Archive for September 13th, 2010

Mitsuo Aoki

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Aug. 19, 2010
Mitsuo Aoki, 95, of Kaneohe, a retired University of Hawaii religion professor, died. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by son Galen; daughters Sophie Ann and April; stepsons Rick and Walter Wagner; stepdaughter Christina Wagner; brother Shiro; sisters Bessie Kong, Evelyn Kuioka, Delna Shimamura and Ethel Takahashi; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Church of Crossroads, 1212 University Ave. Celebration of life: 3 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. For more information, visit www.livingyourdying.com or www.mem.com.

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Henry Chew

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Sept. 3, 2010
Henry Chew, 89, of Honolulu, a retired Army captain and fighter pilot who served in World War II and a former Aloha Airlines pilot, died. He was born in Seattle. He is survived by wife Sylvia, daughter Carol Ann and brother George. Private services. Updated service information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Keith Masaru Chinen

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Aug. 30, 2010
Keith Masaru Chinen, 47, of Kaneohe, an auto body painter with Roy’s Radiator & Fender Shop, died in Kaneohe. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughter Brooke, parents Roy and Irene, brother Dean and sister Cheryl. Services: 6 p.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Charlene Debra Leipuanani Teixeira Coelho

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Aug. 28, 2010
Charlene Debra Leipuanani Teixeira “Titi” Coelho, 54, of Waimanalo died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Roland “Spike”; son Roland “Chevy” Jr.; daughters Cheira Coelho-Thomas and Rayce-Ann Coelho; father Herbert Teixeira; stepmother Sandra; and sisters Herberta Silva, Roseanna Teixeira-Kaohi, Marvelyn Faria and Darrilynn Pomroy. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. George Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Corrected survivor and service information for an obituary published yesterday.

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Beverly M. Cullen

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Sept. 2, 2010
Beverly M. Cullen, 78, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Lester, sons Ward and Raymond, daughter Patricia, brothers Ernest and Howard Wright, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. next Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Antoinette Ochiyo DeLuz

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Sept. 6, 2010
Antoinette Ochiyo “Toni” DeLuz, 77, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Daniel Jr., daughter Rene D. Godoy, brother John “Benny” Centeio, sister Genevieve Pai and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers and lei welcome.

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Abigail Luka Hassard

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Aug. 22, 2010
Abigail Luka Hassard, 68, of Wailuku, a retired Budget Car Rentals employee, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Leroy K. Wong; daughters Francis “Babydoll” Gordon, Sarah M. Nakihei, Harilyn L. Wong, Cassie K. Morris and Lisa K. Swoveland; brothers Dan C.K. Maka’ena and Wayne C., Harry A., Everett S., Kananilehua K., Kawailani Pee Wee and Kainoakanaluu-kauhilialoha “K” Kuikahi; sister Harrilyn Baltero; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Cremation to follow. Lei welcome.

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Sunny Hoomahielani Moku Hicks

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Sept. 2, 2010
Sunny Hoomahielani Moku Hicks, 37, of Aiea, a former Queen Emma Summer Palace docent, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Amanda-Renee L. and Tiffany A.H., parents Blaine K. Moku and Ann “Kealoha” Benavente, brother Travis Moku, sister Piilani McClure and grandparents David K. and Patricia Trask. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial: Noon at Oahu Cemetery. Aloha attire.

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Yaeko Hirano

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Sept. 3, 2010
Yaeko Hirano, 94, of Sparks, Nev., a homemaker, died in Nevada. She was born in Halaula, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Lance and Myron, daughter Maureen A. Dimmick, brothers Takeo and Terence Harada, sisters Nobue Fukuhara and Mineko Ito, four grand- children and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Dorothy Holleman

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Sept. 6, 2010
Dorothy Holleman, 83, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in North Hawaii Community Hospital. She was born in Waipio. She is survived by sons Jack and Ed, daughter Barbara Zipkin, brother Sueichi Kawashima, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. No services.

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Sakae Ideoka

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Sept. 1, 2010
Sakae “Geri” Ideoka, 84, of Lahaina, a Lahaina Broiler employee, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Honolua, Maui. She is survived by sons Nolan and Lee, daughters Ann Okumura and Sharon Honda, sister Shizuko Fujimoto and four grand- children. Private services.

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Emmie Kiyomi Ishida

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Sept. 8, 2010
Emmie Kiyomi Ishida, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired civil service employee at Fort Shafter, died in Lihue. She was born on Oahu. She is survived by husband Richard, sons Brian and Eric and sisters Takino Murata, Margaret Watanabe, Barbara Shimabukuro and Gladys Morisako. Private services.

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Kiyoshi Ishii

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Aug. 28, 2010
Kiyoshi “Bunji” Ishii, 80, of Wahiawa, an Air Force retiree and retired Barbers Point employee, died in Aiea. He is survived by wife Ethel K., sons Mark M. and Larry T., daughters Colleen C. Kawano and Joanne M. Yoshimi, sister Tomiko Higashi and four grand- children. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, Makai chapel. Services: 11:30 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Daniel Izon

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Aug. 22, 2010
Daniel Izon, 44, of Waialua, an Air Force technical sergeant, died in Springfield, Va. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jessica Benauro, mother Elizabeth A. and brother Darin. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 67-390 Goodale Ave., Waialua. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jack Van Johnson

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Sept. 4, 2010
Jack Van Johnson, 68, of Laie and Logan, Utah, a retired Brigham Young University-Hawaii teacher and administrator, died in Salt Lake City. He was born in Preston, Idaho. He is survived by wife Cassandra; sons Van and Wesley; daughters Leilani Johnston, Rebecca Akita, Holly Meyer, Cassandra Miller and Rose Bradfield; brothers Cliff and Charlie; sisters Madge Porter and Lou Blanchard; and 24 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie Hawaii Stake Center. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: noon at Laie Cemetery.

