SAM KEAWE BERNARD, who was the Hawaiian consultant for Tihati Productions for 18 years, died Thursday night at Kuakini Medical Center. He was 56. See story.
EARLE E. AKU SR., 70, of San Leandro, Calif., formerly of Kaneohe, died Feb. 10, 2001. A retired Honolulu Police Department sergeant and State of Hawaii investigator, Public Defenders office. Survived by wife, Margaret; son, Enoka; daughters, Puna Aku Welle and Keiki Aku; mother, Minnie Aku-Perriera; sisters, Jeannette Camara and Suzanne McCallister; stepsons, John, Alfred and Ronald Sanchez; stepdaughter, Carole Espinoza; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church; Mass 11 a.m. Inurnment 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Cunningham Mortuary, Livermore, Calif.
DIONISIA "DEE" PASCUA BALIGNASAY, 62, of Mililani, died Feb. 10, 2001. Born in Rosales, Pangasinan, Philippines. A bowling coach at Leilehua High School. Survived by husband, Ernest "Ernie"; parents, Francisco and Leonarda Pascua; brothers, Remegio "Ray" and Francisco "Joe" Pascua Jr.; sisters, Teresita "Teri" Lumabao, Valentina "Val" Nordell, Yolanda "Yolly" Thompson and Esmenia "Esse" Sinenci. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
SOON RYE CHANG, 72, of Honolulu, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Chum Nam, Korea. A homemaker. Survived by sons, In Seon and In Koo; daughters, In Soon, Keum Soon Kim, Un Sook, Keum Sook and Chung Sook; 12 grandchildren; brother, Il Bong Oh; sisters, Soon Im, Soon Dong and Soon Ae Oh. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Graveside service 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
ELLEN AH LUNG DE CORTE, 80, of Pearl City, died Feb. 12, 2001. Born in Niumalu, Kauai. A James Campbell High School cafeteria worker. Survived by children, Clayton, Joycelyn, Ellen Bridges and Milton Gainey; brothers, Aki, Richard, Kenneth and Raymond Chow; sisters, Dorothy Huddy and Gladys Davis; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MARK KENT DE COSTA, 49, of Waianae, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Theo Davis Euromotors certified Porsche technician. Survived by wife, Debra "Gleason"; sons, Gerard and Mason; daughter, Desiree; seven brothers; two sisters, three grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
SIMEON DELA CRUZ DEUZ, 77, of Waialua, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired Waialua Sugar employee. Survived by wife, Maria; sons, Edwin and Wayne; daughters, Rosebell Sumait and Marilyn Solusod; nine grandchildren; brother, Damien; sister, Anna. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
JEROME ONO KINE LAULAU MAN FREITAS, 58, of Hauula, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Makawao, Maui. Owner of a yard maintenance service. Survived by father, David Sr.; brothers, David Jr. and Jerry; sisters, Dorothy Hunt, Pearl Stinson and Ruth Librando. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hauula 2nd Ward; service 8 to 9:30 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makawao Ward, Pukalani, Maui; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary and Nakamura Mortuary.
LARRY DONALD GODSEY, 61, of Makakilo, died Feb. 12, 2001. A retired U.S. Air Force tech sergeant. Survived by wife, Tamiko; sons, Robert and William; two grandchildren; sister, Wanda Herr; brothers, Kenneth and Russell; mother, Wilma. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
EARL T. HARADA, 67, of Waianae, died Feb. 10, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A former U.S. Army sergeant first class airborne ranger and retired State of Hawaii investigator. Survived by daughter, Priscilla; son, Paul; sisters, Patricia Hayes, Judy and Louise; brothers, Hugo "Taka" and Philip "Shige." Graveside service 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Cemetery. Celebration of life gathering to follow at Bahai National Center in Nuuanu. Casual attire. Donations may be made to Hawaiian Humane Society. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
YVONNE "RUSTY" T. HOKE, 75, of San Francisco, Calif., died Feb. 11, 2001. Born in Ewa. Survived by husband, Woodrew; son, Michael Enanoria and Anthony; grandchildren; Anthony and Michael Hoke, Puanani, Nicholas and Lauren Enanoria. Private service held in San Francisco. Private interment in Hawaii at a later date. Arrangements by Sullivan Funeral Home, San Francisco, Calif.
