Robert E. MacGregor / 1914-2002
Emma "Kaleionamoku" Keahualani Nawahi Ahuna, 83, of Hilo, a retired pantry worker for Hilo Lagoon Hotel, died Sunday in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born on Hilo. She is survived by sons Edward K. Jr., Welden K. and Edwin K.; brothers Joseph K. Nawahi, John N. Lindsey and Francis G. Kempster; sister Nora Bell; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Audrey L. Apio of Honolulu died Thursday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Rose C. Sandy; brothers Stephen and Solomon; and sisters Arlene Andrade, Alverna Takashima and Carroll Apio. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. George Catholic Church, Waimanalo. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Clare Macgeorge Burnett, 105, of Hawaii Kai died Wednesday at home. She was born in South Australia. She is survived by nephew Frank Macgeorge and friend Kit Dailey. Private services.
Douglas "Dugie" M. Davidson, 90, of Honolulu, retired owner of Davidson Photography, Punahou School photographer and woodworker, died Wednesday at Straub Clinic. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by companion Edna A. Estrella and godchild Patsy Boyle. Memorial services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery. Donations suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1310 Punahou St., or Punahou School, 1601 Punahou St. Casual attire.
Luther Garces Fernandez, 41, of Mililani Town, a city electrician, died April 4. He was born in Quezon City, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Teresita, daughter Therese Anne, mother Josefina, sister Ofelia and brother Edgar. Wake services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Charlie Thomas Hall Jr., 72, of Honolulu, an employee at Quality of Life, Morale Welfare Recreation at Pearl Harbor, died last Saturday in Kuakini Medical Center. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published Thursday.
Haruko Iwamoto, 93, of Hilo, a retired accountant for the former Hilo Accounting Services, died April 7 in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Pahala. She is survived by son Harold; daughter Doris Barrow; brothers Sakuichi and Teruo Takayama; sisters Mitsue Fukumura, Shizue Hamamoto, Toshiko Kohashi and Toyoko Tanaka; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Private services.
Kenneth Tsuneyoshi Kaneshiro, 59, of Waipahu, a self-employed auto mechanic, died April 9 in Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Tsuneo, Tsunetoshi, Tsunemi and Jiyoei; and sisters Kimiko Arakaki, Lillian Tengan, Nancy Iseri and Sally Fitzgerald. Private services.
Kameyo Kikuda, 88, of Kailua-Kona, retired owner of Kailua Shioyu Restaurant, died Wednesday in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Larry and Grant, daughter Linda Nagai, brother Roy Harada, 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Kona Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Casual attire. No flowers.
The Rev. Deacon Paul Sang Eun Lee, 68, of Honolulu, deacon at Holy Trinity Catholic Church and retired passenger service agent for Pan American Airways, died Monday in Kailua. He is also survived by brothers Solomon and Michael. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.
Roy Takashi Miyata, 64, of Kaneohe, a retired Hickam Air Force Base civil service employee, also retired from Hawaii Air National Guard, died Monday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence, sons Michael and Eric, mother Rachel H. and brother Francis. Services over ashes: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Committal services with military honors: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
Howard Seitaro Moriyama, 82, of Honolulu, a retired electrician for Rite-Way Electric, died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Joan C.; brothers Stanley, Herbert and Robert; and sister Muriel Oka. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
Hatsumo Nakamoto, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Waipahu, died Monday. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Tyler S. and Thayer S.; sisters Leatrice H. Kamihara, Gladys K. Yamamoto, Florence T. Yoneshige and Yuriko Uyemura; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
Mitsue Nakayama, 90, of Aiea, died April 9 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Richard, Gilbert and Steve; daughter Nancy Nakatsu; sisters Ellen Kudo and Irene Yasuda; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.
Jay Kori Okubo, 43, of Hilo died April 9 in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by brother Allan, two nieces and one nephew. Private services.
Mae Atsuko Oshiro, 61, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired supervisor at Volcano House Gift Shop, died Sunday in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Harry, sons Alan and Larry, mother Ayako Otake, brother Gerald Otake, sister Patsy Scarce and two grandchildren. Private services.
Stephen J. Peralto, 77, of Hilo, a retired corrections administrator for Kulani Correctional Facility, died Thursday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born on Hilo. He is survived by wife Pearl M.; daughters Leona Banashek and Lorna Tokuyoshi; sisters Dorothy martin, Thelma Kidd, Celestine Patenio, Norma Fergerstrom, Mildred Branco, Betty Kamehaiku and Claudia Ignacio; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.
