Elnora "Nora" Antonio, 44, of Waipahu, died Oct. 24, 2003. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Francisco; sons Maynard and Conrad; daughters Tiffany, Nadia and Nissa; father Abraham Estavillo; sisters Leni and Annie; brothers Darren and Ryan; and three grandchildren. Private services.
Alvin Kaohu Apo, 76, of Waimanalo, died Oct. 20, 2003, at home. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by wife Irene; daughters Irene K. and Mary E.; sons Bernard K. and Gordon L.; brother Melvin J.K.; sisters Lurene U. Silva, Viola Hanaike, Helen Bissen and Bathesheba Stevens; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and noon Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and after 11 a.m. Monday. Burial: 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Misae Asamoto, 88, of Hilo, died Oct. 10, 2003, in the Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Onomea, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Stanley and Arthur, daughter Aileen Urasaki, sister Edith Mizuno, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
Fabinium "Binyong" Bibilone, 72, of Waipahu, died Oct. 22, 2003, in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. He is survived by brothers Arthur, Steve, Pablo and Richard; and sisters Caroline Cosbodillo and Florence Tabocol. Private services and inurnment.
Howard D. Burleson, 44, of Kaneohe, a master gunnery sergeant at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii, died Oct. 23, 2003, in Las Vegas. He was born in Danville, Ill. He is survived by wife Leticia F., sons Larry Raper and Benjamin Burleson, daughter Angela McCray, parents Howard and Joan, brother Bruce, sisters Tammy and Lucinda, and four grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Chapel at Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow.
Louis Andrews Duarte, 97, of Honolulu, died Oct. 26, 2003, in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Barbara Alfonso, brothers Frank and Richard, and one grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Lilja Hulda Esrason, infant daughter of Esra and Mandi, of Kailua, died Oct. 15, 2003, in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Castle Medical Center. She is also survived by grandparents Finn and Hulda Esrason, Ron and Jan Pizzarella, and David Copet. Private services.
Kay Kazuko Eto, 77, of Kaneohe, a state Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs supervisory clerk, died Oct. 10, 2003, in Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Raymond T., son Vernon, daughter Colleen Swain, sisters Shigeko Hiraoka and Shizuko "Sue" Nishimoto, and two grandchildren. Private services.
Francis Chosei Fukuhara, 74, of Aiea, a retired U.S. Air Force food service supervisor, died Oct. 18, 2003, in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. He was born in Puuloa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Kay K.; sons Robert and David; daughter Sandy Shimabukuro; brothers Ronald, Charles, Frederick and George; sister Betty Ishii; and one grandchild. Private services.
Stanley S. Ghosh, 81, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Pacific University professor and federal government administrator, died Oct. 19, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Calcutta, India. He is survived by sons Sandy and Christopher P., daughters Mimi Mangrobang and Peggy Shea, and nine grandchildren. Private services.
Nelson Etsuo Goto, 63, of Honolulu, a dentist, died Oct. 24, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waimea. He is survived by wife Lilly; sons Radford and Lenny Goto and Michael and Andrew Park; mother Tsuruko; and sister Bernice Asakura. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.
Cherylann Take Kua'aina Higa, 44, of Waianae, died Oct. 15, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by fiancee Kimo Venne; sons Clayton and Nolan; daughters Melanie Paulo and Crystal and Rachel Higa; father Donald G. Sr.; brothers Donald Jr., Kimo and Michael Higa, and Michael and Randall Glory; sisters Sheila Mahuka and Debbie Higa; and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.
Albert Kane Kamekona, 79, of Kaimuki, a retired construction worker, died Oct. 25, 2003, in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Margaret M.; brothers Benjamin and Samson; and sisters Evelyn Hoopai, Sarah Makaena and Cecelia Lee. Services: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Patrick's Church.
Kenneth C.S. Kim, 88, of Waimea, Kamuela, Hawaii, a retired budget analyst for the Federal Aviation Administration office in Honolulu and Sheraton Waikiki Hotel employee, died Oct. 27, 2003, at home. He was also the former treasurer of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (Chapter 1563). He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Kenneth Jr., Kevin and Keith; daughters Kathlyn McRae and Karen Reeves; brothers Joseph and Peter; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. No services.
