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BONIFACIO "PACIO" NAVARRO AREOLA, 69, of Waipahu, died April 22, 2003. Born in Luna, La Union, Philippines. Retired from Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Survived by children, Yolanda Sampaga, Constantino, Chary Davis, Mel and Bonifacio Jr.; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Paulino and Pedro. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MILDRED MITSUKO AU, 80, of Honolulu, died May 13, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired cashier. Survived by husband, Arthur; son, Clayton; daughter, Sharon Gin; three grandchildren; hanai son, Jayson Lee; sisters, Elsie Ito, Jane Tanaka and Betty Hata. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
BREN BALMER, 54, of Honolulu, died May 9, 2003. Born in Michigan. A teacher at Kahuku High School, Kailua High School, Radford High School and He'eia Elementary School. Survived by brother, Pastor Mark. Service held. Donations may be made to Special Olympics Hawaii Inc. 1500 S. Beretania St., Suite 208, Honolulu, HI 96826. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
EVERETT EMENS BLACK, 78, of Honolulu, died May 5, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Constance; daughters, Cynthia and Evelyn; son, Thomas. Private service held. Donations may be made to Central Union Church or American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary.
APOLONIA CABIGAS CABREROS CABRAL, 81, of Pearl City, died May 13, 2003. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Retired presser for Malihini Garment. Survived by sons, Benjamin and Rodrigo Sr.; daughters, Zenaida Cachola and Beatriz Villalba; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Church, Kalihi; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
WAH FAI DANG, 82, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2003. Born in Hanapepe, Kaua'i. Employee of McBryde and Olokele sugar operations, Kaua'i; and process superintendent, Oahu Sugar Co.; also elected to distinguished service membership, Hawaiian Sugar Technologists. Survived by wife, Rosalie; son, Wendell; daughter, Cynthia Collinvitti; brother, Wah Yun. Private services. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
NICHOLAS FOSTER JR., also known as "SPOOK'S," 72, of Honolulu, died May 5, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A tour bus, and retired city refuse truck, driver. Survived by daughters, Viola "Cookie" Josiah, Kathlene "Candy" Holden, Elnora "Nora" Akana, Melody "Nickie" and Megan; sons, Preston Morales, and Colin "small," Craig "Bo," David "Wika" and Louis "Wigie" Kahui; brothers, Jeremiah Denne and Preston; sisters, Lydia Spencer, Beatrice Mencoza, Isabella Rosada and Ida Lou Stevens; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire.
YASUO GUSHI, 91, of Honolulu, died April 29, 2003. Born in Waipahu. Retired owner of Evelyn's Lunch Service. Survived by wife, Haruko; son, William; daughter, Margot Sarae; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
KIKUNO IWAI, 92, of Honolulu, died May 17, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired laundry worker for Kuakini Hospital. Survived by daughter, Rose Mae Horio; grandsons, Eric and Edwin Horio; two great-grandchildren; sister, Yoshie Okubo. Visitation 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
SUNNY HYEON SUK KANG, 18, of Kurtistown, Hawai'i, died may 17, 2003. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by parents, Sin Mook and Bun Yun; brother, Steve; sister, Linda. Visitation noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 1 p.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Hilo.
DAVID M. KUPELE, 81, of Honolulu, died May 14, 2003. Born on Moloka'i. Retired from the Public Defender's Office. Survived by sons, Ronald and Dayton; daughter, Kealani Gillis and Rosemary Nishi; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Peter Kupele and John Aiona; sister, Dolores Espinda. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawai'i Kai Baptist Church; service 10:30 a.m. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
BEATRICE T. MIYAKE, 99, of Honolulu, died May 15, 2003. Born in Ki-lauea, Kaua'i. Retired vice principal of Lanakila Elementary School. Survived by daughter, Joana Shapiro; two grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at Atherton Chapel, Central Union Church; service 9 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
FLORA T. OZAKI, 83, of Honolulu, died May 12, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired assistant professor in nursing at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa. Survived by sister, Betty Kanaya. Service 4 p.m Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
TIN HOP PANG, 86, of Honolulu, died May 8, 2003. Born in China. Past president of United Chinese Society. Survived by wife, Muriel; sons, Steven and Alvin; daughter, Carolyn Uehara; five grandchildren; brother, Tin Joe; sisters, Rose Tom and Helen Enos. Taoist service 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
BERNARDO "JUNIOR" REDULLA, 48, of Honolulu, died May 12, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Theresa; son, Royce; daughters, Briana and Carly; brothers, Larry, Dennis, Gerardo and Vincent; sisters, Rosita Kealohapaole, Flora Cassell and Norma Zoller. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of the Mount Church; Mass 10 a.m.
PETER Q. REYES, 73, of Las Vegas, died May 6, 2003. Born in the Philippines. Retired assistant director, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Contract Compliance. Survived by wife, J. Maureen; daughters, Sharon Wong, Shirley Tsukano and Lynette Basebase; brothers, Enrigue and Efren; sister, Julita Fernandez. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; private burial at a later date. No flowers. Aloha attire.
HELEN ETSUKO SHINTAKU, 72, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 17, 2003. Born in Hilo. Retired Department of Health public health nurse. Survived by husband, Donald; son, Michael; daughter, Laura Oshiro; brother, Hajime Okamoto; sisters, Fumiko Sugita, Yukimi Nham and Emiko Goya; five grandchildren. Visitation 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
ZANDRO-BYRON TRUMATA, stillborn son of Angelo and Chazel, of Wai'anae, died may 15, 2003. Also survived by grandparents, Alfe Trumata, and Tito and Hydie Sanchez; great-grandparents, pablo and Huldah Sausal, and Daniel Sanchez; great-great-grandparent, Brigida Sanchez. Graveside service 10 a.m. Thursday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
FANGAILUPE NIU 'ULU'AVE, 73, of La'ie, died May 14, 2003. Born in Niuafoou, Tonga. Survived by sons, Aisea Finau, Solomoe Uluave and Malakai Tatafu; daughters, Linita Moa, Meleane Uluave and Kalesita Tuifua; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Kahuku Methodist Church; service 6:30 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m at La'ie Memorial Park. Arrangements by MIlilani Downtown Mortuary.
MOIRA KALEIONAONA VIVEIROS, 77, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 16, 2003. Born in Hilo. A housewife. Survived by son William Jr..; daughters, Wilma Ishii, Ululani Johnasen, Donette Kapono and Uilani; sisters, Iris Boshard and Myrtle Kaaa; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Haili Congregational Church, Hilo; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.