Kenji Abe
June 30, 2005
Kenji Abe, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Holmes and Narver carpenter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waimanalo. He is survived by son Randall, sister Nancy Mijo, brother Tadashi and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Interment: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

Magdalena Lucas Abucay
July 13, 2005
Magdalena Lucas Abucay, 73, of Waipahu, a former Hawaii Tuna Packers employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Banna, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines. She is survived by brothers Gerardo and Ernesto Lucas and sisters Romana Lucas and Consolacion Manuel. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church in Waipahu. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

Florence Silva Alamillo
July 22, 2005
Florence Silva "Flora" Alamillo, 84, of Wailuku, a homemaker, died in Hale Makua, Wailuku. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Robert and Edward, daughters Patricia Villarimo and Evelyn Kaneshiro, sisters Mathlida Romias and Helen Layoaen, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Lustriano Sales Batalon
July 8, 2005
Lustriano Sales Batalon, 72, of Ewa, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. employee, died at home. He was born in Abra, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Eusebia; sons William and Eric; brothers Pedro, Benigno and Nestor; sister Dorothy; and two grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Aketo Doi
July 13, 2005
Aketo Doi, 89, of Waipahu, a retired aircraft mechanic, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Yukie, son Milton, daughter Linda Tsuruma, brother Asao, sister Frances Sugano and a grandchild. Private services.

John Ko'omoa Flores Jr.
July 20, 2005
John Ko'omoa Flores Jr., 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Dillingham Corp. tugboat captain, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jack; daughters Irene Akiona, Priscilla Ho'ohuli, Shirley Spencer, Nancy Viernes and Nathalie Ramos; brothers George, Francis and Patrick; sisters Julia Siu, Leina'ala Andersen, Maraea Taylor and Margarita Arruda; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery.

Nok Soon Bonnie Gardewin
June 8, 2005
Nok Soon Bonnie Gardewin, 60, of Westlake, Ohio, formerly of Kapolei, died. She was born in Korea. She is survived by husband Joseph "Joe" or "Mr. G.," son Daniel Jang and three sisters. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Margaret Mary Chapel at Sacred Hearts Academy. Leis welcome. Donations suggested to Sacred Hearts Academy Class of 2003 Scholarship Fund.

Stanley Sadao Higaki
July 15, 2005
Stanley Sadao Higaki, 51, of Hilo, a former Automotive Supply Center delivery and sales clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was also a Higaki Texaco and Towing employee. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Warren Okinaka-Higaki and sisters Judith Hoshino, Pearl Uratani and Donna Mukai. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

Auimatagi Poutoa Iamanu Jr.
July 16, 2005
Auimatagi Poutoa Iamanu Jr., 56, of Fagatogo, American Samoa, a high talking chief and American Samoa police captain, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Fagatogo, American Samoa. He is survived by wife Eseta; sons Alfred, Meko M., Poutoa III and Matea Iamanu and Werner Wright; daughters Litia Iamanu, Eseta Tuaolo, Leututotoosamoa Aiumu, Koneferenisi Alailefaleula and Rowena Ainuu; sisters Paluni P. Viena, Iokapeta P. Tausili and Tutuila Tupou; and 10 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial in American Samoa. Casual attire.

Albert Lee Ceasar Kamealoha
July 10, 2005
Albert Lee Ceasar Kamealoha, 20, of Honolulu, a Seal Masters employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Loriane and Peter III, hanai mother Renee Arizo, brother Peter IV, sister Tessie-Marie Goto, grandparents Lucy and Peter Jr., and great-grandmother Hattie. Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1730 Punahou St. Call after 6 p.m.

Tufi Faialaga Magalei
July 21, 2005
Tufi Faialaga Magalei, 61, of Hauula, an Oahu Community Correctional Center corrections officer, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in American Samoa. He is survived by wife Luse; sons Raymond and Wallen; daughters Erena Stevenson and Sharlene Magalei; hanai mother Milovale Aviu; brothers Solomona, Losiifafo, Taofiofi and Amani; sisters Seugatalatasi Tatupu, Soonalote Tufele and Susana Wong; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

Pipiena P. Maka
July 10, 2005
Pipiena P. Maka, 82, of Waipahu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Tonga. She is survived by husband Ahofitu; sons Lueleni, Feletoa, Melino, Tevita, Christopher, Francis and Sione; daughters Lupe Kato and Mapuana Mailei; brother Losini Koloamatangi; 44 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 p.m. tonight and 10 a.m. tomorrow at First United Methodist Church. Call after 6 p.m. today and 7:30 a.m. tomorrow. Burial: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Mortuary.

George Kauhane Opunui Jr.
July 20, 2005
George Kauhane Opunui Jr., 84, of Lahaina, a retired Maui Land and Pineapple Co. syrup operator, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Gertrude M.; sons George III, Keola, Darren, Teddy and Kalani "Butchie"; daughters Georgie Kaita, Leann Middleton, Suzy Ortiz, Bernadine Wilkinson, Ilima Ching, Leinaala Opunui and Kalei Hiromura; brothers William and Alfred; sisters Katherine Clarke and Jane Brinton; 20 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

Lesieli Kilinganoa Palaimaea
July 20, 2005
Lesieli Kilinganoa Palaimaea, 72, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Navutoka, Tonga. She is survived by sons Falakesi, Salesi and John; daughters Sinouvi Faleofa, Ailine Pousima and Nukonuka Uele; sister Ataivai Lataimuli; and 19 grandchildren. Visitation: all-night vigil after 6 p.m. tonight at Hilo Methodist Church in Hilo. Services: 7 a.m. tomorrow at the church.

Steven Vandervort
July 20, 2005
Steven Vandervort, 45, of Koloa, Kauai, a cook, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Delaware. He is survived by wife Paula, son Max, daughter Stephanie, father Dr. William, mother Barbra and brothers Daniel, Jeff and David. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hanapepe Veterans pavilion. Call after 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow. Casual attire.

Peter Lawrence Yee
July 19, 2005
Peter Lawrence Yee, 51, of Honolulu, an attorney and Office of Hawaiian Affairs director of grants and programs, died in Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi. He was born in Ashiya, Japan. He is survived by wife Marcella Foo-Yee, sons Christopher and Andrew, parents Winfred and Eleanor, brother Paul, sister Lili and grandparents Esther Yee and Masayo "Beatrice" Takaki. Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Waiokeola Congregational Church. Call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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