Bessie Hideko Kuromoto, 74, of Honolulu, a retired bookkeeper, died Oct. 3, 2003. She was born in Lahaina. No survivors. Private services.
Kala Lei Locklear, 25, of Honolulu, died Oct. 21, 2003, in Honolulu. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by daughter Gage Perrin Locklear, parents William Locklear and M. Zabia Dolle, brother Christopher Hamer and sisters Chana Hamer and Narda Locklear. Services and scattering of ashes will be held during sunset Friday at Kahala Beach Park. Full costume and children welcome. Call Zabia at 735-0018 for further information.
Charles Matson, 61, of Mountain View, Hawaii, owner of Matson Trucking Co., died Oct. 25, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Vancouver, Canada. He is survived by wife Anna L.; daughter Corinne Seguirant; sons Craig Hasegawa and Christopher "Keoni" and Charles "Kelii" Matson; and three grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. No flowers.
Setsuko Matsui, 87, of Hilo, a Ming's Jewelry saleswoman in Hilo, died Oct. 11, 2003, in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Yutaka, son Albert, daughters Norma Jean Tamashiro and Sally Ann Scott, brother Michael Okutani, sisters Yuki Takiguchi and Eleanor Turner, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Clarence Takeshi Nagamoto, 71, of Lafayette, Colo., formerly of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran and former employee at Armour Research Foundation in Chicago and National Center for Atmospheric Research and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder, Colo., died Oct. 8, 2003, in Colorado. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Glenn D. and sisters Helen N. Maeda, Eleanor S. Nagamoto and Marion S. MacRitchie. Private services.
Roy Yoshimi Nakasone, 52, of Saipan, an acupuncturist and Rota High School teacher, died Oct. 6, 2003, in Saipan. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Ronald Y. and Carl, and sister Karen. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Kui Rosa, 31, of Honolulu, died Oct. 28, 2003, in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Cowboy and Jenny, and sister Lori Lauriano. Services: 8 a.m. Sunday at Kuhio Beach, Waikiki. Scattering of ashes to follow.
Matthew Joseph Ryan, 84, of Kailua, a retired home builder, died Oct. 17, 2003, in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hannah, son Matthew Jr., daughters Patricia-Ann Doerller and Sheila-Ann Loughran, brothers Joseph and Vernon, sister Harriet Halton, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Private services.
Edwin Samera, 70, of Kailua, a retired Windward Toyota employee and salesman for Honolulu Sash & Door, A.H. Hansel Sales and Standard Brands, died Oct. 21, 2003, in Castle Medical Center. He also served in the Hawaii National Guard. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Veronica; sons Edwin Jr., Roland and Vernon; sister Edna Kau; brothers James K. Pualoa Sr. and Richard Samera; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: noon Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Aloha attire.
Edward Pouni Shon, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a retired power-plant operator for Johnston Island and a saimin chef, died Oct. 27, 2003. He was born in Kona. He is survived by sons Edward P. Jr. and Darryl; daughters Charmaine Rogers, Pamela Shon and Charliette Loyola; sister Helen Davis; hanai son Kenneth Takaki; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Services: noon Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10 a.m. Additional services and burial in Kona. Casual attire. No flowers.
Anthony Wayne "Tony" Smith, 63, of Ocean View Estates, Hawaii, a drywall installer, died Oct. 27, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Santa Barbara, Calif. He is survived by companion Sheri Kolesar, sons Rock and Duke, stepson Brian Hill, stepdaughter Jodi Peterson, brother Alex, sister Sydney and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Magic Sands Beach Park in Kona.
Bunkichi Uesato, 90, of Honolulu, a retired dentist, died Oct. 24, 2003, in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Anne, sons Stuart and Philip, brother George, sisters Reiko Arakaki and Jeanne Kaneshiro, and three grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.