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FRANK SILVA AMORIN, 85, of Honolulu, died Jan. 23, 2003. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Retired electrician for Public Work Center. Survived by wife, Doris; son, Ray; daughters, Darlene Waitherwerch and Lovena; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Louis. Visitation 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
EDGAR ALAN KUUIPO DAHILIG, 46, of Honolulu, died Dec. 28, 2002. Born in Hawai'i. Survived by three sisters and daughter. Service 9 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; inurnment to follow at the Williams Funeral Services Crypt.
JAMES SHARPE DANFORD, 93, of Honolulu, died Jan. 16, 2003. Born on Waipahu Plantation. Retired from commercial real estate. Survived by wife, Ethel. Service 10 a.m. Tuesday at Arcadia Retirement Residence chapel. Donations may be made to Punahou School or The Arcadia Foundation. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
EMIKO "EMI" DIEM, 72, of Kapolei, died Jan. 19, 2003. Born in Hokkaido, Japan. Retired from Mid-Pac Tours. Survived by husband, Daniel; two brothers; two sisters. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
MAXIMO "PONSO" ALFONSO GAPOL, 86, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, died Jan. 18, 2003. Born in Hakalau, Hawai'i. Retired journeyman welder at Puna Sugar Company. Survived by sons, Ronald, Melvin and Stanley; daughters, Rachel Yamashita, Doralyn Tanigawa and Nancy Batangan; companion, Trinidad Abelaye; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Kea'au; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.
DOROTHY LEE GERHARDT, 79, of Kahului, Maui, died Jan. 22, 2003. Survived by sons, Robert and Charles Moate; daughter, Diana Mamian; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Service pending. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
CHARLOTTE WELTHEA GAINES GREENE, 74, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 11, 2002. Born in Florida. Service 9 a.m Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; inurnment to follow at Williams Funeral Services Crypt.
KENNETH J. HANKEL, 56, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Jan. 18, 2003. Born in Oakland, Calif. Bus driver. Survived by sons, Tim, Steven and James; brother, Henry Jr.; grandchild. Visitation 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery No. 2 pavilion; graveside committal service 10 a.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
KENNETH "KEN" ALBERT HANSEN, 73, of Kihei, Maui, died Jan. 19, 2003. Former resident manager for Waiohului Beach Hale and thoroughbred jockey. Survived by wife, Nancy-Lou; sons, Dan and Dave; stepchildren, Steven Smith, Sandra Ward and Susan Pearson; brothers, Harold and Lawrence; sisters, Phyllis Richard, Evelyn Haig and Dorothy Balheim; six grandchildren; great-grandchild; four stepgrandchildren. Private service held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Women Helping Women. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
YOSHIO INOUYE, 90, of Honolulu, died Jan. 17, 2003. Born in Wahiawa, Ele'ele, Kaua'i. Retired from Theo. H. Davies & Co. Survived by sons, Gerald and Randall Inouye, and Stephen Ono; two grandsons; three granddaughters. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Mortuary.
MAHEALANI KEHAULANI HUAHUA'OKEUHANI KAPIOLANI KAMANA, infant daughter of Thomasina Kamana and Norman Enos Jr., died Jan. 12, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by brother, Iokepa Enos-Kamana; sister, Keaaunani Enos-Kamana. Service noon today at Subland, Nanakuli; ashes to be scattered. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
RUTH R. KOMOROWSKY, 73, of Honolulu, died Jan. 13, 2003. Born in Hawai'i. No known survivors. Service 9 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; inurnment to follow at the Williams Funeral Services Crypt.
ROBERT DICKSON KRAUS, 65, of Kea'au, Hawai'i, formerly of San Antonio, Texas, died Jan. 11, 2003. Born in Portsmouth, W.Va. Salesman for the Overseas Service Corporation for 26 years. Survived by mother, Marjorie; sister, Judy Robinson; companion, Catherine McPhee. Service 4 p.m. today at his residence in Kurtistown, Hawai'i. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home.
ROBERT "BOBBY" LEMN, 60, of Anahola, Kaua'i, died Jan. 22, 2003. Born in Lihu'e, Kaua'i. Truck driver for County of Kaua'i. Survived by wife, Leona; sons, Robert Jr., Karl and Derwin; granddaughter, Lacie; father, William; brothers, Billy and Harry "Peewee." Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. next Saturday at Koolau Hui'ia Church, Anahola; service 1 p.m; burial to follow at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.
MARION LEE LEONG, 72, of Point Richmond, Calif., died Jan. 21, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Owner and operator of M's Tropical Fish Store in Mountain View, Calif. for 13 years. Survived by husband, Bernard; sisters, Melvia Cheng, Margaret Kaulukukui and Marietta Tom. Celebration of life Thursday at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, Calif.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to San Francisco Chronicle Season of Sharing, P.O. Box 44740, San Francisco, CA 94144; St.Jude's Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101; or Habitat for Humanity (East Bay), 2519 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612. Arrangements by Smith & Witter Funeral Home, Sobrante, Calif.
MIKE MASAICHI "DICEY' ONAGA SR., 86, of Honolulu, died Jan. 21, 2003. Born in Kane'ohe. Retired owner of Dorothy's Lei Stand. Survived by son, Mike Jr.; daughter, Bernadine Summerlin; four grandchildren; great-grandchild; brothers, Leonard and Tesuo; sisters, Ruth Shimabukuro and Kimi Kauka. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
EDNA RANDOLPH 100, of Kihei, Maui, formerly of Seattle, Wash. and Honolulu, died Jan. 23, 2003. Born in Ontario, Canada. A homemaker. Volunteer at The Queen's Medical Center. Survived by daughter, Norma Villiers; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
SANDRA KIYOMI SERAI, 34, of Wahiawa, died Jan. 12, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Former head diving coach at Punahou School. Survived by parents, Roy and Roberta; grandmother, Dorothy. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
Fanolua High Chief TATAIVAOTELE TAGOVAILOA, 59, of Wahiawa, died Jan. 11, 2003. Born in Vatia, American Samoa. Survived by wife, Toluali'i; daughters, Samanu Gaopoa and Eleanor; sons, Fanolua Jr. and Manuuli; daughters, Niupele, Bernice and Vicky; mother, Miriama; brother, Seu; sisters, Seiafi Asi and Perenise Tauelia; 22 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Olive United Methodist Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
SCOTTY L. WONG SR., 77, of Kane'ohe, died Jan. 19, 2003. Born in 'Ewa Beach. Retired stock clerk at Kane'ohe Marine Corp. Base. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; son, Scotty Jr.; daughter, Reynell Hendershot; brothers, Henry, Val and Leonard; five grandchildren; great-granddaughter. Private service. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
HARRILYN HOKULANI FULLER WRIGHT, 52, of Perris, Calif., died Jan. 15, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Civil service employee at Whitmore Village and CDS Dental Supply in California. Survived by husband, Harold; son, Loren; father, Harry Fuller. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.