FRANK PALANI KAINOA, 77, of Kohala, Hawaii, died Dec. 25, 1999. Born in Kohala. Retired as a cowboy for Kahua Ranch. Survived by brothers, Peter Jr., Sam and Charles; sisters, Lily Akana,Rose Ha and Mary Lee; hanai sister, Blossom Mailliard. Visitation 8 to 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Mass 10 a.m.; burial at the church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
HELEN K. KODAMA, 76, of Hanalei, Kauai, died Dec. 25, 1999. Survived by husband, George; son, Clifton; brother, Henry Fujii; sister, Happy Haraguchi. Private service. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
ALICE BRANDENBURG LAWRENCE, 66, of Kailua, died Dec. 22, 1999. Born in Virginia. A housewife. Survived by husband, Thomas Jr.; daughter, Kimberly Lawrence; sons, Thomas III, Brian and Kevin; one grandson; sisters, Florence Heley and Iona Amort; brother, William Brandenburg. Private service. Donations to St. Francis Hospice and American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
PAULINE CHUNG LUNG, 83, of Honolulu, died Dec. 11, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Survived by legal guardian, Myra Meaoga. Service 6 to 7:30 p.m. todayat Nuuanu Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Scattering of ashes 3 p.m. Saturday behind the Ilikai Hotel. Aloha attire. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
MILDRED KURIMA MARCIEL, 72, of Honolulu, died Dec. 20, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Survived by husband, Kenneth Sr.; sons, Kenneth Jr. and Errol; daughter, Kendra; brothers, Harry, Ernest and Robert Kurima; sisters, Lillian Kabasawa and Elaine Mersberg; seven grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
BARRETT B. McCANDLESS, 62, of Kailua, died Dec. 26, 1999. Born in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Educational diagnostician and owner of Education Testing Associates. Survived by daughters, Margaret McCandless Niver and Catherine Elizabeth McCandless; hanai sons, Ron, Tracey and Ming; sister, Saunders Proctor King. Private service. Donations to American Stroke Association in care of Hawaii Chapter of the American Heart Association. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
HANG LIN NG-LON, 59, of Honolulu, died Dec. 24, 1999. Born in Macau. A homemaker. Survived by husband, Sum Ng; daughters, Mei Van Gentry and Mei Ng; son, Valong Ng; two grandchildren; sisters and brothers. Buddhist service 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. today at Hsu Nun Temple. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
HISASHI OKAWA, 92, of Honolulu, died Dec. 26, 1999. Born in Laie. A retired schoolteacher. Survived by wife, Moto; son, Theodore; daughters, Ruth Teh, Marion Sonomura, Faith Watabe and Naomi Kiyabu; 24 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Miharu Fujitani. Visitation 9 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday at Honolulu Hawaii West Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, service 10 a.m.; burial 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Arrangements by Hosoi Garden Mortuary.
ROY “DIFF” HIDEMI OSHIMA, 62, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, died Dec. 25, 1999. Born in Puhi, Kauai. Owner/operator of Lawai Restaurant. Survived by wife, Myrna; daughters, Alison and Doreen Buza; five grandchildren; brothers, Stanley, Thomas, William, Jerry, Paul, Arthur and Edwin Kamioka; “Grandma” Sachiko Yoshimoto. Visitation 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Lihue Hongwanji Mission, service 4:30 p.m. Casual attire. Arrangements by Garden Island Mortuary.
HONORATA “LORIE” ESPIRITU PADA, 68, of Pearl City, died Dec. 21, 1999. Born in Santo Domingo, Bambang Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. Retired from Waimano Training School and Hospital as a registered nurse and case manager; co-founder and outreach services director of Home and Community Services of Hawaii. Survived by daughter, Laureen; son, Nathaniel; two grandsons; sisters, Maura Ballutay, Aurora Guellermo, Juanita Viernes and Erlinda Dullas. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. today at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, service 7 p.m. Visitation also 8 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary, service 9 a.m.; graveside service 10 a.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. Aloha attire.
LOUIS FREITAS SILVA, 90, of Kaneohe, died Dec.16, 1999. Born in Kaupakalua, Maui. Retired as a supervisor with the Honolulu city government; member of Court Cameos No. 8110, Ancient Order of Foresters. Survived by wife, Frances; daughter, Oinah; son, Archie; brother, John; three grandchildren; best friend, “Chokum.” Service held; burial 10 a.m. today at Hawaiian Memorial Park.
RUTH M. “PINKY” TAKAYAMA, 67, died Dec. 23, 1999. Born in Kapulena, Hawaii. Loan officer with Central Pacific Bank in Kahului, Maui. Survived by husband, Teruo; sons, Lance, and Blake; brothers, Roy and Edwin Seki; sisters, Margaret Shim and Patsy Ogata; three grandchildren. Service held at Kahului Hongwanji. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.
JOSEPH “TEX” CALYTON TEXIERA, 56, of Waianae, died Dec. 18, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Survived by wife, Sharon; sons, Rick Edrozo and Kelly Texiera; daughters, Sharla and Carla Edrozo; five grandsons; mother, Blanche Texiera; brother, Larry; sister, Vilma Texiera. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
RONALD WARREN TOMPKINS, 69, of Ewa Beach, died Dec. 22, 1999. Born in Tacoma, Wash. Survived by wife, Evelyn; son, Thomas; daughters, Tanya Downer and Tami Tompkins; sister, Doreen Drea; three grandchildren. Private service held. Arrangements by Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary.
