Archive for September 15th, 2010

Madeline Akiam Aloy-Kaeliwai

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Sept. 9, 2010
Madeline Akiam Aloy-Kaeliwai, also known as Aunty Maddie, 96, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by husband George Kaeliwai; son Larry Nakea; daughters Dorothy Bell, Elsie Palafox and Kehau Martin; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Mount Church, 1614 Monte St., Kalihi Valley. Mass: 10 a.m.

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KATHLEEN GAYLE CLARK

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Kathleen Gayle Clark
OCTOBER 30, 1958 – SEPTEMBER 15, 2007

THERE ARE MOMENTS IN LIFE WHEN YOU MISS SOMEONE SO MUCH THAT YOU JUST WANT TO PICK THEM FROM YOUR DREAMS AND HUG THEM JUST ONE MORE TIME. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN OUR DREAMS UNTIL THAT TIME COMES.

YOUR LOVING HUSBAND BRUCE, MOM (JERRY), DAD (BILL), AND ALL THOSE THAT KNEW YOU AND LOVED YOU.

Alice Marie Yeomans Cummings

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Aug. 23, 2010
Alice Marie Yeomans Cummings, 45, of Puhi, Kauai, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Long Beach, Calif. She is survived by husband Wilbert Sr.; son Kalani; daughters Leiala Cummings, Sheena Millare and Jocelynea Rivera; stepsons Wilbert Jr., Darren and Kurt; parents Toni and James Burright; brother Sean Gustin; sister Cynthia Potter; five grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; and 14 step-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Emosi Damuni Damuni

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Sept. 5, 2010
Emosi Damuni “Tata” Damuni, 78, of Laie, a former teacher in Fiji, Sida Taxi driver and Polynesian Cultural Center and Tihati Productions entertainer, died in Laie. He was born in Mokani, Fiji. He is survived by wife Sereima “Nana;” sons Levani, Jack, Ariva and Waqa; daughters Bale Tuisavura and Selai Lesu; sisters Ruci Tulele and Lusiana Wainiqolo; 26 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie 7th Ward. Services: noon. Burial: 2 p.m. at Laie Cemetery. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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PETRONILLA “PETTI” DOMINGO DEAN

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary

Petronilia “Petti” Domingo Dean

Age 77, of Pearl City, died August 30, 2010 in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. Retired clerk at Social Security Administration; member of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Pearl City Congregation.

She is survived by husband, Billy “Dino” R. Dean; daughters, Teresa (Joe) Lee, Tricia (Martin) Ilaban; grandchildren, Amber, Jason, Brittany, Pebbles, Zena; great-grandson, Zaiden; brother, Florendo Domingo; sisters, Encarnacion Abuan of Washington State, Rosalinda (Raymond) Cabral, Benilda Agustin; numerous nieces & nephews.

Memorial Service 4:00 pm at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses (897 2nd St., Pearl City).

Petronilia Domingo Dean

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Aug. 30, 2010
Petronilia Domingo “Petti” Dean, 77, of Pearl City, a retired Social Security Administration clerk, died in Ewa Beach. She was born in Hawi, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Billy R. “Dino;” daughters Teresa Lee and Tricia Ilaban; brother Florendo Domingo; sisters Encarnacion Abuan, Rosalinda Cabral and Benilda Agustin; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 897 2nd St., Pearl City.

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Roy Takemi Fujinaka

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Sept. 2, 2010
Roy Takemi Fujinaka, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Honolulu Gas Co. field manager and Army veteran, died in Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Centre. He was born in Kaneohe. He is survived by wife Alice; son Glenn; and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire.

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Alfred Koa Grace

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Sept. 3, 2010
Alfred Koa “Uncle Al” Grace, 72, of Kailua-Kona, a retired personal chef, herbalist and natural healer, and Hawaii Foodbank private food distributor, died in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by hanai son Steven Ching; brothers Charles and Henry; and sisters Dianna Ching, Rosemarie McKee, Yvonne Teves and Gracie Grace. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hale Halawai. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment to follow at Kona Memorial Park, Holualoa. Aloha or casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Mitsuko Hatada

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Sept. 11, 2010
Mitsuko “Mitsie” Hatada, 82, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in San Diego. She is survived by husband Kengo; son Casey; daughter Elizabeth “Liz” Aoki; and a grandchild. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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ROBERT HIROMI HINOKUMA

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

Robert Hiromi Hinokuma

Age 84, of Aiea, Hawaii, passed away August 15, 2010 in Aiea. Born May 8, 1926 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Founder & master technician of Bob’s Appliance.

