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GUSTAV ARTHUR TAFU TUPULO HANNEMANN III, a Mormon Church leader in Hawaii and father of former City Council chairman Mufi Hannemann, died Sunday in Honolulu. He was 89. See story.
ROBERT "UNCLE BOBBY" MAIKAI, a retired truck driver who for decades looked out for Wai'anae Coast fishermen, will be remembered at a memorial service at 9 a.m. Saturday. See story.
ZAMORA JACINTO ASUNCION, 79, of Paauhau, Hawaii, died Jan. 12, 2001. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired former mill worker for Kohala and Hamakua sugar companies. Survived by wife, Alberta; sons, Regelio "Edward," Lito and Nestor; daughters, Guillerma Cabie and Gloria Bautista; sister, Augusta Bumanglag and Maria Redoble; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 11 a.m. Sunday at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
CAROLYN JEAN BELL, 61, of Ainakea, Kohala, Hawaii, died Jan. 10, 2001. Born in San Jose, Calif. A clerk retired from Sunshine True Value hardware store. Survived by son, Alan Keefe; daughter, Christi-Jean; mother, Jean Banker; brother, Roger Henderson. Service 3 p.m. Friday at St. Augustines Episcopal Church, Kapaau, Kohala. No flowers. Casual attire. Memorial contributions to the church or a favorite charity. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
YVETTE FAYE CORREIA, 49, of Honolulu, died Jan. 10, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Stanley; son, Jason; stepsons, Stan, Russell and Craig; stepdaughter, Tammy Beaumont; 11 grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11:45 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary; prayer service 11:45 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
CHIEF TOOMALATAI FEAGAI MALII MATANOFIE ALOSINA SUIPI FAAAGI, 61, of Honolulu, died Jan. 12, 2001. Born in Samoa. A bus operator for Oahu Transit Services. Survived by wife, Dianne; sons, Peniamina, Saufoi and Suipi; daughter, Faiasco Crichton; brother, Saufoi; sisters, Lisa Solomua, Lepe Utai, Elisa Atuatasai, Lauolive Tavai, Masele Lihang, Louise Iereneo and Tanya Faaagi; six grandchildren. Visitation from 10 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.
BAB LEE GALLOWAY, 71, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Dallas. Owner of Plaza Realty. Survived by wife, Jean "Harumi"; sons, Paul, Wayne and Daniel; daughters, Cora Uemoto and Laurie Chang; four grandchildren. Visitation from 1 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 2 p.m.
THOMAS TAMEKICHI ICHIDA, 94, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Yamaguchi, Japan. A retired state Housing Department electrical inspector. Survived by wife, Bette; son, Thomas; daughter, Faith Shiro; sisters, Betty Matsumoto and Masako Uemura; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ALBERT KAWAIIHOOLANA "BIG BOY" IOKEPA SR., 68, of Waldorf, Md., formerly of Hilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 2, 2001. Born in Hilo. A retired Hawaii Department of Education truck driver. Survived by wife, Darlene; sons, Albert Jr., Donald and Robert; daughters, Karen Rodrigues and Lee Anne Manley; brother, Arthur Sr.; sister, Annie Rose Pitoy; 14 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; wake service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Inurnment to follow at ülae Cemetery. Casual attire.
SEIJI "HARRY" KIMURA, 85, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 2000. Born in Honolulu. A retired Amfac electronic technician. Survived by wife, Chiyoko "Ann"; son, Edwin; daughters, Lois Soto and Faye; three grandchildren; sister, Shigeko Fujinaga; stepbrother, Tadao Yoshida; stepsister, Tsuneko Morita. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
KENICHI "SLIM" KOYANAGI, 75, who died Dec. 26, 2000, also is survived by nieces, Jane, Nora, Patsy and Lucy Hiraoka, and Charlotte Lee. Their names were omitted from a recent obituary.
MAUDE LEIALOHA MAIO, 66, of Honolulu, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A federal employee. Survived by sons, Joseph Kalani Jr. and Paul; daughters, JoAnn, Jonette, Sheila Waiwaiole, Cynthia Vakauta and Myra; brothers, Anthony and Kenneth Perry; sisters, Yvonne Zembik and Annette Keliikoa; seven grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Kaimuki Ward; service 9:30 a.m. Burial noon at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire.
HAZEL EVANGELISTA MARTINES, 77, of Waipahu, died Jan. 12, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Benny, Rudolph and Mauricio; daughter, Rosita Saunders; brothers, Raymond Evangelista, Henry Evangelista; sisters, Helen Navarro, Irene Lee and Constance Mattos; 23 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. at the mortuary; service 10 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
YOSHITO "MIKE" NAGATA, 88, of Waialua, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Waialua. Retired Waialua Sugar Plantation crushing plant assistant superintendent. Survived by wife, Matsuko; son, Richard; daughters, Rachel Koga and Leatrice Chun; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Bert Nagata. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
CHARLES S. NANBU, 73, of Lihue, Kauai, died Jan. 14, 2001. Born in Kip¬, Kauai. A retired Lihue Post Office clerk. Survived by wife, Yuriko; son, Daniel; two grandchildren; brothers, Mitsugi and Manabu; sisters, Nobuko Marugame and Doris Kawamura. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Lihue Christian Church; service 11 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
WILLIAM R. OKESON, 83, of Kailua, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Manmouth, Utah. A retired cabinet-making instructor. Survived by wife, Dorothy; son, William; daughter, Luana Houghtby; brothers, Gilbert and Donald; sister, Elva Soulier; two grandchildren; great-grandson. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
CLODUALDO "BOBBY" TOLARBA QUIBAN, 90, of Paauilo, Hawaii, died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Caaringayan Manaoag, Philippines. A retired Hamakua Sugar Plantation tractor operator. Survived by wife, Mitsuno; sons, Edward and Allen; daughters, Conchita Watanabe, Virginia Batis and Janice Pakele; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honokaa, Hawaii; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday; service 10 a.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
HAZUE TAKAHATA, 89, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Paauilo, Hawaii. Survived by son, Alfred; daughters, Joyce Takahata and Jane Nako; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Memorial service 4 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary. Private inurnment. No flowers. Casual attire.
GORDEN "BUSTER" TRIBBLE has died. Born in Honolulu. A football player and boxer at the University of Hawaii. A Navy salvage diver and underwater demolition team member during World War II. Worked with Marsh and McLennan. Survived by wife, Betty Anne; brother, Robert; sister, Beverly; sons, Phillip and Gordon; three grandchildren. Service 3 p.m. today at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Reception to follow. No flowers. Contributions to Iolani School.
HENRY EN SUE TYAU, 82, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard pipefitter. Survived by wife, Rose Chai Sim; daughter, Kathlyn Wong; sister, Rose Pacheco; two stepgrandsons. Visitation 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Diamond head Mortuary; service 2:30 p.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
Funeral for LORRIE ANN WILEY, 32, who died in an automobile accident Jan. 2, 2001, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Georges Catholic Church in Waimanalo, with visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Visitation also from 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial at Valley of the Temples.
LILLIAN YONEKO YOSHIKAMI, 66, of Honolulu, died Jan. 9, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A secretary retired from the Hongwanji Mission School. Survived by brothers, Donald and Grant; sister, Jane Nagaishi. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
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