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EASTER ASUEGA-GATES, 46, of Wai'anae, died Oct. 31, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Daughter of the late High Chief Asuega Leuluai-Saofaiga and Samitioata Mauga Momimoi-Asuega of Pago Pago, American Samoa. Survived by husband, Bill Sr.; sons, Wil Jr., Benjamin and Cedric; daughter, Emerald; brothers, Ellis Asuega, Gordan, Junior, Bingham, Jeffery and Victor Moananu; sisters, Vaioafau Tuitele, Anita Iamaleava, Leafa Washington, Rosalie Tuuao, Alice Tiai, Johanna Alualevao and Samitioata Porter; grandchildren, Mikilah and Devin Gates. Visitation 9 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 10:30 a.m.; committal service 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Aloha attire.
ELIZABETH BORABORA AWANA, 79, of Kane'ohe, died Oct. 30, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A retired hospital housekeeper. Survived by sons, Theodore, Jacob and Lon; daughters, Elizabeth Short and Sonjania Matsumoto; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Park. Casual attire.
CAYETANO "TANO" VALLESTEROS DURAN, 62, of Honolulu, died Oct. 27, 2006. Born in the Philippines. A retired Hyatt Regency Hotel maintenance worker. Survived by wife, Hermelina; sons, Robert, Eddie and David; daughter, Elena Bauer; six grandchildren; sisters, Ludivina Ramil, Adela Lacar, Julita Aggacid and Imelda Rone. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park chapel; prayer service 11:30 a.m.; burial noon at the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
MILDRED KAMEKO KONG, 88, of Honolulu, died Oct. 30, 2006. Born in Spreckelsville, Maui. A member of Takamine Shojinkai. Survived by sons, Gradon, Gary and Ledford; brother, Kenneth Shimabukuro; sisters, Judy Wright, Eileen Jim, Shirley Tengan and Amy Kaga; four grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
ULDARICO "RICO" M. LABANG SR., 78, of Kahului, Maui, died Nov. 4, 2006. Born in Waimanalo. Retired welder for Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. Survived by sons, Uldarico "Rico" Jr., Neal and Leslie; daughters, Geraldine "Geri" Oliveros, Nadine Bagda and Claire "Ala" Aganos; sisters, Dominga Castillo, Eudacia Moore, Ann Cadiz and Victoria "Vicky" Laporga; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, service 7:30 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. next Saturday at the mortuary, service 10:30 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire.
BLACKIE ALBERT LANOZA, 66, of Honolulu, died Oct. 29, 2006. Born in 'Aiea. Owner and operator of "Blackie's Welding and Trucking," heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; daughters, Levinia Makakoa Lanoza, Lavanna Mei-Mei Kehaulani Lanoza-Maglinti and Lisa-Ann Ululani Lanoza-Hirchag; sons, John Kalani and Albert Keliikulani; sister, Rose Esona; brothers, Emilio and William Lanoza, John and James Figueroa; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:30 p.m. next Saturday at Mililani Dowtown Mortuary; service 6 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Downtown Mortuary.
PRISCILLA AVELIN LUCENA, 80, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 28, 2006. Born in Leyte, Cebu, Philippines. Retired from Pearl City Tavern. Survived by husband, Robustiano "Tata"; sons, Franklin and Diosdado; daughter, Rosalinda Tabaranza; nine grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Ruperto Avelin. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
JANE CHIYOME NAKANO, 64, of Waipahu, died Nov. 6, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A retired underwriter for Bank of Hawaii. Survived by husband, Harry; son, Dwayne; daughter, Sherrie Motooka; granddaughters, Katryna and Madasyn Motooka; brothers, Clifford, Richard and Irving Kurosu. Visitation 5 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.
JOHN HUNG GIT NG, 65, of Concord, Calif., died Nov. 6, 2006. Born in San Francisco. Retired marketing manager for Pacific Bell Telephone, San Francisco. Survived by wife, Verna; daughters, Jennifer-Ann, Jayna-Lynn and Jonelle-Malia; brother, James; a grandson. Mass 11 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church; inurnment 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Lei welcome. Aloha or casual attire. Arrangements by Ordenstein's Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
DARNELL SADIA PA, also known as SAREL JOY, 41, of Ho'olehua, Moloka'i, died Oct. 31, 2006. Born in Ho'olehua. Survived by mother, Sarah Joy; brothers, Derrus, Conrad Jr., Delson and Don; hanai brother, John Ikaika Kaupu; hanai daughter, Shenel Emmanuel. Service held. Arrangements by Moloka'i Mortuary.