He is survived by wife, Kuniko Hinokuma; son, Eric Hinokuma; daughter, Faye (Brian) Maeshiro; 6 grandchildren; sister, Janie Okimoto; step-sisters, Gertrude Nagakura, Doris (George) Chang; numerous nieces & nephews.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Saturday (September 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Private burial to follow. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.

Robert Hiromi Hinokuma

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Aug. 15, 2010
Robert Hiromi Hinokuma, 84, of Aiea, Bob’s Appliance founder and master technician, died in Aiea. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Kuniko; son Eric; daughter Faye Maeshiro; sister Janie Okimoto; stepsisters Gertrude Nagakura and Doris Chang; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10:30 a.m. Private burial to follow. Casual attire. No flowers.

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HERBERT TAKAI HIRATA

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Herbert Takao Hirata
August 30, 2010

83, of Honolulu, a retired NOAA National Weather Service Chief Observationist, died at home. He was born in Honolulu.

He is survived by wife Jane Y., son Colin T. (Dorothy), daughters Li Ann T. (Ronald) Wada and Faye S. (John) Ogoshi, brother Harry (Cynthia), step-brother Gary (Annette), step-sister Gail (Clifford) Kanda, sister-in-law Gladys Hirata, grandchildren Kristine and Scott Wada, Nickolas and Christopher Hirata and Matthew and Keri Ann Ogoshi.

Private services held.

Amelia Christine Hoyt

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Aug. 29, 2010
Amelia Christine Hoyt, 89, of Makawao, Maui, owner and operator of food brokerage firms, died at home. She was born in Oklahoma. She is survived by sons Broox and Mark; daughter Michele Andrian; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Mulligans on the Blue Restaurant in Wailea, Maui.

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Hamae S. Ijima

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Sept. 4, 2010
Hamae S. Ijima, 79, of Kekaha, Kauai, died in Nanamua Hale. She was born in Kekaha. She is survived by son Royce; daughter Sandra Gampon; two grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden Island Mortuary.

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Robert Alan Lower Jr.

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Sept. 10, 2010
Robert Alan Lower Jr., 29, of Honolulu, a professional scuba diver, instructor and rare fish collector, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Tomoko; daughter Skylar; father Robert A. Sr.; mother Patricia; stepmother Maria and sister Margaret “Maggie.” Celebration of life and scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Saturday at Makua Beach. Casual attire and bring a board.

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Nobuye Shirley Kagemoto

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Aug. 20, 2010
Nobuye Shirley Kagemoto, 82, of Kaneohe, a retired accounting department employee at Barbers Point and U.S. Occupational Forces secretary in Tokyo, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Waipahu. She is survived by husband Herbert; son Haro; brothers Itsuto and Roger Furukawa; sister Lillian Komatsubara; and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. at Millilani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Martha Hisa Kajiwara

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Aug. 13, 2010
Martha Hisa Kajiwara, 86, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband Etsue; sons Ronald and Kenneth; daughter Karen Rock; brother Takashi Washitake; and three grandchildren. Private services. Incorrect information published in an obituary Sept. 2.

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Hannah Bong Hark Kim

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Sept. 5, 2010
Hannah Bong Hark “Peggy” Kim, 86, of Hilo, died in Life Care Center of Hilo. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Norman Lim; daughters Katherine Jerviss’ and Suzie De Mello; brother Sung Cho; sisters Rose Flores and Anna Starr; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Private services.

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Rudolph Lorico Largo

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Sept. 9, 2010
Rudolph Lorico Largo, also known as “Rudy” and “Randy,” 68, of Ewa Beach, a retired city starter for various golf courses, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Lanai City. He is survived by wife Winifred “Winnie;” sons Randolph “Randy,” Russ “Rusty” and Roland; daughter Malladene “Rene” Largo-Aano; brothers Emigio “Joe” Jamero, and James “Boboy,” Christopher “Chris,” Gary and Leslie Largo; sister Amparo Abalos; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Services: 11 a.m. Mass: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Hun Lee

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Sept. 6, 2010
Hun Lee, 46, of Honolulu, a Johnny the Mover employee and Army veteran, died. He was born in Seoul. He is survived by sons Jason S. and James; daughters Janice and Julie Franklin; and brother Johnny Franklin. Services: 1 p.m. Friday at Magic Island, Ala Moana Beach. Casual attire.

