Archive for September 24th, 2010

John Hookano Alapai

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Sept. 13, 2010
John Hookano Alapai, 62, of Kailua-Kona, a retired Army first sergeant, a ranch hand for Puuwaawaa Ranch and proprietor of Hideaway Bar and Grill in Kansas, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Kahaluu Beach, Hawaii. He is survived by brother Ralph, sisters Ivy Kizler and Velma Kauahi, hanai brother Wayne Kahulamu and hanai sister Margaret Jose. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. next Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kailua-Kona. Mass: 10 a.m. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Belinda Marie Alverio

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Sept. 5, 2010
Belinda Marie Alverio, 60, of Waipahu, a Kapiolani Community College employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Richard Ah Nee IV; daughter Melanie Green; brothers Julio, Kenneth and Larry; sister Shirley Ferreira; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers welcome.

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BELINDA MARIE ALVERIO

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

BELINDA MARIE ALVERIO

Age 60, of Waipahu, HI, passed away September 5, 2010 in Honolulu, HI. Born October 16, 1949 in Honolulu. She worked at Kapiolani Community College; also an active member of the Apostolic Faith Church.

She is survived by son, Richard Ah Nee IV; daughter, Melanie (Jasper) Green; brother, Julio (Elaine) Alverio, Kenneth (Dolly) Alverio, Larry (Cathy) Alverio of VA; sister, Shirley (Gary) Ferreira; 4 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, uncle and aunt.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Monday (September 27) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Burial 2:00 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Flowers Welcome.

Audre Andrews

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Sept. 21, 2010
Audre Andrews, 92, of Honolulu, a retired secretary, died in Honolulu. She was born in Riley, Alberta. She is survived by daughters Penny L. Andrews and Sandra M. Behm, a grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Yoshiko Araki

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Sept. 20, 2010
Yoshiko Araki, 100, of Wailuku, a Japanese schoolteacher and owner-operator of Araki Store, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Fred and Samuel, daughter Jane Sorensen, sister Shizuko Fujimoto and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire.

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Yoshiko Araki

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Sept. 20, 2010
Yoshiko Araki, 100, of Wailuku, a Japanese school teacher and Araki Store owner/operator, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Fred and Samuel, daughter Jane Sorensen and six grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kahului Union Church. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. Incorrect information published in an obituary yesterday.

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Jacqueline Benson

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Aug. 30, 2010
Jacqueline “Kuulei” Benson, 77, of Waimanalo died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Guy and Brian Benson and Steven Thomas; daughters Audryne Kahanu, Danita Kaheaku, Janelle Awana, Toni Mahuka, Sunny Akina and Teri Cristobal; brothers Franklin and Robert Thomas; sisters Dawn Brown, Flossie Fernandez and Janet Young; 30 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at Kaiona Beach Park, Waimanalo. Celebration of life to follow. Casual attire.

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Ernest Myron Bovee

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Sept. 19, 2010
Ernest Myron Bovee, 93, of Kailua-Kona, formerly of Honolulu, an Army veteran, died at home. He was born in Denver. He is survived by nephew Lynn. No services.

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Manuel James Branco

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Sept. 18, 2010
Manuel James Branco, 81, of Hilo, a retired Hamakua Sugar Co. crane operator, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. He is survived by daughters Barbara and Susan Clark; brothers Clarence and Albert; sisters Virginia Dooley, Gladys Heu and Stella Regidor; and numerous grandchildren. Graveside services: noon Friday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2.

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Gracie Lee Lani Cazimero

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Sept. 1, 2010
Gracie Lee Lani Cazimero, 62, of Haleiwa, a retired Haleiwa Elementary School office clerk, died in Haleiwa. She was born in Wahiawa. She is survived by husband Benjamin K. Sr., sons Benjamin K. Jr. and Shane Cazimero, daughters Michelle L.M. Cazimero and Happy L.K. Rivera, brother Solomon K. Keawekane and six grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Hubert Correa

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Sept. 13, 2010
Hubert Correa, 61, of Honolulu, a Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by mother Ida; daughters Donna L. Angermeier, Ida M. Izquierdo, Loriane Phan, Rozalyn Young, Paula Stilson and Cassie Newton; brothers Herbert and Harry; sister Thelma Sumile; and companion Patrick Afong. Private services.

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Feliciana Neyra Cruz

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Sept. 21, 2010
Feliciana Neyra Cruz, 70, of Honolulu died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Tantangan, Philippines. She is survived by sons Roger, Romeo Jr., Ferdinand and Recky Cruz; daughters Rosalinda Macaraeg, Sharon Cruz-Kelly and Carol Cruz; brothers Diosdado, Crispulo and Romulo Neyra; sister Eufemia Valdez; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Burial: 1:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Clara A. Habernicht Daue

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Sept. 9, 2010
Clara A. Habernicht Daue, 101, of Kailua, a retired sales associate, died in Kaneohe. She was born in Ohio. She is survived by numerous family members. Private services.