FRANK "PAELI" KAWAAUHAU PAULO, 84, of Hilo, Hawai'i, died Nov. 6, 2006. Born in Kealia, Kona, Hawai'i. Retired heavy equipment operator for Yamada & Sons; retired commercial fisherman. Survived by sons, Frank, Peter and John; daughters, Dianna Kekela and Jenny Lou Figueroa; brother, Walter; sisters, Sarah Kahele and Maggie Basinga; 18 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Haili Congregational Church, Hilo; visitation 7 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church; service 10:30 a.m.; burial to follow at East Hawai'i Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
GUSTAF CONRAD PEARSON, 81, of Wahiawa, died Oct. 23, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Carol; son, Gustaf Jr.; daughters, Cynthia Bean and Olinda Carter; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. No service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
JOCELYN EVANGELIO RODRIGUEZ, 38, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 30, 2006. Born in Taal, Batangas, Philippines. Assistant manager for the Navy Mini Mart in Pearl City. Survived by husband, Jose; daughters, Sara and Carmen; father, Carlito Evangelio; brothers, Michael and Glenn Evangelio; sisters, Noeriza Nunes, Gemmalyn Balbacal, Maria Cristina, Maria Josefina, Normalyn and Noelany Evangelio. Visitation 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Church; Mass 6:30 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
APOLO SAU, 47, of Waipahu, died Oct. 24, 2006. Born in 'Amanave, American Samoa. A homemaker. Survived by husband, the Rev. Laauli Liki; sons, Brandon Liki, Faatea Ilalio Jr., and Matthew Miller; daughters, Mereane Carlisle, Seneuefa Ilalio, Tuulenana Melei, Tooa Liki, Bernamae Miller, Rachel Liki, Rachel Etuale, Maryanne Liki and Luapo Ilalio; 11 grandchildren; brothers, Utuutuvanu Faatea, Toetu Ilalio, Etuale Ilalio Jr. and Leo Ilalio; sisters, Pelenatete Autele, Susana Moaliitele, Theresa Alcantara, and Tuulenana Ripley. Visitation 1 p.m. tomorrow at Church of God, 'Ewa Beach; service 2 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Monday at the church; service 10 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
FUDEKO SHINSEKI, of Lihu'e, Kaua'i, died Nov. 1, 2006. Born in Lihu'e. A retired self-employed beautician. Survived by sons, Paul and Eric; daughter, Yvonne; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Ann Tokunaga. Private service held. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
JOAN MATSUKAWA SHOCKLEY, 89, of Honolulu, died Sept. 30, 2006. Born in 'Ewa. A retired registered nurse at St. Francis Medical Center. Survived by brother, Dr. George Matsukawa; sister, Cora Soga; nieces; nephews; grandnieces; grandnephews; great-grandnieces; great-grandnephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
WILLIE STOCKARD JR., 57, of 'Ewa Beach, died Oct. 25, 2006. Born in St. Louis, Mo. Operations manager at Fast Lube in Wahiawa and Kapolei. Survived by wife, LaVetta; daughter, Anjeanne James; grandchildren, Alexander and Alexcis; sister, Madeline Blackmon. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11:30 a.m.; committal service 1 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
GISEI "BUSTER" TAKAYESU, 93, of Honolulu, died Oct. 27, 2006. Born in Pu'unene, Maui. Owner of Waipahu Bicycle. Survived by son, Benjamin; daughters, Georgine Morita, Catherine Yasutake, Alison Kessner, Johanna and Lori; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Suzuki and Ann Nomura. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
JOE MITSUO TANAKA, 91, of Pearl City, died Nov. 3, 2006. Born in Wai'anae. Retired from US Pipe. Survived by wife, Yoshie; son, Randal; daughter, Naomi Tanabe; grandchildren, Riki, Valerie-Kim and Cherie Tanabe, Ron and Dustin Tanaka; brother, Clarence. Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROBERT ALLEN TRUTT SR., 70, of Kane'ohe, died Nov. 7, 2006. Born in Snyder County, Pa. A retired insurance company claims supervisor. Survived by wife, Linda; five children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; one brother; one sister. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
ALBERT MASARU TSUJI, 86, of Honolulu, died Nov. 5, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Retired engineer for Public Works, City & County of Honolulu. Survived by wife, Florence; son, Donald; daughters, Ann Okubo and Audrey Yokota; granddaughter, Lindsey Okubo; brothers, Isami and Harry; sister, Thelma Katsuki. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
WINONA KAWAHINEKEALAO-NAPUAENAENA O KALUA O PELE KOERTE-VAVAO, 66, of Honolulu, died Oct. 9, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper. Survived by brothers, Lloyd and Herman Young; sister, Roberta Kaleikini; companion, Kathy Shell. Memorial gathering 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Valley Park. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
MASAKO YOSHIOKA, 93, of Kahului, Maui, died Nov. 5, 2006. Born in Honolulu. A homemaker. Survived by son, Kenneth; daughters, Jane Shishido, Mary Ah Sam and Miriam Hirata; brother, Yoshio Ichimura; sister, Yaeko Nonaka; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
ERNEST AKAU YOUNG, 63, of Kailua, died Nov. 1, 2006. Born in Honolulu. Plumber with Duarte & Sons Plumbing Co. Survived by companion, Vanessa Apio; sons, Burton and Darrin; brother, Clarence; sister, Ethel Lundberg. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.