Honolulu Advertiser & Star-Bulletin Obituaries

January 1 - December 31,  1995






Louise Fujishiro Kaahui, 86, of Lahaina, died Jan. 27, 1995. She was born in Ukumehame Valley, Maui and was a past president of Hale O Na Alii and a member of  Kamehameha Auxillary and Native Sons and Daughters. Survived by daughters, Adeline Rodrigues of Maui, Louise Smithand Gwendolyn Haney, both of California, Naomi Bobbit of Washington, Cornelia Appelgate and Thelma both of Maui; sons, Abe of Maui, John of Nevada, and Edward of Maui; brothers Albert Fujishiro of Maui, John Kaaea of Maui and William Kealoha of Oahu; sister, Anna Fujishiro of Oahu; 29 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren. Burial: Veteran Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]


Keith“Mahi” Kawehikulani Kaakau, 26, of Wainae died Jan. 19, 1995.  He was born March 8, 1968 in Hawaii.  “Mahi” is survived by daughter, Jozette Kawehi Kaakau Kapihe; parents,Leo and Rochelle “Indai” Kaakau; companion, Annette Aran; brother Leo  (Tina Kaaihue) Kaakau; sisters, Rachel (Jesse) Kalawa, Dorellyn Pake Kaakau, Deidre (Jonathan) Ilae, Lani Kaakau,; maternal grandparents, Telesforo (Pacita) Sofelo, Clemente (Gladys) Kamakea; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.[Adv Jan. 24, 1995]


Charles “Charlie” Kiai Kaalele Jr., 52, of Honolulu and Volcanoes National Park , Volcano, Hawaii, died Feb. 1, 1995. He was born in Honolulu,  and was a retired Honolulu police officer and Hilo County Police Commission’sfirst investigator.Survived by wife, Joanne U. of Honolulu; sons, Charles K. III, Collin K. and Scott N., all of  Honolulu; brothers,  Michael Tancayo of Molokai, Albert K. of Honolulu, Abraham K. of Wisconsin, Robert M. and Barry, both of Honolulu; a granddaughter.Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery  [Adv Feb. 5, 1995]


Samuel “Kamuela” Kaauamo, 80, of Keanae, Maui, died Jan. 24, 1995.  He was born in Keanae, Maui.Survived by wife, Mary of Keanae; sons, Samuel “Jr”,and Wilkens, both of Makawao, and Raymond of Honolulu; daughters, Minamina Wood of Pukalani, Theresa Neizman of Lahina and Francis Kaauamo  and Mary Jane Kaauamo, both of New York; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.  Burial: Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 27, 1995]


Jeannie K. Kaaumoana of Hana­leiKauai, ` an entertainer for theWaialeale Boat Tours, died Dec. 23, 1995 in Queen's Hospital. Kaaumoana 53, was born in Kahaluu.She is survived by mother Katie K.H. Makaehu; husband Harry K. Sr.;  sons Kurt D. Hookano, George Furtado III and Harry K. Kaaumoana Jr.;  Bernadine K "Bernie" Palk, Darlene U. Borden and Harrie-Lynn K. Furtado; brothers Thomas W. Ryder and Wilfred H. “Maka” Makaehu Jr.; sisters Lorraine M. Enterline, Mary E. Likua and Katie P. Baroro; 14 grandchildren. Burial: Hanalei Community Cemetery.   [SB 01/01/1996]


Sakuyo Kadomoto, 90, of Honolulu, died Feb 6, 1995. She was born in Lahina, and was a member of Honpa Hongwanji Goji Kai and Honpa Hongwanji Fujin Kai.Survived by husband,Masao; sons, RaymondH. and Logan M.; daughters, Mrs. Daikichi (Frances H.) Kaneta and Mrs. Kazuichi (Jane T.) Kawamoto; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters,  Mrs. Hatsuno Izumihara and Mrs. Walter (Esther) Kaiura.[Adv Feb. 16, 1995]


Joan Ann M.L.C. Kaehu of Honolulu died Dec 22, 1995 in Honolulu.  Kaehu, 60, was born in Honolulu.  She is survived by husband William N; sons Willism “Billy” II, Clinton “Kiki” and Lance; daughter Trisha Hayse; brothers Lawrence J.S. and Lawrence Correa Jr.; sister Nadine L.C. Kealamakia; 6 grandchildren; agreat-grandchild. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [SB 01/01/1996]


Teiji Kagimoto, 76, of Hilo, died Jan. 7, 1995.He was born in Hilo and was a retired state Executive Director of the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service.  He was a member of the Church of the Holy Cross, University Heights Community Association, East Hawaii Kiwanis Club and Kupaa Club.Survived by wife, Jean T.; sisters, Sakiko Matsubara, Hideko Kagimoto, both of Hilo, and Chiye Saito of Honolulu[Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


Gilbert “Fello” “Ehu” N. Kahaleauki, 48, of Kihei, died Jan. 10, 1995.He was born in Kaupo, Maui.Survived by wife, Norene; sons, Gilbert Jr. of Haiku, Fabian of Makena and Iran of Kahului; daughter, Marvelee of Oahu, Karen Perry of Kula, Beatrice and Norene “Honey”;father, Charles Sr.; brothers, Charles “Chunga” Jr. of Kaupo and Wendell Wong of Ulupapakua; sisters, Melva Poouahi of Kaupo, Geranium Kahaulua of Pukalani and Jane  Sobzjack; 11 grandchildren. Burial: Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.[Adv Jan. 14, 1995]


Terry K. Kahana of Ahualoa, Hawaii, died last Wednesday in Hilo. Kahana, a Hawaiian Homes em­ployee, is survived by wife Ram­ona;  daughters Shea, Sheary, Sheana, Teri, Kehaulani and Lowena; parents Lei and Christina Sil­va; brothers Richard Kahana, Ar­thur Parkins and John Silva;and. sisters Leilani Hanawahine, Mildred Apao; June Silva, Edna Tokunaga, Faith Sunio and Jacqueline Smith. Service: 12:45 p.m. Friday a Borthwick Mortuary, Call after a.m. Burial: Valley  of the Temples.   [SB 03/01/1996]


Leilani B. Kahanu, 69, of Honolulu, died  Feb. 13, 1995.  She was born in Hoolehua, Molokai and was a retired long time employee of the Hickam Air Force Base finance  department.  Survived by sons, Wayne, Benjamin, Early Sr., Earl, Curits, Paul and Phillip; daughters, Deborah and Pamela;24 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Mokihana Martelino, Lauae Sproat, UlulaniDillyard and Maile  Benanua; brothers, Hiram Naumu Sr. and Soloman Naumu.Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.[Adv Feb. 17, 1995]


Diane Louise Kahapea, 49, of Mililani, died,  Jan. 19, 1995 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital.  She was born Oct 1, 1945 in Hawaii.  Survived by sons; Ronald K. (Leinaala L.) Kahapea, Martin Lawrence K. Kahapea; daughter, Rochelle K. Kahapea; grandchildren, Kaihikapu, Alapaki, Piulu Kahpea; mother, Eleanore M. Pescaia; brother, John Pescaia of Boston, MA; sister, Mrs. Rayond (Cynthia) Mejia; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. She was a member of the Pacific Islands Bible Church and Queen Emma Hawaiian Civic Club.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 24, 1995]


Jacob Kahele, 51, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 22, 1995. He was born in Honolulu, on Feb. 18, 1943.  Survived by wife, Edith Harue Kahele; son, David Jacob Masatoki Kahele; daughter, Naomi Nalani Harue Kahele; sister, Eileen Kennedy; brother, Albert; nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. He was a long time member of of the Laborer’s International Union of North America Local 368 AFL-CIO, under the leadership of Business Manager/ Treasurer Benjamin Saguibo, first as a construction worker and later as a business agent servicing more then 4000 members.  His many activities included serving as an advisor to the Catholic Social Services Advisory Board, vaious political action committies,  political informational groups, testifying at various hearings as well as the promotion of various development projects which are directly attributable to the various interests of the Laborer’s Union.  Jacob handled the processing of worker’s compensation claims for the union’s members, grievances between  union members and employers, involving various issues such as working conditions, service-related issues, and a multitude of personal problems which ultimately impact upon a member’s well being and work performance.As representative of the Labor Union,Jake was further tasked as the Union’s Lobbyist to the City Council as well as to the Legislature. As the Union’s interests are quite diverse, such participation as a Lobbyist on behalf of the Laborer’s Union brought him in contact with many key political representatives, individuals, groups and committees.Jake never failed to help a fellow member of the Union and strove to make it his life’s work; helping people.  Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 1, 1995]


