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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, November 24, 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.

The schedule for the funeral and burial of LOYAL GARNER has changed since it was announced earlier this week, according to the singer's family. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Kawaiaha'o Church, where services will follow at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. See story.

WILLIAM KUSUO HAMAGUCHI, 86, of Honolulu, died Nov. 16, 2001. Retired as a taxi driver for SIDA . Survived by daughter, Lorraine Kajioka; sons, Melvin, Alec and Rodney; sisters, Ayako Matsumoto and Joan Mukai; eight grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. Visitation 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

SANDRA "SANDY" LOANDO, 57, of Hawai'i Kai, died Nov. 20, 2001. Born in Fort Wayne, Ind. Owner of Hawaii Kai Realty. Survived by husband, Ronald; mother, Bonnie Longwell; sons, Dana and Adam; daughter, Demetria; stepdaughter; Gina; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Saints Peter and Paul Church on Kaheka Street. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

MATSUKO MATSUMOTO, 88, of Honolulu, died Nov. 17, 2001. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired as a teacher at Royal School. Survived by sisters, Chiyono Kurata and Mitsue Ikuta; brother, Goro Kinoshita. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

MABEL SAKAKIHARA MATSUNAGA, 79, of Honolulu, died Nov. 21, 2001. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Retired as a salesclerk for Walrich Drugs. Survived by husband, John T.; daughters, Cheryl Terawaki, Marsha Watase and Aimee Ogata; brother, Herbert Sakakihara; sister, Mary Turner; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Aloha attire.

SETSUKO MATSUOKA, 71, of Kapa'au, Hawai'i, died Nov. 20, 2001. Born in Hawi, Hawai'i. Retired as a laundry worker at Kohala Hospital; a member of the the Gateball Club and Hawi Jodo Mission. Survived by husband, Yaichi; son, Cyril; daughters, Naomi Brun, Leona Alatini and June Matsuoka-Bennison; brothers; Masao, Hihuo and Tetsuo Yabuta; sister, Natsuko "June" Gyotoku; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hawi Jodo Mission, service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.

JOHN McKINLEY KAWAIMAKA MOKIAO, 22, of Utah, formerly of Kahuku, died Nov. 15, 2001. A black belt in jiujitsu; also a master scuba diver. Survived by parents, Raymond and Sharon Mokiao; brother, Isaac; sisters, Rachael Napoleon, Sharay Mokiao and Aubrie Mokiao; grandparents, Raymond and Annie Mokiao, John and Joni Conklin, and Sharon Himmer. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at La'ie Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

JAMES KAZUO OSHIRO, 64, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Nov. 4, 2001. Born in Honolulu. A mechanic. Survived by sisters, Jane Taketa, Joyce Satsuda, Jessie Tsubaki and Jaye Kobashigawa. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

AKIKO TASAKI TAKAFUJI, 85, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 21, 2001. Retired as a seamstress for Maluhia Hospital. Survived by son, Ernest; daughter, June; two granddaughters; brothers, Tadashi and Harold; sisters, Sally Matsumoto, Miriam Nishimoto, Janet Umeda, Edna Johnson and Melvina Nomura. Service 7 p.m. Monday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church; inurnment Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Memorial donations to St. Timothy's Episcopal Church. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

SHANE KAAINA OLAYAN TAKEUCHI, 24, of Pearl City, died Nov. 19, 2001. Born in Honolulu. An automobile detailer. Survived by wife, Chanel Lara-Takeuchi; sons, Shane Takeuchi-Jennings and Kana Takeuchi-Jennings; mother, Marika Tachera; brothers, Alfred Tachera, Chance Takeuchi, Chaze Takeuchi, Keoni Lara and Manny Lara; sister, Makanalani Olayan. Visitation 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary, service 8 p.m. Casual attire.

MILDRED KAZUKO TANIGUCHI, 62, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 19, 2001. Born in Hilo. A schoolteacher at Laupahoehoe High School. Survived by sisters, Doris Morita and Amy Taniguchi; nieces and a nephew. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home.

LOPATI ROBERT TANUVASA, 51, of Honolulu, formerly of San Diego, Calif., died Nov. 14, 2001. Born in American Samoa. A chef. Survived by son, Robert; brothers, Reno Tanuvasa, Onosai Tanuvasa Jr., Fola Aifua and Watson Tanuvasa; sisters, Malo Auelua, Sama Liufau, Kamako Faamatau and Nanipua White. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. Monday at Honolulu Stake Tabernacle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at La'ie Cemetery. No flowers. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARIAN MITSUKO YANAGIHARA, 74, of Honolulu, died Nov. 16, 2001. Born in Waialua. Survived by brothers, Eichi and Tsuneo Kanemori; sisters, Masano Nekota and Betty Nagai. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.