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ALFRED TAI ON AU, 97, of Honolulu, died Sept. 24, 2003. Born in Waiakea, Hawai'i. Retired Leading Man machinist at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop #02. Survived by wife, Clara; daughters, Patsy Au Wong and Loretta Chee; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m; burial 12:45 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
LIN TAI TOM CHUNG, 93, of Honolulu, died Sept. 29, 2003. Born in China. Retired owner of KL Chung Apartments; from Simmons Mattress Co.; and retired owner of Moanalua Grocery. Survived by sons, Bernard and David; daughters, Cynthia Hennessey and Evelyn Ching; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Ah Kwai, Frank, Robert and Stanley Tom; sister, Ilene Lee. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
MATEO "MUTT" DAITE, 79, of Waipahu, died Sept. 10, 2003. Born in Waialua. Retired O'ahu Sugar Co. heavy equipment service mechanic. Survived by wife, Dolores; sons, Bernard, Jeffry, Curtis and Alton; daughters, Adoree Stogdell and Dorelle Brand; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brothers, Supriano "Punchy," Florian "Olon" and Pedro "Pete". Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturdayat the mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
CECILIA BONILLA DULDULAO, 84, of Honolulu, died Sept. 6, 2003. Born in No. 6, San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by daughters, Carlina Baldoria, Serafina Aguinaldo and Annabelle Piano; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philomena Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
BRYCE HIDEYOSHI FUKUSHIMA, 3 1/2 months, died Sept. 29, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Timothy; mother, Sharon; grandparents, Joel and May Fukushima, and Thomas and Joyce Tomita. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 2 p.m. committal service and burial 10 a.m. Monday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
CHARLES "CHARLIE" P. HANAWAHINE SR., 69, of Waimanalo, died Sept. 25, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired city Department of Wastewater Management, Ala Moana Yard, employee; and member of the old Kaka'ako coin diving club, diving waters off the S.S. Lurline, S.S. Leilani and S.S. Matsonia. Survived by wife, Edwina; sons, Charles Jr. and Albert "Bubu" Bryan; daughters, Cheryl-Ann Babb and Moana Hanawahine-Yamamoto; 12 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Loa, Frances, Nora Stant, Jennifer, Alice Drummondo, Agnes Borges and Emily Gonsalves; brother, Roy. Service 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Waimanalo Assembly of God Church. Scattering of ashes 9 a.m. Saturday at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
KIYOKO IWAMI, 73, of of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Sept. 28, 2003. Born in Pepe'ekeo, Hawai'i. A housewife and owner of the former Kay's Dressmakers. Survived by husband, Masato; daughters, Diane Ikenaga, Cheryl and Lori; brothers, Shigeichi and Robert Asuka; five grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 4 p.m.
HARRY JOSE, 81, of Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i, died Oct. 3, 2003. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Retired operating engineer for Local #3 and a cattle rancher. Survived by wife, Barbara; sons, Harry Jr., Leroy, Paul and Kelly; daughter, Bonnie Palous; brother, Richard; sister, Jane "Susie" D'Andrea; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Papa'aloa; Mass 11 a.m. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
BENJAMIN KAMAKA KAHIKINA, 73, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, died Oct. 5, 2003. Born on Moloka'i. Survived by wife, Zilpah; daughter, Ramona Kahikina-Yadanza; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Service noon today at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kalaupapa Ward; burial to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu.
GEORGE KALAKAHI "KEOKI" KALEHUA, 86, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Sept. 26, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Retired Hawai'i County, Board of Water Supply, account clerk; former high councilman and present High Priest Group secretary, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kaumana Ward; member of the Royal Order of Kamehameha. Survived by wife, Mary Ann; sons, George, Eldred, Lambert and Wendell; daughter, Lizanne Adviento; brothers, Alfonso and Joseph Mitchell; sisters, Mina Switzer and Rose "Sally" Chun; nine grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2.
DAVID CHARLES KERR, 55, of Hilo, Hawai'i, formerly of Kailua, O'ahu, died Sept. 28, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Previous owner, Hawai'i Commercial Construction Co. Survived by wife, Ava; children, Christian, Ricky and Jaime; hanai children, Tubbs, Mana and Pohaku; brother, Daniel; sisters, Edith Pinho and Ann Marie Lum. Gathering 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fasone family vacation home, 3001 Kaumana Drive, Hilo. No flowers; lei welcomed. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
KIYOMI KOYANAGI, 82, of Honolulu, died Sept. 29, 2003. Born in Yamaguchi Ken, Japan. Retired carpenter. Survived by wife, Yoshiko; daughters, Patricia Oshiro and Margaret Okumura; two grandchildren; brother, Toshiteru; sister, Helen Niitani. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
ROXANNE LEILANI MAHIAI-IRWIN, 39, of Wai'anae, died Sept. 27, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Wai'anae Coast Community Mental Health Center therapeutic aide. Survived by husband, Meryle Irwin Jr.; sons, Matthew, Meryle III and Leroy Irwin; daughter, Flesha Irwin; parents, Harris and Etta Mahiai; brother, Harris Mahiai Jr; sisters, Donna Mahiai-Aho and Sherry Mahiai; grandmother, Pearl Hamili; two grandchildren. Memorial gathering 11 a.m. Saturday at Tumbleweed Land, Maili Beach Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
PHILOMENA LEIALOHA MEATOGA, 69, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Oct. 4, 2003. Born on Maui. Schoolteacher. Survived by husband, Ko'olauloa; children, Abel Kailiponi, Sheldean Cockett, Kelly Umiamaka, Vina Lee, and Henry, Tracey, Thurston, Melody and Nobleen Kamaunu; sisters, Gladys Grace, Bessie Thums, Betty Parker, Amy Cook and Darly Cockett; brothers, Calvin Ontai and Edmond and Johnson Puou; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Kapa'a First Hawaiian Church; services 10 a.m.; burial to follow in St. Catherine's Church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.