David Alapiko Kahuhu III, 39, of Maili, Oahu, died  Feb. 1, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was a landscape nursery laborer.Survived by wife,  Mary H.; sons, Kaipo K. Kanakaole and David “Ika” Alapiko IV; brothers, Alan E. and Dana K., both of Maui; sisters, Mrs. Kim (Lani)Yip-Chow of Maui, Mrs. Mulimuli (Ehu) Agalevaa of Maui, and Mrs. Bully (Irene) Davis of Lani; grandfather,Eddie Akana; and  grandmother, Florence Ikeda.  [Adv Feb. 17, 1995]


Myrna A.P. Kai of Kauai, a Wilcox Elementary School teacher died Dec. 28, 1995 in Wilcox Memorial Hospital.  Kai , 49, was born in Honolulu.  She is survived by daughter Lehua; stepson Kevin; and sisters Danita Aiu and Davianna McGregor.   [SB 05/01/1996]


Haruko Kaihara, 65, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 1995.She was born in Kealia, Kauai, and retired from the state of Hawaii as a statistician. He also retired from American Savings Bank.Survived by brothers, Yoshitomi of Hanamaulu and Yasuto; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.Inurnment: Kealia Japanese Cemeter, Kauai.[Adv Jan. 14, 1995]


Stephanie Leihulu Kaiwi-Walton, 25, died Jan. 4, 1995 in Honolulu.  She was born in Torrence, CA. She is survived by grandparents, Henry Kaiwi of Kahului, Maui & Naomi  K. Bertlemann-Kaiwi of Honolulu; son, Drakah Limaloa Kaiwi; her parents, Stephanie and Oliver Haanio; brother, Keola H. Haanio; cousin-hanai sister, Annie Marie Kaiwi, late great-grandfather, GodfreyKekela o’kalani Bertlemann & MaryK. Kamipele Campbell of Waiohinu, Kau, Hawaii; uncles Paul Kaiwi of Hilo, Henry K. III, Ed Kaiwi Anahola of Kauai, Hank Kaiwi, Honolulu; her only grand aunt Mary Kapua Keliikoa of Waimea.  Stephanie was in the Marina Corp AirStation overseas and she later worked for MEDCAH collection agency. She was from the Molokai Oahu Royal Family of Reverand James Kekela o’kalani and from war leader  Mahiololi, hereditary owner of Kiolakaa Wiohinu Kau, Hawaii. Burial: Oahu Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


Emmaline Kanui Napaepae Kakalia, 76, of Waimanalo, died Feb. 9, 1995. She was born in Lahaina, Maui.  Survived by  daughters, Mrs. Charles (Winona K.) Shimotsu of Makakilo, Arlene K. Kakalia of Waianea, Mrs. Stephen  (Edwina H.) Glissman of California; sons, Edward P. of California and Richard P. of Nanakuli; 24 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild.Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 15, 1995]


Edward “Eddie”Steven Kalamau Sr., 52,  of Waipahu, died Jan. 2, 1995.He was born in Lihue, Kauai and was a construction mason with the City and County for 27 years.Survived by wife, Esther; daughters, Esther II, Dorothy, Anna and Pearl;  son, Edward Jr.; mother, Dorothy Kalamau;  brothers, John, Ernest and Richard; sistes,Momi Kong,  Miriam Mata, and Laverne Schutte;two grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 4, 1995]


Mamana M. Kalavi, infant daughter,of Seneti M. and Josephine M. Kalavi, died Monday in Kona Community Hospital. The baby was bornOct. 19, 1995 in KeaIakekua. She is also survived by brothers Seneti .and Koloa; sisters Malia and Madonna;'' and grandparents Rofley and Anna B. Hao Sione and Fea’o Kalavi. Burial: Burial: Kekaha Mauna Ziona Congregational Church in Kalaoa, Hawaii.   [SB 04/01/1996]


Rev. Joseph  Big Feet”  David Kaleikilo, 71,  of Waimanalo, died Jan. 28, 1995. He was born in Honolulu, was retired  from B & C Trucking Co. and was an entertainer. He was also a traveling  minister with Kamakuamauloa Church.  Survived by son,  Russel K. “Sonny Boy” of Michigan; daughters, Mrs. William (RubyAnn P.) Harvest, Leandra “Popo” and Grace Kaleikilo and Mrs. Daniel (Victoria “Bae”) Kealoha Jr.; 12 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. Burial: Valley of the Temples  Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


George K. Kaleikini  of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Works Center dispatcher, died Dec 27, 1995 in Kapiolani Hospital at Pali Momi.  Kaleikini, 58, was born in Honolulu.  He is survived by daughter  Kelly Perbera; brothers Chester Jr., Julian, Edward, Eric and Shayne Skorupski, and Kurtis Kaleikini; sisters Maxine Matsuura, Katherine Lopp, and Cheryl-Jean Domingo; and four grandchildren.   [SB 06/01/1996]


James Kealoha Kaleikini, 63, of Honolulu, died Feb. 9, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was a retired electrician.  Survived by wife, Kahikina; sons, Delbert and Lester; daughters, Roxana Mahiai, Vonia and Aleda; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Joseph and Arthur;  aunts and uncles.    [Adv Feb. 12, 1995]


George Kahalekulu Kaleiohi, 64, Moloaa, Kauai, died Jan. 2, 1995.  He was born in Hawaii and was a construction laborer. Survived by wife, Madonna; brother, Hiram of Honolulu; sisters, Elaine Fernandez, Helen Obrero, Florence Navas, Esther Pezario and Julia Kaleiohi.[Adv Jan. 27, 1995]


Abraham Aukai Kaleo, 73, of Wahiawa, died Jan. 10, 1995.  He was born in Paia, Maui.  Survived by sons, Gordon, Scott, and Daniel Makaena, Adrian, Brian, Abraham and Cavan Kaleo; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Enrique  T. (Dora L.) Paet and Mrs. James (Christine “Nani”)Kon.  Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.  [Adv Jan. 19, 1995]


Raymond Tong Sing Kam, 68, of Honolulu,  died Feb. 13, 1995. He was born in Hawaii.  Survived by wife, Violet; sons, Derrick, Randall and Dougalas; sister, Ellen; brother, Lawrence; and six grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 20, 1995]


Jakob  E. Kamai, 29, of Hana, Maui, died Jan. 3, 1995.  He was born in Hana.  Survived by parents, Jacob K. and Vivian M. Kamai; son, Prince Liko-Ikaika Edwards; brother, Wesley K.; grandmother, Ethel K. Kamai; sister, Bernadine L. Fernandez of Kahului.  Burial: Puuiki Cemetery.[Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


RachaelJ. Kamakana, 55, of Kaunakakai, died Jan. 22, 1995 in Tucson.  She was born in Honolulu and was administrator of the Alu Like  Molokai Island Center for 20 years and was a kumu hula.Survived by husband, Weymouth Kamakana Sr.; daughters,Mrs. Ron (Weyline) Surprise of Arizona, Elizabeth Kamakana of Kualapuu; son, Weymouth of Aiea; four grandchildren; mother, Rachel Bailey of Waiphau; sisters, Loretta Beralas of Waipahu, Gwendolyn Jans of California, brothers, Roy Akau of Honolulu, James of Kaneohe, John of New Mexico. Burial: Kanakaloloa Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 27, 1995]


