Priscilla Gale Aiwohi
Feb. 26, 2005
Priscilla Gale Aiwohi, 65, of Waipahu, a retired medical claims processor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai. She is survived by husband Butch, son Eric, daughters Jodie Aiwohi-Dudoit and Danielle Aiwohi, mother Evelyn Charman, brothers Calvin and Conrad Charman, sister Camille Gouldberg and two grandchildren. No services.

Herbert Hiromu Aoki
Feb. 7, 2005
Herbert Hiromu Aoki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic for the federal and state governments, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Waipunalei, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Beatrice; sons Leslie, Ralph and Lloyd; daughter Joyce Ito; brother Rodney; and nine grandchildren. Private services.

Thrina S. Gallardo Arcamo
Feb. 24, 2005
Thrina S. Gallardo Arcamo, 76, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard administrative supervisor for civilian wage personnel, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by husband Benjamin D. Sr.; son Benjamin D. Jr.; daughters Theresa Panganoran, Darlene Antolin and Patrice Cadelinia; twin sister Bessie G. Obra; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Call after 5:30 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Committal services: 11 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

Carmelita Arroyo-Molcilo
Feb. 13, 2005
Carmelita Arroyo-Molcilo, 86, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Private services.

Benjamin Balios
Feb. 22, 2005
Benjamin Balios, 66, of Mililani, a retired city auto mechanic, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Stephanie "Staffy"; sons Wayne and Dean O. Miyashiro; stepfather Francisco "Frank" Perez; brothers Alfred "Fred," Jose, Philip and Daniel "Danny" Tabion; sisters Gloria Kuriyama, Eleanor "Ellie" Machnicki and Evangeline "Vangie" Galisa; and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Juan Camanse
Feb. 24, 2005
Juan "Johnny" Camanse, 91, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. employee, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Cebu, the Philippines. He is survived by children Margaret La'a, Patricia Roberts, Geraldine Baptista, Barbara Domaszewicz, Russell Fulp, Leilani Hamills and John Jr., Ronald, Anthony, Douglas, Donna Mae and Shana Camanse; sisters Crispina Carrera and Inez Geonson; 37 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

Byron William Carl
Feb. 28, 2005
Byron William "Bill" Carl, 63, of Lihue, proprietor of Lazerz Edge Wood Shop, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by son Kevin, daughter Kimberly, brother Bob, sister Alice Deppe, caregiver Lucy Kaneshiro and a grandchild. Private services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

Glenn Edwin Catt
Feb. 10, 2005
Glenn Edwin Catt, 80, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. Air Force chief master sergeant, died in Center for Aging. He was born in Greenfield, Ind. He is survived by wife Chong Suk; sons Donald G., James S. and Zach L.; daughters Anita Sanders, Theresa Marinan and Sonja Catt; brother Charles; 11 grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Sylvia Larkin Charlock
Jan. 31, 2005
Sylvia Larkin Charlock, 98, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Public Library librarian and artist, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by nephew William W. Moir Jr. No services.

Frances Ching Gomes
Feb. 26, 2005
Frances Ching Gomes, 80, of Waianae died at home. She was born in Aamakao, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Daniel H. and Stanley M.; daughter Marjorie G. Ching; brothers Walter K.H. and Warren K.S.; sisters June K.M. and Bernice N.F. Lee, Beatrice P.K. Smith, Florence C.T. Rocha, Daisy S.Y. Luke, Sylvia L.Y. Ching and Eleanor L.K. Yu; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

Virginia L. Gonzales
Feb. 27, 2005
Virginia L. Gonzales, 84, of Kailua, a homemaker, died in Kailua. She was born in Hondo, Texas. She is survived by husband George and two grandchildren. Services held in San Antonio.

Herbert Nobuya Hakoda
Feb. 11, 2005
Herbert Nobuya Hakoda, 83, of Holualoa, Hawaii, a retired Kona Hukilau and Kona Seaside hotels manager, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in Holualoa. He is survived by wife Pauline; daughters Deidre Hurst and Lissa Hakoda; brothers Konao, Dan, Gilbert, Milton and Kenneth; and two grandchildren. Private services. For inquiries, write to Deidre Hurst, 14379 Cottage Lane, Chino Hills, CA 91709.

Linda Haruko Ishida
Oct. 15, 2004
Linda Haruko Ishida, 42, of Chandler, Ariz., died in Chandler. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jared and Bradley, parents Thomas and Peggy, brother Russell and grandparent Mildred. Services held.

Peggy Johnson
March 1, 2005
Peggy Johnson, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired secretary, died in Kaneohe. She was born in England. She is survived by son Mike, daughter Anne Gage, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. No services. Donations suggested to charity.

Ralph Tamotsu Kuraoka
Feb. 20, 2005
Ralph Tamotsu Kuraoka, 59, of Wahiawa, a general supply specialist supervisor at Fort Shafter, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sisters Edna Miyahara, Eleanor T. Sun, Irene Okada and Karen Wakamura. Private services.

Yoshio Kuratani
Feb. 25, 2005
Yoshio Kuratani, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel electrician, died in Hale Ho Aloha. He was born in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by sons Lawrence Y. and Stanley J., six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

Ivan Eki Laikupu
Feb. 22, 2005
Ivan Eki Laikupu, 50, of Waianae, a Matson Navigation Co. employee, Waianae Valley Homestead Association president and Waianae Coast Pony Baseball League vice president, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Charlene E.K. "Cherrie"; sons Ira and Isaiah; daughters Irene and Iris; parents George K. and Minnie; brothers George and George "Boy"; sisters Audreylyn Abraham, Evonne Shioshita, Caroldeen Tinay and Stephanie Ige; and five grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

Frank Kahekili Lara
Feb. 2, 2005
Frank Kahekili Lara, 66, of Waianae, a retired Duty Free Hawaii employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Marlene; daughter Jamie; son Mike; brothers Richard, John and Nelson; and sisters Hattie Lara and Margaret Bagood. Mass: noon next Saturday at Star of the Sea Church, Honolulu. Call after 11:30 a.m. Private burial.

