LEONARDO B. "LARRY" ALEJADO SR., 76, of Waianae, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Makaweli, Kauai. A retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 31 employee. Survived by sons, Lawrence Leonardo Jr. and Warren; daughters, Raynette Castrogiavanni and Lorraine Sibonga; brothers, Robert, Ben, Thomas, and Francisco Alejado and Danny Lagmay; sisters, Cresencia Mau, Leonora Villatora, Frances La Madrid and Georgia Blom; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Burial 10:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
A service for Hawaiian entertainer and kumu hula SAMUEL "SAM" KEAWE BERNARD JR., 46, of Honolulu, will be held Saturday at Kaumakapili Church. Bernard, a member of the Hawaiian Isles Serenaders and a longtime Hawaiian consultant for Tihati Productions, died Feb. 15, 2001. Bernard was also a state Department of Human Services social worker, and kumu hula of hula halau Kaululaka. Bernard was manager of the Tihati-produced luau shows Mondays at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, and was showcased in Tihatis "Creation" production at the Ainahau Showroom at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel. He is survived by a daughter, Temehani; father, Samuel Sr.; brother, Alvin "Kala" and Valentin; sisters, Mary, Valerie and Robin White. Visitation 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Kaumakapili Church; service 5 to 6 p.m. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
MARGARET CLARISSA DENNISON, 92, of Honolulu, died Feb. 12, 2001. Born in Massachusetts. Retired hotel industry secretary. Memorial service pending. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
PAUL TAICHI FUJITA, 88, of Wailuku, Maui, died Feb. 17, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired carpenter. Survived by wife, Momoe "Marian"; sister, Blanche Kosaka; caregiver and niece, Ruth Jones. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthonys Catholic Church; service 9:30 a.m. Burial to follow at Maui Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Francis Xavier Club. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
MARY GANDALL HALEMANO, 78, of Waianae, died Feb. 10, 2001. Born in Kona, Hawaii. Member of Kamakuamauloa Church. Survived by sons, John, George and Clement; daughter, Emily Favinger-Popovich; brother, Henry Gandall; sister, Adeline Ah You; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
ADAM "RAWLEY" KENICHI HARAGUCHI, 78, of Mililani, died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Puna, Hawaii. A retired University of Hawaii Maintenance Department painter. Survived by wife, Betty; son, Edmund; daughters, Cynthia Hagino and Doreen Nelson; mother, Hisako; brother, Harry; sisters, Grace Noda and Margie Muto; five grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
THELMA KOTOKO KANESHIRO, 81, of Honolulu, died Feb. 17, 2001. Born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. A retired Waialae Country Club waitress. Survived by husband, Harold "Toshi"; daughters, Alma Morikawa, Mildred Nagatori and Frances Yamamoto; brother, Takeo Nakachi; sisters, Lillian Teruya, Nancy Evans, Ella Kaneda and Betty Takamine; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
SATOME KATO, 99, of Kahului, Maui, died Feb. 10, 2001. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Isamu, Tom and Roy; daughters, Yoshie and Jane Knopf; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary, Maui.
KIKUMI I. MIYASATO, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Robert; grandchildren, Rene and Shelley; brothers, Donald, Harry and Saburo; sisters, Marion Ito and Georgia Ann "Bobi" Masumoto. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
JAMES MASAO OGURA, 91, of Honolulu, died Feb. 9, 2001. A retired Fisher Printing Co. printer pressman. Survived by sons, Andrew and Isaac; brother, Robert Ito; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
MOTO ONUMA, 86, of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Paukaa Mauka, Hawaii. Retired waitress for Hilo and Sheraton Waiakea Village hotels. Survived by sons, Norman, Tamotsu and Masayoshi; daughters, Chiyoko Takenaka, Lillian Kawabata, Edith Nishino, Patsy Nakamura and Gail Inoue; 26 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 4 p.m.
LAVERLA "VERLA" R. PESQUIRA, 52, of Las Vegas, died Feb. 4, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Gerald; sons, Eric and Shannon; daughters, Roxanne; brothers, John and Arron Fernendez; sisters, Johnrae Christian, Hyennie Sato and Ada Tsuji; four grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Apostle and Evangelist Church; Mass 11 a.m. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.
RONALD "DUANE" RICKARD, 59, of Makakilo, died Feb. 12, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Rickard Ranch. Survived by wife, Rayann; son, Ronald "Boo Boo"; daughters, Roleen "Kihei" and Ronnye "Kalei"; six grandchildren; brothers, Gary Rickard, Dennis and Alan Ah Yo, and William Coelho; sister, Julie Olson-Brown. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Makakilo; eulogies 7:15 p.m.; Mass 8:30 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
JULIA OLIVEIRA SPENCER, 92, of Carmichael, Calif., died Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by daughter, Eleanora Lindo; grandchildren, Trudy Williams, Cindy Maryott and Jason Lindo; great-granddaughters, Erika Thomas, Tiffany Lindo and Theresa Allen. Graveside service 1 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mount Vernon Memorial Park & Mortuary, Fair Oaks, Calif.
MAY "AUNTY MAY" MICHIKO WATANABE, 64, of Honolulu, formerly of Hilo, Hawaii, died Feb. 12, 2001. Home entrepreneur and publisher of two cookbooks. Survived by husband, Frank; son, Frank; brother, August, Abraham and Franklin Kubo; sisters, Emileen Kawamura and Karlen Ono. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; memorial service 6:30 p.m. Inurnment 10:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at Oahu Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.
CHARLES "CHUBBY" K. WINCHESTER, of Mililani, died Feb. 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Lani; son, Michael "Kai"; daughters, Laura Kama and Penny Kamahiai; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Lono, Bunny, Buzzy, Joey and Waddy; sister, Nicky Asing. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; memorial service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire.
BEATRICE CHIYOKO YOSHIHARA, 86, of Honolulu, died Feb. 6, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Bert; son, Stephen; daughter, Dr. Corinne Yoshihara; two grandchildren; brother, Harry Yamamoto; sisters, Shizue Tomooka and Constance Shizuru. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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