Mae Kinue Chinen
April 15, 2004
Mae Kinue Chinen, 69, of Honolulu, a retired receptionist and bookkeeper for Dr. Lorene Anastasi, died in Kuakini Geriatric Care Inc. She was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Diane S. Ota, Donna A. Chinen and Terri L.C. Naauao; mother Kiyoko N. Okunami; brothers Kenneth, Herbert and Lester Okunami; and sisters Yoshie Chun, Sharon Yamasaki and Linda Whitcomb. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Committal services: 8:30 a.m. April 28 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Frances Flores
April 8, 2004
Frances Flores, 74, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Charles A., Bert L. and Samuel L.; daughter Frances L. Roberts; brothers John Flores and Benjamin and Henry "Antone" Torres; sisters Emily Pagan, Mabel Garcia, Isabella Flores, Josephine Nash, Barbara Jackson, Betty Lou Torres and Margaret Lopez; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

James Takeo Ishihara
April 14, 2004
James Takeo Ishihara, 74, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation land surveyor, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy R.; son Cory; daughters Janice Ishihara and Jennifer Muramoto; brother Roy; sisters Irma Shin, Clara Baker, Ann Okuma and Carol Kobashigawa; and three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after noon. Casual attire.

Mildred Chiyono Kitsu
April 8, 2004
Mildred Chiyono Kitsu, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Tuna Packers trimmer, died at home. She was born in Nahiku, Maui. She is survived by sons Paul and John I., daughter Shirley Sanner, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Tazuko Kobatake
March 28, 2004
Tazuko Kobatake, 90, of Hilo, a retired schoolteacher, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by son Earl, daughter Merle Uegawa, brother Richard Oka, sisters Jane Inaba and Tsutoko Maeda, and five grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. Additional information for an obituary printed Sunday.

Patricia Mokihana Lacy
April 9, 2004
Patricia Mokihana Lacy, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Kuakini Medical Center employee, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by daughters Corvette Williams, April U. Furtado, Arlene Yim, Leslie Amion and Arlandra Hall; brothers Peter and Alexander Nuesca; sisters Eleanor Robello, Phoebe Jones and Margaret Jennings; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Yoshiteru Nagata
April 17, 2004
Yoshiteru "Lanky" Nagata, 86, of Kahului, a Maui Land & Pine clerk, died in Kahului. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by wife Hashime "Ethel," daughters Natalie Gaza and Aileen Shigezawa, brother Masao, sister Tomie Sano and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Kahului Hongwanji Mission. Reception to follow. Burial: 9 a.m. Friday at Maui Memorial Park.

Ruth Tsugie Hirano Nakano
March 28, 2004
Ruth Tsugie Hirano Nakano, 87, of Kahului, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by son Allen T., daughter Arleen Berry, sister Kay K. Nagata, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Church.

Maya Eve Tacadena Perdido
April 7, 2004
Maya Eve Tacadena Perdido, infant daughter of Leandro A. and Nieves T. Perdido, of Ewa Beach, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is also survived by sister Kira N.T., grandparents Bienvenido and Esperanza Tacadena and Anastacia Guillermo, and great-grandparents Alejandra Tacadena and Leonora Acorda. Mass: 7 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Sang Mu Rim
April 16, 2004
Sang Mu Rim, 84, of Kaneohe, formerly of Honolulu, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in North Korea. He is survived by son Song Tae; daughters Sung He Keawe, Yon Hee Lavoie and Gi Hee Richard; and eight grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

Annette Miyoko Takaki
April 6, 2004
Annette Miyoko Takaki, 62, of Honolulu, a city secretary for Honolulu Botanical Gardens, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George M., son Jordan R. and brothers Keiji and Herbert Nakano. Private services.

James John Tompkison
April 7, 2004
James John Tompkison, 84, of Honolulu, an American United Life Insurance owner, died in Honolulu. He was born in Japan. He is survived by wife Mollie, sons John and Michael, daughter Catherine Graham and four grandchildren. Private inurnment.

Mildred Yoshie Urabe
April 12, 2004
Mildred Yoshie Urabe, 83, of Honolulu, a retired laboratory assistant for the state Department of Health Epidemiology Laboratory and retired kitchen helper for Hosoi Garden Mortuary Inc., died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Harlow, Derrick M. and Randall K.; brothers Leslie K., Norimasa, Tetsuo and James H. Takushi; and sister Dorothy M. Sakuma. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Yuk Quon Louie Wong
April 5, 2004
Yuk Quon Louie Wong, 75, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Chungshan, China. She is survived by husband Hon Ping; son Carl; daughters Amy and Susan Wong and Sally Vergara; brother Yuk Kong Louie; sister Yuk Wun Lee; and four grandchildren. Taoist services: 9 a.m. April 28 at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

You can also search the Hawaii State Library System's
Hawaii Newspaper Index online for older obituaries at:
The index goes back several decades.


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