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BANABA AH YO, 87, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 16, 2002. Born in Kalapana, Hawai'i. A member of Malia Puka O'Kalani Catholic Church. Survived by wife, Addie; son, Andrew; daughter, Louise Kepoo; brothers, Paul, Andrew, Gabriel and Wilfred; sisters, Thelma Griess, Virginia Ah Yo, Rose Rapoza and Marilyn Arteaga; three grandchildren. No service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
HERBERT GAMBRELL DOLLAHITE II, 93, of Waipahu, died Nov. 10, 2002. Born in Amory, Miss. Retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel assistant manager. Survived by brother, Harry; caregivers, the Rev. William Kaina and Alex Antonio. Committal service 11:30 a.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
LESLIE S. DORAN, 53, of Kihei, Maui, died Nov. 16, 2002. Born in North Adams, Mass. Employee at family-owned/operated Ceramic Tile Plus. Survived by mother, Dorothy Horrocks; husband, James Jr.; son, Kurt; daughter, Shannyn; stepfather, Chuck Horrocks. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. tomorrow at Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui; service 6 p.m. No flowers; donations to charity of choice.
WILLIAM JOSEPH GHINTA, 82, of Honolulu, died Nov. 13, 2002. Born in New York. Retired small business owner. Survived by daughter, Cathy Gaudreau; hanai son, Thomas "Valentine" Holick; caregiver, Florita "Letta" Kam. Cemetery committal service 2 p.m. Monday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
JAMES TOMARU GONO, 82, of Honolulu, died Nov. 5, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Marine Base Hawai'i civil servant. Survived by wife, Ellen; sons, Gerald and Glenn; four grandchildren; brother, Ted; sister, Gladys Kim. Service 2 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
EDWARD HOOPAI, 73, of Honolulu, died Nov. 14, 2002. Owner of Your Massage Therapist. Survived by wife, Karin; sons, Ross and Lance; daughter, Angel; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brothers, Harold Lee, Charles Lee, George Lee, Jacob Jr. and Enoa; sisters, Victoria Holokai, Laura Evans, April and Ualani. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
BETSY M. IMAIZUMI, 73, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 13, 2002. Born in Holualoa, Kona. A member of the Honpa Hongwani Hilo Betsuin, Fujinkai and Kumamoto Kenjinkai. Survived by daughters, Malva Ideue and Ada Kubo; brothers, Hitoshi and Wamotsu Iwanaga; sisters, Alice Lau and Irene Okumura; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.
RALPH CHIYOJI ISHIBASHI, 76, of Honolulu, died Nov. 1, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from the state Department of Transportation maintenance department. Survived by wife, Beatrice; son, Vance; daughter, Yolisa; grandson, Dan Nakamura; brother, Kazuo Lawrence; sister, Ellen Nakao. Visitation 11 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service, noon. No flowers. Casual attire. Casual attire.
MASAO KADOHIRO, 72, of 'Aiea, died Nov. 10, 2002. Born in Keopu, Kona. A member of Soka Gakkai International. Survived by wife, Kiyoko; sisters, Asayo Shirai, Fumie Miyazu, Yoshie Saiki and Emiko Serikaku. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
YOSHIO "YOSHI" KANEHIRA, 88, of Pearl City, died Nov. 9, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Times Supermarket. Survived by wife, Sadae; sons, Chester and Norman; daughter, Lillian Toma; four grandchildren; brothers, Tamotsu, Sueo, Clifford and James. Visitation after 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
EMILY LEIALOHA KEKIPI KAMAKAHUKILANI-REBO-SARMIENTO, 73, of Wailuku, Maui, died Nov. 12, 2002. Survived by son, Clinton Rebo; two grandchildren; brothers, Harold Kekipi, Valentine "Larry" Ragundo and Fulgencio "Fuji" Ragundo; sisters, Maile Dumot, Corina Kekipi, Leimano McIntire and Lorraine Navarro. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary, Maui; service 10 a.m.; reception to follow. Cut flowers and lei only requested. Casual attire.
