In Sook Choi, 96, of Honolulu, died last Friday in Hale Nani. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Albert, Gilbert and Stanley; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

George Masashi Fujikawa, 86, of Honolulu, a retired insurance agent for Standard and Bishop insurance companies, died Aug. 22 in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Janet H., sons George K. Fujikawa and Ross E. and Lance J. Hoopai, daughter Dyane R. Jarman, brothers Nobu and Yukio, sister Florence Hasegawa, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kikue Kumano, 90, of Zanesville, Ohio, and Waiaha, Hawaii, a retired coffee farmer, died Sunday in Ohio. She was born in Holualoa, Kona, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Doris Mihara, brother Takeo Sugiyama, sister Mikie Harada, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Julia Lizama, 98, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired schoolteacher, died Wednesday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by son Buddy, daughter Anne Noguchi and brother Joseph Rodrigues. Mass: 10:30 am. Tuesday at St. Catherine's Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire.

Clemencia McCabe, 80, of Keauhou Mauka, Hawaii, a retired Irish Ltd. owner and broker, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Bolivia. She is survived by sons Terrence, Kevin and Corey; daughters Barbie Izlar and Kim McCabe; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Honalo. Donations suggested to Hospice of Kona or Kona Community Hospital.

Violet Takeko Oka, 75, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died Sunday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Donald S.; sons Lester, Brian and Eric; daughters Claire Uehara and Debra Yamamoto; brother Albert Miyasato; sister Lily Horio; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hisako Okada, 84, of Honolulu, a retired janitress, died Aug. 19 in Temple, Texas. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by son Brian; daughters Janice Fukuya, Gloria Puente, Sandra Fujino, Carol Flue and Iris Clark; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Winifred Tom O'Rourke, 94, of Kaneohe, died Aug. 22 in Kaneohe. Services: 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial to follow at the cemetery. The mortuary provided incorrect information for an obituary published yesterday.

Alan Parlin, 42, of Honolulu, a ResQ Consultants Inc. systems engineer, died Wednesday. He was born in Pontiac, Mich. He is survived by wife Leolinda L.; son Alan "Sunny"; daughter Christina "Cissy"; brother Bill; sisters Leslie Ballerini, Kathy Whyard and Kay Wright; and stepmother Betty. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary, East Chapel. Call after 9:30 a.m. Additional services: 11 a.m. Sept. 7 at Dodo Mortuary in Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park.

Paterno S. Pencerga Sr., 89, of Paia, Maui, a crew chief worker for Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar, died Wednesday at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Ramona; son Peterno Jr.; daughters Evelyn Pencerga, Cyrilla Pascual and Juliette Rodrigues; sisters Cirila Jucoy and Majdalina Mendania; and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Church. Call after 6:30 p.m. Mass: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Allen Glen Rowland, 53, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner of Paradise West Cafe in Pahoa, died Aug. 8 at home. He was born in Culver City, Calif. He is survived by daughter Molly, parents Robert and Gina, brother Bob and sisters Dianna Rowland and Candace Mann. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Monday at the hot pond in Ahalanui, on the red road in Puna. Ceremony: 5 p.m. Potluck and flowers requested. Services to be held in Hemet Valley, Calif.

Paul Haruhiko Shimabukuro, 89, of Kailua, a retired baker for Holsum Bakery, died Tuesday in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Kekaha. He is survived by wife Gladys Y.; son Dean Y.; daughter Wanda M. Miyashiro; sisters Tsuruko Taba, Kameyo Nakamura, Tomiko Uchima and Helen F. Harada; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Douglas James Whittingham Sr., 85, of Honolulu, an Aloha Airlines captain, died Sunday at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by sons Douglas Jr., Stuart and Chris; sister Barbara Avila; and six grandchildren. Scattering of ashes: 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the beachfront of the Sheraton-Waikiki Hotel. Casual attire.

Janice Ching Yee, 72, of Honolulu, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Mark, Eric, Malcolm and Ian Yee; daughter Lailan McGrath; mother Katherine L. Ching; brothers Norman, Frank, Clinton and Wallace Ching; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

deaths elsewhere

Charles Lichenstein, the No. 2 U.S. representative to the United Nations during former President Reagan's first term, died Wednesday after a brief illness, a friend said yesterday. He was 75.

Ronald Crawford said Lichenstein died at Washington Hospital Center during surgery to correct a problem in an artery to his heart.

Since 1984, Lichenstein had been a distinguished fellow in international relations at the Heritage Foundation, a public policy think tank in Washington.

His service under U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick from 1981 till 1984 was immortalized by his 1983 rebuttal to a Soviet delegate who suggested the United Nations might be better off based outside the United States.

"We will put no impediment in your way, and we will be at the dockside bidding you a farewell as you set off into the sunset," Lichenstein responded.

Born in Albany, N.Y., he earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at Yale University, where he later taught political science. He also taught at the University of Notre Dame and Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Conn.

In 1962, Lichenstein was head of research at the Republican National Committee. He later served as a special assistant to President Nixon. He was senior vice president of the Public Broadcasting Service in the 1970s.

"Neither Capitol Hill nor Heritage will be the same without Lichenstein holding court on the front sidewalk while grabbing a smoke," Heritage President Edwin J. Feulner said in a statement.

J. David Love, a Wyoming geologist and environmentalist known as one of the last great field researchers, died Friday. He was 89.

Love was among the first to discover large deposits of uranium in Wyoming in the 1940s. However, he declined lucrative offers from private companies to help them exploit it, preferring the independence of his work as a teacher at the University of Wyoming and longtime director of the Wyoming State Geological Survey.

During World War II, Love was instrumental in unearthing supplies of strategic minerals including vanadium, which was used for armor plates on ships, tanks and aircraft.

He was the author of more than 250 geologic publications, including two geologic maps of Wyoming.

Jane, his wife of 62 years, said the family planned to scatter Love's ashes in the Absaroka Range.

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