Esther C. Lister
Feb. 24, 2005
Esther C. Lister, 93, of Laguna Woods, Calif., formerly of Waialua, a former Ewa Plantation medical secretary, died at home. She was born in California. She is survived by three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park.

Barry Kaeokulani Machado
Feb. 18, 2005
Barry Kaeokulani Machado, 60, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a property manager and developer, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in North Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Lionel and sisters Brenda and Carolyn. Services: 10 a.m. next Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 9 a.m. Casual or aloha attire. The family can be reached at 328-9591.

Tadao Masaki
Feb. 23, 2005
Tadao Masaki, 84, of Honolulu, retired owner of the commercial fishing vessel Shinmei Maru, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy S., son Verne M., daughters Marlene M. Gouveia and Marilyn M. Perry, brother John M., sisters Ethel T. Sakai and Jean S. Fujino, three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

Fern Mozell Miller
Feb. 25, 2005
Fern Mozell Miller, 92, of Ainaloa, Hawaii, a homemaker and co-founder of Hawaii Island Humane Society in Keaau, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by son Jerry and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private services.

Joyce Black Moore
Feb. 23, 2005
Joyce Black Moore, 77, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Vineland, N.J. She is survived by brother Robert M. Black. No services.

Eduardo Castillo Pascua
Feb. 21, 2005
Eduardo Castillo Pascua, 35, of Kihei, Maui, is survived by mother Elena Castillo Pascua. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Wednesday.

Malvin Prim
March 2, 2005
Malvin Prim, 69, of Kapaa, Kauai, a drywall construction worker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Judith M.; daughters Belinda and Sherilynn Prim and Lynnai Gregory; sister Fern Pule; brother William Messer; and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Hawaiian Church, Kapaa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Kapaa Public Cemetery. Casual attire.

Emiliana Proffit
March 3, 2005
Emiliana Proffit, 63, of Honolulu, a retired Frito-Lay laboratory technician in San Jose, Calif., died in Hale Malamalama. He was born in Paniqui, Tarlac, the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Rema Caspillo, Glenda Proffitt, Brenda Kern and Michelle Proffit; mother Maria Cortez; brothers Teofilo, Richardo, Bernard, Orelio and Joel Cortez; sister Heidi Lee; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Yvonne K. Yogi Rojas
Feb. 24, 2005
Yvonne K. Yogi Rojas, 54, of Honolulu, a Hopaco store manager, died in Kapiolani Medical Center, Pali Momi. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Sharlin, brothers Richard and Ronald Yogi, and a grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Additional information provided for an obituary published Thursday.

Gilbert Masanori Tanaka
Feb. 7, 2005
Gilbert Masanori Tanaka, 74, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a retired national park ranger, died in Maunalani Nursing Home. He was born in Kona. He is survived by wife Setsuko; sons Maurice and Lloyd; brother Richard; sisters Kikue Sugai, Hanae Yamashita and Misao Matsumoto; and two grandchildren. Services held in Kona.

Gerardo Agtang Tunac Sr.
Feb. 20, 2005
Gerardo Agtang Tunac Sr., 85, of Honolulu, died in the Queen's Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Felicitas; children Amelia Reyes, Adoracion Gain, Leonila Malasig, Miranda Quintela, Conchita Doque, Nida De Jesus and Emanuel, Clarence, Gerardo Jr., Rose and Edward Tunac; sister Eufemia Reyes; 33 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Burial in the Philippines at a later date.

Kay Kinue Uemura
Feb. 23, 2005
Kay Kinue Uemura, 76, of Honolulu, a retired Central Pacific Bank assistant vice president, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband George; son Gordon; daughter Gail Fujisaka; brothers Jimmy and Masao Inouye; and sisters Jane Seki, Constance Suizu and Shirley Gomi. Private services.

Alfredo A. Villanueva
Feb. 20, 2005
Alfredo A. Villanueva, 83, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a Lihue Plantation mechanic, died at home. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora A. "Nora," children Sandra M. and Alfred, brothers Leocadio and Domingo, and sisters Anecita Martinez, Rosita Encarnacion and Juanita Alonzo. Mass: 10:30 a.m. next Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

Marie V. Weber
Feb. 27, 2005
Marie V. Weber, 111, of Honolulu, a real estate agent, died in Arcadia Retirement Residence. She was born in Iola, Ill. Services: 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Arcadia Retirement Residence, 1434 Punahou St. Call Mimi Keifer at 941-0941 for more information.

William Popham Wrixon
March 1, 2005
William Popham Wrixon, 67, of Honolulu, owner and operator of the Handyman chain of hardware stores, died at home. He was born in Oakland, Calif. He is survived by wife Nancy "Murphy" and brother Joe. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Disabled American Veterans, 2685 N. Nimitz Highway.

Theodore R. Zahar
March 1, 2005
Theodore R. "Ted" Zahar, 54, of Honolulu, a retail manager, died in Honolulu. He was born in Brockton, Mass. He is survived by father Salim; mother Grace Duggan; stepmother Rose; fiancee Diane Kagawa; hanai daughter Bibingka; brothers Jim, Tom C., Tom G. and Jack; and sisters Joann Last and Lorrice Burke. No services.

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