Archive for September 11th, 2010

SALLY HANAKO BANKS

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

SALLY HANAKO BANKS

Age 79, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away August 17, 2010 at Pali Momi Medical Center. Born December 6, 1930 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Retired secretary in Anchorage, Alaska, and volunteer worker at Pali Momi Medical Center.

She is survived by brother, Harris Toshio (Carol) Ichida; sister, Hazel (Kazuto) Mumiyo; nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Tuesday (September 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel. Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Casual Attire. In lieu of monetary gifts or flowers, donations suggested to Pali Momi Medical Center in her memory.

Sally Hanako Banks

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Aug. 17, 2010
Sally Hanako Banks, 79, of Aiea, a retired secretary, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brother Harris T. Ichida and sister Hazel Mumiyo. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Pali Momi Medical Center.

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Kai Bong Chung

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Aug. 8, 2010
Kai Bong Chung, 90, of Kaneohe, a retired state juvenile court probation officer, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Elaine M., sons Kirby and Gary, daughter Wendy Chung-Vermeer, sister Mary Sur and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Lauriano Reyes Duldulao

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Aug. 30, 2010
Lauriano Reyes “Fermin” Duldulao, 84, of Ho-nolulu, a retired Chelsea Catering dishwasher, died in Honolulu. He was born in Gattaran, Cagayan, Philippines. He is survived by wife Virginia; son Carmelo “Melo”; daughters Merlina “Merlie” Tabuyo, Lenie “Len” Publico and Theresa “Tess” Mateo; 10 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. next Saturday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Services: 7 p.m. Friday and Mass: 9:30 a.m. next Saturday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Melvin Siu Hing Fong

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Sept. 6, 2010
Melvin Siu Hing Fong, 68, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Accounting and General Services supervisor, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Hono-lulu. He is survived by daughter Melanie Baji, brother Stephen, sister Luane Lau and two grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Inurnment: 12:45 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Gilbert Gouveia

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July 19, 2010
Gilbert Gouveia, 77, of Kahuku, a retired Kahuku Golf Course greens-keeper, died. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by wife Jody; stepdaughter Brynn Allen; sons Ralph, David, Jeffery, Russell and Gilbert Boy; daughters Sheila, Gilberta, Cynthia, Brenda and Cynthia; former wives Madeline and Mercy; brothers Albert and Walter; and sisters Emily Revell, May Toro and Theresa Mercardo. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Dianne Marie Hampp

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Aug. 29, 2010
Dianne Marie Hampp, 65, of Ewa Beach, a Kaleiopuu Elementary School educational assistant, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son James E. Jr., brothers Lawrence and Edward Smith, six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Scattering of ashes: noon next Saturday at Ewa Beach Park.

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Bob Joslyn

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Sept. 6, 2010
Bob “Jos” Joslyn, 82, of Princeville, Kauai, a retired Joslyn Manufacturing employee, died in Princeville. He was born in Chicago. He is survived by wife Gail, sons Jeffery and Brad, daughter Debra Bishop, five stepchildren, three grandchildren, 11 stepgrandchildren and two great-grandchildren. No services. Donations suggested to Kauai Hospice, 4457 Pahee St., Lihue, HI 96766 or the American Cancer Society.

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Harry Yonemitsu Yonemura Jr.

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Aug. 29, 2010
Harry Yonemitsu “Dali” Yonemura Jr., 64, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Royal Kona Resort bartender and Air Force veteran, died in Tripler Army Medical Center. He was born in Kailua-Kona. He is survived by wife Susan, sons Harry III and Kelly, daughters Tai-sha Doran and Patricia Moniz, sisters Margie Okabayashi and Melvin Calipano. and 10 grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. next Saturday at St. Michael’s Church, Kailua-Kona. Mass: 10:30 a.m.

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Tayzah Ann Leilani Masako Kekumu

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Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary, LLC

TAYZAH ANN LEILANI MASAKO KEKUMU

Our “Little Mama”, Tayzah Ann Leilani Masako Kekumu passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2010.