Emma Hoopii Kamakele, 72, of Waimanalo, Oahu, died  Feb. 3, 1995. She was born in Hanapepe, was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Waimanalo Ward and retire from the State Department of Education.Survived by sons,Michael Orian,  and Lawrence, James, Jeremiah, Jefferey and JoelKamakele; 14 grandchildren; brother, GeorgeMakanui of California; sister,Mae Corr of Kauai. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Elizabeth Gwendolyn  Kamano, 98, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16, 1995.  Born in Denver, CO, she was an international entertainer whose state name was  Betty Trojo and who performed with her entertainer husband,John Kamano. Survived by nieces, nephews, Milton and Susana Ross of Wahiawa, William Hazlitt and Helen S. Frazzinin, both of CO.Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 20, 1995]


Joseph " Joe" Kamekona  of Kaneohe, a `city paramedic, died Dec. 26, 1995 in Castle Hospital. Kamekona, 63, was born in Ku cuihaele, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Evelyn S.K. sons Howard D. Reynold T. and Harlan B.; daughters Renee K. Shook and Jolyn Kipapa; brothers Daniel, Peter an James; sisters Alice Kanekoa, Nancy Aiona, Jane Taitano, Margaret Lee, Eva Leoso, Stella Oku an Elizabeth Arnold; 15 grandchil­dren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Hawai­ian Memorial Park, call after 0 p.m.; and 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary, call after noon. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.     [SB 03/01/1996]


George Kanae Jr., 73,  of Haiku, Maui, died Feb. 7, 1995. He was born in Kaupo, Maui. Survived by nephew, Sam (Aloha) Aina of Hana, and grand niece, Daisy Kanae Aina of Hana; cousins, Luther Kanae of Makawao, Henry Kanae of Wailuku and Earlys Le’i of Kaneohe.  Burial: Maui Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


David W. “Daddy Boy” Kanakanui, also known as James Kanakanui, of Honolulu, died Dec 22, 1995 in Queen’s Hospital.Kanakanui, 61, was born inKahuku.  He is survived by wife Mildred “Mahuna”; sons David, Duke, Robert and Kenui Maikai and Kevin Kanakanui; daughters  Debra Salboro, Queenie Kanakanui, Momi Anakalea, Mililani Maikai-Glenn, Piilani Dorsey, Pauahi “Tanya: Maikai, Kuuipo Perry, Kaleiokalani Kaawa and mapuana and Dolores Lamthere; brothers John, Catalino Jr., Henry and Lawrence Mariano; several hanai children; and 36 grandchildren.   [SB 05/0/1996]


Samuel Nalepo “Tutu Man” Kanealii, 64, of Kapaa, died Jan. 29, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was a laborer in the construction industry.Survived by brother, Benjamin of Honolulu; sister-in-law, Rosaline Kanealii of Anahola; hanai daughter, Edith L. DeFries. Burial: Lihue Public Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


Joseph Kanekoa, 73, of Honolulu, died Jan. 15, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu.  Survived by son, Joseph Nawatani; daughters, Mrs. Hubert (Sarah) Potter and Mrs. Coach (Yvonne) Cobb-Adams; sister, Lillian Inn Kaaihue; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.  Inurnment: Hawaii State Veterens Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 29, 1995]


Metsu Kanemoto, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 1995.  She was born in Itoman, Okinawa, Japan.  Survived by sons, George of Honokaa, Hawaii, and Richard;daughters, Velma M. Oshiro, Mrs. Seigi (Ethel S.) Yogi of Hilo, Mrs. Robert (Jane S.) Akahiji, and Mrs. David (Nancy K.) Lyum of Honolulu; eight grandchildren;  and three great-grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 16, 1995]


Calvin K. Kaneshiro of Hilo, a heavy equipment mechanic, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 1995 in Hilo Hospital. Kaneshiro, 36, was born in Hilo.  He is survived by parents Kentoku and and Shizue; and sisters Janice, Mae and Diane.    [SB 05/01/1996]         


Robert Yasumitsu  Lucky” Kaneshiro, 69, of Honolulu, died Jan. 17, 1995 at Queen’s Medical Center.  He was born January 30, 1925  in Hamakua, Hawaii, and was owner of Bob’sFish Market at Ala Moana Farmer’s Market. Survived by wife, Gail Setsuko Kaneshiro;  daughters, Julia Midori Kaneshiro, Mrs. Hironobu (Aileen Aiko)Oshiro; four grandchildren; brother, Lawrence Tsutomu of CA; sisters, Helen Ariss of CA. Betty Sanforn, Gladys Minor of Virginia.  [Adv Jan. 21, 1995]


Shira Kaneshiro, 98, of Hilo, died Feb. 7, 1995.  She was born in Itoman, Okinawa, and was co-founder of the formerFood Fair Supermarket, Hilo, and a member of Honpa Hongwanji-Hilo Betsuin, Hui Okinawa and Mohouli Kumiai.  Survived by sons,  Eijiro and Seiko; daughters, EstherUyeichi of Honolulu, Jane Sakihara and Takeo  Inouye of San Francisco; sister, Kame Soken of Okinawa; 32 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Burial: Aiea Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Thomas Sanjiro Kaneshiro, 74, of Kaneohe, died  Feb. 4, 1995 at Queen’s Medical Center.  He was born Sep. 12, 1920 in Makawele, Kauai, and was a retired city AutomotiveDepartment  heavy equipment mechanic, and had worked  for Hawaiian Auto Parts and Supply  Co. Survived by wife, Mary F. Kaneshiro; sons, Gary Kazumi and Rodney Mitsuo (Faith); daughter, Mrs.Steven Y. (Laraine F.) Miyahira; six grandchildren; sisters,  Mrs. Gitaro ( Jane K.) Arakawa, Mrs. NancyH. Nakasone and Mrs. BessieT. Toki.  [Adv Feb. 8, 1995]


Gary Kang, 55, of Mountain View, died Jan. 30, 1995 at Hilo Hospital . He was born July 24, 1939 in Honolulu, and was former owner of Matthew Kang Co.Survived by son, Randall A. (Wailana); daughter, Mrs. Thomas (Jamelyn) Purdy of Hawaii; brother, Ronald ; sister, Sandra Ronquillo; and seven grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


William Kane Kaniho, 68, of Lahaina, Maui, died Feb.  17, 1995. He was born in Lahaina.Survived by wife, Annie; sons, William ofKula, Christopher, Michael of Waikaloa and Kenneth; daughters,  Mrs. Robert (Virgieann) Macintosh of Waikaloa and Mrs. Sione (Florence) Poasi of Lahaina; brothers, Abraham, Phillip and Herbert, all of Honolulu, Harold, John and Christopher; sisters, Dorothy  Kanimoto, Florence Yoshino, Becky Shishido and Martha Tengen and Anna Bell Runnels, both of Honolulu; 13 grandchildren.Burial: Maui Memorial Park  [Adv Feb. 21, 1995]


Richard Tokiwo  Kanna, 73, of Kakalau, Hawaii, died, Jan. 10, 1995.He was born in Hakalau and was a retired stock clerk  for the former Hilo Coast Processing.Survived by wife, Yoneko; son, Merrils S.; daughter June J. Kimura of California; son-in-law, Toshimitsu Ogata of California; sister, Nobuko Uyechi of Wahiawa; four grandchildren.  [Adv Jan. 13, 1995]


Aken Martin Kanoa, 68, of Keanae, died Jan. 4, 1995. He was born in Keanae and was a retired union official with the Seafarers International Union.  He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean conflict.Survived by wife, Betty L. Kanoa; sons, Martin A., William P.,  and Jorge A.; daughter, Virginia A.;  a grandson; brothers, Isaac, William and Volna; sister, Cecilia Kaahea.[Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