Rosina Kekai Morada Reinhardt, 77 of Honolulu, died April 12 in California. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Charles F. Jr. and Sabio; daughters Francine Sherman, Dale De La Cruz, Sheila Lester and Beverly and Hazel Reinhardt; sister Hazel Jung; 36 grandchildren; and 60 plus great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 2162 Nuuanu Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. No flowers. Casual attire.
Gertrude Leimomi Kauaoli Robinson, 91, of Koloa, a federal government clerk, died April 8 in Hale Pupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Joseph Punilei Manini, daughter Lynn Leolani Bukoski, 21 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Monday at Alsejo Funeral Chapel. Burial will be held in Idaho. Casual or aloha attire.
Nieves Ruiz, 75, of Haliimaile, Maui, an elementary school teacher in the Philippines and retired employee at Wailea Golf Course, died last Saturday at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons Manuel and Mark; hanai daughter Nancy Hadley; brothers Remigio, Manuel and Jovito Edurice; sisters Coronada Madamba and Guadalupe Ruiz; and three grandchildren. Memorial services: 7:30 a.m. Friday at Norman's Chapel, call 6-9 p.m.; and 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church, call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Valaine Naru Saito, 40, of Moorpark, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died March 29. She is survived by parents Tatsuo and Fannie, brothers Stuart and Sanford, two nephews and one niece. Private services.
Satoshi Takaoka, 83, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Queen's Medical Center, died March 29 in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Yoshie, son Steven, daughter Carolyn Miwa, brother George, sisters Maris Ogawa and Peggy Miner, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Private services.
Simon Perez Torres, 89, of San Jose, Calif., died last Saturday. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Christina Negronish and Lisa Brillon, sons Frank and Roland, 18 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at same chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at 11 a.m. Aloha attire.
Toshiko "Caroline" Umemoto, 83, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed sewing school instructor, died April 12. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Ernest M. and Donald K., daughter Evelyn T. Kuniyoshi, brothers Kenso and Mitsuo Takaki, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Jodo Mission of Hawaii, 1429 Makiki St. No flowers. Casual attire.
Mele Alofaki Lolo Vea, 77, of Waimanalo, died April 9 in Waimanalo. She was born in Ha'apai, Tonga. She is survived by children Simaile and Takaimofae Vea, Sioeli "Joel" and Tyrel S.K. Lolo, Sela Finau, Mele Ulukau, Ilaiasi Manumanu, Toakase Kaufusi, Veini Emelio, Mele A. Vea Si'i; two brothers; three sisters; 25 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Tongan services: 6-10 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, 1020 S. Beretania St.; and 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial to follow in Hawaiian Memorial Park. White flowers only.
Robert "Bobby" Wilhelm, 85, of Paia, employee with East Maui Irrigation, died Wednesday in Hale Makua, Wailuku. He was born in Waiakoa. He is survived by wife Helen; sons Harvey, Leslie and Jack; daughters Joan Raymond, Jean Kanoho and Louise Valencia; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granchildren. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Norman's Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park.
Jennie Yue Wong, 90, of Honolulu, formerly of Pittsburgh, a homemaker, died April 4 in Honolulu. She was born in China. She is survived by husband Lt. Col. C.K., sons Richard and Henry, daughters Jenny Chau and Irene Moy, and nine grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.
Vidal Agbani Yadao, 84, of Makawao, a retired housekeeper, died Monday in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Maura; sons Vidalito, Ferdinand, Manolo and Diosdado; daughters Melita and Nancy Yadao, Zenaida Yoro, Elena Tinaza, Virginia Pasalo, Evelyn Kennison and Nenita Hipolito; brothers Felix Sr., Benito and Jaime Yadao; sister Lydia Agdeppa; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Wailuku, call 6-9 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Wednesday, call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
Kikuzo "Blackie" Yoneyama, 84, of Pearl City, a retired self-employed worker for Imperial Termite and Pest Control, died Monday in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Harriet; sons Michael, Daniel and Thomas; daughters June Tamashiiro and Maryann Ancog; sisters Mildred Shima, Hazel Villaluz and Jane Matsumoto; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
Francis Yoshio Yoshiura, 88, of Honolulu died Monday. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce, son Howard, daughter Susan Bellanca, brother Kenneth, sister Leatrice Yamaguchi and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
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