Sunday, April 15, 2001

Carrie Ann Naulani Almarza, 53, of Ewa Beach, died on Wednesday. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by husband Marius; sons Marius Jr. and Stephen; daughters Debra Almarza and Cynthia Robinson; brothers Richard, Robert, William, Edgal and Francis Clark; sister Emma Clark; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, mass at 11 a.m. Aloha attire.

Joseph Kalaaupa Amaral, 64, of Lahaina, a retired pipe fitter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and maintenance man at Napili Surf Beach Resort, died on Wednesday at home. He was born in Lahaina. Survived by wife Rita; sons Sheldon, Joseph, Leland, Curtis, Calvin and Jaime; daughters Wendy, Nanette, Cynthia Kobylanski, Sandra Smith, Suzanne Myers and Juliet Kinimaka; brothers Edmund and Abel; sisters Gwen Lutey and Gloria Akiona; 38 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Waiola Church, Lahaina. Celebration of life service at 8 p.m. Aloha attire.

Barney B.N. Chung, 77, of Honolulu, a retired federal employee at the Plans and Support Division Central Ammunition Management Office at Fort Shafter, died on Monday. He was born in Kekaha, Kauai. Survived by wife Jane; daughters Heather Purcell and Holly Lindsay; brother Richard Kim; sisters Helen Crouch and Hazel Willis; and five grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Burial to follow. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

George Herman Halas, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired police officer, died on April 4 in St. Francis West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his children Kathleen Hau, and Byron, Deborah, George Jr. and Kamaka Halas; former wife Inga; brother Samuel; sisters Velma "Leilani" Roberts, Barbara Kema and Danielle Halas; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ordensteins Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

James Ichiro Kanemori, 79 of Honolulu, a retired Fort Shafter supply supervisor, died on Thursday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Freida; sons Paul and Neil; brothers Stanley and Dennis; sisters Esther Sudo, Bernice Takara and Doris Sakamoto; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Tetsuro "Ted" Kunimura, 78, of Honolulu, a retired watchmaker, died on April 7 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Martha; son Peter; daughter Jane Austin; brother Sasao; sisters Atsuko Fennema, Chikako Oshima and Miwako Cooperrider; and six grandchildren. Services are private.

Mildred Mitsuno Miyamoto, 92, of Honolulu, a retired math teacher for Kalakaua Intermediate School, died April 4 in Hale Ho Aloha. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sister Clara Kunitake; and several nieces and nephews. Services were private.

Sachiko Fujita Nomura, 77, of Honolulu, a retired cashier for Sears Roebuck and Co., died April 7 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Naomi A. Kanehiro and Gwen M. Horita; brother Yasuhiro Fujita; sisters Taeko Fujita, Marion Magarifuji, Harriet Tanigawa and Jane Morimoto; and two grandchildren. Services were private.

Tony Kaopuawaiolani Kiaha Quebatay, 47, of Nanakuli, formerly of Kona, Hawaii, died April 3 in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Carla; sons Wilton and JD Quebatay, and Xzayvier Pieper; daughters Faye Pieper and Rena Quebatay; mother Rena "Kiaha" Labajo; father Antonio; sisters Yolandann Himm, Toni Girl Quebatay, and Brandy "Squeaky" and Darling Cabanatan; brothers Carlson "Rody" Quetabay, Samuel and Stafford Kahananui, and Jeffrey Cabanatan; hanai parents Samuel and Miriam Kahananui; and four grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes will be held at a later date. Casual attire.

Molly Texeira Silva, 90, of Hilo died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons William W. and Clyde; brothers Henry, Alfred, John and Ernest Texeira; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

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