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Donald Houston Graham Jr.

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Aug. 17, 2010
Donald Houston Graham Jr., 96, of Honolulu, a developer, died in Honolulu. He was born in California. He is survived by wife Kathryn B., son D.H. “Mac” III, stepson Breck Perkins, daughter Pattiann Smith, stepdaughter Sara P. Hewitt, brother Chester E. Graham, sister Martha McCarter, five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Celebration of life: 5:30 p.m. next Monday at Thurston Memorial Chapel at Punahou School. No flowers. Donations suggested to Punahou School, 1601 Punahou St., Honolulu, HI 96822; or Salvation Army. Additional information for an obituary published Aug. 21.

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Gladys K. Kahihikolo

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Aug. 26, 2010
Gladys K. Kahihikolo, 55, of Waimanalo, a retired Pohai Nani kitchen utility employee, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by brothers Robert and Edward Kahihikolo and George L.E. Todd; and sisters Gwendolyn K. Souza, Genevieve K. Todd, Grace A. Domingues and Geralynn A. Uyematsu. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 41-568 Flamingo St., Waimanalo. Services 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Harold T. Kam

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Sept. 3, 2010
Harold T. Kam., also known as Kammy Pake, 80, of Honolulu, a Paradise Beverages supervisor, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Chiyoko, son Jay, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 7 p.m. No flowers.

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Lillian Fusako Kamemoto

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Sept. 3, 2010
Lillian Fusako Kamemoto, 95, of Kula, Maui, a retired state of Hawaii head housekeeper, died in Kula Hospital. She was born in Kula, Maui. She is survived by son Kenneth, daughter Janet Munemitsu, five grand- children and six great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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TAE SUP KIM

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Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St.)

TAE SUP KIM

Age 86, of Pearl City, passed away September 5, 2010 at Pearl City Nursing Home. Born September 9, 1923 in Korea. Retired Police Officer in Korea.

He is survived by sons, Su Chol Kim, Soo Yong Kim, Kwang Soo Kim; daughters, Soon Ae Kim, Hyun Mi Kim, Hyang Mi Kim; eight granddaughters.

Visitation 10:00 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 16) at Mililani Downtown Mortuary, Service 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow.

Grace Harumi Koide

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Sept. 9, 2010
Grace Harumi Koide, 80, of Waimea, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by sons Steve and Nathan; daughters Charlotte Watanabe, and Charlene and Cheryl Hirayama; hanai daughter Julia Alos; brother Ronald Togashi; sisters Kay Ito and Helen Shimaura; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Kin Kwok

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Aug. 12, 2010
Kin Kwok, 83, of Honolulu, a retired mechanic, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in China. He is survived by sons Beni and Rupert; daughters Judy Li, Jennifer Wong and Helen Enslow; and eight grand- children. Private services.

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Rachael Epuney Lai

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Aug. 20, 2010
Rachael Epuney Lai, 89, of Kaneohe, a homemaker, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Paia, Maui. She is survived by husband Robert; sons Robert, Richard and Robin Lai; daughters Jacqueline Shinsato and Janice Lai; sister Florence Supulski; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Services: 11 a.m.

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Felix James Miral

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Sept. 2, 2010
Felix James Miral, 74, of Honolulu died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Stacy and Shanan; daughters Kelly-Jean Grahovac and Tracy Chancellor; former wife Jolenta Cummings; brothers Dady, Tony and Albert; sisters Ruth Mendiola, Alice Manuel, Carmen Malunao and Caroline Miral-Kuhns; nine grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Sept. 24 at New Hope Leeward, 94-050 Farrington Highway, Suite A1, Waipahu. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tsuneko Morita

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Aug. 28, 2010
Tsuneko Morita, 92, of Honolulu, a retired Malia International seamstress, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Edward H. and Henry, daughter Susan K., eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Annie Rose Mundon

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Aug. 19, 2010
Annie Rose Mundon, 63, of Waipahu, a retired federal employee and Air Force veteran, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Mary F. Haverluck, brother Henry and sisters Janice Martin and Arleen Larson. Private services.

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Kikumi Nakamura

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Sept. 3, 2010
Kikumi Nakamura, 94, of Mililani, a cooking instructor, died in Mililani. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Charley, Robert, Henry and Fred- erick; daughters Jane Yanamoto, Mary Wong and Agnes Nakasue; brother Torao Taketa; 17 grand- children; 32 great-grand- children; and three great-great grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Margaret Mineko Nakao

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Sept. 6, 2010
Margaret Mineko Nakao, 74, of Kula, Maui, a former Kula Hospital nurse’s aide, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Kailua. She is survived by husband Mitsuyuki; sons Miguel, Michael, Nathan and Wesley; daughter Cheryle Ann Puu; sisters Alma Ballesteros and Jane Kong; half-brothers Bernard and Raymond Santos; half-sister Nancy Laforga; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Clara Napier

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Sept. 1, 2010
Clara Napier, 95, of Honolulu, died at home. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons James A. and Robert M., sister Christine Lane, four grandchildren and four great-grand children. Private services. Donations suggested to Saint Francis Hospice, 24 Puiwa Road, Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Nelson Tetsuro Nikaido

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July 23, 2010
Nelson Tetsuro Nikaido, 86, of Kaneohe, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard administration clerk, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by brother Riyoe Tanaka. Privates services. No monetary offerings.

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- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran