LUISA S. AGTUNONG, 86, of Kahului, Maui, died Aug. 28, 2007. Born in Bacarra, Philippines. Landscaper for Wailea Ekolu Village. Survived by sons, Rodrigo, Pedro and Felix; daughters, Rosita Sagisi and Carlina Agduyena; brothers, Lorenzo, Andres and Benito Sagisi; sister, Liberata Constantino; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at First Assembly of God Kings Cathedral; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday at the church; service 9 a.m.; burial 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
HARRY FIGUEIRA BARROS, 92, of Honolulu, died Sept. 3, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired Honsador millwork superintendent. Survived by wife, Mabel; daughters, Yvonne Duncan, Wendy Figueira and Novella Barros-Figueira; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Diamond Head Mortuary; service 11:45 a.m.; burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
MABEL YUK YIN CHOY, 93, of Honolulu, died Sept. 1, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired retail store bookkeeper/cashier. Survived by son, Stephen; daughters, Adrienne Winchester and Stephanie Naea; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Stanley and Wallace Kam; sisters, Jessie Freeney and Pearl Holifield. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Blessed Sacrament Church; Mass 11 a.m.; burial 2:15 p.m. at Nuuanu Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
ELSIE CHING CONGER, 78, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died Sept. 6, 2007. Born on Maui. Retired housekeeper at Hawaii Preparatory Academy. Survived by husband, Harold; sons, Harrison, David and Michael Pagan; daughters, Patricia Alviar, Sandra Sharketti and Wanda; brothers, John and Henry Ching; sisters, Amy Ching, Annie Wolverton and Kathryn Novack; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Visitation 9:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at the 'Imiola Congregational Church, Waimea; service 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
LORETTA GLADYS FERRARA, 66, of Kailua, died Sept. 8, 2007. Born in Kailua. Retired state correctional officer. Survived by son, Thomas; daughter, Tina Pearson; brothers, Robert Pedro and Michael Perry; sisters, Ramona Gale and Silvia Kellums; two grandchildren. Service noon Friday at Bayview Golf Course, Kane'ohe. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
FELIPA FRANCISCO, 84, of Chula Vista, Calif., died Aug. 23, 2007. Born in the Philippines. Homemaker. Survived by sons, Melchor and Hecto; daughters, Evelyn Villanueva, Marilou Mandac, Perlita Sniffen and Celia Owan; nine grandchildren. Visitation 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Christ the King Church; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church; burial 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
ETHEL "GIGI" LOUISE RUSS GANS, 95, of Kailua, Kona, Hawai'i, died Sept. 6, 2007. Born in New York City. Retired teacher. Survived by sons, Don, Alan and Edward; daughter, Judy Nathanson; sister, Fran Navins; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Private service held. Donations to favorite charity. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
JOHN DEAN GROTH, 60, of San Rafael, Calif., formerly of Honolulu, died Sept. 7, 2007. Born in Spokane, Wash. Graduate of Punahou School in 1965; retired from Union Pacific Railroad. Survived by wife, Susan; children, Victoria Day, Lisa Shannon and Bryce; four grandchildren; sister, Jean Grover. Celebration of life gathering 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Marinwood Community Center, 775 Miller Creek Road, San Rafael. Donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Mount Tamalpais Mortuary.
PAUL HARUO HAYASHIDA, 67, of Honolulu, died Sept. 5, 2007. Born on Kaua'i. Banquet bartender at the Ilikai Hotel. Survived by wife, Marjorie; sons, Rocky and Darrell Zukemura; daughters, Tracy Yasuda and Kori; brothers, Melvin and Glenn; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Service 5 p.m. Sunday at Mo'il'ili Hongwanji Mission. No flowers. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
SUMIKO IWAMOTO, 77, of Waipahu, died Sept. 4, 2007. Born in Japan. Survived by son, Warren; daughter, Karen Sandhoff; sister, Ikuko Takahashi; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Private service held. Arrangements by Moanalua Mortuary.
ELSIE JOHNSON, 77, of Honolulu, died Sept. 4, 2007. Born in Lawa'i, Kaua'i. Retired caretaker. Survived by daughter, Debbie Yxcot; brother, Franklin. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
JOSEPH YOSHIO KAGEMOTO, 79, of Pearl City, died Aug. 26, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired Lockheed Aircraft fuel-system mechanic. Survived by sons, Dean and Reid; daughters, Gayle Goshi, Lynne Ono and Jodie Nagasako; seven grandchildren; brother, Herbert; sisters, Maisie Ogawa, Jane Oshiro, Jean Kagemoto and Lily Thompson. Visitation 11 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service noon. Casual attire.
KWAI LAN WONG LAU, 79, of Honolulu, died Sept. 2, 2007. Born in Kwongtung, China. Homemaker. Survived by sons, William and Richard; daughters, Mary Chan and Marian Hightower; brother, Kwai Wah Lum; six grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Mortuary.
STEVEN WAH QUON LEU, 60, of Kahalu'u, died Sept. 1, 2007. Born in He'eia. Retired Honolulu Police Department police officer. Survived by wife, Barbara; sons, Kyle and Keith; brothers, Albert, Bennett, Godfrey and Wilbert; sisters, Cora Shodahl, Eunice Leu, Janet Wong and Virginia Chu. Visitation 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Burial 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hawai'i State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
MANRIQUE "RICKY" MANUEL MALAPIT, 83, of 'Aiea, died Sept. 1, 2007. Born in Hilo, Hawai'i. Retired heavy equipment operator at Marine Corps Base Hawai'i with 21 years of service; owner of a yard-service business. Survived by wife, Josie; children, Janet, Mildred Manuel, Leticia Buhr and Jamil; sister, Enriqueta Gapuz; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 a.m. next Wednesday at the mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park; luncheon to follow.
