Archive for August 16th, 2010

Cecilia Kawaiokawa’awa’a Akim

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July 16, 2010
Cecilia Kawaiokawa’awa’a Akim, 67, of Kaneohe, formerly of Punaluu, a Halau Hula o Hoakalei kumu hula, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Darin K. Lucey, daughters Corinne A. and Cara K. Lucey, brothers Peter P. Jr. and Joseph K., former husband Daniel A. Lucey and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Mary L. Anderson

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Aug. 9, 2010
Mary L. Anderson, 88, of Waimea, Hawaii, a retired librarian, died at home. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa. She is survived by daughters Mary Jane “Mollie” Sperry, Marcia Cromie, Georgia Polak and Nancy Anderson; sister Sally Thompson; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Polak residence, 64-5256 Kalae Place, Waimea, Hawaii. Fellowship: 3 p.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to North Hawaii Hospice, 65-1328 Kawaihae Road, Waimea, HI 96743.

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Hattie T.H. Armstrong

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July 30, 2010
Hattie T.H. Armstrong, 43, of Waianae, an educational assistant, died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband William Jr.; sons William III, Waylen, Jovi and Mitchum; daughters Natasha and Jocey’u; mother Sharon Eberly; father Noah Kalama; four brothers; seven sisters; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at the cemetery. Casual attire.

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Delfino Tejano Atad

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Aug. 5, 2010
Delfino Tejano “Delfin” Atad, 100, of Kaunakakai, Molokai, a retired mill laborer on Kauai, died at home. He was born in Candon, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by nephews Ernesto Ramiscal, Peter Anich, Bob Green and Paul, John, George and James Limos; and nieces Leonora, Tessie, Paring, Maunalisa and Marilyn Limos and Prudence Anich. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Kaunakakai Baptist Church in Molokai. Burial to follow at Maunaloa Cemetery in Maunaloa, Molokai.

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Catalino Reyes Balmilero

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Aug. 9, 2010
Catalino Reyes “Talin” Balmilero, 92, of Kaneohe, a retired McCabe, Hamilton & Renny stevedore, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Vintar, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Lourdes; sons Catalino, Roy, Nathaniel, Renato and Selwyn; and daughter Lounalyn “Risa” Myers. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: noon at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Rayna Mae Benton

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July 21, 2010
Rayna Mae Benton, 64, of Waipahu died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Shannon “Scott” Benton, brother Patrick Murphy and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Entombment: 12:45 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Amparo Makala Cho

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July 30, 2010
Amparo Makala Cho, 79, of Kaaawa died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Alvin Jr. and Jeffery; daughters Sandra and Roxane Cho, Christine Chew, Donna Summer and Bernadette Keeling; sister Elizabeth Molina; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.

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BEATRICE C.Y. (S.) CHOCK

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BEATRICE C.Y. (S.) CHOCK
Age 93, passed away on July 12, 2010 at a private care home in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu on Sept. 5, 1916, she was the first Chinese American female U.S. Customs Inspector in Hawaii from 1958, retiring in 1984.
She is survived by daughter, Laurie
Miki; brothers, Alfred K.S., Rev. Fr.
Robert, Arthur K.B. (Daphne), James K.M. Siu; grandchildren, Colleen Miller, Jon J.Miki (Angie) Dr.Trisha Miki Brandt (Dr. Mark), Craig Miki; 9 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Visitation 10 to 11am Monday, Aug 23, at Sacred Hearts Church, Wilder Ave. Mass at 11am with burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

BEATRICE C.Y. (S.) CHOCK

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BEATRICE C.Y. (S.) CHOCK
Age 93, passed away on July 12, 2010 at a private care home in Honolulu. Born in Honolulu on Sept. 5, 1916, she was the first Chinese American female U.S. Customs Inspector in Hawaii from 1958, retiring in 1984.
She is survived by daughter, Laurie
Miki; brothers, Alfred K.S., Rev. Fr.
Robert, Arthur K.B. (Daphne), James K.M. Siu; grandchildren, Colleen Miller, Jon J.Miki (Angie) Dr.Trisha Miki Brandt (Dr. Mark), Craig Miki; 9 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Visitation 10 to 11am Monday, Aug 23, at Sacred Hearts Church, Wilder Ave. Mass at 11am with burial to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Casual attire.

