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BETTE A. BOARDMAN, 75, of Honolulu, died May 30, 2003. Born in Boston, Mass. Survived by sons, Dana and Daryl; daughters, Denise Rennick and Doreen Tanzella; seven grandchildren; companion, Satoru Fujikawa. Service held in Massachusetts. No local service.
MILDRED LAIE BRENNAN, 78, of Wai'anae, died May 23, 2003. Born in La'ie. Retired laundry worker for Tripler Army Medical Center. Survived by sons, Ronald Keith and Dean; daughters, Shirleyann Keith, Rozenalou Nuuanu and Marleen Akau; 25 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren. Service 7 p.m. Wednesday at SGI-USA (2729 Pali Highway). No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
WILLIAM KAILI "KAIMOON" CALLES, 92, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 21, 2003. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired longshoreman of almost 50 years and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survived by daughters, Maybelle Kumali and Eunice Veincent; granddaughter, Kahealani Marialena Veincent; brothers, Kahoalii, Joseph, and David; sister, Abbie Napeahi. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel No. 1; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
ROSE G.S. CHANG, 73, of Honolulu, died May 6, 2003. Born in Honaunau, Hawai'i. Survived by brother, Bert; sisters, Annie Cho, Esther Ambo, Kathleen Kim and Nodie Carskedan. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
ALFRED D. "FREDDIE" CYPRIANO, 80, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died May 27, 2003. Born in Kukuihaele, Hawai'i. Retired Mechanic Supervisor for the Hamakua Sugar Company and retired owner of Fred's Repair Shop. Survived by wife, Alice Elsie; daughters, Deborah Hauser and Alfreida Santos; son, Wade; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Catherine Braga and Rosealine De Rego; brothers, Louis and Eugene. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honoka'a; Mass over the urn 10 a.m. Casual attire.
DAVID PETER HANDEN, 61, of Honolulu, died May 28, 2003. Born in Minnesota. Retired sales manager for Eurpac Incorporated. Survived by wife, Teresa; son, Christopher; daughter, Catherine; brother, Stephen; sister, Mary Lou. Service 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nahalekeha Pavilion, 'Aiea. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
EDWARD IWAO HIGA, 72, of Honolulu, died May 23, 2003. Born on Maui. Retired chief investigator for the State of Hawai'i attorney general's office. Survived by wife, May; sons, Dexter and Roland; daughter, Patricia; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Katsumi, Rikio, David and Larry; sisters, Midori Tamaki, Esther Tanaka, Lillian Kashiwabara and Kiyono Au. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
WILLIAMSON "WILL" KEALIIHOLOKULA KAHANA, 40, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 23, 2003. Born in Honolulu. An electronic wheelchair repair person and member of the Malia Puka O Kalani Catholic Church in Keaukaha. Survived by daughters, Kehaulani Kamauoha and Sacha Wilkins; mother, Myrtle Hoku-ao Kahana; father, John Jr.; brother, John; sister, Louise Leota; hanai brothers, Michael Kaleikini, David Kaleikini, Frank Alo and Happy Kaleikini; hanai sisters, Jenny Lefiti and Becky Kaleikini. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; service 7 p.m. Casual attire.
GEORGE EUGENE NOHEALANI KALAI, 65, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 25, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and Reserve and retired civilian quality assurance specialist for the federal government. Survived by wife, Violet; daughter, Dawn; two grandchildren; brothers, Daniel, William, Francis and Richard; sisters, Mary Silva, Miriam Kula, Florence Cavaco, Pearl Kalani, Blossom Brown and Melia Pasion; sister-in-law, Yolanda. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel No. 1; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROBERTA LEILANI NAMAKAEHA (KALAHIKI) KALEIOHI, 70, of Anahola, Kaua'i, died May 25, 2003. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Ephraim III, Edward, and Job Kane; daughters, Glorietta, G'Nell Vea, Mitzie, Tanaia, Corina and Olandra; 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren; hanai children, Yukie DeSilva, Peter Lopez, and Kinsley Guillea. Visitation at her home in Anahola. Private services were held. Condolences may be sent to Tanaia Kaleiohi, P.O. Box 545, Anahola, HI 96703. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
FUKIE KODAMA, 85, of Waipahu, formerly of Lahaina, Maui, died May 8, 2003. Born on Maui. Survived by sons, Paul, Lawrence and Gordon; daughter, Karen Nakamura; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nu'uanu Mortuary.
FLORENTINA LORENZO LAZO, 81, of Waialua, died May 12, 2003. Born in Echague, Isabela, Philippines. Retired Dole Pineapple Cannery worker and member of Waialua United Church of Christ. Survived by son, Pablo; daughters, Margaret Yoneshige and Ann Siarot; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
COLLEN CHANG SUNG LEE, 81, of Honolulu, died May 25, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Kimo and Richard; daughters, Cathy Ro and Joni; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Sarah Lee-Anzai and Barbara Hamasaki. Visitation 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
HING YUEN LEUNG, 89, of Honolulu, died May 23, 2003. Born in China. Survived by wife, Kam Lan Lee Leung; son, Wai Yuen; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Chinese Buddhist service 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
DOLORES LIBERTINO LUMOYA, 68, of Wahiawa, died May 21, 2003. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by sons, Abraham, Jose Jr, Randall Banis, Jose Delizo and Johnny; daughters, Winona, Vicky Redmond and Marianne Tampon; 33 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother, Salvador Delizo. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Center of Deliverance Church; service 10 a.m.; cremation to follow. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
HIROSHI "SPARKY" MATSUMOTO, 82, of Pearl City, died May 21, 2003. Born in Pearl City. Retired plumber for Funasaki Plumbing. Survived by sons, Howard M. and Glen T.; five grandchildren; sister, Nora Matayoshi. Private service held.
