Honolulu Advertiser & Star Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 – December 31, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

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Paulo Aano, 67, of Waianae, died last Saturday Jun 18, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in American Samoa, he is survived by wife Annie; sons Paul Largo and Patrick Aano; daughters Lou Ann Peters, and Allison and Faapuna Aano; sisters Lusia Meagher and Tai Cooper; and 10 grandchildren. Service: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 25/01/1997]

 

Nelson T. Aau Sr., 37, of Kalihi died Sunday Oct 26, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Doreen; son Nelson Jr.; daughters Tiffany and Allison; mother Toga Alo; brothers Frank and William Tauanuu; sisters Elizabeth Tulasaga and Ruby Matautia. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Members of the Asuao and Faumuina family who died in a Palolo fire on Oct. 15 will be remembered in services 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaimuki-Kahala Ward. Call after 4 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday. Burial: Laie Cemetery. Additional information for an obituary that ran yesterday.       [SB 29/10/1997]

 

Leandra J. Abad, 81, of Waialua died March 30, 1997 in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Florendo J. and Joseph J.; daughters Anita A. Agtrap, Caridad A. Ravina, Rosario A. Pedro and Melendrina A. Bolibol; brother Alfredo Jacinto; 31 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m.  Saturday at St. Michael’s Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. [SB 23/04/1997]

 

Stanley K. Abang, 74, of Waianae, died last Saturday Nov 1, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital.  Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Gladys C.Y.; sons Butch, Kelvin M.  and Terry L.; daughters Carolyn S.L. Ashley and Laverne K.L. DeCoito; brothers Marcello and Richard; sisters Norma Kahinu, Helen Maria and Maggie Fletcher; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m.  Monday at Mililani Mortuary, Mauka Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Mililani Memorial Park.     [SB 08/11/1997]

 

Augustine M. Abara, 76, of Koloa, Kauai, a retired plant operator with McBryde Sugar, died Tuesday Jul 8, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Mary B.; daughters Leonida and Evangeline Cuaresma and Evelyn Branco; sons Orlando, Rudy and William; sister Simeona Jacinto; brother Juan; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 6-9 p.m.  Tuesday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St.  Raphael’s Catholic Church, Koloa. Call 8-9:45 a.m. Burial: St. Raphael’s Church Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.        [SB 11/07/1997]

 

Pantaleon T. Abara, 89, of Honolulu, a retired night shift utility supervisor at the Moana Surfrider Hotel, died Friday, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Leona; daughters Petra, Mercedes and Matilda; sons Macario and Carlos; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services: 7:30 p.m.  Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St.  Theresa Co-Cathedral. Call from 8:30 to 10:30. Burial: Hawaiiam Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Teodorico A. Abara, 92, of Koloa, Kauai, a laborer with Grove Farm, died Sunday Aug 17, 1997 in Hale Omao Nursing Home. Born in Laoag, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by son Felipe; daughters Prisca A. Domingo, Anastacia Martinez and Columba Rombaoa; brother Alipio; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6-9 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Raphael’s Church, Koloa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual or aloha attire.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Lilletta L. Abbey, 65, of Kahaluu, a retiree of First Hawaiian Bank, died Thursday Sep 4, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Survived by husband Richard; sons Michael, Alex, Clark and Hollinger; daughters Alai and Jayne-Mae McShane; sisters Jayne Akau and Ellen Martinez; brothers Bernard Kane and Richard Hollinger, and 22 grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Ann Church, Kaneohe. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.      [SB 09/091997]

 

Dorothea L. Abbott, 73, of Pearl City, a Pearl City Tavern waitress, died Monday Jan 13, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Rhode Island, she is survived by daughter Judith Mosher; sisters Barbara Travis and Patricia Dupont; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 1 p.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.        [SB 17/01/1997]

 

Patricia J. Abbott, 55, of Lahaina died Tuesday Oct 14, 1997 at home. Born in Wailuku, she is survived by husband LeRoy II; son Roy T.K.; and daughter Wendy G.H. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Maria Lanakila Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Maui Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Maui Memorial Hospital Oncology Memorial Fund.      [SB 16/10/1997]

 

Alice M. Abe, 82,of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a retired self-employed barber, died Sunday Mar 30, 1997 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Lloyd and Jerry Kusunoki; sisters May Ing and Vivian Weaver; brothers Phillip, Morris and Paul Suzuki; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Charlotte H. Abe, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Prudential Insurance Co. senior clerk-cashier, died Feb. 11, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Wallace S.; brother Yoshimitsu Yamamoto; and sister Judith Y. Takehara. Private services. Rosalia S. Asuncion will be remembered in a 6:30 p.m. service March 6 at Garden IslandMortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. March 7 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers

 

Fujiko Abe, 88, of Pearl City, a retired packer for Libby’s Pineapple Cannery, died Sunday Dec 21, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Wainaku, Hawaii. She is survived by son Michael I.; daughters Frances M. Kurisu, Arlene A. Drechsler and Edith Chan, 19 grandchildren and 19 great- grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m.  Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.          [SB 25/12/2997]

 

Hatsue Abe, 80, of Wailuku, a retired seamstress, died Tuesday Sep 2, 1997. She was born in Paia, Maui. Survived by son Calvin T.; daughter Lorrie Mae Chun; brother Stanley T. Ambo; sisters Misao Kim, Sally S. Takahashi and Shirley T.  Yarnall; 2 grand children. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 05/091997]

 

Larry Toshi Abe,71, of Aiea, a retired construction worker and president and instructor of the Ballroom Dance Club, died Friday Jul 4, 1997 at Queen’s Hospital. He was born in Hawi. Survived by wife Doris Kimie Abe; son Glenn K.; daughter Joan K. Miranda; brother Kenneth K.; sisters Gladys M. Uyehara, Jane Y. Yamashiro, Pauline M. Ando and Irene S. Morimoto; 5 grandchildren. Service: 4 p.m. Thursday, Hosoi Garden Mortuary chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 07/07/1997]

 

Noboru Abe, 65, of Pearl City, a retired Leilehua High School counselor, died Friday Jan 31, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Matsue S.; sons Mark K., Kenneth K. “K.K.” Abe and Scott M.; daughter Geri E. Goshi; brother Hisashi; sisters Eleanor T. Takahashi, Alice Y. Yokota, Laura K. Wood, Clare K. Perreira and Florence K. Barnett; and a grandchild. Memorial service: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment: 11:30 a.m.Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No

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Nobuko Abe 91, of Honolulu, died Friday Mar 14, 1997 at her home. She was born in Hawi, North Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Kenneth E. and Larry T.; daughters Gladys M.  Uyehara, Jane Y. Yamashiro, Pauline M. Ando and Irene S. Morimoto; brothers Yasumichi Fuse and Naokichi Fuse; sisters Miru Umemoto, Chiyo Azuma and Kaneko Taura, 18 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Services: Memorial at 6 p.m.  Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers. Private inurnment Friday.

 

Shoji Abe, 84, of Honolulu died July 4, 1997  in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Ewa, he is survived by brother Tatsuo. Private services.       [SB 15/07/1997]

 

Modesto Abella, 93, of Kailua died Friday Dec 5, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Bario Purag Sinait, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Francisca; sons Pedring, Alfredo, Leonardo and Albert; daughters Trinidad Oliva, Conchita Guzman, Helen C. Bactad and Anastacia Weldon; brother Rufino; sister Tacia Andres; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m.  tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 09/12/1997]

 

Rudy J. Abero, 51, of Waipahu, an independent drywall worker, died Tuesday May 13, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by sons Rudy Jr., Raymond and Randy; parents Manuel and Esperanza; brothers Ben Pias, Mel Abero, Gilbert Abero and Clifford Abero; sisters Anita Pias, Michelle Quisano, Ruth Cardoza and Charlene Alvarez; and five grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  Casual attire.     [SB 15/05/1997]

 

Jo-Lynn K. Abihai, 38, of Honolulu, a former custodian for Klinko Janitorial Services, died Dec. 8, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by mother Aorandi “Honey” Wong; brothers Wadsley, Wesley, Charlson and Algene Abihai and Kimo Wong; sister Pohai; and companion “Chucky” Leopoldo. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  Casual attire.       [SB 17/12/1997]

 

Lloyd M. “Abi” Abihai, 52, of Honolulu died Sunday Feb 9, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Wanda; hanai mother Mary Pablico; father Thomas; sisters Rose Woods, Cheryl Marquez, Gloria Esteban, Gina Pablico, and Keala, Perrin and Paulette Abihai; and brothers Benjamin Padayao, Lenny Abad, Pat Duyanen, James Pablico, and Thomas, Jr., Larry, Terry, Oral and Ku Abihai. Service: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Prayers will be held at 7:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Theresa Abiva, 80, of Aiea died April 28, 1997  in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Hawaii, she is survived by sons Alfred, Richard, James and Robert; daughter Irene Cunningham; brothers Alfred “Freddy,” Edwin, Rudolph and Manual Fernandez; sisters Hilda Guanzon, Lyda Visco, Violet Saladine and Alice Fernandez; 22 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea. Call after 9 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

Joseph N. Abood, 91, of Honolulu, a retired dry cleaning owner, died Sunday Feb 9, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Lebanon, he is survived by daughter Helen Altonn; son Joseph G. Jr.; brother Mike; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services to be held on the mainland.

 

Edward M. Abordo Jr., 44, of Kailua died July 6, 1997. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers Edmund M., Curtis and Eric; and sisters Edwina Quiocho and Michelle Abordo. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire.         [SB 22/07/1997]

 

Anna K.D. Abraham, 80, of Waianae, died May 5, 1997  in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Kamalo, Molokai, she is survived by husband Kenneth K.; sons William E. “Earl” Hagerty and Kenneth K. “Kema” Abraham; daughters Annette M. Santana and Eloise L. Torres; brother Benjamin Duvauchelle; sisters Helen Apau and Gladys “Pua” Joao; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary.  Call after 6 p.m. Service: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.       [SB 14/05/1997]

 

Jordan J. Abregana, infant son of Jay Abregana and Sabrina Moniz, died March 5, 1997 in San Diego. Born in Hilo, Jordan is survived by brothers Stetson Moniz and Jay M. Abregana; paternal grandparents Marylou S. Abregana; and maternal grandparentsAnthony and Ginger Moniz; and paternal great-grandparents Corsito and Namiko Santiago.Service: noon Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Lucy Abreu, 90, of Kalaheo, Kauai died Sunday Nov 9, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born on Maui, she is survived by sister Minnie Andrade; daughter Beatrice J. Capocci; sons Henry, Edward, Nelson and James; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.         [SB 12/11/1997]

 

Francisca R. Abuel, 91, of Aiea died Sunday Apr 27 1997 at Straub Hospital. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by son Robert C. and four grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.     [SB 29/04/1997]

 

Lisa Abundo, 61, of Aiea, a lecturer with Honolulu Community College, died Wednesday Aug 27, 1997 She was born in Czechoslovakia. She is survived by son John; daughters Pam Hollmann and Heidi Deininger, and two grandchildren. Private services.  [SB 29/08/1997]

 

Nakayo Aburamen, 87, of Hilo died Tuesday Dec 30, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Rikiwo and Thomas Iida, and a grandchild. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m.  Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Lucy R. Acain, 87, of Waialua died last Wednesday Jul 16, 1997 in Kauai Care Center.  Born in Kukuiula, Kauai, she is survived by daughters Mary Hookano, Candita Santiago and Nora Santos; foster daughter Ellen Alejo; sisters Rose Rodrigues, Lucille Baptiste, Nora Vegas and Helen Pagan; brothers Edward, James and Richard Rodrigues; 15 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Kekaha. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.      [SB 23/07/1997]

 

Benjamin A. Acasio Sr., 90, of Captain Cook, Kona, a retired laborer with Dole Pineapple Co., died last Tuesday Jan 14, 1997 in Keauhou Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Benjamin A. Jr. and David;daughters Rochelle Ibarra and Momilani Acasio; brother Sefarino; sister Regina Agbayani; and 17 grandchildren. Service: 10 a.m. Friday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Captain Cook. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 21/01/1997]

 

Agapito Acdal, 91, of Wahiawa, a retiree of Dole Company, died Nov. 6, 1997   in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Felisa; sons Mariano and Domingo; daughters Carmen Raguirag and Melecia Eniero; brother Benigno; sisters Gertrudes Damil and Felisa Acdal; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 19/11/2997]

 

Sixta G. “Sue” Acdal, 58, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a laundry attendant at the Orchid at Mauna Lani Hotel, died Tuesday Jul 22, 1997 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. Born in Sanchez, Mira, Cagayan, the Philippines, she is survived by mother Candida Galzote; sons Kevin and Zoilo; daughters Sandra and Manel; brother Orlino Galzote; sisters Berlina Alegado, Levisita Cac, Josepha Langaman and Linda Salum; and two grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Honokaa Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.           [SB 25/07/1997]

 

Julian C. Acia, 76, of Hilo, a member of Four Latins musical group, died Wednesday Jun 4, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. He also served in U.S. Army and was an employee of Pete’s Service Station. Born in Honomu, Hawaii, he is survived by sister Carmen Ponce; hanai sons Emelio D. Jr. and Frank; and hanai daughters Rose Marie Torres and Marjorie Bachiller. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 10/06/1997]

 

Victoriano G. Acob, 89, of Honolulu, a retired McCabe Hamilton & Renny Co. stevedore, died Friday Jan 31, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Norma; sons Alvin, Elmer and Joel; sister Anacleta Batara; and three grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

 

Yrenio M. Acob, 67, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died Friday Sep 19, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Felicidad; daughters Virgie Ramiscal and Delia and Dona Acob; sons Andres, Domingo, Macario, Rosalino, Nolie, Rogelio and Henry Acob; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Kapaa. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery.  Casual attire.           [SB 22/09/1997]

 

Benjamin A. Acoba, 71, of Kapaau, Hawaii died Monday Jul 14, 1997 in Kohala Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, Bacara, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Dorotea; son Benjamin; daughters Norma Keliikipi and Patricia Morin; brother Raphael; sisters Feliza and Magdelina Yanos and Apolonia Llanillo; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Hawi. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.        [SB 17/07/1997]

 

Casimira B. Acoba, 69, of Honolulu, a retired Hilo Hatties seamstress, died last Saturday Jan 4, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Waialua, she is survived by husband Nicasio R.; daughter Preslita A. Dumbrigue; sons Edwin, Angelino and Nestor; brothers Mariano, Romeo and Celestino Bonilla; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 6 p.m. Service: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial to follow.       [SB 11/01/1997]

 

Eugenia C. Acoba, 91, of Kekaha, Kauai, died Monday Feb 10, 1997 at home. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Federico Jr. and Andres; brother Modesto Castillo; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 2 p.m. Friday at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Kekaha, Kauai. Call after 1 p.m. Burial: Holy Cross Catholic Church cemetery. Casual/aloha attire.

 

Tomasa C. “Masing” Acoba, 64, of Honolulu, a retired St. Theresa Elementary School teacher, died Friday Jan 31, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by daughter Frances; and brother Macario Caluya. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at Borthwick/Kauai Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Immaculate Conception Church, call after 9 a.m. Burial: KauaiMemorial Gardens.

