Carmelito Flojo Arkangel
Feb. 17, 2005
Carmelito Flojo Arkangel, 86, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retired industrial relations director for the former Puna Sugar Co. and lieutenant colonel and commander of Company B, 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, U.S. Army Reserve, died at home. He also was a 1st Filipino Infantry Regiment combat veteran during World War II and Keaau Agricultural Land Corp. president. He was born in Batac, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by sons Dr. Carmelito Jr., Robert, Anos, Vincent and Dominic; daughter Dr. Suzanne C.; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow and 10 a.m. Saturday at Puna Congregational Church in Keaau. Call after 6 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.

Sally Marcella Calaustro
Feb. 3, 2005
Sally Marcella "Auntie Sally" Calaustro, 71, of Kahului, a retired Christ the King food service worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. She is survived by husband Joseph Sr.; sons Michael Asuncion and Joseph "Boji" Calaustro Jr.; daughters Joanna "Anna," Joylene "Lena" and Joella "Ella"; brother "Dickie" C. Damian; sisters Juanita Timbreza, Helen Morales and Feliza Hill; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Christ the King Church in Kahului. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Delfin Cariaga
Feb. 22, 2005
Delfin Cariaga, 79, of Kailua, a retired Island Holidays and O'Tahiti accountant, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Kealia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Felicidad, sons Stephen and Michael, daughter Priscilla Teska, stepbrother Raymond Valite, sisters Ruth Tavares and Carole Hansen, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. tomorrow at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive, Kailua. Call after 12:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Graveside services pending. Aloha or casual attire. No flowers.

Bernaldo Castillio
Feb. 19, 2005
Bernaldo Castillio, 83, of Lihue, a laborer, died in Garden Isle Health Care Center, He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by son Gary; daughters Doreen Cocuzzi, Cecile Paulson and Tina Lind; hanai children Debbie, Chris III and Kevin Willis; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Private graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Cemetery in Honolulu. Casual attire.

Erfino Parungao Claridad
Feb. 3, 2005
Erfino Parungao Claridad, 52, of Ewa Beach died in St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Santa Maria, Pangasinan, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Charito C.; sons Jay, Ericson and Chester; daughters Jovelyn Ang and Mary Jean and Ermalyn Claridad; sister Araceli Bruan; and a grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

Dwight Tetsumi Fujishima
Jan. 23, 2005
Dwight Tetsumi Fujishima, 51, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Evelyn and brother Edmund. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Brayden Ezekiel Kaioni Howard-Kahalehoe
Feb. 8, 2005
Brayden Ezekiel Kaioni Howard-Kahalehoe, infant son of Roby W. and K.C. Howard-Kahalehoe of Makakilo, died in Kapiolani Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandparents Ginger and Ben Kahalehoe Jr. and Sherrie and Roby Howard. Services: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.

Mary Louise Lee
Feb. 2, 2005
Mary Louise Lee, 79, of Honolulu, formerly of San Antonio, a retired dental hygienist, died. She is survived by son Brian, daughter Lynn Meiers, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Fort DeRussy Chapel.

Ritsu Mikasa
Feb. 8, 2005
Ritsu Mikasa, 91, of Pauoa Valley, a retired Alakea Delicatessen cook, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Kawailoa. She is survived by sons Kenneth, Gary and Calvin; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Rudolph E. Mitchell Jr.
Feb. 15, 2005
Rudolph E. Mitchell Jr., 54, of Waimanalo, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 41 boilermaker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Rudolph Mitchell III and Dylan Lee; daughter Kanoelani; parents Rudolph Sr. and Annette; brother Wayne; sisters Earleen Victorino and Waynette and Kathleen Mitchell; and two grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Amy Fusako Miura
Feb. 13, 2005
Amy Fusako Miura, 66, of Aiea, a retired Ilima Intermediate School employee, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Stanley S.; daughters Judy T. Miura, Carolyn S. Tanabe and Teri M. Jenkins; brother Albert M. Aoki; sisters Eleanor T. Kirito and Mildred A. Mark; and five grandchildren. Services: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4:30 p.m. Casual and aloha attire. No flowers.

Mitsuyo M. Morita
Feb. 18, 2005
Mitsuyo M. Morita, 84, of Kapaa, Kauai, an M. Miura Store salesclerk, died at home. She was born in Kapaa. She is survived by sons Wendell, Richard and Wesley; brothers Tad "Sonny" and Dr. Calvin Miura; sisters Yukiko Yamane, Kay Morimoto, Bessie Maeda and Aileen Miura; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.

Richard Tatsuo Nakamiyo
Feb. 19, 2005
Richard Tatsuo "Da Grouch" Nakamiyo, 57, of Honolulu, an Ace Auto Glass Inc. warehouse supervisor, died. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Verley, sons Shane K. and Sean T., daughter Ronnette S.L.T., brother Dennis M., sisters Patricia H. Masuda and Karen H. Rodrigues, and a grandchild. Visitation: 3-4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

Charles Yap Nee
Feb. 16, 2005
Charles Yap "Charlie" Nee, 78, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaii Government Employees Association business agent and musician, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dale, sons Gregory and Christopher, brothers James and Eugene Kawainui, sister Bernice Poaha and three grandchildren. Services and scattering of ashes: 11 a.m. Saturday at Elks Club in Waikiki. Reception to follow. Aloha attire. Leis welcome.

Mildred Kahaunani Pakele
Feb. 11, 2005
Mildred Kahaunani Pakele, 67, of Hilo, a caregiver, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Walter and sisters Eunice Hulama, Rachel Kuilipule and Isabel Pua. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Les Rietfors
Feb. 17, 2005
Les Rietfors, 53, of Kailua, a master lute maker who also made ukuleles and guitars, died. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by wife Cheryl, daughters Amanda Rietfors and Ashley Casazza, father Fritz Jr. and brothers Ron and Ken. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at Kailua Pavilion, by Lanikai boat ramp.

Alfredo Pasion Vea
Feb. 15, 2005
Alfredo Pasion Vea, 82, of Waipahu, a retired Del Monte Co. employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Paula V.; sons Gerardo, Hilario, Chris, Romeo and George; daughters Antonina Derige, Dionie Dela Cruz and Marina Saikevych; sisters Jovencia Acob and Jovita Vea; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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