Archive for August 2nd, 2010

Randall K.S. Chee

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July 17, 2010
Randall K.S. “Randy” Chee, 53, of Honolulu, former owner of Poi Bowl Moiliili and manager at Sizzler Kalihi, Big City Kaimuki and Gyotaku Restaurant in Niu Valley, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Herbert K.S. and Beatrice K.Y., brothers Clyde and Kelvin, and sisters Marilyn Chee and Vicky Hiramoto. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Waialae Baptist Church, 1047 21st Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire.

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Thomas Takeji Higa

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July 18, 2010
Thomas Takeji Higa, 77, of Hilo, a retired principal at Kalanianaole School, Kau High School and Pahala Elementary School and an Army veteran, died in Los Angeles. He was born in Lawai, Kauai. He is survived by wife Jean H.; son Shawn M.; daughter Alison J.; mother Masei; brothers Riosuke, Richard, Roy and George; sister Jean Anbe; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Private committal services. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Kiyoshi Hiramatsu

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July 15, 2010
Kiyoshi “K-Fat” Hiramatsu, 86, of Honolulu, a former Honolulu Police Department captain, state community antenna television administrator and Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son James, daughter Beverly, brother Robert, sister Betty Tanaka and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Esther Tatsuko Horita

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June 30, 2010
Esther Tatsuko Horita, 92, of Pearl City died in Aiea. She was born in Haleiwa. She is survived by son Harry; daughters Geraldine Ishida, Cynthia Murata and Jolly Ige; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sweetheart Leimomi Kahananui

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June 14, 2010
Sweetheart Leimomi “Peaches” Kahananui, 55, of Waianae, a Washington Inventory Specialist auditor, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Richard Kahalaewai and sisters Ruby Rogers, Lani Kalaiwaa and Maile-Jean Anakalea. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Sweetheart’s residence. Casual attire.

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Kay Kimie Kubota

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July 18, 2010
Kay Kimie Kubota, 85, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu city land document technician, died. She was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. She is survived by husband George T.; son Dexter C.; daughter Lynette Y. Takehara; brother Teruo Morigaki; sisters June C. Ratigan, Elaine T. Hirosumi and Lorraine N. Coon; and two grandchildren. Private services.

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WALLACE “WALLY” K. LEAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

WALLACE “WALLY” K. LEAN, II

Age 78, of Mililani, Hawaii, passed away July 7, 2010 in Aiea. Born Febuary 19, 1932 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Wallace was a former financial secretary with the Operating Engineers International. He was also a business manager Operating Engineers Local III.

He is survived by wife, Pauline Lean; sons, Kealoha “Moke” Lean, Wallace K. “Mahi” Lean III; daughter, Holiday (Louie) Roque; stepson, Alvin K. Isaacs III; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; numerous: nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (August 5) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 7:00 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Tani Ke Tong Lee

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July 25, 2010
Tani Ke Tong Lee, 80, of Honolulu, a retired real estate sales agent, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by wife Sato, son Alan, daughter Yuka Chau and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Marguerite Vannetta Lupo

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July 24, 2010
Marguerite Vannetta Lupo, 94, of Hilo, a retired bank clerk, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative Care Center. She was born in Farmington, Mo. She is survived by husband Frank J., daughter Barbara Bowers, sister Rhonda Smith, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Wenda Analani Man

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July 21, 2010
Wenda Analani Man, 62, of Honolulu died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Gina-Marie; brothers Raymond D.S. Jr. and Richard Allan; sisters Noreen Aveiro, and Nadine and Jan Man; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Nicholas James Marott

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July 28, 2010
Nicholas James “Nikko” Marott, 62, of Pahoa, Hawaii, a chef, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in San Pedro, Calif. He is survived by father James V. and brother Jerry T. Private services. Donations suggested to Kukulu Kumuhana o Puna, P.O. Box 10664, Hilo, HI 96721; care of Anna Marie Kon.

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Toshio Miyamoto

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July 27, 2010
Toshio Miyamoto, 92, of Kailua, formerly of Lahaina, a retired Pioneer Mill Co. power plant assistant operator and Army veteran who served in the 100th Battalion, Company C, during World War II, died in Kailua. He was born in Lahaina. He is survived by wife Mitsue “Rene,” sons Roy and Alton, daughters Amy Nakamura and Elsie Shimomura, sister Sally Sakaida, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Lahaina Hongwanji Mission, 551 Wainee St. Services: 11 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Yvonne Naomi Miyasato

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July 26, 2010
Yvonne Naomi Miyasato, 63, of Honolulu, a Shea & Co., CPA’s Inc. bookkeeper, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Wayne, son Jason, daughter Sherry Higa, five grandchildren, sisters Carolyn Kekina and Pam Paakaula, and brother Frank McKinney. Visitation 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Service: 6 p.m. No flowers.

