Friday, September 14, 2001


Edward Tai Wong "Eddie" Chang, 75, of Honolulu, a retired machinist foreman for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 31, died Monday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Flora Loui; sons Clayton K.L. and Dr. Bradford K.W.; daughters Tanya Dote, Gaylian Heister and Raynelle Cobb; brothers Henry, George and William; sisters Dorothy Lum, Marian Aki, Florence Lum, Laura Tomas, Daisy Lum-Akana, Nancy Lee and Mary Kano; and 10 grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Quirino "Quirin" Balisacan Dumayas, 67, of Waipahu, an employee of the Kapolei Golf Course, died Sept. 3. He was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Fortunata "Naty," daughters Corazon Grace and Carlina Domingo, sons Edison and Hilarion, sister Matilde Castro, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Sept. 24 at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Antone Gonzales, 80, of Kailua, a retired blacksmith for the federal government and a judo and aikido professor, died Saturday. He is survived by sons Gene, Zack, Moses, Matt, Abe and Billy; daughters Toni Ukishima, Pat Kahapea, Jo Anne Medeiros, Margaret Gordon and Sunny Kaapana; brothers Jimmy, Ray and Manny; sisters Josephine Maunawai and Kathy Raber; 29 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Doreen "Pua" Puanani Makaokalani Iokepa, 54, of Ewa Beach, died Sunday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Taurus; daughter Doryanne Smallwood and Darling; stepfather Timoteo Satot; brother Timmy Satot; sisters Mariah Fely, Susan Labrador and Deborah Satot; and a granddaughter. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ewa Beach Second Ward. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Joseph Kini Kahiona Ka, also known as "Joe" and "Ona," 76, of Kaloko, Kona, a taxi and tour driver, died Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. He was also a musician with Joe Ka's Hawaiian Orchestra. He is survived by wife Annie; daughters Annie Emmalia Ka Leong and Lorraine Puanani Ka Wahinekapu; sons Joseph Kini Kahiona, Harry Kaumualii and Jonathan Lee Kaleonahenaheokalani Salsis; hanai sons Arnold Keliikoa and Joshua Muraki Mareko; sister Helen Melekule Ka Calip; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Wake: 8 p.m. tonight at Lanakila Congregational Church, Kainaliu, Kona. Call 6-8 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Urn burial: Lanakila Congregational Church Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Faamau "Leo" Liu, 64, of Mililani, died Monday. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Rebecca "Becky"; sons Roland, Foster, Troy and Clifford; daughters Maggie Kelemente and Ann Liu; brother Isaac; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow.

Mitsuko Marutani, 96, of Hilo, died Aug. 29 in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Arthur, Herbert and Allen; daughters Amy Kubota and Alice Terada; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Craig Tadashi Motoyama, 31, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died Sept. 3. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by mother Doris, brother Ryan and sister Lisa O'Brien. Private services.

Stanley S. Taba, 89, of Wailua, Kauai, who worked for the state Department of Agriculture, died Sunday at home. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Stanley, daughter Vivian Tamanaha, brother Kiyoshi, sister Elaine Kutaka, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Kapaa United Church of Christ. Call after 1:30 p.m. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

James Hideo Tomita, 87, of Honolulu, a retired electrical inspector for the city and county of Honolulu, died Sunday in Straub Medical Center. He was born on Maui. He is survived by wife Elizabeth Fuyoko, sons John and Ernest, brothers Nobuo and Matao Nihei, sisters Harriet Ogomori and Stella Tanigawa, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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