Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  1995









Juanita K. Ibaan of  Lihue, a retired housekeeper for the Westin Kauai Hotel, died Oct. 11, 1995 in St. Francis Hospital.  Ibaan, 64, was born in Hamakua. She is survived by sons  Sonny, Noel “Freddie”, Gill and Jerry; daughters Edna Ibus, Editha, Melinda and Evelyn Ibaan and Delia Sacramento; brother Thomas Robang; and 14 grandchildren. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery.  [SB 09/02/1996]


Shizuko Ibara, 88, of Eleele, Kauai, died Jan. 30, 1995.  She was a homemaker, and a member of Hanapepe Hongwanji Fujinkai and Hanapepe Senior Center. Survived by husband, Shizuzo; sons, Stanley S. of Pearl City, John S. of California and Paul K. and Kenneth K. both of Honolulu; daughters, Teri I. Murata of Kapaa, June T. Chang of California and Joan M. Kamano of Aiea; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren [Adv Feb. 6, 1995]


Earl Nobujiro Ide, 92, of Hilo, died Jan. 3, 1995.  He was born in Laupahoehoe and was a retired postal clerk at the Hilo Downtown Post Office.  He was a member of the Honpa Hongwanji-Hilo Betsuin, Panaewa Kumiali.  Survived  by son, John; daughter, Ruth Iwasaki of Kaneohe; sister, Tomeko of Japan; sister-in-law, Chiyoko Idemoto of Hilo;  seven grandchildren;  two great-grandchildren.   [Adv Jan. 6, 1995]


Tsuneyo  Igawa, 89, of Hilo, died Feb. 2, 1995.  She was born in Honomu, Hawaii, and was a homemaker and member of Hilo Meishoin.  Survived by sons, Hideo of Hilo, Tetsuo, Kenneth, Melvin and James, all of California, Fred of Honolulu and Wayne of Hilo; daughters, Mae Muramoto, Jean and Ann, all of California; brothers, Takeo  Miyamoto of Honolulu, Yoshihisa Miyamoto of Hilo, Isamu Miyamotoof Honolulu and KeijiKobayashi ofPahoa; sister, Shizuyo Yamadaof Hilo; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 5, 1995]


Peter Shigeru Iha, 71, of Honolulu, died on Saturday, Jan. 21, 1995 at Kuakini Medical Center.  He was born November 11, 1923 in Kunia, Oahu.  Survived by wife, Janet Sumie Iha; sons, Arnold S. and Robert S. Iha; daughter, Mrs. Laydon (PatriciaS.) Young of California; grandsons, Eliot and Amanda Young; brothers, Robert S. (Alice) Iha, Henry T. (Gladys) Iha and James Y. (Marian) Iha, both of Wahiawa. Sisters;  Mrs. Chiyoko  Arakaki; Mrs. Daniel (Edna) Falligan of Kaneohe and Mrs. Nancy Edmonson.He was retired from the State House of Representatives with 16 years of service, past president of the United Okinawan Association and a member of the Chatan Sonjin Kai and the Puunui Nikkejin Kai.   [Adv Jan. 24, 1995]


Jack Haruo Iida Sr., 86, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 1995. He was born in Pearl City, Oahu, and was a construction engineer retired from the civil service.  He was a member of the Hui-O-Aikane Golf Club. Survived by sons, Edward Y. and Jack H. Jr.; daughter, Mrs. Wilfred (June Reiko) Ikemoto; four grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Manabu (Tomiko) Minami and Chiyoko Imoto of Japan. [Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


James Kumao Ijima, 72, of Honolulu, died Jan. 26, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was retired.Survived by niece, Jeanette Copp.  [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]


Theresa Marie Uilani Iloilo-Keawe, of Hauula, 22 month-old daughter of Vernelle  Keawe and Iloilo Iloilo, died Feb. 9, 1995. She was born in Hawaii.  Survived also by brothers, Kalikookalani and AlexioKeawe; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Eve Silva; paternal grandparents, Pelenation and Filomena Iloilo of Alaska; paternal great-grandmother, Telesia  Sotoa. Burial: Laie Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 23, 1995]


Agnes Costa Imaizumi, 71, of Hilo died Jan. 3, 1995.  She was born in Hilo and was a housewife.She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and Kukuau Kumiai.  Survived by sons, Michael and Clyde;  brothers, Eugene Costa of the mainland, Anthony and WilbertCosta of Honolulu; sisters, Violet Morreire of Honolulu, Irene Rushing of Alabama and Evelyn Ianovale of Pennsylvania; half-sister, Julie Makaiau and Carol Honda, both of Honolulu; three grandsons.Burial:  Homelani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 7, 1995]


