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KEKOA MASAO AOKI, 14, of Mililani, died May 26, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A Mililani High School student. Survived by parents, Timothy and Helene; brother, Joshua-Paul; sisters, Malia, Sarah and Emily; niece, Tatiana; grandmother, Gladys; grandfather, Alfredo Magsanide; great-grandmother, Frances Keao. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
BARTH ALFRED BARON, 62, of Honolulu, died May 21, 2001. Survived by wife, Joy Wollaway; son, Barth "JR"; daughter, Laurie; stepdaughters, Elizabeth deBerardinis and Pamela Trapp; six grandchildren; brother, Brian. Service pending. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
JIN KIL CHOI, 81, of Honolulu, died May 25, 2001. Born in Jin Nam Po, South Korea. Retired proprietor of a liquor store. Survived by son, James; two grandsons; a granddaughter; a great-granddaughter. Visitation 10:45 a.m. today at Nuuanu Mortuary west chapel; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery.
JAMES "JIMMY" CORREIA SR., 67, of Honolulu, died May 26, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired from the U.S. Army. Survived by sons, James Jr. and Patrick; daughters, Heide Correia and Emma Meacham; brothers, Manuel and Herbert; sisters, Marvallie Trini, Dorothy Mendoza and Lorraine Quinores; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
JOHN MEDEIROS FRIAS JR., 80, of Waiahole Valley, died May 19, 2001. A retired plumber. Survived by sons, Herbert, John and Warren; daughters, Christine Phillips and Lana Shuman; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brother, Alva; sisters, Geraldine Williams, Loretta McWilliams and Lulu Draper. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Ordensteins Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
SAMUEL KALANI HOOPII JR., 47, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died May 30, 2001. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. A truck driver for Rego's. Survived by daughter, Tayvian Akiona; son, Samuel Akiona; mother of the children, Rochelle Akiona; brothers, William McCullen, Robert Hoopii and Bruce Hoopii; sisters, Dolores Johnson, Nora Contrades and Ophelia Hoopii; caregiver and friend, Uncle Jerry Kaneholani; four grandchildren. Visitation 1 p.m. tomorrow at Kapa'a Small Boat harbor (The Lihi). Scattering of ashes 10 a.m. Tuesday at the same location. Very casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
LESLIE JITOKU IZU, 81, of Honolulu, died May 29, 2001. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i. A retired City and County of Honolulu road maintenance supervisor. Survived by wife, Esther; son, Clayton; daughter, Leslie; two grandchildren; brothers, Coleman and Jimmy; sisters, Shizuko Masuko, Bessie Tomioka and Patsy Stenstrom. Visitation from 6 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire.
PAUL "BUTCH" KAPUNIAI JR., 59, died May 27, 2001. Born in Hawai'i. Employed by Cal Steam Supply for 24 years after moving to California. Survived by wife, Yvonne; parents, Paul and Hala Kapuniai; children, Joseph, Vivian, Thomas, Paul III, Tedine and Kalani Jr., Kamaki and Kela; sisters, Wanetta, Renee, Gay, Silvia and Fay; brothers, Ed, Elliott, Elton and Eric; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 1 to 4 p.m. next Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 3 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Chapel, South San Francisco.
