June Hiroko Arakawa
Aug. 27, 2008
June Hiroko Arakawa, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Maryknoll High School librarian, Japanese language school instructor and Japanese language program radio announcer, died. She is survived by sons Thomas and John, brothers Henry and David Arakaki, sister Alice Kishimoto and a grandchild. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Aug. 29, 2008
Gregory Booth, 60, of Dallas and Lahaina, a retired photographer, died in Paia, Maui. He was born in Monterey, Calif. He is survived by wife Carol, son Anthony "Tony," daughter Christine, brother Jeffrey and a grandchild.
Roselie Judkins Calhau
Aug. 23, 2008
Roselie Judkins Calhau, 70, of Las Vegas, formerly of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Reston, Va. She was born in Ogden, Utah. She is survived by husband Manuel G.; sons Manuel Jr., Dean J. and Michael; daughter Darlene Slater; sister Deon Miller; and one grandchild. Services: 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo chapel, 41-972 Oluolu St. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.
David Michael Phillip Keamo
Aug. 11, 2008
David Michael Phillip Keamo, 44, of Kapolei, a Hawaiian Dredging and Construction pile driver/carpenter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Maylene; sons Alika S.K., Arthur B. III and Richard K. Fitzsimmons; daughters Wendy Fitzsimmons-Kaulia; father David K. Jr.; mother Sylvia M.H., brothers Mark "Moonie" and Michael; and nine grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church in Waianae. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Won Ok Kim
Aug. 26, 2008
Won Ok Kim, 90, of Kaneohe died. She was born in Korea. She is survived by daughters Lea K. and Choon Nim Kang, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Aug. 24, 2008
Bernadette Maio, 60, of Waiehu, Maui, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by brothers Henry Jr. and Gilly Maio and Corey Hanaike; and sisters Bernadine Maio, Fannie Sibayan and Hua Hopfe. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Ka Home Cemetery.
Aug. 19, 2008
Edward "Eddie" Manzano, 70, of Waipahu, a retired Air Force technical sergeant and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Mechanic Shop No. 6 employee, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Puhi, Kauai. He is survived by son Edward Jr.; daughters Edie Frazier, Ellen Manzano and Erin Samson; sister Lenora Escobido; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual and aloha attire. No flowers.
Helen Tamae Marques
Aug. 18, 2008
Helen Tamae Marques, 91, of Wahiawa died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wallace "Wally," Anthony "Tony" and Morris; brother Ernest Y. Maeda; sister Patsy T. Kashiwamura; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.
Mary Ann Yaeko Obara
Aug. 11, 2008
Mary Ann Yaeko Obara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Pacific Club cook, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Aiea. She is survived by sons Chester M., Axel Kenjo and Bernard Y.; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Wei Fu Ruan
Aug. 20, 2008
Wei Fu Ruan, 34, of Honolulu, a Pacific Supermarket meat cutter, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Zhongshan, China. He is survived by wife May Fang, daughter Mandy, parents Huan Guo and Xu Zhen Li, brother Wei Siong and sister Shao Fang. Visitation: 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services. Burial: 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Fred Brioso Saludes
Aug. 2, 2008
Fred Brioso Saludes, 83, of Honolulu, a retired city Department of Transportation traffic maintenance worker, died in Aiea. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by wife Pacita C.; sons Dan, Dino and Dennis; daughters Lydia Ramiro, Lina Andres, Levina Galvez, Lerma Yamashita, Laarni Ramolete and Lyra Johnson; sister Leonida Balaoro; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.
Aug. 27, 2008
Matsuyo Taira, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Outrigger Hotel housekeeper, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Robert S. and Harry K.; daughters Mary M. Higa, May K. Cushnie and Karen M. Taira; sister Takeko Nakada; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire.
Lillian Yasuko Tamashiro
Aug. 19, 2008
Lillian Yasuko Tamashiro, 79, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Noboru "Tony"; daughters Lynn and Gale Tamashiro, Leslie Taniguchi, Arleen Fujimoto and Lee Wenska; sisters Alice Ishizaka and Hanako Kuioka; six grandchildren; and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information given in an obituary Thursday.
Thomas Tomoichi Tanaka
Aug. 19, 2008
Thomas Tomoichi Tanaka, 55, of Hilo, a journeyman painter, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Tiara-Lyn "Ona"; father Sanford J. Sanborn; brothers James, Bobby, Clyde, Lloyd, Moke and Dwayne Sanborn; sisters Annette Lancaster and Katherine Sanborn; and numerous grandchildren. Committal services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Scattering of ashes: noon at Coconut Island. Casual attire.
Aug. 21, 2008
Teruo Yoshida, 80, of Honolulu, a retired warehouseman, died in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Shinichi, Masao, Kenneth and Thomas. Private services.
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.