GRACE MATSUE "GRACIE" ISONO, 83, of Honolulu, died Feb. 10. 2001. Born in Niigata, Japan. Survived by daughter, Helen Marie Valdez; brother, Seichi Kojima, sisters, Mabel Goya, Hilda McConkey, Doris Sawada, Thelma Yonezawa and Katherine Ogi. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
GARRELD RUSSELL JACOBS, 56, of Glenwood, Hawaii, died Jan. 31, 2001. Born in San Francisco, Calif. A retired electrician. Survived by parents, Jessie and Katherine Jacobs; brother, Terry. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
JOHN "BIG JAWN" PAALUA KEKUNA JR., 75, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 2001. Born in Hilo, Hawaii. Owner of Kekuna Limited, Kekuna Reality. Survived by wife, Constance; son, Rev. Curtis; daughters, Kathleen Gray, Haunani Kekuna-Iobst and Nalani; hanai daughters, Linda Fessman and Diane Oda; brother, David; sisters, Della Auld, Claire Chai and Rose Loke Kahiapo. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha School; service noon, Interment 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
ASHLEY BETH LEE, 13, of Wahiawa, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Wahiawa Middle School student. Survived by mother, Cynthia Hanson; father, Hanson Lee; stepfather, Phil Hanson; grandmother, Song Moon. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MICHELLE TAPUITEA MAGALEI, 25, of Laie, died Feb. 10, 2001. Kahuku High School graduate. Survived by parents, Taofi and Masina; brothers, Taofi Jr. and Nainoa; sister, Kristal; grandmother, Tulotopulu. Visitation 9 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Sixth Ward, chapel; services 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Updated information provided by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
JEANETTE SONOE MATSUMOTO, 74, of Kahului, Maui, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Paia, Maui. A retail sales employee. Survived by husband, Willard "Lanky"; daughters, Lila Kanda, Iris Yamashige and May; brother, Hiroshi Magata; sister, Chikae Hironaka and Nancy Miyake; two grandchildren. Celebration of life 3 to 4 p.m. Monday at Kahului Union Church; service 4 p.m. Reception to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
ALICE LEIALOHA MEDEIROS, 67, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawaii. Survived by sons, Wayne and William; brothers, George and Alex Merseburgh; sister, Edna Strong; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
KOYEI NAKAMURA, 80, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Waiakea, Hawaii. A retired self-employed pig farmer. Survived by wife, Helen; son, Neal; daughters, Norynn Clark and Allyson Uchimura; six grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; brother, Shoyei; sisters, Edna Nakamura, Leatrice Shimabukuro and Annie Ida. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
RALPH YOSHITAKA SAKAMOTO, 73, of Waialua, died Feb. 4, 2001. Born in Kaiaakea Camp, Hawaii. A retired Aloha Airlines Credit Union manager. Survived by son, Abraham; daughter, Stephanie; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
PETER JOHN SAVAGE SR., 70, of Hanalei, Kauai, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in New York City, N.Y. Owner of auto sales. Survived by wife, Robin; son and four daughters; five grandchildren; great-grandchild. Scattering of ashes at sea 3 p.m. tomorrow at Hanalei Bay. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
AMY KIKUE SHIRAISHI, 70, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died Feb. 5, 2001. Born in Kona, Hawaii. Retired Kona Hilton Hotel housekeeping services employee. Survived by sons, Carl, Alvin and Grant; daughter, Sharon Higashi; 10 grandchildren; brother, Richard Uchimura; sisters, Natsue Fuke, Edna Corbaley, Eva Sato and Thelma Ikeda. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kona Hongwanji Mission; memorial service 2 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
AVELINO MENOR SINFUEGO, 83, of Moanalua, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in the Philippines. Survived by daughters, Flordelina Badua, Fely Butay and Demy Uytiepo; nine grandchildren; great-grandchild; brother, Alfredo; sister, Socorro Galdito. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Philomena Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
SAKAE SUDA, 88, of Honolulu, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Makawao, Maui. A retired owner of Nakas Inn in Kaimuki. Survived by wife, Tokiko; sons, Barry and Brian; daughter, Jann Comstock; five grandchildren; great-granddaughter; brother, Noboru; sisters, Hanayo Goto, Kimiyo Kikuta and Aiko Sato. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.
HOWARD HON MING WATT, 73, of Honolulu, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired City & County of Honolulu electrical engineer. Survived by brothers, Philip and Walter; sister, Lillian Chun. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
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