Thursday, November 15, 2001

Savaliatoa Ape, 26, of Pago Pago, American Samoa, a student at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, will be remembered in services 4 p.m. today at First United Protestant Church. Aloha attire. She died in a car accident Saturday in Hilo. She was also a teacher and choir conductor in American Samoa. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by parents Peniamina and Matalena; brothers Joseph, Junior, Vaovasa, Tovia and Ierome; and sisters Pulotu and Maloafua, and Nuuvea Lauama.

Semisi Fotuaika Auhiailimu, 47, of Waipahu, died Nov. 4. He was born in Tonga. He is survived by wife Aloete; brothers Vailala, Palauni Pote, Saia and Penisoni Maile; sister Oliveti Maile and mother Solofoni Maile. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Ellen Amoy Ako Chang, 82, of Kapahulu, a retired waitress, died Saturday in Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Kainaliu, Kona. She is survived by husband Harold; sons Gaylord Wynters and Barry and Randall; brothers Henry Kaikano and Lancelot Ako; sisters Carlotta Wyatt, Virginia Rapoza and Marie Camvel; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. Private committal services at a later date.

Miriam Mapuana Chang, 67, a retired data processor for Hawaiian Electric Co., died Oct. 29 in San Diego. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Gale and Leslie, sisters Lani Gomez and Aloha Gellert, brother William Makaimoku and four grandsons. Services: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at First Chinese Church of Christ. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Rupert K.S. Chun, 68, of Honolulu, a retired working foreman for Hawaiian Electric Co. substation, died Nov. 7 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Audrey "Flash" Sur-Chun, daughters Cheryl Cariaga and Donna Ishii, son Clayton "Bobo," brothers Leonard and Kenneth, sister Janice Lee and 10 grandchildren. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Wendell Jonathan Enosara, 38, of Mililani, an employee for American Airlines, died Saturday. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by fiancee Angelina Haunani Lani; sons Levi, Chase and Journey; hanai daughters Alicia and Amanda Kaleo; father Roque; mother Bernadette Santiago; brothers Roque and Sean; and sisters Jaynelle Leong, Roslynn Sevilla, Angela Duez and Stacey Liu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at United Gospel Fellowship Church, Mililani. Call after 5 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Haleiwa Boat Harbor.

Agnes Nahalelua "Aunty Alu" Jose, 79, of Waianae, died Sunday in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kapapala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gilbert and Nathan, daughter Zacharynett "Pumehana" Torres, sisters Lizzy Johansen and Lillian "Noe" Pajo, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church, Waianae. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Chong Kun Jun, 66, of Honolulu, a retired janitor for Akyth Inc., died Saturday. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Sol Cha, son Scott W., brother Dok Kun and sister Bonnie. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon.

Edward Leialoha Kiaha, 74, of Honolulu, a retired electrical company journeyman, died Nov. 1. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Ada Alamani and many nieces and nephews. Services: 9:45 a.m. at Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Katsuyoshi Kikue, also known as Katsuyoshi Kiku, 97, of Honolulu, died April 30. She was born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. She is survived by sons Kenneth and Charles; daughters Ethel Matsui, Susan Shimada and Mary Hanzawa; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.

Sadami "Wally" Kubo, 72, of Honolulu, an equipment repairer for GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Nov. 5. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Mildred, son Milton, daughter Allison Osaki, sisters Flora Kalaluhi and May Wood, and a granddaughter. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Interment: 2 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

Kogimi Matsui, 86, of Kahului, a retired laundry worker for Maui Land & Pineapple Co., died Nov. 7 in Wailuku. She is also survived by brothers Barney, Tokuro Shammy and Umeo Hajiro; and sister Pearl Yoshikawa. The mortuary provided additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

Maria Phelomina Mahi, 77, of Kalaoa, Kona, died Sunday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Opiihale. She is survived by sons James and Edward, daughters Elsie Mahi-Rouke and Lydia, 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Friday at the residence, 73-1224 Loloa Dr., Kalaoa. Casual or aloha attire.

Hilaria Pagdilao Oasay, 82, of Waipahu, died Oct. 22. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by daughters Clarita Tierra and Teresita "Teri" Smith, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Tom Tamao Okano, 83, of Hilo, retired owner of the former Tom Okano Electric Inc., died Tuesday at home. He was also president of Tom Okano Enterprise Inc. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Masako Tanabe, daughters Linda Etsuko Okano Lodge and Helen Eiko Okano Archpru, son David Masao, sister Edith Yaeko Namba, brother James Hisashi, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Private burial.

Lawrence "Sonny" Redongo, 60, of Koloa, Kauai, an irrigator for the Grove Farm and McBryde sugar companies, died last Thursday at home. He is also survived by sister Leo Kouchi. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Juliette "Julie" Kalama Richardson, 65, of Maunawili, a retired private secretary for the City and County of Honolulu, died Tuesday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Elrod "Bo" Koikuaiwohikalani, son William "Bill" Kaimohala, daughters Lavonne Richardson Sexton and Christie Mealii Richardson-Bautista, brother Charles Kaoo Russell and 12 grandchildren. Call 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Aloha attire.

John W. Shupe, 77, of San Diego, formerly of Hawaii, former dean of the college of engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, died Aug. 23 in San Diego. He was also director of the Pacific site office of the U.S. Department of Energy, San Diego, a professor at Kansas State University, and a veteran of World War II. He was born in Kansas. He is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons John, George and Steven; daughter Christine; and 10 grandchildren. Donations suggested to San Diego Hospice, 4311 3rd Ave., San Diego, CA 92103.

Toyoki "Terry" Taira, 81, of Mililani, a retired employee for the federal government, died Nov. 5. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Lillian, daughter Sharon Higuchi, brothers Masato and Edward and lifelong friend Einstein Ikaika. Private services.

Suyetomo "Bull" Toyama, 73, of Kahului, a retired public schoolteacher, died yesterday at home. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was born in Puunene. He is survived by wife Lynn, daughters Joni Gonzales and Phyllis White, and seven grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Inurnment: 9 a.m. Nov. 24 at Maui Memorial Park.

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