Archive for June 21st, 2010

SOTERA “SUE” A. MARIANO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

SOTERA “SUE”
A. MARIANO

Age 80, of Honolulu, HI, passed away May 26, 2010 in Honolulu. Born April 22, 1930 in Koloa, Kauai. She retired as a secretary at Hawaiian Telephone Company; also was a sales associate from Macy’s Ala Moana Houseware Dept.; an active member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Aiea.

She is survived by sons, Charles (Stephanie) Mariano, Colin D. Mariano; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (June 24) at St. Elizabeth Church (99-312 Moanalua Road, Aiea) Program 10:30 a.m. Mass 11:30 a.m. Burial 1:00 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual/Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Charlain Agonoy Abaya

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June 3, 2010
Charlain Agonoy Abaya, 40, of Honolulu, a Goodwill Industries administrative assistant, formerly with Parents and Children Together, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by her children’s father Eddie Aspree, son Jonathan E.K. Aspree, daughter Alexandra H. Aspree, parents Gregory and Frances A. Abaya and sister Marjorie A. Vidal. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Aloha attire. No black attire.

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Junior Aneo

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June 11, 2010
Junior Aneo, 40, of Hono-lulu, a Pacific Sausage Inc. assistant supervisor, died. He was born in Majuro, Marshall Islands. He is survived by wife Miriam, seven children, mother Nebi, seven brothers and a sister. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ted Tetsuo Araki

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June 4, 2010
Ted Tetsuo Araki, 89, of Honolulu, a state Department of Taxation real property appraiser, Harlin Young Co. commercial appraiser and an Army veteran, died at Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by wife Evelyn S.; daughters Lynnette S., Stephanie S. and Francine S.; brother Goichi; sisters Sadako Nakai and Lillian N. Choy; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Laura Lai Chang

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May 30, 2010
Laura Lai Chang, 67, of Honolulu, a retired Kaahumanu Elementary School teacher, died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jeffrey, mother Mildred Lai, brother Leland Lai and a grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Roberta Frances Mapuana Costa

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May 16, 2010
Roberta Frances Mapuana “Mopsy” Costa, 74, of Hawaii, a dairy farm owner, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Curtis, Louis Jr. and James; daughters Mona Florendo, Toni Toyofuku and Roberta Costa; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Friday at Waianae Baptist Church.

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Catherine Esteves Dingle

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May 30, 2010
Catherine Esteves “Cathy” Dingle, 38, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a Big Island Candies and Freddy’s Restaurant and Drive Inn employee, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Mangaldan, Pangasinan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Castly, Chadly and Cassidy; daughter Stacy; mother Lydia B. Esteves; and sisters Caroline and Liela Esteves and Mylene Torio. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 5 p.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Lehua section. Casual attire.

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Dionisio Margate Galolo

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June 18, 2010
Dionisio Margate Galolo, 85, of Honolulu, a retired sand blaster and painter at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, died in Honolulu. He was born in Malitbog, Southern Leyte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Guadalupe C.; son Dennis; daughters Eva Aweau and Joy Pascua; brother Ely M.; sisters Madge G. Dizon, Edith M. Galolo and Norie G. Quinanola; and four grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valley of the Temples Cemetery Chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Masaru Haimoto

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June 5, 2010
Masaru Haimoto, 84, of Papaikou, Hawaii, a retired Swinerton-Walberg Co. employee and Army veteran who served in the Korean War, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Papaikou. He is survived by wife Maria K.; son Ronald; brother Tadashi; sisters Kiyono Yoshina, Shizuko Hohu, Yaeko Hose, Violet Sakamoto and Leatrice Muronaka; four grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Graveside committal service and burial: noon at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Aloha attire.

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Lori Deanne Hargis

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June 14, 2010
Lori Deanne Hargis, 40, of Mountain View, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Dallas. She is survived by husband David, sons David and Casey, daughter Amanda, mother Linda Burkett and sister Lana Sealy. No service.

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Alfredo Canopin Jr.

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June 15, 2010
Alfredo Canopin Jr., 53, of Honolulu, a retired Hawaiian Air National Guard veteran and senior community liaison for City Councilman Rod Tam, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Antonia; father Alfredo Sr.; stepfather Albert Chang; brothers Michael, Floyd and Curtis Canopin and Kimo Danielsen; and sisters Laura Canopin-Williams and Teresa Canopin-Medina. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 4 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Tomoharu Kai

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June 8, 2010
Tomoharu Kai, 90, of Pearl City, formerly of Honokaa, Hawaii, died in Pearl City. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by sister Yoshiko Hirasa. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Howell Masatoshi Kaichi

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May 30, 2010
Howell Masatoshi Kaichi, 81, of Hono-lulu, a retired Kam Bowl mechanic and Army veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Caron Yokoyama and brother Richard. Private services.

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Meyer Pele Kaio

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May 29, 2010
Meyer Pele Kaio, 58, of Waianae, a bus driver, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Martha K., daughters Libbie-Marie Raquel and Theresa-Marie Kaio, brother Leighton, sister Maxine Nataniela and a grandchild. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Makakilo Ward. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Corrected survivor information from an obituary printed Saturday.

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Kay Yoshiko Kawatani

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June 7, 2010
Kay Yoshiko Kawatani, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in the Manoa Cottage Care Home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Eric T. Private services.

