Archive for June, 2010

Cory Kiyoshi Hamasaki

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

June 5, 2010
Cory Kiyoshi Hamasaki, 63, of Severna Park, Md., a software engineer, an employee of private companies and government agencies and founder of DC Weather Report, died in Annapolis, Md. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Nancy J. Hoyt, daughter Chloe K. Hamasaki, stepdaughters Ayn and Eve Hoyt and two stepgrandchildren. Celebration of life pending. No flowers. Donations suggested to Lama Phurbu Tashi, 1220F Gemini Drive, Annapolis MD 21403, or at www.gampopacenter.com via PayPal in Cory Hamasaki’s name.

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Shirley Mae Fontes

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May 21, 2010
Shirley Mae Fontes, 74, of Honolulu, homemaker, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by sons Edward J. Jr., Bruse A. and Clint Dale; daughters Denise F. Higa; brothers Clarence Jr., Leonard and Ronald Bush; sisters Barbara Jojo and Darlene Caldeira and a grandchild. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. No flowers.

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Deogracias Catura Florentin

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May 18, 2010
Deogracias Catura Florentin also known as “Gracing” and “Jake,” 83, of Ewa Beach, a retired Oahu Sugar Plantation employee, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Poblacion, Vigan, Ilocos Sur, the Philippines. He is survived by wife Cecilia P.; sons Danilo, George, Deogracias “Deo” Jr. and Raymund; brother Demetrio; sister Angelita Corpuz; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mass: 11 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Lydia S. Ebia

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May 30, 2010
Lydia S. Ebia, 74, of Waipahu, a Kapiolani Bakery and Coffee Shop sales associate, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, the Philippines. She is survived by husband Ricardo Sr.; sons Mario C. Murillo and Joseph S. Ramirez; daughter Garly S. Murillo; stepsons Ricardo Jr., Samson and Richard C.; stepdaughters Constance Magalong and Delilah Wagoner; brothers Marcos, Ricardo, Teofilo and Carlito Sison; sisters Perla Boo and Trinidad Sison; 33 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Eulogy: 6:30 p.m. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 5:30 p.m. Casual and aloha attire. No flowers.

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Bernaldo D. Bicoy Jr.

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May 3, 2010
Bernaldo D. “Bernie” Bicoy Jr., 63, of Mission Viejo, died. He was born in Hannibal, Mo. He is survived by wife Pat, sons Dan, Blake and Derek; stepson Nick Morgan; father Bernaldo Sr.; mother Martha; stepmother Betty; brothers James and Bret; sisters Renee and Dawn; and a grandchild. Services held.

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Tomie Bethel

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

June 2, 2010
Tomie Bethel, 78, of Mililani, a homemaker, died in Hospice Hawaii, Kailua. She was born in Fukuoka, Japan. She is survived by husband Le Roy H. Sr.; sons Le Roi H. and William; daughters Katherine Stamps, Karen McCalla and Carol Chambliss; brother Sadayuki Shiokawa; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Eric Tomio Arakaki

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June 4, 2010
Eric Tomio Arakaki, 58, of Lihue, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by mother Kiyoko, brother Dennis and sisters Susan Arakaki and Leona Urata. Services to be held on a later date. No monetary offerings.

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John AhPing Kalakaua Aiona Sr.

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June 11, 2010
John AhPing Kalakaua “Busta” Aiona Sr., 67, of Pahoa, Hawaii, an employee of Orchids of Hawaii, Golden Fruit Papaya, Kapoho Land and Development, Sanford’s Service Center Inc. and Keaau Middle School and a veteran of Army and Hawaii Army National Guard, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Sophie I.; daughters Laverne Hess, Judy Aiona and Shawn Aiona-Hauanio; hanai sons John-Ben “JB” Hauanio, Jorden Aiona-Waipa, Dean Hess Jr., Haili Puerto, Kawika Haili, Kaumana Tokelau, Stanley “Sadao” Kajiyama, Daren Sakoda and Charles Jr. and Edward Aiona; hanai daughters Michele Tokelau, Melissa Hess, Jovy Hauanio, Jadelyn Aiona, Meleana Haili, Isabella Tokelau, Jubilee Aiona-Hauanio, Barbara Haili, Ella Manuel and Idalyn Isom; sister Sarah Togashi; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Pahoa Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Call after 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday. Cremation to follow at Dodo Mortuary Crematory. Casual attire. No flowers.

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LlC ROSE YORK LAN HO

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

Nuuanu Memorial Park
& Mortuary, LlC

ROSE YORK
LAN HO

86, of Honolulu died May 24, 2010. Born in Canton, China. Retired McKinley High School Special Education Teacher.

Rose was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Robert P.C. Ho. She is survived by son, Nelson (Jennifer); daughters, Janis (Morris) Watanabe, Karen Ho, Valerie (David) Chung and Jocelyn Yonemoto; eight grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Florence, Edith and Gladys Lau. A private service was held.

