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MICHAEL PERKINS, a former newspaper reporter who eventually became chairman of the Brigham Young University communications department, drowned Thursday in a kayaking accident in central Idaho. He was 45. See story.
ERACLEO BAROGA AGUSTIN, 90, of Kalaupapa, Moloka'i, died Aug. 8, 2003. Born in Tarlac, Philippines. Survived by brother, Tranquilino; nephews, Ben, Arcenio and Arturo; caregiver, Sebastiana Fernandez. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 12:30 p.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.
EDUARDA ALVEREZ BALDIMORE, 103, of Pearl City, died Aug. 3, 2003. Survived by son, Alfredo; four grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a great-great-grandson. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
CESAR BARUT, 82, of Kahului, Maui, died Aug. 11, 2003. Born in the Philippines. A weed controller retired from Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company. Survived by wife, Harue; sons, Jaime, John, Dennis, Rodney, Gary and Randy; daughter, Alana Hashimoto; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
GENEVIEVE R. CARVALHO, 75, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 15, 2003. Born in Kukuihale, Hamakua, Hawai'i. Retired from Naniloa Resort. Survived by husband, Santos; sons, Ernest, Sunny and Robert; daughter, Ruby Rios; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Albert Rodrigues, Anthony Rodrigues and Frank Rodrigues; sisters, Trinidad Borelis and Dolores Rodrigues. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Glad Tidings Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Wednesday at the church; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Homelani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home.
DAVID S.Y. CHAR, 83, of Honolulu, died Aug. 8, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired manager of automobile sales and a World War II veteran. Survived by wife, Frances; sons, Sidney and Richard; daughters, Estelle Wong and Davilyn Gray; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brothers, Abraham and Lloyd; sisters, Rosalie Goo, Jean Gong, Aileen Lum and Amy Lam. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Waiokeola Congregational Church; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
ALICE T. CHUN, 83, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 2, 2003. Born in Waialua. A maid retired from the Reef Hotel. Survived by daughter, Grace Reyes; sisters, Florence Yoza and Rose Nagahama; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
VERNON SAI CHUN, 81, of Mililani, died Aug. 8, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A retired federal employee. Survived by wife, Kay; son, Herbert; daughter, KC Magata; four grandchildren; brother, Robert; sisters, Esther Chun, Pauline Lindberg and Daisy Rhodes. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
WINIFRED TING GOO CHUN, 89, of Honolulu, died Aug. 14, 2003. Born in Chung Shan, China. Retired owner of C&K Grocery on School Street. Survived by son, Edwin "Wongie"; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Juana Mow. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Mortuary, West Chapel. Traditional Chinese Buddhist service; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
EDELTRAUD H.W. CURLEY, 78, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 10, 2003. Born in Liegniz, Germany. A retired operation specialist-accounting with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Survived by husband, Richard; stepson, Richard; stepdaughter, Debra Wirsing; brother, Ulrich Lengen. No service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
SETSUKO "SUE" FUJIMOTO, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, formerly of Honolulu, died Aug. 6, 2003. Born in Hilo. A tax map supervisor retired from the State of Hawai'i. Survived by brothers, Toshiyuki and Elgen; sister, Grace Hirata; nieces, nephews and cousins. Private service held. No koden (monetary donations) or flowers. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
DAVID FRANK GRAVES, 61, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Aug. 11, 2003. Born in Ames, Iowa. A furniture retailer, and member of Diocesan Pastoral Council for the Diocese of Honolulu and St. Michael's Pastoral Council chairman. Survived by wife, Mary; daughter, Diana; mother, Maxine; sisters, Kathy Anderson, Gloria Little, Lori Myers, Andrea Powers and Janna Petersen; brother, Rodney. Visitation 8 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kailua, Kona; Mass 10 a.m. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
MATILDA K. HEEB, 88, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Honolulu, died July 30, 2003. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by sons, Thomas Char, Roy Char and Henry Heeb; six grandchildren; brothers, Clement Kong and Ernest Kong; sister, Helen Alves. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
JULIA KULIA JONES, 80, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 9, 2003. Born in Kahalu'u. A retired maintenance supervisor with KMBH and member of the Hawaiian Civic Club. Survived by sons, Benjamin and Conrad; daughters, Elizabeth Waialae and Loretta McKeague; hanai sons, Thomas and Patrick Osborne, and Daniel Brown; hanai daughters, Kathleen Zeno, Patricia Forestier and Wanda Brown-Domingo; brothers, Manuel and William Sylva; sister, Elizabeth Among, Mary Sylva, Katherine Valdez and Janice Yoneda; 20 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Ann's Catholic Church; Mass 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
BRUCE "B.J." JONATHAN ALAKAI KAPAHU, 50, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 12, 2003. Born on Kaua'i. An operating engineer. Survived by wife, Tracy; sons, Jonathan and Patrick; daughters, Leah and Ashley; stepchildren, Caillen Gentzler, Christopher Gentzler and Cierra Cluney; mother, Beverly; brother, Mark; sister, Mayvis. Visitation 10 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
HARUO KIMURA, 86, of Kailua, died Aug. 10, 2003. Born in Waimanalo. Survived by sons, Wilfred "Wil," Daniel and Dean; daughters, Edith "Edie" Kimura, Irene Takata and Carol Kimura; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard "Tadao" and Conrad "Tatsuo"; sister, Harriet Tanji. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
JOSEPHINE NAWAIOPUA KAMAU KUNEWA, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 11, 2003. Proprietor of Paradise Realty Inc. in Honolulu and Kam Tavern and Jojo's Family Liquor in Hilo. Survived by sons, Karl Kunewa, Gordon Kunewa, Richard Lovell and William Lovell; daughter, Louella Gramberg; sister, Esther Kanakanui; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home; service 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at East Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2.
