|||John Mink, 81, hydrologist dies|
DEETTA ADAMS, 59, of Kealakekua, Hawai'i, died Oct. 4, 2005. Born in California. U.S. Postal Service mail carrier. Survived by daughter, Tanisha Ivy; sons, Shawn and Shamus Berry; mother, Ona Delle "Toni" Smallwood; sisters, Nancy Anhaager and Linda Berry; seven grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Funeral & Tribute Services, Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i.
LUCIA "HONEY" APAN, 82, of Kahului, Maui, died Oct. 16, 2005. Born in the Philippines. Former laborer for Maui Land & Pineapple. Survived by sons, Alexander and Jeffrey; daughters, Jamie and Josephine Hudson; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 11 a.m.; reception to follow. Burial 9 a.m. Monday at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
RAYMOND "AKU" SHINSUKE AZAMA, 69, of Honolulu, died Oct. 9, 2005. Born in Waipahu. Retired radio technician for the Honolulu Police Department. Survived by wife, Janet; son, Garet; daughters, Stacy and, Kelly Azama, and Corrie Miyamoto; three grandchildren; brother, Richard; sisters, Mitsue Higa, Shizue Suzuki, Harue Yoshimoto, Masae Sakurauchi and Sumiko Oi. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
IGNACIO M. BALIQUATRO SR., 74, of Honolulu, died Oct. 15, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Survived by wife, Eulogia; sons, Leopoldo, Edward and Ignacio Jr.; daughters, Delia, Carolina, Elsa and Mylah Baliquatro, and Violeta Amoguis; sister, Carnota Carcueva; 25 grandchildren. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Saturday at O'ahu Cemetery chapel; service 6 p.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
BELLA CORDERO CABOTAJE, 67, of Honolulu, died Oct. 11, 2005. Born in Lupao, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Retired from Ala Moana Hotel after 37 years of service. Survived by husband, Albano; son, Roger; daughter, Perlita Tabil; brothers, Amado and Florentino Cordero; sisters, Maria Osio, Lolita de Guzman and Faye Cordero; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. John The Baptist Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
KASUMI MARIAN DELA CRUZ, 88, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Oct. 17, 2005. Born in Makaweli, Kaua'i. A clerk with J. Okada Store. Survived by children, Clayton, Edwin and Lynn; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Hiroshi and Raymond Choriki; sisters, Teruko Habu and Ethel Tsuda. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Lawa'i Seventh-day Adventist Church; service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Kaua'i Memorial Gardens. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary, Kaua'i.
CONRADO T. GAWARAN, 86, of Hanapepe, Kaua'i, died Oct. 14, 2005. Born in the Philippines. Retired farmer. Survived by wife, Patricia; sons, Rogelio, Francisco, Joselito and Amado; daughters, Criscencia Malayao, Rufina Alejandro and Remedies Nicolas; 18 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; brother, Angeles; sister, Rosita Torres. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Garden Island Mortuary; service 7 p.m.
HELENE KIYO HAMADA, 98, of Honolulu, died Oct. 4, 2005. Born in Toyama, Japan. A homemaker. Survived by sons, George, James, Harry and Jerry; daughters, Lily Kojima and Betty Nuha; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-granddchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ADELAIDE GOMES "LIDA" HART, 93, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died Oct. 12, 2005. Born in Kalopa, Hawai'i. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Alfred and Rudy; daughter, Helen Aganus; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial to follow in Kalopa Cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by West Hawai'i Mortuary.
VICKIE JOY KAAWALOA, 62, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died Oct. 15, 2005. Born in Missoula, Mont. A homemaker. Survived by husband, William; daughters, Amy and Andrea Kaawaloa-Okita; brother, Jim Coulter; a grandchild. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
BETTY KIM KAGAWA, 78, of Waimea, Kaua'i, died Oct. 15, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, William, David and Paul; daughters, Maile Lam and Janet Fong; 14 grandchildren; brother, Earl Kim; sisters, Rosie Chang and Clara Amundsen. Service 2:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Hearts Church; burial 4 p.m. at Kaua'i Veterans Cemetery. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
TACHIKO KAGESA, 88, of Honolulu, died Oct. 8, 2005. Born in Bell-ville, Wash. Retired licensed practical nurse at Leahi Hospital. Survived by son, Russell; two grandchildren; brother, Ray Kumagai; sisters, Vicki Yamate and Suzie Takata. Service 2 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. No flowers. Casual attire.
YOLANDA KALEIPUAALA KAINA, 46, of Makakilo, died Oct. 11, 2005. Born in Honolulu. State Department of Transportation, Airports Division, custodian; and state Department of Education educational assistant. Survived by sons, Kalani and Maika; daughters, Kauwela and Emily Gomes; brother, Clarence; sisters, Laverne, Lizzie, Jenny Kamaoha and Rose Kamaoha; hanai children, Pam Kaai, Paul Mioi, Edward Okami, Shawna Okami and Bobbi Russell; companion, Gregory Gomes. Visitation 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Stake Center; service 11 a.m.; cremation and inurnment to follow. Arrangements by Woolsey-Hosoi Mortuary Services.
