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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Sunday, August 29, 2004


Advertiser Staff

ERNESTO SUBIA BUTAC, 49, of Wahiawa, died Aug. 18, 2004. Born in Lanao Bangui, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Employed by Maui Pine. Survived by wife, Francisca; sons, Sonny, Christopher, Wilfred, Jeffrey and Ericson; daughters, Thelma, Sheryl, Lilibeth, Lhyca Joy; a grandson; mother, Flora; sisters, Feliza Butac and Cirila Acob. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Burial to take place in the Philippines.

KWAI CHEE CHANG, 88, of Ho-nolulu, died Aug. 20, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Kenneth, Kelly and Norman; daughters, Shirley Sato, Jane Lum, Elaine Wong, Sylvia Kikuta and Merlene Wong; 21 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Wan Ying Yee. Taoist service 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.

CARIDAD CAMBEL COLIS, 82, of Honolulu, died Aug. 11, 2004. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A retired hair salon owner. Survived by son, Nelson; granddaughters and caregivers, Jeannie Rosete and Jessica and Jannelle Cordero; four great-grandchildren. Graveside service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

VIOLET KALAULANI FRANCISCO, 78, of Laupahoehoe, Hawai'i, died Aug. 15, 2004. Born in Laupahoehoe. A librarian retired from Laupahoehoe Library. Survived by daughters, Sharman Haunga and Natalie Francisco; son, Kaihikapu; brother, Ernest Akao; sister, Maryann Kalehua; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilo Stake Center; service 10 a.m.; burial to follow at East Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

GARRET LEE FROEMSDORF, 17, of Waialua, died Aug. 24, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A Waialua High School senior. Survived by parents, Bruce and Connie; sister, Amy; grandparents, Jewell Froemsdorf and John and Marie "Rose" Moneyhun. Visitation from 4 p.m. Thursday at Liliuokalani Protestant Church; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Donations to Ronald McDonald House, 535 Alabama Ave., Memphis, TN 38105, and 1970 Judd Hillside Road, Honolulu, HI 96822. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

KAMA GAZA, 98, of Wai'anae, died Aug. 21, 2004. Born in Okinawa, Japan. A retired vegetable farmer. Survived by sons, Richard and Kenneth; daughters, Cynthia Lai, Julia Yamamoto and Frances Yamaki. Service 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

STANLEY SHIGEO GOSHI, 71, of Wailuku, Maui, died Aug. 26, 2004. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. A civil engineer and administrator for the State of Hawai'i and County of Maui. Survived by wife, Emiko; son, Russell; daughters, Arlene Torricer, Melanie Shinyama, Sharon Westfall and Sandra Kobayashi; brothers, Calvin, Randal and Clifford; sisters, Jane Sato and Elaine Goshi; mother, Haruko; six grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission; service 6 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.

BRIAN EDWARD GRAHAM, 22, of Okinawa, Japan, died Aug. 25, 2004. Born in Okinawa. A university student. Survived by companion, Anne Rethwisch; mother, Junko. Private service. Donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

ANDREW AE HANSEN, 20, of Ho-nolulu, died Aug. 20, 2004. Born in Thailand. Assistant manager of Starbucks. Survived by mother, Patricia; sister, Marielle. Visitation from 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Congregational Church. No flowers. Casual attire.

GEORGE T. "KEOKI" HARRIS, 81, of Kailua, died Aug. 18, 2004. Born in Utica, N.Y. A retired U.S. Air Force major. Survived by wife, Dianne; son, William; daughters, Georgiann Riehle and Kathleen DiTommaso; brother, Roger; sister, Rosemarie Hohu; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Inurnment 1 p.m. Monday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

MALOTUMAU "TUAMAOTA" ILALIO, 63, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 24, 2004. Born in American Samoa. A retired Royal Construction laborer. Survived by wife, Vaoita; daughters, Masina Misilagi, Kolotita Ilalio and Eseta Tofi; son, Jacob; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Muliagatele "Sanele," Paulo, Sitagata "Paletasala," Lino III and Lafaele; sisters, Susana Ilalio-Samate, Matalena Ilalio-Samoa Arona, Elena Ilalio-Isaia, Ana Tavale-Luatuanu'u, Sofia Ilalio-Timoti and Akenese Ilalio. Visitation 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Windward Samoan Congregation Christian Church; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

MINORU KAYATANI, 84, of Kapa'au, Hawai'i, died Aug. 11, 2004. Born in Kapa'au. Retired owner of the former Kohala Service Station, Kapa'au. Survived by sisters, Ayame White and Hanayo Kimoto; nieces and nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

CARIDAD TABISOLA KOBYLANSKI, 66, of Honolulu, died Aug. 17, 2004. Born in Hamakua, Hawai'i. A judiciary clerk for the First Circuit Court. Survived by husband, Chester; sons, John, James and Jeffrey; daughters, Cathy White and Cindy Horne; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Roger, Robert and Edward Tabisola; sisters, Mary Jane Vescaino, Angie Bio, Esther Kobylanski, Sandy Sloke, Chris and Debbie Kobylanski. Visitation 5:30 p.m Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Burial 2 p.m. Thursday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.

HISAKO MATSUNOBU KOZUKI, 78, of California, formerly of Hono-lulu, died Aug. 26, 2004. Born in Parlier, Calif. Retired landscape contractor. Survived by wife, Keiko; daughters, Susan Sanders, Vickie Kozuki-Ah You and Kathie Ray; sisters, Marlene Hirata and Nancy Ota. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.

