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Sportsman, Polynesian entertainer and canoe builder BERNARD PIERRE "PAPA" KIMITETE of Kona died Oct. 5 following a stroke. He was 62. See story.
KEIKO ARAKAWA, 74, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 10, 2002. Born in Osaka, Japan. Former owner of Barney's Burgerhouse in 'Ewa Beach. Survived by husband, Wally "Barney"; daughters, Mitzi Kohara, Mary Ann Vanamathi and Amy Endo; mother, Katsuyo Suganuma; brothers, Tomohumi, Masanao and Masahiro Suganuma; sisters, Mitoko Okamura and Ritsuko Kohi; four grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
BILLY B. BAYUDAN, 55, of Honolulu, died Sept. 20, 2002, Born in the Philippines. Survived by wife, Susan; son, Ebelio Jr.; daughter, Jeana; a granddaughter, brothers and sisters in the Philippines. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LILY LILINOE CHONG, 94, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died Oct. 14, 2002. Born in Waipio Valley, Hawai'i. A Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionary. Survived by son, Alvin; daughters, Daisy Ikeuchi, Irene Kaneo, Winona Tanaka, Roseline Ho and Maui Martin; hanai son, Abel Kauai; brother, Sueichi Kawashima; sister, Dorothy Hallaman; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Honoka'a Ward; service noon; burial to follow at Alae Cemetery, Mormon Plot. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo, Hawai'i.
INEZ BERNADETTE DUSHIANTHI DeALMEIDA, 52, of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawai'i, died Oct. 14, 2002. Born in Sri Lanka. A member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pahoa. Survived by sisters, Alrys Morris, Shiranee Reeves and Sherwin Dias; brother, Patrick. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pahoa; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
JOHN DeMELLO, 81, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard rigger. Survived by sons, John Jr. and James; daughters, Charlene Aquino and Karin Kobashigawa; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Ernest; sister, Gladys Robbins. Visitation from 4 p.m. Saturday at beach park, 'ewa side, Waikiki Aquarium; celebration of life service over ashes, 4:30 p.m. Private inurnment later. Lei welcomed. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
YOLANDA KUULEI COSIER DRYE, 55, of Fayetteville, N.C., formerly of Hono-lulu, died Oct. 12, 2002. Born in Hono-lulu. A North Carolina Cutler & Hammer and Westinghouse employee. Survived by husband, the Rev. Sherman; sons, Stanley Cosier and Richard Kagawa; daughters, Vida Ann Kagawa-Brown, Tracy Kagawa-Torrey and Kimberly; five grandchildren; brothers, David "Butch" Sr., Gordon "Bobo," Bruce, Eric, Lindsey "Herman" and Bernard Cosier; sisters, Alice Drummondo, Rosemary "Tita" Cosier-Tamashiro and Linda Williams. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m.; cremation to follow; scattering of ashes later. Aloha attire.
MITSUYO "VIOLET" HANATO, 86, of Honalo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 14, 2002. Born in Kealia, Kona, Hawai'i. Owner of Hanato's Tofu Shop, Honalo; a coffee farmer; Kona Inn pantry worker; retired from King Kamehameha Hotel; and a Grayline interpreter and tour guide. Survived by sons, Teruo, Himeo and Minoru; daughters, Tamayo Hanato Furutani and Y. Mikie Hanato-Wells; brothers, Chester and Morgan Matsumura; sisters, Hisae Campbell, Kikuno Sato and Yoshino Nishimura; 24 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren. Visitation 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Kona Daifukuji Soto Mission, Honalo; service noon. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
TIM "T.C." CHOY HEE, 77, of Honolulu, died Oct. 3, 2002. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Retired Public Works carpenter, Pearl Harbor. Survived by wife, Shun Mei; daughters, Sharon Sharp and Kimberly Oh; brothers, Albert and George; sisters, Alice Hee and Laura Conrad; granddaughter, Courtney Cassidy Oh. Visitation 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.
MARIE T. HOPKINS, 86, of Makawao, Maui, died Oct. 13, 2002. Born in San Francisco. Retired private housekeeper. Survived by daughter, Dolores McClelland; sisters, Flora, Rose and Dolores; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Private family service and burial pending. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.
YOSHIE ISAGAWA, 97, of Mililani, died Oct. 2, 2002. Born in Kyoto, Japan. Member of Hawaii Shigisan Betsuin. Survived by daughter, Kazuko Ama; grandson, Richard Ama; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
EVA MARIE JUDD, 89, of Honolulu, died Oct. 11, 2002. Born in Hutchinson, Kan. Widow of former territorial Gov. Lawrence M. Judd. Survived by sisters, Elizabeth Lockhart and Harriet Langworthy. No service. Donations to Honolulu Academy of Arts. Arrangements by Islandwide Mortuary.
