Manuel C. Borling
Dec. 12, 2003
Manuel C. "Melo" Borling, 77, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired city Department of Parks & Recreation worker in Honolulu, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Janet S.; sons Manuel Jr., Ralph and Leroy; daughters Theresa and Helen Caravalho, Deborah Salas and Mary-ann Estrella; stepsister Kathy Burns; 22 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 8 a.m. Burial follows at Alae Cemetery.
Kam In Yuen Chong
Dec. 21, 2003
Kam In Yuen Chong, 93, of Honolulu, a retired businesswoman, educator and administrator, died at home. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by sons Kenneth D.H., Cedric D.O. and Douglas D.L.; daughter Joyce L.; sister Bessie Nishida; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Chinese services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Burial follows at Nuuanu Memorial Park.
Herbert Wai Hon Dang
Dec. 20, 2003
Herbert Wai Hon Dang, 76, of Honolulu, a retired dentist, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jennie; sons Lawrence, Wayne and Randall; sisters Alice Van Guilder and Jane Lum; and three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial follows at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Donato Tagalicud Foronda
Dec. 20, 2003
Donato Tagalicud Foronda, 70, of Honolulu, a retired construction worker, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Lucena; son Lyndon P.; two grandchildren; brothers Angel, Felix and Federico; and sisters Consolacion Foronda, Flora Pagaduan and Dorothea DeJesus. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at "Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.
Richard Toshio Fujimoto
Dec. 25, 2003
Richard Toshio Fujimoto, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Tachibana Enterprises Inc. driver, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Gai; daughters Jenny Harue Yoshimura, Rene Toshiko Laroya and Joyce Shinobu Fujimoto; brothers Mel and Joe; sister Eleanor; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
Harry Haruo Fukuda
Dec. 5, 2003
Harry Haruo Fukuda, 83, of Pearl City, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by daughter Harriet Harue Lum; brothers Toshio, Masao, Nobuo and Yoshito; sisters Florence Fukue Yonemori and Sylvia Tanaka; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services held.
Dec. 19, 2003
Saba Haile-Simpson, 52, of Waianae, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is survived by husband Michael E.; mother Aster Gebrewold; brothers Ahadu, Yosab, Daniel and Yonas Haile; and sister Genet McDonald. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire.
Quelita Mustelier Hansen
Dec. 24, 2003
Quelita Mutelier Hansen, 100, of Kailua, died at home. She was born in Cuba. She is survived by son Verne E., daughter Graciela "Lala" Strandtman, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.
Dec. 15, 2003
Torakazu Kinoshita, 89, of Mililani Mauka, a retired Kohala Sugar Co. garage superintendent, died. He was born in North Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Glenn and Melvin, daughter Phyllis Ornellas, sisters Miyoko Kawamoto and Grace Yamashiro, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services held.
Abigail Kawaioni Lee
Dec. 22, 2003
Abigail "Api" Kawaioni Lee, 40, of Pahala, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Randy Reed; daughter Raccine Natasha K.; mother Judith Leimomi Oliveira; sisters Norma K. Oliveira, Lovelyn H. Alapai and Andrea N. Avenue; and brother Demetrius K. Oliveira. Wake: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the family residence in Pahala. Call after 3 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at home. Burial follows at Kanakaole Family Plot in Kapapala, Hawaii. Casual attire.
Allen Chong Ling
Dec. 26, 2003
Allen Chong Ling, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Territory of Hawaii and state inspection engineer, died in Leahi Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Allen Jr., daughters Lillian Faye "Bea" Nauka and Lovena Phyllis Mahelona, 15 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and 38 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Kaahumanu Cemetery. Casual attire.
Norman Tatsuo Nakai
Dec. 19, 2003
Norman Tatsuo Nakai, 70, of Honolulu, a former Plumbing Specialties Inc. employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Audrey; sons Norman and Glenn; daughters Debra Laird, Lydia Miyasaki, Carolyn Ching, Sandy Rosemore, Jodie Imai and Tracy Bench; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.
Dec. 23, 2003
Lena Oliveira, 81, of Hilo, a retired bartender from the former Diamond Bar in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Jerry and Kenneth, daughters Betty Lou Van Sickle and Rose Marie Hostetler, brother Manuel Orengo, sister Dora Costa, eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:15 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial follows at Homelani Memorial Park in Hilo. Casual attire. No flowers.
Henry S.G. Song
Dec. 23, 2003
Henry S.G. Song, 78, of Honolulu, an insurance general agent, died in Ka Punawai Ola. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by wife Betsy; sons Barron and Christopher; daughters Gayle Hubbard and Joy Druskis; brother Andrew; sisters Evelyn Lee, Ellen Kang and Jessica Gelber; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. No flowers.
Dec. 19, 2003
Akira Umehara, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Vets Dental Laboratory owner, Tripler Army Medical Center employee and a 442nd Regimental Combat Team company medic, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Flora F., daughter Cindy Taketa, brother Takashi, sisters Sadako Sugimoto and Mary Umehara, and two grandchildren. Private services held.
Dec. 17, 2003
Toshiko Yamakawa, 85, of Honolulu, a retired city employee, died at home. She was born in Kauai. She is survived by son Ronald K., daughter Sandra Hu, brother Masao Shintani, sisters Tamiyo Iwamura and Patsy Chun, and three grandchildren. Private services held.