Valentin Garcia Acidera
Aug. 24, 2004
Valentin Garcia Acidera, 83, of Waipahu, a retired Host International dishwasher, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Barangay No. 39, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Visitacion; sons Anselmo, Armando, Romeo, Jerry and Derek; daughters Leticia Juliano and Claire Patoc; brothers Vicente, Mariano and Manuel; sister Rufina Pasion; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial to be held in the Philippines.

Judy Shizue Adachi
Aug. 23, 2004
Judy Shizue Adachi, 56, of Honolulu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by mother Michiko and sisters Shirley Santoki, Myrna Wieczorek and Vivian Fujimoto. Private services.

Ahryn Miyashiro Alejandro
Aug. 26, 2004
Ahryn Miyashiro Alejandro, infant son of Alan and Sheryl Alejandro of Ewa Beach, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Silvestre and Aurora Alejandro and Glen and Debbie Miyashiro; and great-grandparents Shigenobu and Hatsuko Miyashiro, Josefina Calucag and Candida Alejandro. Services: 10:15 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, Makaii Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Ruth Enid Bordner
Aug. 24, 2004
Ruth Enid Bordner, 86, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died in Aiea. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by one son, two daughters, one brother, 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Annette Mahaulu Fontes Carias
Aug. 25, 2004
Annette Mahaulu Fontes Carias, 59, of Kaneohe, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gerald Fontes and Henry "Kaipo" Naki Jr.; daughters Tyanna, Roberta "Kehau" and Arlette Fontes and Nicole Naki; brothers Alden "Butchie" Mahaulu and Joseph Jr. and James Urcia; sister Priscilla Mahaulu-Hanna; companion Edward Martin; and 20 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Vicente Alcandara Daan
Aug. 23, 2004
Vicente Alcandara Daan, 86, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Romeo, Rholand and Jerry; daughters Anita, Anecita, Aida, Myrna and Wilma Daan and Alma Carcamo; 27 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Mass: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Rosalia P. Guerrero
Aug. 29, 2004
Rosalia P. "Rosie" Guerrero, 48, of Waipahu, died at home. She was born in San Juan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. She is survived by sons David and Shawn; daughter Valerie Fonseca; mother Leonora; brothers Rudy Rentiquiano and Celestino, Francisco Jr. and Felix Guerrero; and sisters Carmen Castro, Merlina Corpuz and Georgette Almeida. Rosary: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:45 a.m. Eulogy: 9:45 a.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Hatsuko Horikami
Aug. 21, 2004
Hatsuko Horikami, 87, of Honolulu, died. She was born in Puukolii, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard Kawabata and Michael and Wayne Horikami; daughter Suzanne Tsugawa; brothers Masakazu, Kiyoguma, Tamaru and Masayuki; sisters Megumi Tamaki, Mitsue Nakamura and Harumi Wagner; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Asayo Izawa
Aug. 21, 2004
Asayo Izawa, 95, of Honolulu, an Ever Ready Machine Shop co-owner, died in Maunalani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Makaweli, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Richard, Kenneth, Clarence and Calvin; daughters Colleen Izawa, Mildred Tomita and Joyce Nago; brother Minoru Domen; sisters Shizue Motokawa and Fusayo Splinter; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Fred Seiichi Kanemura
Aug. 27, 2004
Fred Seiichi Kanemura, 85, of Honolulu, a retired vice president and manager for National Mortgage and Finance and Island Insurance, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He also was a U.S. Army veteran who served in World War II. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Mitsuru and sister Yoshiye Miyashita. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to 100th Infantry Battalion Veteran's Scholarship Fund c/o Club 100.

Robert Lapaki Kauila Jr.
Sept. 1, 2004
Robert Lapaki Kauila Jr., 62, of Lanai City, a retired merchant seaman, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by sons Robert C., James H. and Clarence A.; daughter Olive Fields; mother Kamali G.; brother Abraham; sisters Pualani and Mary Kauila and Abigail Rosa; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Additional services: 1:30 p.m. Friday at Kalanakila Oka Malamalama Hoomana O Ioredane Hou Church in Lanai City. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Lanai Veterans Cemetery.

Natsue Doris Kazumura
July 11, 2004
Natsue Doris Kazumura, 92, of Honolulu, a caretaker at the Bel-Aire, died in the Convalescent Center of Honolulu. She was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. She is survived by sisters Evelyn Kikuta, Eleanor Motoda and Marian Takesue. Private services.

Roy Hiroshi Makino
June 30, 2004
Roy Hiroshi Makino, 65, of Tucson, Ariz., a Hughes Aircraft and Raytheon Co. engineer and scientist, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Kikue, brother Alfred and sister Florence Akana. Private services.

