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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, September 9, 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.

SAMUEL ALBERT CORNELIO, 66, of Kahului, Maui, died Aug. 23, 2002. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. A mason's helper. Survived by son, Samuel; daughters, Susan Silva and Kathleen Franco; hanai daughters, Roberta William, and Paulette and Percilla Freitas; brothers, Henry and Alfred; sisters, Margaret Hubin, Juanita Alverez, Connie Rodrigues, Mary Caravalho and Lourdes Basque; seven grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary, Maui; memorial service 11 a.m. Casual attire. Honolulu arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.

ALFREDO DIEGO DELA CRUZ, 77, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2002. Born in Kahuku. Former Philippines farmer and Hawai'i construction worker. Survived by wife, Gavina; daughters, Juliete Baoit and Josephina; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Simeon; sisters, Maria Solidad, Dinang and Marga. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

ALICE GRACE GIUBILATO, 68, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1, 2002. Born in Glenridge, N.J. Retired state educator and with The Kamehameha Schools. Survived by daughter, Jo; sons, Jim and Jack; three grandchildren. Services 3 p.m. Sunday at her residence; call 383-8453. Inurnment 8:30 a.m. Monday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Donations to Hospice Hawaii; call 924-9255. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

MISANO IMANAKA, 87, of Hilo, formerly of Papa'ikou, Hawai'i, died Sept. 3, 2002. Born in Waikapu, Maui. Retired K.K. Pantry cook. Survived by son, Hirashi; daughters, Yasuko Hee, Masako Okumura, Patsy Murakami and Karen Sato; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Memorial service 10 a.m. Thursday at Hilo Honpa Hongwanji Mission. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.

ROBERT "UNCLE LANI" WAIOLA KANAHELE, 57, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Aug. 29, 2002. Born on Ni'ihau, Hawai'i. Hawaiian musician and entertainer and Hawaiian language teacher at University of Hawai'i at Hilo and Punana Leo O Waimea. Survived by father, Henry; brothers, Henry and Joseph; sister, Helen. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo, Hawai'i; service 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

HWA SOOK KIM, 76, of Honolulu, died Sept. 7, 2002. Born in Seoul, Korea. Survived by sons, Youngchul, Youngho and Youngkyo; daughters, Youngja Masters, Jinja Woolard, Jessica Kim and Ester Broome; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.

FRANCIS PUA LABAJO, 50, of Wahiawa, died Aug. 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Hertz Rent a Car employee and member of Island Magic Band. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Francis and Michael; daughters, Sandee Malina and Stacy Labajo-Duran; seven grandchildren; brothers, Peter Tinao, and Joe, Kimo, Matt and Leonard; sisters, Jay Sabate and Mary Nelson. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

DAVID YOSHIMASA OKUBO, 80, of Honolulu, died Aug. 29, 2002. Retired federal budget analyst. Survived by wife, Alice; daughter, Twyla Kim; three grandchildren; brother, Richard; sister, Ruth Yamagata. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

RICHARD KISEI OSHIRO, 81, of Waipahu, died Aug. 31, 2002. Born in 'Ewa. Retired mason. Survived by wife, Fumiko; sons, Herbert and Stanley; daughter, Eunice Irinaka; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Larry, Yoshio and Kitoku; sister, Fumie Asato. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary; memorial service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

EVAN BARBOZA SOUZA, 89, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 26, 2002. Survived by son, Francis; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Barboza; sisters, Ida Freitas and Josephine Latonio. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann's Catholic Church; Mass 12:30 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park.

SIALOFI VA'A SULA, 96, of Honolulu, died Sept. 3, 2002. Born in Leulumoega, Western Samoa. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Simetoa, Sakaio, Lipine and Fa'afetai Sula, and Saunoa Mula; daughters, Fetaiai Ta'amu, Lemasani Tuzon and Salaevalu Mua; sister, Fa'afalega Va'a; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

BENITO BARLAAN TANO, 91, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 6, 2002. Born in Pangasinan, Manaoag, Philippines. Retired from Dole Co. Survived by wife, Beatrice; sons, James, Lawrence, Melvin, Edwin, Darrel and Dean; daughters, Marjorie Magaoay and Beverly Heder; 35 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; sister, Angela Tubon. Visitation 4 to 6 p.m.Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newton Chapel, 95-530 Ka'ahele St.; service 6 p.m. Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

JOSEPH JIRO TOKUMOTO, 74, of 'Aiea, died Sept. 5, 2002. Born in Pa'auilo, Hawai'i. Retired Airways Service owner and retiree of Miyazaki Service. Survived by wife, Mary; son, Vance; daughters, Jan McManaman and Holly Brock; two grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Yamanoha and Ruby Goto. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; memorial service 10:30 a.m.; inurnment to follow at Nuuanu Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

JAMES DOUGLAS VALITE-ANDERSEN, 53, of Honolulu, died Sept. 4, 2002. Vice president, systems engineering, Bank of Hawaii. Survived by wife, Arlinda; sons, Nicholas and Gregory; brother, John; sister, Gerry. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; memorial service 6:30 p.m.

HARRY YOUNG HE WHANG, 73, of Honolulu, died Aug. 28, 2002. Born in Honolulu. Retired George S. Soranaka General Contractors carpenter. Survived by daughters, Sharon Ito, Janice Tom and Faith Kimura; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Agnes O'Reilly and Lily Lima. Visitation 8 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 9 a.m.; cemetery committal service and burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.