RUFUS HAGIO ARIZUMI, 77, of Kaneohe, died Jan. 17, 2001. Born in Kealia, Kauai. An estimator retired from AMFAC construction sales department. Survived by wife, Peggy; sons, Alan and Jon; daughters, Dawn Omoto and Jill; two grandchildren; sister, Dorothy. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
HELENE MITSUKO ASATO, 88, of Hayward, Calif., died Dec. 31, 2000. Born in Koloa, Kauai. Raised in Honolulu and Haiku, Maui. Survived by sons, Edward and Alfred; daughter, Adele Yamashiro; brothers, Shozun, Shotei, Kazuo, Masahide, Masanobu and Hiroshi Yamauchi; sisters, Pauline Wong and Yasuko Takushi; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service to be held in California.
JANET MEW LIN CHUN, 84, of Waianae, died Jan. 11, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Hubert, Lowell, Leonard, John, Glenn and Jeffrey; daughter, Mary; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brother, Lawrence Tom; sisters, Ellen Kam and Virginia Lee. No service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
JUSTINA "TINANG" DELOS SANTOS FIESTA, 86, of Waipahu, died Jan. 10. 2001. Born in Buttong, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A member of Laoag Saranay. Survived by daughter, Araceli "Sally" Respicio; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel; wake service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 9:45 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
RAYNETTE IWALANI GOUVEIA, 52, of Honolulu, died Jan. 1, 2001. A retired Hickam Clinic medical clerk. Survived by husband, Clyde; son, Clyde Clifford; daughter, Roselynn Rosado; brothers, Wendell and Frank Cho; sister, Audrey Hartung; four grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at St. Philomena Church, service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
JOHN LOREN HIGHAM JR., 78, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 2001. Born in Sayre, Okla. Retired from the U.S. Air Force. Survived by wife, Lucille; sons, John and Jim; daughter, Joanna Wong; three grandchildren; sister, Mary Royal. Visitation 12:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 1:30 p.m. Burial 3 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to St. Francis Hospice.
FRANK Y. KAM, 86, of Honolulu, died Jan. 22, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Mildred; sons, Frank, Michael and Christopher; daughter, Patricia; four grandchildren; brother, William; sister, Emily Jones. Visitation from 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Nuuanu Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Memorial donations to the Kalihi YMCA.
MIRIAM KANAHELE, 77, of Ewa Beach, died Jan. 15, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Roy Combs; sons, Louis "Biggie," Herbert, and Hamilton Castro, James "Kimo"; daughters, Kuulei Kauanoe, Muggins Domogsac, JoAnn Lee and Grace Akana; brothers, Charles, John, James and David Brede; sister, Clara Hayselden; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.
MITSUE S. KITABAYASHI, 79, of Kapaa, Kauai, died Jan. 23, 2001. Born in Kapaa, Kauai. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Kenneth and Alan; brother, Sazuku Sakata; sisters, Hatsume Shimamoto, Hazel Nakashima and Jeanette Oishi; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
SUTEKO KITADA, 84, of Makawao, Maui, died Jan. 23, 2001. Born in Hawaii. Owner of Kitada Restaurant. Survived by son, Wilfred; daughters, Ethel Hotema and Lorraine Takaoka; five grandchildren; sister, Toshiko Shon. Visitation 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday at Nakamura Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Committal service 2 p.m. Saturday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.
FILOMENA V. MAGAOAY, 62, of Lanai, died Jan. 21, 2001. Born in the Philippines. A former grocery clerk. Survived by husband, Miguel; son, Eddie; daughters, Marilyn Dimaya and Lori Rabang; five grandchildren; father, Marcos Valite; brother, Regino Valite; sisters, Lodivina Acidera and Presca Llamelo. Overnight vigil 1 p.m. Friday at ILWU Hall, Lanai City; prayer service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Lanai City; Mass 11 a.m. Burial at Lanai Cemetery. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
ANITA HARUMI MURRAY, 90, of Honolulu, died Jan. 20, 2001. Born on Kauai. A teacher retired from Island Paradise School. Survived by daughters, Diane Almadova, Sylvia Wright and Maureen Segor; brothers, Ralph Yoshimura and Mitch Yoshimura; sisters, Sadie Ramsey, Norma Zane, Leslie Morrill and Francis Rinke; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter. Memorial visitation 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.
JERRY TOSHIO NAKAYA, 49, of Honolulu, died Jan. 20, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A meat supervisor/seafood buyer for Times Supermarket. Survived by mother, Tsukie; brother, Elmer. Service 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
GEORGE NAKAYAMA, 56, of Keaau, Hawaii, died Jan. 22, 2001. Born in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii. A state Department of Transportation highway construction and maintenance superintendent. Survived by wife, Dale; sons, Jason and Kevin; granddaughter, Jayla; mother, Haruyo Nakayama; brother, Gilbert; sister, Marjorie Fergerstrom; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Noboru and Yaeko Shimabuku. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary; service over the ashes 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
EDWARD MASATO OKAFUJI, 85, of Olinda, Maui, died Jan. 23, 2001. Born in Spreckelsville, Maui. Survived by children, Winifred Perkins, Edgar, Francis Wakefield, Rebecca Cabanilla and Mitchell; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Sadao; sister, Chiyoko. Service 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Casual attire.
INITASI POSINI, 43, of Mililani Town, died Jan. 19, 2001. Born in Western Samoa. Survived by wife, Malo; sons, Calvin Posini and Timothy Collier; daughters, Valentina and Shannon; grandson, Initasi; brothers, Iosia and Faresa Evile and Fatuouso Posini; sisters, Mareta Fetu, Teuila Ieriko and Matautu Lemafa. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave.; service 5 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
HIGINO RIVERA, 87, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Jan. 16, 2001. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A retired Pacific Construction Co. laborer. Survived by son, Alejandro; daughters, Guadalupe Pascua, Erlinda Collins and Bella Asuncion; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Dominador and Jorge; sisters, Maria Villanueva and Angeles Aceret. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church; Mass 11 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
CHARLES "BOBBY" R. TASKER, 47, of Kailua, died Jan. 22, 2001. Born in Kitzmiller, Md. Owner of Oahu Tree Experts Inc. and the Kalaheo Greenwaste Recycling Facility, Inc. Survived by wife, Annette; son, Chase; brothers, Richard, Steven and Jerry; sister, Cheryl Guynn. Visitation from noon Friday at First Unitarian Church; service 12:30 p.m. Burial service at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
CHIHIRO TATEMICHI, 77, of Honolulu, died Jan. 21, 2001. A Hawaiian Dredging heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Sarah; son, Tracy; daughters, Lorraine Wichman, Laverne Waugh, Lorna Alisna, Livia Tatemichi-Higa and Jenny Akiu; sisters, Elaine Yamasaki, Florence Tengan, Jane Tatemichi and Robert Asao; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 7:30 a.m. next Thursday at the mortuary; service 9 a.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.
RAYMOND VICTOR, 84, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired vice president for Hawaiian Tel and retired associate business manager for IBEW Local Union 1357. Survived by wife, Pearl; sons, Roland and Raymond; daughters, Raynette Ludington and Pearlette Simao; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Bernard, Leslie, Milton and Stanley; sisters, Kehau Ramos and Pualani Enos. Visitation 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
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