Archive for September 6th, 2010

Fannie Yune Kiau Aihara

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Aug. 26, 2010
Fannie Yune Kiau Aihara, 93, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Ewa Beach. She is survived by son Christopher Jay and sister Irene Ching. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Lynn Kananiokuuhome Adalid Akau

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Aug. 23, 2010
Lynn Kananiokuuhome Adalid Akau, 50, of Waianae, a secretary for various nonprofit organizations, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by companion Edward Ayau; son Kaihikapu; stepsons Clifford and Edward Ayau; stepdaughters Mary Jackson, Heather and Michelle Ayau and Judith Perry; stepfather Charles Kahaunaele; brothers Leland Akau and Phillip and Alan Jimenez; sister Lois Spillner; 24 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services and scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pokai Bay. Loose flowers and leis welcome.

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Noboru Arakaki

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Aug. 31, 2010
Noboru “Roy” Arakaki, 91, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, formerly of Amauulu Camps 4 and 1, a retired Mauna Kea Sugar Co. employee, died. He was born in Waiakea Uka, Hawaii. He is survived by sons Roy and Gary, daughter Janice Murakami, brother Takeo, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers.

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Rusaria Jordan Bohol

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Aug. 31, 2010
Rusaria Jordan Bohol, 82, of Kapaau, Hawaii, a retired housekeeper at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, died in Kapaau, Hawaii. She was born in Puunene, Maui. She is survived by husband Abundio; sons Diosdado and Hercules Jordan; daughters Maxima Roach, Judith Salter and Jocelyn Trayler; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Reba Capello

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Aug. 27, 2010
Reba Capello, 74, of Kapolei, a recreation assistant, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Louis; sons Louis Jr., Damian and Francis; daughter Makana Capello-Cullen; sisters Rachel P. Allenburg and Isabell Sagote; and a grandchild. Private services.

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Florame Tumalip Castillo

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Aug. 8, 2010
Florame Tumalip “Ame” Castillo, 82, of Hilo, a Mauna Kea Sugar Co. employee, C. Brewer Co., formerly known as Ultramar Chemical Co., scale operator and Agro Resources field foreman, died at home. He was born in Lagangilang, Abra, Philippines. He is survived by wife Florencia B.; sons Walter “Willy,” Sam “Sonny,” Romy, Carmelo “Melo,” Joe, Alex and Bobby; daughters Sally Villaluz, Lorna Castillo and Belle Naboa; 36 grand- children; and 36 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hilo. Mass: noon. Burial to follow at Homelani Memorial Park, Ilima Section. Casual attire.

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Beryl Eileen Delaunay

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Aug. 30, 2010
Beryl Eileen Delaunay, 87, of Paia, Maui, died at home. She was born in Australia. She is survived by husband Edward A.; sons Michael J., Daniel E. and David L.; brother Keith L. Lawrence; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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June Anita Fowler

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Aug. 30, 2010
June Anita Fowler, 87, of Honolulu, a retired administrative assistant for the military and Hilton Hawaiian Village employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Milwaukee. She is survived by son Gene. Scattering of ashes to be held at sea.

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JAMES KIYOSHI FUJITANI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

JAMES KIYOSHI FUJITANI

Age 76, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away August 9, 2010 in Waipahu, Hawaii. Born June 16, 1934 in Kapaa, Kauai.

He is survived by wife, Jane S. Fujitani; daughter, Gail Ignacio; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sisters, Geraldine Sellers, Linda Ishii, Amy Fujitani; brothers, Archie Fujitani, Yutaka Fujitani.

Private services were held.

Filomena Ancheta Ganir

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Aug. 29, 2010
Filomena Ancheta Ganir, 87, of Kapaa, Kauai, a retired dishwasher at The Bull Shed, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Slosona, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Alfredo, Wayne, Justino, Tomas Jr. and Elpie; daughters Teresita Aguilar, Anastacia Acob-Pascua, Perlita Agtunong and Josie Ganir; sisters Purificacion Guerra and Elena Ganal; 31 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall. Visitation: 8 a.m. Sept. 25 at Immaculate Conception Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kalapaki Bay Memorial Park.