 

Yukiko “Margie” Acoba, 72, of Kaumakani, Kauai died Monday Dec 29, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. She was born in Makaweli, Kauai. She is survived by daughter Erlinda Banquel; sisters Mitsue Estrada, Naeko Pablo, Akino Brown and Almira Hazama, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at West Kauai United Methodist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hanapepe Public Cemetery.  Casual attire.      [SB 31/12/2997]

 

Darius A. “Bully” Acol, 26, of Kealakekua, Hawaii died Thursday Aug 21, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Lestat D. Wilder-Acol; parents Juniom Amante and Vivian Acol; sister Desiree V. Tinei; brother Dominic J.; sister Danessa R.; companion Nichoel Wilder; and grandparents Bernardino and Filomena Lopez. Memorial services: 9-11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Pearl City. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Catholic Church, Kealakekua, Hawaii. Call after 7 a.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire.    [SB 26/08/1997]

 

Eusebio P. Acorda, 82, of Kahuku, a retired kitchen utility worker for Kuilima Hotel, died Aug. 14, 1997  in Kahuku. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Leonora; sons German, Mario and Irineo; daughters Veneranda Calip, Anastacia Guillermo, Lolita Cabie and Tina Hernandez, 24 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Mass: 8 p.m. Friday at St. Roch’s Church. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  Casual attire.       [SB 03/09/1997]

 

Ofanio G. Aczon, 54, of Waipahu died March 21, 1997  in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by brother Joseph; sisters Jovita and Francisca. Services: 7:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.  [SB 22/04/1997]

 

Blanche K.Y. Adams, 77, of Wahiawa died Sunday Mar 16, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sisters Annie Oda, Camilie Chang and Darleen Morioka; andbrother Duke Gum. Service: 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 2 to 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Geraldyn J. Adams, 78, of Hilo died Saturday May 3, 1997 at home. She sang on California radio in the 1940s under the name “Billie Blake,” California Song Bird. Born in Indiana, she is survived by son James R.; daughter Dianna; brothers Clarence, Robert, Larry, Wayne and Jerry Tuttle; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. No services.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

Joseph S. Adarna, 37, of Honolulu died June 2, 1997  in Tripler Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Simon and Ciriaca; and sister Linda.  Services: 7:30 a.m.  Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 8:45 a.m. Saturday at St.  John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.       [SB 17/06/1997]

 

Hegino D. Adriano,86, of Wahiawa died last Friday Feb 21, 1997 in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughter Elie Cacayorin and two grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church, 1403 California Ave. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Nora E. “Blue Darling” Adric, 67, of Waianae, former employee of Club Polynesia and Akyth Inc., died Monday Jun 30, 1997 at home. Born in Hilo, she is survived by parents Elizabeth and Ernest Santos; sisters Sarah Visser, Doris Aipoalani and Theresa Smith; sons Abel “Bozo” and Alvin “Nalani” Umiamaka and Paul and Alexander Needham; daughters Naomi Rodrigues and Darlyn “Moana” Silva; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m.  Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Burial: National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire. No flowers.           [SB 05/07/1997]

 

Peter J.A. Adviento, 10, of Honolulu, a fifth-grader at Jefferson Orthopedic Elementary School, died Tuesday Feb 18, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by parents Geronimo and Jaimey; sister Sara; brother Jairone; and grandparents Monico and Rosita. Service over his ashes: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Jesus Church located across of Kailua Beach Park.

 

Florentino L. “Larry” Afaga, 55, of Honolulu, a GTE Hawaiian Tel employee, died Feb. 17, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Hawi, Hawaii, he is survived by parents Pedro and Gregoria; daughters Sherilyn R. and Deanna L.; sisters Andrea Velasco and Regina Gantala; brother Pedro “Pete”; stepbrother Jason; and a grandchild. Rosary: 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Afaga home. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church. Call after 8 a.m.  Burial: Hawi County Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

John K. Afong, 53, of Honolulu, a retired city machine operator, died Dec.  21, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Waimanalo. Survived by wife Eleanor G.; sons John K.K. Jr. and Winton K.K.; daughter Alina K.K.; mother Mary; brothers Joseph Jr., Andrew, Wayne, David, Kenneth and Harry Afong and Joe B. Nawatani; sisters Anne Farling, Rachel Link, Sarah Potter and Yvonne Cobb- Adams. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.         [SB 29/12/2997]

 

Doris K. Afuso, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House sales clerk, died Saturday Aug 23, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Robert T.; son Leslie T.; daughter Robyn S. Izumi; brothers Norman M. and Jerry T. Yahiku; sister Frances S. Miyasato, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 28/08/1997]

 

Vaitanoa M. Aga, 64, of Honolulu, a stevedore with Matson Lines, died Sept. 21, 1997  in Straub Hospital. Born in Fagatogo, Samoa, he is survived by wife Safuvale; sons Vaitanoa Jr., Afasene, Toe, Lio and Manu; daughters Toreka Teleni and Malae and Selesitina Aga; brothers Tamatane, Nikaso, Tata, Taufao, Galutau and Pona Aga and Manusina and Manuuli Tauaefa; sisters Tiva Laolagi, Selestina Liufau and Taki and Uati Aga and Pili Tuiletufuga, Sopo Aga, Ofo Letuligasenoa, Siloi Swanke and Katerina Price; and 15 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.  Call after 8:30 a.m. Cremation to follow.       [SB 07/10/1997]

 

Douglas F. Agabin Sr., 53, of Waianae died Tuesday Jan 7, 1997 in Waianae. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Lorraine; son Douglas Jr.; daughters Angela, Kathleen and Katherine; brothers Ralph, Patrick and Rodney; and sisters Jean Agua, Frieda Burlson and Eleanor Herolaga. Mass: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Ritas Catholic Church, 89-786 Old Government Road in Nanakuli. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples. Western/aloha attire.    [SB 09/01/1997]

 

Benyssa M. Agag, 6-year-old daughter of Benjamin B. and Luisa M. of Waimea, died last Tuesday Jul 15, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital for Women and Children. She is also survived by sister Beverly M.; grandparents Brigido and Martina Agag, and Ambrocio and Eusebia Mamuad; and great-grandparents Mateo and Jacoba Garvida. Mass: 5 p.m. Friday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea. Call after 4 p.m. All-night visitation: after 6 p.m. Friday at the Agag residence, Leleaka Loop, Lakeland subdivision, Waimea. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Waimea County Cemetery. Casual attire.      [SB 22/07/1997]

 

Pasiano C. “Cianong” Agamao,79, of Ewa Beach died Nov. 19, 1997 in St.  Francis-West Hospital. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Vicenta G. “Sintang”; sons Tante and William; daughters Juditha Barroga and Maria Agamao; brothers Alfonso and Tony; sisters Josefa and Estefania Agamao and Cion Ilac; and five grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 229 Queen Emma Square. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 04/12/1997]

 

Napoleon Agasid, 89, of Wailuku, retired supervisor of the custodial and groundskeeping department at Maui Community College, died Thursday Nov 27, 1997 at Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Anicia; son Clyde; daughters Helena and Junella; sister Lourdes Agraan; and a grandchild. Mass: 7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony’s Church.  Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 8 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.           [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Isami Agawa, 91, of Lahaina died Friday Oct 3, 1997 in Kula Hospital. Born in Lahaina, he is survived by wife Chiyono; sons Richard; brothers Isao and Masato; and sister Asayo Hayashida. Services over ashes: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 07/10/1997]

 

Felomina Agbayani, 96, of Kapaa, Kauai, a trimmer for Hawaiian Canneries, died last Wednesday Aug 6, 1997. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by son Alfred Ramones; daughter Flordilisa Longboy; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call 9-10:45 a.m. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.          [SB 13//08/1997]

 

Cirilo I. “Shorty” Agdeppa, 83, of Waialua, a Waialua Sugar Plantation retiree, died May 4, 1997  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Trinidad T.; daughters Catherine M. and Cynthia T.; and two grandchildren. Service: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Michael’s Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 14/05/1997]

 

Shokichi Agena, 77, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired McBryde Sugar Co. truck driver, died Monday Feb 10, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Wahiawa, Kauai, he is survived by wife Shizue; daughters Lynette Warren, Gladys De Marco and Arlene Okafuji; sisters Tsuruko Higa, Matsue Arakaki, Kameko Kaneshiro and Harriet Yap; brothers Teruji and Kiyoshi; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Service: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Sophie C. Agena, 81, of Honolulu died Dec. 10, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by husband Paul R.; son Roy T.; daughter Judy Riley; brothers Shinichi, Bill, Ray and Harold Kaneshiro, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Private services.        [SB 30/12/2997]

 

Beatriz D. Agmata, 84, of Waipahu, former proprietor of Agmata Store, died Saturday Oct 18, 1997 in Waipahu. Born in Tarlac, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Victor Jr. and Rody D.; sister Martina D. Acoba; and four grandchildren.  Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: noon Monday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m.  Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.        [SB 23/10/1997]

 

Mariano M. Agodong,84, of Honolulu, a retired employee of Hawaiian Airlines, died Nov. 29, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Teresita A.; sons Remigio, Armando and Guillermo; daughters Purita Tagaca and Carol De Jesus; brother Gaudencio; and four grandchildren. Wake services: 7 p.m. today at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 8:45 a.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony’s Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.       [SB 19/12/1997]

 

Mary V. Agodong, 84, of Honolulu died last Tuesday Apr 22, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital.  Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Patricio; sons Antonio and William; daughters Shirley Bolton, Clarita Bugarin and Rosemarie Agodong; brother Andres Pasion; sister Petra Calaramo; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.  Casual attire.  [SB 29/04/1997]

 

Omar K. “Troubles” Agor, 28, of Honolulu, a commercial fisherman, died Thursday Sep 18, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Omar Jr.; daughter Charves DuPonte; mother Sheri-Mae “Nani”; brothers Dennis Kahaleua, and August Jr. and Patrick Agor; sisters Tessie De Young and Angelica Agor; and grandfather Christopher Kahaleua. Services: 8 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire.     [SB 24/09/1997]

 

Adelaide Agosto, 65, of Wahiawa died Jan. 9, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by son Gary; daughters Ronnie, Peggy, Ruby and Geraldine; brothers Manuel, John, Edward and Donald Eguires; sisters Shirley Teixeira, Laura Friess and Bertha Chung; and 19 grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrow Church, 1403 California Ave. Call after 8:45 a.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.       [SB 18/01/1997]

 

Concepcion C. Agpaoa, 71, of Ewa Beach died Oct. 6, 1997  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in the Philippines, she is survived by sons Ador and Fidel; daughters Erlinda Corpuz, Naty Viernes and Emelda Manzano; and 11 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.      [SB 21/10/1997]

 

Miguel M. Agpaoa,83, of Wahiawa, a retired bus driver for MTL Inc., died Dec. 6, 1997 in Leahi Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by sons Eddie M., Don C. and Adam C.; daughters Sandra Frandezs and Norma Lista; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. Memorial services: 10:15 a.m.  Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.           [SB 16/12/1997]

 

Pascual A. Agraan, 86, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a retired employee for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., died Feb. 22, 1997 in Honokaa Hospital. Born in Vintar, Illocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Luisa D. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Paauilo. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.  Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Paauilo Episcopal Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Alex P. Agsalda, 35, of Stockton, Calif. died June 28, 1997  in Dameron Hospital, Stockton. Born in Margaay, Vintar, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Lani L.; sons Darryn James L. and Brandon Jay L.; brothers Vicente P., Renie P. and Roger P.; sister Editha Leano; and stepbrother Jose Peralta.  Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.  [SB 16/07/1997]

 

Honoria A. Agsalog, 81, of Waipahu died yesterday J Jan 8, 1997an 13, 1997 in Maluhia Hospital. Born in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, she is survived by daughters Melva A. Rapanut, Yolanda A. Agsalog, Lolita A. Ines, Rosita A. Castillo, Angelita A. Garcia and Nicolasa A. Palpallatoc; son Elias; 21 grandchildren; and 41 great-grandchildren. Service: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Resurrection of the Lord Church, 96-1260 Lumikula St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.       [SB 14/01/1997]

 

Benjamin Agua, 55, of California, who was born in Honolulu, died Aug. 25, 1997. He is survived by wife Winifred; daughters Yvette, LeeAnn and Shannon Godtfredsen; brothers Alfred and Ernest; sisters Eleanor Florendo, Josephine Akiona, Shirley Suganuma, Rosinda Auffrey and Phyllis Hansen, and three grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.    [SB 04/09/1997]

 

Edward Aguiar, 86, of Honolulu died Wednesday Dec 31, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Adeline; daughters Jan Perreira and Darleene Hermann; brother Alvin; half-brother Lionel; sister Pearl Parmenta; two grandsons; and a great-grandson. Mass: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Call from 9 to 11 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Michael Alan “Miko,” “Kila,” “Honey Boy” Aguiar, 32, of Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii, a laborer with John Lorenzo Construction, died Thursday Dec 11, 1997 at Kohala Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by companion Deanna Bond; son Nickolas Allen Aguiar; parents David and Geraldine May Aguiar; brothers Brian, Clifton Thomas, Timothy Paul and David. Services: 6 p.m.  Wednesday at Kohala Assembly of God Church, followed by potluck gathering; call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Ashes will be scattered at a later date.           [SB 15/12/1997]

 

Eldefonza M. “Ponsang” Aguilar, 69, of Kalihi died April 20, 1997  in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Waimanalo, she is survived by husband Severo “Berong”; daughter Rubelyn Alvarez; brother Manuel Mariano; sisters Ana Arellano, Rose Balon and Cresalina Pancho; and two grandchildren. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: noon Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.  [SB 29/04/1997]

 

Philip Aguilar, 89, of Hilo, a retired self-employed barber at Fashion Barber, died Friday Sep 5, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Louise; sons Wilfred Kaulukou, Reynold and Herbert Frasco and Philip W.  Aguilar; daughters Lei Bernades and Susan Latham, 16 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 09/091997]

 

Rafael T. Aguilar, 95, of Pahala, Hawaii, a retired dump truck driver with Pahala Agriculture Co., died April 15, 1997  in Kau Hospital. Born in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Gabriel Aguilar and Herman, Marcelino, Pedro, Francis, Pedelino and Emilio Agustin; daughter Rose Iwaki; 31 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Pahala United Methodist Church. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire. [SB 23/04/1997]

 

Franciso E. Aguja, 68, of Waipahu, a heavy equipment mechanic for the federal government, died April 21, 1997  in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by wife Flora; mother Basilisa; sons Franciso, Leonico S. and Leonard R.; daughters Cora Artus, Evelyn Moore, Victoria Gooding and Rebecca Aguja; brothers Idog and Hernilo; sister Margarita Brazil;13 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Services in the Philippines.        [SB 28/04/1997]

 

Amando L. Agustin, 71, of Ewa Beach died Sept. 5, 1997   in St. Francis Hospital.  Born in Aiea, he is survived by wife Vilma; son Walter; daughter Analyn; brothers Avelino and Catalino; and sisters Cresencia Agustin and Dolores Billete. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 91-1004 North Road. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.   [SB 17/091997]

 

Felipe A. Agustin, 67, of Honolulu, a tractor driver at Schofield, died Dec. 8, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Ewa Plantation, he is survived by brothers Erenio and Albert. Call from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary.  Mass: 12:30 p.m. at St. Philomena Church. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.     [SB 17/12/1997]

 

Dorothy A. Ah Chick, 80, of Mililani died Monday Jul 7, 1997. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughters Sister M. Davilyn (Joan Ah Chick), Jane Kaaikala, Judy Wildman and Joyce Kaminaga; sons John S. Jr., Charles and James; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass over ashes: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Apostle and Evangelist Church, Mililani. Call after 9 a.m. Casual or aloha attire.      [SB 11/07/1997]

 

Jennie K.K. “Aunty Jennie” Ahia, 78, of Ewa Beach, a retired entertainer and Kailua Local Cab bus driver, died Tuesday Mar 4, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Don K. and John L.; daughters Jane K. Querubin, Ruby K. Ahia, Judith L.  Oliveira, Jeanette K. Amadeo and Charlene K. Ahia; brother Sylvester K. Kepilino; sister Harriet Fernandes; 25 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7:30 p.m.  Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 p.m. Service: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.