THOMAS EIJI KAWAKAMI, 52, of Honolulu, died Nov. 11, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A caregiver. Survived by mother, Mildred; sisters, Jane Nagata and Dianne Okumoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
WILLIAM CHRISTIAN KEA, 96, of Honolulu, died Nov. 6, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. vice president-public relations. Survived by wife, Irene; sons, William Jr. and B.J.; daughter, Kehaulani; sister, Alice; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; stepdaughter, Gayle Hirahara; stepson, Gary Hirata; stepgrandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Central Union Church; service 9:30 a.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
JOHN ROLAND MacDONALD, 70, of Honolulu, died Nov. 9, 2002. Born in Badaxe, Mich. Retired U.S. Coast Guard commander; search and rescue pilot; and McKinley School for Adults English-as-a-Second-Language teacher. Survived by sons, Scott and William "Bill"; daughters, Susan Greene and LauraJon Cornel; six grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Monday at The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Aloha attire.
ALBERT FORBES MACKENZIE SR., 73, of Volcano, Hawai'i, died Nov. 12, 2002. Born in ola'a, Hawai'i. A plant manager retired from Ralston Purina in San Diego, Calif. Survived by daughters, Alberta McCutchen-Park and Rebecca Baker; sons, Albert Jr. and Gerald; brother, Robert; sisters, Kathy Black and Ann MacKenzie; five grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Haili Church, Hilo; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.
BRUCE CUFFE MacMULKIN, 86, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 17, 2002. Born in Boston, Mass. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard chief harbor pilot. Survived by wife, Janet; daughters, Donna Baker, Jean Hall and Judy Byfield; seven grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LOLITA "TOTO" ELI MCCANDLESS, 57, of Wahiawa, died Oct. 31, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Kenneth; sons, Anthony and Robert; hanai daughter, Jovie Domingo; sisters, Leonetta Viloria and Elizabeth Holbron; brothers, Harvey, John and Walter Eli; two grandchildren. Graveside service 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
CHARLES "CHUCKY" KALALAHILIMOKU NELSON, 42, of Honolulu, died Nov. 10, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by parents, Larry Jr. and Lorraine Luis; daughters, Chanel and Saraiah; stepson, Desmond Morales; wife, Billie Jo; sister, Juanita; brothers, Ricky Nelson, Lionel Luis, Herman "Sonny Boy" Lino and Larry Luis III. Visitation 6 p.m. today at Co-Cathedral of Saint Theresa; service 7 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
MILDRED OTOYO RICHARDS, 78, of Honolulu, died Nov. 12, 2002. Born in Ulumalu, Maui. A seamstress retired from Alfred Shaheen. Survived by husband, James; daughters, Audrey Richards and Patricia Sakamoto; sons, James and Glenn Onaga; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Patsy Young; brothers, Yoshiharu Michael, Mitsuji Richards, Stanley, Richard and Steven Miyahara. Visitation from 9 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire.
ROSIE "ROSE" SANTIAGO RONIA, 73, of Kapa'au, Kohala, Hawai'i, died Nov. 13, 2002. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Anthony, Kelvin and Gilbert Gutierres; daughters, Cynthia Amar, Rosemary Yamamoto and Priscilla Galan; 25 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. today at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial in church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
ALFRED SECIO SR., 89, of Honolulu, died Nov. 8, 2002. Retired Honolulu International Airport maintenance man. Survived by sons, Alfred Jr., Ralph and Robert; daughter, Vivian Patrocinio; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
AUDREY L. SUE, 75, of Honolulu, died Nov. 8, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired U.S. Department of Agriculture executive secretary. Survived by husband, Duke; son, Dalton; daughters, Darcel Gilbert and Sherrie Golden; four grandchildren; brothers, Harry Luke and Herbert Luke; sister, Mildred Chun. Visitation 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban's Chapel at Iolani School; service 3:30 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Private committal service at a later date at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
VICENTE M. TABLIZO, 61, of Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i, died Nov. 15, 2002. Born in Alcala, Pangasinan, Philippines. A tractor mower operator with County of Kaua'i at Wailua Golf Course. Survived by wife, Angelina Ramos-Tablizo; sons, Julius Ramos, Noel, Edmund, Rolando, Arnold, Ronald, Roel, Vicente Jr. and Francis Tablizo; daughters, Ana Pineda and Chona; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Onofre and Alfonso; sisters, Veronica Sarmiento and Justiniana Alvaro; stepson, Christopher Ramos; stepdaughter, Jennifer Ramos. Visitation 9 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.
