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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, August 30, 2001


Advertiser Staff

The Advertiser publishes obituaries about people of interest to its readers as a free public service. Obituaries may be submitted by mortuaries or, with proof of death, by individuals in writing. Fax 525-8037 or write to Obituaries Editor, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Include a contact name and phone number. We reserve the right to edit for form, style and newsworthiness. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. To publish paid death notices, call the classified ads department at 521-9111.

ABIGAIL "ABBIE" ASAKO ABE, 58, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 27, 2001. Born in Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i. A teacher in Japan for 29 years and member of the Honomu Hongwanji Mission. Survived by brothers, Donald, Harold, Calvin; sisters, Darleen Rodrigues, Elaine Macanas, Joanne Quisano, Jeanette Kiko. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Honomu Hongwanji Mission; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

HIROTO ARAMAKI, 79, of Honolulu, died Aug. 24, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Margaret. Service 5 p.m. Saturday at Wesley United Methodist Church. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by NuuanuMortuary.

JOHN ANTHONY CENTER, 42, of Holualoa, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 22, 2001. Born in Little Rock, Ark. A bartender and waiter, also self-employed sculptor of concrete landscape art. Survived by parents, James, Frances; brothers, Ronald, James; sister, Susan. Celebration of life 4 p.m. Sunday at Keauhou Kona Yacht Club. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

FLORENDO C. COLOMA, 58, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 26, 2001. Born in the Philippines. An irrigator with the sugar industry for Lihue Plantation Sugar. Survived by wife, Clarita; daughter, Eileen Gonzalez; sons, Edwardo, Edgardo, Christopher; sisters, Lyrie Garasi, Nerie Hernandez; eight grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Kapa'a; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

EDWARD DUARTE, 77, of Makaweli, Kaua'i, died Aug. 27, 2001. Born in Makaweli. A mechanic who was a shop superintendent for Gay & Robinson. Survived by wife, Laura; sons, Howard, Dennis, Tommy, Bennett, Alan; daughters, Gladys Taylor, Betty Pesce, Arlene Heiser; brothers, David, George, Steven; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 1 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, Waimea; Mass 2:30 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.

GLADYS FUMIKO HAYAMI, 89, of Honolulu, died Aug. 18, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. The owner of Kapahulu Beauty Salon. Survived by daughter, Jeanne Fujii; daughter-in-law, Sumie Hayami; son, Clyde; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

HOWARD H. HAYASHI, 69, of Cave Creek, Ariz., formerly of Honolulu, died Aug. 27, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Jeanmary; sons, Michael and Gary; daughter, Donna Jo Fusiara; sisters, Myrna Tsushima and Jeanne Ishimaru; seven grandchildren. Memorial service over the urn 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Scattering of ashes at Sand Island following the reception. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary.

ALBERT KONG KING HOE, 71, of Honolulu, died Aug. 22, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Liberty House. Survived by wife, Natividad; daughters, Niezel Aloha, Alica, Nicole; brothers, Raymond, Daniel Ho, Wendell Ho, Damien Ho; sisters, Lillian Hildreth, Beatrice Silva, Mary Quemado, Flora Ho. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 5:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

CHOICHI HOKAMA, of Rancho Cordova, Calif., died Aug. 17, 2001. Born on O'ahu. An amateur boxer in Hawai'i and for the U.S. Army, pastor at several local Baptist churches and youth football, basketball, baseball and softball coach. Survived by wife, Beatrice; children, Stephanie, Natalie Porter, Leslie Avery, Stephen, Nathan, Kelley Wells; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Janice Yoshimura, Shigeko Arii, Jaye, Debbie Oshiro. Mainland service held. Condolences to Beatrice Hokama, 2252 River Trails Circle, Rancho Cordova, Calif. 95670.

REYNOLD KUPIHEA JENSEN, 71, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 17, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Sears employee. Survived by brothers, Edwin, Hans and Roy; sisters, Mamie Smith and Sedia Gilliland, Service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.

IKU KATO, 101, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 15, 2001. Born in Fukushima, Japan. A homemaker and member of Paia Mantokuji Mission. Survived by son, Fukuo; daughters, Chiyoko Loo, Kiyoko Quiggle, Miyoko Hirayama; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Sumie Furichi. Private family service and burial held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

CHIYOKO KAWAKAMI, 92, of Honolulu, died Aug. 25, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by son, Arthur; daughter, Kathryn Inkinen; a grandchild, Kristi. Service 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

MARGARET SUMIKO KUWABARA, 69, of Pearl City, died Aug. 10, 2001. Born in Wahiawa. Survived by husband, James; sons, Glenn, Mark, Dean; three grandchildren; sister, Laura Izeki; sister, Tracey Angeles. Visitation after 3 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park and Mortuary.

