Kwai Wood Chun
May 13, 2005
Kwai Wood Chun, 97, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Electric customer service supervisor, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lowell and Bruce, daughter Pamela Chun Joyce, brother Robert, sister Margie Siu, and three grandchildren. Services: 12:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations suggested to Domestic Violence Legal Hot Line.
Edna Kim Moi Lee Dacoscos
May 9, 2005
Edna Kim Moi Lee Dacoscos, 83, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Roland; daughters Rona Macias, Vena Chang, Fayrene Delos Santos and Caroline Abarca; many grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire.
Mae See Moi Fong
April 22, 2005
Mae See Moi Fong, 69, of Honolulu and Sacramento, Calif., a retired registered nurse in Honolulu and California, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Franklin C.F., sons Curtis and Franklin S.C., daughter Darlene, sister Betty Yuen, and five grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Call after 11:30 a.m. Inurnment: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Margaret Robello Gouveia
May 12, 2005
Margaret Robello Gouveia, 92, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kalaheo, Kauai. She is survived by son Paul, daughter Paulette Hepa, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Pauoa. Call after 2:30 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. next Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No monetary offerings.
May 7, 2005
Chizuko Hayashida, 89, of Mililani, died in Wahiawa General Hospital. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Wilfred T., son Chester T., daughter Elaine K. Young, sister Harriet Taketa, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m.
Paul Francis Heister
May 7, 2005
Paul Francis Heister, 58, of Ewa Beach, a Navy Public Works Center employee, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Warren and Morgan. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 10 a.m.
Margaret Claudette Lady T. Kelepini Kaleohano
April 25, 2005
Margaret Claudette Lady T. Kelepini Kaleohano, 68, of Waianae, a Nanakuli High School custodian, died in Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband George Sr.; sons Daniel "Ala" Stanton and George Kaleohano Jr.; daughters Leona Arruda and Janice Lewis; father Edward Keohohou; brothers John "Nicky," Clement "Tui" and Herman Lopes, and Henry, Edwin, Steven, Melvin and George Keohohou; sister Arden Victor; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Gathering: 11 a.m. Saturday at Kaleohano's Hale, 89-175 Mano Ave., Nanakuli. Casual attire.
Caroline V. Kealoha
May 7, 2005
Caroline V. Kealoha, 98, of Hauula, a homemaker, lei seller and lauhala weaving instructor, died in Crawford Convalescent Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Caroline N. Tuano, Edith P. Miller and Lillian V. Kealoha; 29 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 52 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
Grace Kaholi Aipa Lee
April 30, 2005
Grace Kaholi Aipa "Aunty Grace" Lee, 82, of Kapolei, died in St. Francis Medical Center. She was born in Kakaako. She is survived by sons Henry, Thomas and Richard; daughters Edwina Wong and Evelyn McCuin; brothers Joseph and Rocky Kamai; sisters Georgina Kauawai and Eleanor Bearden; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday. Committal services: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.
May 7, 2005
Yoshio Miyahira, 83, of Makawao, Maui, a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. employee, died in Makawao. He was born in Makawao. He is survived by wife Harumi "Doris," son Lyle, daughters Barbara Joaquin and Carol Nakashima, brothers Tadao "Robert" and Masaru "Herbert," sister Toyoko "Jean," eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.
May 12, 2005
Martin Moreno, 58, of Ocean View, Hawaii, a welder and carpenter, died in Kona Community Hospital. He also was a U.S. Army veteran. He was born in San Bernardino, Calif. He is survived by wife Carol, daughters Sara Wallace and Cindy Moreno, and sister Rosalie Armas. Graveside services: 1-2 p.m. Thursday at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.
May 2, 2005
Etsuo "Eddie" Nakagawa, 79, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. government worker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Doris M., daughters Claire K. Ariyoshi and Joy K. Nakagawa, brother William, sisters Helen and Jane, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Private services.
Richard Satoru Nekomoto
May 9, 2005
Richard Satoru Nekomoto, 61, of Pearl City, a Pearl Harbor Fleet Industrial Service Center fuel distributor worker, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Suntorn; brothers Nelson, Lawrence and Baldwin; and sisters Florence Hanzawa, Nancy Mimuro, Patsy Matsumoto and Katherine Nekomoto. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Casual attire.
Alice Aiko Okamoto
April 30, 2005
Alice Aiko Okamoto, 94, of Kapolei, a retired self-employed dressmaker doing business as Alyce's Dress Shop, died in Ka Punawai Ola. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by stepdaughters Ruth M. Yokotake and May S. Bello, caregiver and grandchild David Kumagai, nine other grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Casual attire.
Rex Kamehameha Oili
May 4, 2005
Rex Kamehameha Oili, 38, of Waianae, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Kellie-Rae Key; children Chad, Chastity, Kaipo, Chauntsie, Mana, Kainoa, Kanoe and Keely; parents Al and Thelma Spencer; brothers Richard Jr., Roman and Kalai; sisters Roxanne Poaha, Rosane and Raquel Oili, and Rhona and Kaiwi; grandparent Tito Nicolas; and two grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church, 89-235 Pua Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 2:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
Verna Mae Opu'ulani Perkins
April 17, 2005
Verna Mae Opu'ulani Perkins, 75, of Honolulu, a retired United Airlines employee, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Berne "Brah" Parker, George "Kaimi" Conception, Vernon Parker and Shannon Perkins; daughters Hauoli Catrett and Celeste "Manu" Ganeku; sisters Juanita Kalima, Melva Janile and Frances Crowell; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday and 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Betty Hana Takasugi
May 3, 2005
Betty Hana Takasugi, 76, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Keith Matsunaga; daughters Diane Shiraishi and Karen K. Matsunaga; brothers James H. Takasugi and Paul S. and Philip T. Onomura; and sisters Matsue Nakamura, Patricia Frazer, Joan H. Miyahira, Elaine K. Margolin and Ginny Gray. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.
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