Obituaries
Tuesday, August 5, 1997


Kiyoko Akamine, 86, of Honolulu will be remembered in services Thursday. She was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Ala Lilikoi Wednesday. She was a retired pantry worker for Smile Cafe. She is survived by sons George S., Edward J., Henry M. and James K.; daughters Alice S. Sakumoto, Nancy Y. Nagaue and Caroline K. Hirano; sister Kameko Zukemura; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Timmie C. Beam, 76, of Honolulu died Friday. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by stepson David; stepdaughter Beverly; and brother Edward Chock. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.

Leonard R. Bennett, 81, of Honolulu, former president of Hawaii Meat Co., died Sunday in Honolulu. Born in Hampton, Va., he is survived by wife Jennie Noeli; daughter Patricia Noeli; and son Leonard Rexford. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Richard Bishop, 40, of Honolulu, a painter and landscaper, died July 23 in Honolulu. Born in New York, he is survived by brother Robert; sister Patricia Corning; and stepmother Virginia. No services.

Robert H. Black, 85, of Hawaii Kai, a retired employee of Kaiser Aluminium Co., died Sunday at home. While attending Stanford University, he played in two Rose Bowls and received honors as a Western All American. Early in his building industry career he was involved inconstruction of Grand Coulee Dam, the Long Beach Breakwater and “baby flat-top” aircraft carriers during World War II. Born in Colfax, Calif., he is survived by wife Martha; son Robert H. Jr.; daughters Sabra Hoffman and Pamela Wood; sister Sarah Otradovec; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to American Lung Association of Hawaii, Emphysema Hui., St. Francis Hospice or Reading is Fundamental, c/o 1802 Keeaumoku St., Honolulu 96822.

Violet Caboga, 55, of Maryland and formerly of Honolulu, died June 26 in Doctors Hospital, Maryland. Born in Hilo, she is survived by husband Enrique; daughter Coral; son Quentin; and sister Ann Kawasaki. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Emelia S. Campainha, 85, of Hilo, a pianist and organist for Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church, died Friday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, she is survived by sisters Mary Tumalak and Adeline Cabreira. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hilo Seventh-day Adventist Church. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Friday at Kaiwiki Chapel Central Christian Cemetery. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Aurelia M. “Lela” Candelaria, 60, of Kailua-Kona, an advertising clerk for West Hawaii Today, died Sunday in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was a founding member of Meet and Eat at Kealakehe School Cafeteria and 1994 Volunteer of the Year for Family Support Services, West Hawaii. Born in Los Angeles, she is survived by son Michael; daughters Toni Symons, Julie Lawrence and Susan Gartrell; brother Julian Padilla; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Kahaluu Beach Park, large pavilion. Casual attire. No flowers.

Thomas S. Capellas, 54, of Long Beach, Calif., who was born in Honolulu, died July 22 in Lakewood, Calif. He was owner of C & C Travel Co. in Lakewood and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by mother Eloise W. “Ella”; brother Edmund J.S.; and sister Judith A. Gerard. Services: 10:15 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Eugene C. Carreira, 79, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired electrician, died July 24 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honomu, Hawaii, he is survived by daughters Rawlette Broughton, Carol Carreira and Renee Smythe; sisters Evelyn Jones and Thelma Machado; and two grandchildren. Private services.

Kim M. “Kaliko” Ching, 29, of Ewa Beach, a co-owner of C.K. Springs and an employee of Hawaii Medical Service Association, died Thursday in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Christopher K.; father Mitchell Araki; mother Rene “Amy” Provines; sister Tammie E. Uyechi; grandmother Shizuko Araki; and grandfather Susumu Sodetani. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

Beatrice Y. Chong, 82, of Honolulu, retired owner of Chong’s Market, died Sunday in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was also former president of Aloha Business and Professional Women’s Club of Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Philip Y.F.; daughters Carol C. White and Cora Y.L. Chong; sisters Bernice Tom and Amy Low; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Henrietta S.U. Dang, 80, of Honolulu died July 22. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Henry; daughters Priscilla S.G. Hong, Pamela S.Y. Lee and Paulette Ewan; brothers Harold and Melvin; sister Loretta Choy; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Inurnment: Nuuanu Memorial Park.