She is survived by her mother and father, Tiffany and Gerome, brother Gavin, sister Tayzlyn, Grandma Jackie and Grandpa George, Gma Carol, Grandpa Carl, Grandpa Mark, Apo Manuel, Greatgrandma Faith and Greatgrandpa Felix, Aunties Charnell, Cheryl, Channtel, Febuary, Jeanette, Ashleeann, Tirzah, Naomi, and Penelope; and Uncle’s Ka`ala, Josiah, Amon, Alex; and Cousins Shannden, Shanndel, Shannon, Shanner, Charnell, Maximus, MaxZavius, Daesha, Tatyana, Isabella, Alexandria and James; and Great Aunts, Great Uncles, 2nd and 3rd Cousins; and extended family and friends.

Services will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at New Hope Leeward in Waipahu. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 6p.m. and services will start at 6 p.m. Family requests no flowers. Casual Attire.

Edward Seiichi Kishinami

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Aug. 26, 2010
Edward Seiichi Kishinami, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard carpenter and Army master sergeant who served in the 1399th Engineer Construction Battalion Company B, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by daughter Elaine Tadaki, brother Robert, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Violet Hokuokalani Awana Lauahi

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Aug. 15, 2010
Violet Hokuokalani Awana Lauahi, 104, of Kaneohe, a retired Internal Revenue Service tax auditor, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lono, sister Maude Torres, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. next Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 2:15 p.m. at Diamond Head Memorial Park.

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Stella Ock Hee Lee

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Aug. 27, 2010
Stella Ock Hee Lee, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. claims supervisor, died at home. She was born in Korea. She is survived by caregiver Timothy Y.C. Choy. Visitation: 4 p.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Honolulu Academy of Arts, Stella Lee endowment or to the Pacific University, Stella O.H. Lee endowment.

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Margarita Maneja Mapanao

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Sept. 4, 2010
Margarita Maneja Mapanao, 86, of Waipahu died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Daniel, Cesar, Eduardo, Joey and Alberto; daughters Rose Kruk, Caridad Farley and Elizabeth Dulay; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 640 Puuhale Road. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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Terue Matsuwaka

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Aug. 22, 2010
Terue Matsuwaka, 89, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by son Robert, daughter Annette Shiraishi and four grandchildren. Private services.

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Elaine T. Mauk

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Aug. 4, 2010
Elaine T. Mauk, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Bank of Hawaii employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Washington, D.C. She is survived by son Stephen L., daughter Valerie J., nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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HATSUKO MIYAGUCHI

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

HATSUKO MIYAGUCHI

Age 100, of Wahiawa, HI, passed away August 19, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born August 11, 1910 in Kauai. She retired as a Japanese dance teacher; also a member of Wahiawa Hongwanji, Kumamoto Kenjinkai & Wahiawa Nikkei Civic Club.

She is survived by son, Jerry (Judy) Miyaguchi; daughters, Nora Sekigawa, Edna (Itsuo) Tomita, Shirley Liu, Venus Kubo, Elaine (Melvin) Miyashiro of CA, Sharon Harvey; 28 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (September 14) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No Flowers Please.

Hatsuko Miyaguchi

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Aug. 19, 2010
Hatsuko Miyaguchi, 100, of Wahiawa, a retired Japanese dance teacher, died in Wahiawa. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by son Jerry; daughters Nora Sekigawa, Edna Tomita, Shirley Liu, Venus Kubo, Elaine Miyashiro and Sharon Harvey; 28 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Thomas Tomoki Mizuno

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Aug. 29, 2010
Thomas Tomoki Mizuno, 90, of Pearl City, a former Orchid Isle Auto Center and Toyota Hilo employee and Army veteran who served as a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company L, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Toyoko “Mildred,” sons Michael T. and Randall K., daughters Lois L. Tabura and Janis T. Saiki, sister Sueko Sahara, nine grandchildren, 16 great-grand-children and a great-great- grandchild. Private services.

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Robert Melville Moncrief

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Aug. 25, 2010
Robert Melville Moncrief, 71, of Kailua, a marine biologist and Hawaii Air National Guard veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by wife Trudy; sons Scott Ray Kealamahi and Robb Russell Kaleo O Hawaii; brothers David Ray, James Douglas and Guy Phillip; and two grandchildren. Services on Oct. 2 on Oahu. Visit www.bobmoncrief.com. Aloha attire.

