GEORGE K.K. FARM, 92, of Honoka‘a, Hawai‘i, died Nov. 28, 2000. Born in Kohala, Hawai‘i. A retired Waipi‘o Valley taro farmer who belonged to Gospel Salvation Church. Survived by daughter, Winona Lindsey; two granddaughters. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, service 11 a.m.; burial to follow at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.
JUDITH ANN GROGAN, of Pearl City, died Dec. 9, 2000. Retired as an English teacher at Kailua High School. Survived by husband, Edward; daughter, Kimberley; brother, Allan San Juan; sisters, Merilyn Ishikawa and Kathleen Hanna. Visitation 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary, service noon; inurnment 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Aloha attire.
SHIZUTO HIRAOKA, 85, of Hanama‘ulu, Kaua‘i, died Dec. 9, 2000. Born in Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i. A boiler operator retired from Lihu‘e Plantation. Survived by wife, Kay; sons, Adlai and Franklin; daughter, Joy; four grandchildren; sister, Kiyono Fujii. Visitation 4 p.m. Thursday at Lihu‘e Hongwanji Mission, service 5 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
FRANCIS KAZUO HIRATA, 87, of ‘Aiea, died Dec. 3, 2000. Born in Kawailoa, Hawai‘i. Survived by daughter, Flora Whittier; brother, Yoshio; sister-in-law, Kazue Hirata. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
ELAINE Y.L. HO, 82, of Honolulu, died Dec. 9, 2000. Born in Honolulu. A clerk-typist for the Army at Fort Shafter and a homemaker. Survived by daughters, Gail Levy and Carol Sakai; grandsons, Jonathan and Daniel Levy and Scott and David Sakai; two aunts; many cousins. Private service and burial at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Memorial donation to the Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter, or to Hospice Hawai‘i.
JELINA JITIAM, 70, of Waikoloa, Hawai‘i, died Dec. 5, 2000. Born in Enewetak, Marshall Islands. A homemaker. Survived by sons, Waldon Willy, Walter Willy, Milton Willy and Ken Willy; daughters, Jarry Marthin, Rosiley Willy, Ester Willy, Monica Willy, Tina Joneas, Ruby Willy and Neritha Willy; brothers, Kition Luther, Alwis Luther and Isaho Luther; many grandchildren. Service held. Burial was at Community Cemetery in Na‘alehu, Hawai‘i. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.
MARGARET SHIZUME KURAOKA, 88, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 7, 2000. Born in Keauhou, Hawai‘i. Survived by nephews, Jay and Roger Itagaki. Visitation 10 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park mauka chapel, memorial service 11 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission. Casual attire.
VERA UMEKO MAKAOI, 92, of Honolulu, died Nov. 27, 2000. Born in Pu‘unene, Maui. A sales supervisor retired from Fisher Hawaii.Survived by stepson, Thomas; sister, Edith Marutani; caregiver, Robert Teramoto; nieces and nephews. Private service. Arrangements by Nu‘uanu Mortuary.
PAUL W. MILLER, 77, of Pearl City, died Dec. 4, 2000. Born in Honolulu. A welder retired from U.S. Navy Public Works Center. Survived by wife, Margaret; daughters, Aurora Lee and Ann Hewett; sons, Eassie, Kenneth and Richard; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Beatrice Loman, Mary Wills and Agatha Gomes; brother, Alexander. Visitation 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, service 10:45 a.m.; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. No flowers. Aloha attire.
SUMIKO MITSUYUKI, 89, of Waipahu, died Dec. 4, 2000. Born in Waipahu. Survived by sons, Walter, Ronald and Stanley; a brother; a sister; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
SEISO NAKAYAMA, 85, of Kapa‘au, Hawai‘i, died Dec. 10, 2000. Born in Kohala, Hawai‘i. A mechanic retired from the former Kohala Sugar Co. Survived by wife, Shizuiko; daughters, Nancy Sueyoshi, Ellen Kishimoto and Betty Kuba; brothers, Seiki Nakayama and Seifuku Nakayama; sisters, Ethel Arakaki, Kay Matsuda and Yukiko Otake; six grandchildren. Visitation 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawi Jodo Mission, service 3 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
PAUL VICTOR QUINSAAT, 38, of Pa‘ia, Maui, died Dec. 8, 2000. Born in Wailuku, Maui. A Canada 3000 ticket agent. Survived by parents, Augustin and Pauline; brother, Augustin "Darren"; sisters, Norinne Quinsaat-Suzuki, Sandra, Charlyne Ramolete, Mayming and Dreanne. Visitation 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Ballard Family Mortuary, service noon; cremation to follow. Leis only. Aloha attire.
