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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Wednesday, November 3, 2004


Advertiser Staff

ALFRED ARTITA, 82, of Honolulu, died Oct. 24, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. A retired general laborer and member of the Laborers' International Union of North America. Survived by sons, Melvin and Clayton; daughters, Brenda Wandasan and Cynthia Artita-Guerrero; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

DANAE CARMEL CARTER, 26, of Kihei, Maui, died Oct. 27, 2004. Born in Bremerton, Wash. A self-employed shell jewelry maker. Survived by daughter, Naelani; son, Kaimana; mother, Nancy Holtz-Carter Rasor; father, Daniel; stepfather, Don Rasor; grandparents, Mary Lee Harkins, Ed and MaryJane Carter, Betty and Paul Gleaton. Visitation 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; "Talk Story" service 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; cremation to follow. Celebration of life 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Big Beach, Makena. Swimwear attire. Lei or special trinkets welcome. Donations may be made to Danae's Twins' Trust account with Nancy Holtz Rasor c/o Central Pacific Bank in Kihei.

LYDIA KAUIOKALANI CHEW, 89, of Honolulu, died Nov. 1, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Larry Mead; daughters, Emma, Kaleo and Bobby; several grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

RONALD "RON" KANANI CHONG, 61, of Mililani, died Oct. 16, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Manager of Islander Coffee House at Ohana Reef Hotel. Survived by wife, Juanita Marcum-Chong; daughters, Carmen Matsumoto, Roxanne and Jaime Chong and Anjanette Hintacutan; stepdaughters, Joann Nora, Jeri-Lee El-Swaify and Jonette Darnell; brothers, Edward and Samuel; sisters, Irene Herring, Angie Tanaka and Rose Shimabukuro; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandson. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 5 p.m. No flowers.

JOHN CAPISTRAN DAVIS SR., 69, of Wai'anae, died Oct. 25, 2004. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. Survived by wife, Elsie; sons, Lawrence, John Jr., Julian and Phillip; daughter, Cheryl; brothers, Joseph Torres, Albert Carrancho, Jose Carrancho and Leroy Pinero; sisters, Theresa Harley, Gloria Alverez, Juana Torres and Carmelita Eisemann; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church; service 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

SIXTO CUDAL DOMINGO, 94, of Kahului, Maui, died Oct. 29, 2004. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. A former kitchen helper at Nashiwa Bakery. Survived by son, Erving; daughters, Eulogia Esteban, Armelina Sadiri and Candelaria; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Service also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; burial 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

JAMES GERARDO, 80, of Hanama'ulu, Kaua'i, died Oct. 30, 2004. Born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. An electrician for Kauai Electric. Survived by children, Joyce Daligdig, James Gerardo, Alison Silva, Brenda Coloma, Alan, Brian and Marylyn Gerardo and Kathy Louis; four brothers; two sisters; 21 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Kauai Memorial Gardens. Casual attire.

DONALD MAURICE GIRARD, 67, of Ma'ili, died Oct. 27, 2004. Born in Manchester, N.H. A retired armed guard driver at Pearl Harbor. Survived by wife, Dorothy; daughters, Arlene Agbayani and Denisse Rubio; six grandchildren; brother, Robert; sister, Jeanne Boisvert. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; luncheon to follow; committal service 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.

THOMAS TORAO HARA, 83, of Honolulu, died Oct. 18, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A retired meat smoker for Swift & Co. Survived by wife, Eleanor; daughter, Gertrude; brothers, Tomio, William and Glenn. Service 11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.

ELIZABETH WAIALUA HOLIONA, 85, of 'Aiea, died Oct. 12, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A member of Hawaiian Civic Club. Survived by sons, Harry and Willard Bradley, John Keolanui, and Nathan and Nathaniel Holiona; daughters, Louise Kaneshiro, Lillian Lopes and Joey Torres; hanai daughters, Marilyn Van Houton and Carleen Gladson; brothers, John "Bull," Hubert and William Bradley; sisters, Theresa Lau and Frances Palmyra; 26 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; eulogy/program 10:30 a.m. No flowers. Casual or aloha attire.

KIYOSHI IZUMI, 93, of Waipahu, died Oct. 25, 2004 .Born in Waialua. A poultry farmer and orchid grower. Survived by sons, Melvyn and Edwin; daughters, Norma, Barbara Nihei and Lillian; sisters, Hideko Oda and Masako Sugawara; half sisters, Helen Kuroiwa, Beatrice Ramutap and Haruko Morishita; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

CLARA PILA AKANA LEONG KAKALIA, 78, of Kailua, died Oct. 29, 2004. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Member of Kawaiaha'o Church. Former member of Commission of Status of Women. Survived by daughter, Leona-Clare; sons, Kaonohi Malama, K.David Malama, Leo Kakalia Jr, Michael Kakalia and Burt Kauhi; brothers, Ernest Jr., Robert and Henry Leong; sisters, Fannie "Kamakolu" Gilman and Eleanor "Nuku" Hanakeawe. Visitation 6:30 p.m. Monday at Kawaiaha'o Church; service 7:15 p.m. Private burial. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

DEBBIE ANN PUAHAU'OLI KANEI, 39, of Anahola, Kaua'i, died Oct. 31, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A women's educator for Malama Pono. Survived by husband, James III; sons, Sheldon, Tyson and Hina; daughter, Hokunani; mother, Lucille Rogers; brothers, Solomon "Kawika" III, Steven "Kaipo" and Saul Rogers. Visitation 3 to 5:45 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary, Koloa; service 6 p.m.; cremation to follow. Gathering to scatter ashes 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Anahola Beach Park.