MICHIKO MIYAHIRA, 67, of Honolulu, died Sept. 30, 2003. Born in Kapoho, Hawai'i. Survived by mother, Kazue; sisters, Yaeko Oshiro and Faye Yamato; brothers, Eiichi, George and Alan. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
FLORENTINO ANTOLIN ORDONEZ, 85, of 'Aiea, died Sept. 28, 2003. Born in San Esteban, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Member of Sons and Daughters of San Esteban. Survived by son, Noel; daughters, Anabel Lindsey and Jane Rondan; sisters, Angeles and Felicitas; four grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation 10:45 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Church, 2324 Omilo Lane; Mass 11:45 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
TOMASA REBEBES REMULAR, 89, of Kapolei, died Sept. 15, 2003. Born in San Vicente, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Survived by son, Proceso; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Makai Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
KINUKO TANAKA, 98, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Sept. 29, 2003. Born in Hakalau, Hawai'i. Retired from Kalakaua Kleaners. Survived by son, Akira; daughters, Betty Abe, Toshiko Campos and Mitsuko Shikuma; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary donations). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
FLORENCE AKEMI TANGO, 69, of Glendale, Calif., died Oct. 1, 2003. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by brothers and sisters, Motoko, Doris Kauihou, Robert, and Miriam Cooney. Visitation 6 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at Gardena Buddhist Church in California; service 7 p.m. Arrangements by Kubota Nikkei Mortuary, Los Angeles.
MARY LEE TSUFFIS, of Honolulu, died Sept. 11, 2003. Born in Keokuk, Iowa. Manager for a Hawaii Bed & Breakfast reservation service. Survived by husband, Gene Bridges; sons, Greggory and Lee; daughter, Beth Bridges; sisters, Norma Holliman and Ruth McLaughlin; 11 grandchildren. Service 5 p.m. Oct. 14 at Unitarian Church of Honolulu. Casual attire. Donations may be made to the the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii Foundation, P.O. Box 3410, Honolulu, HI 96801 or Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, 130 Prospect St., Cambridge, MA 01239. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
JOAQUIN TURQUEZA, 100, of Honolulu, died Oct. 2, 2003. Born in Dolores Abra, Philippines. Retired carpenter. Survived by sons, Bonifacio Ramos and George; daughters, Rosita Gabuat, Erlinda Reyno and Mary Oania; 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 13 great-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 the Catholic Co-Cathedral of St. Theresa; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial noon at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
WILLIAM HAROLD "BILL" WALTER, 59, of Pukalani, Maui, formerly of California and Guatemala, died Oct. 2, 2003. Born in Alton, Ill. Owner/operator of Lahaina Vending Co. Private memorial service. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary, Maui.
MARVIN MALCOM WEISSMAN, 73, of Waipahu, died Oct. 5, 2003. Born in Bronz, N.Y. Retired Navy captain and aviator; Shriner's Aloha Temple potentate; life member of Scottish Rite; retired commanding officer, Data Processing Center of the Pacific; co-founder, Interfaith Marriage Encounter of Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Harriet; sons, Steve, Bob and Scott; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; Masonic service 1 p.m.; cemetery committal service to follow at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers; donations to Shriner's Hospital for Children, Transportation Fund, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96826. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
HERBERT KWONG HEEN WONG, 80, of Pearl City, died Sept. 22, 2003. Born in Honolulu. Former merchant mariner; and retired U.S. Postal System mail handler. Preceded in death by son, Danford, on July 31, 2003. Survived by wife, Lucille; sons, Dexter and Duane; daughters, Deanna Goo, Doreen Yahiku and Donna; brother, Gilbert; sisters, Margaret Chock, Nancy Soong, Martha Chun and Pearl Soo; five grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Mililani Memorial Park Mortuary, Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
TY ANTHONY KEONI WOOD, infant son of Cheryl-Lynn, died Oct. 4, 2003. Born in Kamuela, Hawai'i. Also survived by brothers, Brandon, Bryson, Jordan and Dayson; grandparents, John and Mona. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea, Hawai'i; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow in church cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu.
SOYEI YOGI, 90, of Kane'ohe, died Sept. 29, 2003. Born in Wai'anae. Retired farmer. Survived by sons, Robert and Warren; daughter, Aileen Sadoyama; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Roy and George; sisters, Chie Asato, Nobuko Kobashigawa, Rose Hirakawa and May Yamada. Service 10 a.m Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Inurnment 1 p.m. at Green Haven Cemetery, No flowers. Casual attire.
LILY KAM HOONG LAM YOUNG, 86, of Honolulu, died Oct. 1, 2003. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker, and retired waitress at Uncle's Restaurant (formerly the original Golden Duck Restaurant, McCully). Survived by sons, Stanley and Stephen; daughters, Pauline Funakura and Mayleen; two grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.