Emma Leinaala  Kaopuiki-Castro, 40, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 1995 at Straub Clinic & Hospial.She was born Aug. 26, 1954 in Honolulu, and was a Hawaiian Telephone Co. operator.Survived by husband, Thomas Castro; parents, Rudy and Miriam Kaopuiki; sister, Lani Kaopuiki. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Solomon Alohikea Kapanui, also known as “Boy”, “Black”, Sol”, “Kalakaua” and “Kuro-San,”, 38, died Feb. 5, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and held various city and statepositions, including state deputy sheriff, park grounds and  swimming pools maintenance, swimming instructor,lifeguard and security. Survived by sons, Kolomona and Kamuela; nephews, Kaupono and Po-mekeao-okalani, Robert K. Kipapa Jr. and Jonathan P.H. Nary; niece, Kolea-O-Nahaku;spouse, Malia; mother, Elizabeth W. Bal; father, Stephen K. Kapanui; step-father, William E. Bal IV; sisters, Kehaulani, Nohealani, Moana, Kaanohe (Kanoe), Cookie andAnnette; brothers, John, Virgil, Stephen, Allan and Keola; grandmother, Mrs. Annie R. Mace of Ewa.  [Adv Feb. 14, 1995]


William Wiliki Kapono, 49, of San Diego, CA died  Jan. 22, 1995.  Survived by brother, Ambrose Kapono of Nevada; sister, Evelyn Ferreira of Wailuku.Inurnment: Maui Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 4, 1995]


Richard J. Karabelas of Aiea, died  Dec. 27, 1995 in Honolulu.  He is survived by several friends.  [SB 25/01/1996]


Umeyo Shota  Kashiwabara, 88, of Lihue, died Jan. 27, 1995.  She was a housewife.  Survived by sons, Lawrence and Richard;daughter, Janet Fukushima of Honolulu; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 30, 1995]


Wanda J. Kaspari of Kaneohe died Dec. 22, 1995 in the Hale Mana Hospice. Kaspari, 87, was born in La Crosse, Wis. She is survived by brother Sigmund Pavela; sister Tecla Pavela; daughter Patricia Scheidt; 6 grandchildren.  [SB 01/01/1996]


Edward Tanji  Katada, 82, of Pearl City, died  Feb. 18, 1995.  He was born in Waimea, Kauai and was a retired bakerfor Loves Bakery.He was a member of Yamaguchi Ken Jin Kai, Iwakuni Jin Kai and Iwakuni Shin Jin Kai.  Survived by wife, Roberta Tomiko Katada; son, Edward K.; daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Jean Y.) Lee of CA, Mrs. Ronald (LindaE.L.)  Tang and Laverne R. DeRego; eight grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Michinori (Aiko) Furutani.  [Adv Feb. 24, 1995]


Kazuo“Slim” Katahara, 75, of Kualapuu, Molokai, died Feb.  21, 1995. He was born in Paia, Maui.  Survived by wife, Nora K.; son, Lance of Honolulu; brother Paul of Wailuku; sister, Kiyomi Hamada of Kahului. Inurnment:Kapaakea Cemetery, Kaunakakai.  [Adv Feb. 24, 1995]


Robert Masajiro Katayama, 78, of  Honolulu, died Feb. 8, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Tamako Katayama of California;  brother, Norman; sisters, Mrs.Fujie Kuroda, Mrs. Dorothy Morisako and Mrs. Nora Takabayashi.  [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


Takako Kato,  75, of Honolulu, formerly of the Big Island, died Feb. 22, 1995.  She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii.  She retired as a store clerk and was a member ofthe Koboji Mission. Survived by brothers, Takashi and  Takao Murakami; sisters, Toshiko Yamaguchi of Hawaii and Akiko Shiroma. Inurnment: Homlani Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 26, 1995]


Masao Katsuki, 78, of Honolulu, died Feb. 4, 1995. He was born in Honolulu and was retired acting directorof the Dept. of Agriculture.Survived by wife, Pearl T.; daughter,Marilyn F. Nakano; grandchildren, Keithand Janalyn Nakano and JaimeTamayie; two great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth T. Yamashita; sister, Beth N. Katayama;   [Adv Nov. 9, 1995]


George Kauhane, 71, of Honolulu, died Feb. 2, 1995. He was born in Honolulu.  Survived by wife,  Marguerite “Rita” Kauhane; daughter,  Lauri F.; son, G. Healli; five grandchildren; brothers, William Reuter and Charles Bent; sister Mary  Jane DeMello. [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Llewellyn Kanakaoluna Kauhane, 64, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 1995.  he was born in Honolulu and was retired from Foremost Dairies Hawaiirefrigeration and shipping departmentafter 32 years ofservice.  He was a Korean War veteran.  Survived by  wife, Alice  Kauhane; daughter Lleweyna; son, Clayton of California; sisters, Erlene Cabrinha and Gwendolyn Chaffin of Texas; aunts and uncles.   [Adv Feb. 22, 1995]


David K. Kauhi, 83, of Nanakuli, died  Feb. 4, 1995. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii, and was an E.K. FernandezShows carnival ride operator.Survived by companion, JarlinQuiocho; sons,  David Jr., James, Frank, Alexander and Kalani; daughters,Katherine Di-Prima, BarbaraGoree, Anna Pineda and Esther Yanutik Sr.;19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Burial: Nanakuli Homestead Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Dayton Kaya Malulani Kauhi, infant son of Johnelle  Labrador and Dayson Kauhi Sr., both of Waikaloa; brother, Dayson Jr.; grandparents, John and Abbie Labrador, David Kauhi Sr. of Waimea; great-grandparents, Nicomedes and Louisa Labrador of Waimea, Helen Salazar of Hilo, Celestino Gibo of Kona, Harry and Hilda Chong of Waimea. Burial: Waimea County Cemetery.[Adv Jan. 15, 1995]


Meleana “Maryann” Kaula, 61, of Ewa Beach, died Jan. 10, 1995.She was born in Niihau, raised on Kauai and was known for her music with the Melelani Serenaders.  She was a kapuna at Pearl City Elementry School.Survived by husband, Harold N.; son Al K.; daughers, Queenie K. Kanakanui and Kehau Nizo-Corrigan; granddaughters, Leialohaokeanuenue and Keolaalohaokalani; brothers and sisters, Tom T, Minnie N., Roselynn k., Malia M. and AbigailH.Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.[Adv Jan. 12, 1995]


Beatrice Leinani Kauo, 54, of Honolulu died Jan. 2, 1995.She was born in Honolulu.Survived by daughters, Mrs. Timothy (Karen) Kittelberger of Georgia, Mrs. Anthony (Kathy) Candelaria of Germany; son, Harry Jr.;  brothers, William Kanui of San Francisco, Joseph C. Mills, William K. Mills, Wolfred Clarke, Clifford Clarke and George Clarke; sisters, Hannah Salas and Luciana Agosto; six grandchildren; ex-husband, Harry S. Kauo  [Adv Jan. 8, 1995]


Harry S. Kauo of Hauula died Dec 29, 1995 in St. Francis Hospital.  Kauo, 58, was born in Honolulu.  He is survived by son Harry K.;  stepdaughters Karen Kettleberger and Kathy Candelaria; sisters Estrella L. Ua, Shirley Whilhelm and Laverne Kekipi; brothers Adrian Lewis, George Wilhelm and Randy Kekipi; 6 grandchildren.   [SB 08/01/1996]


David W "Pio''' Kauwalu of Haleiwa, a Hickam Air Force Base retiree who also entertained at Waimea Falls Park, died Dec. 24, 1995 in Wahiawa General Hospital.  Kauwalu 78 was born in Waialua.He is survived by sons David “Butchie” Sr.;Melvin L. Sr. and Tarzone P.; daughters Yvonne U. Cox, Dansette L Setser and Yolanda A. Borges; brothers Levi and Willis; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [SB 01/01/1996]


Joseph George Kauwe, 65, of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates, Hawaii, died Jan. 3, 1995.He was born in Hawaii and was a security guard retired from Hawaii Protective Association and member of Sovereighnty of Hawaii. Survived by wife, Caroline Pua Kauwe; daughter, Elizabeth Kuluwaimaka; sons, George of Missouri, David of South Point and Joseph of California; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren  [Adv Jan. 7, 1995]