 

Harold P. Ahinga, 82, of Kaneohe died Saturday Jan 11, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Editha; sons Zachary, Reginald and Calvin; daughters Eleanor Mateo, Rosaline Segi, Zenaida Alonzo and Zita Ahinga; brother Mike; sister Flaviana; 21 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Ann Catholic Church in Kaneohe. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.     [SB 15/01/1997]

 

Harry A.C. Ah Loy,80, of Honolulu, a retired crane and heavy equipment operator with Hawaiian Dredging Co., died Nov. 4, 1997  in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Wailuku, he is survived by sons Harry Jr., Francis, Mervin, Calvin and Shoji; daughters Elizabeth Mathias, Sadie Holani and Naomi Serdinia; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister Madeline Kahalewai. Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Aloha attire. Ashes will be taken to Maui Dec.  6. Private services followed by inurnment at Maui Memorial Park.       [SB 27/11/2997]

 

David Ah Mau III, 56, of Honolulu, a marine machinist for Pearl Harbor, died Aug. 25, 1997. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara “B.J.”; sons David IV, Derek “Pee Wee” and Darryl; daughter Debbie; hanai son Jeremaiah Bell; hanai daughter Donna Girard; mother Pau Chin Lum; brother Dennis; sisters Jayannethel Neizman and Lauwa‘eomakana Cazimero, and six grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.    [SB 03/09/1997]

 

Agnes L. “Aggie” Ah Nee, 77, of Kailua, a retired driver with the Navy and Marine Corps, died Sunday Apr 27, 1997 in Kailua. Born on Maui, she is survived by son Robert Ani; daughter Nona Serikawa; brothers Edward Jr., Clayton and Clarence Wong; sisters Maile Akina, Momi Lee and Eloise Waiwaiole; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at St. John Vianney Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

William A. Ah Nee Sr., 82, of Kailua, a retired supervisor with the Department of Education, died Tuesday Jan 7, 1997 at his home. He was born in Kailua. Survived by son Bill K. Jr.; daughters Dorothea Figueroa, Maile Colson and Alice Ebright; brothers Samuel Ah Nee and Glynnie Ani; 17 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. Graveside services at 10 a.m. Friday in in Greenhaven Memorial Park. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.          [SB 13/01/1997]

 

Sione O. Ahomana, 64, of Honolulu, minister for the Free Church of Tonga, died Friday Feb 21, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Tonga, he is survived by wife Malia; sons Timote, William, Sepasi, Tevita, Peau and Keola; daughters Lupe, Suli, Mapuana, Eleanor, Aita and Loveni; brother Tevita; sister Siu; and 35 grandchildren. Service: 6 p.m. Friday at Kaumakapili Church. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

Jesse K. Ah Sam, 12, of Waimanalo, a seventh-grader at Niu Valley Intermediate School, died Monday Sep 15, 1997. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Ron and Linda; brother Jacob; and grandmother Ellinor. Beach services: 9 a.m.  Friday at 41-899 Kalanianaole Highway. Casual attire.

 

Fay K.W. Ahue, 65, of Kailua, a retired methods coordinator with GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Aug. 28, 1997. In 1952, she became the first Miss Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by husband Wilford; sons Keith, Cliff and Kent; brother Kirkland Whittle; sister Lillian Hayselden. Services: 10:45 a.m.  Tuesday, Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.   [SB 05/091997]

 

George M. Ahuna, 65, of Honolulu died Sunday Dec 28, 1997in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betty; son Tracy; daughters Norma Soares, Paula Fukuda, Blossom T. Sing and Kim Meyer; hanai sons Charles and Douglas Awai; sisters Esther Joy and Rose Livingston, 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Kalihi Union Church. Call from 5 to 9 p.m. Graveside services: 9 a.m. Monday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.       [SB 31/12/2997]

 

William Ah Yee, 79, of Kaluaaha, Molokai, died Friday Jul 4, 1997 in Kaunakakai. Born in Ohia, Molokai, he is survived by wife Johanna; sons William Jr., Thomas, James and Jesse Ah Yee and Frank Kekino and Herbert and Nelson Kalilikane; daughters Gwen Burrows, Ruth Soares, Wilimina “Honey Girl” English and Billie Jo and Susan Ah Yee; 44 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Kamalo Wharf campsite. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire.     [SB 09/07/1997]

 

Elizabeth T. Aina, 84, of Kaneohe died Sunday Aug 3, 1997 at home. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by son John K.; daughter Diane Gouveia; adopted son Wendell; brothers William and Jonah Tam; sisters Bessie Like and Martha Mau; 17 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Borthwick Mortuary. Call 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 06/08/1997]

 

Esther Aiu, 57, of Pearl City died Saturday Nov 29, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Richmond; sons Brian Sabalboro and Edmund and Eric Aiu; daughters Debra-Ann Lee, Annette Miller and Sallyann Palisbo; brothers Roy and Thomas Sabalboro; sister LaVerne Carvalho; and 12 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.     [SB 05/12/1997]

 

Ralph M. Ajimine, 77, of Honolulu, a retired Victorias Inn cook, died Sunday Jan 12, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Patsy; daughter Kathy K. Yuen; brothers Richard M., Frank T. and William S.; sisters Alice Y. Matsumoto, Nancy K. Toguchi and Dorothy F. Aguiar; and two grandchildren. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 15/01/1997]

 

Haruko Akamine, 86, of Kekaha, Kauai, who worked at Ishikawa Tailor Shop, died last Tuesday Dec 16, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Kekaha, Kauai.  She is survived by brother Toho. Private services.       [SB 23/12/2997]

 

Theodora Akau, 51, of Pearl City died Nov. 15, 1997 in Honolulu. She is survived by parents Oliver and Teola. Graveside services: 9 a.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park.      [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Irene T. Akemoto, 70, of Aiea, a retired advertising specialist for Servco Pacific Inc., died Tuesday Dec 2, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Richard; daughter Carol; brother Gilbert; sisters Margaret Aramaki and Jane Okawa; and a granddaughter. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 05/12/1997]

 

Donald H. Akers, 80, of Kailua, a retired mechanical engineer, died Saturday Aug 30, 1997. He is survived by wife Helen and daughters Barbara Wilburn and Mary Lyttle. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 2 to 3 p.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.  No flowers. Donations suggested to charity.   [SB 04/09/1997]

 

Elizabeth L.K. Akiona, 39, of Kaneohe will be remembered in services tomorrow and Friday. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. and after 9 a.m Friday at the mortuary. Burial: 2 p.m. Friday in Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.  Additional information for an obituary yesterday.

 

Faith C. Ai Lai, a retired Honolulu educator and community volunteer, died March 3, 1997. She volunteered in the Hawaii Education Association, Oahu Retired Teachers Association, Associated Chinese University Women and Hawaii advisory board of the American Lung Association. She also was chairwoman of the policy advisory board on elder affairs of the governor’s Executive Office on Aging. She received the 1989 Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Senior Volunteer and the 1990 Governor’s Award for Outstanding Literacy Volunteer. Born in San Francisco, she is survived by daughter Cynthia Ai; stepdaughters Yvonne Jinbo and Kuulei Goo; seven stepchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren.  Service: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 8:30 a.m. Donations may be made to the Faith C. Ai Lai Scholarship Fund, c/o Cynthia Ai, 920 Ward Ave. No. 9H, Honolulu 96814.

 

Masayo K. Aimoto, 83, of Honolulu, a retiree of Sheraton Hotels, died Sept.  25, 1997  at home. Born in Union Mill, Kohala, she is survived by husband Yosaku; sons Robert and Danny; daughter Chizuko “Lillian” Uyeda; brothers Jack Kihara and Mac Noguchi; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Private services.     [SB 07/10/1997]

 

Christopher “Mika” T. Ainsworth, also known as Chris, 22, of Kaneohe, a Castle High School graduate, died Friday Feb 21, 1997 in Cairo, Egypt. Born in Chapel Hill, N.C., he is survived by mother Beatrice C.; father Richard A.; and brother Richard C. Service: 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 2:30 p.m. Graveside service: 9 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha/African attire. No flowers.  Donations suggested to Hope Chapel-Kaneohe.

 

 

John K. Aiona, 93, of Honolulu died Thursday Jul 24, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born on Lanai, he is survived by wife Irene K.; daughter Betty Mason; son John N.; brother Abraham; sisters Helen Cockett and Mary Keawe; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Makiki Cemetery. Aloha attire.     [SB 29/07/1997]

 

Anna A.D. Aipia, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Leahi Hospital licensed practical nurse, died  Sunday Jan 9, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Kona, Hawaii, she is survived by children Priscilla Lowe, Samuel, Charles Jr. and Everell Aipia, Armine Keane and Wolletta Colonna; sisters Rose Briner and Dorothy Pozegar; 31 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Second Ward, 45-150 Waikalua Road, call after 9:30 a.m. Burial:Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.        [SB 08/01/1

 

Joyce M. Aipia, 58, of Waimanalo, a state Civil Defense clerk, died Monday Dec 8, 1997 in Kailua. Born in New Jersey, she is survived by husband Leighton; daughter Gina Hirata; 28 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m.  Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.     [SB 12/12/1997]

 

 

Abraham K. “Kelii” Aka, 82, of Koloa, Kauai, a county foreman, died Monday Oct 13, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born on Oahu, he is survived by wife Carylin; daughters Mamo Arruda and Kamalani Aka; stepchildren Penny Auau and Robert Ford; sister Mary Toulezk; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration: 5 p.m. Saturday at Poipu Beach Park.  Scattering of ashes will follow. Casual or aloha attire. Leis only.    [SB 16/10/1997]

 

Helen O. Akagi, 87, of Honolulu died Wednesday at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughter-in-law and caregiver Kim; and granddaughter Cheryl. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park.       [SB 10/05/1997]

 

Brian T. Akamine, 40, of Kaneohe, a painter with Oahu Painting, died Saturday Oct 25, 1997. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Jan T.; parents Masaru and Florence K.; brother Dexter T.; and sisters Janis I. Melton and Gail M. Lau.  Mass: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Stephen’s Church, 2747 Pali Highway. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.   [SB 30/10/1997]

 

Kame Akamine, 91, of Kaneohe, retired proprietor/owner of Akamine Store, died April 29, 1997 in the Ann Pearl Nursing Facility. Born in Okinawa, she is survived by sons Bernard S. and George S.; daughters Violet T. Tomihama, Betty C. Yee and Nancy K. Nakayama; 15 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 15/05/1997]

 

Toko Akamine, 83, of Kekaha, Kauai, died Nov. 23, 1997 in Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kekaha. He was a retired accountant. He is survived by brother Toho; sister Haruko; cousins, nieces and nephews. Private services.       [SB 08/12/1997]

 

Bessie Y. Akana, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired fiscal officer with Family Court State Judiciary, died July 5, 1997 in Kaneohe. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Frank L.; and sisters Rose Kwock and Bernice Peters. Services: 11:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Entombment: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 16/07/1997]

 

David Akana, 43, of Hawi, Hawaii, an auto mechanic, died March 1, 1997 in North Hawaii Community Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Mary K.; son David R.W.; stepsons Theron Miller and Clement, Anthony and Palani Mahiai; daughters Corrinna Akana and Natasha and Desiree Adinaya; sister Charlotte Akana; brother ManuelGomes, and seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mahukona Beach Park. A scattering of ashes will follow. Call after 10 a.m. at the park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Flora M.Y. Akana, 78, of Honolulu died last Tuesday Jun 10, 1997 in Bellingham, Wash.  She was known for the “Granny’s Cookies” she sold at flea markets. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Ronald F.K. and Jerry F.L.; brothers Patrick Y.Y., Douglas Y.F. and Robert Y.F. Tam; sister Miriam Victoria; and four grandchildren. Call 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Taoist services will be held. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.  Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 17/06/1997]

 

Juliette K.N. Akana, 82, of Hanapepe, Kauai died Monday  Sep 29, 1997 in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, she is survived by sons Bernard “Kaipo” and Paul “Lincoln”; daughters Gwen A. Kawewehi and Harriet K.  Char; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, Lawai. Call from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Casual or aloha attire.       [SB 01/10/1997]

 

Kainoa J. “Kai” Akana Jr., 42, of Honolulu, died June 16, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Andrea K.; sons Cody N.  Akana and Trey “Ikaika” Akana-Pulido; daughter Joanna K.; parents Kainoa “Skippy” and Frances; brothers Anthony “Akoni” and Francis; and grandmother Pilares Robello. Services: 3:30 p.m. Friday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 1:30 p.m. Inurnment: 10 a.m. Saturday in Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire.        [SB 24/06/1997]

 

Lawrence D.C. Akana, 78, of Honolulu, died Feb. 21, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii, he is survived by sisters Hester Machado and Martha Keliiaa.  Service: noon Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call from 10 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Odelia Akana, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a homemaker, died Jan. 1, 1998 at her home.  She was born in South Kona. She is survived by her husband Lincoln Sr.; sons Lincoln Jr. and Edwin; brother Mathew Coelho; sisters Agnes Smythe, Henrietta Okamachi, Mary Kahananui and Annie Coelho, and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hale Hoomalu Church Pavilion on Kuakini Highway. Casual attire.

 

William J. “Boy” Akana, 81, of Kauai, a Konehiki fisherman, died Friday Jun 13, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Kalihiwai, Kauai, he is survived by wife Frances C.; son John F.; brothers Alan and George; sisters Adeline Williams, Loretta Lowry, Kuulei Akana and Julia Holden; and three grandchildren. Services: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Christ Memorial Church, Kilauea. Private inurnment. Casual or aloha attire.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Maitland K. Akau, 48, of Waimea, Hawaii, a construction supervisor for Oahu Construction, died Aug. 14, 1997  in Tripler Hospital. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Alfreida L.; sons Maitland K. Jr., Michael and Marshall “Koa”; daughters Marvalee “Doodie” and Melissa; hanai son Aaron Uemura; brother Alexander; sisters Rosalie Gambill, Jennie-Lee Tavares, Agnes Schukert, “Pinkie” Ganancial; Yoletta Boucher and Leina and Mapuana Carvalho; and four grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James Episcopal Church, Waimea. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.        [SB 26/08/1997]

 

Nancy K. Akau, 87, of Honolulu, an entertainer at Royal Hawaiian Hotel, died March 24, 1997  in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Albert Kaili and David Kahalewai; daughters Lavern Hobbs and Gwendolyn Bise; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Scattering of ashes at sea. Casual attire.

 

Samuel K. Akau, 77, of Waianae died March 12, 1997 in Waianae. Born in Honolulu he is survived by wife Nancy K.; daughters Laverne Hobbs, Gwendolyn Bise and Jacqueline Akau; sisters Elizabeth Griffin, Ethel Kahili and Dora Martinez; brothers Raymond, Norman and James; 16 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 5:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes: 1 p.m. Saturday at Sub Land Beach. Casual attire.