LUCILLE PUHAUNANI KAAUAMO, 53, of Ainaloa, Hawai'i, died Oct. 12, 2002. Born in Hana, Maui. Survived by brothers, Benjamin and George; sisters, Candence Akre, Gloria Collins and Noelani Alconcel. Service 11 a.m. tomorrow at Door of Faith Church, Nanawale Estates; burial of ashes at Maui Memorial Park at a later date. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
SMITH HAWILA "SONNY" KALEOHANO JR., 71, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 12, 2002. Born in Ho'okena, South Kona, Hawai'i. Retired federal boat captain. Survived by wife, Navy; sons, Smith "Gigi" III and Richard "Piggy"; daughters, Charmaine "Jackie" Baltero and Michelle "Fullu" Morishita; brother, Eddie; sisters, Louisa Alani, Mary Alani, Susan Pua, Constance Pua and Dores Gouveia; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kilauea Ward, Hilo Stake Center, Hilo; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
HARUKO KOGA, 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 14, 2002, Born in Honolulu. A retired clerk typist at Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by husband, Masato; son, Roy; daughters, Carrie and Jean; two grandchildren. Service noon Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
ADOLPH KIMELI KUEWA, 62, of Hale'iwa, died Oct. 8, 2002. Born in Waialua. Oahu Community Correctional Center employee. Survived by wife, Sandra; sons, Kedward, Kayne and Karson; daughters, Johnella Nemoto, Kellei, Karilynn and Kim Kuewa; 13 grandchildren; sisters, Hazel Kumura, Helene Kamauoha, Grace Kuewa and Francine Escuardro. Visitation 8 a.m. Oct. 26 at United Gospel Fellowship, 95-061 Waimakua Drive, Mililani; service 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
RICHARD SATORU MORIKAWA, 64, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 5, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A system analyst. Survived by mother, Umeko; brothers, Sterling, Stanley and Dennis. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
ERNEST KAUKAOHU NAHOOLEWA, 69, of Makakilo, died Oct. 11, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired caregiver for a private home. Survived by brother, Donald. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
SUMIE OMORI, 75, of Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 11, 2002. Born in Kealakekua, Hawai'i. Retired Kona Community Hospital nurse. Survived by husband, Shigeto; sons, Stanford and Darrell; daughters, Laverne Omori and Diane Hom; nine grandchildren; brothers, Katsutoshi, Masaru and Sueto Matsumura; sisters, Miyuki Higashi, Eileen Takata, Setsuko Wheeler, Jeanette Maesaka and Margie Orimoto. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. tomorrow at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua; service 4 p.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
MICHIYO UEMOTO OSHIMA, 85, of Honolulu, died Sept. 27, 2002. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired pantry worker at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Survived by son, Gilbert; daughter, Janice Kutsunai; sister, Ellen Yasunaga; four grandchildren; Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
WILLIAM FRANCIS REDGATE, 61, of Mililani, died Oct. 8, 2002. Born in Belmont, Mass. Retired from the U.S. Army. Survived by wife, Harumi; brothers, John Paul and David; sisters, Patricia Tiernan and Nancy. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
LILLIAN L. RODRIGUES, 86, of Kailua, died Oct. 12, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by sons, James Logan, Tony and Michael; daughters, Elsie Yangson and Judith Kemmet; sisters, Eleanor Busalaki and Elaine Joaquin; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:15 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
WALTER YOSHIO SAKURAI, 64, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 11, 2002. Born in 'Ewa. A retired mechanic for Air Engineer Company. Survived by wife, Edna; son, Winston; daughter, Suzette; father, Yoshiichi; sister, Margaret. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Nuuanu Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
YUKIO SEKI, 81, of Honolulu, died Oct. 5, 2002. Born in Honolulu. A retired carpenter and proprietor of Modern Carpenter Shop. Survived by sons, Ronald and Gerald; two granddaughters; three grandsons. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
SACHIO "SONNY" TAIRA, 71, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2002. Born in Huelo, Maui. Retired owner of Beta Building Service. Survived by wife, Nancy; sons, Wesley and Robin; daughters, Pamela McAndrews and Wendy Kim; seven grandchildren; brothers, Albert, Yeichi, Robert, Victor and Hiroshi. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at St. Pius X Church, 2821 Lowrey Ave.; Mass 6 p.m. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
CHIYOKO B. TOUCHI, 88, of Waipahu, formerly of Honolulu, died Oct. 7, 2002. Born in Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i. A retired Musashiya sales clerk. Survived by sons, Norman and Donald; seven grandchildren. Private service held. Donations may be made to Maurice J. Sullivan Family Hospice Center, 91-2127 Fort Weaver Road, 'Ewa Beach, HI 96707. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ROGER YOSHIWO UEHARA "YAGO: UENAKAJO," 78, of Honolulu, died Oct. 9, 2002. Born in Hakalau, Hawai'i. A retired port steward for Pan American World Airways. Survived by wife, Judy; son, Keith; daughter, Gwen Sakanashi; three grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Teruya, Leatrice Bartels, Alice Eto, Violet Takushi and Myrtle Yoshioka. Visitation 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
ESTHER CHIZUKO WATANABE, 71, of Honolulu, died Oct. 7, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired Mamo's of Hawaii cutter. Survived by brothers, Takashi, Kenneth, Herbert, Raymond and Warren; sisters, Chieko Takahashi, Sharon Tanaka, Joan Chikahiro and Lorene Ching. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ANNE "ANNIE" LEIMOMI WILMINGTON, 95, of Wailuku, Maui, died Oct. 10, 2002. Born in Makena, Maui. Longtime Baldwin High School cafeteria manager, Kahului Union Church choir member, and Wailuku Hale Makua volunteer. Survived by son, Edward; daughter, Jo-Ann Thomas; brothers, Samuel, Ernest and Frank Chang; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Service pending. Arrangements by Borthwick/Norman's Mortuary, Wailuku.