Awo Aki Jr.
Feb. 6, 2005
Awo Aki Jr., also known as Gregory Awo Aki, 84, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Army sergeant and federal government supply clerk, has died. He was born in Puueo, Hilo. He is survived by sons Barry, James and Michael; daughters Aileen Adams, Winifred Tamaye and Ellen; half brothers David and Henry Anakalea; half sister Uluwehi Gheesling; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Inurnment to be held in Hilo. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice Hawaii.

Fita Savali Ata
Feb. 5, 2005
Fita Savali Ata, 38, of Waipahu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Pavaiai, American Samoa. She is survived by parents Ata and Ailini Ioapo; brothers Emosi, Ioapo and Stanley; and sisters Puanani Tinae, Ruta Siaosi, Taligi Faapepele, Saleka Salavea and Joanne Ata-Suka, Naomi and Faavaoa. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.

Joseph B. Calarruda IV
Feb. 5, 2005
Joseph B. "Joey" Calarruda IV, 45, of Makaha died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Donna; sons Robert Iman and Joseph V, Donald, Christopher and Donovan; mother Rosebell; brothers Clayton and Michael; sisters Francis Bracken, Darlene Kamaka and Tammy Bugler; and three grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Maluhia Lutheran Church. Call after 1 p.m. Beach service to follow at Keauu beach park. Casual attire.

Arthur Cambra
Jan. 26, 2005
Arthur Cambra, 91, of Kohala, Hawaii, a retired fish retailer, died. He was born in Kohala. He is survived by son Robert; daughters Barbara Nichols, Angie Kozlowski, Rose Yamanaka, Lila Healy and Patricia Eli-Steckling; sisters Annie Hicks, Emma Couttle, Margaret Pestana, Miki Marcus and Agnes McWalters; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Emilio Caravalho
Feb. 3, 2005
Emilio "Mejio" Caravalho, 77, of Auburn, Calif., died in Auburn. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by eight children, a brother, two sisters and grandchildren. Services to be held in Auburn.

Fausto Acosta Casem
Feb. 5, 2005
Fausto Acosta Casem, 77, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a Hamakua Sugar seed cutter, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. He was born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Peter and Merlyn; daughters Anabel Casem-Coughlan, Catherine Casem-Harlan and Eleaine; brother Florentino; sisters Casimera Calibozo and Ines; and a grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

Lawrence Chin-Ping Chang
Feb. 3, 2005
Lawrence Chin-Ping Chang, 71, of Honolulu, an American Airlines district manager in Taiwan, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Han Kou, China. He is survived by wife Jean Q.S., sons Szu-Hsien and Szu-Min, brother Ya Ping, sister Margaret Young and a grandchild. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Abel Albert Costa
Feb. 5, 2005
Abel Albert Costa, 81, of Kailua, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipe fitter and state Harbors Division maintenance worker, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Allen Laureano, daughters Rosemarie Paulo and Deborah Park, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony's of Padua Catholic Church in Kailua. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

Evangeline Loretta Dangaran
Jan. 24, 2005
Evangeline Loretta Dangaran, 72, of Mililani, a former Evie's Beauty Shop owner, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Felipe, mother Mary Lorenzo and sisters Dolores Daguio and Angela Navin. Private services.

Zelie Lehua Lai Goodman
Feb. 5, 2005
Zelie Lehua Lai Goodman, 72, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Shauna Cline and Liane Haynes; brothers Arthur, Wilfred and Willis Hook; sisters Pearl Bannister, Justine Ferreira, Genevieve Caouette and Altheia Everington; and five grandchildren. Graveside services: 11 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Tokiko Kameo Hamamura
Feb. 4, 2005
Tokiko Kameo "Toki" Hamamura, 84, of Honolulu died in Kailua. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan. She is survived by husband Edward, son Ronald, daughters Eileen Miller and Doreen, and five grandchildren. Private services.

Joseph Leonard Hankey
Feb. 7, 2005
Joseph Leonard Hankey, 66, of Pearl City, a retired automobile salesman, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by wife Veronica M., sons Wayne J.K. and Warren T.K., daughters Susan M. Martinez and Stacy A.K., brothers William and John, sister Dorothy Kohne and two grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

Jennie Wong Inn
Feb. 6, 2005
Jennie Wong "Aunty Jennie" Inn, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Moiliili Chop Suey Restaurant manager, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephews and nieces. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Edward Jezovis
Feb. 2, 2005
Edward Jezovis, 88, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a retired maintenance instructor for the former Pan American Airlines, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Colorado. He is survived by hanai daughter Alicia Dehkordi. No services. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date.

Winifred Ouderkirk King
Jan. 30, 2005
Winifred Ouderkirk King, 84, of Medford, Ore., formerly of Hilo, died in Medford. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by sons Richard W. Jr., Randy and Jeffrey; daughters Karen Hutchinson, Jan Kunert and Codie; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date. Donations suggested to Alzheimer's Association.

Stanley Sung Lai
Feb. 1, 2005
Stanley Sung Lai, 89, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard tool shop clerk, died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Darrell, Carlton, Leonard and Stanley; daughters Joanne Kaichi and Yvonne Fong; brothers Robert and Benjamin; sisters Margaret Onaga, Ruth Winchester and Winifred McCabe; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park in Waipio.

Maizie Chiyo Mulkey
Jan. 28, 2005
Maizie Chiyo Mulkey, 86, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired housekeeper, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii. She is survived by son John, brother Edward M. Nagamine, sisters Katherine K. Stroud and Jane Nakasone, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. tomorrow at Alae Cemetery pavilion. Call after noon. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire. Flowers welcome. Additional information for an obituary printed Feb. 2.

Matsue Nagata
Feb. 9, 2005
Matsue Nagata, 86, of Kapaa, Kauai, a Kauai Kitchen cook in Koloa, Kauai, died at home. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by sons Wayne and Kurt, daughter Carol Peters, sisters Yoshie Yamanoto and Mariko Hataishi, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Koloa Jodo Mission Church. Casual attire.

Robert Kotoku Oshiro
Feb. 6, 2005
Robert Kotoku Oshiro, 89, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Postal Service clerk, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Paauhau Mauka, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Chiyoko "Dorothy"; sons Donald K. and Clyde T.; brothers Shinkichi, Sueto and Teruo; sisters Yoshie Zakahi, Arlene Sueno Ah Nee and Shigeko; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Marie Frances Stacey
Jan. 28, 2005
Marie Frances Stacey, 105, of Honolulu, a Lake Forest News editor during World War II, died at home. She was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. She is survived by daughter Marie J. Judd and three grandchildren. Private services.

Raymond Augustine Topinio
Jan. 25, 2005
Raymond Augustine Topinio, 58, of Kaneohe died in Texas. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by son Raymond M.; daughters Rundarae Troutman, Shelly Ochimas, Emma Balacua and Sabrina; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. tomorrow at Grace Redemption Ministries, 46-163 Malina Place No. 140, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Franklin Ryoichi Wakashige
Feb. 6, 2005
Franklin Ryoichi Wakashige, 66, of Kahului, an elementary school teacher and principal, has died. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by sons Michael and Kevin, daughter Tracy Fox, brother Benjamin and sister Grace Kawabe. Graveside services: 12:30 p.m. today at Maui Memorial Park in Wailuku.

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