 

Kunisaburo Akazawa, 99, of Hanapepe Heights, Kauai, a retired Olokele Sugar Co. mill worker, died last Wednesday Jan 29, 1997 in Kauai Veterans Hospital. Born in Japan, he is survived by son Harry; daughters Susie Fujitani and Carol Mizobe; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Oriku T. Akazawa, 102, of Pakala, Kauai, died Friday Dec 26, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital.  She was born in Japan. She is survived by children Fusako Morita, Misao Mori, Sumako Lee, Chiaki and Eugene Akazawa, Yukiko Kubota and Itsuko Murabayashi, 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Garden Island Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 30/12/2997]

 

Lawrence “Bully” Akee, 64, of Pearl City, an ironworker, died Feb. 25, 1997 at home. Akee, a Korean War veteran, was born in Makawao, Maui, and is survived by his wife, Katherine “Sueko”; sons Lawrence Jr. and Lawton J.; daughters Lawrine L. Batten, Kathleen Silva and Robin Otsuka; parents Bessie and Albert Like; brothers James, Robert and Marvin Akee and Glen Valencia, sisters Betty Kalani and Laurita Maano; 18 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Service: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 9 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Irene T. Akemoto, 70, of Aiea is also survived by brother Gilbert Mitsumori.       [SB 06/12/1997]

 

Wendell H. “Nose” Aken, 57, of Nanakuli, former employee for Lewers & Cooke and Reynolds Metals, died Feb. 17, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Sandra K.; sons Wendell Jr., Michael, Bronson and Isaac; daughters Haunani Aken-Pagdilao, Halialani Salbedo and Baby Lei Aken; brothers Woody, Clayton and Gordon; sisters Audrey Dutro, Barbara Baisa, Julie Mesa and Aloha Matushima; and seven grandchildren. Mass: noon Saturday at St. Rita Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Charles H. Aki Jr., 89, of Hilo, a retired Hilo Electric Light Co. employee, died May 2, 1997. Born in Naalehu, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Esther; son Charles III; daughter Charlotte Lee; brother George; sisters Minnie Mark and Sarah Mitsuda; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1856 Kinoole St.  Farewell: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hilo Bayfront. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 13/05/1997]

 

Conrad “Kela” Aki, 64, of Nanakuli, died Dec. 18, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Lani; brothers George Aki and Roy and Carl Paris; and hanai daughter Ermine Reyes. Services: 10 a.m.  Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 8 a.m. to noon. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Randolph K. Aki, 54, of Kailua died Saturday Aug 9, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brothers William K. Jr. and Sydney; and sister Theone Domingo. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday (call 6-9 p.m.) and 10 a.m. Wednesday (Call after 9 a.m.) at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 14//08/1997]

 

William Willy Boy Aki, also known as William Shawn Aki, 26, of Milolii Village, Hawaii, died Tuesday Jan 14, 1997 in Kona Community Hospital. Aki, a substitute teacher aide and clerical worker for the Kamehameha Early Educational Program, was born in in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by parents Fidelis and Diana; brothers Benjamin Akana, and Eisen, Fidelis Jr., Kevin, Jason and Shane Aki; hanai sister Piilani Johnson; and several foster siblings. Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hauoli Ka Manao Congregational Church. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. Leis and loose flowers welcomed. For information, call 328-2144.       [SB 18/01/1997]

 

Masato Akimoto, 81, of Honolulu, a retired language school teacher, died Oct. 7, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Raymond M. Akimoto; daughters Masako Sato and Junko Ayabe; sister Momoko Sogawa; and nine grandchildren. Private services.         [SB 17/10/1997]

 

William K. Akimoto,77, of Honolulu, a retired control room operator for Hawaiian Electric Co. power plant, died Dec. 4, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by wife May F.; sons Wayne K. and Neal T., and three grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 18/12/1997]

 

Charles T.H. Akina, 74, of Honolulu, a retired U.S. merchant marine, died Thursday Oct 2, 1997 in Las Vegas. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by brother William; sisters Alice Stone, Emma Guerrero, Margaret Contento, Agnes Lee, Virginia Thames and Evangeline Akina. Burial with military honors: 10:30 a.m.  Thursday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.     [SB 07/10/1997]

 

Clarence C.W. Akina, 46, of Honolulu, a city lifeguard at Magic Island, died Tuesday Dec 23, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by son Justin K.  Scott, mother Amy, sister Charlene and brother Bert. Services: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow.        [SB 27/12/2997]

 

Estella L.K. “Lovey” Akina, 56, of Kaneohe, a nurse’s aide for Aloha Health Care, died last Thursday Dec 11, 1997 in Honolulu. She was born in Kaalaea, Hawaii.  Survived by children Hinano Kukahiko, Andrew III, Leighton “Kunani” and Kulani “Lovey Girl” Akina; brothers Yama, Jeremiah, Alexander, Valentine and Eldean Kukahiko and Albert “Paki” Kalakau; sisters Alice Flores, Nellie Waa, Nani Tacuban and Taira Kukahiko, and seven grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m.  Burial: Valley of the Temples.    [SB 18/12/1997]

 

 

Ethel Y. Akina, 85, of Oahu, a former housekeeper at Waimanu Home, died Tuesday Jul 27, 1997 in Keauhou Rehabilitation Healthcare Center. Born in Kohanaiki, Kona, she is survived by nephews Charles Jr. and Gerald; and nieces Mabel Baumgardner, Alice Kaneao, Elizabeth Kahinu, Eleanor Kahuli, Genevieve Hoopai and Judith Mitchell. Memorial services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary. Inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 25/07/1997]

 

John K. Akina, 71, of Inglewood, Calif., a retired veteran, died Sunday Dec 21, 1997.  Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Dee Y.L., daughter Kandy P., brother Anthony Kaleiheana and sister Ernell Kojima. Graveside services: 1 p.m.  Tuesday at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.      [SB 27/12/2997]

 

Lillian K. Akina, 57, of Hoolehua, Molokai, died Monday Jul 7, 1997. Born in Hoolehua, she is survived by son Ronald K.; brother William L. Davis; and sisters Coralou K. Kaleikau and Lena K. Robertson. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaunakakai. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Molokai Veterans Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.          [SB 10/07/1997]

 

Maile H. Akina, 72, of Kailua died Saturday Nov 29, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Kona, she is survived by sons Lawrence A.K. Jr. and Lester B.H.; daughters Larrietta K.  Ashcraft, Leslee M. Koahou and Yvonne K. Lum; brothers Edward Wong Jr.  and Clayton S. Wong; sister Momi M. Lee; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mass and scattering of ashes: noon Saturday at St. John Vianney Church. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire. In lieu of floral arrangements, leis are preferred.      [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Sophia Akina, 76, of Waianae, an employee of Kapiolani Hospital for Women and Children, died Oct. 3, 1997  in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, she is survived by daughter Olga Weiss; brother Steve Tomoso; and sisters Gloria Bediamol, Helen Unabia and Florence Rodrigues. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.      [SB 17/10/1997]

 

Edward K. Akioka, 100, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired dentist, died Monday Jun 2, 1997 at home. Born in Waipio Valley, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Elroy and Edmund; daughters Aletha Gainsboro and Lorena Akioka; and five grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Honokaa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section.  Casual attire.      [SB 06/06/1997]

 

Elizabeth L.K. Akiona, 39, of Kaneohe died Wednesday Apr 2, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband John K.; daughters Samantha L. and Danielle P.  Akiona; son James T.; mother Alexandrina Camacho; stepfather Richard Camacho; and sister Henrietta Kai. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Call after 6 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday. Burial: 2 p.m. Friday in Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

 

Lydia K. “Crabbe” Akiona, 77, of Aiea died Tuesday May 13, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Noe; sons Noe N. and David; daughters Audrey Macadang, Noelani Wong, Karen Tam, Joanne Chun and Lydia Saragosa; sisters Myrtle Wong and Lillie K. Hironaka; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.        [SB  16/05/1997]

 

Mary K. Akiona, 78, of Waimanalo, the former owner and operator for 40 years of Mel’s Market in Waimanalo, died Monday Mar 17, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Melvin A.N.; daughter Sharon Bolmeier; sons Brian and Curtis; brothers Frank and William Kam; sisters Emily Jones and Rose Wilson; and four grandchildren. Service: noon Monday at St. George Church. Call from 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  Casual attire.

 

Paul A.T. Akiona Jr., 69, of Kaneohe, a retired owner of Paul Akiona, Contractor, died Thursday May 15, 1997 in Kaneohe. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by companion Beverly Freitas; sons Paul A.T. III and Michael S.; daughter Leslie G.; sisters Lillian Highland and Vera Freitas; half-brother Newton; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Eulogy: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St.  Ann’s Church. Mass: 8:15 p.m. Call from 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 8 a.m. Sunday at Heeia Kea Boat Harbor. Aloha attire.       [SB  20/05/1997]

 

James M. Akisada, 60, of Waipahu, a general maintenance man for the state Housing Division, died Sunday Dec 21, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. He was born in Honolulu.  He is survived by brothers George K., Richard K., Howard K., Harry I. and John T., and sister Frances H. Service: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.          [SB 26/12/2997]

 

Noel B. “Butchie” Akiu, 52, of Waipahu, retired from Coca Cola Bottling Co., died Tuesday Dec 2, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He also served in the U.S.  Navy. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sue; brothers Leroy B.  and Douglas S.; sisters Annabelle K. Kam, Jacqueline M. Akiu, Elaine M.  Higgins and Lorraine L. Cossey. Services and burial: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 08/12/1997]

 

Jared A.K. Akiu-McCartney, stillborn son of mother Michellee Akiu and father Jason McCartney died Dec. 10, 1997 in Honolulu. He is also survived by grandmothers Debora Akiu and Donna McCartney; and great-grandparents Margaret Hewlett, Leroy Akiu and Charlotte and Ormal Martin. Private services.      [SB 27/12/2997]

 

Kenneth Y.C. Ako, 68, of Waipahu died July 1, 1997  at home. Born in Ewa, he is survived by wife Ok Su; sons David A.K. and Daniel K.B.; sisters Elizabeth Pang, Nillie Barcenilla and Rebecca “Becky” Doar; and brothers Dennis and Ah Lum Ako and Howard Chung. Wake: 7 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call 5:30-9 p.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m.  Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 11/07/1997]

 

Joseph “Papa” Alameda, 52, of Hilo, a drywaller, died Sunday in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by sons Edward and Joseph Jr.; daughter Jo-Lynn; brothers George, Samuel, Henry, Alfred and Gordon; and sisters Edna Azevedo, Alice Harbottle and Leonetta Garcia. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 29/11/1997]

 

Melvin L. Alameida, 58, of Keaau, Hawaii, a merchant seaman, died Aug, 1997.  6 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by father Antone; sons Melvin N. and Zachrey Almeida; daughters Jami Adric and Melani Almeida; brothers Alfred and Mitchell Alameida and Robert Almeida; sisters Arlene Kokubun and June Kauwalu; and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m.  Saturday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church, 66-090 Kamehameha Highway, Haleiwa. Call 9 a.m. to noon. Scattering of ashes: 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Alii Beach Park. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Clayton L. Alani Sr., 38, of Pahoa, Hawaii, will be remembered in services Saturday. He died after being shot. He then was run over by the bulldozer he had been operating south of Hilo Friday Sep 19, 1997. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator and commissions minister and youth pastor for the Church of the Holy Spirit. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Debra; son Clayton I. Jr.; daughter Arrionne; hanai daughter Shantel Obadencio; parents Bernard Sr. and Jeanette; brothers Bernard Jr., Dane S. and Hursley; and sisters Evelyn Hegent, Marleen K. Thompson and Jeanette Kaulukukui. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.   [SB 25/09/1997]

 

Gregory P. Alark, 53, of Honolulu died Wednesday Jan. 1, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Maryland, he is survived by father Ordway; brothers Samuel, William, Robert and Albert; and sisters Janice and Madge. Private services held.     [SB 07/01/1997]

 

Consuelo P. Albano, 83, of Waipahu died April 19, 1997  in St. Francis Hospital.  She was born in the Philippines. Survived by daughter Dulce Cabunoc; 4 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, after 8 a.m. Thursday. Burial: Valley of the Temples.     [SB 28/04/1997]

 

Eulogio Albano, 86, of Hot Springs, Ark., formerly of Honolulu, died Wednesday Dec 31, 1997. He is survived by wife Jessie; stepsons Ray, Dr. Roy and Herbert Puen; sister Josefa Guerrero; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Services on the mainland.

 

Kau N.C. Albano, 81, of Honolulu died March 13 in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by daughters Caroline Kaeo III, Myrna Tyau and Louise Buckley; sons Clarence, Warren, Howard and Robert Albano and Victor A. and John A. Chun, 24 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Daniel C. Alcaraz, 88, of Pearl City died Dec. 14, 1997 in Beverly Manor Nursing Home. He was born in the Philippines. Survived by sons Daniel Jr. and Benjamin; daughter Gloria Ito; sister Eusebia Julian; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No flowers.             [SB 24/12/2997]

 

Louise F. Aldridge, 77, of Kailua died Saturday Nov 1, 1997 in Kailua. Born in Ohio, she is survived by son John; daughters Helen Robinette and Carol Busby; brother Tony Spilar; and two grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society. Rudolph “Rudy” “Waipahu” “Porky” Alporque, 69, of Ewa Beach, a retired longshoreman for Matson Shipping Company, died Saturday in St.  Francis-West Hospital. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Dede L.; sons David D. and Donnie D.; daughters Dani L. McCarthy and Dina L. Turban; brother Jeffery; sister Rupena Castellano; and six grandchildren. Memorial mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:30 a.m. Rosary: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 4 p.m. Casual or aloha attire.   [SB 06/11/1997]

 

Fae E. Alderson, 93, of Honolulu died April 13, 1997  in Straub Hospital. Born in Seattle, he is survived by daughters Janet Robinson and Marsha Hudson; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services on the mainland. Donations suggested to Seattle Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

Leonardo G. Alejandro, 80, of Omao, Kauai, a cane seed cutter for McBryde Sugar, died Sept. 15, 1997 at home. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Edelina; daughters Leo Alejandro and Pauline Sakai; son Lenard; brother Francisco; and five grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo. Call from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Burial: Koloa Public Cemetery. Casual or aloha attire.    [SB 01/10/1997]

 

Lorenzo “Bum” Alejo, 83, of Kapaa, Kauai, a truck driver in the  sugar industry, died Wednesday Jul 23, 1997 at home. Born in Kilauea, Kauai, he is survived by brother Francisco “Socks.” Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Monday at St.  Sylvester’s Church. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine’s Church. Call 8:20-8:45 a.m. Burial: Kauai Veterans Cemetery, Hanapepe. Casual or aloha attire.       [SB 25/07/1997]

 

Mabel G. Alesna, 81, of Kekaha, Hawaii, a homemaker, died Monday May 19, 1997 at home. Born in Koloa, Kauai, she is survived by sons Cresencio “Sonny” and Robert E.; brothers Frank and Louis Gonsalves; sisters Sophie Akita and Margaret Ogao, seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mass: 3 p.m.  Wednesday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Waimea. Call from noon to 2:45 p.m. Burial: Kekaha Public Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB  23/05/1997]

 

Doyle C. Alexander, 85, of Honolulu, an employee of Von Hamm Young, died Wednesday Oct 15, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital, Malama Ohana. Born in Promise City, Iowa, he is survived by wife Grace C.; son Kevin; daughter Terry; and two grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Monday at Central Union Church.  Private burial. Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to Central Union Church, the Salvation Army or the American Cancer Society.         [SB 18/10/1997]

 

Walter W. Aloiau, 91, of Honolulu, an insurance agent for Alexander & Baldwin and National Mortgage & Finance, died Oct. 17, 1997  in Kaiser Hospital. He was also a manufacturer’s agent for several national companies and was president of See Dai Doo Society, Chee Kung Tong, Chung Wah Kung Tong, Wong Mung Duck Tong, Hawaii State Guard Association, American Chinese Club, Mid-Pacific Alumni Association and Aloiau Inc. Born in Kapaa, Kauai, he is survived by brothers Kenneth A. Wong and Ralph W. Aloiau. Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.    [SB 04/11/1997]

 

Joseph B. Alfonso, 67, of Honolulu, a retiree from the U.S. Army and GTE Hawaiian Tel, died Friday Mar 28, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Barbara J.; son Brian S.; mother Mary; brother Adam; and sisters Alice Hamilton, Margaret Egan, Catherine Fernandez and Eveline Pechous. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Maria G. Alfonso, 97, of Wahiawa died Sept. 11, 1997  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, she is survived by son Adam; daughters Alice Hamilton, Margaret M. Egan, Catherine P. Fernandez and Eveline A. Pechous; sister Rose McNelly; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:45 a.m.  Tuesday at Our Lady of Sorrows, 1403 California Ave., Wahiawa. Call after 9:15 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.  [SB 20/09/1997]

 

Narciso N. “Ciso” “Ali” Alison, of Kahului, a retired Lockheed Air Terminal employee, died Wednesday Mar 12, 1997 at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Myves Gould; stepsons Riley and James Gould; daughters Marcine “Love” Gould and Nova L. Gould; stepdaughters Ruth “Kanani” Gould and Jaylen Kaleimamahu; brothers Philip and John “Ondo”; sisters Abdona “Donna” Cabucungan and Francisca “Rosie” Arcangel; 17 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Wake: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony Church. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Makawao Veteran Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Fred E. Allen, Jr., 71, of Waimea, a retired Aloha Taxi Service owner and operator, died Wednesday Mar 5, 1997 in Kauai Veterans Hospital. He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. Service: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Kauai Veterans Cemetery.

 

J. Clyde Allen, 79, of Rollins, Mont. and Charlotte N.C., one of the first captains for Aloha Airlines, died Saturday Aug 9, 1997 in a car accident on the mainland. He was also a naval aviator in the Pacific during World War II. Born in Natrona Heights, Pa., he is survived by wife Emily J.C.; son Roger; sister Jean A. Weeter; stepsons David, Doug and Leigh; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one great-stepgrandchild. Memorial services over ashes: noon Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Inurnment: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.         [SB 15//08/1997]

 

Mary P. Allen, 46, died March 1, 1997. Born in Wahiawa, she is survived by sons John Pu, Willie and Norman Allen; daughter Ernestine; and sister Kathleen Kalulu. Memorial service: 5 p.m. tomorrow at Manu O’ Ke Kai canoe site. Call from 4:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire.

