Haruo Akiyama
Feb. 6, 2004
Haruo "Harry" Akiyama, 83, of Honolulu, a retired State Industrial Supply owner, died in a care home. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Mitsue; sons Paul and Mark; brothers Soichi, Toshio and Sueto; sisters Tsuyuko Kajiwara, Irene Fujimoto, Sumiko Hirokane and Myra Takasaki; and a grandchild. Private services.

David Manuel Castro Jr.
Feb. 4, 2004
David Manuel "Babe" Castro Jr., 86, of Mililani, a retired Pearl Harbor and Las Vegas Club employee, died in Ewa Beach. He also was a tour escort for Char's Tour. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Michael and Kevin "Bill," daughters Dolores "Cupie" Fedder and Joanna Castro, brother Wilber "Sonny," sisters Lucy Miranda and Hazel Van Blarcom, 27 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hatsuyo K. Higa
Feb. 6, 2004
Hatsuyo K. Higa, 81, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Hamaulu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Shigeru; sons Wallace and Walter; daughters Joyce Lum and Janice Akiu; brothers Masayuki and George Kaneshiro; sisters Masako Urata, Ruth Ho, Doris Toyama and Carol Yamane; and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Cremation to follow.

Ronald Barrie Jamieson
Feb. 5, 2004
Ronald Barrie Jamieson, 90, of Gaithersburg, Md., formerly of Honolulu, a lawyer and judge, died in Gaithersburg. He is survived by wife Dorothy G., daughters Margan Zajdowicz and Dara Jamieson, and five grandchildren. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

Ludvina Martin
Feb. 12, 2004
Ludvina "Ludy" Martin, 89, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Wallace; son Ted; daughters Dorothy Arbuckle, Lorraine Meeks, Julie Camara and Carol Wong; brothers Manuel and Lawrence Figueira; sisters Clara Viveiros and Millie Johnson; 24 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Additional information for an obituary printed yesterday.

Francis Mitsuyoshi Masaki
Jan. 22, 2004
Francis Mitsuyoshi Masaki, 77, of Kapolei, a retired logistics contractor for the U.S. Army, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jan S., son Brian, daughter Donna Ferguson, brother Stanley, sister Helena Sasaki and four grandchildren. Private services.

Tomie S. Matsunaga
Feb. 10, 2004
Tomie S. Matsunaga, 86, of Lihue, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Gerald S. and two grandchildren. Private services.

Sean Arnold McGraw
Feb. 8, 2004
Sean Arnold McGraw, 38, of Honolulu, a construction worker, died in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Susan; brothers Matthew, Ryan and Ian; and sister Lara. Private services. Donations suggested to Caravan Homeless Shelter, 277 Ohua Ave., Honolulu 96815.

Mitsuyo U. Miyake
Feb. 7, 2004
Mitsuyo U. Miyake, 90, of Waimea, Kauai, a retired registered nurse for Eleele Clinic and Waimea Dispensary, died in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. She is survived by son Michael T., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Hanapepe United Church of Christ. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire.

Takaji Murashima
Feb. 12, 2004
Takaji Murashima, 78, of Kalaoa, Kona, Hawaii, a retired carpenter and U.S. Army veteran, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nora T., son Karl F., brother Mitsuo, sisters Millie Sato and Peggy Murashima, and two grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Kona Seventh-day Adventist Church in Captain Cook, Hawaii. Call after 2 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. No flowers.

Isao Nakashima
Feb. 5, 2004
Isao "Isaac" Nakashima, 88, of Aiea, a retired U.S. government carpenter for the U.S. Navy in Pearl Harbor, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yukiko, son Dennis M., daughter Jo Ann and brothers Shigemitsu and Richard Y. Private services.

Henry Saires Peralta
Feb. 10, 2004
Henry Saires Peralta, 72, of Ewa Beach, a retired communications specialist and U.S. Army staff sergeant, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Emma; sons Paul and Domi; daughters Rae Byers, Lisa Peralta-John and Michelle Kakazu; sister Martha Bagayas; and five grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Aries Anthony Hanalei Pilago
Feb. 6, 2004
Aries Anthony Hanalei "Poochie" Pilago, 33, of Waipahu, a musician, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Bryan R. and Terrie; brothers Nicholas, Zachary, Michael, Nathan, Dennis and Quantrell; and sisters Cynthia, Valerie, Darlene, Tammy and Bernadette. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 9:45 a.m. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire.

Jerry Tatsuo Suzuki
Feb. 8, 2004
Jerry Tatsuo Suzuki, 74, of Honolulu, a retired Quality Pest Control owner, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Sprecklesville, Maui. He is survived by wife Jean S., daughters Karen Lee and Jerri-Jean Yamashita, sister Violet Ricapor and two grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

Richard Tong Sung Tom
Feb. 13, 2004
Richard Tong Sung Tom, 90, of Honolulu, a retired federal government sheet metal worker, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Halcyon, son Roger, daughters Linda Loo and Barbara Fong, sisters Edna Ching and Mildred Young, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Kenneth Siu Yuen Wong
Feb. 8, 2004
Kenneth Siu Yuen Wong, 66, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Police Department building department employee, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Ella and brothers Clifford Russell and Victor. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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