Noboru Kawada, 95, of Honolulu, died Jan. 31, 1995. He was born in Hiroshima, Japan, and was a retired cabinet makerand member of Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Gojikai.  Survived by sons, Jitsuo “Jits”and Wakao; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; daughter, Mrs. Rodney  H. (Florence C.) Takashige of California.  [Adv Feb. 5, 1995]


Saburo Kawaguchi, 76, of Aiea, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 1995 at Straub Clinic and Hospital.He was born Feb. 7, 1918 in Makaweli, Kauai. He is survived by his wife, Laura Ayako Kawaguchi;son, Lawrence Takio (Ann Tokie) ; daughter, Mrs. Karl (Donna Midori)  Ishikawa; 3 grandchildren, Jill and Christie Kawaguchi and Nikki Tanaka; two sisters, Eleanor Toshiko  Hashimoto and Mrs. John (Tatsuko) Tamayose.He was the retired head chef at Fisherman’s Wharf and was the recipient of the “Top Chef of Hawaii” award and also a member of Honpa Hongwanji Gojikai and  Hiroshima Itsukaichi Kin Kai.  [Adv Jan. 16, 1995]


Sadaichi Kawamoto, 96, of Honolulu, formerly of Lahaina, Maui, died Jan. 1, 1995.  He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan, and was a retired carpenter.  Survived by son; Robert K.; daughter, Matsuyo; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren  [Adv Jan. 9, 1995]


Masato Kawashima, 77, of Wailuku, died Feb. 2, 1995.  He was born in Olowalu and was the head judo instructor at the Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Survived by wife, Doris I.; son, Melvyn T.; daughter Winifred  S. Higa of Kailua; brother Shunso of Japan; sister-in-law Ruth of Honolulu; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


Kiyoshi Kaya, 85, of Waialua, died Feb. 1, 1995. He was born in Waialua and was retired from Waialua Sugar Co. Survived by sons,James I. and Allen T.;daughter Florence T.; four grandchildren; brother, Minoru of Japan.[Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Tsuyuno Kaya, 89, of Wahiawa, died Jan. 1, 1995.She was born in Hiroshima, Japan, and was a member of the Shinshu Kyokai Fujinkai and Wahiawa Hongwanji.Survived by sons, Glen A. and George K.; sister, Mrs Shigeko Miyamoto of Japan; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.


Pearl Leona Kealoha, 46, of  Waianae, died Jan. 7, 1995 at Queen’s Medical Center.  She was born  August 8, 1948 in Honolulu.  Survived by husband, Charles L.; sons, Damien “Danny Boy” K.,Dominic “Kekoa”, Darin “Sunshine” K.; daughter, Denise “Kanani” K.’ ; mother, PearlP. Hao;   brothers, Joseph O. Kaua of Washington, and Herman Kl, Reed K., Rolland K.,and Ronald K. Kaua; sister, Raynette L. Yockman; four grandchildren. Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 17, 1995]


Charlotte Florence Garrett Keane, 71, of Wethersfield, CT, died Jan. 28, 1995. She was born in Boston and was a supervisor at Kahi Mohala.She was also a staff nurse at Rehab Hospital of the Pacific.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Richard (Mary  D.) Lum of Alaska, Mrs. Ray (Connie) Janssen of California, Charlotte of Honolulu and Mrs. Tony (Terrie)Wilson of New York; sons, Dick of CT, Robert of NJ, Garry of NH and Paul of MA; sister, Mrs. Bob (Irene)  Anderson of WA state; 17 grandchildren; former husband, Richard M. Keane of Pittsfield, MA.  [Adv Feb. 12, 1995]


Annie Kealohapauole Keao, 68, of Haleiwa, died Jan. 26, 1995 in Waianae. She was born Oct. 24, 1926 in Honolulu and retired from Wahiawa General Hospital.  Survived by sons, Clifford (Dee) and Elmer Mike (Laura); daughters, Mrs. Buddy (Jonnette) Kaluhiokalani, Mrs. Steve (Thalia Ann Manu) Manildi of Arizona; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother James Kealohapauole; sisters, Mrs. Carlos (Cecilia) Lando and Mrs. Carol Chang. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 3, 1995]


KennethE.Keith of Honolulu, an employee of St. Francis Hospital’s intensive care unit, died Dec.31, 1995  in Queen’s Hospital. Keith, 40, was born in Illinois. He is survived by father Charles W.; mother Lucille F. Phillips, and brothers Dennis, Matthew and Cliff.  [SB Jan. 1996]


Gertrude Kekaha, 64, of Maui, died Jan. 1, 1995.She was born June 2, 1930  in Honolulu.Survived by husband, Wilfred M. Sr. of Maui; sons, Roy (Mele) Cordeiro, Wilfred (Henrietta) Kekaha Jr.; daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Barbara) Huffman, Mrs. Clifton (Lois Jean)Song and Mrs. Santos (Brenda Lee) Cayaban, both of Maui; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Donald Gerard of Maui, Julian Tavares of Idaho and Thomas Gerard; sisters, Juanity Burns, Leatrice Moon, Olfga Humalon and Shirley DeSilva of Hawaii.[Adv Jan. 12, 1995]


Philomena Kealoha “Aunty Mina” Kelau, 79, of Hilo died  19, 1995. She was born in Paauilo and was a retired cook for Sky Chef.  Survived by daughters, Clementina Martin of  Mississippi, Agatha Harris, Cynthia Roberts ofGeorgia; sons, Christopher Remigius of Kalopa; hanai daughters,Adeline Kimi and Donnalyn; hanai sons, Samuel Kaililpaka, Derreck of Utah; sisters, Lily Kuiee and Isabel Young, both of Oahu; 34 grandchildern; and 24 great-grandchildren.  Burial: Homelani Memorial Park.   [Adv  Jan. 21, 1995]


David L. Kelii, 86 of Kahaluu, died Jan. 17, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu.  Survived by daughter, Angeline Kalahiki; brothers, Francis and Lionel; sisters, Mabel Lopez, Elizabeth Kahapea and Elizabeth Tai Hook; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Burial: Green Haven Cemetery.  [Adv Jan. 20, 1995]


Evelyn Kelly, 75, of Honolulu, died Feb. 22, 1995. She was a member of the Hawaii Yacht Club. Survived by husband, John; son Mike of California; daughter, Kathy of California; brother, Sheldon Brady; sister, Bernice Jackson; four grandchildren. [Adv Feb. 25, 1995]


Josephine Malia Kenui, 57, of Hilo, died Jan. 5, 1995.She was born July 16, 1937 in Waialua, Hawaii, and was employed with Wachehutt Security at Hilo Airport. Survived by son, Ezekiel (Donna); daughter, Noelani; parents, Santiago and Emily Villanueva; brothers, Fred (Laurita) and Thomas (Maria); sister, Mrs. Richard (Ruby) Dela Cruz; hanai father, Thomas Kenui; nine grandchildren.Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park.  [Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


Mildred Cockett Keough, 72, of Honolulu, died Feb. 8, 1995. She was born in Honolulu, and was a member of the Roosevelt High School Alumni Association, Daughters of Hawaii and Kailua Outdoor Circle.  Survived by daughters, Karen Bly of Texas, and Patricia Reeves ofAlabama; son, Martin; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother Rudolph C. Cockett  [Adv Feb. 10,1 995]


Alice Kepa, 84, of Waimanalo, Hawaii, died Jan. 28, 1995. She was born in Kau, Hawaii and was a member of Waimanalo Senior Citizens Group. Survived by sons, Roland, Wilfred, Frank and Eugene; daughters, Jean Whaley and Ellen; 48 grandchildren; 95 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; sister Annie Kauhane. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 5, 1995]