ROSALINA ANGEL SAIAULAMA TALIA-AIOLETUNA, infant daughter of Ronald Aioletuna and Rosalina Talia, died Nov. 10, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Survived by grandparents, Tofu and Saiaulama Aioletuna and Venasio and Ausetalia Talia; great-grandparents, Leemo Tagaleoo and Ailafo Elu; brother, Mark Talia. No service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
FALEITU TIMOTEO, 65, of Honolulu, died Nov. 6, 2002. Born in Western Samoa. Survived by wife, Emelia; sons, Saitalolo, Tanielu, Mika, Fale and Itagia; daughters, Temukisa, Matalima, Tavai, Vaivasa and Elisapeta; brothers, Tiatia Opa, Ioane, Ioapo and Itagia; sisters, Temukisa Atafua, Elisapeta Lava, Naomi Matagi, Foloi Timoteo, Ruta Pailate, Emma Kenny, Epi Carhart, Aliki Iosia and Faafetai Fualau; 20 grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. tomorrow at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
FELIPE TORRES, 90, of Kealakekua, Hawai'i, died Nov. 16, 2002. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Retired coffee farmer. Survived by sons, Henry and Edward; stepsons, Robert and Jerry Matias; daughters, Helen Gulpan, Margaret Plummer and Mildred David; stepdaughters, Adna Shimono, Jeanette Aipia and Sandra Riveria; two brothers, Augustine Torres and Joseph Silva; sisters, Adela and Dominga Carvalho; 36 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 to 10 p.m. Nov. 29 at Kona Gospel Church; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 30 at the church; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by West Hawaii Mortuary.
ALBERT "POPS" "SHORTY" UESUGI, 75, of Honolulu, died Nov. 15, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Public Works Center; operator of Kalihi Poi Mill; a Keo's Thai Food Restaurant and Mel's Video employee; and a self-employed lei maker. Survived by brother, Arthur; sister, Annie Nebres. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
MITSUGI "HANA" UMEHIRA, 84, of Kahului, died Nov. 15, 2002. Born in Hana, Maui. Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. journeyman mechanic. Survived by wife, Anna Ayako; sons, Howard and Roy; daughters, Eileen, and Suzie Uyeda; six grandchildren; brother, Morris; sisters, Hazel Tasaka and Patsy Momota. Service 5 p.m. tomorrow at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
EDWARD VIERRA, 82, of Honolulu, died Nov. 16, 2002. Born in 'O'okala, Hawai'i. Retired U.S. Army major. Survived by wife, Marie; daughters, Gail Benawa, Roberta Alencastre and Beverly Kaku; brothers, Clarence and Albert; sisters, Laura Roser and Violet Heitner; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
VICTORINO SAMOY VILLANUEVA SR., 95, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Nov. 18, 2002. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. A retired barber. Survived by wife, Caridad; son, Victorino Jr.; daughter, Valerie; brothers, Benedicto, Eleuterio, Ricardo and Panteleon Quitola; sisters, Sebastiana Villanueva and Roberta Samoy. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary chapel; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also noon Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church; Mass 2 p.m.; burial at Lihu'e Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
WALTER HON KONG WATT, 72, of Honolulu, died Nov. 7, 2002. A medical doctor. Survived by wife, Dollianne; son, Kevin; daughter, Robyn Gertner; three grandchildren; brother, Philip; sister, Lillian Chun. Private service held. Memorial donations to St. Francis Hospice. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
JIRO YAMAGUCHI, 78, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died Nov. 16, 2002. Born in Waimea. Retired Parker Ranch cowboy. Survived by wife, Asako; sons, Mack and Mark; daughters, Judy Hannah and Debra Maikui; hanai daughter, Deedee Bertelmann; brothers, Ichiro, Saburo and Shiro; sisters, Amy Sunahara, Matsuko Nakasu, Pansy Miyamoto and Alma Murobayashi; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Kamuela Hongwanji Mission; service 5 p.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
RUTH EMIKO YASUDA, 75, of Honolulu, died Nov. 4, 2002. Born on Maui. A secretary retired from Green Mill Food Manufacturing. Survived by husband, Kaiso "Bolo"; son, Guy; daughters, Teresa Tokoro and Eldeene Agena; eight grandchildren; brothers, Tom, Yoshito, Tommy, Richard and Duffy Uyehara; sisters, Doris Uyehara, Lillian Kiyabu, Aiko Luke, Yasuko Okada, Janet Oshiro and Sonette Muramoto. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
KAREN YOSHIKO YONAMINE, 76, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 15, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A chambermaid retired from the Reef Hotel. Survived by son, Edwin; daughters, Beverly Mito and Tammi Miyade; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; half brothers, Miyoichi Kawakone and Tokuji Kawakone; sister, Hatsue Shiroma. Visitation 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.