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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, December 5, 2003


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.

BENEDICT KAHUHU AALONA, 61, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, died Nov. 29, 2003. Born in Kahuku. Survived by wife, Rosette; son, Larry; daughters, Lisa Colleado, Terry Tokoro and Ivelyn Keoho; brothers, Mitchell Baluski, Jesse Dudoit Jr., Theodore Dudoit, Andrew Dudoit, Glenn Viera, Brian Viera, Alan Viera and Kanoe Viera; sisters, Margaret Duvauchelle, Marilyn Ah Yat, Louise Linker, Eliza Kane, Leimomi Garcia and Sherrie Viera; nine grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. next Friday at his residence, lot 86D Pu'ukapele Ave., Ho'olehua. Mass 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Kalua'aha, Moloka'i. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Molokai Mortuary.

HARRY YASUO AOKI, 65, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 21, 2003. Born in 'Ola'a, Hawai'i. Survived by son, Hugh; daughters, Heather Moriyama and Heidi Aoki; brother, Herbert; sister, Mildred Igawa; two grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11:30 a.m. Burial at a later date. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

JOSEPH EMPAL BASEBASE, 90, of Honolulu, died Nov. 26, 2003. Born in Kipahulu, Maui. A musician and former treasurer for the musician's union. Survived by son, Joseph; daughter, Gwendolyn Law; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, Kailua; Mass 11 a.m.; burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.

GEORGE EMERSON BURNETT, 81, of Honolulu, died Nov. 28, 2003. Born in Little Rock, Ark. A promoter of Sea Habitat and U-SEA (Underseas Systems for Education for America) projects. Survived by daughters, Kate and Lisa; son, Jeremy. Private service to be held in San Francisco. Donations to The Queen's Medical Center. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

KENNETH KAM CHEW CHANG, 98, of Honolulu, died Nov. 28, 2003. Born in Waikane. Retired developer of Governor Cleghorn Condominium, Waikiki, and creator of Malihini Hale Clothing stores, Chocolates for Breakfast and Villa Roma. Survived by son, Gary; daughters, Gwendolyn Fu, Audrey Fu and Deanna Chang; nine grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 Tuesday at Nuuanu Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

MARGARET C. DACQUEL, 67, of Pearl City, died Nov. 23, 2003. Born in Lana'i City, Lana'i. Retired from Thomas Cook Currency Services. Survived by sons, Rudy, Eugene, Michael, Gary, Trinito and Dominador; daughters, Erlinda Skoblow and Patricia Quiambao; brothers, Ernest Cantiberos and Augustine Cantiberos; sister, Elizabeth Brown; 16 grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; prayer service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

COSME CACPAL GARCES, 84, of Kualapu'u, Moloka'i, died Nov. 26, 2003. Born in the Philippines. Survived by wife, Maggie; daughters, Olivia Cabiles and Rosa Arima; six grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. today at Saint Sophia Catholic Church, Kaunakakai, Moloka'i. Visitation also from 8 a.m. tomorrow at the church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial at Kapa'akea Cemetery. Arrangements by Molokai Mortuary.

YVONNE HOWSON, 97, of Kahului, Maui, died Dec. 3, 2003. Born in Pensacola, Fla. Survived by son, George Jr.; daughter, Linden Nichols; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements made by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.

SUE IGARASHI, 75, of Hayward, Calif., died Nov. 22, 2003. Born on Maui. A nurse for more than 40 years. Survived by daughter, Darice Stone; sons, Keith, Devin and Garet; two grandchildren; sisters, Ayako and Fumi; brothers, Robert and Keiso. Private family service pending. Ashes to be interred at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Donations to a charity of choice.

KIKUE IMOTO, 85, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 18, 2003. Born in Wahiawa. Survived by daughters, Beverly Teramae and Carol Kaya; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Takeo Imoto, Yoshimichi Imoto and Matsumitsu Sato. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

HENRY HUKILANI KEA, 32, of Kansas, formerly of Honolulu, died Nov. 28, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father and stepmother, Walter and Leilani Makahi; mother, Karen Kanoho; brothers, Luke Kea, Logan Kea, Kenneth Kea, Edward Kea, Andrew Kala and Gordon Kala; sisters, Victoria Sialana, Melanie Perez, Roxanne Sparks, Paula Sajulga, Ramona Sajulga, Lori-Ann Pa, Tammy Akana and Tiffany Akana. Service 9 a.m. Tuesday at Keaomalamalama Church, Nanakuli; burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

SCOTT FITZROY KENNEDY, 52, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Nov. 30, 2003. Born in Boston. A carpenter, avant-garde artist, poet, writer, storyteller and humorist. Survived by mother, Joan; sisters, Sara and Tina; companion, Karin Stoll; caregiver, Ray Freed. Service pending. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

