Friday, April 27, 2001

Toshio "Poka" Anamizu, 77, of Honolulu, a retired electrician and owner of Anamizu Electric, died Sunday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Clyde, daughters Carole and Cynthia Anamizu and Jayne Abe, brother Thomas, sister Haruye and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Shozen "Pete" Asato, 77, of Ookala, Hawaii, a retired machinist for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died Sunday in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shizue; daughter Blossom S.; sons Kelly S., Tracy S. and Mack S.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire.

Elizabeth Ann Butler, 83, of Kapolei died April 19. She was born in Petersburg, Va. She is survived by son Meredith and two grandchildren. Private services.

Simon Basil Duke Cardew, 63, a former public relations executive for Sheraton Hotels in Hawaii, died Tuesday in London. He is survived by wife Joan. Cremation and services at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Association and/or the Hospice of St. John and St. Elizabeth in London.

Lydia Rose Desha, 77, of Hilo, a former organist for St. Joseph Catholic Church, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son George; daughters Henrietta Clay, Alexandra Waipa, Donna Frances K. Street and Simone Kalua; brother Eric "Jackie" Vannatta; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Malia Puka O Kalani in Keaukaha. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire.

Josephine C. "Gee Gee" Duff of Ewa Beach was born in Waipahu. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Wednesday.

Edith Hideko Fujii, 94, of Honolulu, a retired teacher for the state Department of Education at Kaimuki Intermediate School, died March 28. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by stepdaughters Betsy Young, Ethel Murakami and Myra Fujii; brother Shinji Miwa; and sisters Hannah Sakai, Yuki Kitaoka and Marian Kawate. Private services.

Chiyomi Honda, 71, of Honolulu died April 8 in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by family on Oahu and the mainland. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery.

Marjorie Mewlan Kaulili, 73, of Koloa, Kauai, died Monday at home. She was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. She is survived by son Springwater; daughters Donna Kupahu, Doreen and Bebby Kaulili, Dianna Phillips and Danette Takahashi; mother Clara S. Yuen; sister Dorothy Ching; brother Sam C. Seto Jr.; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. next Friday at Borthwick Kauai Chapel in Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.

Abraham Haleau Kawaihalau, 71, of Lihue, a commercial fisherman, died Tuesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Nawiliwili, Kauai. He is survived by brother Donald "Hawk," hanai son Brock and caregivers Lydia and Harry III. Services: 10:30 a.m. May 5 at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. May 5 at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary. Call from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Casual attire.

Herbert Emmett Kihoi III, 37, of Kahaluu is survived by son Ikaika, mother Aurelia and grandmother Dolly Lewis. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary. Burial procession: Valley of the Temples. Incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday provided by the mortuary.

Shirlee Joy Mascitto, 60, of Waianae is also survived by daughter Myrna Koslow and a grandchild. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Carl Toshiharu Matsumoto, 61, of Kona, a self-employed plumber, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Lillian; mother Harue; brothers Edward, James and Warren; sister Eileen; stepsons Glenn and Robert Bean; and stepdaughters Rolinda Bean and Kimberly Tafolla. Services and gathering: 1 p.m. Sunday at the Honokohau Harbor, Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club. Private memorial services. Casual attire. No flowers.

James Arnold Moore, 73, of Hilo, a retired chief warrant officer in the U.S. Army, died Monday at home. He was also a retired Hilo port director of the U.S. Customs Service. He was born in Bronson, Texas. He is survived by wife Ruth K.N., son George A., daughters Vicki H. Singh and Deedri P. Veehala, sister Flora Thompson and 11 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.

Kiyoshi "Bob" Motoyama, 74, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic for Servco, died April 19. He was born in Waiakea, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Lorenne Goldstein and Jean Motoyama and brothers Tadashi and Hiroshi. Private services.

Robert Masaki Nakamura, 89, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent for Bishop Insurance, Canada Life Insurance and National Mortgage companies, died April 19 in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Nora, son Miles, brothers Michael and William, and sisters Tsuru Morita and Yuriko Yanagisako. Private services.

Mika Tsuruko "Mikasan" Oki, 100, of Waikapu, Maui, died Tuesday in Hale Makua. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by sons Daniel and Donald T.; daughters Doris Kawashima, Thelma Kanemoto, Maureen Ariyoshi and Frances Kawaguchi; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. tomorrow at Nakamura Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Dinner reception to follow services. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Maui Memorial Park, Altar Room. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kinuko Sato, 97, of Honolulu died April 19 in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Tokyo. She is survived by daughters Kazuko Sinoto and Kyoko Tremblais, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Conception Valparaiso Soliven, 88, of Waianae died April 19. She was born in Cebu, the Philippines. She is survived by stepson Frederico; daughters Naty Gregory, Beatrice Gabat and Eleanor Nottingham; stepdaughters Felisa Pacada and Caridad Burris; sisters Bernice Galisa and Jane Kiros; and 19 grandchildren. Mass: noon Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Cynthia Chiemi Sugimoto, 47, of Aiea, a customer service clerk for Longs Drugs in Pearl City, died Sunday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Derrick, sons Bobby and Julian Tanioka, stepsons Lance and Kyle, daughter Alaina Marie Ajiru, parents Harold and May Kimura, brother Russell and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Koukeo Vixayvong, 65, of Waimanalo died Wednesday at home. He was born in Laos. He is survived by sons Souk, Ky, Eric, Sid and Seng; brothers Koukham, Kouthong and Kougnane; sisters Sisay Insysiengmay, Sivilay Sinbandith, Kaythong Siphandone and Fongsamouh and Khamfu Vixayvong; and 12 grandchildren. Buddhist services: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

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