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Takashi Genishi

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Aug. 18, 2010
Takashi Genishi, 91, of Waipahu, a retired Oahu Sugar Co. powerhouse operator and member of the Headquarters Co., U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service, died in St. Francis Hospice West. He was born in Kalauoa. He is survived by wife Bessie T., sons Steven and Wayne, daughter Laurie, and sisters Chisato Yoneda and Aido Tanaka. Private services.

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Donald Dean Hernandez

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Aug. 14, 2010
Donald Dean Hernandez, 59, of Ewa Beach, a Delta Construction, Haitsuka Bros. and Oahu Sugar Co. heavy equipment operator, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by companion Elizabeth Palipti; son Ryan Palipti; daughters Wendy and Malissa Hernandez and Germayne Palipti; brothers Larry Sr. and Wallace “Wally” Sr.; sisters Charlene Torres and Gail Harris; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Casual attire.

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Ralph Minoru Hiraki

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Aug. 26, 2010
Ralph Minoru Hiraki, 97, of Hilo, a retired M. Sonomura Contracting mason, died in Life Care Center in Hilo. He was born in Kurtistown, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Hisako; sons Carl, James and Gene; daughters Grace Shiota, Carol Fajardo and Jane Hiraki; sister Tsuyuko Kami; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Higashi Hongwanji. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Masako Hirano

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Aug. 29, 2010
Masako Hirano, 96, of Kahului, a retired Ah Fook’s Super Market cook, died in Hale Makua Health Services, Wailuku. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Raymond, Harvey and Gordon; daughter Darlene Valencia; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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Sumiko Iwasa-Miyatake

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Sumiko “Marilyn” Iwasa-Miyatake, 87, of Seattle, a homemaker, died. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Rodney and Alvin; daughter Pearl Umetsu; sisters Janet Murakami, Edith Tamabayashi and Betty Shibuya; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Wahiawa Hongwanji. Services: 4 p.m.

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Dean Yukito Izuka

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Aug. 31, 2010
Dean Yukito Izuka, 59, of Honolulu, a Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard supervisor, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Iris M.K.; and daughters Deanna Miyo and Donna M. Izuka. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples Memorial Park.

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Solomon Palela Kalanui Jr.

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Aug. 24, 2010
Solomon Palela “Small B-9” Kalanui Jr., 67, of Nanakuli, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters Verna Kay K. Escalante, Gladys Y. Poong and Olive Aina Kalanui; and hanai sister Frances Hernandez. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Friday at City of Joy Church. Aloha attire.

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Thomas Elroy Kamae

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Sept. 3, 2010
Thomas Elroy Kamae, 74, of Laie, a retired U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, died at home. He was born in Kahuku. He is survived by wife Thelma; sons Samuel “Moses,” Thomas “Elroy” and Lesly “Melvin”; daughter Sandra “Kanoe” Mapuhi; brothers Samuel, Franklin and Kenui Kamae and Larry and Gabby Au and Melvin Kalama; sisters Laverne Beatty, Auhea Johnson, Leilani Patter, Maydeen Ford, Napua Soto, Luana Ball, Martha Kaio, Judy Beyers, Aka and Noa Au and Evelyn Perry, Theresa Beckley and Napua Baker. Visitation: 7:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie First Ward. Services: noon. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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Pearl Marie Kanae

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Aug. 25, 2010
Pearl Marie Kanae, 78, of Kaneohe, a United Public Workers membership clerk, satellite city hall clerk and former Arc’s End waitress, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Clement “Naea”; sons Dwight, James “Kimo” and Garrison; daughters Claudette Kanae, Maryangel “Malia” Turalde and TheresaPearl Kanae Lum; sister Geraldine Garcia; 14 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Ann’s Church. Services: 1 p.m. Mass: 1:30 p.m. Inurnment to be held at a later date.