ETHEL "TOYO" KAWAKAMI, 90, of Honolulu, died Oct. 3, 2005. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Former owner of Cheryl's Coffee Shop. Survived by sons, Calvin, Warren and Carl; stepson, Ronald; daughters, Diane and Jo-Ann; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Yeitoku Higa; sisters, Clara Ferreira and Doris Shiohira. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
MINORU KUBOTA, 82, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Oct. 13, 2005. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. County of Kaua'i road sweeper; self-employed businessman. Survived by wife, Kiyoko; sons, Jerry, Allan, Kenneth and Bobbie; daughters, Eunice Olivas, Bernice Hashimoto and Joyce Kaneshiro; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Matsuda and Kimi Michelman. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Kapa'a Missionary Church; service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
AGNES LEHUA KIPILII MORAN, 73, of Wai'anae, died Oct. 15, 2005. Born in Kurtistown, Hawai'i. Retired inspectress for the Plaza Hotel. Survived by daughters, Cindy Mahiai, Jackie Cummings, Mary Naeole, Virginia "Pee Wee," Lorna, Lisa Ann Yuen and Patti-Jo Sellers; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Kipilii, Elizabeth Dunn and Lorna Kipilii; brothers, Charles and Franklin Kipilii. Visitation 6 p.m. Monday at Sacred Hearts Church; Mass 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 9 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
HARUKO NAKAMOTO, 90, of Honolulu, died Oct. 6, 2005. Born in 'Ewa. Former co-owner of Nakamoto Service Station. Survived by daughters, Joyce, Kay Wada and Patricia Neilson; five grandchildren; brother, Fred Nakamura; sister, Yoshie "Gladys" Okano. Service 6 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Casual attire.
CLARA MICHIKO NAKATSU, 89, of Pearl City, died Sept. 27, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired restaurant owner and cook. Survived my sons, Raymond and Robert; daughters, Catherine Yoshimura, Judy Schoenberg and Susan Infante; brothers, Masahiro and Edward Sawamura; sisters, Marion Sawamura, Elsie Fenna and Harriet Kitano; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
MERVIN "KANAK" SHERWOOD MALIAWA NAPEAHI, 64, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Oct. 7, 2005. Born in Keaukaha, Hawai'i. A Hawaiian activist; member of Na Koa 'O Pu'ukohola heiau, Kupuna Council; pu (shell) blower and carver; and a construction industry diesel mechanic/welder. Survived by companion, Cathy Hamilton; ex-wife, China; daughters, Eddie Dickson; Jodi, Koren, Tessie Malivao, Deserie and Millie; sons, William, John, Michael and Kaleo; brothers, William, Nephi, Nathan and Moroni "Butch"; sisters, Nanette Aranda, Dardanelle Aragon, Neon Akiu and Helen Napeahi-Baum; numerous grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Service 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at Kahalu'u Beach Park, Hawai'i. Scattering of ashes pending. Arrangements by A Hui Hou Funeral & Tribute Services, Kailua, Kona.
JANE KIMIKO NISHIMOTO, 97, of Honolulu, died Oct. 3, 2005. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
JOSEPH REYES SR., 80, of Hawi, Hawai'i, died Oct. 16, 2005. Born in Kohala, Hawai'i. Retired park caretaker at Hilo and Hapuna Beach Park. Survived by sons, Patrick, Joseph Jr., Robin and Arnold; daughter, Sweetie; brothers, Alfred, Donald, Lawrence, Frank and Richard; 20 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hawi; Mass 10 a.m.; urn committal service 11 a.m. at the church cemetery. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
KENNETH "KEN" ROLAND SILVA, 72, of Wai'anae, died Sept. 27, 2005. Born in San Diego, Calif. Retired U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant; Hawaiian Electric Co. head of security; and a Thomas Jefferson Award recipient. Survived by children, Gina Kalaiwaa, Sabrina Perez, Kenneth II, Dawn, Melody Silva Abellanida; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; former wife, Mercedes; step-children, Catherine and John Singh; companion, Jeannine Hartman. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Burial of urn 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual or aloha attire.
ALLEN "SNOOKY" HITOSHI TANAKA, 84, of Mililani, died Oct. 8, 2005. Born in 'Ele'ele, Kaua'i. Member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company I. Survived by wife, Doris; sons, Larry and Dennis; daughters, Cynthia Szameitat and Debra Kaga; nine grandchildren; brother, Rex; sisters, Komatsu Tanaka and Namie Sanders. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
JOHN ROBIN TAUCHAS, 49, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 6, 2005. Born in Los Angeles. Survived by daughter, Trista; brothers, Philip, Thomas and Paul; sister, Jeanette Richardson. Private service held in Kona, Hawai'i. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
KAZUO YAKUMA, 89, of Waipahu, died Oct. 8, 2005. Born in Honolulu. Retired pipefitter for the Honolulu Board of Water Supply. Survived by wife, Gladys; daughters, Cathy Wong and Lori; brothers, Tsugito, Mitsuo and Yoshito; sister, Elsie Kaisen. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
DORA ORIO YAMAGUCHI, 96, of Kealia, Kaua'i, died Sept. 25, 2005. Born in Koloa, Kaua'i. Retired Department of Education teacher. Survived by daughter, Lova Hayashi; brother, Paul Okumura; sister, Fumiko Morisato; two grandchildren; great-granddaughter. Private service and inurnment. Arrangements by Kauai Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
ELAINE HATSUKO YAMASHIRO, 82, of Honolulu, died Oct. 11, 2005. Born in Waipahu. Retired Sei's Family Restaurant waitress. Survived by son, Lester; brothers, Kaichi and Seikichi Shiroma. Visitation 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 11 a.m. No flowers or koden (monetary gifts). Casual attire.