 

Jeanette Jan Allison, 59, of Mililani died Dec. 29, 1996 in Mililani. Born in Idaho, she is survived by daughter Debra K. Russo; and son Justin. Private services.        [SB 16/01/1997]

 

David Almeida, 85, of Waialua, a retiree of Waialua Sugar Plantation and a part-time paniolo at Waialua Ranch, died Aug. 17, 1997  in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Koloa, Kauai, he is survived by sons Leslie D. “Les” and Leighton “Chuck”; daughter Edith “Tooty” Moniz; brother Joseph; sister Rosie Borges; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m.  Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call 6-9 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire.     [SB 26/08/1997]

 

Rufino A. Alminiana, 83, of Honolulu died June 25, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital.  Born in Bacnotan, La Union, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Teodocia; sons Nestor and Glenn; daughter Christina; and four grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St.  John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.     [SB 15/07/1997]

 

Bernarda A. Almogela, 67, of Honolulu died last Monday Jul 7, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by mother Candida; brothers Juanito and Orlando, and sisters Teresa A. Pascua and Virginia A.  Trinidad. Wake: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial in the Philippines.     [SB 14/07/1997]

 

Angel Alonzo, 90, of Honolulu, a retiree of Kohala Sugar Planters Association, died March 29, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in Bagbag, Solsona, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Maria G.; son Francisco; daughter Corazon A. Ingel; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Kalihi. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.

 

Ariston Ari Alonzo Jr., also known as Boss and Boom Boom, 50, of Keaau, Hawaii, owner of Alonzo Bus Service, died Saturday Jan 25, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Keaau, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Rose Anne; sons Noel G. Navarro and Ariston AP Alonzo III; daughter Arianne K.; brothers Joseph, Harold and Roy; and sisters Betty Jane Hutton, Penny Davis and Patricia Alonzo. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.         [SB 29/01/1997]

 

Claudio Alpichi, 66, of Kaneohe, a retired Geolabs driller, died Sunday Feb 16, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Pahala, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Kevin S. and Keith S.; daughters Lynne M. Souza and Donna Ann Lopez; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  Service: 9:45 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Reception to follow at the family home.

 

Bertha Aludino, 66, of Kohala, a former employee of the Ritz-Carlton at Mauna Lani Resort, died Dec. 17, 1997 in Kohala Hospital. She was born in Kalopa.  She is survived by daughters Mary Botelho, Vivian Fisher and Grace Miller; sons Wade, Eric and Norman; sister Mary Villacorte; brother Don Cruz, 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.        [SB 26/12/2997]

 

Renee E. Alvarado, 40, of Wailuku, a rental agent for Alamo Rent-a-Car, died Friday Oct 31, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Aiea, she is survived by husband Gregory; sons Jansen, Kevin and Preston; sisters Donna Clements, Jennifer Foster, Maria Zuares and Cathy Fredricks; and brothers Phillip and Dwayne Combis, and Derek and Peyton Siliado. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Up Country Christian Fellowship. Burial: First Assembly of God Cemetery, Kuau, Maui. Aloha attire.         [SB 05/11/1997]

 

Pedro Alvarez Jr., infant son of Rosalina Velazquez and Pedro Alvarez of Honalo, Kona, died Sept. 3, 1997 in Kona Community Hospital. He is also survived by brother Daniel Flores and sisters Patricia Alvarez, Cristina and Cynthia Velazquez and Alejandra, Jennifer and Kimmy E. Flores. Mass: 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona.      [SB 12/091997]

 

Arnold P. “Uchi” Alvarico Jr., 25, of Nanakuli, died last Thursday Mar 27, 1997 in Nanakuli. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Arnold P. and Rose H.; brother Chad K.; sisters Connie H. Hokoana and Laura K., Krystal K. and Chelsea N. Alvarico; and grandmother Beatrice. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Hill of Zion Full Gospel Church, 87-112 Milikami St., Maili. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Abel H. Alves, 68, of Wailuku, a retired assistant chief engineer at Maui Marriott, died Friday May 23, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. He was also past president of the Valley Isle Archery Club, Maui. Born in Haiku, Maui, he is survived by wife Helen; sons Abel K. Jr. and Gary; daughter Tanya Yadao; brothers Edward Alves and Robert, Thomas and Benjamin Gomes and Albert Mamaril and William, Terry, Paul and Vincent Gusman; sisters Julie Gomes, Olivia Arruda, Louisa Aloy, Barbara Gusman, Sandra Dickson and Jacqueline Ah Hee; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Burial: Saturday at Mahealani Cemetery, Piihana. Casual attire.       [SB  28/05/1997]

 

Gerald A. Alves, 56, of Hilo, manager of a gas company, died Saturday Mar 15, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Hilo, he is survived by daughters Kelly Gorloff and Lori Alves; son Gerald A.; sister Patricia Villamil; and two grandchildren. Service: 12:15 p.m. tomorrow at St.  Joseph’s Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Cozy “Amay” Amai, 49, of Haina, Hawaii, a retired maintenance woman, died Friday Apr 11, 1997 in Honokaa Hospital. Born in Honokaa, Hawaii, she is survived by mother Kanacio; brothers August and James; and sister Shirley Skaggs. Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes, Honokaa Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Honokaa Catholic Church Cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Anisa M. Amaral, infant daughter of Melba and Edmund Amaral Jr., died Friday Aug 8, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital. She is also survived by sister Are‘a K.; grandparents Edmund and Arleen Amaral and Aurelio and Flora Supapo; and great-grandparents Virginia K. Amaral, Edie R. Wassman, Gervacio Soller and Jose and Trinidad Morales. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.     [SB 13//08/1997]

 

John B. Amaral Jr., 81, of Naalehu, Hawaii, a retired cane truck driver for the former Kau Sugar Co., died Saturday Nov 22, 1997 in Kau Hospital. Born in Pahala, Hawaii, he is survived by wife Elizabeth; sons John III and Anthony; daughters Geraldine Young and Lorraine Tovio; sisters Dora Andrade, Evelyn Wong and Ethel Chow; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Naalehu Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Naalehu County Cemetery. Casual attire.       [SB 25/11/2997]

 

Domingo J. Ambago, 68, of Captain Cook, Kona, a retired rice and tobacco farmer, died

Feb. 28, 1997 in Kona Community Hospital. Born in Banayoyo, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Benita D.; sons Roger D., Salvador, Marcelo and Jerry; daughters Rebecca Bio, Soledad Dela Rosa and Edna Estrada; and 10 grandchildren. Service: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the New Life Christian Center (Kona Gospel Chapel). Call from 6 p.m.  Graveside service: 10 a.m. Friday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Helen C. Amerino, 87, of Kaneohe died Saturday Nov 1, 1997 in Salem, Ore. Born in Lahaina, she is survived by sons Harold, Floyd and Alvin; daughter Candy Coelho; brothers Herman, Albert and Frank Coelho; sisters Agnes Pires, Violet Auwae, Valentine Janero, Katherine Cooke and Mildred Ingram; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.  Mass: 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 19/11/2997]

 

Agnes S. Amii, 83, of lower St. Louis Heights, a retired buyer for Fort Shafter Post Exchange, died Wednesday   Oct 1, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Ewa, she is survived by sons Glenn S. and Eric Y.; daughter Sharyn T. Amii-Mills; brother Noboru “Chip” Matsushima; sisters Ethel S. Tsugawa, Mildred M.  Yokoyama and Florence F. Jo; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 03/10/1997]

 

Kazuo Amimoto, 80, of Honolulu, a retired shipwright for Hawaiian Tuna Packers, died last Tuesday Feb. 25, 1997 in the Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Harriet; sons Rhys Amimoto and Robert Kapuniai; daughters Linda Tanaka and Kathy Kawahara; brothers Shoichi and Kenneth; sister Michiko Otsuka; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Private service.

 

Winifred T. Amimoto, 72, of Honolulu died last Wednesday Sep 10, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Kazushige; son Dean T.; and brothers Edward and Jack N. Murakami. Memorial services: 6 p.m.  Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Alejandro C. Amoguis, 58, of Honolulu will be buried Wednesday in Valley of the Temples. He was killed in a traffic accident Sunday Apr 20, 1997 at Ala Moana Center. Born in Mabini, Boholo, the Philippines, he is survived by daughter Levi Amoguis-Bravo; sons Glicerio II, Ronald, Julito and Roy; brothers Ricarte, Lamberto and Manuel; sisters Lilia Acierto and Sarah Lozano; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary.

 

Asaichi “Art” Amuro, 71, of Kaneohe, a retired accounting manager for Clark Air Force Base Post Exchange, died Wednesday Nov 19, 1997 in Tripler Army Hospital. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by wife Yukiko; sons Lawrence T.  and Andrew L.; daughter Irene Nakamura; brother Thomas K.; and sister Florence H. Estes; and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.              [SB 22/11/2997]

 

Daniel K. Anahu, 86, of Honolulu died yesterday Jan 22, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Thelma; daughter Clare N.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patricks Church. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.        [SB 23/01/1997]

 

Canuto V. Andaya, 87, of Honolulu, a retired stevedore with Castle & Cooke, died Saturday Jun 7, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Victoria C.; daughters Estrellita Banayos and Mickey Andaya; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony’s Church, Kalihi. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.         [SB 13/06/1997]

 

Remigio Andaya, 84, of Honolulu, a retired cook with Maluhia Hospital, died March 11, 1997  in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Teresa C.; and brother Benny. Wake: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N.  School St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.

 

Hildegard J. “Peggy” Anders, 76, of Kaneohe died Sunday May 18, 1997 at home. Born in Kiel, Germany, she is survived by daughter Heide Holland; and two grandchildren. Private services.     [SB  21/05/1997]

 

Charles E. Anderson, 71, of Honolulu died Oct. 3, 1997  in Kaiser Malama Ohana.  Born in California, he is survived by sisters Joan Houston, Marie St. Gust and Charlene Jensen; and care-giver Nalani Thompson. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.      [SB 23/10/1997]

 

Craig T. “Kamaki” Anderson, a master chef in training at Coco Pazzo, Dallas, died last Wednesday Nov 26, 1997 in Plano, Texas. He died in a car accident. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Don and Diane; sisters Deborah Sklorenko, Christine Dudek and Laura Anderson; and brothers Don Jr. and Camm Willener. Services held.      [SB 03/12/1997]

 

Gene C. Anderson, 78, of Honolulu, a retired lieutenant colonel with the Air Force, died March 10, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Kansas City, Mo., he is survived by wife Karla; and son Bernie Bise. Services: 11:30 a.m Wednesday at National Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire.    [ SB 02/05/1997]

 

Georgia J.B. Andersen, 96, of Honolulu died Sunday Nov 9, 1997 in Hale Ho Aloha.  Born in North Kona, she is survived by son Frank H. Barton; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Call from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.      [SB 13/11/1997]

 

Yoshitada Ando, 74, of Oceanside, Calif. and formerly of Honolulu, died May 12, 1997 in Oceanside. He was a retired international inflight catering maintenance manager and a member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team.  Born on Kauai, he is survived by daughter Cynthia Kettle; brother Yoshitsugu; and a grandson. Memorial services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.  Casual attire.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Yoshitsugu Ando, 80, of Kekaha, Kauai, a retired construction supervisor for Kekaha Sugar Co., died Aug. 12, 1997  in Kauai Veterans Hospital. He was born in Huleia, Kauai. He is survived by wife Tomiko. Private services.  [SB 28/08/1997]

 

Balbino A. Andrada, 88, of Honolulu died May 5, 1997  at home. Born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Imelda; son Lee Anthony; daughter Joy Ann; brothers Pedro, Juan, Rogelio and Marciano; and sisters Florencia and Rosita. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Mortuary.  Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa, 712 N. School St. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples.       [SB  29/05/1997]

 

Allan L. Andrade, 66, of Kailua, retired from the U.S. Navy, died Saturday Nov 22, 1997 at home. He was also a stock broker for Smith Barney Inc. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Amelia; father Dr. James J.; sons Mark, Glenn and Tracey; daughters Terri, Sheryl and Allison; sisters Norma Carpenter and Linda Anglemyer; and 13 grandchildren. Memorial services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church. Call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.           [SB 25/11/2997]

 

Yukie O. Andrade, 69, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, died Wednesday Jan 15, 1997 in Honokaa Hospital. Born  in Kohala, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Manuel; son Dennis; stepson Lewis; daughters Eunice Andrade, Jessie Anderson and Valerie Pua; stepdaughter Joan D. Souza; sister Shige ko Takamine; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Wake: 5 p.m.  Wednesday at Memorial Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 18/01/1997]

 

Stella G. Andreson, 72, of Hawaii, a Kaneohe Marine Corps Station Officer’s Clubexecutive chef, died Thursday Mar 6, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by daughter Mae “Lani” Ogawa; hanai sons Sanuel A. Souza and Lance Kaui; sisters Mae Napoleon, Pearl Hew Len, Catherine Torres, Miriam Davis, Blanche Ramos, Yvonne Chaves and Bernice Brickwood; brothers Augustine and Richard E. Duarte and Kenneth Zablan; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Service: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 p.m. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Gregory S. Andrew, 35, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 1997. Born in France, he is survived by daughter Julia L.; companion Sabrina Fairfax; mother Catherine Roberts; father retired Col. Donald G.; sister Catherine; and brothers Mark and Michael. Gatherings: noon tomorrow at Waialae Kahala Beach Park; and noon March 29 at Maunaloa Bay, opposite Hawaii Kai Drive. Casual attire

 

Richard S. Andrews, 67, of Haleiwa, a heavy equipment operator, died Thursday jan 16, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Caroline K. Momi; son Richard Jr., daughters Donna L. Armitage, Diana K. Franks, Brenda M. Ortiz and Esther M. Machado; brothers David and Valentine; sister Minnie Wilson; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary, call after 7:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 22/01/1997]

 

Simeon J. Andrews, 52, of Utah, native of Waimanalo, died Wednesday Jan 15, 1997. Andrews, a U.S. Air Force retiree with 20 years of service, was a U.S. Army employee. He is survived by wife Orathei T.; brother Mark C.; and sisters Rose Martin, Theresa Rowland and Myrna Andrews. Mass: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Georges Church, Waimanalo. Scattering of ashes to follow in front of Sea Life Park.     [SB 22/01/1997]

 

Mabel S. Anger, 80, of San Mateo, Calif., native of Hilo, a retired proprietress and teacher for a day care center, died Jan. 13, 1997 in San Mateo, Calif. She is survived by son Paul Lewis; brothers Walter P., Robert Bob and Allan R. Santos; and sisters Violet S. Pereira and Ruth S. Meunier. Services held.      [SB 29/01/1997]

 

Raymond Aniban, 60, of Honolulu died Sunday Jul 13, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Kahuku, he is survived by wife Guadalupe F.; son Raymond Jr.; daughters Carlene R. and Kimberly; stepsons Nathan, Fernan, Darwin and Divino Pazcoguin; brother Walter; and eight grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Call 8-9 a.m. Burial with military honors: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.      [SB 18/07/1997]

 

Steven A. Antol, 36, of Waipahu, a United Airlines flight attendant, died Tuesday May 6, 1997 in Los Angeles. Born in Whitaker, Pa., he is survived by parents Bernard and Margaret; brothers Bernard Jr., Kenneth and Ronald; and sister Lee Ann. Services: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Unity Church of Hawaii, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. Internment services: noon Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Entombment to follow.      [SB  17/05/1997]

 

Elsie G. Antone, 67, of San Leandro, Calif., who was born in Honokaa, Hawaii, died Sunday Apr 13, 1997 in Oakland Kaiser Hospital. She was a specialist clerk with County of Alameda, Calif. and is survived by sons Darrel and Kevin; daughter Karen; brothers Raymond and Anthony Gomes and Eddie Ku; sisters Madeline Furtado and Frances De Rego. Mass: 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Honokaa. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Honokaa Church Cemetery. Casual attire.   [SB 19/04/1997]

