WOODROW WILSON ALMEIDA SR., 88, of Honolulu, died April 28, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Member of Kalihi Holy Ghost Church. Survived by wife, Cecelia; sons, Woodrow Jr. and Jerry; daughter, Carol Batino; brother, Douglas; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Graveside service 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
RICHARD "JIGGY" ARIZUMI JR., 68, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A traffic and communications engineer for Hawaiian Telephone Co. Survived by daughter, Joy; brothers, John and Thomas Arizumi, and Richard Bower; a grandchild. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
EDWARD WOND CARREIRA, 62, of Wai'anae, died April 30, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Rowena; sons, Edward "Squeaky" Carreira, and Godfrey, Richard and Benjamin Jury; daughters, Stacy Ann "Annie" Eli, Calcy "Tita" Kaimi, Shelston "Noe" Costa, Bridgette Aiona and Jessica Jury; brothers, George Wond, and Lancelot, Galahad and Gaylord Carreira; sisters, Brenda Antonio, Donna Andrade, Greer Cruz and Maeda Timson; 21 grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Nanaikapono Protestant Church; service 11 a.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
DENNIS MICHAEL CASAR, 60, of Honolulu, died May 3, 2005. Born in Chicago, Ill. A boatwright. Survived by daughter, Chezlani; brothers, John and Steve; sister, MaryAnn Opperman; companion, Blossom Hoffman. Scattering of ashes 4 p.m. Sunday at Waikiki Yacht Club; celebration of life reception to follow. No flowers. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
LILY MISAKO CHIGAWA, 71, of Pearl City, died April 13, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A retired accounting clerk and member of Waialua Hongwanji. Survived by sons, Keith and Colin; sisters, Vivian Hatanaka and Agnes Saito. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
SOPHIA LEI FERNANDEZ CHILDS, 75, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 8, 2005. Born in Ha'iku, Maui. Survived by children, Teresa Childs-Page, Denise and Paul; sisters, Rosalind DePonte, Pacita Manegdeg, Nora Lizama, Sister Mary Laurenza, Criscencia Poepoe and Betty Blidy; brother, Benedicto Fernandez; two grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery.
MELVIN KALANI CHING, 59, of Kihei, Maui, died May 8, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A reservationist for the Grand Wailea Resort on Maui. Survived by father, Valentine Sr.; brothers, Valentine Jr., Jarrett and Chadwick; sister, Pearl LaReau. Service pending. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
CLARA HIDEKO ISA CHUN, 76, of Kailua, died May 3, 2005. Born in Honohina, Hawai'i. A retired seamstress. Survived by husband, Richard; daughters, Dianne Widner, Brenda Wolfe and Audrey Sasaki; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Yoshiteru and Ronald Isa; sisters, Dot Tokeshi, Amy Moss, Susan Isa, Debbie Yakabe and Arlene Ishikawa. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
HUNG FUN "AH FUN" CHUN, 90, of Honolulu, died April 27, 2005. Retired from Wailana Coffee Shop (formerly Kapiolani Drive Inn). Survived by brothers, Edward, Harry and Gilbert; sisters, Peggy Sui, Bernice Wong, Violet Fong, Edna Chang and Ethel Lee. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service noon; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
WAYNE "FUJI" FUJIHARA, 61, of Henderson, Nev., died April 13, 2005. Born in Waimea, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Carmen; daughters, Denise Fujihara-Nagamine and Vanessa Kubota; son, Wayne; mother, Hatsumi; sisters, Rise Fujihara-Kilian and Laurie Hayashida; brother, Gary; seven grandchildren. Memorial gathering 3 p.m. Saturday at Lanikai Beach Park.
JONE GALLAGHER, 76, of Arden, N.C., formerly of Hawai'i, died April 7, 2005. Born in Los Angeles. Former Richards Street YWCA employee; and Kaimuki Christian School and St. Clements School preschool teacher. Survived by husband, the Rev. Harold; son, Mark; daughters, Carol Jones and Sandy Basham; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Service 10 a.m. May 21 at Kaimuki Christian Church. No flowers. Donations to the Jone Gallagher Preschool Scholarship Fund at the church. Arrangements by Asheville Area Alternative Funeral and Cremation Services, Asheville, N.C.
SUK HUI "MIJA" HOGGAN, 65, of Mililani, died April 21, 2005. Born in South Korea. Survived by husband, Steven. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
BRENDA LOHELANI KAMAKANA, 43, of Kane'ohe, died April 24, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A cook at Pohai Nani, and manager for Taco Bell. Survived by mother, Elizabeth; sisters, Donna May Kamakana, Abigail "Lani" Swain, Janice "Cookie" Pahia and Elizabeth "Ipo" Phillips; brother, James. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Casual attire.
EVERARD MITCHELL, 62, of Honolulu, died April 20, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired Veterans Administration information specialist. Survived by daughters, Beverly and Elizabeth; mother, Balbina "Bina"; sisters, Veronica Souza and Susan Tannarome; life partner, Jo Kamae Byrne; one grandchild. Service 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
OFELIA DAGUIO RAMOS MORTON, 67, of Mililani, died April 12, 2005. Born in Wahiawa. Member of Hula Halau O' Hokulani. Survived by husband, Charles Sr.; children, Michael Ramos, Perla Dias, Miriam "Mimi" Scharsch, Paul Ramos, and Charles Jr., Blaine, Julie and Chad Morton; brothers, Ramon, Anastacio, Miguel and Nonato Daguio; sister, Darlyn DeMello; 24 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at St. John the Apostle and Evangelist Church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at Wahiawa Assembly of God Church; service 10 a.m.; inurnment 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
RICHARD K. NISHIYAMA, 79, of Honolulu, died April 15, 2005. Born in Hawai'i. A World War II veteran. Inurnment 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
THOMAS PATROCINIO, 55, of Sacramento, Calif., formerly of Ho-nolulu, died May 5, 2005. Hawaiian Telephone Co. and Pacific Bell Telephone Co. employee. Survived by wife, Marie; sons, Thomas Jr., Marcello and Joshua; daughter, Jocelyn; six grandchildren; brothers, Joseph, Robert and Ronald; sisters, Patsy Kam, Margaret Cadiente, Dorothy Pearson, Ethel Quiban and Maria Silva. Service 12:30 to 4 p.m. May 28 at Reicher's Chapel, Citrus Heights, Calif.; cremation to follow.