DAVID INGRAHAM KULIHAKAULANI KEKUNA, 74, of Lakewood, Calif, died Oct. 28, 2004. Born in Honolulu. A machine operator for Robert Shaw Controls, California. Survived by wife, Dale; son, David; daughters, Dawn Contant and Dana; four grandchildren, sisters, Della Auld, Claire Chai and Loke Kahiapo. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 7 p.m. Interment 10 a.m. Monday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.

NANETTE "SWEETIE" LESLIE, 42, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 29, 2004. Born in Captain Cook, Hawai'i. A cook for Kozmic Cones, Hilo. Survived by husband, Karl Sr.; daughters, Nashly Leslie and Karlette Kekela; sons, Harley Leslie and Karl Kekela Jr.; hanai son, Kamaka Prieto; father, Henry III; mother, Betty Lou; stepbrother, Ryan Sadayasu; sisters, Karen Leslie, Sharon Tavares and Betty Ann Leslie; stepsister, Sara Sadayasu. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 7 p.m. Memorial motorcycle ride 4 p.m. Saturday from the mortuary; gathering 5 p.m. at the family residence, 1704 Kino'ole, Hilo. Casual attire.

VIRGINIA "GINNY" ELIZABETH LEWIS, 84, of Kailua, died Oct. 24, 2004. Born in Missouri. Survived by son, John; daughter, Paulette Windley. Visitation 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon. Aloha attire.

LINCOLN SHINJIRO MAEDA, 81, of 'Aiea, died Oct. 26, 2004. Born in Hana, Maui. A retired auto mechanic for the Pearl Harbor Naval Public Works Center. Member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Survived by wife, Irene; sons, Mark and Paul; daughters, Grace Gushiken, Faith Shinagawa and Mary; four grandchildren; brothers, Michael and the Rev. George; sisters Yaeko and Betty Kotani. Visitation 5:30 p.m. next Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

SHANNON KIMO MANOSA, 26, of Makawao, Maui, died Oct. 30, 2004. Born in Wailuku. A mechanic for Eddie Boys Automotive Repair Shop. Survived by parents, Darrel and Antoinette Waikiki; sons, Dylan Smith and Chase Manosa; sisters, Michele Ramos and Crystal Waikiki; grandmother, Barbara; great-grandfather, Eugene Rodrigues. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Service 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary; cremation to follow. Casual attire.

YASUKO KOHATSU NAKAMA, 91, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 25, 2004. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Thomas and James; daughter, Sally Kobashigawa; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Shizue Nakasone, Chiyoko Nagano, Agnes Benson, Nancy Gerrish and Sueko Iwai. Visitation 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 5 p.m. Casual attire.

ANDREW JOHNATHAN KAPIOANUENUE NAKOA JR., 21, of Honolulu, died Oct. 15, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Security guard. Survived by parents, Andrew Sr. and Bernice; sisters, Beatrice and Brittany; brother, Abraham; grandparents, Edgar Sr. and Kathryn "Kay"; great-grandmother, Catherine Kaeka. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Full Gospel Temple Church; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

REMEDIOS CALAMASA OAMIL, 97, of Honolulu, died Oct. 13, 2004. Born in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by sons, Jose, John and Jaime Dancil, and Manuel and Hermogenes "Imo" Oamil; daughters, Dolores "Betty" Acedillo, Lenora "Flora" Caban, Corazon "Linda" Alameda and Carmen Uyesugi; 33 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

ROY "TACO" STISHER JR., 76, of Kailua, died Oct. 30, 2004. Born in Kahului, Maui. A U.S. Air Force pilot who served in the Korean conflict; owner of a janitorial company. Survived by wife, Donna; daughter, Sherri Ann Tayeh; son, Roy III; five grandchildren; brother, Jackson. Celebration of life 4:30 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Kane'ohe Yacht Club; private scattering of ashes. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

LORRAINE YASUKO KATEKARU SUEHIRO, 90, of Honolulu, died Oct. 30, 2004. Born on Maui. A homemaker and former school teacher. Survived by daughter, Mona Mozeico; son, Dr. Myles; four grandchildren; brother, Leslie Katekaru; sister, Beverley Yutaka. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.

FRANCISCO WASAN TACTACAN, 72, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 26, 2004. Born in Badoc, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A landscaper and maintenance worker. Survived by wife, Trinidad; daughters, Nelda Patanapaiboon, Del Lamug and Rochelle Small; brothers, Leo and Pedro; five grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Kalihi; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park Chapel Hill; service 10:15 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temple Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

DEREK RICHARD TONG, 41, of Honolulu, died Oct. 27, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by mother, Priscilla; brother, Garret; sister, Karen Matagi. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; inurnment 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

DANIEL TORRES, 76, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died Oct. 30, 2004. Born in Lana'i City, Lana'i. Retired from the merchant marine; U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. Survived by sons, Daniel and Michael; sisters, Jeannie Santos and Sylvia Giuffria; hanai sister, April Moniz. Visitation 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Private scattering of ashes at a later date. No flowers. Casual attire.

CLINTON HITOSHI TSUKANO, 58, of Honolulu, died Oct. 26, 2004. Born on Moloka'i. A data processing analyst for the state Department of Human Services. Survived by mother, Irene; brothers, Richard and Kenneth Ebina; sisters, Genevieve Kaneshiro, Geraldine Hamada and Betty Whipple; companion, Laverne Miyazono. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai'i; service 4 p.m.

MOLLY GROUNDS REPPUN TUBBS, 87, of Honolulu, died Oct. 31, 2004. Born in Honolulu. Survived by son, Ricky Reppun; daughters, Karen Reppun Foster and Nina Reppun Carney; six grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

HOWARD RUSSELL WILLIAMS, 89, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 15, 2004. Born in Los Angeles. A World War II veteran. Survived by wife, Elaine; sister, Ruth Ferguson. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.