Tsugimi Tomi Arakawa
Sept. 18, 2005
Tsugimi Tomi Arakawa, 87, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Moneta, Calif. She is survived by son Hiroyuki Yanagimoto and daughter Chie Iwamoto. Private services.

Roberta Baehr
Sept. 17, 2005
Roberta "Bobbie" Baehr, 78, of Kahuku, a retired Bank of Hawaii executive secretary, died in Kahuku. She was born in California. She is survived by son Fred, daughters Poppy Vaioleti and Margaret Iloa, sister Charlene Ebbs, 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Monday at Waimea Falls Park Pavilion. Casual attire. Incorrect information was given in an obituary yesterday.

Curtis Dale Bechtel
Sept. 14, 2005
Curtis Dale Bechtel, 84, of Honolulu, a music teacher and violinist, died at home. He was born in Canton, Ohio. He is survived by sons Mark and Curtis; daughters Karen and Sarah Bechtel, and Lorna Weatherford; and seven grandchildren. Services: 6-9 p.m. Sunday at Hawaii Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Punahou Music School's Scholarship Chamber Music Program. Casual attire.

Evalorn Bernadette Napua Cauton
Sept. 18, 2005
Evalorn Bernadette Napua Cauton, 55, of Waianae, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Herman; son Brendan "Hale"; daughters Desiree "Noe" Pavao, Brendanette "Maui" Cauton and Darnell "Ipo" Bright; brothers Joseph, Earlden and Edmund Rickard; and three grandchildren. Private services.

Jean Toshiko Ferreira
Aug. 11, 2005
Jean Toshiko Ferreira, 80, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Makawao, Maui. She is survived by daughters Bernadette Cypriano and Mary Ann Ferreira, brothers Bruce and Edward Honda, sister Rose Nishida, and a grandchild. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Inurnment to be held on Maui at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Robert Hutchinson Jr.
Sept. 15, 2005
Robert "Jim" Hutchinson Jr., 63, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Stockton, Calif. He is survived by wife Natalya, daughter Kim Michael, sister Nancy Duffy and two grandchildren. Private services.

Sadao Inouye
Sept. 17, 2005
Sadao "Stanley" Inouye, 83, of Kahului, a retired Kaiser Medical Center X-ray technician and Army veteran who served in 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team in World War II, died. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Thelma, son Guy, daughter Sharon Yamamoto, sisters Mildred Uyehara and Elaine Murata, and four grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Casual attire.

Julita Kikilohi Kawaiaea
Aug. 31, 2005
Julita Kikilohi "Sista" Kawaiaea, 70, of Nanakuli, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charles A., Abel Jr., Claymat and Albert; daughter LeeAnn K. Keliiholokai; brother Dexter Yap; sisters Juliet Stevens and Juanita Oliveros; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire.

Litia Fiatoa Mayo
Sept. 17, 2005
Litia Fiatoa Mayo, 65, of Kaneohe, a retired GTE Hawaiian Tel film librarian, died in Kaneohe. She was born in American Samoa. She is survived by brothers Faatofu and Charles Fiatoa, and Garr Tavai-Fiatoa; and sisters Epirosa Hallsey, Lillian Fiatoa and Gardenia Martinez-Ortiz. Private services.

Harriet Haliaka Kanakaole Chung-Hoon Mayoga
Sept. 18, 2005
Harriet Haliaka Kanakaole Chung-Hoon Mayoga, 80, of Nanakuli, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in Kau, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Gilbert and Patrick Mayoga, Tony Roldan, and George Fujita; daughters Nalani Chun, Puanani Mahoe, Marjorie Tote and Uilani Kipilii; brothers Paul, Edwin E. and Samuel Chung-Hoon; sisters Marie Cardena, Violet Chaffin, Eke Rogers, Puanani R. Chung-Hoon, Violet E. Townsend, Ernestine K. Kenny and Naomi Campbell; 34 grandchildren; and 54 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Kawaiahao Church. Call after 6:30 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Monday at Kona Memorial Park. Celebration of life: noon Oct. 1 at Kanaha Beach on Maui. Aloha attire.

