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For Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Debra Ann Alani
Oct. 31, 2010
Debra Ann Alani, 47, of Kukaiau Ranch, Paauilo, Hawaii, owner of Executive's Plus Legal Service, Kepi's Baskets of Hawaii Gift Shop and Florist, and Kamuela Shave Ice and Snacks, and a state civil deputy sheriff and Koholalele Ranch executive administrator, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Clayton I. Jr., daughters Arrionne Alani and Shantel Obadencio, companion Fred Kozy, father Raymond Walker, mother Florence Dias, stepbrothers Gilbert and Chad Osaki, sister Raydyn Ines, stepsister Napua Osaki and four grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at Mana Christian Ohana Church in Kamuela, Hawaii. Services: 12:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

Herbert Kwai Chin Chun
Oct. 26, 2010
Herbert Kwai Chin "Whitey" Chun, 86, of Aiea, a federal government auto mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Prescott, sister Margaret Chang, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

Bernard John Cunningham
Oct. 30, 2010
Bernard John Cunningham, 82, of Wahiawa died in Ewa Beach. He was born in St. Louis. He is survived by sons Jerome, Reginald, Garey and Rickey; daughters Connie Wilson, Cindy McLain, Karen Cunningham and Lisa Egerson; brother Kenard; sister Ida; 18 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

John Willard Dell
Oct. 18, 2010
John Willard Dell, 75, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Baltimore. He is survived by sons Ronald Dell and Bill Otoide, daughter Eleanor Kaneshiro and four grandchildren. Private services.

Robert Allen De Reis
Nov. 2, 2010
Robert Allen "Bob" De Reis, 57, of Hilo, an RDR Painting proprietor, died on Oahu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Charlotte; sons Micah Kahapea and Brandon and Taylor De Reis; daughter Sera; brothers James, Richard and Manuel; sisters Jeanne Kimi and Penny Oliveria; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima section. Casual attire.

Nam Lau
Oct. 31, 2010
Nam Lau, 96, of Honolulu, a retired Tripler Army Medical Center baker, died in Liliha Health Care Center. He was born in China. He is survived by wife Shui Wen Lee, sons Kerry Kwok Hing and Rick Kwok Kuen, and four grandchildren. Taoist services: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

Robert M. Maekawa
Oct. 14, 2010
Robert M. "Bob" Maekawa, 81, of Aiea, a Bobby's Union 76 Service Station proprietor, died in Aiea. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by companion Catherine Tanaka; son Rex. M.; brothers Thomas, David and Stanley; sisters Masae Tanna and Satsuko Omine; and a grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary- Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:45 a.m. Burial: 11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Makoto Nakashima
Oct. 15, 2010
Makoto Nakashima, 88, of Hilo, a retired Hawaii County road inspector and Army veteran who served in World War II in Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Harriet Tamanaha, caregivers Justin and Joycelyn, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: noon Sunday at Church on a Sure Foundation, Prince Kuhio Plaza. Services: 12:30 p.m.

Daniel Dean Nascimento
Oct. 29, 2010
Daniel Dean "Danny" Nascimento, 56, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Sumie; brothers Robert J., Richard H., Peter H. and Halbert L.; and sister Haroldyne P. Mayeda. Private services.

Joseph Richard Obina
Nov. 2, 2010
Joseph Richard "Dickie" Obina, 77, of Ahualoa, Hawaii, a diesel mechanic for the former Kohala Sugar Co., retired Waikoloa Land Co. grounds maintenance worker and Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died at home. He was born in Kohala, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Alice; son Craig J.; daughter Allyssa A.A. Schneider; brothers Alfred, Edward and Gilbert; sisters Helen Faisca, Lucy Crivello, Mildred Obina and Dora Ziemki; four hanai sons; three hanai daughters; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Honokaa Catholic Cemetery.

Dale Alan Okamura
Oct. 27, 2010
Dale Alan Okamura, 53, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Zachary, parents Glen and Kiku, brothers Gene and Jon, and sister Lori Gaynor. Private services.

Eduardo Q. Quinata
Oct. 25, 2010
Eduardo Q. Quinata, 75, of Honolulu, a Navy veteran and retired Pearl Harbor Shipyard Shop 71 painter, died. He was born in Umatac, Guam. He is survived by son Earl; daughter Mavis; brothers Jose, Ralph, Antonio, Mariano and Joaquin; and sister Ana. Services to be held in California.

Michelle Y. Rostron
Oct. 26, 2010
Michelle Y. "Mitch" Rostron, 67, of Ewa Beach died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ottawa. She is survived by son Marc, daughter Cristine Yerxa and sisters Suzanne Barre and Louise Barre-Pouliot. Services to be held in Washington state.

Jack Leroy Trammell
Oct. 27, 2010
Jack Leroy Trammell, 57, of Hilo died in Hilo. He was born in Bellingham, Wash. He is survived by sons Shannon and Justin; mother Jeri Smith; stepfather Guy; brothers Mike, Jeff and Guy David; sisters Janice, Claudel, Carol, Tracy and Sue; and five grandchildren. Services to be held at a later date.

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