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George Muneo Kuwahara

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June 10, 2010
George Muneo Kuwahara, 76, of Honolulu, a retired self-employed heavy equipment operator, died. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Mitsue, son Randal S., daughters Doreen M. Hironaka and Joyce N. Kuwahara, brother Hiroshi Kuwahara, sister Beatrice Rohm and three grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 3 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Queenie Kuan Yee Lau

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June 13, 2010
Queenie Kuan Yee Lau, 70, of Honolulu, a retired Hale Nani Care Home social worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kobe, Japan. She is survived by husband Albert, son Alden, daughter Mona Soo, mother Tsui Ying Huang, brother Benjamin Pan and a grandchild. Services: noon Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. Corrected information from an obituary that was printed yesterday.

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Miguel Gamallenda Lopez

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May 28, 2010
Miguel Gamallenda Lopez, 90, of Waianae, a retired Hawaiian Electric Co. electrician, died in Waianae. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by sons Mike, Mel, Bobby and Mack; daughter Michelle; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and five great-great- grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Valley of the Temples. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples.

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Lucia A. Mandawe

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June 13, 2010
Lucia A. Mandawe, 83, of Hilo, a retired cocktail waitress at the Naniloa Hotel, an usher at Hilo Theatre and Palace Theatre, a counter helper at Elsie’s Fountain, Hilo Drug and Standard Drug, and a waitress at Sun Sun Lau Restaurant, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Papaaloa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Clifford and Joseph; daughters Marissa Mandawe, Rebecca Manning, Theresa De Mello and Josephine Villarmia; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Graveside urn committal services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire. No flowers.

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JOYCE AIKO MASAKI

Posted On June 21st, 2010 -

Mililani Downtown Mortuary
(20 S. Kukui St.)

JOYCE AIKO MASAKI

Age 62, of Huntington Beach, CA, passed away June 10, 2010 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Born October 14, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired school teacher from Glenfeliz Elementary School in Los Angeles; an avid Line Dancer; enjoyed traveling during her retirement.

She is survived by husband, Dennis T. Masaki mother, Doris Shimizu; sister, Pauline (Ralston) Nagata; niece, Celeste Endo; nephew, Todd Nagata; 1 grandniece; 1 grandnephew.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Thursday (June 24) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu); Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Yoshito Matsumoto

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June 8, 2010
Yoshito Matsumoto, 90, of Honolulu, a retired Love’s Bakery mechanic, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chiyoko, son Alvin A., daughters Caroline C. Matsumoto and Alice C. Capelle, brother Shigetoshi Yoshinaga, sister Kikuno Nakamura, three grandchildren and a great-grandchildren. Services: noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 11 a.m. Casual attire. No monetary offerings.

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George Katsuto Mochizuki

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June 18, 2010
George Katsuto Mochizuki, 76, of Honolulu, a state Harbors Division employee, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Donovan M., brothers Arthur N. and Bernard Y., sisters Florence S. Martini-White and Helen E. Shishido and a grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Thursday at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Ralph Seiichi Nagao

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May 4, 2010
Ralph Seiichi Nagao, 75, of Lakewood, Calif., formerly of Hilo, a retired automotive industry employee, died in California. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Nora, sons Ryan and Cory, daughter Laura Gandolfo, brother Stan, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Casual attire.

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MARJORY MIYOKO NAKANISHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

MARJORY MIYOKO NAKANISHI

Age 79, of Pearl City, HI, passed away May 10, 2010 in Ewa, HI. Born March 8, 1931 in Asahikawa, Hokkaido Japan. She retired from the Duty Free Shops; also a member of the Hokkaido Jin-Kai.

She is survived by brother, Dr. Takahisa Suzuki of Japan; sister, Emiko Takabuki of Japan; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (June 24) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Casual Attire. No flowers please.

Edward Albert Neizman

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June 13, 2010
Edward Albert Neizman, 67, of Kihei, Maui, a retired real estate company principal broker, died in Kihei. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by son Kalana; daughter Nahono Shimokawa; brothers James, Gilbert and Randell; sisters Frances M. Rickard, Roselani D’arcy, Puanani Felicidad and Emily Michel; and four grandchildren. Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Family call after 8:30 a.m. Public call after 9 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Shannon Kahealani Pila Outlaw

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June 6, 2010
Shannon Kahealani Pila Outlaw, 34, of Waianae, an accounting clerk, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Jerome; sons Cody, Chad and Jamal; daughters Jesha, Passion and Asia; hanai son Mikele; hanai daughter Naiisha; father Clifford H. Pila; brothers Clifford H. Pila Jr. and Christopher K. Pila; and sister Haunani K. Nunies. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Waianae Ward. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

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Joseph Jude Mangubat Panganiban

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June 4, 2010
Joseph Jude Mangubat Panganiban, infant son of Anthony and Mary Jane Panganiban of Mililani, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is also survived by brother Anthony J.; sister Mary Anne; and grandparents Francisco and Rosita Panganiban and Roquito and Marietta Mangubat. Private services. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Librado Afaga Ramones

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June 6, 2010
Librado Afaga Ramones, 85, of Kahului, a retired Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Co. irrigator, died in Hale Makua-Kahului. He was born in Bacarra, Ganagan, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Presentacion B, daughters Virginia “Gina” Rosa, Daisy J. Baker and Janet A. Long and a grandchild. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Private burial. Aloha attire.

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Yoshiharu Sakamoto

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June 16, 2010
Yoshiharu Sakamoto, 78, of Honolulu, a retired carpenter, died in Palolo Hawaii Hospice. He was born in Pahala Kau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Doris, son Donald, daughter Christine Strandberg, brother Sueo, sister Fusae Uyemura and three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Sunday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Margaret M. Sakashita

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June 8, 2010
Margaret M. Sakashita, 81, of Honolulu, a retired office employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Neil; brother Thomas Kajihiro; and sisters Agnes Mitsui, Katherine Honda, Clara Furukawa and Gloria Sasaki. Private services.

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