., Drywall Systems and Allied Construction laborer, died in Honolulu. He was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Magdalena; son Glenn; daughters Jeri-Ann Yamamoto and Leilani Castillo; sisters Pacita Apigo, Leonora Salud and Emilia Castillo; and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Feng Qin Cheng
Aug. 5, 2008
Feng Qin Cheng, 84, of Honolulu died in Hawaii Medical Center-West. She was born in ZhongShan, China. She is survived by sons Guo Hui, Larry Guo Quan and Guo Keng Wu; daughters Su Kin Lam and Jian Ping and Xiao Ping Wu; sister Fung Sim Wong; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.
Irinea Reyes Eder
July 31, 2008
Irinea Reyes Eder, 87, of Waialua died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Bacarra, Philippines. She is survived by son Junior, daughter Lourie Ann Tuliao and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Joseph Iran Henriques
Aug. 11, 2008
Joseph Iran Henriques, 53, of Kula, Maui, a Best Disposal owner, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Joey; daughter Christina Scott; mother Bernice Lane; brother Robert; sisters Virginia Nikolaidis, Mary Henriques and Judy Henriques-Hubin; and four grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.
July 20, 2008
Takuji "Blackie" Kanazawa, 74, of Kailua, an Army private and retired state agriculturist, died in Kailua. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by brother Clyde M. and sisters Betsy M. Kanazawa and Margaret S. Shoho. Private services.
Aug. 8, 2008
Clifford "Droopy" Kaneshiro, 66, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a T. Kaneshiro Store and Honokaa Stop and Shop manager, former McKesson Wines and Spirits salesman and Air Force veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Roland and Raymond, and sister Janet Saito. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Honokaa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Shizuko Grace Kano
Aug. 1, 2008
Shizuko Grace Kano, 97, of Honolulu died. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Bette Imamura, brother Toshiyuki Nishida, sisters Kay Goto and May Hayashi, caregiver Gloria Atmospera and family, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Mutsue T. Kimata
July 23, 2008
Mutsue T. Kimata, 83, of Hilo, a retired former Hilo Hospital registered nurse, died in Hilo. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Arlene R. and Joanne A., sisters Haruko Shinozuka and Kikue Fujita, and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
Bessie Nobuko Mitsumoto
Aug. 6, 2008
Bessie Nobuko Mitsumoto, 74, of Waipahu died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Cy and Richie, daughter Susan Kobayashi, brothers Benjamin and Allen Suemoto, sisters June Yasutake and Mildred Sugimoto, and three grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 13, 2008
Takeru "Neko" Nekoba, 94, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii Electric Light Co. employee and commercial fisherman, died at home. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Lloyd, Glenn and Gary; brothers Kazuma, Tsutomu and Atsushi Nekoba; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Scattering of ashes to be held Oct. 18 outside of Milolii. Casual attire.
Wayne Kunio Okumura
Aug. 10, 2008
Wayne Kunio Okumura, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Central Pacific Bank banker, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Carole E., sons Ross Y. and Reid T., mother Hatsumi and sister Gail A. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Alice S. Primacio
Aug. 14, 2008
Alice S. "Sabugo" Primacio, 80, of Kapolei, a retired Dole Pineapple Cannery trimmer, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by sons Alfred "Sabugo" Sefronio, Gerald Sabugo and Donald Ortiz-Sabugo; stepson Junior; daughters Amy Hanaoka, Tanya Wong and Judy Sabugo; brothers Stanley S., Alvin M. and Thomas T. Yumen; sisters Sally S.Y. Hiyakumoto and Stella M.Y. Yamada; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services pending.
Donald Sydney Sims
Aug. 8, 2008
Donald Sydney Sims, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired hardware salesman, died at home. He was born in Bermuda. He is survived by daughter Jan Fukushima, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.
Irene Chizuru Sugai
Aug. 4, 2008
Irene Chizuru Sugai, 90, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Naonosuke; son Edward; daughters JoAnn Takahashi, Esther Schneider, Ruth Kolb and Florence Iwasaki; sisters Edna Watanabe and Harume Kobayashi; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Puna Congregational Christian Church in Keaau, Hawaii. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
July 23, 2008
Florinda "Flora" Teves, 85, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a seamstress, died at Hale Hoola Hamakua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Wayne and five grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery. No monetary offerings. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Ruth Mary Towne-Freitas
Aug. 8, 2008
Ruth Mary Towne-Freitas, 73, of Wahiawa died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua. She was born in New Haven, Conn. She is survived by husband Alfred Freitas Jr., sons Roger and Scott Northrop, daughters Deborah Sandoval and Danielle Cabel, sisters Mary Jane O'Day and Margaret Rawson, 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1403-A California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
John Robert Whitworth
July 13, 2008
John Robert "Indian John" Whitworth, 81, of Las Vegas, formerly of Honolulu, a retired Army sergeant first class of the 12th Cavalry First Cavalry Division, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Pender, Neb. He is survived by wife Winona; sons Duane and Roy; stepsons Frank, Gary, Rodney and Les Soares; stepdaughters Zenia Giotti and Deborah Santana; a grandchild; step-grandchildren; a great-grandchild; step-great-grandchildren; and step-great-great-grandchildren Visitation: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Inurnment: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Incorrect information given in an obituary Sunday.
Yukie Ogawa Yamato
July 25, 2008
Yukie Ogawa Yamato, 90, of Honokaa, Hawaii, died in Hale Hoola Hamakua in Honokaa, Hawaii. She was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Sadao Ogawa and sisters Midori Ogawa, Emiko Morishige, Aiko Kaneshige and Kazuko Hamada. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.
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.