MELVIN RAY PERRY SR., 75, of Kane'ohe, died May 6, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired service manager. Survived by wife, Cerelina; son, Ron; daughters, Joylene Phelps, Yvonne Silva, Holly Valdez and Melanie Austria; 18 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Oue and Rose Oreta. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at St. Ann's Church; eulogy 11 a.m.; Mass 11:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
ERLINDA "DINDA" ELGAR REYES, 63, of Mililani, died May 4, 2005. Born in Nabua, Cam Sur, Philippines. Survived by husband, Francisco Jr.; daughters, Maria Saloma and Linda Kabiling; brother, Wenceslao Elgar; sister, Barbara Elgar; five grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Downtown; service 6:30 p.m.
HITOSHI "HANK" SATO, 77, of Honolulu, died May 2, 2005. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A retired copy editor for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Survived by wife, Harumi; daughter, Lori Sato-Edmonds; brother, Tadashi; sisters, Fumiko Sugai and Keiko Sato. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
GEORGE SHIMAMOTO, 86, of Waialua, died May 7, 2005. Born in Waialua. Retired owner of Waialua Service Center and School Bus Services. Survived by wife, Elsie; son, Alan; grandchildren, Aspen Shimamoto and Julie Young; brother, Richard; sisters, Hanako Nakata and Betty Migita. Visitation 11 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service noon.
CORTNEY M. "ELI" SILVA JR., 50, of Kailua, died April 30, 2005. Born in Kailua. Survived by son, Jason; sisters, Chu Lum and Nolli Riordan; brothers, Leonard and Cory; one granddaughter. Service noon May 31 at Kailua Beach Park, fronting Buzz's Steakhouse. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
THELMA SACHIE SUNAHARA, 85, of Mililani, died April 29, 2005. Born in Waipahu. Survived by husband, Roy; daughter, Judi Mihata; grandchildren, Kapua Smith, and Ryan and Alison Mihata; brothers, Chikara and Norman Takashige; sister, Alma Tojo. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
ELDEN K. TANAKA, 71, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died May 7, 2005. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A retired mortgage banker with North American Mortgage Co. Survived by wife, Shirley; son, Derek; stepsons, Peter and John Ishibashi; hanai children, Terry Kuri-bayashi, and Chris and Wendy Nakamura; seven grandchildren; five hanai grandchildren; brother, Wayne; sisters, Tamiko Asahi, Sachiko Takayama and Audrey Martin. Visitation 3 p.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
CURTIS OBED TAYLOR, 80, of Honolulu, died May 1, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Jean; sons, Jen Hing, and Thomas and Robert Taylor; daughter, Kanani; four grandchildren; brothers, Raymond "Sonny" and Mack. Visitation 8 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 'Aiea Ward; service 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
PAMELA ARLENE TOM, 28, of New Jersey, has died. A Continental Airlines flight attendant. Survived by mother, Theresa; sister, Jeanette; half sisters, Tracey Frendo and Victoria Yogi; half brothers, Victor, Curtis and Roland; grandmother, Mabel Kakazu. Visitation 11 a.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service noon. No flowers.
GALE E. WILSON, 70, of Kailua, died May 6, 2005. Born in Waterloo, Iowa. A U.S. Army chaplain. Survived by wife, Martha; sons, Chaplain Tim and Chaplain Paul; seven grandchildren. Service 11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
MITSUO YAMAMOTO, 80, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died May 1, 2005. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. A retired building contractor. Survived by daughter, Audrey Abe; sons, Grant and Roland; four grandchildren; brother, Masao; sisters, Satsue Ono and Dorothy Yamada. Visitation 1 p.m. Sunday at Lihue Christian Church; service 1:30 p.m. Inurnment service 10:30 a.m. June 3 at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
THOMAS KAORU YAMASHITA, 85, of Kaiwiki, Hawai'i, died May 4, 2005. Born in Kaiwiki. A retired longshoreman for Hilo Transportation & Terminal Co. An independent sugar-cane grower. Survived by wife, Midori; sons, Baron and Randy; daughters, Jocelyn Case and Ruby Oshiro; brothers, Hitoshi and Satoru; sisters, Toshiko Uekawa and Tomoe Tokeshi; six grandchildren. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 11 a.m. Casual attire.
GEORGE TAI PUI YIM, 93, of Ho-nolulu, died April 24, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Former Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard employee; and retired from Tripler Army Medical Center. Survived by daughter, Stephanie Miwa; sisters, Bessie Wong and Daisy Lau; two grandchildren. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.
GWENDOLYN MAHEALANI YOSHIMORI, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died May 7, 2005. Born in Nanakuli. Survived by husband, Clyde; son, Isaac; daughters, Esther Miller and Naomi Lewanski; a grandson; hanai mother, Maelani McComber; brothers, Jacob and Samuel Kuni; sisters, Alice Peneku, Jackie Kuni, Genevieve Awong, Eloise Kuni and Sandra. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary; service 10 a.m. Casual attire.