MISAYO KAOPUIKI, 79, of Honolulu, died May 16, 2001. Born in Hawai'i. A homemaker. No known survivors. Graveside service 10 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
FLORA MAYOGA KAULI'A, 70, of Wai'anae, died May 30, 2001. Born in Wahiawa. Employed by Libby Cannery, Makaha Inn, Alvin's Drive-in and a member of Pokai Bay Horseshoe Club of Wai'anae. Survived by husband, Peter "Haku'ole"; sons, Daniel "Kaniala," David "Kawika," Dennis, Donald "Donald Boy" and Dwayne "Ku'ualohanui"; daughters, Doreen Adams, Detra Ayala, Donnalyn Kauli'a, Dayna Kauli'a-Webb and Denimlee "Uilani" Kipili'i; brother, Adolpho Babino; sister, Ja'net Mayoga Haynes; 35 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Saint Rita's Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
HERMAN CORPUZ LAPITAN, 82, of Mililani, died May 19, 2001. Born in Moreno Binalonan, Pangasinan, the Philippines. Survived by wife, Margarita; daughter, Adelina Fangon; son, Rudy; brothers, Pete and Maximo; sister, Marcie; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
GAYLE G. LYMAN, 52, of Pupukea, Hawai'i, died May 23, 2001. Born in San Francisco. Known as The Protea Angel Lady. Survived by husband, Daniel; parents, James and Ruth Gleeson; son, Aka; daughter, Luka; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangments by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
WILBERT TANEICHI MAEDA, 88, of Kane'ohe, died May 26, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A maintenance supervisor retired from Pepsi Bottling Company. Survived by daughter, Naomi Yasuda; a grandson; brother, Ralph; sisters, Ayano Fujinaka, Pearl Kunimitsu and Jennie Kanada. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
JOSEPH "JOE" MANUEL, 61, of Waipahu, died May 19, 2001. Born in Wai'anae. Employed at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Shop 31. Survived by wife, Darlene; son, Aaron; daughters, Jolene and Jodi; five grandchildren; father, Irenio; stepmother, Nina; brothers, John and George Manuel, Benjamin Almason and Marino Almazan. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 11:15 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
GERTRUDES RAMO MANZANO, 62, of Waipahu, died May 18, 2001. Born in Asingan, Pangasinan, Philippines. Employed at Aikane Casual. Survived by husband, Guillermo; sisters, Genoveva Ramos, Adriana Rayray, Margarita Rafanan and Florentina Ramos; stepdaughter, Nancy Ribucan; stepsons, Conrad Dela Cuista, Dolpho Tangjien and Dick Dela Cuista. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
EMIL KAOLANI McKEAGUE, 87,of Kane'ohe, died May 16, 2001. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, George; daughters, Teresa Meyer and Jennifer Nomura; brother, Hilary; sister, Florence Hepa; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Friday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
HENRY FRANK MILE, 51, of Mountain View, Hawai'i, died May 31, 2001. Born in the Bronx, N.Y. An automobile mechanic retired from Big Island Mazda. Survived by wife, Mary; daughters, Jessica and Madison; brothers, Robert and Phillip; a granddaughter. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Kaumana Drive Baptist Church, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
ARTHUR K.H. NHAM, 79, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 24, 2001. Born in Waimea, Hawai'i. A retired Allied Aggregates Corp. heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Helen; daughter, Helen Ann Shimabukuro; sister-in-law, Yukimi; granddaughter. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
DERMOTT KRISTOPHER PHILLIPS, 9 months, of Honolulu, died May 19, 2001. Born in New York. Survived by parents, Todd and Tannis; brother, Foxx; grandparents, Steven and Kim, Patti Gaulden, Steven McKee and Jules Dursse; great-grandparents, Joann and Cletus, Mr. and Mrs. McKee, Jules Anthony Sr. and Rosie Dursse. Service in Minneapolis, Minn. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
CHARLES "CHUCK" RICHARD SALRIN SR., 66, of Kailua, O'ahu, died May 27, 2001. A member of Masons Local #1. Survived by wife, Lorraine; sons, Dana Kenny, Darren Kenny and Charles Jr.; daughters, Rhonda Pagan, Robin Kenny, Yvonne and Tammy; 16 grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Kailua.; service 7:30 p.m. Graveside service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
JOSEPH RICHARD ULUHANE SERRAO SR., 72, of 'Aiea, d ied May 25, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A retired City & County of Honolulu refuse superintendent. Survived by wife, Marjorie; sons, Jardine, Jonathan, Jay Likeke and Joseph Jr.; brothers, Albert and John; sister, Josephine Huddy; 14 grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Halawa Ward; service noon; burial 2 p.m at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
PATRICIA MIYOKO FUJIMOTO SMITH, 70, of Honolulu, died May 29, 2001. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Robert "Bob"; son, Robby; daughter, Lili Evenson; three grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Shishido and Lillian Chur; brothers, Roy Fujimoto, Edward and Bert Tomasu. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 6 p.m. Private inurnment at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.