William H. Dilts, 47, of Honolulu will be remembered in services at a later date. He died in a one-car accident in South Kohala July 27. He was the founder and general manager of Pacific Bagels. Born in Indiana, he is survived by daughter Lauren; father James A.; brother David; sister Elizabeth Lister; and companion Allison Williams. Services and scattering of ashes in Kailua-Kona at a later date.

Florence K. Flores, 69, of Makaha, a maintenance worker at Pearl Harbor, died Wednesday. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Anthony “Tubby” and Reginald “Reggie”; daughters Lucille “Cookie” Makepa and Edith “Eva” Holu; brothers Benjamin and David Milika‘a; sisters Elizabeth Mahiai and Maryann Boyd; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at the mortuary. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Kathryn E.K. Gay, 89, of Waianae, an audit clerk with Internal Revenue Service, died Sunday at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughters Wanda “Mililani” Ulmer, Pilialoha Oliver and Haleakala Adcock; son James “Sonny”; sister Elizabeth Shizuru; brothers Nelson K. Rice and Herbert Smith; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

George F. Good, 68, of Honolulu died last Tuesday in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Pennsylvania, he is survived by wife Matilda; daughters Catherine Good and Elisabeth Lemquist; and sister Margaret Auld. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Elks Club, Waikiki. Scattering of ashes to follow. No flowers. Donations suggested to Elks Club Major Project.

Irene “Renie” Hammann, 78, wife of Arthur H. of Honolulu, died Saturday in Kirkland, Wash. She was secretary and docent volunteer at Dwight D. Eisenhower Home and Memorial Library and received the Kiwanis Club 1994 Outstanding Service Award. She is also survived by son Paul L.; daughter Wendy Ogden; stepson Kalen; stepdaughter Claire Wettemann; six grandchildren; and three stepgrandchildren. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Evergreen Hospice, 12822 124th Lane NE, Kirkland, Wash. 98034 or Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1124 Columbia St., Seattle 98104.

Richard K. Kaluai, 57, of Hilo, a minister of Nu Oli Assembly of God and a retired HT&T truck driver, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Gay; and sister Winona Kaiwi. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Glad Tidings Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Yoshijiro Kaneshiro, 84, of Kailua, a retired dairy worker for Foremost Dairies, died July 26 in Castle Hospital. Born in Waiakea, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Ritsuko “Irene”; sons Walter T., Paul H. and Alex H.; daughters Amy Shiraishi and Linda Myers; sister Kameko Zukemura; and four grandchildren. Private services.

Richard Kauwe, 68, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired welder with Hilo Iron Works, died Thursday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Kealoha; companion Miulan Keahilihau; sons Charles and Leroy Laniawe and Richard Jr., Henry and Stanley Kauwe and Danford Kahele and Jolan, Joey, Jockie and Jason Keahilihau; daughters Grace Kauwe, Alberta Teeples, Helen Kauwe, Julia Blas, Lyla Kauwe-Vogeler, Jo Lynn Lorilla and Jewel Mae Keahilihau; brothers George, James and Gregory; sisters Marie C. Foo, Momi Florando, Anna Lopez and Ramona Kaipo; 37 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 2:30 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

Corrine A. Kaya, 80, of Kaneohe, also known as Corrine A. Okinaka Kaya, died July 28 in Kuakini Hospital. She was a sewing school instructor for Style Center School of Fashion Design. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, she is survived by husband James T.; daughters Louise E. Kimoto, Joelle N. Abo and Elise A. Kaneshiro; brother Isamu Okinaka; sisters Michie Brown and Emiko Takahashi; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Melvin J.K. Kikau, 30, of Hilo died Wednesday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Cassandra Cho-Kikau; sons Joseph A. Nieves Jr. and Melvin K. Kikau Jr.; daughter Autumn L. Cho-Kikau; parents David and Shirley; brothers David Jr. and Malcolm; sisters Debra Ann Kikau, Barbara Ann Chong and Charmaine Campbell; and grandmother Rose Santos. Services: 7:15 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa. Call 5-9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire. No flowers.




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