Virginia Kida, 67, of Honolulu, died Jan. 17, 1995 at her home. She was born December 27, 1927 in Wailuku, Maui and was a member of the Word of Life Christian Center.Survived by husband, Theodore Y.; sons, Peter (Dodi) Kaina of Maui, David and Jerome (Sarah) Kaina, Andrew (Amy) Kaina and Albert Kaina, both of Maui; daughters, Virginia Kaina, Victoria Midado, Mrs. Harry (Sharonnan) Nakatani, Mrs. Angel (Debra) Aspacio of Maui, Evangaline Hoopii of Kauai, Mrs. John (Judyann) Keala of TN, stepson, Alan (Phyllis) Kida of Honolulu; stepdaughters, Mrs. Brian (Marjorie)  Ige, Mrs. Steven (Diane) Fukuda of Kaneohe; sisters, CeciliaCabus of California and Roselani Midado of Kauai; 36 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.  Inurnment: National Memorial Cemtery of the Pacific.[Adv Jan. 21, (995]


Kendall Y. Kihara, infant son of Troy and Ruby Kihara, died today Dec. 31, 1995 in Kapiolani Hospital. The baby was born on Dec. 20, 1995 in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Kalvin; and grandparents John and Akiko Kihara, and Ethel Shimabuku.   [SB 13/01/1996]


Manuel P. Kihewa of Honolulu, a Punahou School retiree, died Wednesday, Dec 27, 1995 at home.Kihewa, 76 is survived by wife Caroline, sons George Nueku, Patrick and Samuel Kihewa, Samuel Simeona and Merrill Seibold; daughters Martha Dobson, Dorothy, Georgette and Violet Kihewa, Elizabeth Werner, Mary Taba and Oriana Kalilimoku; brother William; sister Angeline Iokia, 41 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park.  [SB 01/01/1996]


Tamaka Kikkawa, 95, of Honolulu, died Feb. 21, 1995.  She was born in Hiroshima, Japan and was a member of the Honpa Hongwanji Goji Kai and TakataGunjin Kai.  Survived by sons, Richard K., Albert H., Ralph M. and Stanley Y.; daughters,  Mrs. Mitsugi (Alice K.) Nishio, Mrs. Mildred T. Katayama, Mrs. John (Clara Y. )Boone and Mrs. Stanley (Grace S.) Kanda; 17 grandchildren;  1 great-grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 28,1 995]


Michinori Kikudome, 77, of Honolulu died Jan. 21, 1995.  He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii and was a retired Manoa Elementary School custodia.  Survived by wife, Torie; son, Jon N.; daughters, Lynn I. and Gail M.;  brother, Gary Y.; and sister, Mrs. Satoru (Ruby) Ochi.  [Adv Jan. 27, 1995]


Wilfred Preston Kilborn, 70, of Haleiwa, died Feb. 14, 1995. He was born on Maui. He retired from the U.S. Army civil service at Hickam Air ForceBase after 29 years of service. He was also a bus  operator for MTL with 19 years of service.Survived by wife, Mary S.; sons, Wilfred P., Jeffrey M.K., David A.K., and Warren J.L.; daughters,  Koren K.P.A. Hanneman and Evadne C.I.; eight grandchildren; brother, VernonJ.  Burial: Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 19, 1995]


“Donna” Bong Hee Kim, 89, of Honolulu, died  Feb. 24, 1995.  She was born in Korea.  Survived by daughters,  Mrs. Florence Boulware, Mrs. Evelyn Fukunaga and Mrs. Gilbert (Doris) Choi; eight grandchildren;  seven great-grandchildren.  Burial:Diamond Head Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 28, 1995]


Edna Chung Sook Kim, 79, of Honolulu, died Feb. 4, 1995.  She was born in Hawaii. Survived by brothers, Richard C.M. and Kenneth C.C.; sister, Estrella C.S. Igarta.  Burial; Oahu Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 18, 1995]


Moon Hi Kim, 73, of Hilo, died Jan. 17, 1995.  He was born in Kapoho and was a retired truck driver.Survived by sons, Larry Suenishi, Paul Kim of CA; daughters, Beverly Owens of Oregon and Joyce Taosaka; brother, Robert “Punchy”; sister, Soonie Lee; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.Burial: Hawaii State Veterans’ Cemetery, #2.[Adv Jan. 19, 1995]


Taekyong Kim of Mililani died Dec. 27, 1995 in Queen’s Hospital.Kim, 65, is survived by wife Yongson;son Mike H.;daughter Cera J. Sunada; a granddaughter.[SB 08/01/1996]


Thomas Kum Nam Kim, 84, of Waipahu, died Feb. 11, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu.   Survived by wife, Gladys H.K.; sons, Thomas K.N. Jr. and Melvyn; daughters, Mrs. Philip (Sharon) Abe and Mrs. Charles (Lynette) Ziegler of California; brothers, Edmund Kim and Moses Park; sisters, Mary Choy and Margaret Ajifu; and eight grandchildren. Burial: Mililani Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 17,1 995]


Denichi “Jack” Kimoto, 88, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 1995.  He was born in Ewa, Oahu, was a retiredtelevision repairman and owner of Top T.V. Service. Survived by wife, Fusae “Billie”;brother,  Yoshio; sisters, Mrs. Charles  (Shizuyo) Wakida, Mrs. Fusako Muranaka and Mrs.Kimie Noji.[Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


Charles Susumu Kimura, 89, of Wailuku, died Feb. 7, 1995. He was born in Peahi, Maui. Survived by wife, Doris; sons, Shuzo of Mililani and Richard H.  Mitsuo of Haiku; daughters, Mrs. Donald (Esther) Kanagaawa of Honolulu, Mrs. Robert (Ruth)Nakasone of Kahului, Mrs. Nancy Odagiri, Mrs. Joseph T.T. (Bertha) Hew Jr.; 14 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.Burial: Maui Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Elsie Harue Kimura, 90, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 1995 at the Kuakini Medical Center. She was born Feb. 12, 1905in Hamakua.Survived by sons, Stanley (Mary), Donald (Ellen) and Edison; four grandchildren;  and four great-grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 21, 1995]


Haruyo  Kimura, 87, of Waimea, Hawaii, died Jan. 11, 1995.She was born in Paia, Maui and was a homemaker.  She was a member of the Paauilo Kongoji Mission.Survived by husband,  Yutaka; sons, Samuel of Waimea, Thomas of Hawi and Charles of Waimea; daughters, Mabel Ozaki of Waimea and Elaine Fujino of Kealakekua; brother, Hichiro Uyeda of Waimea; sisters, Clara Ing of Honolulu and TsuruyoYamamoto of Kealakekua; sisters-in-law,Hanayo Uyeda of Hilo, Shizuko Uyeda of Utah and Haruko Uyeda of Waimea; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.Burial: Kamuela Japanese Cemetery.[Av Jan. 13, 1995]


Takeshi“Take”Kimura, 67, of   Honolulu passed away on Feb. 3, 1995 at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on June 2, 1927 in Honlolulu and was a retired  electrical  inspector for the City and County of Honolulu.  Survived by wife, Bernice K. Kimur; son, Kurt W.; brothers, Tadao (Charline) , Charles G. (Hazel); sisters, Mrs. Richard (Sumiye) Nomiyama, Doris Sur and Jean Kimura. Burial: Valley of the Temples Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 4, 1995]


Hisae Kinoshita, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 7, 1995. She was born in Hilo. Survived by sons, Clifford T., Walter H., Leslie S. and Bruce H.; daughter, Mrs. Thomas S. (Doris Y.)Ito; 14 grandchildren;and 11 great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 13, 1995]



Hideko “Nancy” Kira, 78, of Aiea, died Jan. 4, 1995.She was born in Kukuihaele, Hawaii, and was a retired  clerk typist for  the Hawaii Newspaper Agency and member of Koganji Temple.Survived by daughter, Mrs. Wallace Masaji (Karen Yukie) Kawakami; two grandchildren; brothers, Takamichi Kishida and Tatsuo Kishida, both of Washington. [Adv Jan. 6, 1995]