BEATRICE UMEYO KUWANA, 75, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 20, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A secretary retired from Windward Community College. Survived by sons, Keith and Steven; daughters, Lani Harrington and Lynn Yamamoto; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation from 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

DANIEL SAU DONG LAI SR., 87, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A truck driver retired from Dole Pineapple. Survived by sons, Daniel Jr. and Andrew; daughters, Roberta Cazimero and Kathleen Smith; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Stanley, Robert and Benny Lai; sisters, Margaret Onaga, Ruth Winchester and Virginia McCabe. Visitation 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 2:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

MULIMAUGA MALUFAU, 78, of Honolulu, died Aug. 21, 2004. Born in Faleniu, American Samoa. Survived by sons, Feso, Saili, Siaosi and Peniamina; daughters, Eseta Crosley, Filemu and Talia Malufau, Meafou Ata, Ao Airam, Malia Motuga and Maleta Malufau; sisters, Siloi Pulalasi, Ta'amilo Iuta, Tau Simi and Seitasi Ah Kiu; brothers, Malufau, Matafua and Talafua; 29 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Stake Center; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Laie Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

RODNEY FA'ALOLO'I MANAEA, 26, of Hawai'i, died Aug. 16, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A construction laborer. Survived by mother, Fuaoloa; father, Austin Faletufuga-Asiata; brothers, Frank, Fa'alolo'I, Semi, Raymond and Austin Jr.; sisters, Fuamoli Manaea Taua'a, Molly Faletufuga-Sua and Lt. Josephine Faletufuga-Asiata; grandmother, Foloolela Tuitele Faletufuga. Visitation from 9 a.m. Wednesday at Harris United Methodist Church; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

GUILLERMO BERGONIA MANZANO, 93, of Waipahu, died Aug. 12, 2004. Born in Santa Maria, Rosales, Pangasinan, Philippines. A maintenance assistant retired from Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by stepsons, Conrad and Constancio Dela Cuesta, Henry and Teodolfo Tangjian, Primo Jr. and Lucio Amba; stepdaughter, Nancy Ribucan; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church; Mass 10:15 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire.

ISAAC KEALOHA, also known as GORDON JOHN MARTIN, 49, of Waimanalo, died Aug. 13, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A laborer. Survived by wife, Rhoda Kealoha, also known as Louise Martin; sons, David, John and Solomon; daughter, Malia Puha; seven grandchildren; brothers, George "Didi" and Gregory "Tony"; sisters, Danette "Sweetheart" Galdeira, Debbie Paris, Darlene Johns and Drusilla "Juju" Johansen. Visitation 9 a.m. Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.

GARY FRANK MCCANE, 72, of La'ie, died Aug. 15, 2004. Born in Endicott, N.Y. An employee of Sleepland. Survived by wife, Janice; daughter, Sharla; brothers, Ronald and Kevin; nieces and nephews. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at 55-385 Kamehameha Highway, La'ie; scattering of ashes at sea to follow. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park.

STELLA SHINOBU MISUMI, 83, of Honolulu, died Aug. 16, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A retired self-employed beautician at Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel. Survived by daughter, Marjorie Oyama; two grandchildren; brother, Takato Saito; sister, Yaeko Tanabe. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

NOBUO NAGAMI, 81, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Aug. 20, 2004. Born in Hilo. A welder retired from Hilo Iron Works. Survived by brothers, Hideo and Masao; sisters, Takie and Tammy; cousins. Private service held. No koden (monetary donations). Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

GREGORY "BEGGY" TILTON NG, 58, of Kailua, died Aug. 22, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Resident manager of Hokulani in Kailua. Survived by daughter, Nani Guting; sons, Gregory Jr., Ronald and Tyler; six grandchildren; brothers, Philip "Kaanana," Castle and Leroy; sister, Claire Kekahuna. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua 3rd Ward; service 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

HISAKO HATTORI NOMURA, 77, of Waipahu, died Aug. 26, 2004. Born in Nagoya, Japan. A retired seamstress at Liberty House. Survived by husband, Tsutomu; daughters, Jane Okuno and Linda Nomura-Yokoyama; brothers, Kazumi, Toshi, Hideyuki and Teruo Hattori; two grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

ALICE MUTSUYO SUZUKI, 83, of Kula, Maui, died Aug. 25, 2004. Born in Kapulena, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Takashi; daughter, Lorraine Shinmoto; son, Russell; sister, Margaret Fujio; two grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. Visitation 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kahului Union Church; service 5 p.m. Committal service 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maui Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

JAMES "JIM" TAGUPA, 66, of Kailua, died Aug. 27, 2004. Owner and CEO of Oahu Express Ltd. Survived by wife, Nevilla; daughter, Erin; three grandchildren; brothers, Alfred, Peter, Francis and David; sisters, Rose Tseu, Louise Ford, Tiva Gonsalves, May Blackman and Leilani Johnson. Visitation 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. John Vianney Church; Mass 6:30 p.m.; reception to follow. Private graveside service. Aloha attire.

NORMAN SIDNEY KILAUEA WILSON, 67, of Waimanalo, died Aug. 21, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Retired assistant chief of the Honolulu Fire Department. Survived by wife, Barbara; sons, Kilauea, Maunakea and Halemaumau; daughters, Haleakala Sakata and Maunaloa Mitravich; mother, Sui Lan; brother, Lymey Wilson; sister, Maluhia Sorgent; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. George Catholic Church; service 11:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes to follow at Makapu'u Bay. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.