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Barbara Teruko Nakamori

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Aug. 25, 2010
Barbara Teruko Nakamori, 76, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by husband William Y., son Bryce, daughters Jill Martinez and Kimberly Nakamori, brothers George and James Kubo, and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Daniel Franklin Pearl

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July 25, 2010
Daniel Franklin “Danny” Pearl, 58, of Waianae, an entertainer in Waikiki, died at home. He was born in Ho-nolulu. He is survived by daughter Danica, parents Daniel W. and June H., brother Colin and sister Carolyn Nashida. Services: noon today at Pililaau Army Rec Center, Waianae. Casual or aloha attire. Flowers optional.

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Lorraine Santos Pereira

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Sept. 6, 2010
Lorraine Santos Pereira, 74, of Honolulu, a real estate bookkeeper, died in Los Angeles. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Kathleen Pereira and Susan P. Ito, brother Joseph Santos, sister Gwen Wilson and two grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Eulogy: 10:45 a.m. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial to follow at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Aloha attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 2141 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 7000, El Segundo, CA 90245, 877-277-6226.

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TERRENCE “TERRY” REYES

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

TERRENCE “TERRY” REYES

Age 52, of Kapolei, Hawaii, passed away August 23, 2010 in Honolulu. Born December 16, 1957 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a dedicated uncle to all his nieces & nephews.

Preceded in death by father, Alfred Reyes. He is survived by mother, Mary Reyes; brothers, Joey “Keola” Reyes, Brian (Jodi) Reyes; hanai brothers, Tommy (Charlotte) Castro, Jerry (Lady) Wong; sisters, Donna Allen, Michele “Michie” Reyes; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 8:45 a.m. Tuesday (September 14) at St Jude’s Catholic Church; (92-455 Makakilo Dr., Kapolei) Mass 11:00 a.m. Burial 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Janet Yukiko Takane

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Aug. 29, 2010
Janet Yukiko Takane, 75, of Kaneohe, a retired Okazaki & Sugai Plasterers bookkeeper, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Ted H.; daughters Gale E. Meheula, Jan L. Nishitomi and Iris K. Takane; brothers Arthur M., Paul S. and Samuel S. Ishii; sisters Dorothy J. Duran, Esther S. Reynolds and Helen C. Wu. Private services.

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Cedric Yoshiyuki Tanaka

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Aug. 29, 2010
Cedric Yoshiyuki Tanaka, 66, of Waianae, a retired Young Bros. and state Harbors Division employee, died in Waianae. He was born in Kailua. He is survived by hanai daughters Jamie, Mari and Ashley; sister Stella; and hanai sister Mary. Private services.

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John William Thornton

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Aug. 28, 2010
John William Thornton, 84, of Honolulu, a retired Department of State foreign services officer at Washington, D.C., and Army Corps veteran, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Mobile, Ala. He is survived by daughter Josephine “Jody” Smith, hanai daughter Rose Marghi, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Doris Haruko Toyama

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Aug. 26, 2010
Doris Haruko Toyama, 94, of Honolulu, a retired Dole Cannery trimmer, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by sons William H. and Patrick A., daughters Jennie S. Yamauchi and Cynthia Y. Budell, brothers Masaichi and Shuichi Asato, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services.

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VIOLET VIERRA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Makai Chapel

VIOLET VIERRA

Age 84, of Pearl City, Hawaii, passed away August 28, 2010 in Ewa Beach. Born June 5, 1926 in Kahuku, Oahu. Member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church.

She is survived by sons, Hercules (Darnell) Vierra, Michael Vierra of Maui, Adrian Vierra of Oakland, CA, Herbert (Darlene) Vierra, Paul (Christine) Vierra; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter.

Visitation 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesday (September 14) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Wake Service 7:00 p.m. Visitation also 8:30 a.m. Wednesday (September 15) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church; (1403 California Ave., Wahiawa) Mass 9:30 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Sue Ellen K.H. Watanabe

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Aug. 30, 2010
Sue Ellen K.H. Watanabe, also known as Sue Ellen Kam Hung Loo Watanabe, 64, of Kaneohe, a Central Pacific Bank customer service representative, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Raymond, sons Nelson and Neil Nakama, daughter Rae, sister Alicia Yamamoto and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. next Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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