Pearl Lani Stone Allen, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center secretary, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Michael S. and Mark G., daughters Patricia M. and Kathryn L. Noguchi, sister Josephine K. Miller, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after noon. Cremation to follow.

Mary Lawrence Carvalho, 89, of Honolulu, a retired waitress, died April 20 in Honolulu. She was born in Haina, Hawaii. She is survived by son Robert Santos, stepdaughter Diana DeRego, sister Lydia Pacheco, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

George Joji Fukamoto, 61, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Airlines cargo handler, died April 17 in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Herbert T. and sister Anna. Private services.

Koon Hoy Ho, 86, of Honolulu, an auto mechanic, died April 15 in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Bertha; sons Brian, Reginald, Malcolm and Christopher; brothers Charles, Rudy and Kam Hee; sisters Lillian Fisher, Agnes Chee and Betty Yorong; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire.

Masao Ige, 84, of Honolulu, a retired painter for Hirota Painting, died April 19 in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Ulumalu, Maui. He is survived by wife Nancy S., brother Wilbert M. and sister Lillian Y. Kaneshiro. Private services.

Lillie Oi Bow Kam, 85, of Fremont, Calif., died April 19 in Fremont. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Sharon Chu, Linda Quintana and Lorene Lee; brothers Herbert and James Bow; sisters Ruth Lee and Ina Kaina; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Kathleen Meilin Lau, 48, of Seattle, a systems computer analyst in King County, Wash., died April 7. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Raymond and Mabel, and brother Theodore. Private services.

Daphne-Mae "Cheech" Kealaaumoe Mahikoa-Mack, 59, of Huntington Beach, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, a retired Realtor, died April 8 at home. She was born in Kilauea, Kauai. She is survived by father Renan W. Mahikoa Sr. and brothers Renan W. Jr. and William Mahikoa. Private services.

Susanne Kapihenui Lui Kwan Medeiros, 91, of Honolulu, a public health nurse and a Leahi Hospital director of nursing, died April 14 in Santa Rosa, Calif. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Arthur; daughter Daphne Lee; brother Lambert Kwan; sisters Veronica Medeiros, Rosabella Kealoha and "Leo" Kahala Miyajima; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Rosary: noon Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Services to follow. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

Sakayo Lily Nakagawa, 75, of Honolulu, a Social Security Administration fiscal officer in Richmond, Calif., died last Monday in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Etsuo and William, and sisters Helen and Jane. Private services.

Matsuyo Noguchi, 93, of Hilo, a homemaker, died Friday in Hilo Medical Center. She is survived by sons Stanley, Walter and Thomas; daughters Betty Akine and Violet Noguchi; brothers Harry and Fred Fujikane; sisters Michi Ikemoto and Midori Kawawaki; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Dennis Shigehisa Okayama, 64, of Honolulu, a Ralph Inouye Inc. carpenter foreman, died Thursday at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Joyce K.; daughters Donna R. Gouveia, Noreen Moriwake and Denise Okayama; father Shinahei; sisters Amy Tamaye and June Yuen; and three grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Verna Chong Hung Leong Pa, 72, of Honolulu, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Joseph and Anthony; daughters Vernette "Honey Girl" Seu, Lorelei Brookins and Cynthia Pa; sisters Jobyna Leong-Harper and Alfreida Leong-McMillan; many hanai children; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Lloyd Norman Skog, 80, of Waianae, a charter boat captain for Hele On and Sundown, died April 20 in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son David, daughter Sally Pollard and hanai son Richard Humble Jr. Private services.

Gail Naomi Tengan, 53, of Honolulu, an American Customs Brokerage Co. accountant, died April 18 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Sumiko Irei, stepfather Hideo Irei, brother John Tengan, stepbrother Kenneth Irei and stepsisters Iris and Nora Irei. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Committal services and burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Tadayuki Yoshinaga, 85, of Waimea, Hawaii, formerly of Pearl City, a retired real estate broker, died Tuesday in Kamuela, Hawaii. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Vivian M., son Mark T., daughter Jean Rhodes, sisters Sally Porter and Yaeko Yoshinaga, and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.

You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
The index, which goes back several decades,
is available via Telnet software.


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