Gladys Midori Akona
Dec. 7, 2004
Gladys Midori Akona, 82, of Wahiawa, a retired Aloha Camera and Gift Shop sales clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Roland, Ernest, Wilson, Chalmers and Harrison Hamasaki; and sisters Ruby S. Shintani, Dahlia F. Hamada and Thelma Yasuhara. Private services.
Daniel Quismundo Aldover
Dec. 10, 2004
Daniel Quismundo Aldover, 33, of Honolulu, a former St. Joseph Catholic Church teacher, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Hermenegilda "Hilda," companion Kelli Miike, brothers Simplicio Jr. and Donarco "Dony," and sisters Hermilyn Daugherty, Maribertha "Marie" Aldover, Erlinda "Linda" Charest, Jorgette Villacorte, Angelica Igana and Alice Espiritu. Services: 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Dec. 17, 2004
Romualdo Balisacan, 81, of Eleele, Kauai, a McBryde Sugar Co. Ltd. machine operator and irrigator, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Sarat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Melchora C., son Roland, daughters Imelda Riopta and Irene Jardin, brother Arcadio and six grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 9 a.m. Friday at Church of Nazarene. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Casual attire.
Jack M. Banks Sr.
Dec. 17, 2004
Jack M. Banks Sr., 85, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Bank of Hawaii executive, died at home. He was born in New Orleans. He is survived by wife Carmen "Bobbie," sons Jack M. Jr. and Peter L., and seven grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Church. Refreshments to follow services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice of Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku, HI 96793.
Richard Yasuo Ibiguchi
Dec. 3, 2004
Richard Yasuo Ibiguchi, 74, of Honolulu, a federal government telephone repairman, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brothers Yoshinori and Alan, and sisters Misae Sakamoto, Kinue "Kay" Yamada, Toshie Yoshida, Marguerite Abe and Carole Takushi. Private services.
Alice U. Johns
Dec. 16, 2004
Alice U. Johns, 87, of Kula, Maui, a Jarrett Intermediate School custodian, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Lawai, Kauai. She is survived by brother James Tengan and sister Margaret Tengan. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. No monetary offerings.
Robert Howard Keith
Sept. 27, 2004
Robert Howard Keith, 83, of Honolulu, a retired radio and television production and entertainment director, died at home. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Elsa, daughters Sandra Allen and Lisa Haeringer, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Star of the Sea Church. Inurnment: 2 p.m. next Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Caroline Soonimi Pai Lim
Dec. 15, 2004
Caroline Soonimi Pai Lim, 74, of Kaneohe, an Arizona Memorial Vending Stand No. 39 co-owner, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Leighton; daughter Susan; brothers Jerry, Arthur Jr., Phillip and Roger Pai and Howard Karr; sisters Marjorie Tanida and Gladys Karr; and two grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary printed Sunday.
Dec. 16, 2004
Ihsan Muskara, also known as Mehmet Ihsan Muskara, 84, of Honolulu, a retired hotel businessman, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Turkey. He is survived by wife Paik, sons Suheyl and Talat, brother Tarik and two grandchildren. Graveside services: 2 p.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association of Hawaii.
Douglas Yoshisumu Nakamoto
Dec. 1, 2004
Douglas Yoshisumu Nakamoto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard electronic technician, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sister Jean Galloway. Services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.
Dec. 14, 2004
Yoshiko Sasaki, 93, of Hilo, a retired Kam Garments Co. seamstress, died. She was born in Kaapahu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Takashi "Taka," daughter Tsuyuko Otaguro, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.
Mine S. Tamura
Dec. 8, 2004
Mine S. Tamura, 84, of Lihue, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by husband Masao, brothers Hiroshi and Isao Sugibayashi, and sister Kimiye Oliva. Private services.
Robert Tsutomu Terada
Dec. 13, 2004
Robert Tsutomu Terada, 81, of Honolulu, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and a St. Francis Medical Center computer programmer, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by son Derek; daughters Iris Lazor, Irene Wong and Lynne Hirata; brother Roy; sister Mildred Okuda; and six grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Harris Methodist Church-Vineyard. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary Sunday.
Dec. 10, 2004
Chieko "Mary" Yamamoto, 96, of Pearl City, formerly of Ewa, died in Pearl City Nursing Home. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by son James S., sister Hanami Kuroda, two grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.
Dec. 8, 2004
Tsuneko Yawata, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii loan and mortgage officer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Maui. She is survived by son Richard M. Jr., daughter Maile Edlin, brother Ringi Nakamoto, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.
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