Daniel Akui, 78, of Anahola, Kauai, a maintenance supervisor, died last Friday in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Niu Lii Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Mary L.A., son Irwin K., daughter Lana M.A. Franco, brother Moses, sisters Miriam "Toots" Peterson Sr. and Grace Shiroma, and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel, in Honolulu. Graveside services: 11 a.m. next Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Jo-Ann Ku'uleinaala Kanaina Bell, 60, of Anchorage, an owner of a bed-and-breakfast in Anchorage, died April 30. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William; son William Robb; daughters Denise Freeman, Vanessa Sapp, Corinna Kanaina, Michelle Robb, Barbara J. Gunter, Patra Turner and Wanette Simeona; mother Josephine Lum; brothers William III, Kendall and Roland Ho'opai; hanai brothers Jason and Harry Anzai; sisters Madeline Greene, Alberta Low, Charlene Goeas, Wilma Spoaracio, Lori Ho'opai and Babette Black; hanai sister Fay Takahashi; 23 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Merilyn Gail Brown, 58, of Mililani, a Mililani High School security guard and a Dole Pineapple Cannery packer, died Sunday in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francis T.K.; sons Casey and Codey; daughter Cagny; parents Walter and Thelma Camacho; and sisters Bernice Mattingly, Waldeen Miranda and Joan Rosales. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church, 94-370 Kuahelani Ave., Mililani. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Artemio "Art" Cabangcla Cabato, 76, of Ewa Beach, a retired Fujikawa Painting employee, died Saturday at home. He was born in Barrio Pilar, Santa Cruz, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Juliana M.; sons Virgilio, Bernard, Reynaldo and Edgar; daughters Rosalita and Dolores Aquino and Rizalina Ranches; sister Emelia Gabuat; and 17 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Michael Rhett Hackmeyer, 39, of Kalaoa, Hawaii, will be remembered at services in Memphis, Tenn. He died April 11 due to severe head injuries. He was born in Atlanta and was a venture capitalist and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by parents F. William Jr. and Bunny, brothers Jonathan D. and Jeffrey W., and sisters Brooke H. Sparks and Tanis H. Douglas.

Henry R. Hanssen, 82, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Navy captain, died May 1 at home. He was born in Missouri. He is survived by sons Henry R. Jr., J. Michael and Stephen A.; brother Thomas; and seven grandchildren. Committal services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.

Harlan Hisashi Hayakawa, 71, of Hilo, a retired Aizawa & Associates advertising photographer in San Francisco, died Wednesday in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by companion Bessie Shindo, son Alan, stepson Kent Kimura, stepmother Hazel, brothers Donald and Larry, stepbrothers Calvin Hose and Harvey Martin, stepsister Sandra H. Momohara and seven grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

The Rev. Timothy Louis Jacobs, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic priest, died Monday. He was born in Wolfsdonk, Belgium. He is survived by nieces. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Donations suggested to Fathers of the Sacred Hearts, P.O. Box 1365 Kaneohe, HI 96744.

Shirley Kakutani, 62, of Lawai, Kauai, a Social Security office claim representative, died Wednesday in Hale Kupuna Heritage Home. She was born in Moore Head, Minn. She is survived by husband Harry; sons Neil and Andy; brothers Maurice, Otto, Harold, Ted, Richard and Charles Olsgaard; and sisters Grace Onan, Ida M. Flaaten and Hazel Iwen. Services: 3 p.m. Monday at Koloa Union Church. Call after 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Francis "Frankie" Michio Kido, 55, of Pearl City, a state employee and a Pearl City High School health teacher, died Sunday in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Jinni K.; stepson Adam Long; stepdaughters Naomi and Mary Long; brothers Howard, Roy and Alan; and sister Lily. Mass: 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sarah Young Hee Kim, 52, of Honolulu, died Monday in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Seoul. She is survived by husband the Rev. Thomas, daughters Grace and Lily, brother Mun Suk Choi and sister Sun Chu Choi. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Lawrence Yoshio Kuniyuki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired MTL bus driver, died April 15 in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Kalihiwai, Kauai. He is survived by son Ronald, daughters Jean Gowans and Marjorie Morishige, sister Katsuyo Takahashi, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Donald Gene McNabb, 56, of Honolulu, a Sears Roebuck & Co. commission salesman, died Tuesday in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by wife Kathleen; sons Erik and Mark; mother Doris; brother Terry; and sisters Linda Sickman, Brenda Wenning and Marian Pregmore. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

Kauai Keoki Kanaina Namauu, also known as "Perm" and "Moose," 24, of Hilo died last Friday in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by parents Samuel Sr. and Patty, brothers Hawaii and Samuel Jr., sister Josephine Ngata, grandmother Jane Wooley and stepgrandmother Gladys Wilhelmi. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon section. Casual attire.

Barbara Fumiko Ooka, 77, of Wailuku, an Ooka Supermarket office manager, died last Friday. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by son Byron, sister Peggy Kawabata and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Monday at Kahului Union Church. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ayoung Lee Pavao, 69, of Hilo, a retired medical technologist, died Monday in Hilo Medical Center. She is survived by husband Edward; daughters Sharon and Maile Pavao, Ruth Sison and Fran French; sister Sandra McNally; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hilo United Methodist Church. Call after 5 p.m.

Edward Needham Pickering, 56, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Airlines and Hawaii Air National Guard pilot, died April 29 at home. He was born in Columbia, S.C. He is survived by wife Kathy K.; sons Beau Pickering and Keawe and Keahi Ho; brothers Peter and Daniel; and sister Rachael Bunner. Services: 7 p.m. next Friday at Kamehameha School Chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Robert Salzberg, 87, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired baker and coffee farmer, died Wednesday in Life Care Center of Kona. He was born in Giessen, Germany. He is survived by wife Helen, daughters Florence Jacobson and Pamela U. Greenaway, brother Mark Solent and three grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Puuhonua O Honaunau Picnic Grounds. Donations suggested to Kona Beth Shalom Building Fund or the Kona Adult Day Center. Casual attire.

Betty Louise Trevision, 73, of Honolulu, died April 26. She was born in St. Louis. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples. Inurnment to follow at Williams Funeral Services Crypt.

Deaths elsewhere

Mark Murphy, former vice president and editor of the Hartford (Conn.) Courant, died Tuesday in Texas after a long battle against cancer. He was 69.

Born in Honolulu, Murphy grew up in Oregon. He began his journalism career in 1957 as a copy editor at the Salt Lake Tribune. He joined the Los Angeles Times as an assistant news editor in 1965 and even-tually was promoted to metropolitan editor.

In 1981, Murphy became vice president and editor of the Courant. He later returned to Los Angeles to become managing editor of KCBS-TV's news department. He most recently worked at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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,
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