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Wednesday, June 14, 2000



Other multiple
murders in Hawaii

Other multiple murders committed in Hawaii over the last 50 years and the latest available information about the accused:

Xerox Trial Bullet Aug. 11, 1996: In Mililani, Michael Lau uses two pistols to kill Randall and Carol Kim, his neighbors, and Terry Nakasone, their visiting friend, before killing himself. Lau reportedly was angry about parked cars and noisy children.

Bullet Dec. 5, 1995: In Village Park, John Lewis uses a pistol to shoot and kill ex-girlfriend, Marcie Llacuna, and her mother, Pat Avergonzado, before killing himself.

Bullet Aug. 10, 1995: In Hanamaulu, Kauai, Janice Noblisse uses an AK-47 rifle to shoot and kill her boyfriend, Milan Cabacungan, their 4-year-old daughter, Jessica, and 2-year-old son, Jensen, before killing herself.

Bullet March 24, 1992: In Aiea, Jose Tabayoyong strangles his wife, Julia, and their 7-year-old daughter, Jennifer, and then shoots their 10-year-old son, Jerry, before killing himself.

Bullet Aug. 25, 1991: Orlando Ganal Sr. goes to the Waipahu home of Santiago and Aradina Dela Cruz, his in-laws, and shoots the couple dead, also wounding his wife and son. He then sets fire to the Kailua home of Michael and Wendy Touchette, causing the death of Michael Touchette and the couple's two children. Michael Touchette's brother was having an affair with Ganal's wife. Ganal is serving a life sentence without parole in Arizona.

Bullet Nov. 22, 1965: In Aiea, Margaret Young, the wife of an Air Force officer, drowns her five small children in the bathtub of their home. Young is found to be insane and does not stand trial. She later hangs herself at the Hawaii State Hospital.

Bullet Aug. 9, 1960: In Wahiawa, Jack Crawford Warden shoots and kills his former girlfriend, the wife of a Schofield Barracks soldier, and her two young children before killing himself.

Bullet July 15, 1952: At a Koko Head chicken farm, laborer Jose Aloag uses a bayonet to kill boss, Richard M. Sumida, his wife Betty and three of their four children. Aloag was found guilty and served 16 years of a 90-year sentence. His sentence was commuted by former Gov. Jim Burns and Aloag was ordered to return to the Philippines and to never return. His whereabouts are unknown.


Opening Arguments from May 15, 2000
Xerox killings - Nov. 2, 1999

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