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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, October 9, 2005


Advertiser Staff

The Advertiser publishes obituaries about people of interest to its readers as a free public service. Obituaries may be submitted by mortuaries or, with proof of death, by individuals in writing. Fax 525-8037 or write to Obituaries Editor, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Include a contact name and phone number. We reserve the right to edit for form, style and newsworthiness. Date of publication cannot be guaranteed. To publish paid death notices, call the classified ads department at 521-9111.

MICHAEL TAKEO AJIFU, 76, of Waipahu, died Oct. 1, 2005. Born in Lahaina, Maui. A retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist who served in the U.S. Army. Survived by wife, Yuriko; sons, Miles and Wesley; daughter, Colleen Furumoto; two grandchildren; brothers, Hideo and Roy; sisters, Janice Ajifu, Kathleen Tanaka and Karen Oshiro. Service 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Aloha attire.

ARTHUR IMAIKALANI AKIONA, 55, of Ka'a'awa, died Oct. 1, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A retired Honolulu firefighter. Survived by wife, Michelle "Miki"; sons, Kala and Malu; mother, Minnie; brother, Albert Jr.; sisters, Lucy Finnegan and Kathleen Magdaro; a grandson. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hope Chapel, Kane'ohe; service 11 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

MARA LYNN AMONE, 51, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 4, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A hostess, cashier and waitress at the former Kona Inn Hotel. Survived by father, William Barrozo; mother, Joanna Barozzo; daughters, Angelica Kawewehi and Lena Oliveros; five grandchildren; brother, Patrick Barozzo; sisters, Paulette Riveira and Stephanie Reichart. Visitation 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua Ward; service 9 a.m.; lunch and fellowship 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kona Outdoor Circle. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

EDWARD HENRY BUHL, 47, of Kailua, died Oct. 4, 2005. A United Airlines aircraft maintenance/training lead. Survived by wife, Jayme; sons, Todd and Matthew; brother, Richard; sisters, Paula Dela Cruz and Lisa Hamrick. Service 10 a.m. tomorrow at Faith Baptist Church, Kailua. Private inurnment pending. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

JAMIE MIGUEL BUMANGLAG, 68, of Lahaina, Maui, died Oct. 5, 2005. Born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by wife, Guillerma; daughters, Maria and Jovy; brother, Valiente; sister, Eustaquia Dada; three grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary; burial 9 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

CLIFFORD HALEMANO EBERLY, 69, of Kalama'ula, Moloka'i, died Sept. 2, 2005. Born in Lahaina, Maui. Survived by wife, Lorna; sons, Duke and Adam; brother, Dewey; two granddaughters. Service held. Donations to Hospice Hawaii, Moloka'i, and the American Cancer Society, Moloka'i. Arrangements by Molokai Mortuary.

ERNEST PINE FERREIRA, 94, of Waipahu, died Oct. 4, 2005. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. A retired Oahu Sugar Co. electrician. Survived by niece, Linda Ah Quin; grandnieces, Lena Tanaka and Derlene Kuloloia; grandnephew, Derek Ah Quin; other nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Memorial Park.

FREDDIE JONES JR., 50, of Wahiawa, died Sept. 28, 2005. Born in Florida. Survived by daughter, Ebonipearl; sister, Zula Bostic. Service to held in Lyons, Ga. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

SAMUEL KAMUELA KAOPUIKI, 79, of Lana'i, died Oct. 5, 2005. Born in Keomoku, Lana'i. Survived by son, Owen; hanai son, Sol Kaho'ohalahala; daughter, Mapuana Soriano; sisters, Rebecca Richardson; the Rev. Marian Kanipae and Harriet Catiel; brothers, Solomon and Isaac; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kalanakila O Ka Malamalama Ho'omana Ioredane Hou Church on Lana'i; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Lana'i Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

FRANCIS DAVID KINNEY, 60, of Kailua, died Oct. 3, 2005. Born in Hawai'i. Owner/operator of Dave Kinney & Company. Survived by wife, Noreen; daughters, Kathy Lum, Krystina Yadao, Kandice and Karissa Kinney; sons, Thomas and Kyle; seven grandchildren; mother, Betty; sister, Juanita Thomas; brother, Lynn. Visitation 4 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 5 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.