RICHARD "DICK" GEORGE MINER, 78, of Orchidland Estates, Hawai'i, died May 29, 2003. Born in Leon, N.Y. District Deputy of the Ancient Order of Forresters and past treasurer of the Benevolent and Protective order of the Elks, Lodge 759. Survived by wife, Lorelei Jeanne; daughters, Dawn Tay and Star Luciano; four grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.
BONNIE MARIE MIKILANI MORREIRA, 52, of Makawao, Maui, died May 25, 2003. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A maintenance worker for Hertz Rent-a-Car. Survived by husband, Ronald; sons, Robert and Kenneth; daughters, Jamie Yoshida and Tracy; two grandchildren; sisters Marlene Torres, Rebecca DeCova, Geri Harmon, Deborah Diego and Derla Maphis. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Church; service 8 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
EDWARD YASUO NAKAHARA, 61, of 'Aiea, died May 25, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired fiscal analyst for City and County of Honolulu budget department. Survived by wife, Diane; daughter, Lesley Ann; father, Wallace; brother, Kenneth. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
LARYNELL "GIGI" M.K. NEMOTO-HUSEMANN, 52, of Kapolei, died May 20, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A dispatcher at LSG Skychef. Survived by son, Tyrone Galdones; daughters, Heidi Kaleopaa; Kiana Jodell; four grandchildren; brothers, Larry and Jay; sisters, Norma, Donna, and Mitzi .Visitation 4:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.
MANUEL ALVIN PICO, 67, of Pukalani, Maui, died May 29, 2003. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. An equipment operator for the County of Maui and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survived by wife, Sandra; son, Lorne; daughter, Lesley Ann Lilio; two grandchildren; brother, Donald; sisters, Katherine Maeda, Priscilla Viveiros, Mildred Tavares and Irene Abreu. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
MARSHA KUUALOHA "MIDNITE" POHAKU, 40, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 29, 2003. Born in Hilo. A member of the Glad Tidings Church. Survived by fiance, Kanani Santiago; daughter, Kia; sisters, Lee and Martha; brother-in-law, William Peleiholani; sister-in-law, Emerald Maka. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
JOSEPH C. RITA, 89, of Arizona, formerly of O'ahu, died May 24, 2003. Born in Kalaheo, Kaua'i. Retired heavy equipment mechanic. Survived by wife, Mary; sons, Alvin, Gerald, Ronald and Joseph Jr.; daughters, Mildred Dais, Yvonne Watson and Adele Bannister; 16 grandchildren; brother, Daniel; sisters, Mary Silva and Edith Pavao. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
RONALD PATRICK RIVERA, 65, of Wai'anae, died May 21, 2003. Survived by wife, Linda; daughters, Faneece Fountain and Rudynn Hammond; son, Patrick; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Alexander, Calvin, Ernest, Larry Ortiz, Frank Jr. and Anthony; sisters, Judy Vega, Barbara Ruiz, Yvonne Paluciso, Joanne Padilla, Roselynn and Geraldine. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the First Assembly of God Church; service 7 p.m. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
DOROTHY HELEN MORRIS SAXE, 88, of Honaunau, Hawai'i, died April 18, 2003. Born in Los Angeles. An artist, theatrical costume illustrator, and cell artist for Walt Disney Studio. Survived by son, Adrian. Service 10 a.m. next Sunday at the Canoe Club in Keauhou Bay, Hawai'i; scattering of ashes to follow. Casual attire. Loose flowers only. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
DAVID SIMON, 63, of Wai'anae, died May 18, 2003. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired OTS bus driver and member of Three Days and Three Nights Study Hall in Waimanalo. Survived by wife, Kehaulani; children, Ben Kaili Jr., James Kaili, Hannah Lei Kaili, Tina Kepa, Tony Donaleche and Sophie; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Timothy Nathaniel, Lei Aloha, Francis Naopi, Victor Butch Kaili, Peaches Kaili, Bertha Kaili and Israel Kaulupali. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park; service 7 p.m. Service and burial 10 a.m. Friday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
EILEEN FRANCES STEVENS, 58, of Waimea, Hawai'i, formerly of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 27, 2003. Born in Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i. Owner of Waimea Feed Supply. Survived by daughters, Charleen and Charlette; sons, Charles and Brytan; three grandchildren; parents Henry and Lillian Nishioka; brothers, Glen Nishioka, Milton Hughes-Okada and Patrick Purgatorio; sisters, Ann Kanahele, Maile Navor and Vickie Shiroma; mother-in-law, Elsie Stevens. Visitation 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; inurnment to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.