 

Ernest E. Antone, 79, of Waianae, a retired dairyman for Kamiya Dairy, died Monday May 26, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital. He was also a pipefitter at Pearl Harbor. Born in Olaa, Hilo, he is survived by sons Ernest E. Jr., Joseph W. and Paul J.; daughters Geraldine R. Arruda and Clarissa L. Kunukau; brother Richard; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 10:15 a.m.  Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire.    [SB  29/05/1997]

 

Virgil E. “Tony” Antone Jr., 57, of Kailua-Kona, a retired crane operator with Operating Engineers Union, died Wednesday Oct 29, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Mabel M.; daughters Laurie-Ann Pacatang, Aulani and Bobby Antone, Toni-Lynne Cano and Verna Ulii; stepdaughters Ann Ellis, Grace Moore and Tammy DuPont; brothers Raymond, Robert and Walter; sisters Helene “Leinaala” Uyemura and Margie “Pixie” Williams; and 18 grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering of ashes: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Honokahau Boat Harbor, Kona.       [SB 04/11/1997]

 

Estrella C. Antonio, 55, of Kapolei died last Saturday Aug 23, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital. Born in Bacnotan, La Union, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Tolentino T.; daughters Nathene Lynn C. Antonio, Shirley Deutsch and Lillian Martinez; mother Presentacion Carbonell; brother Erodito Carbonell; sisters Lidovina Menguita and Olivia Carbonell; and eight grandchildren. Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 30/08/1997]

 

Melchor Antonio, 92, of Waialua, a retired Waialua Sugar Plantation worker, died Dec. 29, 1997 at Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughters Caridad and Caroline. Services: 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

 

Dorothy F. Anzai, 70, of Honolulu, a retired counterperson at Pattis Chinese Kitchen in Ala Moana Center, died Friday Jan 17, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Kazuo E.; son Alton A.; daughters Christine F. and Caroline M. Thomas; brothers Takeo and Masayoshi Nakamura and Sonny Futagawa; sister Irene A. Shinsato; and three grandchildren. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire.     [SB 21/01/1997]

 

Neil F. Anzai, 72, of Honolulu, a retired Internal Revenue Service agent, died Nov. 2, 1997   in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by son Gary Y.; brothers Rikio, Clarence M., Teruo, Hisao and Tomio; and sisters Clara Oishi and Evalyn Yamaguchi. Private services.      [SB 12/11/1997]

 

Gene J. Aoki, 74, of Honolulu, a retired general contractor, died Feb. 2, 1997 at home. Born in Nampa, Idaho, he is survived by wife Kazuko “Kay”; daughter Carol H. Hirai; and sisters Natsue Okimura and Harue Tamaki. Private services.

 

George T. Aoki, 60, of Honolulu, an engineer for Pacific Division Naval Facility Engineering Command, died Wednesday Jun 18, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Carolee M.; sons Todd T. and Craig F.; brother Alvin T.; and sister Frances H. Kaneshiro. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Church of Holy Nativity, 5286 Kalanianaole Highway, Aina Haina. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 20/06/1997]

 

Maria V. Aoki, 40, of Honolulu died Wednesday Apr 30, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital.  Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Terence K.; son Christopher; mother Rosalina Agustin; brother Michael Agustin; sister Rosalina Sato.  Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

Minoru Aoki, 81, of Haleiwa, a retired meat cutter with Schofield Commissary and co-founder of Aoki Shave Ice, Haleiwa, died Sept. 24, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Waialua, he is survived by wife Sumie; sons Roy, Raymond and Michael; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 02/10/1997]

 

Samuel Y. Aoki, 91, of Wailua Homesteads, a vegetable farmer, died Tuesday Dec 2, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by daughter Kara Ozaki; son Stanley, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 08/12/1997]

 

Haruo “Paul” Aoto, 82, of Honolulu, a retired mason foreman for Okada Trucking Co., died yesterday Apr 11, 1997 at home. Born in Wahiawa, he is survived by sons Richard M. and Bernard K.; daughter Linda M. Muranaka; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.  Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire.

No flowers.

 

Henry H. Aoyama, 86, of Honolulu, a Hawaiian Electric Co. retiree, died Tuesday Apr 22, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by wife Daisy F. Aoyama; daughter Eleanor H. Shigemura; sister Mitsuko; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 28/04/1997]

 

Mitsuko Aoyama,83, of Honolulu, a retired barber for Kato’s Barber Shop, died Oct. 24, 1997  at Straub Clinic & Hospital. Born in Aiea, he is survived by nieces and nephews. Private services were held.          [SB 03/11/1997]

 

Wendy Apana, 3, died Sept. 29, 1997. She is survived by mother Brandi; and sibling Ch’asca “Sam.” Private services.    [SB 04/11/1997]

 

David “Fada” Apao, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired civil service motor pool supervisor, died Monday Sep 1, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Mana, Waimea, Kauai. Survived by wife Grace Y.L.; sons David G., Daniel R. and Darryl R.; daughters Winona H. Nakamura, Louwena R. Kong Jr. and Davelyn M. Kawahakui; sister Miriam Lau; 13 grandchildren; a great-grandchild.  Services: 10 a.m Monday, Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 05/091997]

 

William Apele Jr., 58, of Honolulu died Oct. 24, 1997 in St. Francis Hospital.  Born in Hilo, he is survived by wife Lorraine; sons Kurt and Ben; brother William R.; sister Helen Leslie; and a grandson. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.    [SB 04/11/1997]

 

Anna A.D. Aipia, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Leahi Hospital licensed practical nurse, died Sunday Hab 5m 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Kona, Hawaii, she is survived by children Priscilla Lowe, Samuel, Charles Jr. and Everell Aipia, Armine Keane and Wolletta Colonna; sisters Rose Briner and Dorothy Pozegar; 31 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, call after 6 p.m.; and 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaneohe Second Ward, 45-150 Waikalua Road, call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.      [SB 08/01/1997]

 

Gilbert K. Apo, 52, of Kaupo, Maui, a building contractor, died Friday Feb 7, 1997 in the Waianae Comprehensive Hospital. Born in Hana, Maui, he is survived by wife Barbara; sons Danson and Jason; daughter Danielle; mother Alice; and a granddaughter. Service: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Borthwick/Norman’s Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

Anne M.G. Apoliona, 83, of Honolulu died Friday Dec 19, 1997 at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Eugene G.; daughters Aulani and Haunani, and two granddaughters. Services: 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary.  Call after 8:30 a.m. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.       [SB 25/12/2997]

 

Thompson K. Apolo-Basso, infant son of Stewart Basso and Gwen Apolo, died Sept. 30 , 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is also survived by sister Brittany; brothers Ikaika and Solomona; grandparents Eddie and Hannah Apolo and Gene and Betty Basso. Graveside service: 11 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire.     [SB 25/10/1997]

 

Francisco “Lolong” Apostadiro, 58, of Makaha died Friday Feb 21, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by wife Loretta; sons Brent, Zachary, Edmund and Edwin; daughters Bernie Kim, Alison Librizzi and Tiny Mendoza; brother Benito; sisters Petra Paredes, Kay Sabog, Josephine Munar, Incarnation Fontanilla and Natividad Ganaban; and 19 grandchildren. Mass: 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. Call from 6 p.m. Service:10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Harry F. Appleby, 72, of Robert, La., an electrician, died Sept. 13, 1997. Born in Lynn, Mass., he is survived by wife Dorothy K.; brother Irvine Charles; and sisters Shirley Atherton and Dorothy. Private services.       [SB 30/09/1997]

 

Justo M. Apuya,  85, of Honolulu, a Makiki Nursery employee, died Feb. 27, 1997. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Romana; son Jason; daughters Rosemarie Macadamia-Todd and Jeannie Apuya; brother Mariano; sister Felisa Pagat; and two grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call from 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Parke Chapel. Call from 8:30 a.m. Burial: Valley of the Temples. Casual attire.    [SB 11/03/1997]

 

Domingo C. Aquino, 90, of Honolulu, a retired maintenance worker with Von Hamm & Young, died Friday Jun 6, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Alfred Valenzuela and Coronado Aquino; daughters Lourdes Belasco and Dolores Pias; 20 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Kalihi. Call after 6 p.m. Services: 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.          [SB 11/06/1997]

 

Esther B. Aquino, 41, of Waipahu died Jan. 8, 1997 in St. Francis-West Hospital. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Antonio T. “Tony”; sons Mark A. and Antonio Jr.; brother Benny Balicao; and sisters Lydia Doroni and Rosaline Balicao. Service: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Richard T. Aquino, 57, of Keaau, Hawaii, a mason, died Tuesday May 13, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Erie, Pa., he is survived by wife Martha Ann K.; daughter Crystal Medeiros; stepsons Keola and Thomas Medeiros Jr.; brothers Pat Jr., James D. and John E.; sister Rosemarie Biehler; and a grandson. Service: 10 a.m. Monday at Glad Tidings Church. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.      [SB  16/05/1997]

 

Chieko S. Arakaki, 70, of Aiea, a DFS Hawaii retiree, died Sunday Feb 16, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Iwata Ken, Japan, she is survived by husband Seiko; sons Teruo Sawata, and William N. and Lawrence H. Arakaki; daughter Lola J. Miyashiro; brother Masakatsu Kawakami; sisters Tsurue Hayashi and Suzuko Hirayama; and 11 grandchildren. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

David M. Arakaki, 78, of Halaula, Kohala, Hawaii, a retired foreman for the former Kohala Sugar Co., died Friday Dec 26, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Ethel O.; sons Lawson, Alvin, Derrick and Neil; daughter Terry J. Arakaki-Koishigawa; sisters Florence Komoto, Doreen Lanier and Marilyn Keau, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Services: 5 p.m. Friday at Kohala Hongwanji Mission. Call after 3 p.m.  Services: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 4:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 30/12/2997]

 

Helen T. Arakaki, 82, of Honolulu, a retired Stewart’s Waikiki Restaurant waitress, died May 5, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. Born on Maui, she is survived by husband Tetsuo; son Dean R.; daughters Faith M. Won, Ruby T. Kobayashi, and Ginger H. and Pauline S. Arakaki; and two grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 14/05/1997]

 

Kishin A. Arakaki, 92, of Honolulu died Wednesday Jan. 1, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Bama Higa, Okinawa, he is survived by wife Fumiko; sons Carl G., Richard S. and John S.; daughter Dorothy N. Ushijima; sisters Kana Maemizo and Omito Eguchi; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mass: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Stephen's Church, 2747 Pali Highway. Call after 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at the church and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 07/01/1997]

 

Lillian S. Arakaki, 61, of Honolulu, a retired senior vice president of Atlas Insurance Agency, died last Wednesday Sep 3, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. Survived by husband Dennis Y.; son Aaron K.; daughter Shari T.  Imanaka; brothers Kenneth H. and Jack Y. Naito; sisters Helen S. Sato, Shirley R. Joyo and Jane S. Umetsu; parents Yuzuru and Florence K. Naito; 3 grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 10/091997]

 

Mae S. Arakaki, 61, of Kaneohe, a retired jewelry assembler for Blair’s Ltd., died July 25, 1997  in Straub Hospital. Born in Hakalau, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Roy H.; brother Thomas H. Shiroma; and sisters June M. Oshiro and Kinuko Tamashiro. Private services.    [SB 20/08/1997]

 

Shigeru Arakaki, 90, of Honolulu, a retired groundskeeper for Waialae Country Club, died April 1, 1997 at home. Born on Okinawa, he is survived by sons Robert Y. and Roy T.; daughters Cynthia K. and Annie A.; and five grandchildren. Private services.

 

Tsuyo C. Arakaki, 94, of Honolulu, retired owner of College Walk Saimin, died Thursday Sep 4, 1997 in Nuuanu Hale. She was born in Okinawa. Survived by sons Henry K. and David T.; daughters June H. Arakawa, Yuriko Goya and Alice N. Kishimoto, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 8 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 09/091997]

 

Yasuo “Cap” Arakaki, 70, of Kaneohe, a warehouseman and driver for Pameco, died Monday Jul 7, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in South Hilo, he is survived by wife Nellie Y.; sons Terry, Leslie and Lester; daughter Debra; brothers Noboru, Gilbert and Takeo; and three grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.      [SB 11/07/1997]

 

Harry S. Arakawa, 77, of Hilo, a maintenance worker in the state Corrections Division, died Saturday Mar 22, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. He was born in Wahiawa. Survived by wife Kikuno “Kay”; son David; brother Larry; sister Tomiko Nakasone, and two grandchildren.  Services: 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary; call after 4 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday in Homelani Columbarium. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Jeffery H. Arakawa, 29, of Kaneohe, a carpenter, died Sept. 14, 1997  in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Ronald Hisashi and Yasuko Arakawa; and sisters Sharon T. Yoshioka and Norine K. Arakawa.  Memorial services: 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 23/09/1997]

 

Mary K. Arakawa, 72, of Waipahu died July 25, 1997  in UCLA Hospital, Westwood, Calif. Born in West Los Angeles, she is survived by husband Goro; sons David, John, Lance and Woody; daughter Lei-Nani; sister Kazuko “Kazi” Kadota; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial services: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Private burial. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 09/08/1997]

 

Sadakichi “Teki” Arakawa, 70, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. heavy equipment mechanic, died Saturday Oct 11, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Puunene, Maui, he is survived by wife Jean K. Chinen; son Gary; daughter Jan Yoshimoto; and eight grandchildren. Services: 5 p.m.  Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Burial: 10 a.m. Friday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 14/10/1997]

 

Yonenaga “John” Arashiro, 94, of Honolulu, retired head waiter for Halekulani Hotel, died Jan. 29, 1997 in St. Francis Hospice. Born in Okinawa, he is survived by wife Chiruko; sons Royden K. and George; sisters Yoshiko Matsukawa and Nabeko Yabiku; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

 

Francis T. Arata, 89, of Honolulu died Tuesday Jul 22, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Okinawa, Japan, he is survived by wife Hideko; son Francis T. Jr.; daughter Jo-Ann K. Toma; three grandchildren; three brothers; and four sisters. Services: 8 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 25/07/1997]

 

Kenhan Arata, 91, of Honolulu, a retired Globe Dry Cleaners owner, died Feb. 22, 1997 at home. He was born in Awase, Okinawa. He is survived by sons Herbert, Calvin, Ronald and Paul; daughters Leatrice Tamashiro, Annie Aoki, Nellie Yanagihara and Elsie Hasegawa; brothers Francis T., Tamotsu, Kenei and Yasubobu; sisters Yoshiko Fukuhara, Kikue Kuwae and Chiyo Takushi; 17 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Private service.