WALTER "WALLA" THOMAS KOANUI SR., 68, of 'Ewa Beach, died Sept. 29, 2005. Born in Hono-lulu. A retired Honolulu Fire Department captain. Survived by wife, Josephine; sons, Walter Jr., Kevin and Branden; daughter, Roxanne Cole; three grandchildren; brothers, Jimmy and Chris; sisters, Elaine Kim-Kama, Donna Goo, Francine Woodward and Noe McKeague. Visitation 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace; service 11:30 a.m.; Mass noon; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery.

JAMES YOSHIYUKI KURIHARA, 77, of Honolulu, died Sept. 22, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired assistant inspector general for the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Survived by sons, Gerald, Thomas and Philip; daughter, Brenda Lee; brothers, Kenso, Yuso and Lawrence; sisters, Asaye Okada and Florence Nahuina; five grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

JUANA V. ANDRADE LAZARTE, 86, of Makawao, Maui, died Oct. 3, 2005. Born in Huaraz, Peru. Retired healthcare industry secretary. Survived by caregivers, Willy and Carmela Fernandez. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

BERNADETTE CHU LOO, 77, of Honolulu, died Oct. 4, 2005. Born in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Warren; sons, Vernon and Gordon; daughters, Brenda Bringas, Lorraine Loo, Carol Wong and Carolyn Orita; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Ah Moi Loo, Theresa and Lillian Chang, Five Me Chu, Katherine Ung and Sandra Kuboyama; brothers, Fred and Dickie Chu. Visitation 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 11:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire.

MA'AVAE TAMALEA'A MALAGA, 39, of Honolulu, died Sept. 18, 2005. Born in Vaitogi, American Samoa. A security guard. Survived by wife, Vaimoe; sons, Taisi and Elijah; mother, Faae'e; sisters, Fuluula Tuvalu, Soonafai Sooalo, Falelei Momoe, Sailine Paleafai, Fale Mulipala and Pisami Mark; brothers, Leuea, Aliitama, Tanielu and Fagafaga Fagafaga. Visitation from 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

YVONNE ULULANI HELENIHI MATHEWS, 63, of Phoenix, died Sept. 19, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Howard; daughter, Tiare; brother, Tenney Helenihi; nieces and nephews. Visitation 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Memorial Chapel, Kamehameha Schools; service 1:30 p.m. Burial 9:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

KAZUE NAKAGAWA, 78, of Hono-lulu, died Oct. 1, 2005. Born in Hiroshima, Japan. Survived by daughters, Emily Rikihisa and Kikuyo Yamamoto; grandson, James Yamazaki. Service 6 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

RALPH "MIKE" MICHAEL NELSON, 65, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 2, 2005. Born in Honolulu. An Ilima Taxi driver and Grayline, Mackenzie and Duarte Tour Co. driver. Survived by wife, Melani; son, Malcolm; daughter, Gwen; four grandchildren; brothers, John, Peter and Pat. Visitation 1 to 2 p.m. Oct. 16 at Kona Outdoor Circle, Kailua, Kona; service 2 p.m.; light refreshments and fellowship to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.

SIONE MOUNGAHEA OFA, 63, of Wai'anae, formerly of Uihanlotofoa, Haapai, Tonga, died Oct. 5, 2005. Born in Tonga. Survived by wife, Ana Siu; sons, Fukaeiki, Sitani, Eliki, Hosea and Makasini; daughters, Foliaki and Soana; five grandchildren; father, Stanley. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary.

THOMAS TOMOKICHI OSHIRO, 71, of Honolulu, died Sept. 23, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A retired Oahu Transit Service bus driver. Survived by wife, Lyn; daughter, Serena; a grandchild; brother, Howard. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

ADELINE "SNOOK" GONSALVES PREGIL, 94, of O'ahu, died Oct. 3, 2005. Former secretary at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Survived by the Sisters of the Sacred Hearts, family and friends. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann's Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

AMY AYAKO TAKATA, 92, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Oct. 3, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A retired teacher and homemaker. Survived by sons, Dr. Ellsworth Jr., Howard and Dr. Ronald; five grandchildren. Visitation 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo; service 3 p.m. Casual attire.

DOROTHY M. YARDLEY, 90, of Wailea, Maui, formerly of Oelwein, Iowa, died Oct. 3, 2005. Born in Oelwein. A member of Sacred Heart Church. Survived by son, James; daughters, Mary Jane and Suzanne; grandchildren, Steve and Jeff Yardley and Anne Johnson; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Marjorie, Catherine and Francis Reen. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.