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Annie Pang Lum

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Aug. 29, 2010
Annie Pang Lum, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Navy Public Works Center clerical worker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by brothers Wilfred and Stanley Pang; and sister Evelyn P. Chun. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Lei Matsumura

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Aug. 30, 2010
Lei Matsumura, 78, of Makawao, Maui, a retired accountant, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Tsuzuki; son Daryl; daughter Lori Okimoto; brothers Stanley and Ray Shimote; and three grandchildren. Visitation: noon Saturday at Makawao Hongwanji Mission. Services: 1 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Etsuko Matsushita

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Aug. 31, 2010
Etsuko Matsushita, 81, of Mililani, a retired Tori Richard pattern maker, died at Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Kumamoto, Japan. She is survived by son Daniel M., daughter Ann H. Nakamura, brother Naomi Ogata, sisters Kumiko Murayama and Keiko Takada, and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Jodo Mission of Hawaii. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Dennis Kenji Mishina

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Aug. 20, 2010
Dennis Kenji Mishina, 66, of Portage, Alaska, a retired Unocal, also known as Chevron, employee, died in Alaska. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by wife Gayle, son Ryan, brother Roger and sister Cynthia Wiese. Celebration of life held in Anchorage. Inurnment services to be held in Honolulu. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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SARAH MONIZ

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

SARAH NAKI MONIZ

Age 75, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away August 17, 2010 in Aiea. Born April 2, 1935 in Puko’o, Molokai. Sarah loves her long time companion & dog “Elvis”. High bowler 298 Woman’s International Bowling Congress. Sports enthusiast and loves to play cards with Friday night “friends”. She traveled the world with loving husband on his escort assignments, also strong member of Jesus Coming Soon.

She is survived by husband, Clifford “Kiki” Moniz Sr.; sons, Clifford J. (Marcy) Moniz Jr., Tony (Tammy) Moniz; daughter, Stephanie (Lawrence) Ellison; brother, Paul (Lorraine) Naki; sisters, Elena Aea, Elizabeth Aea; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Friday (September 10) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Program & Service 9:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Albert Orta

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Aug. 10, 2010
Albert Orta, 70, of Waianae, a construction laborer, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by stepson Daniel A. Gusman, stepdaughters Davlyn Marshall and Faith Poindexter, brother Manuel Orta Jr., nine grandchildren and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Tiana Hiilani Rilveria

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Aug. 17, 2010
Tiana Hiilani “Tita” Rilveria, 18, of Mililani, died in Wahiawa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by parents Wallace and Sonya; mother Angie Revila; brothers Alika, Shawn, Izeah and Waiale; sisters Leona, Makua, Chelsie and Charisse; companion Dustin Gapusan; and grandparents Julian and Lillian Rilveria, Marie Nelson and Allan and Helen Duhaylonsod. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Program: 11 a.m. Services: noon. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Shizuko Sato

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Aug. 23, 2010
Shizuko “Elaine” Sato, 84, of Honolulu, a Lewers & Cooke, Atlas Building Materials and Island Movers employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kahului. She is survived by son Gerald T.; daughter Corinne H. Tanna; brother Katsuyoshi “Henry” Tamura; sisters Toshiko “Toni” Iwamoto, Mieko Kushiyama and Ayako Saito; and three grandchildren. Private services.

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WILLIAM “BILL” SHELTON

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

WILLIAM “BILL” SHELTON

Age 90, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away August 15, 2010 in Honolulu. Born March 31, 1920 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Bill was a retired pipefitter general foreman with the AFLCIO and a member of the Plumbers and Fitters Local 675 Union.

He is survived by wife, Grace Ruby; son, Wayne (Jelna) Shelton; brother, Thomas Shelton; sisters, Violet Tavares, May Rogers; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 9) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Warren Akira Shimabukuro

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Aug. 23, 2010
Warren Akira Shimabukuro, 74, of Hono-lulu, a retired auto body and fender repairman and Army veteran, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Hono- lulu. He is survived by companion Frances M. Akimseu, brothers Norman T. and Glenn M. Shimabukuro and sister Joyce R. Kobashigawa. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private scattering of ashes to be held at a later date. Casual attire.

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Oliver Haanio Sr.

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Aug. 28, 2010
Oliver Haanio Sr., 78, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a retired Hawaiian Western Steel worker, coffee farmer and fisherman, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keauhou, Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Shirley; sons Oliver Jr., Charles and Eric; daughters Caroline Haanio-Wiget, Virginia Oros, Noreen Reid and Mary Brown; brother Benjamin; sister Lily Kong; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kona Outdoor Circle in Kailua-Kona. Casual attire.

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