Clementine Leilani Ahn
July 27, 2008
Clementine Leilani Ahn, infant daughter of So Won Silas and Jacqueline Anne of Pearl City, died in Pearl City. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sister Coco V. and grandparents Roger W. and Maureen E. Wilson, and Young Soo and Kun Hee Ahn. Services held.
Michael Mahealani Cabanilla Sr.
Sept. 15, 2008
Michael Mahealani Cabanilla Sr., 64, of Kaneohe, a retired Honolulu Fire Department firefighter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Florepis M. "Flo"; sons Michael Cabanilla Jr. and Darin Hirao; daughters Tammy Nalbach, Francine Cabanilla and Fabrienne Tom Sun; brothers Richard Cabanilla, Gregory Mendiola, Raoul Canario Jr. and Kevin Canario; sisters Kennydene Kodama and Leilani Ing; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Ann Catholic Church, Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was published in an obituary yesterday.
Viola Della Calhau
Sept. 1, 2008
Viola Della "Vi" Calhau, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sons Larry, Stanley, Robert, Edward, Herman, Jerry and Eugene; sister Muriel Carlos; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park, Pacific Slope 511 D-3. Casual attire. Donations will be accepted by Eugene Calhau.
Maria Castillo Carulla
Sept. 16, 2008
Maria Castillo "Popo" Carulla, 88, of Pearl City, a retired St. Francis-Liliha Medical Center dietary aide, died in Ewa. She was born in Nueva Era, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Teodoro "Apo"; son Danford Guittap; daughters Eleanor "Ella" Hu, Yolanda Hernandez, Victoria "Gena" Nihi and Lillian Bantolina; brother Jose R. Castillo; sisters Eleanora Villegas, Frances Tobalado and Maxima Domingo; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the park cemetery.
Lawrence Simonti CastilloAug. 22, 2008
Lawrence Simonti "Larry" Castillo, 77, of Wahiawa, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War and was a recipient of the Purple Heart, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He also was a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machine tool operator. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Emily N.L.; son Ryan; daughters Kimberly Pablico, Kathleen Diego, Denette Castillo and Kristine A. Saem; sister Victoria Bachiller; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Monday and after 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Robert Sereno Daclison
Sept. 11, 2008
Robert Sereno Daclison, 71, of Waipahu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipefitter, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Koloa, Kauai. He is survived by wife Gale, sons Robert Jr. and Lance, daughters Shante Ganancial and Shelby Daclison, brother Diosdado, sister Lily Aquino and nine grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. today at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Robert E. Fase
Sept. 11, 2008
Robert E. Fase, 78, of Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired Army Reserves lieutenant colonel and veteran, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tepa H.; sons Patrick, Mike and Robert Fase, and Lindsey Peck; daughters Rhonda K. Peck and Sandy Smith; and 18 grandchildren. Mass: 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at Annunciation Catholic Church, Kamuela. Call after 4:30 p.m. Committal services and inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers.
Sept. 12, 2008
Michinori "Chicken" Furutani, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Local 745 carpenter, died. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by sons Michael N. and Mark M., daughter Lynne F. Oya and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Harold Takeo Higa
Sept. 14, 2008
Harold Takeo Higa, 86, of Honolulu died. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Matsue; daughters Helen Higa, Carol Harlos, Mary Honda and Judith Sweet; brother Walter; and six grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Aloha attire.
Tom Holberton Jr.
Sept. 8, 2008
Tom Holberton Jr., 88, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. He was born in Hackensack, N.J. He is survived by son Thomas S.C. III, daughter Susan Alex, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services at a later date.
Stephanie Stella Hugy
Sept. 7, 2008
Stephanie Stella Hugy of Honolulu, a retired real estate agent, died. She was born in Germany. She is survived by caregivers Nanette Kaaumoana and Christina Hulihee. Private services.
Kenneth Newton Linder Jr.
Sept. 7, 2008
Kenneth Newton Linder Jr., 62, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired carpenter, died at home. He was born in Eureka, Calif. He is survived by sons Robert N., Kenneth N. III and Sean; daughter Jennifer; parents Kenneth N. Sr. and Maxine; brother John; sister Lori Lowder; and two grandchildren. Private services.
Aug. 8, 2008
Christopher Link, 60, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, a professional piano player at Kona Village Resort and an Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Middletown, N.Y. He is survived by parents Frederic and Sheila, brothers David and Gregory; and sister Teresa. A celebration of life will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Blue Dragon in Kawaihae, Hawaii. For information, e-mail David at email@example.com.
Nancy Mui Lin Lum
Sept. 5, 2008
Nancy Mui Lin Lum, 87, of Honolulu, a retired civil service employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Rodney; daughters Laurie Brooling and Shari Ching; brothers Tommy, Henry, Robert, Harry and Richard Wong; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.
Robert L. Marquina
Sept. 5, 2008
Robert L. "Bobby" Marquina, 70, of Mililani, a retired plumber and Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Harriet; sons Richard, Raynard and Rodney; daughters Marlene Hoohuli, Roberta Baptista and Rowena Marquina; brother Theodore; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
Wallace Shigeru Maruyama
Sept. 16, 2008
Wallace Shigeru Maruyama, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Matson Terminal supervisor for container and equipment maintenance, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Evelyn N., son Karl, daughters Norma Tanaka and Laurie Hayashida, brothers Wilfred and Harry, and three grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Rita Jo Seaman
Sept. 4, 2008
Rita Jo Seaman, 84, of Honolulu, a retired United Airlines employee, died at home. She was born in Omaha, Neb. She is survived by husband Duncan R., stepson George T., and caregivers/in-laws Pauline Leigh and Thomas Sherman. Private services.
Sept. 14, 2008
Masaru Tanaka, 85, of Wailuku died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Harue; daughters Alison Ito and Laura Oka; brother Shigeki; sisters Yoshiko Miyagawa, Sadako Hirokawa, Dorothy Yamashige, Barbara Goo and Juniko Matsuo; and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park.
Bruce B.L. Tong Sr.
Sept. 12, 2008
Bruce B.L. Tong Sr., 87, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Army Archives employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bruce Jr.; daughters Brenda Duquette, Sylvia Leong, Yolanda Campbell, Jeanne Huihui, Pauline Mena and Laureen Tavares; brother Clyde; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Sept. 27 at Kona Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. No flowers.
Donald K.L. Wong
Sept. 13, 2008
Donald K.L. Wong, 61, of Hilo, a retired chief special agent for the Attorney General, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Barbara Jean "BJ," daughters Shannon M. Wong-Davis and Nicole N. Wong-Lunn, parents Mona and Kenneth, sister Sharyn Eng and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani 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.