Frank Tokio Kiriu, 62, of Honolulu, died Feb. 20, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was a retired electrician for Wasa Electrical Services. He was also a member of the Hawaiian Electricians, Local 1186 and the Gophers Golf Club.Survived by wife, Betty Y.; son, Steven M.; daughter, Kathy E.; two grandchildren; brother, Hisao; sister, Mrs. Robert (Beverly A.)Furuya.[Adv Feb. 23, 1995]


Ruth Yoshiko Kishaba, 61, of Lihue, Kauai, died Jan. 2, 1995. She was a secretary retired from Eleele Elementary School   and was a member of the Hui Holomau Women’s Club of Lihue.  Survived by husband, Edward; daughters, Mrs. Dwayne (Avis) Sakata and Mrs. Daniel (Joy) Funakoshi, both of Honolulu, brothers, John Oshiroof Florida, Sadao Oshiro of Kaneohe, Yoshinobu Oshiro of Honolulu and Thomas Oshiro of California; sisters, Mrs. James (Hideko) Kohatsu and Mrs. Ed (Annie) Motoyama, both of California; two granddaughters  [Adv Jan. 5, 1995]


James “Jimmy” Kingo Kishida, 65, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 1995 at Kuakini Medical Center. He was born May 5, 1929 in Honolulu and retired from Eastman Kodak.He was a member of the Koboji Shingon Mission.Survived by wife, Alice Hatsue Jones Kishida; sons, Alan K. (Sandy) of Utah, Dyck K. (Wendy), Jim K.,and Keevan K; daughters, Mrs. Reginald H. (Donnajean) Sunada, Mrs. Patsyann H. Costa, and Mrs. Peter (Paula) Young;  brother, Paul H.; sisters, Mrs. Mitsuo (Yoshiko) Matsuo of Japan and Alice T.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 19, 1995]


Beatrice Takeko Kishiba-Sonoda  aka Takeko Sonoda, 77, of Pearl City, died Jan. 2, 1995 at the Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi.  She was born Nov. 7, 1917, in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Rodney (Sharon S.) Ishii and Sandra Sonoda;  grandson, Jaren Ishii; brothers, Boris  Seiko Kishaba, Seiyo Kishaba and Seiden (Olga) Kishaba of California. She was a member of the Mahekare.


Stanley Shunji Kishimoto, 88, of Waipahu, died Feb. 12, 1995.  He was born in Hiroshima, Japan, retired from Oahu Sugar Co., and a member of Waipahu Hongwanji and Waipahu Senior Citizen’s Club.Survived by sons,  Richard A. of San Francisco and Charles T.; daughter,Mrs. Masao (Gladys  T.) Tamashiro; brother, Kiyomi; 10 grandchildren;and five great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 17, 1995]


Takeo “Take” Kishimoto, 62, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 1995 at his residence.He was bornJul 11, 1927 in Piihonua, Hawaii and was a cook for  the former King’s Bakery and a member of  of the Nago Chojin Kai.  Survived by wife,  Ethel T.; sons, Dayton Kim Kryo (Pamela) of Ilinois, Bruce Takeo (Noreen Fumie) and  Arnold Kenji; daughter, Cynthia H.; brothers, Masaru Toguchi of California, Walter K.  Kishimoto, Richard  N. Oganeku of California and  Sam I. Oganeku; sisters,  Mrs. Miyoko Yagi, Mrs. Tomoyo Kaneshiro, Mrs. Edmund (Sarah Y.) Mitchell. Mrs. Soki (Chieko)  Kamiyama of California, Mrs. Nobu ( Florence  F.) Miyashiro of Ilinois, Mrs. Sterling (Kay K.) Suga of California and  Mrs. Takashi (Jane S.)  Makinoda of California;  a granddaughter.  Inurnment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Kame Kiyan, 86, of  Wahiawa, died Feb. 22, 1995 Wahiawa General Hospital.  She was born Apr. 25, 1908in Okinawa, Japan, and was a member of Wahiawa Hongwanji and Fujinkai, Wahiawa Kyoyu Kai and Wahiawa  Kojukai. Survived by sons,Kiyoshi, Herbert, Ralph N., Isao of Hilo, Gary; daughters,  Setsuko Nakasone, Elsie Hirayama, Betsy Sagara; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.[Adv Feb. 28, 1995]


Audrey Shew Quon Knock, 69, of Honolulu,  died Feb. 16, 1995 at Queen’s Medical Center.  He was born Jan. 17, 1926 in Honolulu and was a member ofthe Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Navy Publications and Printing Co.Survived by sons, Warren andAllen; daughters, Mrs. Nixon (Elizabeth) Medina, Mrs. John (Antoinette)Affonso and Nora Knock; stepson, DustinPlunkett; sisters, Mary Go, Nora Mew andVivian Matsumoto; 12 grandchildren;and one great-grandchild.  BuriL: Valley of the Temples  Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 20, 1995]


Robert Leilehua  Iosia Ko, 56, of Honolulu, died Jan. 28, 1995.  He was born in Honolulu and was a roller operator with Hawaiian Bitumuls Co. Survived bywife, Edith;  sons, Shane, Sterling andStyles Oana; daughters, Stanette Takeuchi and Sheldeen Ronia; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, William, Benjamin and Lui Ko.  Burial: Diamond Head Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 7, 1995]


Janice Sue Kobashigawa, 38, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 31, 1995.  She was born on Kauai and worked at Straub Hospital.  Survived by husband, Kenneth;  son, Aaron; daughters, MichelleSilva, Delcie Silva, Kristin Kobashigawa; mother, Bertha Kihei;  stepfather, Henry Kihei; sisters, Kathi Montanye, Carol Correa,Linda  Majalca, Joann Tolentino and Trisha  Fragas. Burial: Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.  [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


Kenneth Stephen  Kolchak, 47, of Honolulu, formerly of South Amboy, NJ, died Feb. 18, 1995. He was born in Perth Amboy, NJ and was employed as a senior programmer analyst at Bank of Hawaii. Survived by mother, Julia Kolchak of NJ; brother, George Jr. of Texas, sister, Carolyn  Rheam of PA.[Adv Feb. 28, 1995]


Yutaka “Buck” Komatsu, 88, of Wailuku, died Thursday at Hale Makua in Wailuku.He is survived by his wife Masae; sons George H., Charles T. and Stanley K.; brothers Susumu and Tetsuo; sisters Sadame L. Hee and Betty. S. Leong six grandchild­ren and one great-grandson. Private services were held.  [Adv Jan. 1995]


Hisako“Judy” Komo of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 1995.She is survived by sons, Darryl and Lance; daughters, Mrs. Chris (Joy) Ojiri and Mrs. Alan (Lori) Yamada; brother, Kiyoshi Miyamoto; sisters, Setsuko Kuramoto and Rose Scharpff;two grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


Jane Teruko  Komori, 70, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 7, 1995 at her residence.She was born Mach 22, 1924 in Waialua, Oahu, and was retired from  th Army-Air Force Exchange at Fort Schafter, and Bank of Hawaii Computer Center.She was a a member of Wahiawa Hongwanji and Fujinkai, Rainbow Club,  and Hui O Iliwai Kumiai.  Survived by husband, Yukio; sons Eric K. and Roger E. of Australia; brothers, Masaichi Kunimitsu, Kenichi and Ted S. Kunimitsu; sisters, Mrs. Katsumi(Leatrice) Nomura, and Mrs. Clarence (Barbara) Sakaguchi.[Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


Barbara Michiyo Komoto, 67, of Honolulu, died Jan. 7, 1995.She was born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Kevin M.; daughter, Mrs. Ronald K. (Amy M.) Suda and Marsha M. Fujimori; eight grandchildren; brother, Shigeru Tsubota of California; sisters, Mrs. Bessie I. Murashige, Mrs. Hachiro (Sumiya)Tanabe, Mrs. Florence F. Anabe and Mrs. George S. (Marjorie S.) Hirasaki; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Alice S. Tsubota and Mrs. Kimiko Tsubota.  [Adv Jan. 11, 1995]