PEGGY MULLEDY

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -


PEGGY MULLEDY

Age 90, passed away on May 19, 2010. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and retired from the Federal Government after working 30 years at Barbers Point and Pearl Harbor.

She is survived by her daughter Kathy Mulledy, brother John Victoria and sister Gloria Lorenzo.

The Celebration of her Life will be held on Thursday June 24th 6pm at the Elks Club, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Valet parking available. Aloha Attire. Ashes will be spread at at later date.

DEOGRACIAS “GRACING” “JAKE” CATURA FLORENTIN

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

DEOGRACIAS “GRACING”
“JAKE” CATURA
FLORENTIN

Age 83, of Ewa Beach, HI, passed away May 18, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born March 22, 1927 in Poblacion, Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He retired from Oahu Sugar Plantation and served as an usher at Immaculate Conception Church.

He is survived by wife, Cecilia P. Florentin; sons, Danilo (Julie) Florentin of Redmond, WA, George (Shelly) Florentin, Deogracias “Deo” (Davina) Florentin Jr., Raymund (Meredith) Florentin; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; brother, Demetrio (Caridad) Florentin; sister, Angelita Corpuz.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday (June 18) at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (91-1298 Renton Road, Ewa) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

LYDIA S. EBIA

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park &Mortuary
Makai Chapel

LYDIA S. EBIA

Age 74, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away May 30, 2010 at St. Francis Hospice – West. Born July 7, 1935 in Urdaneta, Pangasinan, Philippines. She was a Sales Associate at Kapiolani Bakery and Coffee Shop.

She is survived by husband, Ricardo Ebia Sr.; sons, Mario Clovis Murillo, Joseph S. Ramirez; daughter, Garly S. Murillo; step sons, Ricardo Ebia Jr., Samson Ebia, Richard Clayton Ebia; step daughters, Constance Magalong, Delilah Wagoner; 33 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Marcos Sison, Ricardo Sison, Teofilo Sison, Carlito Sison; sisters, Perla Boo, Trinidad Sison.

Visitation 5:30 PM Saturday (June 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Eulogy: 6:30 PM. Prayer Service: 7:00 PM. Casual /Aloha Attire. No Flowers Please.

SALUD VIDAL

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel


SALUD VIDAL

Age 92, of Waipahu, HI, passed away May 15, 2010 in Ewa Beach, HI. Born August 3, 1917 in Ewa, HI.

She is survived by sons, Gerald Vidal, Alan (Kathy) Vidal; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 5:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday (June 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Casual Attire.

TOMIKO YAMASAKI

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

TOMIKO YAMASAKI

Age 95, of Pearl City, HI, formerly of Ewa, passed away May 8, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. She was born June 7, 1914 in Ewa, Oahu.

She is survived by daughters, Betty (George) Uechi, Ellen C. Nagamine; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Private services were held. No monetary gifts (Koden) please.

SYLVANA RAMOS PEREZ

Posted On June 16th, 2010 -

Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Makai Chapel

SYLVANA
RAMOS PEREZ

Age 91, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away May 21, 2010 at Kuakini Medical Center. Born November 8, 1918 in Wailuku, Maui. Sylvana Perez was a God Fearing Woman who faithfully dedicated her entire life to her husband and family.

She is survived by son, Ignacio Perez Jr.; daughter, Joan Lakins; grandchildren, Tammy (Newton) Young, Gerald Lakins, Tina Samorano, Jonathan Lakins, Anthony Lakins, Joel Lakins, Sheila Crouch; 8 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation 8:30 AM Saturday (June 19) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel. Funeral Service 9:30 AM. Burial 11:00 AM at Mililani Memorial Park.

George Ichiro Yamada

Posted On June 15th, 2010 -

April 20, 2010
George Ichiro Yamada, 91, of Waimanalo, a retired self-employed farmer, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Gladys; sons Ronald and Leonard; daughter Karen; brothers Walter, Henry and Benjamin; sisters Mabel Yawata and Yvonne Okamoto; and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Celia Cruz Tiburcio

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June 3, 2010
Celia Cruz Tiburcio, 59, of Ewa Beach, a cook, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Bulacan, Philippines. She is survived by mother Aurea C.; brothers Jorge, Sotero Jr., Benjamin, Joselito and Rodolfo Tiburcio, and Raymond Revilla; and sisters Priscilla T. Culala, Estefania T. Ellington and Narcisa T. Whitten. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.

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Patricia M. Tai See

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May 7, 2010
Patricia M. Tai See, 66, of Waipahu, a state Department of Education retiree, died in Waipahu. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by son Michael; daughters Andra Yasue and Cindy Arakaki; brothers Robert and Leslie Seno, and Thomas Vinigas; and seven grandchildren. Celebration of life: 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Saint Louis Alumni Clubhouse. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information was published in an obituary Saturday.

