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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, June 30, 2007


Advertiser Staff

ALEXANDER H. ABREU, 74, of Honolulu, died June 13, 2007. Born in Hamakuapoko, Maui. Retired Chevron Hawaii driver. Survived by wife, Sharon; sons, John and Terry; grandson, Noah; brothers, Henry and Lawrence. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.

ALMA CARROLL, 52, of Kekaha, Kaua'i, died June 29, 2007. Born in Hawai'i. Survived by brother, Albert; sisters, Colleen Johnson, Bridget Chandler and Maureen. Service at a later date. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

UI SOOK CHANG, 88, of Honolulu, died May 25, 2007. Born in South Korea. A missionary for church services. Survived by daughter, Sun Pok Jurado; two grandchildren. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

MOSES EN FO CHU, 94, of Huntington Beach, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died June 24, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Owner of Avalon Furniture Store in Kaimuki and Times Realty Co. in Los Angeles. Survived by daughters, Carolyn Waitt and Beverly Adkins; one granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; brother, Daniel; sister, Miriam Char. Visitation 8 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 8:30 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Donations to your favorite charity.

KENNETH S. FOLEY, 83, of Honolulu, died June 27, 2007. Born in Staten Island, N.Y. Retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel; former commanding officer at Camp Smith; retired from state Department of Health. Survived by brother, Ronald; children, Linda Robb, Diane Medeiros, Kenneth Jr., Nancy Ishimoto and Robert; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Private military service at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

EARL T. HIRASHIMA, 61, of Torrance, Calif., died June 13, 2007. Born in Wailuku, Maui. Survived by daughter, Claudine; brother, Ervine; sisters, Amy Hirashima and Mitzi Arakaki. Visitation 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; service 11 a.m.; burial 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

EDWIN SHIGESHI IMAMURA, 85, of Wahiawa, died June 16, 2007. Born in Wahiawa. A veteran of the 442nd and 65th Infantry Division, U.S. Army; logistics management specialist retired from Hickam Air Force Base. Survived by wife, Amy; son, Kelly; daughters, Sherry Imamura-Ryan and Linda Yoneshige; sisters, Marion Ishikawa, Margaret Tanaka and the Rev. Irene Matsu-moto. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 5:30 p.m. No flowers. Casual or aloha attire.

ENGELEIN HIILANI KAEO, 47, of Beaverton, Ore., died June 20, 2007. Born in Honolulu. U.S. Postal Service customer service supervisor. Survived by daughters, Naomi Hiilani Jewel Rose and Kaheaokalani Tayrne Felbob Hunt; son, Kenneth Kikania Kaeo; mother, Yolanda Mahana Rose; brother, Donnelly Kaeo; sisters, Margaret Kamiko and Frances Hayashi. Service 10 to 11:30 a.m. next Saturday at The Gospel Of Salvation; luncheon to follow. Remembrances to the family. Arrangements by Springer and Son Aloha Funeral Home.

KIKUYO "KAY" KAMIGAKI, 76, of Honaunau, Kona, Hawai'i, died June 10, 2007. Born in Honaunau. A food preparer for Kamigaki Market, and a seamstress. Survived by brother, Albert; sister, Elsie Kaneoka. Private service held. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

NANCY YOSHIKO KURISU, 81, of Honolulu, died June 24, 2007. Born in Tokyo. Survived by daughters, Frances Calaway and Evelyn Miyata; brother, Koji Hirata; sister, Kazuko Akabane. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.

HELEN I. MCCALLISTER, 83, of Honolulu, died June 17, 2007. Born in Detroit. Artist and a homemaker. Survived by son, Shawn; daughter, Shannon McCallister Sterling; sister, Dorothy Locke; one grandchild. Private service. Donations to the American Cancer Society or the Humane Society. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.

YUKIO MUKAI, 80, of Honolulu, died June 21, 2007. Born in Ho-nolulu. Retired Hickam Air Force Base supply clerk. Survived by wife, Tsuyako "Joyce"; sons, Steven and Nathan; daughters, Lena and Deanna Kaulia; eight grandchildren; brothers, Robert and Eddie; sisters, Alice Ichimura, Elsie Mukai, Grace Nakata, Nancy Mukai and Lynette Tasaka. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Monday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. Casual attire.

LEOLASI SAGAI POGIA, 82, of Wai'anae, died June 19, 2007. Born in Fitiuta Manua, American Samoa. Survived by daughters, Nimala Penitani, Silivale Alaivanu and Faleupolu; 27 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Samoan Congregational Church, Wai'anae; service 9:30 a.m.; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.

HOPE PREBLE, 54, of Orchid Land Estates, Hawai'i, died June 21, 2007. Born in Fairfield, Calif. An avian specialist. Survived by husband, Dennis; sons, Jason Gray, Daniel Paul, Joseph Paul and Joshua Paul; daughter, Michele Johnson; parents, William Henri Hansen and Mildred Roberta Hansen; sisters, Joy Woodside, Kim Pope and Andrea Davidson; seven grandchildren. Service pending. Information: 966-6610. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.

ANTONIA CABINIAN RARANGOL, 64, of Waipahu, died June 26, 2007. Born in Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Survived by husband, Constantino; sons, Carlito, Arnel and Rodolfo; daughter, Anita; 10 grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Waipahu United Church of Christ; service 7 p.m.; burial at a later date in the Philippines. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

HAINES "BUDDY" REGO SR., 81, of Wai'anae, died June 18, 2007. Born in Puko'o Wailua, Hawai'i. Civil service supervisor. Survived by wife, Dayne "Dollie"; sons, Haines "Boy" Jr. and Robert "Bob"; daughters, Phyllis Liftee, Patsy, Paula Rego-Ortiz, Pamela Ako, Shantel Gonzales and Candi Arden Nahooikaika; brothers, Renny, Melvin and Jerry; sisters, Louise Eckhart, Enid Keone, Leilani Naone, Sadie Wise and Heidi Berdon; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at United Gospel Fellowship Church; service 10:30 a.m.; burial 2 p.m. at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.

KEKOA S. TECSON, 29, of Kalaheo, Kaua'i, died June 27, 2007. Born on O'ahu. Mailman for Kalaheo Post Office. Survived by wife, Karin Bukoski Tecson; sons, Kekoa and Kaimani Tecson; father, Ray; mother, Kathleen Sasaki; brothers, Joe McCann and Ikaika; sister, Casey Sasaki. Visitation 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Church; Mass 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua'i Mortuary.

NANCY KAM SEE WONG YEE, 89, of Honolulu, died June 21, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired Chinese musician and dance teacher; co-owner of KEMS. Survived by husband, Ken; children, Roy, Sylvia, Carolyn and Susan; brothers, Lawrence and Leonard; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. next Saturday at First Chinese Church of Christ; service 10:30 a.m. Donations to Associated Chinese University Women Scholarship Fund, Mun Lun Chinese School, Palolo Chinese Home and First Chinese Church of Christ. Casual attire. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.

CLIFFORD YOSHIO KALUA YOSHIDA JR., 49, of Waimanalo, formerly of 'Ewa Beach, died June 17, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Served in the U.S. Navy; member of Painters Union Local 1791. Survived by long-time companion, Gayle "Nikki" Ito; parents, Clifford Sr. and Ursula Kaiwi-Yoshida; brother, Lawrence; sisters, Cindy "Uilani" Ramiscal and Joy "Momi" Nakagawa. Visitation 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary; service 7 p.m.; scattering of ashes at a later date. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.