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Larry Lolito Makinano

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Sept. 11, 2010
Larry Lolito Makinano, 84, of Kahului, a retired Toyota car salesman and Wackenhut Security security guard, died at home. He was born in Kahului. He is survived by daughters Lorna Mae N. Nakamura and Charmaine Burnell; brothers Fidel and Leroy Balag; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire.

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Hideo Muraoka

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Aug. 31, 2010
Hideo Muraoka, 85, of Hilo, a retired Kaumana Elementary School custodian and an Army veteran who served in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, Company I, died in Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Royd and Brian; sister Patricia Abe; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Shirley S. Murayama

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Sept. 3, 2010
Shirley Sadako Murayama, 90, of Honolulu, a retired seamstress, died at home. She was born in Lahaina. She is survived by sons Randolph and Curtis; daughters Susan and Gayle; brothers Masayuki, Sunao and George; and seven grandchildren. Private services.

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Alfredo Nabarrete

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Aug. 12, 2010
Alfredo “Pedong” Nabarrete, 75, of Ewa Beach, died in Hawaii Medical Center West. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Rosalina H.; sons Kent S. and Reid R.; daughter Jan K. Paneiro; hanai sons Lance and Peter Rabacal; hanai daughter Racquel Rabacal; brothers Rick, Cirilo Jr. and Cornelio; sisters Ana E. Oshiro, Caroline Dacumos and Trinidad Nabarrete; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 91-1004 North Road, Ewa Beach. Mass: 11 a.m.

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Yukiko Nakashima

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Aug. 27, 2010
Yukiko Nakashima, 91, of Waipahu, a retired federal government clerk, died. She was born in Kapaau, Hawaii. She is survived by son Dennis M.; daughter JoAnn; brothers Richard and Hiromu W. Sewake; and sisters Chieko Tonai and Mitsuko White. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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STEPHANIE LEILANI POLLARD

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

Stephanie Leilani Kaui Pollard

Age 61, of Waipahu, Hawaii, passed away August 18, 2010 in Waipahu. Born January 30, 1949 in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii. Stephanie was a resident manager of Kunia Terrace and Leolua Gardens in Waipahu.

She is survived by fiance, Steven Jonah Akina, Jr.; sons, Richard T. Pollard, Jr., Robert K. (Trisha) Pollard; daughters, Leilani (Manu Kanoa) Pollard, Leinaala A.K. Pollard; 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; numerous aunts, nieces, & nephews.

Visitation 5:15 p.m. Saturday (September 18) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Flowers Welcome.

Irene Esteban Rasalan

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Aug. 27, 2010
Irene Esteban “Ining” Rasalan, 93, of Honolulu, died in St. Francis Hospice West. She was born in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Romualdo and Marcelo; daughters Laurentina Agcanas, Iluminada Nunez and Rosita Jacildo; brother Clemente Esteban; sister Basilisa Ballesteros; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wayne Shishido

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Aug. 12, 2010
Wayne Shishido, 67, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Agriculture supervisor, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Vinnie; brothers Ronald and Stanley; and sisters Grace Sakamoto, Shirley Sato and Gail Matsukado. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Wilfred K.T. Siu

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Sept. 7, 2010
Wilfred K.T. Siu, 78, of Honolulu, a National Guard veteran and retired Hawaiian Telephone Co. mechanic, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by wife Elaine; sons Bruce, Wilfred Jr. and Wesley; daughters Sheryl Reynolds, Dionne Siu and Glorine Cordeiro; brothers Milton and Donald; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Burial: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Updated information for obituary published Sunday.

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MOSES “MOKI” PILLA, SR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary Mauka Chapel

Moses “Moki” Pilla, Sr.

Age 71, of Mililani, passed away August 17, 2010 at Aloha Nursing & Rehab. Centre. Born January 25, 1939 in Puna, Hawaii.

He is survived by son, Moses Pilla, Jr.; daughters, Tammy-Jean Krael, Lori-Lynn Tugaoen; sister, Fely Kanai; sister-in-law, Martina Pilla; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 19) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Memorial Service 10:30 a.m. Scattering of ashes will be held on Monday (Sept. 20) at Kaneohe Bay-Heeia Kea Boat Harbor. Aloha Attire. Flowers Welcome.


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