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Newton Ngurn Sang Sue

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Feb. 10, 2010
Newton Ngurn Sang Sue, 78, of Honolulu, a retired state legislative auditor and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by daughter Valerie and sister Gertrude Chow. Committal services: 3 p.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Daren Shishido

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May 26, 2010
Daren Shishido, 52, of Pearl City, a Kuro Builders Inc. painter, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by father Henry Nakamoto, brothers Eaton and Conrad, sister Wendy Park, stepbrother Grant Nakamoto and stepsister Doreen Rann. Services: 6 p.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Call after 5:15 p.m. Private burial.

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Maxime Etienne Provost

Posted On June 15th, 2010 -

June 9, 2010
Maxime Etienne Provost, 78, of Pahala, Hawaii, a Dollar Rent a Car manager, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. She was born in France. She is survived by wife Akiko; sons Amonra and Ajuna; daughters Alexandra, Auleria and Amanda; sisters Camile Brown and Danielle Wirth; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Charles Kaiu Moses

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June 2, 2010
Charles Kaiu “Moke” Moses, 81, of Ewa Beach, an Ameron cement-mixer driver and an Army and Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services begin at 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual or aloha attire.

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Joseph K. Malina

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May 22, 2010
Joseph K. Malina, 91, of Honolulu, a retired construction superintendent, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by wife Minnie, son Joseph Jr., daughter Linda K. Kreis, brother Norton, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 10 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Diamond Head Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Melvin K. Kaolulo

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May 29, 2010
Melvin K. Kaolulo, also known as “Boy,” “Big Bruddah” and “Uncle Kalei,” 63, of Honolulu, a state Department of Health licensed foster parent, died in Kailua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Barbara J. Pomai, son Henry “Hanky Boy,” daughter Hailee McCaskill, parents Samuel Sr. and Annie, brother Samuel Jr., sisters Faith “Angel” Kaolulo and Luann Fu, and five grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Borthwick Mortuary. Call after 1 p.m. Graveside services: 11 a.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Park. Casual or aloha attire.

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Richard Takeshi Kanayama

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June 8, 2010
Richard Takeshi Kanayama, 85, of Hilo, a retired maintenance supervisor for the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He also was an Army veteran who served in World War II and member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. He was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Setsuko; daughters June Niimi and Marcia Matsui; brothers Robert and Earl; sisters Kazue Unebasami, Michiko Okahara, Karie Wakida and Ruth Tanaka; and four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hilo Meishoin MIssion. Call after 3 p.m. Private inurnment at a later date. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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John Pa Kaho’ohanohano

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May 24, 2010
John Pa Kaho’ohanohano, 68, of Nanakuli Hawaiian Homestead, an Air Force veteran, died. He was born on Kauai. He is survived by wife Feona; son Arjay; daughters Kehaulani, Alana and Char-Al; brothers Henry Kaho’ohanohano, and Charlie and Oliver Jr. Bright; sisters Nancy Varraclough, Hattie Perkins, Vicklynn Gomes, Ana Kamaka and Emily Arnold; and two grandchildren. Services held. Additional information for an obituary published Thursday.

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Beatrice Rafaela Kaahanui

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June 2, 2010
Beatrice Rafaela Kaahanui, 65, of Kaneohe, a retired registered dietician and licensed practical nurse at Pohai Nani Good Samaritan and Maluhia Health Center, died in Kaneohe. She also was a former United Public Workers union stewardess. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wilson “Boy”; sons Wilson “Willie” Jr. and Joseph Winslow; daughter Sheryl “Uilani”; mother Rose Ventula; brother Theodore “Ventula III; sisters Roseline Spencer, Janet Ballio, Estralita Seeberger, Sarah Shim, Elizabeth Karratti and Eleanor Joy Ventula-Honda; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Ann’s Church. Call after 4:30 p.m. Mass: 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Call after 9 a.m.; services begin 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Daniel Chang Han

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June 9, 2010
Daniel Chang Han, 70, of Honolulu, president and owner of Hans Metals Inc., died in Honolulu. He was born in Pohang, South Korea. He is survived by wife Nancy W., son Daniel K., daughter Stacie Y., brothers James and Jung Su, and sisters Kyong Hee and Kyong Hwa. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Call after 9:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Flowers welcome.

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Charlie Flynn

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June 8, 2010
Charlie Flynn, 19, of Beebe, Ark., a student, died in Little Rock, Ark. He was born in Pyongtaek, Korea. He is survived by father Mike, brothers James and Robert, grandparents Bob and Sue Flynn, caregivers Betty and Carl Tabor, and companion Heather Sanders. Services in Arkansas. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 800 Marshall St., Little Rock, AR 72202.

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Margarette Marie Fields

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June 9, 2010
Margarette Marie “Peggy” Fields, 60, of Mililani, a Schofield Barracks Clinic pediatric nurse, died. She was born in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by mother Shirley and sisters Judy Troyer and Dianne Fields. Services: 3 p.m. Sunday at Moanalua Mortuary. Call after 2 p.m.

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