 

Emma J.J. Araujo, 42, of Papaaloa, Hawaii died Sunday Sep 21, 1997 in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, she is survived by husband Albert Jr.; son Dane Nakai; parents Victor and Dorothy Jardine; brothers Rodney, Randal, Darren, Damien and Jared Jardine; and sister Darilene Souza. Eucharistic services: 7 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Papaaloa. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Services: 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: St. Anthony’s Catholic Church Cemetery.  Casual attire.   [SB 24/09/1997]

 

Lawrence Araujo, 66, of Honolulu, a groundskeeper with University of Hawaii, died Dec. 12, 1997 in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by son Lawrence Jr.; daughters Lucille Araujo and Frances Afa; sisters Lucille Araki and Margaret Araujo; brothers Albert, Joseph and Harold, and six grandchildren. Private services. Call Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii for information.      [SB 23/12/2997]

 

Louis A. Araujo III, 22, of Hilo, will be remembered in private services.  He drowned Sunday Aug 24, 1997 after he was caught in a rip tide off Kehena Beach off the Puna Coast. Araujo was an employee of Keaau Banana. He was born in Hilo.  He is survived by parents Louis Jr. and Jane; sisters Tammy Carvalho and Leslie Ann Araujo, and grandparents Louis and Elizabeth. Private services.         [SB 29/08/1997]

 

Bernie N. Arcega, 48, of Kodiak, Alaska, a former housekeeper for Royal Hawaiian Sheraton Hotel, died June 9, 1997  in Kodiak. He was also machine operator for Cook Inlet Processing Co., Alaska. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by mother Conchita Hufana; sons Bernard Jr., Chris and Michael; sisters Carlota Ader, Dania Hoover, Baybee Hufana, Lilibeth Salinas, Evangeline Conrad and Arvi Hufana; and brothers Fidel, Arthur and John M.  Hufana. Services in the Philippines.     [SB 18/06/1997]

 

Nancy A. Arciero, 49, of Honolulu, a parent/child network coordinator at Koko Head School and an aerobics instructor, died Saturday Jul 26, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Bermuda, she is survived by husband James “Kimo”; daughters Malia, Leila, Keala and Nalani; mother Emma Ricardi; sister Pat Kaufman and brother John. Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Call after noon.  Inurnment: Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.        [SB 30/07/1997]

 

Joey G. Areola, 7, of Waipahu, died Feb. 21, 1997 in Kapiolani Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by mother Felipa G.; stepfather Elpidio S. Oviedo; father Paulino N.; brother Joseph Oviedo; sisters Stacey G. and Jaclyn G. Areola and Giselle A. Oviedo; and grandmother Felisa Naanos. Wake: 7 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 6 p.m. Mass: 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church.  Call from 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Noritaka Arii, 72, of Aiea, a retired postal carrier, died last Tuesday Feb. 25, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital.Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Dorothy Y.; son Robert T.; daughter Colleen K.; brothers Jack T., Butler K. and Lawrence T. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Tomeko Arii, 88, of Aiea died Sept. 19, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in Kahana Bay, she is survived by sons Henry S. and Harvey J.; daughters Hazel K. Ho, Mildred T. Kipu, Violet S. Arakaki and Gertrude H. Nakamura; sister Umeko Konno; 24 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 07/10/1997]

 

Kikue Arita, 100, of Hilo, died Tuesday Aug 5, 1997 at Hilo Hospital. She was born in Kamamoto Ken, Japan. She is survived by daughter Hatsune Fukuchi; daughters-in-law Mildred and Yoshiko; sister-in-law Eleanor; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren. Private services.       [SB 11/08/1997]

 

Miyoko Ariyoshi, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Libby’s Cannery trimmer, died May 5, 1997  in Maluhia Hospital. She is survived by sons Kazuo, Richard T., Buster K., Gilbert M. and Robert T.; daughters Winifred T. Morimoto and Virginia A.  Inouye; sister Mrs. Yoshiko Kashiwai; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Private services.       [SB 13/05/1997]

 

Riyo Ariyoshi, 91, of Kahului died Saturday Feb 15, 1997 in Kahului Hale Makua. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan, she is survived by sons Tadaoki, Ryuji and Henry; daughter Katherine Shimada; brother Shizuo Machida; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Service: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.

 

Mamerto F. “Mittong” Arizabal, 82, of Waipahu died May 5, 1997 in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by son Pedro; daughters Virginia A. “Jean” and Beatrice Medrano, and Leticia Ignacio; sister Bernardina; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Service: 7 p.m.  Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.      [SB  21/05/1997]

 

Teodoro V. Arizala, 72, of Waianae, died May 7, 1997  in St. Francis-West Hospital. He is survived by wife Visitacion G.; sons Abbeth, Teodoro, Manolito and Lawrence Arizala and Lawrence, Leonard, Laurente, Lyndon and Lowell Patricio; daughters Hermina Handa, Teresita Velez and Losalyn and Loralie Patricio; and eight grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary, call from 6 p.m.; and 9 a.m. Friday at the mortuary, call from 8 a.m.  Burial: Valley of the Temples.     [SB  20/05/1997]

 

Thomas W. Ark, 83, of Honolulu, retired proprietor of Betty Jane Village,  Pupuhale, died Aug. 19, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in China, he is survived by wife  Jeannine; sons Thomas Jr. and Michael; daughters Joy; and four grandchildren. Services: 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call 10:30-11:30 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 27/08/1997]

 

Emily A. Armbrust, 88, of Kailua, owner of Bill’s Market in Hollywood, died Nov. 29, 1997 in Kailua. She also was a violinist in the Beverly Hills Symphony.  She was born in Los Angeles. She is survived by sons Robert Goldsberry and William Armbrust III; daughters Virginia McCaleb and Janet Takushi; sisters Dora Peck, Ada Savo and Grace Kidder, and 15 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m.  Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.      [SB 23/12/2997]

 

Janet T. Armitage, 66, of Whidbey Island, Wash., formerly of Kailua, died in Washington Aug 1997. She was a hostess at Pohai Nani Retirement Home. She was born in New Rochelle, N.Y. Survived by husband G. Nelson Jr.; daughters Nancy Buckley and Leslie J. Donaldson; son G. Nelson III; brother William Tisdale; 2 grandchildren. Services on the mainland.   [SB 18/08/1997]

 

Charles P. “Uncle Charlie” Armstrong, 73, of Honolulu, died Sunday May 18, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by daughters Harriet A. “Jigs” Buen, Lovena K. “Vena” Hanada, Lydia M.K. Kaeka and Concetta K. “Cetta” Fialkowski; sons Charles A. “Butchy” and Earl K.; sister Bertha A. Moritz; 23 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Church, 2747 Pali Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.     [SB  20/05/1997]

 

Joan B. Armstrong, 68, of Honolulu died yesterday Feb 24, 1997. born in Pennsylvania, she is survived by husband Peter F.C.; daughter Elizabeth Downing; son Peter Jr.; and three grandchildren. Memorial service: 4 p.m. Friday at St. Albans Chapel at Iolani School.  Aloha attire. No flowers. Donations suggested to the David P. Coon Scholarship Fund.

 

Althea K. Arnold, 33, of Ewa Beach died Jan. 24, 1997 in Ewa Beach. Born in Hawaii, she is survived by husband Armand J.; son Armand J. “AJ” Jr.; sisters Sarah, Kepola and Leona; and brother Montrose Jr. Service: 11 am. Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Church. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

 

Charles N. “Colonel” Arnold, 85, of Honolulu, a retired chief quarterman of the Public Works Center, died Sunday May 18, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ruth; sisters Cecilia Kane, June Walker, Alice M. Stertz, and Yvonne Ernst; brothers Francis “Bud” and Thomas E. Services: 7 p.m.  Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery.     [SB  23/05/1997]

 

Miriam C. Arquette-Baldomero, 74, of Honolulu, a retiree of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, died Friday Jun 20, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by sons Daniel, Anthony and Allison Baldomero and Dick Matsumoto; daughter Frances Jacobson; brothers Alvin, Earl, Erwin and Addison Arquette and Aina Victor; sisters Anna Smiga, Veronica Andrews, Lucy Albano and Frances Parker; 15 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.        [SB 24/06/1997]

 

Flora C. Arquines, 60, of Honolulu died May 25, 1997  at home. Born in Narvacan, the Philippines, she is survived by sons Warlito, Danny, Alvin and Felomeno; daughters Susan Arquines, Janet Van Ess and Lynne C. Arquines; parents Pascual C. and Rosa Collo; sister Nellie C. Cruz; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.        [SB 04/06/1997]

 

Rosalia J. “Mama” Arrastia, 84, of Honolulu died Saturday Aug 23, 1997. Born in Muntinlupa, the Philippines, she is survived by children Letty Montenegro, Rosette Vicente, Francisco Reinares and Susan Muego; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mass: 3 p.m. tomorrow at Star of the Sea Church.  Call after 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.     [SB 26/08/1997]

 

Albert Arrisgado, 57, of Honolulu, a mechanic, died last Tuesday Apr 1, 1997. Born in Makaweli, Hawaii, he is survived by daughters Wendy and Laurie Arrisgado and Donna Winchester; brothers Maurice and Andres Arrisgado and George and Rudy Artuyo; and three grandchildren. Private services.

 

Andres Arrisgado, 62, of Kapaa, Kauai, a field supervisor with the sugar industry, died Saturday Mar 29, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Makaweli, Kauai, he is survived by wife Patricia M.L.; daughters Patrice Thronas, Andree-Ann Taufatofua and Andria L.  Arrisgado; hanai son Keala Kaui; brothers Maurice and Albert Arrisgado and George and Rudy Artuyo; and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Call 9:30-10:45 a.m.  Casual attire.

 

Mary T. “Mamie” Aruda, 87, of Kula, Maui, died yesterday Feb 4, 1997 in Maui Memorial Hospital. Born in Koonolu, Maui, she is survived by son Anthony; brother Edward Tavares; sisters Sophie Ah Choy, Helen Estrella, Irene Gouveia and Dorothy Almeida; and two grandchildren. Mass: 1 p.m. Saturday at Kula Holy Ghost Church. Call after 11 a.m. Burial: Makawao Veterans Cemetery.

 

Mildred Y. Asagi, 85, of Honolulu died Dec. 10, 1997 in El Camino Hospital at Mountain View, Calif. She was born in Kealia, Kauai. Survived by son Randy R.; daughter Susan E. Gibbs; sister Helen Cobb, and four grandchildren. Private services.    [SB 18/12/1997]

 

Arthur T. Asahara, 86, of Honolulu, a Del Monte Corp. accountant, died Jan. 15, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Waimea, Kauai, he is survived by wife Mildred S.; son Bernard Y.; and daughter Lorraine F. Wake: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary.  Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.      [SB 23/01/1997]

 

Sumiko Asai, 73, of Honolulu died Wednesday Jul 2, 1997 in Tokyo. She is survived by daughter Carol Y. Asai-Sato; and a grandson. Services in Osaka, Japan.     [SB 08/07/1997]

 

Francis P.K. “Buddy” “Sonny” Asam, 78, of Aiea, a retired mason, died Friday Jul 4, 1997 in Aloha Health Care Center. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Ann E. Copp-Asam; sons Wayne and Michael E.; daughters Gail C. and Louann K.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and half brothers and half sisters. Memorial services: 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call after 4 p.m. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.        [SB 10/07/1997]

 

Eleanor I. Asao, 65, of Honolulu died Jan. 20, 1997 in Straub Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Bertram T. Bert; sons Bryant K. and Blane M.; daughter Brenda N.; brother Kenneth J. Yokoyama; and two grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 30/01/1997]

 

Choyei Asato, 71, of Waipahu, a retired Dole Pineapple Co. Yale driver, died Jan. 19, 1997 in Queens Hospital. Born in Waipahu, he is survived by brothers Yeikichi Spike, Seicho, Lawrence Y., Walter H. and Roy M.; and sisters Kiyoko Uyehara and Sally T. Asato.  Private services.      [SB 29/01/1997]

 

Edwin R. Asato, 34, of Ewa Beach died Aug. 28, 1997. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Mr. and Mrs. Hideo Asato; and brother Nelson N.  Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5 p.m. Monday. Burial: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 06/091997]

 

Haruko Asato, 84, of Kaneohe, a retired housekeeping services worker, died Dec. 22, 1997 in Straub Hospital. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons George Chinen, Charles and Harold Asato; daughters Ester Tamayose, Doris Hufalar and Linda Chong; brother Paul Asato, and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services were private.

 

James Z. Asato, 76, of Aiea, a brewer for Hawaii Brewing Co., died Sept.  10, 1997   in Aiea. Born in Keahua, Maui, he is survived by son Dave; daughters Mariette Rothstein, Theresa Asato and Annette Baptiste; brothers Tom and Jerry; and eight grandchildren. Services: 12:15 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  Aloha attire.        [SB 18/09/1997]

 

Jitsuko Asato, 81, of Aiea, a retired Ala Moana Hotel chambermaid, died Feb. 1, 1997 in St.  Francis-West Hospital. Born in Kihei, Maui, she is survived by sons Charles, Richard, Kenneth, Lawrence and George; daughters Jean Kalani and Sharon Watanuki; brothers George, John, Seikatsu and Bert Kikuyama; sisters Doris Tengan and Jane Satsuma; 22 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Private services.

 

Richard T. Asato, 72, of Honolulu, a retired merchant seaman, died last Thursday Dec 11, 1997 in Kaiser Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by sons Paul K.Y. and Kevin; brothers Francis J., Lawrence S., Kenneth K., Norman K. and Daniel T.; sisters Elaine T. Okubo, Loretta Y. Yoshimoto and Elsa M. Ritchey, and two grandchildren. Memorial services: noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.    [SB 18/12/1997]

 

Shokatsu Asato, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired custodian for Washington Intermediate School, died Monday Jul 21, 1997 in Convalescent Center of Honolulu. Born in Waianae, he is survived by wife Yachiyo; sons James K. and George Y.; daughters Nancy M. Masuda, June J. Sutterfield and Ruth Y. Yamato; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 24/07/1997]

 

Thomas E. Asato, 57, of Honolulu, a retired produce manager for Foodland Super Market, Market City, died Tuesday Sep 2, 1997 at home. He was born in Puna, Hawaii. Survived by parents Kitoku and Tsuruko; brothers Edwin E., Terrance Y. and Gary M.; sisters Ruth T. Inouye, Nobuko Oshiro, Nancy S. Tempo and Sharon S. Kim. Memorial services: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Hosoi Garden Mortuary.  Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 05/091997]

 

Tomiko Asato, 83, of Honolulu, a retired housekeeper, died June 25, 1997  in Hale Ho Aloha. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, she is survived by sons Ronald K. and Vernon Z.; daughters Faye A. Chi and Carol A. Tashima; brothers Sam, Masaji, Majo, Matsunobu and Jimmy Uyehara; and five grandchildren. Private services.         [SB 03/07/1997]

 

Jody “Joe” Asejo, 35, of Honolulu died Jan. 29, 1997 at home. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by parents Stanley and Patsy; brother Stanley Jr.; and sisters Sandi Campos and Keala Asejo. Mass: 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

 

Sofronia T. Asencion, 70, of Honolulu, died Nov. 8, 1997   in the Philippines. She was born in the Philippines. Survived by husband Amado; son Romeo; daughter Melva Lactaoen; brothers Teodolfo, Teodoro, Andres and Hermoso Tabios; sister Feliza Dumlao; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church, Kalihi. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.        [SB 18/11/2997]

 

Felix “Johnny” Aseret, 90, of Eleele, Kauai, a retired Dole Pineapple Co.  truck driver, died Friday Oct 10, 1997 at home. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, he is survived by sisters-in-law Angles and Violet Aceret. Graveside services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hanapepe Public Cemetery. Call after 9 a.m. at Garden Island Mortuary.      [SB 15/10/1997]

 

Robert N. Ashcraft, 70, of Kailua-Kona, an automotive mechanic, died Sunday Sep 28, 1997 in Tripler Hospital. Born in Tustin, Calif., he is survived by wife Mary; daughters Candance Reese, Janice Davis and Roberta Peterson; brothers Richard and Elmer; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Monday at Kona Baptist Church, Puuloa, Kona. Casual attire.  No flowers.         [SB 03/10/1997]

 

Demetria D. Asibal, 98, of Waipahu, died March 7, 1997 in Kaneohe. Born in Cebu, the Philippines, she is survived by son Jesus Gonzales; daughters Conception Lanet and Rosita Bachiller; 22 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Prayer service: noon Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call from 9 a.m. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

 

Benjamin A. “Ben” Asio, 84, of Wahiawa, a retired Dole Co. employee, died Nov. 24, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. He was born in the Philippines.  Survived by daughter Priscilla Felipe, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.    [SB 18/12/1997]

 

Ruben Aspili, 56 of Keaau, Hawaii, a truck driver with Puna Sugar Plantation, died last Tuesday Jul 8, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Olaa, Hawaii, he is survived by companion Lisa Le; sons David and Derrick; daughter Deborah; sisters Leonora Villafuerte, Rosalina Bender and Carmen Canda; father Cornelio L.; and five grandchildren. Private services.     [SB 15/07/1997]

 

Faitala S. Asuega, 64, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Regent Hotel laundry man, died Oct. 14, 1997  in Honolulu. Born in Pago Pago, American Samoa, he is survived by children Malepe Faasu, Mo‘omu Paletaoga, Aniva Leaupepe, and Ruben F., Petelo and Eseta Asuega; sisters Felila, Taui, Leafaitulagi, Sefulu, Oli and Siauigi; brothers Nika, Solosolo, Aso, Makilo, Ma‘a and Pule‘isili; and 22 grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary.  Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.       [SB 28/10/1997]

 

Cresencio A. Asuncion, 48, of Lahaina, a maintenance worker with Kaanapali Golf Course and lounge attendant with Embassy Suites, died Sunday Mar 30, 1997 in Lahaina. Born in the Philippines, he is survived by wife Angela; daughter Gail A.; parents Catalino and Elejandra; sister Feliza; and brothers Manual, Silverio and Esteban. Wake: 2 p.m. Friday 861 Kuialua St., Lahaina. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina Baptist Church. Burial: Maui Memorial Park.