SALVADOR RAPANUT DIGA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

SALVADOR RAPANUT DIGA

Age 86, of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away July 31, 2010 in Honolulu. Born February 16, 1924 in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines.

He is survived by sons, Arnold T. (Conchita) Diga, Emanuel T. (Agnes) Diga, Charlito T. (Pilipinas) Diga; brothers, Juanito Diga of Philippines, Saturnino Diga of Philippines; sisters, Flora Antolin, Natividad Cabanilla; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Thursday (August 19) at St Anthonys Catholic Church; (640 Puuhale Rd., Honolulu). Mass 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Salvador Rapanut Diga

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July 31, 2010
Salvador Rapanut Diga, 86, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur, Philippines. He is survived by sons Arnold T., Emanuel T. and Charlito T.; brothers Juanito and Saturnino; sisters Flora Antolin and Natividad Cabanilla; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road, Honolulu. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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CATHERINE DOWNEY

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CATHERINE BENSON DOWNEY

Age 84, of Honolulu,a retired office manager of a couple local companies, died July 22,2010 in Honolulu. She is survived by brother, John Benson; sons, Wendell Hosea, Nicholas Downey, Claude Downey; grandchildren, Robin Hosea, Megahn Hosea, Kawika Hosea, Claudia Pollock; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (August 18) at Diamond Head Memorial Chapel. Service 11:45 a.m., Burial 12:30 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Catherine Benson Downey

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July 22, 2010
Catherine Benson Downey, 84, of Honolulu died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Wendell Hosea and Nicholas and Claude Downey; brother John Benson; sister Lois Reeves; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 11:45 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Incorrect information given in an obituary Saturday.

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CATHERINE DOWNEY

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CATHERINE BENSON DOWNEY

Age 84, of Honolulu,a retired office manager of a couple local companies, died July 22,2010 in Honolulu. She is survived by brother, John Benson; sons, Wendell Hosea, Nicholas Downey, Claude Downey; grandchildren, Robin Hosea, Megahn Hosea, Kawika Hosea, Claudia Pollock; 4 great-grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 a.m. Wednesday (August 18) at Diamond Head Memorial Chapel. Service 11:45 a.m., Burial 12:30 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

Thelma Bitagon Gelacio

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July 28, 2010
Thelma Bitagon Gelacio, 65, of Honolulu died in Hawaii Medical Center East. She was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Aurelio; sons Lito, Edwin, Ronald and Henry; daughters Ligaya Lazaro, Christine Curimao and Lorelie Damo; brother Rizal Bitagon; sisters Bella Sowell and Fe Paulino; and 15 grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow.

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Philip Edward Gilman

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July 21, 2010
Philip Edward Gilman, 82, of Hilo, a retired accountant, died at home. He was born in Los Angeles. Private services.

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Raymond Hiroshi Haneda

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Aug. 8, 2010
Raymond Hiroshi Haneda, 77, of Honolulu, a retired masonry contractor, died in Hale Pulama Mau, Kuakini Geriatric Care. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Galen; daughters Stacey Imanaka, Raylene Haneda, Denise Kim and Jody Muramaru; brothers Kiyoto and Edward; sister Phyllis Okamura; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Antone Soares III

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Aug. 8, 2010
Antone Soares III, 53, of Kalaheo, Hawaii, a self-employed journeyman carpenter, died at home. He was born in San Jose, Calif. He is survived by brothers Rodney, Ernest Jr., Alexander and Alan; and sisters Leona Soares and Angela Soares-Phillips. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo, Kauai. Mass: 10 a.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Kauai Hospice.

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MASANO INOUYE

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Mililani Memorial Park &Mortuary Mauka Chapel

MASANO INOUYE

Age 95, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away July 30, 2010 in Hilo. Born February 22, 1915 in Honolulu, Hawaii. A member of Ewa Hongwanji and Todaiji Hawaii Bekkaku Honzan Church.

She is survived by daughter, Joanne I. (Kenneth) Ikemori of Hilo, HI; grandchildren, Allison Zahn, Reid Ikemori; 2 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (August 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 6:00 p.m. Inurnment 9:30 a.m. Friday (August 20) at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire.