ALICE KALEILEHUA LEWIS, 95, of Honolulu, died Aug. 6, 2003. Born in Kula, Maui. A homemaker and 1928 Kamehameha School graduate. Survived by son, Sydney and Donald; daughter, Leslie San Diego; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
DOROTHY OKIYO MAGEE, 89, of Honolulu, died Aug. 8, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, James; daughter, Dorothy Parsons; brother, Henry Arakaki; sister, Violet Oshiro; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private graveside service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
BRIAN KAZUO MATSUI, 41, of Honolulu, died Aug. 6, 2003. Born on Lana'i. Survived by parents, Donald and Kitoshi; brother, Darrell; sister, Dorrye Mikasa; grandparents, Harold and Dorothy; uncles, Eddie and Paul; aunt, Ruth Teraoka. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
HARUO MATSUSHIMA, 82, of Lahaina, died Aug. 15, 2003. Born in Ha'iku, Maui. Statistical clerk for Maui Land and Pineapple. Survived by wife, Cora; sons, Rodney and Hal; two grandchildren; brother, Hideo; sister, Asako Nakatsu. Service 4:30 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
CARMEN NEREIDA MORALES, 41, of Hale'iwa, died Aug. 9, 2003. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A St. John designer sales associate at Neiman Marcus, Ala Moana Center. Survived by parents, Hector Sr. and Nereida; brother, Hector Jr. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
ROSE CHITOSE MURAYAMA, 90, of Honolulu, died July 31, 2003. Born in Waialua. A seamstress retired from Ross Sutherland. Survived by sons, Kenneth, Clifford and Howard; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Tatsuo Otaguro. Private service held. No koden (monetary envelopes). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
SYLVIA ULUALOHA NA'O, 51, of Honolulu, died Aug. 9, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Dennis; daughters, Alberta "Tweet" Na'o, Denise "Ulu" Na'o and Shawn Afo; sons, Dennis Jr. and Andrew; brother, Harry Luhe; 11 grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
EVELYN MARJORIE NEWTON-ANDERSON also known as EVE LYNN, 77, of Honolulu, died Aug. 9, 2003. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Professional singer and volunteer at 'Iolani Palace, Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium. Survived by daughters, Dale and Heather; son, Trevor; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. No service. No flowers. Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society.
CARMELITA JIMENEZ PISBE, 78, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 5, 2003. Born in San Narciso, Zambales, Philippines. An elementary school teacher. Survived by husband, Antonio; sons, Antonio Jr. and Richard; parents, Crispin and Rosario Jimenez; brothers, Dominador, Urbano, Teodoro, Jose, Eugenio and Manuel Jimenez; sister, Paning Viado; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Friday at the church; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
LAWRENCE "LARRY" MARTIN RODRIGUES, 42, of Honolulu, died Aug. 5, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Victory Ohana drug rehabilitation counselor. Survived by sons, Dustin Neizman and Lawrence Rodrigues; sisters, Debra Rodrigues, Lisa Olson, Camie Kapoi and Michelle Cantere. Visitation 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; service 9 a.m.; inurnment to follow at the chapel niches. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
GWENDOLYN Y. SAKAMOTO, 59, of Honolulu, died Aug. 5, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A cafeteria manager for Kaimuki High School. Survived by husband, Lionel; daughters, Lynelle Russo, Michelle Laguana and Melanie Sakamoto; a grandchild; mother, Flossie Yang; brother, Fred Yang; sisters, Jade Kikuchi and Allison Michimoto. Service 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROSARIO SIANGCO, 79, of Honolulu, died Aug. 9, 2003. Born in 'Ewa. Survived by son, Solomon; daughters, Caroline Albano, Dorothy Aranaydo, Natividad Fernandez, Theresa Nobori, Elizabeth Siangco and Ameria Childress; brothers, Sylvester Sarsona, Robert Alvarico and Debe Alvarico; sisters, Rosita Paraz and Lorenza Galopo; 25 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Mililani Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
HASUE MEGURO TAMANE, 86, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 14, 2003. Born in Papa'aloa, Hawai'i. A member of Hilo Taishoji Soto Mission Kyodan and Fujinkai. Survived by sons, Tetsuo, George and Roy; daughters, Lillian Watanabe and Harriet Nakao; brother, Masato Meguro; sisters, Shizuka Nishimura, Haruyo Uejo, Kimiko Apo and Satsuki Nishimura; four grandchildren; a great-grandson. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 5 p.m.; cremation to follow.