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HERMAN AMARAL, 78, of Hala'ula, Kohala, Hawai'i, died May 14, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Kohala Sugar Co. worker also retired from ILWU, Local 142 who owned H5J Ranch. Survived by wife, Josephine "Jodie"; sons, Abel Amaral, Ray and Louis Arraujo; daughters, Sharrie Oskins, Leah Demaya, Shirley Arraujo and Dearie Nordlof; brothers, Nicholas, Daniel and Steven Martin; sisters, Helen and Emily Morreira; 25 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawi Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
HANNAH LEIHULU AWAA, 68, of Mountain View, Hawai'i, died May 21, 2006. Born in Kohala. A private housekeeper who belonged to Waimea Door of Faith Church. Survived by sons, Reginald and Randall; daughters, Roaxanne Mauga and Rhoda Awaa; brother, Albert Iokepa; sisters, Sara Iokepa and Evelyn Hui; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday; service 8 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
JACQUELINE JUANA HALIILUA BEAN, 55, of Honolulu, died May 24, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Director of public relations for Alert Alarm of Hawai'i. Survived by husband, Robert; family and friends. No service. Donations to Jacqueline J.H. Bean Memorial Fund for the Care and Treatment of Women with Cancer, c/o The Hawaii Community Foundation, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 800, Honolulu, HI 96813. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
FEDERICO LIMOS BOCALBOS, 80, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died May 18, 2006. Born in Lupao, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. A steward retired from Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Survived by wife, Esminia; sons, Nestor and Mario Jr.; daughters, Myrna Gose and Nora Bacalbos; brothers, Jaime, Leonie, Rogelio and Benjamin; sisters, Julita Escarrilla and Rose Wilson; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Inocencio residence, Lakeland Subdivision, Waimea. Final service and burial in the Philippines at a later date. Directions: 443-8694, 775-7404, 887-0367. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
LELA JESPERSON DALTON, 81, of Orem, Utah, longtime Honolulu resident, died May 22, 2006. Born in Tucson, Ariz. Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and fill-in secretary at BYU-Hawaii. Survived by husband, Patrick Jr.; children, Tanya Goodwin, Erin Dalton, Mark Dalton; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Roy, Max and Oscar Jesperson; sister, Myrna Fairbanks; Tongan daughter, Suliana Afeaki. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Apple Valley Ward-Butler Stake Center, 7035 Nutree Drive (3300 E.), Salt Lake City, Utah. Visitation also 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; service 11 a.m. Burial to be at Salt Lake City Cemetery.
MILDRED "AUNTIE MILLIE" TERESA CAZIMERO FUNG, 68, of Kailua, died May 22, 2006. Born in Niuli'i, North Kohala, Hawai'i. A Sea Life Park supervisor. Survived by husband, George; sons, Duane, Delbert, Kyle and George Jr.; daughters, Loretta Fung and Kelly Haas; 19 grandchildren; brothers, Joseph, Samson and Benjamin Cazimero; sisters, Clara Sales, Catherine Murai and Shandry Kaawaloa. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church; Mass 9:30 a.m. Graveside service 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
JANET SHIZUE HARA, 72, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died May 22, 2006. Born in Hilo. Survived by sons, Gary, Dennis, Larry and Kenneth; mother, Adeline Kalench; sisters, Beverly Lafita and Arline Olsen; brothers, Byron and Glen Kawachi; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandson. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.
GERTRUDE TSURUYO HAYASHIDA, 79, of Captain Cook, Hawai'i, died May 23, 2006. Born in Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i. An educational assistant retired from Konawaena High School. Survived by husband, Harold; sons, Mel and Lorrin; daughter, Lynne Sasaki; brothers, Shoichi and Takeo Tanouye; sisters, Carolyn Hirata and Mildred Imai; two grandchildren. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Friday at Kona Hongwanji Mission, Kealakekua; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
KAPUALEILANI ALII "PUA" "DIDY-BOY" KAMA, 59, of Kahului, Maui, died May 16, 2006. Born in Wailuku. A ground maintenance worker. Survived by mother, Henrietta "Amoe"; sons, Ryan and Rodney; daughters, Danette "Nani" and Deeann "Kaui"; mother of his children, Charlene Wilson; brothers, Harry "Hale" and David; sisters, Irene Vinge and Winona "Mamo" Tomita; nine grandchildren. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.