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Abraham Kealoha Ho’ohana Mokunui

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July 26, 2010
Abraham Kealoha Ho’ohana Mokunui, 72, of Honolulu, a former United Parcel Service driver and Army veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hanapepe, Kauai. He is survived by wife Peggy, sons Abraham and Patrick, daughter Kimberly Saula, sister Carol Johnson and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lanakila ward, 622 N. Judd St. Services: 6 p.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Edward Tatsuo Nakanishi

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July 21, 2010
Edward Tatsuo Nakanishi, 79, of Pearl City, a retired federal government employee, master bonsai instructor and an Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Betsy C.; son Keith K.; daughter Leanne N. Hayashi; brothers Robert Y. and Herbert M.; sisters Beatrice S. Matsuura, Jane Y. Oishi and Joan M. Kotaka; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Wayne Newcomb

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July 19, 2010
Wayne Newcomb, 81, of Waipahu, a retired Royal Hawaiian Hotel doorman and Air Force veteran, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Cecilia; sons Michael, Daniel and Robert; daughters Marlene Johnson and Bonny Moreno; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Almoria Polendey Quiddaoen

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July 25, 2010
Almoria Polendey Quiddaoen, also known as “Alma” and “Siping,” 79, of Kaneohe, a retired Outrigger Waikiki housekeeper, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Pugaoan, Pinili, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Rico; sons Mar and Ben; daughters Nessie Martin, Florence Bugarin, April McConnell, Ruby Shimomura, Nida Chock and Anne Tillis; brother Hermogenes Polendey; sisters Teodocia and Pacita Daguimol, Castora Aurellano, Susana Pagdilao and Norma Polendey; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Saturday. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Valley of the Temples. Church attire.

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Laurie Ann Nalani Akina Remit

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July 13, 2010
Laurie Ann Nalani Akina Remit, 57, of Kahului, a Sears cashier, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Mark L., son Derrick Akina, daughters Marissa Aisek and Marlene Amalato, brothers Anthony and Richard Akina, and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park.

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Kazumi Sanehira

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July 5, 2010
Kazumi “Sonny” Sanehira, 85, of Mililani, a retired Dole Co. purchasing agent, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Ewa. He is survived by wife Jean; sons Melvin, Gary and Kyle; sisters Mildred Ino and Lillian Saito; and three grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Raymond Lamanso Tapang Sr.

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July 15, 2010
Raymond Lamanso Tapang Sr., 94, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a retired Castle & Cooke employee, died at home. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Raymond M. Jr., Gene, Michael and Allen D.; daughters Shirley Moniz, Lorna Ferreira, and Charlotte and Barbara Jean Tapang; and sisters Dorothy Bartolome, Rose Fernandez, Irene Ingano, Violet Dryman, Ida Villamor, Herminia Angell and Natalie Buza. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Mountain View. Mass: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Mitsue Shinchi Thompson

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May 21, 2010
Mitsue Shinchi Thompson, 85, of Kaimuki died in Santa Rosa, Calif. She was born in Mountain View, Hawaii. She is survived by son Carl; daughter Carol Okay; sisters Jane “Fumiko” Seminara, Tokie Nagamine and Sally “Miyoko” Sakanoi; and two grandchildren. Private services. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Labor Heritage Council: Ah Quon McElrath Fund, care of 451 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, HI 96814.

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Kaito Tomomitsu

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July 29, 2010
Kaito Tomomitsu, 77, of Pearl City, a retired government Department of the Navy plumber and Army veteran, died. He was born in Makawao, Maui. He is survived by wife Marion T., daughter Karen Tomita and sisters Jessie Okuhara and Kashiko Tomomitsu. Visitation: 11 a.m. Sunday at Pearl City Hongwanji Mission, 858 2nd St. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Shigeru Uehara

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July 28, 2010
Shigeru “Shige” Uehara, 82, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Transportation employee and retired Army command sergeant major, died. He was born in Mana, Kauai. He is survived by sisters Myrtle M. Uehara and Eloise Y. Umeda. Visitation: 1 p.m. Thursday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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George Nobuhiro Uyehara

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July 6, 2010
George Nobuhiro Uyehara, 79, of Mililani, a California Department of Defense logistics agency insurance inspector and Air Force veteran, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Florence T., daughter Gwen N. Kim and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Neville Wade

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July 27, 2010
Neville “Steve” Wade, 68, of Kailua, an accountant, First Insurance of Hawaii credit manager and Army veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Wyandotte, Mich. He is survived by wife Ruth “Alex,” daughter Chelsea Holton, brothers Thomas and James, and four grandchildren. Services pending. Donations suggested to Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, payable to John Hopkins University Medical Institutions, c/o Ralph H. Hruban, M.D., 401 N. Broadway, Weinburg 2242, Baltimore, MD 21231-2410.

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