HATSUE MASUOKA, 95, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died Sept. 4, 2007. Born in Kapa'a. Receptionist with Dr. K. Fujii. Survived by sons, Gary and George; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, David Miura; sisters, Masako Ishii and Satoko Masamura. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
FRANCES ONO MATSUMOTO, 81, of Honolulu, died Aug. 30, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Secretary to executive director of Public Utiities Commission. Survived by husband, Harold; daughters, Lisa Nakamura and Bridget; granddaughter, Lee Nakamura; grandson, Reed Nakamura. Visitation 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church; Mass 11:30 a.m. Private burial. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
ADELINE KEAOKAI MERCER, 82, of Wai'anae, died Sept. 2, 2007. Born in Kona, Hawai'i. Retired painter. Survived by children, Elouise Kaanaana, James, Lancelot, Radford and Jane Lincoln; brothers, Antone and Rufus Duarte; sisters, Julia Luat, Elsie Kennedy, Sally Gardner and Vivian Pinto. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 10 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.
MILTON RITSUO NAITO, 60, of 'Aiea, died Aug. 31, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Facilities manager at Navy Facilities Engineer Command-Hawaii. Survived by wife, Lynn; sons, Kurt and Jensen; mother, Kiyoko; brothers, Dean and Loren; sister, Sharon Kubota. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; service 6 p.m. Flowers welcome. Casual attire.
PAUL KEALAAIKAHIKIKAPANOOKALANI NIHIPALI, 78, of Carson, Calif., died Sept. 1, 2007. Survived by wife, Elizabeth; 13 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren. Service Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Carson. Scattering of ashes 6 p.m. next Wednesday at Hamana Beach (Hukilau) in La'ie. Flowers welcome. Casual attire. Arrangement by Forest Lawn, Cypress, Calif.
KAEDIN KALAOKALANI NISHIMURA, infant son of Stephanie Gouveia and Joshua Nishimura, of Kane'ohe, died Aug. 22, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Also survived by grandparents, Dawn Sabate, Robert and Maureen Gouveia; great-grandparents, Stanley and Dolly Gouveia, Bryson and Arminta Nishimura, Lee and Pat Sheather and Shizue Muranaka. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
YOUNG CHUL OH, 67, of Honolulu, died Sept. 6, 2007. Born in Seoul, South Korea. Survived by wife, June; son, John; daughter, Lauren Yoo; grandchildren, Joshua Oh and Nari Yoo; brother, In-Chu; sister, Min-Cha Chun. Visitation 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary; service 5:30 p.m. Casual attire.
DONALD L. PLUCKNETT, 75, of Annandale, Va., formerly of Hawai'i, died Sept. 3, 2007. Born in Dewitt, Neb. Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Field Artillery Corps during the Korean War, and was stationed at Schofield Barracks; professor of agronomy and soil science for more than 20 years. Survived by wife, Sue; daughter, Karen; sons, Roy and Duane; seven grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; brothers, Duane and Allen. Service held. Arrangements by Demaine Mortuary.
NANCY NATSUKO SAKAI, 75, of Honolulu, died Sept. 4, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Retired medical assistant. Survived by son, Rod; daughter, Cynthia Kaleiohi; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Edward, Richard, Arthur and Rodney Horio. Private service held. Arrangements by Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary.
DOUGLAS RAY SIMMONS, 39, of Hana, Maui, died Sept. 9, 2007. Born in California. Handyman. Survived by mother, Frances Dunn; brother, Kaikua Payne; sister, Candice Sigrah. Private service. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
MAE "SONO" SONOKO TOKIOKA, 73, of Honolulu, died Sept. 8, 2007. Born in Haina, Hawai'i. A Tomigusuku Club member; retired from United Airlines. Survived by husband, Juichi; sons, Stanford, Michael and Carleton; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Yoshito Tome, Yasumori Tomi and Harry Tome; sisters, Yoshiko Onaga and Shizue Nakanishi. Visitation 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary; service 6:30 p.m. Committal service 9:30 a.m. next Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. No flowers. Casual attire.
NORMAN NORIMASA UEOKA, 91, of Kailua, died Aug. 25, 2007. Born in Pa'ia, Maui. Survived by wife, Bernice; son, Roger; daughters, Rene Egami, Arlene Tsue, Sonia Sato and Susan Oyama; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Noriyuki and Meyer; sisters, Marion Watanabe, Sally Yoshina and Carol Lau. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
KENNETH T. YAMADA, 47, of Waipahu, died Sept. 7, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Sales consultant with Servco Auto Honolulu with 28 years of service. Survived by wife, Denise; daughter, Danielle; son, Darren; mother, Dora; sister, Linda. Service pending. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Service.
CAROLYN ITSUKO YOSHIOKA, 64, of Honolulu, died Aug. 23, 2007. Born in Honolulu. Bookkeeper for Toastman Inc. Survived by husband, Ronald; son, Darren; daughters, Janelle Mayeshiro and Darnell; grandchildren, TJ, Maia and Kelsey; brother, Gary Watanabe. Visitation 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 4 p.m. Casual attire.