GLADYS YAMACHIKA TYAU, 89, of Pearl City, died Dec. 19, 1999. Born in Honomu, Hawaii. Retired as a waitress. Survived by daughter, Jean Minato; sisters, Chikayo Okano, Mitsuko Mitsuyoshi and Violet Ung; brother, Takeo Yamachika; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson. Private service held. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
PAULO “FIAMALO” WEBSTER, 71, of Pearl City, died Dec. 4, 1999. Born in Laulii, American Samoa. Retired from A&P Laundry. Survived by nieces, Losalia Sialega, Sitika Toomalatai and Dorothea Hunkin. Visitation 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mass noon; burial 1:20 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual attire. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.
MICHAEL JUDD BANFIELD, 49, of Pavillion, Wyo., and Kula, Maui, died Dec. 25, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Cattleman and ranch manager for Ulupalakua Ranch and Haleakala Ranch and former chairman of the Central Maui Soil and Water Conservation District. Survived by wife, Jane; mother, Awee Simpich; son, John Rogoff; sister, Louli Kenar; stepson, Jaia Waits. Service 4 p.m. Wednesday at Makawao Cemetery. Donations to Claremont McKenna College Alumni Fund, Bauer Center, 500 E. 9th St., Claremont, CA 91711-6400.
LEONA MIGUEL BARENG, 91, of Kahuku, died Dec. 26, 1999. Born in Laoag City, Philippines. Retired federal government employee. Survived by sons, Jaime and Orlino; daughters, Pacita Cabbab and Juanita Duldulao; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Tomas and Pedro Miguel; sisters, Macaria Mina and Sosela Miguel. Visitation 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary; rosary 7 p.m. Visitation also 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Roch Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m.; burial noon at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.
DAVID CURTIS BARTLETT, 36, of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, died Dec. 23, 1999. Born in Los Angeles. Construction worker and carpenter. Survived by parents, Joan and William; sisters, Juliana Nightingale and Adriana Gray; grandmother, Edna Blunt. Private service. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.
MICHAEL ANGEL BELANIO, 45, of John Day, Grant, Ore., died Dec. 11, 1999.Born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. Licensed practical nurse and paramedic. Survived by son, Marvin; daughter, Maxine; parents, Vincent and Mary; brother, Vincent Jr.; sisters, Isabelle Negus and Gloria Kissinger. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church; service 10 a.m.; urn burial at church cemetery. Casual attire. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Kona.
RICHARD “BOLO” BENZON, 56, of Wahiawa, died Dec. 17, 1999. Born in Hawaii. Survived by wife, Francien; sons, Jason and Jeremiah. Private service. Arrangements by Ultimate Cremation Services of Hawaii.
ROLANDO TECSON FELARCA, 37, of Waipahu, died Dec. 23, 1999. Born in the Philippines. Enlisted man in the U.S. Navy. Survived by mother, Juanita; daughter, Lorelei; son, Matthew; sister, Eden Calupe; brothers, William, Allan, Joseph and Rico. Visitation 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Naval Station Memorial Chapel, Pearl Harbor; Mass 1 p.m.; burial later in the Philippines. Arrangements by Borthwick Mortuary.
NORMA ENRIKITA GARCIA, 72, of Waianae, died Dec. 24, 1999. Born in Kealia, Kauai. Survived by mother, Remidios Oamil; daughter, Valerie Main; sons, Van and Vic; five grandchildren; brothers, Jose, John and James Dancil, and Manuel and Hermogenes Oamil; sisters, Adela Maeda, Betty Acedillo, Flora Caban, Linda Alameida and Carmen Uyesugi. Visitation 6:30 p.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary makai chapel; service 7 p.m. No flowers. Casual attire.
CAROLYN JANE GILMAN, 60, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, died Dec. 27, 1999. Born in Davenport, Iowa. Retired teacher. Survived by daughter, Katrina; son, Dante; sister, Marilyn Tidwell; father, Dale Henry. Private service. Donations to Los Angeles Catholic Workers, 632 N. Brittania St., Los Angeles, CA 90033. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary-Hilo.
TRINITY I HO‘O MAKAME LIN-KEE-ORTIZ-HERNANDEZ, infant daughter of Edward Hernandez and Hulali Lin-Kee; died Dec. 21, 1999. Also survived by paternal grandparents, Dolores and Justo Ortiz; maternal grandparents, Timmy Lin-Kee and Patsy Ivy; paternal great-grandparents, Eleanor and Gilbert Garcia; maternal great-grandparents, Eva Lin-Kee, Jan and Andrew Ivy. Private service. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Services.
FLORENCE MALILIHOKU KAAWALOA, 87, of Waianae, died Dec. 22, 1999. Born in Honolulu. Survived by sons, Wallace,Samuel, Austin Jr. and Larry; daughters, Elaine Teves and Yvonne Kaawaloa; 16 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, George and Lois Kahanu; sister, Lei Girelli. Visitation 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Mililani Mortuary mauka chapel; service noon; burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha attire.