EDWARD MASAMI "MAYAN" "CRICK" KUWANA, 79, of Honolulu, died May 24, 2006. Born in Pahoa. Retired from Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor and from the U.S. Army as a sergeant first class. Survived by wife, Doris; daughter, Wendy Kimi; two grandchildren; sister, Mildred Ikeda. Visitation from 5 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Inurnment 1 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.
ANDREW THEODORE LEANDRO, 80, of Honolulu, died May 22, 2006. Born in Wailuku. A flight instrument mechanic retired from Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by wife, Gretchen; daughters, Kristin Leandro and Carla Kansky; sisters, Ann Mello, Mary Caires, Veronica Vierra, Laurina Perry and Sister Jane Francis Leandro, SSCC; a granddaughter. Visitation 9:30 to 11 a.m. June 6 at St. Margaret Mary Chapel of Sacred Hearts Academy School; Mass 11 a.m. Committal 1 p.m. at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
DOLORES ANAHIWA LEVI, 74, of 'Aiea, died May 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Abraham Sr.; daughters, Ruth-Ann Makekau and Natalie Iaulualo; sons, Abraham Jr. and Alden Kaiaokamalie; three grandchildren; sister, Philomena Lau; brothers, John Flores and Joseph Santiago. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Pentecostal Full Gospel Assembly; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
BETTY MASAE MAEDA, 79, of Waipahu, died May 25, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired from Sears, Roebuck & Co. Ala Moana. Survived by sons, Glen "Peppo" and Kenric; four grandchildren; brother, Charles Matsuda; sisters, Ellen Fujioka and Lillian Matsuda. Visitation 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Aloha attire.
WILLIAM LLOYD MOSSMAN NARY, 75, of Kailua, died May 14, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A Chevron chemical district manager. Survived by wife, Dorothea "Tiny"; sons, William Nary Jr. and Kirby Adams; daughters, Wendi-Ann Nary, Casey Trant, Kelley Texeira, Glennie Adams and Virginia Nary-Pokini; sisters, Ruth Webster and Clara Jhun; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Chapel, Kamehameha Schools; service 10:30 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
PEDRO H. "PETE" NAVARRO JR., 90, of Niles, Mich., formerly of Nanakuli, died May 22, 2006. Born in Hana, Maui. A retired painter. Survived by wife, Jeannette; sons, Pedro III and Wesley; daughters, Elaine Auala, Lee Ann Epstein, Sandra Ruiz, Zelda Johnson, Donna Abiley and Yolanda Patterson; 30 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
TAMOTSU "TOM" OKINO, 83, of Honolulu, died May 19, 2006. Born in Clarksburg, Calif. A supply clerk retired from Kane'ohe Marine Corps Air Station. A member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Cannon Company. Survived by wife, Barbara; son, Craig; daughter, Laurie Taketa; grandson, Reed; sisters, Mary Murakami and Jane Uyesaka. Private service held. Public inurnment 9:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
RUPERTO SORIANO PADILLA, 96, of 'Ewa Beach, died May 13, 2006. Born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Retired employee of Global Associates. Survived by wife, Espie; sons, Ferdinand and Christopher; daughters, Teresa Hua, Marilou and Roxanne; sisters, Maria and Eugenia; four grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass 9:30 a.m.; interment 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
ISIDRO QUITAZOL, 97, of Kahului, Maui, died May 20, 2006. Born in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. A machinery mechanic supervisor with Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. Survived by sons, Lawrence, Ernest and Marino; daughters, Rebecca Correa and Pamela Pimentel; brother, Claro; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Borthwick Norman's Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Church; Mass 10 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
DONALD LEWIS RAY, 79, of Makawao, Maui, died May 24, 2006. Born in Colfax, Calif. Sonar man first class retired from the U.S. Navy and cashier at Kahului Airport parking department. Survived by companion, Veeda Ray; sons, Michael and Tony; daughter, Lisa Hobro; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild. Service and inurnment 1 p.m. Wednesday at Maui Veteran's Cemetery, Makawao. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
WILLIAM A. STRIKER, 91, of Honolulu, died May 23, 2006. Born in California. Retired commercial contractor. Survived by son, Robert Williams. Visitation 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations to the Hawaiian Humane Society or Blood Bank of Honolulu. Aloha attire.