 

Emeterio A. Asuncion, 88, of Pahala, a retired seed harvester with Pepeekeo Sugar Co., died April 22, 1997  in Kau Hospital. Born in Cabugeo, the Philippines, he is survived by wife Estrella A.; daughters Michelle Rey A. and Terrylynn A.; brothers Nicasio, Roberto, Jose and Felix; and sisters Margarita Solatre, Leona Sarma, Juana Salom and Venancia Saribay. All-night visitation from 6 p.m. Friday at his residence, 96-3214 Ilima St., Pahala. Wake: 7 p.m.  Burial procession departs Pahala 8:30 a.m. Saturday for Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.      [ SB 06/05/1997]

 

Florendo M. “Porol” Asuncion, 62, of Honolulu, a lineman with McCabe Hamilton & Renny Co., died Aug. 11, 1997  in Kuakini Hospital. Born in Paia, Maui, he is survived by wife Linda K.; stepsons Benny B., Clarence D. and Eric D.; stepdaughters Christine E. Kealoha, Cheryl A. Hauhio, Veronica L. Kaawa, Penny J. Luna and Sonnie L. Rodrigues; brothers Norman J., Alfredo M., Filimino S. and Cris V.; sisters Loretta Abalos and Dolores Stoller; 28 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Wake: 7 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 10 a.m.  Friday at the mortuary. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.     [SB 26/08/1997]

 

Rosalia S. Asuncion, 85, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died Friday Feb 14, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, the Philippines, she is survived by son Miguel; daughter Andrea Sagisi; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Service: 6:30 p.m. March 6 at Garden Island Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 10 a.m. March 7 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Matilda B. “Tillie” Atkins, 85, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, an accounting and records manager at Irvine Pacific Mortgage, Kailua-Kona, died June 11, 1997 at home. She also worked as an accountant, wardrobe mistress and casino cashier in Las Vegas and as a Realtor in California. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Jim and Rick Bellah; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. July 16 at the Events Pavilion, Old Airport. A reception will follow. Private burial at sea. Casual attire.          [SB 19/06/1997]

 

Aileen K. Au, 85, of Honolulu died April 26, 1997  in Beverly Manor Convalescent Center. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Sung H., sons Wendell and Dexter, and one grandchild. Private services.   [SB  17/05/1997]

 

Bessie H. Au, 74, of Kaneohe, retired proprietor of T. Honda Store, died last Friday Oct 10, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Kaneohe, she is survived by husband George K.C.; son David W.; daughter Pat E. Hamai; sisters Ruth T. Ifuku and Jane M. Akatsuka; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial services: 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Aloha attire. No flowers.      [SB 17/10/1997]

 

Grace K.H. Au, also known as Grace Wong Au, 85, of Honolulu died last Thursday May 8, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Edward M. “Red”; sons Gordan S.K. and David S.C.; daughter Marsha A. Eng; brothers Wallace W.Y., John W. and Joseph W.J. Wong; and sister Kee Fun Lee.  Service: 11:30 a.m. Monday at the United Church of Christ, 467 N. Judd St. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.   [SB 15/05/1997]

 

Herbert Y.T. Au,72, of Halawa Heights, a retired planner/estimator for Public Works Center, died Sunday Nov 23, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Frances C.; son Carlton; brother Dennis; and two grandchildren. Services: noon Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Interment: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.          [SB 26/11/2997]

 

Kai Jone Au, 79, of Honolulu, an auto mechanic at PWC, Pearl Harbor, died Sept. 2, 1997  in Honolulu. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Shiu Han; sons Raymond, Wilfred, Walter, Herman and Edmund; daughter Edna Chun; sister Yau Choy Chang, and five grandchildren. Taoist services: 9 a.m.  to noon Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Manoa Cemetery.    [SB 12/091997]

 

Raymond D.W. Au, 45, of Waianae, a Pearl Harbor electronics mechanic and teacher for the Waianae RAP Center Alternative School, died Sunday Feb 9, 1997 in Waianae. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Rebecca K.; son Raymond M.; mother Betty L.; and sister Debra Carter. Wake: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 6 p.m. Scattering of ashes: 2 p.m. Monday at the Waianae Army Recreation Center. Aloha attire.

 

Sang Choi Au Chang, 84, of Honolulu died Friday Apr 18, 1997 at home. Born in China, she is survived by son Yet Chiu; daughter Siu Pang Li; brother Kai Chung Au; sister Yau Choy Au; and four grandchildren. Call after 9 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Taoist services will be held. Procession leaves 11:30 a.m.  for Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [SB 22/04/1997]

 

Raymond N. August, 72, of Kaneohe, a retired inspector for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died last Saturday Nov 22, 1997 in Kailua. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Margaret A.; sons Raymond Jr., Manuel and William; daughter Cheryl Arquinez; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother Frank Lopes.  Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Mass: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Call after 9:45 a.m. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.     [SB 29/11/1997]

 

Lingpan Au Ho, 75, of Albuquerque, N.M., died last Saturday Mar 1, 1997 in Bernalillo, N.M. Born in China, she is survived by husband Theng Piou; sons Cheng Yeh, Kenny and Kien Nhan; daughters Shien Shien, Vien Sien, Anna, Hoi Sien, Sharon, Sheila and Joyce; brother Joseph; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Buddhist services: 8 a.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: Valley of the Temples.

 

Edith K. Auld, 59, of Kailua, founder of Hui O’ Kawahine, died Thursday Jun 19, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by brothers James and Ronald; and sisters Elizabeth Amaral, Charlotte Rowe and Cecile L. Auld.  Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waimanalo Ward. Call 9-11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.        [SB 24/06/1997]

 

Alana K. Aukai, infant daughter of Danny Aukai and Marisa White of Kona died July 13, 1997  in Honolulu. She is also survived by grandparents Roy and Donna Aukai and Tina White and Harold Chang. Memorial services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Hale Halawai O‘Holualoa Church, Kailua Kona. Aloha attire.        [SB 21/08/1997]

 

  Al Austin Jr., 54, of Pearl City, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee, died Wednesday Jan 29, 1997. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Berna; daughters Aydeen Aulani, Ayda Aukahi and Aulia; son Kai; father Albert; brother Greg; sister Marylou Longoria, and a grandmother. Service: 8 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Burial: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Father Joseph E. Avery, a Maryknoll priest who served his entire 40-year mission in Hawaii, died this morning Friday Aug 15, 1997 at Maryknoll’s St. Teresa Residence in New York after a long fight with pancreatic cancer.  He was 78. Avery served as associate pastor and pastor in a number of parishes on Oahu and the Big Island, including Sacred Heart in Honolulu, St. Joseph and Sacred  Heart churches in Hilo, Our Lady of Grace in Kohala, Immaculate Heart of   Mary in Papaikou and St. Anthony of Padua in Kailua. Brother Venrad Ruane of the Sacred Heart Chruch remembers Avery’s  passion for golf, singing, and playing the harmonica.  “He was a very personable priest,” said Ruane. “He would go all out for  anybody”   Avery spent much of his mission working with Filipino and Portuguese sugar  plantation workers.   In honor of his work, a hall was constructed in 1983 at the Pahoa Sacred Heart Church on the Big Island.  Avery is survived by his sisters Betty Anne O’ Connor of Weymouth, Mass.,  and Charlotte Gleason of North Reading, Mass; and his brothers Robert of  Sylvania, Ohio, and George of Carver, Pa.  Services will be Tuesday in New York.   [SB 15//08/1997]

 

Jon P. Avigdor, 50, of Honolulu, a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, died last Tuesday Oct 7, 1997. Born in Cambridge, Mass., he is survived by children David J.  Avigdor and Suzanne I. Williams. Services: 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at St. Anthony’s Retreat Center, 3351 Kalihi St.        [SB 14/10/1997]

 

Vilma R. Aviles, 62, of Kailua died Monday Dec 15, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Nicaragua, she is survived by husband Julio, sons Walter and Richard; daughters Barbara and Carolina; sister Carmen; brother Hector; and a granddaughter. Memorial Mass: 8 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Church, 920 Keolu Drive. Reception to follow. Casual attire.      [SB 20/12/1997]

 

Emilia B. Avilla, 91, of Honolulu died March 2, 1997 in Nuuanu Hale. Born in Cebu City, the Philippines, she is survived by husband Fructouso V.; sons Larry S., Albert and Henry Avilla; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.  Service: noon Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Call from 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers

 

Hideo Awakuni, 74, of Kaneohe, a retired Kailua High School custodian, died Friday Mar 7, 1997 in Castle Hospital. Born in Honomu, Hawaii, he is survived by his wife, Kameko “Kay”; sons Brian H. and Dennis H.; daughter Eileen H. Hirai; brother Robert J.; sister Otome “Margaret” Tokuda; and four grandchildren. Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

 

Uta Awakuni, 91, of Kahului died Saturday May 10, 1997 in Kula Hospital. Born on Okinawa, she is survived by sons Masao, Mitsuo and Shokichi; daughters Sadako Kutaka and Ellen T. Awakuni; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 15/05/1997]

 

Clement A. Awana, 77, of Pearl City died Sunday Jul 20, 1997 in Pearl City. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Elizabeth; daughters Charlotte Beique, Carolyn Martinez, Marilyn Palma and Lynette A. Childers; sons David, Edwin, Alvin, Christopher and Bernard; mother Bernice; brother Francis; sisters Jeanne Pua, Dorothy Garcia and Beatrice Chong; 21 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Private services.       [SB 25/07/1997]

 

Jo-Ann Awana, 55, of San Jose, Calif., born in Honolulu, died last Wednesday Jul 2, 1997 in San Jose. She is survived by husband Thomas; daughters Jamy and Sheryl; parents Mariano and Dolores Berengue; brothers Gale and Fred Berengue and Pete Wagner; sisters Holly Young and Frances Lui-Kwan; and two grandchildren. Services: 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary.  Call 6-9 p.m. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.    [SB 09/07/1997]

 

Marlene A. Awaya, 40, of Waialua, an employee of Haleiwa Texaco and First Hawaiian Bank, Haleiwa branch, died Tuesday Aug 5, 1997 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by husband Ronald A.; son Kelvin T.; daughters Glory Ann, Shelly May and Nicole Maree; brothers Phil, Lyle, George and Pedro Rosales; sisters Doreen Gurtiza, Collette Pettit and Patricia Damas; grandmother Rita Propios; and a grandson. Memorial services: 6 p.m.  Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.       [SB 09/08/1997]

 

Masaichi Awazu, 87, of Papaaloa, Hawaii, a retired heavy equipment operator for Kaiwiki Sugar Co., died Thursday Apr 17, 1997 in Hilo Hospital. Born in Ookala, Hawaii, he is survived by sons Charles, Paul and Herbert; daughters Eiko Fujino and Mae Mayhall; sister Haruko Maeda; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services over ashes: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Papaaloa Hongwanji Mission. Call after 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.   [SB 19/04/1997]

 

Haidee D. Awong, 25, of Waianae, a clerk at the Waianae Shell Service Sta tion, died Jan. 9, 1997 in Queens Hospital. Born in Honolulu, she is survived by mother Rosemary L.; sisters Alvina Awong and Rosemary Judd; and brothers Alvin Jr., Clayton, Elgin, Bryan and Darin. Service: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call from 6 to 9 p.m. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 21/01/1997]

 

William Awong, 91, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired manager for Awong Grocery Store, died Saturday Feb 22, 1997 in Honokaa Hospital. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii, he is survived by caregiver Katherine “Katie” Souza; and several nieces and nephews. Mass: 10 a.m.  tomorrow at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Papaaloa, Hawaii. Call after 8:30 a.m.  Burial: church cemetery. Casual attire.

 

Antero C. Ayala, 72, of Waipahu, died June 23, 1997 in Hale Nani Health Center.  Born in Tamurong, Candon, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines, he is survived by sons Reynaldo S., Francisco S., Benito S. and Armando S.; daughters Flora A. Ea and Cecilia A. Balbas; sisters Conception Liza, Juanita Macasib and Leticia Ayala; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Wake: 7 p.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, 20 S. Kukui St. Call 6-9 p.m. Mass: 9:45 a.m.  Thursday at St. Joseph Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway. Call after 8:30 a.m. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.       [SB 01/07/1007]

 

Helen F. Ayala-Pennington, 67, of Ewa Beach died Tuesday May 20, 1997 in St.  Francis-West Hospital. Born in Hawaii, she is survived by son Carl Ayala; daughters Sandra Paglinawan, Sharon Pennington and Deborah Rutkowski; mother Emily Soto; brothers Norio Colipano, Sencio Bacquiran and Bill and James “Chu” Ayala; sisters Agnes Mercado, Caroline Belaski, Doris Carvalho, Kathreen Harding, Rose Ebulan, Narcie Blair, Bena Gallarde, Suzy Guzman and Remi Vegas; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m.  Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Call after 9:15 a.m. Casual attire.       [SB  26/05/1997]

 

Nancy K. Ayau, 85, of Nanakuli died Thursday Jan 30, 1997 in Queen’s Hospital. She was born in Kihalani, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Joseph K. Jr., Howard, Alma and Kerlyn; daughters Sally Rutherford, Maile Paulos and Jan Mamizuka; sister Thelma Kekumano; brothers Eldridge, Palmer and Victor Spencer, 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Service: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow. Casual attire.

 

Henry W. Aylward, 77, of Honokaa, Hawaii, a retired U.S. Navy industrial engineer, died Friday Feb 14, 1997 in Honokaa Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, he is survived by sons Henry W. and John J.; daughter Charlotte Soares; sister Francis Caruso; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

 

Harry A. Ayres Jr., 81, of Kailua, former head of War Shipping Administration at Aloha Tower during the World War II, died Saturday Nov 1, 1997. He was manager of United States Lines in Hong Kong and the Philippines. He was also executive vice president of C.F. Sharp & Co. and president of Trans-Meridian Navigation Co. in Tokyo. Born in Millburn, N.J., he is survived by wife Minnette; children Myra Lowman, Noelle Banser and Bruce Ayers; sister Doris Brinster; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.   [SB 06/11/1997]

 

John Costa Ayres 73, of Lawai, Kauai, died Friday Feb 21, 1997 in Wilcox Hospital. He was born in Koloa. Survived by wife Gladys; sons Joe, Corey and Terry Rosare; daughters Janell Ephan and Wendy and Lynn Rosare; hanai daughter Lorene Carvalho; brothers Joe Costa Ayres, Charles Costa and Joequin Costa Ayres; sisters Minnie Castillo, Katherine Clark, Lucy Manus and Virginia Mendes; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. tomorrow, Lihue Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Call after 9 a.m.  Burial: Kauai Memorial Gardens, Lihue. Casual attire.

 

Leslie L. “Les” Azevedo, 49, of Honolulu, a retired city employee, died Tuesday Mar 4, 1997 in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu, he is survived by wife Sandra J. “Sally,” son Joshua D.; daughter Heather L.; mother Isabelle; brothers John and Robert; and sister Merle Iseke.  Memorial Mass: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at St. Stephen’s Church. Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. No flowers.

 

  Charles S. Azumi, 65, of Los Angeles, a native of Honolulu, died Jan. 20, 1997 in Alhambra,

Calif. He is survived by brother Harry and sister Helen Watanabe. Private services.