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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, July 23, 2002


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.

JEAN MARIE AWA, 40, of Berry Creek, Calif., formerly of Kane'ohe, died Feb. 17, 2002. Born in San Francisco. President of Berry Creek School Board. Survived by husband, Soloman; sons, Noah and Jacob; brothers, Frank, Chris and Andy; mother and stepfather, Edda and Bernie Matczak. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hillens' residence 47-370 Waihee Road, Kane'ohe; luncheon to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

FRANCIS "FRANCISCO" COLLADO BASILIO, 70, of Honolulu, died July 4, 2002. Born in Isabela, Philippines. Retired and employed at Kam Shopping Center. Survived by wife, Maria Encarnacion; sons, Glenn and Frankie; daughters, Helen Simon and Gina Agustin; seven grandchildren; brothers, Selvino and Mariano; sisters, Esperanza La Fuente and Leonora Basilio. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Philomena Church; Mass 7 p.m. Inurnment 10:45 a.m. Monday at Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire.

AMBROSIO GINES CABRERA, also known as AMBROSIO GINES CABRARA, 88, of Wai'anae, formerly of Seattle, died July 11, 2002. Born in Narvacan Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired merchant marine for the federal government. Survived by brothers, Inocencio and Lino; sisters, Aurea Sambajon and Cardidad Cabonce. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church, Wai'anae; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

HAZEL KAWAIAEA CHALMERS, 101, of Hale'iwa, died July 19, 2002. Former teacher at Hana School. Survived by daughters, Joan Djekick, Hazel Stephenson and Rosemary Compton; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m.Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers.

SYLVIA CHUN-HOON CHANG, 63, of Honolulu, died July 20, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Wilder Avenue Drugs manager. Survived by husband, Albert; sons, Cary and Collin; daughter, Patricia de los Reyes; mother, Edith Chun-Hoon; brothers, Clarence Chun-Hoon Jr. and Richard Chun-Hoon. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

JAMES JOSEPH NALEIOKALANI CULLEN, 61, of Honolulu, died July 6, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Leeward Funeral Home and Victoria Ward Ltd. employee. Survived by wife, LaVerne; sons, James "Kimo" Jr., Ricardo, Jon'Dale and Jared-Lee; daughters, Allyson Kawailima, Luana Cullen-Martin, Bonnie Alexander, Hazeline and SeannaLynn; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; foster mother, Margaret Kaleo; brother, Walter; sisters, Miriam Carnate, Eleanor Davis III, Connie Watson, Lorrie Ann Espinoza and Dodie-Jean Jackson. Visitation 5:30 Saturday at Oahu Cemetery chapel; service 7 p.m.; cremation to follow. No flowers; lei accepted. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

MARIA PETRA "MARING" BRINGAS FINES, 84, of 'Aiea, died July 12, 2002. Born in Santa, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by husband, Benjamin "Ben"; son, Alejandro; daughters, Maria Etrata and Feliciana Ricardo; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Brigida Bello. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Church; Mass noon; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary.

MONA LEE KEHAULANI KELEKOLIO FONG, 39, of Hilo, died July 14, 2002. A homemaker, and former Polynesian Cultural Center, O'ahu dancer. Survived by husband, Lawrence; sons, Simon, Lawrence Jr., Gregory, Joji and Kealakupono; daughters, Salote, Joyce, and Leini; mother, Joyce Baysa-Kelekolio; brothers, Louis, David, Stanley and Jonah Kelekolio; sister, Dawnaree Arnold. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the stake center; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon Section. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

WILFRED "FUJI" FUJISHIGE, 84, of Honolulu, died July 10, 2002. Retired U.S. Postal Service scheme room manager and member of Club 100 (100th Infantry Battalion.) Survived by son, Sheldon; daughter, Valerie Lee; three grandchildren; sister, Helen Imamura. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Burial 2 p.m. Friday at The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. No flowers. Casual attire.

JOHN "RANDY" HARPER, 48, of Waipahu, died July 13, 2002. Born in San Bernardino, Calif. Ticket agent for Air Canada. Survived by brother, Dick. Memorial service 5 p.m. today at Church of the Crossroads. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ALVIN EMAN KAAI, 76, of Wahiawa, died July 6, 2002, Born in Lahaina, Maui. Member of National Rifle Association. Survived by wife, Hilaria; sons, David, Darin and Daniel; daughters, Danyse and Janelle; brothers, Francisco and Edward; sister, Kay Poaha; five grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the chapel; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

EDWARD OPIO KAUO III, 43, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Kaipo Naweli; daughters, Apelila Kano, Pomaika'i and Nalei Naweli; mother, Rebecca; brother, Noble; sisters, Karen, Melissa Gora and Stephanie Kaleipu. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

LEILANI NAOMI KA ULULANI NAHULU, infant daughter of William Nahulu and Tanyelle Alsadon of Wai'anae, died July 14, 2002. Also survived by grandparents, Abraham and Deborah Nahulu and Michael and Queenie Alsadon. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial park. Casual attire.

JEAN LEIALOHAKUHIWALANI ONEHA, 69, of Waipahu, died July 13, 2002. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Survived by husband, Max; sons, Raymond Dela Cruz, Dallas Swain and Roscoe Swain; daughters, Charlette Pakele, Dorian "Lei" Dela Cruz, Lorna Kalei and April DeGuchi; stepsons, Harry Oneha, Max Oneha Jr. and Charles Hassard; stepdaughters, Maxine Prudencio, Abby Heanu, Rose Kapunui and Marylou Hassard; 28 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; sisters, Julia Dixon, Mildred Pereira, Anita Aquino and Cecelia Farias; brothers, Mariano "Kahea" and Fred DeBusca. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

AMY YUKIKO SAITO, 68, of Honolulu, died July 13, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Gus Webling Elementary School teacher. Survived by husband, Toichi; son, Layton; daughters, Nadine Miyahira and Jocelyn Ohta; brothers, Isao and Albert Murakami; sister, Mildred Sakamoto; three grandchildren. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

DOROTHY M. SAKAI, 87, of Waipahu, died July 13, 2002. Born in Waipahu. A housewife. Survived by sons, Calvin and Milton; daughters, Sheilla Yoshinaga; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Sueo Harada; sisters, Shizuko Tagami and Edith Hara. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ELSIE TOONG KYAU SOONG, 91, of Honolulu, died July 17, 2002. Born in Kula, Maui. Retired from Kamehameha Garment Co. Survived by sons, Warren and Randall; daughters, Karen and Pamela Amimoto; brother, George Zane; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 2:30 p.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

HAROLD EUGENE WHEELER, 85, of Honolulu, died July 15, 2002. Born in Idaho. Retired senior chief fire technician in the U.S. Navy. Survived by wife, Barbara; sons, Tracy and Leslie; daughters, Lani Ann and Kim Billon; brothers, Jack and Bob; eight grandchildren; great-grandson. Memorial service 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.