Dr. Emilio Domingo Manuel
Sept. 2, 2004
Dr. Emilio Domingo Manuel, 91, of Waipahu, a physician, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felibeth; sons Guillermo, Herman and Gregorio; daughters Teresita Manuel, Lourdes Cabinatan, Marcelina Cu and Irmina Gines; sisters Emiliana Manuel, Rufina Pastor and Victoriana Leyson; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Ewa Beach. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Joseph Cyril Mongelard
Aug. 29, 2004
Joseph Cyril Mongelard, 71, of Honolulu, a retired international agricultural consultant for World Bank, Asian Development Bank and U.S. Aid, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Port-Louis, Mauritius. He is survived by wife Noelle-Lilette; two daughters; mother Sabine Lennon; brothers; sisters; and five grandchildren. Private services.

Umeno Nozawa
Aug. 27, 2004
Umeno Nozawa, 79, of Glenwood, Hawaii, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Hiroshi; son Calvin; daughter Linda Ishigo; brothers Kazuyoshi and Katsuyoshi Sakae; sisters Yukiko Hayashida and Yasue Sako; and two grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

Yoshio Ogi
Aug. 27, 2004
Yoshio Ogi, 96, of Kurtistown, Hawaii, a retired County of Hawaii Department of Public Works road crew foreman, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Kurtistown. He is survived by nieces Flora Fukumitsu, Jane Kon and Elsie Urasaki. Private services. No monetary offerings.

Masaye Okamura
Aug. 25, 2004
Masaye Okamura, 91, of Honolulu, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Janet Koyama, brother Tony Moriyama, sister Doris Nishi and three grandchildren. Private services.

Tomoichi Okimura
Aug. 21, 2004
Tomoichi "Tomo" Okimura, 82, of Kapaau, Kohala, a former Kohala Sugar Co. and retired Kohala Nursery employee, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital in Kamuela. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by nephew and caregiver Susumu Maeda. Private services.

Cathrine Clare Smith Ryan
Aug. 31, 2004
Cathrine Clare Smith "Cathi" Ryan, 74, of Wailuku, a writer, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in San Clemente, Calif. She is survived by husband Patrick J.; son J. Michael; daughters Colleen Shuken, Alicen Nielson and Samantha Ricks; and 14 grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kihei Canoe Club, South Kihei Road, Maui. Reception to follow.

Charles Yoshio Saito
Aug. 23, 2004
Charles Yoshio Saito, 96, of Honolulu, a retired auto mechanic, died in Avalon Care Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by companion Harriet Taketa, sons Albert and Richard, brothers John and Tomio Hamakami, sisters Toshie Dogen and Carole Yamaoka, eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Esta Lee Scott
Aug. 30, 2004
Esta Lee Scott, 82, of Kailua, died at home. She was born in Texas. She is survived by children Joe Swoboda Sr., Linda Smith and Robert Harris; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

Naoko Shimomura
Sept. 3, 2004
Naoko "Elsie" Shimomura, 91, of Lahaina, a former housekeeper and field worker, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Maui. She is survived by daughter Irene Okano; brothers Yoshio, Wataru, Tadashi, Noboru and Herman Sugimura; sisters Fusako Yamamura, Patricia Mainaga and Joan Honda; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Kameko Sunabe
Sept. 3, 2004
Kameko Sunabe, 99, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Okinawa, Japan. She is survived by sons Thomas, Stanley, Raymond, George and Kazuhiko; daughters Mary Houghtailing, Lorraine Iwamoto and Shigeko Oshiro; brother Seiko Teruya; sisters Kikue Kaneshiro and Teruko Shinjo; 19 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Fumiko Uekawa
Aug. 13, 2004
Fumiko Uekawa, 86, of Honomu, Hawaii, an Orchids of Hawaii lei maker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honomu. She is survived by nephew Noriyoshi. Private services. No monetary offerings. Additional information for an obituary printed Saturday.

Nancy Louise Welch
Sept. 1, 2004
Nancy Louise Welch, 68, of Kihei, Maui, a Wailea Medical Center medical records clerk, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by sons Christopher, Michael, John and James; daughters Marina Diamond-Heart, Carla Bandy and Kimberly Szabados; brother James Rabdau; sisters Marianne Bakker and Yvonne Alexander; and 10 grandchildren. Private services.

Mike Shui Man Young
Aug. 23, 2004
Mike Shui Man Young, 52, of Honolulu, a Local 293 sheetmetal worker, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Canton, China. He is survived by mother Siu Hing Lui Young, brother Andy Y.T. and sisters Sherleen Jewell and Christine Pui. Chinese Buddhist services: 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. next Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

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