DR. EDGAR F. KIEFER, 69, of Kailua, died Nov. 29, 2003. Born in Tsingtao, China. Retired from the University of Hawai'i; chairman of the chemistry department from 1994 to 1999. Survived by wife, Diane; daughters, Lauren Schantz and Miranda Scott; sons, Nicholas, Daniel, Harrison and Britton; nine grandchildren. Service 3:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at 150 Bilger Hall, University of Hawai'i at Manoa. No flowers. Donations to the Hawaiian Humane Society or to a favorite charity. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

RUSSELL "BUSTER" RAYMOND KNIGHT, 61, of Kailua, died Nov. 27, 2003. Born in Virginia. Owner of Russell's Master Plumbing Repairs. Survived by wife, Linda; sons, Russell II, William "Billy" and James "Bimbo"; daughters, Kim Mah, Kitty Kamaka and Krissy Perreira; mother, Irene; brothers, Stephen and Alan; sisters, Eola Grove, Pamela Crowell, Carol Kahalelehua, Betty Ann Brewer, Rose Marie Raitz, Donna Namba and Susan Boyce; 14 grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kailua Assembly of God Church; service 6:30 p.m.; private burial. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

MUNETO MAEDA, 87, of Honolulu, died Nov. 25, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired auto body repairman for Liberty Auto. Survived by wife, Ayako; sons, Alan and Dwight; daughter, Joyce Kanehira; six grandchildren; brother, Thomas; sister, Sumako Fukumoto. Service 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

WILLIAM GEORGE MAKAHILAHILA, 56, of Carrollton, Texas, died Nov. 27, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Entrepreneur in several companies in Arizona and Texas. Survived by sons, Kimo, and Keoki; daughter, Tiana Malia; brother, Andrew Kipapa; sister, Janice Young. Service 1 p.m. today at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ELIZABETH MOURA, 94, of Honolulu, died Nov. 27, 2003. Born in Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by son, Eugene; daughters, Nettie Hill and Edna Rapozo; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

STEPHEN JAMES ROSADO, 54, of Wahiawa, died Nov. 24, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A tour driver and retired supervisor. Survived by wife, Terri; daughters, Traci Fernandez and Marla Bator; son, Jarrett; four grandchildren; mother, Laura Torres; brothers, Raymond, Richard and Anthony; sisters, Elena Manini, Valerie Cummings, Martha Watts, Marlene Rosado and Anita Rosa. Memorial gathering 10 a.m. today at Kaka'ako District Park; Committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery.

GLORIA KIYOKO OSHIRO, 75, of Waipahu, died Nov. 25, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A member of Waipahu Hongwanji Fujinkai and Hoorinkai. Survived by sons, Morris, Wesley and Jeffrey; daughters, Lynette Kishimoto and Carie Hayashi; brother, Ernest Akiyama; sisters, Edith Shito and Helene Kawakami; 13 grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

CLARENCE SILVA, 70, of Honolulu, died Nov. 30, 2003. Born in Lawa'i Valley, Kaua'i. Retired supervisor for General Motors. Survived by daughter, Clara; brothers, Gabriel, Henry, Johnny, Gilbert and James; sister, Alga Pereira; three grandchildren. Service 7 p.m. next Friday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Honolulu. Service also 2 p.m. Dec. 13 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kalaheo, Kaua'i. Casual attire. No flowers. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.

SAFFERY PALENAPA TOLENTINO, 39, of Wailuku, Maui, died Nov. 28, 2003. Born in Kaunakakai, Moloka'i. A park caretaker for the Maui County Department of Parks & Recreation. Survived by wife, Michelle; brothers, Pierson Kapuni and Wendell Tolentino; sisters, June Dennison, Marlene Kalua and Helen Canella; mother, Leilani Kapuni; father Wendell. Service 10:30 a.m. next Saturday at the Kualapu'u Community Recreation Center. Service also pending for Dec. 21 at Wailuku Community Center. Arrangements by Molokai Mortuary.

JOHN ARTHUR WATSON, 87, of Kealakekua, Hawai'i, died Nov. 24, 2003. Born in Ontario, Canada. Retired mechanic. Survived by wife, Minda; brothers, Jim and Gerald; sister, Dolly Switzer. Service 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Keauhou Mauka; reception to follow at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

CHARLOTTE MASAKO YAMADA, 86, of Hale'iwa, died Nov. 23, 2003. Born in Waialua. Retired proprietor of Yama's Fountain in Hale'iwa, and member of Haleiwa Shingon Mission. Survived by son, Glenn; daughters, Charlene Fernandez and Lorrine Yoshida; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brothers, Allen Nakagawa and Hisashi Nakagawa; sisters, Janet Ito, Julie "Yako" Young, Chieko Inouye and Emi Hynes. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.