Ronald Jerome Kosmicki, 53, of Lahina, Maui died Jan.  19, 1995.  He was employed by Tom and Nancy Hecocks of Lahina.  There are no known survivors.[Adv Jan. 28, 1995]


Kanoe Koyanagi, 96, of  Wailuku, Maui, died Jan. 20, 1995.  She was born in Fukuoka, Japan.  Survived by sons, Kazuo,  Yoshio and Yoshimatsu; daughters, Mrs. Isami (Tsukamoto of Honolulu and Mrs. Michael (Yuriko) Ajifu of Waipahu; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.[Adv Jan. 28,1 995]


Clara K. Kuof Hoolehua, Molokai, died Sunday Dec 31, 1995 at home. Ku, 84, was born in Mapulehu, Molokai. She is survived by sons William "Honeyboy" and Testa; daughters Louise "Sista" and Clara "Sweetheart"; sister Emma Boykamski;brothers Thomas and Frank Rodrigues; 19 grandchil­dren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Service: 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints in Kalamaula, Moloka . Call after 8 a.m. Burial: Homelani cemetery.  [SB 04/01/1996]


Moses “Moke  Kuahiwinui Sr., 65,  of Hawaiian Beaches, Hawaii, died Feb. 13, 1995.  He was born in Opihihale, South Kona, Hawaii, was a commercial fisherman and member of Sons of Puna, and Pohoiki and Big Island fisherman’s associations.Survived by wife, Mary “Malia”; sons, Mervin of Keaukaha, June of Japan,  and Gary; daughters, Kealoha “Kay”  Hanato, Ah Lan Makuakane of Pahoa, Sharon Tamaki, Corrina McGuire and Bernadine Keaukaha; brother, Edward  “Ula” of Opihikao; sister, Maraea Mahi of Kona; 24 grandchildren; and five  great- grandchildren,  [Adv Feb. 16, 1995]


Sufia “Sophee” Kualaau, 58, of Kaneohe, died Feb. 23, 1995.  She was born on Maui.  Survived by husband, John K.; daughters, Jayleen H.K. Morgan, Eunice U. and Yolanda K.; son, Jamee K.; mother, Loretta Yap;brothers, Leroy,  Herman and Anthony Yap; sisters, Harriett Taua, Barbara Kaholokua, Theresa Honokapu and Evangeline Bevins; two grandchildren. Burial: Greenhaven Cemetery, Kaneohe.  [Adv Feb. 25, 1995]


Kimiko “Kimi” Kubo, 91, of Honolulu, formerly of Diamond Head Road, died Jan. 14, 1995.  She was born in Honolulu and was a longtime cook for the Alexander family.Survived by husband, Shinichi;sons, Richard S., James M. and Francis S.; daughter, Mrs. Jean Y. Tsai; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Yoshiko Watanabe.  [Adv Jan. 19, 1995]


Elinor D. Kuebitz of Honolulu, , retired chief pharmacist for the Hawaii State Hospital., died Dec. 26, 1995; in Kuakini Hospital. Kuebitz, 87, was born in . New York. She is survived by sons Herman, Karl and Bernard; daughter Jane McKnight; and 19 ;grandchil­dren. Graveside service: 12:45 p.m. tomorrow at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary. Casual attire.    [SB 03/01/1996]


Alice Mary Kuhlmann, 87, of Arvada, CO, died Jan. 3, 1995.Born in Denver, she received her master’s in education from the University of Hawaii and was a former elementary school teacher in the Hawaii public school system and a member of the Honolulu Symphony Association.Survived by daughter, Rebecca A.; niece, Lorna Hope DeClue of California; nephew, Ellsworth of Colorado    [Adv Jan. 8, 1995]


Betty Louise Kukonu, 60, of Kahaluu, died Feb. 17, 1995 at her residence.She was bornApril 5, 1934 in Hilo and was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and did volunteer work for the Oahu Civil Defense Agency.Survived  by husband, Henry T. Kukonu; son, Henry P.; daughters, Mrs. Steven L. (Shirley A.) Torres, Mrs. MarcA. (Lucette L.)Bassie; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; brothers,  Paul R. Hart Jr. of Kentucky, Simon J. and Lary Aiu.Burial: Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 21, 1995]


Peter Kalei Kumaewa, 88, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 1995.  He was born in Lahina, and was a state Highways Division mason for 34 years.Survived b son, Terrence; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Keanui and Emma Chun.  Burial: Greenhaven Memorial Park.  [Adv Feb. 9, 1995]


James Shigeto Kume, 81, of Honolulu, died  Feb. 10, 1995. He was born in Honolulu. Survived by son, James L. Jr.; daughter, Mrs. Richard (Pauline) Carvalho; five grandchildren; brothers, Richardof California of Hideo of Guam; sisters, Mrs. George (Mary) Fujiwara of California, Mrs. Kenneth (Helen) Kokubun and Mrs. Verda McKeague of Hilo. [Adv Feb. 2, 1995]


Janet “Jean  J. Kuni, 69, of Honolulu, died  Jan. 21, 11995.  She was born in Honolulu.   Survived by daughters, Mrs. Victoria Dequair of Hilo, Mrs. Ethel Brooks of San Diego, and Kathleen Kuni;son, VictorNotrangelo Jr.; 10 grandchldren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, James E. Souza; sister, Dorothy  M. Deluiz. [Adv Jan. 25, 1995]


Sasayo Kunimura, 81, of Koloa, Kauai, died Jan. 8, 1995.She was a retired Suoka Store helper.Survived by husband, Shigenori; daughter, Joan; sisters, Masayo Nakamura of Port Allen, Mrs. Kazuyoshi (Toyoko) Kurasaki and Satsuyo Yamada.  [Adv Jan. 10, 1995]


Violet T. Kupukaa, 85, of Honolulu, died Jan. 9, 1995. She was born in Kapaa, Hawaii, and was past president of VFW #1540 Auxillary and chairman of the state VFW membership. She was a member of the Lei Sellers Association.Survived by husband, Zoilo A.; sons, Harry Boyd of California, Elijah Boyd and Walter Oba; daughters, Mrs. Henry (Anna) Alvaro,Mrs. Arthur (Alice) McElwain of Connecticut, Mrs. Rodney (Rose) Aki and Mrs. Lawrence (Harriet) Dunbar; 31 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers, Wah Sum Tom and Kam Chew Tom, both of San Francisco.Burial: Hawaii State Veteran Cemetery.[Adv Jan. 13, 1995]


Kenneth Kenichi  Kurata, 73, of Aiea, died Feb. 19, 1995 in Honolulu.  He was born in Sep. 24, 1921 Waipahu and was a retired carpenter foreman.Survived by wife, Gladys T.;sons, Roy K. and Randall; daughers, Rachel Watari of Kaua and Mrs. Juan (Karen) Roldan; seven grandchildren and a great grandchild; brothers, Horace K., Wallace and Clifford I; sisters, Tora Kobayashi, Shizuyo Takasaki and Grace  Sagami of California.  [Adv Feb. 22, 1995]


Alita Blanche Kurshals, 71, of Kaneohe died Jan. 1, 1995.  She was born in Detroit, MI and was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served during World War II and retired chief accountant at Queens Medical Center.Survived by son, Sean Troyer; daughters, Denise Prietto-Martinez of California and Lisa Michaels; six grandchildren.Burial: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. [Adv Jan. 5, 1995]


Daisy Shizuko  Kuwaye, 70, of Hilo, died Feb. 9,1995.  She was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, was a homemaker and member of the Church of the Holy Cross, Hui Okinawa, Reach to Recovery Club and Mililani Kumiai Extension.Survived by son, Glenn; brother, Bob N. Nakasone.; sisters, Masako and Sueky Goya, both of Honolulu, and Amy Shiroma and Mildred Uchima, both of Hilo; and five grandchildren.  [Adv Feb. 10, 1995]