THEODORE DENNIS LEIALOHA SYLVA JR., 71, of Kihei, Maui, died May 25, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A retired roofer. Survived by sons, Franklin and Shenandoah; daughters, Jermaine Perkins, Renee Sylva, Theodora May, Agnes and Desiree Sylva; brothers, David, Homer, Glenwell, Bryan, Kalford and Danford Keanu; sisters, Yorletta Poaha, Caroline Kaina and Yolanda Rose; 16 grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.
JOSEPH VEROZSA TADENA, 33, of Waipahu, died May 20, 2006. Born in Wahiawa. A guard at Oahu Correctional Center. Survived by wife, Jessenia; son, Jessie; daughter, Ashley; mother, Dionicia; sister, Leilani Kam. Visitation 9 a.m. Friday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel; service 10 a.m. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
MASAYO "BEATRICE" TAKAKI, 97, of Mililani, died May 15, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons Frederick and Carl; daughters, Blanche Devney, Eleanor Yee and Elaine Kakigi; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Gladys Takamoto and Alice Iwane. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
FLORENTINA DOMINGO TALARO, 98, of Honoka'a, Hawai'i, died May 19, 2006. Born in Laoag, Philippines. A member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honoka'a. Survived by sons, Vincent, Benjamin, George, Edward, Arthur, Peter and Stanley; daughters, Caridad Rufo, Mary Talaro, Norma Blomberg and Stella Meinzer; 22 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Honoka'a; Mass 10:30 a.m. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
NORMAN J. THOMPSON, 71, of Kahului, Maui, died Feb. 5, 2006. No known next of kin. Graveside service 10 a.m. Thursday at Maui Veteran Cemetery. Inurnment to follow. Arrangements by Borthwick Norman's Mortuary.
RICHARD KOON WONG TONG, 81, of Honolulu, died May 18, 2006. Born in Honolulu. An accountant retired from Foremost Dairies. Survived by daughter, Diane; former wife, June; brothers, William and George. Visitation from 3:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, Punahou; service 4 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
GRANT MICHAEL UYESHIRO, 29, of Kailua, died May 11, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by father, Glenn; mother, Nancy; sisters, Jennifer, Alison and Erin; grandfather, Antoku. Private service held. No monetary gifts. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
REID KALEI WATANABE, 35, of Kahului, Maui, died May 22, 2006. Born in Wailuku. A supervisor with Tri-Isle Trucking Company. Survived by wife, Gracemary; parents, Alvin and Winona; sons, Kyle, Riley and 'Ekolu; brothers, Loy and Ray. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Church; service 11:30 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.
ELIZABETH WAILAAHIA YABUI, 73, of Wailuku, Maui, died May 22, 2006. Born in Kaomola, Moloka'i. Accounts payable clerk retired from Sniffen's Express. Survived by sons, Daniel Puaa and Chad Tabon-Sniffen; daughters, Maka and Paulette Puaa, Lawaina Puaa-Maliikapu, Dahna Kikuyama, Ursula Puaa-Freitas and Garilene Puaa; brother, Kahu Yabui; sister, Edith Kong; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary; service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11 a.m. Friday; service 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Reception noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Aloha attire.
JOSEPHINE TUGADE YASAY, 48, of Honolulu, died May 22, 2006. Born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A Hakuyosha Dry Cleaners checker. Survived by husband, Victor; son, Mark Anthony; daughter, Michelle; brothers, Franklin, Elgito and Jayson Tugade; sisters, Lucy Coloma, Ofelia Pagdilao, Bella Grande, Adoracion Retuta and Elsa Pizarro. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. next Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. June 5 at the mortuary; burial 11 a.m at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.
KIMIYO K. YASUI, 101, of Waipahu, died May 17, 2006. Born in Waipahu. A retired Japanese language instructor. Survived by sons, William, Chester and Wallace; daughters, Amy Yasui-Taira and Irene Teraoka; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons. Private family service held. No monetary donations. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.