Yoshio Miyazaki
Sept. 6, 2005
Yoshio Miyazaki, also known as "Lefty," Kamakazi" and "Suicide," 77, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Works Center electrician work leader/supervisor for electrician/utilities Shop 622, died in Kailua. He was born in Waimea, Kauai. He is survived by wife Ayano; sons Myles Y., Kelvin M. and George K.; daughters Eileen A. Onomoto and Ellen M. Nakasone; brother Robert; sisters Kikue Kusatani, Mitsue Yamakawa and Alice Yoshimori; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Call after 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Private inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.

Janet Shizue Nakama
Aug. 27, 2005
Janet Shizue Nakama, 92, of Pearl City, a retired American Sanitary Laundry worker, died at home. She was born in Pahoa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Henry and Jackie; daughters Jane Okano and Alice Teruya; brothers Yasumori, John and Benny Mabuni; sisters Yuriko Tamashiro and Beatrice Kenmotsu; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

Kevin Masami Nakamura
Sept. 12, 2005
Kevin Masami "Tash" Nakamura, 48, of Wahiawa, a fisherman, died at home. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by father George Y., brothers Derek and Ray, and sister Lori Ortiz. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire.

Kazue Sumida
Sept. 13, 2005
Kazue "Kachan" Sumida, 86, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by husband Tsutomu, son Glenn, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

Tokie Takaki
Sept. 3, 2005
Tokie Takaki, 84, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis-West Medical Center. She was born in Lihue. She is survived by sister Matsumi Hamada. Private services.

Pauline Vegas Valente
Aug. 31, 2005
Pauline Vegas Valente, also known as "Polly" and "Aunty Pony," 74, of Kapolei, died in Leeward Integrated Health Services Inc. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by sons Paul M. Navarro and Joseph N. Valente; daughters Darlene Navarro, Noreen Valente and Gail Quinones; stepdaughter Annette Torres; brother Gilbert Vegas; sisters Olympia Boreliz, Virginia Rodrigues and Adela Rivera; 20 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

Margaret Lucielle Weber
Sept. 15, 2005
Margaret Lucielle "Maggie" Weber, 84, of Kapolei, died in the Queen's Medical Center. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by son Guy F. Petty, daughter Teresa R. Joule and six grandchildren. Private services.

Fred Koshin Yamashiro
Sept. 15, 2005
Fred Koshin Yamashiro, 81, of Kaneohe, a retired Kalihi and Kaneohe Wholeseed Center owner, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Heeia. He is survived by wife Midori; son Kevin K.; daughters Lori R. Tsuha and Renee R. Tanodra; brother Sam; sisters Jennie Lau, Eleanor McCabe, Virginia Vance and Janet "Sue" Shiroma; and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Sang Bok Yi
Sept. 17, 2005
Sang Bok Yi, 77, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Oahu Care Facility. She was born in South Korea. She is survived by sons Chae Chul Ku and Thomas Yi, daughter Chae Kyong "Jennifer" Kama, brother Sang Kwon Na, sisters Sang Ran and Sang Hee Na, and four grandchildren. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Hirotada Yoshioka
Sept. 11, 2005
Hirotada Yoshioka, 84, of Ewa, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. employee, died in Ka Punawai Ola Nursing Home at Kapolei. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Elaine K.; son Arnold; daughters Karen Chenchin, Darlene Yoshioka and Susan Oshiro; and six grandchildren. Services: noon Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Stanley Sun Yuen Young
Sept. 13, 2005
Stanley Sun Yuen Young, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Fukunaga and Associates civil engineer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lawrence and Derek; daughter Jennifer Hirotsu; sisters Arlene, Elena and Gloria; and a grandchild. Services: 12:30 p.m. Monday at Waiokeola Congregational Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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