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William Bernard Donnelly

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Sept. 4, 2010
William Bernard “Bill” Donnelly, 88, of Portland, Ore., a Standard Insurance Co. employee and Army veteran who served in World War II, died. He was born in McMinnville, Ore. He is survived by wife Rita, sons Russ and Luke, daughters Jill Schneider and Laurel Donnelly, brother Jim, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Domingo Ebanez

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Sept. 18, 2010
Domingo Ebanez, 73, of Kaneohe, a retired painter and farmer, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Sue; brothers Chris Guir, Peter, Marshall, Sal and Pancho; and sisters Betty Batalona and Tina Lapenia. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Adelaida Ignacio Elisaga

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Sept. 12, 2010
Adelaida Ignacio Elisaga, 63, of Aiea, formerly of Kamuela, Hawaii, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by husband William B. Sr.; son William Jr.; brothers Pepe and Jhony; sisters Mavis Ortiz, Mary Jane Sadoy and Teresita Gaddi; hanai sister Doming Ignacio; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 6 p.m. Additional service and burial on the Big Island at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Ruth Janet Franks

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Sept. 20, 2010
Ruth Janet Franks, 100, of Kailua-Kona, a medical secretary, died. She was born in Detroit. She is survived by daughter Nancy Bloomfield and two grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church.

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Mae Yukie Fukuda

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Sept. 14, 2010
Mae Yukie Fukuda, 93, of Honolulu, retired owner of Trade Zone Coffee Shop at Pier 39, died in Avalon Care Center. She was born in Naalehu, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Henry, brother Saburo Maruyama and sisters Janet F. Yazawa and Naoko Niitani. Private services.

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Matilda Tosune Garvida

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Sept. 18, 2010
Matilda Tosune Garvida, 75, of Kailua-Kona, a retired former Kona Surf Hotel food and beverage receptionist, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Kahuku. She is survived by husband Dawson; son Isaac Sylva Jr.; brothers John and Richard Yu; sisters Violet Maii, Elizabeth Suratt and Leilani Kaleikula; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kailua-Kona. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial to follow at West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery, Kailua-Kona. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ngit Sin Tsang Hee

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Sept. 21, 2010
Ngit Sin Tsang Hee, also known as Tsang N.S. Hee, 85, of Honolulu, a self-employed retailer, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Tokyo. He is survived by daughters Carol Tsang and Bernadette Glazener, sons Gary and Gordon, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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Sadaichi Isobe

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Sept. 8, 2010
Sadaichi Isobe, 85, of Waipahu died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by brothers Shinichi, Harold K., Masaichi and Michael; and sisters Sumiko Matsushima and Kimiko Takafuji. Private services.

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Haruko Iwamoto

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Sept. 6, 2010
Haruko Iwamoto, 89, of Mililani, a retired seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waialua. She is survived by sons Toshio and Myles, daughters Yukie Tanaka and Sue Kuraoka, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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David A. Medeiros Jr.

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Sept. 10, 2010
David A. Medeiros Jr., 67, of Aiea, a coach, Hawaiiana teacher and Air Force veteran, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by mother Shirley, brother Dennis and sisters Patricia Chaves, Jackie Farley and Kathleen Fidel. Committal services: 1 p.m. Monday at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Casual attire.

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HAROLD “JR” SOUZA JR.

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Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary
Mauka Chapel

HAROLD “JR” SOUZA JR.

Age 54, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, passed away Sept. 7, 2010 in Wahiawa. Born December 25, 1955 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Jr. was a supervisor of Pearl Kai & Westridge Shopping Center.

He is survived by wife, Wendy Souza; son, Jr. Boy Souza; daughter, Christie (Ata) Banaticla; parents, Harold & Barbara Ann Souza; brothers, Burt Souza, Jeffrey (Lisa) Souza; sisters, Joycelin (David) Neilson; Aunty, Jennie Takahashi; numerous nieces, nephews, & cousins.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. Tuesday (September 28) at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel; Funeral Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire.

Harold Souza Jr.

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Sept. 7, 2010
Harold “JR” Souza Jr., 54, of Wahiawa, a Pearl Kai and Westridge Shopping Center supervisor, died in Wahiawa. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Wendy, son Jr. Boy, daughter Christie Banaticla, parents Harold and Barbara Ann, brothers Burt and Jeffrey, and sister Joycelin Neilson. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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Robert Toshimi Kato

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Aug. 31, 2010
Robert Toshimi Kato, 48, of San Francisco, a graphic artist, died in San Francisco. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by brother Kenneth and sister Evelyn Yamamoto. Private services.

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Mary Ann Mieko Kiakona

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Sept. 15, 2010
Mary Ann Mieko Kiakona, 68, of Kailua, a retired accountant, died in Kailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Ricky and Jesse Kiakona, daughter Peri Ann Kiakona Lee, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: noon. Committal service: 2 p.m., Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe.

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Toshi Kishaba

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Aug. 19, 2010
Toshi Kishaba, 83, of Honolulu died in Leahi Hospital. She was born in Honomu, Hawaii. She is survived by son Paul; daughter Lily Kumura; brother Yoshi Uehara; sisters Miyoko Kitamura, Irene Tango and Tomie Hodge; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Sydney Lorraine Kline

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Sept. 18, 2010
Sydney Lorraine Kline, 33, of Kaneohe, a state Department of Education business manager, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughter Kiera, mother Karen, sister Patricia Uiterwyk and grandparents Gerald and Patricia Kammier. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nuuanu Memorial Park and Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Yu Lien Lam

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Sept. 13, 2010
Yu Lien Lam, 62, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died. She was born in Nanking, China. She is survived by husband Kwai, son Steven, daughter Winnie, brothers Peter and John Chang, sisters Carol Lam and Esther Wang, and a grandchild. Taoist services: 8 a.m. Thursday at Borthwick Mortuary. Burial: 11 a.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park.

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