Masano Inouye

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July 30, 2010
Masano Inouye, 95, of Hilo died in Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Joanne I. Ikemori, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Inurnment: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Wayne Keala Akui Asperilla Abraham Jr.

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July 23, 2010
Wayne Keala Akui Asperilla Abraham Jr., infant son of Jessica Baldauf and Wayne Abraham Sr. of Waipahu, died in Kapiolani Medial Center. He was born in Aurora, Colo. He is also survived by sister Isabelle; grandparents Randall and Luz Baldauf, Audrey Abraham, Arnold and Veronica Tarleton and Solomon Akui; and great-grandparents Juliano and Rosalina Facunla, Florence Asperilla and Solomon Mahoe. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, east chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Nelson Kaleialoha Kalili

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Aug. 9, 2010
Nelson Kaleialoha Kalili, 55, of Kaneohe, an Army retiree, died. He is survived by wife Cotillia L.; daughter Brandi Mae Washington; brothers Torise, Roy, Mathew, Mike and Paul; sisters Claudette, Joeleyette, Nannette and Merida; and two grandchildren. Services to be held in Boulder City, Nev.

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Brenda Kaohelaulii

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Aug. 16, 2010
Brenda Kaohelaulii, 68, of Waimanalo, a production controller for the Navy, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Jonathan, daughter Melissa K. Johnson, mother Eleanor Kauhane, brother Francis Kauhane Jr., sisters Linda Thomas and Cherilyn Moloney, and two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Waimanalo Assembly of God. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Floyd Chun Kim

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Aug. 10, 2010
Floyd Chun Kim, 90, of Honolulu, formerly of Kapaa, Kauai, an Army veteran and retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard foreman, died at home. He was born in Kapaa. He is survived by daughters Suanne and Laurie, brother Gregory, sister Annie and three grandchildren. Committal services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Michael Roy Ladra

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Aug. 8, 2010
Michael Roy Ladra, 47, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Valentina M., son Uriah M.A., daughter Breoni L.M. Kamohai and mother Genevieve. Visitation: 8 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Honokaa, Hawaii. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at church cemetery. Casual attire.

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Kenneth Eugene Lawrence

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Aug. 6, 2010
Kenneth Eugene Lawrence, 75, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor electronics technician and Army veteran, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Haina, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Toyoko, sons Robert and Wayne, daughter Holly, stepdaughter Rumiko Shiroma, sister Helene Namahoe and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Micheal Kanoelani Lee

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Aug. 5, 2010
Micheal Kanoelani Lee, 54, of Honolulu, a Royal Hawaiian Hotel Surf Room employee, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Briana Lee, father Anthony A., brother Damien and sister Darlynn Kiyuna. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire.

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Henry Sanches Molina

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July 26, 2010
Henry Sanches Molina, 85, of Wailuku, a retired Molina’s Drilling and Blasting Co. owner and operator and a member of the Molina Brothers Orchestra, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Keahua, Maui. He is survived by sons Henry “Jay,” Glenn and Donald; brothers John and Frank; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m.

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Clyde H. Murashige

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Aug. 13, 2010
Clyde H. Murashige, 52, of Kula, Maui, an A&B Co. vice president in Wailea, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Joyce, son Cody, daughter Erin and brother Ward. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Wailuku Hongwanji Mission. Services: 5 p.m. Monetary donations will go to J. Walter Cameron Center.

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CHARLOTTE MONIZ PORLAS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

CHARLOTTE MONIZ PORLAS

Age 82, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away August 3, 2010 in Honolulu. Born November 24, 1927 in Hilo, Hawaii.

She is survived by daughters, Melinda (James) Nishimura, Barbara (Derek) Soma; brothers, James Moniz of Hilo, Robert (Mary) Moniz of Hilo, Eugene (Tani) Moniz, George (Vicky) Moniz of Idaho; sisters, Dorothy Ventura, Mary Ventura, Rose Rosemarie Mason, Alice Porlas; 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Thursday (August 19) at Our Lady of Peace Cathedral; (1184 Bishop St. Honolulu). Mass 12:00 p.m. Burial 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.


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