JOANNA K.A. LEE also known as JOANNA K.A. YOUNG, 68, died Aug. 14, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired realtor. Survived by sons, Durwin, Dalton; daughter, Bonnie Lui; sisters, Geri, Shirley, Winona Akiona, Jennifer Santana; four grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God Church, Moanalua; service 10 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

CHONG TAI LEE, 87, of Honolulu, died Aug. 22, 2001. Born in China. The owner of a jewelry and craft stand in Waikiki. Survived by son, Dr. Wayne Lee; daughter, Marie Pang; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Qun Song Zane. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park; service 11 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

TAIRYN CARLEEN LOPES, 35, of Saint George, Utah, has died. Born in Kahuku. Survived by husband, Lloyd; sons, Lloyd Jr., Josh, Shaun, Tyler; daughter, Briteny; father, Kenneth Taipin; mother, Maria Taipin; brothers, Kenneth Jr., Malcom, Shane, David, Robin, Rocky Taipin; grandmother, Demetria Scuca. Graveside service 9 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends and flowers are welcome.

TOSHIKO NAKAOKA, 52, of Honolulu, died Aug. 17, 2001. Born in Japan. Survived by husband, Wallace; son, Ryuji Sato; daughter, Maya Sato; brother, Kazumichi Kurashige; sister, Yukuko Yamada, Aiko Yoshitani. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

REBECCA "KAHIONAOKALANI" OKASHIGE, 87, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 23, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired Liberty House receiving clerk. Survived by sons, Harris and Obed; daughter, Rosmund "Kanani" Akeo; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 1 p.m. Burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.

PRIMITIVO CEBALLOS PESQUIRA, 89, of Nanakuli, died Aug. 17, 2001. Born in Loon Bohol, Philippines. Retired from the U.S. Naval Supply Depot, Guam. Survived by wife, Laureta; sons, Gerald, Robert, Allan, David; daughters, Priscilla Van Zyle, Charlene Tyson, Corinne Perez, Kathy; 20 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Star of the Sea Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.

VIVIAN KIKUE SHIMIZU, 84, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 23, 2001. Born in 'Aiea. A retired McInerny Ltd. stock clerk. Survived by brothers, Kenji, Takashi, Stanley Yamada; sisters, Esther Hajiro, Susie Hara, Judith Tateishi, Mabel Yamada, Lorraine Davis. Visitation from 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Aiea United Methodist Church; service 5:30 p.m. Committal service 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

TERRY W. STREET, 55, of Honolulu, formerly of Princeville, Kaua'i, died Aug. 27, 2001. Born in Columbus, Ohio. Owner of Aloha Mortgage, Inc. Survived by wife, Kathy; son, Wayne; daughters, Heidi, Kristy Redfield; parents, Bill and Maxine; brother, Tom. Mainland arrangements.

CHAI "RED" TIN, 79, of Koloa, Kaua'i, died Aug. 27, 2001. Born in Waipahu. A retired truck driver and equipment operator. Survived by wife, Conchita; sons, Timothy, Thomas, James, Kahoku; daughters, Ruth Kanoa, Tamar, Theola DeCosta; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Sunday at Prince Kuhio Park, Po'ipu; service noon. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.

TORAO TOMITA, 85, of Pukalani, Maui, died Aug. 28, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A retired Mid-Pac salesman. Survived by wife, Kiyoko; sons, Leonard and Daniel; daughter, Louis Kuramoto; eight grandchildren; brother, Toshio. Service 2 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary.

FRANCIS YUZO UYEDA, 96, of Honolulu, died Aug. 26, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired K. Uyeda Hat Store proprietor. Charter member and past president of St. Francis Xavier Club. Survived by daughters, Jean Leong and Eloise Yano; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, George; sister, Irma Nishizawa. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Church, 1701 Wilder Ave.; Mass 9:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

SHIRLEY MARGARET WILLS, 78, of Holualoa, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 28, 2001. Born in Detroit. A retired Hilo High School teacher. Survived by son, Rex III; daughters, Sharynne and Sheryl Delsol; six grandchildren. Celebration of life 5 p.m. tomorrow at Wills residence. Donations may be made to Hospice of Kona. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.

PETER EKAR YOUNG, 46, of Kailua, died Aug. 25, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A former maintenance worker for MWR-Kaneohe at Marine Corps Base Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Beth; parents, Wesley and Frances; brother, Thomas; niece, Heather. Visitation 8 a.m. tomorrow at St. Anthony's Church, Kailua; Mass 9:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.