Noboru Imamura, 85, of Naalehu, Hawaii, died Feb. 3, 1995.  He was born in Pahala, Hawaii, and was a field supervisor for the former Hutchinson Sugar Co.  Survived by wife,  Sueko Imamura; son, Rupert; daughters, MillicentPascual of Kula, Maui, Geraldine Cole of  Honolulu; brothers, Tsuyoki and Shigeo, both of Hilo; sisters, Harumi Higashi of California, Harue Tominaga and Fukuyo Nagata, both of Hilo, and Momono Hayashida of Lania; three grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 5, 1995]


Ella Yuk OnLeong Ing, 91, of Honolulu, died Dec.  31, 1994.  She was born in Waialua and was a member of the Gee How Oak Tin Society, Yin Sit SMA Society and Hawaii Education Association.Survived by daughters,Winifred I. (Charles K.H.) Wong, Vivian B.Y.(Henry, WC) Loo, Jeanette  I. Nakano and Barbara  I. Pang; 12 grandchildren;  seven great-grandchildren: Internment at Diamond Head Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 6, 1995]


David N. Ingman, of Waiehu, Maui, formerly of Honolulu, died Jan. 18, 1995.  He was born in Everett, Washington, and was a long time attorney with Ingman & Ingman. He practiced law in Honolulu and Kihei for a total of 45 years until his retirement in 1991.He served as a tax court judge and served as a democratic delegate to the national conventions in 1956 and 1960.He attended Baylor University in Texas, served in the U.S. Army in Alaska during World War II and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington Law School.Survived by children, David of Honolulu, Eloise of Hana, three granddaughters; brothers Kenneth W. and Winston C., both of Washington; sister, Eloise M. Stendal of Washington.   [Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


Alyssa Michiko Inouye, infant daughter of Scott and CarrieInouye, diedFeb. 4, 1995.  Survived also by grandparents, Roy and Donna Aratani, Michael Inouye and Paulette Ball; great-grandparents, Kiyomi Tanabe of  Hilo, Shizutoand Florence Nishita, Ken and Chiyoko Asato.[Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Katsuyo Inouye of Wailuku died Sunday Dec 31, 1995 in Maui Memorial Hospital.  Inouye, 92, was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons James, Masaru, Stanley and Robert; daughters Kay Uemura, Jane Seki, Shirley Gomi and Constance Suizu; sister Umeno Ikeda; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. [SB 04/01/1996]


Kiyono Inoye, 79, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 1995 at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children.She was born November 23, 1915 in Honolulu and was a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Goji Kai and the Chikusui Kai. Survived by husband Harry F.; son Glenn K.(Keiko); daughters, Mrs. Richard T. (Mary M.) Goto, Mrs. Paul T. (Thelma S.) Nishimoto and Mrs. Clifford Y. (Irene M.) Morikawa; seven grandchildren; brother, Tashichi (Haruko) Nomura; three sisters in Japan. [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]


Shizuko Inouye, 71, of Las Vegas, NV, died Feb. 7, 1995.  She was born in Japan.  She retired from Shirokiya after many years of service.Survived by husband, Albert; daughter, Aki Yoshii; grandson, Takahiro  Yoshii.  [Adv Feb. 26, 1995]


Kenneth Kiyoshi Ishikawa, 51, of Pearl City, died Feb. 14, 1995.He was born in Paia, Maui, and was employeed with Fred’s Produce.  Survived by wife, Noreen N.; sons, Greg K. and Gerald M.; daughter, Cheryl S.; parents, Seijin and Yoshiko Ishikawa of Maui; sister, Mrs. David  (Joyce) Itokazu, Sharon Ishikawa ofTennessee.  [Adv Feb. 18, 1995]


Kiyoshi Ito of Kahului died Monday at home. Ito, 72, was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Tomiko;sons Donn W. and Leslie B.; and brothers Sumio and Ikuo. Service over his ashes: 5 p. Friday at Kahului Union Church.   [SB 03/01/1996]


Shigeto Iwasaki, 98, of Honolulu, died Jan. 1, 1995.  He was born in Kumamoto, Japan and retired from Straub Clinic as a gardner.  He was a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, Manoa Nagyo Kumiai and Puunui Senior Citizen’s Club.  Survived by wife, Yaeju; sons, Shigetoshi of California, Noriyuki, Daniel S., Andrew K., Benjamin Y. and Richard Y.; daughter, Mihako G.Kajiyama; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two sisters in Japan.   [Jan 1995]



Tsuruko Iwasaki, 99, of Honolulu, died Jan. 27, 1995.  She was born in Kekaha, Kauai.Survived by sisters, Tomeyo Kuratani, Eleanor H. Honda, and Betty T. Kimura of Hilo.  [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


Grace T. Izumigawa, 63, of Pearl City, died Feb. 21, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu and was a retired secretary for Alii Glass and Metal. Survived by husband, Harold N.;  sons, Wally, Warren and Walter; daughter, Carolyn ; seven grandchildren; brothers, Henry and Willima Ishimaru.  [Adv Feb. 23, 1995]