Friday, June 13, 1997

Canuto V. Andaya, 87, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore with Castle & Cooke, died Saturday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Victoria C.; daughters Estrellita Banayos and Mickey Andaya; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Herbert S. Cavaco, 80, of Honolulu, a retiree of city Department of Transportation Services, died Saturday at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Harriet C.; son Philip; daughter Henrietta L. Mahi; brothers Raymond and Valentine; sister Matilda Pimental; and four grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony Church, 640 Puhale Road. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Vincent K.C. “Padekan” Ching, 72, of Honolulu, a retiree of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 56, died June 1 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Francis K.Y. and Vernon K.M.; half brother Lawrence K.C.; sisters Gladys S.J. Kanaeholo and Violet S.G. Chung; and half sisters Elizabeth A. Aweau and Daisy A. Chong. Private services.

Jonathan P. Craine, 32, of Kailua, died last Saturday at home. Born in Santa Monica, Calif., he is survived by parents James and Julia; and sister Catherine Unabia. Private services.

Charmaine M. “Pua” Detroye-Mokuau, 44, of Waianae, a city lifeguard, died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Dale Detroye; mother Gertrude Apio; brothers William and Patrick Mokuau; and sister Kawai Smith. Memorial services: 9 a.m. Monday at Makaha Beach. Scattering of ashes to follow.

Hisao Fujii, 84, of Lahaina, former proprietor of Olowalu General Store, died Tuesday in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Olowalu, Maui, he is survived by wife Matsue; sons Wallace H. and Donald T.; sister Hanayo E. Ishado; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Melchor S. Gamiao, 35, of Ewa Beach died Monday in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Arleen “Sanidad”; son Melchor S. Jr.; daughters Kathryn and Leanne S.; parents Mr. and Mrs. Leonides K.; grandmother Marcela Sagucio; and brothers Diomedes, Franklin, Ronilo and Roel. Services: 7:30 p.m. next Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. June 21 at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Shigeichi “Cowboy” Hasegawa, 79, of Aina Haina, also known as Fred S. Hasegawa, died Monday in Kuakini Hospital. He was retired owner of King Cleaners. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, he is survived by wife Yaeko; sons Garrett Y. and Rodney S.; mother Yuki; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m.

Kensei Higa, 72, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired fabricator with Grove Farm Co. and member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died May 30 at home. Born in Koloa, he is survived by wife Tomoe; daughters Charlotte and Jennifer; sons Gordon and Eugene; mother Masei; sisters Jean Anbe and Patsy Shigematsu; brothers Pete, George, Tom, Richard and Roy; five grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. Private services.

Irene Kajikawa, 79, of Honolulu died June 1 in Honolulu. Born in Ewa, she is survived by husband Tatsuo; brothers Goro and Chujo Igarashi; sisters Misao Tsuchiya, Amy Igarashi and Thelma Takahashi; three children; and six grandchildren. Private services.

Ayako Kikugawa, 97, of Wahiawa died last Friday in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Kumamoto, Japan, she is survived by sons Reggie, Tad and Akimi; 15 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Private services.

John Y. Kobayashi, 77, of Honolulu, retired chief master sergeant for U.S. Air Force, died last Friday in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Jon T.; brother Kazuo; and sisters Toshiko Harada, Jeanne Fujita and Ellen Toi. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Randal K. Kozuma, 46, of Kaneohe, an aircraft mechanic at Hickam Air Force Base, died June 4 in Las Vegas. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Dorothy M. Devers; father Thomas T.; mother Edith F.; and sisters Y. Naomi Sakata, Linda R. Kawabata, Beverly Y. Wong and Phyllis H. Morihara. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Helen P. Leong, 75, of Kailua-Kona died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. Born in North Honokohau, Kona, she is survived by husband Kenneth A.; son Boniface; daughters Patricia Tolentino, Joann Beyer, Jerry Maruquin and Lea Anna Trujillo; sister Elizabeth Ishikawa; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Philomena’s Church, Salt Lake. Call after 10 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael’s Church, Kailua-Kona. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mauna Ziona Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Carlin M. Miyaji, infant daughter of MaryAnne F. Miyaji and Patrick Vendiola is also survived by sister Arsenia; grandparents David W. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Miyaji and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Carreira; and great-grandmother Irma Miller. Incorrect information for an obituary Wednesday provided by the mortuary.

Joseph R.B. “Joe” Pillon, 77, of Wailuku died Monday in Kahului Hale Makua. Born in Worcester, Mass., he is survived by wife Irene K.; sons Stan, Rod and Harvey Sekimoto; daughter Karen; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Agnes F. Takafuji, 82, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper with Nuuanu YMCA, died June 2 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Robert T.; daughter June K. Bowen; brothers Oscar, Thomas and Richard Honnaka; sisters Lillian Otaya, Rosaline Saikyo, Gertrude Higaki, Claire Honnaka, Hannah Ho and Leatrice Hikokawa; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Tamotsu “Tommy” Takata, 81, of Hilo, a retired supervisor for Hawaiian Equipment and a World War II Army veteran, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Misaye; son Dennis; and daughter Elinor Yamauchi. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

Haruo “Harry” Tamashiro, 61, of Kahului, a retired Honolulu fireman and a veteran of the Korean War, died Saturday in Kula Hospital. Born in Kahului, he is survived by wife Sue; mother Hatsuno; sons Randy and Troy Ibara and Taylor and Layne Tamashiro; daughter Chelsea; brothers Haruji and Isao; sister Nancy Shishido; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Iosefo Vaana, 70, of Waianae died June 1 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Apia, Western Samoa, he is survived by wife Siamaua; sons Peter, Dansio and William; daughters Easter Rego, Sailau Timoteo, Lisa Kikuyama and Mena Vaana; and nine grandchildren. Wake: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 5-8 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Hisao Yamashita, 66, of Pearl City, former legislative aide for former state Sen. Eloise Tungpalan and state Rep. K. Mark Sakai, died Tuesday in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was also a decorated retiree of the U.S. Army. Born in Santa Clara, Calif., he is survived by wife Chieko; sons Robert R. and Mason M.; brother Masaki; and sisters Tomiko, Fumiko and Hisako Yamashita and Toshiko Ikeda. Memorial services: 11:30 a.m. Tues day at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.

Rudolph Yette, 83, of Honolulu, a retired supervisor with Love’s Bakery, died last Friday in Greenwood, Ind. Born in New Hampshire, he is survived by sons Samuel, Kenneth, Douglas, Patrick and Richard; daughters Georgia, Rebel, Cashaundra and Cassandra; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

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