DAVID CALVIN PITMAN, 79, of Honolulu, died Dec. 9, 2000. Born in Brockton, Mass. Retired from the Army and Bishop Trust. Survived by wife, Un Young; sons, David and Calvin; daughter, Eileen Moneyhon; grandchildren, Matthew Moneyhon, Samantha Pittman and Amy Moneyhon. Committal service 3 p.m. tomorrow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Casual attire. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
DIANE J. RIOS, 53,of Wahiawa, died Dec. 5, 2000. Born in Hakalau, Hawai‘i. A preschool teacher. Survived by husband, Raymond Jr.; sons, Raymond III and Duane; daughter, Annajean Emelio; mother, Julia Rivera; seven grandchildren. Visitation from 10 a.m. Monday at Mililani 1st Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, service noon; burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
MATILDA CARVALHO RODRIGUES, 85, of ‘Ewa Beach, died Dec. 3, 2000. Born in Kohala, Hawai‘i. Survived by daughter, Leticia Bento; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park makai chapel, service 10:15 a.m.; burial 1 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. No flowers. Casual attire.
The Rev. IRENE LUNAOLE "SWEETHEART" SHIMAOKA, 69, of Hilo, Hawai‘i, died Dec. 9, 2000. Born in Honolulu. A housewife who also was a minister of Ka Uhanae Hemolele Oka Malamalama Church in Hilo. Survived by sons, Cary Hoopii and Merasol "Rusty" Hoopii Jr.; daughter, Sandy Masaoka; brothers, Roland and Walter "Bobo"; sisters, Martha Sarme, Marjorie Malczon and Myrtle Fujimoto; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dodo Mortuary-Hilo, service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 to 9 a.m. Monday at the mortuary, service 9 a.m.; burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park. Casual attire.
The visitation time for STEVE B. "PADRE" SILVA SR., 46, who died Dec. 1, 2000, has been changed to 8:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, service 11 a.m.; burial noon. Casual attire. Updated information was provided by the mortuary.
EMERALD KAIPO LEIMAMU SOUZA, 47, of Wai‘anae, died Dec. 10, 2000. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Ronald Sr.; son, Ronald Jr.; daughter, Ronnette Souza-Kaawa; mother, Joan Kahala; brothers, Joseph Kahala Jr., Bowmen Kahala and Roman Kahala; sisters, G. Kaleolani Shimabukuro, Jo-Line Tabag, Shane-Ellen Souza, Cheryl-Ann Silva and France-Lynn Kahala; hanai sister, Alice Correia; two grandchildren. Visitation from 9 a.m. Saturday at United Gospel Fellowship Church, service 11 a.m.; cremation to follow. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Leeward Funeral Home.
RAYMOND STYS, 81, of Kilauea, Kaua‘i, died Dec. 11, 2000. Born in Ohio. A builder for the carpentry industry. Survived by wife, Diane; sons, Peter and Philip; daughter, Julie Adams; sister, Helen Johnson; six grandchildren. Private service. Casual or aloha attire. Memorial donations to the Kaua‘i Hospice. Arrangements by Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary.
ITSUE "SUE" SUEHIRO, 79, of Honolulu, died Nov. 8, 2000. Born in Koloa, Kaua‘i. A clerk retired from Longs. Survived by brother, Kenichi; sister, Sallie Sato. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
SADAMU TSUBAKI, 70, of Lahaina, Maui, died Dec. 6, 2000. Born in Lahaina. A retired Pioneer Mill Company Tractor Shop heavy equipment mechanic. Survived by wife, Shirley; sons, Steven and Guy; nine grandchildren; brother, Jitsuo; sisters, Jeanette Oshiro and Lynn Tanaka. Memorial service 4 p.m. Sunday at Lahaina Jodo Mission; private burial at Maui Veterans Cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Nakamura Mortuary.
LILLIAN BROWN WOODING, 97, of Honolulu, died Dec. 8, 2000. Born in Georgia. Survived by daughter, Rosalind Cozanitis. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, service 3 p.m.; burial in Florida.
HELEN T. YAMABAYASHI, 96, of Honolulu, died Dec. 1, 2000. Born in Halehaku, Maui. Survived by brothers, Masami, Stanley and Nobuo Hamamura; sisters, Bernice Hayashida, Irene Hamamura, Hazel Ueno and Jane Fukunaga. Private service held. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
YEI HEE YOUNG, 87, of Honolulu, died Dec. 3, 2000. Born in China. A Dole Cannery housekeeper. Survived by daughters, Kam Ling Leong, Elaine Young and Soo Ling Lo; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
LETICIA MENDOZA ACOSTA, 42, of Nanawale Estates, Pahoa, Hawai‘i, died Nov. 30, 2000. Born in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A housewife. Survived by husband, Remigio; daughter, Mabyn; father and mother-in-law, Pedro and Cipriana; brother, Arnold Mendoza; sisters, Andrea Tagavilla, Gemma Paulo, Leah Massey and Annabelle Agonoy. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Mass 7 p.m. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church; prayer service 10 a.m. Burial to follow at the church cemetery. No flowers. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.