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RAYLANI NIHOA PILIALOHA AKAU, 75, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died March 31, 2008. Born in Honolulu. A childcare provider. Survived by husband, Douglas; daughter, Alita-Ray Cookman; sons, Logan, Kinney and Douglas; brothers, Rayner and Ron Kinney; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Visitation noon to 1:30 p.m. April 12 at 'Imiola Church; service 1:30 to 3 p.m. Arrangements by Borthwick Hawai'i Funeral Home, Hilo.
JOSEPH COSTA AYRES III, 82, of Honolulu, died March 22, 2008. Born in Honolulu. A retired senior staff engineer with GTE Hawaiian Tel. Survived by wife, Marie "Doll"; son, Joseph; daughter, Dorothy Ayres-Smith; two grandsons; brother, Edward; sister, Helen Washburn. Visitation 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Church; Mass 11 a.m.; inurnment 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
YVONNE DOLE, 42, of Wai'anae, died March 28, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired state employee. Survived by parents, George and Sharon; brother, George Jr.; aunts; uncles. Private service. Donations to the Hawai'i Kidney Foundation. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawai'i.
YVONNE MIYOKO TANAKA DUNSWORTH, 58, of Shelton, Wash., died Feb. 25, 2008. Born in Waipahu. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Jill; brother, Melvin Tanaka; sister, Katherine Hall. Private service held. Private scattering of ashes. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Mountain View Crematory, Tacoma, Wash.
ALLAN "PRO" SHIZUO EBISUYA, 62, of Kane'ohe, died March 23, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier in Kane'ohe. Survived by mother, Gladys; brother, Alvin; sisters, Elaine Hamasaki and Evelyn Nakasato; one niece; three nephews; one grandniece; one grandnephew. Visitation 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Casual attire.
DARLENE MARY FRENNA, 64, of Kapa'a, Kaua'i, died March 30, 2008. Born in Oakland, Calif. A bartender at Tradewinds/Riptides. Survived by daughters, Jenee Gabrielson, Debbie Felt, Christina and Katrina Nelsen; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Service 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow at Lydgate Park; reception to follow at her home. Arrangements by Kaua'i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
WALLACE GEORGE GONSALVES SR., 87, of Lahaina, Maui, died March 30, 2008. Born in Lahaina. Retired Pioneer Mill heavy equipment operator. Survived by wife, Cressie; sons, George Jr. and Joseph; daughters, Sarah, Margaret Carvalho, Iwalani Waiohu, Lehua Pacheco and Michele; brothers, John, Reynold and Richard; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
GEORGE WHITE GREIG, 84, of Honolulu, died March 14, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state Department of Transportation. Survived by brother, Ronald; sister, Sheila Atkinson; nieces; nephews. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
YOSHIO "BIGGY" INOUYE, 80, of Honolulu, died March 15, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired U.S. government supply technician at Camp Butler in Okinawa. Survived by wife, Toshiko; daughters, Lynn Music, Ann Inouye and Jan Cadena; five grandchildren; brothers, Tsuneo and Harry. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
BUNKI KUMABE, 90, of Kane'ohe, died March 29, 2008. Born on Kaua'i. State agricultural agent. Survived by wife, Grace; sons, Clyde, Colin and Joel; daughter, Dana Okada; six grandchildren. Visitation 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; service 6 p.m. Private inurnment. No flowers. Casual attire.
ROSEMARIE "THE ROSE" LUDWIG, 81, of Pahoa, Hawai'i, died March 29, 2008. Born in Aachen, Germany. A homemaker and a poet. Survived by daughters, Sabina Ludwig and Stefanie Mason; sister in-law, Evi Herbert. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Hilo.
MAXINE HISAKO MORITA, 90, of Honolulu, died March 23, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired Rogers Printing Co. print shop binder. Survived by daughter, Karen Saiki; two grandchildren; brothers, Raymond and George Hasegawa; sisters, Betty Miyamoto, Clara Watanabe and Barbara Imose. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
DAGMAR WONG DOCK NOA, 60, of Waimea, Hawai'i, died March 25, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired state Department of Education head custodian. Survived by husband, Ronald; daughters, Elizabeth Carvalho, Veronica Atkins and Deborah Lange; son, Kaulana; brothers, Arthur WongDock, Grant, Gordon and Glen Isagawa; sisters, Pamela Medeiros, Minnie Ceccreli and Rosaline Hernandez; seven grandchildren. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Waimea; service 10 a.m. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary, Kona.
KUNIO SAMORI, 84, of Honolulu, died March 17, 2008. Born in Waiakea Kai, Hilo, Hawai'i. Owner and president of Fuji Travel. Survived by wife, Helen; sister, Kay Roumain; brother, Kenneth. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
SUE MYUNG SHIN, 91, of Waimanalo, died March 9, 2008. Born in Honolulu. Retired market cashier. Survived by sons, Digby, Malcolm and Jabez; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Harry Kim. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
RUBINA VEROSA SMITH, 80, of Lake Arthur, La., formerly of Honolulu, died March 28, 2008. Born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines. A homemaker. Survived by daughter, Clarita Janera-Adao, nieces; nephews. Visitation 11 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary; service noon; burial service 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire.
KAMEKO TABA, 93, of Honolulu, died March 10, 2008. Born in Kekaha, Kaua'i. Survived by son, Clarence; daughters, Betsy Kaneshiro, Florence Arashiro, Gladys Nakagawa, Laura Takaki and Jeannette Oshiro; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Private service held. No koden (monetary gifts). Arrangements by Diamond Head Mortuary.
YUTAKA "GARY" UYEUNTEN, 82, of Honolulu, died March 23, 2008. Born in Hakalau, Hawai'i. Retired Sida Taxi driver. Survived by wife, Charlotte; sons, Ryan, Bert and Todd; daughter, Debi; two grandchildren; brothers, John and Fred Unten, Kenneth, Valentine and Thomas; sister, Lorraine Murray. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
JOYCE MARY WRIGHT, 92, of Honolulu, died March 30, 2008. Born in Vegreville, Canada. Retired University of Hawai'i-Manoa librarian. Service pending. Arrangements by Nu'uanu Memorial Park & Mortuary