Aug. 18, 2008
Thomas "Blackie" Arai, 69, of Hilo, a retired Paramount Grill co-owner and Hawaii Tribune-Herald and Hawaii Tobacco Co. salesman, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Susan, son Geoffrey, daughters Rochelle and Pamela, brothers Herbert and George, sisters Tsuruko Daimaru and Evelyn Inouye, and a grandchild. Services: 5 p.m. today at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 3 p.m.
Kay Kiyoko Fujihara
Aug. 11, 2008
Kay Kiyoko Fujihara, 87, of Honolulu, a retired sales- woman, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Dwight T. Murayama, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 8, 2008
Gary Hironaka, 63, of Honolulu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Verginia; sons Galen, James and Kelvin; daughters Debra Hironaka, Diane Phillip, Doris Wallace, Amy Jennings and Winnie Miyoshi; brothers Roy and Robert Hironaka; sister Lynette Kuniyoshi; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.
Clayton Keaonaona Kidder
Aug. 6, 2008
Clayton Keaonaona Kidder, 66, of Waianae died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Ululani Awana-Kidder; sons Douglas Jr. and Nahoa Guerrero; daughters Keohi Council, Ululani Smith and Uilani Tacgere; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maili Beach Park. Scattering to follow.
Peggy Sue Leake
Aug. 13, 2008
Peggy Sue Leake, 49, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a Cycles and Things Motorcycle Repair Shop proprietress, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pensacola, Fla. She is survived by hanai son Jon Boteilho and two hanai grandchildren. Private services.
Charles Robert Lindsey Jr.
July 19, 2008
Charles Robert "Bobby" Lindsey Jr., 86, of Aiea died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Molly; son Charles R. III; daughters Kathleen "Lilinoe" Lindsey and Laverne "Mahea" Kanakanui; brothers George, John, Edwin and James; sisters Maile Lee, Merle Piper and Eleanor Pietz; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.
July 23, 2008
Kiyoko Matsumoto, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Zippy's Restaurant housekeeper, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Glen and Dr. Barton, brother Kiyoshi Shigefuji and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert McKay Morrison
Aug. 18, 2008
Robert McKay "Bob" Morrison, 75, of Kailua, a retired Navy captain, died in Honolulu. He was born in New York. He is survived by wife Susan, sons Robert M. Jr. and Thomas C., daughter Carolyn "Cammy" Bean, brother Lawrence "Sandy" and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Naval Sub Base Chapel in Pearl Harbor. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Pacific Fleet Submarine Memorial Association Scholarship Fund.
Aug. 9, 2008
Isamu Onishi, 66, of Honolulu, a KZOO radio station announcer, died. He was born in Palau, Micronesia. He is survived by wife Shu-Hue and son Tatsuo. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Chul Run Park
Aug. 13, 2008
Chul Run Park, 86, of Honolulu died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Young Won; sons Rhee, Young Ho, Sung Ho and Jun; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 1639 Keeaumoku St. Casual attire.
Marion Masako Pimental
Aug. 7, 2008
Marion Masako Pimental, 88, of Kapaau, a retail saleswoman, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Don Broxson and Christopher and Daniel Pimental; daughters Marion Perez and Donna Fernandez; brother Roy Morikawa; sister Mildred Garrett; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.
William Shipley Taylor
Aug. 17, 2008
William Shipley Taylor, 81, of Kailua-Kona, an insurance agent, bondsman, former Lake Chelan, Wash., city councilman, and Navy and Army veteran, died in Kailua-Kona. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Pat, son George, daughters Deborah Taylor and Pegi Glenn, sister Rebecca Reynolds and four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 10:30 a.m. Refreshments to follow at church hall. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona and Christ Church Episcopal.
July 30, 2008
Angel Viloria, 67, of Waipahu, a retired Sears Automotive Air Conditioning mechanic, died in Waipahu. He was born in Lapog, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by stepson Clifford Mueller; daughter Ursula Guillermo; mother Remedios; brothers Juan, Paul, Eddie and Ernesto; sisters Constance "Ann" Terazona and Amparo "Mary" Javier; former wife Brigitte; companion Esmeralda "Malda" Quitugua; and two grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Aug. 7, 2008
Gilbert Yomes, 41, of Waianae, a block shift supervisor for Covanta Energy, which operates the HPOWER plant, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Cody G.; daughter Kori L.; mother Patricia S. "Patsy"; brother Michael; sisters Fay Yomes-Ferreira, Christy Yomes and Stacie Oritz-Yomes; and two grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
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.